ISU players "winning" DMR bracket so far...
Page 1 of 6 12345 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 76
  1. #1
    Addict
    Points: 97,530, Level: 97
    Level completed: 24%, Points required for next Level: 1,520
    Overall activity: 29.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    cyclones500's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Michigan
    Posts
    9,692
    Points
    97,530
    Level
    97
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 334
    Given: 735

    ISU players "winning" DMR bracket so far...

    Keeler THE BRACKET | desmoinesregister.com | The Des Moines Register

    I've been voting in this. I'm a little surprised at Fizer's early lead in this round.

    I expect Grayer to win this thing, for what it's worth.


    Bass Lake Beacon: The best in local news satire

  2. #2
    Addict
    Points: 153,200, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 5.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience PointsRecommendation Second Class
    Farnsworth's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Omaha, NE
    Posts
    8,294
    Points
    153,200
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 796
    Given: 466

    Re: ISU players "winning" DMR bracket so far...

    Wow. if only voting was an ncaa sport.



  3. #3
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 62,938, Level: 77
    Level completed: 81%, Points required for next Level: 312
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Posts
    4,202
    Points
    62,938
    Level
    77
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 178
    Given: 162

    Re: ISU players "winning" DMR bracket so far...

    Josh Young gets 35% of the vote over Tinsley??? Are people on crack? I'm all for supporting your own in voting contests like this, but sometimes you just have to be realistic.



  4. #4
    Addict
    Points: 97,530, Level: 97
    Level completed: 24%, Points required for next Level: 1,520
    Overall activity: 29.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    cyclones500's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Michigan
    Posts
    9,692
    Points
    97,530
    Level
    97
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 334
    Given: 735

    Re: ISU players "winning" DMR bracket so far...

    Quote Originally Posted by CarolinaCy View Post
    Josh Young gets 35% of the vote over Tinsley??? Are people on crack? I'm all for supporting your own in voting contests like this, but sometimes you just have to be realistic.
    I'm guessing that was due to the "youth vote." Like, voters under age 11.


    Bass Lake Beacon: The best in local news satire

  5. #5
    Pro
    Points: 28,835, Level: 52
    Level completed: 17%, Points required for next Level: 915
    Overall activity: 12.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Ankeny, IA
    Posts
    2,474
    Points
    28,835
    Level
    52
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 45
    Given: 12

    Re: ISU players "winning" DMR bracket so far...

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclones500 View Post
    I'm guessing that was due to the "youth vote." Like, voters under age 11.
    Total disclosure here, Ronnie Lester should win this. He took a team to the Final 4 and if he hadn't been hurt they would have probably won it.

    That being said, I voted for Fizer and see he has an unbelievable lead of 143 to 11



  6. #6
    Legend
    Points: 164,714, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 43.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Location
    Here nor there
    Posts
    12,414
    Points
    164,714
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 726
    Given: 1,129

    Re: ISU players "winning" DMR bracket so far...

    Quote Originally Posted by 83Clone View Post
    Total disclosure here, Ronnie Lester should win this. He took a team to the Final 4 and if he hadn't been hurt they would have probably won it.

    That being said, I voted for Fizer and see he has an unbelievable lead of 143 to 11
    You are nuts. This is not voting for team accomplishments- even if it was, Grayer has an Olympic bronze medal, and Fizer was a few minutes short of the Final Four.

    Fizer and Grayer were better players.


    Last edited by swarthmoreCY; 12-28-2010 at 01:09 AM.

  7. #7
    Speechless
    Points: 514,245, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 54.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    CycloneRulzzz's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Location
    Nevada, IA
    Posts
    21,037
    Points
    514,245
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,897
    Given: 4,252

    Re: ISU players "winning" DMR bracket so far...

    totally forgot about this as I normally avoid all things register. Looks like we are going to have a Fizer - Grayer final. Cyclone Nation is going to be divided.


    CF SURVIVOR 4 WINNER!


    Quote Originally Posted by cyowan View Post

    Rulzzz 3:16 says I just liked your post!

  8. #8
    Addict
    Points: 97,530, Level: 97
    Level completed: 24%, Points required for next Level: 1,520
    Overall activity: 29.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    cyclones500's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Michigan
    Posts
    9,692
    Points
    97,530
    Level
    97
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 334
    Given: 735

    Re: ISU players "winning" DMR bracket so far...

    Quote Originally Posted by swarthmoreCY View Post
    You are nuts. This is not voting for team accomplishments- even if it was, Grayer has an Olympic gold metal, and Fizer was a few minutes short of the Final Four.

    Fizer and Grayer were better players.
    I wouldn't be surprised to see Lester get it over Fizer, or at least see it close. I think Fizer gets an edge as a better player, although possibly not by much. And if you look at their impact on each of those teams' accomplishments, it could be comparable.

    Here's a question who had a better supporting cast? My memory is iffy on that Final Four Iowa team without looking it up (I think I recall the '81 & '82 Iowa rosters better).

    I would choose Grayer over either of them. I'm obviously biased comparing him to Lester. He was better than Fizer career-wise (although if Fizer had stayed, that could have made a big difference in that respect).


