Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 21

Thread: AP Game Story

  1. #1
    Speechless
    Points: 270,759, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialYour first GroupRecommendation Second ClassVeteranCreated Album pictures
    rworkman83's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Location
    Boone & Cedar Rapids
    Posts
    18,061
    Points
    270,759
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 60
    Given: 62

    AP Game Story

    Ames, Iowa Craig Brackins scored 22 points and grabbed 16 rebounds as the Iowa State men's basketball team beat Houston Baptist 64-56 Tuesday night at Hilton Coliseum for its fourth straight win.

    Diante Garret added 12 points for the Cyclones (11-4), who recorded their most victories before starting Big 12 Conference play since 2000-01.

    Iowa State led by just two at halftime before opening the second half on a 15-6 run.

    Brackins scored eight quick points and Lucca Staiger hit a 3 to make it 39-28 with 14:17 left.

    Carlos Boozer's 3 pushed the Cyclones lead to 46-32 midway through the second half.

    The Huskies put a late scare into Iowa State, cutting their deficit to 54-46 with 2:49 left, but the Cyclones responded with 10 straight free throws.

    Baron Sauls had 22 points for Houston Baptist (1-15), which was coming off its first win of the season.

    The Cyclones open their conference season on Saturday at No. 7 Texas, their first ranked opponent of the season.
    I really thought that Carlos Boozer would dominate Houston Baptist more.


    42-53 Record in CF Mafia. The most games played and wins by any player in Cyclone Fanatic History. Yes, I'm a nerd.

  2. #2
    Speechless
    Points: 431,779, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 5.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    23,794
    Points
    431,779
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 105
    Given: 15

    Re: AP Game Story

    Garret is spelled wrong too.



  3. #3
    Speechless
    Points: 392,629, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 100.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialOverdriveVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Wesley's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Omaha
    Posts
    57,355
    Points
    392,629
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 342
    Given: 268

    Re: AP Game Story

    Free Throws R Us.


    CFH HMagic bball season next year.
    Let my Fred's Four Horsemen ride: Georges, Hogue, Nader, and McKay.

  4. #4
    Pro
    Points: 27,822, Level: 51
    Level completed: 25%, Points required for next Level: 828
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Ankeny, IA
    Posts
    2,359
    Points
    27,822
    Level
    51
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 21
    Given: 4

    Re: AP Game Story

    Quote Originally Posted by Wesley View Post
    Free Throws R Us.
    Unfortunately, rebounding R Not Us

    They had 22 points in the first half, 14 of which were second chance points



  5. #5
    Speechless
    Points: 431,779, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 5.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    23,794
    Points
    431,779
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 105
    Given: 15

    Re: AP Game Story

    Quote Originally Posted by 83Clone View Post
    Unfortunately, rebounding R Not Us

    They had 22 points in the first half, 14 of which were second chance points
    The second chance points is inexcusable, but getting outrebounded wasn't because we didn't have position. We had inside position a lot, but their shots came off ridiculously hard and it was a lot of long boards.



  6. #6
    Pro
    Points: 27,822, Level: 51
    Level completed: 25%, Points required for next Level: 828
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Ankeny, IA
    Posts
    2,359
    Points
    27,822
    Level
    51
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 21
    Given: 4

    Re: AP Game Story

    Quote Originally Posted by IcSyU View Post
    The second chance points is inexcusable, but getting outrebounded wasn't because we didn't have position. We had inside position a lot, but their shots came off ridiculously hard and it was a lot of long boards.
    I agree, they were horrendous shooters. We were moderately better tonight-still not great. I thought we looked lost on offense at times. The players don't know where their teammates are going to be on the floor. We had far too many poor passes that either shouldn't have been made, were early, late, etc.

    Hopefully time will cure that-unfortunately the Big XII season is here and time is up



  7. #7
    Pro
    Points: 32,216, Level: 55
    Level completed: 25%, Points required for next Level: 834
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    iowast8fan's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Location
    Ankeny
    Posts
    2,115
    Points
    32,216
    Level
    55
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 36
    Given: 19

    Re: AP Game Story

    The team looked lazy and uncommitted to me. I chalk it up to them knowing the team they were playing was 1-14 and just expecting a win without trying.



  8. #8
    Pro
    Points: 42,229, Level: 63
    Level completed: 45%, Points required for next Level: 721
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Location
    Midwest
    Posts
    3,371
    Points
    42,229
    Level
    63
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 31
    Given: 32

    Re: AP Game Story

    Quote Originally Posted by iowast8fan View Post
    The team looked lazy and uncommitted to me. I chalk it up to them knowing the team they were playing was 1-14 and just expecting a win without trying.
    Last night watching the game I thought, maybe the team is bored with playing these type of teams. They just looked uninspired. I mean, it is always fun to play basketball, but it has to be hard to get psyched up for lightweight after lightweight. And I am sure the lightweights get pumped to play ISU as they might think it is their possible best shot at beating a school in a top conference.



