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Old 02-21-2012, 02:48 PM   #1 (permalink)
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The Bracket Project Blog: Bracket - February 20

Currently projected as a 7 seed in the NIT.

http://bracketproject.50webs.com/PDFS/NIT022012.pdf

Unfortunately, a 7 seed means a slim-to-none chance of any games at TBA. I'd at least like a 6 seed so we'd possibly get a 2nd round game at home.
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Old 02-21-2012, 02:54 PM   #2 (permalink)
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So, some of us are still holding on to faint NCAA hopes, and we're only projected as a 7 in the NIT. Great.
If those projections hold, and we play at either USF or UCF as a 2, I might be able to make it, depending on the day/time. But, I'm sure all of that will change over the coming weeks.
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Old 02-21-2012, 02:54 PM   #3 (permalink)
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99.9% chance they don't make the big dance. NIT all the way
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Old 02-21-2012, 02:57 PM   #4 (permalink)
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This. We would have to win the SEC tourney to get in. Aint happening.
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Old 02-21-2012, 03:03 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Show of hands who thinks Tennessee has a chance of getting an at large bid?
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NIT it is.
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Show of hands who thinks Tennessee has a chance of getting an at large bid?
*raises hand* *looks around* *slowly puts hand down*
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I don't get the projected seeding though. UCF and Dayton 2 seeds? Illinois and Minnesota, both well below .500 in their conference get 1 seeds?
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I think we can make a run at the NIT.. rather that than get boat raced in the first round of the dance.
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I don't get the projected seeding though. UCF and Dayton 2 seeds? Illinois and Minnesota, both well below .500 in their conference get 1 seeds?
they play in the 2nd toughest conference in the country, i would say is why.
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they play in the 2nd toughest conference in the country, i would say is why.
Who is the #1?
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(1) Beat Austin Peay (2) Beat Memphis in Hawaii (3) Beat Mississippi State (4) Beat UGA in Athens (5) beat Ky by 2 and not lose by 2, and we punch our own ticket.

All of the above mentioned loses, were by 3 points or less. Very close margin between us being in the NCAA tourney and out of it.
It is often said that football is a game of inches, well then basketball is a game of........
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UT has a very, very, slim, slim chance at an at large bid...They will need to win the rest of the season and make it to the SEC final...and get some help from a bunch of bubble teams.
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(1) Beat Austin Peay (2) Beat Memphis in Hawaii (3) Beat Mississippi State (4) Beat UGA in Athens (5) beat Ky by 2 and not lose by 2, and we punch our own ticket.

All of the above mentioned loses, were by 3 points or less. Very close margin between us being in the NCAA tourney and out of it.
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has a shot. not had a shot
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UT has a very, very, slim, slim chance at an at large bid...They will need to win the rest of the season and make it to the SEC final...and get some help from a bunch of bubble teams.
If my calculations are right, that's about a 0.001%
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