Page 1 of 5 12345 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 63
  1. #1
    Prospect
    Points: 5,644, Level: 22
    Level completed: 19%, Points required for next Level: 406
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran5000 Experience Points
    down2cyz's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Posts
    53
    Points
    5,644
    Level
    22
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3
    Given: 0

    Kind of lost in the moment

    Despite Melvin's tremendous game was the lackadaisical effort from the rest of the team yesterday. I think after the emotionally draining OSU game, you could kind of see it coming against TCU. A few of us in the stands even remarked how they were just going through the motions. Going to need a better effort in Morgantown. I have no doubt they will.



  2. #2
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 50,091, Level: 69
    Level completed: 25%, Points required for next Level: 1,059
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    atlantacyclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Location
    Fontvieille Monaco
    Posts
    4,111
    Points
    50,091
    Level
    69
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 64
    Given: 9

    Re: Kind of lost in the moment

    Better effort sounds good I suppose....



  3. #3
    Starter
    Points: 26,380, Level: 49
    Level completed: 83%, Points required for next Level: 170
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered25000 Experience Points
    hexodat64's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Location
    Ames, IA and MN
    Posts
    946
    Points
    26,380
    Level
    49
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 27
    Given: 20

    Re: Kind of lost in the moment

    It's kinda fun to be mad we only won by 15 in a conference game huh? I agree though, but I know we will be ready to play tomorrow.



  4. #4
    Pro
    Points: 63,764, Level: 78
    Level completed: 33%, Points required for next Level: 1,086
    Overall activity: 8.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    bostrem00's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Location
    Johnston
    Posts
    2,780
    Points
    63,764
    Level
    78
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 23
    Given: 23

    Re: Kind of lost in the moment

    Quote Originally Posted by down2cyz View Post
    Despite Melvin's tremendous game was the lackadaisical effort from the rest of the team yesterday. I think after the emotionally draining OSU game, you could kind of see it coming against TCU. A few of us in the stands even remarked how they were just going through the motions. Going to need a better effort in Morgantown. I have no doubt they will.
    It was good enough to win by double digits in a conference game....not sure how you could quantify your issue...



  5. #5
    Addict
    Points: 50,968, Level: 69
    Level completed: 87%, Points required for next Level: 182
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    AirWalke's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    5,731
    Points
    50,968
    Level
    69
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 14
    Given: 8

    Re: Kind of lost in the moment

    It's not like the rest of the team was incapable of scoring. It was pretty clear they started feeding Ejim the ball when they themselves could have gotten the points pretty easily.


    Go Sssssssssyclones!

  6. #6
    Speechless
    Points: 730,012, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 41.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    Cyclonepride's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    A pineapple under the sea
    Posts
    47,463
    Points
    730,012
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,295
    Given: 635

    Re: Kind of lost in the moment

    I would just say they weren't sharp in all aspects. Completely natural to mentally take a breath after a brutal stretch when you are facing an "easier" team.



  7. #7
    Pro
    Points: 57,704, Level: 74
    Level completed: 44%, Points required for next Level: 846
    Overall activity: 8.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Madison, WI
    Posts
    2,190
    Points
    57,704
    Level
    74
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 99
    Given: 487

    Re: Kind of lost in the moment

    the few of you in the stands should just stfu, enjoy a great win, and stop being ********.


    I was a victim of a series of accidents, as are we all.

  8. #8
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 98,054, Level: 97
    Level completed: 51%, Points required for next Level: 996
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Posts
    4,792
    Points
    98,054
    Level
    97
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 217
    Given: 15

    Re: Kind of lost in the moment

    The defense was bad in the second half. I'll get over it.

    The first 9 games were hell. This was ripe for a letdown game and while things weren't super smooth, the game really never was in doubt.



  9. #9
    Speechless
    Points: 730,012, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 41.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    Cyclonepride's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    A pineapple under the sea
    Posts
    47,463
    Points
    730,012
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,295
    Given: 635

    Re: Kind of lost in the moment

    Quote Originally Posted by jsb View Post
    The defense was bad in the second half. I'll get over it.

