QUOTE(akronzips71 @ Mar 18 2010, 08:09 PM)
QUOTE(zippyman23 @ Mar 18 2010, 09:02 PM)
QUOTE(Can't State sucks @ Mar 18 2010, 07:56 PM)
QUOTE(UAZip0510 @ Mar 18 2010, 08:48 PM)
Seriously now...what good does an Ohio win do for Akron?
Here's the effect of an Ohio win:
- OHIO U earns respect nationally
- OHIO U gets a recruiting edge
- OHIO U gets recognition
How does it help AKRON?
Believe it or not, some of us have hopes of being more than a one-bid conference. What does it say if Ohio wins a game or two and K-ent goes deep in the NIT? These are all small steps toward recognition for the conference. Now we just need to develop an answer from Basset and Cooper. Humpty? D-Rob? Helloooo? Anyone home?
Ohio winning will have no effect on the MAC getting multiple bids.
Winning one game, you are correct. OU goes to the Sweet 16 and K-ENT goes to the semis and there IS an impact, and just maybe not always a one bid conference. To get at large bids you have to prove yours teams can win in the dance.
There is an impact...for OHIO U. With a little run, OHIO U improves their chances of future at-large bids.
Again, it does nothing for AKRON.