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    REST EASY CYCLONE FANS!!!

    Iowa State is not the bottom feeder of the Big 12. Surprisingly, that distinction goes to Colorado based on the past two seasons in football and men's basketball (the biggest $$$ draws in collegiate athletics).

    In the past two seasons of basketball and football (up to this weekend), the combined records of the two sports:

    Baylor 42-39
    Colorado 28-50
    ISU 34-47
    K-State 53-33
    Kansas 87-10----Fairly impressive!!!
    Mizzou 51-31
    Nebraska 45-37
    Oklahoma 55-31
    Okie State 52-35
    Texas 73-20
    aTm 61-28
    Texas Tech 52-32

    Kind of sucks knowing that Kansas fans have had 50+ more victories than us over the past 2 years.



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    Re: REST EASY CYCLONE FANS!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by arganbright2 View Post
    Iowa State is not the bottom feeder of the Big 12. Surprisingly, that distinction goes to Colorado based on the past two seasons in football and men's basketball (the biggest $$$ draws in collegiate athletics).

    In the past two seasons of basketball and football (up to this weekend), the combined records of the two sports:

    Baylor 42-39
    Colorado 28-50
    ISU 34-47
    K-State 53-33
    Kansas 87-10----Fairly impressive!!!
    Mizzou 51-31
    Nebraska 45-37
    Oklahoma 55-31
    Okie State 52-35
    Texas 73-20
    aTm 61-28
    Texas Tech 52-32

    Kind of sucks knowing that Kansas fans have had 50+ more victories than us over the past 2 years.
    True....but we're toooooooo close to make me feel good.


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    Re: REST EASY CYCLONE FANS!!!

    You know Kansas has it pretty good when a BCS bowl game plays second fiddle to a basketball national title.

    Your rankings are weighted rather heavily toward BB since there are 3x as many BB games than FB games, but that's ok. I think ISU fans are in for a pleasant surprise in mens' basketball this season and next year as well.


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    Re: REST EASY CYCLONE FANS!!!

    We're flat out bad right now...I don't even think I can say anymore about it. I'm actually embarassed



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    Re: REST EASY CYCLONE FANS!!!

    No. We stink, and have been sold a bill of goods for several years on hype, logos, uniform changes and promise of improvement that hasn't materialized, and now I have serious doubts if it ever will.

    I'll believe it when I see it, and react accordingly.



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    Re: REST EASY CYCLONE FANS!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by MontyBurns View Post
    I think ISU fans are in for a pleasant surprise in mens' basketball this season and next year as well.
    Not really a basketball fan, but are we watching two different programs?



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    Re: REST EASY CYCLONE FANS!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by Broodwich View Post
    No. We stink, and have been sold a bill of goods for several years on hype, logos, uniform changes and promise of improvement that hasn't materialized, and now I have serious doubts if it ever will.

    I'll believe it when I see it, and react accordingly.

    Why not just enjoy it as much as you can?

    Why dont ISU fans just stop feeling sorry for themselves?

    Why do people look up stats that show the cold hard reality that we are bad, as if they didn't already know it?



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    Re: REST EASY CYCLONE FANS!!!

    Two teams that continue to unimpress and make the stupidest of penalties are the Clones and the Huskers. That is one thing they have in common. They will prove their finesse on the field Saturday.


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    Re: REST EASY CYCLONE FANS!!!

    I don't feel sorry for myself.

    I am unconditionally a Cyclone fan, and will be for life. That doesn't mean that I'll choose to drop money on away game road trips, Cyclone Club memberships and merchandise and large amounts of my free time until I feel that Iowa State can walk in to any game on their schedule and have a legitimate chance to win.



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    Re: REST EASY CYCLONE FANS!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by Broodwich View Post
    I don't feel sorry for myself.

    I am unconditionally a Cyclone fan, and will be for life. That doesn't mean that I'll choose to drop money on away game road trips, Cyclone Club memberships and merchandise and large amounts of my free time until I feel that Iowa State can walk in to any game on their schedule and have a legitimate chance to win.

    Wow, then I am sad for you. And I hope that you won't be back on here declaring your love when things get turned around.

    Normally, I am all for any fans that want to root for the Cyclones. But this post, after a day of this nonsense, has done it for me.

    Sorry, sir, but that's not being much of a fan, and is being too much of a crybaby.



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    Re: REST EASY CYCLONE FANS!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by Broodwich View Post
    I don't feel sorry for myself.

    I am unconditionally a Cyclone fan, and will be for life. That doesn't mean that I'll choose to drop money on away game road trips, Cyclone Club memberships and merchandise and large amounts of my free time until I feel that Iowa State can walk in to any game on their schedule and have a legitimate chance to win.

    So because of one game that is your view. Sweet dude.



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    Re: REST EASY CYCLONE FANS!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by ajk4st8 View Post
    So because of one game that is your view. Sweet dude.
    Actually, it was the Connecticut game.



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    Re: REST EASY CYCLONE FANS!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclones78227 View Post
    Sorry, sir, but that's not being much of a fan, and is being too much of a crybaby.
    If I told you that I dated a stripper for 15 years, because I thought she was marriage material would that get me back in to the super fan club?



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    Re: REST EASY CYCLONE FANS!!!

    I'm going to go ahead and say that Iowa State simply is terrible 1. at night and 2. on the road. Hopefully we will see a different team next week!



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    Re: REST EASY CYCLONE FANS!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by Broodwich View Post
    If I told you that I dated a stripper for 15 years, because I thought she was marriage material would that get me back in to the super fan club?
    We would probably need to see some pictures before deciding.


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