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    07-08 Season

    With a chance to see 2 exhibition games what do you think reasonable expectations for this year should be? I think we will improve everygame and suprise a few teams. I could see 15, 16 maybe 17 wins and a NIT invite.


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    Re: 07-08 Season

    IM totally down with thinking this team can flirt with an above .500 record. NIT might be pushing it, but if we stay healthy it is a real possiblity.

    If somehow we pull it off and Lucca can come back I would call us a legit NIT team.



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    Re: 07-08 Season

    I'm always drinking the Kool-Aid...I think we are more along the lines of 17-19 wins before the Big 12 Tourney.



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    Re: 07-08 Season

    Quote Originally Posted by dahliaclone View Post
    I'm always drinking the Kool-Aid...I think we are more along the lines of 17-19 wins before the Big 12 Tourney.
    ill go out on a limb and say18 wins, losing 3rd round in the big 12 toury, with an NIT birth



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    Re: 07-08 Season

    .500 is a good number. Really depends on the guard play though. That can make or break a team



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    Re: 07-08 Season

    Hopefully we can pick up a win vs. the top 25, maybe texas or kansas



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    Re: 07-08 Season

    Or Kansas State. They could very well be ranked, and ranked pretty high, when they come into Hilton one of the last games of the year. That could be a great atmosphere.



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    Re: 07-08 Season

    If Lucca is reinstated, we make the Dance, otherwise we need some guys to step up in a big way.



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    Re: 07-08 Season

    I can't really make a prediction until I see how our guards handle some physical defenders and a team that presses. I think both of those things could give us some problems.


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    Re: 07-08 Season

    A reasonable expectation is improvement over last year.



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    Re: 07-08 Season

    I think we will be much better than last year. I believe we have many many more scoring threats at every position. The guard position does scare me a little bit but, I feel a little more confident with Peterson in there.

    Our inexperienced frosh players means we lose a couple early that we shouldn't but, later in the season they develope and we win a couple we're not suppose to.

    I'm going with 17 wins



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    Re: 07-08 Season

    I am going to say our season rests on 5 things
    1. Jiri's health, as long as that foot is fully healed.. that will be a big +
    2. Rashon's health, the guy is a leader and a naggin knee injury is somthing that i hope does not bother him to much
    3. If Lucca gets to play, i have yet to see him play, but we need all the help we can get
    4. If Lucca does not play we will need guys to step up even more then they already have to
    5. If every one buys into the system and picks up on it quickly.. seemed like last year we didnt know all the plays for a while..

    If everything goes our way.. i can see anywhere from 16-19 games... im hoping for a upset of Kansas at home.. heck we came close last year why not this year?


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    Re: 07-08 Season

    you guys are too low. this is a 20 win team - bank on it.



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    Re: 07-08 Season

    Quote Originally Posted by goldmember View Post
    If Lucca is reinstated, we make the Dance, otherwise we need some guys to step up in a big way.
    I dont want to pee in anyone's cheerios.....but this guy have has never even played in a game. I've seen many amazing gym talents that dont pan out in the real game.


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    Re: 07-08 Season

    Quote Originally Posted by benjay View Post
    A reasonable expectation is improvement over last year.

    Are you saying improvement in team and skill? Or in wins? I think maybe we can do both.



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