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Don't know if anybody has seen this or seen it mentioned...

https://theathletic.com/2764906/2021/08/12/realignment-gets-weird-the-athletic-drafts-new-mens-college-basketball-conferences/

It is behind a paywall but someone on another site posted the results.  I guess the premise is selecting(drafting) teams for basketball conferences.  Here it is with the overall selection in parenthesis:


#1's
Kansas (1)
Duke (2)
North Carolina (3)
Kentucky (4)
Michigan (5)
Gonzaga (6)

#2's
Indiana (12)
UConn (11)
Virginia (10)
Louisville (9)
Michigan State (8)
Villanova (7)

#3's
UCLA (13)
Baylor (14)
Alabama (15)
Ohio State (16)
Oregon (17)
Syracuse (18)

#4's
Illinois (24)
Arizona (23)
Florida State (22)
Purdue (21)
Maryland (20)
Memphis (19)

#5's
Texas (25)
Tennessee (26)
Penn State (27)
Wisconsin (28)
Arkansas (29)
USC (30)

#6's
UNLV (36)
Stanford (35)
Notre Dame (34)
Xavier (33)
West Virginia (32)
Butler (31)

#7's
San Diego State (37)
Oklahoma (38)
Georgetown (39)
Cincinnati (40)
Loyola Chicago (41)
Marquette (42)

#8's
Iowa State (48)
BYU (47)
Virginia Tech (46)
Oklahoma State (45)
Creighton (44)
Wichita State (43)

#9's
Iowa (49)
Florida (50)
Auburn (51)
Houston (52)
Arizona State (53)
Seton Hall (54)

#10's
Texas Tech (60)
Missouri (59)
LSU (58)
Pittsburgh (57)
VCU (56)
Washington (55)

#11's
Minnesota (61)
South Carolina (62)
NC State (63)
Colorado (64)
Dayton (65)
Utah (66)

#12's
New Mexico (72)
Vermont (71)
Rutgers (70)
DePaul (69)
St. John's (68)
Saint Mary's (67)

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On 8/14/2021 at 9:32 AM, rico said:

Don't know if anybody has seen this or seen it mentioned...

https://theathletic.com/2764906/2021/08/12/realignment-gets-weird-the-athletic-drafts-new-mens-college-basketball-conferences/

It is behind a paywall but someone on another site posted the results.  I guess the premise is selecting(drafting) teams for basketball conferences.  Here it is with the overall selection in parenthesis:


#1's
Kansas (1)
Duke (2)
North Carolina (3)
Kentucky (4)
Michigan (5)
Gonzaga (6)

#2's
Indiana (12)
UConn (11)
Virginia (10)
Louisville (9)
Michigan State (8)
Villanova (7)

#3's
UCLA (13)
Baylor (14)
Alabama (15)
Ohio State (16)
Oregon (17)
Syracuse (18)

#4's
Illinois (24)
Arizona (23)
Florida State (22)
Purdue (21)
Maryland (20)
Memphis (19)

#5's
Texas (25)
Tennessee (26)
Penn State (27)
Wisconsin (28)
Arkansas (29)
USC (30)

#6's
UNLV (36)
Stanford (35)
Notre Dame (34)
Xavier (33)
West Virginia (32)
Butler (31)

#7's
San Diego State (37)
Oklahoma (38)
Georgetown (39)
Cincinnati (40)
Loyola Chicago (41)
Marquette (42)

#8's
Iowa State (48)
BYU (47)
Virginia Tech (46)
Oklahoma State (45)
Creighton (44)
Wichita State (43)

#9's
Iowa (49)
Florida (50)
Auburn (51)
Houston (52)
Arizona State (53)
Seton Hall (54)

#10's
Texas Tech (60)
Missouri (59)
LSU (58)
Pittsburgh (57)
VCU (56)
Washington (55)

#11's
Minnesota (61)
South Carolina (62)
NC State (63)
Colorado (64)
Dayton (65)
Utah (66)

#12's
New Mexico (72)
Vermont (71)
Rutgers (70)
DePaul (69)
St. John's (68)
Saint Mary's (67)

If I was a betting man.....wait, I am. 

Anyway, I have a feeling that the author is an alum, a fan, or on the faculty of Loyola Chicago.  Does anyone seriously rthink they will continue to have big time success without Moser, and more importantly, Krutwig?

 

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10 hours ago, 5fouls said:

If I was a betting man.....wait, I am. 

Anyway, I have a feeling that the author is an alum, a fan, or on the faculty of Loyola Chicago.  Does anyone seriously rthink they will continue to have big time success without Moser, and more importantly, Krutwig?

 

6 of their writers voted on this.

And yes, there are some eyebrow raisers in there.

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