Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 26
  1. #1
    Addict
    Points: 70,824, Level: 82
    Level completed: 64%, Points required for next Level: 626
    Overall activity: 9.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Rural's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2010
    Posts
    6,976
    Points
    70,824
    Level
    82
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 595
    Given: 453

    What's lost in the block/charge melee

    Was how freaking strong Will took that shot to the board with two guys just hammering on him.

    Cherrycheeks sliding under for a charge call shouldn't take away from a major league play like that.


    Last edited by Rural; 03-27-2013 at 01:34 PM.

  2. #2
    All-Star
    Points: 25,644, Level: 49
    Level completed: 10%, Points required for next Level: 906
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    Balls's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    DeNver, IA
    Posts
    1,382
    Points
    25,644
    Level
    49
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 11
    Given: 0

    Re: What's lost in the block/charge melee

    Agreed. He was also fouled before the "call". It was a bad call in so many ways when instead Will should have not only been awarded 2 points and a chance at a +1, but he should have got rewarded with all the media attention by making a big big big time play at a pivotal point in the game. Could have affected his draft status, other ISU players draft status/pro-ball status by removing them from a potential Final Four appearance. That play hurt ISU and it's players in so many ways, including $.



  3. #3
    Speechless
    Points: 772,658, 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
    52,625
    Points
    772,658
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 4,412
    Given: 2,039

    Re: What's lost in the block/charge melee

    The announcers were certainly impressed with Will. I wouldn't give back some of our one year players, but it does feel weird just getting to know their games and appreciating them and then they're done.



  4. #4
    All-Star
    Points: 10,825, Level: 31
    Level completed: 40%, Points required for next Level: 425
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Created Album pictures1 year registered10000 Experience Points
    BuffettClone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2012
    Location
    Altoona, Iowa
    Posts
    1,132
    Points
    10,825
    Level
    31
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 12
    Given: 5

    Re: What's lost in the block/charge melee

    My wife mentioned to me that if the foul was called a blocking foul that Rosey Cheeks would have fouled out. Did he have 4 fouls before that?



  5. #5
    Pro
    Points: 39,130, Level: 61
    Level completed: 7%, Points required for next Level: 1,220
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    25000 Experience Points1 year registered
    mitten1975's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2012
    Posts
    2,422
    Points
    39,130
    Level
    61
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 32
    Given: 63

    Re: What's lost in the block/charge melee

    The folks that know basketball, know what Will is capable of. That is one thing I don't worry about, they are smart enough to see through the calls.


    "Cómo te va", dijo el murguista a la muchacha. Que lo cortó con su mirada indiferente
    Le dijo "Bien" y lo dejó como si nada
    Nuevamente... La princesa... Se perdía entre la gente (Jaime Roos)

  6. #6
    Starter
    Points: 22,204, Level: 45
    Level completed: 62%, Points required for next Level: 346
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    brother bob's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Location
    7 Seas of Rhye
    Posts
    969
    Points
    22,204
    Level
    45
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 32
    Given: 10

    Re: What's lost in the block/charge melee

    Quote Originally Posted by BuffettClone View Post
    My wife mentioned to me that if the foul was called a blocking foul that Rosey Cheeks would have fouled out. Did he have 4 fouls before that?
    No...he ended the game with 3 fouls so that would have only made it 4 on him. smith and scott were the only osu players with 4


    Cyclone fan since 1964 and proud of it!

    Keepers of the Faith -- Member

  7. #7
    Recruit
    Points: 6,333, Level: 23
    Level completed: 57%, Points required for next Level: 217
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran5000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Posts
    108
    Points
    6,333
    Level
    23
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1
    Given: 0

    Re: What's lost in the block/charge melee

    I agree I watched my DVR over and over and DeShaun Thomas actually fouls him on the arm PRIOR to the block/charge call.

    Sucks the ref couldn't have met in the middle by saying charge on Clyburn but bucket counts.

    Also guess who Craft left open to take the charge....only the nations leading 3pt %. McGee was wide open on the wing calling for the ball but you can't fault Will when there is an alley to the basket.

    The season of what ifs and what could have been. Ugh so close!!!!



  8. #8
    Rookie
    Points: 9,100, Level: 28
    Level completed: 59%, Points required for next Level: 250
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    5000 Experience PointsVeteran

    Join Date
    Jan 2011
    Location
    Iowa City, IA
    Posts
    357
    Points
    9,100
    Level
    28
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 10
    Given: 51

    Re: What's lost in the block/charge melee

    I thought what has been lost is that defensive rebound that went out of bounds and was given to Ohio State. I only got to see one replay, but I swear it went off Ohio State. That set them up for that final shot.



