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    CBSsports has ISU an 8 seed as of this morning

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    Might be one of the best 8 seeds we've seen in awhile



    Also has Kansas State as an 8 seed. And of course has Northwestern in.


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    Re: CBSsports has ISU an 8 seed as of this morning

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    Re: CBSsports has ISU an 8 seed as of this morning

    Need to start making hay today and move up...


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    Re: CBSsports has ISU an 8 seed as of this morning

    I think we are at a 7 right now.


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    Re: CBSsports has ISU an 8 seed as of this morning

    Its fair. Win today and ISU is a 7, lose and they are a 9.



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    Re:CBSsports has ISU an 8 seed as of this morning

    A win tonight changes that



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    Re: CBSsports has ISU an 8 seed as of this morning

    The seed doesn't really matter IMO, if we shoot it well we can beat anybody. Actually, I think I would be more scared going in if we were a 5 seed.

    I don't understand all the love for the Big 10. 7 teams from that league is crazy. In a head to head matchup, I'd pick Texas over either Purdue or Northwestern.



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    Re: CBSsports has ISU an 8 seed as of this morning

    You know what makes his bracket insane is the fact that he has SETON HALL in the tournament! They lost 6 games in a row at one point, Beat other big east bubble teams and then loses to Rutgers and gets blown out by 3 conference win Depaul. Yes they beat Georgetown, but seriously CBS? Seton Hall, not deserving.



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    Re: CBSsports has ISU an 8 seed as of this morning

    Im hoping ISU can get up to a 6 seed...probably need to be playing on Saturday to do that.

    First round game against an 11 seed, second round game against a 3 seed would be ideal! If they were to make it that far, they wouldn't see a 1 seed until the Elite 8.



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    Re: CBSsports has ISU an 8 seed as of this morning

    Quote Originally Posted by bozclone View Post
    The seed doesn't really matter IMO, if we shoot it well we can beat anybody. Actually, I think I would be more scared going in if we were a 5 seed.

    I don't understand all the love for the Big 10. 7 teams from that league is crazy. In a head to head matchup, I'd pick Texas over either Purdue or Northwestern.
    I don't like a second round match up against Syracuse. There are two teams in the NCAA that I think we can't beat with short prep time and they are Syracuse and Kentucky. Facing that Syracuse zone on short preparation is not a good thing. Give me anyone other than Syracuse and Kentucky in the second round and I would be happy. Then give us time to prepare for those two and we have a shot


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    Re: CBSsports has ISU an 8 seed as of this morning

    Quote Originally Posted by chuckd4735 View Post
    Im hoping ISU can get up to a 6 seed...probably need to be playing on Saturday to do that.

    First round game against an 11 seed, second round game against a 3 seed would be ideal! If they were to make it that far, they wouldn't see a 1 seed until the Elite 8.
    +1. couldnt agree more. A couple wins in the tournament might get us there. I dont even mind a 7 seed. There isn't a projected 2 seed that ISU can't play with


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    Re: CBSsports has ISU an 8 seed as of this morning

    I agree that I see us as a 7 right now (probably 7 with a win, 8 with a loss today). I don't think the selection committee will show nearly as much bias as the media does. They seem to be stuck rating teams with preseason expectations weighing on those who exceeded them, and adding to those who haven't.



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    Re: CBSsports has ISU an 8 seed as of this morning

    Quote Originally Posted by bozclone View Post
    The seed doesn't really matter IMO, if we shoot it well we can beat anybody. Actually, I think I would be more scared going in if we were a 5 seed.

    I don't understand all the love for the Big 10. 7 teams from that league is crazy. In a head to head matchup, I'd pick Texas over either Purdue or Northwestern.
    I'd rather play a team in the second round that we don't have to shoot lights-out to win. No thank you 8/9 seed.

    This is another reason why Texas has no chance. The team knows we are flirting with an 8/9 seed. We'll be lions today.



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    Re: CBSsports has ISU an 8 seed as of this morning

    Quote Originally Posted by mj4cy View Post
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    Might be one of the best 8 seeds we've seen in awhile



    Also has Kansas State as an 8 seed. And of course has Northwestern in.


    Surprised to see us #8 and Baylor #3! I see Baylor (and Missouri) imploding in the Big 12 tourney.



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    Re: CBSsports has ISU an 8 seed as of this morning

    Quote Originally Posted by tazclone View Post
    I don't like a second round match up against Syracuse. There are two teams in the NCAA that I think we can't beat with short prep time and they are Syracuse and Kentucky. Facing that Syracuse zone on short preparation is not a good thing. Give me anyone other than Syracuse and Kentucky in the second round and I would be happy. Then give us time to prepare for those two and we have a shot
    Very good point although we are tough to prepare for as well on short turnaround. I agree with you though.



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