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2017-18 Schedule Thread

Discussion in 'Basketball' started by GiantKiller_Co, Feb 9, 2017.

  1. DJ3

    DJ3 Starter

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    No major names but they will still be challenging games especially in the Riviera Division.

    Frenso state is still alive in the mountain west tourney. Have a rpi of 74. 18-11 record.

    Louisiana tech is still alive in conference USA. 105 rpi- 21-9 record.
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  2. The Great PATSby

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    I'd love to play ODU too. ODU came to EBA when Jonathan Arledge was on the team. Is there some sort of rule about playing against a regular transfer opposed to a 5th year graduate transfer?
  3. Pablo

    Pablo Hall of Famer

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    Five Two,

    I assume that you have insider information on this.
  4. patriot2000

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    There are no rules about playing a team based on who is on he roster. I think Five two either knows or is assuming this based on a "bad blood" situation, not a rule.
  5. MasonFanatic

    MasonFanatic All-Conference

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    Based on travel, it would make sense if the Cancun Challenge sends Binghamton and SE Missouri State to Fairfax. Both terrible RPIs. As long as those are our 2 cupcakes for the year (in place of Longwood and Prairie View), I think I'm ok with that.
  6. ephoops

    ephoops Preferred Walk-On

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    If Binghamton plays Mason, it will be a reunion of sorts for the coaching staff with JC Show.

    Show was the player of the year in PA as a senior in HS and played his freshman season at Bucknell during DP's last year at Bucknell.

    Show transferred to Binghamton right around the time that DP left for Mason.

    IIRC, the coach at Binghamton and Show's father are very good friends (Show's father was a college hoops coach for several years) and Binghamton was a little closer to home. Show also had some injury issues during his freshman season at Bucknell that limited his playing time. When healthy, he was an effective player in the Patriot League his freshman season. He was injured for much of his redshirt soph season at Bing this year.
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  7. JimP

    JimP All-Conference

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    Show went down early in the year at Binghamton - I'm pretty sure he led the team in scoring at the time of his injury.
  8. Five Two

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  9. sleeperpick

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  10. Joe Shannon

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    St Peters and Vermont is considering "beefing" up your OOC schedule? What is that writer smoking. Dumb article.
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    Vermont is a pretty consistently good mid-major team: NCAAs in 2010, 2012, 2017; NIT in 2011 and 2014 -- that's 5 legit post-seasons in the last 8 years. I'm not sure who they return, but they were a good team last year.
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  12. gmuballer14

    gmuballer14 Specialist

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    So who do you guys think are the top 4 teams as of now? I think we are in the top 4. In the mix is Rhode island, st joes, us, VCU, and St. Louis. Missing anyone?
  13. JimP

    JimP All-Conference

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    Don't think I'd go that far for next year yet. Add St. Bonaventure to the list.
  14. MasonFanatic

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    I believe Vermont has everyone coming back from this season's team. That's a quality game.

    St. Peter's, though... ew.
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  15. GMUgemini

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    I'd be surprised if we were top 4.

    Rhodes Island
    St. Joes
    St. Bonnies
    Davidson, maybe (lose Gibbs, but still have Peyton Aldridge and has 4 star PG Kellan Grady coming in).

    VCU and Dayton I'm sure will be in the mix even though their roster turnover is really high.
  16. Mason2005

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    Both vcu and Dayton are running with new coaches so who knows. Both also have a lack of PG right now.

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  17. MasonSAE4

    MasonSAE4 Starter

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    A10 talk is a VCU blog. We landed a UVA transfer and the only thing they posted/tweeted was some hairbrained idea about having an east coast and west coast division of the A10 that doesn't play each other.
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  18. G M U

    G M U Sixth Man

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    It's actually run by two freshmen at Davidson.
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    Thought it was run by 1 freshman at Davidson and 1 vcu alum
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    A VCU alum is definitely involved with the A10 talk website, I believe the same dude that helps run ramnation website.
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