* * * Official positive men's bball thread * * *

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  1. peteypie

    peteypie Well-Known Member

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    So tired of some of the negative nancies around here.

    We have the most talented team that we've had in a long time.

    We have a ton of potential.

    Royce is a beast and has some amazing passes and dunks. If you can't see his talent and enjoy it, you need not reply to this thread.
     
  2. CycloneErik

    CycloneErik Well-Known Member

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    Since someone did this already today, can we complain about this one?
     
  3. nj829

    nj829 Well-Known Member

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    Random thought, being positive in talk is considered optimistic, but testing positive in most situations is a bad thing.
     
  4. peteypie

    peteypie Well-Known Member

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    Sorry, i didn't see it, but I didn't look too hard as it wasn't on the front page. Apparently there are more negative nancies than positive petes
     
  5. CycloneErik

    CycloneErik Well-Known Member

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    We struggled to get it going. It's understandable.
     
  6. MeanDean

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    Ok, so official threads have 3 asterisks before and after the title.

    But what's with the spaces?

    I can't be positive about that.

    :twitcy:

    PS: I heart ISU BB and CFH (gotta keep it positive)
     
  7. CycloneErik

    CycloneErik Well-Known Member

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    The stars are artistic license and a bold new direction for this forum.

    I can't be positive about your stubborn, closed-minded refusal to change.
     
  8. Drive4cy

    Drive4cy Well-Known Member

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    Other than the Drake loss I've been "OK" with this team. Some early ups and downs should have been expected.

    January 4th is must win for this team if there's any chance of NCAA tourney. Unless something drastic happens because I can't see us winning a ton of games on the road. You better not lose more than once or twice at home in league play. Texas is very mediocre. Gotta have it.
     
  9. MeanDean

    MeanDean Well-Known Member

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    Change is bad

    I like ISU BB and Fred is the bomb!
     
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  10. heitclone

    heitclone Well-Known Member

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    If you need a "positive" thread you probably had very unrealistic expectations coming into this season. We haven't looked great but this is still a transition period for the program.
     
  11. NATEizKING

    NATEizKING Well-Known Member

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    I like the spacing between the asteriks.
     
  12. NATEizKING

    NATEizKING Well-Known Member

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    I don't like that each word isn't capitalized like a true official thread.
     
  13. clone319

    clone319 Active Member

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    I like turtles. And by turtles I mean Iowa State basketball.
     
  14. cyclone1975

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    Our defense has gotten better. It still isn't where it needs to be, but it is much better than it was one month ago.
     
  15. peteypie

    peteypie Well-Known Member

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    Nope, on the conterary. I believe it's the people that are whining and ******** about us being lazy and how Royce is so bad that had unrealistic expectations. I need a positive thread because I get sick and tired of hearing the sky is falling.
     
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  16. Tredici

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    HIV positive?... sorry had to throw in a South Park reference.
     
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  17. Cyclonefan89

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    I think Bubu is turning into a better player. i really like his speed, he seems quicker than anyone else on our team. also Ejim had a really rough start this year. i think i saw him airball 4 or 5 three point attempts, where as compared to last year he actually had a good stroke from there. but after the game last night he looked better than he has all season
     
  18. Hugs4ISU

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    We suck, period. We have more talent than Creighton, and are no where close to being ranked. They are.
     
  19. Cyched

    Cyched Well-Known Member

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    Keep it in your own thread
     
  20. Lanny

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    Things are not perfect, but all things considered I am happy. The team is still a pretty inexperienced team. Half our team did not play competitive basketball last year and we are basically trying to create a system from scratch. Practicing together does not create nearly as good of game chemistry and one of the biggest issues this year has been the players are still learning their roles.

    The potential is there to get hot and play really well - I truly believe that if the offense moves the ball and the shooters get hot we can play with anybody in the country. There will be growing pains and teams will exploit the lack of PG but I still think that the team is better off now than what it has been since Tinsley was here. The potential is there - I am not saying great things will happen, but they could and that is more than I could say about a lot of the recent teams.
     

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