There's been a lot of conversation lately regarding two subjects:The segregation of Duke, Maryland, North Carolina, Syracuse, and Virginia from the rest of the lacrosse field; andWhether Johns Hopkins, if it attains a .500 overall record, is worthy of an NCAA tournament bid.The first consideration is fairly settled; the only debate surrounding the segregation of the above-referenced five teams from the rest of the field is whether there is a second segregation at the top of the class consisting of only Syracuse and Virginia. The second consideration -- whether Johns Hopkins is worth more than a damn -- seems to be a debate that generally takes the following form:Johns Hopkins Fan: If the Blue Jays get to .500, they deserve to be in the field. Their record may not show it, but they can...

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