COLUMN: Cyclones played hungry in "punking" of Baylor

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  1. ChrisMWilliams

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    Wigginton's shoes look like they're made out of melted Legos of assorted colors.
     
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    Good. I hope they stay angry if this is how they're going to play. Maybe we all owe John from Story City a thank you note. ;)
     
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    Pedant alert: “Punk’d” was the Ashton Kutcher vehicle that aired on MTV; “punked” is what Baylor did to Iowa State twice before today.

    Good article. Go Cyclones!
     
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    On this day, even wild three point shots were finding the bottom of the net. Hope the luck of the Irish continues.
     
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    "Great. Whatever. We don't care." Didn't like what THT had to say?
     
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    "“I’m from Chicago,” said a determined Talen Horton-Tucker. “We’re tough. Everyone was calling us soft.”"
     
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    Soft is as soft does. Saying your tough doesn't make you tough, playing tough does. Hope they can continue to prove it on the court.
     
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    And yet, tough is as tough does as well. Glad they played tough today and anticipate they will tomorrow.
     
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    I kind of like the swag we have going now. Let em be cocky. It’s better than that **** we were watching during the losing streak.
     
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    Many of the pundits have stated all season long that ISU has the best collection of talent in the league. Which we do, in my opinion, but we never meshed together as a team, just a collection of talented athletes. Maybe that changed today.
     
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    Parents and family stacked on the sideline...... maybe that woke some up. Be Happy for a bit regardless of what happens.
     
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    "Cocky" is what loses to a mediocre TCU team at home. I hope "cocky" stays away for the next 8 games!
     
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    C-Dubs wrote a great article, but all I could think about was the bottom of Wigginton's shoes. Great minds think alike as you got the very first reply!
     
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    When the A Team shows up, this team is very good.

    It would still be good if they had more of a plan for when they have to play half court offense. We are obviously very good in transition but when forced into the half court seem very dependent on Wiggy or THT creating based on individual talent.

    This game showed how high the ceiling can be for this team. Let's hope they avoid the floor we have been seeing in prior games.
     
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    Watching the team, they definitely seemed to play harder than they have recently, especially on the boards. There were a lot of fouls committed that I feel like I don't normally see, and honestly I was fine with it because they were playing hard. They weren't going to allow the down-low game for Baylor to be easy.

    In terms of half court, I saw a lot of set plays yesterday which did a good job of getting open driving lanes for the guards and a few open 3s. I think they still rely way, way too much on the pick and roll now I shoot a 3 play, but there was a lot of other good stuff, too.
     

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