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  • 1-3 wins

    72 25.99%
  • 4-6 wins

    153 55.23%
  • 6+ wins

    20 7.22%
  • competitive in each game

    14 5.05%
  • Tailgating should be fun regardless of wins

    18 6.50%
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    Re: what are you expectations for this season?

    Quote Originally Posted by djkent01 View Post
    I watched the win over UNI in Jantz's first year, that was a bad team - that somehow managed to get to six wins and the gigantic upset of OSU. I won't be surprised by six wins, but as long as we look decent getting four or five I'll be happy.
    Nothing like judging a team based on one game. Maybe I'll judge this past years basketball team based on the game at West Virginia, or the near loss against UNI at Wells Fargo.



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    Re: what are you expectations for this season?

    Quote Originally Posted by StratCY View Post
    .... I think we win against NDSU, Toledo, WVU, and @KU......
    I'm adding Iowa to win column and hoping for one more (I'll take K-State) to get us to 6 wins.


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    Re: what are you expectations for this season?

    4-6. IF we improve dramatically on offense and IF our newcomers on defense really put it together fast, I could see the high end of that happening.



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    Re: what are you expectations for this season?

    4-8



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    Re: what are you expectations for this season?

    4-8. On the bright side I don't have to watch them lose to freaking UNI again. I might still be bitter...



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    Re: what are you expectations for this season?

    I expect bowl eligibility at the very least every year. However, looking at it realistically this season, I vote for 4-6 wins.



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    Re: what are you expectations for this season?

    Quote Originally Posted by isuska View Post
    I agree that TTU will be beatable late in the season at home, they have been terrible the last few years finishing their seasons
    I know one thing though, Kingsbury will have the mom's pretty entertained...

    But, I think we can beat Tech.

    Honestly though, I have no real high expectations. I'm just planning on enjoying tailgating and looking forward to basketball again, a place where the W is expected.


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    Re: what are you expectations for this season?

    3 wins - I think we slip up against NDSU or Toledo (hoping not both). I think we are going to struggle mightily and I don't see more than 3 wins realistically. No win is guaranteed though.

    Wins:

    NDSU *1
    Toledo *1
    Kansas *2
    West Virginia *2

    *1 - Quite possible we slip up against one of the two.
    *2 - If we win against Kansas, we likely beat WVU; if we lose to Kansas, we likely lose to WVU


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    Re: what are you expectations for this season?

    Quote Originally Posted by Jeremy View Post
    3 wins - I think we slip up against NDSU or Toledo (hoping not both). I think we are going to struggle mightily and I don't see more than 3 wins realistically. No win is guaranteed though.

    Wins:

    NDSU *1
    Toledo *1
    Kansas *2
    West Virginia *2

    *1 - Quite possible we slip up against one of the two.
    *2 - If we win against Kansas, we likely beat WVU; if we lose to Kansas, we likely lose to WVU
    This is pretty much where I'm at. I can't see anymore than 4 wins on the schedule, and that's if they beat the teams you mentioned. Expecting them to win any of the other games at this point is a bit of a stretch in my opinion.



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    Re: what are you expectations for this season?

    Quote Originally Posted by Jeremy View Post
    3 wins - I think we slip up against NDSU or Toledo (hoping not both). I think we are going to struggle mightily and I don't see more than 3 wins realistically. No win is guaranteed though.

    Wins:

    NDSU *1
    Toledo *1
    Kansas *2
    West Virginia *2
    TCU*3
    TECH*3
    *1 - Quite possible we slip up against one of the two.
    *2 - If we win against Kansas, we likely beat WVU; if we lose to Kansas, we likely lose to WVU
    *3- We beat TCU, we will lose to Tech. We beat tech, we lose to tcu
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    Re: what are you expectations for this season?

    Can I distinguish between hopes and expectations? I kinda expect somewhere around a .500 season--though it's kinda early to tell. I'll hope for a bit better than that.




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    Re: what are you expectations for this season?

    4-6, but I lean towards 6. Our offense will help our defense a lot more this year. Mangino is using us as a job interview and he is going to want to outscore anyone he faces.



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    Re: what are you expectations for this season?

    Quote Originally Posted by coolerifyoudid View Post
    4-6, but I lean towards 6. Our offense will help our defense a lot more this year. Mangino is using us as a job interview and he is going to want to outscore anyone he faces.
    Isn't this what every coach is trying to do?



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    Re: what are you expectations for this season?

    I see 4 winnable games on the schedule, and I don't know that I can expect us to get them all, so 3-9 it is. Basketball school.



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    Re: what are you expectations for this season?

    Quote Originally Posted by Section110 View Post
    This is pretty much where I'm at. I can't see anymore than 4 wins on the schedule, and that's if they beat the teams you mentioned. Expecting them to win any of the other games at this point is a bit of a stretch in my opinion.
    I have UNI beating your Hawks so thats where I am at



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