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    ISU vs UNC-Pembroke: GBU

    Good

    - Great teamwork
    - Tons of scoring
    - Fewer 3s
    - Solid defense
    - DG in his groove
    - Colvin looked much more calm
    - JVB back on the floor
    - Boozer drives the hoop and passes? Yee-haw!
    - Bench guys keeping up the intensity and forcing turnovers late in the game
    - Oliver sure loves to hustle
    - Volleyball team handing out tickets to tomorrow night's contest vs Nebraska

    Bad

    - 8 turnovers in the first half
    - Gave 'em way too many 2nd chance opportunities by not crashing the boards
    - JVB quite rusty, but will improve

    Ugly

    - Missing a lot of free throws, 14? Ouch.
    - Richard Simmons in tights



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    Re: ISU vs UNC-Pembroke: GBU

    Good- Harrison Barnes was there.
    Bad- We are up against Duke.
    Ugly- The reactions on this site if he doesn't come to Iowa State.



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    Re: ISU vs UNC-Pembroke: GBU

    Cant we keep all of these within 1 thread?


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    Re: ISU vs UNC-Pembroke: GBU

    Quote Originally Posted by TheCaptain View Post
    Cant we keep all of these within 1 thread?
    Come on, Captain...you've been around long enough to know better



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    Re: ISU vs UNC-Pembroke: GBU

    But if Duke is working a backup plan hard right now................... Maybe


    Oliver looked just like the videos we saw when he signed. Very athletic, very disruptive defensively. I think we're going to just go nuts over him in a couple of years. And it's great to be able to have patience like that.

    I think we'll go nuts over Dendy all year long this year, and he'll reduce a lot of the pain when Craig goes pro (assuming that he does, which would seem safe).


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    Re: ISU vs UNC-Pembroke: GBU

    nm.....


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    Re: ISU vs UNC-Pembroke: GBU

    I believe there are SO many positives from this game. But, one ugly stat was the number of UNC-P offensive rebounds (18-20 I believe).


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    Re: ISU vs UNC-Pembroke: GBU

    I can't decide if this is bad or ugly:
    On the final visit for the most important recruit ever for ISU, Cyclone fans struggle to fill Hilton to 1/3 capacity.



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    Re: ISU vs UNC-Pembroke: GBU

    Quote Originally Posted by kucyclone View Post
    I can't decide if this is bad or ugly:
    On the final visit for the most important recruit ever for ISU, Cyclone fans struggle to fill Hilton to 1/3 capacity.
    I dont think it really matters to much. He will see 50,000 people tomorrow at Jack Trice Chanting his name. He knows what Hilton is like when its packed and rocking


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    Re: ISU vs UNC-Pembroke: GBU

    Quote Originally Posted by kucyclone View Post
    I can't decide if this is bad or ugly:
    On the final visit for the most important recruit ever for ISU, Cyclone fans struggle to fill Hilton to 1/3 capacity.
    I'm willing to wager that in the history of college basketball no fan base has ever put so much stock in the attendance at an exhibition game.

    Harrison has spent so much time around our university and our basketball program there's no way last night's attendance matters. His knowledge of and feeling for ISU is quite possibly greater than any other recruits exposure to any other school in the country.

    If Harrison does not come to ISU, it's certainly not because of last night's attendance.

    Seriously, get real...



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    Re: ISU vs UNC-Pembroke: GBU

    I don't know. As an All-American in highschool and a lifelong ISU fan I did want to go to Iowa State.... However, at the end of the day my coach directed me elsewhere and it was just too far from home. If he is an ISU fan, which is a particluar sort, he may just stay close to home and help ISU win the national championship! THAT would be special!



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    Re: ISU vs UNC-Pembroke: GBU

    Quote Originally Posted by isunorth View Post
    I'm willing to wager that in the history of college basketball no fan base has ever put so much stock in the attendance at an exhibition game.

    Harrison has spent so much time around our university and our basketball program there's no way last night's attendance matters. His knowledge of and feeling for ISU is quite possibly greater than any other recruits exposure to any other school in the country.

    If Harrison does not come to ISU, it's certainly not because of last night's attendance.

    Seriously, get real...
    You can't disagree that last night's attendance certainly didn't help. If we had 14k people in Hilton, rocking and chanting his name...well I don't see how that couldn't have an effect on a teenager.



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