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    Boston Globe picks us for NCAA tourney

    The Boston Globe College Sports Blog - Boston.com

    Multiple-bid leagues

    ACC (5): North Carolina, Duke, Florida State, Virginia Tech, North Carolina State.
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    Big East (10): Pitt, Syracuse, UConn, Cincinnati, Louisville, Villanova, West Virginia, Seton Hall, Marquette, Notre Dame
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    Mountain West (2): New Mexico, UNLV
    Pac 12 (5): UCLA, Arizona, Cal, Stanford, Washington
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    Re: Boston Globe picks us for NCAA tourney

    I was going to post this! But yeah, somebody is finally giving us some love outside of Iowa.



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    Re: Boston Globe picks us for NCAA tourney

    About time we get some recognition. Hopefully this doesn't jinx us.



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    Re: Boston Globe picks us for NCAA tourney

    This is great news! Now we don't have to waste the whole season worrying about whether our record and RPI are adequate. What a relief!

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    Re: Boston Globe picks us for NCAA tourney

    Multiple-bid leagues

    ACC (5): North Carolina, Duke, Florida State, Virginia Tech, North Carolina State.
    Atlantic 10 (3): Xavier, Saint Louis, Saint Bonaventure
    Big East (10): Pitt, Syracuse, UConn, Cincinnati, Louisville, Villanova, West Virginia, Seton Hall, Marquette, Notre Dame
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    Missouri Valley (2): Wichita State, Creighton
    Mountain West (2): New Mexico, UNLV
    Pac 12 (5): UCLA, Arizona, Cal, Stanford, Washington
    Southeastern Conference (4): Kentucky, Vanderbilt, Florida, Alabama
    West Coast Conference (2): Gonzaga, Saint Mary’s

    Possible teams I wouldn't have picked



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    Re: Boston Globe picks us for NCAA tourney

    Well now that we are going to the tourney, who do you think we will beat in there?



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    Re: Boston Globe picks us for NCAA tourney

    A 70% conference big dance rate is pretty good.



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    Re: Boston Globe picks us for NCAA tourney

    maybe we can play harrison barnes


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    Re: Boston Globe picks us for NCAA tourney

    Quote Originally Posted by dtclones View Post
    A 70% conference big dance rate is pretty good.
    Yes, I noticed that. I'm somewhat doubtful that this ten team league is a shoe in for 7 bids.


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    Re: Boston Globe picks us for NCAA tourney

    Quote Originally Posted by dtclones View Post
    A 70% conference big dance rate is pretty good.
    And probably too good to be true.



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    Re: Boston Globe picks us for NCAA tourney

    i will say he has about 45% of those teams right



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    Re: Boston Globe picks us for NCAA tourney

    Quote Originally Posted by JP4CY View Post
    Multiple-bid leagues

    ACC (5): North Carolina, Duke, Florida State, Virginia Tech, North Carolina State.
    Atlantic 10 (3): Xavier, Saint Louis, Saint Bonaventure
    Big East (10): Pitt, Syracuse, UConn, Cincinnati, Louisville, Villanova, West Virginia, Seton Hall, Marquette, Notre Dame
    Big 10 (6): Ohio State, Wisconsin, Michigan State, Northwestern, Purdue, Michigan
    Big 12 (7): Baylor, Kansas, Iowa State, Oklahoma State, Texas A&M, Missouri, Texas.
    Conference USA (2): Memphis, Central Florida
    Missouri Valley (2): Wichita State, Creighton
    Mountain West (2): New Mexico, UNLV
    Pac 12 (5): UCLA, Arizona, Cal, Stanford, Washington
    Southeastern Conference (4): Kentucky, Vanderbilt, Florida, Alabama
    West Coast Conference (2): Gonzaga, Saint Mary’s

    Possible teams I wouldn't have picked
    I could possibly see any of those teams you bolded, but probably not all of them.

    And I notice Creighton is on there, too.

    If anything, it seems a little steep on mid-major conferences with multiple bids — just from a realistic/typical standpoint.

    Nice to get ISU in a projection, though. It means nothing, especially in preseason, but it would be cool to be included in bracketology throughout the year. Attention of that sort never hurts.



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    Re: Boston Globe picks us for NCAA tourney

    That's right Boston Globe.



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    Re: Boston Globe picks us for NCAA tourney

    Now we are screwed!!!!


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    Re: Boston Globe picks us for NCAA tourney

    Quote Originally Posted by Cydkar View Post
    And probably too good to be true. (70 percent of conference)
    Yeah, I doubt Big12 gets 7 of the 10 in this season.



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