The best 68 teams?

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    So says Jay Bilas:
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    23. Florida Gators
    When, or if, the Gators get healthy up front, this is a terrific team. It does not have the defensive grit of last season's bunch, but this is a fun team to watch. Chris Chiozza's steal to win the game at Missouri was an example of what a terrific college player Chiozza is. He was alert off the ball, read the play and shot the gap for the steal and the win. Only a handful of players would make that play. Florida averages 83 points per game, third in the SEC to Arkansas and Auburn, and hits almost 10 3s per game.


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    Interesting that he puts Cincinnati at #10. If things continue this way, that win will help seeding by a considerable amount. Hopefully FSU remains strong to help make that loss look less bad.
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    I’m rooting for FSU to tank, regardless of what it means to our seeding.
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    A win over Dook would have been nice. :oops:
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    Clemson at 21 and playing better than expected.
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    That is such a lamentable loss. Dammit.
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    It's good to see them get a reality check in league play. They blew a big halftime lead at home in losing to Louisville last night, dropping them to 1-3. Personally, I'd like to see them lose every game on their schedule every year. I could care less about RPI or KenPom implications for us. I said the night they beat us we will be the reason they get into the Tues/Wed play-in games (61-68). I might have undersold them just slightly, but I'm confident Hamilton's coaching will have them trending in the wrong direction come March.
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    Now you are talking my language, we are improving game by game so that by season's end the school out west's rating won't mean that much to our seed
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    That Seminoles team is legit; chemistry or insecurity or quirks may make them lose more than they should but that's a talented basketball team.

    On Jay Bilas: me thinks he's a day late and a dollar short on this basketball team of ours. This is a terrific team right now.
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    Well lamentable is a nice way of putting it. :(. I was there.
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    So was I. :(
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