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Elliott946

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Sure, Loyola's not a bad team


but they just beat the #5 team in the country on the road. I don't recall the line, but I'd be shocked if Florida wasn't at least 13-15 point favorites.

You lose a tight game against a great team, its fine. You follow that up with a home loss to a pretty good, but unranked regional rival, its disappointing. You follow THAT up with another home loss to a mid-major barely in the top 100 (so, they're a good mid-major, but not a "knocking on the door of the top 25" great one) and people are going to wonder what on earth happened to you.

I agree that if the week ended here, they'd probably hang onto their spot in the top 25. They weren't awful losses (hi, Grambling), but they weren't "good losses" either. Florida's built up some credibility, so I'd say they'd be like 20-22nd if the week ended right now.

But the week doesn't end right now. They've got a neutral court match-up against a hungry and pissed off Cincinnati team on Saturday. KenPom has Cincinnati as 3 point favorites, but I think that's understating things right now. If Florida loses that, even though it'd be the second best loss of the bunch after Duke, there's no way they stay in the top 25 as a 5-4 team.
[Post edited by Elliott946 at 12/07/2017 10:27AM]

(In response to this post by WahooFla)

Posted: 12/07/2017 at 10:26AM



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