SEC caters to fans; ensures rivals will play twice a year

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist - photo by Andy Lyons | Getty
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist - photo by Andy Lyons | Getty

Scheduling controversies have been prevalent in the news recently, most notably involving Kentucky, Indiana, and their inability to continue a classic rivalry. Supporters of both schools are upset about the (currently) canceled tradition, and rightfully so. So the fact that the  announced Monday that it plans to establish permanent basketball rivalries to play twice a year is a positive development in giving the matchups they really want to see. Even as the conference expands to 14 teams next season, top combatants (-Florida, - to name a few) will still see each other two times every year.

 

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