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Posted on: February 7, 2009 4:16 pm
 

Big East Dream

Is it possible to get 12 teams in the tournament from 1 conference? Unlikely, but this is the way that can make it possible. This is the remaining schedule. I know Syracuse is my favorite team, and I wanted them to lose a game, but I don't want them to lose either of their next 2, and after that the schedule gets easy until the last game which I think they would be ready for. I had them lose in the conference championship though. The bold team is the winner. Pitt is beating DePaul right now by the way. Some of the games don't matter especially Duke vs. St. John's and DePaul's game agianst one of the bottom 3. I gave Duke a victory and DePaul had to get one conference win. Some teams like Cincinnati and Seton Hall and Notre Dame and Georgetown will have multiple chances to get their 9th win, but I don't think they can get above that with extra wins against team like Pitt, Lousiville, Nova, Cuse, UCONN. They had to win one so I tried to give it against a team that could afford a loss. And again I know some of these are not truly possible, but I just wanted to see how many teams could get it with a lot of luck.

<tbody> * Sat, Feb 07  DePaul    Pittsburgh    Rosemont, Ill.  2:00 p.m. BIG EAST Network Local
  * Sat, Feb 07  West Virginia    Providence    Morgantown, W.Va.   4:00 p.m. BIG EAST Network Local
  Sat, Feb 07  Connecticut    Michigan    Storrs, Conn.   6:00 p.m. ESPN
  * Sun, Feb 08  Rutgers    Seton Hall    Piscataway, N.J.   12:00 p.m. ESPNU
  * Sun, Feb 08  St. John's    Louisville    New York, N.Y.   1:30 p.m. BIG EAST Network Local
  * Mon, Feb 09  Pittsburgh    West Virginia    Pittsburgh, Pa.   7:00 p.m. ESPN
BIG EAST Radio
  * Tue, Feb 10  USF    Providence    Tampa, Fla.   7:00 p.m. ESPN 360
  * Tue, Feb 10  Villanova    Marquette    Villanova, Pa.   7:30 p.m. ESPN2
  * Tue, Feb 10  DePaul    Seton Hall    Rosemont, Ill.   9:00 p.m. ESPNU
  * Wed, Feb 11  Connecticut    Syracuse    Storrs, Conn.   7:00 p.m. ESPN
  * Wed, Feb 11  Cincinnati    St. John's    Cincinnati, Ohio   7:30 p.m. ESPN 360
  * Thu, Feb 12  Notre Dame    Louisville    Notre Dame, Ind.   7:00 p.m. ESPN
  * Fri, Feb 13  West Virginia    Villanova    Morgantown, W.Va.   9:00 p.m. ESPN
  * Sat, Feb 14  Syracuse    Georgetown    Syracuse, N.Y.   12:00 p.m. ESPN
  * Sat, Feb 14  Seton Hall    Connecticut    Newark, N.J.   12:00 p.m. BIG EAST Network
  * Sat, Feb 14  Pittsburgh    Cincinnati    Pittsburgh, Pa.   4:00 p.m. ESPN
  * Sat, Feb 14  Providence    Rutgers    Providence, R.I.   7:00 p.m. BIG EAST Network Local
  * Sat, Feb 14  Marquette    St. John's    Milwaukee, Wis.   9:00 p.m. BIG EAST Network Local
  * Sun, Feb 15  Notre Dame    USF    Notre Dame, Ind.   2:00 p.m. BIG EAST Network Local
  * Sun, Feb 15  Louisville    DePaul    Louisville, Ky.   4:00 p.m. ESPNU
  * Mon, Feb 16  Connecticut    Pittsburgh    Hartford, Conn.   7:00 p.m. ESPN
BIG EAST Radio
  * Tue, Feb 17  Marquette    Seton Hall    Milwaukee, Wis.   8:00 p.m. BIG EAST Network Local
  * Wed, Feb 18  USF    Georgetown    Tampa, Fla.   7:00 p.m. BIG EAST Network Local
  * Wed, Feb 18  West Virginia    Notre Dame    Morgantown, W.Va.   7:30 p.m. BIG EAST Network Local
  * Wed, Feb 18  Louisville    Providence    Louisville, Ky.   7:30 p.m. ESPN2
  Thu, Feb 19  St. John's    Duke    New York, N.Y.   7:00 p.m. ESPN/ESPN2
