Mountain West Conference commissioner Craig Thompson made his league's case for sweeping changes to the Bowl Championship Series, including a move to an eight-team playoff, in a 90-minute presentation to other conference leaders Tuesday at the BCS meetings.
Also, the BCS coordinator John Swofford dismissed the looming antitrust lawsuit from the Utah Attorney General as having "no impact" on how the MWC's proposal will be considered.
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I think the MWC stands a better chance at getting an automatic bid in the BCS than an 8 team playoff happening.
They have been borderline the last couple of years. The top of the conference is about even with a few of the major conferences. The bottom is way worse than any of the major conference's bottoms though.
It seems for every good reason to let them in, there's an equally valid reason not to.
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