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    "Pick your non-poison": KSU & U-M

    Obviously, wed all prefer to win the football game and MBB game today (it would get the weekend off to a pleasant start, that's for sure )

    But suppose we have to settle for a split. Which do you prefer:

    1. Close win vs. KSU, but a 20-plus-point loss at U-M.

    2. Loss to KSU by more than 21 points, but a double-digit win at U-M (addendum: the team looks night-and-day better than it has all season)

    Im pretty sure how most of us would choose, although I could see the appeal of the other one.

    Since its only a thought experiment, Im more curious about the why of your choice.



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    Re: "Pick your non-poison": KSU & U-M

    Beat Kansas State. Being better positioned for a bowl game (maybe even ranked) after a very meaningful football game is much more important than what may be just another non-conference basketball game.



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    Re: "Pick your non-poison": KSU & U-M

    Tromp the Purple Kittens.


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    Re: "Pick your non-poison": KSU & U-M

    Beat KSU. 1 win in football is almost always bigger than a single basketball game, except if its a tourney game possibly. 7 wins with the chance to get 8 would be tremendous for the growth of our program.



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    Re: "Pick your non-poison": KSU & U-M

    Beat the Thundercats. Because the football team deserves to win more for their effort.



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    Re: "Pick your non-poison": KSU & U-M

    Quote Originally Posted by bosco View Post
    Beat the Thundercats. Because the football team deserves to win more for their effort.

    Yep beat KSU, football is still going. MBB is done.......................................



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    Re: "Pick your non-poison": KSU & U-M

    Ksu has it coming to em after the past two years


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    Re: "Pick your non-poison": KSU & U-M

    Responses going as I expected.

    I'm right there with you. As much as I'd like the bball team to turn a corner against the only remaining non-horrible pre-Big 12 game there's still time to right that ship.

    Beating K-State would be huge (and would make me forget about the downer game vs. OU).

    It could (or should) have a positive impact on the bowl bid, too. I'm also a little uneasy about heading into postseason 6-6 ... I have confidence Iowa State is better than any bowl opponent we'd realistically see; but the prospect of finishing 6-7 would knock a little of the shine off that OSU win.



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    Re: "Pick your non-poison": KSU & U-M

    Beat KSU. We're a Football school now. Actually, having a Bad MBB program only helps the image of ISU as a Football Power.

    I think Hoiberg would even say, Beat KSU. Football pays the Bills.



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    Re: "Pick your non-poison": KSU & U-M

    Take K-State all day. CPR putting another big win on his ISU resume!



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    Re: "Pick your non-poison": KSU & U-M

    Quote Originally Posted by Melvin View Post
    Beat KSU. We're a Football school now. Actually, having a Bad MBB program only helps the image of ISU as a Football Power.

    I think Hoiberg would even say, Beat KSU. Football pays the Bills.
    I would LOVE to hear this reasoning.


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    Re: "Pick your non-poison": KSU & U-M

    BEAT KANSAS STATE!!!!

    That's all I want!



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