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    My friend and I were debating how to discuss a few last names of players on Iowa State. Here are the ones we know fo sho.

    Ejim(edge-um)

    Lucious (loo-shiss)

    Niang (nee-yang)

    Okoro (o-core-o)

    We were debating Palo. Is it pronounced (paul-o) or (pal-o) or (pay-lo)?

    http://www.cyclones.com/ViewArticle....&Q_SEASON=2011


    http://www.cyclones.com/ViewArticle....CLID=205330303

    http://www.cyclones.com/ViewArticle....&Q_SEASON=2011


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    Re: Pronunciations

    Babb (Babb)

    Long (Long)

    Clyburn (Cly-burn)

    McGee (Mc-Gee)

    Booker (Book-er)

    Palo (Pal-o)

    McBeth (Mc-Beth)

    Gibson (Gib-sen)

    Hoiberg (Hoi-berg)


    Hopefully this helps.



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    Re: Pronunciations

    Oriakhi (Or - ee - ah - kee)

    Pelle (pell-a)??

    Lockett (Lock - et)



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    Re: Pronunciations

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    Oriakhi (Or - ee - ah - kee)

    Pelle (pell-a)??

    Lockett (Lock - et)

    oh lord. haha funny stuff. i wish we knew what our roster was for next year already so all of this speculation would be put to rest



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    Sledge (see-ya-later)
    Railey (don't-let-the-door-hitcha)
    White (earnin')


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    imagine that...a bunch of irrelevant boredom posts.



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    How do you say Royce White?




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    Quote Originally Posted by nallen34 View Post
    imagine that...a bunch of irrelevant boredom posts.
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    Re: Pronunciations

    Quote Originally Posted by nallen34 View Post
    My friend and I were debating how to discuss a few last names of players on Iowa State. Here are the ones we know fo sho.Ejim(edge-um)Lucious (loo-shiss) Niang (nee-yang)Okoro (o-core-o)We were debating Palo. Is it pronounced (paul-o) or (pal-o) or (pay-lo)?http://www.cyclones.com/ViewArticle....&Q_SEASON=2011http://www.cyclones.com/ViewArticle....CLID=205330303http://www.cyclones.com/ViewArticle....&Q_SEASON=2011
    Think it would be paul-oh



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    Re: Pronunciations

    I've always said Pah-lo, but I guess I knew if it was right or not.



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    Re: Pronunciations

    From the game notes before every basketball game, issued by ISU SID:


    Bubu Palo ...........................................Boo-boo PAH-lo

    Melvin Ejim ........................................................ EDGE-um



    Scott Christopherson ......................... Chris-TOFF-erson



    Tavon Sledge ...........................................................TAY-von



    Matt Abdelmassih .....................................Abdel-massey



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    Jeremy Lamb = punk dunk mis-er

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    Quote Originally Posted by VeloClone View Post
    From the game notes before every basketball game, issued by ISU SID:


    Bubu Palo ...........................................Boo-boo PAH-lo

    I guess i'm not familiar with how my H's sound. ha. So paul, pal, or pay?



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    Quote Originally Posted by nallen34 View Post
    I guess i'm not familiar with how my H's sound. ha. So paul, pal, or pay?
    ahhhhh pahhhhhlo



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    Quote Originally Posted by CyBer View Post
    ahhhhh pahhhhhlo
    Right; pa like in grandpa.


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