Originally Posted by Saul Good
Yes. Conferences do things differently. They are free to do so because conference championships have no bearing on eligibility for national championships.
Wrong. They'd be free to do so even if conference championships had a bearing on eligibility for national championships, at least up to a point. They are independent of one another.
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