Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 22
  1. #1
    All-Star
    Points: 31,032, Level: 54
    Level completed: 17%, Points required for next Level: 918
    Overall activity: 16.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    Psiclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Corvallis, OR
    Posts
    1,586
    Points
    31,032
    Level
    54
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 87
    Given: 111

    Brackins: A True Cyclone

    Per today's Des Moines Register article, Brackins was a factor in Anderson wanting to come to ISU. He loves the university and lets others know it.

    In-light of much of the bad-mouthing he received on internet sites from Cyclones "fans," he could easily have dissed ISU in the same pissy manner as some of his detractors. By not doing so, he shows what a true Cyclone fan looks like. He sacrificed much money by coming back to ISU. We owe him, not the other way around.

    Wishing him nothing but the best in the NBA where I have no doubt he will be successful.


    "Of course the people don't want war ... the people can always be brought to do the bidding of the leaders. All you have to do is tell them they are being attacked, and denounce the pacifists for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to greater danger."
    -- Herman Goering at the Nuremberg trials

  2. #2
    Speechless
    Points: 188,394, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 14.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    kingcy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    Menlo, Iowa
    Posts
    17,509
    Points
    188,394
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 170
    Given: 114

    Re: Brackins: A True Cyclone

    There were not many fans that bad mouthed him. Just a select few. No reason to make it sound like we all ripped him.


    The gap in our economy is between what we have and what we think we ought to have--and that is a moral problem, not an economic one. - Paul Heyne

  3. #3
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 98,054, Level: 97
    Level completed: 51%, Points required for next Level: 996
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Posts
    4,792
    Points
    98,054
    Level
    97
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 217
    Given: 15

    Re: Brackins: A True Cyclone

    I've said it before, but I think Craig is going to be successful in whatever he does with his life.

    I know the past 4 years have been tough in many ways for Iowa State basketball, but having Craig around for 3 of those years has really been a pleasure.



  4. #4
    Pro
    Points: 89,920, Level: 93
    Level completed: 30%, Points required for next Level: 1,330
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    CylentButDeadly's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2009
    Location
    Windsor Heights, IA
    Posts
    3,401
    Points
    89,920
    Level
    93
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 5
    Given: 5

    Re: Brackins: A True Cyclone

    Brackins is a great Cyclone and I wish him all the luck in the world for his professional career. He's loyal, hardworking and determined. He'll be a valuable guy on an NBA roster for the next ten years.


    "Karl Malone love making up jokes. Karl Malone always say, 'laughter is the best Mexican.' "

    -Jimmy Kimmel impersonating Karl Malone

  5. #5
    Speechless
    Points: 398,619, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 67.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialOverdriveVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Wesley's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Omaha
    Posts
    58,793
    Points
    398,619
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 551
    Given: 349

    Re: Brackins: A True Cyclone

    He still has a sweet shot for a 6-10 guy. Now that he is identified as having a 40 inch vertical, he will do fine. The spacing in the NBA is much better than on a McD discombubulated court. He will have room to maneuver.


    Let my Fred's Posse Ride: Georges, Naz, Hogue, Bryce, Nader, Monte, Matt, and McKay.

  6. #6
    Addict
    Points: 84,664, Level: 90
    Level completed: 51%, Points required for next Level: 886
    Overall activity: 8.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience PointsSocial
    cstrunk's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Longview, TX
    Posts
    8,135
    Points
    84,664
    Level
    90
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 39
    Given: 2

    Re: Brackins: A True Cyclone

    A Cyclone legend!



  7. #7
    Rookie
    Points: 24,887, Level: 48
    Level completed: 34%, Points required for next Level: 663
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    10000 Experience PointsVeteran
    ManBearClone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Posts
    557
    Points
    24,887
    Level
    48
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 41
    Given: 42

    Re: Brackins: A True Cyclone

    Craig Brackins = Rashon Clark = Total Class



  8. #8
    Pro
    Points: 73,450, Level: 84
    Level completed: 18%, Points required for next Level: 1,400
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Recommendation Second Class50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    ItsCyence's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Location
    Brookings, SD
    Posts
    3,351
    Points
    73,450
    Level
    84
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 38
    Given: 73

    Re: Brackins: A True Cyclone

    I remember his first conference game against Baylor.



