Baseball America chat slight mention

Southern Conference Champions - 2007

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Baseball America chat slight mention

Postby BestOfBreed on Tue May 29, 2007 9:34 pm

The only mention of the Terriers is just mocking the lack of competence by the committee.

Q: Steve from Columbia, SC asks:
Did the NCAA place Wofford and Western Carolina in the same bracket initially? Or did ESPN just make a minor mistake?

A: Aaron Fitt: The committee screwed up and didn't realize its error until watching the selections announced on ESPN. That would have been a minor mistake for ESPN, but it's a major mistake for the committee. There's really no excuse for that happening. I know filling out the field of 64 is difficult, but whenever I'm doing a regional projection, I always make sure there aren't two teams from the same conference in the same regional -- it's a simple matter of checking your work. You have to wonder just a bit about the committee's diligence and competence when it lets something like that slip through. Fortunately it was easily remedied, as Wofford and Jacksonville were just swapped for each other.
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Postby walliver on Wed May 30, 2007 7:23 am

Wofford being treated poorly by a NCAA committee - Who wounda thunk it?
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Postby elonfirefighter on Wed May 30, 2007 3:39 pm

they probably made a last min switch with another team that nocked wofford with WCU. I mean these come out with a quick turn around,
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Postby Eyes of Old Main on Thu May 31, 2007 10:12 am

walliver wrote:Wofford being treated poorly by a NCAA committee - Who wounda thunk it?


I don't know why you would insinuate something like that? No NCAA selection committee has ever been unfair to Wofford. :roll:

That being said, I'd rather be in Columbia than Chapel Hell.
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