    Bass Lake Beacon: The best in local news satire

  9. #9
    Addict
    Points: 101,151, Level: 99
    Level completed: 6%, Points required for next Level: 1,899
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    ISUFB's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Location
    Mankato, Minnesota
    Posts
    5,902
    Points
    101,151
    Level
    99
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 148
    Given: 148

    Re: ISU players "winning" DMR bracket so far...

    Quote Originally Posted by swarthmoreCY View Post
    You are nuts. This is not voting for team accomplishments- even if it was, Grayer has an Olympic gold metal, and Fizer was a few minutes short of the Final Four.

    Fizer and Grayer were better players.
    Not to be a smartass here... Grayer has a Bronze metal not a gold.



  10. #10
    Speechless
    Points: 223,205, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 12.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    cyclonedave25's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Location
    Chicago, IL
    Posts
    15,031
    Points
    223,205
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 834
    Given: 390

    Re: ISU players "winning" DMR bracket so far...

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUFB View Post
    Not to be a smartass here... Grayer has a Bronze metal not a gold.
    Not to be a smartass here again... well actually, yes, to be a smartass. Grayer doesn't have a Bronze or Gold metal.. He has a Bronze Medal, not a bronze metal.


    When Prepared, Fear No One.

  11. #11
    Legend
    Points: 164,714, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 43.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Location
    Here nor there
    Posts
    12,414
    Points
    164,714
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 726
    Given: 1,129

    Re: ISU players "winning" DMR bracket so far...

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUFB View Post
    Not to be a smartass here... Grayer has a Bronze metal not a gold.
    Good catch.



  12. #12
    Addict
    Points: 97,530, Level: 97
    Level completed: 24%, Points required for next Level: 1,520
    Overall activity: 29.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    cyclones500's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Michigan
    Posts
    9,692
    Points
    97,530
    Level
    97
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 334
    Given: 735

    Re: ISU players "winning" DMR bracket so far...

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonedave25 View Post
    Not to be a smartass here again... well actually, yes, to be a smartass. Grayer doesn't have a Bronze or Gold metal.. He has a Bronze Medal, not a bronze metal.
    Hey, don't meddle.


    Bass Lake Beacon: The best in local news satire

  13. #13
    Pro
    Points: 41,893, Level: 63
    Level completed: 19%, Points required for next Level: 1,057
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    Cyrocks's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Posts
    3,108
    Points
    41,893
    Level
    63
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 43
    Given: 18

    Re: ISU players "winning" DMR bracket so far...

    Quote Originally Posted by 83Clone View Post
    Total disclosure here, Ronnie Lester should win this. He took a team to the Final 4 and if he hadn't been hurt they would have probably won it.

    That being said, I voted for Fizer and see he has an unbelievable lead of 143 to 11
    Quote Originally Posted by swarthmoreCY View Post
    You are nuts. This is not voting for team accomplishments- even if it was, Grayer has an Olympic bronze medal, and Fizer was a few minutes short of the Final Four.

    Fizer and Grayer were better players.
    Fizer and Grayer were great players, but 83Clone has it right. Ronnie Lester was a tremendous player. His knee injury stopped him from being an NBA great. Actually, Lewis Lloyd was a hell of a player as well.

    Give me a team of Lester, Grayer, Lloyd, Fizer and Tinsley and I bet they could win the NCAAs



  14. #14
    Legend
    Points: 164,714, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 43.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Location
    Here nor there
    Posts
    12,414
    Points
    164,714
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 726
    Given: 1,129

    Re: ISU players "winning" DMR bracket so far...

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyrocks View Post
    Fizer and Grayer were great players, but 83Clone has it right. Ronnie Lester was a tremendous player. His knee injury stopped him from being an NBA great. Actually, Lewis Lloyd was a hell of a player as well.

    Give me a team of Lester, Grayer, Lloyd, Fizer and Tinsley and I bet they could win the NCAAs
    And Grayer's knee injury stopped him from being an NBA great.
    Lester is overvalued.



  15. #15
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 62,938, Level: 77
    Level completed: 81%, Points required for next Level: 312
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Posts
    4,202
    Points
    62,938
    Level
    77
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 178
    Given: 162

    Re: ISU players "winning" DMR bracket so far...

    Quote Originally Posted by 83Clone View Post
    Total disclosure here, Ronnie Lester should win this. He took a team to the Final 4 and if he hadn't been hurt they would have probably won it.

    That being said, I voted for Fizer and see he has an unbelievable lead of 143 to 11
    Too young to have seen Lester play, so I can't speak for his game, but I don't think any player of the Big 4 has had such a dominant season as Fizer did his JR year. Led the country in FG and points, won Big 12 regular season and tourney titles, Elite Eight appearance (should have been Final Four), final team ranking of #3, consensus first-team AA, and runner-up for POY to some guy named Kenyon Martin.



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: Cyclones.tv
  • HOOPS: Iowa State vs. Mississippi Valley State
  • December 31, 2014
  • 06:00 PM