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03-08-2009, 01:22 PM
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Originally Posted by FreddtFoyle View Post
So if #1 ranked UNB does win the AUS, they will be automatically seeded #1 in one pool (Pool A) and the Canada West and OUA champs will be in the other (seeded #2 and #3). Lakehead should then get the 6th seed and be in Pool B......

Not quite. Your scenario (CW,OUA1 and Host) in Pool B puts SMU in pool A with UNB and that won't happen. I can't see the AUS wildcard any lower than #4, however in your scenario SMU would be seeded #5/6 in pool B and host #5/6 in pool A. Should SMU win the AUS and UofA win CW then UNB would rightfully be seeded #4 in pool A and SMU #2 in pool B with OUA1 and host. Lakehead will do anything to stay away from UNB and UofA in that other pool.

I don't think it's always 2,3,6 in pool B. '05 and '06 were 2,3,5 if I'm not mistaken, else they just jigged the numbers to fix the situation.

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