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    Cal scores only 5 points in 1st half against ND

    I like our chances on Saturday...



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    Re: Cal scores only 5 points in 1st half against ND

    Maybe ND is pretty good and Cal had a cold start. Im not confident yet.



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    Re: Cal scores only 5 points in 1st half against ND

    Quote Originally Posted by bos View Post
    Maybe ND is pretty good and Cal had a cold start. Im not confident yet.
    5 points though? If you are that cold you should be changing your name from Golden Bears to Polar Bears.



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    Re: Cal scores only 5 points in 1st half against ND

    Quote Originally Posted by MNCyGuy View Post
    5 points though? If you are that cold you should be changing your name from Golden Bears to Polar Bears.
    Aw snap! Yeah, thats a ****** start. Not sure why they sucked so bad.



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    Re: Cal scores only 5 points in 1st half against ND

    I hope a lot of people on this board are not setting themselves up for a let down.


    but I hope we do win.


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    Re: Cal scores only 5 points in 1st half against ND

    Quote Originally Posted by creightonclone View Post
    I like our chances on Saturday...
    Yeah and Colorado gave up a huge lead in the 4th quarter to Kanas in football. Colorado sucks. We are going to smoke them. Oh wait, nevermind.



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    Re: Cal scores only 5 points in 1st half against ND

    If we take care of business on Wednesday, hopefully Hilton is rocking for the game on Saturday. Could be the loudest non-conference home game in a long time.



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    Re: Cal scores only 5 points in 1st half against ND

    Quote Originally Posted by Palmer View Post
    I hope a lot of people on this board are not setting themselves up for a let down.


    but I hope we do win.
    Not such a bad thing at all to be let down....means we actually have expectations for our team.



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    Re: Cal scores only 5 points in 1st half against ND

    Cal's cold start in a game versus a solid ND team really provides no in depth analysis as to how they will perform in Hilton on Saturday. If anything, a 5 point half should simply be a statistical outlier that would be thrown out if you were analyzing their team's past performances and predicting their future abilities.

    They have poor shooting performances thus far - probably weighed down by that half - but they have also played 4 quality opponents. Cal will be the best team we face out of our first 8 games. Being at home is the only reason we will be favored vs Cal and not @ UNI.



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    Re: Cal scores only 5 points in 1st half against ND

    Quote Originally Posted by jtdoyle1 View Post
    Yeah and Colorado gave up a huge lead in the 4th quarter to Kanas in football. Colorado sucks. We are going to smoke them. Oh wait, nevermind.
    i've said it before and i'll say it again: the transitive property doesn't work in sports. let's just focus on UNI for now.


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    Re: Cal scores only 5 points in 1st half against ND

    I expect a first half shutout. Anything less, I'll be disappointed and start to question the direction of our program.



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    Re: Cal scores only 5 points in 1st half against ND

    Quote Originally Posted by CyJack13 View Post
    I expect a first half shutout. Anything less, I'll be disappointed and start to question the direction of our program.
    Glad I'm not the only one.



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    Re: Cal scores only 5 points in 1st half against ND

    Quote Originally Posted by CyJack13 View Post
    I expect a first half shutout. Anything less, I'll be disappointed and start to question the direction of our program.
    Good thing Fred never fails.

    Question: When we shut them out in the first half on Saturday, will the students chant "Single Digits" when they finally do score, halfway through the 2nd half?

    Will the pep band play "Welcome to the Jungle" with new lyrics that say "Welcome to the Scoreboard?"


    Since we are an elite team now, let's go get that One Cyclone Moment.
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    Re: Cal scores only 5 points in 1st half against ND

    Although the 5 point half is historically bad I suppose you could write it off as an anomaly. However, they also have a 12 point second half vs. BC this weekend. Clearly they have some tremendous cold streaks. I have no idea how good BC is but at this point it will be a bummer if Fred can't use those games to get our guys ready enough to win this one.


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    Re: Cal scores only 5 points in 1st half against ND

    Quote Originally Posted by BigDISU1 View Post
    If we take care of business on Wednesday, hopefully Hilton is rocking for the game on Saturday. Could be the loudest non-conference home game in a long time.
    I'd take a atmosphere like the non-conference game against Virginia in 2004 I believe. That Stinson to Blalock to Clark dunk was easily the best play I've seen in person.



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