Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 24
  1. #1
    Pro
    Points: 39,415, Level: 61
    Level completed: 29%, Points required for next Level: 935
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    25000 Experience PointsVeteran

    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    2,647
    Points
    39,415
    Level
    61
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 21
    Given: 9

    Just a thought...

    Iowa St has two of the favorites for CPOY candidate, we lost out on "the" recruit and the majority of Cyclone followers believe next year's team will still be better than this year's. Great time to be a Clone!


    Let Me Mayor Coach!

  2. #2
    All-Star
    Points: 19,602, Level: 42
    Level completed: 73%, Points required for next Level: 248
    Overall activity: 5.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered10000 Experience Points
    Skidoosh's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2012
    Posts
    1,276
    Points
    19,602
    Level
    42
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 300
    Given: 79

    Re: Just a thought...

    How many threads are titled "Just a thought..."? Get creative you lazy barnacle butts!


    Last edited by Skidoosh; 02-24-2014 at 10:05 PM. Reason: Commas, are confusing

  3. #3
    Bench Warmer
    Points: 13,709, Level: 35
    Level completed: 52%, Points required for next Level: 341
    Overall activity: 11.0%
    Achievements:
    3 months registered10000 Experience Points
    CycloneCarter's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2014
    Location
    Zion
    Posts
    322
    Points
    13,709
    Level
    35
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 83
    Given: 191

    Re: Just a thought...

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyforce View Post
    Iowa St has two of the favorites for CPOY candidate, we lost out on "the" recruit and the majority of Cyclone followers believe next year's team will still be better than this year's. Great time to be a Clone!
    Did you quote that from the Rashad Vaughn megathread?



  4. #4
    Speechless
    Points: 870,371, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 44.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    CycloneErik's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Jamerica
    Posts
    56,560
    Points
    870,371
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,228
    Given: 1,841

    Re: Just a thought...

    Quote Originally Posted by Skidoosh View Post
    How many threads are titled "Just a thought..."? Get creative you lazy barnacle butts!
    Is that just a thought?


    Since we are an elite team now, let's go get that One Cyclone Moment.
    Make this one for the ages!




    http://rememberingdoria.wordpress.com/

  5. #5
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 61,184, Level: 76
    Level completed: 71%, Points required for next Level: 466
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Posts
    3,939
    Points
    61,184
    Level
    76
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 50
    Given: 4

    Re: Just a thought...

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyforce View Post
    Iowa St has two of the favorites for CPOY candidate, we lost out on "the" recruit and the majority of Cyclone followers believe next year's team will still be better than this year's. Great time to be a Clone!
    I don't think next years team will be better....Melvin won't be here...enough said



  6. #6
    All-Star
    Points: 10,125, Level: 30
    Level completed: 30%, Points required for next Level: 425
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    chadly82's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Posts
    1,104
    Points
    10,125
    Level
    30
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 19
    Given: 228

    Re: Just a thought...

    Quote Originally Posted by cyatheart View Post
    I don't think next years team will be better....Melvin won't be here...enough said
    I hope he pulls a Scotty C and kisses mid court after we seal the victory



  7. #7
    All-Star
    Points: 12,992, Level: 34
    Level completed: 49%, Points required for next Level: 358
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Posts
    1,070
    Points
    12,992
    Level
    34
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 33
    Given: 0

    Re: Just a thought...

    To be better, wouldn't we need to pull in at least one (or two) players for our last 2 scholarships that can contribute immediately since McKay is not available til 2nd semester? Just wondering, that's all. Without him makes our non-conf. resume more challenging. Big12 will be loaded again with all the young talent returning.



  8. #8
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 89,531, Level: 93
    Level completed: 10%, Points required for next Level: 1,719
    Overall activity: 22.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Gunnerclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Location
    Beaverdale hood
    Posts
    4,189
    Points
    89,531
    Level
    93
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 609
    Given: 298

    Re: Just a thought...

