What's the highest seed we can get?

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  1. Brad4Cyclones

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

    6 seed? 7?
     
  2. BBHMagic

    BBHMagic Well-Known Member

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    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.
     
  3. CYlent Bob

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    Mathematically?

    A 1 seed. There are 4 of them available.

    You're welcome.
     
  4. State43

    State43 Well-Known Member

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    Careful, someone may take you serious and we end up having a 5 page pi$$ing contest about it...
     
  5. geburgess

    geburgess Well-Known Member

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    I think 4-5 seed, those 3 wins would get us around #15-20 ranking, so if that held we would be right there.
     
  6. awd4cy

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

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    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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  8. gocubs2118

    gocubs2118 Well-Known Member

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    I think a 6-7 seed would be the highest if we beat OU, KU and OSU/KSU.
     
  9. Brad4Cyclones

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    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
     
  10. LindenCy

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    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.
     
  11. SplitIdentity

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    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.
     
  12. hurdleisu24

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    Still think 9 seed is the highest
     
  13. Cy$

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  14. AllIowaTeams

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    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.
     
  15. Luth4Cy

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

    cloneteach Well-Known Member

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    I think the closest situation we can look at is UCONN in 2011. They started the Big East Tournament on the outside of the bubble, won the whole thing and wound up a 3 seed. Now, they had to win more than three games and they beat some very quality opponents but dismissing a 4/5 seed is laughable. It could happen, but it obviously depends on how other teams fare too.
     
  17. heitclone

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    It would depend on who we played in KC, if there were upsets and we didn't get a shot at 2 of the 3 rated teams it might not get as much pub. I'd say a 6 sounds good but it also depends on what happens in the other tourneys too.
     
  18. kilgore_trout

    kilgore_trout Well-Known Member

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    I think you mean numerically, not mathematically.

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  19. Chitowncy

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    I think this is about right, but if ISU does win the Tourney (assuming seeds hold), they would have to beat 3 Tourney teams (and a likely 2 seed) to do it which would probably bump them into the 6 seed. Lose against OU, however, and I think we'll be sweating to avoid the dreaded "play-in" game.

    I think we're a lock, but a loss against OU may leave us in the 12 seed play-in game range.
     
  20. cstrunk

    cstrunk Well-Known Member

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    I would say a 6 seed if we win the Big 12 Tournament.

    If we lose to Oklahoma we're probably a 9 seed.
     

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