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Re: Let's just say that the Dirtbags win out
Too many Big West games. Feel the same with basketball. In today's sports world, makes scheduling harder but go full divisions and free up some early weekends. If the teams can't find an OOC during the year, always can fall back on playing the other Big West teams as OOC.
Remember when we played Fullerton home and away each year???
For those who get their jollies watching Fullertonís descent from elite to fairly ordinary, it has its disadvantages for us.
The Dirtbags non-conference RPI is 77. Take away getting swept at home by Sac St with a RPI of 212 and its close to 50.
We play 30 BW Conference games with 9 of them being against teams with RPI's greater than 270.
Unfortunately, Bakersfield, CSF and especially UC Davis RPI's would be a weight on RPI. This occurred last year in the last BW series where the Dirtbags RPI dropped in spite of sweeping. Of course, last year if the Dirtbags had been able to play 2-3 pre-conference series, the consensus was they would have been in the NCAA tournament
Had crossed my mind too. Probably leaves us at around 90 RPI, maybe. Fullerton's RPI currently 200. Big West pretty week.