    Quote Originally Posted by allfourcy View Post
    To be better, wouldn't we need to pull in at least one (or two) players for our last 2 scholarships that can contribute immediately since McKay is not available til 2nd semester? Just wondering, that's all. Without him makes our non-conf. resume more challenging. Big12 will be loaded again with all the young talent returning.
    JFC...


    the poster formerly known as chamakhattack

  9. #9
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 54,449, Level: 72
    Level completed: 27%, Points required for next Level: 1,101
    Overall activity: 12.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Location
    Ames, IA
    Posts
    4,095
    Points
    54,449
    Level
    72
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 556
    Given: 258

    Re: Just a thought...

    This program has a lot of things going for it but I'm not sure next years team will be better. Ejim and Kane are special players, leaders, and teammates. Losing guys like that can effect a lot. In saying that next years team certainly has potential to do just about anything, but it will require another great coaching job from Fred, a lot of hard work from the guys, and probably a little bit of luck.



  10. #10
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 80,947, Level: 88
    Level completed: 45%, Points required for next Level: 1,003
    Overall activity: 12.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    cyclonespiker33's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2011
    Posts
    4,585
    Points
    80,947
    Level
    88
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 378
    Given: 100

    Re: Just a thought...

    We are one really good guard who can shoot well from being better next year than this year. Perhaps Matt Thomas turns out to be that guard, we will see.



  11. #11
    Pro
    Points: 43,692, Level: 64
    Level completed: 58%, Points required for next Level: 558
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    25000 Experience PointsVeteran

    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Posts
    2,993
    Points
    43,692
    Level
    64
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 69
    Given: 0

    Re: Just a thought...

    I don't know who thinks next years team will be better? It will be hard to replace Ejim and Kane. They be as goo do if guys like Morris, Long, and Thomas improve and Olof McKay and Nader can step in and produce but it is not often you can lose two first team all big 12 caliber performers and get better.



  12. #12
    Pro
    Points: 68,462, Level: 81
    Level completed: 25%, Points required for next Level: 1,288
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    3,286
    Points
    68,462
    Level
    81
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 71
    Given: 2

    Re: Just a thought...

    Since Fred's second year the same thing had been said about the team.

    Welp we lost an NBA first rounder and 2 senior starters, looks like the team will take a step back.

    Oh no we lost an All B12 defensive player, a potential NBA player, and 70% of our scoring it might be a down year.



  13. #13
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 58,090, Level: 74
    Level completed: 70%, Points required for next Level: 460
    Overall activity: 16.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    CyCloned's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Robins, Iowa
    Posts
    4,776
    Points
    58,090
    Level
    74
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 208
    Given: 96

    Re: Just a thought...

    I don't know if they will be better, but certainly different, especially after McKay can play. GN might be a monster offensive player with a shot blocker in the post. Right now he has to expend a lot of effort guarding guys that are way bigger than him. He also has to defend post players that get the ball very soft because of foul problems. Really the biggest things that I see are where does the outside shooting come from and then the toughness of the team. Kane and ME are mentally a combo as we have seen for quite a while.



  14. #14
    Pro
    Points: 43,692, Level: 64
    Level completed: 58%, Points required for next Level: 558
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    25000 Experience PointsVeteran

    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Posts
    2,993
    Points
    43,692
    Level
    64
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 69
    Given: 0

    Re: Just a thought...

    Quote Originally Posted by bosco View Post
    Since Fred's second year the same thing had been said about the team.

    Welp we lost an NBA first rounder and 2 senior starters, looks like the team will take a step back.

    Oh no we lost an All B12 defensive player, a potential NBA player, and 70% of our scoring it might be a down year.
    Maybe from people who didn't know the team but after the Royce year people thought that the next year they would be equally as good if not better and this year when Kane came aboard people thought they would as least be 3rd or 4th in the league. With the potential to be 2nd.



  15. #15
    Legend
    Points: 265,088, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Cyclonestate78's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Posts
    11,528
    Points
    265,088
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 259
    Given: 696

    Re: Just a thought...

    Quote Originally Posted by bosco View Post
    Since Fred's second year the same thing had been said about the team.

    Welp we lost an NBA first rounder and 2 senior starters, looks like the team will take a step back.

    Oh no we lost an All B12 defensive player, a potential NBA player, and 70% of our scoring it might be a down year.

    That is Hoiball. It's always moving forward and getting better... Hoiball doesn't have time to take a step backwards.



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: FS1
  • Iowa State vs. Oklahoma
  • November 1, 2014
  • 11:00 AM