All of our great scheduling, though, and the strength of our schedule really did nothing for us … maybe gave us a four seed over a five? No, we clearly deserved a four or better.
But it didn’t get us to the three line. Houston has a really good season … beat Cincy, LSU, Oregon; but did they play near our schedule? LSU got a three seed with 6 losses (we had 9) but look at their schedule. Their non-con sucked. They lost to FSU and Houston in the non-con. Also lost to Oklahoma St. And Purdue? Good grief. They lost 9 games. Their non-con sucked too. And they lost to their two good non-con opponents (FSU and Va. Tech), and lost at Texas.
My point is that I don’t think our excellent schedule gains us much. Otherwise, we would have jumped Houston, LSU, or Purdue for a three seed.