West Virginia at Iowa State predictions

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  1. mjhavlo76

    mjhavlo76 Well-Known Member

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    It's payback time. Morgantown, WV was an absolute embarrassment for the Cyclones.

    Ames, IA will have a different result.

    Iowa State 88
    West Virginia 74

    A side note: Baylor is starting to play well again. If fanatics thought we would be victorious in Waco, TX. I would re-evaluate.
     
  2. Cincyclone

    Cincyclone Well-Known Member

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    No re-evaluation necessary; Scott Drew is Fred's *****.
     
  3. Luth4Cy

    Luth4Cy Well-Known Member

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    Our offense plays generally well but defense has it's share of struggles. Wouldn't surprise me if have a pretty big let down middle of the second half. 85-79 Cyclones.
     
  4. WhatchaGonnaDo

    WhatchaGonnaDo Well-Known Member

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    Boo Eron Harris
     
  5. CycloneErik

    CycloneErik Well-Known Member

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    We win by 12.
     
  6. cmjh10

    cmjh10 Well-Known Member

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  7. Final42b

    Final42b Well-Known Member

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    I think we win, but that team scares me
     
  8. heitclone

    heitclone Well-Known Member

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    They exposed our guards defensively last time, Monte in particular got worked by Slaten. I'm not as worried about WV going off from 3 again as I am Slaten killing us. He did most of his damage driving and made Monte look bad a few times. I wouldn't be surprised to see Naz playing him a bit more. Iirc Naz barely played the first game, at least not when the game was still close. I'd also like to see Monte put a little more pressure on Slaten when he has the ball. I'm not not nitpicking on Monte, he's just matched up with one of the best players in the conference, its a big matchup in the game. I feel like if the combo of Monte and Naz can contain Slaten and put up similar points, we can control this game.
     
  9. MNCyGuy

    MNCyGuy Well-Known Member

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    Kane just seemed out of sorts at West Virginia. Hopefully that had more to do with the environment and the straight pressure of coming home than the team we were playing.
     
  10. Die4Cy

    Die4Cy Well-Known Member

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    Deandre Kane will go 4-6 from 3 pt land.
    Erin Harris will foul out.
    Huggins will get a technical called.

    Oh, and ISU wins by about 9.
     
  11. CyBobby

    CyBobby Well-Known Member

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    Payback time its Iowa State 99 & WVA 77............Now how's that for optimism?
     
  12. jboffer

    jboffer Well-Known Member

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    I think it gets crazy.

    ISU 90
    WVU 88
     
  13. temperflare

    temperflare Well-Known Member

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    We play at the level we played against TX +1. WV plays a great game as well.

    We still only win by 5.
     
  14. Tailg8er

    Tailg8er Well-Known Member

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  15. CysRage

    CysRage Well-Known Member

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    I'm pretty sure it was exactly this. The crowd targeted him the entire game and he probably felt a lot of pressure playing in front of his family and friends so I think it was no coincidence that he played one of his worst games. No connection to the team but that is what I think. I bet he has a much better game this time around. I expect the Cyclones to win by 8+.
     
  16. Jsievers24

    Jsievers24 Active Member

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    I think our guys are gonna come out and play the type of D we played against KU @ Hilton and we force a bunch of turnovers and we shoot well. 40% from three and 50%+ overall. Our guys slam it down their throat and Eron Harris has a terrible game.
     
  17. ISU2

    ISU2 Active Member

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    75 wvu 72isu
     
  18. isufan

    isufan Well-Known Member

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    I think ISU will win. Just not sure if we win by 20 or 3
     
  19. Dryburn

    Dryburn Well-Known Member

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    I hope at least some 3 point shots will start falling for ISU. Just hit 33 percent and above, and ISU should be fine, if they defend the 3 even just a little bit. I don't see WVU shooting over 50 percent in Hilton, or 60 percent from 3, but you never know. They came back last year because of their 3 point shooting at Hilton. ISU has to dominate the boards and avoid foul trouble.

    ISU wins, but it will be close (less than 6) and it may take another last second bucket by Niang.
     
  20. MNclone

    MNclone Well-Known Member

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    This thread makes me think people haven't watched WV more than one game. They were simply on fire that game. Won't happen again.....
    Cyclones win big.
     

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