Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 21
  1. #1
    Recruit
    Points: 3,387, Level: 16
    Level completed: 85%, Points required for next Level: 63
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    1000 Experience Points1 year registered

    Join Date
    Jan 2013
    Posts
    86
    Points
    3,387
    Level
    16
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3
    Given: 4

    Best case scenario tournament wise?

    I think it's pretty obvious we will make the tournament. Since yesterday's blown opportunity, what is the best possible seed we can get if we can maybe get on a hot streak and win out or maybe lose only one more? Is a 6 maybe 7 seed out of the question? Realizing that we may only have a chance for an 8 or 9 seed at best is depressing to think about because it just seems like we may have another good team that will have to play another Kentucky in the second round.



  2. #2
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 39,451, Level: 61
    Level completed: 31%, Points required for next Level: 899
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    WDM
    Posts
    4,114
    Points
    39,451
    Level
    61
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 27
    Given: 23

    Re: Best case scenario tournament wise?

    Depends how hot you are talking...winning out? Yes a 6 would definitely be possible, luckily if we do end up in the 8/9 there are good teams, but no "kentucky's" this yr.



  3. #3
    All-Star
    Points: 49,042, Level: 68
    Level completed: 50%, Points required for next Level: 708
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran25000 Experience Points
    Thompsonclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    1,968
    Points
    49,042
    Level
    68
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 135
    Given: 67

    Re: Best case scenario tournament wise?

    My best case scenario would be just to get in. I don't think it's as obvious as you do. If we get in the best seed we could get is probably a 9 or a 10 seed in my opinion.



  4. #4
    Addict
    Points: 120,750, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 88.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience Points1 year registeredSocialOverdrive
    cmjh10's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    8,469
    Points
    120,750
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,811
    Given: 2,819

    Re: Best case scenario tournament wise?

    We win out, everybody else ahead of us loses out, and we get the #1 overall seed and win the title.


    Naz Long, the Cowboy Killer

  5. #5
    Speechless
    Points: 402,720, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 78.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialOverdriveVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Wesley's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Omaha
    Posts
    59,557
    Points
    402,720
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 646
    Given: 404

    Re: Best case scenario tournament wise?

    Quote Originally Posted by JackCyclone View Post
    I think it's pretty obvious we will make the tournament. Since yesterday's blown opportunity, what is the best possible seed we can get if we can maybe get on a hot streak and win out or maybe lose only one more? Is a 6 maybe 7 seed out of the question? Realizing that we may only have a chance for an 8 or 9 seed at best is depressing to think about because it just seems like we may have another good team that will have to play another Kentucky in the second round.
    There are no Kentuckys this year.


    Let my Fred's Posse Ride: Georges, Naz, Hogue, Bryce, Nader, Monte, Matt, and McKay.

  6. #6
    Pro
    Points: 60,436, Level: 76
    Level completed: 25%, Points required for next Level: 1,214
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Created Album pictures50000 Experience PointsVeteranSocial
    geburgess's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    WDSM, IA
    Posts
    2,382
    Points
    60,436
    Level
    76
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1
    Given: 0

    Re: Best case scenario tournament wise?

    Quote Originally Posted by Wesley View Post
    There are no Kentuckys this year.
    This.

    If we win where we should, which is basically every game here on out, I can see us as a 4-5 seed. Depends on what happens in other leagues. We just gotta take care of our business.


    Keepers of the Faith -- The Unknown



  7. #7
    Legend
    Points: 277,897, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 25.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    chuckd4735's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Ankeny, Iowa
    Posts
    14,988
    Points
    277,897
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,064
    Given: 210

    Re: Best case scenario tournament wise?

    Win out, win the Big 12, and win the Big 12 tourney, and your a 4 seed, 5 at the very worst.



  8. #8
    Recruit
    Points: 3,387, Level: 16
    Level completed: 85%, Points required for next Level: 63
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    1000 Experience Points1 year registered

    Join Date
    Jan 2013
    Posts
    86
    Points
    3,387
    Level
    16
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3
    Given: 4

    Re: Best case scenario tournament wise?

    Ok, you're right. Maybe no Kentucky's but those 5 or 6 teams that have played musical chairs with the top 5 rankings would all be a tough matchup for us. Just think an 8 or 9 seed would be a big bummer with the team we have.



  9. #9
    Speechless
    Points: 737,324, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 77.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    Cyclonepride's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    A pineapple under the sea
    Posts
    48,121
    Points
    737,324
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,612
    Given: 766

    Re: Best case scenario tournament wise?

    Peak late and get a six. I'd like to avoid a 2 or 3 in the second round, but the cool thing is that there is no '12 Kentucky in the field.



  10. #10
    Speechless
    Points: 283,594, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Illinois
    Posts
    16,682
    Points
    283,594
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 266
    Given: 29

    Re: Best case scenario tournament wise?

    This thread just saddens me that we did draw Kentucky last year. I think we could have beaten any of the other 1 seeds the way they were playing at the time.



  11. #11
    All-Star
    Points: 26,097, Level: 49
    Level completed: 55%, Points required for next Level: 453
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    F5cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2011
    Location
    Washington, D.C.
    Posts
    1,152
    Points
    26,097
    Level
    49
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 130
    Given: 66

    Re: Best case scenario tournament wise?

    Quote Originally Posted by gocubs2118 View Post
    This thread just saddens me that we did draw Kentucky last year. I think we could have beaten any of the other 1 seeds the way they were playing at the time.



    Need KL and WC to realize that they can help their draft stock tremendously by playing dominant ball like that.



  12. #12
    All-Star
    Points: 26,097, Level: 49
    Level completed: 55%, Points required for next Level: 453
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    F5cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2011
    Location
    Washington, D.C.
    Posts
    1,152
    Points
    26,097
    Level
    49
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 130
    Given: 66

    Re: Best case scenario tournament wise?




  13. #13
    Addict
    Points: 96,634, Level: 96
    Level completed: 80%, Points required for next Level: 416
    Overall activity: 11.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    acgclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Posts
    6,941
    Points
    96,634
    Level
    96
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 382
    Given: 68

    Re: Best case scenario tournament wise?

    I just want in. Any seed, just make it in.



  14. #14
    Addict
    Points: 194,302, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 12.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Dryburn's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    8,961
    Points
    194,302
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 228
    Given: 5

    Re: Best case scenario tournament wise?

    As much as I hate to say it, I think this team is looking at a 9 to 11 seed if it gets in.


    -Be kind. That is something you will never regret. You will never say to yourself when you are old "I wish I was not good to that person".

  15. #15
    Pro
    Points: 27,074, Level: 50
    Level completed: 53%, Points required for next Level: 476
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    rhillary's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Location
    Plainfield, IL
    Posts
    2,004
    Points
    27,074
    Level
    50
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 16
    Given: 16

    Re: Best case scenario tournament wise?

    Quote Originally Posted by Dryburn View Post
    As much as I hate to say it, I think this team is looking at a 9 to 11 seed if it gets in.
    This is most likely. If they won out regular season and played to their seed in the Big 12 tourney (win 1 or 2), you are looking at probably a 4 - seed max. I would guess it would actually be a 5 seed without winning the big 12 (season and tourney).

    If this team is setting (realistic) goals for themselves right now, it would be to get a 8 or 7 seed to avoid a 1 in the 2nd (technically 3rd) round. That is pretty realistic if they lose 2 or 3 and win 1 in the tourney.


    Yep, this thread has just been pwned.

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 vs. Oklahoma
  • November 1, 2014
  • 11:00 AM