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    Northwestern ranked

    Northwestern is now ranked in the AP at #25. Many here said how horrible of a loss that was but its looking not nearly as bad. We could/should have won that game.

    First time Northwestern has been ranked in 40 years I heard. AND they are without their 2 best players.



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    Re: Northwestern ranked

    And yet we still had no business not beating them by less than 20...



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    Re: Northwestern ranked

    Quote Originally Posted by cycloneworld View Post
    Northwestern is now ranked in the AP at #25. Many here said how horrible of a loss that was but its looking not nearly as bad. We could/should have won that game.

    First time Northwestern has been ranked in 40 years I heard. AND they are without their 2 best players.
    That's what makes it a horrible loss. We should have won that game. You are correct. I don't care if they're ranked #1 or 200, we had no business losing that game that particular night.



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    Re: Northwestern ranked

    Hooray! Another way for Cyclones to look for positives while losing!



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    Re: Northwestern ranked

    Quote Originally Posted by cyco2000 View Post
    Hooray! Another way for Cyclones to look for positives while losing!
    Maybe you haven't been paying attention lately, but we haven't been losing.



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    Re: Northwestern ranked

    Quote Originally Posted by cycloneworld View Post
    Maybe you haven't been paying attention lately, but we haven't been losing.
    Then why rehash a loss looking for positives?



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    Re: Northwestern ranked

    Quote Originally Posted by Drive4cy View Post
    That's what makes it a horrible loss. We should have won that game. You are correct. I don't care if they're ranked #1 or 200, we had no business losing that game that particular night.
    This is correct. Many of us may have thought differently if they had just come out and dominated our guys throughout the game and our guys just didn't shoot well or something. But that wasn't the case. We were directing the game much of the night and then just blew it to an inferior team at the end of the game. Much like the UNI game.



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    Re: Northwestern ranked

    Quote Originally Posted by cyco2000 View Post
    Then why rehash a loss looking for positives?
    Then why open the thread and feel the need to comment on it? See how easy that game is?



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    Re: Northwestern ranked

    I'm not looking for positives....just pointing out facts.

    And either way, isn't that what message boards are for?



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    Re: Northwestern ranked

    Finally, a quality win! Oh wait.... never mind.



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    Quote Originally Posted by cyco2000 View Post
    Then why rehash a loss looking for positives?
    Because of the damn-near nook-u-lar meltdown that occurred after the loss. You would have thought it was December 2012 by the reaction. Someone just pointed out that the loss wasn't nearly as bad as it was being made out to be. And no, I'm not making excuses for GMac - I'm still of the opinion that if he doesn't make the tourney this year he's in serious trouble if not gone, and he'll have no one but himself to blame.



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    Re: Northwestern ranked

    Quote Originally Posted by CyDude16 View Post
    Then why open the thread and feel the need to comment on it? See how easy that game is?
    Ditto?

    Quote Originally Posted by cycloneworld View Post
    I'm not looking for positives....just pointing out facts.

    And either way, isn't that what message boards are for?
    I thought so. That's why I commented to the thread. I guess I should only comment if I see sunshine and rainbows, or want to fire the coach. No middle ground to be seen here.

    Quote Originally Posted by jdoggivjc View Post
    Because of the damn-near nook-u-lar meltdown that occurred after the loss. You would have thought it was December 2012 by the reaction. Someone just pointed out that the loss wasn't nearly as bad as it was being made out to be. And no, I'm not making excuses for GMac - I'm still of the opinion that if he doesn't make the tourney this year he's in serious trouble if not gone, and he'll have no one but himself to blame.
    Agreeed. Just need to get one of those wins and still point out how good the opponent was.



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