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    Toughest Opposing Player to Play in Hilton?

    The dunk thread started me thinking about who have been the toughest opposing players who have played in Hilton...

    Not In any particular order:
    -Mitch Richmond
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    -Scott Skiles
    Michigan State came to Hilton shortly after Skiles was picked up for DUI. Fans called him jailbird and waved handcuffs at him when he shot free throws. It didn't bother him 1 bit. That same year they beat the high powered Michigan team that we beat to go the the Sweet 16. During that game Skiles scored a bucket, looked at Michigan guard Antoine Joubert and said, "Show me what you got, fat boy!"



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    Re: Toughest Opposing Player to Play in Hilton?

    Tisdale. He repeatedly owned our butts. Unstoppable player.



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    Re: Toughest Opposing Player to Play in Hilton?

    Anthony Peeler... guy always got in the zone.



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    Re: Toughest Opposing Player to Play in Hilton?

    Well here goes my 1000th post...

    How about Hollis Price from Okalahoma? That kid always seemed to light us up whenever we played them and I'm pretty sure he had some big games in Hilton where he was lights out.



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    Re: Toughest Opposing Player to Play in Hilton?

    A guy named Curry from OU came in and hit us up for 30 something about 10 years ago. The dude was ice and he hit the game winner for them. He looked like the Candy man. Dude was scary looking.

    Also the Henson Brothers from K-State



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    Re: Toughest Opposing Player to Play in Hilton?

    Gotta go with Tisdale as well. He was awesome back in the day.



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    Re: Toughest Opposing Player to Play in Hilton?

    I'll second Peeler. That guy ripped us time and time again.


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    Re: Toughest Opposing Player to Play in Hilton?

    I always thought that Stacy King was the best player I ever saw at Hilton. He was just unstoppable.



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    Re: Toughest Opposing Player to Play in Hilton?

    Jeff Boschee from Kansas. Jaquay Walls from Colorado. Cary Cochran from Nebraska.



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    Re: Toughest Opposing Player to Play in Hilton?

    I always thought Boschee sucked against us...maybe my memory is getting bad. Any stats on him vs. us?


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    Re: Toughest Opposing Player to Play in Hilton?

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    Re: Toughest Opposing Player to Play in Hilton?

    I'll second Jaquay Walls



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    Re: Toughest Opposing Player to Play in Hilton?

    Quote Originally Posted by arganbright2 View Post
    Jeff Boschee from Kansas. Jaquay Walls from Colorado. Cary Cochran from Nebraska.

    I disagree with Boschee....he was horrible, when we went down there once, we beat them because he was 2-17 shooting and wouldn't let KU get their offense going.


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    Re: Toughest Opposing Player to Play in Hilton?

    I remember watching Collison on ESPN in the '03 game I believe just light up the Clones from both inside and out....

    didn't Ray Thompson (EIU) go on a rampage in Hilton ?

    I also recall that collectively, as a team, the '97 KU team defense was stifling...... lock down man2man that made it hard for Dedric to get a shot of or Jacy to run the "O"....


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    Re: Toughest Opposing Player to Play in Hilton?

    Tyronn Luu from Nebraska lit us up numerous times.



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