Bet a Friend $50...

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  1. ISUCyclones2015

    ISUCyclones2015 Well-Known Member

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    I bet a friend $50 that Iowa State will have a better record than Iowa at the end of the year. I did it purely based on the fact that Iowa plays in the Big 10. How good of a bet was this? I know nothing about Iowa Basketball this year.
     
  2. CynadoAlley

    CynadoAlley Well-Known Member

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    They do play in the Big 10, but I think the only Big 10 power that they play TWICE is Indiana. Maybe I'm wrong though. I think Iowa has a good season, but I have a feeling you'll be $50 richer at the end of it.
     
  3. isuno1fan

    isuno1fan Well-Known Member

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    Stupid bet
     
  4. billpickles

    billpickles Member

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    Shoulda done it for football instead.
     
  5. VikesFan5

    VikesFan5 Well-Known Member

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    I think it's always unwise to make a bet against something you know nothing about. With that said, I hope you win.
     
  6. peteypie

    peteypie Well-Known Member

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    bY his friend.
     
  7. enisthemenace

    enisthemenace Well-Known Member

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    You'll win.

    Both teams have a pretty weak non-con. In conference, we get TCU and TT twice.
     
  8. WhatchaGonnaDo

    WhatchaGonnaDo Well-Known Member

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    You're an idiot.

    For making this bet.

    Then starting a thread about it.
     
  9. ISUCubswin

    ISUCubswin Well-Known Member

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    I think B1G basketball will be the powerhouse they are in football this year.
     
  10. GMackey32

    GMackey32 Well-Known Member

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    I think you win by a game or so. ISU starts much more experience and the Big 10 is pretty salty, but Iowa plays a weaker non-con.
     
  11. istater7

    istater7 Well-Known Member

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    Yup, you just jinxed the entire basketball season. Way to go.
     
  12. Wesley

    Wesley Well-Known Member

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    You might as well as burned a couch.
     
  13. Rabbuk

    Rabbuk Well-Known Member

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    I thought he was an idiot when he made that one thread about his professor emailing him and wanting to talk to him.
     
  14. acgclone

    acgclone Well-Known Member

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    I see a similar B1G record from them (versus last year), because they aren't going to sweep Wiscy and Minny. On the flip side, they won't lose to Campbell, etc. They are improved, that much is almost guaranteed.
     
  15. TallKidIsTall

    TallKidIsTall Active Member

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    when they finish with the same records send the money my way
     
  16. CyCrazy

    CyCrazy Well-Known Member

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    Ya that sealed it for me.
     
  17. cyclones500

    cyclones500 Well-Known Member

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    #17 cyclones500, Nov 11, 2012
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    Was the bet strictly for regular season?

    If it is, I think you have a decent shot at winning the bet. Too much uncertainty, though, if it includes postseason.

    A quick glance at Iowa's schedule, I can see a good shot at 20 wins — that's with Iowa beating ISU head-to-head. I might set over-under at 19.

    If you think ISU can do better than that (and I think it will happen), you're OK.
     
  18. DrClone

    DrClone Member

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    Yeah - whatever happened with that? How did the meeting with his prof turn out?
     
  19. ripvdub

    ripvdub Well-Known Member

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    Why not just do the game itself?
     

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