BCS Rankings: Do They Seem Dumb Because We're Dumb?

SB Nation's Mountain West Connection picks apart an interview BCS head honcho Bill Hancock gave to a Phoenix radio station, and finds the cartel's Executive Director to be about as adept at doubletalk as his prized system is at dealing with multiple undefeated teams. Here's Hancock, talking about the tweaks over time that have refined the BCS into what he sees as an efficient sorting machine:

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I think one thing is that all those changes early on led to a little bit of a lack of public understanding of how it all worked. Now that we've settled in and had the last five or six years of the same, I do think that the public is coming to a better understanding of it which is a good thing."
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And here's MWC, reminding Mr. Hancock just where that lack of understanding came from:

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The reason the fans never understood the BCS is because the computer formulas are still kept secret from the public (the BCS does not check the math either) and the formula to determine what qualifies a league to gain access was just released this summer for the first time in the 13 year history of the BCS.
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