Have you seen our RPI?

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  1. BWRhasnoAC

    BWRhasnoAC Well-Known Member

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    We are #4 in RPI right now, which would make us the last #1 seed if the tournament started today. I'm not saying that means we will be a #1, just that maybe we should all stop and smell the flowers. :spinny:
     
  2. mitya51

    mitya51 Member

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    I'm so excited to see our play level come Feb
     
  3. gogagig

    gogagig Well-Known Member

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    We're ISU. The committe would give us the number 2 seed somewhere in the California region if the tournament started today.
     
  4. mtowncyclone13

    mtowncyclone13 Well-Known Member

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    I think you missed the part where they are expanding the NCAA brand overseas. We would be in the Balkans.
     
  5. gocubs2118

    gocubs2118 Well-Known Member

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    I hate to break it to you but the committee doesn't do the seeing based on RPI alone. It's one of the criteria's but there are other factors that go into it.
     
  6. acgclone

    acgclone Well-Known Member

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    Ok fine, I'll settle for a 2 seed
     
  7. vmbplayer

    vmbplayer Well-Known Member

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    Things like not losing to anyone you've played?
     
  8. hoopitup

    hoopitup Well-Known Member

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    Non-conference W/L and SOS in NC are huge.
     
  9. WastedTalent

    WastedTalent Well-Known Member

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    Honestly, I'd pass on a 2 seed, settle for a 3. I guess it's the bad Cyclone superstition coming out...
     
  10. gocubs2118

    gocubs2118 Well-Known Member

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    Yes, those are both big factors. I'm not saying they won't be a number one seed. My point is, you can't just say ISU is 4th in RPI, therefore they are going to be a #1 seed. If a team has a RPI of 15, that doesn't mean they're guaranteed a 4 seed.

    There have been teams in recent history that have had RPI's in the 20's and missed the tournament completely. It just depends on other factors such as SOS, quality wins, road wins, how you perform in the non-conference and other things.
     
  11. Clonehomer

    Clonehomer Well-Known Member

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    I'll take any seed if it's in the St Louis or Milwaukee locations.
     
  12. EJ4CY

    EJ4CY Member

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    we are not 1seed material. Not to be a downer, but I feel this team has the mentality that they are waiting for something good to happen vs. making it happen. Our scheme will rely on us shooting much better from 3 for us to have a sporting chance to compete for the conference title.
     
  13. NATEizKING

    NATEizKING Well-Known Member

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    Pretty sure top 40 RPI always makes it in recent history.
     
  14. alarson

    alarson Well-Known Member

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    Lately the committee has been placing a big emphasis on the nonconference schedule. Its hurt us the last couple years but will help us this year.
     
  15. larry

    larry Member

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    On a related note, here's a link to a composite ranking site which compiles 40 different ranking methods, including links to each if they have web sites.

    College Basketball Ranking Composite

    Ignore if you seen this before....
     
  16. alarson

    alarson Well-Known Member

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    I'm pretty sure theyve made something good happen in several games now when theyve responded to a deficit by roaring back.
     
  17. cyflier

    cyflier Active Member

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    The real question is, have we made Jerry Palm's bracketology yet?
     
  18. Cydkar

    Cydkar Well-Known Member

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    Thank you. RPI is used far less than most realize. It certainly isn't used to rank seeds such as RPI #4 = 4th seed.
     
  19. ImJustKCClone

    ImJustKCClone Well-Known Member

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    Yeahhhhhhhhhh...

    That didn't work out so well for us the last time.....
     
  20. RustShack

    RustShack Well-Known Member

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    Link?
     

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