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10-11-2011, 12:03 PM
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Hollywood3
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Originally Posted by northvanman View Post
Hollywood, are these rankings based on this season's results only, or are you also taking into consideration last season? If it's the former, I can think of no mathematics that would get to a place where Waterloo is ranked lower than Western. They are both 2-0 vs. their confernence and in Waterloo's one pre-season game, they beat Western in OT. Further still, Western played three other pre-season games vs. non-CIS teams and were beaten soundly in all 3.
The link I had for that one said they were tied: http://english.cis-sic.ca/sports/mic...IS_RESULTS.doc

In the rankings, losses to pro or NCAA teams won't hurt you. UOIT and SFX got a slight boost because of their wins against NCAA teams. That boost will dissipate as the season progresses and the teams have a better track record. Waterloo needs more games played. Yes, they are a team to watch since UQTR and Nipissing don't look half bad and they beat them both.

P.S. The same can be said for UBC. They had a win and SOL v Calgary. But Calgary have done reasonably well in 8 games against A level teams (Manitoba twice, Alberta twice, UNB twice, SFX and Acadia). UPEI also have 3 wins against A level teams, tempered by a loss to STU. So lots of teams coud easily be a week away from a promotion.


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