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NCAA, OVC rules TTU-Lane College stats will not count in their tallies
09-22-2010 02:05 AM
At least it still counts as a win.
The aftermath from last week’s weather-shortened game between Tennessee Tech and Lane College continues to play out as the Ohio Valley Conference and the NCAA ruled that the statistics from that contest will not count toward the official statistics this season.
However, the Golden Eagles will still be able to count the 43-0 win against the visiting Dragons and claim a 1-2 record. But as far as the national and league stats are reported, it will stand as one less game played.
“The NCAA has a list that shows what stands as a reasonable point of conclusion for a complete game,” said Kyle Schwartz, OVC assistant commissioner for media relations. “In baseball, you have to play five innings or four and a half innings with the home team leading. For the NCAA, the football game had to go at least three quarters to count as far as national stats go.”
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