Thanks Rahshon
Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 18

Thread: Thanks Rahshon

  1. #1
    Speechless
    Points: 261,247, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    BryceC's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Posts
    16,870
    Points
    261,247
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 240
    Given: 0

    Thanks Rahshon

    He's had an up and down career here at Iowa State and he was part of a coaching change that we all know was difficult on him. However, he's off to a great start this year (10.4 ppg, 5.0 rpg, while shooting a blistering .611 from the field) and he's making some cracks in the record books. For ISU all time records, he'll probably end up #6 in blocks, in the top 10 in steals, top 20 in rebounds, and top 20 in scoring if he can get about 200 more points this year. He'd be the only Cyclone ever to accomplish that, proving just what a good all around player he is.

    Thanks for coming back and being a Cyclone Rahshon, you'll always be one of my favorites for that.



  2. #2
    Addict
    Points: 177,422, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    snowcraig2.0's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    Cedar Rapids, IA
    Posts
    7,494
    Points
    177,422
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 533
    Given: 82

    Re: Thanks Rahshon

    Great post! I was thinking the exact same thing.



  3. #3
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 76,419, Level: 85
    Level completed: 93%, Points required for next Level: 131
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points
    4429 mcc's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Location
    Wall Street
    Posts
    4,402
    Points
    76,419
    Level
    85
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1
    Given: 0

    Re: Thanks Rahshon

    No doubt!



  4. #4
    All-Star
    Points: 24,890, Level: 48
    Level completed: 34%, Points required for next Level: 660
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran10000 Experience Points
    isugcs's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    Waverly
    Posts
    1,604
    Points
    24,890
    Level
    48
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 9
    Given: 93

    Re: Thanks Rahshon

    Rahshon will also always be one of my favorites right up there with Fizer and Tinsley.



  5. #5
    Addict
    Points: 123,613, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 11.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    ianoconnor's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    7,523
    Points
    123,613
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 530
    Given: 1,115

    Re: Thanks Rahshon

    Good post. Thanks Rashon.



  6. #6
    Addict
    Points: 83,728, Level: 89
    Level completed: 99%, Points required for next Level: 22
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience PointsSocial
    cstrunk's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Longview, TX
    Posts
    8,182
    Points
    83,728
    Level
    89
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 52
    Given: 2

    Re: Thanks Rahshon

    He is shooting much better this season. Maybe we can try to get him more involved in the offense and get him to take more shots? We need to find ways to get points.



  7. #7
    Speechless
    Points: 343,709, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 35.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    ISUFan22's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Grimes, IA
    Posts
    32,649
    Points
    343,709
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 593
    Given: 365

    Re: Thanks Rahshon

    It took a lot of pride-swallowing to do what he did last year and not complain about it. So far, he's being rewarded this season.

    I wondered if he'd ever get it turned around. He looked not-so-good and very frustrated in the summer league - still not able to make shots.

    But he's doing it when it counts now. Seems comfortable in the system on both ends of the court.



  8. #8
    Pro
    Points: 26,232, Level: 49
    Level completed: 69%, Points required for next Level: 318
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    3,079
    Points
    26,232
    Level
    49
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 26
    Given: 52

    Re: Thanks Rahshon

    Hopefully, the team will turn it around a bit and give him the thank you that he probably really wants - a couple of big wins.



  9. #9
    Legend Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    DaddyMac's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Posts
    14,375
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1
    Given: 0

    Re: Thanks Rahshon

    Quote Originally Posted by BryceC View Post
    He's had an up and down career here at Iowa State and he was part of a coaching change that we all know was difficult on him. However, he's off to a great start this year (10.4 ppg, 5.0 rpg, while shooting a blistering .611 from the field) and he's making some cracks in the record books. For ISU all time records, he'll probably end up #6 in blocks, in the top 10 in steals, top 20 in rebounds, and top 20 in scoring if he can get about 200 more points this year. He'd be the only Cyclone ever to accomplish that, proving just what a good all around player he is.

    Thanks for coming back and being a Cyclone Rahshon, you'll always be one of my favorites for that.
    He's a classy, classy young man.

