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Re: General Mid-Atlantic Conversation
« Reply #195 on: February 08, 2016, 10:57:21 pm »
Knight Slappy's Mid-Atlantic Regional Ranking projection

Data updated through Sunday 2/7. We'll see the first regional rankings using this data on Wednesday.

http://detroitjockcity.com/division-iii-mens-basketball-regional-rankings-data/

Susquehanna
Christopher Newport
Salisbury
Catholic
F&M
Scranton

CNU will be first - other than that, I think it's good.
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Re: General Mid-Atlantic Conversation
« Reply #196 on: February 08, 2016, 11:26:43 pm »
  I have Susque higher, mostly because of winning @ Scranton while CNU lost to Scranton @ home.

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« Reply #197 on: February 09, 2016, 08:06:23 am »
  I have Susque higher, mostly because of winning @ Scranton while CNU lost to Scranton @ home.

20 wins vs 16, with a pretty similar SOS.  CNU will come out on top.
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« Reply #198 on: February 09, 2016, 08:46:41 am »
Yeah, the amount of regional wins would probably be CNU's only advantage, as I think they would both be 2-1 versus rro...

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« Reply #199 on: February 09, 2016, 09:35:56 am »
Yeah, the amount of regional wins would probably be CNU's only advantage, as I think they would both be 2-1 versus rro...

  There won't be an rro for the 1st week, just results and common opponents considerations to differentiate. 

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Re: General Mid-Atlantic Conversation
« Reply #200 on: February 09, 2016, 12:24:15 pm »
Yeah - it isn't possible to have Results Versus Regionally Ranked Opponents when there are no regional rankings to begin with. They also don't rerank after the Regional Rankings are voted on - that ONLY happens at the end of the season when those last regional rankings can affect vRRO dramatically. So there is a large chunk of the data that won't be used.

From what I was able to #gleen last week in the practice/mock rankings, Christopher Newport was #1. I don't see any reason they won't remain there.
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« Reply #201 on: February 09, 2016, 02:18:11 pm »
Thanks, guys, I didn't think it through before commenting...

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« Reply #202 on: February 09, 2016, 03:11:10 pm »
So it seems barring something drastic neither Susquehanna nor CNU need to worry about any of the other teams passing them in the rankings. Pretty clear they're the two best teams.

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Re: General Mid-Atlantic Conversation
« Reply #203 on: February 09, 2016, 03:42:27 pm »
I think they are safe and considering their locations I think they are safe to host, believe it or not. However, Susquehanna would have to worry the most as a few losses and they could come back to earth and CUA or Scranton could get in front of them. I don't think CNU has anything to fear per se.

But here's the big thing... the first of four regional rankings come out tomorrow. Between tomorrow and the final, non-public, rankings... a LOT can change. Plus, when vRRO comes into play, it could alter somethings next week.
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« Reply #205 on: February 24, 2016, 02:19:05 pm »
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