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    Johnny's at Hilton Dedication live at 1pm

    Clone Zone - Cyclones.com

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    Click Live Events on the left to find it. They are unveiling the statue as part of the ceremony.


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    Re: Johnny's at Hilton Dedication live at 1pm

    Anyone else see the sign in the background that says "Johnny Orr Way" maybe that will come true too

    Edit: Added picture.




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    Re: Johnny's at Hilton Dedication live at 1pm

    Entrance looks very sharp from the concourse at Hilton.



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    Re: Johnny's at Hilton Dedication live at 1pm

    Dedication article:

    "Johnny's at Hilton Coliseum" Dedicated ro Coach Orr - Iowa State University Athletics Official Web Site - www.CYCLONES.com - The home of Iowa State Cyclone Sports

    Written in past tense. They released this a few minutes early. :) The article includes pictures of the not-quite-yet-unveiled statue.



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    Re: Johnny's at Hilton Dedication live at 1pm

    Getting tears in my eyes already, and Johnny's not even up there yet.



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    Re: Johnny's at Hilton Dedication live at 1pm

    Love this quote.
    Johnny: "Hey Freddie. I gotta tell you this, but when I was here, Danny Manning never won a game."



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    Re: Johnny's at Hilton Dedication live at 1pm

    That was really cool to see, even though it paused every 5 seconds to buffer.

    I'm so glad that Johnny is getting honored in proper fashion. I love that man.



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    Re: Johnny's at Hilton Dedication live at 1pm

    Good Post, cought it just in time! Mabe Freddy will start to fire up the crowd a lil bit, not that we should need him too.



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    Re: Johnny's at Hilton Dedication live at 1pm

    Great 20 minutes, hopefully they leave it up for free for everyone to watch that couldn't catch the live stream.



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    Re: Johnny's at Hilton Dedication live at 1pm

    how lucky we are to have had Johnny for a coach.........



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    Re: Johnny's at Hilton Dedication live at 1pm

    Quote Originally Posted by isuforlife View Post
    how lucky we are to have had Johnny for a coach.........
    Yes and no. We got Johnny because Iowa State was willing to pay money for a basketball coach that no one was paying at that time. You might even say that ISU started the coaching arms race.

    But your point is well taken. He has done so much for ISU.


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    Re: Johnny's at Hilton Dedication live at 1pm

    Quote Originally Posted by VeloClone View Post
    Yes and no. We got Johnny because Iowa State was willing to pay money for a basketball coach that no one was paying at that time. You might even say that ISU started the coaching arms race.

    But your point is well taken. He has done so much for ISU.
    Money
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    Re: Johnny's at Hilton Dedication live at 1pm

    Quote Originally Posted by isuaggie View Post
    Anyone else see the sign in the background that says "Johnny Orr Way" maybe that will come true too

    Edit: Added picture.

    That sure would be sweet! But, based on the size of that sign, I'd say that is going to go up somplace inside Hilton. I hope I'm wrong though.

    EDIT: oh nevermind, I just noticed it was in a display case. Disregard what I just said previously. I hope something like that really happens though!


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