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Its DJOver

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Re: 2024 NCAA Tournament Bracketology
« Reply #200 on: February 09, 2024, 01:06:07 PM »
Radford.

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Re: 2024 NCAA Tournament Bracketology
« Reply #201 on: February 09, 2024, 01:06:44 PM »
Has nothing to do with this team or Marquette.

Has Shaka lost a game here to a mid-major outside of St. Bonaventure that was in the Top 25?

But you're ignoring the main reason.  Nothing to gain, everything to lose.

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Re: 2024 NCAA Tournament Bracketology
« Reply #202 on: February 09, 2024, 01:22:57 PM »
But you're ignoring the main reason.  Nothing to gain, everything to lose.

Advancing in the NCAA tournament is the biggest gain that I can possibly think of. What is more important/motivating than that?
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Re: 2024 NCAA Tournament Bracketology
« Reply #203 on: February 09, 2024, 01:30:00 PM »
Advancing in the NCAA tournament is the biggest gain that I can possibly think of. What is more important/motivating than that?

Doing that without playing an in state school.

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Re: 2024 NCAA Tournament Bracketology
« Reply #204 on: February 09, 2024, 01:33:07 PM »
Do you get to pick? I thought they always use most recent college.

Jimmy Butler and Tyler JUCO say you get to choose.

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Re: 2024 NCAA Tournament Bracketology
« Reply #205 on: February 09, 2024, 01:42:49 PM »
That would not be fun......for Green Bay.  We would destroy them.
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Re: 2024 NCAA Tournament Bracketology
« Reply #206 on: February 09, 2024, 01:47:50 PM »
But you're ignoring the main reason.  Nothing to gain, everything to lose.
I too get very upset when MU gets a high seed and plays the mid-majors that we have nothing to gain from. Wojo's strategy of double-digit seed was by far his greatest attribute.

Actually, missing the tournament is the best guaranty to not end up in a "no win" situation. The fact is, DePaul is playing chess and Duke, MU & Kansas are dopes playing checkers. 

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Re: 2024 NCAA Tournament Bracketology
« Reply #207 on: February 09, 2024, 01:51:36 PM »
I too get very upset when MU gets a high seed and plays the mid-majors that we have nothing to gain from. Wojo's strategy of double-digit seed was by far his greatest attribute.

Actually, missing the tournament is the best guaranty to not end up in a "no win" situation. The fact is, DePaul is playing chess and Duke, MU & Kansas are dopes playing checkers.

I think you've missed the point.  He's hoping to play UW Green Bay.

Reality is that they'll play whomever is in front of them.

Given the choice, I'd rather play a school that isn't from in state.  Because if for some reason they lose, the torment never ends.

If they lose to Vermont, no one says anything ever.  If they lose to UWGB on the other hand...

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Re: 2024 NCAA Tournament Bracketology
« Reply #208 on: February 09, 2024, 01:59:17 PM »
Mike Decourcey is the 1st one I've seen to have Marquette and UWGB matchup in the 2/15 1st round matchup.

That would be fun!

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Re: 2024 NCAA Tournament Bracketology
« Reply #209 on: February 09, 2024, 02:05:17 PM »
I think you've missed the point.  He's hoping to play UW Green Bay.

Reality is that they'll play whomever is in front of them.

Given the choice, I'd rather play a school that isn't from in state.  Because if for some reason they lose, the torment never ends.

If they lose to Vermont, no one says anything ever.  If they lose to UWGB on the other hand...

If MU loses to ANY 15 seed in the first round, the shouts of "Shaka can't win in the NCAA tournament" would be deafening.

I would happily take my chances with UWGB. I don't think they'd be as dangerous as last year's Princeton team was for Arizona.

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Re: 2024 NCAA Tournament Bracketology
« Reply #210 on: February 09, 2024, 02:10:03 PM »
If MU loses to ANY 15 seed in the first round, the shouts of "Shaka can't win in the NCAA tournament" would be deafening.

I would happily take my chances with UWGB. I don't think they'd be as dangerous as last year's Princeton team was for Arizona.

Yes.  Obviously.  But it would objectively worse losing to 15 UWGB than 15 anyone else.

This isn't brain surgery.

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Re: 2024 NCAA Tournament Bracketology
« Reply #211 on: February 09, 2024, 02:44:59 PM »
Doing that without playing an in state school.

What a loser's mentality.
Bring on whomever.

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Re: 2024 NCAA Tournament Bracketology
« Reply #212 on: February 09, 2024, 02:54:26 PM »
I think you've missed the point.  He's hoping to play UW Green Bay.

