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    Cyclones known by two-thirds

    On the sporcle.com game where you name the college mascots, Iowa State was recognized as the Cyclones 66.4% of the time. That puts us near the bottom, but close to a lot of other (I thought) well-known teams. Iowa is at 76.9%, and all of the Tigers teams are the best at 94%.

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    Just thought it was interesting. Presumably only fairly serious NCAA fans would take the quiz, and a lot probably give up before finishing (including me on the last couple I couldn't get off the top of my head).



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    Re: Cyclones known by two-thirds

    I got them all in 5:08. I wish they had one for all of D1 basketball. That would be a challenge.



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    Re: Cyclones known by two-thirds

    3 minutes and 12 seconds. It took me a little bit to remember Depaul.



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    Re: Cyclones known by two-thirds

    I burned through the whole thing in about 3 minutes... except Marquette, which I stared at... and finally remembered with 0:06 left. Whew!!



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    Re: Cyclones known by two-thirds

    3:19....freakin' USF got me for a few seconds



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    Re: Cyclones known by two-thirds

    That was a little challenging. For the life of me I could not remember Razorbacks.


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    Re: Cyclones known by two-thirds

    One thing I realized from this is how little I care about the Big East...


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    Re: Cyclones known by two-thirds

    Quote Originally Posted by CrossCyed View Post
    3 minutes and 12 seconds. It took me a little bit to remember Depaul.
    That one got me too. I was sure they were the Blue Devils too. It also took me a few seconds to remember a few nicknames have "fighting" in their names.



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    Re: Cyclones known by two-thirds

    3:25. I knew them all on the first shot, I'm just not used to typing on my new laptop, so I botched some spelling by hitting keys I didn't mean to.


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    Re: Cyclones known by two-thirds

    Quote Originally Posted by htownclone View Post
    One thing I realized from this is how little I care about the Big East...
    Ditto. I think I had 6 team names over there.


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    Re: Cyclones known by two-thirds

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclone62 View Post
    Ditto. I think I had 6 team names over there.
    They were the only conference I struggled with. I quit with about 5 minutes left cause I could care less who Providence, Rutgers, and Seton Hall's mascots were. I could tell you some good players to come from those schools, but I don't play mascot games on NCAA, sorry.


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    Re: Cyclones known by two-thirds

    Quote Originally Posted by Clone9 View Post
    On the sporcle.com game where you name the college mascots, Iowa State was recognized as the Cyclones 66.4% of the time. That puts us near the bottom, but close to a lot of other (I thought) well-known teams. Iowa is at 76.9%, and all of the Tigers teams are the best at 94%.

    NCAA College Team Names Quiz Results - sporcle

    Just thought it was interesting. Presumably only fairly serious NCAA fans would take the quiz, and a lot probably give up before finishing (including me on the last couple I couldn't get off the top of my head).
    geez, that is sad. I will spend some time just entering cyclones and none of the rest and see if I can at least get us out of 12th place for the big 12. OSU and CU are very close.



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    Re: Cyclones known by two-thirds

    I think it is misleading, because since there are multiple tigers and wildcats, some of those teams may not be known by all, but if the name is entered once, it gets filled in all of them, so the stats are a bit misleading.



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