We will be fine

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  1. Knownothing

    Knownothing Well-Known Member

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    I do however wish Jared Homan had some eligibility left just for tonight’s game.
     
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  2. madguy30

    madguy30 Well-Known Member

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    I don't believe that, especially with ISU still not at full roster, and not if ISU is good the rest of the way.

    MAYBE a seed down but that means another bad loss on the way.
     
  3. herbicide

    herbicide Well-Known Member

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    That is my point... For instance If it comes down to a choice between us and team X to be in Des Moines, this loss will not help.

    Of course this is assuming Iowa doesn't maintain its current ranking...
     
  4. madguy30

    madguy30 Well-Known Member

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    Eh, just make the tournament.
     
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  5. Cyclonepride

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    I think it’s helpful that I have managed to get to this point in life with absolutely no friends who are Hawk fans.
     
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  6. herbicide

    herbicide Well-Known Member

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    In Des Moines.

    This program needs to have higher expectations than to just make the tournament.
     
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  7. HouClone

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    Totally agree about the 3 point shooting. We have a small team, currently, that is not a good 3 point shooting team. Could've used that trying to come back instead of taking 25 seconds trying to find a shot.
     
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  8. madguy30

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    Historically it doesn't.

    And with this team it doesn't. Make the tourney most years, occasionally get a nice seed with a legit team.
     
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  9. EvilBetty

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    they are literally ranked.
     
  10. cyfan92

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    THT is a freshman making an abundance of freshman mistakes and shooting absolutely awful.

    Shayok is forcing way too much and will be much better in a secondary roll to Wigs when he returns. To his defense, he's never been a go-to guy since probably high school so on the road for the first time will be a struggle

    Can't wait for the return of our best shooter and scoring leader.
     
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  11. herbicide

    herbicide Well-Known Member

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    For a comparison I'd rather our program be more like Duke than Dayton.
     
  12. tyler24

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    I've said this from the beginning of the year, those two players might win us a lot of games, but they will lose us 4-5 because they have a tendency to play selfish.
     
  13. jsb

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    Jesus. Just calm down.
     
  14. herbicide

    herbicide Well-Known Member

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    This team needs Babb to be the aggressor.
     
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  15. jsb

    jsb Well-Known Member

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    Oh for goodness sake.
     
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    jsb Well-Known Member

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    I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. Babb is playing hurt and people that ***** about THT or shayoks attitude might want to take a look at nick.
     
  17. cyfan92

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    I agree. Nick needs to establish early in games so that his dribble drive becomes a weapon
     
  18. madguy30

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    If you can go back about 50 years and have ISU do what Duke was doing, that will work.

    Otherwise you're stuck with a decent basketball program that occasionally could beat those teams.
     
  19. herbicide

    herbicide Well-Known Member

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    Sorry, not going to temper my expectations.

    This isn't a season ending loss by any means, but it isn't what anyone would consider positive. Sorry if you can't deal with that reality.
     
  20. tyler24

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    Feel free to go back and watch the ball stick in their hands in the games. Don't get me wrong, I love their play making skills, but they aren't consistent enough to lead us night in and night out.
     

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