In reference to: (Originally Posted by brokenloginagain) so the logic amongst several posters in this thread is that 3 top 100 wins is so crappy we're in serious trouble, but 4 means we're a lock? its more likely our 3 decent wins puts us in incredibly good position (>12 at large teams currently behind us, and in the field) and one more is a lock. can't have it both ways.
Originally Posted by Cydkar
When you distort what people are saying in order to make an argument your argument doesn't hold much water. I think most would agree that one more win probably puts us over the top if we aren't already OK. One more win would be a TOP 50 win. Different animal.
Broken's post may be merging cumulative analysis rather than individual opinions -- people tend to be in one of two camps (1) ISU is OK right now, but zero additional wins could spell trouble; (2) ISU is not out of the bubble-team woods, and needs more quality wins.
oh, and should iowa, ou, and okie state pull a few upsets, we'll gain 4 top 100 wins and lose a > top 100 loss without doing anything.
That would be a welcome (albeit small) boost.
OSU and Iowa have both notched good wins, but not enough to offset full resume. O-State still has enough big opponents to perhaps creep into Top 100; not enough opportunities for the other two, realistically.
I agree with the four straight losses but the committe will not pass us up. they want people who will travel to the games and bring in tv dollars. we are in we have 20 wins and 10 conference wins. IMO we are not even on the bubble. the bracketologists dont even have us in the last four in, we are fine. we are playing for seeding right now.
That is more a football argument.
Looking forward to CFH magic for the next bball season, Georges style.
$50, the odds of us winning 4 out of 6 are roughly 50 to 1, so I assume you're comfortable giving me those odds.
Originally Posted by Cydkar
Lets make it official with a bet. You name the amount you are comfortable with.
Since Texas now has no chance, should I be hedging the $2500 I'll have to gain Missou game? I agree, we're going to win by 10+, so add me to the list of folks that jinxed us is we lose on Friday.
PS, this was one of the dumbest threads we've had on CF in sometime. ISU has been one of the better B12 teams since the Kansas game and there was no chance that they were going to lose 4 in a row. Will someone with more time than me go ahead and update the records of all of the teams that we were worried about jumping us?
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