Keeping Wichita State off AP ballot was a mistake, Lawrence sports editor says
12/10/2013 10:07 AM
12/10/2013 10:23 AM
No conspiracy. No disrespect intended. Tom Keegan of the Lawrence Journal-World explains he made a mistake when he neglected to include Wichita State on his Associated Press top 25 ballot.
"In trying to find a bright spot to my goof, I arrived upon this: If anyone uses this to bring the need for the the two Big 12 schools from Kansas to play Wichita State every year back into the conversation, well then, it’s not all bad.
I encourage everyone reading this to do what I did a couple of hours ago. Go to pollspeak.com and vote for me as the bad voter of the week."
All sportswriters (myself included) can take a lesson from Keegan’s admitting a mistake and making the best of it.
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