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Re: Bracketology

Post by Blue42 » March 15th, 2019, 9:22 pm

Washington held on to beat Colorado.


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Re: Bracketology

Post by aceofspadeskb » March 15th, 2019, 9:24 pm

aceofspadeskb wrote:
March 15th, 2019, 8:05 am
We're now listed pretty consistently as a 9 seed in the Bracketologists I follow. I know some on the board are still skeptical that we're in the field so I'll continue to watch the bubble.

Games of interest today(using Joe Lenardi's Bracketology):
Seed watch
VCU(8-seed) LOST TO RHODE ISLAND
UCF(9-seed) LOST BIG to Memphis
Minnesota(10-seed) BEAT Purdue
Washington(8-seed) BEAT Colorado
Seton Hall(10-seed) plays Marquette at 7:00
Iowa(8-seed) GOT DESTROYED BY Michigan
Arizona State(10-seed) plays Oregon at 9:30PM

Bubble Watch
Ohio State(last 4 byes) LOST TO Michigan State
Florida(last 4 in) BEAT LSU
Xavier(Next 4 out) LOST TO Villanova
Alabama(First 4 out) LOST BIG TO Kentucky
Temple(last 4 byes) plays Wichita State at 7:00
Iowa also lost BIG to Michigan.



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Re: Bracketology

Post by aceofspadeskb » March 15th, 2019, 9:49 pm

aceofspadeskb wrote:
March 15th, 2019, 8:05 am
We're now listed pretty consistently as a 9 seed in the Bracketologists I follow. I know some on the board are still skeptical that we're in the field so I'll continue to watch the bubble.

Games of interest today(using Joe Lenardi's Bracketology):
Seed watch
VCU(8-seed) LOST TO RHODE ISLAND
UCF(9-seed) LOST BIG to Memphis
Minnesota(10-seed) BEAT Purdue
Washington(8-seed) BEAT Colorado
Seton Hall(10-seed) plays Marquette at 7:00
Iowa(8-seed) GOT DESTROYED BY Michigan
Arizona State(10-seed) plays Oregon at 9:30PM

Bubble Watch
Ohio State(last 4 byes) LOST TO Michigan State
Florida(last 4 in) BEAT LSU
Xavier(Next 4 out) LOST TO Villanova
Alabama(First 4 out) LOST BIG TO Kentucky
Temple(last 4 byes) LOST TO Wichita State



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Re: Bracketology

Post by QuackAttackAggie » March 15th, 2019, 10:16 pm

Seton Hall had a big win for them.


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Re: Bracketology

Post by aceofspadeskb » March 15th, 2019, 10:22 pm

aceofspadeskb wrote:
March 15th, 2019, 8:05 am
We're now listed pretty consistently as a 9 seed in the Bracketologists I follow. I know some on the board are still skeptical that we're in the field so I'll continue to watch the bubble.

Games of interest today(using Joe Lenardi's Bracketology):
Seed watch
VCU(8-seed) LOST TO RHODE ISLAND
UCF(9-seed) LOST BIG to Memphis
Minnesota(10-seed) BEAT Purdue
Washington(8-seed) BEAT Colorado
Seton Hall(10-seed) beat Marquette
Iowa(8-seed) GOT DESTROYED BY Michigan
Arizona State(10-seed) plays Oregon at 9:30PM

Bubble Watch
Ohio State(last 4 byes) LOST TO Michigan State
Florida(last 4 in) BEAT LSU
Xavier(Next 4 out) LOST TO Villanova
Alabama(First 4 out) LOST BIG TO Kentucky
Temple(last 4 byes) LOST TO Wichita State


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Re: Bracketology

Post by Mr. Sneelock » March 15th, 2019, 10:32 pm

There's no doubt now. Aggies are safely in no matter what.

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Re: Bracketology

Post by aceofspadeskb » March 15th, 2019, 10:35 pm

I agree. It's all about seed at this point.



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Re: Bracketology

Post by SLB » March 16th, 2019, 1:20 am

aceofspadeskb wrote:
March 15th, 2019, 10:22 pm
aceofspadeskb wrote:
March 15th, 2019, 8:05 am
We're now listed pretty consistently as a 9 seed in the Bracketologists I follow. I know some on the board are still skeptical that we're in the field so I'll continue to watch the bubble.

Games of interest today(using Joe Lenardi's Bracketology):
Seed watch
VCU(8-seed) LOST TO RHODE ISLAND
UCF(9-seed) LOST BIG to Memphis
Minnesota(10-seed) BEAT Purdue
Washington(8-seed) BEAT Colorado
Seton Hall(10-seed) beat Marquette
Iowa(8-seed) GOT DESTROYED BY Michigan
Arizona State(10-seed) plays Oregon at 9:30PM

Bubble Watch
Ohio State(last 4 byes) LOST TO Michigan State
Florida(last 4 in) BEAT LSU
Xavier(Next 4 out) LOST TO Villanova
Alabama(First 4 out) LOST BIG TO Kentucky
Temple(last 4 byes) LOST TO Wichita State


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Arizona State lost to Oregon.



