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ESPN has us as a 12 seed as of today. Also has VCU in the "next four out". Of course, tomorrow night will have a lot to say about all of that.

Along the same lines, ESPN has Dayton as one of their Giant Killers to watch for the tourney. Main reason they like us has to do with our efficiency in the paint and the resulting high FG%.

It's early, but either way I'm happy there is at least some buzz around this team. They are exceeding my expectations coming into the year. Should be a very interesting couple of months!
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CBS/Jerry Palm posted their Bracketology an hour ago and St. Louis is the sole A10 team included.

I like ESPN's better...
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Lunardi must be giving the auto bid to the team with the highest BPI - UD at 64.
VCU is 66, Davidson is 93 and SLU is 109.
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Lunardi must be giving the auto bid to the team with the highest BPI - UD at 64.
VCU is 66, Davidson is 93 and SLU is 109.
Must be. I can't figure out who's using what metrics. Nor does it really matter, I guess. UD won't get serious consideration for an at-large unless we go ~15-3 in A10 play. We play 5 games against teams that could/should provide a quality win (2 vs SLU, 2 vs VCU, 1 vs Davidson). 3 of those 5 games are on the road. We'll probably need to snag 3 of those 5 games and lay just one egg (presumably somewhere else on the road) to warrant reasonable consideration.

I do like our chances to compete if we were to get to the NCAA's. We've demonstrated the ability to play with the best, just need to get there. Our margin for error for getting there is very thin over the next 15 games. Otherwise, win 3 in a row in March.
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To have hope of the NCAA at this point in the season is at worst "on schedule" for the program after Archie left. Picking up an unheralded PG at the last minute and the defections when AG came, I'll take it.

If we didn't have a pipeline for next year it would be different, but I'd call it solidly on schedule. We're 1 player (like a Cooke or Siebert) away from "expecting" to be in the NCAA tournament this year. We never got that player, so the team is the team, but they aren't bad. Next year I think we have that team.
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I thought that this NIT bracketology was interesting. UD a 3 seed potentially hosting 6 seed Xavier in the first round, lol.

https://www.dratings.com/predictor/bracketology/
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Originally Posted by ud2 View Post
I thought that this NIT bracketology was interesting. UD a 3 seed potentially hosting 6 seed Xavier in the first round, lol.

https://www.dratings.com/predictor/bracketology/

I think we're ahead of schedule as a program. After the mess/bad attitudes/weak players AG inherited I don't believe too many people thought we could make the NCAA this season, or even have much of a chance. Considering where we stand right now, I think we are ahead of schedule. Most (including me) thought we would be back to NCAA caliber next season. AG had to clean house and add good players, which he did, but most of them are sitting out this season. I would not be terribly disappointed with a home NIT game this year and the NCAA next season. I think that is where most people thought we would be. Some didn't think we would even make the NIT this year.
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I thought that this NIT bracketology was interesting. UD a 3 seed potentially hosting 6 seed Xavier in the first round, lol.

https://www.dratings.com/predictor/bracketology/
I admit to just hoping for solid improvement over last year with no real guess as to how that might play out. I'm pleased with where we are, especially after that brutal start against ranked teams.

But a win at VCU would really validate our bracketology projections. So far in the A10 we have beaten 3 bottom feeders. Tomorrow's away game feels like a date with Cintas. Need to show up big.
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I think we're ahead of schedule as a program. After the mess/bad attitudes/weak players AG inherited I don't believe too many people thought we could make the NCAA this season, or even have much of a chance. Considering where we stand right now, I think we are ahead of schedule. Most (including me) thought we would be back to NCAA caliber next season. AG had to clean house and add good players, which he did, but most of them are sitting out this season. I would not be terribly disappointed with a home NIT game this year and the NCAA next season. I think that is where most people thought we would be. Some didn't think we would even make the NIT this year.
I remember that we were not even listed in the "Top 144" preseason site. I thought that was a joke at the time, especially after I saw the Obi video.

I would not be surprised to see this team go on a long win streak.
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I think we're ahead of schedule as a program. After the mess/bad attitudes/weak players AG inherited I don't believe too many people thought we could make the NCAA this season, or even have much of a chance. Considering where we stand right now, I think we are ahead of schedule. Most (including me) thought we would be back to NCAA caliber next season. AG had to clean house and add good players, which he did, but most of them are sitting out this season. I would not be terribly disappointed with a home NIT game this year and the NCAA next season. I think that is where most people thought we would be. Some didn't think we would even make the NIT this year.
I agree, but will only add that rationally what you describe is the "best case" scenario. After the mess AM left us, the down side could have been longer. Coach Grant did what he had to- weed out certain players and save our bacon with some awesome timely recruiting. Crutcher as one example- are you kidding me we got him when we did?
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This season has a long way to go and even an NIT bid is far from assured. But I don’t think any rational person can look at this program and not see significant improvement, including with AG’s development as a coach.

