I would say that the OP was owned.
For my money, Danny didn't dwell on it through halftime. Guy has a tight halftime schedule, filed away his comment, and probably remembered just when he saw you on the way out.
He had more important things to think about, and probably didn't give this a second thought during halftime.
Since we are an elite team now, let's go get that One Cyclone Moment.
Make this one for the ages!
First off, great game Cyclones! If a couple small things would've went our way, I think we could've pulled off the W. Great job by our seniors Diante, Jake, and JVB especially. Now onto my story...
I was in the student section probably 10 rows up right by the entrance to KU locker room. As KU is going into halftime and all the players and coaches were walking by, so I yelled, "Hey Danny! How many times did you win at Hilton?" I wasn't expecting any sort of recognition but he looks right up at me and says, "None." So I say "yeah that's right", and make a zero with my hand. It wasn't disrespectful and everyone around me thought it was pretty funny.
Then, with about two minutes left of halftime, I feel a tapping on my leg. I look over, and Danny Manning is right there! looking up at me! and he asks, "How many championships has ISU won?" I was so startled I was like "uhhhhh idk." Then he said, "C'mon I was honest with you, now you be honest with me." So I responded zero, and he just smiled and walked away.
So he was thinking about my comment during the whole half-time! And actually thought it was necessary to go over to a student to make a come-back. I really couldn't believe an assistant coach at a school like KU would do that. I must've really got to him!
Oh and the best part was a cop came over to make sure there wasn't any altercation between us. So if any of you did see that, I assure I wasn't doing anything illegal or yelling racist/derogatory comments.
Should of told him you had Grayer on speed dial and he could be here in 2 minutes to shut him down.
Honestly though Manning upsetting Tisdale and Co was awesome, I think KU was something like a 6 seed.
Danny Manning is a classy guy, I'd say you are just lucky you had a friendly exchange with a guy that is a KU legend and former NBA star. I'm sure he didn't lose any sleep over your comment, I'm sure he's heard a lot worse over the years.
As for KU fans, I can't say they handle themselves with quite the class Danny does...
Danny Manning has scoreboard over anyone. If you have an entire year of the NCAA tournament referred to as your name in casual conversation, that is a crazy acheivement....aka "The Danny Manning year."
Think about how awesome that is, he has a year of the tournament refrred to as his name.
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