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    Sweeps (and other milestones/trendbreaking)

    In one of today's threads, there was a Q about the last time ISU had 4 conference sweeps in one season. I guessed the most recent case was 2000-01 (and it was).

    But on the same subject, this blew my mind, per Randy Peterson:

    *The four league sweeps in 2012 match ISUís combined total from 2002-11.

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    Re: Sweeps (and other milestones/trendbreaking)

    This without Nebraska or Colorado making it way more impressive!



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    Re: Sweeps (and other milestones/trendbreaking)

    What's crazy is I think we could get around 3 sweeps next year too, maybe more. Lose A&M but no reason we shouldn't sweep TCU in its place



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    Re: Sweeps (and other milestones/trendbreaking)

    The biggest thing to remember is that we have far more opportunity for sweeps this season than ever before. We are playing the other 9 two times each. Every other year, we played our division twice and the south teams once, so we only had the possibility of sweeping 5 teams. Granted, two of those teams were nebraska and colorado.



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    Re: Sweeps (and other milestones/trendbreaking)

    Quote Originally Posted by MNclone View Post
    The biggest thing to remember is that we have far more opportunity for sweeps this season than ever before. We are playing the other 9 two times each. Every other year, we played our division twice and the south teams once, so we only had the possibility of sweeping 5 teams. Granted, two of those teams were nebraska and colorado.
    Yep. Now we can sweep up to 9 teams instead of just 5. So we've lost NU and CU, but between A&M, OU, and Tech we gained equally good opportunities for sweeps (if not better because @Boulder always seemed to be a disaster)

    Not to take anything away from this team though, theyve accomplished a ton.



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    Re: Sweeps (and other milestones/trendbreaking)

    Quote Originally Posted by MNclone View Post
    The biggest thing to remember is that we have far more opportunity for sweeps this season than ever before.
    Last 10 years: 4 for 50
    This year: 4 for 9



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    Re: Sweeps (and other milestones/trendbreaking)

    Quote Originally Posted by Erik4Cy View Post
    What's crazy is I think we could get around 3 sweeps next year too, maybe more. Lose A&M but no reason we shouldn't sweep TCU in its place
    If we don't, something went very wrong.



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    Re: Sweeps (and other milestones/trendbreaking)

    *The four league sweeps in 2012 match ISU’s combined total from 2002-11.



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    Re: Sweeps (and other milestones/trendbreaking)

    Quote Originally Posted by theshadow View Post
    Last 10 years: 4 for 50
    This year: 4 for 9
    Man, shows just how much we've sucked the last 10 years.



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