  9. #9
    Speechless
    Points: 857,350, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 46.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    CycloneErik's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Jamerica
    Posts
    55,093
    Points
    857,350
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,310
    Given: 1,139

    Re: AP Game Story

    Quote Originally Posted by twistedredbird View Post
    Last night watching the game I thought, maybe the team is bored with playing these type of teams. They just looked uninspired. I mean, it is always fun to play basketball, but it has to be hard to get psyched up for lightweight after lightweight. And I am sure the lightweights get pumped to play ISU as they might think it is their possible best shot at beating a school in a top conference.
    I could see this happening.


    Since we are an elite team now, let's go get that One Cyclone Moment.
    Make this one for the ages!




    http://rememberingdoria.wordpress.com/

  10. #10
    All-Star
    Points: 23,909, Level: 47
    Level completed: 36%, Points required for next Level: 641
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    Quad Cities
    Posts
    1,378
    Points
    23,909
    Level
    47
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 28

    Re: AP Game Story

    The most victories since 00-01. Why do I still dread the BXII conference play? We have had some good games and I hope the idea that they were looking past them is the case. Saturday will be a good gauge as to where we are at. The team has played well in most games and appears to rise to the opponents.



  11. #11
    Legend
    Points: 385,722, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 13.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    bos's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    23,593
    Points
    385,722
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 412
    Given: 284

    Re: AP Game Story

    Quote Originally Posted by twistedredbird View Post
    Last night watching the game I thought, maybe the team is bored with playing these type of teams. They just looked uninspired. I mean, it is always fun to play basketball, but it has to be hard to get psyched up for lightweight after lightweight. And I am sure the lightweights get pumped to play ISU as they might think it is their possible best shot at beating a school in a top conference.

    I can agree with that. ISU has a long run of playing down to teams. This has frustrated me for it seems like an eternity.



  12. #12
    Speechless
    Points: 857,350, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 46.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    CycloneErik's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Jamerica
    Posts
    55,093
    Points
    857,350
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,310
    Given: 1,139

    Re: AP Game Story

    Quote Originally Posted by bostinelosd View Post
    I can agree with that. ISU has a long run of playing down to teams. This has frustrated me for it seems like an eternity.
    It's all about not getting too high or too low right now. I think Saturday will be a lot of fun.

    We have a week for people to talk about how bad we are, how badly we're going to get killed, and everything else. Then we can come out at beat Texas!


    Since we are an elite team now, let's go get that One Cyclone Moment.
    Make this one for the ages!




    http://rememberingdoria.wordpress.com/

  13. #13
    Legend
    Points: 385,722, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 13.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    bos's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    23,593
    Points
    385,722
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 412
    Given: 284

    Re: AP Game Story

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    It's all about not getting too high or too low right now. I think Saturday will be a lot of fun.

    We have a week for people to talk about how bad we are, how badly we're going to get killed, and everything else. Then we can come out at beat Texas!

    I think we can run with them no matter how the downers put it. As long as they take their time and dont just run and chuck, we should be good.



  14. #14
    Speechless
    Points: 857,350, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 46.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    CycloneErik's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Jamerica
    Posts
    55,093
    Points
    857,350
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,310
    Given: 1,139

    Re: AP Game Story

    Quote Originally Posted by bostinelosd View Post
    I think we can run with them no matter how the downers put it. As long as they take their time and dont just run and chuck, we should be good.
    Our defensive ability is going to help (of course).

    We've shown some ability to play well on the road. That helps.

    Craig Brackins scores 30+ every time he sets foot in Texas. That helps.


    Since we are an elite team now, let's go get that One Cyclone Moment.
    Make this one for the ages!




    http://rememberingdoria.wordpress.com/

  15. #15
    Speechless
    Points: 335,044, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    ISUFan22's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Grimes, IA
    Posts
    31,730
    Points
    335,044
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 73
    Given: 152

    Re: AP Game Story

    Quote Originally Posted by twistedredbird View Post
    Last night watching the game I thought, maybe the team is bored with playing these type of teams. They just looked uninspired. I mean, it is always fun to play basketball, but it has to be hard to get psyched up for lightweight after lightweight. And I am sure the lightweights get pumped to play ISU as they might think it is their possible best shot at beating a school in a top conference.
    You'd think after getting beat by SDSU (and even Hawaii), our guys could get motivated to play anyone.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • Football
  • Iowa State vs. North Dakota State
  • August 30, 2014
  • 11:00 AM