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Post by NigelUno on 2018-03-09, 14:05

WhiteBoyHatcher wrote:Not really Nigel. My official position is a don't give a fuck. That doesn't mean I'm not allowed to take two seconds to post an opinion on a message board.

No. Really.

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Post by NigelUno on 2018-03-09, 14:06

Other Teams Pursuing That wrote::(

That one's on you.

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Post by Other Teams Pursuing That on 2018-03-09, 14:06

Wbh please be more consistent with your posting.

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Post by NigelUno on 2018-03-09, 14:17

Other Teams Pursuing That wrote:Wbh please be more consistent with your posting.

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Post by LooseGoose on 2018-03-09, 14:28

kingstonlake wrote:God I hope Cincinnati is in our bracket. They would struggle to be .500 in the big ten.

Solid Jinx.
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kingstonlake wrote:God I hope Cincinnati is in our bracket. They would struggle to be .500 in the big ten.

Solid Jinx.

I mean his point still stands they put up 61 against a decimated SMU team.
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Post by Other Teams Pursuing That on 2018-03-09, 14:40

Auburn is going down does that help MSU
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Post by Watch Out Pylon! on 2018-03-09, 14:44

Other Teams Pursuing That wrote:Auburn is going down does that help MSU

Is your crew up for a roadtrip to Pittsburgh?
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Post by Other Teams Pursuing That on 2018-03-09, 15:01

Watch Out Pylon! wrote:
Other Teams Pursuing That wrote:Auburn is going down does that help MSU

Is your crew up for a roadtrip to Pittsburgh?

It’d be an easier sell than Nashville
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Post by NigelUno on 2018-03-09, 15:12

Other Teams Pursuing That wrote:Auburn is going down does that help MSU

Might help us get a higher seed overall.

Not a lot to do with Detroit.

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Post by WhiteBoyHatcher on 2018-03-09, 15:15

I want this for OTPT. But I also really don't want it for the stupid fat lazy local media. I'm torn, like Natalie Imbruglia.

Whatever keeps MSU out of Nashville is what I'm rooting for now. Very invested.

If not Detroit, my preference is Boise.
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Post by NigelUno on 2018-03-09, 15:20

WhiteBoyHatcher wrote:I want this for OTPT. But I also really don't want it for the stupid fat lazy local media. I'm torn, like Natalie Imbruglia.

Whatever keeps MSU out of Nashville is what I'm rooting for now. Very invested.

If not Detroit, my preference is Boise.

Why would the local media not want to travel? They get expenses.

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Post by Other Teams Pursuing That on 2018-03-09, 15:25

Thank you wbh i appreciate that!
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Post by Other Teams Pursuing That on 2018-03-09, 20:20

What if Xavier loses does that tickle our fancy at all
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Post by Other Teams Pursuing That on 2018-03-09, 20:56

Other Teams Pursuing That wrote:What if Xavier loses does that tickle our fancy at all

Bump
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Post by LooseGoose on 2018-03-09, 21:02

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Other Teams Pursuing That wrote:What if Xavier loses does that tickle our fancy at all

Bump

They might fall but I doubt they fall below us.
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Post by aualum06 on 2018-03-09, 21:30

Other Teams Pursuing That wrote:What if Xavier loses does that tickle our fancy at all

Come on look at quadrant 1. Clearly better no matter the losses
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Post by LooseGoose on 2018-03-10, 07:19

Ignore Lunardi/Palm.

A winner in any given year might be a fluke, which is why the Matrix averages and ranks bracketologists by their last five seasons. The results are fascinating: Alongside mainstream writers such as The Athletic's own Stewart Mandel (No. 2) are lesser-known folks like Wollangk (No. 5) or SyracuseFan7 (No. 3), whose projections have consistently topped the matrix average. The most prominent bracket experts, Lunardi and Palm, rank 40th and 82nd, respectively.

In 2016, an entrant named Delphi Bracketology won the top spot. The most accurate projections were the product of a group of students at Delphi (Ind.) Community High School, part of the school's Bracketology Club. The kids met at their teacher's house and Buffalo Wild Wings to pore over their picks. They were featured in a televised CBS segment. They also hung a banner — “National Bracket Champions, 2016” — in the Delphi gym.


The reigning holder of Phan's award, however fake it may be, is a 47-year-old resident of Madison, Ind., named Dave Ommen. In real life, Ommen is a marketing and public relations pro at the local hospital. In the world of bracket projections, Ommen is BracketDave, the highest-rated bracketologist in the Matrix's five-year average rankings and the only person to finish two seasons ranked No. 1.

http://www.bracketmatrix.com/
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Post by DWags on 2018-03-10, 08:22

LooseGoose wrote:Ignore Lunardi/Palm.

A winner in any given year might be a fluke, which is why the Matrix averages and ranks bracketologists by their last five seasons. The results are fascinating: Alongside mainstream writers such as The Athletic's own Stewart Mandel (No. 2) are lesser-known folks like Wollangk (No. 5) or SyracuseFan7 (No. 3), whose projections have consistently topped the matrix average. The most prominent bracket experts, Lunardi and Palm, rank 40th and 82nd, respectively.

