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    Increasing number of articles referring to us as "Mid Majors"

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    It seems to me like more and more articles are referring to us as being "mid majors". WE ARE NOT MID MAJORS!!! We need to do everything we can to fight off the stigma of being called a mid major. The MWC is not and has never been a mid major.

    http://www.midmajority.com/redline.php

    We are above the red line.

    I typically don't send e-mails to reporters complaining about their hack articles but I feel the need to complain about the mid major label to anyone giving us this offensive label. We are without a shadow of a doubt a high major program. If we are a mid major then so is the entire PAC 10 and 2/3rds of the teams in the so-called "high major" category.

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    I agree the "mid major" brand makes it increasingly difficult to get a high seed (3 or better) come NCAA tournment time. It also doesn't help recruiting when a potential recruit thinks he's signing with a mid major team. I will use every opportunity to dispel the "Mid Major" brand from our conference.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NMStorm View Post
    It seems to me like more and more articles are referring to us as being "mid majors". WE ARE NOT MID MAJORS!!! We need to do everything we can to fight off the stigma of being called a mid major. The MWC is not and has never been a mid major.

    http://www.midmajority.com/redline.php

    We are above the red line.

    I typically don't send e-mails to reporters complaining about their hack articles but I feel the need to complain about the mid major label to anyone giving us this offensive label. We are without a shadow of a doubt a high major program. If we are a mid major then so is the entire PAC 10 and 2/3rds of the teams in the so-called "high major" category.
    Thanks for posting!




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    As far as they're concerned, if you're not in a BCS conference you are a mid-major.

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    true sandia mt.

    Considering there are roughly 33 conferences out there, and on a conference RPI scale, MWC is in the top 10, it's funny that a mid major label is applied to any NON BCS top 6 conference, except for the A10 which seems to have that HIGH MAJOR label by a few.

    as far as the majority is concerned, Nicholls State is as much of a mid major as the UNM lobos. funny

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    Quote Originally Posted by sandia mt View Post
    As far as they're concerned, if you're not in a BCS conference you are a mid-major.
    +1 when the MWC gets its auto BCS bid it'll be major. Funny how football affects basketball.

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