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    Best win of the year so far??

    Chicago State 7-17
    Idaho State 6-17
    Drake 11-14
    Miss Valley State 6-17
    Tenn State 5-20
    St Louis 14-8
    Iowa 8-16
    Bradley 12-11
    North Dakota 5-17
    Houston 11-11
    North Dakota State 9-14 (yes we won by 2 at home)
    Nebraska 13-10 , but 1-7 in Big 12.
    Colorado 11-12


    Im going to say that SLU on a neutral court or at Nebraska.

    3 teams beaten with a winning record



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    Re: Best win of the year so far??

    It's gotta be either of the two you said, I'd hafta say Nebraska bcuz it was an away game, not neutral and they play in a much tougher conf than SLU. In retrospect, very sad.



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    Re: Best win of the year so far??

    After some of the embarassing past performances against Drake I'd have to say I felt the best after that win.


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    Re: Best win of the year so far??

    Ouch. There's always next year.


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    Re: Best win of the year so far??

    I thought apathy set in for you?? Why are you discussing the season if you dont give a **** anymore??

    But to answer your question id say at nebraska was our best win, followed by against houston, then Saint Louis



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    Re: Best win of the year so far??

    Houston maybe? The same Houston team that was recently defeated at home by Larry Eustachy and he didn't need overtime to do it.

    We've had like 1 good win in the last 3 years. Purdue in Vegas.



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    Re: Best win of the year so far??

    If style points count I will go Drake as that game was the high point of the season.

    The Nebraska win was nice but it was obvious at the time it was a battle for the basement.



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    Re: Best win of the year so far??

    I think was Iowa. This season has been so bad I am just glad we beat them. What could possibly be a worse loss than getting beat by the worst Iowa team in decades at Hilton in what has turned out to be one of the most dissapointing years in memory for us.



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    Re: Best win of the year so far??

    Drake. They are winning some games lately.


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    Re: Best win of the year so far??

    Wow such a sad state of affairs this program has reached. The best wins are Saint Louis on a neutral site and Nebraska at their place while they're 1-7 in the Big 12.



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    Re: Best win of the year so far??

    As others have stated, it's a bummer that the "big win" of the season might involve Nebraska. That'd have to be the one, though, since it was a Big 12 road game.

    I'd have to say crushing Drake in DM was a little satisfying, since it was the biggest win there since the 91-92 season, and ISU had won there, what, four times in the last 15 years?

    What's even more humbling, though, is it's hard to even come up with the biggest "near-miss" games. Losing fairly close to Texas at home seems almost like a bad loss at this point. A win over UNI would have been at least something. Even picking up a win at OU, at Tech, or vs. KSU might've been nice. Other than that, we have crushing defeats to strong teams (Duke, Cal, KU) and

    I can name only a single big win in the last 4.7 seasons ... Purdue on a neutral floor, 2007 even though it was only a "big win" after Purdue got it rolling late in the season. At the time the game was played, it wasn't that big of a deal. Perhaps the win over Colorado in 2006 qualifies, but that was at home.

    Geesh.



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    Re: Best win of the year so far??

    Listening to Miller & Deace this morning...Jon said that McDermott has beat 2 NCAA tournament teams in almost 4 years. Two. That is pathetic. So you are going to have a hard time picking out a "signature" win since we don't really have any in 4 years.



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    Re: Best win of the year so far??

    Quote Originally Posted by cycloneworld View Post
    Listening to Miller & Deace this morning...Jon said that McDermott has beat 2 NCAA tournament teams in almost 4 years. Two. That is pathetic. So you are going to have a hard time picking out a "signature" win since we don't really have any in 4 years.
    Yes.



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    Re: Best win of the year so far??

    the North Dakota State win was pretty impressive, they have almost won ten games, honestly I think the best team we have beaten has been Colorado



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    Re: Best win of the year so far??

    I would have to say Saint Louis... They beat Nebraska earlier in the year 69-55 (in Saint Louis) Plus they have Rick Majerus as their coach.



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