Originally Posted by Assembly Hall
Are you still referring to the kid from Wiscy? If so, I must be misinformed.....I thought the kid turned in a list of 16 schools and Wisconsin vetoed 4 of them?
I hadnt heard the vetoed 4 story, but after reading more apparently thats Wisconsin's story. Kids camp and initial reports still contradict it, so I guess it pends on who you believe (the kids side or Wiscy's side, and after listening to Ryan's interview its pretty easy for me to buy Uthoff's story).
Besides, Ryan virtually point blank acknowledged that all the ACC schools were blocked.
excerpted from the article linked below. The "he" is Ryan.
He previously said the reason all ACC teams were banned is because the Badgers could play any of them in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge. He said Florida was added because the Badgers just signed a home-and-home series with the Gators to start in Madison in the fall. Marquette is always added because the Badgers play the Golden Eagles every season.
Fortunately, they've rescinded the restrictions to only Big10 schools which is plenty reasonable. If they want to throw in fla bc they have a home/home or marq or other local rivals I'd get that too, but blocking an entire other conference is absurd.