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  1. iastate1996

    iastate1996 New Member

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    What's up with performance of the Big 12 in the tournament? I was hoping for better things. Any chance the conference was over rated.
     
  2. Bu4ISU

    Bu4ISU Well-Known Member

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    The conference is NOT overrated
     
  3. cyclones12321

    cyclones12321 Well-Known Member

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    Not over rated. Isu and ku both had significant injuries. Ok st could never put it together somehow with all their talent. Baylor still in and k st texas and ou were just really good at home IMO
     
  4. CyArob

    CyArob Well-Known Member

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    Lots of youth and inexperience doesn't translate well to March Madness.
     
  5. CyHawk7

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    This game wouldn't have been close if KU had Embiid.
     
  6. SC Cy

    SC Cy Well-Known Member

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    Overrated? No. Laying a big, fat turd in the tournament? Yup.
     
  7. Tornado man

    Tornado man Well-Known Member

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    Uh, yeah. This is the proving ground. The rest is just talk.
     
  8. gogagig

    gogagig Well-Known Member

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    As long as the team that matters is in there, don't care.
     
  9. Jeremy

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    I think the matchup weren't great and obviously Kansas is without their big. Baylor has talent but questionable coaching at times and OU hasn't been great all year, just good enough.

    ISU still has a good shot at the Elite Eight and Baylor has a chance with Creighton.

    At the end, I'd still rather see teams like Kansas lose even if it doesn't help the conference image. The only time I'd pull for Kansas is against Iowa.
     
  10. oldwiseman

    oldwiseman Well-Known Member

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    Baylor and ISU playing best at the end of the season and both still in. KU not the same after Embiid injury. They were just hoping to make it to the round of 16 to maybe get him back.

    OU laid an egg, KSU had a tough matchup that no one would want, OSU just didn't live up to expectations and Texas did about as expected.

    If both ISU and Baylor out today and we have nobody in the 16.... different story.
     
  11. awd4cy

    awd4cy Well-Known Member

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    You all are fooling yourself. This conference has been overrated. Not the best in the county.
     
  12. IcSyU

    IcSyU Well-Known Member

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    You can't say the Big 10 is overrated in football because of their performance in bowl games and in the same breath say the Big 12 isn't overrated with their performance thus far in the tournament.
     
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  13. Jeremy

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    Also, the B12 teams are all very young and have gone up some senior clubs.
     
  14. CarlHungus

    CarlHungus Well-Known Member

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    Hmm. Phog.net picked and interesting time for site maintenance
     
  15. cyclone101

    cyclone101 Well-Known Member

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    Hawkeyenation must be a little slow today.
     
  16. HoibergIsMyHero

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    The only two teams that laid eggs were OU and KU.
     
  17. marothisu

    marothisu Well-Known Member

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    Anybody who paid attention this season and has half a brain would know that Kansas was so good because of Embiid. They are and were very beatable without him and today showed it. Oklahoma State suffered a bad loss of their big man Cobbens. If he didn't go down, they would have been in better position all year. NDSU beats Oklahoma at OT and it just seemed like NDSU wanted it more.

    And for people who complain about the refs all the time - you can always think now about how when games are called more fairly, sometimes the teams that have been winning in conference don't always win and visa versa.
     
  18. CysRage

    CysRage Well-Known Member

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    And the Big Ten is better? Nice generic user name and 2 post history. Go back to Hawkeye Nation.
     
  19. SplitIdentity

    SplitIdentity Well-Known Member

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    Correct.

    Although, conference smack talk is duuuuuumb.
     
  20. madguy30

    madguy30 Well-Known Member

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    The conference had the best RPI collectively in the country, and had some decent teams. Teams were not real dominant and pretty inconsistent throughout.

    No surprises here.
     

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