Way Too Early Look at Next Year

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  1. cstrunk

    cstrunk Well-Known Member

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    We lose a hell of a group of seniors, that gave it their all.

    Time to hit the reset button and hit the recruiting trail.

    Do we have what it takes to be an NCAA Tournament team next year?
     
  2. FinalFourCy

    FinalFourCy Active Member

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    Never too early!!

    We need Juiston, another big, and a guard. It won't always be pretty, but we can get 7 in a row!
     
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  3. CycloneVet

    CycloneVet Well-Known Member

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    The returning guys plus Lard should form a nice upper class core of players. Will be nice to see Babb develop into what I think he can be. This program is in very good hands with Prohm.
     
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  4. bawbie

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    #4 bawbie, Mar 18, 2017
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    Jackson, Babb and Young is a solid core to build from. They all need to take huge leaps forward.

    Lard has time with the team, and should slide in next to Young in the post.

    Wigginton is the next star, and needs to be the man from day one. Lewis should play, but one of Long or McNeil need to be ready too.

    Of course, the three remaining openings will likely make or break the season. Need a big and a shooter, preferably a fifth year too.

    NIT is a reasonable expectation, but the dance shouldn't be out of reach
     
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  5. M3MEPLEASE

    M3MEPLEASE Well-Known Member

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  6. stormchaser2014

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    230 Days.
     
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  7. mtowncyclone13

    mtowncyclone13 Well-Known Member

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    Starting 5:

    Wigginton
    Jackson
    Young
    ?
    ?
     
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  8. CycloneErik

    CycloneErik Well-Known Member

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    Yes. Yes we do, and a dangerous one at that.
     
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  9. CarlHungus

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    Question isn't about Iowa's expectations next year.
     
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  10. cyclone101

    cyclone101 Well-Known Member

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    I'll be counting down the days starting tomorrow. Looking forward to another great year of Cyclone basketball.
     
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  11. Jiub

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    We will have growing pains. I dont think we make the tourney, but I have full faith in Prohm, Wigginton, Lard, Jackson, Young, Babb, and Long to practice and take Iowa State to the next level
     
  12. CyForPresident

    CyForPresident Well-Known Member

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    Starting 5 as of now
    Babb
    Jackson
    Wigginton
    Lewis
    Young

    Need Juiston badly. And a playmaker grad transfer would be fantastic
     
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  13. IASTATE07

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    It's going to be tough to make the tournament, but I will leave the door open to see what pieces we add. I'm excited for next year and to see the guys develop in the off season. I hope our fans are patient.
     
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  14. awd4cy

    awd4cy Well-Known Member

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    What a sad life you live.
     
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  15. bsaltyman

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    I'm guessing that Babb will start unless we get a stud grad-transfer at his position.
     
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  16. IASTATE07

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    I really hope Babb can be a serviceable point guard so we can get out and run with Jackson and Wigginton.
     
  17. awd4cy

    awd4cy Well-Known Member

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    I think it's possible. We have a good core of starters.

    Jackson
    Wiggington
    Babb
    Lard
    Young

    Lewis
    McNeill

    That's a pretty good group of 7 right there. Not to mention if we get a quality juco or transfer. Next year will be better than some think.
     
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  18. SpokaneCY

    SpokaneCY Well-Known Member

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    I love everyone that wears the cardinal and gold, but I'm having a really hard time seeing how Babb is anything more than a 6th or 7th man.

    I'm really excited for Lewis and can't wait to see how CSP retools with all the new pieces.
     
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  19. CycloneErik

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    Naz's first year wasn't spectacular, and he didn't show the flashes Babb has. Kid has some tools.
     
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  20. Rural

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