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    Best, most memorable sporting event you've seen in person?

    Spin-off of the http://www.cyclonefanatic.com/forum/...ve-person.html thread.

    What's the best, most memorable sporting event you've seen in person?

    I would say try to keep it non-ISU if you can. If the most memorable sporting event is Iowa State related, then it is. I just foresee many "Oklahoma State-Iowa State football" like responses.

    For me:

    1) November 4th, 2007. Adrian Peterson runs for 296 yards against the Chargers.

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8qreoW0YdoY"]Adrian Peterson Runs for 296 Yards - YouTube[/ame]

    This also happened in that game:

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U5OFikuwVgA&feature=related"]Longest Return in NFL History 109 FG Return - YouTube[/ame]

    2) October 6th, 2009. Tigers @ Twins Game 163.



    3) Saw Mark McGwire hit a home run when the Cardinals played at the Twins during his 70-home run season in 1998. I was 13 at the time, and didn't give a thought of steroids being involved. I was thrilled to get to see a part of eventual history.




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    Re: Best, most memorable sporting event you've seen in person?

    1. Okie State game last year
    2. Being at the clinching game in St Louis in 06'
    3. The Rose bowl the year Oregon played Ohio State.



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    Re: Best, most memorable sporting event you've seen in person?

    1982 Final Four, Jordan is a freshman and NC beats Georgetown. Great game and lots of stars in that particular Final Four.


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    Re: Best, most memorable sporting event you've seen in person?

    Iowa State vs Iowa 2002. Some guy by the name of Seneca Wallace takes over the game.



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    Re:Best, most memorable sporting event you've seen in person?

    ISU vs MU when Davis went off for 400+

    ISU vs TT the Seneca Run

    ISU over KU and Manning when they won the NC

    ISU over OSU on Scottie's 3

    ISU over KU last year (son's 2nd game ever)



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    Re: Best, most memorable sporting event you've seen in person?

    ISU over Iowa last year. Chiefs beating the Chargers two years ago for the home opener on MNF.

    The last time we played Nebraska was also pretty memorable, but not a fan of the outcome.


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    Re: Best, most memorable sporting event you've seen in person?

    Troy Davis 378 yards rushing vs. Mizzou in 1996.



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    Re: Best, most memorable sporting event you've seen in person?

    When I made the game winning shot to win the 5th grade YMCA basketball league. I'm glad I was there to witness my own greatness.



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    Re: Best, most memorable sporting event you've seen in person?

    marv seiler game vs Nebraska. comeback win vs OSU in hoops in 92, Hoiberg's freshman year



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    Re: Best, most memorable sporting event you've seen in person?

    1. Ok St game last year, easily
    2. Iowa game last year
    3. Vikings vs Packers 2000, the Al Michaels "He did WHAT?" game
    4.(tie). Basketball last year, Kansas and Baylor games
    5. The last home game vs Nebby in '10, didn't win, but damn that was an amazing game



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    Re: Best, most memorable sporting event you've seen in person?

    This game:
    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oef0V-J7k9o]FB: Iowa State vs. Iowa (2005) - YouTube[/ame]

    & This game:
    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P8DCkDxR4uk]MBB: Iowa State vs. Texas (2004) - YouTube[/ame]


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    Re: Best, most memorable sporting event you've seen in person?

    Okie State and it's not even close.



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    Re: Best, most memorable sporting event you've seen in person?

    Saw ISU at MU when Davis went off. Saw ISU come from 20 back to beat CO in a November game on a beautiful day. Both of those were great. Those and a lot of others previously mentioned are good candidates. ISU winning thier first conferance championship and the last Big 8 tournament in 1996 at Kemper Arena is an easy most memorable in person. It was a close game 56-55 and when Calvin Kato drew a charge on one of the KU gaurds in the last couple stretch it was clear ISU was making the breaks it needed to win the game. Not only was it a great game but it really got the monkey of ISUs back and proved they could win. I think that season and that win set the table for the increased level of success we have seen the last fifteen years of cyclone athletics



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    Re:Best, most memorable sporting event you've seen in person?

    Was it 378? Probably right. For some reason 428 was stuck in my head.



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    Re: Best, most memorable sporting event you've seen in person?

    Oklahoma State and Iowa last year, nothing even compares!


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