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  • 3 games in Big 12 tournament but lose 1st round of NCAAs

    5 9.09%
  • 3 games in NCAAs (one could be a play-in game) but lose to Oklahoma

    44 80.00%
  • Split the 3 between each tournament

    6 10.91%
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    If ISU could win only 3 more games this year...

    So which would ISU fans rather have: The Cyclones end their terrible drought in the Big 12 tournament by winning the whole thing, or make a run in the NCAAs?



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    Re: If ISU could win only 3 more games this year...

    Pretty easy for me, 2 in the Big 12 and 1 in the NCAA.



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    Re: If ISU could win only 3 more games this year...

    Obvious answer here, 3 wins in the ncaa...that would put us in the elite 8.



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    Re: If ISU could win only 3 more games this year...

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonesince78 View Post
    Obvious answer here, 3 wins in the ncaa...that would put us in the elite 8.
    Should be no argument! Elite 8 is rarified air....



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    Re: If ISU could win only 3 more games this year...

    Would you still say that if one was a play in game, so we only made it to the Sweet 16? I probably still would, because nationally the NCAA gets way more attention than winning the Big 12 tourny would.



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    Re: If ISU could win only 3 more games this year...

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonesince78 View Post
    Obvious answer here, 3 wins in the ncaa...that would put us in the elite 8.
    Yep



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    Re: If ISU could win only 3 more games this year...

    I tried playing devil's advocate for the NIT/NCAA thread. But for this one it's gotta be 3 wins in the big dance.



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    Re: If ISU could win only 3 more games this year...

    Quote Originally Posted by bsaltyman View Post
    Would you still say that if one was a play in game, so we only made it to the Sweet 16? I probably still would, because nationally the NCAA gets way more attention than winning the Big 12 tourny would.
    This is an invalid question since we're not going to be playing in that game.



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    Re: If ISU could win only 3 more games this year...

    Only 1 tournament matters at the end of the season... 3 wins there, please.



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    Re: If ISU could win only 3 more games this year...

    Dumb question



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    Re: If ISU could win only 3 more games this year...

    The obvious example is the 2000 season.

    What do you remember more:

    Winning the big xii championship or getting to the elite 8? While I definitely remember both very well, that season is very much remembered for that Elite 8 run.

    /thread



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    Re: If ISU could win only 3 more games this year...

    Elite 8.
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    Re: If ISU could win only 3 more games this year...

    Although, I wouldn't be too mad about 1 in the Big 12 and then a Sweet 16 appearance.


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    Re: If ISU could win only 3 more games this year...

    Seems like there's been an influx of random/hypothetical threads this week.

    Thursday can't get here soon enough.



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