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    The next two are pretty much must wins

    We really haven't beaten anyone that is a tourney caliber team yet except for Texas, who will be a bubble team, but if they make it, our chances are probably actually lower because I don't see the B12 getting 6 this year.

    We'll be fighting K-State and UT neck and neck for 4/5th spots in the conference. These two are pretty much must wins.

    If we lose one or God forbid two, you can still get in, but our margin for error will be next to nil.



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    Re: The next two are pretty much must wins

    Thoroughly surprised you aren't Clones21



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    Re: The next two are pretty much must wins

    How many must wins have we had this year? I think the count is at 8.



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    Re: The next two are pretty much must wins

    I'm saying we win em, sue me if we don't.



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    Re: The next two are pretty much must wins

    Must win is overused.



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    Re: The next two are pretty much must wins

    To quote Marv Levy, "World War II was a must win." KU is just another game.



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    Re: The next two are pretty much must wins

    Quote Originally Posted by gocubs2118 View Post
    How many must wins have we had this year? I think the count is at 8.
    Well when you start off with 3 OOC losses and a week non conf schedule, you paint yoursefl into a corner where you have to win a lot of games in the conference. We are 4-3, so I'd say we're getting to the point where we can't lose many more home games.



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    Re: The next two are pretty much must wins

    To repeat what I said in another thread, according to ISU fans the MBB team has had so many "must win" games this year that they might as well put the I-State logo right next to the term "must win" in the Book of Cliches.

    Labeling every single game a "must win" is what gets people saying "season over" in the middle of a poorly played game, even when there's a significant portion of the season yet to be played.


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    Re: The next two are pretty much must wins

    Nope. We could lose the next two and win out and be just fine.



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    Re: The next two are pretty much must wins

    isnt every game a must win? [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IMk5sMHj58I]Herm Edwards- Greatest Coach Ever! - YouTube[/ame]



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    Re: The next two are pretty much must wins

    Really sick of the phrase must win.



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    Re: The next two are pretty much must wins

    Quote Originally Posted by Clonefan32 View Post
    Nope. We could lose the next two and win out and be just fine.
    If we lose the next two, the odds of us winning at Mizzou and K-State, along with sweeping Baylor would be roughly 5%



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    Re: The next two are pretty much must wins

    Quote Originally Posted by acgclone View Post
    If we lose the next two, the odds of us winning at Mizzou and K-State, along with sweeping Baylor would be roughly 5%
    Why do we have to win those 4 games if we lose to KU and KSU?



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    Re: The next two are pretty much must wins

    Quote Originally Posted by Final42b View Post
    Really sick of the phrase must win.
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