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    Crazy but sad day last year

    For us, it was nothing short of an awesome experience during and after our victory against Oklahoma State last year. A lot of their players, however, have a different and more solemn memory:

    Rematch against Iowa State brings back memories of sad, spooky loss for Oklahoma State - The Washington Post



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    Re: Crazy but sad day last year

    It was a great day for ISU football but I don't wish anything like that plane crash on anybody...even our worst rivals



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    Re: Crazy but sad day last year

    pretty crazy duality as it was one of the best days in ISU history, but one of the worst for OSU



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    Re: Crazy but sad day last year

    I understand the fans/athletic departments sorrow for their loss. But the fact that they use that as an excuse is a terrible way to remember the loss of the womens bball coaches.



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    Re: Crazy but sad day last year

    I was happy to see JTS do a moment of silence and give the opposing fans their time to reflect. It if were any other university playing OSU that day, I would expect them to do the same.




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    Re: Crazy but sad day last year

    Quote Originally Posted by ISpyCy View Post
    I was happy to see JTS do a moment of silence and give the opposing fans their time to reflect. It if were any other university playing OSU that day, I would expect them to do the same.
    That was truly one of the great moments in Jack Trice Stadium history in my opinion. If my memory serves me right, all 52,000 were so silent you could hear a pin drop. Glad to see every Cyclone fan show appropriate respect.



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    Re: Crazy but sad day last year

    Quote Originally Posted by CyDude16 View Post
    But the fact that they use that as an excuse is a terrible way to remember the loss of the womens bball coaches.
    But it really affected them...just not until they were ahead 24-7 in the third quarter.



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    Re: Crazy but sad day last year

    I can certainly understand it affecting their defensive players considerably. They looked spooked in the 2nd half.


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    Re: Crazy but sad day last year

    Alumni Center had some good tributes that night before the game as well....ran into quite a few Pokie Alums that were thankful that...


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    Re: Crazy but sad day last year

    The plane crash was a tragedy that has been trivialized into one of the lamest excuses possible.



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    Re: Crazy but sad day last year

    “They just don’t make any mistakes,” Gundy said. “They play good football and they don’t turn it over..."

    It looks like the Okie State fans aren't the only Cowboys who haven't seen the Cyclones play.


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    Re: Crazy but sad day last year

    I don't read it as those quotes were excuses. It's a second tragedy with a plane crash for okie state. Players take their cues from the coaches and to say it had no effect on the game, I doubt very much. Very sad day for them. I remember the night Chris Street died vividly, we were told at high school basketball practice and it had an impact on every player in the team . Still one of the greatest wins in cyclone football history but I think questioning the emotional impact on the okie state is unnecessary.



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    Re: Crazy but sad day last year

    Quote Originally Posted by VeloClone View Post
    “They just don’t make any mistakes,” Gundy said. “They play good football and they don’t turn it over..."
    Man he's looking past both us and TCU to K-State




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    Re: Crazy but sad day last year

    I guess i was totally unaware of one of the team buses broke down on the way and they were warming up without a complete team. I would think that this would be enough to rattle a team a bit.



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    Re: Crazy but sad day last year

    Quote Originally Posted by cyinne View Post
    I guess i was totally unaware of one of the team buses broke down on the way and they were warming up without a complete team. I would think that this would be enough to rattle a team a bit.
    Yeah totally rattled when they were up 17...



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