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    Cap City League

    Has anybody over here heard anything about this year's Capital City League? I'm guessing it will start about a month from now.



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    Re: Cap City League

    Last year started on June 17th. Only info up on website looks to be last year's info.

    Cap City Central Schedule (last years' schedule).



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    Re: Cap City League

    This is a pretty decent league. Nice players from ISU & Drake. William Penn has a couple that play and so does Grand View.



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    Re: Cap City League

    Quote Originally Posted by nileo View Post
    This is a pretty decent league.
    For having fun, jacking up 3-ptrs, and slacking off on defense. As for developing any skills that might be useful in the Big 12, not so much...


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    Re: Cap City League

    Quote Originally Posted by jbhtexas View Post
    For having fun, jacking up 3-ptrs, and slacking off on defense. As for developing any skill that might be useful in the Big 12, not so much...
    That was the last four years in the bIG 12 for us also.


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    Re: Cap City League

    Should be discontinued IMO.



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    Re: Cap City League

    Quote Originally Posted by enisthemenace View Post
    Should be discontinued IMO.
    In favor of something else I assume? Or our players should just do nothing basketball related during the summer?



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    Re: Cap City League

    Quote Originally Posted by jbhtexas View Post
    For having fun, jacking up 3-ptrs, and slacking off on defense. As for developing any skills that might be useful in the Big 12, not so much...

    Of course, most rational fans see it as a fun display of local talent, an introduction to new faces, and a way to see something Cyclone-related during a time when college sports are dormant. Other fans see it as the only developmental tool seen by our players in the offseason; a waste of an hour and half when the competition is dribbling around chairs and cones. One of those groups takes it far too seriously...


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    Re: Cap City League

    The CCL has nothing to do with the development of ISU players for the sake of ISU fans. Get over it. It is fun for the fans and the players.


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    Re: Cap City League

    Quote Originally Posted by jahfg View Post
    Of course, most rational fans see it as a fun display of local talent, an introduction to new faces, and a way to see something Cyclone-related during a time when college sports are dormant. Other fans see it as the only developmental tool seen by our players in the offseason; a waste of an hour and half when the competition is dribbling around chairs and cones. One of those groups takes it far too seriously...
    Fun is great. I'm all for it. The problem comes in when the players play with that same CCL "fun" mentality during the season, like has been happening at ISU for the past four years. That will get you stuff like 4-12 in the Big 12.

    If a player can't put the CCL mentality away when it comes to the CBB season, then it might be time for that player to put the CCL away during the summer. I suspect FH will take care of that problem.


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    Re: Cap City League

    Quote Originally Posted by jbhtexas View Post
    Fun is great. I'm all for it. The problem comes in when the players play with that same CCL "fun" mentality during the season, like has been happening at ISU for the past four years. That will get you stuff like 4-12 in the Big 12.

    If a player can't put the CCL mentality away when it comes to the CBB season, then it might be time for that player to put the CCL away during the summer. I suspect FH will take care of that problem.

    There are a lot of reasons we have sucked the last 4 years in the B12 . . . and none of them have to do with the cap-city league.


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    Re: Cap City League

    Quote Originally Posted by jbhtexas View Post
    Fun is great. I'm all for it. The problem comes in when the players play with that same CCL "fun" mentality during the season, like has been happening at ISU for the past four years. That will get you stuff like 4-12 in the Big 12.

    If a player can't put the CCL mentality away when it comes to the CBB season, then it might be time for that player to put the CCL away during the summer. I suspect FH will take care of that problem.
    The CCL must have been the problem all along! Quit the CCL and we'll win the Big 12!!!!!



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    Re: Cap City League

    Over the last four years, other than Brackins from his freshman to sophomore year, has there been any ISU MBB player that has markedly improved his game over the summer? Particularly inside players?

    I can think of a couple that regressed: Jubalek from junior to senior year; Brackins from sophmore to junior year.


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    Quote Originally Posted by jbhtexas View Post
    Over the last four years, other than Brackins from his freshman to sophomore year, has there been any ISU MBB player that has markedly improved his game over the summer? Particularly inside players?

    I can think of a couple that regressed: Jubalek from junior to senior year; Brackins from sophmore to junior year.
    Weren't we a month ago blaming that regression on mcdermott? In fact, not only were we blaming all of ISU basketball's ills on McDermott, but CCL never came up once as a result.

    CCL might be an undisciplined style of basketball, but it's hardly the blame for our problems over the last half decade. Or should our players be banned from ever playing a pickup game at the Rec or Beyer their entire time at ISU?



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    Re: Cap City League

    Quote Originally Posted by jbhtexas View Post
    Over the last four years, other than Brackins from his freshman to sophomore year, has there been any ISU MBB player that has markedly improved his game over the summer? Particularly inside players?

    I can think of a couple that regressed: Jubalek from junior to senior year; Brackins from sophmore to junior year.
    The same ******** argument could be made that our players shouldn't play on any Team USA squads.

    I think you need a lesson on causal relationships.


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