2018-2019 Prediciton Thread

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Re: 2018-2019 Prediciton Thread

Post by uz2b-len » Tue Nov 13, 2018 4:26 pm

Damn, you beat me to it!
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Re: 2018-2019 Prediciton Thread

Post by LS71 » Tue Nov 13, 2018 4:55 pm

Either they really love their team or there’s nothing else to do in Dayton.
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Re: 2018-2019 Prediciton Thread

Post by McKinney » Tue Nov 13, 2018 5:28 pm

eldonabe wrote:
Tue Nov 13, 2018 3:55 pm
McKinney wrote:
Tue Nov 13, 2018 3:43 pm
eldonabe wrote:
Tue Nov 13, 2018 8:41 am
as we all know everybody loves a winner in Amherst - that bandwagon will fill up quickly.
Everybody loves a winner all around the world. Is there even a large fanbase anywhere for a team that is perennially mediocre?

Yes - Dayton.....

I know they were Ok for a few years, but on the whole - a full barn and an average team.
They have four consecutive NCAA appearances (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017). Eight of their past 10 seasons have gone to postseason (5 NCAA, 3 NIT), prior to last year that would have been 9 appearances in 10 seasons. Also excluding last year they've haven't had a losing season since 2005-06. They haven't had a below 0.500 coach since the early 90s.

I'd hardly call that an average team.

If UMass did that we probably wouldn't have 11,500 STH like Dayton, but we'd probably have more than the 3,000 or whatever it is now.
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Re: 2018-2019 Prediciton Thread

Post by InnervisionsUMASS » Tue Nov 13, 2018 6:50 pm

McKinney wrote:
Tue Nov 13, 2018 5:28 pm


If UMass did that we probably wouldn't have 11,500 STH like Dayton, but we'd probably have more than the 3,000 or whatever it is now.

Well seeing as we don't have a basketball arena that can hold 11,500 people, I don't think it would be possible to have that may STH in the first place :wink: :lol:
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Re: 2018-2019 Prediciton Thread

Post by sldrums » Wed Dec 19, 2018 7:32 am

MJatUM wrote:
Thu Oct 11, 2018 10:25 am
sldrums wrote:
Thu Oct 11, 2018 8:37 am
Conf Wins 10
Conference Finish 3
I'm not certain here but I don't know if it is mathematically possible to finish third in the conference at 10-8... Unless 1&2 go 18-0 and 17-1 it might be. Where's McKinney I need to light the Stats-Signal
2 months late in replying to this....just trying to diversify my picks here. That'd definitely what I was thinking.

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Re: 2018-2019 Prediciton Thread

Post by UMass'96 » Fri Jan 18, 2019 8:21 pm

UMass'96 wrote:
Tue Oct 09, 2018 2:34 pm
All of you are setting yourself up for failure and disappointing expectations.

Sure, it's fun to predict wins, but when the team doesn't meet them then the board will turn into a dumpster fire.

There is nothing in the recent past to expect success. If the football team has taught us anything about expectations based on previous seasons, we should really temper our expectations and just let it play out.

Rather than predictions, the better question should be (although defeatist in nature) what is the minimum that you will accept before ditching support for the coach / team.

If we get to 15 wins I'll be happy. less than 15 is cause for concern...
Well it looks like we have the answer to my question above, it apparently takes just 7 wins and a 5 game losing streak for the wheels to come flying off the bus...
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