Whats a purple ace ?

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  1. KerryRhodes

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    A purple ace is a ace used to kill cats.
     
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    [​IMG]

    Apparently this?

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    Or this which reminds me of Weekend at Bernie's.
     
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  4. KerryRhodes

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    I assumed uofk would win by 30.

    Didnt even bother to check the score.
     
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    Evansville's athletics teams were originally known as the Pioneers in the early part of the 1900s. In the 1920s, the name Aces arose after a local sports writer wrote in a game story of the men's basketball team, "They played like Aces." The team has been known as the Aces and/or Purple Aces ever since.

    Interesting.
     
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    Ironically enough, it was a UL coach that helped with the nickname. After losing to Evansville in 1924 UL coach told Evansville coach--"You didn't have 4 ACES up your sleeve---you had 5". Coach Harmon quoted this to the Evansville Courier----and whamo---Evansville Purple Aces was born.
     
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    It's the newest mascot other teams like to hide behind. :p
     
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    I don’t know where Evansville is. I know there’s one in Indiana is that this one?
     
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    It's a moniker for"world-beaters". I gotta say, I'm a little disappointed in your trolling tonight. I wasn't able to see the game, but when I saw the score my first thought was "Oh man, Kerry Rhodes is going in dry tonight!".

    You've kept it pretty tame.
     
  10. KerryRhodes

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    Im being sarcastic.
    Evansville is 2 hours away from here and theyre in my high school district in Southern Indiana.
     
  11. KerryRhodes

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    LoL.

    Of course yall will play like the Golden State Warriors when UofL comes to town :mad::mad::mad:
     
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    A friend of mine graduated from Evansville. Haven't heard from him in years but just received this text from him:

    Bwahahahaha!!!!!!!
     
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    Maybe the new version. :(
     
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    he looks like a guy who f*cks cats.
     
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    Was gonna day, GS looks like hot garbage this year.
     
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    It's the team that went into Rupp and embarrassed my team.
     
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    Worst loss of the Calipari Era....worse that Robert Morris.
     
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    Nah....one ended your season. This team still gets to play and get better. Any loss at home seems to sting 500 times worse---but there is a ton of season left.
     
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    I wonder if the mods on Rupp Rafters will ban any poster with ‘Aces’ in their handle like they did us Vols last season.
     
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    ...nobody really cared about the NIT.
     
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    One on the left.

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    Whatever it is, it took down a Wildcat.
     
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    And they can claim they have a player alum in the bball hall of fame.
     
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    Not even close. What a lousy command of history you have.
     
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    I've seen this before.

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    He also was the title character of Stroker Ace.
     
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    .....stay silent, Banjo. Your thoughts are about as meaningful as an NIT game.
     
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    Sick
     

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