Hockey pet peeve: "when a teammate tips a puck in on you, which is exactly how my first collegiate goal against happened. Thanks, Copper."
1989 UM GRAD
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|10 hours 44 min ago||I donated...||
...at one of the higher levels too but chose to remain anonymous. It's a nobler way to give.
|10 hours 46 min ago||Intermarriage...||
...is a bad idea.
|1 week 4 days ago||3 years||
Average is just over three years with 13 stops in 42 years. Not being nitpicky. It's just that much more of a vagabond track record. Talented yet mercurial. He burns everyone out with his intensity.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||What kind of source do you need?||
There are dozens and dozens of U of M-themed vehicles....trucks, busses, RV's, etc...painted/wrapped with the Michigan logo, colors, etc.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||Completely Agree||
"Ditto" from 1989 UM Grad.
If we had been even 9-4 last year I think we would've held on to the players who decommitted and we would've won some of the other head-to-head recruiting battles...resulting in this year's class being even higher ranked...and next year's class looking even better than it already is...
|3 weeks 3 days ago||Height/Weight Difference||
There is some validity to this.
Not sure how many 4's in the Big Ten, though, were really that much bigger than GRIII. Jordan Morgan was one of the smaller 5's in the Big Ten...and held his own.
Zack Novak was a lot smaller...and he seemed to be giving a full effort on both ends of the court...and his senior year, when he spent the most time playing at the 4, was also his best offensively at U of M.
Again, not saying GRIII didn't contribute or work hard. It still just feels like we never saw his best effort.
I dunno, maybe he's just so smooth that he doesn't look like he's working that hard...or maybe he's just more of a passive player...
It just seems that, given his athleticism and the sporadic moments of greatness, we should've seen a more consistent output from GRIII...
|3 weeks 3 days ago||Saw that...||
...on the Ira Kaufman web site.
Was so sorry to hear the news.
He was definitely taken too soon.
May your memories of your father be a blessing and somewhat of a comfort.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||RE: GRIII out of position||
I still don't buy this complaint from GRIII (if it was indeed a significant issue to him).
My understanding of the Beilein system is that the 2/3/4 are almost interchangeable.
How did playing the 4 keep GRIII from making more of an impact and/or showcasing his skills? There were many times when he got the ball and he could've made a move...or driven to the basket...etc...but he hardly ever did so. He had opportunities to create but rarely did so.
Yes, he seemed to be humble and hard-working...and a good teammate...and he certainly contributed to the team's success.
I just don't buy the excuse that playing the 4 kept him from reaching his full potential...
Still left with the feeling that he could've worked on ball handling and creating his own opportunities over the summer...and then been a focus of the team's offense in '14-'15...and positioned himself as a solid first round pick next year.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||What coulda been...||
Holy shit...the 15-foot jumper...the rebounding...running the floor...passing....etc.
We would've been back in the Final Four with him at full strength this past year.
As historically efficient as our offense was, imagine it with his shooting, passing and PNR skills out there.
And this is not to take anything away from JMo's leadership and effort...but McGary's skills are just at a whole different level.
I'm sure it's been discussed somewhere, but does anyone have any insight as to whether McGary being forced to go pro is what precipitated GRIII's decision?
|4 weeks 1 day ago||Michigan Road Trip||
Embarking in just a few minutes for our epic Michigan road trip. First stop is Hell...last stop is Paradise....and GR, TC, Mackinac and more in between.
Feel free to party at our house while we're gone.
See you next week!
|4 weeks 2 days ago||Maybe he just wanted...||
|5 weeks 5 hours ago||Webber||
The most recent team might have had deeper talent but I just don't see any of them having the type of NBA career Webber had.
|5 weeks 7 hours ago||Jobbie Nooner with dad?||
Not sure about going with dad or my kids to an event like that.....
|5 weeks 7 hours ago||Nope||
Madison Hts/Royal Oak/Troy area. Hoping to be able to host an MGoBlog meetup once I'm open!
|5 weeks 8 hours ago||Seaholm||
My kids are future grads. '19 and '22.
|5 weeks 9 hours ago||Great Friday!||
Just closed on a piece of property. Construction of my restaurant to begin this fall! Bang me por favor!
|6 weeks 4 days ago||He's welcomed...||
...to join me and my family for Shabbat dinner any time.
|7 weeks 4 hours ago||....this dude's writing style is similar to how Yoda talks?||
Am I the only one who thinks that?
|7 weeks 1 day ago||Big Ten||
Meant top 3 in the Big Ten.
|7 weeks 1 day ago||Good news?||
We will surely be in the top 3 in 2015. Yes?
|7 weeks 1 day ago||Links?||
I'm still somewhat new around here...and have figured out most of the inside jokes...
Is there a link to the thread that started the NSFMSRK meme?
|7 weeks 4 days ago||That's...||
...a clown question, Clown Sauce.
(actually, I like the question, but seeing your screen name in combination with your question made me think of the above variation on the clown question response)
|7 weeks 5 days ago||A Michigan football ticket is a product||
Is it a unique product? Does it have a passionate and connected consumer base? Does it have a strong brand?
|7 weeks 5 days ago||Disagree on winning re: affecting attendance||
Consumers purchase things based on perceived value.
Value is typically based on some sort of combination of the price and perceived quality of the product.
The problem is that prices are rising while the quality of the product (six/seven years of underperformance and mediocrity).
Thus, the perceived value of the product - Michigan football games - has decreased.
The long run effect of the decreased perceived value is that the demand for the product decreases...and thus the lack of sellouts.
If the team had been a national championship contender over the past six years, I can guarantee you that there'd still be a waiting list...regardless of the price increases.
The price of tuition at U of M has increased dramatically at U of M over the past ten years, but demand (applications) continues to increase. Why? Because the perceived value is there...so consumers (students or their parents) are willing to pay the price.
|7 weeks 6 days ago||I agree completely.||
If the team were winning, there'd be a waiting list and there'd be little to no bitching about DB's "wow" experience.
|8 weeks 6 hours ago||My||
dream is that we won't have these types of threads every day for the next 85 days. My premonition is that we will.
|9 weeks 1 day ago||Nuff said||
That says it all.
|9 weeks 4 days ago||Opposite take...||
I think Don's going to end up in a good way.
|9 weeks 5 days ago||"Buy their championships"||
Like that doesn't happen in college sports too? Not your best argument bro.
|10 weeks 9 hours ago||This makes me nervous...||
Saban is the only one smiling.
Is this a clue...like some of the "Paul is dead" clues in many Beatles' songs/album covers?