Page 1 of 7 12345 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 93
  1. #1
    All-Star
    Points: 18,701, Level: 41
    Level completed: 73%, Points required for next Level: 249
    Overall activity: 5.0%
    Achievements:
    10000 Experience Points1 year registered
    jkclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2013
    Location
    Urbandale
    Posts
    1,262
    Points
    18,701
    Level
    41
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 88
    Given: 462

    BYU Most Unintelligent Fanbase

    I think everyone can agree there are some pretty uninformed fan bases about the rules of basketball, but during the game the booing seemed extremely excessive. Now you also have people calling out Kane and Ejim as thugs. I know some of those are Iowa people and BYU also has an extremely large fan base but it seems worse this time.



  2. #2
    Legend
    Points: 142,990, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 60.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranOverdrive
    Judoka's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    Timbuktu
    Posts
    10,825
    Points
    142,990
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 551
    Given: 628

    Re: BYU Most Unintelligent Fanbase

    Because ISU fans don't Boo every call that goes against us regardless of the circumstances?



  3. #3
    Starter
    Points: 22,235, Level: 45
    Level completed: 65%, Points required for next Level: 315
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    10000 Experience Points1 year registered
    Tri4Cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Location
    Urbandale
    Posts
    602
    Points
    22,235
    Level
    45
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 68
    Given: 180

    Re: BYU Most Unintelligent Fanbase

    Quote Originally Posted by Judoka View Post
    Because ISU fans don't Boo every call that goes against us regardless of the circumstances?
    This.


    "I'm not vain...I'm awesome" - Me

  4. #4
    Bench Warmer
    Points: 9,107, Level: 28
    Level completed: 60%, Points required for next Level: 243
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran5000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Location
    Norwalk
    Posts
    260
    Points
    9,107
    Level
    28
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 22
    Given: 14

    Re: BYU Most Unintelligent Fanbase

    Instead of BYU replace it with IOWA



  5. #5
    All-Star
    Points: 18,701, Level: 41
    Level completed: 73%, Points required for next Level: 249
    Overall activity: 5.0%
    Achievements:
    10000 Experience Points1 year registered
    jkclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2013
    Location
    Urbandale
    Posts
    1,262
    Points
    18,701
    Level
    41
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 88
    Given: 462

    Re: BYU Most Unintelligent Fanbase

    Quote Originally Posted by Judoka View Post
    Because ISU fans don't Boo every call that goes against us regardless of the circumstances?
    Iowa State is one of the more selective schools. We are biased which is natural but last night and now seems to be on a different level.



  6. #6
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 93,122, Level: 94
    Level completed: 99%, Points required for next Level: 28
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Incyte's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Posts
    3,949
    Points
    93,122
    Level
    94
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 332
    Given: 56

    Re: BYU Most Unintelligent Fanbase

    Wtf? Stupid thread is stupid.

    BYU acts like every other fan base on earth - frustrated after a close loss.


    “Science investigates; religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge, which is power; religion gives man wisdom, which is control. Science deals mainly with facts; religion deals mainly with values. The two are not rivals. They are complementary.”

    Martin Luther King Jr.

  7. #7
    All-Star
    Points: 26,388, Level: 49
    Level completed: 84%, Points required for next Level: 162
    Overall activity: 14.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Location
    Twin Cities
    Posts
    1,080
    Points
    26,388
    Level
    49
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 87
    Given: 26

    Re: BYU Most Unintelligent Fanbase

    What do you expect? It's a arena full of virgin, decaffeinated white folks.



  8. #8
    Addict
    Points: 154,812, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 28.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    weR138's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Posts
    7,618
    Points
    154,812
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 159
    Given: 46

    Re: BYU Most Unintelligent Fanbase

    Quote Originally Posted by jkclone View Post
    I think everyone can agree there are some pretty uninformed fan bases about the rules of basketball, but during the game the booing seemed extremely excessive. Now you also have people calling out Kane and Ejim as thugs. I know some of those are Iowa people and BYU also has an extremely large fan base but it seems worse this time.
    They're mormons so they can't curse. They make up for it with excessive booing. Not a big deal.


    RIP Janice
    b. April 2012 d. April 2012
    9 posts
    May perpetual light shine upon him.

