Big Ten Basketball Is in a No Good, Very Bad Place

Discussion in 'In-State Rivals' started by CyTwins, Feb 22, 2017.

  1. CyTwins

    CyTwins Well-Known Member

    Jan 20, 2010
    31,671
    3,342
    113
    Ankeny
    Ratings:
    +13,236 / 975 / -0
  2. inCyteful

    inCyteful Well-Known Member

    Feb 28, 2012
    5,044
    435
    83
    Male
    Executive
    Fort Collins, CO
    Ratings:
    +1,422 / 29 / -0
    I tried watching the hoks vs the hosers last night.

    I think I threw up in my mouth

    I fell asleep before the overtime

    They should call it "101 Ways to Turn it Over"
     
  3. MeowingCows

    MeowingCows Well-Known Member

    Jun 1, 2015
    7,271
    1,006
    113
    Male
    The OhIowa State University
    Ratings:
    +4,515 / 205 / -0
    Dear God.
     
    • Winner Winner x 2
  4. Cydkar

    Cydkar Well-Known Member

    Apr 12, 2006
    20,716
    1,142
    113
    Ratings:
    +2,733 / 64 / -0
    This is the time of year when both the Big 10 Network and the SEC Network make you feel the same way.

    [​IMG]
     
    • Like Like x 7
    • Agree Agree x 1
    • Funny Funny x 1
  5. cycart

    cycart Active Member

    Jul 2, 2012
    185
    52
    28
    Male
    Grand Rapids, MI
    Ratings:
    +174 / 2 / -0
    I was wondering what happened to Titus. Always enjoyed his writing even if I didn't always agree with it. Pretty solid article and will need to start popping in on the ringer from time to time.
     
  6. JM4CY

    JM4CY Well-Known Member

    Aug 23, 2012
    1,323
    211
    63
    Ratings:
    +737 / 33 / -0
    And the rest of this thread summed up
    [​IMG]
     
    • Like Like x 1
  7. JM4CY

    JM4CY Well-Known Member

    Aug 23, 2012
    1,323
    211
    63
    Ratings:
    +737 / 33 / -0
    I kinda feel like that guy is what's bugging Andy on steriods and banging hot chicks.
     
  8. Cyclonepride

    Cyclonepride Thought Police
    Staff Member

    Apr 11, 2006
    72,025
    4,745
    113
    Male
    Sales and marketing
    A pineapple under the sea
    Ratings:
    +15,760 / 701 / -0
    This kind of sums up my anticipation vs the reality of watching a Big 10 game.

     
    • Funny Funny x 14
    • Creative Creative x 1
  9. SolarGarlic

    SolarGarlic Well-Known Member

    Jan 18, 2016
    1,621
    262
    83
    Ratings:
    +1,537 / 80 / -0
    The Iowa-Indiana game was among the worst games I've watched in the last 5 years. I've never seen a team as undisciplined as Indiana. The good news for them was Iowa had no interest in playing defense. Of course that doesn't matter when Indiana prefers to shoot over a soft zone. Bad players, bad coaching, bad referees. It was awful.
     
    • Agree Agree x 2
    • Funny Funny x 1
  10. intrepid27

    intrepid27 Well-Known Member

    Oct 9, 2006
    3,508
    260
    83
    Male
    Executive Recruiter - Ag
    Marion, IA
    Ratings:
    +841 / 18 / -0
    I too watched the Iowa- Indiana game and it was brutal. 37 turnovers and 57 fouls. Tom Crean does less with more than anyone in the NCAA right now. I don't feel sorry for them but I'm guessing Indiana fans are suicidal about now.
     
  11. CyTwins

    CyTwins Well-Known Member

    Jan 20, 2010
    31,671
    3,342
    113
    Ankeny
    Ratings:
    +13,236 / 975 / -0
    Could you imagine CF if we were in their shoes?
     
    • Funny Funny x 2
    • Agree Agree x 1
  12. madguy30

    madguy30 Well-Known Member

    Nov 15, 2011
    6,384
    666
    113
    Ratings:
    +2,690 / 115 / -0
    I can agree with it, and it does seem that the B14 teams aren't very strong this year, and the numbers show that the conference isn't very strong, but I also think something like this has a chance to turn around and bite ISU fans in the arse if ISU gets bounced by a B14 team in the dance or something so I'm not understanding all of the energy for it.
     
  13. Tornado man

    Tornado man Well-Known Member

    Sep 16, 2007
    9,619
    388
    83
    Ames, IA
    Ratings:
    +913 / 116 / -0
    We'll find out in the NCAA tournament if the Big Ten is down or up.
     
    • Agree Agree x 1
    • Winner Winner x 1
  14. MeanDean

    MeanDean Well-Known Member

    Jan 5, 2009
    5,765
    892
    113
    Male
    Retired Civil Engineer
    Clarence IA-Jensen Beach FL
    Ratings:
    +1,956 / 12 / -0
    How did he write a whole article about the suckiness of big ten Basketball without mentioning Rutgers, Nebrasketball, and IoLA?

    That's like writing about WWII and leaving out Hitler, Mussolini and Hirohito.
     
    • Funny Funny x 6
    • Like Like x 2
    • Agree Agree x 1
    • Winner Winner x 1
  15. Gunnerclone

    Gunnerclone Well-Known Member

    Jul 16, 2010
    20,621
    1,977
    113
    Cheddar Production
    DSM
    Ratings:
    +7,532 / 467 / -0
    That's how bad it is. You don't even need to bring them in to the equation. That would be like kicking your dog while it's dying of dog cancer.
     
    • Like Like x 3
    • Funny Funny x 2
  16. Deanster

    Deanster Active Member

    Mar 3, 2012
    535
    48
    28
    Ratings:
    +96 / 1 / -0
    The Iowa Indiana game was like watching a car wreck. It was terrible, but I couldn't stop watching it. Players flying around out of control all over the place.
     
  17. cydsho

    cydsho Well-Known Member

    Apr 10, 2006
    1,223
    174
    63
    Omaha, NE
    Ratings:
    +768 / 19 / -0
    Maybe adding all those teams has diluted the product? Just a thought.
     
  18. CysRage

    CysRage Well-Known Member

    Oct 18, 2009
    10,077
    677
    113
    Cedar Rapids, IA
    Ratings:
    +1,788 / 54 / -0
    Did ESPN literally have nothing better to televise than that crap fest last night? Super Tuesday, really?
     
    • Agree Agree x 1
  19. mtowncyclone13

    mtowncyclone13 Well-Known Member

    Oct 10, 2012
    16,691
    1,174
    113
    grundy center
    Ratings:
    +4,015 / 249 / -0
    "...people all over the country are laughing at the Big Ten while those of us in the Midwest are desperate for someone — ANYONE — to finally win the damn thing and shut everyone up."

    guess which school is in the midwest and probably has a shot?
     
  20. kingcy

    kingcy Well-Known Member

    Sep 16, 2006
    20,785
    588
    113
    Male
    Farm
    Menlo, Iowa
    Ratings:
    +1,391 / 51 / -0
    I was thinking the same thing. Maryland is doing its part, but Rutgers, and Nebraska do nothing for that conference. They have few key or good matchups in the conference now. Just look and Iowa's schedule the last few years. Hard to get excited about it.
     

Share This Page