Who are you playing OOC this season?

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Who are you playing OOC this season?

Post by nvspuds » May 21st, 2019, 3:10 pm

I know you have a good tournament but do you have other good resume builders scheduled ?

Since you will have a really good team you can play up a bit to get a good seed.

So far the Pack has..

Home: USC, Utah, Santa Clara

Road: Davidson, BYU

Neutral: St. Mary's (Chase Center), Fordham (Paradise Jam), Valparaiso or Grand Canyon (Paradise Jam), one more TBD (Paradise Jam)

Nevada has almost an entirely new roster, which isn't complete yet, so I have no idea how strong the team will be, but this is a pretty solid schedule to work with..



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Re: Who are you playing OOC this season?

Post by ThunderAggie » May 21st, 2019, 3:12 pm

nvspuds wrote:
May 21st, 2019, 3:10 pm
I know you have a good tournament but do you have other good resume builders scheduled ?

Since you will have a really good team you can play up a bit to get a good seed.

So far the Pack has..

Home: USC, Utah, Santa Clara

Road: Davidson, BYU

Neutral: St. Mary's (Chase Center), Fordham (Paradise Jam), Valparaiso or Grand Canyon (Paradise Jam), one more TBD (Paradise Jam)

Nevada has almost an entirely new roster, which isn't complete yet, so I have no idea how strong the team will be, but this is a pretty solid schedule to work with..
I wish Utah or USC would want to play in Logan... :cry:



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Re: Who are you playing OOC this season?

Post by treesap32 » May 21st, 2019, 3:20 pm

ThunderAggie wrote:
May 21st, 2019, 3:12 pm
nvspuds wrote:
May 21st, 2019, 3:10 pm
I know you have a good tournament but do you have other good resume builders scheduled ?

Since you will have a really good team you can play up a bit to get a good seed.

So far the Pack has..

Home: USC, Utah, Santa Clara

Road: Davidson, BYU

Neutral: St. Mary's (Chase Center), Fordham (Paradise Jam), Valparaiso or Grand Canyon (Paradise Jam), one more TBD (Paradise Jam)

Nevada has almost an entirely new roster, which isn't complete yet, so I have no idea how strong the team will be, but this is a pretty solid schedule to work with..
I wish Utah or USC would want to play in Logan... :cry:
Ironically, USC has played us in Logan more recently than Utah. The Runnin' Utes are still Runnin' Scared.
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Re: Who are you playing OOC this season?

Post by nvspuds » May 21st, 2019, 3:26 pm

Nevada played at USC and Utah last year to get these home games..



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Re: Who are you playing OOC this season?

Post by treesap32 » May 21st, 2019, 3:31 pm

Yes, the Utes will play Nevada, Cal State Fullerton, Idaho State, etc... but they won't schedule the Aggies. Utah refuses to play Utah State in a home and home arrangement anymore. They haven't played us since they joined the Pac-12. Immediately preceding that Utah State was 21-0 at home against in-state foes over a decade of play (dominance).

https://www.usustats.com/blog/2011/06/2 ... in-scared/
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Post by treesap32 » May 21st, 2019, 3:36 pm

Out of Conference Play this coming year:

vs. BYU in the Beehive Classic (SLC)
vs. Weber State

Jamaica Classic Headliners (will play 2 of the following in Jamaica):
LSU
Rhode Island
North Texas

Jamaica Classic Sacrificial Lambs (will play 2 of the following at home):
North Carolina A&T
TBA
TBA
TBA

So we have 6 games that we know... We'll have about 7 games still TBA. Normally we know more about our opponents by now, but our recent home and homes all ended last year besides the in-state teams that still play us.



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Re: Who are you playing OOC this season?

Post by flying_scotsman2.0 » May 21st, 2019, 3:41 pm

nvspuds wrote:
May 21st, 2019, 3:26 pm
Nevada played at USC and Utah last year to get these home games..
I'm certain USU would be willing to play an H/H with either of them. I get why USC wouldn't want an H/H with USU, but Utah is **** and just wants to solidify its claim as the top athletic department in the state by avoiding other in-state schools and claim superiority via conference affiliation.



