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chuckd4vt

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Horrible example. B1GCG was a 6 versus 7 matchup w/ a 2.5pt. spread.


That is NOT a good example. The B1G game involved two teams with similar records and similar rankings while the ACCCG offered a matchup between number 3 and number 23. The ACCCG was viewed by most as a potential blowout.

And for much of the ACCCG, it was looking like a blowout. Clemson had a 21 point lead twice. Any channel flippers would have stayed tuned to the B1G game. It was 11pm by the time VT started making the ACCCG interesting.

Not a good example. Both VT and Clemson have proven to be TV ratings draws. That was just not a particularly compelling matchup.

I know when I'm deciding whether or not to view the Pac12CG, SECCG, or B1GCG for instance, I'm looking for the best matchup. And for college football fans in Texas and California, the Wisconsin versus PSU matchup was clearly a better matchup than Clemson versus VT.

Clemson and VT are in the ballpark of fanbases and TV draws when compared to PSU and Wisconsin. But the 6vs.7 mathcup was going to outdraw the 3vs23 matchup every time. I know which I would have been watching.

(In response to this post by daveinop)

Posted: 03/18/2017 at 11:29AM



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  How are your predictions about Maryland going? ** -- chuckd4vt 03/12/2017 6:18PM
  UMD fans -- Vippie1 03/13/2017 09:09AM
  Re: UMD fans -- 2hhoop3 03/13/2017 10:08AM
  WRONG. UMD made money yr before last (link). -- chuckd4vt 03/13/2017 9:11PM
  Nope (link) -- daveinop 03/14/2017 09:06AM
  Not wrong according to reports filed .... -- 2hhoop3 03/14/2017 08:52AM
  Show me some sort of proof disputing the numbers. -- chuckd4vt 03/14/2017 09:05AM
  Dave already beat me to it..... -- 2hhoop3 03/14/2017 09:19AM
  Don't let your ignorance of the past mislead you. -- chuckd4vt 03/14/2017 12:26PM
  All ACC schools have individual Tier 3 deals ** -- daveinop 03/17/2017 09:02AM
  Not even close but.... .... -- 2hhoop3 03/14/2017 2:01PM
  You continue.... -- 2hhoop3 03/14/2017 2:35PM
  Here's your answers.. -- 2hhoop3 03/15/2017 10:49AM
  You should take your own advice..... -- 2hhoop3 03/14/2017 11:05AM
  Chucks posts are -- RTFC 03/15/2017 12:43PM
  Sorry, not going to -- chuckd4vt 03/15/2017 2:24PM
  See my link above ** -- daveinop 03/14/2017 09:07AM

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