View Poll Results: Who are you rooting for? VCU or Butler?

Voters
93. You may not vote on this poll
  • VCU

    50 53.76%
  • Butler

    43 46.24%
Page 1 of 4 1234 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 46
  1. #1
    Addict
    Points: 215,616, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 12.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    JUKEBOX's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Posts
    7,119
    Points
    215,616
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 88
    Given: 0

    Who are you rooting for? VCU or Butler?

    I have no idea who to root for, and I'm curious about other people's opinions.



  2. #2
    Pro
    Points: 101,862, Level: 99
    Level completed: 41%, Points required for next Level: 1,188
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran

    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Posts
    3,116
    Points
    101,862
    Level
    99
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 54
    Given: 10

    Re: Who are you rooting for? VCU or Butler?

    Quote Originally Posted by JUKEBOX View Post
    I have no idea who to root for, and I'm curious about other people's opinions.

    VCU.

    Butler isn't cute anymore. It's like a kitten that turned into a cat. Also see Gonzaga.



  3. #3
    Speechless
    Points: 340,040, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 12.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    ISUFan22's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Grimes, IA
    Posts
    32,076
    Points
    340,040
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 338
    Given: 240

    Re: Who are you rooting for? VCU or Butler?

    Don't care. Can't wait for the game.

    Pert of me want to see Butler ger another shot. Other part wants to see VCU make it to be the first team to play 7 games in the tourney.



  4. #4
    Pro
    Points: 35,057, Level: 57
    Level completed: 68%, Points required for next Level: 393
    Overall activity: 8.0%
    Achievements:
    25000 Experience PointsVeteran
    istater7's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Posts
    2,860
    Points
    35,057
    Level
    57
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 69
    Given: 40

    Re: Who are you rooting for? VCU or Butler?

    VCU without a doubt



  5. #5
    Pro
    Points: 52,453, Level: 70
    Level completed: 94%, Points required for next Level: 97
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    HoopsTournament's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    St. Joseph, MO
    Posts
    2,656
    Points
    52,453
    Level
    70
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 263
    Given: 320

    Re: Who are you rooting for? VCU or Butler?

    Butler. I want all those people who said that Butler lost their only shot at ever winning a championship to eat those words.



  6. #6
    Addict
    Points: 110,129, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 11.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    tm3308's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    Corydon/Iowa City, IA
    Posts
    5,404
    Points
    110,129
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 329
    Given: 304

    Re: Who are you rooting for? VCU or Butler?

    I really wish they could meet in the title game. Wouldn't that just be amazing to see? An 8 and 11 seed?


    “Hawks tell us we have no future, and we let you know what we think of Hawk fans, which is a lower opinion all the time.” – CycloneErik 7/25/2011

    “With the exception of tm3308. He is a good contributor on this site. It is almost to the point that I question if he is actually a hawk fan. ” -- Cyclonestate78 7/25/2011

    “He broke the mold. If he wrote the OP, I would have read the whole thing.” – CycloneErik 7/25/2011

  7. #7
    Addict
    Points: 101,550, Level: 99
    Level completed: 25%, Points required for next Level: 1,500
    Overall activity: 47.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    awd4cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Illinois
    Posts
    9,142
    Points
    101,550
    Level
    99
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 761
    Given: 520

    Re: Who are you rooting for? VCU or Butler?

    VCU mostly because Butler was already in the title game last year.



  8. #8
    All-Star Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    Cy's Taxi's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Posts
    1,209
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Who are you rooting for? VCU or Butler?

    Butler, I really like Brad Stevens.



  9. #9
    Speechless
    Points: 409,916, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 27.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    alarson's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    West Des Moines, IA
    Posts
    21,362
    Points
    409,916
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 465
    Given: 201

    Re: Who are you rooting for? VCU or Butler?

    Tough call. VCU would be an incredible story if they won it, coming from an 11 seed. However, id love to see Butler get a second shot at a national title.



  10. #10
    Speechless
    Points: 340,040, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 12.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    ISUFan22's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Grimes, IA
    Posts
    32,076
    Points
    340,040
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 338
    Given: 240

    Re: Who are you rooting for? VCU or Butler?

    Many people forget just how close Butler came to winning last year. Right down to the half-court shot that had a chance to go in.



  11. #11
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 84,703, Level: 90
    Level completed: 53%, Points required for next Level: 847
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience PointsCreated Album pictures
    azepp's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    Ankeny
    Posts
    3,964
    Points
    84,703
    Level
    90
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 183
    Given: 128

    Re: Who are you rooting for? VCU or Butler?

    VCU. I want to see a whole bunch of talking heads who think they know everything about which teams should be in the tournament get a big helping of f-you from VCU.



  12. #12
    Legend
    Points: 160,035, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 47.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Location
    Here nor there
    Posts
    11,652
    Points
    160,035
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 547
    Given: 826

    Re: Who are you rooting for? VCU or Butler?

    Butler.
    Hopefully they can use this success to start getting more top tier recruits from inside the state.



  13. #13
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 56,851, Level: 73
    Level completed: 87%, Points required for next Level: 199
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    pulse's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Posts
    4,705
    Points
    56,851
    Level
    73
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 65
    Given: 62

    Re: Who are you rooting for? VCU or Butler?

    I will be rooting for whoever is in the final.



  14. #14
    Speechless
    Points: 409,916, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 27.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    alarson's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    West Des Moines, IA
    Posts
    21,362
    Points
    409,916
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 465
    Given: 201

    Re: Who are you rooting for? VCU or Butler?

    Quote Originally Posted by azepp View Post
    VCU. I want to see a whole bunch of talking heads who think they know everything about which teams should be in the tournament get a big helping of f-you from VCU.
    But yet they were right. VCU did not deserve the spot, based on its regular season performance.

    They've taken the opportunity and ran with it (and good for them), but tournament performance doesnt justify placement into the tourney. What if Colorado had been in instead of them? Who's to say Colorado doesnt go on its own run?



  15. #15
    All-Star
    Points: 38,437, Level: 60
    Level completed: 49%, Points required for next Level: 613
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    1,306
    Points
    38,437
    Level
    60
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 22
    Given: 23

    Re: Who are you rooting for? VCU or Butler?

    The only thing I hate about the VCU story is that they will use it to rationalize expanding the tournament field even further.. I don't want a 128 team tournament.. but thats a topic for another thread



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: TBD
  • Iowa State vs. Oklahoma
  • November 1, 2014
  • 07:00 PM