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    This loss easier to handle than Monday's?

    Am I the only one that is taking today's loss much better than Monday's? While I do care about this loss, I guess I'm not getting worked up over this one. What's everyone else think? Is it easier for the fans when your team isn't ever in the game or a nail biter that your heart gets ripped out?



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    Re: This loss easier to handle than Monday's?

    Getting blown out>getting robbed in the last few seconds


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    Re: This loss easier to handle than Monday's?

    I chalk today up as it just wasn't ISU's day. It happens. Getting your heart ripped out time and time again is exhausting.



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    Re: This loss easier to handle than Monday's?

    It's easier to forget about, that's for sure.



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    Re: This loss easier to handle than Monday's?

    Ya this loss is much easier to handle than the Ku debacle.



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    Re: This loss easier to handle than Monday's?

    If ISU had pulled out the Kansas game, I may be able to shrug off this bad follow-up on the road — and the gravity of the situation as far as tournament path wouldn't have been as much.


    But I don't understand this:


    “I put this one on me,” Hoiberg said. “For whatever reason, I didn’t have these guys ready to play, and it’s extremely disappointing to me.


    OU routs Iowa State


    I can understand flatness if you have a heartbreaker in huge game at home on Wednesday, then go on the road on Saturday. But with five days, you can’t light a fire under the team or come up with a viable game plan?



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    Re: This loss easier to handle than Monday's?

    Just didn't have it today. Players didn't shoot well and the gameplan to give them the midrange jumper backfired in spectacular fashion. I am much more comfortable with that than having the biggest conferecnce season win in 10 years stolen by some ******* ref.



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    Re: This loss easier to handle than Monday's?

    I was over the ku game that night. Can't believe many are shocked Kansas gets the calls.



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    Re: This loss easier to handle than Monday's?

    there were more bricks off the front iron than shots go in. this loss was a lot easier because we were out the entire game. we lost it, the refs didn't steal it.



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    Re: This loss easier to handle than Monday's?

    No, it hurt mainly because I couldn't fathom losing after we stomped em earlier this year.


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    Re: This loss easier to handle than Monday's?

    I don't know. I feel deeply that losing sucks in both instances.



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    Re: This loss easier to handle than Monday's?

    We actually deserved to lose this game compared to getting it robbed from us.



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    Re: This loss easier to handle than Monday's?

    So much easier. Nothing worse then getting robbed at the last thirtyseconds



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    Re: This loss easier to handle than Monday's?

    Yep. Easier on the heart, too.



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    Re: This loss easier to handle than Monday's?

    This hurt less for a few reasons..I expected a loss here more than against Kansas. Sandwiched between kansas and OSU home games, against a ****** off OU looking for revenge..just had a bad feeling.

    This game just made me sad. KU game angered me.



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