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    Game might be a turning point for team..

    Learning to close a game out is something a team learns together. This might be huge for the rest of the season. Other thoughts?



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    Re: Game might be a turning point for team..

    We can only hope. It shouldn't have been this close, but it is a great experience for the team. Teaches them that they can't expect any gimmie's in Big 12 play and helps them learn how to win the close ones.

    We will find out when we play @ TTech.



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    Re: Game might be a turning point for team..

    Quote Originally Posted by ketelmeister View Post
    Learning to close a game out is something a team learns together. This might be huge for the rest of the season. Other thoughts?
    I agree. That one shot should give the players a lot of momentum headed through the next few weeks.


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    Re: Game might be a turning point for team..

    Reminds me of the UNI game in football. You felt like if we found a way to win that game we'd be OK and if we lost to UNI it was probably all over. Same thoughts were in my mind watching this game late.



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    Re: Game might be a turning point for team..

    thought the same thing. ill take a win anyway you can get in the b12



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    Re: Game might be a turning point for team..

    This game would have ended in a loss any of the last 5 years. Good to win the close ones.



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    Re: Game might be a turning point for team..

    Hope you're right. This is something that can be built on and not only can we learn from it, we get to learn from a close game and pick up the W at the same time.



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    Re: Game might be a turning point for team..

    i doubt it. It just teaches them that they can give a bad effort and still win. just didn't see sustained effort defensively. they keep it exciting tho.



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    Re: Game might be a turning point for team..

    Well....based on the number of these threads we've had this season, I believe the team has turned 4320 degrees. Hope they're going in the right direction now!



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    Re: Game might be a turning point for team..

    Okie State is a tough team that will scrap with just about anybody...that being said I am so glad we got the W tonight.



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    Re: Game might be a turning point for team..

    How many turning points are we going to have?



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    Re: Game might be a turning point for team..

    Quote Originally Posted by ketelmeister View Post
    Learning to close a game out is something a team learns together. This might be huge for the rest of the season. Other thoughts?
    People tried to compare the Missouri game to Texas in football. I'll compare tonight to A&M in football. Even though that was a loss, you came away with the feeling that the season could be saved. Tyrus and Scotty saved the season, for now, tonight.



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    Re: Game might be a turning point for team..

    Tournament teams play good defense, we right now do okay at times. We have to play better defense and have killer instinct if that does not happen then no we will not make the tourney.



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    Re: Game might be a turning point for team..

    Quote Originally Posted by akclone View Post
    i doubt it. It just teaches them that they can give a bad effort and still win. just didn't see sustained effort defensively. they keep it exciting tho.

    They know they didnt play well.


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    Re: Game might be a turning point for team..

    I hope its a turning point in our FT shooting as well. Pretty good night from the charity stripe.



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