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    Big 12 Basketball Pre-Season Picks

    Just a couple days out from the first practices. Let's get some pre-season picks going. (Ranking 1-12 in Conference Picks.)

    Big 12 Regular Season:

    1.Jayhawks
    2.Longhorns
    3.Sooners
    4.Wildcats
    5.Cyclones
    6.Cowboys
    7.Aggies
    8.Bears
    9.Tigers
    10.Red Raiders
    11.Cornhuskers
    12.Buffaloes

    I see the Clones getting to a 23-8 mark on the year.....that includes at least 2 victories in the Big 12 Tourny. I see us getting a 7 seed in the NCAA's and a loss in the 2nd Round of the Big Dance. (A nice little year as the Basketball program gets back on track.)

    Teams that make it in the NCAA's: KU, Texas, OU, K-State, ISU and OSU.

    NIT Bound: A&M, Baylor and Missouri.

    Oh, and this guy is going to dunk it in a lot of people's faces.




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    Re: Big 12 Basketball Pre-Season Picks

    Those look like pretty good picks. I hope we can get fifth in the conference. If we do we will be going to the Big Dance.



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    Re: Big 12 Basketball Pre-Season Picks

    I have a bad feeling a lot of Clone fans are way to high on expectations this season...



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    Re: Big 12 Basketball Pre-Season Picks

    Quote Originally Posted by WalkingCY View Post
    Just a couple days out from the first practices. Let's get some pre-season picks going. (Ranking 1-12 in Conference Picks.)

    Big 12 Regular Season:

    1.Jayhawks
    2.Longhorns
    3.Sooners
    4.Wildcats
    5.Cyclones
    6.Cowboys
    7.Aggies
    8.Bears
    9.Tigers
    10.Red Raiders
    11.Cornhuskers
    12.Buffaloes

    I see the Clones getting to a 23-8 mark on the year.....that includes at least 2 victories in the Big 12 Tourny. I see us getting a 7 seed in the NCAA's and a loss in the 2nd Round of the Big Dance. (A nice little year as the Basketball program gets back on track.)

    Teams that make it in the NCAA's: KU, Texas, OU, K-State, ISU and OSU.

    NIT Bound: A&M, Baylor and Missouri.

    Oh, and this guy is going to dunk it in a lot of people's faces.

    1. Kansas
    2. Texas
    3. Oklahoma
    4. Cyclones
    5. Cowboys
    6. Wildcats
    7. Missouris
    8 Texas A & M
    9.Baylor
    10. Nebraska
    11. Texas Tech
    12. Colorado..



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    Re: Big 12 Basketball Pre-Season Picks

    Putting a lot of improvement on people who havent played a big 12 game yet....did we have the same expectation for Lucca.

    I would be pleased with 6th, think we will end up in 7th and hope for 5th.



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    Re: Big 12 Basketball Pre-Season Picks

    Quote Originally Posted by chuckd4735 View Post
    I have a bad feeling a lot of Clone fans are way to high on expectations this season...
    Agreed, we have one proven player.


    NHL teams need to be added to the favorite teams section.

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    Re: Big 12 Basketball Pre-Season Picks

    1. KU
    2. TX
    3. KSU
    4. A&M
    5. OU
    6. ISU
    7. MO
    8. OSU
    9. Neb
    10. BU
    11. TTech
    12. CU

    3 Predictions:
    1. Big12 sends at least 7 teams to NCAAs - new record high
    2. Six teams finish between 9-7 and 7-9
    3. A&M and KSU finish higher than OU/OSU



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    Re: Big 12 Basketball Pre-Season Picks

    1. KU
    2. UT
    3. OU
    4. KSU
    5. OSU
    6. A&M
    7. ISU
    8. MU
    9. BU
    10. NU
    11. TT
    12. CU




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    Re: Big 12 Basketball Pre-Season Picks

    Quote Originally Posted by chuckd4735 View Post
    I have a bad feeling a lot of Clone fans are way to high on expectations this season...
    As every year! Just wait until we beat a few cupcake teams early on, then see how high expectations get.



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    Re: Big 12 Basketball Pre-Season Picks

    I don't remember how highly regarded the Willoughby-Pratt-Cato team was as far as recruits, but keep in mind that surprises can go both ways. Wasn't the Tinsley-Fizer team picked last in the preseason?



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    Re: Big 12 Basketball Pre-Season Picks

    Quote Originally Posted by bstegs View Post
    I don't remember how highly regarded the Willoughby-Pratt-Cato team was as far as recruits, but keep in mind that surprises can go both ways. Wasn't the Tinsley-Fizer team picked last in the preseason?
    Willoughby Pratt Cato team picked last in the preseason their junior years. Team went on to second place in Big 8 and second round of NCAA tourney with a Big 8 Tournament Title.



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    Re: Big 12 Basketball Pre-Season Picks

    1. KU
    2. UT
    3. OU
    4. ISU
    5. KSU
    6. MU
    7. OSU
    8. A&M
    9. BU
    10. NU
    11. TT
    12. CU

    Brackins 1st Team All Big 12, Big 12 Player of the Year... 22pts 10rbs, Gilstrap 15pts and Garrett 3 to 1 Assist/TO ratio

    Can't wait to see how they do against some top 10 teams like Duke and Cal before starting Big 12 play. And I look for ISU to go 3-0 this year for in-state games. GO STATE!



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    Re: Big 12 Basketball Pre-Season Picks

    1. KU
    2. UT
    3. KSU
    4. MU
    5. OU
    6. ISU
    7. BU
    8. A&M
    9. OSU
    10. NU
    11. TT
    12. CU



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    Re: Big 12 Basketball Pre-Season Picks

    I don't think 5th is out of the question by any means, and I'm not sure why anyone would think so. Brackins is a star. We have kids with solid Big 12 experience to go along with him, and the additions of preseason newcomer of the year Gilstrap, a nice guard like Colvin and a transfer like Christopherson (sp?), and you have the makings of a much improved team.



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    Re: Big 12 Basketball Pre-Season Picks

    Missouri lost a ton a big-time players...as did A&M....there is room to go and get in the Top 5. Heck, even Baylor lost some big players...this is why I think we get in the top 5. These are all the middle teams and I see us getting through these games..... You throw in the fact that we should beat NU and CU twice each too....and you have a lot of In-Conference wins = about 5th in Conf.

    Teams to worry about are OSU and K-State.....they could be solid..(but at least we get K-State twice.)

    Add two wins in the B12 Tourny.....and we could be dancing.



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