Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 16
  1. #1
    Addict
    Points: 55,723, Level: 73
    Level completed: 12%, Points required for next Level: 1,327
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    atlantacyclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Location
    Fontvieille Monaco
    Posts
    5,244
    Points
    55,723
    Level
    73
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 338
    Given: 102

    ISU darkhorse in Big 12 tourney


  2. #2
    Starter
    Points: 21,318, Level: 44
    Level completed: 64%, Points required for next Level: 332
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    Jeffreyisu's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Location
    Minneapolis, MN
    Posts
    813
    Points
    21,318
    Level
    44
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 4
    Given: 32

    Re: ISU darkhorse in Big 12 tourney

    Quote Originally Posted by atlantacyclone View Post
    Thanks for sharing. All these sports writers realize that ISU finished 3rd, right? A darkhorse to me is a team that has sat quietly all season towards the middle or bottom half of the standings and then bursts out and surprises everyone at the end. ISU has been beating good teams and competing for the top half of the standings all season. I don't see how this team would ever be considered as a darkhorse to the other teams in the league.


    Last edited by Jeffreyisu; 03-07-2012 at 11:18 AM.

  3. #3
    Speechless
    Points: 467,298, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 68.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialOverdriveVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Wesley's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Omaha
    Posts
    70,964
    Points
    467,298
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,377
    Given: 2,181

    Re: ISU darkhorse in Big 12 tourney

    They meant Mizzou would have to beat us in the semis, not the quarters.


    Let Prohm's Posse Ride: Hallice, Brady, Stu, Lard, Naz, Deonte, Monte, Matt, Simeon, Jordan, and Babb.

  4. #4
    Speechless
    Points: 337,635, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 68.0%
    Achievements:
    Social50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    VeloClone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Brooklyn Park, MN
    Posts
    20,214
    Points
    337,635
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 6,037
    Given: 11,829

    Re: ISU darkhorse in Big 12 tourney

    A #3 seed isn't much of a dark horse, but I suppose if they don't think anyone else can contend...

    I would think that KSU would be the sexy pick, but based on the two regular season matchups they don't think they can play with KU.


    Last edited by VeloClone; 03-07-2012 at 12:12 PM.
    "There are five real good recruits in the state. We got three of them. One couldn’t get into school, and the other went to (the University of) Iowa...which is about the same thing." - Coach Johnny Orr

  5. #5
    Legend
    Points: 279,880, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Cyclonestate78's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Posts
    12,203
    Points
    279,880
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 930
    Given: 1,596

    Re: ISU darkhorse in Big 12 tourney

    Quote Originally Posted by VeloClone View Post
    A #3 seed isn't much of a dark hores, but I suppose if they don't think anyone else can contend...

    I would think that KSU would be the sexy pick, but based on the two regular season matchups they don't think they can play with KU.
    IMO... I am far more concerned about the matchup with Texas then I am about a potential matchup with Mizzou in the Semis. If ISU can beat Texas I think they will beat Mizzou and the Clones will end up in the Championship game against Kansas.


    It's Prohm Time!!

  6. #6
    Speechless
    Points: 295,805, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 9.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Illinois
    Posts
    17,420
    Points
    295,805
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 755
    Given: 108

    Re: ISU darkhorse in Big 12 tourney

    I think everyone considers anyone who isn't KU or Mizzou to be a darkhorse.



  7. #7
    Rookie
    Points: 14,960, Level: 37
    Level completed: 14%, Points required for next Level: 690
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    10000 Experience PointsVeteran
    Deanster's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Posts
    410
    Points
    14,960
    Level
    37
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 113
    Given: 118

    Re: ISU darkhorse in Big 12 tourney

    A team that has shown they can compete with the top dogs is not a darkhorse. He also has indiana as a darkhorse for the big ten. Whatever, beat Texa$.



