BLUM: Confident Cyclones trump logic

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  1. Pitt_Clone

    Pitt_Clone Well-Known Member

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    Awesome. Whatever happens the rest of the way this season has been one of the most fun that I remember.
     
  2. CTTB78

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    Short bald guys with the super models have money. That's UNLV, not us.
     
  3. KCy

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    short bald guys? Do short bald guys have nba point guards, big 12 player of the years, great coaches, etc. I think a lot of people are underappreciating a really good team. This isn't lucky.
     
  4. brentblum

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    I think the point was missed a bit. Obviously, Iowa State is a great team, but their competitiveness and confidence takes them to an extra level when they need to.

    Short, bald guys can have talent too! (says a short guy.)

    Thanks for reading.
     
  5. Blandboy

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    NICELY written, Mr. Blum!!! A fun read ...
     
  6. Bewilderme

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    "Your team lost by 56 and you had 11 turnovers, DeAndre"
    :biggrin9gp:
     
  7. Rabbuk

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    So we're the the fat bald guy with a roll of hundred dollar bills and some magnums?
     
  8. ThurgoodMarshal

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    Great read. Thanks for getting me all jacked up again only to have to wait until Friday!
     
  9. ThurgoodMarshal

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    Just call me the Mantis.
     
  10. necromancy

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    Always enjoy your articles. Good stuff.
     
  11. iccyfan

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    "But Kane is the Honey Badger, he don't care."

    In my opinion, this is the most important line in the entire well-written article. The deck's stacked against us, but if ISU can continue playing pedal to the metal / mad at the world / Honey Badger hoops, we have a good chance to proceed...
     
  12. mac4cy

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    "DeAndre Kane could step into a tank full of sharks and think that the sharks should be afraid."

    Love this line. We need to get some Chuck Norris type lines going for Mr. Kane


     
  13. NATEizKING

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    Go big or go home
     
  14. VeloClone

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    Great read, Blum.

    I do think you overestimate how many fans were against the long pass at the end. A lot of us have accepted that this team plays at it's best when it plays its own game and that includes playing fast when opportunity presents itself even when conventional wisdom says otherwise. It will sometimes burn any team, even this one, but they have been burned by slowing down and not doing what they do best as well. Moreso even last year. I was okay with it and I would be saying the same thing if Kane hadn't handled the pass and lost it out of bounds. It was the right play for this team.
     
  15. Cyclonepride

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    What about tall bald guys Brent?
     
  16. brentblum

    brentblum Brett Blume
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    As a short guy, I can't adequately comment!
     
  17. CyinCo

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    My favorite too. Nicely done, Blum.
     
  18. Cyclonepride

    Cyclonepride Moderator
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    Tall and bald here, but I has no supermodels.
     
  19. cycloneted

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    Ohh, whoops, ooooo!!

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