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    Sean Keeler Blog

    I know a lot of people don't like Keeler because he favors the hawks (understandable why you don't like him) but this is a pretty good article. He really likes the way we are playing. He is also very honest about the Big 12 schedule. It is a good article though.

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    Re: Sean Keeler Blog

    Funny, many Hawk fans think he favors the Cyclones.



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    Re: Sean Keeler Blog

    You are not a true Cyclone fan unless you hate all the local media. Keeler, Perrault, etc. At least that is the way we act sometimes.


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    Re: Sean Keeler Blog

    Good article. I think he broke it down pretty well. 6 league wins would (will?) be a great accomplishment, and I agree with the COY idea.


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    Re: Sean Keeler Blog

    Quote Originally Posted by cigaretteman View Post
    Funny, many Hawk fans think he favors the Cyclones.
    When accustom to a hawk pandering media, I am sure they think Keeler is too much of a muckraker.



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    Re: Sean Keeler Blog

    Predicts 7 wins in Big 12, which would please many of us.



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    Re: Sean Keeler Blog

    Good and fair write up. The only thing I disagree with is that I don't think you can give a guy that doesn't have a winning conference record the COY award in the Big 12. If we were winless last year then maybe, but we had 4 conference wins last year. Getting to 6 this year isn't exactly an earth shattering feat. If we get to 8-8 then I'd put him in the running.



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    Re: Sean Keeler Blog

    Quote Originally Posted by synapticwave View Post
    Good and fair write up. The only thing I disagree with is that I don't think you can give a guy that doesn't have a winning conference record the COY award in the Big 12. If we were winless last year then maybe, but we had 4 conference wins last year. Getting to 6 this year isn't exactly an earth shattering feat. If we get to 8-8 then I'd put him in the running.
    With what we had returning from last year (grand total of three scholarship players), 6 or 7 wins in the league would definitely be worthy of consideration for COY. I am tired of handing COY award to the coach of the team that wins the league (didn't research this, but it seems like that is always what happens).



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    Re: Sean Keeler Blog

    Quote Originally Posted by Walt76 View Post
    Predicts 7 wins in Big 12, which would please many of us.

    seven wins wont please me I wantto win half of our games.....If K-State can do it why cant we????????????????



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    Re: Sean Keeler Blog

    Quote Originally Posted by cigaretteman View Post
    Funny, many Hawk fans think he favors the Cyclones.
    Wouldn't worry too much about that. Many Hawk fans also think a gourmet restaurant is one where you don't have to unwrap your food.


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    Re: Sean Keeler Blog

    Quote Originally Posted by synapticwave View Post
    Good and fair write up. The only thing I disagree with is that I don't think you can give a guy that doesn't have a winning conference record the COY award in the Big 12. If we were winless last year then maybe, but we had 4 conference wins last year. Getting to 6 this year isn't exactly an earth shattering feat. If we get to 8-8 then I'd put him in the running.
    Agree. I think a .500 record in the conference is an important consideration. That said if we come a game or so short but have a couple of big wins (or an upset on the road) I think Fred should be in the running.



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    Re: Sean Keeler Blog

    His assessment looks accurate.

    He sounds almost a tiny bit more optimistic about Big 12 potential than a lot of us Cyclonefanatics. Well, maybe.

    I disagree with one thing, in his Iowa report card: Big Ten won't get eight bids this season. With the Groovy-New-And-Improved Expanded Field*, I could see seven, but then you're probably dipping into Northwestern territory.

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