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Re: Bracketology

Post by aceofspadeskb » March 16th, 2019, 8:38 am

Again, using Joe Lenardi's bracket.

Minnesota jumped us with their big win. We're now projected as a 10 seed.



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Re: Bracketology

Post by TrueBlue » March 16th, 2019, 8:44 am

Jerry Palm has us as an 8 in Salt Lake against Seton Hall. Potential second round against Gonzaga

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Re: Bracketology

Post by TheAKAggie » March 16th, 2019, 8:52 am

Unless they win the conference tourney’s teams should not be in with a sub .500 conference record.


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Re: Bracketology

Post by aceofspadeskb » March 16th, 2019, 8:57 am

Today we'll be tracking 8, 9, 10, and 11 seeds(from both Joe Lenardi's and Jerry Palm's bracketologies) since we're currently a 8-10 seed.

Florida(11 seed) plays Auburn at 11:00
Minnesota(9 seed) play Michigan at 1:30
Seton Hall(9 seed) plays Villanova at 4:30
Washington(8 seed) plays Oregon at 8:30

Not many games, and not a lot of moving room. I'm still thinking we're a 9-10 seed. Beating(or losing to) San Diego State won't move us much. Even if the right teams lose too.



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Re: Bracketology

Post by ineptimusprime » March 16th, 2019, 9:36 am

I think I want Washington to win to ensure the P12 is a one bid league. I’d rather a ten seed than an 8/9.



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Re: Bracketology

Post by stwinward » March 16th, 2019, 9:38 am

But if 8/9, I'd prefer Gonzaga than the other blue blood 1 seeds next. Only cause I just saw them lose, no deeper analysis than that.



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Re: Bracketology

Post by aceofspadeskb » March 16th, 2019, 9:44 am

ineptimusprime wrote:I think I want Washington to win to ensure the P12 is a one bid league. I’d rather a ten seed than an 8/9.
The Aggies have punched their ticket. I'm not worried about the bubble anymore. And I'd still rather be an 8/9.

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Re: Bracketology

Post by tysteve20 » March 16th, 2019, 9:52 am

ESPN updated their bubble watch and has now moved USU from “work to do” to “should be in”


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Re: Bracketology

Post by dogie » March 16th, 2019, 10:10 am

tysteve20 wrote:
March 16th, 2019, 9:52 am
ESPN updated their bubble watch and has now moved USU from “work to do” to “should be in”


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At this point in the process “should be in” doesn’t make a lot of sense. There are only two outcomes now, either a win and and auto bid or a loss and an at large. It shouldn’t be too hard for them to go out on a limb and predict that a USU loss would still lead to an at large bid.



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Re: Bracketology

Post by ineptimusprime » March 16th, 2019, 12:12 pm

aceofspadeskb wrote:
March 16th, 2019, 9:44 am
ineptimusprime wrote:I think I want Washington to win to ensure the P12 is a one bid league. I’d rather a ten seed than an 8/9.
The Aggies have punched their ticket. I'm not worried about the bubble anymore. And I'd still rather be an 8/9.

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It’s more that I just want the Pac-12 to be a one-bid league because I hate the Pac-12. :devil:



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Re: Bracketology

Post by aceofspadeskb » March 16th, 2019, 12:48 pm

ineptimusprime wrote:
aceofspadeskb wrote:
March 16th, 2019, 9:44 am
ineptimusprime wrote:I think I want Washington to win to ensure the P12 is a one bid league. I’d rather a ten seed than an 8/9.
The Aggies have punched their ticket. I'm not worried about the bubble anymore. And I'd still rather be an 8/9.

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It’s more that I just want the Pac-12 to be a one-bid league because I hate the Pac-12. Image
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Re: Bracketology

Post by aceofspadeskb » March 16th, 2019, 1:02 pm

aceofspadeskb wrote:
March 16th, 2019, 8:57 am
Today we'll be tracking 8, 9, 10, and 11 seeds(from both Joe Lenardi's and Jerry Palm's bracketologies) since we're currently a 8-10 seed.

Florida(11 seed) LOST to Auburn
Minnesota(9 seed) play Michigan at 1:30
Seton Hall(9 seed) plays Villanova at 4:30
Washington(8 seed) plays Oregon at 8:30

Not many games, and not a lot of moving room. I'm still thinking we're a 9-10 seed. Beating(or losing to) San Diego State won't move us much. Even if the right teams lose too.