Reality is that they'll play whomever is in front of them.

Given the choice, I'd rather play a school that isn't from in state.  Because if for some reason they lose, the torment never ends.

If they lose to Vermont, no one says anything ever.  If they lose to UWGB on the other hand...

I didn't say I wanted it. I said it would be fun.

Marquette is going to be loads better than any 15 seed they would play.
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Re: 2024 NCAA Tournament Bracketology
« Reply #213 on: February 09, 2024, 02:54:35 PM »
Yes.  Obviously.  But it would objectively worse losing to 15 UWGB than 15 anyone else.

This isn't brain surgery.

It isn’t brain surgery but it’s also a matter of opinion evaluating degrees of extreme disappointment.

It might be worse for some people but it wouldn’t be worse for me.

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Re: 2024 NCAA Tournament Bracketology
« Reply #214 on: February 09, 2024, 02:54:43 PM »
What a loser's mentality.
Bring on whomever.

I came here expecting logic, and instead I have you cretins.

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Re: 2024 NCAA Tournament Bracketology
« Reply #215 on: February 09, 2024, 03:08:26 PM »
Because the NCAA would find a way to place us in the Green Bay subregional.
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Re: 2024 NCAA Tournament Bracketology
« Reply #216 on: February 09, 2024, 03:32:27 PM »
Finally.  Now Marquette can’t dodge them

You crack me up.  I know it’s a schtick and somewhat obsessive but I chuckle.

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Re: 2024 NCAA Tournament Bracketology
« Reply #217 on: February 10, 2024, 12:47:11 AM »
Mike Decourcey is the 1st one I've seen to have Marquette and UWGB matchup in the 2/15 1st round matchup.

That would be fun!
Agree it would be fun.
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Re: 2024 NCAA Tournament Bracketology
« Reply #218 on: February 10, 2024, 12:49:49 AM »
ESPN Bracketology Updated Friday February 9th by Joe Lunardi. Marquette is listed as a Pod 2 Seed playing 15 Seed Quinnipiac in Indianapolis. With the winner playing the winner of 7 Seed Utah State and 10 Seed Mississippi State/ Cincinnati Winner In the South Dallas Region.

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Re: 2024 NCAA Tournament Bracketology
« Reply #219 on: February 13, 2024, 01:24:00 PM »
ESPN Bracketology Updated Tuesday February 13th by Joe Lunardi. Marquette is listed as a Pod 2 Seed playing 15 Seed Quinnipiac in Indianapolis. With the winner playing the winner of 7 Seed Texas A&M and 10 Seed TCU In the South Dallas Region.

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Re: 2024 NCAA Tournament Bracketology
« Reply #220 on: February 13, 2024, 01:37:06 PM »
Fox Sports Bracketology Updated Tuesday February 13th by Mike DeCourcy. Marquette is listed as a 2 Seed playing 15 Seed Quinnipiac.  With the winner playing the winner of 7 Seed Kentucky and 10 Seed Boise State In the South Dallas Region.

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Re: 2024 NCAA Tournament Bracketology
« Reply #221 on: February 13, 2024, 02:24:21 PM »

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Re: 2024 NCAA Tournament Bracketology
« Reply #223 on: February 13, 2024, 08:35:04 PM »
https://www.nj.com/sports/2024/02/uconns-dan-hurley-doesnt-care-if-huskies-are-projected-no-1-seed-in-ncaas-says-big-east-doesnt-get-enough-respect.html?outputType=amp

What a GREAT ARTICLE.

This is a must read for all scoopers, thanks for sharing Herman.

Hurley said a ton of great, and accurate things.

Here’s an example
 “Marquette’s a national championship caliber team this year, people think we are,” Hurley added, “and Seton Hall’s beaten both us and them so if the tournament’s about who can you beat....”

The domination that UConn put on the field last year, and the domination that Marquette put on them winning both regular season titles, doesn’t get talked about enough.
This league is tough as nails, and doesn’t get the credit it deserves in NCAA field projections.

‘I don’t know the ins and outs of everyone’s resume, but I’ll say this, those games are tougher game for us than anything we played in the non-conference, with the exception of the road game at Kansas, and we played some really good non-conference games,” Hurley said.

What we’ve witnessed the past few conference seasons has been incredible and will go down in Marquette folklore for years and decades to come.

Win Saturday, and that becomes even more apparent.



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Re: 2024 NCAA Tournament Bracketology
« Reply #224 on: February 13, 2024, 08:36:25 PM »
Marquette is now the top 2-seed. Moving on up.
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