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Poll: What seed do we get?

Discussion in 'Colorado Basketball Message Board' started by NBDefektor, Mar 13, 2016.

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What seed do we get?

Poll closed Mar 13, 2016.
  1. 6

    1.6%
  2. 7

    23.0%
  3. 8

    37.7%
  4. 9

    21.3%
  5. 10

    14.8%
  6. 11

    1.6%
  1. NBDefektor

    NBDefektor Well-Known Member

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    Gee, I hope I'm doing this poll thing right. Anyway, it's pretty simple. What do you guys think?
     
  2. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    I took the option for a 12 out since that won't happen for an at-large. Otherwise, you did this exactly right.
     
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  3. sackman

    sackman Club Member Club Member

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    Would love a "6" but I don't think we did enough to warrant one. Had we beaten Utah in their barn or the chards in the tournament, I think we would have had a good argument for it.
     
  4. JPinCO

    JPinCO VP of Quantified Self Club Member

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    I voted 10 because "East Coast Bias"
     
  5. wyobuff

    wyobuff Well-Known Member

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    Voted 7. I think we did enough and our wins v oregon, cal and zona are strong. could have easily been on the 4 line had they not dropped both to the utes, the one @U$C, @OSU & v SMU.

    I just want to be off the 8/9 line.
     
  6. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    I agree. The teams around us fighting for those 6 and 7 seeds have better RPIs and a better record against the Top 50. I believe CU will be an 8.
     
  7. Eggon

    Eggon Club Member Club Member

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    Do we get an additional boost for our win against Oregon, given that beat down of Utah, and the fact they are likely 4-5 top team in? Not sure, but maybe....

    I voted 7, but I would not be shocked at a 6.
     
  8. SECOBuffsFan

    SECOBuffsFan Active Member

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    I worry about us getting shafted......at one point I worried that we would be in the first four games....but I think we will be a 10....no real reason just gut feeling
     
  9. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    My biggest worry today is that the Committee is starting to use the KenPom team rankings as an additional evaluation tool, according to multiple reports. Seems that KenPom rating had a significant impact on seeding last year.

    CU is not rated well on KenPom... currently the #54 team in the country. RPI will finish in the 33-36 range, so we'll be in. But could KenPom influence our seeding down to a 9 or 10... or even 11?
     
  10. Highlander

    Highlander Club Member Club Member

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    This would be a good year to get shafted. Better a 10 than an 8.
     
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  11. jcatcher

    jcatcher Club Member Club Member

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    If we were penciled in as an 8, this impending VCU loss is a good thing. It's still early enough for the committee to do some massaging of the seeds. Of course, St. Joe's is in that vicinity, too. I guess it depends on where we are on the S-Curve.
    I wouldn't mind at all if they screwed us on the seeding but threw us a bone by making us a 10 in Denver.
     
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  12. MrFrumpylane

    MrFrumpylane Well-Known Member

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    10. National respect is still sh!tty.
     
  13. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    It's not the media or fans selecting, though. Committee has representatives of all conferences and uses RPI as its main tool. Pac-12 is #2 RPI behind Big 12, with CU as the #34 RPI team with a 9-8 record against the Top 100 (4-8 vs Top 50 & 2-6 against Top 25). Basically the type of record that would give the Buffs about a 1/4 shot of beating a Top 4 seed. Not a lot of teams in CU's range are that high.
     
  14. sliderNcider

    sliderNcider MacLovin Club Member

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    I thought we had to be a 11 or 12 seed to be in Denver?
     
  15. Buffalo Brad

    Buffalo Brad Club Member Club Member

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    I picked up as a 10. Still think on the national stage we have not proved enough consistently. Think we deserve an 8 but might actually be better off at a 10
     
  16. jcatcher

    jcatcher Club Member Club Member

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    I don't think that is pre-determined.
     
  17. Scotch

    Scotch Registered User Club Member Junta Member

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    I picked 8. Would prefer a 7 or 10.
     
  18. CarolinaBuff

    CarolinaBuff Weekend Poster Club Member

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    It's not but the destionation for all the possible 1/2 seeds is pretty well set at this point, which means that that the highest seed that could be in Denver would be a 3 seed, therefore one side of the bracket would be a 3, 6, 11, and a 14 seed. The other half would be either be the same seeds, or a 4, 5, 12, 13.

    Probably 1/2 seeds, with one extra team listed:
    UNC -Raleigh
    UVA - Raleigh
    MSU - St. Louis
    OU - OKC
    KU - Des Moines
    Nova - Brooklyn
    WV - Brooklyn
    Oregon - Spokane
    Xavier - St. Louis
     
  19. Lukeasaurus

    Lukeasaurus Well-Known Member

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    Awe, versing UConn.... Not thrilled about that
     
  20. Buffalo Brad

    Buffalo Brad Club Member Club Member

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    If we can get past them we get one of or favorites in KU! Would love to bounce the Jayhawk. Get it done Buffs
     
  21. buffgal

    buffgal Club Member Club Member

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    Beat U Conn in my home town and then beat Kansas!
     
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  22. CVilleBuff

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    Hope you Midwest Buffs can bring some support!
     
  23. Eggon

    Eggon Club Member Club Member

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    This logic failed miserably, and the Ducks got a one.

    Well, game time Thursday, let's Dance!
     
  24. buffgal

    buffgal Club Member Club Member

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    Need a ticket first! :sneaky:
     

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