**Ohio State at Iowa Basketball, 2-16-23, 8:00PM ESPN2**

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Talkin’ hot guys and trains in here.
 
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A country buttfucking off the Buckeyes will take place. I have my nephews confirmation sponsor rehearsal tomorrow @ 6. If I miss a moment of this game St. Paul of the Cross is going to receive a sternly worded letter.
 

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Iowa's gonna truck em by at least 13
 

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From a gambling and contrarian perspective, I like OSU+7.5. Iowa SHOULD kick the shit out a team in complete free fall but sometimes matchups dictate otherwise. Sure hope Iowa wins.
 

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From a gambling and contrarian perspective, I like OSU+7.5. Iowa SHOULD kick the shit out a team in complete free fall but sometimes matchups dictate otherwise. Sure hope Iowa wins.
Exactly, at some point Ohio St will get their "stuff" together and play a good game. Hope it's not tonight.
 

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Well their lone win in their last 12 games was a thorough drubbing of our beloved Hawkeyes...
 

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Defense (lol) was actually a lot better in the second half. First half was a little worrisome with the offense going off but only being even (until that late run in the first half).

I honestly don’t know what to make of this team. Part of me thinks they could fall back asswards into the Sweet 16. I’d take it any which way it could happen of course.
 

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The starters are really good. The bench is not. Fran going back to most of his starters to finish the game was ridiculous.
 

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So like if Connor can just do that the rest of the year…
That version of Connor, and that version of Tony…and Iowa wins a lot of games.

Tony deserves a lot of credit. He was in a bad place early in the season. Not many young kids have the guts to face that shit and come back. I think a lot of guys in his spot just would have quit. Proud of him
 

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Took a half for the defense to make an appearance and for OSU to remember they suck shitballs this season, but the outcome was as expected.

Now on to Sunday evening and playing for a 2nd place tie.

 

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That version of Connor, and that version of Tony…and Iowa wins a lot of games.

Tony deserves a lot of credit. He was in a bad place early in the season. Not many young kids have the guts to face that shit and come back. I think a lot of guys in his spot just would have quit. Proud of him
Wasn’t Tony hurt? I kind of assumed he’d be hobbled the rest of the year and not really be himself. Glad that has not been the case. He’s a huge part of this team being good vs blah.
 

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That version of Connor, and that version of Tony…and Iowa wins a lot of games.

Tony deserves a lot of credit. He was in a bad place early in the season. Not many young kids have the guts to face that shit and come back. I think a lot of guys in his spot just would have quit. Proud of him
I fucking love that guy. Tough as nails, didn’t fucking pout and quit on this season. I’m really excited to see what he does down the stretch and into next year.
 

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It must be said that several people on halo decided I was retarded to be bullish on Tony several years ago. I take my RATT with happiness.
 

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Oh, and Holtmann can go suck a big bag of dicks for pressing Iowa's bench guys when down 25 and only 4 minutes left.

Fran was just trying to save his starters and run the clock out, you douchebag.
Fran did not care for that. I was almost expecting some words in the handshake line.
 

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Fran did not care for that. I was almost expecting some words in the handshake line.
It’s not like we had the very end of the bench in. The pressing was fine. The turnovers were not.
 
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Defense (lol) was actually a lot better in the second half. First half was a little worrisome with the offense going off but only being even (until that late run in the first half).
Yeah the defense had some really good moments until the last 5 minutes. McNeil didn’t miss all game and hit some tough ones.

Weird game. Escalated super fast and everything was great. Then the last 5 minutes everyone was pissed, particularly Fran.
 

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Defense (lol) was actually a lot better in the second half. First half was a little worrisome with the offense going off but only being even (until that late run in the first half).

I honestly don’t know what to make of this team. Part of me thinks they could fall back asswards into the Sweet 16. I’d take it any which way it could happen of course.
It has been that way for years. When Fran's team's play with intensity and hit their shots, they are really hard to beat. And yet, they seem to periodically take 5 minutes off during a game. Hard to figure out.
 

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He had a bad stretch in Dec-Jan, but Perkins has come a long way from being that skinny 2-star that signed with Iowa.
 
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