Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 45
  1. #1
    Pro
    Points: 59,988, Level: 75
    Level completed: 96%, Points required for next Level: 62
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    CloneState1028's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Ames, IA via Cedar Rapids
    Posts
    3,273
    Points
    59,988
    Level
    75
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1
    Given: 0

    Creighton falls to Nebraska 59-54

    Creighton had an 11 point lead with like 5-6 minutes left in the first half, led at half by 8, and blew that lead within 2-3 minutes of the start of the second half. Business as usual for Greg McDermott.

    We don't have a lot of room to talk, but his slow starts after half haven't changed.



  2. #2
    Addict
    Points: 216,092, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    JUKEBOX's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Posts
    7,198
    Points
    216,092
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 130
    Given: 0

    Re: Creighton falls to Nebraska 59-54

    Who do these guys root for in basketball now?



  3. #3
    Pro
    Points: 57,378, Level: 74
    Level completed: 22%, Points required for next Level: 1,172
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    bostrem00's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Location
    Johnston
    Posts
    2,945
    Points
    57,378
    Level
    74
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 65
    Given: 57

    Re: Creighton falls to Nebraska 59-54

    Quote Originally Posted by CloneState1028 View Post
    Creighton had an 11 point lead with like 5-6 minutes left in the first half, led at half by 8, and blew that lead within 2-3 minutes of the start of the second half. Business as usual for Greg McDermott.

    We don't have a lot of room to talk, but his slow starts after half haven't changed.
    I want to say i'm surprised and that Creighton has superior talent....but in close games it comes down to coaching....



  4. #4
    Addict
    Points: 87,273, Level: 91
    Level completed: 91%, Points required for next Level: 177
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    twojman's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Location
    Clive
    Posts
    5,073
    Points
    87,273
    Level
    91
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 354
    Given: 373

    Re: Creighton falls to Nebraska 59-54

    This is what we had in McDermott, the exact same thing. I want to send a huge thank you to Creighton. You paid us to take him! This is amazing!



  5. #5
    Addict
    Points: 192,382, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 13.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second Class50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    GMackey32's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    Ames Via Cedar Falls
    Posts
    5,558
    Points
    192,382
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 648
    Given: 450

    Re: Creighton falls to Nebraska 59-54

    How is this possible? I thought McDermott didn't lose games when he held the opponent under 60 points


    Quote Originally Posted by johnnydugouts View Post
    MM and gesell are pretty much a wash. is niang a better player than woodbury? of course, but that doesnt mean its a good matchup for him, especially with a much more athletic defensive player backing up woodbury.
    Quote Originally Posted by GTO View Post
    Georges doesn't talk trash. He makes promises and then delivers on those promises.

    Quote Originally Posted by Hoiball92 View Post
    Jet fuel doesn't melt steel beams

  6. #6
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 79,965, Level: 87
    Level completed: 90%, Points required for next Level: 185
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Prone2Clone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Posts
    4,912
    Points
    79,965
    Level
    87
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,885
    Given: 747

    Re: Creighton falls to Nebraska 59-54

    * Choking in the second half and losing is a registered trademark of Greg McDermott, Inc.



  7. #7
    Speechless
    Points: 256,734, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 53.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranOverdrive
    HFCS's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Location
    LA LA Land
    Posts
    22,849
    Points
    256,734
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 6,218
    Given: 3,415

    Re: Creighton falls to Nebraska 59-54

    I don't have anything against Greg as a person, but I will laugh out loud if he leaves fair weather Cornhusker fans with no basketball team to cheer for.

    UNI could go to the sweet 16 a few more years in a row, and ISU and Iowa fans would not switch teams for the winter like they do. They are simply worse fans. They only support a steady winner, they will leave Creighton in the dust after a few bad years.



  8. #8
    Addict
    Points: 70,109, Level: 82
    Level completed: 22%, Points required for next Level: 1,341
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    CyCloned's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Robins, Iowa
    Posts
    6,116
    Points
    70,109
    Level
    82
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 612
    Given: 301

    Re: Creighton falls to Nebraska 59-54

    You guy have to remember that Creighton has only had GMac for a little while, it has taken him a couple extra weeks to get a good team to play down to his level. They will continue to get worse as the season goes.



