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Most P-5’s want to leave the NCAA.

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There is a clear distinction of at least three classes in Division 1 football. FBS P5, FBS non-P5, and FCS.

All hoops champions on the last 20 years (and much longer) play division 1 football.

18 champions of the last 20 years had FBS football.

13 of the last 20 were playing in a P5 conference.

Only 2 teams have won Div 1 championships in both football and basketball in the last 20 years: Florida and Villanova.

I think none of this matters much. UConn and Nova aren’t P5 football, both are in a Top 3 hoops conference, both have a shot to compete for hoops national championships, and any potential P5 breakaway is football driven and not likely to affect hoops March madness.
 
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There is a clear distinction of at least three classes in Division 1 football. FBS P5, FBS non-P5, and FCS.

All hoops champions on the last 20 years (and much longer) play division 1 football.

18 champions of the last 20 years had FBS football.

13 of the last 20 were playing in a P5 conference.

Only 2 teams have won Div 1 championships in both football and basketball in the last 20 years: Florida and Villanova.

I think none of this matters much. UConn and Nova aren’t P5 football, both are in a Top 3 hoops conference, both have a shot to compete for hoops national championships, and any potential P5 breakaway is football driven and not likely to affect hoops March madness.
Oh stop. Villanova football is in no way comparable to Florida. I give Villanova credit. It is one of a tiny handful of programs without BCS football that has managed to compete and win in basketball. But it doesn’t mean that a P5 only hoop tournament couldn’t exist without them and it certainly could without the balance of the New Big East.
 

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