We all suspected he would be a good recruiter, and he’s exceeded my expectations even on that front. Jalen? Obi? The transfers biding their time till next year? Four-star commits in Dwayne and Chase? He’s assembled a truly impressive batch of athletes and completely fine-tuned the culture of the program. And as far as X’s and O’s, I think he’s turned a corner there, and in part because his staff is first-rate.

These next two road games will be difficult, and if things don’t go as hoped, we’ll still see folks jumping off the bandwagon. That’s just the nature of some fans. But on the whole, we have reason for optimism — now and in the future.
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This season has a long way to go and even an NIT bid is far from assured. But I don’t think any rational person can look at this program and not see significant improvement, including with AG’s development as a coach.

We all suspected he would be a good recruiter, and he’s exceeded my expectations even on that front. Jalen? Obi? The transfers biding their time till next year? Four-star commits in Dwayne and Chase? He’s assembled a truly impressive batch of athletes and completely fine-tuned the culture of the program. And as far as X’s and O’s, I think he’s turned a corner there, and in part because his staff is first-rate.

These next two road games will be difficult, and if things don’t go as hoped, we’ll still see folks jumping off the bandwagon. That’s just the nature of some fans. But on the whole, we have reason for optimism — now and in the future.
Good point on the coaching abilities of AG. He has done a good job of managing the game situations. Folks were a bit concerned about that at the beginning. couple the courtside ability and the recruiting ability and I believe AG is on the path to success.
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This season has a long way to go and even an NIT bid is far from assured. But I don’t think any rational person can look at this program and not see significant improvement, including with AG’s development as a coach.

We all suspected he would be a good recruiter, and he’s exceeded my expectations even on that front. Jalen? Obi? The transfers biding their time till next year? Four-star commits in Dwayne and Chase? He’s assembled a truly impressive batch of athletes and completely fine-tuned the culture of the program. And as far as X’s and O’s, I think he’s turned a corner there, and in part because his staff is first-rate.

These next two road games will be difficult, and if things don’t go as hoped, we’ll still see folks jumping off the bandwagon. That’s just the nature of some fans. But on the whole, we have reason for optimism — now and in the future.
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Totally agree, Coach is doing an excellent job. The only thing I have questioned this year, is the original thought of red shirting FRANKIE. But Anthony Grant is a hell of a man, and becoming one fine head basketball coach. I was in favor of his hire; and I firmly believe amazing things are going to be accomplished under his direction.

He really didn't need this job; so I want to say thank you Coach Grant for coming home to lead the program. I strongly support you. Furthermore, the UD administration deserves credit for having the wisdom and strength to hire Grant. As they could have easily said no thank you, due to his time at Alabama, but were wise enough to see the potential upside of bringing a popular former player home to lead the program.
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And then there were 2. Davidson loses to St Joe. SLU and Dayton only teams unbeaten in conference.
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This season has a long way to go and even an NIT bid is far from assured. But I don’t think any rational person can look at this program and not see significant improvement, including with AG’s development as a coach.

We all suspected he would be a good recruiter, and he’s exceeded my expectations even on that front. Jalen? Obi? The transfers biding their time till next year? Four-star commits in Dwayne and Chase? He’s assembled a truly impressive batch of athletes and completely fine-tuned the culture of the program. And as far as X’s and O’s, I think he’s turned a corner there, and in part because his staff is first-rate.

These next two road games will be difficult, and if things don’t go as hoped, we’ll still see folks jumping off the bandwagon. That’s just the nature of some fans. But on the whole, we have reason for optimism — now and in the future.
The thing that’s most pleasing to me at this point is our team chemistry. We haven’t seen a Flyer squad pull together like this since before the “Bro Code” got violated in the middle of the 2015-16 season. These guys all seem to know not only their own strengths and weaknesses, but those of their teammates as well. And they seem to be taking the court for every game with 1 objective: win. Not “I have to get my 20”. Not “Gotta get on ESPN Top Ten”. Not “I don’t care what Coach says; I’m going to play MY game.” Just “Win”. VERY refreshing!
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Good point on the coaching abilities of AG. He has done a good job of managing the game situations. Folks were a bit concerned about that at the beginning. couple the courtside ability and the recruiting ability and I believe AG is on the path to success.

