Results 1 to 15 of 15
  1. #1
    Starter
    Points: 8,628, Level: 27
    Level completed: 80%, Points required for next Level: 122
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered5000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Posts
    751
    Points
    8,628
    Level
    27
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 29
    Given: 81

    Chances on BCS ranking?

    #25 in Coaches Poll, #26 on Sagarin ELO-CHESS (USA TODAY) . . .

    Chances we sneak in at #25 in initial BCS standings tonight?



  2. #2
    Speechless
    Points: 480,289, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 32.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    jdoggivjc's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    Sterling Heights, MI
    Posts
    32,254
    Points
    480,289
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 747
    Given: 521

    Re: Chances on BCS ranking?

    It has happened before...


    Chuck Lidell: I paint my toenails with pink and black polish. Problem is, I get more paint on my toes and on the carpet than on my nails. Any advice?
    Maria Sharapova: Don't you beat up other guys for a living? I don't know how to answer this.



  3. #3
    Pro
    Points: 28,014, Level: 51
    Level completed: 43%, Points required for next Level: 636
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Ankeny, IA
    Posts
    2,371
    Points
    28,014
    Level
    51
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 27
    Given: 8

    Re: Chances on BCS ranking?

    Much more worried about how we're going to slow down the lavender kitties



  4. #4
    Legend
    Points: 140,927, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 20.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranOverdrive
    Judoka's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    Timbuktu
    Posts
    10,526
    Points
    140,927
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 478
    Given: 498

    Re: Chances on BCS ranking?

    Tech losing makes it not a lock, but the computers usually like us so I expect us to sneak in to one of the last few slots this week.



  5. #5
    Speechless
    Points: 406,492, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 20.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    alarson's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    West Des Moines, IA
    Posts
    21,215
    Points
    406,492
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 355
    Given: 159

    Re: Chances on BCS ranking?

    Hm, looking at the computer rankings available

    Sagarin #26
    Massey, not published yet for this week, had us in the top 15 after last week, so might be still top 25 there as well.
    Wolfe: not published yet (at all)
    Colley: not updated for this week, #26 last week
    Billingsley: 21
    Anderson & hester: not updated this week, had us 26 last week

    So yes, with a win this week, and most of the ratings having us that close, its very possible



  6. #6
    Speechless
    Points: 406,492, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 20.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    alarson's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    West Des Moines, IA
    Posts
    21,215
    Points
    406,492
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 355
    Given: 159

    Re: Chances on BCS ranking?

    Quote Originally Posted by 83Clone View Post
    Much more worried about how we're going to slow down the lavender kitties
    Let the team worry about that.



  7. #7
    Addict
    Points: 133,919, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 24.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsSocialVeteran
    ISUCyclones2015's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Ames via Akron, Ohio
    Posts
    5,646
    Points
    133,919
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 492
    Given: 148

    Re: Chances on BCS ranking?

    The BCS uses 6 computer rankings, taking out the highest and lowest then dividing by 100. That 26 is one of the 6 rankings. 4 of the 6 rankings are available and we are ranked: 21, 26, (and two that haven't updated we were 26 last week before our win). 26 is the worst because you don't get any points towards the BCS score but you're still up there. So let's assume a 21, 20, 21, 26 just for the sake of argument.

    AP Poll - 54/2875 = 0.0188
    Coaches Poll - 73/1475 = 0.0495
    Computer Rankings - 5+6+5+0=16. 16/100 = .160

    (0.0188+0.0495+0.160)/3= BCS SCORE OF .0761

    Now some weeks that would've gotten us ranked, and others it wouldn't have. I had to make up the computer ranking formula too because they haven't released all of them yet...


    My teams: (as of 6/15/14)
    Cleveland Browns: 4-12 - .250
    Cleveland Indians: 34-35 - .493
    Cleveland Cavs: 33-49 - .402
    Iowa State Cyclones (FB): 3-9 - .250
    Iowa State Cyclones (BB): 28-8 - .778



  8. #8
    Pro
    Points: 52,240, Level: 70
    Level completed: 78%, Points required for next Level: 310
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    HoopsTournament's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    St. Joseph, MO
    Posts
    2,603
    Points
    52,240
    Level
    70
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 248
    Given: 295

    Re: Chances on BCS ranking?

