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Wow now we’re getting updates on PC history as well as the men they are when they compete.

Lol this is funny stuff.
What’s funny is, it begs the question does UConn still have a weight training program?
 
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A nice side benefit of a real Prov - UConn rivalry is BC on the outside looking in
 
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I'd like to see some of you go up to a Yankee fan and say they have no right to woof because they haven't won squadoosh in over a decade. Even I wouldn't do that.
 
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I'd like to see some of you go up to a Yankee fan and say they have no right to woof because they haven't won squadoosh in over a decade. Even I wouldn't do that.
Who is saying that?

Btw the Yanks have been winning, just not cheating and winning tarnished trophies.
 
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This is why many say it’s PC. An ounce of success has the fan base puffing their chest at us.
That is so freaking true. There was this PC guy in the bowling league that didn't say squat for years. After the Gomes game iirc, he comes up to me and says, "Good game last night." It was all I could do to keep from dropping my bowling ball on his foot.
 
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No not really PC has some history. Billy Donovan final four run, Sham and Austin run, John Thompson and Lenny Wilkins era, Marvin Barnes era. Dunn and Cotton came in and made some noise, Ryan Gomes teams were solid.
Hardly, we are just a much better team than we have been in the recent past. Competitive in the upper half of the BE. One game behind Xavier for 2nd best record in the BE since the start of NBE and attendance is rocking, Student season tickets sold out, which is over half the student body and what I really enjoy is that the team are the bullies of the BE, much like Georgetown was known in the original BE. Bad boy defense and tough rebounds, you will know you have played against men when you play PC, win or lose.
Yeah, my comment was just a joke. I assumed that was obvious.
 

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Yeah, my comment was just a joke. I assumed that was obvious.
We know of course, it’s all in good fun. There will be close wins and losses and azz beatings for all. It’s what the BE has always been about. Welcome back.
 
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I think everyone agrees...the Big East is good for UConn basketball...and UConn will become competitive.

Football? How indy works for UConn is still in the future...but could it worse than UConn's AAC experience?
 

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I think everyone agrees...the Big East is good for UConn basketball...and UConn will become competitive.

Football? How indy works for UConn is still in the future...but could it worse than UConn's AAC experience?
Did I just hear somewhere that UConn got some huge buy game with Ohio State in the future?
 
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What’s funny is, it begs the question does UConn still have a weight training program?
Your men would've been lucky to get 50 against our scrawny guys playing defense this past year. But by all means your guys look good! That continues to lead to a ton of tourney W's.;)
 

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Your men would've been lucky to get 50 against our scrawny guys playing defense this past year. But by all means your guys look good! That continues to lead to a ton of tourney W's.;)
Muscle-bound jocks can't shoot straight. BTW, is the tourney thing all you guys have? It's in every response. I'm sure you can be much more creative than the obvious. Do better!
 
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We beat Nova both years they won the NC’s and took them to overtime in the BET championship game when they went onto beat everyone in the NCAA by 20. The Providence you seem to think still exists was over right after the latest split. 1 game behind Xavier for the 2nd best overall BE record since the inception. There was a time when beating you guys was what you describe. That time is history as is your past.
I have no hard feelings against providence. They deff gave us some tuff games during the REGULAR season and during the Gomes years , providence had our number a couple seasons(see Calhoun/Gomes rant) - but for providence fans to even be in our stratosphere with debating or talking junk - u guys need to have at least advanced past the first round (besides the one year u lost to unc in 2015) Since 1998. With that being said I have no doubt providence and Uconn will have some great battles in the years to come but , overall, it’s kind of hard to debate with a team that doesn’t have the track record we do - and I don’t mean that in an insulting way at all
 
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Muscle-bound jocks can't shoot straight. BTW, is the tourney thing all you guys have? It's in every response. I'm sure you can be much more creative than the obvious. Do better!
Why do I have to do better than that? What else would you like - how many BE championships even though you've been in the league longer - regular season, tourney champs? What would you like me to compare a programs success to please help me out I will reply. ECAC championships? LOL, how many of our players beat one of their own with a tire iron or alike? Tell me J
 
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If any of us take any of it seriously we should just be banned. It's all good natured fan to fan program to program stuff.
I agree. All in good fun- even tho I may take it seriously sometimes lol. But it’s deff much more fun arguing with a providence fan or nova fan than Tulsa or Houston. When we were in the Big East, I wud always root for the big East teams to go far in the tournament - it is just what you did back then -conference affiliation meant everything -(Remember the big East vs ACC debates?) even though you hated some of those teams you’d definitely rather see a Syracuse /Villanova /Providence in the final four than a team like Duke - not even close. Go UConn. And then if UConn gets knocked out/ go big East!!!
 
