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    ISU working on best turnaround in B12 history

    I think I heard they're 1/2 game behind one of Gillispie's A&M teams. How about that!



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    Re: ISU working on best turnaround in B12 history

    Quote Originally Posted by HuddleUp View Post
    I think I heard they're 1/2 game behind one of Gillispie's A&M teams. How about that!
    So tonight would do it then?



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    Re: ISU working on best turnaround in B12 history

    Quote Originally Posted by MNCyGuy View Post
    So tonight would do it then?
    I think so. Mitch Holtus mentioned this. He's calling tonight's game. I bet he says something during the broadcast.



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    Re: ISU working on best turnaround in B12 history

    Quote Originally Posted by HuddleUp View Post
    I think so. Mitch Holtus mentioned this. He's calling tonight's game. I bet he says something during the broadcast.
    Just to clarify, how are they defining biggest turnaround? Increase in wins? How would you be behind a half game on that?



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    Re: ISU working on best turnaround in B12 history

    Nice. Freddy doing work



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    Re: ISU working on best turnaround in B12 history

    Quote Originally Posted by MNCyGuy View Post
    Just to clarify, how are they defining biggest turnaround? Increase in wins? How would you be behind a half game on that?
    Win/loss differential. I would guess he's looking at A&M over their full 16 game conference schedule. This is game 15 for us. Maybe he's saying if we win tonight.



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    Re: ISU working on best turnaround in B12 history

    Quote Originally Posted by HuddleUp View Post
    I think so. Mitch Holtus mentioned this. He's calling tonight's game. I bet he says something during the broadcast.
    I hope he says something. It's his job.



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    Re: ISU working on best turnaround in B12 history

    That is just awesome I am so proud of our guys.



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    Re: ISU working on best turnaround in B12 history

    A&M went winless and than Gillispie led them to 8 wins the next year. So from 0-16 to 8-8

    We need 11 wins to match the W/L difference



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    Re: ISU working on best turnaround in B12 history

    I would not be surprised if we also hold the record the other way round- biggest drop off from previous year?



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    Re: ISU working on best turnaround in B12 history

    Quote Originally Posted by gogagig View Post
    I would not be surprised if we also hold the record the other way round- biggest drop off from previous year?
    You sir find some truly unusual avitars



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    Re: ISU working on best turnaround in B12 history

    At this point in the season, Frank Haith will be coy in the Big 12. Ironically, Fred has done a better job in my view since he evaluated available talent and then went out and brought in what would make a competitve team mix with transfers. Frank, on the other hand, is playing a primarily all senior line-up assembled by Mike Anderson. Granted he has done a very good on floor coaching job with those players but Fred has done a better all around job of resurrecting a program.



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    Re: ISU working on best turnaround in B12 history

    To be fair, A&M went from 0-16 (.000) to 8-8 (.500) in a sixteen game conference schedule. We have two extra opportunities for wins this season.

    To beat their win % increase, we would need to finish 13-5 in conference play (3-13 is .188 win %, 13-5 is .722, increase of .534). So just win these next four and we've got it, no big deal.



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    Re: ISU working on best turnaround in B12 history

    Quote Originally Posted by HuddleUp View Post
    I think I heard they're 1/2 game behind one of Gillispie's A&M teams. How about that!

    I just giggle at Giggles (former KXNO loudmouth) . . .for ridiculing JP's hiring of Fred . . but then again, Perrault missed a lot of predictions about ISU (remember his breathless anticipation of ISU going to the Mountain West).

    WAY TO GO GIGGLES!



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    Re: ISU working on best turnaround in B12 history

    ISU actually set the record with an 8-game improvement. A&M tied it.



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