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    Re: Who is this ******* commentator?

    I kind of like him. He's pretty favorable to ISU.



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    Re: Who is this ******* commentator?

    Quote Originally Posted by DistrictCyclone View Post
    Exactly. The Tech game was even worse, if that's possible to believe. I can handle announcers being critical of the Clones, but all Doherty seems to offer are obvious "well, they should have done this differently here" type comments that anybody with even a marginal understanding of basketball could make.

    Players constantly make mistakes in even the best basketball games ever, and it's not at all constrictive or informative for a d-bag announcer to constantly point them out.
    I get that too, I may be experiencing some PTSD from over-exposure to Vitale. I do not appreciate announcers telling me what a great game I'm seeing when obvious mistakes are being made. I thought the guys tonight were OK for being the D-team of announcers (maybe more like the R team).



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    Re: Who is this ******* commentator?

    I wish more color guys were like Doherty and Bilas (you know providing insight into the game) instead of the verbal diarrhea you get from Raftery and Vitale



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    Re: Who is this ******* commentator?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyfan1843 View Post
    They were bashing on Ejim all night and felt inconvienced when they had to point out his double double. But even worse they were having a complete jerk fest over Baylor and relly acted like ISU should have rolled over and died as they could continue to get off on falatioing the bears.
    The announcer this thread is about may have been bashing Ejim, but Mitch Holthus has been pro ISU, pointing out how we lost to Texas and Kansas.
    Mitch Holthus has said he likes to do games in ames and imo he does a good job



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    Re: Who is this ******* commentator?

    Some of his comments are pretty good, but then he will just make a really odd comment.



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    Re: Who is this ******* commentator?

    Quote Originally Posted by LutherBlue View Post
    I get that too, I may be experiencing some PTSD from over-exposure to Vitale. I do not appreciate announcers telling me what a great game I'm seeing when obvious mistakes are being made. I thought the guys tonight were OK for being the D-team of announcers (maybe more like the R team).
    Haha, I totally get that...I'd take 100 Matt Dohertys over listening to Dookie V!



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    Re: Who is this ******* commentator?

    I dunno, Doherty can give some ok insights at time, but then he'll have one of those "He shoulda done this" statements, and all I can think is "No s*** Sherlock!" A bit Maddening.



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    Re: Who is this ******* commentator?

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    Re: Who is this ******* commentator?

    The worst comment came with about 35 secs left (25 secs on shot clock) in the 1st half when Doherty announced that Iowa State has a foul to give that they should use.



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    Re: Who is this ******* commentator?

    I'd give Doherty a B+ on his commentary of the game. He made allot of favorable comments about our Cyclones tonight. Would you rather have had Dick Veeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee ? Yikes.



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    Re: Who is this ******* commentator?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonefan89 View Post
    The announcer this thread is about may have been bashing Ejim, but Mitch Holthus has been pro ISU, pointing out how we lost to Texas and Kansas.
    Mitch Holthus has said he likes to do games in ames and imo he does a good job
    Living in KC, I really like Hothus and I get the feeling he likes us. For those that don't know, Mitch Holthus is the voice of the Chiefs.

    As for Doherty, I didn't hear him bash Ejim, except to call him out on a couple of bad defensive lapses, which he should have. Those are the types of things at the end of a game that will often cost you on the road, against a team not coached by Drew.



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    Re: Who is this ******* commentator?

    Quote Originally Posted by mtowncyclone13 View Post
    This board hates every announcer.
    This board seems to hate a lot of ones that don't do their research on us, which is a lot (like Matt D.)

    We love Fran though (as long as it's not that angry guy in eastern iowa.)



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    Re: Who is this ******* commentator?

    Quote Originally Posted by cyguytillidie View Post
    The worst comment came with about 35 secs left (25 secs on shot clock) in the 1st half when Doherty announced that Iowa State has a foul to give that they should use.
    Heard that as well. WTF?


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    Re: Who is this ******* commentator?

    You know what, add Bill Walton to the list. What the **** is he talking about



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    Re: Who is this ******* commentator?

    Quote Originally Posted by Bader View Post
    You know what, add Bill Walton to the list. What the **** is he talking about
    Yeah, he's been pretty dumb when I've heard him. All he ever talks about is UCLA and all of the "rich basketball tradition" in the PAC-12.



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