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    What excuse will EIU come up with?

    They will say they are the better team.. BUT _____________

    Fred owns Francis


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    Re: What excuse will EIU come up with?

    Well, currently on HN you have:

    Refs/FT's



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    Re: What excuse will EIU come up with?

    Officiating.



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    Re: What excuse will EIU come up with?

    They should blame magic. Only valid excuse.



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    Re: What excuse will EIU come up with?

    Quote Originally Posted by CloneJob View Post
    They will say they are the better team.. BUT _____________

    Fred owns Francis
    This is obvious....they will say the refs as we shot 15 more free throws than them.



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    Re: What excuse will EIU come up with?

    Fouls no doubt.



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    Re: What excuse will EIU come up with?

    Quote Originally Posted by CloneJob View Post
    They will say they are the better team.. BUT _____________

    Fred owns Francis
    Super Bowl of course, why mess with a classic?



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    Re: What excuse will EIU come up with?

    Refs were pretty bad both ways. I saw two even teams on the court tonight. Hilton was the difference.



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    Re: What excuse will EIU come up with?

    Iowa is a very good team and they played a hell of a game! Coming up with lame excuses just diminishes that.

    They can likely find several excuses and we could point to our free throw woes. None of it matters. We won, but there wasn't a clearly better team tonight.



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    Re: What excuse will EIU come up with?

    Quote Originally Posted by bpmdu View Post
    Super Bowl of course, why mess with a classic?
    Well when this site as a month long, 1800+ post thread about the iowa game it holds water.



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    Re: What excuse will EIU come up with?

    Not an excuse by them, but on Twitter, they're so butthurt that they're bringing up bowl games, the overall record of the series, etc like it actually matters to this year's basketball season.

    Iowa fans should be confident - they have a really good team, but bringing up those types of things above just makes them look like sore losers and douchebags with no confidence.



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    Re: What excuse will EIU come up with?

    I don't listen to EIU sports talk, so I would neither know or care what excuses they have. We won. End of story.



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    Re: What excuse will EIU come up with?

    8-0 is all that matters.
    Suck it hoks!

    I will say though, very impressed with their team. Not many teams could handle that pace they for e you to play. They were much better than Michigan and will easily make the tourney and that kills me to admit.



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    Re: What excuse will EIU come up with?

    I have gotten texts from some and all have said the refs screwed them...funny thing is they are the same people who say we complain about the refs to much.



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    Re: What excuse will EIU come up with?

    I got fouls on facebook, but the refs didn't cause the hawks to miss FT's at the end.


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