Page 1 of 5 12345 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 71
  1. #1
    Starter
    Points: 20,801, Level: 44
    Level completed: 6%, Points required for next Level: 849
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    Nuts4Cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Posts
    704
    Points
    20,801
    Level
    44
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 137
    Given: 237

    Anyone else scared for today?

    I'm scared we exhausted all our energy and played our absolute best game against ND on Friday that I wish we could have saved some of that magic for today. It's setting up very well with the #1 & 3 teams in our bracket to get to the final 4. I just have this feeling of getting kicked in the stones again and today's winner will win the region. Much like MSU/ISU again in 2000. Hope I'm wrong



  2. #2
    Legend
    Points: 230,421, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 28.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Posts
    10,850
    Points
    230,421
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 597
    Given: 656

    Re: Anyone else scared for today?

    I'm just nervous. If I make it to 1:15 without having a heart attach I will consider that a win. I want to beat them sooo bad.


    Nobody but HB knows for sure. You pretty much know nothing....like Knownothing would like to say.
    Word

  3. #3
    Pro
    Points: 50,889, Level: 69
    Level completed: 82%, Points required for next Level: 261
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Burnsville, MN
    Posts
    3,330
    Points
    50,889
    Level
    69
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 232
    Given: 48

    Re: Anyone else scared for today?

    I contemplated not watching the game today. But in the end, you just need to enjoy the ride until it is over... be it today or later down the road.



  4. #4
    All-Star
    Points: 61,303, Level: 76
    Level completed: 79%, Points required for next Level: 347
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    stevefrench's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2011
    Posts
    1,435
    Points
    61,303
    Level
    76
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 183
    Given: 71

    Re: Anyone else scared for today?

    I feel like that going into any big game. that's called being an ISU fan. history has told you to beware of the kick to the nuts, because more often than not, it's coming.

    that being said I hope like hell we can pull the upset.



  5. #5
    Pro
    Points: 38,608, Level: 60
    Level completed: 64%, Points required for next Level: 442
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    CycloneNorth's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Location
    Clarksville, TN
    Posts
    2,119
    Points
    38,608
    Level
    60
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 34
    Given: 13

    Re: Anyone else scared for today?

    I'm so happy its an early tip. I'd go crazy if I had to wait around all afternoon.


    Keepers of the Faith -- Member

    Keepers of the Faith is an alliance for those who are excited, enthusiastic, and optimistic about the direction of our men's basketball program. We reject the notion that one bad loss can derail the incredible progress of the past three years. To join, put this in your signature.

  6. #6
    Addict
    Points: 147,717, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    8,170
    Points
    147,717
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 253
    Given: 385

    Re: Anyone else scared for today?

    Quote Originally Posted by stevefrench View Post
    I feel like that going into any big game. that's called being an ISU fan. history has told you to beware of the kick to the nuts, because more often than not, it's coming.

    that being said I hope like hell we can pull the upset.
    Yup.


    As far as depth goes though, the combination of White, Woodbury, Olaseni, Basabe, and Uthoff is much better than Niang, Ejim, Edozie, Gibson. Not because of the top 2, but because of the next 2 or 3. -DeanVogs

  7. #7
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 64,456, Level: 78
    Level completed: 76%, Points required for next Level: 394
    Overall activity: 8.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    3,605
    Points
    64,456
    Level
    78
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 243
    Given: 5

    Re: Anyone else scared for today?

    Excited, everything is gravy here on out.



  8. #8
    Legend
    Points: 169,634, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 23.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Location
    Here nor there
    Posts
    13,766
    Points
    169,634
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,151
    Given: 1,455

    Re: Anyone else scared for today?

    I think we lose by 10-15 points. Like last year we have a team with the ability to make the Sweet 16/EE, but will play a team it does not match-up well with as a "road game" in the 2nd round.



  9. #9
    Speechless
    Points: 116,867, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    ISUAlum2002's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Urbandale
    Posts
    15,976
    Points
    116,867
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 202
    Given: 167

    Re: Anyone else scared for today?

    Just watched a segment on ESPN about double digit seeds playing today and who has the best chance to move on. There are 4 double digit seeds playing today, including us. Digger Phelps and Bruce Pearl talked about 3 out of the 4.....I'll give you one guess as to which team they didn't talk about and didn't even mention.

    We're still flying under the radar a bit. I'm nervous for today's game because there is a great chance at getting to the Final Four if we can get past OSU. But it starts with getting past OSU.



  10. #10
    Speechless
    Points: 508,898, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 53.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    jdoggivjc's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    Sterling Heights, MI
    Posts
    34,833
    Points
    508,898
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,972
    Given: 1,353

    Re: Anyone else scared for today?

    Scared? Watch player interviews from yesterday - it's OSU players that are "scared"...


    Chuck Lidell: I paint my toenails with pink and black polish. Problem is, I get more paint on my toes and on the carpet than on my nails. Any advice?
    Maria Sharapova: Don't you beat up other guys for a living? I don't know how to answer this.


  11. #11
    Speechless
    Points: 232,799, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 62.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsOverdriveVeteran
    Rabbuk's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Posts
    16,983
    Points
    232,799
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,110
    Given: 117

    Re: Anyone else scared for today?

    Hope our Seniors play like seniors and our underclassmen continue to do what they do.



  12. #12
    Addict
    Points: 104,507, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 19.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    acgclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Posts
    7,740
    Points
    104,507
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 808
    Given: 166

    Re: Anyone else scared for today?

    I am scared as well. It's a home game essentially for tOSU, which probably scares me the most about today. Our advantage in athleticism and speed will be negated today, as these guys are way better than ND.

    ND played slow, tentative and sloppy, none of which I expect out of tOSU today.

    With that said, one of these B1G teams has to be upset, so it may as well be us that does it.



  13. #13
    Starter
    Points: 20,823, Level: 44
    Level completed: 9%, Points required for next Level: 827
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    10000 Experience PointsVeteran
    CEcyclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Location
    Lenexa, KS
    Posts
    735
    Points
    20,823
    Level
    44
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 50
    Given: 30

    Re: Anyone else scared for today?

    We have nothing to lose... were playing on house money! I can't waot for this game!



  14. #14
    All-Star
    Points: 25,702, Level: 49
    Level completed: 16%, Points required for next Level: 848
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    sunnysideup's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Location
    The Metro
    Posts
    1,471
    Points
    25,702
    Level
    49
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 152
    Given: 84

    Re: Anyone else scared for today?

    Scared? Not the emotion I'm thinking of. I'm not going to the dentist or having surgery so no, I'm not scared. It's sports. If we win, I'll be elated, if we loss, I'll be down in the dumps for a while. But scared?


    Yeah TOAST!!!

  15. #15
    Speechless
    Points: 767,246, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 99.9%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    Cyclonepride's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    A pineapple under the sea
    Posts
    52,291
    Points
    767,246
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 4,161
    Given: 1,952

    Re: Anyone else scared for today?

    Quote Originally Posted by bosco View Post
    Excited, everything is gravy here on out.
    That's my thought. Not sure why anyone would think we expended our energy Friday night as the guys got more rest than they're used to.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: TBD
  • FOOTBALL: Iowa State vs. UNI
  • August 29, 2015
  • 06:00 PM