In 2016, an entrant named Delphi Bracketology won the top spot. The most accurate projections were the product of a group of students at Delphi (Ind.) Community High School, part of the school's Bracketology Club. The kids met at their teacher's house and Buffalo Wild Wings to pore over their picks. They were featured in a televised CBS segment. They also hung a banner — “National Bracket Champions, 2016” — in the Delphi gym.


The reigning holder of Phan's award, however fake it may be, is a 47-year-old resident of Madison, Ind., named Dave Ommen. In real life, Ommen is a marketing and public relations pro at the local hospital. In the world of bracket projections, Ommen is BracketDave, the highest-rated bracketologist in the Matrix's five-year average rankings and the only person to finish two seasons ranked No. 1.

http://www.bracketmatrix.com/


Nice!!

I have been asking for years how accurate these guys are/were after the tournament announcement. Thanks for the link.
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Post by NigelUno on 2018-03-10, 09:52

Except for Gonzaga as a 4 instead of Texas Tech, Lunardi matches the matrix on 1-4 seeds.

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Post by Other Teams Pursuing That on 2018-03-10, 10:05

So we aren’t going to be in Detroit
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Post by NigelUno on 2018-03-10, 10:07

Other Teams Pursuing That wrote:So we aren’t going to be in Detroit

Stop trying to make WBH mad.

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Post by Other Teams Pursuing That on 2018-03-10, 10:10

NigelUno wrote:
Other Teams Pursuing That wrote:So we aren’t going to be in Detroit

Stop trying to make WBH mad.

I’m sad nigel
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Post by NigelUno on 2018-03-10, 10:14

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NigelUno wrote:

Stop trying to make WBH mad.  

I’m sad nigel

There's still a chance.

Cincy loses.  We jump them.
Xavier goes to Nashville.
Purdue goes to Detroit.
MSU goes to Detroit.

Or...the committee seeds MSU above Purdue and we get pod priority!

Cincy loses. We jump them.
Xavier goes to Detroit (or Nashville).
MSU goes to Detroit.
Purdue goes to Nashville (or Detroit).
Michigan goes to Boise.

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Post by Other Teams Pursuing That on 2018-03-10, 10:21

So we need Cincy to lose got it. Thank you nigel.
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Post by Other Teams Pursuing That on 2018-03-10, 10:21

They are favored by 16 not good nigel
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Post by NigelUno on 2018-03-10, 10:27

Other Teams Pursuing That wrote:So we need Cincy to lose got it. Thank you nigel.

It would be nice if they lost.

Maybe we'll get a bump because UNC beat Duke.

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Post by Other Teams Pursuing That on 2018-03-10, 11:45

UNC should get a better seed than us they don’t have 9 losses and didn’t get blown the fuck out by us
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Post by WhiteBoyHatcher on 2018-03-10, 11:49

Who cares you guys
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Post by Other Teams Pursuing That on 2018-03-10, 11:57

You’re right wbh just need to express myself as the chip on my shoulder grows
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Post by y2kMgrad on 2018-03-10, 12:06

Common sense (and cents) would be to send both MSU and UM to Detroit. But this is the NCAA we’re talking about, which always makes the wrong decisions, so I bet neither goes.
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Post by WhiteBoyHatcher on 2018-03-10, 12:09

Other Teams Pursuing That wrote:You’re right wbh just need to express myself as the chip on my shoulder grows

I think we'll be a 2 in Detroit.
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WhiteBoyHatcher wrote:
Other Teams Pursuing That wrote:You’re right wbh just need to express myself as the chip on my shoulder grows

I think we'll be a 2 in Detroit.

I would suck your dick if true wbh
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Post by Tim Wakefield on 2018-03-10, 12:34

Haven’t been following the bracketology garbage. We’re seriously going to be a 3?? How the fuck are we not in consideration for a 1? 29-4 with no bad losses. What the fuck are we supposed to different. Ok yeah we shouldn’t have lost to UM at home but they turned out to be pretty damn good. This is a joke
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Tim Wakefield wrote:Haven’t been following the bracketology garbage. We’re seriously going to be a 3?? How the fuck are we not in consideration for a 1? 29-4 with no bad losses. What the fuck are we supposed to different. Ok yeah we shouldn’t have lost to UM at home but they turned out to be pretty damn good. This is a joke

The big ten blowing and having 4 tourney teams did not help
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Post by NigelUno on 2018-03-10, 13:57

WhiteBoyHatcher wrote:Who cares you guys

I know, right?

Sick of it.

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Post by Other Teams Pursuing That on 2018-03-10, 13:58

Memphis up on Cincy.
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Post by LooseGoose on 2018-03-10, 14:16

Should we forgive Gottlieb now?

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Xavier being a one seed and Michigan State being a 3 is crazy to me. Just another case where the numbers are silly. Lost 4 games. Duke in Nov,Ohio State and Michigan 2x. Need someone to use small words and explain X being so much better
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Other Teams Pursuing That wrote:Memphis up on Cincy.

Choking.
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