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  1. Gregory Koch

    Syracuse making it is a disgrace

    My guess is they were factoring in the fact that they went 4-5 when Boeheim was suspended and probably deserved a 10 seed based on their play when he was there. Still, you can't just pretend those games didn't happen. And if you do, why not pretend our games when Brimah was hurt didn't happen...
  2. Gregory Koch

    And here's another thing wrong with the AAC

    I think you answered that for us.
  3. Gregory Koch

    XL and Uconn Contract

    Other than UMass, which will move on campus eventually once their stadium gets expanded, we play our home football games the furthest from campus of any FBS school. UCLA is second, but they're in a major city where land is expensive and hard to come by. We don't have that excuse. And they play...
  4. Gregory Koch

    AAC...no quarterfinals TV!

    As I recall, they weren't on TV last year either, though they were on the AAC's website, so everyone could view them free of charge regardless of their internet provider. Still, pretty much every cable/internet provider will give you access to the ESPN3 exclusive events, though the list of ones...
  5. Gregory Koch

    No Streaming of Senior Day Ceremonies [but see update pinned at top]

    Most every cable/internet provider will give you the ESPN3 exclusive games. Where it gets limited are for the games that are also on TV on the ESPN family of networks. Those are through WatchESPN, which has different rules.
  6. Gregory Koch

    L.J. Mazzilli suspended 50 games

    Didn't his dad get in trouble for cocaine when he was in the big leagues? Then again, pretty much the entire Pittsburgh Pirates roster did, even the mascot.
  7. Gregory Koch

    If Diaco wants fans to stay until the end of the game...

    Here's what you do to keep fans in the stands - run some promotion similar to the Buffalo Wild Wings at the basketball games, but instead of using ticket stubs, hand out coupons at the end of the game to fans as they're leaving the stadium. And it should be something that won't get the fans...
  8. Gregory Koch

    Syracuse self imposes one year ban for THIS season

    UConn had a vote in the rule change that led to the BET ban being imposed on us, and judging by the fact that it passed unanimously, evidently voted for it themselves. I said back when the Big East passed that rule that it was a good rule but I didn't want to see them going and granting a waiver...
  9. Gregory Koch

    Syracuse self imposes one year ban for THIS season

    They're banned from the ACC Tournament too. Funny how nobody here is whining about how unfair this is. Yet when we were banned from the Big East Tournament because of our NCAA Tournament ban, that was so horrible. LOL.
  10. Gregory Koch

    Future AAC schedules released

    So we can play them home and away. If they had done it the other way and switched the 2017 matchups with the 2016 matchups, we would have alternated who we were playing in the crossover matchups, but then it would have been harder to make sure we go to Texas every other year instead of two years...
  11. Gregory Koch

    Future AAC schedules released

    We actually play Tulane twice more before we play Tulsa - once at home and once on the road. It's an oddity in the schedule. But 2015 starts a new rotation, where we play half of the West division home and home over two years, then the other half home and home over two years. It just so happens...
  12. Gregory Koch

    The Boneyard Bowl Pick 'Em Challenge

    Am I the only one who isn't able to make picks? It's telling me the bowl matchups haven't been announced yet.
  13. Gregory Koch

    Boneyard Weekly Pick 'EM - week 4 (Sept 20)

    GT @ Virginia Tech Iowa @ Pitt Maryland @ Syracuse Army @ WF UNC @ECU Rutgers @ Navy Utah @ Michigan Oklahoma @WVU Clemson @ FSU Miami (FL) @ Nebraska
  14. Gregory Koch

    Could this playoff scenario play out?

    They are not eligible for the three Contract Bowls (unless they make the Playoff.) However, they are eligible for the three "Host Bowls" - Fiesta, Cotton, and Peach. Those berths will go to the Best Conference Champion from the Group of Five and the five highest ranked teams not already in a...
  15. Gregory Koch

    men's soccer at Rentschler Field

    Depends. A lot of the fans are students. If the University provided transportation like they do for basketball and football, maybe. If not, we might get better attendance but it will be completely dead.
  16. Gregory Koch

    Could this playoff scenario play out?

    After the Houston win, BYU is the team most likely to go undefeated. Whether or not they'd go to the playoff is another story, but they are eligible in theory. They could also go to one of the three non-automatic BCS bowls (Fiesta, Peach, Cotton), though they couldn't get the automatic berth for...
  17. Gregory Koch

    Boneyard Weekly Pick 'Em - Week 3 (Sept 13)

    ECU @ VT Syracuse @ Central Michigan WVU @ Maryland NC State @USF Arkansas @ Texas Tech Iowa St @ Iowa Georgia @ South Carolina Penn St @ Rutgers UCLA @ Texas Nevada @Arizona
  18. Gregory Koch

    Boneyard Weekly Pick 'Em - Week 2 (Sept 6)

    Central Michigan @ Purdue Buffalo @Army Missouri @ Toledo Navy @ Temple USC @ Stanford N. Illinois @Northwestern Michigan State @ Oregon Michigan @ Notre Dame BYU @Texas VT @ Ohio State
  19. Gregory Koch

