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Big 8 conference championships 1980-1990

Posted on: August 9, 2019 at 13:39:36 CT
McMuffin HERD
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I didn't know being a child of the Eighties was gonna be so brutal in that I honestly, really, truthfully thought the above was the normal way of the world. Even when ku did go on a run to a natty in '88 it was universally referred to then as a "miracle" which is a nice term for nonsensical fluke.

I mean even just immediately after that from 1991 to 1994 with ku winning 3 conference titles to Mizzou's 1, I was like "hmm that was a really weird stretch, ahh well, we just went 14-0, things are getting back to normal now." opps...

Even if I had been around in the 1970s or 60s I'd have had a better frame of reference. The 1980s was like been born into college hoops Never Never Land. I mean yeah, a Northern Iowa or Xavier was always there to pinch you a bit, but we were so stacked and just won the conference so no biggie we will get 'em next year...right....
right....
...umm, right?

Edited by McMuffin at 13:43:48 on 08/09/19
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Big 8 conference championships 1980-1990 - McMuffin HERD - 8/9 13:39:36
     My dad would go crazy every time Norm went to the four - MizzouTigerz MU - 8/11 01:31:44
     My only criticism of Norm was the stubborn refusal to - alstl MU - 8/9 14:22:53
          He got lazy and stopped recruiting, 1 title in the 90's - tigertix MU - 8/9 17:50:27
               Actually 2 in the 90's including running the table in the - alstl MU - 8/9 21:29:41
          Always wondered about that. Stubborn is not a - GA Tiger MU - 8/9 15:56:12
          He did bust it out a few times to shock people - McMuffin HERD - 8/9 14:28:44
               Doesn't matter how good you are at a "system". There are - GA Tiger MU - 8/9 15:57:18
     Rebuilding year after Stipo/Sundvold was the only - FIJItiger MU - 8/9 14:05:03
          Don't know what you call really good, but - jj40 MU - 8/9 14:28:35
               Not that, they weren't good that year - FIJItiger MU - 8/9 14:41:54
                    The FF was "at home" for them, but there were - Sarazen MU - 8/9 23:18:00
                    they did lose a crap ton of players - McMuffin HERD - 8/9 14:49:29
                         I never understood why Norm was bringing - FIJItiger MU - 8/9 14:51:38
               I address that in the original post, it was called a miracle - McMuffin HERD - 8/9 14:34:47
                    That preseason poll was the only time - FIJItiger MU - 8/9 14:46:10
                         Actually, here is another way to frame it - FIJItiger MU - 8/9 14:58:45




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