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Does it matter which type of exception to throw as long as the error message is useful? In cases like this, I often defer to the official docs for definitions and usage examples. The docs for RangeError are a bit terse: RangeError Raised when a given numerical value is out of range. [1, 2, 3].drop(1 << 100) raises the exception: ...
You appear to be dealing with a feedback arc set. Because each team plays more than once, you're looking at a more complex situation than the minimum case though you could conceivably do the number of wins as a weight and still wind up with a restricted case that has a valid approximate solution in O(log|V|loglog|V|) time.
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