  9. #9
    All-Star
    Points: 28,175, Level: 51
    Level completed: 57%, Points required for next Level: 475
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    homeless
    Posts
    1,844
    Points
    28,175
    Level
    51
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1
    Given: 0

    Re: Brackins: A True Cyclone

    Quote Originally Posted by Psiclone View Post
    Per today's Des Moines Register article, Brackins was a factor in Anderson wanting to come to ISU. He loves the university and lets others know it.

    In-light of much of the bad-mouthing he received on internet sites from Cyclones "fans," he could easily have dissed ISU in the same pissy manner as some of his detractors. By not doing so, he shows what a true Cyclone fan looks like. He sacrificed much money by coming back to ISU. We owe him, not the other way around.

    Wishing him nothing but the best in the NBA where I have no doubt he will be successful.
    Sorry, I don't feel like i owe him anything. He came to ISU on his own will and played basketball. Why in world would anyone "owe" him anything. By the same token I don't feel like he owes me or ISU anything either. I think it was a fair and equitable relationship for all parties, CB, ISU and fans.


    [SIGPIC][/SIGPIC] Accept the truth

  10. #10
    Pro
    Points: 65,597, Level: 79
    Level completed: 47%, Points required for next Level: 853
    Overall activity: 5.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    mustangcy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Bloomfield
    Posts
    3,133
    Points
    65,597
    Level
    79
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 113
    Given: 41

    Re: Brackins: A True Cyclone

    CB is firmly in my top 5 favorite Cyclones. 10 years from now I'll still be ****** we couldn't surround him with more talent.



  11. #11
    Pro
    Points: 42,630, Level: 63
    Level completed: 76%, Points required for next Level: 320
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    TheHelgo's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    St. Louis, MO
    Posts
    2,760
    Points
    42,630
    Level
    63
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Brackins: A True Cyclone

    Quote Originally Posted by mustangcy View Post
    CB is firmly in my top 5 favorite Cyclones. 10 years from now I'll still be ****** we couldn't surround him with more talent.
    agreed - I put him right up there with the other legends ISU has had on the court. I can't wait to watch him in the NBA. Hell, he may give me a reason to actually watch the NBA again. Selfishly, I would like to see him go to the Pacers, but will be happy wherever he ends up.



  12. #12
    Starter
    Points: 17,956, Level: 40
    Level completed: 89%, Points required for next Level: 94
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Posts
    768
    Points
    17,956
    Level
    40
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    oh come on

    yea, and i suppose the Garrett thread is actually a pat on the back, good job thread. Brackins and Garrett have been the whipping boys for many on here. Sometimes deserved, sometimes not. But to play it coldly and say hey its just a business, or else claim oh no, it was always sunshine and daisies is b.s.


    .

  13. #13
    All-Star
    Points: 28,721, Level: 52
    Level completed: 7%, Points required for next Level: 1,029
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    VeteranCreated Album pictures25000 Experience Points
    EddieISU's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Location
    Waukee "The Key", iowa
    Posts
    1,537
    Points
    28,721
    Level
    52
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 7

    Re: Brackins: A True Cyclone

    Proud to cheer for Craig where ever his career takes him.



  14. #14
    Starter
    Points: 26,851, Level: 50
    Level completed: 31%, Points required for next Level: 699
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    904
    Points
    26,851
    Level
    50
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Brackins: A True Cyclone

    What I can't understand is how people here think Craig won't be a good pro. Did they even watch him while he played here? He is going to make a better pro than a college player in my opinion. His game and his mental set is better suited to the pro game. He didn't have the team mates or structure set up to make him that successful at ISU. If anyone perceives this as a dig at DG you'd be right. With a true point guard, willing to feed the ball to CB at the right place and at the right time CB would have aveaged 12 pts a game more than he did. My opinion anyway.

    If CB goes in the second round of the draft someone will be getting a steal.



  15. #15
    Rookie
    Points: 8,514, Level: 27
    Level completed: 61%, Points required for next Level: 236
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    VeteranCreated Album pictures5000 Experience Points
    bballisu11's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    381
    Points
    8,514
    Level
    27
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Brackins: A True Cyclone

    Craig will be successful for whatever team hes plays for in the future. He's a great guy with great talent and work ethic.

    It was a pleasure, Craig.



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: FOX
  • Iowa State vs. Baylor
  • September 27, 2014
  • 07:20 PM