Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 17
  1. #1
    All-Star
    Points: 34,455, Level: 57
    Level completed: 18%, Points required for next Level: 995
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    1,982
    Points
    34,455
    Level
    57
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 4
    Given: 1

    Ready to Eat a Little Crow...

    I've ripped on Frank Martin about as much as anyone...but I'll say this for the guy, his teams play hard....and he holds players accountable for their careless mistakes...I'm not ready to declare the guy John Wooden quite yet, but I don't think Kansas State had any business going into Austin or College Station or coming home with a win...and to Martin's credit, he had his guys ready to go.

    Btw, I'm still not congratulating him for last year going to the NCAA tourney...any coach in the country could've won with Beasley and Walker on their team...but he's doing a heck of a lot better than I thought he would.



  2. #2
    Addict
    Points: 118,705, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 9.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Tornado man's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Location
    Ames, IA
    Posts
    7,915
    Points
    118,705
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 108
    Given: 160

    Re: Ready to Eat a Little Crow...

    You're right - he gets them to play hard. I wish we played with their intensity.



  3. #3
    Speechless
    Points: 257,126, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 25.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Cydkar's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    15,814
    Points
    257,126
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 664
    Given: 555

    Re: Ready to Eat a Little Crow...

    Me to. I thought he was a complete fraud.



  4. #4
    Addict
    Points: 51,127, Level: 69
    Level completed: 99%, Points required for next Level: 23
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Drive4cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    972
    Posts
    5,541
    Points
    51,127
    Level
    69
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 11
    Given: 43

    Re: Ready to Eat a Little Crow...

    He's never come across to me as a terrible coach anytime I've watched K-State play the last two years. I think he does a nice job. People make fun of him for whatever reason, but it's pretty pathetic if you ask me. K-State is a tough job and they continue to win and win tough games.

    I guess if you can't beat him, make fun of him. (Frank Martin's appearance, Mark Mangino, etc)



  5. #5
    All-Star
    Points: 18,058, Level: 41
    Level completed: 1%, Points required for next Level: 892
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    1,581
    Points
    18,058
    Level
    41
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 2

    Re: Ready to Eat a Little Crow...

    and wayne morgan won in austin and in kansas, but yet pple consider him a fraud. just goes to show, its not always about x and o gotta have the horses to compete



  6. #6
    Rookie
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Posts
    360
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Ready to Eat a Little Crow...

    Agreed. How much would we like to trade places with KSU fans right now. Never thought I'd say that.



  7. #7
    All-Star
    Points: 34,455, Level: 57
    Level completed: 18%, Points required for next Level: 995
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    1,982
    Points
    34,455
    Level
    57
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 4
    Given: 1

    Re: Ready to Eat a Little Crow...

    Quote Originally Posted by nickwc View Post
    and wayne morgan won in austin and in kansas, but yet pple consider him a fraud. just goes to show, its not always about x and o gotta have the horses to compete
    Morgan had the horses to compete...Martin does not this season...at least not to go into Austin and win.



  8. #8
    Speechless
    Points: 254,267, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 8.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    BryceC's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Posts
    16,711
    Points
    254,267
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 159
    Given: 0

    Re: Ready to Eat a Little Crow...

    Quote Originally Posted by Clone_12 View Post
    Morgan had the horses to compete...Martin does not this season...at least not to go into Austin and win.
    UT is really overrated this year.



  9. #9
    Speechless
    Points: 186,133, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 8.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    ajk4st8's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Ankeny
    Posts
    15,433
    Points
    186,133
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 183
    Given: 405

    Re: Ready to Eat a Little Crow...

    While UT is vastly overrated, KSU is playing pretty well right now.

    Their stadium has had nice crowds and is a lot closer to what Hilton used to be. They play hard defense and have put in some nice scorers with their group of athletes.



  10. #10
    All-Star
    Points: 34,455, Level: 57
    Level completed: 18%, Points required for next Level: 995
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    1,982
    Points
    34,455
    Level
    57
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 4
    Given: 1

    Re: Ready to Eat a Little Crow...

    Quote Originally Posted by BryceC View Post
    UT is really overrated this year.
    They've disappointed in Big 12 play this year...but Abrams, Mason, Pittman, James, and Gary Johnson would all be our 2nd best player...and we would love to have Balbay and Atchley too...they are certainly much, much more talented than Kansas State.



  11. #11
    Speechless
    Points: 186,133, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 8.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    ajk4st8's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Ankeny
    Posts
    15,433
    Points
    186,133
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 183
    Given: 405

    Re: Ready to Eat a Little Crow...

    Quote Originally Posted by Clone_12 View Post
    They've disappointed in Big 12 play this year...but Abrams, Mason, Pittman, James, and Gary Johnson would all be our 2nd best player...and we would love to have Balbay and Atchley too...they are certainly much, much more talented than Kansas State.

    they may have some talent but there is no doubting the fact that they haven't done well all year. We almost won on their home floor.



  12. #12
    Starter
    Points: 25,321, Level: 48
    Level completed: 78%, Points required for next Level: 229
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran25000 Experience Points
    j4state's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Posts
    988
    Points
    25,321
    Level
    48
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 11

    Re: Ready to Eat a Little Crow...

    Agreed. The list of B12 coaches I would not trade GMac for went from 2 to 1 in recent weeks (Knight).



  13. #13
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 50,342, Level: 69
    Level completed: 43%, Points required for next Level: 808
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Posts
    4,077
    Points
    50,342
    Level
    69
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 104
    Given: 13

    Re: Ready to Eat a Little Crow...

    Morgan had pretty good talent, especially his first two years, but he beat teams ranked a lot higher than Martin has this year.



  14. #14
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 42,501, Level: 63
    Level completed: 66%, Points required for next Level: 449
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    3,679
    Points
    42,501
    Level
    63
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 20
    Given: 14

    Re: Ready to Eat a Little Crow...

    Quote Originally Posted by Clone_12 View Post
    Morgan had the horses to compete...Martin does not this season...at least not to go into Austin and win.
    If you look at the class that he has signed for next year, lack of talent may no longer be a problem. 5 star C plus a 4 star & 2 3 stars. He also has a 4 star still playing from the Beasley class.



  15. #15
    Addict
    Points: 84,856, Level: 90
    Level completed: 62%, Points required for next Level: 694
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience PointsSocial
    cstrunk's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Longview, TX
    Posts
    8,162
    Points
    84,856
    Level
    90
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 44
    Given: 2

    Re: Ready to Eat a Little Crow...

    Quote Originally Posted by ajk4st8 View Post
    Their stadium has had nice crowds and is a lot closer to what Hilton used to be. They play hard defense and have put in some nice scorers with their group of athletes.
    Agreed. I went to our game in Manhattan last year, and came away pretty impressed with the atmosphere.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: TBD
  • Iowa State vs. Oklahoma
  • November 1, 2014
  • 07:00 PM