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    UNI favored by 7.5 - Thoughts?

    OK, just want to get everyone's thoughts.... Last week, I thought Minnesota being favored was crazy... but ended up ok.... Am I wrong here in thinking that UNI should not be favorite by 7.5??

    I understand that UNI is BIG and may destroy us down low, but I think McD will come out with a plan to shut down Coleman.... Hubalek returns, and our players are competing with confidence....

    Thoughts??



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    Re: UNI favored by 7.5 - Thoughts?

    7.5 seems fair enough. I like playing as the underdog. I think this will be a tough game because of the emotions involved.

    GMac knows the UNI team as well as his own. Hopefully, he can exploit known weaknesses.


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    Re: UNI favored by 7.5 - Thoughts?

    We're more athletic, but they will play a cleaner game with fewer mistakes.

    At best, it's a tossup for us. Probably slight advantage UNI.



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    Re: UNI favored by 7.5 - Thoughts?

    I think the fact it is in a dome helps stretch the spread out. +7.5 to ISU seems right this early in the year with all that is new.

    UNI plays great BB and tends to play ISU the toughest in their rival games.

    While I think ISU can cover and win, I am not sure enough to put $$ on it with my bookie.

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    Re: UNI favored by 7.5 - Thoughts?

    they have a lot more to play for (getting a "W" against their old coach who recruited them) and the fact its at UNI makes it that much tougher. I see UNI really pressing Taylor and forcing our other guys to come up with the points. 7.5 is fair because of that.


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    Re: UNI favored by 7.5 - Thoughts?

    Yep, 7.5 is fair. Lets go prove them wrong again.


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    Re: UNI favored by 7.5 - Thoughts?

    I think they key for ISU to win this game.... not just cover, is to take care of the ball. If we haev less turnovers than UNI, i think we win.



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    Re: UNI favored by 7.5 - Thoughts?

    I don't mind being the underdogs all year really. Makes it sweeter when we do better than people expect us to. With higher expectations comes added pressure: see this year's FB team.



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    Re: UNI favored by 7.5 - Thoughts?

    Corey or Dodie break out tonight...double-double with pts and assists. Dish the ball to Wes and Clark all night



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    Re: UNI favored by 7.5 - Thoughts?

    Is the game in the Dome. I heard the ISU assistant say it's hard to play there but he might have just slipped up. Anyone know. I though it would be in there new place.



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    Re: UNI favored by 7.5 - Thoughts?

    Nope, it's in the Dome. And I think the line is about right.




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    Re: UNI favored by 7.5 - Thoughts?

    Quote Originally Posted by dinger7203 View Post
    Corey or Dodie break out tonight...double-double with pts and assists. Dish the ball to Wes and Clark all night
    What about Taylor? Feed the man the rock. The only time I like to see Clark w/ the ball is on an offensive rebound and when his feet are set behind the 3 line. Please don't dribble Clark!



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    Re: UNI favored by 7.5 - Thoughts?

    It is in the Dome because they want to sale more tickets. Even though there is still last I heard 6,500 tickets sold so there are still many left.



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    Re: UNI favored by 7.5 - Thoughts?

    Quote Originally Posted by Knownothing View Post
    Is the game in the Dome. I heard the ISU assistant say it's hard to play there but he might have just slipped up. Anyone know. I though it would be in there new place.
    Their new place only holds 7,500 so they have to play their big games in the dome. Doesn't make sense to me. Y not just build a bigger arena?



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    Re: UNI favored by 7.5 - Thoughts?

    Quote Originally Posted by BryceC View Post
    Nope, it's in the Dome. And I think the line is about right.
    Yeah i thought iwas in the Dome as well, but KXNO said this morning that it was in the Mcloed Center. Either way, I think UNI is a MUCH better team then Minnesota, and 7.5 seems about fair.



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