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Taking a Look at WVU’s Updated Tournament Odds After Oklahoma Loss



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With West Virginia dropping their fourth-straight game on Wednesday night, losing to Oklahoma, 72-62, let’s take a look at WVU’s projected tournament odds.

These odds are as of Thursday morning.

According to Team Ranking Brackets, West Virginia has a 84.5 percent chance of making the NCAA Tournament. Here are the estimated seedings that the site has WVU receiving, by percentage.

12 Seed – 24.8 percent

11 Seed – 18.4 percent

10 Seed – 12.4 percent

9 Seed – 8.9 percent

8 Seed – 6.2 percent

TRB also projects how many wins it will take a team to make the NCAA Tournament. For WVU, the magic number is 18-20 wins.

20-27 Wins – 100 percent

19 Wins – 99.8 percent

18 Wins – 98.1 percent

17 Wins – 84.2 percent

16 Wins – 40.0 percent

15 Wins – 7.2 percent

14 Wins – 0.3 percent

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Ethan Bock is pursuing his bachelor’s degree in journalism at WVU. He currently is an intern with the Final Fourcast podcast. Ethan has covered WVU football and men’s basketball for the last year. He is from Cincinnati, Ohio.

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