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Re: Bracketology

Post by aceofspadeskb » March 16th, 2019, 3:38 pm

aceofspadeskb wrote:
March 16th, 2019, 8:57 am
Today we'll be tracking 8, 9, 10, and 11 seeds(from both Joe Lenardi's and Jerry Palm's bracketologies) since we're currently a 8-10 seed.

Florida(11 seed) LOST to Auburn
Minnesota(9 seed) LOST BIG to Michigan
Seton Hall(9 seed) plays Villanova at 4:30
Washington(8 seed) plays Oregon at 8:30

Not many games, and not a lot of moving room. I'm still thinking we're a 9-10 seed. Beating(or losing to) San Diego State won't move us much. Even if the right teams lose too.



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Re: Bracketology

Post by aceofspadeskb » March 16th, 2019, 7:26 pm

aceofspadeskb wrote:
March 16th, 2019, 8:57 am
Today we'll be tracking 8, 9, 10, and 11 seeds(from both Joe Lenardi's and Jerry Palm's bracketologies) since we're currently a 8-10 seed.

Florida(11 seed) LOST to Auburn
Minnesota(9 seed) LOST BIG to Michigan
Seton Hall(9 seed) lost to Villanova
Washington(8 seed) plays Oregon at 8:30

Not many games, and not a lot of moving room. I'm still thinking we're a 9-10 seed. Beating(or losing to) San Diego State won't move us much. Even if the right teams lose too.


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Re: Bracketology

Post by AndroidAggie » March 16th, 2019, 7:30 pm

Good stuff, aceofspadeskb
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Re: Bracketology

Post by ChicAggie » March 16th, 2019, 10:07 pm

Not sure why we are tracking teams BELOW where we should end up. Why not track the teams projected to be 6, 7, and 8 seeds? I'm too lazy and too buzzed to do it myself.


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Re: Bracketology

Post by aceofspadeskb » March 16th, 2019, 10:18 pm

ChicAggie wrote:Not sure why we are tracking teams BELOW where we should end up. Why not track the teams projected to be 6, 7, and 8 seeds? I'm too lazy and too buzzed to do it myself.
What if we would have lost today? Those teams below us would have been of interest.

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Re: Bracketology

Post by Bank Shot » March 16th, 2019, 10:20 pm

Thanks for your efforts ace!
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Re: Bracketology

Post by ChicAggie » March 16th, 2019, 10:20 pm

aceofspadeskb wrote:
March 16th, 2019, 10:18 pm
What if we would have lost today? Those teams below us would have been of interest.
I guess I don't think about the world in terms of "what if we lost?" I think about the world in terms of "how high can we go?"

EDIT: I don't mean to be disrespectful. I appreciate that someone is making the effort to track anything that might affect the Ags and report on it since I am too lazy to do it myself. But when I check on this thread, I keep thinking I'm going to see how the teams projected to be right above us are doing, but I see the opposite.


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Re: Bracketology

Post by ThunderAggie » March 16th, 2019, 10:43 pm

I want to be an 8 or 9 seed where we can play a 1 seed in the 2nd round. I want DUKE!!!



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Re: Bracketology

Post by bluebull » March 16th, 2019, 11:04 pm

Lunardi is up in the night, hoping for a 7 seed



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Post by Jjoey53 » March 16th, 2019, 11:26 pm

ThunderAggie wrote:I want to be an 8 or 9 seed where we can play a 1 seed in the 2nd round. I want DUKE!!!

You do not want that, a 10 seed would be better as they could make a run.


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Re: Bracketology

Post by QuackAttackAggie » March 16th, 2019, 11:34 pm

Jjoey53 wrote:
ThunderAggie wrote:I want to be an 8 or 9 seed where we can play a 1 seed in the 2nd round. I want DUKE!!!

You do not want that, a 10 seed would be better as they could make a run.


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Re: Bracketology

Post by BeefEater » March 17th, 2019, 12:31 am

Hey Aggies! How about a "thank you" for providing a Quad 1 win for y'all?

Maybe we see you in the tourney. Who knows?



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Re: Bracketology

Post by bluegrouse » March 17th, 2019, 12:49 am

BeefEater wrote:
March 17th, 2019, 12:31 am
Hey Aggies! How about a "thank you" for providing a Quad 1 win for y'all?

Maybe we see you in the tourney. Who knows?
Thank you! And congrats on the dominating win tonight. Good luck in the Dance!
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Post by flying_scotsman2.0 » March 17th, 2019, 12:52 am

BeefEater wrote:
March 17th, 2019, 12:31 am
Hey Aggies! How about a "thank you" for providing a Quad 1 win for y'all?

Maybe we see you in the tourney. Who knows?
It is truly appreciated. Nice work trucking your tournament. I’ll never forget going to the big west tournament in 2005. My first tournament as an Aggie.
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