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Basketball

The Mayor makes history

Full disclosure: I have never played Flappy Bird before. In fact, I had never heard of the game before Iowa State basketball coach Fred Hoiberg sent out what perhaps is the most epic tweet in Iowa State history. 

Monday was a historic evening for the Iowa State basketball program, which won only its ninth road game against a top 25 opponent in school history. Iowa State also won its first game at Oklahoma State since 1988 via a 98-97 triple-overtime thriller in Stillwater. 

"The Mayor" was obviously jacked up – so jacked up that he tweeted this early Tuesday morning. 

"So proud of our guys but even more proud of myself for doing this on the plane ride home last night!"

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Again, I’ve never played this Flappy Bird before so frankly, Hoiberg could be pulling a fast one on all of us. Is a high score of 123 even that good?

I have no clue. But the man has mustered up nearly 1,000 retweets (as of 9:45 a.m.) so it must be impressive. And if Iowa State’s head basketball coach can cause this much of a stir on Twitter over anything, it is certainly front page worthy on CycloneFanatic.com. 

Carry on with your Tuesday.