I was happy seeing him tell his players to commit a foul on the last possession knowing we had fouls to give.

Seems so simple to do that, but I feel not all coaches would have done the same.
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I was happy seeing him tell his players to commit a foul on the last possession knowing we had fouls to give.

Seems so simple to do that, but I feel not all coaches would have done the same.
It is not too often that college teams have fouls to give at the end of the game. In the NBA it is pretty common at the end of the quarter. Also, remember last year at Miss St?
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I was happy seeing him tell his players to commit a foul on the last possession knowing we had fouls to give.

Seems so simple to do that, but I feel not all coaches would have done the same.
The coaches have also done a great job of instructing players not to foul. I thought the announcers said we are in the top ten in least fouls committed. Not only does it keep our short bench in the game, it also cuts down on freebies for the other team.
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I think VCU, SLU, and Davidson have a chance for at-large bids, we still have some work to do IMO...really miss www.rpiforecast.com, which made analyzing all of these numbers SO much easier.


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VCU 31, 20
Davidson 41, 51
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Keep in mind the Selection Committee will not use RPI anymore, but NET:

VCU: 55
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Right, but for sure they will check their work the next few years against the RPI. So I wouldn't totally discount it just yet.
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Spot-on.

52% chance to go 1-1 versus VCU and St. Bonnies
28% chance to go 0-2 versus VCU and St. Bonnies
20% chance to go 2-0 versus VCU and St. Bonnies

I'll take 1-1 this week. It is TOUGH to win on the road. Just ask 3-0 Davidson when they played 0-4 St Joe. There are many, many other examples. Someone in another thread mentioned that some people don't seem to realize just how tough it is to win on the road. Some think we should win all of our home games and also beat good teams on the road. Well, those other good teams think they should win all of their home games too. I don't think we are far enough along in our rebuild to beat a bunch of good teams on the road. Maybe next year with a full roster we will be.
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I'll take 1-1 this week. It is TOUGH to win on the road. Just ask 3-0 Davidson when they played 0-4 St Joe. There are many, many other examples. Someone in another thread mentioned that some people don't seem to realize just how tough it is to win on the road. Some think we should win all of our home games and also beat good teams on the road. Well, those other good teams think they should win all of their home games too. I don't think we are far enough along in our rebuild to beat a bunch of good teams on the road. Maybe next year with a full roster we will be.
You are probably correct. Percentages suggest so as well. Some of us hoping/wishing for 2-0 this week need to also acknowledge that percentages suggest 0-2 is more likely than 2-0.
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Keep in mind the Selection Committee will not use RPI anymore, but NET:

VCU: 55
Davidson: 75
SLU: 67
UD: 73

https://www.ncaa.com/rankings/basket...l-net-rankings
Yes, but the NET ranking is just about a complete unknown at this time, there has been very little explanation of the formula used to manufacture it.

I would like to have a baseline, whether it be rpi, bpi, kenpom, kpi, or whatever, to compare the NET too.

I have a feeling that the NET is not going to be an improvement over the old method that the selection committee used.
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Yes, but the NET ranking is just about a complete unknown at this time, there has been very little explanation of the formula used to manufacture it.

I would like to have a baseline, whether it be rpi, bpi, kenpom, kpi, or whatever, to compare the NET too.

I have a feeling that the NET is not going to be an improvement over the old method that the selection committee used.
I think whether it is an improvement will depend on what is your perspective.
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It will create the same disputes and arguments as the RPI. Because at the end of the day, there will always be teams/schools and conferences, and pundits, fans and talking heads, who say this team or conference got jolted.
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Updated 2 days ago...4 seed NIT...BG and USF also a 4...would be a lot of fun to play them in a 4 vs. 5 game.

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Yes, but the NET ranking is just about a complete unknown at this time, there has been very little explanation of the formula used to manufacture it.

I would like to have a baseline, whether it be rpi, bpi, kenpom, kpi, or whatever, to compare the NET too.

I have a feeling that the NET is not going to be an improvement over the old method that the selection committee used.
What I really want to see is how it would look if data from last season were input into the NET calculation.
How different would have the teams in the field and seeding have been?
To my knowledge, it's never been published.

Until something like that is done, I don't know how anyone can really predict anything outside of the very top teams and the likely conference tournament champions.
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Updated 2 days ago...4 seed NIT...BG and USF also a 4...would be a lot of fun to play them in a 4 vs. 5 game.

https://www.dratings.com/predictor/bracketology/

How about #4 seed Dayton vs #5 seed Providence! And Indiana Last Four In the NCAA???
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How about #4 seed Dayton vs #5 seed Providence! And Indiana Last Four In the NCAA???
you're talking 4 seed in NCAA! What are you smoking. That would take perfect end of season to get close to that.

