So my GF and I are UF basketball fans (I hate the football team) and this loss kinda sucked. I am so happy with the way Beilein recruits, coaches, and runs the program. I am so sick of these uber athletic, ego driven, selfish, unintelligent players who take bad shots and don't listen to their coach. The end of that game was so unbelievable, I know Billy D is a good coach and isn't Les Miles, he knows clock management at the end of games, so it must be his players just don't listen to him. I am so glad we recruit high IQ (on and off the court) unselfish, team driven players who will soak up the coaches knowledge and run the plays he says to. I'm glad we have players who will look for teammates when a shot isnt there. I just can believe how selfish Erving Walker is, I'm glad we don't have players like him on this team. Here is to next season.
I'm loving everything John Beilein does more and more
Curious ... in any post-game interviews, did anyone admit that Walker didn't run the plays that were called? Or are you just assuming that...
even if he didnt run a different play (he did), that isnt going to come out of the locker room so we'll never know. But come on, that is no way to play the end of the game, he didnt need to shoot a 3 the first time, especially from that far out. I have seen several games this season where Billy D has sat Walker down for taking stupidly bad shots so I am assuming its another one of those instances. I'm just so over watching selfish basketball, it doesn't even interest me anymore compared to how U of M plays
Do yourself a favor: skip the next 40-ish comments, and save the five minutes of your life that would otherwise be wasted on a ridiculous I'm-rubber-you're-racist-glue slap fight.
Thank you good sir. If I had the ability to I would +1 you.
What, all the sudden my comments aren't good enough for you? Why, because I'm white? You're a goddamned racist, Blue!
I hate you Tiger-Blooded people.
Why didn't I listen to you? I feel this is like when someone tells you to not look behind you and you have to do because they said not to look.
Thank you for the excellent advice. I confess I checked the next few comments and feel dirty now. Let's stay classy folks.
You would have been better served to keep this bigoted insight between you and your GF
I agree. Your user name now even has racial under tones.
I hate selfish players so im a racist? youre a fucking piece of shit for calling me racist when I'm talking about negative traits many white and black basketball players have, if a white player had done those things I would still be complaining about what happened. Howw fucking dare you, i don't know who you are but if you want to give me your fucking name and where you live i will come over to your house and kick your fucking ass, you asshole. That isnt something you allege people to be you don't know
Who threatens battery and assaults people. Much better.
oh, its ok to label someone a racist and not have any repercussions? You would do the same thing you hypocrite.
"yelling" at someone over the internets wouldn't classify as repercussions.
But I've been called many a name on here, including, now, hypocrite. And no, I've never pretended to threaten to kick someone's ass on the Internet. Partly because anyone who does it mainly comes off as a 98 pound 12 year old Internet tough guy, but mainly because it comes off as really, really stupid. So, nope.
I have a grenade and a trident.
You need to relax, but I don't think there are racial undertones there. I don't think that you're insinuating that white players are smarter than black players, because John Beilein has recruited some very intelligent black players (Darius, Morgan, and Hardaway) that wouldn't have jacked up terrible shots like that.
that is literally exactly what I was insinuating, not sure why anybody thought there were any racial undertones. Its fucking bullshit that I call out 1 player from a team that I doubt hardly anybody else cares about on this site and not i'm a racist for doing it, I didnt know that selfish/unintelligent/ego driven were racial slurs, my bad
Did not call you a racist, didn't even call you a bigot, just thought your insight was bigoted.
racism part of society. always has been, always will be. nothing racist in what he said though.
Agreed he needs to tone down the e-threats, but you did say his comments were "bigoted." And I have absolutely no idea why you said that, I don't think there was anything in the OP that would be considered "bigoted."
Have you not noticed how announcers often use certain adjectives disproportionately towards one race or another? White guys have moxie and play intelligently, black players are undisciplined athletic freaks. White_poney couldn't stop with loaded words that adhered to that narrative.
Like of course black guys run faster and jump higher than whites, but whites can hold their own because of their intelligence and determination!
I'm fully aware of racial code words. I just don't think the OP's comments necessitated being called out as "bigoted."
