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    High praise from Rick Majerus

    I still think it's too early to get carried away, but it's nice to have such high praise from someone who knows a thing or two about basketball.

    Men's basketball: Brackins, Garrett spark ISU's win over Saint Louis | desmoinesregister.com | The Des Moines Register



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    Re: High praise from Rick Majerus

    That's a pretty fun article to read. High praise from that guy.


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    Re: High praise from Rick Majerus

    You know, I didn't think about it until I read that, but St. Louis is us last year. They just had that 6 1/2 minutes where they couldn't score, otherwise it was a tight game.



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    Re: High praise from Rick Majerus

    Quote Originally Posted by IcSyU View Post
    You know, I didn't think about it until I read that, but St. Louis is us last year. They just had that 6 1/2 minutes where they couldn't score, otherwise it was a tight game.
    Yeah, they are. Last year, we can't make a run at all. This year, we make a couple of runs that are all the difference.


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    Re: High praise from Rick Majerus

    sweetness hope to hear the same stuff from the NW coach


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    Re: High praise from Rick Majerus

    Quote Originally Posted by tman24 View Post
    sweetness hope to hear the same stuff from the NW coach
    You won't, win or lose. Anything associated with NU sucks, including their coaches and their personalities.


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    Re: High praise from Rick Majerus

    Quote Originally Posted by tman24 View Post
    sweetness hope to hear the same stuff from the NW coach
    He may be too blown away to respond tomorrow. Like another Northwestern coach a looooooong time ago.

    Maybe they'll do a quick pregame feature on the origin of our nickname. Not likely, but very cool.


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    Re: High praise from Rick Majerus

    That story has one of my biggest sports journalism pet peeves in it: overuse of the phrase, "for the first time since..."

    "Iowa State, 6-0 for the first time since the 2006-07 season, plays Northwestern in the 7 o’clock championship game Saturday night."

    Oh wow! It's been a whole 3 years since they were 6-0? If it was 10 years+, sure, tell us. But 3? Who cares.



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    Re: High praise from Rick Majerus

    RM is an awesome coach and this team (SLU) is going to be GOOD the next two years if they keep their players



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    Re: High praise from Rick Majerus

    Quote Originally Posted by SplitIdentity View Post
    You won't, win or lose. Anything associated with NU sucks, including their coaches and their personalities.
    just because Iowa cant beat NW Doesnt mean you need to get your panties in a bunch



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    Re: High praise from Rick Majerus

    I like.



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    Re: High praise from Rick Majerus

    Gosh Darn it! Northwestern won! I wanted to see Craig Brackins show Luke Harangody how u play basketball.


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    Re: High praise from Rick Majerus

    Quote Originally Posted by Prone2Clone View Post
    That story has one of my biggest sports journalism pet peeves in it: overuse of the phrase, "for the first time since..."

    "Iowa State, 6-0 for the first time since the 2006-07 season, plays Northwestern in the 7 o’clock championship game Saturday night."

    Oh wow! It's been a whole 3 years since they were 6-0? If it was 10 years+, sure, tell us. But 3? Who cares.
    Good point. Not the most meaningful statistic.


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    Re: High praise from Rick Majerus

    Was he praising us or just Hickory Park?


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    Re: High praise from Rick Majerus

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    Good point. Not the most meaningful statistic.
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