Results 1 to 10 of 10
  1. #1
    Addict
    Points: 95,936, Level: 96
    Level completed: 45%, Points required for next Level: 1,114
    Overall activity: 16.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    cyclones500's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Michigan
    Posts
    9,050
    Points
    95,936
    Level
    96
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 200
    Given: 468

    Updated bracketology 2/24

    Did anyone already post the link to Lunardi's Friday's update? If so, merge, and I apologize.

    I've read some many bracket threads the past few days, I can't recall.

    2/24 Bracketology

    Hanging steady. If we're looking at 8/9 slot, I feel good about our chances in first and second round in that scenario.

    I'm not going to bet money vs. MSU but think of the Cyclones fanbase revenge possibilities.

    In fact, I like the region in its entirety. The possibility of getting to Sweet 16 in St. Louis with a big first weekend. Solid but inconsistent teams (Florida State, Vandy).

    And we've already beaten KU 1.5 times.



  2. #2
    Legend
    Points: 298,469, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 73.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsSocialOverdriveCreated Album picturesVeteran
    IHavNoCyCash's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Posts
    13,511
    Points
    298,469
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 318
    Given: 550

    Re: Updated bracketology 2/24

    similar to my projections...I have us as a 9 seed against St. Louis..and us playing Mich St. if we win.

    Note: My S-Curve is not accurate as in I moved teams around so they would avoid conference teams.
    Attached Files Attached Files


    CyCash's Post of the Week

    Quote Originally Posted by theantiAIRBHG View Post
    Thats because most of this site doesn't enjoy having hotdogs shoved up their ********.
    Denver/Arsenal/Iowa State Fan

  3. #3
    Addict
    Points: 95,936, Level: 96
    Level completed: 45%, Points required for next Level: 1,114
    Overall activity: 16.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    cyclones500's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Michigan
    Posts
    9,050
    Points
    95,936
    Level
    96
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 200
    Given: 468

    Re: Updated bracketology 2/24

    Quote Originally Posted by IHavNoCyCash View Post
    similar to my projections...I have us as a 9 seed against St. Louis..and us playing Mich St. if we win.

    Note: My S-Curve is not accurate as in I moved teams around so they would avoid conference teams.
    My system didn't interpret the Excel file (ugh!). I would like to see your bracket, somehow.



  4. #4
    Legend
    Points: 298,469, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 73.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsSocialOverdriveCreated Album picturesVeteran
    IHavNoCyCash's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Posts
    13,511
    Points
    298,469
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 318
    Given: 550

    Re: Updated bracketology 2/24

    Here's the bubble portion in picture format plus the S-Curve
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails Click image for larger version. 

Name:	S-Curve.JPG 
Views:	22 
Size:	53.0 KB 
ID:	11122   Click image for larger version. 

Name:	Bubble 1.JPG 
Views:	12 
Size:	86.4 KB 
ID:	11123   Click image for larger version. 

Name:	bubble 2.JPG 
Views:	9 
Size:	91.3 KB 
ID:	11124   Click image for larger version. 

Name:	bubble 3.JPG 
Views:	8 
Size:	92.0 KB 
ID:	11125  

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	bubble 4.JPG 
Views:	4 
Size:	27.3 KB 
ID:	11126  


    CyCash's Post of the Week

    Quote Originally Posted by theantiAIRBHG View Post
    Thats because most of this site doesn't enjoy having hotdogs shoved up their ********.
    Denver/Arsenal/Iowa State Fan

  5. #5
    Addict
    Points: 95,936, Level: 96
    Level completed: 45%, Points required for next Level: 1,114
    Overall activity: 16.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    cyclones500's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Michigan
    Posts
    9,050
    Points
    95,936
    Level
    96
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 200
    Given: 468

    Re: Updated bracketology 2/24

    Quote Originally Posted by IHavNoCyCash View Post
    Here's the bubble portion in picture format plus the S-Curve
    Cool - thanks



  6. #6
    Legend
    Points: 298,469, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 73.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsSocialOverdriveCreated Album picturesVeteran
    IHavNoCyCash's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Posts
    13,511
    Points
    298,469
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 318
    Given: 550

    Re: Updated bracketology 2/24

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclones500 View Post
    Cool - thanks
    yep no problem...out of the bubble teams...18 of them can make the dance...there are 50 teams there...some are obvious cuts like Wagner and Loyola (MD)...Iowa State was one of the top bubble teams on there besides Virginia and St. Louis and Kansas St.


