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Top to bottom, awesome showing tonight.
Rushing the court to a bunch of walk-ons would be a bit awkward. LOL.
Probably Jared Wangler. His dad was the starting QB at UM in the late 70s/early 80s and his brother is walking on there next year. He's about as blue as they come. He looked pretty miserable all game.
That was definitely a poster on here, it was in someone's pregame waiting in line thread
"whipped the already-hyper Breslin student section into a loud, jumping, delirious frenzy of white shirts going nuts at every possible opportunity. " - ESPN
"If you're worried about Wolverine fans, just move to Pasadena. You'll never have to deal with 'em."
This could be it's own thread, but Yahoo took notice of the "You Off" shirts
Even writers from outside the Midwest noticed the fury that is the Izzone:
I made one last stop at the Breslin Center. The line was much longer now, with the game just hours away, and the mood wasn't as festive as I expected. The students huddled together on the sidewalk, and their chants had a seething, pre-revolutionary quality to them. At my hotel, just two blocks way, I could hear them getting louder and more ominous as the night wore on....
In the Breslin Alien Warship, the extraterrestrial foot soldiers surround the court in the "Izzone." When I stepped into the circus — a whiteout — I was ambushed by the reality of what happens when you put 4,000 of the angriest fans together in a rage cauldron, then introduce an element like the Michigan Wolverines. ...
The students loved it, as you might imagine. And yes, it was vengeful. Izzo had sent an e-mail to the student body asking them to direct their energy to the positive side of things, but there's only so much one man can do. Chants of "Overrated" and "Little sister" and "Back to Walmart" (which refers to Michigan’s legion of blue-collar fans who didn’t attend the school) cascaded down on the Wolverines. They shouted things like "Your dad hates you!" to Tim Hardaway Jr., which I thought was a brilliant and absurd turn — don't just acknowledge that his dad played, but imply that his dad hates him. They serenaded Nik Stauskas with "U-S-A!" chants every time he left the game (he's Canadian). They especially smelled blood whenever backup point guard Spike Albrecht had the ball, and their furor left him with a severe case of dear-in-the-headlights eyes.
Through it all, I wondered how the Wolverines could pretend not to care. The noise reached such deafening levels — the Izzone put the Ohio State kids to shame, if you want a comparison — that it felt like the players in maize and blue might be in actual physical danger. Amid that frenzy, it never felt like they had a chance to win, and I was impressed that they didn't flee the court in a blind panic.
MASSIVE PROPS TO THE IZZONE!!!
I first met Keaton Gillogly, the radio voice of the Michigan State women's basketball team and a below-average pool player, at an East Lansing sports
Thank you, Denicos.
^ That's fucking awesome.
What were the other good chants? Heard some on TV, but couldn't tell.
I know the USA USA for I'm Back Boy. Something about Fat Tuesday for Hoke?
Was there something about just go home when the UM fans left early? Something about Wal-Mart?
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