Results 1 to 15 of 15

Thread: A little hope?

  1. #1
    Recruit
    Points: 5,160, Level: 21
    Level completed: 22%, Points required for next Level: 390
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran5000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Posts
    85
    Points
    5,160
    Level
    21
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    A little hope?

    Well, remember that the year after Fizer made the jump, We were a top 10 team. I do see some similarities between the two teams: A very good point guard (Luscious has yet to be proven), a potential 2 towers combination in the post, and a sharpshooter outside that the PG can assist to. Well... this is a tenuous relation, but a Clone can dream, can't he?



  2. #2
    Pro
    Points: 39,997, Level: 61
    Level completed: 73%, Points required for next Level: 353
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Social25000 Experience PointsVeteran
    CynadoAlley's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Location
    Ames via Akron, IA
    Posts
    2,086
    Points
    39,997
    Level
    61
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 185
    Given: 111

    Re: A little hope?

    I don't see why there is reason not to have at least a little hope. We have the talent both coming back and coming in that can compete well in the big 12. Yes we lost 3 of our biggest scorers, including Royce who I don't even need to describe all the things he did for this team. But I have faith that our team (and Freddy) will keep building on the successes of this season.


    In Fred We Trust



  3. #3
    Addict
    Points: 133,579, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 47.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsSocialVeteran
    ISUCyclones2015's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Ames via Akron, Ohio
    Posts
    5,596
    Points
    133,579
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 476
    Given: 144

    Re: A little hope?

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonestunners View Post
    Well, remember that the year after Fizer made the jump, We were a top 10 team. I do see some similarities between the two teams: A very good point guard (Luscious has yet to be proven), a potential 2 towers combination in the post, and a sharpshooter outside that the PG can assist to. Well... this is a tenuous relation, but a Clone can dream, can't he?
    Top 10 might be pushing it but if these two transfers are as good as the transfers were this year... I could see us being ranked the majority of the season.


    My teams: (as of 6/15/14)
    Cleveland Browns: 4-12 - .250
    Cleveland Indians: 34-35 - .493
    Cleveland Cavs: 33-49 - .402
    Iowa State Cyclones (FB): 3-9 - .250
    Iowa State Cyclones (BB): 28-8 - .778



  4. #4
    Addict
    Points: 99,321, Level: 98
    Level completed: 14%, Points required for next Level: 1,729
    Overall activity: 12.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    tejasclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Austin, TX
    Posts
    5,864
    Points
    99,321
    Level
    98
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 101
    Given: 72

    Re: A little hope?

    But who will be the analog for Shane Power?



  5. #5
    Speechless
    Points: 315,563, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 17.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    bawbie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Cedar Rapids, IA
    Posts
    18,399
    Points
    315,563
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 524
    Given: 1,247

    Re: A little hope?

    If we are better next year than this year, it will be because of one word: Clyburn



  6. #6
    Pro
    Points: 39,266, Level: 61
    Level completed: 17%, Points required for next Level: 1,084
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    Cyhart's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    2,785
    Points
    39,266
    Level
    61
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 51
    Given: 11

    Re: A little hope?

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonestunners View Post
    Well, remember that the year after Fizer made the jump, We were a top 10 team. I do see some similarities between the two teams: A very good point guard (Luscious has yet to be proven), a potential 2 towers combination in the post, and a sharpshooter outside that the PG can assist to. Well... this is a tenuous relation, but a Clone can dream, can't he?
    We could have won a national title if Fizer had come back.


    "Yeah, well, you know, that's just, like, your opinion man"

  7. #7
    Pro
    Points: 101,617, Level: 99
    Level completed: 29%, Points required for next Level: 1,433
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran

    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Posts
    3,061
    Points
    101,617
    Level
    99
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 15
    Given: 0

    Re: A little hope?

