Hypothetical question

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  1. snowcraig2.0

    snowcraig2.0 Well-Known Member

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    Would you rather see:

    A) Harrison Barnes commit to ISU?

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    B) ISU make a bowl game in 08?

    discuss
     
  2. cmoneyr

    cmoneyr Well-Known Member

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    Follow-up question: Is this "bowl game" in Shreveport?
     
  3. pyrocyz

    pyrocyz Well-Known Member

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  4. cybsball20

    cybsball20 Well-Known Member

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    Barnes... There will be many bowl games to come, not many Harrison Barneses...
     
  5. Drizzle

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    I'd rather Harrison Barnes commit to ISU.. I wasn't planning on ISU making a bowl game this year, next year i feel as though we have an excellent shot at a bowl..
     
  6. isucyfan

    isucyfan Speechless

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    I think a Barnes commitment would mean more in the long run than a bowl game this year. Unless it's a BCS bowl.:cute:
     
  7. mj4cy

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    Barnes. We're saving up for a house and the wife probably won't let me go to the bowl game.
     
  8. CyGuy33

    CyGuy33 Well-Known Member

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    Barnes - Hands down. He is a program changer.
     
  9. isuno1fan

    isuno1fan Well-Known Member

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    Tough question....

    If it's a win the B12N out of the blue bowl...then I'd pick the bowl.

    If it's 6-6 bowl, then I pick Barnes.
     
  10. Clones85'

    Clones85' Just Win Baby

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    Barnes! Go to a crappy/decent bowl game or get a guy that could turn our program around for the next 10 years?!?! Barnes!!
     
  11. Stormin

    Stormin Well-Known Member

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    Barnes. Unless we would win out and make a BCS bowl. Otherwise a low level bowl isn't necessarily that great. Barnes is a player that is a program changer.
     
  12. Bubbahotep

    Bubbahotep Well-Known Member

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    Why the hell can't we have both? I'm a pretty greedy guy
     
  13. SC Cy

    SC Cy Well-Known Member

    Barnes...but I had to think about it. One big recruit in basketball can carry a team. I'm salivating for the days when March is more than a one-and-done in the Big XII Tournament.
     
  14. Benny34

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    Bowl:mask:...Sorry Im not a big bball fan. A bowl would do wonders for this young team. Any extra experience we can get is good. A bowl opens up recruiting and exposure for our program as well.
     
  15. pyrocyz

    pyrocyz Well-Known Member

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    Bowl game would also give us an extra month of practice...
     
  16. BryceC

    BryceC Well-Known Member

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    Gator or better I'd take the bowl. Otherwise I'd go Barnes.
     
  17. cyclonepower

    cyclonepower Well-Known Member

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    barnes...good question though
     
  18. NobodyBeatsCy

    NobodyBeatsCy Well-Known Member

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    Don't understand why this is an either/or question
     
  19. SplitIdentity

    SplitIdentity Well-Known Member

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    Actually, and I'm not trying to sound like a douche here, but wouldn't Barnes be a one year deal (at least wouldn't we expect him to be) anyways? So a bowl game one year, or a 1 year player.

    Of course, there's always the chance that wherever Barnes goes, he stays another year, but if he's as good as everybody thinks he is, you'd have to expect him to go NBA as soon as he can.
     
  20. BryceC

    BryceC Well-Known Member

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    That's why I'd go with a good bowl. I don't think Barnes would be here for the long haul but it would do a lot to jazz up the fanbase and might make ISU more of a destination for some other big recruits.
     

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