How are we doing with our predictions?

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I said 20-11. KenPom currently projects for 18. We're likely to be favored in only 6 or so remaining games, but 5 of those games we're <5 point underdogs, so we'll probably steal a couple (thus the 8 wins projected). Have to hope for some 2nd half improvement.

Gonna have to steal a couple on the road to get there.
 
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I thought 20 regular season wins would be a good season. I'm not sure if we'll get there now, but if we can finish a couple games over .500 it's still a marked improvement
 

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Didn't post in that thread, but have said in a few places that I expected a deep NIT run. Stand by that, but we made need some luck to make a deep run.
 

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I said 20-11. KenPom currently projects for 18. We're likely to be favored in only 6 or so remaining games, but 5 of those games we're <5 point underdogs, so we'll probably steal a couple (thus the 8 wins projected). Have to hope for some 2nd half improvement.

Gonna have to steal a couple on the road to get there.
Same. And I said in other threads I'd be happy with 18 wins. So 18-20. I think that's our range.

I thought 20 regular season wins would be a good season. I'm not sure if we'll get there now, but if we can finish a couple games over .500 it's still a marked improvement
I think everyone should be satisfied with 18. Not that that is what we all wanted, just that given where we came from, with the personnel that we have, that's a decent result. That's an 8 game swing from last year.
 

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Didn't post in that thread, but have said in a few places that I expected a deep NIT run. Stand by that, but we made need some luck to make a deep run.
For this particular team, it will really depend on matchups. If they are big athletic inside, we struggle. Guard dominant teams we can handle.
 
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Same. And I said in other threads I'd be happy with 18 wins. So 18-20. I think that's our range.



I think everyone should be satisfied with 18. Not that that is what we all wanted, just that given where we came from, with the personnel that we have, that's a decent result. That's an 8 game swing from last year.
Yeah I'll be happy if we make the NIT.
 

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I predicted a winning record but no post season. Based on the team's performance, I won't changed my mind.
 

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I said 20-11. KenPom currently projects for 18. We're likely to be favored in only 6 or so remaining games, but 5 of those games we're <5 point underdogs, so we'll probably steal a couple (thus the 8 wins projected). Have to hope for some 2nd half improvement.

Gonna have to steal a couple on the road to get there.
Based on our schedule, I see us going 8-7 (Wins against Tulsa, Tulane, Wichita (x2), ECU (x2), USF, Temple (Home) the rest of the year which gets us to 18-12.

I think it's possible for us to go 10-5 and 20-10 total (steal road wins at Memphis and Temple) if we play like we did last night, but that is probably slightly out of reach.
 
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I said 20-22 wins as the high mark so probably was thinking 18-20 wins realistically. I guess we are half way there but probably maybe only looking at 16-18 wins based on what we have seen so far this season.
 

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The performance in the three areas I mentioned in that thread (perimeter shooting, perimeter Defense, performance of front court) haven't made me reassess the year end win total. 19 wins. Tops.

They will get an NIT birth, unless they unbelievably win the AAC tourney. NIT Final Four or better exceeds expectations.
 
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I thought 20 regular season wins would be a good season. I'm not sure if we'll get there now, but if we can finish a couple games over .500 it's still a marked improvement
Would that have Jalen leaving as the only 4 year UConn recruit since the early 80s with a losing record? He has seen it all for sure. But that sucks. Can’t be all on him for sure.
 
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The performance in the three areas I mentioned in that thread (perimeter shooting, perimeter Defense, performance of front court) haven't made me reassess the year end win total. 19 wins. Tops.

They will get an NIT birth, unless they unbelievably win the AAC tourney. NIT Final Four or better exceeds expectations.
Undefeated. I still think they have a shot.
 
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I predicted 11-5 in the first 16 with a loss today. That usf game really fooled me. If they win this though would be back on track for my prediction.
 

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