Started by wheatonc, March 03, 2005, 06:18:19 PM
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Quote from: iwu70 on November 27, 2023, 10:25:30 PMCongrats to Ms. Rangel. Great week for her. First D3 poll out with games from this year.Millikin at #16. Wheaton and IWU in ORV -- WC at #26, IWU about #29 or so. Maybe Carroll the sleeper. Looks like a strong year for CCIW women's hoops, a strong conference race.IWU'70
Quote from: GoPerry on November 29, 2023, 11:50:51 AMIt's hard to say whether Wheaton deserves votes or not. It's fairly typical for them to be 5-0 or 6-1 in November. So we won't get over-excited about a 5-0 start against teams with a collective 6 wins. The Thunder are clearly better than last year but so is the league. Getting some early confidence can only help. They'll be tested tonight at Tarble for the first time this season.
Quote from: GoPerry on November 30, 2023, 12:17:04 PMI was not at all pleased to see this final from Tarble . . .Carthage 77 Wheaton 37I didn't see the game and I'm not finding the live stream recording today. In any case, I had to do a double take at this beat down of a 40 point margin. Looking at the stats, it's obvious that the Thunder had a horrid shooting night – 12/54 from the field for 22.2%. They did attempt 21 threes (made 5) which isn't an extraordinary amount. What was truly shocking was being outrebounded 55-20 and -10 on the offensive glass. It's the sort of stat line that might make more sense if a team were missing 3 starters due to illness or something. But not the case here which is why I'd like to watch the game. If there were no extraordinary circumstances and the team was on a 5-0 sugar high and just wasn't ready to play, then that is embarrassing and something they need to rectify right quick. Getting utterly destroyed might give Coach Madsen some ammo to introduce some reality. As I said before, their 5 wins were certainly not against world beaters. But Wheaton is not this bad even against a very good team like Carthage whose only 2 losses came to undefeated teams (#12 Chicago and Aurora).