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    Teams We Want to Lose This Week

    Since seeding is all relative, the one factor that hasn't been talked about much on CF (at least that I have seen) relates to the teams ahead of us on the S-Curve.

    If we are to move out of the dreaded 8 - 9 game and into the 5 - 7 range, I think we need the team's ahead of us to lose - the worse the loss the better - while we win a few games. So, I think we need to cheer against Gonzaga, Louisville, Notre Dame, New Mexico among others. If these teams lose quickly, I think we can improve our seeding with only a win or two in the Big 12 Tourney.

    Who else do we have a legitimate opportunity to leapfrog over the course of Championship Week?



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    Re: Teams We Want to Lose This Week

    Florida, UNLV, Temple, Notre Dame, Gonzaga, Vanderbilt, San Diego St, New Mexico, Memphis, St. Mary's, & Purdue...

    That's some of them anyway.




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    Re: Teams We Want to Lose This Week

    Texas, and Missouri.



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    Re: Teams We Want to Lose This Week

    Quote Originally Posted by cy8 View Post
    Texas, and Missouri.
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    Re: Teams We Want to Lose This Week

    Gonzaga and St. Mary's play each other tonight for the WCC championship. Unless we win 2+ in the Big 12 tourney, I think we are behind at least one of those teams.

    Notre Dame plays the winner of (Nova vs. Rutgers) vs. USF.

    Louisville plays winner of Providence vs. Seton Hall.

    *Cincinnati plays the winner of (Pitt vs. St. John's) vs. Georgetown.

    *San Diego St. plays B1G like foe Boise State.

    New Mexico plays Air Force.

    *UNLV plays Wyoming.


    *also think we can pass



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    Re: Teams We Want to Lose This Week

    According to Joe Lunardi
    5 seeds
    UNLV
    Temple
    Florida
    Louisville
    6 seeds
    Notre Dame
    Vandy
    Murray State
    Gonzaga
    7 seeds
    Memphis
    New Mexico
    San Diego St.
    Creighton
    8 seeds
    St. Mary's
    Iowa State
    Kansas State
    Alabama
    9 seeds
    Purdue
    Virginia
    Cincinnati
    Southern Miss



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    Re: Teams We Want to Lose This Week

    I really wouldn't put too much weight right now in saying that we are a ___ seed. We are mostly basing this off of Lunardi, and based off of other things I saw in the bracket, the guy is missing the mark on a lot of things. I'd honestly say that we are a 7 or even a 6 right now.



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    Re: Teams We Want to Lose This Week

    Everybody that is ranked above us in the top 25.. and Texas



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    Re: Teams We Want to Lose This Week

    Mizzou, so they fall off to 3seeds and we can snag 7th seed @ Omaha.



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    Re: Teams We Want to Lose This Week

    We have to get out of the 8-9 seed so win our games and get into the 4-5 range.



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    Re: Teams We Want to Lose This Week

    Quote Originally Posted by cyguytillidie View Post
    According to Joe Lunardi5 seedsUNLVTempleFloridaLouisville6 seedsNotre DameVandyMurray StateGonzaga7 seedsMemphisNew MexicoSan Diego St.Creighton8 seedsSt. Mary'sIowa StateKansas StateAlabama9 seedsPurdueVirginiaCincinnatiSouthern Miss
    I would really like to know how Florida is a 5 seed when we have identical records and they are only 6 spots ahead of us in the AP poll?? Also how is kstate the same seed as us?? Blasphemy



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    Re: Teams We Want to Lose This Week

    Quote Originally Posted by cymaniac17 View Post
    I would really like to know how Florida is a 5 seed when we have identical records and they are only 6 spots ahead of us in the AP poll?? Also how is kstate the same seed as us?? Blasphemy
    lol it seems Lunardi chooses his bracketology much like most of us fill out our ncaa tourney brackets. no insight and no clue what those teams have done. or is that just me?



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    Re: Teams We Want to Lose This Week

    Quote Originally Posted by cymaniac17 View Post
    I would really like to know how Florida is a 5 seed when we have identical records and they are only 6 spots ahead of us in the AP poll?? Also how is kstate the same seed as us?? Blasphemy
    Exactly! And 22-9 in the Big 12 is a lot more impressive than 22-9 in the SEC.


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    Re: Teams We Want to Lose This Week

    Florida
    SOS: 37
    RPI: 29
    Record vs. 1-25: 1-4
    26-50: 2-1
    51-75: 2-2
    76-100: 3-0
    101-200: 10-2
    201+: 4-0
    Jerseys say Florida

    Iowa State
    SOS: 35
    RPI: 30
    1-25: 2-5
    26-50: 2-0
    51-75: 1-2
    76-100: 0-0
    101-200: 10-2
    201+: 7-0
    Jerseys say Iowa State


    They have a one more win in the top 100 but other than that I don't see the diffence.
    Didn't see this before but we have one more top 50 win then Florida does.


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