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    Twister Sister's ?

    Where and when did the term Twister Sister's originate from for our women's basketball team?



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    Re: Twister Sister's ?

    I don't remember hearing it before a couple years ago, but that doesn't mean much.

    I'm willing to bet that somebody on CycloneFanatic came up with the term. I never heard it used widely until this year; I used to always have to explain what I was talking about. After their win on Saturday night, EVERYBODY's facebook status was using the term in it, so it's become much more widespread.


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    Re: Twister Sister's ?

    It came from me, after I named the mens team the Twister Misters.

    This is truth and let it be known from this day forward.



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    Re: Twister Sister's ?

    Stop looking at me Swan!


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    Re: Twister Sister's ?

    I think Jimlad created the name


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    Re: Twister Sister's ?

    The first use of "Twister Sisters" on Hoopscoop's current message board version was Dec 2001, and even that wasn't the origination of it.



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    Re: Twister Sister's ?

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    Re: Twister Sister's ?

    It's been around a long time.


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    Re: Twister Sister's ?

    It originated after a game in 1895 against Northwestern when a news article...oh wait, its gotta be your bull, Im an idiot.


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    Re: Twister Sister's ?

    Someone tell us how that name came up.....Also do the sisters know thats there nickname? I am guessing Twister-Cyclone, sisters - Sista's Some reason Cyclone Sista's just does not sound right.

    Mens should be called the Draino Boys



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    Re: Twister Sister's ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Dave19642006 View Post
    Someone tell us how that name came up.....Also do the sisters know thats there nickname? I am guessing Twister-Cyclone, sisters - Sista's Some reason Cyclone Sista's just does not sound right.

    Mens should be called the Draino Boys
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    Re: Twister Sister's ?

    This is one of the first mentions on CF, ever, of twister sisters.
    http://www.cyclonefanatic.com/forum/...r-sisters.html



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    Re: Twister Sister's ?

    I think this is something that started way back when BF took over the team. Shortly after we started getting good and making the NCAA's almost every year, the term took off.


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