How will Iowa finish the conference regular season?

Discussion in 'Basketball' started by InGoodCo, Feb 4, 2020.

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How will Iowa finish the conference regular season?

  1. 9-0

    1.9%
  2. 8-1

    3.8%
  3. 7-2

    13.5%
  4. 6-3

    28.8%
  5. 5-4

    23.1%
  6. 4-5

    15.4%
  7. 3-6

    11.5%
  8. 2-7

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  9. 1-8

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  10. 0-9

    1.9%
  1. PCHawk

    PCHawk Well-Known Member

    I just picked them to lose 7. That win by them that I was rooting for could easily end up costing iowa a double bye.
     
  2. SteveGarvey1

    SteveGarvey1 Well-Known Member

    Guess I was feeling the Bern and went 3-6.
     
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  3. WindsorHawk

    WindsorHawk Well-Known Member

    What’s really nice is no bubble threads, polls, etc. Barring injury we are safely in...almost certainly needing only 2 more wins.
     
  4. N8theGr8

    N8theGr8 Well-Known Member

    And we have Nebraska at home. 4-5 or 5-4 would be pretty solid seasons. 4-5 only requires winning out at home. 5-4 means one road win too. If we can figure out how to win on the road with some consistency, we're not out of the title race because 14-6 likely gets us there. That would require wins @Purdue, @Indiana, and @Minnesota or less likely @MSU and @ILL. Extremely difficult, but I wouldn't say impossible if we put things together.
     
  5. hawkeyewx

    hawkeyewx Well-Known Member

    6-3 would be great, but with five tough road games I have to pick 4-5.
     
  6. WindsorHawk

    WindsorHawk Well-Known Member

    If everyone stays healthy 3 wins seems like the floor and 7 wins the ceiling.
     
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  7. 1977Hawkeye

    1977Hawkeye Well-Known Member

    I went 5-4. Splitting the roadies @IU and @minny, dropping the other road games. Winning out at home. It may not shake out that way (maybe win tonight and drop IU/Minny instead), but that's my best guess.

    And I can live with that. I hope for better, of course.
     
  8. clownkilla

    clownkilla Well-Known Member

    Will we do another "whiteout"??
     
  9. Xerxes

    Xerxes Well-Known Member

    Stop being racist.
     
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  10. Northside Hawk

    Northside Hawk Well-Known Member

    Raise your hand if you would like to see Sparty have a rare February Flameout. Like the one Illinois had when Bruce Weber's days were numbered. Especially when you consider we play up there in a couple weeks.
     
  11. PCHawk

    PCHawk Well-Known Member

    I'm not sure if you saw me or not, but I raised my hand.
     
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  12. PCHawk

    PCHawk Well-Known Member

    The thing about winning on the road is we haven't really had much of a chance to prove much either way yet. We lost an early close game to michigan when they were rolling, which doesn't prove anything. We lost two games in a row with on of our best players out with injury. That proves nothing. We beat Northwestern. That proves nothing. Then we lost a hard fought game to a really good Maryland team who is undefeated at home. That doesn't prove anything either.

    Earlier in the year with Bohannon, we laid a hurtin on ISU and Syracuse. Our next 3 road games aren't that much tougher than those were. We've played well in neutral games, which is fairly similar to a road game in a lot of ways. I think we are a pretty good road team that just hasn't had much of a chance to prove it yet, mostly because of the injury to CJ. Hopefully I feel the same way in about 4 hours.
     
  13. Northside Hawk

    Northside Hawk Well-Known Member

    We will begin to find out for sure pretty soon. Purdue, Indiana and Minnesota are road games this iowa team should have a chance in.
     
  14. Robowe

    Robowe Well-Known Member

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  15. Northside Hawk

    Northside Hawk Well-Known Member

    Signed,

    Epstein's mother.
     
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  16. Dadman

    Dadman Well-Known Member

    5-4, but I would take anything above that...............it will be a tough stretch.
     
  17. PCHawk

    PCHawk Well-Known Member

    We have to go 2-1 to be considered good on the road in my mind. You're right tho that this is the perfect stretch to find out.
     
  18. Northside Hawk

    Northside Hawk Well-Known Member

    Have you had your nightcap yet?
     
  19. Northside Hawk

    Northside Hawk Well-Known Member

    It was a shit show tonight but if you truly believe we lose out then your brutal reality is fantasy.
     
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  20. hawkation

    hawkation Well-Known Member

    8-1
     
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