Page 1 of 6 12345 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 79
  1. #1
    Legend
    Points: 285,445, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 27.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsSocial1 year registeredOverdriveCreated Album pictures
    IHavNoCyCash's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Posts
    13,084
    Points
    285,445
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 193
    Given: 296

    Official Men's BB Bracketology Thread

    I had an idea that now since we are being discussed as a tourney team that we could use a thread had some predictions from different sites and other people on CF opinion.

    Do you think we'll get in? Would we be in if the season ended today?

    I think we'll squeak in...atm I see a 10-8 conference record. Would be nice to get a win Tuesday against Texas so we can say we swept Texas, a contender for a bubble spot as well. I've been looking around and am seeing anywhere from a 10 seed to being not in.

    Bleacher Report- vs. Virginia

    CollegeHoopsNet- play-in game vs Memphis

    bankrollsports- play-in game

    statjunkie- first team out..look to see percntage of getting in


    Hoops Report- vs San Diego St.


    Anyway, I'm not saying we are in and/or we will go far in it, but it's fun to be getting discussed.


    Last edited by IHavNoCyCash; 01-22-2012 at 02:00 AM.
    CyCash's Post of the Week

    Quote Originally Posted by cmjh10 View Post
    But I dont understand women. I think that explains why Im so bad at basketball.

    Denver Broncos fan: 13-3 Super Bowl Losers :(
    Arsenal Fan: 4th place, FA Cup Champions!
    Iowa St: 28-8 Big 12 Tourney Champs!!!! Sweet 16

  2. #2
    All-Star
    Points: 32,092, Level: 55
    Level completed: 13%, Points required for next Level: 958
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Created Album pictures25000 Experience PointsVeteran
    fatkid1974's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Location
    van down by the river
    Posts
    1,164
    Points
    32,092
    Level
    55
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 11
    Given: 7

    Re: Official Men's BB Bracketology Thread

    It's not an official thread unless there are at least six (6) asterisks in it. I'm sure it's in the user agreement somewhere.


    That rug really tied the room together, did it not dude?

    Follow me unplugged on twitter @fatkid1974

  3. #3
    Legend
    Points: 421,759, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsOverdriveVeteran
    State43's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Location
    Omaha, NE
    Posts
    10,646
    Points
    421,759
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 167
    Given: 149

    Re: Official Men's BB Bracketology Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by fatkid1974 View Post
    It's not an official thread unless there are at least six (6) asterisks in it. I'm sure it's in the user agreement somewhere.
    ******This******



  4. #4
    Pro
    Points: 27,758, Level: 51
    Level completed: 19%, Points required for next Level: 892
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Ankeny, IA
    Posts
    2,356
    Points
    27,758
    Level
    51
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 20
    Given: 4

    Re:Official Men's BB Bracketology Thread

    In order to get in at 10-8 we will need a win over Baylor, Kansas or Mizz IMO. So let's take care of that next Saturday



  5. #5
    Addict
    Points: 88,616, Level: 92
    Level completed: 62%, Points required for next Level: 734
    Overall activity: 11.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience PointsSocial
    CRcyclone6's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    Cedar Rapids
    Posts
    5,218
    Points
    88,616
    Level
    92
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 153
    Given: 640

    Re: Official Men's BB Bracketology Thread

    from Jan 18, CBS only had four Big 12 teams but had nine Big 10. Thats a lot.



  6. #6
    Speechless
    Points: 467,694, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 9.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    jdoggivjc's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    Sterling Heights, MI
    Posts
    31,614
    Points
    467,694
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 465
    Given: 320

    Re: Official Men's BB Bracketology Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by 83Clone View Post
    In order to get in at 10-8 we will need a win over Baylor, Kansas or Mizz IMO. So let's take care of that next Saturday
    Not true. Sweeping Texas, A&M, Okie St, OU, and TT gets us to 10 wins. But that might be the most uninspiring 10 wins possible and could result in ISU's bubble getting burst.


    Chuck Lidell: I paint my toenails with pink and black polish. Problem is, I get more paint on my toes and on the carpet than on my nails. Any advice?
    Maria Sharapova: Don't you beat up other guys for a living? I don't know how to answer this.



  7. #7
    Pro
    Points: 27,758, Level: 51
    Level completed: 19%, Points required for next Level: 892
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Ankeny, IA
    Posts
    2,356
    Points
    27,758
    Level
    51
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 20
    Given: 4

    Re:Official Men's BB Bracketology Thread

    I think you made my point. We need a quality win, especially if we finish 10-8. OU,OSU, TT, T a M won't get us any points



  8. #8
    Speechless
    Points: 277,258, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Illinois
    Posts
    16,484
    Points
    277,258
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 147
    Given: 12

    Re: Official Men's BB Bracketology Thread

    Yesterday on Gameday, Lunardi had us as the last team in the field. That was before our 24 point win at TT.



  9. #9
    Speechless
    Points: 467,694, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 9.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    jdoggivjc's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    Sterling Heights, MI
    Posts
    31,614
    Points
    467,694
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 465
    Given: 320

    Re: Official Men's BB Bracketology Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by 83Clone View Post
    I think you made my point. We need a quality win, especially if we finish 10-8. OU,OSU, TT, T a M won't get us any points
    Actually, my point all along has been the nonconference schedule was so pathetic, including damaging losses to Drake and UNI, that 10 conference wins isn't going to be enough, even if it includes a pickoff of one of the top 4 teams. I think ISU needs at least 11 wins.