In reality , i think we lose 1 maybe two more in the regular.
And end up in the Finals of the A10. We could be a bubble team or a very high 13 or 14 seed at best.

Unless we win the A10. I'm happy to talk positively about where we are going, but I like to keeps it real too .
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#4 seed in NIT is what attachment shows ... vs Providence in NIT
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you're talking 4 seed in NCAA! What are you smoking. That would take perfect end of season to get close to that.

In reality , i think we lose 1 maybe two more in the regular.
And end up in the Finals of the A10. We could be a bubble team or a very high 13 or 14 seed at best.

Unless we win the A10. I'm happy to talk positively about where we are going, but I like to keeps it real too .

I guess you didn't read the post. It's talking about a 4 seed in the NIT.
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How about #4 seed Dayton vs #5 seed Providence! And Indiana Last Four In the NCAA???
Only at Indiana can you be 13-11, lose 9 of the last 10 games including 4 at home and still be NCAA worthy. How much good will can one program earn before its revoked? Apparently there is no bottom. At Dayton, you could win 9 out of the last 10, lose at Fordham, and your dreams are shot -- because Fordham.
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Only at Indiana can you be 13-11, lose 9 of the last 10 games including 4 at home and still be NCAA worthy. How much good will can one program earn before its revoked? Apparently there is no bottom. At Dayton, you could win 9 out of the last 10, lose at Fordham, and your dreams are shot -- because Fordham.
And yet there's no solution. They own the game. The NCAA isn't willing to do anything about it, they'll just keep riding the golden goose of the NCAA tournament and pretend that non P5 schools have a chance every year. Meanwhile, teams that can't even muster .500 in their conference are invited, over-seeded, and significant number lose their first round game, but they passed the eye test, so it was all bueno.
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Indiana being on there is just laziness. I wouldn't read into that too much. There is no chance Indiana gets an at-large bid. Their next 5 games are brutal. It wouldn't be surprising if they lost all 5. Even that game @Illinois could be a problem for them. They can forget being .500 in the Big Ten. That ship sailed a while ago. They'd be extremely lucky to finish .500 overall.
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And yet there's no solution. They own the game. The NCAA isn't willing to do anything about it, they'll just keep riding the golden goose of the NCAA tournament and pretend that non P5 schools have a chance every year. Meanwhile, teams that can't even muster .500 in their conference are invited, over-seeded, and significant number lose their first round game, but they passed the eye test, so it was all bueno.
There’s no solution because the NCAA doesn’t recognize it as a problem. Isn’t Step 1 of an addiction treatment program always the recognition by the subject that he/she has a problem? The same applies here. Until the NCAA gets over its hubris regarding the P5, we’ll continue to see Round of 64 games that feature 22-13 P5 teams that finished 7th in their conference pitted against 27-4 teams who won their “unwashed heathen” conference, and when said little guy waxes the court with the P5 also-ran, the talking heads will crow about the “tremendous upset” of Football Money State U by Our Lady of Perpetual Optimism.
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This is an ESPN Insider article but I believe most/many can read them because you have an ESPN+ account. Lunardi points out that losing is no longer what it used to be and that the P5 that get in when they really don't deserve it, end up losing in the tourney.

http://www.espn.com/mens-college-bas...ets-overlooked

It will be very interesting to see how things play out with respect to the Buffalo's, Wofford's etc if they lose in their conference tourneys - good NETs but not a great resume. Will the media point out the hypocrisy if they get passed over?
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This is an ESPN Insider article but I believe most/many can read them because you have an ESPN+ account. Lunardi points out that losing is no longer what it used to be and that the P5 that get in when they really don't deserve it, end up losing in the tourney.

http://www.espn.com/mens-college-bas...ets-overlooked

It will be very interesting to see how things play out with respect to the Buffalo's, Wofford's etc if they lose in their conference tourneys - good NETs but not a great resume. Will the media point out the hypocrisy if they get passed over?
I've been saying for a long time now that winning and losing don't mean enough anymore. I get that not all wins or losses are the same but the object of the game is and always has been to WIN not lose by a little to a good team. Name me another major sport where win/loss record is not the determining factor. Again I get that there are more than 300 teams in DI so there needs to be some formula to determine better wins than others, but to me a loss is a loss.

