How can you really tell? The Director's Cup is the most screwed up, illogical measure of an athletics program there could be. If we threw money into sports that nobody else participated in, like some schools (Stanford) do, we could be the worst of the bunch, still get some points, and climb in the rankings.
Look at Stanford. They pull 100 points for women's water polo? The same as Florida for men's T&F, as the national champion?
The Director's Cup is a measure of athletics spending, more than anything else. It is not weighted properly to truly award the best overall program. A national championship in a sport that only fields 40 teams should only give 40 points to the winner. A national championship in a sport that fields 250 teams should award 250 points.
It is about as meaningless as it can get.
Hopefully, VT won't get any points from that perspective.
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