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    West Virginia Looks Beatable

    Based on what I am seeing from WVU today, they are beatable for us. I don't take anything for granted, usually, but I will go out on a limb and say that we're much better than William & Mary. W&M is taking it to WVU on both sides of the ball.



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    Re: West Virginia Looks Beatable

    Well, they were beatable for William and Mary, I would hope they are beatable for ISU.


    Quote Originally Posted by AltHawk View Post
    Why would it? One bad game doesn't change a thing. Iowa will still be a darkhorse B1G championship contender, and Iowa State will be lucky to make the NIT.

    If you ask the basketball analysts outside the state of Iowa I think you would be surprised to hear their responses. Iowa was pegged as a preseason top 5 team by one ESPN analyst and is ranked in the vast, vast majority of preseason top 25 polls

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    Re: West Virginia Looks Beatable

    The first game is always the best time to form impressions.


    Since we are an elite team now, let's go get that One Cyclone Moment.
    Make this one for the ages!




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    Re: West Virginia Looks Beatable

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    The first game is always the best time to form impressions.
    Ok, so I'll wait until their second game to form a first impression of them.


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    Re: West Virginia Looks Beatable

    I've thought for quite some time now that we will win at K State and at WVU. This opening weekend makes me feel more confident about that opinion! Of course, health will be a factor by then.


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    Re: West Virginia Looks Beatable

    We play them late November. Could be a completely different team by then.



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    Re: West Virginia Looks Beatable

    Quote Originally Posted by awd4cy View Post
    We play them late November. Could be a completely different team by then.
    Exactly. And health will be a factor by then too. I wish we went to Morgantown earlier in the season.


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    Re: West Virginia Looks Beatable

    The whole Big 12 looks beatable so far. Hopefully we are a bright spot.



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    Re: West Virginia Looks Beatable

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonebillski View Post
    The whole Big 12 looks beatable so far. Hopefully we are a bright spot.
    OSUs defense looks tough!


    Quote Originally Posted by AltHawk View Post
    Why would it? One bad game doesn't change a thing. Iowa will still be a darkhorse B1G championship contender, and Iowa State will be lucky to make the NIT.

    If you ask the basketball analysts outside the state of Iowa I think you would be surprised to hear their responses. Iowa was pegged as a preseason top 5 team by one ESPN analyst and is ranked in the vast, vast majority of preseason top 25 polls

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    Re: West Virginia Looks Beatable

    Our schedule just keeps looking easier as the day goes on. Iowa, Tulsa, and K State all lose games they were "suppose" to win, WV struggles, Tech looked ok but nothing crazy. This schedule is a lot less daunting than it seemed to be about 48 hours ago...


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    Re: West Virginia Looks Beatable

    keen observation, very very keen.


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