Then again, the OP is being a massive asshole, so fuck him. I'm not about to defend him.
really, phelps isnt uber athletic? shaun white isnt uber athletic? tony hawk, eito and takeshi yasutoka, cristiano ronaldo arent uber athletic? shut the fuck up, you are trying to sound smarter than you really are, plus you can't read, it's white_pony not white_poney
Yeah, cause my point was that the stereotypes are right. How does it feel to be white, unathletic and dumb?
Black guys are always class acts. Latinos are all firecrackers or spark plugs. White guys are always scrappy gym rats.
Yup you're a racist if you had to defend yourself like that and not just ignore the comments
sorry, next time i'll be happy somebody labels me a racist then. what the fuck is wrong with strongly defending yourself when you are wrongly labeled something that damaging?
= strongly defending oneself from a slur.
You must have had a really fun debate team where ever you went to school.
what happened to the days when a quick fight was a acceptable way to fix a slight against you? I must be getting old but when I was growing up and even when I was in high school in the late 90's, if you beat the shit out of somebody who talked shit they won't talk shit anymore, and once the fight is over its over for good. Now everyone is so quick to call cops and file lawsuits, society has turned into a bunch of pussies.
We've turned more into a society that values brains over fists.
Please don't procreate with your girlfriend.
Jesus, what the hell is wrong with you?
I don't understand how you could have gone to high school in the late 90s and still only be 15 years old.
EDIT: Added the video
wow just wow. Haven't seen anything quite like this in four or so years here.
And getting back to the accusation of bigotry--I doubt you felt you were making a suspect comment BUT you accused the whole team of being stupid, not just one guy.
I'm finishing a PhD at UF and admire Billy and hate the football team(s), too, so I was feeling ya. But dangadoodle dude. . . the good old bad old days of the 90s when you could take it outside without pu**ies calling the cops? ? ? You are one classy person!
FWIW UF had an overtime game just a few nights ago and came out and cleaned up, right? Even if Walker had a brain fart and believed he could win it with the (wide open) three, don't waste too much time hating on a KID, would be my advice. Again, those are KIDS out there. That's part of what makes college ball fun.
I was just going off what he said and made a joke about your user name. Your response to him or me is pretty funny though. If I thought you would really do it, I would gladly give you all of my information. That too would be pretty funny.
nah, I'm pretty sure you are someone who can't take an ass kicking, you would probably call the cops or file a lawsuit.
You are a douche bag. By some force of nature I hope some day you get your wish and we cross paths. Until that day please keep talking shit on the internets and being an E thug.
Your post isn't racist at all but your responses make it pretty obvious your not somebody I really care how you took the comments. Stay classy
you call a completely unknown person a racist and youre telling me to be classy?
I never once said that, just made a joke about your user name based off of one of the responses. After reading through this thread I do kind of regret making that comment. I hope you do the same thing.
fine, i can live with that, but please refrain from saying anything about bigoted or racial undertones in any other instances you may find yourself in, being labeled unjustly as a racist is really fucked up man
douchey MGoBlog user
He's pissed a player took 2 long threes at the end of the game and is venting. That's what I got from the post. Apparently you interpreted it much differently.
What did he/she say that was bigoted? Sorry if I'm sounding bigoted here by not being able to understand what you said...
But "uber-athletic" doesn't scream "white" to me.
I'll take an uber-athletic player any day. Assuming yes, they listen to their coach once in a while.
Sounds like you're the racist! Why do you hate white people so much, huh?
[NOTE: This is a joke, I do not think M-Wolverine is a whitey-hating racist (just an anti-semite, probably).]
But you were right, death to whitey.
Particularly the Irish.
Man, I'm always getting those two mixed up. What can I say, all white people look the same to me.
[Note: I realize not all Jews are white.]
[Note: As a white guy, discussions of race necessitate multiple uses of clarifying footnotes.]
I really meant I hate the Canadians.
Though gingers of all varieties give me the creeps...
Unless they're married to Koreans....(getting really meta here)
I really miss those posts. What a magical summer...
So you're saying that you don't think "uber-athletic" when you see this????
It's Stu... and I was just making a joke
That prove the rule. ;-)
I'm guessing you're white. white_poney's post was more or less a string of code words.