  9. #9
    Speechless
    Points: 467,298, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 68.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialOverdriveVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Wesley's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Omaha
    Posts
    70,964
    Points
    467,298
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,378
    Given: 2,181

    Re: Creighton falls to Nebraska 59-54

    It was a one shot diff with fifteen seconds left. Two missed threes and it was over as Nebby scored a junker bucket.


    Let Prohm's Posse Ride: Hallice, Brady, Stu, Lard, Naz, Deonte, Monte, Matt, Simeon, Jordan, and Babb.

  10. #10
    All-Star
    Points: 26,855, Level: 50
    Level completed: 31%, Points required for next Level: 695
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Posts
    1,327
    Points
    26,855
    Level
    50
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 46
    Given: 103

    Re: Creighton falls to Nebraska 59-54

    Quote Originally Posted by CyCloned View Post
    You guy have to remember that Creighton has only had GMac for a little while, it has taken him a couple extra weeks to get a good team to play down to his level. They will continue to get worse as the season goes.

    QFT!!!! That is why we got out to a fast start last year!



  11. #11
    Addict
    Points: 118,675, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    acgclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Posts
    9,790
    Points
    118,675
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,978
    Given: 296

    Re: Creighton falls to Nebraska 59-54

    This kind of goes to show that we really haven't beaten anyone this year. So far, against legit teams we're 0-2



  12. #12
    Addict
    Points: 216,092, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    JUKEBOX's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Posts
    7,198
    Points
    216,092
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 130
    Given: 0

    Re: Creighton falls to Nebraska 59-54

    Quote Originally Posted by HFCS View Post
    I don't have anything against Greg as a person, but I will laugh out loud if he leaves fair weather Cornhusker fans with no basketball team to cheer for.

    UNI could go to the sweet 16 a few more years in a row, and ISU and Iowa fans would not switch teams for the winter like they do. They are simply worse fans. They only support a steady winner, they will leave Creighton in the dust after a few bad years.
    Most Iowa football fans I know are UNI basketball fans.



  13. #13
    Addict
    Points: 70,109, Level: 82
    Level completed: 22%, Points required for next Level: 1,341
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    CyCloned's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Robins, Iowa
    Posts
    6,116
    Points
    70,109
    Level
    82
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 612
    Given: 301

    Re: Creighton falls to Nebraska 59-54

    Quote Originally Posted by acgclone View Post
    This kind of goes to show that we really haven't beaten anyone this year. So far, against legit teams we're 0-2
    I agree that ISU is not great or even good. I don't know why anyone would think so with the lack of talent, depth and experience on this team. They are fun to watch when they are hitting shots. That is going to have to be good enough for fans this year. If Hamilton or Gilstrap or White where playing, thinks had a chance to be better, but there is almost zero post presents for this team, and it really showed in the last two games.

    I still think the Clones are going to shoot there way to into a win or two they shouldn't sometime this year.



  14. #14
    Speechless
    Points: 965,730, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 61.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    CycloneErik's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Jamerica
    Posts
    66,906
    Points
    965,730
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 9,471
    Given: 8,363

    Re: Creighton falls to Nebraska 59-54

    Wow, they can't be happy about this one.

    I would like to express my gratitude again towards Oregon for the first domino that started our road to Freddyball.

    Creighton fans learned a valuable lesson today about halftime leads and Greg McDermott.

    UNI fans just learned to appreciate Ben Jacobson even more today.

    When Greg struggles this year with a team that's been decent, will anyone note that he hasn't had a winning season since leaving Ben at UNI?


    Kansas Must Be Destroyed

    Sic Semper Jayhawks




    http://rememberingdoria.wordpress.com/

  15. #15
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 52,255, Level: 70
    Level completed: 79%, Points required for next Level: 295
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    gwoodclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Posts
    4,357
    Points
    52,255
    Level
    70
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 54
    Given: 54

    Re: Creighton falls to Nebraska 59-54

    Creighton missed 27 (!) threes and only made 6. Nebraska also attempted 31 three pointers. They were a combined .234 shooting threes.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: TBA
  • Football Season Opener vs. UNI
  • September 3, 2016
  • 07:00 PM