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    Successful season question..

    At this point, what would you consider a "successful" season outcome to be?

    NCAA Tourney bid? What seed?
    NIT bid?
    CIT bid?
    Winning record?
    National Championship?
    Final four? Elite eight?

    Just curious what everyone is thinking..



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    Re: Successful season question..

    NCAA Tourney. Seed doesn't really matter imo.



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    Re: Successful season question..

    Quote Originally Posted by Chiefclone View Post
    At this point, what would you consider a "successful" season outcome to be?

    NCAA Tourney bid? What seed?
    NIT bid?
    CIT bid?
    Winning record?
    National Championship?
    Final four? Elite eight?

    Just curious what everyone is thinking..
    This, go big, or go home.

    But seriously, get in the dance and see what happens from there.


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    Re: Successful season question..

    Quote Originally Posted by Chiefclone View Post
    At this point, what would you consider a "successful" season outcome to be?

    NCAA Tourney bid? What seed?
    NIT bid?
    CIT bid?
    Winning record?
    National Championship?
    Final four? Elite eight?

    Just curious what everyone is thinking..
    National Champion or Bust. I hope I don't need the jimlad.

    Anything above an 8 seed in the only tourney that matters, I would veiw as sucsessful.



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    Re: Successful season question..

    Quote Originally Posted by Chiefclone View Post
    At this point, what would you consider a "successful" season outcome to be?

    NCAA Tourney bid? What seed?
    NIT bid?
    CIT bid?
    Winning record?
    National Championship?
    Final four? Elite eight?

    Just curious what everyone is thinking..
    NCAA Tourney. /thread


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    Re: Successful season question..

    Big Dance, preferably not an 8/9 seed.


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    Re: Successful season question..

    Just get to the Big Dance.


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    Re: Successful season question..

    Make the tourney and winning a Big 12 tournament game or two would be nice.


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    Re: Successful season question..

    Win a game or two (or three) in the Big 12 Tourney and then win 2 or more games in the Big Dance. I expect that from this team, and think they are capable.


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    Re: Successful season question..

    Big XII tournament championship OR Sweet 16



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    Re: Successful season question..

    The first goal is the NCAA tournament. The second goal all depends on the seed.



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    Re: Successful season question..

    Make it to the Round of 32 in the Big Dance.



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    Re: Successful season question..

    I would absolutely love a CIT! ;)

    I'm getting greedy. I want a beneficial seed. I don't want to play a number one seed. We are not an elite team, but the fortunate seed can always be the difference between a sweet 16 and first round exit.

    Of course, a lot of basketball still to play. No post season still a possibility.



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    Re: Successful season question..

    My hopes/goals for this team:

    1) Top 4 finish in Big XII Regular Season
    2) At least one win in conference tournament
    3) At least one win in NCAA tournament



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    Re: Successful season question..

    Until today I've never even heard of the CIT. what a joke.


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