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    Top 10 Schools with Upside - ESPN

    Thought this was some good recognition in general.

    Top 10 Thursday: Everything's in place - College Basketball Nation Blog - ESPN


    Vitte, Dulcedo, Sipes

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    Re: Top 10 Schools with Upside - ESPN

    In before somebody complains about Hickory Park



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    Re: Top 10 Schools with Upside - ESPN

    I'm not sure I can take any list serious that mentions Nebraska's commitment to basketball.



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    Re: Top 10 Schools with Upside - ESPN

    Quote Originally Posted by GMackey32 View Post
    In before somebody complains about Hickory Park
    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PnRRe8inSOk]UNLV fans chant overrated during basketball game against Louisville on 28 Nov 2009 - YouTube[/ame]



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    Re: Top 10 Schools with Upside - ESPN

    the good thing about HP is you can get in and outta there for less than 5$




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    Re: Top 10 Schools with Upside - ESPN

    I love HP, but saying it's "one of America’s top barbecue joints" is a bit too much.



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    Re: Top 10 Schools with Upside - ESPN

    Nebraska......Nebraska.....really?



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    Re: Top 10 Schools with Upside - ESPN

    ISU is behind Creighton in average game attendence?!? Time to Bowl in the South Endzone. Wait...



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    Quote Originally Posted by ianoconnor View Post
    I love HP, but saying it's "one of Americaís top barbecue joints" is a bit too much.
    Oh I totally agree. It's just predictable that whenever someone mentions Hickory Park on here that people will complain about it.


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    I agree. We didn't choose Iowa State because it is easy. We chose Iowa State because it is awesome.
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    So frickin jealous of what they have in Ames. It's truly amazing what Fred has done coming in with 0 coaching experience.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vortex View Post
    Nebraska......Nebraska.....really?
    While in talent and fan committment, Nebraska has a long ways to go. Nothing says this more than having their basketball arena named after a football coach. However, for the first time, I will say that the school is finally making a committment to basketball in the financial department. There is no denying that they have just invested a crap ton of money into their basketball facilities. Their new arena is going to be sweet and their new practice facillity is going to be pretty ridiculous. You should take a look at a few of the videos. They are literally going to go from one of the worst set of facilities to one of the best. The question is whether finally throwing money at a program will be enough to make it better. I have my skepticism.



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    Re: Top 10 Schools with Upside - ESPN

    Quote Originally Posted by ianoconnor View Post
    I love HP, but saying it's "one of Americaís top barbecue joints" is a bit too much.
    Agreed. Its good food, and great because its cheap... but 'top barbecue' it is not.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Triggermv View Post
    While in talent and fan committment, Nebraska has a long ways to go. Nothing says this more than having their basketball arena named after a football coach. However, for the first time, I will say that the school is finally making a committment to basketball in the financial department. There is no denying that they have just invested a crap ton of money into their basketball facilities. Their new arena is going to be sweet and their new practice facillity is going to be pretty ridiculous. You should take a look at a few of the videos. They are literally going to go from one of the worst set of facilities to one of the best. The question is whether finally throwing money at a program will be enough to make it better. I have my skepticism.
    I should say in full disclosure that I am married to a Cornhusker grad, which I know is terrible. However, I do probably get more of an inside look into their program than the average ISU fan. Please don't shun me though. I am still not a Husker fan.



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    Re: Top 10 Schools with Upside - ESPN

    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    Agreed. Its good food, and great because its cheap... but 'top barbecue' it is not.
    Another agree from me. Arguably one of the best barbeque bargains out there, but not one of the best overall barbeque restaurants.



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    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    Agreed. Its good food, and great because its cheap... but 'top barbecue' it is not.
    Exactly. Anyone that thinks Hickory Park is one of the top barbecue restaurants in America obviously hasn't been to Kansas City.


    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisMWilliams View Post
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    So frickin jealous of what they have in Ames. It's truly amazing what Fred has done coming in with 0 coaching experience.

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    Re: Top 10 Schools with Upside - ESPN

    Nebraska investing in its basketball program



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