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    Missed opportunity due to rebounding & free throws

    Dang! Same thing I coach my 8th grade team on and happens at all levels. Players don't focus on the little things that win close games. We are still on an upward trajectory.

    GO CYCLONES!!!



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    Re: Missed opportunity due to rebounding & free throws

    If we do either one of those two things we win by 8 instead of loosing by 8.

    With that said, we should expect some inconsistency out of this team. We have a 2nd year HC and a hodge podge of transfers. Next year we'll be more consistent and smoother. Hoiberg is showing signs of improvement, which will continue.



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    Re: Missed opportunity due to rebounding & free throws

    Yeah, we do one of those 2 things better and we probably win the game. So many second chance shots for Mizzou. And... well... you saw the free throws *puke*



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    Re: Missed opportunity due to rebounding & free throws

    Quote Originally Posted by acgclone View Post
    If we do either one of those two things we win by 8 instead of loosing by 8.

    With that said, we should expect some inconsistency out of this team. We have a 2nd year HC and a hodge podge of transfers. Next year we'll be more consistent and smoother. Hoiberg is showing signs of improvement, which will continue.
    Agreed, glad we're on the same page. We're getting better for sure.



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    Re: Missed opportunity due to rebounding & free throws

    I don't understand how we can be a good to great three point shooting team, but suck so damn terribly at the line.



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    Re: Missed opportunity due to rebounding & free throws

    Beat Kansas.

    Lets get back on the win train. woot!woot!



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    Re: Missed opportunity due to rebounding & free throws

    Terrible, Terrible, Terrible

    How many air balls we going to see from Royce at the free throw line?
    He does so many things great and free throws are absolutely terrible.



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    Re: Missed opportunity due to rebounding & free throws

    Missed opportunities are nothing new for ISU. Its the difference between okay teams and good teams.

    That being said, tonight definitely had some encouraging points.



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    Re: Missed opportunity due to rebounding & free throws

    Quote Originally Posted by geburgess View Post
    I don't understand how we can be a good to great three point shooting team, but suck so damn terribly at the line.
    Maybe we should shoot the free throws from three point land?



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    Re: Missed opportunity due to rebounding & free throws

    If we can get those two things together we are going to win alot of games



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    Re: Missed opportunity due to rebounding & free throws

    Quote Originally Posted by geburgess View Post
    I don't understand how we can be a good to great three point shooting team, but suck so damn terribly at the line.
    Usully the 3 point shooters hit their FTs.


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    Re: Missed opportunity due to rebounding & free throws

    Quote Originally Posted by kingcy View Post
    Usully the 3 point shooters hit their FTs.
    Usually. Allen missed four straight at one point tonight.



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    Re: Missed opportunity due to rebounding & free throws

    I hate to tell you but free throws and rebounding are more than "little things."



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    Re: Missed opportunity due to rebounding & free throws

    That's what happens when the player who gets to the line the most is our worst free throw shooter. It will probably be that way the rest of the year, it's just something we'll have to overcome.



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    Re: Missed opportunity due to rebounding & free throws

    Quote Originally Posted by madcityCY View Post
    Usually. Allen missed four straight at one point tonight.

    He is an 85% FT shooter. Yes he missed a few tonight but will usually make them


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