    A friend of mine took his little boy with us last summer to the summer league at Southwoods. Rahshon played in the last game of the night, hence was one of the last of the ISU players to show at the gym.

    The little boy and a friend of his, were getting autographs from all the ISU players, just needing Rahshon's still. They saw Rahshon come in the doors above the bleachers (if you know how Southwoods is setup).

    Both the boys were yelling to each other "it's Rahshon, it's Rahshon". Rahshon was still at the top of the steps as he hears this and sees the two 7 y/os running up the steps toward him.

    He get's this playful, mouth-open, wide-eyed, fearful look on his face, starts running out the door, down the hallway at about 1/5 speed - letting the kids chase him. Finally stops after a few more pleas from the kids, signs their stuff, asks them questions (favorite team, players, do they play bball) and talks to them for a few minutes.

    Now I'm not bagging on the other ISU players - but he was about the only one who did anything other than just sign the hat and go on his way.

    Something he didn't have to do and meant the world to those boys. Smiles were priceless.


    Last edited by DaddyMac; 11-28-2007 at 04:35 PM.

  10. #10
    Speechless
    Points: 343,709, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 35.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    ISUFan22's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Grimes, IA
    Posts
    32,649
    Points
    343,709
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 593
    Given: 365

    Re: Thanks Rahshon

    I remember you telling us that. Even if he doesn't make it to the next level (which will be an uphill battle), he'll do something special with his life. He's got the tools.

    As they say, he's not dead yet. We've got basically one more full year of lucky number 13.



  11. #11
    Addict Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    Oldpeopleville
    Posts
    9,207
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Thanks Rahshon

    At first, I thought he was leaving us too and my heart sunk. Great recovery BryceC


    "Seven minutes to glory."

  12. #12
    Speechless
    Points: 271,794, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    isuno1fan's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Clive, Iowa
    Posts
    17,536
    Points
    271,794
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 166
    Given: 38

    Re: Thanks Rahshon

    Quote Originally Posted by cstrunk View Post
    He is shooting much better this season. Maybe we can try to get him more involved in the offense and get him to take more shots? We need to find ways to get points.
    Very true, but he missed a couple turn around bank shot ducks when they would have mattered most.

    Nevertheless, the guy looks improved and has an extra hop in his step so far this year. Hope he keeps it up.



  13. #13
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 57,287, Level: 74
    Level completed: 16%, Points required for next Level: 1,263
    Overall activity: 12.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    pulse's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Posts
    4,823
    Points
    57,287
    Level
    74
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 80
    Given: 80

    Re: Thanks Rahshon

    His attitude, athleticism, leadership, love for the game and the school all make him a favorite of mine too.



  14. #14
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 52,069, Level: 70
    Level completed: 66%, Points required for next Level: 481
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Posts
    4,189
    Points
    52,069
    Level
    70
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 145
    Given: 15

    Re: Thanks Rahshon

    Rashon is a great kid and showing signs of getting his shot back. I'll never forget the night he had against Drake two years ago. I think he scored about 30 and we pounded the Bulldogs. Hope he lights it up in the Knapp Center again cause I'd love to beat the dogs since media guys like Cotlar don't think we have a chance.



  15. #15
    Addict
    Points: 83,165, Level: 89
    Level completed: 68%, Points required for next Level: 585
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    ripvdub's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Sk-Ankeny
    Posts
    6,903
    Points
    83,165
    Level
    89
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 74
    Given: 240

    Re: Thanks Rahshon

    I loved Rahshon since his 1st game. How many times his frosh. year did he go up for a rebound dunk/ dive on the floor/ or whatever... he might have been down for a minute or two but he'd always come back. I remember the wife and I had center court parquet seats over the holiday his freshman year, and at one point during the game I told her "I have a new favorite player".

    His dunk in the 1st couple minutes was badass. Well... his double bicep flex was badass. Im surprised he didnt get a T.

    It might be a while til we find another player with as many highlight videos on YouTube or anywhere else.


    #BEATIOWA

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: Cyclones.tv
  • HOOPS: Iowa State vs. Mississippi Valley State
  • December 31, 2014
  • 06:00 PM