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TOPIC: Around the Big East '17-18

8 months 6 days ago #266455

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Admittedly, very impressive wins for ASU. Congrats to Bobby Hurley. It would be nice to enjoy a 'sweet' run of our own over the balance of the '17-'18 Season.

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8 months 6 days ago #266456

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We're 18th in RPI right now. Georgetown is not in the top 150.

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8 months 6 days ago #266457

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Georgetown receiving votes is absolutely ridiculous. that schedule they have played is the worst scheduling I remember ever seeing each team worse than the next. what a joke

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8 months 6 days ago #266458

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We're 18th in RPI right now. Georgetown is not in the top 150.


www.ncaa.com/rankings/basketball-men/d1/...-mens-basketball-rpi

Looks like we are now 17, with our two losses against the number 2 and 3 teams.

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8 months 6 days ago #266460

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This is so much better. Thanks '72.
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Thank you Paul! The new site format is evolving nicely. Many of us old timer wise asses are even getting the hang of it.:D

At St. John's nothing is over until we decide it is! Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor? Hell no!

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At St. John's nothing is over until we decide it is! Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor? Hell no!

8 months 6 days ago #266474

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Yes and Georgetown is now #196. Their OOC schedule is not going to serve them well in Conference when they have to put on their big boy pants!

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8 months 5 days ago #266477

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The Johnnies # 17 won't get us to the tournament that counts if they lose ten conference games.

The RPI gives us something to talk about till the real games begin after Christmas.

I wish we had two cupcakes at CA in place of Iona and SJU. The next two are spaced with off days, food and parties. Not much to gain against two teams looking to spark their season after slow starts. These are trap games and our coaches are likely doing everything in their power to avoid a lousy loss before they beat PC at home. I hope we see Lovett and better shooting. I would expect Iona and St Joe's will be well prepared and ready to play.

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8 months 5 days ago #266478

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The Johnnies # 17 won't get us to the tournament that counts if they lose ten conference games.

The RPI gives us something to talk about till the real games begin after Christmas.

I wish we had two cupcakes at CA in place of Iona and SJU. The next two are spaced with off days, food and parties. Not much to gain against two teams looking to spark their season after slow starts. These are trap games and our coaches are likely doing everything in their power to avoid a lousy loss before they beat PC at home. I hope we see Lovett and better shooting. I would expect Iona and St Joe's will be well prepared and ready to play.

Iona is first game this season at MSG and a local school that will be gunning for us so they should be up for the game. If we know a loss to St. Joe would be a bad loss and could cost us a possible NCAA bid you can be sure the players know it too or will be told about it. So it's on them if they suffer a let down in either game. No excuses based on emotional or psychological reason. Now if they play well and an opponent plays lights out and nips us well such is life.

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8 months 3 days ago #266546

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It's not BE related, but I'll toss is here instead of creating its own thread.

My alma mater, Charlotte, fired Mark Price. Add him to the list of failed NBA experiments at the college level. Charlotte screwed up firing Bobby Lutz. We should have been happy with .500 seasons and the occasional NIT/NCAA run every four years. We had bad back-to-back hires and are worse off then when we had Lutz. Schools like Iona should take note.

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8 months 1 day ago #266589

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