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Author Topic: So....What are we ranked on Monday - 2/24/2020  (Read 387470 times)

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Re: So....What are we ranked on Monday - 1/28/19
« Reply #1975 on: January 30, 2019, 10:13:43 PM »
We did what we needed to this week and Kansas has already lost so no moving down for us this week. All the teams above us have won so far, 7-0.

Best chance to move up is if Louisville can take out North Carolina at the Yum. The rest of the games the top 10 team will likely be favored. Maybe Florida can knock off Kentucky at home.

Michigan State lost Joshua Langford for the season. That's a huge blow and may result in them dropping out of the top 10 eventually.
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Re: So....What are we ranked on Monday - 1/28/19
« Reply #1976 on: January 30, 2019, 10:18:18 PM »
We did what we needed to this week and Kansas has already lost so no moving down for us this week. All the teams above us have won so far, 7-0.

Best chance to move up is if Louisville can take out North Carolina at the Yum. The rest of the games the top 10 team will likely be favored. Maybe Florida can knock off Kentucky at home.

Michigan State lost Joshua Langford for the season. That's a huge blow and may result in them dropping out of the top 10 eventually.

They’ve been without him since late December.

I think it’s more a blow to their title chances than staying in the top 10. They’ve clocked a lot of BIg10 teams without him
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Re: So....What are we ranked on Monday - 1/28/19
« Reply #1977 on: January 30, 2019, 10:39:46 PM »
They’ve been without him since late December.

I think it’s more a blow to their title chances than staying in the top 10. They’ve clocked a lot of BIg10 teams without him

Just announced he's done for the season, had thought he would be able to come back. They've done well so far but I think their toughest games are yet to come. Two games against Michigan plus a road game at Wisconsin. If we keep winning, could mean we pass them.
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Re: So....What are we ranked on Monday - 1/28/19
« Reply #1978 on: January 30, 2019, 10:41:48 PM »
Just announced he's done for the season, had thought he would be able to come back. They've done well so far but I think their toughest games are yet to come. Two games against Michigan plus a road game at Wisconsin. If we keep winning, could mean we pass them.

Yeah I know it was announced just meant that it’s at least been something they’ve been used to.

But you are right their schedule is getting tougher. I’d love for them to skid like Kansas. More chances at Des Moines?? Yes please.
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Re: So....What are we ranked on Monday - 1/28/19
« Reply #1979 on: January 31, 2019, 07:50:43 AM »
The good news is that we are done playing for the week and added a W and no Ls.  Lots of opportunities for the teams ahead of us to lose.
Have some patience, FFS.

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Re: So....What are we ranked on Monday - 1/28/19
« Reply #1980 on: January 31, 2019, 07:59:02 AM »
The good news is that we are done playing for the week and added a W and no Ls.  Lots of opportunities for the teams ahead of us to lose.

I'm comfortable hanging out around 10 for another week. We'll have our chance to make a major statement next week.

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Re: So....What are we ranked on Monday - 1/28/19
« Reply #1981 on: January 31, 2019, 08:02:55 AM »
Nevada just needs to lose already.
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Re: So....What are we ranked on Monday - 1/28/19
« Reply #1982 on: January 31, 2019, 08:48:30 AM »
I'm comfortable hanging out around 10 for another week. We'll have our chance to make a major statement next week.

Patience FFS, Khaleesi!

I am just saying that for the next 4 days we have nowhere to go but up!   ;D
Have some patience, FFS.

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Re: So....What are we ranked on Monday - 1/28/19
« Reply #1983 on: January 31, 2019, 08:50:02 AM »
I am just saying that for the next 4 days we have nowhere to go but up!   ;D

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Re: So....What are we ranked on Monday - 1/28/19
« Reply #1984 on: January 31, 2019, 08:50:30 AM »
I am just saying that for the next 4 days we have nowhere to go but up!   ;D

Our next off day is the most important off day of the year. Let's not get ahead of ourselves
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Re: So....What are we ranked on Monday - 1/28/19
« Reply #1985 on: January 31, 2019, 09:16:14 AM »
As noted in another thread, we have won 16 of 7 for the first time in 40 years. This got me thinking ...

If we started the season 16 - 1 and then went 3 - 2 to get to 19-3, playing exactly the same teams ...

My guess is we would have been ranked between #3 and #1 by game 17 and would be ranked between #5 and #8 after a 3 - 2 stretch with losses to KU and IU.

Do you agree?  Does the sequence of winning matter for rankings as much as I suggest?

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Re: So....What are we ranked on Monday - 1/28/19
« Reply #1986 on: January 31, 2019, 09:19:00 AM »
As noted in another thread, we have won 16 of 7 for the first time in 40 years. This got me thinking ...

If we started the season 16 - 1 and then went 3 - 2 to get to 19-3, playing exactly the same teams ...

