Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 22
  1. #1
    Pro
    Points: 59,988, Level: 75
    Level completed: 96%, Points required for next Level: 62
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    CloneState1028's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Ames, IA via Cedar Rapids
    Posts
    3,273
    Points
    59,988
    Level
    75
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1
    Given: 0

  2. #2
    Speechless
    Points: 206,743, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 33.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    kingcy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    Menlo, Iowa
    Posts
    19,316
    Points
    206,743
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 925
    Given: 795

    Re: Updated ESPN Bubble Watch

    This team will get 11.


    The gap in our economy is between what we have and what we think we ought to have--and that is a moral problem, not an economic one. - Paul Heyne

  3. #3
    Speechless
    Points: 240,546, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 48.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranOverdrive
    HFCS's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Location
    LA LA Land
    Posts
    21,306
    Points
    240,546
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 5,336
    Given: 3,125

    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.



  4. #4
    Speechless
    Points: 240,546, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 48.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranOverdrive
    HFCS's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Location
    LA LA Land
    Posts
    21,306
    Points
    240,546
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 5,336
    Given: 3,125

    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.



  5. #5
    Addict
    Points: 117,793, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 56.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    gogagig's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Posts
    6,353
    Points
    117,793
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,399
    Given: 1,061

    Re: Updated ESPN Bubble Watch

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



  6. #6
    Addict
    Points: 84,633, Level: 90
    Level completed: 50%, Points required for next Level: 917
    Overall activity: 12.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    Bigman38's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Location
    Council Bluffs, IA
    Posts
    7,172
    Points
    84,633
    Level
    90
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,610
    Given: 1,744

    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



  7. #7
    Speechless
    Points: 291,399, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 9.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Illinois
    Posts
    17,330
    Points
    291,399
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 684
    Given: 100

    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.



  8. #8
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 63,935, Level: 78
    Level completed: 43%, Points required for next Level: 915
    Overall activity: 5.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Posts
    4,296
    Points
    63,935
    Level
    78
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 225
    Given: 4

    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.



  9. #9
    Speechless
    Points: 826,463, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 99.9%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    Cyclonepride's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    A pineapple under the sea
    Posts
    58,090
    Points
    826,463
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 8,576
    Given: 3,785

    Re: Updated ESPN Bubble Watch

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



  10. #10
    Addict
    Points: 106,680, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 10.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    huntt26's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    po' dUnk
    Posts
    9,134
    Points
    106,680
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 766
    Given: 256

    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



  11. #11
    Speechless
    Points: 945,051, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 60.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    CycloneErik's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Jamerica
    Posts
    64,765
    Points
    945,051
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 8,153
    Given: 6,958

    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.


    Kansas Must Be Destroyed

    Sic Semper Jayhawks




    http://rememberingdoria.wordpress.com/

  12. #12
    Addict
    Points: 117,793, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 56.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    gogagig's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Posts
    6,353
    Points
    117,793
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,399
    Given: 1,061

    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?



  13. #13
    Speechless
    Points: 291,399, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 9.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Illinois
    Posts
    17,330
    Points
    291,399
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 684
    Given: 100

    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?



  14. #14
    Speechless
    Points: 365,780, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 29.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Doc's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Posts
    16,810
    Points
    365,780
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3,057
    Given: 4,975

    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.



  15. #15
    Speechless
    Points: 444,337, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 15.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    alarson's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    West Des Moines, IA
    Posts
    23,659
    Points
    444,337
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,549
    Given: 1,428

    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.



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: ESPNU
  • HOOPS: Iowa State @ Texas Tech
  • February 10, 2016
  • 08:00 PM