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    RELEASE: Anthony Booker apology

    From Iowa State...

    AMES, Iowa – Iowa State senior men’s basketball player Anthony Booker made the following statement Monday:

    “I have personally written President Clements and the West Virginia student body president apologizing for making an obscene gesture towards the West Virginia student section in our basketball game Saturday. I got caught up in the emotions of a hard-fought game and lost my composure. It was a poor decision on my part and I am sorry for conducting myself in this manner. I also wish to express regret for putting our university and our basketball program in a poor light. I have learned a valuable life lesson as a result of my poor decision.”



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    Re: RELEASE: Anthony Booker apology

    Booker reminds me of the kid from little rascals... "DON'T YOU BE TALKIN BOUT MY MOMMA!"


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    Re: RELEASE: Anthony Booker apology

    Well written Fred



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    Re: RELEASE: Anthony Booker apology

    Quote Originally Posted by 501Clone View Post
    Booker reminds me of the kid from little rascals... "DON'T YOU BE TALKIN BOUT MY MOMMA!"
    That's Little Giants, get it right.



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    Re: RELEASE: Anthony Booker apology

    Any word on other disciplinary action or are the apologies it?


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    Re: RELEASE: Anthony Booker apology

    Quote Originally Posted by gocubs2118 View Post
    That's Little Giants, get it right.
    Dangit... I'm embarrassed ha


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    Re: RELEASE: Anthony Booker apology

    He made a mistake and this was the right thing to do. No matter who wrote it - it was still the right thing to do. Without this Book could have been out for Thursday and this board would have gone nuts.











    "This is the most severe the talk has been since I've been here," said Thomas, who will be a junior. "If that was to be the case – and I hope it's not -- whoever steps in, we can still do something special.
    "If it happens that Fred were to leave – and I hope he stays -- we will stick together. We're super-talented, no matter what. We can do something special next year."
    Matt Thomas 5/2015


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    Re: RELEASE: Anthony Booker apology

    Quote Originally Posted by 501Clone View Post
    Dangit... I'm embarrassed ha
    Yeah, and it's internet embarrassment on CF, which is possibly the worst kind imaginable.


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    Re: RELEASE: Anthony Booker apology

    There's no need to apologize to West Virginia. They were harassing him and he responded. Sometimes (or all the time) we take sports too seriously.

    The only reason to be sorry for anything is that some kids might have seen the finger when he was angry on the bench.


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    Re: RELEASE: Anthony Booker apology

    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisMWilliams View Post
    "I have learned a valuable life lesson as a result of my poor decision.”
    Interesting...maybe some other statements forthcoming??? Did the Big 12 made him sweat it out a little bit before letting him know his status for the tourney.


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    Re: RELEASE: Anthony Booker apology

    When is Booker gonna get an apology from the fan who dissed his mama?


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    Re: RELEASE: Anthony Booker apology

    If the camera doesn't catch this, does anyone even know about it? I don't think so.



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    Re: RELEASE: Anthony Booker apology

    Quote Originally Posted by geburgess View Post
    Any word on other disciplinary action or are the apologies it?
    B12 said because of Book's actions and apology they are satisfied so no suspension.











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    Re: RELEASE: Anthony Booker apology

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonic1 View Post
    B12 said because of Book's actions and apology they are satisfied so no suspension.
    Source? I'm wanting you to be right with the tournament upcoming, just want to see it myself.


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    Re: RELEASE: Anthony Booker apology

    Quote Originally Posted by mitten1975 View Post
    When is Booker gonna get an apology from the fan who dissed his mama?
    Exactly. The response was appropriate to the fan. Not appropriate for the venue and situation but he doesn't need to apologize to WVU.


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