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    Re: Cincinnati

    Quote Originally Posted by Cincyclone View Post
    Living in Cincinnati, I follow UC sports a good deal and watch their games whenever possible. There's a lot of buzz around the city that this COULD be a Final Four team. I don't know if they're that good, but they definitely have a lot of potential as a basketball team.
    There about 40 teams that COULD be Final Four team.
    Their current ranking is probably a good reflection. If later in the season, I would say it is a toss-up.



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    Re: Cincinnati

    Quote Originally Posted by swarthmoreCY View Post
    There about 40 teams that COULD be Final Four team.
    Their current ranking is probably a good reflection. If later in the season, I would say it is a toss-up.
    I agree that a matchup later in the season would favor ISU more than a matchup next week. Cincy has a lot of experience and a lot of guys who have played together for a while. ISU still needs time to gel and have guys like Lucious knock some more of the rust off.



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    Re: Cincinnati

    This game will be a wake up call for our team I predict. Similar to the Michigan game last year.



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    Re: Cincinnati

    Still makes me wonder how we weren't better with Gilstrap, Garret, Brackins, and Ham.


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    Re: Cincinnati

    Quote Originally Posted by isuno1fan View Post
    This game will be a wake up call for our team I predict. Similar to the Michigan game last year.
    Why will this team need a wake up call? Before the Michigan game last year, they had already lost to Drake and UNI.

    I don't think we're going to get pounded against them.


    Last edited by gocubs2118; 11-14-2012 at 04:05 PM.

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    Re: Cincinnati

    percentage of our fanbase that knows cinci made the sweet 16 last year and returns most of their team, including 3 stud guards? probably <1%.

    korie lucious is going to have to step it up and play like we all hope he can. we make stupid turnovers we're toast.



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    Re: Cincinnati

    Quote Originally Posted by mj4cy View Post
    Still makes me wonder how we weren't better with Gilstrap, Garret, Brackins, and Ham.


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    Re: Cincinnati

    Quote Originally Posted by gocubs2118 View Post
    Why will this team need a wake up call? Before the Michigan game last year, they had already lost to Drake and UNI.

    I don't think we're going to get pounded against them.
    I think Korie is going to have a very tough go of it in this game and I hope the result is he plays more disciplined BBall. Heck...we could win. Just feel this might be a tough night for the guys this early in the season.



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    Re: Cincinnati

    Can Babb shut down 3 players at once...if so I predict an ISU win.



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    Re: Cincinnati

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    I hope Campbell wants to run. That would be a fun, fun game.
    ​At least they ought to be decent competition so we learn something to make us better. I can't imagine any good that came out of the Bama A&M game except finding out that all of the scoreboard lights work correctly.











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    Re: Cincinnati

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonic1 View Post
    ​At least they ought to be decent competition so we learn something to make us better. I can't imagine any good that came out of the Bama A&M game except finding out that all of the scoreboard lights work correctly.
    Some playing time for the scrubs keeps them happy. That is a good thing.


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    Re: Cincinnati

    Quote Originally Posted by Boxerdaddy View Post
    Can Babb shut down 3 players at once...if so I predict an ISU win.
    Yes. That's why he took the first 3 games off...save energy.



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    Re: Cincinnati

    I know this is a Cincinnati thread but there was mention of the Campbell team. The just recently lost to Northwestern State rather decisively. I am sure they will give us more of a challenge than Southern and Alabama A&M, but it won't be a barn-burner either. The Cincinnati game however, I believe we will have to bring our A game to come away victorious..



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    Re: Cincinnati

    Oh don't forget about a very talented North Carolina A&T team we are overlooking! (just kidding) I am sure the scoreboard lights will get full use that game as well Cyclonic1.



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    Re: Cincinnati

    Quote Originally Posted by brokenloginagain View Post
    percentage of our fanbase that knows cinci made the sweet 16 last year and returns most of their team, including 3 stud guards? probably <1%.

    korie lucious is going to have to step it up and play like we all hope he can. we make stupid turnovers we're toast.
    They lost 2 of their top 3 scorers from last year, one being Yancy Gates who was their top post and pretty much the only post that did anything offensively for them. They replaced him with an average Juco 6'8 SF. So not really the same team at all.


    Last edited by nallen34; 11-14-2012 at 11:36 PM.

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