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    Which next 3 games would you rather have?

    One team has the following 3 games:

    Home VS Texas
    On the road at TCU
    Home VS WV

    The other team has the following 3 games:

    Home VS KSU
    On the road VS KU
    Home VS Texas

    I am sure you know which teams these are, as the first team is ISU and the second team is OU. OU has a one game lead on us for the 3rd position in the standings.

    I would rather have our schedule. You know OU is going to drop a game in Lawrence. We both have a shot at Texas at home to knock them down. If both ISU and OU beats Texas, they will be back down to Earth.

    I like our chances....gaining a game on OU in this stretch. Obviously I like playing TCU on the road over playing KU on the road. Let's say we beat Texas on Tuesday and OU beats KSU in Norman. We could gain a game on them if we can win in Ft. Worth, with the likelihood of OU winning in Lawrence are slim. Then it comes to protecting Hilton in the 3rd game against WV.

    We will need to play much better than we have played TCU and Tech at home to beat Texas on Tuesday and WV, but I must have faith that the team will step up and bring it.

    If ISU can go 3-0 and OU goes 2-1, we would catch them, and in the process Texas would lose 2 games on both teams.

    I did see Holmes played for Texas last night, but I thought I saw his stat line and he really did not put up a lot of stats. But Texas has size and that has given us issues all year long.



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    Re: Which next 3 games would you rather have?

    ...but I thought KU was a tie breaker for OU.....


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    Re: Which next 3 games would you rather have?

    Both have Texas at home, WV and KSU at home are a wash, and TCU is extremely more easy of a road game.

    No question which one I'd rather have.



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    Re: Which next 3 games would you rather have?

    Quote Originally Posted by Wesley View Post
    ...but I thought KU was a tie breaker for OU.....
    Not if they beat OU in Lawrence.



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    Re: Which next 3 games would you rather have?

    Texas has an even harder 3 game stretch.

    @ISU
    @KU
    Baylor

    Really a good time to start making up ground.



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    Re: Which next 3 games would you rather have?

    Quote Originally Posted by gocubs2118 View Post
    Texas has an even harder 3 game stretch.

    @ISU
    @KU
    Baylor

    Really a good time to start making up ground.
    Followed by @OU. Their schedule is back loaded like ours was front loaded.



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    Re: Which next 3 games would you rather have?

    Quote Originally Posted by mcdrier View Post
    One team has the following 3 games:

    Home VS Texas
    On the road at TCU
    Home VS WV

    The other team has the following 3 games:

    Home VS KSU
    On the road VS KU
    Home VS Texas

    I am sure you know which teams these are, as the first team is ISU and the second team is OU. OU has a one game lead on us for the 3rd position in the standings.

    I would rather have our schedule. You know OU is going to drop a game in Lawrence. We both have a shot at Texas at home to knock them down. If both ISU and OU beats Texas, they will be back down to Earth.

    I like our chances....gaining a game on OU in this stretch. Obviously I like playing TCU on the road over playing KU on the road. Let's say we beat Texas on Tuesday and OU beats KSU in Norman. We could gain a game on them if we can win in Ft. Worth, with the likelihood of OU winning in Lawrence are slim. Then it comes to protecting Hilton in the 3rd game against WV.

    We will need to play much better than we have played TCU and Tech at home to beat Texas on Tuesday and WV, but I must have faith that the team will step up and bring it.

    If ISU can go 3-0 and OU goes 2-1, we would catch them, and in the process Texas would lose 2 games on both teams.

    I did see Holmes played for Texas last night, but I thought I saw his stat line and he really did not put up a lot of stats. But Texas has size and that has given us issues all year long.

    They only have .5 game lead on us for 3rd place. If we beat Tx on Tuesday we move into a tie with OU as they have their bye this week. The tiebreaker after head to head is record vs the 1 seed in big 12, then record vs 2 seed, and so on and so forth. Based on my estimation if we are tied with just OU and no-one else... we would have the tie-breaker over them based on our sweep of Tech (yes it goes that far in the standings).

    Again this is all based on us beating Texas and K-st losing this week and WVU losing this week, and if the season were to end this week.


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    Re: Which next 3 games would you rather have?

    These are reasons that fans and media should not overreact. In the end, everyone plays the same schedule, but not in the same order.



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    Re: Which next 3 games would you rather have?

    Quote Originally Posted by CyKings View Post
    They only have .5 game lead on us for 3rd place. If we beat Tx on Tuesday we move into a tie with OU as they have their bye this week. The tiebreaker after head to head is record vs the 1 seed in big 12, then record vs 2 seed, and so on and so forth. Based on my estimation if we are tied with just OU and no-one else... we would have the tie-breaker over them based on our sweep of Tech (yes it goes that far in the standings).

    Again this is all based on us beating Texas and K-st losing this week and WVU losing this week, and if the season were to end this week.
    OU will most likely sweep Texas, so they should have the tie breaker over ISU.



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    Re: Which next 3 games would you rather have?

    Quote Originally Posted by chuckd4735 View Post
    OU will most likely sweep Texas, so they should have the tie breaker over ISU.
    Like I said assuming the season ended this week. And I'm not sure that OU should be guaranteed a sweep over Tx.


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    Re: Which next 3 games would you rather have?

    Quote Originally Posted by CyKings View Post
    Like I said assuming the season ended this week. And I'm not sure that OU should be guaranteed a sweep over Tx.
    Well they have already won in Austin, so they are in a much better position than ISU.



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    Re: Which next 3 games would you rather have?

    Quote Originally Posted by chuckd4735 View Post
    Well they have already won in Austin, so they are in a much better position than ISU.
    OU also beat Tech @ Tech and then lost to Tech @ OU, it can happen. Nothing is a guarantee, especially in this years big 12.


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    Re: Which next 3 games would you rather have?

    Quote Originally Posted by chuckd4735 View Post
    Well they have already won in Austin, so they are in a much better position than ISU.
    Which gets offset by their home loss to Tech.



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    Re: Which next 3 games would you rather have?

    Somebody will go down hard in the stretch run.

    I'm picking OU to do that.

    If we get the game Tuesday night it won't be ISU but………..



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    Re: Which next 3 games would you rather have?

    This all swings on a win over Texas first. I wish I were more confident that was going to happen.

    Maybe if we can get a Michigan/Iowa/Kansas type energy at Hilton.


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