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I agree. All in good fun- even tho I may take it seriously sometimes lol. But it’s deff much more fun arguing with a providence fan or nova fan than Tulsa or Houston. When we were in the Big East, I wud always root for the big East teams to go far in the tournament - it is just what you did back then -conference affiliation meant everything -(Remember the big East vs ACC debates?) even though you hated some of those teams you’d definitely rather see a Syracuse /Villanova /Providence in the final four than a team like Duke - not even close. Go UConn. And then if UConn gets knocked out/ go big East!!!
Wait a second JB how would you know if it's more fun with them than a Houston or Tulsa fan? I mean we never saw a fan here did we from the AAC minus kobe of Cincy? :D
 

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Why do I have to do better than that? What else would you like - how many BE championships even though you've been in the league longer - regular season, tourney champs? What would you like me to compare a programs success to please help me out I will reply. ECAC championships? LOL, how many of our players beat one of their own with a tire iron or alike? Tell me J
Come on man, you must have more, how about when Eric Murdock stole Tate George's GF? That was a great game. Or how about when the student section in Providence tossed out a 12" black sexual toy right in the middle of Emeka Okafor's FT, that the players just looked at and the ref had to pick up? Or how about when an ingenious PC fan put urinal cakes with JC's likeness in one of the men's rooms urinals so all the UConn fans had to whiz on him in order to use the urinals?
 

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I have no hard feelings against providence. They deff gave us some tuff games during the REGULAR season and during the Gomes years , providence had our number a couple seasons(see Calhoun/Gomes rant) - but for providence fans to even be in our stratosphere with debating or talking junk - u guys need to have at least advanced past the first round (besides the one year u lost to unc in 2015) Since 1998. With that being said I have no doubt providence and Uconn will have some great battles in the years to come but , overall, it’s kind of hard to debate with a team that doesn’t have the track record we do - and I don’t mean that in an insulting way at all
Nobody in the conference has your track record so you are just going to have to lower yourself to allow for trash talking or you can just sit on your throne and reminisce about the past.
 
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Did I just hear somewhere that UConn got some huge buy game with Ohio State in the future?
Yes....but being brought in to Ohio State for a payday and a loss is on the table for Akron, Tulsa, Arkansas State, Toledo, Western Kentucky, and Ball State.

UConn has to do something with the opportunity....or it becomes just another of those teams brought in and paid as a guaranteed home win.
 

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Yes....but being brought in to Ohio State for a payday and a loss is on the table for Akron, Tulsa, Arkansas State, Toledo, Western Kentucky, and Ball State.

UConn has to do something with the opportunity....or it becomes just another of those teams brought in and paid as a guaranteed home win.
Well, I was referring to the amount of money. That is what they need to do something useful with. I recall thinking that it was a lot.
 

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Yes....but being brought in to Ohio State for a payday and a loss is on the table for Akron, Tulsa, Arkansas State, Toledo, Western Kentucky, and Ball State.

UConn has to do something with the opportunity....or it becomes just another of those teams brought in and paid as a guaranteed home win.
To be fair though it’s 1.95 mil, it’s a much bigger payday than most buy games. The scheduling thus far has gone better than I expected. More BYU level than Umass.
 
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The money for Ohio State is good....but I think, long term, that playing well is more important for the Huskies than a payday.

Play well, win respect, get better recruits, win more...and you can build a program.
 
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Costs are going up...Ohio State is paying Ball State $1.9 million for the game....$1.8 million to WKU and Arkansas State.
 

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Costs are going up...Ohio State is paying Ball State $1.9 million for the game....$1.8 million to WKU and Arkansas State.
They have it to spend. I meant much bigger for us. I thought Clemson was like 1.2.
 

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I agree. All in good fun- even tho I may take it seriously sometimes lol. But it’s deff much more fun arguing with a providence fan or nova fan than Tulsa or Houston. When we were in the Big East, I wud always root for the big East teams to go far in the tournament - it is just what you did back then -conference affiliation meant everything -(Remember the big East vs ACC debates?) even though you hated some of those teams you’d definitely rather see a Syracuse /Villanova /Providence in the final four than a team like Duke - not even close. Go UConn. And then if UConn gets knocked out/ go big East!!!
I would have rooted for the Taliban over Syracuse. And going forward I won’t be pulling for Nova or St John’s unless they are playing Duke or Syracuse. It’s been tough sledding rooting for AAC teams in Match. Granted we were no help of late.
 

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