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    Re: USA Today Loves the Big 10....again

    Quote Originally Posted by brett108 View Post
    I like KenPom, and I am not saying they weren't. I just hate using RPI exclusively as the decider. The Big10 was good last year. That being said, as dependant as BB is on incoming freshman, I don't think anyone can say who the top conferences are going to be this year. And Mizzou lost alot from last years team.
    So did ISU....


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    Re: USA Today Loves the Big 10....again

    Quote Originally Posted by Hawkeye11en1 View Post
    So did ISU....
    Yeah, but that's different.


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    Re: USA Today Loves the Big 10....again

    How did the dance shake out last year?



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    Re: USA Today Loves the Big 10....again

    Quote Originally Posted by BigBake View Post
    How did the dance shake out last year?
    Well, the Big Ten had the same number of bids, and one more win than the Big 12.

    Big Ten 11-6
    Big 12 10-6
    SEC 10-3 (thanks to Kentucky).

    Again, what's your point? Not only was the BIG rated #1 in RPI, Kenpom, and Sagarin, but they had the second best conference tournament record (behind Kentucky). Oh, and they had the highest SOS and the best OOC winning percentage. What's your argument again?


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    Re: USA Today Loves the Big 10....again

    But the Big 10 had the Hocks, which trumps all in the suckage department.



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    Re: USA Today Loves the Big 10....again

    Quote Originally Posted by Rural View Post
    Yeah, yeah they love them some Big Ten yet not one word about the rising juggernaut in that league.
    Better watch out. These guys have a common bond.


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    Re: USA Today Loves the Big 10....again

    Big10 never does **** in the tourney tho. No one in the Big10 has won a national title since 2000, yet they have all the hype year after year.



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    Re: USA Today Loves the Big 10....again

    It's the B10. What does this have to do with ISU BB?




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    Re: USA Today Loves the Big 10....again

    Quote Originally Posted by ISU1294 View Post
    Big10 never does **** in the tourney tho. No one in the Big10 has won a national title since 2000, yet they have all the hype year after year.
    How many titles does the Big 12 have since 2000?



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    Re: USA Today Loves the Big 10....again

    Quote Originally Posted by TigerCyJM View Post
    Better watch out. These guys have a common bond.


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    Re: USA Today Loves the Big 10....again

    Big 10 will have a great year again. Nothing wrong with them being 1.



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    Re: USA Today Loves the Big 10....again

    Quote Originally Posted by SplitIdentity View Post
    Well, the Big Ten had the same number of bids, and one more win than the Big 12.

    Big Ten 11-6
    Big 12 10-6
    SEC 10-3 (thanks to Kentucky).

    Again, what's your point? Not only was the BIG rated #1 in RPI, Kenpom, and Sagarin, but they had the second best conference tournament record (behind Kentucky). Oh, and they had the highest SOS and the best OOC winning percentage. What's your argument again?
    Why does everything have to be an argument for you?

    The Big 10 was overhyped all year last year and then we saw reality once the dance hit. They were NOT head and shoulders above every other conf like the media wanted you to believe. Didn't the one shrill have like 10 Big 10 teams picked to be dancing until reality hit? Then the Big 12 had it's best in the championship game not the Big 10.

    Point, the media and ESPN have a major urge to hype the Big 10 year after year undeservedly. Appears this year the same is happening again.


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    Re: USA Today Loves the Big 10....again

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    Better watch out. These guys have a common bond.


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