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|1 day 14 hours ago||"Their best performance" was||
"Their best performance" was getting blown out 4-0 in the first period and riding score effects to a nominal edge in attempts?
|1 week 3 days ago||"Turning the lights on" isn't||
"Turning the lights on" isn't cheap when you consider all the costs of arena set-up and staffing/running a game day operation. Plus, there are like a billion little requirements the NCAA expects a venue to do, and of course, the venue assumes all those costs.
It adds up pretty quick, and when you only have maybe 500 people there like Toledo did, you don't make it back.
|1 week 3 days ago||Fargo/Sioux Falls and||
Fargo/Sioux Falls and Allentown were the only "western" bids submitted.
Toledo once had a new arena and were looking to fill dates with anything so they got an NCAA hockey regional and they absolutely lost their ass on the deal. They'll never bid again. Now it's Allentown's turn with their new arena.
|2 weeks 4 days ago||Barely. I don't think it was||
Barely. I don't think it was a given he even should have been invited back to the NTDP after the past two years. Maybe it works out, but I don't think there's much to get excited about over the hire.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||I had forgotten about that||
I had forgotten about that time Michigan had to wear maternity shorts.
|5 weeks 2 days ago||Well, it was actually a minor||
Well, it was actually a minor scandal out here in Minnesota when one of the newspapers reported that lil Ricky Pitino wasn't filling up his rental cars before returning them like Harbaugh: http://www.startribune.com/pitino-far-exceeded-budget-for-private-jet-travel-university-of-minnesota-audit-finds/378906491/
|5 weeks 3 days ago||Bielfeldt had serious||
Bielfeldt had serious interest from Illinois at the time. Nance Jr's offers were so weak that there was at least some thought at the time that he'd maybe even take a walk-on spot at Michigan if he didn't get the offer.
I know it's not always that simple, and maybe Nance Jr doesn't blow up at Michigan, or maybe somebody else doesn't come, but it's crazy to think about potentially having another NBA rotation player on the team with Burke-Hardaway-Stauskas-Levert-McGary.
Michigan went really hard after Blueitt prior to his initial commitment to UCLA. Then he backed out on UCLA and re-opened his recruiting and Michigan wasn't super involved the second time around. I think by that time they had moved on to Devin Booker and James Blackmon Jr(who both obviously didn't work out)
|5 weeks 4 days ago||Unrelated but similar:I was||
Unrelated but similar:
I was going through some old Michigan basketball stuff here and was reminded that Michigan's last scholarship offer for the 2011 recruiting class came down to either Max Bielfeldt or Larry Nance Jr., and they ended up going with Bielfeldt.
|5 weeks 4 days ago||Fuck that guy. Watch the Fab||
Fuck that guy.
Watch the Fab Five documentary. When Duke beats Michigan in '91 final, Ratface goes on and on about "teamwork prevailing over a bunch of individuals". Yeah, that's what it was, and not a 1 seed loaded with upperclassmen(in a time where leaving early was a lot rarer) vs. a 6 seed starting all freshmen.
So where was that great teamwork the next year when Duke lost in the second round and Michigan, with another year of experience, cruised to the championship game again?
Whenever his teams win, he'll be the first to play into the "Leader of Men" bullshit, and whenver his teams lose, he's always the first to throw them under the bus.
|6 weeks 3 days ago||It's a small community and||
It's a small community and people talk. FWIW, I think this guy is extrapolating and exaggerating what most people would call 'strong rumors' at this point.
|6 weeks 6 days ago||Funny, it looked to me like||
Funny, it looked to me like Crean was the one escorted out by security since he no longer belonged there.
|8 weeks 1 day ago||I can bullshit on John||
I call bullshit on John Beilein knowing what a Kardashian is.
|13 weeks 1 day ago||They haven't had a legitimate||
They haven't had a legitimate contender since Andy Roddick retired. They haven't really had a legitimate contender on the women's side outside of Serena and Venus--who developed outside the USTA system--in a long time either.
The USTA's track record when it comes to player development is pretty atrocious.
|13 weeks 4 days ago||Not even close to elite||
Not even close to elite anymore. This was as much Michigan walking away as it was him walking away.
|14 weeks 1 day ago||Uhhhh......have you seen the||
Uhhhh......have you seen the guy lately?
|18 weeks 5 days ago||They're all Kill recruits.||
They're all Kill recruits. And in the report one of the players makes it sound like that night wasn't the first time they had engaged in a team bonding event like that.
|18 weeks 5 days ago||HIs teams were pretty dirty||
HIs teams were pretty dirty off the field too, apparently.
|19 weeks 1 day ago||Basically a Brendan Gibbons||
Basically a Brendan Gibbons situation times ten.
|19 weeks 3 days ago||Have you tried listening to a||
Have you tried listening to a football broadcast on the radio lately? I don't think Dierdorf could tip off the opposing team on what day of the week the game will be played at this point.
|19 weeks 3 days ago||It's not like it's hard to||
It's not like it's hard to write a children's book. The tricky part is getting it published, and Daddy's money was able to take care of that.
|21 weeks 7 hours ago||That will look beautiful next||
That will look beautiful next to some Sparty's framed acceptance letter from Michigan.
|21 weeks 3 days ago||ACHA is club level hockey.||
ACHA is club level hockey. It's not the same as the NCAA.
|29 weeks 1 day ago||They all died.||
They all died.
|29 weeks 1 day ago||Cut by his USHL team, ended||
Cut by his USHL team, ended up in the BCHL.
|31 weeks 14 hours ago||People can remember it||
People can remember it however they want, just as long as they run it by you first to make sure it is acceptable, it seems.
|33 weeks 15 hours ago||That's the reason small||
That's the reason small schools get hammered so often by the NCAA. Maybe at Michigan they can throw one of their army of compliance bureaucrats at the job to make sure every player is following the exact letter of the law. Not so easy at a small D-1 school that maybe has a handful of full-time employees in the entire athletic department that are already stretched thin with the thousand other BS rules they have to follow.
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For the record, I prefer Big Ten titles to McDonald's All-Americans. YMMV.
|36 weeks 2 days ago||Dumbass. He could have gotten||
Dumbass. He could have gotten life insurance for just pennies a day from Gerber Life.
|39 weeks 6 days ago||You have to keep in mind that||
You have to keep in mind that almost $0.30 of that goes into the labor of making the shorts alone. So yeah, $70 seems pretty fair.
|41 weeks 11 hours ago||Same number as that dancing||
Same number as that dancing guy on the football team, and people here wanted that guy's number retired, so QED.