  * Thu, Feb 19  Villanova    Rutgers    Villanova, Pa.   9:00 p.m. ESPN/ESPN2
  * Sat, Feb 21  Providence    Notre Dame    Providence, R.I.   12:00 p.m. BIG EAST Network
  * Sat, Feb 21  Cincinnati    Louisville    Cincinnati, Ohio   2:00 p.m. BIG EAST Network Local
  * Sat, Feb 21  Connecticut    USF    Hartford, Conn.   2:00 p.m. BIG EAST Network Local
  * Sat, Feb 21  Georgetown    Marquette    Washington, D.C.   2:00 p.m. ESPN
  * Sat, Feb 21  Pittsburgh    DePaul    Pittsburgh, Pa.   7:00 p.m. BIG EAST Network Local
  * Sun, Feb 22  Syracuse    Villanova    Syracuse, N.Y.   1:00 p.m. CBS
  * Sun, Feb 22  Rutgers    West Virginia    Piscataway, N.J.   3:00 p.m. BIG EAST Network Local
  * Sun, Feb 22  St. John's    Seton Hall    Queens, N.Y.   5:00 p.m. BIG EAST Network Local
  * Mon, Feb 23  Georgetown    Louisville    Washington, D.C.   7:00 p.m. ESPN
BIG EAST Radio
  * Tue, Feb 24  Providence    Pittsburgh    Providence, R.I.   7:00 p.m. BIG EAST Network Local
  * Tue, Feb 24  St. John's    Syracuse    New York, N.Y.   7:30 p.m. BIG EAST Network Local
  * Wed, Feb 25  Marquette    Connecticut    Milwaukee, Wis.   7:00 p.m. ESPN
  * Wed, Feb 25  Seton Hall    USF    Newark, N.J.   7:00 p.m. BIG EAST Network Local
  * Wed, Feb 25  DePaul    Villanova    Rosemont, Ill.   8:30 p.m. BIG EAST Network Local
  * Wed, Feb 25  Notre Dame    Rutgers    Notre Dame, Ind.   9:00 p.m. ESPNU
  * Thu, Feb 26  Cincinnati    West Virginia    Cincinnati, Ohio   7:00 p.m. ESPN/ESPN2
  * Sat, Feb 28  Villanova    Georgetown    Philadelphia, Pa.   12:00 p.m. ESPN
  * Sat, Feb 28  DePaul    St. John's    Rosemont, Ill.   12:00 p.m. BIG EAST Network
  * Sat, Feb 28  Connecticut    Notre Dame    Storrs, Conn.   2:00 p.m. CBS
  * Sat, Feb 28  Seton Hall    Pittsburgh    Newark, N.J.   8:30 p.m. BIG EAST Network Local
  * Sun, Mar 01  Louisville    Marquette    Louisville, Ky.   12:00 p.m. CBS
  * Sun, Mar 01  Syracuse    Cincinnati    Syracuse, N.Y.   2:00 p.m. BIG EAST Network Local
  * Sun, Mar 01  Rutgers    Providence    Piscataway, N.J.   2:00 p.m. ESPNU
  * Sun, Mar 01  USF    West Virginia    Tampa, Fla.   4:00 p.m. BIG EAST Network Local
  * Mon, Mar 02  Notre Dame    Villanova    Notre Dame, Ind.   7:00 p.m. ESPN
BIG EAST Radio
  * Tue, Mar 03  Syracuse    Rutgers    Syracuse, N.Y.   7:00 p.m. ESPN 360
  * Tue, Mar 03  USF    Cincinnati    Tampa, Fla.   7:00 p.m. ESPNU
  * Tue, Mar 03  St. John's    Georgetown    New York, N.Y.   7:30 p.m. BIG EAST Network Local
  * Wed, Mar 04  West Virginia    DePaul    Morgantown, W.Va.   7:00 p.m. BIG EAST Network Local
  * Wed, Mar 04  Louisville    Seton Hall    Louisville, Ky.   7:00 p.m. BIG EAST Network Local
  * Wed, Mar 04  Pittsburgh    Marquette    Pittsburgh, Pa.   7:30 p.m. ESPN2
  * Thu, Mar 05  Villanova    Providence    Villanova, Pa.   7:00 p.m. ESPN/ESPN2
  * Fri, Mar 06  Notre Dame    St. John's    Notre Dame, Ind.   7:00 p.m. BIG EAST Network Local
  * Sat, Mar 07  Pittsburgh    Connecticut    Pittsburgh, Pa.   12:00 p.m. CBS
  * Sat, Mar 07  Marquette    Syracuse    Milwaukee, Wis.   2:00 p.m. BIG EAST Network
  * Sat, Mar 07  Rutgers    USF    Piscataway, N.J.   2:00 p.m. ESPN 360
  * Sat, Mar 07  Cincinnati    Seton Hall    Cincinnati, Ohio   4:00 p.m. ESPN 360
  * Sat, Mar 07  Georgetown    DePaul    Washington, D.C.   5:00 p.m. ESPNU
  * Sat, Mar 07  West Virginia    Louisville    Morgantown, W.Va.   9:00 p.m. ESPN
</tbody>

