Texas Tech
Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 34

Thread: Texas Tech

  1. #1
    Walk On
    Points: 10,258, Level: 30
    Level completed: 52%, Points required for next Level: 292
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Posts
    180
    Points
    10,258
    Level
    30
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3
    Given: 2

    Texas Tech

    Although this game should be a win, but is it just me or does it seem like SOMEONE on the opposing team always goes off and has the game of their career against the Cyclones? Below .500 record or not, and with it being on the road, I'm still worried because this ALWAYS seems to happen.

    Thoughts?



  2. #2
    All-Star
    Points: 34,936, Level: 57
    Level completed: 58%, Points required for next Level: 514
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Social25000 Experience PointsVeteran
    driegner's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    Columbus, OH
    Posts
    1,134
    Points
    34,936
    Level
    57
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 3

    Re: Texas Tech

    Quote Originally Posted by clonefan1 View Post
    Although this game should be a win, but is it just me or does it seem like SOMEONE on the opposing team always goes off and has the game of their career against the Cyclones? Below .500 record or not, and with it being on the road, I'm still worried because this ALWAYS seems to happen.

    Thoughts?
    I've always wondered why people have career games against us.



  3. #3
    Pro
    Points: 82,696, Level: 89
    Level completed: 42%, Points required for next Level: 1,054
    Overall activity: 5.0%
    Achievements:
    Your first GroupVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points
    khaal53's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    2,545
    Points
    82,696
    Level
    89
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 112
    Given: 1

    Re: Texas Tech

    Not to shoot you down, but that is the perception of pretty much every fan base.

    I attached the player impact ratings from the preview on my site...they rely on Tolbert, the freshman to score quite a bit. While they are 0-5 in B12 play the've only played 2 home games and those were against Baylor and Kansas.

    They hung tough with Baylor for a half. I don't think they're quite as bad as their record even if they struggle to score.




    I'm on Twitter: @khaal53

  4. #4
    Speechless
    Points: 185,232, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 19.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    ajk4st8's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Ankeny
    Posts
    15,560
    Points
    185,232
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 252
    Given: 619

    Re: Texas Tech

    These guys really arent that bad, and seem to play some really good D at times. We have to bring it on D.



  5. #5
    Pro
    Points: 60,756, Level: 76
    Level completed: 45%, Points required for next Level: 894
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    DRCHIRO's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Location
    Norwalk
    Posts
    2,246
    Points
    60,756
    Level
    76
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 56
    Given: 4

    Re: Texas Tech

    Quote Originally Posted by ajk4st8 View Post
    These guys really arent that bad, and seem to play some really good D at times. We have to bring it on D.

    They play hard and will be very well coached. They have some offensive limitations but we better show up or we can definitely get beat. They are very hungry for a win.

    I just want to get out of there with a victory, whether its by 1 or 30.



  6. #6
    Pro
    Points: 40,757, Level: 62
    Level completed: 32%, Points required for next Level: 893
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    3GenClone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Location
    Windsor Heights
    Posts
    2,202
    Points
    40,757
    Level
    62
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 104
    Given: 241

    Re: Texas Tech

    My worries will be gone once Babb finds his shot - which I can only hope is waiting for him in Lubbock...



  7. #7
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 63,099, Level: 77
    Level completed: 91%, Points required for next Level: 151
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Ficklone02's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    City by the Bay
    Posts
    3,974
    Points
    63,099
    Level
    77
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 24
    Given: 71

    Re: Texas Tech

    I agree with the post saying its every fanbase' perception that guys have career games against them. I was thinking about this very question the other day. I think that a good reason for this happening is because defenses are designed to stop the strength of the opponent....take away a strength, and it gives opportunities to a perceived weaker player to have his day in the sun.



  8. #8
    Pro
    Points: 39,645, Level: 61
    Level completed: 46%, Points required for next Level: 705
    Overall activity: 5.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    Cyhart's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    2,858
    Points
    39,645
    Level
    61
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 76
    Given: 11

    Re: Texas Tech

    Quote Originally Posted by clonefan1 View Post
    Although this game should be a win, but is it just me or does it seem like SOMEONE on the opposing team always goes off and has the game of their career against the Cyclones? Below .500 record or not, and with it being on the road, I'm still worried because this ALWAYS seems to happen.

    Thoughts?
    Seemed like someone always had a career night against us in the GMAC years. It was ridiculous.


    "Yeah, well, you know, that's just, like, your opinion man"

  9. #9
    Rookie
    Points: 18,169, Level: 41
    Level completed: 14%, Points required for next Level: 781
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    10000 Experience Points1 year registeredSocial
    TheEncore's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Location
    Ames, IA
    Posts
    397
    Points
    18,169
    Level
    41
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 44
    Given: 125

    Re: Texas Tech

    What has been wrong with Babb the last three games, I realize part of his focus has been to become one of our premier defenders, but lately what was one of our top scorers has become minimal at best



  10. #10
    Speechless
    Points: 262,005, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 31.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    16,212
    Points
    262,005
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 881
    Given: 760

    Re: Texas Tech

    He went through it earlier as well. He's a streak shooter, not a great shooter. He does spend a lot of energy on defense.



  11. #11
    Legend
    Points: 170,205, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 28.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    The_Architect's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Focus Town
    Posts
    11,882
    Points
    170,205
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 490
    Given: 2,073

    Re: Texas Tech

    Is Mike Singletary still on the team? Dude lit us for 30 something in Ames last year.


    While on live TV, Ford used a vulgar term to describe a private part of the female anatomy, adding that he was “happily married” and “got more than enough to eat at home.”

  12. #12
    Pro
    Points: 39,645, Level: 61
    Level completed: 46%, Points required for next Level: 705
    Overall activity: 5.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    Cyhart's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    2,858
    Points
    39,645
    Level
    61
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 76
    Given: 11

    Re: Texas Tech

    Quote Originally Posted by The_Architect View Post
    Is Mike Singletary still on the team? Dude lit us for 30 something in Ames last year.
    No!!!! My therapist and I removed that nightmare from my consciousness. Now it comes crashing back!


    "Yeah, well, you know, that's just, like, your opinion man"

  13. #13
    Legend
    Points: 170,205, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 28.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    The_Architect's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Focus Town
    Posts
    11,882
    Points
    170,205
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 490
    Given: 2,073

    Re: Texas Tech

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyhart View Post
    No!!!! My therapist and I removed that nightmare from my consciousness. Now it comes crashing back!


    While on live TV, Ford used a vulgar term to describe a private part of the female anatomy, adding that he was “happily married” and “got more than enough to eat at home.”

  14. #14
    Starter
    Points: 13,201, Level: 34
    Level completed: 79%, Points required for next Level: 149
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Ames, IA
    Posts
    674
    Points
    13,201
    Level
    34
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1
    Given: 1

    Re: Texas Tech

    Quote Originally Posted by The_Architect View Post
    Is Mike Singletary still on the team? Dude lit us for 30 something in Ames last year.



  15. #15
    Rookie
    Points: 10,182, Level: 30
    Level completed: 39%, Points required for next Level: 368
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    ISUKing's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Location
    Ankeny, IA
    Posts
    417
    Points
    10,182
    Level
    30
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 79
    Given: 82

    Re: Texas Tech

    One thing Royce White said post game on Wednesday, there is no BAD team in this conference. There are teams that have struggled more than others. We have to bring it every night, home and away.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: Cyclones.tv
  • HOOPS: Iowa State vs. Mississippi Valley State
  • December 31, 2014
  • 06:00 PM