No need to be sorry. But yeah when words like that refer to people like you they seem pretty thinly veiled. White_poney's rant is exactly the kind of thing that I'm sure was written ad infinitum about the Fab 5 when they lost.
Were similar (Traylor, Taylor, Baston, etc). Great athletes and great expectations sometimes dont mesh. When happens it makes for bad television for your school. On the flip side if your team is a 16-14 one and done in the NIT but doing all the right things by hustling and performing in the community and classrom, then you need talent like Billy Donovan brings in regularly. Watching San Diego St play in the Tourney gave me flashbacks of what youre currently experiencing. I stand with you about Beilien.
Didn't you get into enough trouble on Facebook?
I don't know if you were on this blog when Mr. Pony threatened to run over members of Michigan student body on State Street? Their crime? They were rude to Mr. Pony when he had to make their sandwich at lunch time. One of the all time top threads on this blog.
Who reminded me of that one last time (after that, before this) he had a meltdown. (Les Miles?) I don't even keep track of them all at this point...
So yeah, I'm not expecting rational. Just having fun.
actually it wasnt about the sandwiches that I was going to run over people, for that i can just fuck with their food, it was how the students here refuse to look for cars when they arent going to use the crosswalk on state street. its fine if you wait for the cars to pass first but if you walk out from in between parked cars and then get pissed at me when i start yelling at you after I have to slam on my brakes to quit being a fucking idiot you deserve to be hit.
So you admit you work at McDonald's?
I know Billy D is a good coach.hmmm, you sure about that?
I think so, to win 2 chapionships, especially back to back, while losing in another one makes you a good coach to a certain degree. I like what he did a few years back not letting the players practice at the facilities or even wear UF clothes until they upped their work ethic, to me that is a good coaching move.
douchey MGoBlog user
this thread has gotten stupid quick.
Hit the lockdown button.
Saved the recruiting class
Now that's some funny shit!
White_Pony_Rocks = McFarlin?
DUDE. you and your girl need to shut your mouths.
i am not a flordia fan, but this guys has 2 ncaa championships with his type of players and beilein has ZERO.
shut the f*ck up!
yeah, billy d has 2 national championships, but he wasn't the one taking the shot and none of the players on the court have a championship, this isnt about billy d at all, but I guess you don't remember the 2 championships they won, i do cuz I was living in gainesville, and they didnt have players like that. if a player was cold the whole game and they needed a 2 and they big men were hot, the pg on that team would have passed the ball.
you are assuming a lot of sh*t. and you ARE dogging the coach because HE IS THE ONE who recruited these players.
you are not a real fan of florida bball.
i am a Michigan Man, class of 96, and i live and die with my team..if i had a coach who had 2 ncaa championship rings and is consistantly ranked in the top 25 with THAT 'type' of player, i'd be happy as hell.
if the shot was made, you would be ready for the Final 4. but no, all you can think of is the 'type' of players.
these are 18-22 yr old kids playing their hearts out! they have done more for that school than any wishy washy fan who wants to criticize a 'type' of player that has won championships.
shame on you.
next time, take a deep breath, and relax before putting a post up like this.
no, i know what i am saying and i am not dogging on the coach. to you I may be but i am the one making these statements so I determine who i am dogging and that is the player.
this thread is the stupidest thing I have ever read on this blog.
This is modest for a Saturday night meltdown thread.
Nothing like a good ol' fashioned internet meltdown to get me geared up for a faculty party.
not gonna happen tonight, the gf graduated from UF in 06 and she was crying after the loss and I told her to stop being a pussy.
So your a michigan football fan and florida basketball fan? So like the guy i know that's an osu football fan and dook basketball fan?
well, i did live in gainesville during the basketball football championship season, but I believe that u of m should have been in the national championship game vs osu, i hated how meyer went on espn and lobbied for his team. the gf says that nobody wanted to see a replay of the game but i always point out that in 96 uf lost to fsu in the last regular game of the season an then they played each other again in the championship. plus I would root for u of m over uf if they played in bball
I'm gonna let it slide.
Can't we just all get along?