  9. #9
    Starter
    Points: 30,828, Level: 53
    Level completed: 98%, Points required for next Level: 22
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Recommendation Second ClassVeteran25000 Experience Points
    tzjung's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    Des Moines, IA
    Posts
    995
    Points
    30,828
    Level
    53
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 64
    Given: 124

    Re: BYU Most Unintelligent Fanbase

    The point of the fans is to get into the head of the opposing players and try to get the refs on their side by continuously hounding them. I thought they did their job. The fans were definately in our players heads...look at Ejim, our failure with the press, and missing free throws down the stretch.

    They were great CBB fans, and they did what I hope we continue to do to every team (not named Iowa State) and referee that steps onto the court at Hilton.



  10. #10
    Speechless
    Points: 733,093, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 86.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    Cyclonepride's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    A pineapple under the sea
    Posts
    48,621
    Points
    733,093
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,887
    Given: 897

    Re: BYU Most Unintelligent Fanbase

    Not stupid at all. I thought they supported their team in a similar fashion to what we would do. And high emotion and bias does cloud judgement, which is 100% normal for fans anywhere.



  11. #11
    All-Star
    Points: 35,199, Level: 57
    Level completed: 80%, Points required for next Level: 251
    Overall activity: 20.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    CyOps's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Location
    SW Iowa
    Posts
    1,775
    Points
    35,199
    Level
    57
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 185
    Given: 24

    Re: BYU Most Unintelligent Fanbase

    The signs and bigheads in the student section were very mormon.



  12. #12
    Addict
    Points: 207,727, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 50.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience PointsRecommendation Second ClassSocial
    Bret44's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Hampton, IA
    Posts
    9,486
    Points
    207,727
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,562
    Given: 1,490

    Re: BYU Most Unintelligent Fanbase

    I loved the venom they spat. It inspired me. We need to eat UMKC alive.


    When Kids see the Hilton Atmosphere and our style of play, the get really interested in Iowa State
    - Fred Hoiberg

  13. #13
    All-Star
    Points: 18,701, Level: 41
    Level completed: 73%, Points required for next Level: 249
    Overall activity: 5.0%
    Achievements:
    10000 Experience Points1 year registered
    jkclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2013
    Location
    Urbandale
    Posts
    1,262
    Points
    18,701
    Level
    41
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 88
    Given: 462

    Re: BYU Most Unintelligent Fanbase

    Yeah I get what people are saying just think there was an extreme amount of booing specifically on the Kane foul and now you have people calling him a thug with Ejim. I thought in general they were good but theres an awful lot of negative attitude over that call that I think is completely uncalled for, and I've seen people saying they were yelling the N word which set of Ejim. Other than those things I thought they were pretty good but there seems to be way to much focus on the Kane foul which didn't really warrant an ejection let alone jail time.



  14. #14
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 84,635, Level: 90
    Level completed: 50%, Points required for next Level: 915
    Overall activity: 41.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Gunnerclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Location
    Beaverdale hood
    Posts
    4,542
    Points
    84,635
    Level
    90
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 827
    Given: 379

    Re: BYU Most Unintelligent Fanbase

    Quote Originally Posted by tzjung View Post
    The point of the fans is to get into the head of the opposing players and try to get the refs on their side by continuously hounding them. I thought they did their job. The fans were definately in our players heads...look at Ejim, our failure with the press, and missing free throws down the stretch.

    They were great CBB fans, and they did what I hope we continue to do to every team (not named Iowa State) and referee that steps onto the court at Hilton.
    The point of the fans is to support their team and help them win. BYU lost = Crowd fail.


    Rhoads out!

  15. #15
    Addict
    Points: 108,518, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 99.3%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    cyrocksmypants's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Honolulu, HI
    Posts
    8,950
    Points
    108,518
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,939
    Given: 124

    Re: BYU Most Unintelligent Fanbase

    Quote Originally Posted by weR138 View Post
    They're mormons so they can't curse. They make up for it with excessive booing. Not a big deal.
    I was hearing quite a bit of swearing in the background of John Walters call from about the 5 minute mock until the end of the game.

    That said, you also don't have to be Mormon to be a fan of BYU, so it could have been anyone.



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: FS1
  • FOOTBALL: Iowa State vs. West Virginia
  • November 29, 2014
  • 11:00 AM