  9. #9
    All-Star
    Points: 10,825, Level: 31
    Level completed: 40%, Points required for next Level: 425
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Created Album pictures1 year registered10000 Experience Points
    BuffettClone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2012
    Location
    Altoona, Iowa
    Posts
    1,132
    Points
    10,825
    Level
    31
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 12
    Given: 5

    Re: What's lost in the block/charge melee

    Quote Originally Posted by brother bob View Post
    No...he ended the game with 3 fouls so that would have only made it 4 on him. smith and scott were the only osu players with 4
    Thanks, I didn't think so but I didn't want to call her wrong for actually caring about the game as much as she did



  10. #10
    Recruit
    Points: 5,662, Level: 22
    Level completed: 23%, Points required for next Level: 388
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran5000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    Clive
    Posts
    120
    Points
    5,662
    Level
    22
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: What's lost in the block/charge melee

    $5 million towards ISU if they would have won - merchandise sales, $$$ from the NCAA, ISU exposure, recruits for all sports, TV, and the CYCLONE name on the west coast!!!!



  11. #11
    Speechless
    Points: 429,744, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 88.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialOverdriveVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Wesley's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Omaha
    Posts
    64,423
    Points
    429,744
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,362
    Given: 1,013

    Re: What's lost in the block/charge melee

    Quote Originally Posted by brother bob View Post
    No...he ended the game with 3 fouls so that would have only made it 4 on him. smith and scott were the only osu players with 4
    You forgot that CC really had seven hacking fouls by then.


    Let my Fred's Posse Ride: Georges, 3sus, Hallice, Deonte, Dustin, Abdel, Monte, Matt, and McKaT.

  12. #12
    Legend
    Points: 132,276, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 29.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience PointsSocial
    Cycsk's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Posts
    10,902
    Points
    132,276
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 855
    Given: 686

    Re: What's lost in the block/charge melee

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneKC View Post
    I agree I watched my DVR over and over and DeShaun Thomas actually fouls him on the arm PRIOR to the block/charge call.

    Sucks the ref couldn't have met in the middle by saying charge on Clyburn but bucket counts.

    Also guess who Craft left open to take the charge....only the nations leading 3pt %. McGee was wide open on the wing calling for the ball but you can't fault Will when there is an alley to the basket.

    The season of what ifs and what could have been. Ugh so close!!!!


    Actually, from the vantage point of the ISU section, it looked like they might count the basket and call the charge after the basket.

    And I hate that you just gave me another reason (McGee was open) to feel bad about the end of the game.



  13. #13
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 52,615, Level: 71
    Level completed: 5%, Points required for next Level: 1,435
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    atlantacyclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Location
    Fontvieille Monaco
    Posts
    4,635
    Points
    52,615
    Level
    71
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 168
    Given: 56

    Re: What's lost in the block/charge melee

    If all of my favorite Cyclone players this year go on to the NBA I will feel better about them leaving!



  14. #14
    Legend
    Points: 147,232, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    Marshalltown
    Posts
    10,569
    Points
    147,232
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 417
    Given: 293

    Re: What's lost in the block/charge melee

    Quote Originally Posted by Wesley View Post
    You forgot that CC really had seven hacking fouls by then.
    7 is low



  15. #15
    All-Star
    Points: 36,930, Level: 59
    Level completed: 24%, Points required for next Level: 920
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Posts
    1,656
    Points
    36,930
    Level
    59
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 85
    Given: 74

    Re: What's lost in the block/charge melee

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneKC View Post
    I agree I watched my DVR over and over and DeShaun Thomas actually fouls him on the arm PRIOR to the block/charge call.

    Sucks the ref couldn't have met in the middle by saying charge on Clyburn but bucket counts.

    Also guess who Craft left open to take the charge....only the nations leading 3pt %. McGee was wide open on the wing calling for the ball but you can't fault Will when there is an alley to the basket.

    The season of what ifs and what could have been. Ugh so close!!!!


    The Thomas hack could have been whistled, but the Craft deal was officiating 101. Feet must be set to call the charge. They weren't. It wasn't a bang-bang, and it wasn't that difficult to see. It was an official who lost his spine in the heat of the moment.



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