You know what's rewarding about finishing first overall in the OUA's regular football season? The first round bye. The easiest route to the Yates Cup. And the right to host the championship game if you run the post-season table.
Unless, of course, you're the Ottawa Gee-Gees. Then it becomes a home field disadvantage of sorts.
You see, four of the Gee-Gees, including rookie head coach Jean-Phillipe Asselin, have to head to Hamilton on Thursday for the OUA's major award winners luncheon.
And they aren't happy. And who can blame them?
Ottawa literally won the right to a home field advantage and it's being taken away from them two days before the biggest game of the year.
Because of the typical myopia of the OUA. That's why. Read for yourself: