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    Lunardi - new bracketology

    Finally in the faux-field.

    Lunardi bracketology Jan. 15

    Sorry if this was already posted .. merge / delete if so.



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    Re: Lunardi - new bracketology

    If we could get that 6 seed in KC that would be huge!! imo


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    Re: Lunardi - new bracketology

    Has us in a First Four play-in game against Larry Eustachy's CSU team.

    If we win that we'd play VCU in Kansas City. Then likely Minnesota in KC as well.

    Hell if we win that it would probably be Iowa State vs. Gonzaga down in Arlington, TX. Lots of chances for Cyclone fans to give ISU a home-court advantage. Continuing the magical run #11 seed Iowa State beats #1 seed Kansas in the Elite Eight.

    (Yes I know this is all fake)

    In all seriousness Lunardi has the Big 12 getting SIX teams in and has Iowa State as the lowest one.

    Kansas - 1
    Kansas State - 7
    Baylor - 8
    Oklahoma - 9
    Oklahoma State - 9
    Iowa State - 11 (play-in game)


    Last edited by CyFan61; 01-15-2013 at 10:56 AM.

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    Re: Lunardi - new bracketology

    i like those matchups. very feasible trip to sweet 16


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    Re: Lunardi - new bracketology

    Quote Originally Posted by CyFan61 View Post
    Has us in a First Four play-in game against Larry Eustachy's CSU team.

    If we win that we'd play VCU in Kansas City. Then likely Minnesota in KC as well.

    Hell if we win that it would probably be Iowa State vs. Gonzaga down in Arlington, TX. Lots of chances for Cyclone fans to give ISU a home-court advantage. Continuing the magical run #11 seed Iowa State beats #1 seed Kansas in the Elite Eight.

    (Yes I know this is all fake)

    In all seriousness Lunardi has the Big 12 getting SIX teams in and has Iowa State as the lowest one.

    Kansas - 1
    Kansas State - 7
    Baylor - 8
    Oklahoma - 9
    Oklahoma State - 9
    Iowa State - 11 (play-in game)
    Fake, yes, but it's fun to play out the scenarios.

    That seems favorable to get the 11 play-in and playing Minnesota would be tough, but the Hilton South placement would help.



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    Re: Lunardi - new bracketology

    If we got that #11 seed, I don't think a Final Four run would shock anyone around here. Get passes VCU, Minny and the Zags then beat our old friend (who we know how to beat) Kansas.


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    Re: Lunardi - new bracketology

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclones500 View Post
    Fake, yes, but it's fun to play out the scenarios.

    That seems favorable to get the 11 play-in and playing Minnesota would be tough, but the Hilton South placement would help.
    That would be really unfair to Minnesota.

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    Re: Lunardi - new bracketology

    Will take an 11 seed over an 8 seed all day. wish it wasnt a play in though.


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    Re: Lunardi - new bracketology

    As long as we're not an 8 or a 9 seed, I don't care what seed we are at.



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    Re: Lunardi - new bracketology

    Ill take anything to avoid having to play a 1 seed in the 3rd round if we were to win... It really ****ed us up last year when we were clicking on all cylinders...




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    Re: Lunardi - new bracketology

    Playing in KC would be huge!


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    Re: Lunardi - new bracketology

    God I hope we land in KC. Already got tickets through NCAA and I have good seats.



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    Re: Lunardi - new bracketology

    How many first round play-ins go very far?

    Looks like Lunardi wants us to play LE and Wes Eckmeier.


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    Re: Lunardi - new bracketology

    Quote Originally Posted by timappelgate View Post
    If we got that #11 seed, I don't think a Final Four run would shock anyone around here. Get passes VCU, Minny and the Zags then beat our old friend (who we know how to beat) Kansas.
    I know we're riding a one game winning streak, but I'm still not sure we're Final Four material, even with a few breaks.



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    Re: Lunardi - new bracketology

    Quote Originally Posted by Wesley View Post
    How many first round play-ins go very far?\

    Looks like Lunardi wants us to play LE and Wes Eckmeier.
    Only two years of the 68-format to draw from, but South Florida (12) reached round of 32 in 2012. VCU (11) reached Final Four in 2011.

    But that's only half of the at-large play-ins. The others were 2-and-out.



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