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    Occam's razor: Baylor not on the level

    Since another poster took so much abuse for posting that he thought Baylor cheats after a loss...I agree with him and will post it after a win as well.

    Occam's razor: all things being equal, a simpler explanation is better than a more complex one.

    What's the simple explanation? A team that has NEVER won a game in Ames against Iowa State, has never won a Big 12 championship and has never won a Big 12 tournament, gets multiple elite blueblood level recruiting classes without cheating coming off a murder coverup? Or that they cheat?

    The latter is easily the simpler explanation. ISU has had periods of greater basketball success and never came anywhere near landing classes like they have had recently.

    I'm focused on the win and SC's great senior day, just wanted to point out that people who think this is very probable don't just think it whenever ISU loses to Baylor, they can think it when ISU beats Baylor as well.



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    Re: Occam's razor: Baylor not on the level

    How about the simplest answer being, "We beat 'em, who cares?"


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    Re: Occam's razor: Baylor not on the level

    Quote Originally Posted by Aclone View Post
    How about the simplest answer being, "We beat 'em, who cares?"
    Yep, beating Cheaters is awesome, HFCS I agree, Baylor has some talent, but finsished 4th!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Suck on that Scott & Drew



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    Re: Occam's razor: Baylor not on the level

    i think the simple fact that almost no big 12 coaches show scott drew any respect gives you the only answer you need... he lies, cheats, and steals...



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    Re: Occam's razor: Baylor not on the level

    They probably cheat, but so does the rest of the conference. Perry Jones' Mom all but said that OSU and Texas offered money.



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    Re: Occam's razor: Baylor not on the level

    Quote Originally Posted by HFCS View Post
    Since another poster took so much abuse for posting that he thought Baylor cheats after a loss...I agree with him and will post it after a win as well.

    Occam's razor: all things being equal, a simpler explanation is better than a more complex one.

    What's the simple explanation? A team that has NEVER won a game in Ames against Iowa State, has never won a Big 12 championship and has never won a Big 12 tournament, gets multiple elite blueblood level recruiting classes without cheating coming off a murder coverup? Or that they cheat?

    The latter is easily the simpler explanation. ISU has had periods of greater basketball success and never came anywhere near landing classes like they have had recently.

    I'm focused on the win and SC's great senior day, just wanted to point out that people who think this is very probable don't just think it whenever ISU loses to Baylor, they can think it when ISU beats Baylor as well.
    So how do you explain Fred's success????



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    Re: Occam's razor: Baylor not on the level

    Quote Originally Posted by rebecacy View Post
    So how do you explain Fred's success????
    Likeable, no on would expect him, good guy deniability, stop asking stupid questions!



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    Re: Occam's razor: Baylor not on the level

    Quote Originally Posted by rebecacy View Post
    So how do you explain Fred's success????
    Getting by on good looks.



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    Re: Occam's razor: Baylor not on the level

    Quote Originally Posted by ISC View Post
    i think the simple fact that almost no big 12 coaches show scott drew any respect gives you the only answer you need... he lies, cheats, and steals...
    You know who else used to lie, cheat, and steal.....




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    Re: Occam's razor: Baylor not on the level

    Quote Originally Posted by HFCS View Post
    Since another poster took so much abuse for posting that he thought Baylor cheats after a loss...I agree with him and will post it after a win as well.

    Occam's razor: all things being equal, a simpler explanation is better than a more complex one.

    What's the simple explanation? A team that has NEVER won a game in Ames against Iowa State, has never won a Big 12 championship and has never won a Big 12 tournament, gets multiple elite blueblood level recruiting classes without cheating coming off a murder coverup? Or that they cheat?

    The latter is easily the simpler explanation. ISU has had periods of greater basketball success and never came anywhere near landing classes like they have had recently.

    I'm focused on the win and SC's great senior day, just wanted to point out that people who think this is very probable don't just think it whenever ISU loses to Baylor, they can think it when ISU beats Baylor as well.

    Love It!!!!!!

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    Re: Occam's razor: Baylor not on the level

    Werll, it is a little strange that a church school of 7,000 is recruiting so well when UT cannot put together a comparable awe inspiring team. How long has Rick Barnes been around? 1998?

    College Confidential: Four #Baylor players, #Texas G Brown honored by #Big12 men's BKB coaches

    At least Scotty made third team.


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    Re: Occam's razor: Baylor not on the level

    I hope when coach Rhoads finally starts pulling in 4 or 5 star players people don't start thinking that we cheat because why else would those players want to play here.



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    Re: Occam's razor: Baylor not on the level

    Quote Originally Posted by rebecacy View Post
    So how do you explain Fred's success????
    I would think ISU is a much easier place to recruit to for basketball than Baylor. You have better facilities, a fan base that cares/supports it, and Ames is routinely listed as a "best place to live" while Waco is routinely listed as a "worst place to live". ISU has better basketball history as well over the past 1/4 century and wasn't coming off the death penalty/one of the worst scandals in college sports history.

    The only external advantage Baylor would have is A) weather and B) proximity to home for Texas players.

    There are a lot more logical explanations for ISU's return to basketball success than Baylor's rise.


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    Re: Occam's razor: Baylor not on the level

    All who are justifying ISU success over Baylor are adding to Occam's razor. We just beat BU, maybe you should let this go??? dweebs



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    Re: Occam's razor: Baylor not on the level

    Quote Originally Posted by rebecacy View Post
    All who are justifying ISU success over Baylor are adding to Occam's razor. We just beat BU, maybe you should let this go??? dweebs
    Not really. How many people currently on Iowa State's roster could choose great offers over us? Now how many at Baylor chose Baylor over offers from Kentucky, UNC, Duke, etc.? How many were competing with us for Chris Allen, Chris Babb, Scott Christopherson, Royce White, Anthony Booker, etc? Not many because they were transfers.

    Why is Scott Drew one of the most widely disliked coaches in the country? Because he ****** off the coaching fraternity, which is really impressive considering some of the slime balls coaching.



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