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    BLUM: Confident Cyclones trump logic


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    Re: BLUM: Confident Cyclones trump logic

    Awesome. Whatever happens the rest of the way this season has been one of the most fun that I remember.



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    Re: BLUM: Confident Cyclones trump logic

    Short bald guys with the super models have money. That's UNLV, not us.


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    Re: BLUM: Confident Cyclones trump logic

    short bald guys? Do short bald guys have nba point guards, big 12 player of the years, great coaches, etc. I think a lot of people are underappreciating a really good team. This isn't lucky.


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    Re: BLUM: Confident Cyclones trump logic

    Quote Originally Posted by KCy View Post
    short bald guys? Do short bald guys have nba point guards, big 12 player of the years, great coaches, etc. I think a lot of people are underappreciating a really good team. This isn't lucky.
    I think the point was missed a bit. Obviously, Iowa State is a great team, but their competitiveness and confidence takes them to an extra level when they need to.

    Short, bald guys can have talent too! (says a short guy.)

    Thanks for reading.


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    Re: BLUM: Confident Cyclones trump logic

    NICELY written, Mr. Blum!!! A fun read ...



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    Re: BLUM: Confident Cyclones trump logic

    "Your team lost by 56 and you had 11 turnovers, DeAndre"


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    Re: BLUM: Confident Cyclones trump logic

    So we're the the fat bald guy with a roll of hundred dollar bills and some magnums?



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    Re: BLUM: Confident Cyclones trump logic

    Great read. Thanks for getting me all jacked up again only to have to wait until Friday!



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    Re: BLUM: Confident Cyclones trump logic

    Quote Originally Posted by Rabbuk View Post
    So we're the the fat bald guy with a roll of hundred dollar bills and some magnums?
    Just call me the Mantis.



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    Re: BLUM: Confident Cyclones trump logic

    Always enjoy your articles. Good stuff.



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    Re: BLUM: Confident Cyclones trump logic

    "But Kane is the Honey Badger, he don't care."

    In my opinion, this is the most important line in the entire well-written article. The deck's stacked against us, but if ISU can continue playing pedal to the metal / mad at the world / Honey Badger hoops, we have a good chance to proceed...


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    Re: BLUM: Confident Cyclones trump logic

    "DeAndre Kane could step into a tank full of sharks and think that the sharks should be afraid."

    Love this line. We need to get some Chuck Norris type lines going for Mr. Kane




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    Re: BLUM: Confident Cyclones trump logic

    Go big or go home



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    Re: BLUM: Confident Cyclones trump logic

    Great read, Blum.

    I do think you overestimate how many fans were against the long pass at the end. A lot of us have accepted that this team plays at it's best when it plays its own game and that includes playing fast when opportunity presents itself even when conventional wisdom says otherwise. It will sometimes burn any team, even this one, but they have been burned by slowing down and not doing what they do best as well. Moreso even last year. I was okay with it and I would be saying the same thing if Kane hadn't handled the pass and lost it out of bounds. It was the right play for this team.


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