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"We'll know for sure where we're going by early Sunday afternoon. Our fans have to bear with us. Everyone's in the same situation. Do I wish we could have known where we're going by now? Yes, but it's no more frustrating to us than it is to fans of Kansas State and Texas or anyone else."
BCS keeps ISU's postseason plans on hold
Des Moines Register

"I think realistically, in four of the last five years, maybe our talent level was better. This year, they have better players than us. The game's over there. It's their sixth game of the season, our third game of the season. There's no question in our mind that we're pretty significant underdogs. I don't think anybody would disagree with that."
In-state battle set for Iowa State, Iowa women
Des Moines Register

"There's a lot of what-ifs right now. Obviously, we'd want Iowa State to be happy to be here, but on the same hand if we could get something a little closer regionally and they could stay home ... that might make sense. We're trying to work through that right now."
Cyclones still await bowl foe
Ames Tribune

Trip to Humanitarian Bowl now a good possibility
Cedar Rapids Gazette

"I like the idea that we're facing our top instate rivals early. It will give us a chance to really see where we're at and what we need to work on. We'll get a quick reality check, and I think in the long run it will prove to be a good starting point for this team."
Bluder tries for 400-win mark against Cyclones
Quad City Times

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