who do we want to play in the 1st round of the big12 tournament?

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  1. 4CY4EVR

    4CY4EVR Member

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    I know we want the 2nd or 3rd seed to avoid Ku til the finals.. but really, regardless of seed.. what is our best matchup in round 1? Texas, k state, Oklahoma, Oklahoma state, west Virginia???

    All possibilities are difficult.. the thought of meeting oklahoma state 5 days after we see them in Hilton isnt good. Especially since the cowboys are fighting to get in to the dance.

    Texas has a size advantage over us

    We know w Virginia can skunk us (morgantown Feb 10)

    Oklahoma has Spangler and hield

    We prob match up against k state the best..

    Your thoughts?
     
  2. CycloneErik

    CycloneErik Well-Known Member

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    Doesn't matter. We have wins over all of them.
    But we won't be in the first round. Won't even play on that day.
     
  3. Rhoadhoused

    Rhoadhoused Well-Known Member

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    #3 Rhoadhoused, Mar 3, 2014
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    My preference in order right now:


    TCU








    Tech
    WVU

    KSU
    OU
    BU

    OSU
    Texas
     
  4. Rabbuk

    Rabbuk Well-Known Member

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  5. 2forISU

    2forISU Well-Known Member

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    I don't care who we play, let's make a statement.
     
  6. roundball

    roundball Well-Known Member

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    TCU, duh.

    And for clarity, we will not be playing in the first round. We will have a bye.
     
  7. VeloClone

    VeloClone Well-Known Member

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    How could anyone say anything else? Even if they are coming off of a huge upset to get to the next round, there is no question ISU wants to face TCU.
     
  8. bsaltyman

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    I would rather play WVU. I think that we could handle them on a neutral court.
     
  9. Bigman38

    Bigman38 Well-Known Member

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    1. WVU
    2. KSU
    3. OU/Texas

    Feel good about any of those matchups though.
     
  10. ThurgoodMarshal

    ThurgoodMarshal Well-Known Member

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    This except I'd switch OU and BU. I feel pretty good about Baylor after how things went early in the season and for some reason OU scares me. I may be singing a different tune after the game tomorrow but this is how I see it right now.
     
  11. Agclone91

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    I don't want to play anybody in the first round, because that means we are the 2 seed.
     
  12. Rhoadhoused

    Rhoadhoused Well-Known Member

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    KSU through BU is pretty muddy for me. BU is the most talented but we match up well with them. Maybe Ill change it to tiers.....
     
  13. Erik4Cy

    Erik4Cy Well-Known Member

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    TCU
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    KU
     
  14. CapnCy

    CapnCy Well-Known Member

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    That is my one "basketball gods" wish....TCU with an upset and we then get to face them. Sure, winning the tourney going through KU would be sweet..but so is winning the tourney. Same for the big dance, would love to get one of the "upset" type of teams from the first round that isn't Cinderella caliber.
     
  15. gogagig

    gogagig Well-Known Member

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    since we are going to win the whole thing, the order doesn't matter
     
  16. Rhoadhoused

    Rhoadhoused Well-Known Member

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    In that case let's face OSU, UT, and then KU.
     
  17. Cyclonepride

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    I think how we play matters more than who we play.

    If we play well (and I would assert that we have been playing well for the games after the 1st WVU game), I think we will win.
     
  18. 4CY4EVR

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    OK I meant our 1st round game. The top 6 teams get byes essentially as 8-9 and 7-10 play on the wed nite session

    So seed 1 (Kansas) plays the 8-9 winner
    Seed 2 (TBD) plays the 7-10 winner

    If we get the 2 seed we could get TCU if they upset the 7. Both are unlikely.

    I don't see us getting the 2 since we lose the tiebreakers to everybody.

    I think were looking at a 3,4,5 seed regardless.
     
  19. 00clone

    00clone Well-Known Member

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    "First game" you meant first game. First round is the 8-9 and 7-10 games.
     
  20. every_yard

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    One thing is for sure: No one wants to play us!
     

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