 

Somewhat possible. I'd rather take a 9 win Big East team than a 10 or 11 win SEC team or 9 wins from any other conference. These are what I tried to get the standings to look like. If I am a game off especially in the overall column, then I am sorry. Also sorry the teams aren't in order, they are on a table.

<tbody> Connecticut13-523-6Marquette12-623-8Louisville14-423-7Pittsburgh12-624-6Villanova12-624-7Providence11-719-11Syracuse13-525-6Cincinnati9-919-12West Virginia11-722-9Georgetown9-918-11Seton Hall10-819-11Notre Dame9-918-12St. Johns (N.Y.)3-1512-19South Florida4-149-21Rutgers1-1710-21DePaul1-179-22 </tbody>

Those would be the records without the conference tournaments. Here is what could really happen there.

Seton Hall vs. DePaul

Cincinnati vs. RutgersGeorgetown vs. St. John'sNotre Dame vs. USF 1) Seton Hall vs. Providence2) Cincinnati vs. West Virginia3) Georgetown vs. Marquette
4) Notre Dame vs. Villanova 5) Game 1 (Seton Hall) vs. Louisville6) Game 2 (Cincinnati) vs. Syracuse7) Game 3 (Georgetown) vs. Connecticut8) Game 4 (Notre Dame) vs. Pittsburgh
9) Game 5 (Louisville) vs. Game 8 (Notre Dame)10) Game 6 (Syracuse) vs. Game 7 (Connecticut)
Game 9 (Louisville) vs. Game 10 (Syracuse)Louisville wins This is how it would affect the standings (not in the conference column) <tbody> Connecticut13-524-7Marquette12-623-9Louisville14-426-7Pittsburgh12-624-7Villanova12-624-8Providence11-719-12Syracuse13-527-7Cincinnati9-921-13West Virginia11-722-10Georgetown9-920-12Seton Hall10-821-12Notre Dame9-921-13St. Johns (N.Y.)3-1512-20South Florida4-149-22Rutgers1-1710-22DePaul1-179-23 </tbody> This would overall really hurt PC b/c they don't have 20 wins, but they did beat Syracuse, Notre Dame, Pittsburgh, Cincinnati (2x), Rhode Island, and Seton Hall. All their losses were to Top 63 RPI so far. Georgetown, Notre Dame, Cincinnati, and Seton Hall would still be close calls. Hopefully there would not be too many SEC, Pac-10, Big 10, and Big-12 Teams on the bubble. ACC would likely have Va Tech, Miami, and Florida St. on the bubble and only Va Tech I might take over one of these. Miami can take teams deep and not finish. Florida St. is really struggling. Hopefully this all works out, lol.
 
 
 
 
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