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    Catching Up With: Kantrail Horton

    AMES, Iowa- There is no dispute that Kantrail Horton was a tough guy. With a body built more like a professional wrestler than a basketball player, the burly guard from Covington, Ga., was the cornerstone for Iowa State's unprecedented success in men's basketball from 2000-2001.

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    Re: Horton

    From reading Shirleys book I expected that the team didn't speak with each other much nowadays ... Horton makes it sound like the do quite a bit.



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    Re: Horton

    Horton was a great Big 12 player......... Tough!!!



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    Re: Horton

    I was at that game in Lawrence when he hit that bomb. Game was awsome from start to finish. Bought SRO tickets bout 1/2 hr. before the game started and snuck into the KU student section behind the basket on the visitors side. Probably row 8 or so. Didn't do much cheering until about 30 seconds left in the game. We didn't want to get booted from those seats!



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    Re: Catching Up With: Kantrail Horton

    Thanks for the link. Horton is probably underappreciated from those championship teams, but he was solid.



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    Re: Catching Up With: Kantrail Horton

    Did anybody else pick up on the way he talks? Team...That was no where to be found the last couple of years.



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    Re: Catching Up With: Kantrail Horton

    Great article, but it made me do bad things...I looked up the MSU ISU regional final game on youtube. Don't do it, it is just so heartbreaking!



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    Re: Catching Up With: Kantrail Horton

    Kantrail was one of my favorite people in college. He was one of the few guys I knew coming into Iowa State as we had played against each other in AAU and baseball since we were little. That dude was a riot...



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    Re: Catching Up With: Kantrail Horton

    We shoulda won that national championship that year... that was the one time in my life to have a championship from one of my teams... and then MSU... and the double foul... WOW!

    Kantrail was great. Good read. Thanks



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    Re: Catching Up With: Kantrail Horton

    When he decided he was going from Point A to Point B, he could not be stopped. Not too many like him.


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    Re: Horton

    Quote Originally Posted by clones_jer View Post
    From reading Shirleys book I expected that the team didn't speak with each other much nowadays ... Horton makes it sound like the do quite a bit.
    I was thinking the same thing but if you read Shirley's book he doesn't mention Horton once. Horton must have been the glue for that team. Keeping some egoes in check and including others. Good article.


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    Re: Catching Up With: Kantrail Horton

    He was one fun player to watch. Nurse could hit 3 pointers more consistently ,but Kantrail could hit them further out. I don't know how many times he threw up bombs 10 feet away from the 3 point line and would nail them.

    He had a great attitude back then and sounds like he still does. Hope he does well.



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    Re: Catching Up With: Kantrail Horton

    The word that comes to mind when I think about Kantrail is: Poise.

    I never felt nervous when he had the ball. He was always under control, and oozed a quiet confidence.

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    Re: Catching Up With: Kantrail Horton

    i miss those days. he was one of my favorite players to watch (right behind JC Holloway (sp?)


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