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|6 years 44 weeks ago||Brian says: "That point has||
Brian says: "That point has been anticipated by the linked post: the problem is that the coaches, who have a vested interest in booting non BCS teams to the curb, drop them more than the writers do consistently."
Yet the link indicates: "It’s true that in general, the Coaches drop teams further for a loss than the AP, but not by that much – it’s a difference of 0.2 spots."
So, I'll repeat...if the difference between the polls is just 0.2 spots...then there doesn't seem to be a significant difference between the polls. And, as such, the difference in how a BCS team drops vs. a non-BCS team could be explained by quality of opponent.
|6 years 44 weeks ago||"It’s true that in general,||
"It’s true that in general, the Coaches drop teams further for a loss than the AP, but not by that much – it’s a difference of 0.2 spots."
But the problem seems marginal at best...no? And thus the potential explanation still applicable?