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View Poll Results: How many regular season wins for the Bearcats this year?
30-31 10 26.32%
28-29 12 31.58%
26-27 13 34.21%
24-25 3 7.89%
23 or fewer 0 0%
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Old 12-29-2017, 12:00 PM   #61
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If we lose at Temple I won't be a happy camper. They suck, as always.

Yeah it's really tough to predict every game. I thought we'd lose at X and at UCLA before the season started, with AAC losses being at Wichita State and one other random one. At this rate, at SMU looks to be every bit as hard as Wichita State. So many variables in college sports that are impossible to account for so far ahead of time.

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Old 12-29-2017, 02:02 PM   #62
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If we lose at Temple I won't be a happy camper. They suck, as always.

Yeah it's really tough to predict every game. I thought we'd lose at X and at UCLA before the season started, with AAC losses being at Wichita State and one other random one. At this rate, at SMU looks to be every bit as hard as Wichita State. So many variables in college sports that are impossible to account for so far ahead of time.
I would not be at all shocked to see a 3 loss team win the AAC outright
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Old 12-29-2017, 02:14 PM   #63
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I would not be at all shocked to see a 3 loss team win the AAC outright
Yah 2 losses wins it. 3 either wins or ties more than likely.
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Old 12-30-2017, 12:24 PM   #64
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I love that your stalking my posts as if Iím the enemy of the Bearcats. You got me pinned as negative poster. The reality is Iíve been disappointed with scheduling and disappointed with how we played against Xavier and Florida. Thatís it.

I mean I predicted weíd have 2 losses In non conference and we did. Winning on the road in this conference wonít be a cake walk like last year. UCF held smu to 56 points in there own gym and they donít have bj Taylor back. Smu has a home court record just as good as ours. Houston is going to be really tough. Wichita state rarely loses in Koch arena, and we never play well @temple. Tell me where Iím off base?

Winning on the road against good teams is really ******* hard.

I mean, are you going to predict that we only take 2 losses? Iíll gkadly hope your right, but Iím a realist. I want to protect home court, and steal a few road wins
Actually I came here to look for cincyguy13 predictions, don't flatter yourself. However when I did see your first post, I got a good chuckle.
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Old 12-30-2017, 01:10 PM   #65
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Actually I came here to look for cincyguy13 predictions, don't flatter yourself. However when I did see your first post, I got a good chuckle.
Dude you predicted going 3-1 in our 4 game stretch. I predicted 2-2. I dunno whatís to chuckle about except you being wrong already. Add In that you said we get a 2-3... weíd have to go undefeated the rest of the way to get that.

Your an optimist and Iím a realist. I mean weíre a good team but the conference is full of good defenses that travel. My prediction was not even in the slightest bit at all negative. Running through any conference is hard, but especially so with the improvements of Houston, UCF, WSU, Tulane and even UConn Is much improved
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Old 12-30-2017, 01:22 PM   #66
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Dude you predicted going 3-1 in our 4 game stretch. I predicted 2-2. I dunno whatís to chuckle about except you being wrong already. Add In that you said we get a 2-3... weíd have to go undefeated the rest of the way to get that.

Your an optimist and Iím a realist. I mean weíre a good team but the conference is full of good defenses that travel. My prediction was not even in the slightest bit at all negative. Running through any conference is hard, but especially so with the improvements of Houston, UCF, WSU, Tulane and even UConn Is much improved
7 losses, realist
4 losses optimist.
Guess we will see who's the realist in the end.
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Old 12-30-2017, 02:57 PM   #67
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7 losses, realist
4 losses optimist.
Guess we will see who's the realist in the end.
Kenpom predicts 25-6

And he has us as the 12th best team in the country. Iím not off base.

Do I hope we do better then that? Sure. But from what Iíve seen, our on court performance isnít better then last year. And competition is much better.

I will gladly be wrong and hope we run through the conference
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Old 12-30-2017, 04:12 PM   #68
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On another note;

Would anybody have ever guessed that UCís Offense would be rated worse than last years offense and that our defense would be rated better?

If anything we all would have predicted the opposite.

Last year ucís offense finished at 34th and this year weíre at 47th with only 4 games against good teams.


We are playing a full 2 seconds faster on offense (a huge job to be honest) however we havenít learned how to be efficient at that speed. Our offense this season is better every nearly every way except one crucial one: TO%.

If we can get our TO% closer to 16% we will have a very good and most likely top 25 offense
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Old 12-30-2017, 04:20 PM   #69
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On another note;

Would anybody have ever guessed that UCís Offense would be rated worse than last years offense and that our defense would be rated better?

If anything we all would have predicted the opposite.

Last year ucís offense finished at 34th and this year weíre at 47th with only 4 games against good teams.


We are playing a full 2 seconds faster on offense (a huge job to be honest) however we havenít learned how to be efficient at that speed. Our offense this season is better every nearly every way except one crucial one: TO%.

If we can get our TO% closer to 16% we will have a very good and most likely top 25 offense

its really just the turnovers. we are shooting better from 2 and 3. offensive rebounding % is up too.
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Old 12-30-2017, 04:36 PM   #70
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I know it's been mentioned a bit but does anyone think that the fact we are really playing our home schedule on a neutral floor has anything to do with some of our shooting struggles?
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