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    Re: ESPN: 'If I ruled college hoops

    Quote Originally Posted by CysRage View Post
    That Sweet Caroline comment had to be directed at us. I can't think of too many schools who play Sweet Caroline regularly like we do..but I love it! (unless we are losing..looking at you Jack Trice music person!)

    It beats the heck out of the Seven Nations Army chant every Big 10 school chants into the ground. I used to like that song, but holy Jesus, it's overdone. Just stop. Penn State, I'm talking to you especially.



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    Re: ESPN: 'If I ruled college hoops

    Quote Originally Posted by twocoach View Post
    EVERY school plays it. It's an easy one for a band to play and fans instantly recognize it and sing along. It's Neil Diamond. Dorky white people love Neil Diamond. White people hear that song and sing like dorks. Black people (which includes the author of the article) hear that song and look around and say "what a bunch of dorky white people." I can see why he has no interest in hearing it any more. No biggie. I forever tie it to the Boston Red Sox and their curse-busting World Series win so it just feels like a rip off when I hear it at other sporting events. Plus I am not a Neil Diamond fan so it doesn't do anything for me, either.

    So, you're racist? I see.



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    Re: ESPN: 'If I ruled college hoops

    Quote Originally Posted by 00clone View Post
    And a dreamy reference.

    *edit: and a frannypants picture....of course looking like a psychopath.
    ...in Hilton of all places too. #Beautiful



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    Re: ESPN: 'If I ruled college hoops

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclones500 View Post
    4. 3s BECOME 4s IN THE FINAL TWO MINUTES OF GAMES
    ... Hoiball appoves this rule change.



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    Re: ESPN: 'If I ruled college hoops

    Part 4: If I ruled: 'Serious stuff'

    Definitely agree on No. 2


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    Re: ESPN: 'If I ruled college hoops

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUTex View Post
    So, you're racist? I see.
    Good grief. I'll ahead and send you the link directly so you have no excuse: http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/racist?s=t



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    Re: ESPN: 'If I ruled college hoops

    Love the 'clones.

    HATE Sweet Caroline. Pretty much for the same reason the writer states. Written about Caroline Kennedy - pretty sure she has no ties to ISU. Sung by Neil Diamond. Pretty much sure he has no ties to ISU. And he sucks.


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    Re: ESPN: 'If I ruled college hoops

    Quote Originally Posted by cmjh10 View Post
    I liked it until he said no expletives.

    If I cant swear, how will the refs know how I feel about them?

    I agree. **** that ****


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    Re: ESPN: 'If I ruled college hoops

    Quote Originally Posted by acgclone View Post
    Their facility is top notch. If Miles stays there, he could be the Johnny Orr of NI basketball.
    They'll need to recruit very effectively nationally, after Omaha/Lincoln there are basically no people to the north and west until you hit the Rockies…I lived in central Neb for 6 years and can attest to that. To the south is KU/KSU/OKs/OU, to the east is ISU/Iowa/Missouri/Minn…all eight of those traditionally better programs in traditionally better talent regions and I'm assuming Creighton falls off so make it 9 if they don't.

    Will be interesting to see how their Creighton/Husker football fans show up the first year they're not good and the arena isn't new. Will be interesting to see Creighton attendance if they fall off too and how it may relate to Neb finally being good.



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    Re: ESPN: 'If I ruled college hoops

    Quote Originally Posted by twocoach View Post
    Good grief. I'll ahead and send you the link directly so you have no excuse: http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/racist?s=t

    Get over yourself dude. I was just messing with you.



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    Re: ESPN: 'If I ruled college hoops

    Quote Originally Posted by MeanDean View Post
    Love the 'clones.

    HATE Sweet Caroline. Pretty much for the same reason the writer states. Written about Caroline Kennedy - pretty sure she has no ties to ISU. Sung by Neil Diamond. Pretty much sure he has no ties to ISU. And he sucks.
    Most good songs have ties to ISU?



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    Re: ESPN: 'If I ruled college hoops

    Quote Originally Posted by Cydkar View Post
    Most good songs have ties to ISU?
    No, but if you're going to pick a "signature" song it would be nice if it had some thematic tie in to your school. Or your state/region of the country. Or at the very least, the song didn't kind of suck.

    Unfortunately Sweat-Karo-Line misses on ALL 3.


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