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    Kansas isn't as good as advertised

    They were struggling with ULMonroe. I think OSU runs away with the title this year and fairly comfortably at that.


    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: Kansas isn't as good as advertised

    Quote Originally Posted by State43 View Post
    They were struggling with ULMonroe. I think OSU runs away with the title this year and fairly comfortably at that.
    Bill Self and Kansas will win it again. There are a couple games every year they look vulnerable in the non-conference but they'll win the league again.

    Travis Ford went to the Scott Drew School of Coaching and will hold that team back.



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    Re: Kansas isn't as good as advertised

    one half of one game? give me a break.



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    Re: Kansas isn't as good as advertised

    Make yourself familiar with Bill Self. Go look him up on Wikipedia or something.



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    Re: Kansas isn't as good as advertised

    Lol....



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    Re: Kansas isn't as good as advertised

    First game..


    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: Kansas isn't as good as advertised

    Early season games are always an indicator of future conference standing.

    -Fred Hoiberg every single season



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    Re: Kansas isn't as good as advertised

    Hahahahahaha, good joke. Wait, you were serious?



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    Re: Kansas isn't as good as advertised

    State...usually like what you post. Not sure about this one (I'm a bit passive-agressive).



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    Re: Kansas isn't as good as advertised

    By that rationale, Iowa is Final Four bound.



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    Re: Kansas isn't as good as advertised

    Quote Originally Posted by State43 View Post
    They were struggling with ULMonroe. I think OSU runs away with the title this year and fairly comfortably at that.
    Let us know how comfortable you are with this pick mid February. Right now this is crazy.



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    Re: Kansas isn't as good as advertised

    This Wiggins guy...he's a bust.



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    Re: Kansas isn't as good as advertised

    This thread solidifies my decision to have State43 on my ignore list



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    Re: Kansas isn't as good as advertised

    I'd never pick against a team who gets to play 8 on 5 through the conference season.



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    Re: Kansas isn't as good as advertised

    Oh I am way early for sure. But watching them play, they are not as seasoned in years past for obvious reasons (Most are rookies). I just wasn't overly impressed with them is all. I will stand by my statement that OSU rolls them this year. Backflip part 2.


    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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