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The winners and losers of MAC re-alignment
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RE: The winners and losers of MAC re-alignment
(01-11-2012 02:39 PM)LastMinuteman Wrote:  UMass's cutoff point for driving vs. flying is 6 hours, at least for the high profile sports. The non-revenue sports probably go further. We might stretch for Buffalo once every two years, but never Kent/Akron. Those are flights.

Thanks for the input.

Ohio will bus its football team anywhere to save a couple of bucks. I heard that we bussed to Wyoming a few years ago.

I don't think any of the MAC schools are going to gamble on the football alliance just yet. If the alliance is successful signing a big TV contract and landing some nice bowl games that might be a different story.

Temple may be heading to the Big East soon and UMass might be in the Big East within 5 years once UConn leaves. There is no point in changing conferences too often (like TCU) when the end destination is the BE.
01-11-2012 02:47 PM
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