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    102-100 - Lafester

    Amazing that it was 25 years ago today (December 19, 1987) that Lafester blew up against Iowa. Lost in it all was a great performance from Jeff Grayer.



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    Re: 102-100 - Lafester

    That is still probably one of the best basketball games I have ever seen, let alone the individual performances. I used to have it on VHS, but I think I scrapped it on one of my moves, and it was probably no good anyway. I'd buy a DVD of it in a heartbeat.



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    Re: 102-100 - Lafester

    Still one of the greatest games I've ever attended. It had it all:
    Win over hated rival
    Great individual performance (perhaps the best by a Cyclone ever)
    Incredible crowd participation
    and Johnny Orr trying to kick the crap out of an Iowa assistant (Glenn Close?) after the game.



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    Re: 102-100 - Lafester

    My wife and I attended this game. It is one of our favorite Hilton memories. Glad I have a copy on DVD. May need to pull it out and watch it over the holidays. Thanks for the reminder. The post game radio show was a fun one with Johnny talking about how losing this game "just killed the Hawks" or something like that. When asked why Iowa did not do a better job stopping Lafester Jeff Grayer said "They must have been attending another game." Classic!



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    Re: 102-100 - Lafester

    That was an incredible game. Non stop back and forth scoring with Lafester just going wild. I think my favorite shot of his for the night was his 3 pointer at the end of the first half. There was also a tip in where he just seemed to come flying in out of nowhere.


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    Re: 102-100 - Lafester

    https://www.nmnathletics.com/sellnew...ITMCATID=50911

    you can buy the DVD on cyclones.com



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    Re: 102-100 - Lafester

    I was at this game and felt the intensity was none stop the entite game. Someone that was at this game and the Okie State comeback game please tell me which was louder?



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    Re: 102-100 - Lafester

    What was the story about Lafester pulling up next to somebody at a stoplight and saying he was feeling good that day?



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    Re: 102-100 - Lafester

    Quote Originally Posted by brokenloginagain View Post
    https://www.nmnathletics.com/sellnew...ITMCATID=50911

    you can buy the DVD on cyclones.com
    Also available on Cyclones.TV. Go to the "Classics" section, they've got both halves plus overtime there.



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    Re: 102-100 - Lafester

    Quote Originally Posted by Doc View Post
    What was the story about Lafester pulling up next to somebody at a stoplight and saying he was feeling good that day?
    I'm pretty sure it was Pete Taylor. The way he told it Lafester was all antsy and couldn't wait for the game to start.


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    Re: 102-100 - Lafester

    First Iowa St. Iowa game of my lifetime, 20 days old.



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    Re: 102-100 - Lafester

    Quote Originally Posted by J-Diggy View Post
    Still one of the greatest games I've ever attended. It had it all:
    Win over hated rival
    Great individual performance (perhaps the best by a Cyclone ever)
    Incredible crowd participation
    and Johnny Orr trying to kick the crap out of an Iowa assistant (Glenn Close?) after the game.
    Gary Close. Glenn was busy cooking pet rabbits and trying to stab Michael Douglas.

    Student tickets for that game were part of the Christmas Break package. Kansas was the other big game included in the package. We had 4th row tickets behind the ISU bench. The best seats I ever had as a student.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    That is still probably one of the best basketball games I have ever seen, let alone the individual performances. I used to have it on VHS, but I think I scrapped it on one of my moves, and it was probably no good anyway. I'd buy a DVD of it in a heartbeat.
    ISU sells a DVD of it. It's amazing.


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    Re: 102-100 - Lafester

    Quote Originally Posted by VeloClone View Post
    I'm pretty sure it was Pete Taylor. The way he told it Lafester was all antsy and couldn't wait for the game to start.
    I think it was Mark Mathews who at the time was the sports guy on Channel 5. He is the voice you hear on the TV broadcast.



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    Re: 102-100 - Lafester

    Quote Originally Posted by ChiefCy View Post
    I was at this game and felt the intensity was none stop the entite game. Someone that was at this game and the Okie State comeback game please tell me which was louder?
    The Iowa game had a constant roar from start to finish. The free throws at the end of the OK St game you can't compare to anything.



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