Page 1 of 5 12345 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 63
  1. #1
    Addict
    Points: 63,152, Level: 77
    Level completed: 94%, Points required for next Level: 98
    Overall activity: 8.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience PointsRecommendation Second Class
    WalkingCY's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Location
    Kansas City
    Posts
    5,106
    Points
    63,152
    Level
    77
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 127
    Given: 146

    ESPN: Pre-Season NCAA MBB Rankings

    Andy Katz: Indiana Hoosiers still lead revised Top 25, but plenty of changes elsewhere - ESPN

    I know how we all love to talk Top 25 with the ISU Men's Basketball Program, but ISU was not part of the '12-'13 pre-season ranks. (You gotta believe, if Royce was back...this team would be ranked from the get-go.) Here's to the Mayor proving everyone wrong again. But seriously, these "pre-season" ranks mean diddly-squat. Just something for these idiots to write about.

    Also, ISU didn't make the top "snubbed" list either. Classic ESPN. (More motivation for next year's squad!)

    VCU, Cincy among new top 25 snubs - College Basketball Nation Blog - ESPN


    Last edited by WalkingCY; 04-12-2012 at 11:20 AM.

  2. #2
    Addict
    Points: 167,111, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Created Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdriveRecommendation Second ClassSocial
    CLONECONES's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Location
    RVA
    Posts
    7,200
    Points
    167,111
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 14
    Given: 7

    Re: ESPN: Pre-Season NCAA MBB Rankings

    love preseason polls in may




    Self proclaimed 2012 CF Newcomer of the Year

  3. #3
    All-Star
    Points: 34,659, Level: 57
    Level completed: 35%, Points required for next Level: 791
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Social25000 Experience PointsVeteran
    driegner's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    Columbus, OH
    Posts
    1,134
    Points
    34,659
    Level
    57
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 3

    Re: ESPN: Pre-Season NCAA MBB Rankings

    Quote Originally Posted by WalkingCY View Post
    Andy Katz: Indiana Hoosiers still lead revised Top 25, but plenty of changes elsewhere - ESPN

    I know how we all love to talk Top 25 with the ISU Men's Basketball Program, but ISU was not part of the pre-season ranks. (You gotta believe, if Royce was back...this team would be ranked from the get-go.) Here's to the Mayor proving everyone wrong again. But seriously, these "pre-season" ranks mean diddly-squat. Just something for these idiots to write about.

    Also, ISU didn't make the top "snubbed" list either. Classic ESPN. (More motivation for next year's squad!)

    VCU, Cincy among new top 25 snubs - College Basketball Nation Blog - ESPN
    We were snubbed from the snub! We have to go deeper!



  4. #4
    Just Win Baby
    Points: 302,578, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Clones85''s Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Posts
    13,339
    Points
    302,578
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3
    Given: 0

    Re: ESPN: Pre-Season NCAA MBB Rankings

    Kansas is overrated a bit. Michigan is way overrated. Hardaway isn't that great and they are expecting way to much out of freshmen.

    IF Bradley Beal returns Florida will be better than both those schools.



  5. #5
    Addict
    Points: 63,152, Level: 77
    Level completed: 94%, Points required for next Level: 98
    Overall activity: 8.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience PointsRecommendation Second Class
    WalkingCY's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Location
    Kansas City
    Posts
    5,106
    Points
    63,152
    Level
    77
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 127
    Given: 146

    Re: ESPN: Pre-Season NCAA MBB Rankings

    Do they even know that we have talented players filling in? Clyburn? Lucious?



  6. #6
    Pro
    Points: 73,171, Level: 84
    Level completed: 2%, Points required for next Level: 1,679
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    brokenloginagain's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2006
    Posts
    2,019
    Points
    73,171
    Level
    84
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 79
    Given: 0

    Re: ESPN: Pre-Season NCAA MBB Rankings

    Quote Originally Posted by WalkingCY View Post
    Do they even know that we have talented players filling in? Clyburn? Lucious?
    yes



  7. #7
    Speechless
    Points: 283,548, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 12.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Illinois
    Posts
    16,679
    Points
    283,548
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 262
    Given: 29

    Re: ESPN: Pre-Season NCAA MBB Rankings

    We'll be in the mix if Lockett comes.



  8. #8
    Starter
    Points: 28,466, Level: 51
    Level completed: 84%, Points required for next Level: 184
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered25000 Experience Points
    hexodat64's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Location
    Ames, IA and MN
    Posts
    969
    Points
    28,466
    Level
    51
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 48
    Given: 27

    Re: ESPN: Pre-Season NCAA MBB Rankings

    I can understand not being top 25, but not even being in the snubbed or teams or not being a sleeper team seems dumb. This doesn't mean anything, I guess we'll just be under the radar again


    Last edited by hexodat64; 04-12-2012 at 12:00 PM.

