NET isn’t updated yet. Late games dropped us to 29th in Pomeroy.
Completely aside, I’m wondering if San Diego State is going to go into the tournament undefeated. Road trip this week to UNLV and New Mexico and end up the regular season at Nevada, which is still pretty decent without Muss, but the rest of the schedule looks really manageable.
If they get out of Vegas and the Pit unscathed it becomes a lot less doubtful. And UNLV is only 11-10. Oh how the mighty have fallen since the Shark Tank. Of course UNLV hired Chris Beard from UALR only to get poached by TTech. I suspect the Rebs would be a lot more relevant now if they’d kept Beard.
It is doubtful simply because teams don’t go undefeated, since Indiana and Knight I was reading
13 teams went undefeated during REG season but none won the NC. Couldn’t find the list, have to dig deeper to find it. But hats off to S Diego St, haven’t missed a beat under Ducher since Fisher retired.
Yeah the Rebs would be rolling…there is another whole story on the Beard deal w UNLV…they completely botched it by leaving him in Limbo for two weeks waiting on the Board to meet to approve his contract. Shortly after, the rule was changed for the board having to approve all coaching contracts.
They deserved what they got.
Nope. There have been 14 teams that went undefeated in the regular season in NCAA history since the NCAAT started in 1939. Of those seven won the NC. Most recent, of course, was Kentucky’s 2015 team which failed to win the title. Half of the 1976 Final Four was undefeated, but Rutgers lost both games in the FF that year.
The others that didn’t win:
1968 Houston, lost twice in the Final Four.
1975 Indiana, lost in the regional final to Kentucky.
1979 Indiana State, should have lost to us, lost to Sparty in the NCG
1991 UNLV, lost to Duke in the Final Four.
2014 Wichita State, lost in the second round to Kentucky.
Which leaves the ones that won:
1956 San Francisco
SDS may not get challenged enough in conference play or their conference tournament to be ready for the dance!
They are in a similar conference like Gonzaga. Wichita State should have strayed in the Missouri Valley! They might get beat enough this year that they could get left out of the dance.
I hope SDS gets beat!
I disagree, our last 7 games. MSU, @Fl, Mizzou, TN, @Ga, LSU, @aTm. That is an easier 6/7 game stretch. In the next five games we also have USCe, @Mizzou, and @TN.
ESPN has a game by game predictor. Out of the 10 games I listed, they predict us to lose @TN and @Fl. So far, they’re game by game predictor had us at 15-4. However, it has us losing to Indiana and beating KY
At this point I would be happy with 9 plus conference wins. The games will be played and I think the KY - Miss ST back to back games were the toughest on the schedule. The hogs should have won in Baton Rouge!
The hogs haven’t won in the swamp in my recent memory.
Similar to the way Texas A&M and South Carolina have played! But it just seams like the hogs never get a call late in the swamp! We have literally had games stolen by the refs! It almost as bad as Rupp!