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    Chants during UCONN free throws last night..

    If anyone was at the game last night (or could tell what they were saying on tv), what were the fans chanting during UCONN's free throw attempts? I rewound a couple times last night, but couldn't make it out. Sounded like a few different chants.

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    Re: Chants during UCONN free throws last night..

    Something about their socks being on fire.



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    Re: Chants during UCONN free throws last night..

    I heard the Pep Band quite a bit. Things like, "the ball is bigger than the rim" "Hey! Your shooting *insert random object*" etc. They basically yell a lot of random things, and it's actually kind of effective. And it makes the band alumni very proud.



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    Re: Chants during UCONN free throws last night..

    I thought they were saying "your socks are untied"???

    I don't know, I guess one of those odd band chants.



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    Re: Chants during UCONN free throws last night..

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclone101 View Post
    I thought they were saying "your socks are untied"???

    I don't know, I guess one of those odd band chants.
    It was "your socks are on fire". Pretty sure.




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    Re: Chants during UCONN free throws last night..

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclone101 View Post
    I thought they were saying "your socks are untied"???

    I don't know, I guess one of those odd band chants.
    Pretty sure I've heard the band chant that at games back in the early 2000s when I was a student.

    Sounds like that and a few others last night. Nothing about a green card however



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    Re: Chants during UCONN free throws last night..

    Our band was on NPR, heckling UCONN, tonight on my way home. Check it out: Heckling A Tradition At NCAA Tournament : NPR



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    Re: Chants during UCONN free throws last night..

    The only one I could make out on TV was when Lamb was shooting free throws and they were chanting "U-G-L-Y you ain't got no alibi you ugly"



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    Re:Chants during UCONN free throws last night..

    Random ?. Why can't they chant "start the bus" anymore? It's no worse than some of the chants they still do



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    Re: Chants during UCONN free throws last night..

    A decade or so ago, we did, "Hey, your shoe's untied," for shot 1, followed by, "Hey, your sock's untied," for the second shot. I suspect that is what you heard.



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    Re: Chants during UCONN free throws last night..

    Quote Originally Posted by zwclones51 View Post
    I did the same thing when that dude appeared on screen.



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    Re: Chants during UCONN free throws last night..

    Quote Originally Posted by zwclones51 View Post
    I'm related to somebody in that picture.

    Not the one you're all looking at, but, more likely, the one looking at you.



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    Re: Chants during UCONN free throws last night..

    Hey, glad you all enjoyed it!

    That was me, btw. Here's another one to prove it.




    Also, for the chant you were wondering about, the sock one was "Hey you, your sock is untied." This was after we did a "shoe is untied chant." Normal band nonsense.

    It was suggested by our director, who is an alumni band member himself.




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    Re: Chants during UCONN free throws last night..

    Heard our band and Royce talk on NPR today.



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