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    games on CBS

    Please dont flame me for this thought im just wondering.
    Does ISU ever get a chance to play on CBS i think games on CBS are great i watched the Northwestern/Illinois game on CBS last weekend and its always a great broadcast. Is it just a big 12 contract thing that we never play on there, i dont really know much about the affiliations and what not but i would love to see a ISU/KU matchup get onto CBS



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    Re: games on CBS

    Teams with one win at this point in the season don't play on CBS. Be happy if it's on the Cyclone Network or whatever they call that.



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    Re: games on CBS

    They have played on CBS in the past, but you basically have to be a top 25 team to play on CBS.


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    Re: games on CBS

    I'd love to have Gus Johnson call one of our games


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    Re: games on CBS

    Doesn't CBS Have a contract with the Big 10 and SEC?



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    Re: games on CBS

    not until we get good



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    Re: games on CBS

    The only way we will play on CBS is if we make the NCAA tourney or get really good and have a big matchup against another good team.


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    Re: games on CBS

    Quote Originally Posted by chewbocka View Post
    I'd love to have Gus Johnson call one of our games
    The last ISU game I recall Gus Johnson calling was Hampton. Too many painful memories there.



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    Re: games on CBS

    Quote Originally Posted by chewbocka View Post
    I'd love to have Gus Johnson call one of our games
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    Re: games on CBS

    Quote Originally Posted by kingcy View Post
    They have played on CBS in the past, but you basically have to be a top 25 team to play on CBS.
    Wasn't that '05 upset at KU on CBS?

    It seems like it was ... and that would be the last one I recall seeing on CBS.



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    Re: games on CBS

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclones500 View Post
    Wasn't that '05 upset at KU on CBS?

    It seems like it was ... and that would be the last one I recall seeing on CBS.
    I think that was ABC...think.

    The only regular season game I remember for certain off the top of my head that was on CBS was the 97 home game with KU. They were #1 and we were top 20. Willoughby hit 9 3's in the game and something like 7 in the first half.




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    Re: games on CBS

    Quote Originally Posted by chewbocka View Post
    I'd love to have Gus Johnson call one of our games
    This is why I'd like to stay away from CBS (unless of course we're talking about NCAA tourney coverage), Johnson is awful IMO. He seems like he's trying to amplify every play, it just seems fake and rehearsed to me. But I guess that doesn't make him any different than any other play by play guy.



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    Re: games on CBS

    Quote Originally Posted by heitclone View Post
    This is why I'd like to stay away from CBS (unless of course we're talking about NCAA tourney coverage), Johnson is awful IMO. He seems like he's trying to amplify every play, it just seems fake and rehearsed to me. But I guess that doesn't make him any different than any other play by play guy.

    Watch out, you're going to have the Gus Johnson Fan Club members on this board ready to hunt you down and pound you. I don't love him or hate him but the man-crush love some have for him makes me uncomfortable.


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    Re: games on CBS

    Quote Originally Posted by rworkman83 View Post
    Doesn't CBS Have a contract with the Big 10 and SEC?
    I know this is the case for the SEC. The Big 12 is ABC/ESPN, which is why almost all of the conference games were at least on ESPN3. I believe the last time ISU was on CBS was when we played UNC in the NCAA tournament.



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    Re: games on CBS

    Forget CBS, I can't wait until we're playing in the NCAA tournament on TruTV!



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