Bracketology Thread

WillWeaverRVA

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Now if only they would sort by "closest to change Quads" instead of location. :mrgreen:
This a decent summary as well.
Actually, you can kind of figure that out on your own - the teams nearest the top of each section are the closest to moving up to the next quadrant. It's a little annoying that Q1 and Q2 are themselves divided into "subquadrants" but it's still pretty easy to interpret.
 

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GuardTheArc

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VCU and Dayton have, by far, the toughest remaining conf schedules.

Remaining KP Top 100 opponents:
Dayton - 8
VCU - 8
St Bonny - 6
UR - 5
Rhody - 5
Davidson - 5
Duquesne - 5
St Louis - 4

There will likely be several NCAA contenders in this group with 21-24 reg season wins and a serious fight/logjam for a Top 4 conf tourney seed. We could certainly be playing on Thursday in Brooklyn.
 
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urmite

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VCU and Dayton have, by far, the toughest remaining conf schedules.

Remaining KP Top 100 opponents:
Dayton - 8
VCU - 8
St Bonny - 6
UR - 5
Rhody - 5
Davidson - 5
Duquesne - 5
St Louis - 4

There will likely be several NCAA contenders in this group with 21-24 reg season wins and a serious fight/logjam for a Top 4 conf tourney seed. We could certainly be playing on Thursday in Brooklyn.
Accounting for location, I would switch St Bonny & Davidson.
98 Davidson plays at 134 St Bonny...
 

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Lunardi has Liberty in Dayton in the First Four.
  • They have played 1 Q1 game this season and lost by 16.
  • Their one Q2 win was against #63 Akron.
  • Their NCSOS is 208th.
  • They just lost to #171 North Florida.
They have ZERO shot at an at-large bid.
If NC State didn’t get in last year because of their non-conference schedule, then there is no way a Liberty should be an at-large selection.
 

Ramcounter

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I have always thought there should be a rule that you must finish .500 or better in your conference schedule to be considered for an at-large bid.
I agree. I get unbalanced conference schedules but I get frustrated when a power 5 team barley wins a couple of Q1 conference games while losing a bunch and still gets at large talks.
 
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DisplacedRam

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I agree. I get unbalanced conference schedules but I get frustrated when a power 5 team barley wins a couple of Q1 conference games while losing a bunch and still gets at large talks.
exactly. you get 10-12 shots at a Q1 win of course you are going to walk away with at least a couple.
 
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BracketForecast

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I have always thought there should be a rule that you must finish .500 or better in your conference schedule to be considered for an at-large bid.
There are 8-10 power conference teams that could be a 5 or 6 seed some years. I'd be okay with eliminating teams > 2 games under .500, including conference tournaments.
 
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One of the most underrated aspects of college ball is rooting against whoever is on the bubble with you indiscriminately. Let’s go SIU!
I agree, but it gets stressful. Rooting against the bubble does give you a rooting interest in a lot of games though. We have to watch out for Richmond, URI, and Duquesne. Our games against them are good opportunities for us to improve our numbers, but losing could cause them to leapfrog us on the bubble. The last two wins haven't caused much movement, but a few teams around us have dropped some games during that time.