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    North Carolina and ISU MBB

    The attached link from Basketball Prospectus shows that North Carolina (Williams) and ISU (McDermott) are challeged with many of the same issues....

    http://basketballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=905

    Similar records and similar team chemistry issues.

    It's a long read...here are the first few paragraphs....

    The question is no longer if North Carolina can repeat as national champions. That would seem to be an extreme long shot.

    Instead, the question is now if the Tar Heels will even qualify for the NCAA Tournament after losing for the fourth time in their last five games Thursday night when they dropped a 74-70 decision at Virginia Tech. North Carolina is now 13-9 overall and 2-5 in the ACC, where it is in 10th place and just a half-game out of last place ahead of Miami (Fla.) and North Carolina State.

    All the losing has left Roy Williams wondering if he has lost his coaching touch and if his players have become uninterested in what is rapidly becoming a lost season.
    “I’ve told them that I have never had to coach concentration and effort as much as I feel like I'm trying to coach that now,” Williams said. “They should be able to supply that. In saying, ‘they' should be able to supply that, I've got to figure out a way to help them get that done. Evidently, I haven't done a very good job of it.”

    Couple more Roy quotes...

    Williams has given his team frequent pep talks this season but they don’t seem to be working. In fact, Williams makes it quite clear he is growing weary of coddling his players.
    “You have to be concerned about their psyche, but also, I get tired of worrying about somebody’s psyche,” Williams said. “Play the dadgum game. That’s what it boils down to. They understand I’m tired of the part.”


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    Re: North Carolina and ISU MBB

    Oh well it's about time Roy has a bad season, he's stolen 4 recruits away from the state of iowa.
    all i can say is there is a god, and god doesn't like Roy f'ing Williams.


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    Re: North Carolina and ISU MBB

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUFB View Post
    Oh well it's about time Roy has a bad season, he's stolen 4 recruits away from the state of iowa.
    all i can say is there is a god, and god doesn't like Roy f'ing Williams.
    And God says:
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    Re: North Carolina and ISU MBB

    Quote Originally Posted by aauummm View Post
    And God says:

    Oh nice job!!!


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    If neither Texas and Oklahoma finish in the top 2 and we finish 7th or higher (all in the BXII of course) , I will legitimately cover myself in feathers, tape myself doing the chicken dance for no less than 3 minutes in the Iowa snow, and post the video to CF in a new thread on Dec. 14th. Book it. Quote me. Do whatever you need to do

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    Re: North Carolina and ISU MBB

    Here's to Carolina never finding chemistry again.



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    Re: North Carolina and ISU MBB

    Welcome to ISU of the EAST



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    Re: North Carolina and ISU MBB

    Quote Originally Posted by Dave19642006 View Post
    Welcome to ISU of the EAST
    Do you think HB is happy with his college choice now? LMAO!!!!!!!



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    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonestate78 View Post
    Do you think HB is happy with his college choice now? LMAO!!!!!!!

    Let me think... he will be the mesiah of UNC when he goes. Then I pray they continue this streak and ISU turns it around and goes dancing all 4 years and UNC does not. Then only then will HB regret his decision.



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    Re: North Carolina and ISU MBB

    Maybe he needs to cry harder.



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    Re: North Carolina and ISU MBB

    Quote Originally Posted by mt85 View Post
    Maybe he needs to cry harder.
    nah he just needs to have stadium security toss out everyone from the opposing fanbase who yells something critical of his players. "Don't miss that free throw!"


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    Re: North Carolina and ISU MBB

    Maybe everybody involved/interested in ISU basketball should read the original post!!!



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    Re: North Carolina and ISU MBB

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUFB View Post

    Oh nice job!!!
    Thanks! It worked pretty well!



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    Re: North Carolina and ISU MBB

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonestate78 View Post
    Do you think HB is happy with his college choice now? LMAO!!!!!!!
    Yep, I'm sure he is looking at the state of the ISU program today and thinking he made a mistake....



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    Re: North Carolina and ISU MBB

    Quote Originally Posted by kg-cyclone View Post
    Maybe everybody involved/interested in ISU basketball should read the original post!!!
    kg it is hard to compare ISU's plight with that of UNC. A season of frustration is a lot easier to tolerate then nearly a decade of mediocrity.



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    Re: North Carolina and ISU MBB

    Quote Originally Posted by mt85 View Post
    kg it is hard to compare ISU's plight with that of UNC. A season of frustration is a lot easier to tolerate then nearly a decade of mediocrity.

    Just a suggestion, if you're wondering where the problems with the team are coming from.



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