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    We Can't Even Win There When it's Empty.

    I wish GIA would disappear. Frustrating.



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    Re: We Can't Even Win There When it's Empty.

    Very frustrating



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    Re: We Can't Even Win There When it's Empty.

    Does Eddie Sutton still come to most of their games?



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    Re: We Can't Even Win There When it's Empty.

    Quote Originally Posted by DistrictCyclone View Post
    Does Eddie Sutton still come to most of their games?
    you must be thinking of Eddie Shore. you know, old time hockey...



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    Re: We Can't Even Win There When it's Empty.

    Score more points. What the hell does it have to do with the crowd?



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    Re: We Can't Even Win There When it's Empty.

    It was weird seeing GIA that empty. I thought they had better fans than that.


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    Re: We Can't Even Win There When it's Empty.

    Quote Originally Posted by AirWalke View Post
    It was weird seeing GIA that empty. I thought they had better fans than that.
    in their defense, it was a 6pm tuesday tip and they're a .500 team



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    Re: We Can't Even Win There When it's Empty.

    Quote Originally Posted by stevefrench View Post
    in their defense, it was a 6pm tuesday tip and they're a .500 team
    I feel like we've seen better crowds at Hilton in the same situations during the McD years...


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    Re: We Can't Even Win There When it's Empty.

    That arena is in our heads, period.

    They could literally field a team of midgets with no one in the stands (which, by the way isn't that far off from tonight's reality) and still beat us.

    If you sent the Bulls in there with ISU jerseys, they'd be screwed.

    If we just had 5 guys try to play against no one, every missed shot would rebound across the court and into the opposing basket, some how scoring points for the team that wasn't actually on the court.


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    Re: We Can't Even Win There When it's Empty.

    Is Ok St a football school now?



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    Re: We Can't Even Win There When it's Empty.

    Quote Originally Posted by AirWalke View Post
    I feel like we've seen better crowds at Hilton in the same situations during the McD years...
    Except our situation had been much worse during the McDermott years than theirs is now. Just shows you how much better our fans are than theirs in my opinion.



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    Re: We Can't Even Win There When it's Empty.

    Über frustrating.



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    Re: We Can't Even Win There When it's Empty.

    Quote Originally Posted by Al_4_State View Post
    That arena is in our heads, period.

    They could literally field a team of midgets with no one in the stands (which, by the way isn't that far off from tonight's reality) and still beat us.

    If you sent the Bulls in there with ISU jerseys, they'd be screwed.

    If we just had 5 guys try to play against no one, every missed shot would rebound across the court and into the opposing basket, some how scoring points for the team that wasn't actually on the court.
    I love when people are so into fanhood that they come up with this reasoning. How many current players and coaches have been involved in this losing streak? and how many years have each of them lost in IBA? I doubt they get recruited knowing this place is suppose to be scary.

    just like we went into OU and won, something we hadn't done since the Big 8.



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    Re: We Can't Even Win There When it's Empty.

    What a pathetic fan base. McDermott's worst years we still had ~10,000 minimum for home conference games. Same goes for Baylor, Texas, OU, and aTm. The best thing about the whole situation is they'll all out recruit us - unbelievable.

    That crowd tonight looked worse than our exhibition crowds.


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    Re: We Can't Even Win There When it's Empty.

    Quote Originally Posted by Farnsworth View Post
    I love when people are so into fanhood that they come up with this reasoning. How many current players and coaches have been involved in this losing streak? and how many years have each of them lost in IBA? I doubt they get recruited knowing this place is suppose to be scary.

    just like we went into OU and won, something we hadn't done since the Big 8.
    Dude, its a joke. We haven't won there in 1/4th of a century, and have lost gut-wrenching heartbreakers in back to back years there. I'm making light of a frustrating situation, not being serious. Figured that was obvious.


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