  8. #8
    Addict
    Points: 130,459, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 49.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    cyclonespiker33's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2011
    Posts
    7,569
    Points
    130,459
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,053
    Given: 500

    Re: ISU darkhorse in Big 12 tourney

    I would be pretty surprised to see Mizzou win three games in three days to take the tourney with their bench (or lack thereof)



  9. #9
    Walk On
    Points: 10,397, Level: 30
    Level completed: 75%, Points required for next Level: 153
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    169
    Points
    10,397
    Level
    30
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1
    Given: 1

    Re: ISU darkhorse in Big 12 tourney

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonespiker33 View Post
    I would be pretty surprised to see Mizzou win three games in three days to take the tourney with their bench (or lack thereof)
    KU has no bench either. Self would play 5 guys if he could.



  10. #10
    Rookie
    Points: 22,121, Level: 45
    Level completed: 53%, Points required for next Level: 429
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran10000 Experience Points
    cgwarrior33's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Iowa
    Posts
    529
    Points
    22,121
    Level
    45
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: ISU darkhorse in Big 12 tourney

    I wouldn't take this too personal. The reality is, who really cares?! Just another chip on the shoulder of a team that has gotten no respect all year long. We've been underdogs all year long. Why expect anything to change now? We've done well in the underdog role....so keep it comin'!



  11. #11
    Speechless
    Points: 467,298, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 68.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialOverdriveVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Wesley's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Omaha
    Posts
    70,964
    Points
    467,298
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,377
    Given: 2,181

    Re: ISU darkhorse in Big 12 tourney

    Being the underdog is not all bad. Winning means more.


    Let Prohm's Posse Ride: Hallice, Brady, Stu, Lard, Naz, Deonte, Monte, Matt, Simeon, Jordan, and Babb.

  12. #12
    Speechless
    Points: 337,635, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 68.0%
    Achievements:
    Social50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    VeloClone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Brooklyn Park, MN
    Posts
    20,214
    Points
    337,635
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 6,037
    Given: 11,829

    Re: ISU darkhorse in Big 12 tourney

    Quote Originally Posted by cgwarrior33 View Post
    I wouldn't take this too personal. The reality is, who really cares?! Just another chip on the shoulder of a team that has gotten no respect all year long. We've been underdogs all year long. Why expect anything to change now? We've done well in the underdog role....so keep it comin'!
    I could be wrong, but it doesn't look to me like anyone is taking it personally. I agree, who really cares. It is just odd to pick #3 in a 10 team tournament as a "dark horse".


    "There are five real good recruits in the state. We got three of them. One couldn’t get into school, and the other went to (the University of) Iowa...which is about the same thing." - Coach Johnny Orr

  13. #13
    Starter
    Points: 9,533, Level: 29
    Level completed: 31%, Points required for next Level: 417
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    5000 Experience PointsVeteran

    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    Denver, CO
    Posts
    754
    Points
    9,533
    Level
    29
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: ISU darkhorse in Big 12 tourney

    I view this as very positive - we are on a lot of people's radar. I wouldn't want to play us.



  14. #14
    Pro
    Points: 38,342, Level: 60
    Level completed: 41%, Points required for next Level: 708
    Overall activity: 11.0%
    Achievements:
    Created Album picturesVeteran25000 Experience PointsSocial
    Triggermv's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Location
    Marion, IA
    Posts
    2,637
    Points
    38,342
    Level
    60
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 567
    Given: 429

    Re: ISU darkhorse in Big 12 tourney

    Oh man I'm sure Iowa fans have to be outraged that they weren't picked as the darkhorse of the Big 10 tournament, you know, after winning out their last 5 games like they said they would. How dare they?



  15. #15
    Pro
    Points: 44,147, Level: 64
    Level completed: 93%, Points required for next Level: 103
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    25000 Experience PointsVeteran
    Cincyclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Posts
    3,004
    Points
    44,147
    Level
    64
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 234
    Given: 682

    Re: ISU darkhorse in Big 12 tourney

    Quote Originally Posted by gocubs2118 View Post
    I think everyone considers anyone who isn't KU or Mizzou to be a darkhorse.
    This.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: TBA
  • Football Season Opener vs. UNI
  • September 3, 2016
  • 07:00 PM