Will Gonzaga (and BYU) Opt Out of WCC Tournament?

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Will Gonzaga (and BYU) Opt Out of WCC Tournament?

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https://thespun.com/college-hoops/repor ... tournament
https://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/ncaabk ... uxbndlbing

Articles properly address impact on NCAA tourney. What they don't ask is if ESPN will adjust what it pays WCC to show the tourney if the bell cows don't play. For schools in conference other than GU and BYU, these missed dollars could be significant.

I guess reply of GU especially would be, let us go into NCAA healthy and your share of three, four or ideally six tourney credits would dwarf what ESPN might withhold for a "limited" WCC tourney.

Meanwhile if this strategy works to get a third WCC team in, will Aresco call UH and tell them to stay home too for AAC tourney so conference gets two teams in?

This is not a slippery slope. It would be an avalanche among the other conferences.
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