Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 22
  1. #1
    Pro
    Points: 85,236, Level: 90
    Level completed: 83%, Points required for next Level: 314
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    Your first GroupVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points
    khaal53's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    2,606
    Points
    85,236
    Level
    90
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 164
    Given: 2

    ISU vs UConn Preview

    My breakdown of the game, if you're interested.

    http://www.encyclonepedia.com/?p=3255




    I'm on Twitter: @khaal53

  2. #2
    All-Star
    Points: 22,833, Level: 46
    Level completed: 29%, Points required for next Level: 717
    Overall activity: 9.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    yler4cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Location
    Ankeny, IA
    Posts
    1,867
    Points
    22,833
    Level
    46
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 69
    Given: 186

    Re: ISU vs UConn Preview

    Good breakdown!


    Cyclone Sports: The next best thing since MOTHER'S MILK!

  3. #3
    Speechless
    Points: 349,291, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 65.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    bawbie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Cedar Rapids, IA
    Posts
    20,039
    Points
    349,291
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,579
    Given: 2,717

    Re: ISU vs UConn Preview

    Awesome of course.

    I think speeding up UConn is a major key. And attacking the offensive glass. It would make sense that we would be more aggressive on the offensive glass against teams that play at a slower pace, but I don't see anything in the season results that would back that up statistically.



  4. #4
    Pro
    Points: 85,236, Level: 90
    Level completed: 83%, Points required for next Level: 314
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    Your first GroupVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points
    khaal53's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    2,606
    Points
    85,236
    Level
    90
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 164
    Given: 2

    Re: ISU vs UConn Preview

    Thanks for reading guys.

    Speeding them up will be tough but if ISU can force some missed shots and get some run outs that will be a huge help.



  5. #5
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 63,861, Level: 78
    Level completed: 39%, Points required for next Level: 989
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    3,517
    Points
    63,861
    Level
    78
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 181
    Given: 3

    Re: ISU vs UConn Preview

    Their 3pt shooting concerns me. Flashbacks of Morgantown and Norman .



  6. #6
    All-Star
    Points: 36,996, Level: 59
    Level completed: 29%, Points required for next Level: 854
    Overall activity: 37.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    Psiclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Corvallis, OR
    Posts
    1,941
    Points
    36,996
    Level
    59
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 240
    Given: 294

    Re: ISU vs UConn Preview

    Quote Originally Posted by khaal53 View Post
    My breakdown of the game, if you're interested.

    http://www.encyclonepedia.com/?p=3255
    Excellent, detailed breakdown. Thanks for posting.


    "Of course the people don't want war ... the people can always be brought to do the bidding of the leaders. All you have to do is tell them they are being attacked, and denounce the pacifists for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to greater danger."
    -- Herman Goering at the Nuremberg trials

  7. #7
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 57,775, Level: 74
    Level completed: 49%, Points required for next Level: 775
    Overall activity: 8.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    benjay's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Posts
    4,752
    Points
    57,775
    Level
    74
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 184
    Given: 37

    Re: ISU vs UConn Preview

    thumbs up



  8. #8
    Bench Warmer
    Points: 2,129, Level: 12
    Level completed: 93%, Points required for next Level: 21
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    3 months registered1000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Mar 2014
    Posts
    346
    Points
    2,129
    Level
    12
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 127
    Given: 537

    Re: ISU vs UConn Preview

    Who does Edozie guard if Brimah isn't in? Giffey? Daniels? I say Giffey as the footage I've seen he is not much of a driver.

    Also, about this "decisively UCONN crowd"- The Nova game was played in Buffalo and yes there were some UCONN fans, but not that many. Are we assuming they have a bunch of bandwagoners that will join up just because it's the Sweet 16?



  9. #9
    Speechless
    Points: 562,890, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 85.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    CycloneRulzzz's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Location
    Nevada, IA
    Posts
    22,302
    Points
    562,890
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,986
    Given: 5,995

    Re: ISU vs UConn Preview

    Great Stuff I liked your comment from kxno today. We are undefeated wearing white jersey's since the loss to Texas 2 years ago in big 12 tourney and this undefeated streak in white started with the ncaa win over Uconn 2 years ago.


    2014 CF Poster of the Year

    CF SURVIVOR 4 WINNER!

    Quote Originally Posted by chuckd4735 View Post
    Rulzzz game threads have become a CF tradition.

