Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 31
  1. #1
    Speechless
    Points: 845,218, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 52.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    CycloneErik's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Jamerica
    Posts
    53,667
    Points
    845,218
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 515
    Given: 493

    Rare Opportunity!

    Just realized something:
    If we beat Kentucky tomorrow, and VCU takes care of Indiana, then we have a chance to knock off 3 of last year's Final Four teams.

    Maybe it's good for Butler that they didn't make it.

    How many times has that ever happened?


    Since we are an elite team now, let's go get that One Cyclone Moment.
    Make this one for the ages!




    http://rememberingdoria.wordpress.com/

  2. #2
    Addict
    Points: 196,751, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 23.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    MNCyGuy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    9,924
    Points
    196,751
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 134
    Given: 103

    Re: Rare Opportunity!

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    Just realized something:
    If we beat Kentucky tomorrow, and VCU takes care of Indiana, then we have a chance to knock off 3 of last year's Final Four teams.

    Maybe it's good for Butler that they didn't make it.

    How many times has that ever happened?
    It really did shape up nicely to be an EPIC tournament run if ISU can keep knocking off teams. After a potential VCU win we could potentially:
    -have a chance to knock off Duke and be able to say that we beat the last TWO national champions in the tourney
    -meet Mich. St. and avenge the 2000 Elite Eight, or meet Mizzou and get the 3rd shot at them that we wanted in KC.
    -meet UNC and Harrison Barnes in the finale.

    Obviously wishful thinking, but it would be a run for the ages.



  3. #3
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 41,333, Level: 62
    Level completed: 76%, Points required for next Level: 317
    Overall activity: 8.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    heitclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Location
    Malvern, IA
    Posts
    4,356
    Points
    41,333
    Level
    62
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 30
    Given: 77

    Re: Rare Opportunity!

    And what a way for Freddie to show his tourney coaching chops, you get Calhoun in round one, Coach Cal in round 2....wow.



  4. #4
    Recruit
    Points: 3,555, Level: 17
    Level completed: 27%, Points required for next Level: 295
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    1000 Experience Points1 year registered

    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Location
    Pella
    Posts
    122
    Points
    3,555
    Level
    17
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2
    Given: 6

    Re: Rare Opportunity!

    Quote Originally Posted by MNCyGuy View Post
    It really did shape up nicely to be an EPIC tournament run if ISU can keep knocking off teams. After a potential VCU win we could potentially:
    -have a chance to knock off Duke and be able to say that we beat the last TWO national champions in the tourney
    -meet Mich. St. and avenge the 2000 Elite Eight, or meet Mizzou and get the 3rd shot at them that we wanted in KC.
    -meet UNC and Harrison Barnes in the finale.

    Obviously wishful thinking, but it would be a run for the ages.
    Might be wishful thinking, but we are fans and are allowed to dream big.



  5. #5
    Speechless
    Points: 845,218, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 52.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    CycloneErik's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Jamerica
    Posts
    53,667
    Points
    845,218
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 515
    Given: 493

    Re: Rare Opportunity!

    Quote Originally Posted by MNCyGuy View Post
    It really did shape up nicely to be an EPIC tournament run if ISU can keep knocking off teams. After a potential VCU win we could potentially:
    -have a chance to knock off Duke and be able to say that we beat the last TWO national champions in the tourney
    -meet Mich. St. and avenge the 2000 Elite Eight, or meet Mizzou and get the 3rd shot at them that we wanted in KC.
    -meet UNC and Harrison Barnes in the finale.

    Obviously wishful thinking, but it would be a run for the ages.
    That would be amazing. I want to rep this, but I can't.


    Since we are an elite team now, let's go get that One Cyclone Moment.
    Make this one for the ages!




    http://rememberingdoria.wordpress.com/

  6. #6
    All-Star
    Points: 30,821, Level: 53
    Level completed: 98%, Points required for next Level: 29
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    25000 Experience PointsVeteran
    dtISU's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Location
    Boone (not Marshalltown)
    Posts
    1,225
    Points
    30,821
    Level
    53
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 15
    Given: 33

    Re: Rare Opportunity!

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    That would be amazing. I want to rep this, but I can't.
    Got you covered. +1


    "If I've told you once, I've told you a million times - don't exaggerate!"

  7. #7
    Speechless
    Points: 401,168, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 29.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    alarson's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    West Des Moines, IA
    Posts
    20,826
    Points
    401,168
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 93
    Given: 39

    Re: Rare Opportunity!

