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Topic - Doug Schreiber
The Big Ten is measuring support for a proposal that would give college baseball teams the option of playing non-conference games in the fall that would count in determining the NCAA's tournament field the following spring.
Imagine a warm June night, a packed baseball stadium and two of the biggest names in college athletics battling for a championship.
Purdue coach Doug Schreiber, who came up with the fall-spring model, said the fall games would be optional and the trick would be to lure teams from the power conferences to come north in the fall.