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Post by Sl7vk » March 5th, 2019, 10:32 pm

Nuff said.



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Post by NVAggie » March 5th, 2019, 10:56 pm

I’m with you on this. Being the two seed would help me make the first tourney game though.



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Post by ineptimusprime » March 5th, 2019, 11:04 pm

Can someone much smarter than me summarize our most likely potential first round tourney matchups?



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Post by Aggiesbleedblue » March 5th, 2019, 11:08 pm

ineptimusprime wrote:
March 5th, 2019, 11:04 pm
Can someone much smarter than me summarize our most likely potential first round tourney matchups?
There is a real possibility of CSU, Air Force and then either New Mexico or Boise (whoever wins tomorrow night) all finishing at 8-10. I'm not sure what the tiebreakers are there. My question is who do we want to play?



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Post by ProvoAggie » March 5th, 2019, 11:13 pm

As a 2 seed we would get the winner of the 7-10 game. Right now that would be CSU and Wyoming. I think that there is a good chance that the winner of tomorrow's Boise @ UNM game overtakes CSU for the 7 and there is a good chance that San Jose moves up to the 10.



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Post by Aggie formerly in Hawaii » March 5th, 2019, 11:15 pm

Out of all are possible first round opponents CSU is who I would want to see the least. Maybe that is recency bias.



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Post by Cuchelain » March 5th, 2019, 11:16 pm

The weird thing is that we should have lost to New Mexico, Boise and CSU. But Sam.
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Post by Aggiesbleedblue » March 5th, 2019, 11:18 pm

New Mexico, Boise and CSU are all very talented offensively. I think Air Force is the best possible matchup for us but I don't see how they end up in 7th. Feels like the winner of UNM and Boise tomorrow will be our opponent.



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Post by MetsJetsAggies » March 5th, 2019, 11:50 pm

Thank God we won tonight, at least we can afford to lose in the tournament now. It won't be a good look and will knock us back to an 11 or 12 seed, but our resume speaks for itself and we should be in no matter what now. Takes the pressure off a bit, considering all 3 of UNM, Boise and CSU are capable giving us a scare/winning if they have a great night or Sam has a bad night



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Post by hipsterdoofus21 » March 5th, 2019, 11:55 pm

MetsJetsAggies wrote:
March 5th, 2019, 11:50 pm
Thank God we won tonight, at least we can afford to lose in the tournament now. It won't be a good look and will knock us back to an 11 or 12 seed, but our resume speaks for itself and we should be in no matter what now. Takes the pressure off a bit, considering all 3 of UNM, Boise and CSU are capable giving us a scare/winning if they have a great night or Sam has a bad night
I think you're right as long as Nevada were to still win the tourney.



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Post by ineptimusprime » March 6th, 2019, 12:01 am

hipsterdoofus21 wrote:
March 5th, 2019, 11:55 pm
MetsJetsAggies wrote:
March 5th, 2019, 11:50 pm
Thank God we won tonight, at least we can afford to lose in the tournament now. It won't be a good look and will knock us back to an 11 or 12 seed, but our resume speaks for itself and we should be in no matter what now. Takes the pressure off a bit, considering all 3 of UNM, Boise and CSU are capable giving us a scare/winning if they have a great night or Sam has a bad night
I think you're right as long as Nevada were to still win the tourney.
25-6 looks a lot better than 24-7, and now we have a regular season conference title as a feather in our tourney resume cap.

I think we are a lock unless someone other than us or Nevada wins in Vegas. We’d be sweating on selection sunday were that to occur.



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Post by MetsJetsAggies » March 6th, 2019, 12:55 am

ineptimusprime wrote:
March 6th, 2019, 12:01 am
hipsterdoofus21 wrote:
March 5th, 2019, 11:55 pm
MetsJetsAggies wrote:
March 5th, 2019, 11:50 pm
Thank God we won tonight, at least we can afford to lose in the tournament now. It won't be a good look and will knock us back to an 11 or 12 seed, but our resume speaks for itself and we should be in no matter what now. Takes the pressure off a bit, considering all 3 of UNM, Boise and CSU are capable giving us a scare/winning if they have a great night or Sam has a bad night
I think you're right as long as Nevada were to still win the tourney.
25-6 looks a lot better than 24-7, and now we have a regular season conference title as a feather in our tourney resume cap.

I think we are a lock unless someone other than us or Nevada wins in Vegas. We’d be sweating on selection sunday were that to occur.
As dumb as it is that this would keep us out...I could see it happening. It 100% shouldn't happen, but the committee might try their best to not let a weaker MW get 3 teams in

If we win at least 1 game, we should be a lock. If we win 2, it doesn't matter if we lose to Fresno or SDSU or whoever in the finals, we're in and the MW would be a 3 bid league.



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Re: Go Aztecs

Post by MrBiggle » March 6th, 2019, 6:47 am

MetsJetsAggies wrote:
March 6th, 2019, 12:55 am
ineptimusprime wrote:
March 6th, 2019, 12:01 am
hipsterdoofus21 wrote:
March 5th, 2019, 11:55 pm
MetsJetsAggies wrote:
March 5th, 2019, 11:50 pm
Thank God we won tonight, at least we can afford to lose in the tournament now. It won't be a good look and will knock us back to an 11 or 12 seed, but our resume speaks for itself and we should be in no matter what now. Takes the pressure off a bit, considering all 3 of UNM, Boise and CSU are capable giving us a scare/winning if they have a great night or Sam has a bad night
I think you're right as long as Nevada were to still win the tourney.
25-6 looks a lot better than 24-7, and now we have a regular season conference title as a feather in our tourney resume cap.

I think we are a lock unless someone other than us or Nevada wins in Vegas. We’d be sweating on selection sunday were that to occur.
As dumb as it is that this would keep us out...I could see it happening. It 100% shouldn't happen, but the committee might try their best to not let a weaker MW get 3 teams in

If we win at least 1 game, we should be a lock. If we win 2, it doesn't matter if we lose to Fresno or SDSU or whoever in the finals, we're in and the MW would be a 3 bid league.
Didn’t this exact scenario happen a few years ago when Wyoming won the MWC tourney?


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