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KU-Iowa State pregame

January 23, 2010

This chat has already taken place. Read the transcript below.

Jesse Newell

I'll go with 82-71 KU.

kuwells

So, isn't it funny that Coach Brown never won at the Hilton?

Jesse Newell

The signs are out already: "Morningstar: Over the limit, under arrest." "Sherron Collins: Looking like a fool with your pants on the ground." And "Whip it out, Sherron!"

kuwells

83-69

kuwells

Awesome signs. Point plankin' - Whip it out. Nice.

Is the Admiral Stockdale of college basketball going to play today?

Jesse Newell

I know Admiral Stockdale ... Ross Perot's bumbling VP candidate. But who is the Admiral Stockdale of college basketball? You saying it's Tyshawn?

Jesse Newell

Chants of "No means no" and "D-U-I" already.

Jesse Newell

By the way, if ever making a trip to Ames, Hickory Park restaurant is a must. You'll have to wait a little while, but it's worth it. The barbecue never disappoints, and the desserts are top-notch, too. Saw a ton of members of the ISU football team — and also coach Paul Phoads — walking out of there while we were waiting last night.

MrPilot

Have the antlers opened up a branch office in Ames?

Jesse Newell

MrPilot — Looks like it with what I've seen today. The ISU fans have brought out all the heckling stops, that's for sure.

Jesse Newell

These signs aren't small, either. The TV cameras will have to try hard to avoid them.

Jesse Newell

kuwells — That's what I figured. Just wanted to confirm. As far as any of us know, Taylor should play. However, I can't guarantee that he's not a bit in the Bill Self doghouse right now.

Jesse Newell

Also, there are big posters of Ron Burgundy and Bob Saget. I can't think of any reference for those. Perhaps they are just free-throw distractions?

Jesse Newell

What do you guys think? Will Harrison Barnes show up to tonight's game?

MrPilot

Every time I read his name I think of "Harrison Bergeron".

kuwells

Yeah, that is what I am saying. Stockdale is famous for starting the 1992 Vice Presidential debate with the famous "Who am I? Why am I here?" - SNL had lots fun with that one.

Stockdale is one of the most highly decorated officers in the history of the United States Navy. He just managed to say some goofy things in public. Good thing he didn't have Facebook.

KRichards

66-54

KRichards

How full is the stadium so far and what is the KU turnout looking like?

kuwells

Barnes would be pretty classless to show.

Is it game time yet? I am ready!

Jesse Newell

KRichards — The students — all in yellow, Cyclone Alley shirts — are the most filled in. Otherwise, it's about one-third full. Most of the KU blue is in the upper sections with not much light, so they'll probably be heard better than they're seen.

houstonhawk1

Anyone have a video link to the game?

Jesse Newell

Cole's parents both just arrived in "45 Mom" and "45 Dad" shirts. Cole's mom received a kiss on the cheek from KU assistant Kurtis Townsend.

KRichards

Thanks man. Should be an interesting game, I have a feeling KU comes out slow.

sdoyel

Any Larry Eustachy sightings?

Jesse Newell

Is Eustachy still plugging along at Southern Miss?

Milhawkee

Hey everybody, Sasha Kaun is playing in the Euroleague Game of the Week on NBATV right now!!!

Jesse Newell

Brackins with a mohawk. His teammates didn't follow, though.

KRichards

Who are the espn annoucers doing the game? And are you on the court of up higher?

hirschtodd

can you guys leave dugan arnett in ames forever?
please?

Jesse Newell

TV guys — Ron Franklin, Fran Fraschilla.

Jesse Newell

todd — Dugan isn't on the trip with us, so it would be impossible to leave him here.

stupidmichael

Why does Fran Fraschilla hate the Jayhawks so much?

Jesse Newell

A funny note. I'm sure this will change, but Gary Bedore has alerted me that right now in the official lineup, Conner Teahan is starting over Sherron Collins. Again, I'm sure it will change. Please don't run to Twitter to post this. Just a funny note.

KRichards

Do you think Taylor starts, or is he still in the dog house?

Jesse Newell

KRichards — I'd assume Morningstar gets the nod again. He played well last game when he got the start.

kuwells

Does Texas win at Connecticut?

Jesse Newell

KUwells — Yes. Give me the 'Horns by five.

Jesse Newell

They've changed it. Collins is starting over Teahan. Crisis averted.

Jesse Newell

Thanks for the chat, guys. Be sure to check out the blog for photos, polls and analysis.

KRichards

I take the horns by 15. I think the Big 12 is that good.

kuwells

Wow, Jesse. You are on the Horn bandwagon! I am saying Huskies by 2.

stupidmichael

Dude.

Comments

aerohawk 9 years, 7 months ago

ESPN has the starting lineup as Collins, Henry, Morningstar, Tehan, Morris. Is that correct?

Chris Bruning 9 years, 7 months ago

Fran Frashcilla hates the Jayhawks? i didn't know that....seems like everytime i've listened to him he has nothing but great things to say about the team and especiallyy ALLEN FIELDHOUSE....am i wrong? fill me in

Kent Wells 9 years, 7 months ago

Jesse, I win. You have to wear a tie for the next cram session! (Huskies win). Didn't see KSU getting beat though...

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