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Stech

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Delaney is being hammered for being all about the money, Swofford for not.


What are the long term Pros and Cons of these positions?

Will the money keep coming in for the B1G, in the long run if they keep having Bball tournaments like the last two years? Has their tournament disappeared from the public at large since they are almost exclusively on the B1G Channel? What long term effect will that have if so? Has expanding outside of their footprint damaged their culture long term? Can schools outside of the Mid-West ever feel at home in that Conference or are they doomed to always be second fiddle to the original teams?

For the ACC, will they ever catch up money wise (by catch up I mean be close money wise on an annual basis)? Has the money deficit and lack of a Channel so far damaged them in revenue and non-revenue sports? Same Cultural questions for the ACC. Does Duke playing Syracuse in basketball work now? Does Virginia Tech playing Georgia Tech in football seem like a natural rivalry now? Long term do you see the ACC schools having natural or forced rivalries for the most part? Do the 4 Carolina schools still dominate the decisions in the ACC or have the other 10-11 now have more say in the decisions?

Posted: 03/03/2018 at 08:21AM



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  We should have been closer for a while. -- Atlee Hokie 03/04/2018 04:00AM
  Tell me how Cuse, Louisville, and BC fit the ACC? ** -- reestuart 03/03/2018 1:49PM
  What would your realistic alternatives be? ** -- Hamburger 03/03/2018 10:39PM
  I'd throw out BC and take WVU in a heart beat. ** -- Atlee Hokie 03/04/2018 08:38AM
  Won't debate that ** -- Hamburger 03/04/2018 7:42PM
  Yep. Any of BC, Cuse, or Loserville. ** -- reestuart 03/04/2018 2:34PM
  Similar size, make up, and mission. -- HOO86 03/03/2018 2:12PM
  BC does not, and never will fit the ACC culture. -- Atlee Hokie 03/04/2018 08:34AM
  Another diatribe on southern culture -- Mercury 03/05/2018 10:58AM
  Maine does not like being dis-respected. ** -- hokie4ever 03/05/2018 11:38AM
  It was not another damn diatribe on southern culture. ** -- Atlee Hokie 03/05/2018 11:04AM
  But they have a ice hockey team! ** -- EDGEMAN 03/04/2018 09:56AM
  Actually I think acc did pretty good -- Mercury 03/03/2018 10:41AM
  Who is winning more ACC or B1G? ** -- Stech 03/03/2018 1:46PM
  More what? ** -- reestuart 03/03/2018 1:46PM
  ACC in football and basketball. -- reestuart 03/03/2018 1:58PM
  For the major team sports last 5 years -- HOO86 03/03/2018 4:15PM
  Looks like it’s dead even. -- reestuart 03/03/2018 4:40PM
  Yep. It’s about Cuse not losing a football -- reestuart 03/04/2018 2:37PM
  For the B1G major sports -- HOO86 03/03/2018 5:10PM
  Cool. Thanks. ** -- reestuart 03/03/2018 4:31PM
  I respectfully disagree apples and oranges. -- Mercury 03/03/2018 12:08PM
  It's about Championships. -- HOO86 03/03/2018 1:33PM
  No, it’s not. The only schools in the ACC winning -- reestuart 03/03/2018 1:46PM
  Same for Big -- SoCloseHokie 03/03/2018 5:50PM
  Coaches get fired -- SoCloseHokie 03/03/2018 6:23PM
  Thinking was.... -- SoCloseHokie 03/03/2018 6:32PM
  Delete** -- HokieRider 03/07/2018 01:01AM
  WRT your thoughts about -- VTHokie2000 03/05/2018 12:56PM
  One sentence you wrote says everything about Swofford. -- Atlee Hokie 03/03/2018 09:32AM
  Interesting article on the BC-Syracuse "rivalry" -- VTHokie2000 03/05/2018 1:17PM

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