Page 1 of 5 12345 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 63
  1. #1
    Addict
    Points: 130,497, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranRecommendation Second Class

    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    Bondurant
    Posts
    8,090
    Points
    130,497
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 230
    Given: 116

    How will this team do next season?

    I have really started following the team over the last couple months, but we lose a lot of Seniors who are leaders of this team. Niang and Ejim are back but the loses in the back court are huge. I dont know what is behind these guys, as I dont really follow basketball like I do football, so I am just wondering if we finish middle of the pack or below next season?



  2. #2
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 72,174, Level: 83
    Level completed: 43%, Points required for next Level: 976
    Overall activity: 9.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    peteypie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Posts
    4,032
    Points
    72,174
    Level
    83
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 571
    Given: 810

    Re: How will this team do next season?

    “I’ll put any dollar that if I get this ball again,” Long said, “It’s going in.”
    - Naz Long to Markel Brown before hitting the game tying shot.

  3. #3
    All-Star
    Points: 19,264, Level: 42
    Level completed: 35%, Points required for next Level: 586
    Overall activity: 19.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    mjhavlo76's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Posts
    1,484
    Points
    19,264
    Level
    42
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 22
    Given: 4

    Re: How will this team do next season?

    Difficult to say. It all hinges upon how the Freshman transition to Division I basketball. Thomas and Morris are definitely talented young men. Sure think there will be learning curves. I wouldn't expect a stellar season..



  4. #4
    Addict
    Points: 130,497, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranRecommendation Second Class

    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    Bondurant
    Posts
    8,090
    Points
    130,497
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 230
    Given: 116

    Re: How will this team do next season?

    Thank you was searching for something like this thread.



  5. #5
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 68,558, Level: 81
    Level completed: 30%, Points required for next Level: 1,192
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    RustShack's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Adventureland
    Posts
    4,901
    Points
    68,558
    Level
    81
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 221
    Given: 0

    Re: How will this team do next season?

    Something similar to this year and last year. We will be fine.



  6. #6
    Legend
    Points: 318,020, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 12.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points
    CyCrazy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Rolling dirty in Roland.
    Posts
    14,935
    Points
    318,020
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 384
    Given: 69

    Re: How will this team do next season?

    SUPERBOWL OR BUST!



  7. #7
    All-Star
    Points: 45,496, Level: 65
    Level completed: 96%, Points required for next Level: 54
    Overall activity: 13.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    Bewilderme's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Minneapolis
    Posts
    1,790
    Points
    45,496
    Level
    65
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 303
    Given: 255

    Re: How will this team do next season?

    Looking around the Big 12, I don't see a clear favorite.

    Obviously it will be Kansas until they are dethroned, but there is a lot of uncertainty and youth.

    OU has some youth and a few players back, but they lose Osby and Pledger.

    OSU loses Smart, Brown, likely Nash.

    Texas looks good on paper, but Kabongo is probably gone and Barnes is a bad coach.

    KSU should be decent, but they also lose a bunch of guys and have a shite recruiting class.

    Baylor, well. We'll see. It remains to be seen whether Drew can coach. They lose Jackson.

    WVU has some youth coming in, but who knows after this year.

    TTU and TCU - hopefully they are more competitive. We need a strong conference, top to bottom.

    Looks like a good chance for ISU to step in if our freshmen and JC boys can ball.


    'Any fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius-and a lot of courage-to move in the opposite direction.'
    -Einstein

  8. #8
    Speechless
    Points: 888,567, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 70.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    CycloneErik's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Jamerica
    Posts
    58,623
    Points
    888,567
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3,547
    Given: 2,780

    Re: How will this team do next season?

    We will be fine. We may never lose again.


    Kansas Must Be Destroyed

    Sic Semper Jayhawks




    http://rememberingdoria.wordpress.com/

  9. #9
    Speechless
    Points: 224,410, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 23.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    cyclonedave25's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Location
    Chicago, IL
    Posts
    15,374
    Points
    224,410
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,003
    Given: 470

    Re: How will this team do next season?

    We will be picked to finish 8th in the conference. Again.



  10. #10
    Speechless
    Points: 888,567, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 70.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    CycloneErik's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Jamerica
    Posts
    58,623
    Points
    888,567
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3,547
    Given: 2,780

    Re: How will this team do next season?

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonedave25 View Post
    We will be picked to finish 8th in the conference. Again.
    They should replace the number 8 with "Iowa State."


    Kansas Must Be Destroyed

    Sic Semper Jayhawks




    http://rememberingdoria.wordpress.com/

  11. #11
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 52,022, Level: 70
    Level completed: 63%, Points required for next Level: 528
    Overall activity: 17.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    atlantacyclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Location
    Fontvieille Monaco
    Posts
    4,532
    Points
    52,022
    Level
    70
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 132
    Given: 41

    Re: How will this team do next season?

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonedave25 View Post
    We will be picked to finish 8th in the conference. Again.
    So you're telling me there's a chance - YouTube



  12. #12
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 85,962, Level: 91
    Level completed: 22%, Points required for next Level: 1,488
    Overall activity: 44.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    gogagig's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Posts
    4,356
    Points
    85,962
    Level
    91
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 555
    Given: 211

    Re: How will this team do next season?

    We're going to be so bad, that we will be lucky to win a single game. Other than our seniors, we're losing our coaches. Fred is going to the NBA and taking the assistants with him. Niang, Walker, Okoro and Long will transfer. Morris and Cluster will look elsewhere.
    Bubu will be the heart, soul, PG, SG, F, C, and HC of this team.



  13. #13
    Speechless
    Points: 227,057, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 23.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience PointsCreated Album pictures
    Clones21's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    17,558
    Points
    227,057
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3
    Given: 0

    Re: How will this team do next season?

    I think we will be a bubble team. Have a chance to win 20 or 21 games. Big 12 will be down again next year with KU, OSU and KSU losing alot.


    "Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing." †

  14. #14
    All-Star
    Points: 38,097, Level: 60
    Level completed: 21%, Points required for next Level: 953
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    ISU_phoria's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Andover, MN
    Posts
    1,905
    Points
    38,097
    Level
    60
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 35
    Given: 4

    Re: How will this team do next season?

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    They should replace the number 8 with "Iowa State."
    AKA "Iowa St8th" haha

    I'd guess with our youth, we'll struggle at times. I think about .500 in conference would be a decent expectation.



  15. #15
    All-Star
    Points: 15,816, Level: 38
    Level completed: 21%, Points required for next Level: 634
    Overall activity: 20.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    CascadeClone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Posts
    1,178
    Points
    15,816
    Level
    38
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 238
    Given: 376

    Re: How will this team do next season?

    I think we will be very similar to Iowa this year -- experience at forward with Niang and Ejim, and two freshmen at the 1 and 2 (I'm assuming Morris & Thomas start and/or play a lot). That means a tough year, I think, with flashes of potential. I'd guess maybe 17-15 overall, with 7 or 8 wins in conference.

    That's what I think based on what I've seen. Hopefully there is untapped talent on the bench (Okoro? SDW? Ellerman?) and it makes a significant impact and I'm too pessimistic.



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: ESPN
  • Iowa State @ Kansas
  • February 2, 2015
  • 08:00 PM