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The 1 line: Michigan St, Duke, Kentucky, Louisville
The 2 line: North Carolina, Kansas, Gonzaga, Villanova
The 3 line: Maryland, Florida, Virginia, Memphis
The 4 line: Oregon, Baylor, Ohio St, Seton Hall
The 5 line: Texas Tech, LSU, Tennessee, Purdue
The 6 line: Colorado, Arizona, Marquette, Cincinnati
The 7 line: Iowa St, Michigan, St Mary's, VCU
The 8 line: Houston, Xavier, Iowa, North Carolina St
The 9 line: Utah St, Florida St, Texas, Auburn
The 10 line: Wisconsin, Mississippi St, Creighton, Washington
The 11 line: Wichita St, Davidson, San Diego St, Arizona St, Syracuse, Oklahoma St
The 12 line: Missouri St, Harvard, Western Kentucky, Buffalo
The 13 line: New Mexico St, Charleston, Belmont, East Tennessee St
The 14 line: North Dakota St, Iona, UC-Irvine, Northern Kentucky
The 15 line: Texas-Arlington, Liberty, Colgate, Vermont
The 16 line: Radford, Weber St, LIU Brooklyn, Stephen F Austin, North Carolina Central, Grambling

Next 4 in:
Creighton
Washington
Wichita St
Davidson

Last 4 in:
San Diego St
Arizona St
Syracuse
Oklahoma St

Last 4 out:
Alabama
Notre Dame
Georgetown
Dayton

Next 4 out:
Indiana
USC
Miami
UConn

Break it down!:
ACC 7
B1G 7
SEC 6
Big 12 6
Big East 5
Pac-12 5
AAC 4
A-10 2
WCC 2
MWC 2
That's enough, Reggie Miller.

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And we have our first league game on Wednesday night, with Pitt and Florida State with a rare season-opening league game.
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No Faith in the Illini this year TAS? Katz has them "securely" in.

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squirrel wrote:
Mon Nov 04, 2019 6:24 pm
And we have our first league game on Wednesday night, with Pitt and Florida State with a rare season-opening league game.
I don't know if it counts as league game or not but Louisville and Miami are playing in a season-opening game against each other tomorrow night.

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tombs14 wrote:
Mon Nov 04, 2019 6:28 pm
No Faith in the Illini this year TAS? Katz has them "securely" in.
Lunardi has them as a 10 seed in the South playing Utah State in the 1st round in St. Louis.

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tombs14 wrote:
Mon Nov 04, 2019 6:28 pm
No Faith in the Illini this year TAS? Katz has them "securely" in.
I have a built-in lack of faith in them.

Wouldn't mind swapping them with Wisconsin or somebody but I think 8 is too many for the B1G.
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Bluejaygrad03 wrote:
Mon Nov 04, 2019 9:45 pm
tombs14 wrote:
Mon Nov 04, 2019 6:28 pm
No Faith in the Illini this year TAS? Katz has them "securely" in.
Lunardi has them as a 10 seed in the South playing Utah State in the 1st round in St. Louis.
Good catch. . .missed that. It is a league contest. Weird, must be a new ACC thing. And that would then be the first game.
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This is nuts.

Today:
Louisville @ Miami
Va Tech @ Clemson
Ga Tech @ NC State

Tomorrow:
Wake @ BC
Notre Dame @ UNC
FSU @ Pitt
Virginia @ Syracuse
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TheAsianSensation wrote:
Tue Nov 05, 2019 8:28 am
This is nuts.

Today:
Louisville @ Miami
Va Tech @ Clemson
Ga Tech @ NC State

Tomorrow:
Wake @ BC
Notre Dame @ UNC
FSU @ Pitt
Virginia @ Syracuse
Is the pattern or larger play here - more opportunities for cupcake / refreshers come Jan/Feb?

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tombs14 wrote:
Tue Nov 05, 2019 8:38 am
TheAsianSensation wrote:
Tue Nov 05, 2019 8:28 am
This is nuts.

Today:
Louisville @ Miami
Va Tech @ Clemson
Ga Tech @ NC State

Tomorrow:
Wake @ BC
Notre Dame @ UNC
FSU @ Pitt
Virginia @ Syracuse
Is the pattern or larger play here - more opportunities for cupcake / refreshers come Jan/Feb?
The pattern is a 20-game conference schedule and nowhere else to put the extra games.
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tombs14 wrote:
Tue Nov 05, 2019 8:38 am
TheAsianSensation wrote:
Tue Nov 05, 2019 8:28 am
This is nuts.

