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2016 Pac-12 Tournament MBB

Discussion in 'Colorado Basketball Message Board' started by Shldr2Shldr, Jan 4, 2016.

  1. Shldr2Shldr

    Shldr2Shldr Club Member Club Member

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    Didn't see a thread on this, but just an FYI for everyone thinking about going, prices dropped on MGM hotels this morning. Don't know how long they will be down though.

    Got NYNY for a pretty good deal. Been to every CU tournament game in Vegas. Excited to make it in year 4.
     
  2. Shldr2Shldr

    Shldr2Shldr Club Member Club Member

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    Bump.

    Tournament begins exactly 4 weeks from today. How many allbuffers are making the trip? Also if you haven't gone, go. You need to. Its a blast.
     
  3. Ruckus

    Ruckus Peep my words. Club Member

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  4. ZandiBuff

    ZandiBuff Well-Known Member

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    The wife and I along with 6-8 more always make it a group outing. Good times
     
  5. HaikuBUFF

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    Oh, give me a home
    Where the drunk Buffalo roam
    Yell at refs all day

    (In, never missed it)
     
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  6. RumblinBuff

    RumblinBuff That one blogging guy Club Member

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    In, haven't missed since LA
     
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  7. Jace Kinney

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    Wish I could go but will be at school. PAC-12 tournament at the MGM GRAND is amazing
     
  8. Shldr2Shldr

    Shldr2Shldr Club Member Club Member

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    Just a reminder that the Pac-12 tournament is less than 2 weeks away and you should go because its a lot of fun.

    Also if the season ended today, this is how the bracket would look. (All times, PT)

    Session 1A 12pm
    #8 OSU
    #9 UCLA

    Session 1B 2:30pm
    #5 USC
    #12 WSU

    Session 2A 6:00pm
    #7 Washington
    #10 Stanford

    Session 2B 8:30pm
    #6 COLORADO
    #11 ASU

    Session 3A 12pm
    #1 UofA
    -Session 1A

    Session 3B 2:30pm
    #4 Cal
    -Session 1B

    Session 4A 6:00pm
    #2 UO
    -Session 2A

    Session 4B 8:30pm
    #3 UU
    -Session 2B

    Session 5A 6pm
    -Session 3A
    -Session 3B

    Session 5B 8:30pm
    -Session 4A
    -Session 4B

    Championship Session 6 7pm
     
  9. buford

    buford New Member

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    We usually go out to Vegas for the 1st round, but are headed out for the Pac-12 tournament this year. Any reviews on the pregame festivities like the Hard Rock meetup or the MGM pool parties? I am just curious on everyone's pro tips for the tourney. We are really looking forward to it!
     
  10. Shldr2Shldr

    Shldr2Shldr Club Member Club Member

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    Hard Rock stuff is pretty cool. Band typically shows up and does a pep rally. Free food of some kind typically and good drink specials during the rally.

    MGM Pool Party with Pac-12 is not bad. A little cheesy, but it is what it is. Really loved what they did in LA in front of Staple Center with the battle of the bands. Only got to do it one year, but that was a lot of fun. MGM does have one of the better pool decks on the strip IMO though. Good place to hang out when you don't want to gamble the day away.

    Other than that I would say, make sure to bring good shoes for walking because if you aren't in the MGM, getting to the Garden Arena from the other hotels is a long way.
     
  11. Shldr2Shldr

    Shldr2Shldr Club Member Club Member

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    Friend of mine is keeping track of our potential final seeds, and it appears we are can now finish anywhere between 3rd and 7th. Big news because it eliminates that 12pm game on the 1st day as a possibility.

    Also looks like ASU will be locked in at 11th now
     
  12. Shldr2Shldr

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    Scenarios:

    3 Seed - CU Wins at Utah, Cal loses to Arizona and Arizona State, Stanford beats Arizona
    4 Seed - CU Wins at Utah, Arizona loses to Cal or Stanford, USC loses to OSU or Oregon
    4 Seed - CU Wins at Utah Cal loses to Arizona and Arizona State, Arizona beats Stanford
    5 Seed (plays WSU) - CU Wins at Utah, Cal beats Arizona, USC beats OSU and Oregon
    5 Seed (plays WSU) - CU loses at Utah, USC loses to OSU or Oregon
    6 Seed (plays ASU) - CU loses at Utah and USC wins at OSU and Oregon
     
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    So my guess is we are a 4 seed with a win at Utah, 5 seed with a loss at Utah

    Lots to play for on Saturday!
     
  14. Shldr2Shldr

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    4 Seed would be absolutely wonderful. I would love to have nothing to do on Wednesday when I get off the plane.
     
  15. Darth Snow

    Darth Snow Hawaiian Buffalo Club Member Junta Member

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    plus, I'd be guaranteed to see the buffs.
     
  16. Shldr2Shldr

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    Won't be there in time to catch the 8:30pm tipoff on Wed night?
     
  17. Darth Snow

    Darth Snow Hawaiian Buffalo Club Member Junta Member

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    flying in Thursday. Gambling even before I get there!
     
  18. Shldr2Shldr

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    Easy way to tell if luck is going to be on your side this trip or not right off the bat.
     
  19. seattlebuff

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    Sure as hell like the 5 better than 6 ... ASU always gives us fits, that could be a dangerous game. So much rather play WSU.
     
  20. patebuff

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    Do you remember the last time CU played WSU?
     
  21. BuffG

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    The 5/6 seed is most likely. Really hope we don't face Washington State. They're the only team that could knock us out of the dance due to their awful ratings across the board.
     
  22. CVilleBuff

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    We're a 5 right now I believe (10-7 while USC is 8-8)

    If it ended now it'd be:

    1 Oregon
    2 Utah
    3 Cal
    4 Arizona
    5 CU
     
  23. jsmilkst

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    That was a weird injury game. We already beat them at their house by 5. Jelly back and some March motivation, WSU should be handled at neutral site. *should*
     
  24. CVilleBuff

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    Yeah, I wouldn't read much into that game unless we are missing a key player again. Wazzu has a couple nice pieces and should probably not be 1-16 bad, but even still I'm not sure how ASU or UCLA could be deemed preferable. ASU is a top 100 team. Wazzu is not.
     
  25. sliderNcider

    sliderNcider MacLovin Club Member

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    5 seed seems very likely
     
  26. scoob

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    Who here wouldn't have been all-in for a 5 seed before this season started?
     
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  27. Darth Snow

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    So now we need zona or cal to lose and us to win to get in the top 4? Unlikely.
     
  28. Shldr2Shldr

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    Also need USC to lose to UO or we will end up with the 6 seed. Definitely zeroing in on that 5 seed.
     
  29. Darth Snow

    Darth Snow Hawaiian Buffalo Club Member Junta Member

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    Tad is cursed. Will we ever finish top 4?
     
  30. onealcd

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    6 wouldn't be too bad.
     

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