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    Re: Updated ESPN Bubble Watch

    This team will get 11.


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    Re: Updated ESPN Bubble Watch

    Quote Originally Posted by kingcy View Post
    This team will get 11.
    Our amps go to 11. Hopefully they can go past 11 though.



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    Re: Updated ESPN Bubble Watch

    Quote Originally Posted by CloneState1028 View Post
    I actually think the RPI is a lot more accurate than the cult of Kenpom this year, but I feel Sagarin balances the strengths and weaknesses of both.

    I think any of the major computer rankings are as good or better than the AP and coaches polls.



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    Re: Updated ESPN Bubble Watch

    We're not a brand name school in a brand name conference. We need 11.



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    Re: Updated ESPN Bubble Watch

    Quote Originally Posted by gogagig View Post
    We're not a brand name school in a brand name conference. We need 11.
    False



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    Re: Updated ESPN Bubble Watch

    Quote Originally Posted by gogagig View Post
    We're not a brand name school in a brand name conference. We need 11.
    That has nothing to do with the selection process.



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    Re: Updated ESPN Bubble Watch

    10-8 should be enough. 11 clinches it. 10 with a tourney win should do it to.

    But you never know, lot can happen.

    Just take care of OU tomorrow first.



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    Re: Updated ESPN Bubble Watch

    I know one thing. I can't gets me enough bubble talk.



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    Re: Updated ESPN Bubble Watch

    Quote Originally Posted by gocubs2118 View Post
    That has nothing to do with the selection process.
    Correct, this isn't the BCS people. If it was George Mason and VCU would never get a shot



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    Re: Updated ESPN Bubble Watch

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    I know one thing. I can't gets me enough bubble talk.
    It's a rabbit hole without end.


    Since we are an elite team now, let's go get that One Cyclone Moment.
    Make this one for the ages!




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    Re: Updated ESPN Bubble Watch

    A couple of teams have to get hosed. It happens every year. How does the selection committee decide whom to hose?



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    Re: Updated ESPN Bubble Watch

    Quote Originally Posted by gogagig View Post
    A couple of teams have to get hosed. It happens every year. How does the selection committee decide whom to hose?
    Whoever they think has the worst resume?



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    Re: Updated ESPN Bubble Watch

    I think it's likely that a team that is not a tournament-worthy team right now wins either the Pac-12 or A-10 tournament. Those two conferences both have a lot of parity and no real strong team. It's very possible that both conferences send a tournament winner that wouldn't be in without winning their conference tournament.

    When you throw in other conferences with a strong at-large team that could lose the tournament, I think that the bubble shrinks 2-3 teams.

    There's a reason for your 11-win crowd to get nervous again.



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    Re: Updated ESPN Bubble Watch

    Quote Originally Posted by Doc View Post
    I think it's likely that a team that is not a tournament-worthy team right now wins either the Pac-12 or A-10 tournament. Those two conferences both have a lot of parity and no real strong team. It's very possible that both conferences send a tournament winner that wouldn't be in without winning their conference tournament.

    When you throw in other conferences with a strong at-large team that could lose the tournament, I think that the bubble shrinks 2-3 teams.

    There's a reason for your 11-win crowd to get nervous again.
    Lol. That might be reason to be nervous at 10 wins, but 11 would be just fine. Even 10 is still probably fine. We're not in the last 4 in.



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