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    Charges

    Has this been discussed here at all?
    I have no stats to back this up but it seems like we get a ton of charge calls against us and hardly ever have any called against our opponents. Why the discrepancy? I really don't think it is officiating.



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    Re: Charges

    Has this been discussed here at all?
    Never. Not even once.



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    Re: Charges

    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    Never. Not even once.
    Yeah, don't remember it. I mean, I didn't even realize they called charges anymore.


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    Re: Charges

    We really haven't been in position to take the charges, and there are only a few that I can remember that should have been and weren't. I think Royce just gets them because he is so big and aggressive that the refs believe a lot of the flops are real.



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    Re: Charges

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    he is so big and aggressive that the refs believe a lot of the flops are real.
    nothing better than seeing a 6'11", 280lb "man" flop down low. thats the only way to stop him, really.



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    Re: Charges

    Ha..the one last night called on Booker I think was completely ridiculous. He had passed the ball and almost come to a complete stop and that ogre leaned into him and then flopped.



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    Re: Charges

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    We really haven't been in position to take the charges, and there are only a few that I can remember that should have been and weren't. I think Royce just gets them because he is so big and aggressive that the refs believe a lot of the flops are real.
    I honestly feel that opponents get away with charging into Royce as well because he is so much bigger than them. A good example would be last night with maybe 5 mins left in the game J'Covan Brown rammed into Royce, Royce got knocked a step back, Brown rammed Royce again and took a shot. Royce was called for a foul. Brown definitely lowered his shoulder both times. I'm no ref, but from what I understand that meets all the technical categories of a charge.



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    Re: Charges

    Quote Originally Posted by andybernard View Post
    Ha..the one last night called on Booker I think was completely ridiculous. He had passed the ball and almost come to a complete stop and that ogre leaned into him and then flopped.
    Forgot about that one. Almost as bad as Acey flopping on Scottie last game.



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    Re: Charges

    Quote Originally Posted by agrabes View Post
    I honestly feel that opponents get away with charging into Royce as well because he is so much bigger than them. A good example would be last night with maybe 5 mins left in the game J'Covan Brown rammed into Royce, Royce got knocked a step back, Brown rammed Royce again and took a shot. Royce was called for a foul. Brown definitely lowered his shoulder both times. I'm no ref, but from what I understand that meets all the technical categories of a charge.
    Should have been a no call. RW did not jump and was straight up, JB was leaning/jumping forward. Clean play by RW.

    I really felt, at times, like i was watching a european soccer match. I would have thought our players were ***** smacking texas by the way they were flailing their arms all night. They must have watched some Reggie Miller game film before the game.



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    Re: Charges

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclone1985 View Post
    nothing better than seeing a 6'11", 280lb "man" flop down low. thats the only way to stop him, really.
    My favorites are the one where Scotty "launches" a 6'11" 280lb "man".
    I guess he's just too much thug for the big men.


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    Re: Charges

    IMO, this team just doesn't have a lot of quickness compared to some of the teams in the Big 12. It's a team with a lot of skilled shooters and big men who rely more on positioning and strength than athleticism. Not a lot of guys who are real fast off the dribble to go around guys or super quick to rotate and draw a charge.



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    Re: Charges

    I think they should remove the charge call from basketball.



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    Re: Charges

    It has. Turns out a few weeks before the start of every season all the MBB officials get together for a retreat to discuss and workshop all the different ways to screw over ISU basketball. Charging was at the top of this year's agenda. Good eye.



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    Re: Charges

    A few weeks before the season starts, Gonzo and fellow Hocks get together. After they circle-jerk under the poster of Fran, they workshop all the different ways to troll ISU websites.



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    Re: Charges

    If I were Royce I would be thinking "Do I want to come back for one more year of basketball in a league where every single player flops whenever I touch the ball in the lane?"



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