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    Re: Monday Musings: March 11, 2013

    Sorry, couldn't read the rest of the article due to the glare



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    Re: Monday Musings: March 11, 2013

    Shaved is a good look for you CW. Nice write up too.



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    Re: Monday Musings: March 11, 2013

    DO NOT let your wife tell you to grow it back. Nothing is better than a shaved head.



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    Re: Monday Musings: March 11, 2013

    Chris I'm not gonna lie you look good bald..


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    Stone Cold Chris Williams



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    Re: Monday Musings: March 11, 2013

    Quote Originally Posted by isuno1fan View Post
    DO NOT let your wife tell you to grow it back. Nothing is better than a shaved head.
    I won't lie...I could get used to this. Although yesterday when it rained on my head, that was an experience of cold that I have never felt before...



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    Re: Monday Musings: March 11, 2013

    I'm pretty sure this is a stupid question but...

    Why aren't our men the #4 seed in the tournament? After OU's loss to TCU we've got identical conference records but our overall record is slightly better, right?



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    Re: Monday Musings: March 11, 2013

    Quote Originally Posted by bgprest View Post
    I'm pretty sure this is a stupid question but...

    Why aren't our men the #4 seed in the tournament? After OU's loss to TCU we've got identical conference records but our overall record is slightly better, right?

    I believe for the Conference Tourney, they only look at conference record. So, if there is a tie like there is with us and OU, it goes to tie breaks. In this case, it has to do with who else you have beaten and OU has some sort of an advantage. Maybe a KU victory?


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    Re: Monday Musings: March 11, 2013

    Quote Originally Posted by bgprest View Post
    I'm pretty sure this is a stupid question but...

    Why aren't our men the #4 seed in the tournament? After OU's loss to TCU we've got identical conference records but our overall record is slightly better, right?
    Here's a post from another thread that explains the seeding in the conference tournament.



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    Re: Monday Musings: March 11, 2013

    Quote Originally Posted by CyinCo View Post
    I believe for the Conference Tourney, they only look at conference record. So, if there is a tie like there is with us and OU, it goes to tie breaks. In this case, it has to do with who else you have beaten and OU has some sort of an advantage. Maybe a KU victory?
    I believe it is record against the 9th place team - we split, they swept Texas Tech. Personally I think the "record against" tie breaker should start at the top until it gets to the tied teams and then it should switch to the bottom and work back up. Doesn't seem right that because they lost to the last place team they get seeded above us. Of course in this case it really doesn't matter.



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    Re: Monday Musings: March 11, 2013

    Quote Originally Posted by CyFan61 View Post
    Here's a post from another thread that explains the seeding in the conference tournament.

    We're the 5, and those who say otherwise have no clue how this works.

    The relevant tiebreaker this year is the teams' records against individual teams starting at the top of the standings. If the teams to compare are tied, you combine the records against them together.

    So, starting at the top, KU and KSU are tied. so those games get combined. OU and ISU are both 1-3 against them, so you move to the next team.

    OU and ISU are both 1-1 against OSU.

    OU and ISU are both 2-0 against BU.

    OU and ISU are both 1-1 against UT.

    OU and ISU are both 2-0 against WVU.

    But... now we've found it. OU is 2-0 against Texas Tech, whereas ISU is 1-1.

    Due to their records against the 9th place team in the conference, Oklahoma gets the 4 seed over Iowa State. Judge that method how you will, but that's how it's done.

    If Kansas State would have won today, we would have gotten the 4 seed since they would be the outright champions and our 1-1 record against them would have trumped OU's 0-2 record. But that's not how it worked out.



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    Re: Monday Musings: March 11, 2013

    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisMWilliams View Post
    I won't lie...I could get used to this. Although yesterday when it rained on my head, that was an experience of cold that I have never felt before...
    You will LOVE that come Summer.



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    Re: Monday Musings: March 11, 2013

    Quote Originally Posted by ricochet View Post
    I believe it is record against the 9th place team - we split, they swept Texas Tech. Personally I think the "record against" tie breaker should start at the top until it gets to the tied teams and then it should switch to the bottom and work back up. Doesn't seem right that because they lost to the last place team they get seeded above us. Of course in this case it really doesn't matter.
    Whatever, we would have a much easier path to the title game with the 4 seed.















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    Re: Monday Musings: March 11, 2013

    The only difference in a 4 or 5 seed at this point is that it will look worse for KU when they get beat by the 5 seed, instead of the 4 seed.



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