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    Re: Preview: Diamond Head Classic

    I'm hoping for a ISU Boise St Championship. It's gonna be interesting to see how the team adjusts to playing in a dead gym at Noon Hawaii time.



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    Re: Preview: Diamond Head Classic

    Thanks for feeding the addiction!

    So, prediction?


    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: Preview: Diamond Head Classic

    Excellent pregame capsules, Chris.

    Iowa State should win this tournament, but at absolute minimum, don't lose that first game (and getting to the final would be preference).

    Losing to George Mason in itself wouldn't be a resume-killer, although it obviously would dilute some of the progress to this point. Going into the loser's bracket right away, though, would reduce the chance to notch any meaningful wins on this trip.



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    Re: Preview: Diamond Head Classic

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclones500 View Post
    Excellent pregame capsules, Chris.

    Iowa State should win this tournament, but at absolute minimum, don't lose that first game (and getting to the final would be preference).

    Losing to George Mason in itself wouldn't be a resume-killer, although it obviously would dilute some of the progress to this point. Going into the loser's bracket right away, though, would reduce the chance to notch any meaningful wins on this trip.

    This will be a long holiday season if we lose the first game. I prefer to think about us starting and being so impressive that President Obama decides to come to our game whether we play Oregon State or not!



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    Re: Preview: Diamond Head Classic

    Quote Originally Posted by Cycsk View Post
    This will be a long holiday season if we lose the first game. I prefer to think about us starting and being so impressive that President Obama decides to come to our game whether we play Oregon State or not!
    Go tell it to your "Yes We Can" poster. (Only half here.)



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    Re: Preview: Diamond Head Classic

    I can't lie...I've got a horrible feeling about this tournament.



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    Re: Preview: Diamond Head Classic

    Quote Originally Posted by Die4Cy View Post
    Go tell it to your "Yes We Can" poster. (Only half here.)

    That is a great idea. Maybe somebody can go to the Hawaii Democratic HQ and borrow one. Just make sure that your ISU gear is clearly showing when the TV cameras focus on you.



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