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I don't think the weekend of April 7,8 and 9 has been filled yet.
01-15-2017 05:58 PM
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For what it's worth Baseball America projected Kent as MAC champ and a number 4 seed in 2017.
02-09-2017 03:17 PM
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The team looked pretty impressive over the first two games. Looks like they'll have lots of positives to build on from this first series.
02-19-2017 09:38 AM
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HOLY 9TH INNING!!! 4 runs in the top of the 9th on 2 doubles and a triple. Team gets the sweep of Belmont. Good start of the season with a blowout win, close win in game two and then a come back win.
02-19-2017 05:10 PM
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I know it's pretty meaningless but what the hell its good to see Kent is number 5 in today's RPI rankings.
02-24-2017 09:11 AM
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(02-24-2017 09:11 AM)burden Wrote:  I know it's pretty meaningless but what the hell its good to see Kent is number 5 in today's RPI rankings.

Which RPI do you find most reliable? I see a few out there. I wish baseball had more video feeds. I love our baseball team.
02-24-2017 09:26 AM
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(02-24-2017 09:26 AM)KSU Agee Wrote:  
(02-24-2017 09:11 AM)burden Wrote:  I know it's pretty meaningless but what the hell its good to see Kent is number 5 in today's RPI rankings.

Which RPI do you find most reliable? I see a few out there. I wish baseball had more video feeds. I love our baseball team.

I used Warren Nolans but I have no idea if it's more or less accurate than others.
02-24-2017 04:19 PM
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All the RPI sites use pretty much the same formulas -- record, opponents' record, opponents' opponents' record, with home wins and away losses weighted .4 and road wins and home losses weighted 1.6.

Other systems take other things into account, like margin of victory, record over last 10 games, etc.

RPI is horribly unreliable early in a season.
02-25-2017 12:17 AM
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Actually there are subtle differences in RPI formulas. The one the NCAA uses gives bonus points and penalties for certain things. Most if not all of these differences are not made public and are used to claim that their formula is best. It's more than likely smoke and mirrors but they do tweak the formula.


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02-25-2017 12:58 PM
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Won the game on Friday, split the games yesterday, hopefully they win the game today to close out the weekend series @ FIU.

The LSU pitching transfer has to sit out this year per Allen Moff of the RC.

The junior college transfer outfielder, who started his career @ University of Arizona, is starting to get some at bats in LF, sharing time with Hawkins.

Here is the link to statistics through 6 games: http://www.kentstatesports.com/cumestats...&year=2017

Next weekend the team heads to Wake Forest, for 2 games vs Wake Forest and a game vs Quinnipiac & Radford University.
02-26-2017 11:43 AM
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