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    Re: Cyclones face somewhat tricky game tonight vs. UMKC

    I think mental toughness is going to be the hallmark of this team going forward. Not saying they won't stumble along the way, but between Ejim, Niang, Kane and Hogue, I think they would be ****** off if they lost a pick up game.



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    Re: Cyclones face somewhat tricky game tonight vs. UMKC

    Don't sleep on the Roos!



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    Re: Cyclones face somewhat tricky game tonight vs. UMKC

    15 point win. Close but not too close.


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    Re: Cyclones face somewhat tricky game tonight vs. UMKC

    As long as Ellerman gets a double double I'll consider it a good night.



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    Re: Cyclones face somewhat tricky game tonight vs. UMKC

    I don't think this will be tricky at all



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    Re: Cyclones face somewhat tricky game tonight vs. UMKC

    You know, would it be such a terrible thing if this was a scary game around halftime? This doesn't seem like a team that would be capable of finishing the job even if they put a scare into the team early and it would be nice to get that kind of game out of their system early.



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    Re: Cyclones face somewhat tricky game tonight vs. UMKC

    According to kenpom, UMKC is an interesting combination of high tempo (19th) and bad offense (331st).

    Creighton beat them 96-70. UNO beat them 101-71.

    We play better defense than either of those teams. I think this game is 95-62.



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    Re: Cyclones face somewhat tricky game tonight vs. UMKC



    "I'm the one who knocks."

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    Re: Cyclones face somewhat tricky game tonight vs. UMKC

    Quote Originally Posted by Rabbuk View Post
    I don't think this will be tricky at all

    It won't be. UMKC is a bad low major. Nothing tricky about it in any way.



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    Re: Cyclones face somewhat tricky game tonight vs. UMKC

    I think you guys missed the point, or you didn't even read the article. The "tricky" part is where the game sits on the schedule. I wrote a few times in there that UMKC itself shouldn't pose a challenge at all. The challenge is remaining focused after two big wins in front of what will likely be a comatose crowd.



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    Re: Cyclones face somewhat tricky game tonight vs. UMKC

    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisMWilliams View Post
    I think you guys missed the point, or you didn't even read the article. The "tricky" part is where the game sits on the schedule. I wrote a few times in there that UMKC itself shouldn't pose a challenge at all. The challenge is remaining focused after two big wins in front of what will likely be a comatose crowd.
    Yeah... I read it and got the point. I think it is closer than a blow out.. but we win comfortably, even with the focus factor.

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    Re: Cyclones face somewhat tricky game tonight vs. UMKC

    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisMWilliams View Post
    I think you guys missed the point, or you didn't even read the article. The "tricky" part is where the game sits on the schedule. I wrote a few times in there that UMKC itself shouldn't pose a challenge at all. The challenge is remaining focused after two big wins in front of what will likely be a comatose crowd.
    I'm definitely glad we aren't playing UNI or someone else who would be able to take advantage of us sleepwalking through the first half, if that happens.



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    Re: Cyclones face somewhat tricky game tonight vs. UMKC

    I think this game is over early in the 2nd half, if not by halftime. Kane and Ejim won't allow any letdowns with this team. This team will follow Elvis' logo -- TCB-lightning bolt (Taking Care of Business in a Flash).

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    Last edited by drednot57; 11-25-2013 at 10:11 AM.
    rocks!

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    Re: Cyclones face somewhat tricky game tonight vs. UMKC

    This is a great time for our young guys to get some good experience so we can help avoid scary situations like the end of the BYU game.


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