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    After Four

    Have expectations changed a little? Think we might be a little better than previously expected? Or are you still just ready for next year?



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    Re: After Four

    No. I'm waiting until conference play before my expectations rise or fall.



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    Re: After Four

    I'd say that my attitude about the season has risen some, but I don't want to hype it up too much as that just makes a bad season even worse. I've learned over the years to not hype teams up more than they should. I'm excited about an exciting style of basketball being played though.



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    Re: After Four

    I have expected more out of this team than most people did before the season but then again I expected a near tournament run out of last years team



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    Re: After Four

    I would say my expectations have risen a little. I was thinking somewhere around 14 wins this year now I'm thinking close to 20. Definately still pumped for next year though!!!



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    Re: After Four

    I'll let you know after the Iowa game. I want to see us play on the road in a couple of tough environments first. UNI and Iowa will be good road tests.
    I'm definitely happy with the 4-0 start though. We could be Iowa sitting at 2-3...


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    Re: After Four

    Quote Originally Posted by cyguytillidie View Post
    I would say my expectations have risen a little. I was thinking somewhere around 14 wins this year now I'm thinking close to 20. Definately still pumped for next year though!!!
    Mine went from 14 to 17...I couldn't make the jump to 20 until conference schedule/bigger teams/players...



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    Re: After Four

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonedave25 View Post
    We could be Iowa sitting at 2-3...
    No, no we couldn't



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    Re: After Four

    Quote Originally Posted by Erik4Cy View Post
    No, no we couldn't
    I guess I meant to say 2-2.


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    Re: After Four

    I've thought that this years team could at least match that of last years. I think that the depth will really hurt us in conference play. In the Creighton game Diante played all 40 minutes and Scotty played 37, that is not gonna be possible all year long and I think it will hurt us.



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    Re: After Four

    Quote Originally Posted by Erik4Cy View Post
    Mine went from 14 to 17...I couldn't make the jump to 20 until conference schedule/bigger teams/players...
    I'm thinking one non conference loss and then wins home/away vs. Colorado and Nebby. Then wins at home vs. OU and Tech.

    The kool aid tastes really good right now so I'm drinking as much as possible incase it goes bad.



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    Re: After Four

    It's hard not to be a little excited about a start that only the most optimistic fans predicted, and it's great to beat the coach that bizarro-Chiziked us. I've gone from thinking 3-5 conference wins before the season to 4-6 conference wins. I'm not going crazy, yet, though. We beat 3 cupcakes, and tied the 4th best Valley team without one of its best players. And there's no way we keep shooting the ball like this all season, especially lacking a post presence.

    We're going to learn a lot about this team during the first ten days of December. I'll feel pretty good if we come out of that stretch 3-1.



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    Re: After Four

    I won't change my original prediction yet (15-16/5-11) — I had us 3-1 to this point (loss to Creighton ... that was pretty close to correct). The way some fans talked about lowered expectations, a .500 record seemed like I was a little too optimistic. At this point, it seems like a reasonable guess.

    I didn't expect the chemistry to be as well-developed at this point, and the returning players seem to be rejuvenated. Didn't expect to thrash Drake that convincingly. It proves nothing so far, but this season's potential seems to have a little more upside than simply a steeping stone to next year.

    And it has been fun to watch so far, too.


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    Re: After Four

    not expecting us to do much damage in conference play...but i have now expected to play an exciting brand of bball.


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    Re: After Four

    I'd wager that the Cyclones will win enough games to be involved in some kind of post-season play. It might only be the NIT, but that wouldn't be bad at all considering recent history.


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