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    Re: Black and White

    A lot of black athletes get into sports to get out of where they are from. They are very motivated and use that motivation to hone their skills.

    (This always isn't always necessarily black people or athletes. See Eminem.)



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    Re: Black and White

    Iowa wants to suck I guess



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    Re: Black and White

    Quote Originally Posted by Wings View Post
    WELL>>..WAS CHRISTORPHERSON BETTER THAN LUCIOUS IF LUCIOUS WERE DONE?
    I don't understand this>>?>? question>



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    Re: Black and White

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonez7 View Post
    It is interesting that lately Iowa brings in more white guys, whereas ISU brings in more African American players. Not racist just an observation.
    It's really not that interesting that a team full of players from Iowa is white, and a team full of players not from Iowa is not...



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    Re: Black and White

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    My translation of the OP: "I needed something stupid to post. My life was vaguely incomplete. It still is, but now I've said something stupid."
    I bet he waited all week to drop this deep thought bomb on us.



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    Re: Black and White

    Quote Originally Posted by Doc View Post
    I bet he waited all week to drop this deep thought bomb on us.
    No doubt. Jack Handy is probably wishing he thought of this.


    Since we are an elite team now, let's go get that One Cyclone Moment.
    Make this one for the ages!




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    Re: Black and White

    Statistics are colorblind.


    "Day after day, situation after situation you do things the right way. If you do things the right way, in life, you are going to be successful. I'm not just your football coach; I'm not just here to win games. I could not be prouder of who we are and who we are becoming, together. You do things right in the classroom, off and on the field; that's whats's makes us Cyclones and that's what our culture's all about."
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    Re: Black and White

    I want to be part of this as well before it's deleted forever!

    Pancakes?



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    Re: Black and White

    Quote Originally Posted by BigM View Post
    Statistics are colorblind.
    So are dogs...kind of.



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    Re: Black and White

    This is a dumb thread to contribute to but I will anyways. Race is really irrelevant in hoops its a sport where you play and succeed if you are good not bc of your color. If race mattered Kevin Love wouldn't be the best player at his position in the NBA.

    Here is an explanation for why more BB players are black. Height is very important in BB you won't go anywhere if you are small. To be a pro/D1 player you need to be an amazing all around athelete and will be automatically be good at other sports. So we are talking about extremely athletic kids around 6ft or over who will be good at anything. I think your 6ft-6-6 amazing athlete white kid is more likely to play another sport than basketball (hockey, play qb in football, baseball) than a 6ft-6-6 black kid. (Anyone over 6-6 is automatically geared towards hoops of course so I am refering to kids with the body and talent to be a D1 guard or small forward.)



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    Re: Black and White

    Look at the rivals top 100 players in the country. Its pretty easy to tell who's better. Hey, we still have larry bird.


    Nobody but HB knows for sure. You pretty much know nothing....like Knownothing would like to say.
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    Re: Black and White

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    My translation of the OP: "I needed something stupid to post. My life was vaguely incomplete. It still is, but now I've said something stupid."
    This is my posting philosophy. Have you been reading my diary again?



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    Re: Black and White

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    This is my posting philosophy. Have you been reading my diary again?
    Just the posts. They told me all that I needed to know.


    Since we are an elite team now, let's go get that One Cyclone Moment.
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    Re: Black and White

    Take a look at the top programs and teams year in and out...minus Duke. It says it all.



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