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    Ubben has to be trolling ISU....right?

    David Ubben ‏@davidubben Good sentiment. Poor word choice. T.J. Moe on playing Alabama: "itís our opportunity to be an Iowa State of last year" http://*******/VKug1b

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    Just a hunch, but I don't think Missouri intended on leaving the Big 12 so it could become Iowa State, "Giant Killer" storyline aside.



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    Re: Ubben has to be trolling ISU....right?

    Ubben looks like a troll might as well act like one.


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    Re: Ubben has to be trolling ISU....right?

    Ubben ticks me off sometimes, but that doesn't bother me much.



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    Re: Ubben has to be trolling ISU....right?

    I sort of laugh at all of it, but it's almost like he goes out of his way with comments like that, backhanded compliments, etc.



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    Re: Ubben has to be trolling ISU....right?

    Not really that big of a troll...honestly I'd take it as just normal reporting - Mizzou on the other hand can go suck an egg. I'm glad they're enjoying their new friends in the SEC.



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    Re: Ubben has to be trolling ISU....right?

    I don't see anything wrong with what he said. I'm guessing Missouri's goal was to be a "giant" not a "giant killer"



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    Re: Ubben has to be trolling ISU....right?

    If ISU beats Kansas State on Satruday Ubben will have to be put on suicide watch...


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    Re: Ubben has to be trolling ISU....right?

    He makes a valid point. Iowa State is a bottom half team that is trying to climb up to the top half by upsetting highly ranked teams.

    Mizzou hasn't been in that position for several years now. Yes he should want to beat Alabama but his comments make it seem like Mizzou is going to be the bottom team in the SEC and they need to upset the big guys to start to move up.

    Like Ubben said, Mizzou shouldn't have the feeling that it left the Big 12 to sit beside Ole Miss or Kentucky in the SEC standings.



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    Re: Ubben has to be trolling ISU....right?

    From the link it sounds like Moe was referring to someone taking down a highly rated team to shake up the BCS. Ubben made the A-hole connection. He is a first class doosh.

    Why is he covering Mizzou, again?



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    Re: Ubben has to be trolling ISU....right?

    he gets our fans talking every time he makes a comment, he is doing his job...its unbelievable how thin skinned some of our fans can be!



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    Re: Ubben has to be trolling ISU....right?

    Quote Originally Posted by PabloDiablo View Post
    From the link it sounds like Moe was referring to someone taking down a highly rated team to shake up the BCS. Ubben made the A-hole connection. He is a first class doosh.

    Why is he covering Mizzou, again?
    Mizzou is his alma mater


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    Re: Ubben has to be trolling ISU....right?

    MU has to actually win a game to be called a "Giant Killer"
    Besides, Alabama will win by 40 so MU can suck on that. Screw Ubben too.


    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: Ubben has to be trolling ISU....right?

    Would love to see Missery beat Bama. Just to shake things up. Possibly give West Virginia a shot at the title. At least til the last week of the season



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    Re: Ubben has to be trolling ISU....right?

    Quote Originally Posted by Gorm View Post
    If ISU beats Kansas State on Satruday Ubben will have to be put on suicide watch...
    Naw, he'll just write an article about how badly Kansas State played and how they beat themselves.



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    Re: Ubben has to be trolling ISU....right?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyballz View Post
    Mizzou is his alma mater
    Correct, it's also in the SEC. Which last time I checked, isn't the Big 12.

    I don't think it's thin skinned to ask for a little respect from the guy who is supposed to cover all the teams in our conference for a major sport news outlet.



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