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Re: Who are you playing OOC this season?

Post by Aggie in Boise » May 21st, 2019, 3:43 pm

Utah has not won in the Spectrum since 1996.



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Re: Who are you playing OOC this season?

Post by FormerlyVegasAggie71 » May 21st, 2019, 3:44 pm

flying_scotsman2.0 wrote:
May 21st, 2019, 3:41 pm
nvspuds wrote:
May 21st, 2019, 3:26 pm
Nevada played at USC and Utah last year to get these home games..
I'm certain USU would be willing to play an H/H with either of them. I get why USC wouldn't want an H/H with USU, but Utah is **** and just wants to solidify its claim as the top athletic department in the state by avoiding other in-state schools and claim superiority via conference affiliation.
The home USC basketball was negotiated as part of a football deal. We agreed to a game at USC in football and basketball and received a home game against USC in basketball. Wish we would try and do this with more of our money football games (guessing this is easier said than done, but hopefully we are at least trying).
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Re: Who are you playing OOC this season?

Post by ThunderAggie » May 21st, 2019, 3:47 pm

FormerlyVegasAggie71 wrote:
May 21st, 2019, 3:44 pm
flying_scotsman2.0 wrote:
May 21st, 2019, 3:41 pm
nvspuds wrote:
May 21st, 2019, 3:26 pm
Nevada played at USC and Utah last year to get these home games..
I'm certain USU would be willing to play an H/H with either of them. I get why USC wouldn't want an H/H with USU, but Utah is **** and just wants to solidify its claim as the top athletic department in the state by avoiding other in-state schools and claim superiority via conference affiliation.
The home USC basketball was negotiated as part of a football deal. We agreed to a game at USC in football and basketball and received a home game against USC in basketball. Wish we would try and do this with more of our money football games (guessing this is easier said than done, but hopefully we are at least trying).
We should have done this for Wake Forest this year if it would have been possible.



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Re: Who are you playing OOC this season?

Post by nvspuds » May 21st, 2019, 3:50 pm

I think there are gettable home and home games USU could schedule.

This season you will likely enter the year in the top 25. That makes you an attractive opponent.

Colorado, Oregon State, Wazzu..They may be willing to come to Logan if you got their place first.

Grand Canyon will play anybody anywhere.

Look to the MVC, the AAC



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Post by flying_scotsman2.0 » May 21st, 2019, 3:56 pm

nvspuds wrote:
May 21st, 2019, 3:50 pm
I think there are gettable home and home games USU could schedule.

This season you will likely enter the year in the top 25. That makes you an attractive opponent.

Colorado, Oregon State, Wazzu..They may be willing to come to Logan if you got their place first.

Grand Canyon will play anybody anywhere.

Look to the MVC, the AAC
Last year we played in Houston. I think it was just the one game tho. We should be able to get a home and home with most the AAC, and I think that would be a good option. We are all hoping for some H/H games with bottom tier PAC12/other P5 teams.



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Post by Aggiesbleedblue » May 21st, 2019, 4:06 pm

Montana State in Logan for the season opener I’ve heard



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Post by treesap32 » May 21st, 2019, 4:23 pm

Aggiesbleedblue wrote:
May 21st, 2019, 4:06 pm
Montana State in Logan for the season opener I’ve heard
Interesting. Must have either been a 2-for-1 in our favor, or a 2-for-2 home and home arrangement. They played in the Spectrum in 2017-18 and we played at their place last season.



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Post by Imakeitrain » May 21st, 2019, 4:31 pm

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Re: Who are you playing OOC this season?

Post by SLB » May 21st, 2019, 5:02 pm

Aggiesbleedblue wrote:
May 21st, 2019, 4:06 pm
Montana State in Logan for the season opener I’ve heard
This would be good for the new players.



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Re: Who are you playing OOC this season?

