This is a discussion on $7 NLHE MTT: MTT- KQo, flop AK2, out of position within the online poker forums, in the Tournament Hand Analysis section; Villian - stats V23/P18 based off 44 hands, but in most recent hands I observe a gear change around the bubble and seems to be
I agree with everyone else, you shouldn't be flat calling KQo from the small blind in this spot with 15.8bb. If villain is loose, its an easy shove, if villain is tight, its an easy fold. Against an unknown player it's tough, but since the raise came from MP, villain's range might be wide enough to include plenty of steals that will fold to a shove.
Always consider these factors. Effective stack size? Reads on opponent? Your table image? Ranges of hands your opponents could have?