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  1. MrBaracus

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    At a glance, a 4 seems too low. But when you actually look at each of the teams 1-3, you can see how it could be justified.

    I'd probably slide Kentucky ahead of Duke and/or Louisville right now, but it's close. Both of them have solid overall resumes even though they've shit the bed recently. The competition in the BE is pretty tough. I think their top three might be deserving of the projected seeds.

    When I see Kentucky (which is only a few min here and there), they look pretty good. Solid interior D and some explosiveness offensively. Although I do think the SEC defenses are mostly weak.
     
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    I think that's fair.
     
  3. MrBaracus

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    Dude follows this:
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    Well done!
     
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    We lost to UL but I wouldn't be bragging about beating them either way. They're just too inconsistent. It would be a solid but not spectacular win.
     
  5. lurkeraspect84

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    I don't mind you downplaying them at all. @UL_1986 @HRTheCard @rockycard @Ipartiedwithhopgood @beasleythecard @KerryRhodes

    Also, you lost to a lot of teams you wouldn't brag about if you won against. Wake sucks. NCState is worse, SFA, shit man, It's like Duke doesn't have any good wins or loses.


    * I don';t believe the last line, I'm just playing off your flakiness.
     
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  6. UL_1986

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    Drc. We would beat Duke again.
     
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    Hopefully with Duke's loss last night, Maryland wins tonight and moves ahead of them for the 2 seed in the East..
     
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    Thanks for the kind words. I have KU cakewalking through this upcoming tournament.

    With that said, you spend a few mins here and there watching the cayuts, but 2/3 of your post are about big blew
    Weird
     
  9. kyjeff1

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    Damn man, why are you getting so hot under the collar?

    There's no SEC bias here, UK played aTm last night, that's the only reason I brought them up. And I get it, aTm's rating is lower than Wake's, but aTm has been playing out of their minds lately. If it was Texas Tech that UK played, I would have listed them instead.

    But I'll say this, UK would not lose to Wake. Duke's defense let them down last night, that is not a problem that UK has.
     
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    Sorry man, but Nova, Creighton and SH are not elite. GTFOH with that.

    Those teams don't have the size, athletesism or NBA talent that teams like Duke, UK and KU have. I get it, their NET numbers are higher, but that's because they played good schedules and have been good from start of the season until now, but eventually the cream rises to the top and those teams are not talented enough to beat teams with great size and talent in March . I've watched all of them play many times and I'm sorry, I just don't see it.

    Ku, Zaga, Baylor, Maryland and FSU, yup, they are legit, but not those others. Hell no.
     
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    Wouldn’t be close??? Really? I bet that game would come down to the final possession.
     
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    Yeah, but in his defense, you made it pretty easy with your awful takes.
     
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    Got no problem with anything in your post.

    This team appears to be close to getting it. Hopefully Cal can land the plane in time. Need EJ to figure it out. He's close.
     
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    And that would be the correct seeding IMO. Maryland is surging, Duke is going the other way
     
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    My “obsession” is greatly exaggerated.
     
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    After reading all the scorching hot takes by KU fans, it's safe to say that anything less than a title this year would be a huge failure.

    Also, the NET is a complete fraud and worse than RPI.
     
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    Don't let them get to you.I like all your UK takes. They never get old and remind me of when I'd read the daily funny papers. Winking

    I think you've been great. When you show'd up all up in arms of being banned from RR.that was fun too.

    It probably doesn't mean anything coming from me, but I think you're in the top 10 KU posters here.
     
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    Next season for sure!
     
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    Why is Hart playing all of a sudden???
     
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    Laughing
     
  22. MrBaracus

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    You definitely miss the top 10. I think. Wait...who are you again?
     
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    My emoji triggered you. Lol
     
  24. kyjeff1

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    There are only 8 KU posters that post here though
     
  25. DiehardDukeFan4Life

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    Did you really just say “Wake sucks and NC State is worse”? I’ll agree that they’re both really bad losses and Duke should’ve beat both of them but how can you honesty say that NC State is worse than Wake Forest? NC State is 17-11 overall and 8-9 in the ACC which puts them 7th in the ACC. Wake Forest is 12-5 overall and 5-12 in the ACC which puts them 14th in the ACC with only UNC below them in the ACC. So I’ve got to ask again, how can you honestly say that NC State is worse than Wake Forest?
     
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    There used to be 3 more; what happened? @KisteK , @Big_C_KU , @npreston.

    All dead I suppose. Or imprisoned.
     
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  27. DiehardDukeFan4Life

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    I thought KisteK was a Kansas fan? lol
     
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    If so she is no longer proudly representing.
     
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    He listed all KU fans. NVM.
     
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    My bad. I had just woke up when I quoted your post, so I was still half asleep and misread your post. lol
     
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    Not sure if true, but read they stayed stagnant after losing to Wake while UL dropped 4 spots losing at FSU. Not sure what it is, but I think one has a stronger argument than the other.

    Have said all year the Dookies are false. Offered a grand bet earlier in the year, no one took it. Would love to have them in our bracket.
     
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    Lol so confident about beating Duke after beating nobodies all season in the SEC...gotta love it
     
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    Not everyone can be as confident as "tier of their own" like you bro.

    Last I checked UK is undefeated against the ACC too.
     
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    But “false” on what prognostication? Granted, I don’t follow any opinions coming out of ESPN, but from what I’ve seen here, Duke fans have been uninspired with the performance most of the year. The first half was good defense with laughable offense, now it’s laughable defense with solid offense.

    I sort of feel like Duke’s been billed correctly as what they are this year. Can probably compete with anybody, but can lose to any team and certainly not a title favorite like Kansas.

    And please save the references of “tier of our own,” that came from one fan who has a history of such statements. All fan bases have that.
     
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    To be fair I think anyone this year save maybe Kansas can say that lose/beat anyone this year.
    And I'm not that guy but I think he probably means you're not a top 10 team? Not sure exactly, but I do feel like that Kansas win is propping up the resume more than the eye test shows. Y'all might have the two best wins but also what 3 bad losses and generally uninspiring play.
     
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    To be clear, when I said that I meant with regards to KenPom which had Duke several efficiency points higher than anyone else back earlier in the year. I didn't really have a personal opinion formed yet since it was so early in the season.

    Now, I believe Kansas is in a tier of its own.
     
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    Laughing You guys are the good homos. I know the bad ones, and trust me, you don't want to know the bad homos.
     
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    If this has been previously discussed, I apologize, for I haven't read all 6 pages of this thread. But, if I'm not mistaken, wasn't Duke #6 in the NET prior to losing 2 out of 3 to NC State and Wake Forest.... then dropped all the way down to #6 in the NET? Sounds about right. Laughing
     

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