    Speaking of opportunities:

    On a cool night in november, OSU came in the favorite to receive its official invite to the championship in 2 weeks. ISU came out and shocked everyone.
    Now, ISU faces Kentucky. They are also the favorite to receive their ticket to the title game in 2 weeks. History repeating?



  8. #8
    Addict
    Points: 196,751, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 23.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    MNCyGuy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    9,924
    Points
    196,751
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 134
    Given: 103

    Re: Rare Opportunity!

    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    Speaking of opportunities:

    On a cool night in november, OSU came in the favorite to receive its official invite to the championship in 2 weeks. ISU came out and shocked everyone.
    Now, ISU faces Kentucky. They are also the favorite to receive their ticket to the title game in 2 weeks. History repeating?
    And permanently cementing our name change nationwide from "Iowa State" to "F****** Iowa State".



  9. #9
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 91,985, Level: 94
    Level completed: 39%, Points required for next Level: 1,165
    Overall activity: 5.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Bader's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Location
    Ankeny
    Posts
    4,382
    Points
    91,985
    Level
    94
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 11
    Given: 8

    Re: Rare Opportunity!

    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    Speaking of opportunities:

    On a cool night in november, OSU came in the favorite to receive its official invite to the championship in 2 weeks. ISU came out and shocked everyone.
    Now, ISU faces Kentucky. They are also the favorite to receive their ticket to the title game in 2 weeks. History repeating?



  10. #10
    Pro
    Points: 113,151, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    Boxerdaddy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Location
    Beaverdale, IA
    Posts
    2,855
    Points
    113,151
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 13
    Given: 15

    Re: Rare Opportunity!

    Quote Originally Posted by MNCyGuy View Post
    And permanently cementing our name change nationwide from "Iowa State" to "F****** Iowa State".
    I prefer "Iowa F****** State"

    Anyone else?



  11. #11
    Addict
    Points: 196,751, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 23.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    MNCyGuy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    9,924
    Points
    196,751
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 134
    Given: 103

    Re: Rare Opportunity!

    Quote Originally Posted by Boxerdaddy View Post
    I prefer "Iowa F****** State"

    Anyone else?
    You're right, that's got a better ring to it.

    If anybody in Louisville has time today, I've got a great sign idea for the game. Blow up a picture of one those "Hello my name is..." name tag stickers and fill in the text so it says "Hello My Name Is: Iowa State, we ruin national championship runs"



  12. #12
    Addict
    Points: 200,727, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    longtimeclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    Up north
    Posts
    7,446
    Points
    200,727
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 5
    Given: 1

    Re: Rare Opportunity!

    I think it should be the F****** Iowa State Cyclones a said in the same style as the F****** Catalina wine mixer



  13. #13
    Speechless
    Points: 380,613, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 100.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialOverdriveVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Wesley's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Omaha
    Posts
    55,516
    Points
    380,613
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 141
    Given: 108

    Re: Rare Opportunity!

    Quote Originally Posted by Boxerdaddy View Post
    I prefer "Iowa F****** State"

    Anyone else?
    Would make a T shirt to remember.


    CFH HMagic bball season next year.
    Let my Fred's Four Horsemen ride: Georges, Hogue, Nader, and McKay.

  14. #14
    Pro
    Points: 64,322, Level: 78
    Level completed: 67%, Points required for next Level: 528
    Overall activity: 10.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Die4Cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Posts
    2,365
    Points
    64,322
    Level
    78
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 81
    Given: 75

    Re: Rare Opportunity!

    Also, as we are in the bracket with the #1 overall seed, beating them means you get the "easiest" route to the final four, although there really are no gimmes after the first week.



  15. #15
    Speechless
    Points: 352,719, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 40.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialYour first GroupRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Tre4ISU's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Estherville
    Posts
    18,480
    Points
    352,719
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 119
    Given: 9

    Re: Rare Opportunity!

    Quote Originally Posted by Die4Cy View Post
    Also, as we are in the bracket with the #1 overall seed, beating them means you get the "easiest" route to the final four, although there really are no gimmes after the first week.
    There really aren't gimmes after the first round. Yeah they seed things such and such but you are still playing high quality games. I understand you have to seed somehow but I don't think it really matters.


    I'm on Twitter too: Tre4ISU

    Or so I have read.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • Football
  • Iowa State vs. North Dakota State
  • August 30, 2014
  • 06:00 PM