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    Re: Eiite Eight Match Texas vs Neb on now

    Quote Originally Posted by Tornado man View Post
    I heard some of our Cyclone players talk about needing to "compete" better, especially in some post-game comments after losses. There was no be better of an example of that than the Stanford-Penn State match yesterday. When crunch time arrived in the middle of the 5th set, one team stepped up their game, and one did not. And Stanford has talent equal to - or perhaps even better than - Penn State.
    Next year with more experience and the addition of some talented youth, they an compete to a new level.



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    Re: Eiite Eight Match Texas vs Neb on now

    Quote Originally Posted by Sobchakcyclone View Post
    Hate NU, and even had to intensify it because they made me pull for Texas. Cook is a win at all costs whore. They left the conference because they couldn't beat UT. There's some karma to that.
    Quote Originally Posted by cydney View Post
    There is karma in that. Volleyball didn't drive the departure, but no doubt NU VB was happy to put UT behind them. So yes, kind of sweet to have UT sweep them at home in their new place.

    Even more sweet, ISU won at least a set against UT in each match this season -- something NU couldn't do.
    I love that they lost. They ran from Texas and the Big 12 but they cant hide from them forever. I dont care if its volleyball or any other sport, I want Nebraska to lose every single time they compete in anything. That isnt realistic, so I would settle for them losing to Texas in any sport any time they meet.


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    Re: Eiite Eight Match Texas vs Neb on now

    Quote Originally Posted by cydney View Post
    There is karma in that. Volleyball didn't drive the departure, but no doubt NU VB was happy to put UT behind them. So yes, kind of sweet to have UT sweep them at home in their new place.

    Even more sweet, ISU won at least a set against UT in each match this season -- something NU couldn't do.
    Nebraska played Texas in Austin early this season, and lost in 5 sets, 15-12 in the fifth. A great match. Nebraska VB is very young - they aren't going anywhere...and I wish they were still in the conference. I'm sure CJL feels the same way.


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    Re: Eiite Eight Match Texas vs Neb on now

    I'm sure Nebraska volleyball would much rather be in the Big 12. Only have to beat Texas and occasionally us/one of the Kansas to get the conference title. Big 10 is just loaded and not nearly as good of a chance of winning the conference.



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    Re: Eiite Eight Match Texas vs Neb on now

    Quote Originally Posted by Tornado man View Post
    Wisconsin has had a great turnaround, but they benefitted from a great draw that placed Mizzou and Florida as the top 2 seeds in their region. No way are they one of the top four teams - and Stanford and USC are left sitting at home.
    The only one to blame for USC not being in the final four is USC. They had Washington on the ropes leading 2-0, and were playing at home. They played poorly in sets 3-4, yet had two match points in set five and couldn't finish. They didn't have to travel at all for the NCAA tourney.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Three4Cy View Post
    The only one to blame for USC not being in the final four is USC. They had Washington on the ropes leading 2-0, and were playing at home. They played poorly in sets 3-4, yet had two match points in set five and couldn't finish. They didn't have to travel at all for the NCAA tourney.
    USC and Wash shouldn't have been in the same region. USC would beat Wisc 3-0, even if they had to travel to Madison to do it.



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    Re: Eiite Eight Match Texas vs Neb on now

    Robinson was a huge get for NU. She carried the youngsters in the early season. Nice when a conference POY walks in.



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    Re: Eiite Eight Match Texas vs Neb on now

    To be for Texas over Nebraska is a tough call. I am not exactly a big Texas fan. It is hard to say which is worse, Texas, or the Big ten.


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    Re: Eiite Eight Match Texas vs Neb on now

    Quote Originally Posted by BenEClone View Post
    Robinson was a huge get for NU. She carried the youngsters in the early season. Nice when a conference POY walks in.
    And their setter transfered from Tennessee also. Wonder how their freshman setter feels about getting "transfered" over.



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    Re: Eiite Eight Match Texas vs Neb on now

    Quote Originally Posted by mitten1975 View Post
    To be for Texas over Nebraska is a tough call. I am not exactly a big Texas fan. It is hard to say which is worse, Texas, or the Big ten.
    Except for KU basketball and UT football, I'd go Big 12 all the way.



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    Re: Eiite Eight Match Texas vs Neb on now

    Quote Originally Posted by mitten1975 View Post
    To be for Texas over Nebraska is a tough call. I am not exactly a big Texas fan. It is hard to say which is worse, Texas, or the Big ten.
    Having been able to beat them (UT) in recent years, says a lot about ISU and the program. Selling that to recruits, and having the national champion in your conference to compete against far out weighs any benefit the other way. We would benefit greatly from a B1G dropoff, IMO.

    If you noticed, the PAC12 teams have a sprinkling of players from Texas. It would be good to have them stay in conference, too. At ISU, of course, playing against the in-state school that overlooked them.



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    Re: Eiite Eight Match Texas vs Neb on now

    The announcer of the Texas vs Neb had the date wrong, and should of posted this ealier but Tex vs Wis is tonight:

    Volleyball national semifinals tonight at 7:30, 9:30 on ESPN2. Texas vs. Wisconsin, Penn State vs. Washington. espnW -- Wisconsin Badgers face tall order against Texas Longhorns in NCAA women's volleyball semifinals



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    Re: Eiite Eight Match Texas vs Neb on now

    I didnt know that Eckerman was from Waterloo. Since I didnt know she was from Waterloo- I dont remember us recruiting her. Did we have a chance to land her? She is a beast!



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    Re: Eiite Eight Match Texas vs Neb on now

    Wow - Wisconsin looks great. Texas is the first seeded team they have had to play in the tournament, but the Badgers are rolling. They finished fourth in the Big Ten, and are one set up on the #1 team.



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    Re: Eiite Eight Match Texas vs Neb on now

    Quote Originally Posted by cyinne View Post
    I didnt know that Eckerman was from Waterloo. Since I didnt know she was from Waterloo- I dont remember us recruiting her. Did we have a chance to land her? She is a beast!
    Figured I would look it up and see if there was a thread in the volleyball forum.

    Short answer to my question above: A resounding NO!

    http://cyclonefanatic.com/forum/big-...lay-texas.html



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