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How the possible No. 1 seeds stack up

Posted on: March 15, 2009 11:18 am
Edited on: March 15, 2009 3:33 pm
 

NEW YORK -- By most accounts, there are still six schools in play for the four No. 1 seeds.

They are Pittsburgh, Duke, North Carolina, Louisville, Memphis and Connecticut.

The following is a look at what each has done this season, to date.

-- PITTSBURGH --

  • RPI: 1
  • Record vs. projected NCAA tournament teams: 8-3
  • Losses to projected non-NCAA tournament teams: 1 (Providence)

-- DUKE --

  • RPI: 2
  • Record vs. projected NCAA tournament teams: 11-6
  • Losses to projected non-NCAA tournament teams: 0

-- NORTH CAROLINA --

  • RPI: 3
  • Record vs. projected NCAA tournament teams: 6-4
  • Losses to projected non-NCAA tournament teams: 0

-- LOUISVILLE --

  • RPI: 4
  • Record vs. projected NCAA tournament teams: 8-3
  • Losses to projected non-NCAA tournament teams: 2 (UNLV, Notre Dame)

-- MEMPHIS --

  • RPI: 7
  • Record vs. projected NCAA tournament teams: 2-2
  • Losses to projected non-NCAA tournament teams: 1 (Georgetown)

-- CONNECTICUT --

  • RPI: 8
  • Record vs. projected NCAA tournament teams: 8-3
  • Losses to projected NCAA tournament teams: 1 (Georgetown)

(All projections are based on Jerry Palm's Sunday morning bracket .)

Comments

Since: Dec 10, 2008
Posted on: March 15, 2009 11:36 am
 

How the possible No. 1 seeds stack up

 Gary

I'm with the first 4

can't see Memphis as a #1 given the conference and 2-2 against tourney teams....who are they playing in their non-con schedule? 

tough to avoid L'ville as a #1 even thought they didn't play Pitt or Uconn in the conf tourney, they still won the thing

If I had to pick one team and had first choice I would take Pitt (behind them would be L'ville and Duke to win it all - peaking at the right time)

St. Marys in the field????? why not Auburn or a some team that had a strong finish?

By the way, do you get to choose which games you watch in person on Thurs & Fri? 

 

 



willardjfilmore
Since: Feb 25, 2008
Posted on: March 15, 2009 11:24 am
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