Jerry Palm Bracketology

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  1. cycart

    cycart Active Member

    Jul 2, 2012
    140
    40
    28
    Male
    Grand Rapids, MI
    Ratings:
    +122 / 2 / -0
  2. Cyclonepride

    Cyclonepride Thought Police
    Staff Member

    Apr 11, 2006
    69,570
    3,833
    113
    Male
    Sales manager
    A pineapple under the sea
    Ratings:
    +11,404 / 567 / -0
    May just be one of those guys who has to have a team prove it to him before he believes it. I'll take him as a recent convert to the Fred.
     
  3. A-town Cy

    A-town Cy Well-Known Member

    Aug 4, 2006
    5,977
    263
    83
    Huxley
    Ratings:
    +265 / 0 / -0
    Not surprising when Jerry loves the Big 10 and we are in first place in the Big 10 at 2-0
     
  4. Gunnerclone

    Gunnerclone Well-Known Member

    Jul 16, 2010
    19,207
    1,589
    113
    Cheddar Production
    DSM
    Ratings:
    +5,567 / 354 / -0
    Palm's biggest thing is just playing real teams. We've done that this season and we've also beaten all of the "real" teams.
     
  5. CoKane

    CoKane Well-Known Member

    Oct 26, 2013
    11,479
    318
    83
    Cedar Rapids
    Ratings:
    +691 / 25 / -0
    Damn. I'd take a first round match up with Drexel, then either Louisville or Toledo for a trip to the Sweet 16. We could easily go to the Final 4 from there.
     
  6. Cyclonestate78

    Cyclonestate78 Well-Known Member

    May 23, 2008
    12,203
    645
    113
    Ratings:
    +646 / 0 / -0
    This. Jerry is a slave to the Big 10 and with 2 wins over "his" teams he finally thinks ISU deserves some credit.
     
  7. ImJustKCClone

    ImJustKCClone Well-Known Member

    Jun 18, 2013
    30,429
    3,262
    113
    Professional Pongid Pundit
    traipsing thru the treetops
    Ratings:
    +8,644 / 158 / -2
    Lot of season left between now and the dance...but it's nice to get a little love from someone who rarely gives us any. :)
     
  8. CoKane

    CoKane Well-Known Member

    Oct 26, 2013
    11,479
    318
    83
    Cedar Rapids
    Ratings:
    +691 / 25 / -0
    I'm shocked we aren't listed in the 16 seed play in game.
     
  9. Dingus

    Dingus Well-Known Member

    May 23, 2013
    2,333
    47
    48
    WA
    Ratings:
    +197 / 18 / -0
    Florida as a 3 seed in that bracket would get UL Lafeyette, Dayton, and Villanova (as a 2!?) to go to the Elite 8. Give me that position please. Just throw Wisc in at the #1 in that bracket and it'd be straight Final 4.
     
  10. drednot57

    drednot57 Well-Known Member

    Apr 26, 2010
    1,951
    44
    48
    Male
    Working at Hach Co.
    Nevada, IA
    Ratings:
    +49 / 0 / -0
    ESPN BPI has ISU as a 3 seed. Both indices seem comparable.
     
  11. DSMCy

    DSMCy Well-Known Member

    Feb 1, 2013
    1,662
    156
    63
    Male
    West Des Moines
    Ratings:
    +458 / 8 / -0
    #11 DSMCy, Dec 18, 2013
    Last edited: Dec 18, 2013
  12. HoopsTournament

    HoopsTournament Well-Known Member

    Apr 12, 2006
    4,955
    173
    63
    Male
    Consulting Actuary
    St. Joseph, MO
    Ratings:
    +447 / 24 / -0
    Jerry puts more emphasis on road and neutral wins than the commitee.
     
  13. cyclones500

    cyclones500 Well-Known Member

    Jan 29, 2010
    15,784
    695
    113
    Male
    writer/editor
    Michigan
    Ratings:
    +1,584 / 29 / -0
    His 1-thru-4 seedlings make more sense overall right now than Lunardi's.
     
  14. JP4CY

    JP4CY Well-Known Member

    Dec 19, 2008
    10,544
    669
    113
    Sommerset
    Ratings:
    +1,689 / 46 / -0
    Louisville as a 5 is lower than I would have thought.
     
  15. Dryburn

    Dryburn Well-Known Member

    Apr 3, 2006
    9,972
    358
    83
    Male
    Somewhere in the U.S.
    Ratings:
    +401 / 4 / -0
    He must have been drinking heavily when he did this, based on his past comments and projections.
     
  16. clone96cr

    clone96cr Member

    Apr 11, 2006
    96
    4
    8
    Male
    Cedar Rapids
    Ratings:
    +11 / 0 / -0
    Looks like he has us as 3rd best team in Big12 behind OSU and Baylor.
     
  17. cyclones500

    cyclones500 Well-Known Member

    Jan 29, 2010
    15,784
    695
    113
    Male
    writer/editor
    Michigan
    Ratings:
    +1,584 / 29 / -0
    It seems low until you compare resumes. Not much there for UL so far. Seeding could be a little better, but not too much. Lunardi has Louisville as a 1 seed, which is silly at this point.
     
  18. mj4cy

    mj4cy Asst. Regional Manager
    Staff Member

    Mar 28, 2006
    23,287
    898
    113
    Male
    Structural Engineer
    Ankeny
    Ratings:
    +2,014 / 51 / -0
    To Palm's defense...if I was doing his job, I would probably have a big 12 homer slant to my bracket.
     
  19. awd4cy

    awd4cy Well-Known Member

    Dec 29, 2010
    14,730
    407
    83
    Eastern Iowa
    Ratings:
    +1,496 / 105 / -0
    Figured we would be in his first 4 out.
     
  20. VeloClone

    VeloClone Well-Known Member

    Jan 19, 2010
    24,216
    1,696
    113
    Male
    Brooklyn Park, MN
    Ratings:
    +3,998 / 35 / -0
    Intriguing possible matchup in his bracket. Could Iowa State make 1 seed Syracuse pay for their zone? Outside shooting is generally the key against a zone, but Syracuse's matchup zone isn't your standard 2-3 or 1-3-1...
     

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