Results 1 to 5 of 5
  1. #1
    Addict
    Points: 95,867, Level: 96
    Level completed: 41%, Points required for next Level: 1,183
    Overall activity: 13.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    cyclones500's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Michigan
    Posts
    9,038
    Points
    95,867
    Level
    96
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 199
    Given: 466

    How many tourney bids for the Big 12?

    Barring the 8-game miracle winning streak, ISU's NCAA tournament chances are out. (as for NIT — nice if it happens, but I'll wait until it's close to happening before I worry about it).

    Let's put Iowa State aside for a moment. This looked like a solid 6-bid league in preseason, maybe even as recently as a few weeks ago. I admit I haven't checked recent RPI/SOS/Big Win/Bad Loss and such lately, but I took a quick glance at remaining Big 12 schedules — unless a few teams truly separate themselves, this is a 5-max league.

    Locks: KU, Texas (1-2, order may change)
    Probably in: Missouri, A&M.

    CU, Baylor, KSU and Nebraska still have a shot. Each seem to be in the 7-9/6-10 range.

    As for Tech & OU — also in the 6-10 area, which is about four wins below minimum bubble talk for both, barring well-placed upsets.

    Parity is interesting, but could drag down the conference this year as far as tournament possibilities.

    Your assessments?



  2. #2
    Walk On
    Points: 4,875, Level: 20
    Level completed: 57%, Points required for next Level: 175
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    1000 Experience PointsVeteran

    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Posts
    192
    Points
    4,875
    Level
    20
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3
    Given: 5

    Re: How many tourney bids for the Big 12?

    KSU will make it in if they go 8-8 in the Big 12 due to their stong RPI and SOS.



  3. #3
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 43,432, Level: 64
    Level completed: 38%, Points required for next Level: 818
    Overall activity: 14.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    heitclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Location
    Malvern, IA
    Posts
    4,588
    Points
    43,432
    Level
    64
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 105
    Given: 241

    Re: How many tourney bids for the Big 12?

    I say 6 or 7 I think KU,UT,A&M,Mizzou and Kstate are locks. Plus 1 or 2 more out Baylor, CU and Nebby.



  4. #4
    Pro
    Points: 23,909, Level: 47
    Level completed: 36%, Points required for next Level: 641
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    psycln11's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Ankeny
    Posts
    2,603
    Points
    23,909
    Level
    47
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3
    Given: 0

    Re: How many tourney bids for the Big 12?

    All we need is a four-game winning streak in KC.

    Unlikely?? YES!! But we don't need the 8-gamer the OP is suggesting.


    Some people wear Superman pajamas. Superman wears Chuck Norris pajamas.

  5. #5
    Legend
    Points: 277,486, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 46.0%
    Achievements:
    Social50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    VeloClone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Brooklyn Park, MN
    Posts
    13,341
    Points
    277,486
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 694
    Given: 1,486

    Re: How many tourney bids for the Big 12?

    Quote Originally Posted by heitclone View Post
    I say 6 or 7 I think KU,UT,A&M,Mizzou and Kstate are locks. Plus 1 or 2 more out Baylor, CU and Nebby.
    How is a 3-5 team a lock?


    "There are five real good recruits in the state. We got three of them. One couldn’t get into school, and the other went to (the University of) Iowa...which is about the same thing." - Coach Johnny Orr

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: FOX
  • Iowa State vs. Baylor
  • September 27, 2014
  • 07:20 PM