As for the media there will be some that point out the hypocrisy, but not the ones who cover one of the P5 schools...
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I've been saying for a long time now that winning and losing don't mean enough anymore. I get that not all wins or losses are the same but the object of the game is and always has been to WIN not lose by a little to a good team. Name me another major sport where win/loss record is not the determining factor. Again I get that there are more than 300 teams in DI so there needs to be some formula to determine better wins than others, but to me a loss is a loss.

As for the media there will be some that point out the hypocrisy, but not the ones who cover one of the P5 schools...
They are rewarding winning by a lot! So playing terrible teams - at home - and winning by a ton is the way to go. NC State is the best example. They are sitting at a fricking 9 seed today and their best ACC win is Clemson. Their best non-con win was Auburn - at home.
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They are rewarding winning by a lot! So playing terrible teams - at home - and winning by a ton is the way to go. NC State is the best example. They are sitting at a fricking 9 seed today and their best ACC win is Clemson. Their best non-con win was Auburn - at home.
So like I said they should have some formula to determine which wins are better than others but losses should be losses should be losses!
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So like I said they should have some formula to determine which wins are better than others but losses should be losses should be losses!
RPI wasn't that bad. It just needed some tweaking. More credit for road wins in particular.
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Until the NCAA gets over its hubris regarding the P5, we’ll continue to see Round of 64 games that feature 22-13 P5 teams that finished 7th in their conference pitted against 27-4 teams who won their “unwashed heathen” conference, and when said little guy waxes the court with the P5 also-ran, the talking heads will crow about the “tremendous upset” of Football Money State U by Our Lady of Perpetual Optimism.
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22-13? You're giving the NCAA too much credit. They have selected P-5 teams with a lot worse records than that.
Yes, but I was thinking that the 22-13 team from the P5 conference would be a 5-Seed, and the 27-4 team from the "heathen" conference would be a 12-Seed.
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I don't get the love for efficiency ratings. I understand using them to gauge a team's improvement in certain areas. However, doesn't a coach/team play differently depending on the opponent? the score? the time? How often do you question what the player was thinking given the time/score? Sure there are questionable times when teams slow down the offense but if the goal is to win the game, should the offense get slowed up at some point? Same on D. No fouls, keep the clock running. Give up a 2 but not a 3.
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Couldn't agree with you more CE80; you are spot on!

This is exactly why I continue to believe this years field, and likely the next several fields, will be checked against the RPI. Therefore, don't totally discount RPI in the current selectin equation. In other words, assuming they perform well down the stretch, don't be surprised if VCU has their name drawn as an at-large on Selection Sunday. I'm not saying they will, but if you buy into what I theorize about above, then VCU is still in this at-large picture.

I predict the NCAA will feel dramatic heat following this years selection process. They will keep a straight face, and pretend it went according to plan, but privately they will know its a cluster frick. This current system and plan sounds akin to a very inexperienced, and shall we say "Green", and gullible silly person from the NY area. Reality notwithstanding in their world, whatsoever.

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We drop to a NIT 5 seed...BG and USF drop to a NIT 7...Archie and IU drop to a NIT 5...Davidson a NIT 2...Wright State is a NIT 8, they think that the Raiders will win the HL regular season title but lose in the HLT.

Would love to play IU in a 4 vs. 5 game.

Several of the 6?, 7, and 8 seeds in the NIT are NIT auto-bids given to regular season conference champs that lose in their conference tourneys.

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And I noticed Ole Miss doing quite well these days at a 7 seed, the former MTSU hc Kermit Davis has them on the up. I am not used to seeing them that far up in the pecking order.


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Year Seed Round Opponent Results

1981 No. 10 First Round No. 7 Kansas L 66–69
1997 No. 8 First Round No. 9 Temple L 40–62
1998 No. 4 First Round No. 13 Valparaiso L 69–70

1999 No. 9 First Round No. 8 Villanova W 72-70
Second round No. 1 Michigan State L 66–74

2001 No. 3 First Round No. 14 Iona W 72-70
Second Round No. 6 Notre Dame W 59-56
Sweet Sixteen No. 2 Arizona L 56–66

2002 No. 9 First Round No. 8 UCLA L 58–80

2013 No. 12 First Round No. 5 Wisconsin W 57-46
Second Round No. 13 La Salle L 74–76

2015 No. 11 First Four No. 11 BYU W 94-90
Second Round No. 6 Xavier L 57–76

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I’m thinking if it’s a difference of one line, we will be a fifth instead of a fourth. This is for the simple fact We have the first four going on And the easiest way to keep from having Dayton play on a Thursday or Friday is to simply put us in the fifth slot where we would have an away game anyway.
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