Today:
Louisville @ Miami
Va Tech @ Clemson
Ga Tech @ NC State

Tomorrow:
Wake @ BC
Notre Dame @ UNC
FSU @ Pitt
Virginia @ Syracuse
Is the pattern or larger play here - more opportunities for cupcake / refreshers come Jan/Feb?
Probably the latter. . .absorb more credible early season losses, avoid starting league play during the finals and Christmas/New Year period, while racking up wins. . .
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Joey Brackets is doing the Bradley-St. Joseph's game tonight, I believe.
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Some of the scores of note from tonight:

Saint Mary's 65, Wisconsin 63 (F/OT)
Ohio 65, St. Bonaventure 53
UC Riverside 66, Nebraska 47
Penn 81, Alabama 80

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And an OT Nichols State scare for the Illini - who pulled out a 78-72 win.

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The MVC is terrible again
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tombs14 wrote:
Wed Nov 06, 2019 7:16 am
And an OT Nichols State scare for the Illini - who pulled out a 78-72 win.
As for Illinois' opponent Friday night in Phoenix...

Davenport University 82, Grand Canyon University 73

Davenport University is an NAIA school located in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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Bluejaygrad03 wrote:
Wed Nov 06, 2019 7:33 pm
tombs14 wrote:
Wed Nov 06, 2019 7:16 am
And an OT Nichols State scare for the Illini - who pulled out a 78-72 win.
As for Illinois' opponent Friday night in Phoenix...

Davenport University 82, Grand Canyon University 73

Davenport University is an NAIA school located in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Davenport University athletics are NCAA Division 2. They are a member of the GLIAC. There’s lots of non-conference competition between the GLIAC and the GLVC. Very similar levels in many sports.
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illini25 wrote:
Wed Nov 06, 2019 8:13 pm
Bluejaygrad03 wrote:
Wed Nov 06, 2019 7:33 pm
tombs14 wrote:
Wed Nov 06, 2019 7:16 am
And an OT Nichols State scare for the Illini - who pulled out a 78-72 win.
As for Illinois' opponent Friday night in Phoenix...

Davenport University 82, Grand Canyon University 73

Davenport University is an NAIA school located in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Davenport University athletics are NCAA Division 2. They are a member of the GLIAC. There’s lots of non-conference competition between the GLIAC and the GLVC. Very similar levels in many sports.
Ah. There seems to be some discrepancy on their wiki page then. One part says their D-II. Another area says they're still in NAIA.

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Score of note from tonight:

Virginia 48, Syracuse 34 (Yes, we're back to those low scoring UVA games again)

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I'm going to end up right on Illinois and will remind everyone on this daily. :jokerc
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Long season on the horizon in Evanston?:

Merrimack 71, Northwestern 61

(Reminder that this is only Merrimack's 2nd game as a D-I school.)

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Bluejaygrad03 wrote:
Fri Nov 08, 2019 10:14 pm
Long season on the horizon in Evanston?:

Merrimack 71, Northwestern 61

(Reminder that this is only Merrimack's 2nd game as a D-I school.)
Northwestern was never good this year. Bradley needs to beat them by a million.
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TheAsianSensation wrote:
Fri Nov 08, 2019 10:43 pm
Bluejaygrad03 wrote:
Fri Nov 08, 2019 10:14 pm
Long season on the horizon in Evanston?:

Merrimack 71, Northwestern 61

(Reminder that this is only Merrimack's 2nd game as a D-I school.)
Northwestern was never good this year. Bradley needs to beat them by a million.
Projected 14th in B1G and it is a safe bet they’ll meet projections. Collins should have found a better job after their 1 gift ncaa appearance.
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Yes it's a terrible GCU team, but to remind Illinois fans: road wins are never trivial
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Just as an FYI for you TAS (as your blog brought up this question), this should clear up any confusion you have regarding the Arizona State-Colorado game counting as a Pac-12 game (per an article from the Pac-12 website regarding the game):
While the matchup between Arizona State and Colorado this year will count towards regular season overall standings, the game will not count as a conference contest. The teams are slated to meet only once during the 2019-20 Pac-12 Conference regular season as part of the league’s 18-game rotation model.

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