    The first 9 games were hell. This was ripe for a letdown game and while things weren't super smooth, the game really never was in doubt.
    I pictured a really big guy with a palm on a little guy's head while he flailed away .



  10. #10
    Addict
    Points: 328,071, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 69.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranOverdrive
    00clone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Location
    Iowa City area
    Posts
    8,958
    Points
    328,071
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,741
    Given: 431

    Re: Kind of lost in the moment

    Quote Originally Posted by down2cyz View Post
    Despite Melvin's tremendous game was the lackadaisical effort from the rest of the team yesterday. I think after the emotionally draining OSU game, you could kind of see it coming against TCU. A few of us in the stands even remarked how they were just going through the motions. Going to need a better effort in Morgantown. I have no doubt they will.
    Great, another one looking for the pot of sh** at the wrong end of the rainbow.



  11. #11
    All-Star
    Points: 38,209, Level: 60
    Level completed: 30%, Points required for next Level: 841
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    ISU_phoria's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Andover, MN
    Posts
    1,878
    Points
    38,209
    Level
    60
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 14
    Given: 2

    Re: Kind of lost in the moment

    The reality is there is no way a team can always "get up" and be jacked for every game. The key is to be able to find a way to win against "lesser" opponents even when you're not at 100% "up for the game."



  12. #12
    Pro
    Points: 39,975, Level: 61
    Level completed: 72%, Points required for next Level: 375
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Social25000 Experience PointsVeteran
    CynadoAlley's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Location
    Ames via Akron, IA
    Posts
    2,081
    Points
    39,975
    Level
    61
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 179
    Given: 106

    Re: Kind of lost in the moment

    I wasn't mad by any means, but was reminded of the movie Semi-Pro, when towards the beginning they would make a basket, then celebrate at halfcourt, and you could see the other team behind them getting an easy transition layup. I thought of that towards the end when we were trading buckets.

    I was also reminded of that movie when we started throwing up like 50 alley-oops. It was like Melvin's mom came to him in a dream during halftime and taught him the ways of the alley-oop. All that was missing was father Pat.


    In Fred We Trust



  13. #13
    Rookie
    Points: 5,891, Level: 22
    Level completed: 69%, Points required for next Level: 159
    Overall activity: 5.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered5000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Posts
    593
    Points
    5,891
    Level
    22
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 72
    Given: 18

    Re: Kind of lost in the moment

    They seemed to get that 10-13 point lead, and coast from there. The final margin of score was about what I figured it would be.

    The game itself just didn't seem to have much energy--it's like that sometimes.

    A solid Pitt team had to get through 2 OT's to beat 8-15 Va Tech at home yesterday, so it could've been worse.



  14. #14
    Pro
    Points: 74,742, Level: 84
    Level completed: 94%, Points required for next Level: 108
    Overall activity: 29.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered50000 Experience Points
    CarlHungus's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Location
    Ankeny
    Posts
    3,299
    Points
    74,742
    Level
    84
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 327
    Given: 255

    Re: Kind of lost in the moment

    The other guys were struggling to hit shots, but they still found other ways to contribute. Kane ended up with 10 assists and Georges filled up the stat sheet with 11 points, 6 boards, and 6 assists



  15. #15
    Pro
    Points: 76,480, Level: 85
    Level completed: 96%, Points required for next Level: 70
    Overall activity: 13.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    TXCyclones's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Location
    Heath, TX
    Posts
    3,067
    Points
    76,480
    Level
    85
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 159
    Given: 176

    Re: Kind of lost in the moment

    One thing you will find with a coach who has been in the pros, they know that different players get hot on different nights. This doesn't mean others are lazy. It means they recognize and assist. And they know if the need changes that somebody else can step up. So back off.


    Remember, you're unique. Just like everyone else.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: FOX
  • Iowa State vs. Baylor
  • September 27, 2014
  • 07:20 PM