What is your favorite ISU sport?

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What's your favorite ISU sport?

  1. Football

    49.2%
  2. Volleyball

    1.6%
  3. Men's basketball

    33.5%
  4. Women's basketball

    5.8%
  5. Wrestling

    4.2%
  6. Track

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  7. Swimming

    0.5%
  8. Hockey

    2.6%
  9. Baseball

    1.0%
  10. Softball

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  11. Tennis

    0.5%
  12. Other (please explain)

    1.0%
  1. Angie

    Angie square root(31) = 5.56776436
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    What is your favorite ISU sport to watch? I'm posting the most common ones (including the popular club sports), but let me know if we should add any.

    I am personally a big men's basketball fan. I love football, but I personally don't know as much about it since it's a sport I've never played - it's harder for me to get into some of the more intricate parts of the game, so I don't post much about it.
     
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  2. Tornado man

    Tornado man Well-Known Member

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    Hey Angie - why don't you have TENNIS on this poll? That's the "other" that I voted for.
     
  3. Angie

    Angie square root(31) = 5.56776436
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    Geez - I'm sorry! I'll go add it and see if I can move your vote to it.
     
  4. superdorf

    superdorf Well-Known Member

    I heard the tennis tailgates are the best too.
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  5. CycloneErik

    CycloneErik Well-Known Member

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    I've been a longtime MBB junkie
     
  6. Cy Hard

    Cy Hard Well-Known Member

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    I don't care if the foos'ball is the devil! I like it mama, and I like Vicki too!
     
  7. CloneFan03

    CloneFan03 Active Member

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    Have ya heard about the Gymnastics Tailgates?! Not my favorite sport to watch (love MBB) but I have heard of some pretty crazy tailgating going on at the Gymnastics meets.
     
  8. Dryburn

    Dryburn Well-Known Member

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    I would have to say MBB, mainly because of our past success there. After that wrestling then WBB. Football will be back up there once we have a little more success.
     
  9. CycloneErik

    CycloneErik Well-Known Member

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    I put football 2nd, but I love it.

    I just happen to have grown up watching Cyclone basketball.
     
  10. candg4ever

    candg4ever Well-Known Member

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    It's too bad that you can't pick two. I had a heck of a time deciding between football and MBB, with BF's squads a very close third.
     
  11. theshadow

    theshadow Well-Known Member

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    Given the recent discussions, one would figure that Tailgating is the #1 sport at ISU -- by a wide margin.
     
  12. whirlybirds

    whirlybirds Well-Known Member

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    no broomball?
     
  13. isuno1fan

    isuno1fan Well-Known Member

    Mar 30, 2006
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  14. Bubbahotep

    Bubbahotep Well-Known Member

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    Hockey is dollar for dollar the best value and most fun you can have watching Iowa State sports. Not only are they good, but you can drink at the games because it's a club sport. Not that I need alcohol to enjoy my ISU sports, but sometimes it helps.
     
  15. 06_CY

    06_CY Well-Known Member

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    Women's mud wrestling. Ok, maybe that was just a rainy night my freshman year...:biglaugh:
     
  16. Phaedrus

    Phaedrus Well-Known Member

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    I love football, but I love women's basketball as well.

    As a family, we lean toward women's basketball.
     
  17. Ms3r4ISU

    Ms3r4ISU Well-Known Member

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    Angie's first question in her initial posting was"What is your favorite ISU sport to watch?"

    Favorite sport and favorite sport to watch can easily be different choices.
     
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  18. ketchupnmustard

    ketchupnmustard Well-Known Member

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    When Hilton is rocking, there's nothing better.

    It's like electric dynamite.
     
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  19. ajk4st8

    ajk4st8 Well-Known Member

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    Id agree. Except I haven't been to a game in a long time at Hilton that was sold out to the brim and rocking like crazy.

    Dont get me wrong.. good crowds.. but not that special edge we would have over any other full stadium.


    JTS environment continues to get better and better as well. Winning= good environments. The obvious. Hopefully this year continues to see more wins!
     
  20. Angie

    Angie square root(31) = 5.56776436
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    For some reason, Hilton always feels more like a community to me - everyone seems to react as one. It might just be that everyone is in much closer proximity, but I think Hilton Magic has a lot to do with it. Listening to the entire crowd do the "Left, right" chant when someone fouls out kills me every time.
     

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