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    Chicago Tournament Next Year

    Don't know if this has been posted yet, but Iowa State will be playing in the Chicago Invitational next year with St. Louis, Northwestern, & Notre Dame.

    It's about half way through this article, under "Did you hear"

    Men's college basketball notebook: Cyclones' victory not as easy as 1-2-3 | DesMoinesRegister.com | The Des Moines Register



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    Re: Chicago Tournament Next Year

    the focus on Chicago is awesome for the program.



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    Re: Chicago Tournament Next Year

    Quote Originally Posted by cycloneML View Post
    the focus on Chicago is awesome for the program.
    When I first heard that we were recruiting the Chicago area I was very leery. I didn't think that a Big 12 team - one that has been struggling in recent years - could outrecruit Big 10 schools for top Chicagoland talent. Well, Coach Robinson and the staff have proven me wrong and I am VERY happy about that.

    Participating in this tournament is great news.



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    Re: Chicago Tournament Next Year

    Johnny Orr seemed to recruit Detroit and Chicago quite well, which is Big 10 country...Ronnie Harris, Barry Stevens, Jeff Grayer, Vic Alexander, just to name a few.



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    Re: Chicago Tournament Next Year

    I'm just happy we got invited to a tournament, instead of being forced to just host a cupcake tournament again next year.



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    Re: Chicago Tournament Next Year

    That is a decent list of teams. They aren't top 25 but they also aren't nobodies.


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    Re: Chicago Tournament Next Year

    Hmmm - looks like the makings of a fun road trip. :)



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    Quote Originally Posted by ISUFan22 View Post
    Hmmm - looks like the makings of a fun road trip. :)



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    Re: Chicago Tournament Next Year

    I believe we play in the Rainbow Classic the year after that...



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    Re: Chicago Tournament Next Year

    Quote Originally Posted by CyinCo View Post
    That is a decent list of teams. They aren't top 25 but they also aren't nobodies.

    Notre Dame has actually been pretty good as of lately.....


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    Re: Chicago Tournament Next Year

    Quote Originally Posted by CyinCo View Post
    That is a decent list of teams. They aren't top 25 but they also aren't nobodies.
    ND is certainly a top 25 team, if not top 10.



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    Quote Originally Posted by mplscyclone View Post
    Notre Dame has actually been pretty good as of lately.....
    Yeah - excited about that too. I like the lineup. Will be getting a hotel as soon as we can book out that far. :)



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    Re: Chicago Tournament Next Year

    Quote Originally Posted by bawbie View Post
    ND is certainly a top 25 team, if not top 10.
    Oops. I knew they had a player that was getting some press but I didn't know they were a good team (top 25).


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    Quote Originally Posted by CyinCo View Post
    Oops. I knew they had a player that was getting some press but I didn't know they were a good team (top 25).
    The transition from FB season to BB season is tough, trust me I know. I struggle with it too.



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    Re: Chicago Tournament Next Year

    Is St Louis still coached by Majerus?


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