OT: Premier League is headed to NBCSN
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10-30-2012, 07:58 PM
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My point is there aren't many fans of the teams in the A-10. They may be good teams but they're not Duke, North Carolina, Kentucky or Kansas or even a decent school in a name conference like Texas A&M or Michigan.
I don't know if you're counting Butler in their Final Four appearances but they just joined from the Horizon League.
6 of the 16 schools have enrollments of 7,900 or less. 8 are at 11,000 or less.
I'm sorry but you're just not going to have many people excited to watch a Fordham vs LaSalle game or a Butler vs UNC Charlotte game.
Yeah, it's a biproduct of schools of 4,000 to 12,000 in the A-10 and the big football schools cranking out 20,000 alums every year.
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