My guess is we would have been ranked between #3 and #1 by game 17 and would be ranked between #5 and #8 after a 3 - 2 stretch with losses to KU and IU.

Do you agree?  Does the sequence of winning matter for rankings as much as I suggest?

wed probably beat kansas now that they're without their all star center. IU and SJU are a different story that fit your point better.

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Re: So....What are we ranked on Monday - 1/28/19
« Reply #1987 on: January 31, 2019, 10:00:04 AM »
As noted in another thread, we have won 16 of 7 for the first time in 40 years. This got me thinking ...

If we started the season 16 - 1 and then went 3 - 2 to get to 19-3, playing exactly the same teams ...

My guess is we would have been ranked between #3 and #1 by game 17 and would be ranked between #5 and #8 after a 3 - 2 stretch with losses to KU and IU.

Do you agree?  Does the sequence of winning matter for rankings as much as I suggest?

I don't think we would have been between #3 and #1 with a 16-1 start. 17 games in Tennessee was 16-1, Duke was 15-2 (but still getting #1 votes), Virginia was 16-1, Gonzaga was 15-2 (but still getting #1 votes), Michigan was 17-0, Michigan State was 15-2 (but still getting #1 votes). I think all six of those teams would have still been above Marquette...maybe not Michigan State. I think 3-2 from there drops us below Kentucky and probably Nevada. Maybe the sequencing would have gotten us one spot higher above North Carolina.
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Re: So....What are we ranked on Monday - 1/28/19
« Reply #1988 on: January 31, 2019, 01:02:56 PM »
Sounds like VT might be without Justin Robinson for a while.

We passed them but it still could pay dividends. Keep them behind us, drop their seed, give UL a better chance to beat them.
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Re: So....What are we ranked on Monday - 1/28/19
« Reply #1989 on: January 31, 2019, 03:03:22 PM »
Sounds like VT might be without Justin Robinson for a while.

We passed them but it still could pay dividends. Keep them behind us, drop their seed, give UL a better chance to beat them.

Hell, winning at NC State without him won't be a walk in the park either

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Re: So....What are we ranked on Monday - 1/28/19
« Reply #1990 on: January 31, 2019, 09:43:29 PM »
Hell, winning at NC State without him won't be a walk in the park either
Yep, look no further than the Wolfpack’s last game against UVA.

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Re: So....What are we ranked on Monday - 1/28/19
« Reply #1991 on: February 01, 2019, 10:00:50 PM »
#5 Michigan loses to RV Iowa.

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Re: So....What are we ranked on Monday - 1/28/19
« Reply #1992 on: February 01, 2019, 10:02:01 PM »
#18 Buffalo loses to unranked Bowling Green.

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Re: So....What are we ranked on Monday - 1/28/19
« Reply #1993 on: February 01, 2019, 11:23:47 PM »
#5 Michigan loses to RV Iowa.
will they fall out of top 10. I don’t think so

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Re: So....What are we ranked on Monday - 1/28/19
« Reply #1994 on: February 02, 2019, 01:05:00 AM »
will they fall out of top 10. I don’t think so

No. Honestly, I wouldn't be surprised to see them stay #5. If they fall, I don't think they fall further than #7 (assuming Michigan State and Kentucky win today).
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Re: So....What are we ranked on Monday - 1/28/19
« Reply #1995 on: February 02, 2019, 01:59:13 AM »
Just fine to be #10 for another week.

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Re: So....What are we ranked on Monday - 2/4/19
« Reply #1996 on: February 02, 2019, 09:24:43 AM »
Let's go, Fighting Hookers of Louisville. It's silly but I want that single digit next to our name for NMD. FOX game, another Top-15 team in our house, lot's of eyes. Pick up two wins next week and we may find ourselves in uncharted territory. Yes, I'm getting way ahead of myself here.

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Re: So....What are we ranked on Monday - 1/28/19
« Reply #1997 on: February 02, 2019, 09:33:23 AM »
As noted in another thread, we have won 16 of 7 for the first time in 40 years. This got me thinking.....

I would think it would be the first time in our history or any program’s history to pull that off.  Supernatural
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Re: So....What are we ranked on Monday - 2/4/19
« Reply #1998 on: February 02, 2019, 10:22:09 AM »
I remember last season coming down to the final weekend and if we won 8 of our final 2 we'd have a shot at the conference title.

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Re: So....What are we ranked on Monday - 2/4/19
« Reply #1999 on: February 02, 2019, 11:09:32 AM »
Let's go, Fighting Hookers of Louisville. It's silly but I want that single digit next to our name for NMD. FOX game, another Top-15 team in our house, lot's of eyes. Pick up two wins next week and we may find ourselves in uncharted territory. Yes, I'm getting way ahead of myself here.

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