Results 1 to 12 of 12
  1. #1
    Prospect
    Points: 5,718, Level: 22
    Level completed: 34%, Points required for next Level: 332
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    5000 Experience PointsSocialVeteran

    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Posts
    57
    Points
    5,718
    Level
    22
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 6
    Given: 2

    Experience = wisdom = winning

    After one of the most entertaining, but disappointing losses in Iowa State history, I still will point the finger at CFH and his staff, not the players. The players continue to do what the coaches tell them to, but the opposing coaches continue to out coach CFH and his staff in the waning minutes of close games. As we all are well aware of, CFH is still learning and very new to the coaching scene. He has been commended for the huge strides he has made thus far in his coaching career, which I feel he has done a fair job so far at Iowa State. He has started to bring us back to National prominence (leading us to 2012 NCAA tourney after a seven year drought) and has gotten the fans, players, and recruits excited about coming the experience the "Magic".

    Last night, the leadership, experience, and execution of the Kansas coaching staff prevailed once again. How many games this year have we been out coached in close games, with less than two minutes? The only that comes to mind is the West Virginia game, where we squandered and 18 point lead with 6 minutes left, and setup a play to George to get a layup, which was brilliant.

    Although Bill Self is tenured at Kansas, he has surrounded himself with "ex-head coaches" (all of his current assistants have been head coaches at the D-1 level), who are former D-1 players, and all who have over 25 years of coaching experience each, 111 years of coaching experience total at the D-1 level.

    Our coaching staff has 51 years of experience, with only half of those coming at the D-1 level. Much more credibility and experience on his staff than ours. All of them have head coaching experience, which pinpoints their success and how much Bill Self trusts his staff in late-game situations. This deems to be even more reason why CFH needs to re-analyze the coaching staff at the end of 2013.

    I think our team losing all of these close games is very indicative of the youth we have on our coaching staff and the lack of head coaching experience. Our players always seem to look as unorganized in the final two minutes; like the coaches didn't call a play or we don’t have any sets to get a bucket late in the game or how to guard down the stretch (man or zone). Our coaching staff looks even more indecisive or unsure of what their roles are at times, and the utilization of timeouts and clock management is horrendous. I know I’m not at practice, or don’t see what goes on behind the scenes, but we cannot continue to “meltdown” at the end of games like we have. Our coaching staff needs to be the rock and foundation that our players can lean on and depend on late in games.

    Since losing Bobby Lutz, Hoiberg has not revamped his staff in any way to have a coaching “mentor” to help him through the late game situations or tough scenarios. Not one coach on our staff has coached as a head coach at the college level. We have the best assistants or even close to what we are capable of in playing in a “BIG 6” power conference. We need to upgrade and go after former head coaches, who have great experience that will give our team the best chance of winning. Recruiters are great, but “former coaches”, with the intangibles are priceless. They have great basketball I.Q., fundamental knowledge, and have coached thousands of late-game situations.

    So far this year, we are unable to close out close against these prominent teams, i.e. Cincinnati, @ Kansas, @ Oklahoma State, @ Kansas State, all of these where we were in the game late, but couldn't execute at the end or there was miscommunication/confusion between players and coaching staff.

    In the four conference games where we have been ahead or within 1 possession with 2:00 to go, we have gotten only four stops in four games. For all you math majors out there, that amounts to one stop per game, inside two minutes, which isn't a very good recipe in winning close games.



  2. #2
    Speechless
    Points: 310,957, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 22.0%
    Achievements:
    Social50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    VeloClone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Brooklyn Park, MN
    Posts
    17,797
    Points
    310,957
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3,739
    Given: 7,345

    Re: Experience = wisdom = winning

    Only had to read a couple of sentences to come to this conclusion: Derp.


    "There are five real good recruits in the state. We got three of them. One couldn’t get into school, and the other went to (the University of) Iowa...which is about the same thing." - Coach Johnny Orr

  3. #3
    Addict
    Points: 123,835, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 14.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Posts
    6,839
    Points
    123,835
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,178
    Given: 207

    Re: Experience = wisdom = winning

    Oh, I do enjoy you. I would love to know who you are and what your deal is. Are you a Hawk fan? Are you Wayne Morgan? Are you a former player? It would be so fun to know.

    Blaming this loss on our coaches is like blaming a fish for swimming.

    And it goes both ways, had Bill Self made better moves during the game, they could have won by 30.



  4. #4
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 96,515, Level: 96
    Level completed: 74%, Points required for next Level: 535
    Overall activity: 5.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Incyte's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Posts
    4,306
    Points
    96,515
    Level
    96
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 541
    Given: 76

    Re: Experience = wisdom = winning

    Oh good, ***-clown guy showed up.


    “Science investigates; religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge, which is power; religion gives man wisdom, which is control. Science deals mainly with facts; religion deals mainly with values. The two are not rivals. They are complementary.”

    Martin Luther King Jr.

  5. #5
    Legend
    Points: 197,962, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 11.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsOverdriveVeteranSocial
    State43's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Location
    Omaha, NE
    Posts
    12,212
    Points
    197,962
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 797
    Given: 413

    Re: Experience = wisdom = winning




  6. #6
    All-Star
    Points: 54,405, Level: 72
    Level completed: 24%, Points required for next Level: 1,145
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    MartyFine's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Location
    Warren Co., IA
    Posts
    1,891
    Points
    54,405
    Level
    72
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 376
    Given: 114

    Re: Experience = wisdom = winning


  7. #7
    Addict
    Points: 176,768, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsCreated Album picturesVeteran
    CtownCyclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Houston
    Posts
    9,251
    Points
    176,768
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 477
    Given: 389

    Re: Experience = wisdom = winning

    EABOD and DIAF.



