How a Hawkeye feels about Hilton Magic

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  1. NenoFone

    NenoFone Member

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    Talked with one of my die-hard Hawk buddies at work today, He says he can't stand all this Hilton Magic crap. There's no magic just a home court advantage. My response, I'm glad it upsets you, that makes me happy.
     
  2. acgclone

    acgclone Well-Known Member

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    I like that they haven't won there since 2003. I hope we can beat them next year at Carver and then make it 3 in a row in Hilton in 2015. They lose Marble, McCabe and Basabe. I think they lose more than they think. After White's gone in 2015, they will be pretty average, IMO as recruiting hasn't been stellar.
     
  3. kberyldial

    kberyldial Well-Known Member

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    You mean there is no such thing as magic? Tell your Hawkeye friend - duh! It's a phrase that was coined by someone because of the homecourt advantage gleaned from the 14,000 screaming Iowa State fans. Tell him they can start using the phrase Carver VooDoo.
     
  4. GMackey32

    GMackey32 Well-Known Member

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    Hawk fans are crying about it which makes me smile because it means they are afraid of it and are afraid of playing in Hilton.
     
  5. dmclone

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    Maybe it was just how it was televised or maybe it was my alcohol consumption but I thought Hilton seemed a lot less crazy then the Michigan game. Anyone else?
     
  6. CycloneErik

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    So they lost at an average home court?
    I think I'd try harder with my excuses.
     
  7. Judoka

    Judoka Well-Known Member

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    It's because I was at the Michigan game but watched the Iowa game from my living room because the prices on Stubhub were so high.

    My bad. I won't let it happen again.
     
  8. CycloneErik

    CycloneErik Well-Known Member

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    More specifically, Gessell lost his will and choked on an average home court? Not the kind of backbone I look for in a key player.
     
  9. cyclonenation5

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    Wasn't there but I heard the opposite from the few people I talked to.
     
  10. ianoconnor

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  11. hexodat64

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    Michigan game was louder throughout because we were able to make runs. Iowa did a good job at halting our runs. End of the game though...there was no comparison. Not even close
     
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  12. CYCLNST8

    CYCLNST8 Well-Known Member

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    Hilton > Carver

    They're all jelly.
     
  13. MLawrence

    MLawrence Well-Known Member

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    Instead of Hilton Magic, FakeDanBeebe calls it Hilton ********.
     
  14. Gunnerclone

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    Haven't seen anyone talk about it but Gessell probably won't ever recover from that. Demons, demons, demons.

    Anybody have a .gif of those two misses?
     
  15. Cardinal2001

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    Taken as a whole, the Michigan game was louder.

    At the end, especially the 2nd Gesell FT, Iowa was louder.

    As someone else pointed out, Iowa stopped a lot of our runs, deflating. CA wasn't nearly as loud for Iowa as it was Michigan.
     
  16. huntt26

    huntt26 Well-Known Member

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    I thought it was pretty magical when an 80%+ free throw shooter missed both of his free throws to potentially tie/take the lead.
     
  17. CYlent Bob

    CYlent Bob Well-Known Member

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    Might as well call this thread "How a cockroach feels about Raid" or "How a deer feels about traffic".
     
  18. CoKane

    CoKane Well-Known Member

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    Sounds like Hawkeye fans are jealous because we have something better then they do and it's something that isn't going to change soon.
     
  19. Cardinal2001

    Cardinal2001 Well-Known Member

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    They will give away free pizza, and all will be better.
     
  20. ISpyCy

    ISpyCy Well-Known Member

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    How a Cyclone feels about how a Hawkeye feels about Hilton Magic:

    "**** off".
     

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