View Poll Results: Who is the best player to wear #35 at Iowa State?

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  • Barry Stevens (1982-85)

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  • Zaid Abdul-Aziz "Don Smith" (1966-68)

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    Who is your #35?

    The single most difficult choice IMO ... in fact, Iowa State didn't even choose between these two - both of them have a retired #35 hanging in Hilton.

    So you must decide, who was the best ever to wear #35 for ISU?


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    Re: Who is your #35?

    Barry Stevens.



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    Re: Who is your #35?

    not old enough to know Zaid but understand he was a heckuva ball player. Barry was obviously awesome too but I am going to go with Zaid even though never saw him play.



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    Re: Who is your #35?

    Nothing against Zaid Abdul-Aziz but its gotta be Barry Stevens



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    Re: Who is your #35?

    Quote Originally Posted by MookInLincoln View Post
    The single most difficult choice IMO ... in fact, Iowa State didn't even choose between these two - both of them have a retired #35 hanging in Hilton.

    So you must decide, who was the best ever to wear #35 for ISU?
    Bolded for emphasis.

    Went with Stevens simply from the standpoint of what he did for the legacy of Iowa State BB. Smith/Abdul-Aziz was incredible, though.


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    Re: Who is your #35?

    Barrrrrrrrrrrrrrrry Stevvvvvvvvvvvvvens!!!!!



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    Re: Who is your #35?

    Barry Stevens - He started Hilton Magic!


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    Re: Who is your #35?

    I vote for Stevens. What number did Marcus Jefferson wear? I thought he wore 35 as well but I'm likely wrong.



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    Re: Who is your #35?

    Quote Originally Posted by MadCy View Post
    I vote for Stevens. What number did Marcus Jefferson wear? I thought he wore 35 as well but I'm likely wrong.
    Marcus Jefferson wore #34 as a freshman, then wore #50 the next three seasons.


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    Re: Who is your #35?

    Stevens. Just look in the record books. Although it's close


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    Re: Who is your #35?

    ahh okay, thanks for refreshing my memory!



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    Re: Who is your #35?

    I went with Abdul-Aziz. I remember many years ago reading a sports book from the school library that showed a list of recent college All American teams. I was amazed that it showed Don Smith from Iowa State on the first team. This was the 70s when they were terrible and, considering the times, I could not believe they had ever had a player that good.



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    Re: Who is your #35?

    Don Smith was a DOMINATOR.


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