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    What's the highest seed we can get?

    If we win the next 3 games and are Big 12 Tourney Champs?

    6 seed? 7?



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    Re: What's the highest seed we can get?

    Maybe even better. If we're tourney champs the committee may take a harder look at the Okie State, Kansas screw jobs and the @KU banked in three.


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    Re: What's the highest seed we can get?

    Mathematically?

    A 1 seed. There are 4 of them available.

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    Re: What's the highest seed we can get?

    Quote Originally Posted by CYlent Bob View Post
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    A 1 seed. There are 4 of them available.

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    Re: What's the highest seed we can get?

    I think 4-5 seed, those 3 wins would get us around #15-20 ranking, so if that held we would be right there.


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    Re: What's the highest seed we can get?

    I would say a 6 seed would probably be the highest.



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    Re: What's the highest seed we can get?

    Assuming opponents would be Kansas then KState or OSU, a 7 seed with an outside shot at a 6 if other teams in that range falter.

    Lose to Okla, most likely = 12
    Beat Okla, most likely = 10
    Beat Kansas, most likely = 8/9
    Beat KSU/OSU, most likely = 7

    I would be pretty surprised with a seed more than one higher or lower in any of those situations.

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    Re: What's the highest seed we can get?

    I think a 6-7 seed would be the highest if we beat OU, KU and OSU/KSU.



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    Re: What's the highest seed we can get?

    I don't think there is any way we can get to a 4/5 seed. Our RPI wouldn't get in the top 20 with those wins



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    Re: What's the highest seed we can get?

    I could see at least a 6 if we win the tourney. The committee has in the past bumped tourney winners higher than they "should" be. Of course that was usually out of the ACC and Big East.



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    Re: What's the highest seed we can get?

    Quote Originally Posted by geburgess View Post
    I think 4-5 seed, those 3 wins would get us around #15-20 ranking, so if that held we would be right there.
    No it wouldn't.

    I'd see a 6 seed as the highest, 12 seed as the lowest right now. Beat OU, and then hope to avoid the 8/9 game.


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    Re: What's the highest seed we can get?

    Still think 9 seed is the highest



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    Re: What's the highest seed we can get?

    http://www.rpiforecast.com/teams/ct/Iowa%20St..html

    win the tourney and I think ISU gets a 6.
    Win 2 gets an 8 or a 9.
    Win 1 gets a 10.
    Lose against OU and I think 50/50 on play-in game.


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    Re: What's the highest seed we can get?

    I have ISU locked into the 8/9 seed in my personal bracket predictions. A first round CT loss or a run to the championship moves them out of that spot, in my opinion.


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    Re: What's the highest seed we can get?

    Quote Originally Posted by CYlent Bob View Post
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    A 1 seed. There are 4 of them available.

    You're welcome.
    You're wrong, because rumor has it this year the top four teams will be seeded 0.



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