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    Re: We're #1!

    Lol, small sample size. But we're 2-0 against it's Top 25, something nobody else has on that site. Might be why we're listed #1.


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    Think Oscar Wilde when he said, "every saint has a past, every sinner has a future." But also think Neil Young: the fork in the road, light a candle. Instead of cursing the darkness, let's light a candle for where we're going. This was fantastic for the world. We are better people for having been here. It was absolutely incredible. I'm inspired. I don't know when I'll ever sleep again.

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    Re: We're #1!

    Quote Originally Posted by Tailg8er View Post
    IT IS NOW!



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    Re: We're #1!

    Big 12 power...top 3 teams in the nation...



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    Re: We're #1!

    Suck it KU!


    ďI told you, I donít care if youíre black or white. I donít care if youíre rich or poor. I donít care where you come from, whether itís Texas, Florida, California, or right here in the state of Iowa, I donít care about any of thatÖ But what I did care about is moving forward from that day on, that we were one team." -Paul Rhoads

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    Re: We're #1!

    So does this mean when we talk about our rankings we can say some people have us ranked as high 1? Like Iowa and there top 5 preseason ranking.......



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    "I'm the one who knocks."

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    Ill take it.



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    Re: We're #1!

    That will be more interesting in a couple more weeks. But always nice to recognized for the efforts. ISU has played two tough games back to back and won both. Now refocus and get ready for three games against decent comp after Thanksgiving.


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    Quote Originally Posted by CyHawk7 View Post
    So does this mean when we talk about our rankings we can say some people have us ranked as high 1? Like Iowa and there top 5 preseason ranking.......
    I ranked us #1 in my heart as long ago as last month.

    We're #1! We're #1!


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    Re: We're #1!

    Makes more sense than KenPom where we only moved up 3 spots after two wins that are better than any two combined wins by any other team in the nation...while teams who have played sub 300 SOS keep moving up in front of us because of his dumb formula based on not losing players and winning without scoring much. We could probably blow out Duke and Kansas in our next two games and not crack the top 20 in KenPom because we didn't do it with players from last year's team in a defensive struggle, that's basically his formula. You're good if you win with last year's players and/or win without scoring much.

    Cool site for stats and trends, cool site for predicting individual game winners and losers although no better than Sagarin predictor, but horrendous system of actually ranking who deserves to be ahead of who according to quality of wins and losses.



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    Re: We're #1!

    I'm taking a screen shot right now- BOOYAH!!!



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    Re: We're #1!

    I don't think anyone in the country has a better road win at this point. And certainly not a better combination of wins.



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    Re: We're #1!

    I've always used teamrankings.com to rank my teams



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    Re: We're #1!

    ... and Iowa is the defending national runner-up.


    Quote Originally Posted by Bill Walton
    Think Oscar Wilde when he said, "every saint has a past, every sinner has a future." But also think Neil Young: the fork in the road, light a candle. Instead of cursing the darkness, let's light a candle for where we're going. This was fantastic for the world. We are better people for having been here. It was absolutely incredible. I'm inspired. I don't know when I'll ever sleep again.

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