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Subject: Re: Pitt has 2 Holes in Next Year's Schedule


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CoachL
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Date Posted: Friday, March 09, 10:58:29pm
In reply to: Coffee 's message, "Re: Pitt has 2 Holes in Next Year's Schedule" on Thursday, March 08, 07:45:19pm

We all have to remember one thing...

As a "full scholarship" program, Gardner Webb is a "counter" for BCS Bowl consideration. At this point, Duquesne is not.

"The NCAA allows one victory per season over a Division I FCS (formerly I-AA) team to count toward an FBS team's bowl eligibility, so long as the FCS team has supplied financial aid for football averaging out to at least 56.7 full scholarships (90% of the limit of 63 allowed to FCS schools) over 'a rolling two-year period' that can include the current season."

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Marquis
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Date Posted: Sunday, March 11, 11:19:13am

Thanks for the information Coach L. I don't think that the Dukes will ever reach that limit even though they'd nock the snot out of Gardner Webb according to the RPI and Sagarin.

Another clue that the NCAA's can be a bit confusing as to what they do and how they do it!

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