Page 1 of 4 1234 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 48
  1. #1
    All-Star
    Points: 14,683, Level: 36
    Level completed: 80%, Points required for next Level: 167
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    10000 Experience PointsVeteran

    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    1,097
    Points
    14,683
    Level
    36
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 187
    Given: 107

    Why can't we hold a lead?

    Are we just not mentally tough or is it their change in defense and we don't react? I think we just get complacent and part of that I think is on Fred. Just a small part I realize. I'm glad they hung in there but they make it so hard on themselves not to mention all of us sitting at home yelling at whoever will listen. GO CLONES!!!!



  2. #2
    Pro
    Points: 41,151, Level: 62
    Level completed: 62%, Points required for next Level: 499
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    2,323
    Points
    41,151
    Level
    62
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 459
    Given: 12

    Re: Why can't we hold a lead?


  3. #3
    UVA est, ut destruatur
    Points: 854,316, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 53.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    Cyclonepride's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    A pineapple under the sea
    Posts
    60,413
    Points
    854,316
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 10,692
    Given: 4,757

    Re: Why can't we hold a lead?

    I believe we just did



  4. #4
    Legend
    Points: 168,403, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 54.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Gunnerclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Location
    Beaverdale hood
    Posts
    12,497
    Points
    168,403
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 5,187
    Given: 2,755

    Re: Why can't we hold a lead?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    I believe we just did
    And 2 games in a row at that.


    Campbell In!

    @ReinstatedJameel





  5. #5
    Speechless
    Points: 374,215, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 33.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Doc's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Posts
    17,382
    Points
    374,215
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3,340
    Given: 5,583

    Re: Why can't we hold a lead?

    I think it's ISUs defense that tends to go to **** more than the offense. I don't know if teams figure out the defensive gameplan and the coaches are slow to adjust, or if the players get a little fatigued and play with less effort and focus on the defensive end.



  6. #6
    Legend
    Points: 284,612, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 27.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsSocialVeteran
    klamath632's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Posts
    12,229
    Points
    284,612
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,982
    Given: 2,779

    Re: Why can't we hold a lead?

    Quote Originally Posted by casey1973 View Post
    Are we just not mentally tough or is it their change in defense and we don't react? I think we just get complacent and part of that I think is on Fred. Just a small part I realize. I'm glad they hung in there but they make it so hard on themselves not to mention all of us sitting at home yelling at whoever will listen. GO CLONES!!!!
    You ever try to hold lead? It gets real heavy after awhile.


    Quote Originally Posted by isuno1fan View Post
    An extra point is 20yds there Einstein

  7. #7
    Legend
    Points: 168,403, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 54.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Gunnerclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Location
    Beaverdale hood
    Posts
    12,497
    Points
    168,403
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 5,187
    Given: 2,755

    Re: Why can't we hold a lead?

    Quote Originally Posted by Doc View Post
    I think it's ISUs defense that tends to go to **** more than the offense. I don't know if teams figure out the defensive gameplan and the coaches are slow to adjust, or if the players get a little fatigued and play with less effort and focus on the defensive end.
    WVU's comeback was all about turnovers, not our D. We turned it over 10 out of 22 possessions of the 2nd half at one point.


    Campbell In!

    @ReinstatedJameel





  8. #8
    Addict
    Points: 53,876, Level: 71
    Level completed: 89%, Points required for next Level: 174
    Overall activity: 15.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    heitclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Location
    Malvern, IA
    Posts
    6,777
    Points
    53,876
    Level
    71
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,039
    Given: 1,046

    Re: Why can't we hold a lead?

    its our style, expect momentum swings,the things that makes us great on offense also makes us really sloppy at times.



  9. #9
    Pro
    Points: 30,782, Level: 53
    Level completed: 94%, Points required for next Level: 68
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Ankeny, IA
    Posts
    2,601
    Points
    30,782
    Level
    53
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 98
    Given: 71

    Re: Why can't we hold a lead?

    A couple bad TO's by Babb and Korie, Will misses 3 FT's. booker's brain fart and it 's really pretty easy to see how they stayed in the game



  10. #10
    Addict
    Points: 176,635, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsSocialVeteran
    Cycl1's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Location
    North Liberty
    Posts
    7,398
    Points
    176,635
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 582
    Given: 122

    Re: Why can't we hold a lead?

    yeah, pretty sure they never got the lead the second half there.


    I LIEK CHOCOLATE MILK - The Partisan Bat

    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisMWilliams View Post
    Hmmm...I'm not a huge "weiner"
    Quote Originally Posted by Angie View Post
    "Yeah, Chris' weiner is a way bigger get than mine."

  11. #11
    All-Star
    Points: 46,641, Level: 66
    Level completed: 78%, Points required for next Level: 309
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    abe2010's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    State Center, IA
    Posts
    1,387
    Points
    46,641
    Level
    66
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 312
    Given: 100

    Re: Why can't we hold a lead?

    I'd go with the 10 turnovers in 22 straight possessions stretch in the second half this time



  12. #12
    Addict
    Points: 91,432, Level: 94
    Level completed: 10%, Points required for next Level: 1,718
    Overall activity: 40.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Rural's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2010
    Posts
    8,980
    Points
    91,432
    Level
    94
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,276
    Given: 1,003

    Re: Why can't we hold a lead?

    Superb Korie played the first half, WTH Korie played the second half.



  13. #13
    All-Star
    Points: 14,683, Level: 36
    Level completed: 80%, Points required for next Level: 167
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    10000 Experience PointsVeteran

    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    1,097
    Points
    14,683
    Level
    36
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 187
    Given: 107

    Re: Why can't we hold a lead?

    Quote Originally Posted by Gunnerclone View Post
    WVU's comeback was all about turnovers, not our D. We turned it over 10 out of 22 possessions of the 2nd half at one point.
    You're probably right for this game in regard to the the number of turnovers at the end.



  14. #14
    Legend
    Points: 214,461, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 59.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsOverdriveVeteranSocial
    State43's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Location
    Omaha, NE
    Posts
    14,223
    Points
    214,461
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,632
    Given: 799

    Re: Why can't we hold a lead?

    That, and changing a 1-13 3 point shooting half to a 7-9 borage



  15. #15
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 34,939, Level: 57
    Level completed: 58%, Points required for next Level: 511
    Overall activity: 15.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    4,255
    Points
    34,939
    Level
    57
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 513
    Given: 596

    Re: Why can't we hold a lead?

    Sloppy ball handling by seniors, poor defense on the perimter, and a lack of timeouts to get your team settled down.


    Clone to the Bone with the up and coming IOWA STATE.

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: TBA
  • Football Season Opener vs. UNI
  • September 3, 2016
  • 07:00 PM