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Down the Pipe & Natty Lite - Episode 52: How does Iowa State make the leap from ‘up-and-comer’ to perennial winner?

Iowa State is on the verge of becoming a winner, but how does it get to that next level?

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In this episode, we discuss some of the over-arching factors that have kept Iowa State from being a high-level program in the past. Is it really “difficult” to win in Ames, or have the Cyclones simply lacked the elite coaching required to make that jump? If Nebraska can become one of the winningest programs in history in a place like Lincoln, NE, then what’s stopping Iowa State from replicating that success?


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