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Best bracketologists?

Discussion in 'Colorado Basketball Message Board' started by cubuffs85, Mar 6, 2014.

  1. cubuffs85

    cubuffs85 Active Member

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    Every single one has their warts. If you had to recommend following one between now and Selection Sunday, who would it be?
     
  2. sliderNcider

    sliderNcider MacLovin Club Member

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    Lunardi is pretty much 100% on who gets in
     
  3. cubuffs85

    cubuffs85 Active Member

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    But he's an ESPN company guy trying to screw over the Buffs, can I really trust him?
     
  4. absinthe

    absinthe Ambitious but rubbish. Club Member Junta Member

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    Bracket Matrix has a pretty good success rate
     
  5. cubuffs85

    cubuffs85 Active Member

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    Yeah I like it, just looking for individuals not an assortment.
     
  6. JPinCO

    JPinCO VP of Quantified Self Club Member

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    cubuffs85 Active Member

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    Wow that Lunardi guy is soooooooooooooo overated, I mean he's 35th, how does he still have a job?
     
  8. JPinCO

    JPinCO VP of Quantified Self Club Member

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    I think the general consensus on Lunardi is that he's been good at picking who's in or out, but he loses points on his seeding. Which is why he's 35th.

    It's, like, statistics, man.
     
  9. cubuffs85

    cubuffs85 Active Member

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    I don't think picking the ins/outs is incredibly difficult, you get all the AQ's to begin with so you're not exactly picking 68 teams -- so it's 36 team, of which only the last six or so have any chance of not getting in. If you're a bracketologist, you really shouldn't have any more than 1-2 misses a year in the first place.
     
  10. Darth Snow

    Darth Snow Hawaiian Buffalo Club Member Junta Member

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    Going to be interesting to see if Lunardi's bracket sees some very big changes right before decision time. That way he can be accurate while being a tool for ESPN to drive their narrative!
     
  11. hokiehead

    hokiehead Gobbler on the Mountain Club Member

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    what's missing form there is the time at which the prediction is compared to the actual. for example, Lunardi releases his brackets about 1/week until Feb, then starts multiple times per week. The week leading up to selection Sunday he usually publishes multiple updates per day (2 years he had VT as one of the last 4 in until SS morning's bracket release).

    What '85 really wants to know is, whose the best at predicting 2 weeks out?

     
  12. torerobuff

    torerobuff Dancing is forbidden Club Member

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    This is exactly what will happen.
     
  13. cubuffs85

    cubuffs85 Active Member

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    Not so much that, but just good bookmarks for this kind of thing for now and future years. The bracketology is interesting, but shouldn't be taken too seriously until conference play starts, probably a few weeks into January actually.
     
  14. cubuffs85

    cubuffs85 Active Member

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    Also, I noticed Lunardi hasn't updated it on the website daily, but he has on TV. Like how we went from first four in to being more comfortably in was never reflected online.
     
  15. CarolinaBuff

    CarolinaBuff Weekend Poster Club Member

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    His website is updated now.
     
  16. cubuffs85

    cubuffs85 Active Member

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    Yeah that must've been not too long ago. But like I said if you didn't watch ESPN and only went online, you would've never seen them being projected in Dayton.
     
  17. CVilleBuff

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    Lunardi sucks ass at actual seeding. Bracket Matrix is the way to go, gives the complete picture
     
  18. JPinCO

    JPinCO VP of Quantified Self Club Member

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    Ah -well, that's a different site.
     
  19. Scotch

    Scotch Registered User Club Member Junta Member

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    Jerry Palm is who I pay attention to most. Did the collegerpi site for a long time, and is now with CBS Sports. Lunardi is good to.
     

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