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    Who would name a BB team the Matadors?

    The Cyclones will get a much needed break before their next game against Cal State Northridge on Dec. 20. The Matadors are 0-10 on the season with a date against South Dakota State on Dec. 18 before traveling to Ames.

    I bet they play great defense.



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    Re: Who would name a BB team the Matadors?

    Someone who doesn't like the Bulls.


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    Re: Who would name a BB team the Matadors?

    well considering that Matadors go up against a bull that is many times larger than they are, wear it down, and eventually kill the bull in traditional bullfighting, I'd say they aren't as bad of a mascot as cartoons would lead one to believe they are.



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    Re: Who would name a BB team the Matadors?

    This guy:



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    Re: Who would name a BB team the Matadors?

    Wow, our SOS will be fantastic heading into conference. Nothing like a parade of patsies to get some early wins. Lets hope we don't get pummelled once we start playing real basketball teams.


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    Re: Who would name a BB team the Matadors?

    We currently have the#8 SOS in the country. The schedule has been pretty decent so fa



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    Re: Who would name a BB team the Matadors?

    Quote Originally Posted by mred View Post
    We currently have the#8 SOS in the country. The schedule has been pretty decent so fa
    This just blows my mind. We've played nobody impressive.



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    Re: Who would name a BB team the Matadors?

    University of San Diego, the Torreros

    They changed their mascot, but this is what it was as of a couple of years ago:



    The students called it the "gay bullfighter"



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    Re: Who would name a BB team the Matadors?

    Quote Originally Posted by CyCloned View Post
    The Cyclones will get a much needed break before their next game against Cal State Northridge on Dec. 20. The Matadors are 0-10 on the season with a date against South Dakota State on Dec. 18 before traveling to Ames.

    I bet they play great defense.
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    Re: Who would name a BB team the Matadors?

    Quote Originally Posted by heitclone View Post
    This just blows my mind. We've played nobody impressive.
    ISU
    RPI # 11
    SOS # 8

    Virginia (W)
    RPI # 29
    SOS # 13

    West Virginia (L)
    RPI # 7
    SOS # 31

    Michigan (W)
    RPI # 36
    SOS # 10

    TCU (W)
    RPI # 64
    SOS # 37

    Iowa (L)
    RPI # 4
    SOS # 5

    UNI (W)
    RPI # 100
    SOS # 138

    6 of the 9 games vs. RPI top 100 is a pretty strong schedule to this point.

    Big 12 SOS Ranking as of Sunday 12/12 AM - does not include Sunday 12/12 results
    ISU - #8
    TAMU - #9 (6 games vs RPI top 100)
    Mizzou - #39 (4 games vs RPI top 100)
    Baylor - #68 (4 games vs RPI top 100)
    Nebby - #114 (5 games vs RPI top 100)
    OU - #123 (1 game vs RPI top 100)
    Texas - #132 (2 games vs RPI top 100)
    KSU - #139 (2 games vs RPI top 100)
    TTU - #163 (2 games vs RPI top 100)
    KU - #176 (2 games vs RPI top 100)
    Colorado - #261 (no games vs RPI top 100)
    OSU - #297 (2 games vs RPI top 100, also played the lowest RPI team # 343)

    CollegeRPI.com - Women



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    Re: Who would name a BB team the Matadors?

    While I'm not sold on the name being used for a basketball team, I have to admit it would make a very fitting name for a dodgebull team.



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