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    Think we could've beat Michigan?

    Does anyone think we could've beaten Michigan at home this year like it should've been instead of skipping a year?

    I honestly think no but I think it would've been a pretty good game.


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    Re: Think we could've beat Michigan?

    Sure. There were about 30 teams that could have, should have, would have on any given night.

    But Louisville went and did it.


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    Re: Think we could've beat Michigan?

    no way Jose


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    Re: Think we could've beat Michigan?

    Depends on when. Late in the regular season we would have beaten them.


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    Re: Think we could've beat Michigan?

    If we were on, yes, but we weren't the same team early in the year when we would've played. I'm pretty sure we couldn't have beaten Louisville at any point of the season. Just so physical.


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    Re: Think we could've beat Michigan?

    It would have been must watch television thats for sure



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    Re: Think we could've beat Michigan?

    Yep, ISU could have beaten Michigan.



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    Re: Think we could've beat Michigan?

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    Sure. There were about 30 teams that could have, should have, would have on any given night.

    But Louisville went and did it.
    I always appreciate your 100% optimism and homerism Erik. And I respect it.

    However, I disagree. Not when they played like they did tonight.

    ALTHOUGH, they did lose @ Penn State, got blown out @ MSU, and lost twice to UW and OSU. So, it's not like they're unbeatable college team that lost to an NBA team tonight. They got hot in the tournament, and ran into the best team in the nation at the end.

    So, I think ISU could have beaten UM. Tourney UM, maybe not. Penn State UM? Blow-out city.


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    Re: Think we could've beat Michigan?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tre4ISU View Post
    Depends on when. Late in the regular season we would have beaten them.
    Could and would are not synonyms there big guy.


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    Re: Think we could've beat Michigan?

    Quote Originally Posted by SplitIdentity View Post
    I always appreciate your 100% optimism and homerism Erik. And I respect it.

    However, I disagree. Not when they played like they did tonight.

    ALTHOUGH, they did lose @ Penn State, got blown out @ MSU, and lost twice to UW and OSU. So, it's not like they're unbeatable college team that lost to an NBA team tonight. They got hot in the tournament, and ran into the best team in the nation at the end.

    So, I think ISU could have beaten UM. Tourney UM, maybe not. Penn State UM? Blow-out city.
    That's the thing. I'm not guaranteeing it. I'm just saying that we could, and putting us in that group of 30 that could win it all. Not at #1 out of that 30, not at 30, just in that 30, wherever we are.


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    Re: Think we could've beat Michigan?

    depends how picky the refs want to be.


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    Re: Think we could've beat Michigan?

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    That's the thing. I'm not guaranteeing it. I'm just saying that we could, and putting us in that group of 30 that could win it all. Not at #1 out of that 30, not at 30, just in that 30, wherever we are.
    Oh, we're talking in a tournament setting? Yeah, lot's of teams COULD win it all. For a while, it was looking like WSU was going to be one of those teams.


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    Re: Think we could've beat Michigan?

    The way we played at home this year we could beat about anyone in Hilton. Keep in mind that KU let UM off the hook and ND did beat Louisville.



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    Re: Think we could've beat Michigan?

    Quote Originally Posted by SplitIdentity View Post
    Oh, we're talking in a tournament setting? Yeah, lot's of teams COULD win it all. For a while, it was looking like WSU was going to be one of those teams.

    Right. They're definitely in the group that could, and pretty high up there.

    They were toughened by playing Iowa


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    Re: Think we could've beat Michigan?

    i thought Michigan plays Iowa again since they both got 2nd place. will the real 2nd place please stand up


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