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    Hey Chicken Little... The Sky Is NOT Falling

    Thought everyone could use a little reality check and a break from all of the negative threads regarding the men's basketball team.

    Here are the facts:
    - Finished the non-confernce schedule with an 11-4 record.
    - Three of the four losses were against Cal on their home court, Duke at a neutral site, and UNI. Those are three NCAA tourney teams folks, not the end of the world.
    - The loss to Northwestern will be our only 'bad' loss come the end of the year and that came at another 'neutral site'.

    At the start of the season I expected us to finish the non-conference at 12-3 so we are not that far away. It will take 20 wins to get to the big dance and while it won't be an easy run in conference we really only need to play 500 ball the rest of the way (8-8 conference record) and get 1 win in the Big 12 tourney to get to 20.

    My guess is that this board will be singing a bit of a different tune after we win our first game in the big dance and are 1 win away from the sweet 16.

    It will all come together folks. You just gotta have some faith!



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    Re: Hey Chicken Little... The Sky Is NOT Falling

    Big 12 play is a whole new season


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    Re: Hey Chicken Little... The Sky Is NOT Falling

    Have you watched many other Big 12 games?

    We are a long ways away.


    Everyone here hopes for the best.... but we have been down this road before. I hope desperately this team takes another path.



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    Re: Hey Chicken Little... The Sky Is NOT Falling

    unfortunately almost all of the big 12 teams are better than teams we lost to.



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    Re: Hey Chicken Little... The Sky Is NOT Falling

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonez7 View Post
    Big 12 play is a whole new season
    THIS ^^^ is what I'm afraid of.

    Yes, the sky has fallen. I don't know why AustinCyclone can't see it.



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    Re: Hey Chicken Little... The Sky Is NOT Falling

    The positive thinking is refreshing...I'll be at Hilton hoping to see improvement and success the rest of the season.



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    Re: Hey Chicken Little... The Sky Is NOT Falling

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonez7 View Post
    Big 12 play is a whole new season
    Whole new opportunity for us to suck.


    Don't confuse hope for a plan.

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    Re: Hey Chicken Little... The Sky Is NOT Falling

    Same thing that was said the past three years, and we all know how they turned out. Unfortunately, I have lost faith. Unless something miraculous happens, we are going to have another long, painful Big 12 season.



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    Re: Hey Chicken Little... The Sky Is NOT Falling

    The way this team has played through 15 games gives me no confidence in their ability to compete in the Big 12. There is NO toughness to this team. We continually get out-rebounded and give up far too many points in the paint against what SHOULD be inferior competition. The fact is that we are not a good team right now and I see little that gives me any hope that we will evolve into one.



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    Re: Hey Chicken Little... The Sky Is NOT Falling

    One........what was our record last season before Big 12 play and two......was the sky falling 4 years ago?



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    Re: Hey Chicken Little... The Sky Is NOT Falling

    "the sky is falling" infers a disaster is going to occur. I would say that the sky has already fallen, as the disaster is already occurring.



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    Re: Hey Chicken Little... The Sky Is NOT Falling

    So all of you guys that are predicting only 2 wins in conference answer me on question, do you think this years team is worse than last years? I personally do not, I don't think it's even close. We played very well against some very good big 12 teams last year and I think we can improve on that this year and actually win some of those games.



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    Re: Hey Chicken Little... The Sky Is NOT Falling

    Quote Originally Posted by jberryma View Post
    So all of you guys that are predicting only 2 wins in conference answer me on question, do you think this years team is worse than last years? I personally do not, I don't think it's even close. We played very well against some very good big 12 teams last year and I think we can improve on that this year and actually win some of those games.

    We are about the same.. maybe a little better. The Big 12 has just gotten that much better than us.



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    Re: Hey Chicken Little... The Sky Is NOT Falling

    Quote Originally Posted by gwoodclone View Post
    Same thing that was said the past three years, and we all know how they turned out. Unfortunately, I have lost faith. Unless something miraculous happens, we are going to have another long, painful Big 12 season.

    So let's hope for a miracle.



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    Re: Hey Chicken Little... The Sky Is NOT Falling

    [QUOTE=jberryma;1467918]So all of you guys that are predicting only 2 wins in conference answer me on question, do you think this years team is worse than last years? I personally do not, I don't think it's even close. We played very well against some very good big 12 teams last year and I think we can improve on that this year and actually win some of those games.[/QUO

    almost every team in the big 12 is better this year than last, except for OU and mizzou



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