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonestunners View Post
    Well, remember that the year after Fizer made the jump, We were a top 10 team. I do see some similarities between the two teams: A very good point guard (Luscious has yet to be proven), a potential 2 towers combination in the post, and a sharpshooter outside that the PG can assist to. Well... this is a tenuous relation, but a Clone can dream, can't he?

    ISU didn't get better after Fizer left.



  8. #8
    Addict
    Points: 118,249, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 10.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    aeroclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Posts
    6,030
    Points
    118,249
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 237
    Given: 84

    Re: A little hope?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyhart View Post
    We could have won a national title if Fizer had come back.
    This. And the fact that that season ended with a kick in the nuts that took 11 years for someone else to repeat.



  9. #9
    All-Star
    Points: 23,528, Level: 46
    Level completed: 98%, Points required for next Level: 22
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    1,850
    Points
    23,528
    Level
    46
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 9
    Given: 25

    Re: A little hope?

    No chance.

    Lose 3 of 5 starters. Arguably the best 3 of the 5. 2 of the expected replacement starters haven't played for ISU yet (Korie, Clyburn).

    No chance. Frankly, I doubt it even if Royce would come back.


    May my postings be polite and not misunderstood. (And hopefully funny on occasion.)

  10. #10
    Addict
    Points: 166,801, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Created Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdriveRecommendation Second ClassSocial
    CLONECONES's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Location
    RVA
    Posts
    7,197
    Points
    166,801
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 11
    Given: 7

    Re: A little hope?



    ^^^^ everyone who says we're going to suck




    Self proclaimed 2012 CF Newcomer of the Year

  11. #11
    Addict
    Points: 86,508, Level: 91
    Level completed: 51%, Points required for next Level: 942
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    BigBake's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    U'dale
    Posts
    5,576
    Points
    86,508
    Level
    91
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 11
    Given: 54

    Re: A little hope?

    Top 25 is no sure thing...but if Korie and Clyburn are as good as advertised we're dancing again next year. Won't enter the season ranked but we should be able to making another run at dancing.


    Fanatic #25

  12. #12
    Speechless
    Points: 358,835, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 15.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialYour first GroupRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Tre4ISU's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Estherville
    Posts
    19,013
    Points
    358,835
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 388
    Given: 58

    Re: A little hope?

    Quote Originally Posted by tejasclone View Post
    But who will be the analog for Shane Power?
    In this day and age, I'm sure there will be a digital version


    I'm on Twitter too: Tre4ISU

    Or so I have read.

  13. #13
    Addict
    Points: 51,127, Level: 69
    Level completed: 99%, Points required for next Level: 23
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Drive4cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    972
    Posts
    5,541
    Points
    51,127
    Level
    69
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 11
    Given: 43

    Re: A little hope?

    Next years team will be about the same. The supporting cast will be better but you lose the best overall player in Royce. My expectations will be 6-9 seed in NCAA tourney. I think the 12/13 team will be better than the team after Fizer. Tinsley was holding that team together with Elmers glue with his ridiculous talents.

    If Royce came back the sky was the limit. Oh well, he did what he had to do.



  14. #14
    Starter
    Points: 24,335, Level: 47
    Level completed: 79%, Points required for next Level: 215
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered10000 Experience Points
    ISUagger's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    941
    Points
    24,335
    Level
    47
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 35
    Given: 18

    Re: A little hope?

    We finally have a real point guard, and one that has proven himself before at that. And Clyburn is a complete player. All we have to worry about is replacing Royce's production. Pelle or the transfer from ASU could help do that. I think we have a legitimate chance of being better next year. Probably not top ten though.



  15. #15
    Addict
    Points: 158,741, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Palmer's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Location
    Johnston, IA
    Posts
    7,901
    Points
    158,741
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 33
    Given: 6

    Re: A little hope?

    the sky is falling!!! the sky is falling!!!


    Carrying the banner for ISU.


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: FOX
  • Iowa State vs. Baylor
  • September 27, 2014
  • 07:20 PM