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Re: FB: Northwest Conference
« Reply #40785 on: November 14, 2017, 05:27:15 pm »
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Re: FB: Northwest Conference
« Reply #40786 on: November 14, 2017, 08:00:17 pm »
OK, I was no English major.   My post regarding the playoffs was not meant to be whining or crying.    It was just based on facts I have observed for over 10 years about the D III playoff selections.

Look at the brackets, numbers are the team rankings in the last poll:
Upper Left bracket
Top half:
     #6 team and #9 meet in Round one.   
     #3 meets winner of #6 and #9 in Round two.    

Lower half:   No top 10 teams meet.

Bottom Left bracket

    #2 team meets no top ranked team until the Semi-finals.


Upper Right bracket
Top half:
    #5 and #8 meet in Round one.
    #1 meets winner of #5 and #8.
Lower half:
    #4 meets no top ranked team until the Quarter finals.

Lower Right   bracket
     #7 meets no top ranked team until the Quarter finals.
     #10 meets no top ranked team until the Quarter finals.

As it is now, four of top nine teams can not make it past Round 2 (Upper Left and Upper Right brackets.)    To me, that is a little harsh for high quality teams.

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Here is a better balanced playoff:
Upper Left bracket
Top half:
     #3 team
Lower half:   
     #6 team

Bottom Left bracket
Top half:
    #2 team
Lower half:
    #7 team
    
Upper Right bracket
Top half:
    #1
Lower half:
    #8

Lower Right bracket
Top half:
     #4
Lower half:
     #5

If the rankings are accurate, these top eight teams will win Rounds 1 and 2 and make the true Final eight.

Of course, I realize that geography and budget make this almost impossible.   But, it should be an NCAA target.    Get it as close as possible.

GT
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Re: FB: Northwest Conference
« Reply #40787 on: November 14, 2017, 08:16:43 pm »

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Re: FB: Northwest Conference
« Reply #40788 on: November 14, 2017, 08:35:25 pm »
Cats, what is the biggest difference between the team now and the team that we saw in week 2?
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Re: FB: Northwest Conference
« Reply #40789 on: November 14, 2017, 09:24:49 pm »
Cats, what is the biggest difference between the team now and the team that we saw in week 2?
Wyatt!!! There's a new sheriff in town like I posted earlier law and order is back on offense.

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Re: FB: Northwest Conference
« Reply #40790 on: November 14, 2017, 09:26:05 pm »
d-train you funny mo fo ;D

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Re: FB: Northwest Conference
« Reply #40791 on: November 14, 2017, 10:08:42 pm »
Thanks for the work, GT.

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Re: FB: Northwest Conference
« Reply #40792 on: November 14, 2017, 11:36:18 pm »
Some moron gave me bad karma!... and I have an app that I can see who gives it to me... Thanks! I have Russian contacts!  ::)
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Re: FB: Northwest Conference
« Reply #40793 on: November 15, 2017, 12:49:07 am »
Some moron gave me bad karma!
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Re: FB: Northwest Conference
« Reply #40794 on: November 15, 2017, 01:24:24 am »
Some moron gave me bad karma!
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LMAO! WOW I'm a Star!.... LOL!
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Re: FB: Northwest Conference
« Reply #40795 on: November 15, 2017, 08:36:57 pm »
Big news out of Parkland: Scott Westering resigned today.

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Re: FB: Northwest Conference
« Reply #40796 on: November 15, 2017, 08:58:09 pm »
Big news out of Parkland: Scott Westering resigned today.
Whoah....is Kellen taking over (kidding....sort of)?
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Re: FB: Northwest Conference
« Reply #40797 on: November 15, 2017, 09:19:01 pm »
Big news out of Parkland: Scott Westering resigned today.

Wow! Congrats to Scott on his career at PLU. He's a good man and I wish him the best.

Very curious if Turner keeps it in the PLU family or blows it up and goes another direction.

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Re: FB: Northwest Conference
« Reply #40798 on: November 15, 2017, 09:41:19 pm »
Big news out of Parkland: Scott Westering resigned today.

Wow! Congrats to Scott on his career at PLU. He's a good man and I wish him the best.

Very curious if Turner keeps it in the PLU family or blows it up and goes another direction.
The website says there will be a national search but that doesn't necessarily mean it won't remain EMAL.
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Re: FB: Northwest Conference
« Reply #40799 on: November 15, 2017, 11:04:12 pm »
Big news out of Parkland: Scott Westering resigned today.

I was kidding, Scott. RFB likes to joke, no need to resign. Lol