#8 Kentucky vs #9 ???

Discussion in 'Big XII Conference' started by SC Cy, Mar 17, 2014.

  1. SC Cy

    SC Cy Well-Known Member

    So, apparently Kentucky has a bye in the first round against K-State. My Big 12 pride is in overdrive here and I really think their defense will annoy the hell out of Kentucky. I'm just stunned at how the national "experts" are assuming the Kentucky win.
     
  2. cmjh10

    cmjh10 Well-Known Member

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    Kentucky has the talent to beat anyone. If they figure that out, and learn to play team ball, they could be dangerous.
     
  3. Cypower69

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    Kentucky has more talent but KSU will come out and punch them in the mouth. Maybe I am a Big 12 homer but I think KSU will be to physical for Kentucky. The only way KSU loses this one is if the zebra's decided to call every touch a foul, which is possible against kentucky.
     
  4. Ciclone

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    It should be a decent game, but KSU hasn't been so good away from the #OctagonOfDumb. There's my tourney bracket $0.02 for ya.
     
  5. cmjh10

    cmjh10 Well-Known Member

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    I also have Kentucky beating both KSU and WSU
     
  6. rhillary

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    I will take Kentucky, though I wouldn't write off KSU as easy as some, I just think they are most likely to win. Either way, it is going to be awesome to watch the WSU v Kentucky/KSU game!
     
  7. Wesley

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    Too bad. They have flaws. Kentucky is one of the most selfish teams in the NCAA.
     
  8. CyFan61

    CyFan61 Well-Known Member

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    The hype for Kentucky reminds me of the hype for UConn in 2012. That didn't go so well for them...
     
  9. GMackey32

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    I was just gonna post this.
     
  10. dahliaclone

    dahliaclone Well-Known Member

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    This was an easy pick for me. I hate Kentucky but their size will kill KSU. Kentucky wins and wins pretty easily I think. I also have Kentucky beating Wichita State and am flirting with them even beating Louisville. Gross
     
  11. ArgentCy

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    I like KSU in this one but theyconcern me a little playing away from home. I think WSU beats either toget the sweet 16.
     
  12. Erik4Cy

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    [video=youtube;_IHOuIfDhM8]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_IHOuIfDhM8[/video]

    Windmill...lol
     
  13. kentkel

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    I agree that UK is pretty selfish. However, I think Cal has their attention right now - as evidenced by their performance against Florida in the conference tourney. If they play like they did in the second half of that game, they could very well win their first 2 games in the NCAA, IMHO.
     
  14. twocoach

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    Show me where they have played two good games in a row all year. Kentucky is a team full of individuals out there trying to show they have NBA skills. They don't run any type of consistent offense and their defense is marginal at best. They dropped multiple terrible games, even at home, in the worst power conference in America. I really feel dirty rooting for either of these teams to win but I'll have to go for K-State because I hate them slightly less than Kentucky.
     
  15. niangstermvp

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    None of the "experts" mention Kentucky is 3-8 vs top 50 teams and Kansas State is 7-8. Problem is KSU not playing at home.
     
  16. heitclone

    heitclone Well-Known Member

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    I think the jury is still out on Kentucky, I think they pry got the worst draw of anyone in the tourney. Asking a young team to take on physical teams like Kstate and Wichita St is asking a lot. I don't think they can make it past kstate honestly.
     
  17. surly

    surly Active Member

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    k-state has 5 wins over top 30; uk has one.

    i'd love to see k-state/shox match-up.
     
  18. CycloneErik

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    Go K-State!

    I don't see many scenarios where I prefer a Kentucky victory. Much more fun to watch Cal flounder.
     
  19. NickTheGreat

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    I have K-State over Kentucky in my bracket. :shrug:
     
  20. State43

    State43 Well-Known Member

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    And listening to pundits constantly making excuses for Calipari is beyond annoying. He hasn't had control of his team for two years and they keep saying the players aren't as good as they thought. BS, Cal go lucky with his Allstar team 2 years ago. Any coach with a brain could have won a championship with that team. Next year, UK will be unjustly top 5 again I'm sure.
     

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