View Poll Results: Choose Best Tournament Resume

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    NCAA Nitty Gritty Tournament Game (#3)

    Time for another of game for you to choose which team you think deserves the NCAA tournament spot. I think this one is a pretty good match-up, similar RPI but vastly different ways of getting there. Enjoy!

    Please do not try and guess or give away either team's name. I will provide this when enough votes have been given and I decide to end this poll and start another.


    Team 1

    Record: 22-4
    Non-Conf: 10-3
    Road: 9-3
    Neutral: 1-0

    RPI: 39
    SOS: 155
    vs 1-25: 0-0
    vs 1-50: 0-1
    vs 1-100: 3-3
    vs Sub-100: 19-1



    Team 2

    Record: 16-10
    Non-Conf: 10-3
    Road: 2-5
    Neutral: 4-1

    RPI: 42
    SOS: 6
    vs 1-25: 1-4
    vs 1-50: 3-7
    vs 1-100: 9-9
    vs Sub-100: 7-1



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    Re: NCAA Nitty Gritty Tournament Game (#3)

    I'd go team 2

    They went out and played teams with 5 neutral site games, winning 4. Their SOS is way, way better.

    19/22 of team 1's wins came vs teams below the top 100 as well.



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    Re: NCAA Nitty Gritty Tournament Game (#3)

    Team 2 and its not close imo.

    Also, neither would probably get in as an at large unless they improve their resume between now and selection Sunday.


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    Re: NCAA Nitty Gritty Tournament Game (#3)

    I like team 2 here as well. 10 losses has me concerned though.



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    Re: NCAA Nitty Gritty Tournament Game (#3)

    I know both teams..it's very close but I would pick team 2 as team one hasn't played anyone worth a ****


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    Re: NCAA Nitty Gritty Tournament Game (#3)

    I've gotta go with number 2. Picking number 1 would be like taking 10-2 Arkansas State in a bowl game over 6-6 ISU.



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    Re: NCAA Nitty Gritty Tournament Game (#3)

    I'm taking team 2. Can't take the first team without a single top 50 win.



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    Re: NCAA Nitty Gritty Tournament Game (#3)

    Neither team would make it in



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    Re: NCAA Nitty Gritty Tournament Game (#3)

    Due to the brutal schedule team2 has had, I'm surprised they only have 10 losses.

    Team 2 would get my nod.



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    Re: NCAA Nitty Gritty Tournament Game (#3)

    Quote Originally Posted by CyFan61 View Post
    Neither team would make it in
    I think both would get in.



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    Re: NCAA Nitty Gritty Tournament Game (#3)

    Team 2

    If this was a last-in/first-out, it's one of those situations that makes people ask, "How could the committee take a 16-10 over a 22-4 team?" (using end-of-season records). Other than Team 1's SOS, it wouldn't surprise me if both teams made it.

    I just don't feel like Team 1 has played (and beat) enough teams of worth

    1-100 % is the same for both teams, so it isn't a landslide by any means.

    Hunch: I wonder how many of the 1-100 games for Team 1 came out of conference. That means they play challenging non-conference games, but play in a weak conference.



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    Re: NCAA Nitty Gritty Tournament Game (#3)

    only16 wins, albeit high ranking wins, and 10 losses probably with more to come.

    Team 1 is weak but has a resume of wining their conference.

    Unfortunately I would go with 1.


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    Re: NCAA Nitty Gritty Tournament Game (#3)

    Team one has a zero % chance for an at large. They don't win their conference tourney, they will be NIT bound.

    Team 2 has work to do, but can still grab an at large.



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    Re: NCAA Nitty Gritty Tournament Game (#3)

    Extremely mild game spoiler alert

















    Lol that both of these teams are projected higher seed than us and there are people saying they have no chance at the tourney.



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    Re: NCAA Nitty Gritty Tournament Game (#3)

    Quote Originally Posted by Rhoadhoused View Post
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    Lol that both of these teams are projected higher seed than us and there are people saying they have no chance at the tourney.
    That's funny who the 16-10 team is. And yeah, they're both almost unquestionably in the tournament at this point in time.


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