Boise State Basketball

A Look At How Boise State Compares To Other Bubble Teams

Boise State fell out of Joe Lunardi’s latest ESPN Bracketology released on Monday. Currently the Broncos are the first team he has left out of the tournament. Gold took a look at how the Broncos stack up strictly on paper against the other bubble teams.

Last Four In (According to ESPN’s Joe Lunardi)

UCLA (17-8 Overall, 8-5 PAC12, RPI 53, SOS 71) 

Best Win: (A) Arizona ( RPI 18), (N) Kentucky ( RPI 20)

Worst Loss: (A) Oregon State ( RPI 159)

Average RPI Win: 146
Average RPI Loss: 62

Quadrant 1: 2-4

Quadrant 2: 3-3

Quadrant 3: 6-1

Quadrant 4: 6-0

 

K-State (17-8 Overall, 6-6 BIG12, RPI 66, SOS 103) 

Best Win: (H) Oklahoma ( RPI 21), (H) TCU ( RPI 24)

Worst Loss: (H) Tulsa ( RPI 93)

Average RPI Win: 163
Average RPI Loss: 28

Quadrant 1: 4-6

Quadrant 2: 2-1

Quadrant 3: 4-1

Quadrant 4: 7-0

 

NC State (16-9 Overall, 6-6 ACC, RPI 72, SOS 63)  

Best Win: (H) Clemson ( RPI 4), (H) Duke ( RPI 10)

Worst Loss: (N) Northern Iowa (RPI 161)

Average RPI Win: 174
Average RPI Loss: 48

Quadrant 1: 4-7

Quadrant 2: 1-0

Quadrant 3: 3-2

Quadrant 4: 8-0

 

USC (17-9 Overall, 8-5 PAC12, RPI 50, SOS 47) 

Best Win: (N) Middle Tennessee ( RPI 28), ( N) New Mexico State ( RPI 49)

Worst Loss: ( H) Princeton ( RPI 204)

Average RPI Win: 142
Average RPI Loss: 63

Quadrant 1: 2-5

Quadrant 2: 4-3

Quadrant 3: 5-0

Quadrant 4: 6-1

First Four Out (According to ESPN’s Joe Lunardi) 

Boise State (20-5 Overall, 10-3 MWC, RPI 37, SOS 126) 

Best Win: (H)Loyola-Chicago (RPI 52)

Worst Loss: (A) Utah State ( RPI 126)

Average RPI Win: 183
Average RPI Loss: 76

Quadrant 1: 0-2

Quadrant 2: 5-3

Quadrant 3: 5-0

Quadrant 4: 9-0

Nebraska (19-8 Overall, 10-4 B10, RPI 54, SOS 118) 

Best Win: (H)Michigan (RPI 38)

Worst Loss:  (A) Penn State (RPI 85)

Average RPI Win: 190
Average RPI Loss: 35

Quadrant 1: 0-6

Quadrant 2: 3-2

Quadrant 3: 7-0

Quadrant 4: 9-0

 

St. Bonaventure (18-6 Overall, 8-4 A10, RPI 43, SOS 106) 

Best Win: (A) Buffalo (RPI 32), (A) Syracuse ( RPI 39)

Worst Loss:  (H) Niagara ( RPI 162)

Average RPI Win: 175
Average RPI Loss: 103

Quadrant 1: 3-2

Quadrant 2: 3-2

Quadrant 3: 3-1

Quadrant 4: 9-1

 

Syracuse (17-8 Overall, 6-6 ACC, RPI 39, SOS 34)  

Best Win: (A) Louisville ( RPI 45)

Worst Loss:  (A) Georgia Tech RPI ( 142)

Average RPI Win: 127
Average RPI Loss: 55

Quadrant 1: 1-4

Quadrant 2: 5-3

Quadrant 3: 6-1

Quadrant 4: 5-0

 

Full Bracket from Joe Lunardi as of 2/12

 

 

 

 

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