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    Cart Before Horse

    Priority #1 is clearly to find a way to win today. However, should the Cyclones be able to get by Kentucky, one could make an argument that we could have just as strong a chance as any other team left in the South Region to make it to the final 4. Our toughest challenge (of course only if we beat Kentucky) would be Baylor, who we have already proven we can beat.

    All other teams are either lower seeds except for Indiana (who is missing one of their best players who went out with an ACL in their conference tourney) and Baylor.

    I am not predicting a win versus Kentucky, but only stating the obvious that should we beat Kentucky, our Clones have the best shot since the Fizer/Tinsley era and perhaps the best shot of all time to go deep in the tourney.

    Please Royce, dominate the lion's den today!



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    Re: Cart Before Horse

    Quote Originally Posted by cuphues View Post
    Priority #1 is clearly to find a way to win today. However, should the Cyclones be able to get by Kentucky, one could make an argument that we could have just as strong a chance as any other team left in the South Region to make it to the final 4. Our toughest challenge (of course only if we beat Kentucky) would be Baylor, who we have already proven we can beat.

    All other teams are either lower seeds except for Indiana (who is missing one of their best players who went out with an ACL in their conference tourney) and Baylor.

    I am not predicting a win versus Kentucky, but only stating the obvious that should we beat Kentucky, our Clones have the best shot since the Fizer/Tinsley era and perhaps the best shot of all time to go deep in the tourney.

    Please Royce, dominate the lion's den today!
    There's a, um tradition in tournament play- not talk about the next step until you've climbed the one in front of you. I'm sure going to the <final four> is beyond your wildest dreams, so let's just keep it right there



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    Re: Cart Before Horse

    The South is a mess......1,3,4,8,10,11,12 and 15 left



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    Re: Cart Before Horse

    Would we rather play VCU or Indiana IF we were to win tonight?



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    Re: Cart Before Horse

    Quote Originally Posted by istater7 View Post
    Would we rather play VCU or Indiana IF we were to win tonight?
    Indiana so we can continue to be the underdog. Plus, VCU scares me.



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    Re: Cart Before Horse

    Quote Originally Posted by cuphues View Post
    Priority #1 is clearly to find a way to win today. However, should the Cyclones be able to get by Kentucky, one could make an argument that we could have just as strong a chance as any other team left in the South Region to make it to the final 4. Our toughest challenge (of course only if we beat Kentucky) would be Baylor, who we have already proven we can beat.

    All other teams are either lower seeds except for Indiana (who is missing one of their best players who went out with an ACL in their conference tourney) and Baylor.

    I am not predicting a win versus Kentucky, but only stating the obvious that should we beat Kentucky, our Clones have the best shot since the Fizer/Tinsley era and perhaps the best shot of all time to go deep in the tourney.

    Please Royce, dominate the lion's den today!
    i like our chances!



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    Re: Cart Before Horse

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    The South is a mess......1,3,4,8,10,11,12 and 15 left

    It could be 1,3,4,10 after this weekend and 1 vs 3 to get to the Final Four and all will be right with the world. Let's hope 2012 is in fact the end of the world.



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    Re: Cart Before Horse

    I refuse to even look at our bracket or give any thought to possibilities beyond tonight. We have a VERY TALL task ahead of us, and I'm certainly not going to get my hopes up until we prove that we can actually beat UK.

    That's hopefully what I'll be doing all this week



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    Re: Cart Before Horse

    At this point seeds mean nothing. Everyone is on equal footing- win or go home.



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    Re: Cart Before Horse

    Quote Originally Posted by DurangoCy View Post
    It could be 1,3,4,10 after this weekend and 1 vs 3 to get to the Final Four and all will be right with the world. Let's hope 2012 is in fact the end of the world.
    Alternatively, imagine this: VCU beats Indiana, which isn't a huge upset. Colorado knocks off Baylor, because you never know what you get with the Bears.

    If that happens and ISU was to beat Kentucky, the Cyclones would be the favorite to make the Final Four. 8 would be the best seed remaining in the South Region.



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