    AP poll not part of BCS formula.



  9. #9
    Pro
    Points: 38,825, Level: 60
    Level completed: 82%, Points required for next Level: 225
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered25000 Experience Points
    iacyguy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Location
    Dirty Dodge
    Posts
    2,049
    Points
    38,825
    Level
    60
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 75
    Given: 53

    Re: Chances on BCS ranking?

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUCyclones2015 View Post
    The BCS uses 6 computer rankings, taking out the highest and lowest then dividing by 100. That 26 is one of the 6 rankings. 4 of the 6 rankings are available and we are ranked: 21, 26, (and two that haven't updated we were 26 last week before our win). 26 is the worst because you don't get any points towards the BCS score but you're still up there. So let's assume a 21, 20, 21, 26 just for the sake of argument.

    AP Poll - 54/2875 = 0.0188
    Coaches Poll - 73/1475 = 0.0495
    Computer Rankings - 5+6+5+0=16. 16/100 = .160

    (0.0188+0.0495+0.160)/3= BCS SCORE OF .0761


    Now some weeks that would've gotten us ranked, and others it wouldn't have. I had to make up the computer ranking formula too because they haven't released all of them yet...
    too much math on a sunday for me



  10. #10
    Speechless
    Points: 406,492, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 20.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    alarson's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    West Des Moines, IA
    Posts
    21,215
    Points
    406,492
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 355
    Given: 159

    Re: Chances on BCS ranking?

    Instead of AP poll we're waiting on the harris poll. That will tell us a lot more.



  11. #11
    Legend
    Points: 408,965, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 27.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    cyclonedave25's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Location
    Chicago, IL
    Posts
    14,699
    Points
    408,965
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 579
    Given: 284

    Re: Chances on BCS ranking?

    Quote Originally Posted by iacyguy View Post
    too much math on any day for me
    FIFY.


    When Prepared, Fear No One.

  12. #12
    Addict
    Points: 133,919, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 24.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsSocialVeteran
    ISUCyclones2015's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Ames via Akron, Ohio
    Posts
    5,646
    Points
    133,919
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 492
    Given: 148

    Re: Chances on BCS ranking?

    Quote Originally Posted by HoopsTournament View Post
    AP poll not part of BCS formula.
    Shhh.. you didn't have to say that.

    The Harris Poll hasn't come out yet, so I used the AP Poll with the Harris Poll's denominator.

    ALSO, the BCS rankings don't come out till next week.


    My teams: (as of 6/15/14)
    Cleveland Browns: 4-12 - .250
    Cleveland Indians: 34-35 - .493
    Cleveland Cavs: 33-49 - .402
    Iowa State Cyclones (FB): 3-9 - .250
    Iowa State Cyclones (BB): 28-8 - .778



  13. #13
    Pro
    Points: 28,014, Level: 51
    Level completed: 43%, Points required for next Level: 636
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Ankeny, IA
    Posts
    2,371
    Points
    28,014
    Level
    51
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 27
    Given: 8

    Re: Chances on BCS ranking?

    Fair enough



  14. #14
    Bench Warmer
    Points: 8,465, Level: 27
    Level completed: 53%, Points required for next Level: 285
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran5000 Experience Points
    CycloneSupt6's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Davenport
    Posts
    349
    Points
    8,465
    Level
    27
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Chances on BCS ranking?

    NCAA College Football Rankings - CBSSports.com

    Granted the BCS rankings are "projected". but they have ISU at #24.



  15. #15
    Addict
    Points: 96,154, Level: 96
    Level completed: 56%, Points required for next Level: 896
    Overall activity: 18.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    cyclones500's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Michigan
    Posts
    9,079
    Points
    96,154
    Level
    96
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 203
    Given: 485

    Re: Chances on BCS ranking?

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneSupt6 View Post
    NCAA College Football Rankings - CBSSports.com

    Granted the BCS rankings are "projected". but they have ISU at #24.
    Even projections are likely to be accurate within a couple of slots.

    Honestly didn't think ISU would get up to that level yet after TT loss -- but I guess since Tech is still fairly close to Top 25, and TCU was solidly inside top 20 ... makes numerical sense.



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: FS1
  • Iowa State @ Oklahoma State
  • October 4, 2014
  • 11:00 AM