    Chuck Lidell: I paint my toenails with pink and black polish. Problem is, I get more paint on my toes and on the carpet than on my nails. Any advice?
    Maria Sharapova: Don't you beat up other guys for a living? I don't know how to answer this.



  10. #10
    Speechless
    Points: 856,807, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 78.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    CycloneErik's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Jamerica
    Posts
    55,030
    Points
    856,807
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,275
    Given: 1,109

    Re: Official Men's BB Bracketology Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by jdoggivjc View Post
    Actually, my point all along has been the nonconference schedule was so pathetic, including damaging losses to Drake and UNI, that 10 conference wins isn't going to be enough, even if it includes a pickoff of one of the top 4 teams. I think ISU needs at least 11 wins.
    You mean "other top 3 teams." Tied for 3rd puts us in the top 4 teams right now.


    Since we are an elite team now, let's go get that One Cyclone Moment.
    Make this one for the ages!




    http://rememberingdoria.wordpress.com/

  11. #11
    Speechless
    Points: 277,258, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Illinois
    Posts
    16,484
    Points
    277,258
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 147
    Given: 12

    Re: Official Men's BB Bracketology Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by jdoggivjc View Post
    Actually, my point all along has been the nonconference schedule was so pathetic, including damaging losses to Drake and UNI, that 10 conference wins isn't going to be enough, even if it includes a pickoff of one of the top 4 teams. I think ISU needs at least 11 wins.
    Again, you're harping on the Drake loss way too much. Losses in early November usually don't have a lot of effect, especially when the whole team is new. If the committee sees us playing well down the stretch, I bet that Drake loss won't hurt us as much as you seem to think. The last 10 games means an awful lot more than losses in early November.



  12. #12
    Speechless
    Points: 467,694, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 9.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    jdoggivjc's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    Sterling Heights, MI
    Posts
    31,614
    Points
    467,694
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 465
    Given: 320

    Re: Official Men's BB Bracketology Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by gocubs2118 View Post
    Again, you're harping on the Drake loss way too much. Losses in early November usually don't have a lot of effect, especially when the whole team is new. If the committee sees us playing well down the stretch, I bet that Drake loss won't hurt us as much as you seem to think. The last 10 games means an awful lot more than losses in early November.
    Tell that to Virginia Tech, who got ****ed over by the Tournament Committee 3 consecutive years because they played such a **** nonconference schedule. The almighty ACC schedule and reputation couldn't overcome the damage that was done before the conference schedule.

    I agree that the Drake loss in itself isn't horrible. But combined with the patheticness of ISU's nonconference schedule, it won't be ignored come tournament time.


    Chuck Lidell: I paint my toenails with pink and black polish. Problem is, I get more paint on my toes and on the carpet than on my nails. Any advice?
    Maria Sharapova: Don't you beat up other guys for a living? I don't know how to answer this.



  13. #13
    Addict
    Points: 94,490, Level: 95
    Level completed: 71%, Points required for next Level: 560
    Overall activity: 34.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    cyclones500's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Michigan
    Posts
    8,789
    Points
    94,490
    Level
    95
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 157
    Given: 367

    Re: Official Men's BB Bracketology Thread

    It's refreshing to even be in the discussion. Hope we're in even better position 6 weeks from now.

    I could dig getting the shot as 10 vs. 2 w/ Kentucky (as I posted elsewhere yesterday) and like our chances in 12-5 vs. UVa.

    Personally, I might put ISU still out, perhaps First Four Out. Bad losses that might not kill the resume, but only one semi-quality win vs. UT.

    Need to win the next two, for starters.



  14. #14
    Legend
    Points: 285,445, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 27.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsSocial1 year registeredOverdriveCreated Album pictures
    IHavNoCyCash's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Posts
    13,084
    Points
    285,445
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 193
    Given: 296

    Re: Official Men's BB Bracketology Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by fatkid1974 View Post
    It's not an official thread unless there are at least six (6) asterisks in it. I'm sure it's in the user agreement somewhere.
    I figured if it gets to selection sunday and we are a bubble team then the asterisks can come out..


    CyCash's Post of the Week

    Quote Originally Posted by cmjh10 View Post
    But I dont understand women. I think that explains why Im so bad at basketball.

    Denver Broncos fan: 13-3 Super Bowl Losers :(
    Arsenal Fan: 4th place, FA Cup Champions!
    Iowa St: 28-8 Big 12 Tourney Champs!!!! Sweet 16

  15. #15
    Addict
    Points: 94,490, Level: 95
    Level completed: 71%, Points required for next Level: 560
    Overall activity: 34.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    cyclones500's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Michigan
    Posts
    8,789
    Points
    94,490
    Level
    95
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 157
    Given: 367

    Re: Official Men's BB Bracketology Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by CRcyclone6 View Post
    from Jan 18, CBS only had four Big 12 teams but had nine Big 10. Thats a lot.
    I predict Big 12 will get 5, Big Ten probably 7 (possibly 8).



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • Football
  • Iowa State vs. North Dakota State
  • August 30, 2014
  • 11:00 AM