It shows VT/ACC is not the size drawing card that the Seth blamers are absolutely sure that we are.
Of course their response is since VT/ACC is what they think it is , no one would leave the ACC and VT for a CUSA under their scenario, so it must be Seth's fault.
But maybe it isn't Seth's fault at all and this more correctly establishes where VT the school in the ACC really is within the pecking order of college basketball, a place that maybe only a mega name coach could make a significant difference in.
And of course none of those mega coaches would go as low as we are in the pecking order to take a job.
You may well be proven correct when the dust finally settles. For me, if and when that day comes, that will mark the end of my financial support for basketball at VT. I'll do what I can to prevent any of my dollars, as few as they might be, from going to basketball. Should that somehow not be possible, then I will end my support completely. I won't accept or support a program which knowingly supports and, in some odd way, actually enjoys last place. You may well think "good riddance to bad rubbish", and that's OK with both of us. But don't complain about lack of fan support or financial support. Most of us will not indefinitely support a program condemned to endless last place by design. I know that I don't expect or require ACC regular season or tournament championships. I suspect that most of us don't. What I do require-in fact demand-are some occasional NCAA tournament appearances and no last place finishes in the conference standings, including 2-way or 3-way ties for the last place. Without question Seth has been a failure in the NCAA tournament part of this business, and it's becoming more likely by the day that he will fail to keep us from the bottom of the heap as well. I don't dislike Seth personally. In fact, I think the best possible outcome for us is for him to get past this stumble and succeed, at least in the way I define it. Unfortunately, time is running out and I don't anticipate enough improvement over the next couple of seasons to warrant keeping him around after that. To me Seth is defined by the phrase "next year". But somehow, "next year" never seems to become "this year".
Last edited by VT Noslen; Tue Apr 03 2012 at 10:23 AM.
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