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    Born and raised in Des Moines, went to University of Arizona though, and have been a Wildcat fan since Salim Stoudamire was balling for us back in 2004. Moved back to DSM after college and hear about and watch a ton of ISU BB. Fun team to watch and talk about, though the saturation of fans here makes them a bit annoying at times, but that happens in any city with any team.

    I love Fred Hoiberg and how he owns the transfer market, and his brand of up tempo, unselfish basketball. Would be awesome to see a ISU vs AZ game in the tourney sometime. Almost happened two years ago if not for the refs calling anything in Craft's favor.

    Anyways, not a troll just cuz i'm not a die hard cyclone, but this program is heading into some exciting times, and I'd love to see Self's streak end.

    Bear Down Arizona!



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    Re: Just joined

    Quote Originally Posted by PointGuardU View Post
    Bear Down Arizona!
    Aren't you guys the Wildcats, though?




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    Quote Originally Posted by ZachsterPoke View Post
    Aren't you guys the Wildcats, though?
    Wildcat down Arizona!



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    Also, these fellas are usually pretty nice to non ISU fans. Just don't be a ******. And always remember, Airbag is the most well loved non ISU fan here, so don't even think about it.



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    Quote Originally Posted by theantiAIRBHG View Post
    Also, these fellas are usually pretty nice to non ISU fans. Just don't be a ******. And always remember, Airbag is the most well loved closet ISU fan here, so don't even think about it.
    Fify



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    Welcome. I wish we could have played you guys in the tournament two years ago



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    The Arizona Golden Bears. Wait, that's not right...



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    Quote Originally Posted by ZachsterPoke View Post
    Aren't you guys the Wildcats, though?
    Yes, but we got a nice tear jerker that gave us our rally cry a long time ago http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bear_Down



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    Quote Originally Posted by ZachsterPoke View Post
    Aren't you guys the Wildcats, though?
    Maybe he's a closet Baylor fan?



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    Zona darn near snagged Fred from ISU back in the day. I remember Fred saying the Wildcats were one of his top considerations when he was being recruited. That's where he first met Kevin Ollie too, on that recruiting trip.



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    Quote Originally Posted by JohnnyFive View Post
    Zona darn near snagged Fred from ISU back in the day. I remember Fred saying the Wildcats were one of his top considerations when he was being recruited. That's where he first met Kevin Ollie too, on that recruiting trip.
    Yup, Lute had Ollie and Hoiberg on the same visit and said whoever said yes first got the scholarship. Neither gave an answer, and he gave the 'ship instead to Damon Stoudamire



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    Read up on posts by lakebison on how to be an annoying non-ISU fan. Don't post like him and you'll be fine.



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    PointGuardU, you'll be alright with me as long as you aren't one of those annoying U of A fans who knows nothing about the rest of the university's athletic programs. I've met way too many Arizona fans down here who are just as bad as Husker fans, just in reverse. Husker fans get a bad rap around these parts for their ridiculously obsessive focus on their football program, but they have absolutely zero interest in their hoops team (or god forbid any other athletic program). Some U of A fans are just as bad, just in reverse fashion. During football season, I'll try to have a conversation with them about Rich Rod's team and their closest point of reference is how Nick Foles plays for the Eagles now.

    Oh, and you owe us all a beer for Ryan Anderson.



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    Quote Originally Posted by PointGuardU View Post
    Yup, Lute had Ollie and Hoiberg on the same visit and said whoever said yes first got the scholarship. Neither gave an answer, and he gave the 'ship instead to Damon Stoudamire

    Sounds like everyone won in that deal.


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