Bowen Born

Discussion in 'Mens Basketball' started by Hayes30, Jan 26, 2019.

  1. IASTATE07

    IASTATE07 Well-Known Member
    SuperFanatic SuperFanatic T2

    May 30, 2016
    8,176
    1,599
    113
    Ratings:
    +12,718 / 514 / -10
    no.
     
    • Agree Agree x 2
  2. Cyclonepride

    Cyclonepride Thought Police
    Staff Member

    Apr 11, 2006
    87,420
    9,539
    113
    Male
    Sales and marketing
    A pineapple under the sea
    Ratings:
    +41,952 / 2,340 / -274
    Good for him. Nice that he’s staying in state
     
    • Agree Agree x 2
    • Like Like x 1
  3. CloneGuy8

    CloneGuy8 Well-Known Member
    SuperFanatic SuperFanatic T2

    Mar 20, 2017
    6,618
    3,209
    113
    Ratings:
    +12,813 / 305 / -3
    I was hoping he would go to Drake, but he should do well at UNI
     
    • Agree Agree x 5
  4. DRCHIRO

    DRCHIRO Well-Known Member

    Jun 13, 2008
    2,466
    152
    63
    Ratings:
    +261 / 3 / -0
    Happy for him, he’s a really good kid and will have an impact there.
     
    • Like Like x 1
  5. Knownothing

    Knownothing Well-Known Member

    Nov 22, 2006
    16,650
    1,746
    113
    Ratings:
    +8,799 / 812 / -114
    Happy for Bowen and he is a good kid. He is a perfect fit at UNI
     
  6. Gunnerclone

    Gunnerclone Well-Known Member

    Jul 16, 2010
    39,273
    6,472
    113
    Cheddar Production
    DSM
    Ratings:
    +34,185 / 1,767 / -114
    I will never get it when people say an explosive offensive player that really looked like they like to score and play uptempo basketball is a “great fit” at UNI.
     
    • Agree Agree x 2
  7. heitclone

    heitclone Well-Known Member
    SuperFanatic SuperFanatic T2

    Jun 21, 2009
    11,105
    1,189
    113
    Male
    Recreation Therapist
    Way up there
    Ratings:
    +6,516 / 243 / -4
    UNI will have the second best backcourt in the state next year.
     
    • Agree Agree x 4
  8. Acylum

    Acylum Well-Known Member

    Nov 18, 2006
    6,938
    947
    113
    Male
    Ratings:
    +6,394 / 241 / -7
    They probably have for several years.
     
    • Like Like x 1
  9. 1UNI2ISU

    1UNI2ISU Well-Known Member

    Jan 30, 2013
    2,160
    367
    83
    Waterloo
    Ratings:
    +1,813 / 175 / -6
    UNI is set up for pretty special years in 20-21 and 21-22.
     
    • Agree Agree x 1
  10. isufbcurt

    isufbcurt Well-Known Member

    Apr 21, 2006
    17,492
    4,047
    113
    Male
    CPA
    Newton
    Ratings:
    +20,495 / 910 / -14
    Maybe it's just me, but as a alum and a letterwinner I'd rather pay my kids way and have them walkon than go to another in state school on scholly.
     
    • Agree Agree x 2
  11. UNI1ISU2

    UNI1ISU2 Active Member

    Jun 7, 2019
    725
    82
    28
    Male
    Ratings:
    +769 / 204 / -377
    Agree
     
  12. Gunnerclone

    Gunnerclone Well-Known Member

    Jul 16, 2010
    39,273
    6,472
    113
    Cheddar Production
    DSM
    Ratings:
    +34,185 / 1,767 / -114
    I get it but he wouldn’t play here.
     
    • Agree Agree x 5
  13. Deleted member 8507

    Ratings:
    +0 / 0 / -0
    Good for him. I hope he excels there. I loved watching Mike back in the day.
     
    • Like Like x 1
    • Agree Agree x 1
  14. ImJustKCClone

    ImJustKCClone Well-Known Member

    Jun 18, 2013
    45,903
    8,741
    113
    Professional Pongid Pundit
    traipsing thru the treetops
    Ratings:
    +28,229 / 598 / -27
    Nah, makes sense to me. You have a stronger connection to ISU athletics than most of us do.
     
    • Winner Winner x 2
    • Like Like x 1
  15. Messi

    Messi Well-Known Member
    SuperFanatic SuperFanatic T2

    Aug 25, 2011
    4,601
    3,577
    113
    Male
    Cedar Rapids
    Ratings:
    +8,623 / 237 / -5
    As a parent though would you rather see your kid actually play for an in state rival for a high character, successful coach or ride the bench at your alma mater? He’ll play for the panthers, I dont know if he’d ever see meaningful minutes at ISU unless he hit a growth spurt.

    Im not a parent so maybe i don’t offer the best perspective but i think I’d rather see my kid have a successful and meaningful college career even if it meant at a “rival” if they didn’t have the same opportunity at ISU.
     
    • Agree Agree x 3
    • Like Like x 1
  16. Gunnerclone

    Gunnerclone Well-Known Member

    Jul 16, 2010
    39,273
    6,472
    113
    Cheddar Production
    DSM
    Ratings:
    +34,185 / 1,767 / -114
    And UNI isn’t even really a rival. They are just “there”. We don’t even play them anymore do we?
     
    • Agree Agree x 2
  17. aeroclone

    aeroclone Well-Known Member

    Oct 30, 2006
    8,083
    624
    113
    Ratings:
    +2,482 / 86 / -7
    Loyal sons forever true!

    If the issue is you wouldn't get playing time at ISU, there are plenty of other mid major schools in surrounding states, it doesn't have to be UNI.

    I really don't care what Born does, but for me personally screw Iowa and Purple Iowa in all ways always and forever.
     
    • Dislike Dislike x 1
    • Winner Winner x 1
  18. Messi

    Messi Well-Known Member
    SuperFanatic SuperFanatic T2

    Aug 25, 2011
    4,601
    3,577
    113
    Male
    Cedar Rapids
    Ratings:
    +8,623 / 237 / -5
    Bowen isn’t an ISU alum. His dad is and that’s great but you’re saying he shouldn’t go to a very successful mid major program where his family can see him play because his dad is an ISU alum?

    I want to clarify i dislike uni and all their pantherhawk fans as much as the next guy but i just don’t think Bowen or Mike did anything wrong choosing to go to uni. Saying he has some loyalty to ISU because his dad played here is stupid.
     
    • Winner Winner x 4
    • Like Like x 1
    • Agree Agree x 1
  19. isufbcurt

    isufbcurt Well-Known Member

    Apr 21, 2006
    17,492
    4,047
    113
    Male
    CPA
    Newton
    Ratings:
    +20,495 / 910 / -14
    I would have advised him to walkon at ISU or accept a scholarship at an out of state school. No consideration to Uni, Drake or Iowa.
     
    • Funny Funny x 2
    • Like Like x 1
  20. Gunnerclone

    Gunnerclone Well-Known Member

    Jul 16, 2010
    39,273
    6,472
    113
    Cheddar Production
    DSM
    Ratings:
    +34,185 / 1,767 / -114
    The real over arching thing here for me is that Bowen is an exciting offensive talent that will have that drilled out of him real quick and will just end up as another UNI robot. That’s why I wouldn’t want my kid to play at UNI.
     
    • Funny Funny x 2
    • Disagree Disagree x 1

Share This Page