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Retiring CB's number

Discussion in 'Colorado Basketball Message Board' started by FLounder, Sep 11, 2014.

  1. FLounder

    FLounder The Buffs will rise again! Club Member

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    Retiring Chauncey's number, good idea or bad idea? You decide.
     
  2. Goose

    Goose Hoops Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    99% certain that CU doesn't retire jerseys. They do "honor" them where they'll hang them from the rafters. And Chauncey's already up there.
     
  3. GoBuffs88

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    HUFset Well-Known Member

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    CB4 - Straight Outta Locash!
    [video=youtube_share;69JBRcDOt-k]http://youtu.be/69JBRcDOt-k[/video]
     
  5. buffgal

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    BuffAlum2007 Well-Known Member

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    Im pretty sure they did the "honoring" ceremony a while ago...I think it was 2005 vs. Texas A&M - I remember they gave out commemorative t-shirts to the student section (and maybe the public?) that night...
     
  7. Goose

    Goose Hoops Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    That was the game that drunk Goose almost got kicked out for screaming at Kevin Garnett for 20 straight minutes.
     
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    tante Club Member Club Member

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    We need the full story. What was KG doing there?
     
  9. Goose

    Goose Hoops Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    Supporting Chauncey. They're friends.

    It's a Dark Horse story.
     
  10. tante

    tante Club Member Club Member

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    Or a beer garden story
     
  11. cu2x

    cu2x Club Member Club Member

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    Another guy who needs to be remembered is Jay Humphries - a 1st round draft choice in 1983 or 84, now an assistant with the NBA Brooklyn team
     
  12. cu2x

    cu2x Club Member Club Member

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    Apparently he is out of the running, because he was never an All-American. How often is a #13 overall pick not an A-A? CU should bend their rules a little here
     
  13. Denver_sc

    Denver_sc Club Member Club Member

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    Yep. Said Shirt:

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    And KG was there because it was the same weekend as the all-star game and both he and CB were in town. IIRC, KG was booed pretty vociferously, and not just by Goose.
     
  14. buffgal

    buffgal Club Member Club Member

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    Yes, he should be honored. On the women's side for basketball, CU has only had one All American and I think there are three jerseys that are honored: Lisa Van Goor's, Shelley Sheetz's and Bridget Turner's. Only Sheetz was an All American.
     

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