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    Screw you ESPN!!

    Today they updated their rankings and once again our cyclones get screwed! Thomas dropped from 34 to 51 and monte fell completely out of the rankings from 82. Just pisses me off that we get no respect at all, these players have done nothing that says they have declined, they are still the same players if not better. Rant over.



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    Re: Screw you ESPN!!

    Let the talking be done on the court



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    Re: Screw you ESPN!!

    The sky is blue.



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    Re: Screw you ESPN!!

    Quote Originally Posted by Final42b View Post
    Today they updated their rankings and once again our cyclones get screwed! Thomas dropped from 34 to 51 and monte fell completely out of the rankings from 82. Just pisses me off that we get no respect at all, these players have done nothing that says they have declined, they are still the same players if not better. Rant over.
    CFH's judgment > ESPN



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    Re: Screw you ESPN!!

    I really don't think they are out to screw the Cyclones



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    Re: Screw you ESPN!!

    Rankings are meaningless at this point. Time will be the judge of how good those guys are



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    Re: Screw you ESPN!!

    Quote Originally Posted by Clones85' View Post
    I really don't think they are out to screw the Cyclones
    No just to make sure all of the blue bloods recruits are ranked no matter how good they are or not.



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    Re: Screw you ESPN!!

    I don't really have a problem with them dropping Thomas. But I don't understand how Monte could go from a 82 grade down to a 77. I mean, what did they see the past 3 months that made him drop that far?



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    Re: Screw you ESPN!!

    So if they are still the same players then what's it matter? And if they are ranked lower wouldn't that keep more coaches from trying to poach them?



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    Re: Screw you ESPN!!

    Yeah, I think ESPN just hates any Big XII team not named Texas. I'm not shocked, nor do I care. It's Fred that makes these guys winners, not the idiots that watch youtube videos of basketball players and rank them on how good they are.

    Honestly, Isaiah Austin was the 4th best player in the nation according to Rivals. Is he really? No. Will he be a great player SOMEDAY? Probably in the NBA, yes. But was he really the 4th best high schooler coming into college? No. Probably not even a top 50.


    The one constant through all the years, Ray, has been baseball. America has rolled by like an army of steamrollers. It has been erased like a blackboard, rebuilt and erased again. But baseball has marked the time. This field, this game: it's a part of our past, Ray. It reminds of us of all that once was good and it could be again. Oh... people will come Ray. People will most definitely come.

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    Re: Screw you ESPN!!

    Quote Originally Posted by DistrictCyclone View Post
    CFH's judgment > ESPN
    No doubt, I just hate seeing these guys be shorted. I can promise if there really is 50 players better than Thomas than this is the best recruiting class in history.



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    Re: Screw you ESPN!!

    Quote Originally Posted by Clonehomer View Post
    So if they are still the same players then what's it matter? And if they are ranked lower wouldn't that keep more coaches from trying to poach them?
    Do coaches rely on ESPN's rankings?



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    Re: Screw you ESPN!!

    Quote Originally Posted by DistrictCyclone View Post
    Do coaches rely on ESPN's rankings?
    Of course they do! It's the only thing they rely on. Where have you been DC?



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    Re: Screw you ESPN!!

    On the plus side, Custer barely missed out on making it into the top 60 for juniors.



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    Re: Screw you ESPN!!

    Quote Originally Posted by gocubs2118 View Post
    I don't really have a problem with them dropping Thomas. But I don't understand how Monte could go from a 82 grade down to a 77. I mean, what did they see the past 3 months that made him drop that far?
    Other players looking better?



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