  10. #10
    Pro
    Points: 39,108, Level: 61
    Level completed: 5%, Points required for next Level: 1,242
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    25000 Experience Points1 year registered
    mitten1975's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2012
    Posts
    2,421
    Points
    39,108
    Level
    61
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 32
    Given: 61

    Re: ISU vs UConn Preview

    Great breakdown and study of UConn. Hope you are right about the winning part. We will need to play lock-down defense. I have lots of confidence in the defensive adjustments right now.


    "Cómo te va", dijo el murguista a la muchacha. Que lo cortó con su mirada indiferente
    Le dijo "Bien" y lo dejó como si nada
    Nuevamente... La princesa... Se perdía entre la gente (Jaime Roos)

  11. #11
    Pro
    Points: 85,236, Level: 90
    Level completed: 83%, Points required for next Level: 314
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    Your first GroupVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points
    khaal53's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    2,606
    Points
    85,236
    Level
    90
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 164
    Given: 2

    Re: ISU vs UConn Preview

    Thanks for reading...I hope I'm right too.



  12. #12
    Speechless
    Points: 503,961, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 52.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    jdoggivjc's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    Sterling Heights, MI
    Posts
    34,244
    Points
    503,961
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,707
    Given: 1,185

    Re: ISU vs UConn Preview

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneRulzzz View Post
    Great Stuff I liked your comment from kxno today. We are undefeated wearing white jersey's since the loss to Texas 2 years ago in big 12 tourney and this undefeated streak in white started with the ncaa win over Uconn 2 years ago.
    If things play out a certain way we could be wearing white through the national championship game.


    Chuck Lidell: I paint my toenails with pink and black polish. Problem is, I get more paint on my toes and on the carpet than on my nails. Any advice?
    Maria Sharapova: Don't you beat up other guys for a living? I don't know how to answer this.


  13. #13
    Speechless
    Points: 349,291, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 65.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    bawbie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Cedar Rapids, IA
    Posts
    20,039
    Points
    349,291
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,579
    Given: 2,717

    Re: ISU vs UConn Preview

    Quote Originally Posted by nmvarney View Post
    uconn is just a better team hands down..we really have no chance of winning. I have been living in iowa since i was 9 and i didnt even know we had a basketball team. Uconn's program is legendary and their fan base is really unmatched. They also can afford MSG tickets which give them an advantage
    Multiple choice pop quiz:

    A) Sarcasm
    B) Idiocy
    C) Trolling
    D) All of the above



  14. #14
    Legend
    Points: 273,695, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 16.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Cyclonestate78's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Posts
    11,886
    Points
    273,695
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 586
    Given: 1,259

    Re: ISU vs UConn Preview

    Quote Originally Posted by nmvarney View Post
    uconn is just a better team hands down..we really have no chance of winning. I have been living in iowa since i was 9 and i didnt even know we had a basketball team. Uconn's program is legendary and their fan base is really unmatched. They also can afford MSG tickets which give them an advantage
    Can we get the ban hammer on this d-bag already?



  15. #15
    Recruit
    Points: 1,306, Level: 9
    Level completed: 78%, Points required for next Level: 44
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    1000 Experience Points7 days registered

    Join Date
    Mar 2014
    Posts
    90
    Points
    1,306
    Level
    9
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 44
    Given: 11

    Re: ISU vs UConn Preview

    Quote Originally Posted by HoibergIsMyHero View Post
    Who does Edozie guard if Brimah isn't in? Giffey? Daniels? I say Giffey as the footage I've seen he is not much of a driver.

    Also, about this "decisively UCONN crowd"- The Nova game was played in Buffalo and yes there were some UCONN fans, but not that many. Are we assuming they have a bunch of bandwagoners that will join up just because it's the Sweet 16?
    Buffalo is a 7 hour drive from the center of CT. New York is a two hour drive with mass transit.

    MSG is a symbolic icon of the conference that was dissolved with realignment. It's a church. It's as much of a draw for UConn fans as being in the sweet 16.

    The fact that it's a sweet 16 game helps.

    I liked the write up, my only (minor) contention is calling that Florida squad undermanned. Wilbeken played 35 min in that game (same as bazz) and Florida scored on every single possession after he left the game. Their starting lineup was largely in tact.



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: ESPNews
  • Iowa State @ TCU
  • March 7, 2015
  • 07:30 PM