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New emphasis for road wins
So they are changing the rules again on how to rate teams, this time changing the shares given to quality road games. Quality home games are now considered top 30 rpi, quality neutral games are considered top 50 rpi and quality road games are considered top 75.

Just another way to make the Syracuse's who lost a lot of games finds an easier way in. Since the threshold is still tight it really will only boost major conferences ability to suck up at large bids. Now 2 wins in 10 tries on the road against high ranked teams will give them boosts for when they win several at home. Not surprised but just another hurdle for anyone who isnt in a power conference.

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07-14-2017 02:53 PM
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RE: New emphasis for road wins
However the new rules would have made Monmouth and Drexel into the Tourney right?
(This post was last modified: 07-15-2017 11:19 AM by Dragon For Life.)
07-15-2017 11:19 AM
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RE: New emphasis for road wins
(07-15-2017 11:19 AM)Dragon For Life Wrote:  However the new rules would have made Monmouth and Drexel into the Tourney right?

Possibly, but bad losses still would have knocked each out, as the moving target is not made to benefit mid majors
07-17-2017 07:02 AM
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RE: New emphasis for road wins
Woohoo! A decade too late, although would only have given us 4, so still probably snubbed.
07-18-2017 12:13 PM
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