  8. #8
    All-Star
    Points: 21,065, Level: 44
    Level completed: 35%, Points required for next Level: 585
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    akclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    515
    Posts
    1,041
    Points
    21,065
    Level
    44
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 27
    Given: 4

    Re: Experience = wisdom = winning

    Exactly what moves did $elf make that Fred failed at in responding?
    Besides switching to KU jerseys in the last few moments what exactly could Fred have done to win us the game?



  9. #9
    Addict
    Points: 100,403, Level: 98
    Level completed: 68%, Points required for next Level: 647
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    everyyard's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Posts
    6,243
    Points
    100,403
    Level
    98
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 248
    Given: 300

    Re: Experience = wisdom = winning

    cheating / favoritism > experience, wisdom and cheating / favoritism = more winning


    ALL IN
    www.cyclonejerseys.com
    Always buying historically relevant ISU gear

  10. #10
    All-Star
    Points: 16,633, Level: 39
    Level completed: 23%, Points required for next Level: 617
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    Gordyo5's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Location
    Glenwood / Ames
    Posts
    1,172
    Points
    16,633
    Level
    39
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 22
    Given: 58

    Re: Experience = wisdom = winning

    Do crazy shots falling down mean he was out coached? Does missing a FT to put it to 3 (which they would have then drilled a 3, so not blaming KL) mean he was out coached? Does choking on a whistle and a **** on by the ref mean he was out coached? We are not a slow down team, he put them in position to win, and the refs and Kansas made things happen that didn't allow it.

    And I do not agree with you but, Bell Self is one of if not the best coach in the game, he would out coach almost everyone, and last night Freddy held his own, if not out coached Self.



  11. #11
    Addict
    Points: 73,492, Level: 84
    Level completed: 21%, Points required for next Level: 1,358
    Overall activity: 17.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    RustShack's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Adventureland
    Posts
    5,579
    Points
    73,492
    Level
    84
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 436
    Given: 0

    Re: Experience = wisdom = winning

    Losing Lutz is still hurting us. I'd credit last nights loss to the refs, Kansas making ridiculous shots at the end, and us not making shots at the end. Not Fred, although coaching played a roll in our other heart breaks this year.

    At the end of the game I would have drove to the hoop for an easier basket, instead of Lucious shooting the three. Was that Fred's call? I don't know.



  12. #12
    Recruit
    Points: 2,553, Level: 14
    Level completed: 35%, Points required for next Level: 197
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered1000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Location
    Mammoth Lakes, CA
    Posts
    99
    Points
    2,553
    Level
    14
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 8
    Given: 23

    Angry Re: Experience = wisdom = winning

    You DO make valid points, but IF THE GAMES ARE FIXED, IT DOES NOT MATTER how great your coaching is! The Big 12 CABAL is more crooked than EVEN Chicago politics. There were FOUR game altering calls within the LAST MINUTE (COUNTING TWO for Niang's missed charge AND the foul that was THEN called on him! MOREOVER, this is NOT NEW...THE Cyclones lost TWO FOOTBALL GAMES (minimum) in 2012 due to pass interference and other dramatic momentum shifting calls!

    BTW - all you fans out there NEED TO REMEMBER THAT fans and alumni MUST PRESSURE the conference (+/- the athletic department) is order for SOMETHING TO BE DONE! The players and coaches MUST REMAIN SILENT or they will be punished and/or sanctioned! You ALL need to pressure the league and NCAA FOR them! Here are some numbers:

    BIG 12 COMMUNICATIONS STAFF
    Bob Burda, Assistant Commissioner - Communications
    Office Direct...................................................... 469/524-1007
    E-mail................................................... bob@big12sports.com
    Rob Carolla, Director of Communications
    Office Direct...................................................... 469/524-1011
    E-mail.............................................rcarolla@big12sports.com
    Joni Lehmann, Associate Director of Communications
    Office Direct...................................................... 469/524-1022
    E-mail................................................... joni@big12sports.com
    Carmen Branch, Assistant Director of Communications
    Office Direct...................................................... 469/524-1009
    E-mail............................................. carmen@big12sports.com
    Candice Eng, Will Hancock Communications Assistant
    Office Direct...................................................... 469/524-1039
    E-mail.................................................. ceng@big12sports.com
    Emily Franzenburg, Will Hancock Communications Assistant
    Office Direct...................................................... 469/524-1040
    E-mail....................................efranzenburg@big12sports.com
    BIG12SPORTS.COM STAFF
    Kiron Andersen, Internet Services Coordinator
    Office Direct...................................................... 469/524-1033
    E-mail.................................................kiron@big12sports.com
    Wendell Barnhouse, Big12Sports.com Correspondent
    E-mail........................................wendell@big12sports.com
    Sam Neumann, Internet Services Assistant
    Office Direct................................................ 469/524-1038
    E-mail................................... sneumann@big12sports.com

    It’s NOT A SPORT when it’s FIXED!

    BIG 12 CONFERENCE IS DEAD.

    THE NEW NAME IS
    The BIG 12 CABAL!
    MAKE THE ANNOUNCEMENT!

    (THIS was faxed to the big 12 cabal @ 469-524-1045)
    Let's fax and e-mail continuously and NOT LET THIS STAND!!!!!!!!!! gt IN ca



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: Cyclones.TV
  • FOOTBALL: Iowa State vs. UNI
  • September 5, 2015
  • 07:00 PM