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civilianvol_formerly_marinevol writes:

NCAA is possible, but it would probably require them going deep into the SEC tournament, which could happen. But I think the NIT is more likely. They dug themselves into too deep of a whole in the early part of the conference season.

bobe4544 writes:

Where do Martin's teams go, NIT.

AlexAndersonAAradio writes:

So what could the other choice be? The SEC tournament?

jimbob7918 writes:

BRING BACK BRUCE PEARL

alfrizzle097 writes:

in response to AlexAndersonAAradio:

So what could the other choice be? The SEC tournament?

NCAA, NIT, College Basketball Invitationsl, collegeinsider.com tournament.

There are more than two... because we all demanded it.

golfman1975 writes:

in response to bobe4544:

Where do Martin's teams go, NIT.

He has only coached one season here...this is his second.

SummittsCourt writes:

Unless UT wins out and that includes beating UF and then makes a run at the SEC tourney title I see them in the NIT. If they continue to play well there's no reason they can't win out the regular season. A 20-22 win season should get UT some conversation though.

Futurecoach16 writes:

in response to civilianvol_formerly_marinevol:

NCAA is possible, but it would probably require them going deep into the SEC tournament, which could happen. But I think the NIT is more likely. They dug themselves into too deep of a whole in the early part of the conference season.

RPI Forecast (yes, just a prediction site) completely disagrees with that. It says winning out puts the RPI around 44, 19-11 at 53, and 18-12 at 63. I, like some posters on forums, believe that 20 wins will be the magic number, whether it is 20-10 regular season, 19-11 regular season and 1 in the SECT, or however it plays. Look for 20 wins and I think they're in.

shoelessvol#236864 writes:

NIT is the most likely scenario for the Vols. The NCAA could be reached by winning out and getting into the SEC semis or winning out and getting some help along the way. Probably only four teams from SEC getting in this year!

tennrich1 writes:

Man it hurt me to vote NIT but I really dont see a scenario(unless of course we can win the SEC tourney) were we can get in....maybe, just maybe if we win all but 1 game rest of season and maybe two, three in the tourney but I dont see that happening!!!

UTVolWarrior98 writes:

Those losses to Georgetown, UVA and Okie State really hurt. If we could have taken 2 of those games, there would be no worrying.

OrangePride writes:

Very unlikely to reach the Big Dance. The guys are really playing hard these last 3 games and I think we will likely win at least 4 of the remaining. We should also get to at least the second or third round of the SEC tournament depending on who we draw. But all of that said, I think that scenario only puts us in the NIT. NCAA is really only likely to happen if the Vols pull off the shocker and win the SEC tournament.

johnlg00 writes:

I voted NIT, but there is still a lot of season to go. All kinds of strange things can happen in the mid-major conference tournaments especially that could open up spots that seem to be sewn up right now. All the Vols can do is just win all they can the rest of the way and see what happens after that. That is the only thing they can control at this point and that is the only thing they should be thinking about. We fans are of course free to wish for whatever we like.

Oenoboy writes:

Three scenarios get us to the dance.

1. Win out the rest of the season.
2. Win all but one and win one or two in the tourney.
3. Win the SEC tourney

GO VOLS!!!

Basketvol writes:

in response to Oenoboy:

Three scenarios get us to the dance.

1. Win out the rest of the season.
2. Win all but one and win one or two in the tourney.
3. Win the SEC tourney

GO VOLS!!!

I voted NIT but I'm hoping for NCAA. I'm afraid if #2 happens, then we'll be overlooked for the NCAA tournament. Personally, I'm hoping for #3 so there is no doubt. Winning out would be great, especially beating Florida. I wouldn't be surprised if that happens. Billy D. can't seem to beat UT no matter how good his team is. I just don't know about the chances of finishing the season without at least one more loss. One game at a time, so let's beat LSU Tuesday night!

signalcorps writes:

in response to civilianvol_formerly_marinevol:

NCAA is possible, but it would probably require them going deep into the SEC tournament, which could happen. But I think the NIT is more likely. They dug themselves into too deep of a whole in the early part of the conference season.

agree.......they also have came a long ways from the start of the season,,,looking better every week....

BIVOLAR_BEARE writes:

in response to civilianvol_formerly_marinevol:

NCAA is possible, but it would probably require them going deep into the SEC tournament, which could happen. But I think the NIT is more likely. They dug themselves into too deep of a whole in the early part of the conference season.

Deep like the title game..

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