View Poll Results: How many wins in the Big 12 tourney do we need to make the NIT?

Voters
106. You may not vote on this poll
  • 1

    8 7.55%
  • 2

    23 21.70%
  • 3

    34 32.08%
  • 4. No chance at NIT.

    41 38.68%
Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 44
  1. #1
    Legend
    Points: 170,412, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second Class50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    cyguytillidie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2010
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    10,669
    Points
    170,412
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 157
    Given: 296

    How many wins to get to NIT

    How many do you guys think we need?

    I'm goin with 2 finish (18-16)



  2. #2
    Rookie
    Points: 13,971, Level: 35
    Level completed: 89%, Points required for next Level: 79
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    el tornado's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Marshalltown
    Posts
    545
    Points
    13,971
    Level
    35
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 4
    Given: 0

    Re: How many wins to get to NIT

    I don't believe that the NIT would ever take a last place team, regardless of their conference tournament wins


    Last edited by el tornado; 03-06-2011 at 04:14 AM.

  3. #3
    Speechless
    Points: 888,590, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 74.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    CycloneErik's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Jamerica
    Posts
    58,627
    Points
    888,590
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3,554
    Given: 2,788

    Re: How many wins to get to NIT

    It's possible that two might do it, but probably requires 3.

    The last-place thing is a huge consideration. It does make us a difficult sell.


    Kansas Must Be Destroyed

    Sic Semper Jayhawks




    http://rememberingdoria.wordpress.com/

  4. #4
    Legend
    Points: 191,601, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 69.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    HFCS's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Location
    Chicago
    Posts
    14,293
    Points
    191,601
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,235
    Given: 1,410

    Re: How many wins to get to NIT

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    It's possible that two might do it, but probably requires 3.

    The last-place thing is a huge consideration. It does make us a difficult sell.
    With CU and Nebraska leaving the last place Big 12 team might be worthy of an NIT more often. Would be sad if they think of it that way and ignore non-conference results.

    CU and Nebraska are both decent this year, but their average position during the life of the big 12 is 11th and 12th. There have been a lot of seasons the 10th team in the Big 12 was NIT worthy.



  5. #5
    Addict
    Points: 47,095, Level: 67
    Level completed: 11%, Points required for next Level: 1,255
    Overall activity: 12.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    heitclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Location
    Malvern, IA
    Posts
    5,195
    Points
    47,095
    Level
    67
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 323
    Given: 457

    Re: How many wins to get to NIT

    We'd have to make a run to the finals to even be in the conversation, even then I wouldn't be too confident. There are 2 or 3 teams in our own conference that would be taken over us unless some strange things happened in other conference tourneys. Cross your fingers that no mid majors are upset or that too many bubbles aren't burst.



  6. #6
    Addict
    Points: 177,815, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    snowcraig2.0's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    Cedar Rapids, IA
    Posts
    7,507
    Points
    177,815
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 540
    Given: 84

    Re: How many wins to get to NIT

    we would need to win 3, most likely win it all, which would put us in the NCAA. Let's just go ahead and do that.


    Last edited by snowcraig2.0; 03-06-2011 at 10:39 AM.

  7. #7
    Speechless
    Points: 417,591, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 100.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialOverdriveVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Wesley's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Omaha
    Posts
    62,316
    Points
    417,591
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,067
    Given: 735

    Re: How many wins to get to NIT

    We need to win the next ten games.


    Let my Fred's Posse Ride: Georges, 3sus Naz, Dustin, Bryce, Abdel, Monte, Matt, and Jameel.

  8. #8
    Addict
    Points: 93,962, Level: 95
    Level completed: 43%, Points required for next Level: 1,088
    Overall activity: 23.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    CYdTracked's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Des Moines, IA
    Posts
    8,745
    Points
    93,962
    Level
    95
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 24
    Given: 56

    Re: How many wins to get to NIT

    No chance, last place team with 3 conference wins is not going the see the NIT. Only postseason hopes would be to run the table in KC and a team with as thin of a bench as us is not going to be able to pull that off.


    Go Cubs Go!

  9. #9
    All-Star
    Points: 22,417, Level: 45
    Level completed: 86%, Points required for next Level: 133
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    10000 Experience PointsVeteran

    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Location
    Greensboro, NC
    Posts
    1,607
    Points
    22,417
    Level
    45
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 41
    Given: 6

    Re: How many wins to get to NIT

    Best 3 conference win team in America!



  10. #10
    Addict
    Points: 164,548, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 27.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    Rhoadhoused's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Location
    Ames, IA
    Posts
    9,482
    Points
    164,548
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 865
    Given: 422

    Re: How many wins to get to NIT

    There are at least two projections that have us as an 8 seed in the NIT. I'm going to guess that those people just looked at our overall record and not our conference record.



  11. #11
    Speechless
    Points: 275,336, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 24.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    isuno1fan's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Clive, Iowa
    Posts
    17,666
    Points
    275,336
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 191
    Given: 55

    Re: How many wins to get to NIT

    People need to stop with the NIT thing. There is ZERO...I repeat ZERO chance a 3 win last place team is getting a look for the NIT.

    It is NOT the NIT of old anymore.

    This team has ONE postseason chance and that is the NCAA by winning the B12 Tournament.



  12. #12
    Speechless
    Points: 442,148, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 11.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    24,078
    Points
    442,148
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 307
    Given: 32

    Re: How many wins to get to NIT

    Ship has already sailed.



  13. #13
    Speechless
    Points: 284,348, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 20.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Illinois
    Posts
    16,883
    Points
    284,348
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 365
    Given: 55

    Re: How many wins to get to NIT

    People need to stop looking at the standings when looking at these things. I think the NIT would sure as hell take us over TT or OU. Not saying it's going to happen because it's not but it's not as easy as saying "were in last place, the NIT would never take us."


    Last edited by gocubs2118; 03-06-2011 at 12:13 PM.

  14. #14
    Starter
    Points: 11,752, Level: 32
    Level completed: 72%, Points required for next Level: 198
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    10000 Experience PointsVeteran

    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Location
    Chicago
    Posts
    645
    Points
    11,752
    Level
    32
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 10
    Given: 6

    Re: How many wins to get to NIT

    Need at least 3 wins. Even then I would be skeptical.



  15. #15
    Pro
    Points: 49,788, Level: 69
    Level completed: 3%, Points required for next Level: 1,362
    Overall activity: 9.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    bostrem00's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Location
    Johnston
    Posts
    2,838
    Points
    49,788
    Level
    69
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 40
    Given: 33

    Re: How many wins to get to NIT

    We're gonna win them all!


    Last edited by bostrem00; 03-06-2011 at 03:06 PM.

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: ESPN
  • Iowa State @ Kansas
  • February 2, 2015
  • 08:00 PM