The Sun Devils sat in silence. Douglas paced in front of his team, shaking his head. "If I'd done my job, we wouldn't have lost," he said. "I shouldn't have let Rod wrestle against Northern Iowa. I'll be kicking myself in the butt for a long time about that."
"What counts is March," said Jones, thinking of the NCAAs, to be hosted by Iowa State. "We'll be ready then, I guarantee you."
"We'll be ready," confirmed Douglas, putting on his hat.
Indeed, come March both the fur and the Sun Devils may fly.