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    Arizona MBB lost to a DII school last night

    Arizona Wildcats basketball loses in exhibition to Seattle Pacific

    love college hoops - underdog always has a chance!

    hope we're ready to play, this could easily be us.



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    Re: Arizona MBB lost to a DII school last night

    Didn't Morgan lose to an EA Sports squad or something like that?



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    Re: Arizona MBB lost to a DII school last night

    That's a kick to the pride.



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    Re: Arizona MBB lost to a DII school last night

    These seems to happen to someone at least once a year. I think someone like Syracuse lost its exhibition game 2 years in a row.




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    Re: Arizona MBB lost to a DII school last night

    I'm pretty sure 'Cuse did that same thing WJ's senior year. Later that season, IIRC, they were in the Final 4.



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    Re: Arizona MBB lost to a DII school last night

    Ouch, should wake up the team a little.


    Go Cyclones!!

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    Re: Arizona MBB lost to a DII school last night

    Quote Originally Posted by Stewo View Post
    I'm pretty sure 'Cuse did that same thing WJ's senior year. Later that season, IIRC, they were in the Final 4.
    And LE lost to drake very early on in the 99-00 year, and we all know what happened then. Early losses arent always a very good predictor of how the team will be over the season.



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    Re: Arizona MBB lost to a DII school last night

    Quote Originally Posted by brokenloginagain View Post
    Arizona Wildcats basketball loses in exhibition to Seattle Pacific

    love college hoops - underdog always has a chance!

    hope we're ready to play, this could easily be us.
    It's happened before. Regardless of what people think there are some very good DII teams out there.

    I went to college at Winona State in Minnesota and in the mid 2000's WSU had a three year run of 2 basketball national championships and 1 national runner up (buzzer beater shot beat them). During that stretch I don't think they lost a single exhibition match to a D-1 team including embarrassing the Gophers on two different occasions. The same team scrimmaged a mid major team preseason (cant remember who) and apparently blew them out by 40.

    It defenitely doesn't look good to the fans. But some don't understand that there are quite a few DII teams that could compete in the mid major conferences. It's not like these are kids that can barely shoot or dribble.



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    Re: Arizona MBB lost to a DII school last night

    We should have lost to Morningside a few years ago. We had no business winning that game.



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    Re: Arizona MBB lost to a DII school last night

    Quote Originally Posted by brokenloginagain View Post
    Arizona Wildcats basketball loses in exhibition to Seattle Pacific

    love college hoops - underdog always has a chance!

    hope we're ready to play, this could easily be us.

    "I don't think we had a bunch of guys out there not really trying or overlooking this game," coach Sean Miller said. "Part of what you saw tonight is we're just not very good. We're just not."



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