    Boneyard Weekly Pick 'Em Standings - Week 1

    You got my name wrong. It's Gregory Koch, not GreogoryKoch. Two words, and the first one is Gregory, not Greogory.
  20. Gregory Koch

    48 Hours from now

    Well, I'll have to miss this one because my cousin's getting married that weekend and there's a rehearsal dinner and welcome reception that night. Maybe if the place has wi-fi I'll catch some of it on my phone. And both my cousin and her groom-to-be went to Syracuse, and half of that side of...
  21. Gregory Koch

    Boneyard Weekly Pick 'Em - Week 1 (August 30th)

    Penn St v UCF (8:30am start, game in Dublin, Ireland) WMU @ Purdue 12pm BC @ UMass 3pm (Gillette Stadium, Foxboro, MA) Cal @ Northwestern 3:30pm Clemson @ Georgia 5:30pm Ohio U @ Kent St 6pm Florida St at Oklahoma St 8pm LSU @ Wisconsin 9pm (Lambeau Field, Green Bay) Utah St @ Tennessee (Sunday...
  22. Gregory Koch

    New Jonathan costume

    I'm surprised Susan Herbst didn't melt when Jonathan dumped the water on her.
  23. Gregory Koch

    Yankee Stadium/Army Bus Trip & Tailgate

    You can actually transfer to another Metro-North train now too without having to pay additional fare. It's also probably quicker since it doesn't make a ton of stops. The Hudson Line serves the Yankee Stadium stop as a local stop every day, so if you transfer to a Hudson Line local at Harlem...
  24. Gregory Koch

    Yankee Stadium/Army Bus Trip & Tailgate

    Do you know if there will be direct service to Yankee Stadium from CT like there is for most Yankees home games? If not, it's no big deal to transfer at Harlem since the Hudson Line serves Yankee Stadium as a local stop every day, but I'm just wondering if you've heard anything.
  25. Gregory Koch

    14/15 Schedule

    It's the WORST CASE SCENARIO. It's supposed to be unlikely. That's the worst we would do in any realistic scenario.
  26. Gregory Koch

    14/15 Schedule

    This is going to be a down year for us, in relative terms. We lost three seniors to graduation including the Player of the Year in Shabazz Napier, and Niels Giffey who was a reliable Sixth Man/fill-in starter. We lost DeAndre Daniels when he left early. Boatright is back, but he was always iffy...
  27. Gregory Koch

    I-84 construction

    How far upstate is "upstate"? If you're coming from close to Albany (or points north) you can take I-90 (which becomes the Mass Pike in Massachusetts) to I-91 South like they said. If you're coming from south of Albany but north of 84 (the Poughkeepsie/Kingson/Middletown area) you can pick up US...
  28. Gregory Koch

    2014-15 Schedule

    Merrimack's schedule (http://www.merrimackathletics.com/sports/mice/2014-15/schedule) shows them playing us home-and-home but on different weekends. One is very early in the season, so that might have been moved. It also shows us playing them at Prudential Center in a non-conference game. They...
  29. Gregory Koch

    Lyle McCombs no longer part of Football Team

    When you're representing your University on a national scale, whether as an athlete, a coach, or some high-ranking academic person, you should be held to a higher standard than an average person at the University. Average ordinary professors can get away with things that Susan Herbst cannot...
  30. Gregory Koch

    2014-15 Schedule

    Still, Maine is playing home-and-home against at least one team, which means that either Notre Dame is playing home-and-home against at least one team or someone else isn't playing home-and-home against anyone. It could be Vermont, I suppose. That's more plausible than Providence or Merrimack...
  31. Gregory Koch

    2014-15 Schedule

    Then they can play an OOC game that weekend as well. Whoever has to travel to Notre Dame can play a midwestern school, and Notre Dame can play a non-conference opponent in the northeast.
  32. Gregory Koch

    2014-15 Schedule

    The home-and-home is considered the conference games. And of course they didn't have an even number when there were an odd number of conference games. With an even number of conference games, I suspect they will do it. In fact, they might even be required to do it, or be off by one if you have...
  33. Gregory Koch

    2014-15 Schedule

    Except that UNH does not have uneven home/away conference games. They have 11 of each. Not to mention what you said would imply an equal number of home-away games. Plus, UNH plays Maine home-and-home on the same weekend. The only teams they don't play home and home are ND, Vermont, Providence...
  34. Gregory Koch

    2014-15 Schedule

    Looking at UNH's schedule (http://unhwildcats.com/sports/mice/2014-15/schedule), they have home-and-home same weekend series with seven teams, and then play four for two games at the same site (Merrimack, Providence, Notre Dame, Vermont.) Notably, Maine is home-and-home same weekend. I don't...
  35. Gregory Koch

    2014-15 Schedule

    Assuming an equal number of home and road games (which is obviously true) you would need to have an equal number of same-site games at home and on the road. And then the rest are home-and-home. That means you would either need zero, two, or four. (You could in theory go to six, eight or ten but...
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