  9. #9
    Pro
    Points: 75,975, Level: 85
    Level completed: 67%, Points required for next Level: 575
    Overall activity: 36.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered50000 Experience Points
    CarlHungus's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Location
    Ankeny
    Posts
    3,432
    Points
    75,975
    Level
    85
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 395
    Given: 299

    Re: ESPN: Pre-Season NCAA MBB Rankings

    I don't have a problem with us not being in it. We lost our best player. Clyburn and Lucious could be special, but you can't fault them for not putting us in their rankings


    "Some programs don't want to win. It's okay."
    -Poster on hawkeye lounge after the hiring of Hoiberg

  10. #10
    Legend
    Points: 169,919, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 93.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    HFCS's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Location
    Chicago
    Posts
    11,821
    Points
    169,919
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,126
    Given: 888

    Re: ESPN: Pre-Season NCAA MBB Rankings

    Quote Originally Posted by hexodat64 View Post
    I can understand not being top 25, but not even being in the snubbed or teams not not sleep on is ridiculous. This doesn't mean anything, I guess we'll just be under the radar again
    I wouldn't be mad if Minnesota and Kansas State weren't in front of us. Iowa State was better than Kansas State last year and the programs are pointed in opposite directions, that's just stupid.

    Also Creighton is a little high, McDermott's great, but it's basically the same team minus their point guard and none of the guys strike me as players who will make huge strides. Don't think they'll drop off, but don't understand how they make a step forward. Even with McDermott, a lot of players in every sport have a dropoff year the year after everyone starts telling them they're the best player in the universe.



  11. #11
    Prospect
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Posts
    4
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: ESPN: Pre-Season NCAA MBB Rankings

    Quote Originally Posted by hexodat64 View Post
    I can understand not being top 25, but not even being in the snubbed or teams not not sleep on is ridiculous. This doesn't mean anything, I guess we'll just be under the radar again
    What? We're in the "don't sleep on" section.

    Don't sleep on: VCU, Kansas State, Tennessee, Cincinnati, Saint Louis, Harvard, Pitt, Ohio, Florida State, Stanford, Iowa State, New Mexico, Butler, Miami (Fla.), Saint Mary's, Maryland, Xavier, Nevada, Murray State, Marquette, Valparaiso. (For more analysis, click here)



  12. #12
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 43,858, Level: 64
    Level completed: 70%, Points required for next Level: 392
    Overall activity: 14.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    heitclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Location
    Malvern, IA
    Posts
    4,701
    Points
    43,858
    Level
    64
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 145
    Given: 298

    Re: ESPN: Pre-Season NCAA MBB Rankings

    Quote Originally Posted by HFCS View Post
    I wouldn't be mad if Minnesota and Kansas State weren't in front of us. Iowa State was better than Kansas State last year and the programs are pointed in opposite directions, that's just stupid.

    Also Creighton is a little high, McDermott's great, but it's basically the same team minus their point guard and none of the guys strike me as players who will make huge strides. Don't think they'll drop off, but don't understand how they make a step forward. Even with McDermott, a lot of players in every sport have a dropoff year the year after everyone starts telling them they're the best player in the universe.

    I think Creighton will be very good again, but like you said they wont' be leaps and bounds better than last season. They'll miss Antoine Young more than they think, he was their best athlete and could create his own shot.



  13. #13
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 96,709, Level: 96
    Level completed: 83%, Points required for next Level: 341
    Overall activity: 29.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    ribsnwhiskey's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    4,451
    Points
    96,709
    Level
    96
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 741
    Given: 167

    Re: ESPN: Pre-Season NCAA MBB Rankings

    I can't comprehend the KSU love. They were a solid team this year and have some good players. But they were nothing special and they trade a very good coach for a very average coach.



  14. #14
    Speechless
    Points: 283,548, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 12.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Illinois
    Posts
    16,679
    Points
    283,548
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 262
    Given: 29

    Re: ESPN: Pre-Season NCAA MBB Rankings

    Quote Originally Posted by Hiltonmagic15 View Post
    What? We're in the "don't sleep on" section.

    Don't sleep on: VCU, Kansas State, Tennessee, Cincinnati, Saint Louis, Harvard, Pitt, Ohio, Florida State, Stanford, Iowa State, New Mexico, Butler, Miami (Fla.), Saint Mary's, Maryland, Xavier, Nevada, Murray State, Marquette, Valparaiso. (For more analysis, click here)
    They added a couple teams to that list since they released it a hour ago. I don't remember seeing Valpo in there either.



  15. #15
    Pro
    Points: 64,679, Level: 78
    Level completed: 90%, Points required for next Level: 171
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Social50000 Experience PointsVeteran

    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Posts
    3,048
    Points
    64,679
    Level
    78
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1
    Given: 0

    Re: ESPN: Pre-Season NCAA MBB Rankings

    Quote Originally Posted by CLONECONES View Post
    love preseason polls in may
    +1. I would like a line of demarcation for when the post-season ends and the pre-season begins. My first thought would be it ain't in May.



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: TBD
  • Iowa State vs. Oklahoma
  • November 1, 2014
  • 07:00 PM