    CyCash's Post of the Week

    Quote Originally Posted by theantiAIRBHG View Post
    Thats because most of this site doesn't enjoy having hotdogs shoved up their ********.
    Denver/Arsenal/Iowa State Fan

  7. #7
    Legend
    Points: 298,469, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 73.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsSocialOverdriveCreated Album picturesVeteran
    IHavNoCyCash's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Posts
    13,511
    Points
    298,469
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 318
    Given: 550

    Re: Updated bracketology 2/24

    from left to right for the numbers on my graph.

    Conf. record
    Overall record
    RPI
    SOS
    non-conf. RPI
    # of losses to teams over 150 RPI
    road record
    vs. top 50 RPI
    vs. top 100 RPI
    Conference


    CyCash's Post of the Week

    Quote Originally Posted by theantiAIRBHG View Post
    Thats because most of this site doesn't enjoy having hotdogs shoved up their ********.
    Denver/Arsenal/Iowa State Fan

  8. #8
    Addict
    Points: 95,936, Level: 96
    Level completed: 45%, Points required for next Level: 1,114
    Overall activity: 16.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    cyclones500's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Michigan
    Posts
    9,050
    Points
    95,936
    Level
    96
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 200
    Given: 468

    Re: Updated bracketology 2/24

    Quote Originally Posted by IHavNoCyCash View Post
    Here's the bubble portion in picture format plus the S-Curve
    Looks pretty good.

    Impressive work.

    I'm OK at getting the field (last few in and out are always a quandary) -- but I'm only semi-competent at seeding I tend to do OK with 1-3 and 14-16.

    I have UConn seeded higher than Seton Hall. I have ORU on 11 line; Murray State closer to 7

    Your play-ins are 12 UT vs. Miami and 13 USF vs. Xavier

    My most recent are both at 12 -- Washington/Mississippi State and Xavier/N.C. State

    (Mine isn't complete enough to post, otherwise I would -- I'll get there in a few days, I hope )



  9. #9
    Legend
    Points: 298,469, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 73.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsSocialOverdriveCreated Album picturesVeteran
    IHavNoCyCash's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Posts
    13,511
    Points
    298,469
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 318
    Given: 550

    Re: Updated bracketology 2/24

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclones500 View Post
    Looks pretty good.

    Impressive work.

    I'm OK at getting the field (last few in and out are always a quandary) -- but I'm only semi-competent at seeding I tend to do OK with 1-3 and 14-16.

    I have UConn seeded higher than Seton Hall. I have ORU on 11 line; Murray State closer to 7

    Your play-ins are 12 UT vs. Miami and 13 USF vs. Xavier

    My most recent are both at 12 -- Washington/Mississippi State and Xavier/N.C. State

    (Mine isn't complete enough to post, otherwise I would -- I'll get there in a few days, I hope )
    thanks, I've been working at nights 2 hours a week updating it..once I got the main setup right then it's easy updating it.

    Seton Hall and UCONN are pretty close...most people would agree with you...however Seton Hall has played better down the stretch then UCONN. Though I understand why that looks weird. Oral Roberts at 11 is a bit high..they are 25-5 with a 44 RPI, but they have a really high SOS and they have no top 50 wins..

    Murray St. at 7 is good, they do have some nice non-conf wins so that's why I put them as a 6 seed.

    Washington and Mississppi St. were the 2 teams that barely avoided having to play in the play-in game. Main reason NC St. is out for me is that they are 1-8 vs top 50 teams..they were the last team out on mine.

    Do you have Texas out of the field on yours?


    CyCash's Post of the Week

    Quote Originally Posted by theantiAIRBHG View Post
    Thats because most of this site doesn't enjoy having hotdogs shoved up their ********.
    Denver/Arsenal/Iowa State Fan

  10. #10
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 45,180, Level: 65
    Level completed: 72%, Points required for next Level: 370
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    VeteranCreated Album pictures25000 Experience Points
    Final42b's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    4,053
    Points
    45,180
    Level
    65
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 18
    Given: 27

    Re: Updated bracketology 2/24

    As long as people keep projecting that the big 12 gets 6 teams we are a lock. Winning one more game would make me feel a lot better about it though.



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: FOX
  • Iowa State vs. Baylor
  • September 27, 2014
  • 07:20 PM