Post by SLB » May 21st, 2019, 5:08 pm

I hope that we get some northwest team like Oregon State, Gonzaga, Washington, or Oregon.

We could use a couple games against ACC, Big 10, and/or Big 12 teams.



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Re: Who are you playing OOC this season?

Post by ThunderAggie » May 21st, 2019, 5:12 pm

SLB wrote:
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I hope that we get some northwest team like Oregon State, Gonzaga, Washington, or Oregon.

We could use a couple games against ACC, Big 10, and/or Big 12 teams.
Although it is very good to be ranked and make the tournament the year before, it may "scare" some P5 teams (Mainly the strong programs). Even though they would probably beat us, they would rather play G5 teams as cupcake games. Hopefully, some of them want to play us, kowing we could be a Q1/Q2 win....or loss!



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Re: Who are you playing OOC this season?

Post by SLB » May 21st, 2019, 5:21 pm

ThunderAggie wrote:
May 21st, 2019, 5:12 pm
SLB wrote:
May 21st, 2019, 5:08 pm
I hope that we get some northwest team like Oregon State, Gonzaga, Washington, or Oregon.

We could use a couple games against ACC, Big 10, and/or Big 12 teams.
Although it is very good to be ranked and make the tournament the year before, it may "scare" some P5 teams (Mainly the strong programs). Even though they would probably beat us, they would rather play G5 teams as cupcake games. Hopefully, some of them want to play us, kowing we could be a Q1/Q2 win....or loss!
To be honest, I don't fear any team because I feel we have a great team.



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Re: Who are you playing OOC this season?

Post by oleblu111 » May 21st, 2019, 5:23 pm

USU is a tough school for a P5 school to schedule. we are tough to beat in the Old Spectrum. Some school would have trouble with the altitude, students are a really part of the atmosphere. I would hope we could schedule up some, but it will not be easy.



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Re: Who are you playing OOC this season?

Post by Aggie84025 » May 21st, 2019, 5:35 pm

There is really no logic behind Utah being unwilling to schedule USU. Basketball is so much different than football. There are ~13 OOC games per year. That game would draw huge at USU and I think the U fan base would be interested. It is cheap travel for both teams. Seems obvious to me.



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Re: Who are you playing OOC this season?

Post by nvspuds » May 21st, 2019, 6:28 pm

I really think you have to schedule tough road games first. That is where you build a rep..Then those one offs start turning into home and home series. You have a shiny Cadillac this season, you really need to take the show out on the road..



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Re: Who are you playing OOC this season?

Post by donlarson8 » May 21st, 2019, 7:10 pm

I’ve heard we are working on something in Arizona. I thought it would have been announced by now. That’s all I know....


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Re: Who are you playing OOC this season?

Post by ThunderAggie » May 21st, 2019, 7:13 pm

donlarson8 wrote:
May 21st, 2019, 7:10 pm
I’ve heard we are working on something in Arizona. I thought it would have been announced by now. That’s all I know....


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Re: Who are you playing OOC this season?

Post by nswaggie » May 22nd, 2019, 8:29 am

ThunderAggie wrote:
May 21st, 2019, 7:13 pm
donlarson8 wrote:
May 21st, 2019, 7:10 pm
I’ve heard we are working on something in Arizona. I thought it would have been announced by now. That’s all I know....


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Calling it....its Grand Canyon ;)
Hopefully ASU enjoyed having us on their resume so much last year that they are willing to sign a home and home with us.
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Post by hipsterdoofus21 » May 23rd, 2019, 12:04 am

nswaggie wrote:
May 22nd, 2019, 8:29 am
ThunderAggie wrote:
May 21st, 2019, 7:13 pm
donlarson8 wrote:
May 21st, 2019, 7:10 pm
I’ve heard we are working on something in Arizona. I thought it would have been announced by now. That’s all I know....


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Calling it....its Grand Canyon ;)
Hopefully ASU enjoyed having us on their resume so much last year that they are willing to sign a home and home with us.
Since they like to pay handsomely to get what they want maybe we could get a little something something under the table.



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