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by econalum
Wed Aug 07, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: Football Forum
Topic: 2019 Season
Replies: 115
Views: 9839

Re: 2019 Season

by econalum
Tue Aug 06, 2019 10:34 pm
Forum: Football Forum
Topic: Umass and UConn Conference USA
Replies: 45
Views: 4451

Re: Umass and UConn Conference USA

I am not a fan of Falwell, nor by extension Liberty. With our 'limbo' status as an independent, IMO, UMass needs to be realistic and schedule who is available. If folks feel strongly, let them picket. And then, count the ticket buyers/tV watchers vs. protestors. My guess is that not enough folks car...
by econalum
Tue Aug 06, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: Football Forum
Topic: 2019 Season
Replies: 115
Views: 9839

Re: 2019 Season

While it is great that UMass has a tv deal, doesn't that impact folks actually attending the game? We'll be able to figure out the economics based on the quality and frequency of ads. If we see a lot of 'UMass hotel 'ads, my bet is that UMass is losing a lot of live bodies in the stadium.
by econalum
Mon Jul 01, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: Men's Lacrosse Forum
Topic: 2020 recruiting
Replies: 9
Views: 1195

CT 2019-20 entrants to UMass

Connecticut all-stars coming to UM.

Zach Hochman - a FOGO who scores as well. See also Tyler Strub - close D.

https://www.gametimect.com/the-2019-gam ... osse-team/
by econalum
Sun Jun 30, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: Football Forum
Topic: Umass and UConn Conference USA
Replies: 45
Views: 4451

Bamford on UConn Changes

https://www.middletownpress.com/sports/ ... 060973.php

Bamford has been chatting with the UCONN A.D.

Liberty should be shunned based on their LGBQ aspects, IMO.
by econalum
Thu Jun 27, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: Men's Lacrosse Forum
Topic: 2020 Season
Replies: 3
Views: 431

Re: 2020 Season

Thanks.

NJIT is nearly the weakest team in D1 Lax. It adds nothing to our SOS nor RPI. Harvard is going to be interesting as rebuilding.

I'd like to see NJIT removed in the future for another legit Ivy, like Cornell or Penn, or perhaps Loyola, or Navy in Patriot League.
by econalum
Wed Jun 26, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: Football Forum
Topic: Umass and UConn Conference USA
Replies: 45
Views: 4451

Re: Umass and UConn Conference USA

A take from the MAC side of things, with a bit from AAC (Navy) as well.

https://www.toledoblade.com/sports/coll ... 0190625157
by econalum
Wed Jun 26, 2019 9:51 am
Forum: Men's Lacrosse Forum
Topic: 2020 recruiting
Replies: 9
Views: 1195

Re: 2020 recruiting

North Carolina has so many recruits playing time will be an issue, see transfer Chris Gray from BU. What is happening now with the NCAA transfer pool and immediate play the next athletic year means nothing is certain. Chase Scanlan from Loyola, a top tier first year, has just entered the pool, big l...
by econalum
Tue Jun 25, 2019 8:57 pm
Forum: Men's Hoop Forum
Topic: UConn back to the Big East
Replies: 42
Views: 3863

Re: UConn back to the Big East?

IMO, so many traditional rivalries in college sports have been torn asunder by greed and avarice, especially in the P5, and the other D1 FB/BB conferences. UMass is not alone. Our situation is stranger by being in 4 'conferences' - A10, CAA, HE, and "Independent FB". And A10 lost some longtime rival...
by econalum
Tue Jun 25, 2019 10:36 am
Forum: Football Forum
Topic: Umass and UConn Conference USA
Replies: 45
Views: 4451

Re: Umass and UConn Conference USA

Boy, talk about interest impact and far-away colleges. http://conferenceusa.com/standings.aspx ... h=football

Who wants these schools as 'rivals'?
by econalum
Sat Jun 22, 2019 10:19 pm
Forum: Football Forum
Topic: UConn to Big East 2020
Replies: 87
Views: 5672

Re: UConn to Big East 2020

Boston/New England is a big TV market for pro sports, local college interest is limited. What evidence is there that college or even UMass TV games draw? My guess, a .2 rating at best. I do not see UMass at all in 2018, see below. https://www.sportsmediawatch.com/college-football-tv-ratings/ Face it...
by econalum
Fri Jun 21, 2019 11:02 am
Forum: Men's Lacrosse Forum
Topic: 2020 recruiting
Replies: 9
Views: 1195

Re: 2020 recruiting

He looks like a find, impressive stats through his jr. year. :)
by econalum
Tue May 28, 2019 10:12 pm
Forum: Men's Hoop Forum
Topic: Around the A10 (2019-2020)
Replies: 61
Views: 4459

Re: Around the A10 (2019-2020)

Too early to tell, still some moves to be solidified across A10. Good to have this starting point, thanks.

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