View Poll Results: Who is more popular among the ISU community?

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  • Fred Hoiberg

    87 66.41%
  • Paul Rhoads

    44 33.59%
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    Who is the more popular coach at ISU?

    I'm sure at some point this has been asked on here, so I apologize if there is another thread on this. But, who would you say is the more popular guy in town; Paul Rhoads or Fred Hoiberg? It may be since we just got done with bball season, but I would go with Hoiberg. I think that our bball program has a higher ceiling than the football program (at this point), and being Ames' favorite son doesn't hurt either. Obviously, there is no wrong answer here though.



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    Re: Who is the more popular coach at ISU?

    Fred, just because he is from Ames.



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    Re: Who is the more popular coach at ISU?

    honestly paul and hoiberg are fairly new still. now fennely has been amazing during his coaching career here so he should really be the most popular but he isnt as highly publicized as the other two



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    Re: Who is the more popular coach at ISU?

    Quote Originally Posted by stormchaser2014 View Post
    Fred, just because he is from Ames.

    CPR though is from Ankeny though. kind of a weak explanation. Tough one I went CPR but it's very close. Those locker room videos put CPR over the top.


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    Rulzzz 3:16 says I just liked your post!

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    Fred for me and it's not even close. With that said, I love CPR too...



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    Re: Who is the more popular coach at ISU?

    For most people it's CPR hands down



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    Re:Who is the more popular coach at ISU?

    Freddie has been a fixture of Cyclone sports for a couple decades, so the comparison is really unfair



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    Re: Who is the more popular coach at ISU?

    No one will ever be more popular than Fred, especially if he has success. No matter how well CPR and the football does, if the basketball team has success, Fred will always be the most popular.



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    Re: Who is the more popular coach at ISU?

    This is sort of akin to asking a parent which kid they prefer. Bogus!
    I love both CFH and CPR. Cannot choose between them.


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    Re: Who is the more popular coach at ISU?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyhart View Post
    This is sort of akin to asking a parent which kid they prefer. Bogus!
    I love both CFH and CPR. Cannot choose between them.
    This is how I feel as well.



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    Re: Who is the more popular coach at ISU?

    I love Fred just because he has us back in the tournament already and is harvesting elite talent. With CPR we still have to pray to get 6 wins and typically have one of the least talented teams in the Big 12.


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    Re: Who is the more popular coach at ISU?

    both are awesome, have to go with Fred though.



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    Re: Who is the more popular coach at ISU?

    I refuse to vote as I appreciate each equally.


    Quote Originally Posted by AltHawk View Post
    Why would it? One bad game doesn't change a thing. Iowa will still be a darkhorse B1G championship contender, and Iowa State will be lucky to make the NIT.

    If you ask the basketball analysts outside the state of Iowa I think you would be surprised to hear their responses. Iowa was pegged as a preseason top 5 team by one ESPN analyst and is ranked in the vast, vast majority of preseason top 25 polls

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    Re: Who is the more popular coach at ISU?

    I'm a basketball first kind of fan, so the fact that I even have to think about this means that Rhoads has made quite the impression.

    But Fred is Fred. If you are probably 27 or older you grew up with Fred as the face of Iowa State. Even before he became a coach he was probably the most recognizable person for Iowa State fans. He was known by first name only :)



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    Re: Who is the more popular coach at ISU?

    I love them both equally. I'm not afraid to admit it.



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