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    Last edited by RoseBowlBound; 11-03-2011 at 11:34 PM. Reason: Reposted the ISU link

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    Re: KenPom Rankings

    Wyoming?



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    Re: KenPom Rankings

    Quote Originally Posted by brianhos View Post
    No it's not, I'm still getting Wyoming.



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    Re: KenPom Rankings

    Only a 38% chance of beating Drake

    I stopped my analysis after that



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    Re: KenPom Rankings

    Found the real ISU one by click on Iowa State from Iowa's schedule on their page. All I can say is ouch.

    13 game Big 12 losing streak?
    2-16 in conference?
    Loss to drake, providence
    Losses at home to UNI and Iowa.

    Overall record of 10-21??? Really! How does he come up with these predictions? A 10 win season?



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    I would imagine these are computer rankings based mostly off of last years performance and who we lost. If we lose to all three of the other Iowa teams I'll cut off my junk, walk up to President Obama and slap him in the face with it, and record the whole thing so I can post it to youtube.
    Been wanting to lose a few pounds anyway



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    Re: KenPom Rankings

    Quote Originally Posted by cyman05 View Post
    Found the real ISU one by click on Iowa State from Iowa's schedule on their page. All I can say is ouch.

    13 game Big 12 losing streak?
    2-16 in conference?
    Loss to drake, providence
    Losses at home to UNI and Iowa.

    Overall record of 10-21??? Really! How does he come up with these predictions? A 10 win season?
    He has to have ****ed up royally on those. Maybe he ran Wyoming through ISU's schedule and called it ISU, and ran ISU through someone in the MWC's schedule and called it ISU as well?


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    Re: KenPom Rankings

    When did we join the Mountain West? I must have missed that in the Mega thread!!



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    Re: KenPom Rankings

    Quote Originally Posted by nhclone View Post
    I would imagine these are computer rankings based mostly off of last years performance and who we lost. If we lose to all three of the other Iowa teams I'll cut off my junk, walk up to President Obama and slap him in the face with it, and record the whole thing so I can post it to youtube.
    Been wanting to lose a few pounds anyway
    It doesn't really make sense to factor in players lost without factoring in players gained.
    Maybe it could in college football.

    In college hoops stars come and go like the wind every year.

    I don't get all the love for KenPom, last year Sagarin's basketball rankings were light years better than that fraud's.



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    Re: KenPom Rankings

    KenPom is a great site and really does a very good job of predicting/evaluating how teams will do, but it needs data first. It needs some games to be played and some data to be gathered before it really starts to work out.



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    Re: KenPom Rankings

    Quote Originally Posted by HFCS View Post
    It doesn't really make sense to factor in players lost without factoring in players gained.
    Maybe it could in college football.

    In college hoops stars come and go like the wind every year.

    I don't get all the love for KenPom, last year Sagarin's basketball rankings were light years better than that fraud's.
    I agree, but that's the only way I could see us showing that badly. Even last years team would do better than that this season. Unless he just doesn't have a way to put the transfers in the system since they didn't play last year.



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    Re: KenPom Rankings

    Quote Originally Posted by HFCS View Post
    It doesn't really make sense to factor in players lost without factoring in players gained.
    Maybe it could in college football.

    In college hoops stars come and go like the wind every year.

    I don't get all the love for KenPom, last year Sagarin's basketball rankings were light years better than that fraud's.
    Calling KenPom's site a fraud is laughable. His site is used by tons of college programs for scouting and he revolutionized the stats used in evaluating college basketball, he was the first one to publish any of the tempo free or efficiency stats.



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    Re: KenPom Rankings

    I am guessing it's based significantly on past year's performance and returning players. It should be pretty dismal.



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    Re: KenPom Rankings

    Click on the top link, and put a period after "Iowa St" so it is "Iowa St."


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