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RE: Official Game Thread: UT-Martin
(12-11-2018 01:24 PM)etsuBucsFan1988 Wrote:  
(12-11-2018 12:27 PM)BigIslandBuc Wrote:  As further evidence of the absurdity of early season polls, I submit the AP top 25 poll of some writer in Michigan which does not include Duke, Kansas and Tennessee because he refuses to vote for any team which has played only at home or at a neutral site.
https://collegepolltracker.com/basketbal...018/week-6
Oh, and he has Furman at #19.


According to him if you also lose on a neutral court that doesn't count against you?


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That's what happens when a sports writer doesn't use practical sense and wants to be the story. Ironically, he has Michigan and Michigan State in his top six and yep, you guessed it, he's from Michigan.
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12-11-2018 02:06 PM
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RE: Official Game Thread: UT-Martin
(12-11-2018 01:24 PM)etsuBucsFan1988 Wrote:  
(12-11-2018 12:27 PM)BigIslandBuc Wrote:  As further evidence of the absurdity of early season polls, I submit the AP top 25 poll of some writer in Michigan which does not include Duke, Kansas and Tennessee because he refuses to vote for any team which has played only at home or at a neutral site.
https://collegepolltracker.com/basketbal...018/week-6
Oh, and he has Furman at #19.


According to him if you also lose on a neutral court that doesn't count against you?


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Here is his long winded (I didn't bother to read it. As a wise man once said, "It's bad luck to take advice from a crazy person.") explanation of his reasoning.
https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/nc...267392002/
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