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Jerry Palm Quotes

I'm kind of skeptical of that. They may not have the restriction, but it remains to be seen how many under-.500 teams start to show up in the tournament.
Jerry Palm
#Kind

Part of their credibility problem goes all the way back to the beginning, where they just haven't settled on a formula two years in a row. If you don't have enough faith in the formula to defend it in the face of controversy, then why should you have it?
Jerry Palm
#Beginning

It worked out pretty well. We're going to get one of the most anticipated games in quite a while.
Jerry Palm
#Games

The computers don't care about the name on the front of the jersey or that school's spot in the [human] polls. They see a 3-2 Ohio State team and a 4-1 Vanderbilt team.
Jerry Palm
#Computers

Oklahoma was the last of those teams in the polls, but the computers and strength of schedule moved them up.
Jerry Palm
#Computers

If Virginia Tech is undefeated, it could be No. 1 in the computers (at the end of the season).
Jerry Palm
#Computers

Texas is a clear No. 2 this week -- and the foreseeable future, too -- as long as they maintain their big holds in the polls. They got to keep winning with style.
Jerry Palm
#Future

There's just a lot of mediocrity out there. It's going to be real tough year for the committee.
Jerry Palm
#Mediocrity

The poll margin is enormous. Virginia Tech would have to be two spots ahead of Texas in the computers to get close. They need to hope those poll margins erode.
Jerry Palm
#Computers

Votes like that hurt the credibility. Whether it's carelessness or ignorance, you can't have votes for Idaho. It only takes one guy voting for Idaho to ruin it for the rest of the 114.
Jerry Palm
#Credibility

Miami controls its own destiny in the ACC. They have the best shot of any of the once-beaten teams [to reach the Rose Bowl], but Miami will not catch an unbeaten team. They have to have four of the five unbeaten teams lose a game.
Jerry Palm
#Destiny

It's a nonevent. If you have to write 1,000 words on this, I feel for you.
Jerry Palm
#Words

In Wolfe, it's a 50-50 shot between LSU and USC. My hunch is that LSU will be ahead. Reason being, LSU got everything to go their way yesterday except Western Illinois [a I-AA Tigers opponent that lost to Colgate]. If LSU isn't second in Wolfe, it's because of the Western Illinois game.
Jerry Palm
#Reason

With the schedule set up so that their toughest remaining opponents come to Blacksburg [Miami, Boston College], they have to be considered a threat to play not only for the ACC title, but the national title as well.
Jerry Palm
#Boston

Arizona in my bracket is a 10 seed because they haven't done anything against anybody who's worth a darn. Arizona might be a 16 RPI, but their tournament prospects aren't too good. Fortunately for them, their league stinks.
Jerry Palm
#Worth

The trouble with figuring out where New Mexico is going is that the women's selection committee's decisions are really tough to predict, and New Mexico has to fall in line behind BYU and Utah. Those teams have to get higher seeds and favorable draws close to home. New Mexico can't be in the same side of the bracket, so their destiny depends on how the selection committee views BYU and Utah.
Jerry Palm
#Trouble