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  • Game 1: Butler (Saturday 11/10/18)

    Butler wrap-up of 10/28 exhibition win vs. Tiffin - CLICK HERE.
    Butler preview of 11/3 exhibition game vs. Southern Indiana - CLICK HERE.
    Butler wrap-up of 11/3 exhibition win vs. Southern Indiana - CLICK HERE.
    Let me know if anyone finds the wrap up of our exhibition win over Taylor last night! My irritation over the AD handling of mens and womens basketball is growing by the minute!! A few tweet posts and interviews by some student is NOT adequate promotion!! 

    Just so you know the coaches specifically requested no recap and not to release full details of either the men's or women's game. Not sure I necessarily get the reasoning behind that but that's the reason for the minimal coverage.
  • Ohio State Admissions

    Among traditional academic factors, things like personality qualities, geographic residence and racial status are also considered.

    “When we go back to the diversity of our incoming class, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and all of those different pieces — that’s a layer (to consider) as well,” Gehres said. “Not that we are basing decisions on that, but we want to make sure it is reflective of the type of student body we would expect to enroll.”

    I'm not quite sure how you can say that you consider a certain factor, but don't base decisions on that factor. Unless the guy with a 34 has some kind of major red flag on his application, I would imagine that the above quote has something to do with him not getting in.
    This is 100% the case...I went through the whole process last spring and had somewhat of a similar situation to the guy in the article. Also had a 34 and was rejected by quite a few schools I definitely thought I would have better chances at. I was still accepted by OSU and Miami though, so not quite as unlucky.

    I have to think that these factors play a much bigger role than admissions people care to admit, as I've seen a lot of headscratchers with other students I know regarding admissions decisions that can't possibly be based solely on traditional credentials. It's so frustrating as a student not really having any clue as to why these decisions are made, even when you think you've covered just about everything a school could be looking for.

    I still ended up at Miami though, so I'm not complaining