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Old 01-29-2008, 11:17 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by da12ken View Post
Yea, this season was a huge success for the BCS:

(rating)
7.0: Sugar, UGA/Hawaii (1/1/08, 8:30 PM); down 25% from '07 Sugar.
7.7: Fiesta, WVU/Oklahoma (1/2/08, 8 PM); down 8% from '07 Fiesta.
7.4: Orange, Kansas/VT (1/3/08, 8 PM); up 6% from '07 Orange.
14.4: Nat'l Championship Game, LSU/OSU (1/7/08, 8 PM); down 17% from '07 NC.

Lowest rated BCS games all-time.
7.0: 2008 Sugar Bowl, Georgia/Hawaii (1/1/08, 8:30 PM FOX)
7.0: 2007 Orange Bowl, Louisville/Wake Forest (1/2/07, 8 PM FOX)
7.4: 2008 Orange Bowl, Kansas/Virginia Tech (1/3/08, 8 PM FOX)
7.4: 2005 Fiesta Bowl, Utah/Pittsburgh (1/3/05, 8 PM ABC)
7.7: 2008 Fiesta Bowl, Oklahoma/West Virginia (1/2/08, 8 PM FOX)
Ah, but this only confirms the fact that the old bowl system produced higher interest under the free enterprise system.

The free bowls, not under the tyranny and oppression of the BCS, are doing great.
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