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Username Post: Bison Women's Basketball 2018-19        (Topic#21960)
jkrun80 
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12-02-18 09:06 PM - Post#267832    
    In response to Bison137

Kept the turnovers to a minimum again today, which is certainly helping. They've also picked up the defensive effort the last few games. Also had another explosive 3rd quarter, not that the 1st & 2nd were bad.

Glad they have a couple of home games after finals before they go to Iowa St. If they play with them with the kind of confidence they've shown lately, it will be a good game.

 
KenZ 
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12-03-18 03:12 PM - Post#267893    
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normally don't care about bracketology projections this early in the year, but thought it worth pointing out that current espn bracket has us as an 11 seed, pretty impressive, hopefully we keep playing well and get there

http://www.espn.com/womens-college-basket ball/brac...

 
Bison137 
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12-03-18 03:50 PM - Post#267895    
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The best seed for a PL team has been a 13 - which I believe has happened four times. An 11 would be very impressive. One thing that may hurt, even if the team performs well, is that the women's committee doesn't just try to seed the teams, but also uses geography as a significant factor for lower seeds. The women's tournament - unlike the men's - does not make money, so they try to contain costs where it's not too outrageous.




 
jkrun80 
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12-03-18 08:00 PM - Post#267913    
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  • Bison137 Said:
The best seed for a PL team has been a 13 - which I believe has happened four times. An 11 would be very impressive. One thing that may hurt, even if the team performs well, is that the women's committee doesn't just try to seed the teams, but also uses geography as a significant factor for lower seeds. The women's tournament - unlike the men's - does not make money, so they try to contain costs where it's not too outrageous.


Yes, I doubt they will fly them to Stanford, though it would be a great experience for the players.


 
HoleinOne 
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12-06-18 09:09 PM - Post#268231    
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Curious. How many women's basketball athletic scholarships does Bucknell give? Are these all full rides or are some partial?

 
bison63 
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12-06-18 11:37 PM - Post#268240    
    In response to HoleinOne

Women 9th in the mid major poll this week.

 
Bison137 
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12-07-18 12:20 AM - Post#268243    
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  • HoleinOne Said:
Curious. How many women's basketball athletic scholarships does Bucknell give? Are these all full rides or are some partial?




I am fairly certain it is 13 - the same number as the men. Definitely not less. In women's basketball, a team can give out as many as 15 but not many do.

Unlike most sports, basketball scholarships are all full rides. No partials.




 
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