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    Up Next: Nebraska Predictions

    Really need SC to be back and healthy. Big game in terms of getting off to a good start in Big 12 play and picking up another win to get us closer to NIT play.

    Clones 78
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    Re: Up Next: Nebraska Predictions

    Copy Cat!


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    Re: Up Next: Nebraska Predictions

    I think we've got it. The last two games proved two things:
    1) We can win on the road.
    2) We can grind out a win when faced with adversity.

    It'll be close, but I think we win.



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    ISU 68
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    Re: Up Next: Nebraska Predictions

    ISU 74
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    My reasons have already been mentioned. We can win on the road, we can grind out a win, and Scotty should be back. I feel good about this game becoming win #14.


    Since we are an elite team now, let's go get that One Cyclone Moment.
    Make this one for the ages!




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    Re: Up Next: Nebraska Predictions

    ISU 84 FUSKERS 60 - FUSKERS WAY TO SLOW



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    Re: Up Next: Nebraska Predictions

    A couple things about Nebraska:

    kenpom has them at 37.

    They are a top 10 defensive team so far (#7), holding opponents to the lowest 2pt FG% in the country (38%) and the second lowest effective FG% (40%).

    They are a much better defensive team than offensive team. The only thing they do really well on offense is 2pt FG% (#3 in the country). They aren't a good offensive rebounding team, but they are very good at limiting the other teams offensive rebounds.

    Also, they haven't played a road game yet. Assuming they beat Savannah St tomorrow night, they'll have won 10 games in a row, all at home, with the only decent teams in that streak being USC (#42) and Creighton (#85). They haven't given up more than 58 points in the last 9 games either.



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    Re: Up Next: Nebraska Predictions

    Quote Originally Posted by Clones85' View Post
    Really need SC to be back and healthy. Big game in terms of getting off to a good start in Big 12 play and picking up another win to get us closer to NIT play.

    Clones 78
    Neb 72
    I think we ave a chance with Scotty and can play D with them if not better. 68 - 54 ISU. They have a fat guy that I am excited to watch.


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    Re: Up Next: Nebraska Predictions

    ISU 62
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    All of our games with NU are just downright ugly. I expect this one to be the same.



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    Re: Up Next: Nebraska Predictions

    If DG has a good game, I think we win this one. His senior leadership is the key on the road.



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    Re: Up Next: Nebraska Predictions

    DG needs to have a good game and we need to shoot a good percentage as a team. I think we still struggle to get the ball in the hoop. Nebbie is better than people are giving them credit for...

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    Re: Up Next: Nebraska Predictions

    i dont think scotty comes back at 100% percent, i look for 60-53 nebraska, this is by far the biggest game of the year, hope im wrong!



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    Re: Up Next: Nebraska Predictions

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonepower View Post
    i dont think scotty comes back at 100% percent, i look for 60-53 nebraska, this is by far the biggest game of the year, hope im wrong!
    And by any statistical metric, it's the best team we've played so far this year too.



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    Re: Up Next: Nebraska Predictions

    Cyclones eke out a 62-61 heart-stopper.



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    Re: Up Next: Nebraska Predictions

    if there was ONE game we needed Railey, it was nebraska, due to their collection of big, slow, unathletic tall guys. i'm also worried about DG's shooting slump - he has to shoot better if we're going to win a b12 game on the road. i bet we try the zone, until nebraska gets too many offensive rebounds. i hope we keep it close, but i'm guessing NU 66-ISU 56.



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