"It's not about last year or who's here or who's isn't here," says your head coach. "It's about getting out here and competing and seeing who is here, and that's where we're gonna go."
Either leave a coherent comment about the game ("BTFU", "fuck you guys", ect. don't count) or don't comment on the game thread. I wouldn't let a newly signed up Buckeye or Sparty do this, and I'm not about to let this thread get filled up with trolling Purdue comments.
I'll repeat: say something insightful or informative about the game or stop posting on this thread. This will be the last warning you get.
This might have been the best comment you've made in the thread thus, it didnt have any words.
Here's what it looks like at halftime -
Purdue FG% - 43.3% (13-30)
Michigan FG% - 44.8% (13-29)
Purdue 3PT% - 53.3% (7-13)
Michigan 3PT% - 30% (3-10)
Purdue has made no FTs, but we're 3-4 in that department.
Otherwise, we've actually outrebounded them overall (both offensive and defensive) and committed a third as many fouls.
Purdue is so hot. But we've scrapped to keep it this close. I'm pretty confident about the second half.
This is what frustrates me about basketball. You can play fine D (not that we neccsarily are at the moment) and a team can jack up 3's with a guy who normally shoots 12% on the year and, bam, today he's making them. Or you can set up a great play, get a great look, and bam, you get nothing. Hell, maybe the ball bounces half way across the court giving the other team an easy basket. It's like running a perfectly executed run play in football, having your RB run into the open field, except he falls down and fumbles the ball 40% of the time.
Purdue did this against MSU too. They hung with them for about 30 minutes of the game and then MSU blew them out. I expect the same to happen here. Purdue will eventually run out of gas.
We will probably win this, but this stupid shit is going to continue to kill us against the good teams.
We've played several good teams so far and it hasn't killed us yet except against Ohio. And even then, we didn't do this. We did like a million times worse. And still only lost by 3 after having a shot to take the lead very late in the game.
Don't understand why everyone is freaking out, Purdue just played completely above their potential and we are only down by one at the half. We got this.
Frustrating first half to watch, but the second half is all that matters, especially in basketball
1 point down at half is fine. Reading this, I thought M was down 20.
Omg guys, we're losing at halftime. The world is ending.
Why does it seem like teams get insanely hot from three when they play Michigan?
we don't defend the 3 point line worth a crap!
I get that, but should at some point, statistically, a team should just start missing right? I mean I don't think Miami played amazing D last night, and Seth Curry still went 0-10 from the field.
Man I remember when if we were down 1 at the half to Purdue we'd be pretty happy
Ya man we're getting so old. We weathered 8 years of Robbie Hummel together.
Purdue student here. I hate Purdue sports. That is all.
We'll be fine in this one gents and ladies. Byrd will come back to planet earth where he's a mere mediocre mortal and our turnovers will decrease (I bet we have 5 tops in the 2nd half).
Though my prediction of another 90+ point game isn't likely.
They can't keep shooting that well, can they?
Every. Fucking. Year. DJ Byrd destroys us.
Guard that man!
only difference is Purdue is getting easier looks and shooting 23% better than us from 3. We will go on a 12-3 run to open the second half.
I'm gonna trust that Beilein and his crew will make the correct adjustments to guard the 3 and such. I don't think Purdue will make many more.
stauskus needs to step up in the second half, both offensively and defensively
Here is some good news!
JJ Abrams set to direct Star Wars Episode VII
I wonder if they will film any of it in Bolivia.
Bolivia might be too good for him.
Since you obviously can't handle common courtesy or simple instructions, I'll make it very easy. The comment above is your last here. Do not post again on the game thread.
Come on Morgan....shit...
Get your shit together, Morgan!
Hit those bunnies!
Ball don't lie
Ball dont lie
Why did Purdue get free throws? Looked clean to me. Ah well.
One thing you can definitely expect in second half: bitching about the refs on Mgoblog. It gets really old -- try to resist.
The only thing worse than bitching about refs is bitching about people bitching about refs
And bitch about the way you're bitching about people who bitch about the way people bitch about the refs.
Agreed. STFU about the refs. They just shot their first freaking free throws of the game and overall this game has been officiated fine.
Shit. Does not look good. Michigan is not rebounding and Purdue is not missing.
I mean, both teams are shooting 43% and Michigan is winning the rebound battle by five, but other than those facts your argument is impeccable!!
been studly lately
Weird to run two plays for our least talented offensive player comin out of the gate in the 2nd half.
Ahh, Hardaway had a wide open Stauskas in the corner.
Jeebus, just hit Stauskas for 3
THJ had Stauskas for 3 on that charge