Originally Posted by New York Red
I think IU fans refuse to admit the 2013 season will be a down year because, in their eyes, admitting that would in some way diminish their lofty preseason ranking. I've noticed Louisville fans are talking the same way. Everyone else seems to have no problem admitting the talent level will be down next year.
It's natural to react that way, IMO.
In their eyes, people saying next year will be a down year for college bball is downgrading their team.
Technically, I guess it is.
But it's also true.