INVASION OF THE PURPLE PEOPLE: IOWA VS. NORTHWESTERN HOOPS OPEN THREAD

Save us, Matty Gatens. We need a goddamn win. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
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And by "invasion" I mean the basketball team and the coaching staff.  Lord knows no jNW fan is traveling to Carver for this one.

Say what you will about the tenure of one Frank Todd Lauterbur Lickliter, but he did one thing alright: defended the home court against the Armani Mafia.  Iowa went 3-0 against jNW at Carver during Lickliter's tenure; if you want to relive a few of those triumphs, our friends at Sippin' on Purple are happy to oblige.  jNW rolls into CHA off their first Big Ten win, a 93-81 (!) victory over Indiana on Sunday.  They're still dreaming of making that first-ever trip to the NCAA Tournament* and if they want to do that they can ill afford a loss to a team like Iowa.  We were too busy with the yuks and the NFL will-they-or-won't-they news to do any sort of preview, but once again our friends at SOP are there to help.  

Game's on BTN at 7:30pm CST.  The usual rules of open threading apply: no porn, no piracy, no slurs, and so on.  Don't be a dumbass.  Otherwise, game on -- let's win one for Pelican Whore.

* They've never been to the NCAA Tournament and haven't won a bowl game since 1949 -- and they wonder why we refuse to stop calling them "just Northwestern."

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