Mason NEEDS this, Pistons, after all you've put him through
|1 day 1 hour ago||Spam account|
|2 days 22 hours ago||From what I've gathered he||
From what I've gathered he was not well-liked in Knoxville.
|6 days 14 hours ago||Swing and a miss.||
Swing and a miss.
|1 week 2 days ago||wooooooooooooooooooooooooosh||
|1 week 2 days ago||:'-(||
This is such sad news. My heart breaks for the Holsworths, Adreian Payne, and the Spartan basketball program.
God bless you, Princess Lacey. Never stop dancing.
|1 week 2 days ago||Furman||
I'm sure the kid tried hard but he was constantly out of position, late to arrive to the ball, and a poor tackler.
Perhaps a scenery change will do him well. I wish him the best at OK State.
|1 week 6 days ago||Didn't completely understand||
Didn't completely understand the thrust of the post but upvoted because it made me laugh and because hey, it's Friday.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Basketball vs. football||
You're overlapping sports in your list.
Only Incarnate Word and Abilene Christian are transitioning to the D1 (FCS) level in football. Nebraska-Omaha, Northern Kentucky, Grand Canyon, and UMASS-Lowell are currently moving to the D1 level in basketball. They do not have football teams.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||This guy||
This guy needs a trip to Bolivia:
|2 weeks 5 days ago||Brad Evans is an Illinois guy||
Brad Evans is an Illinois guy so I'm sure he absolutely loathes the existence of Michigan.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||Kevin Kaduk is a hack.||
Kevin Kaduk is a hack.
|3 weeks 2 hours ago||Stat o' the day||
Since Mitch went down for the season, Michigan is 21-4. Twenty-one wins and only four losses, good for a winning percentage of 84 percent.
|3 weeks 3 hours ago||Get some, Nik!!||
All three of these!!
|3 weeks 2 days ago||Congrats, Nik!||
On a different note, the USBWA must have been hitting that pipe hard during their deliberations for All-American selections. How in the world is Stauskas not at least a second-team pick?
|3 weeks 3 days ago||Mizzou vs. Kansas||
It's a good thing that Missouri doesn't have a history of corruption and unethical dealings within their own basketball program. I mean, Quin Snyder is an angel and Frank Haith walks on water.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||I kept scrolling and||
I kept scrolling and scrolling and scrolling and scrolling, thinking the end was just one more swipe down. Eventually my nose started bleeding and I passed out. When I awoke my pants were missing.
I don't know what happened but I'm scared.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||hahahaha||
I was trying to think of another player to include but my mind was blank. Thank you for reminding me of this video!
Classic John Kerfoot.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||Yes||
I would be very interested in reading such a thing. I say go for it.
Also it would give me something to do while at work.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||7-6, but...||
Beilein's first Michigan squad was a complete trainwreck. Yes, that game counts toward the overall record between the two coaches but it showed nothing with respect to JB's coaching ability.
I'll take Johnny B every day of the week and twice on Tuesdays.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||One last chart||
I think y'all will especially like this one:
|3 weeks 3 days ago||Sort of||
Michigan jumped up four spots after the VCU evisceration, going from #12 to #8.
Since I've already done two of these, here's another quick-and-dirty KP chart:
* The KP "after" ranking might not be perfectly accurate. I couldn't find a way to get a snapshot of each team's rating immediately following the Michigan game, so the stated number is the final KP rank following the National Championship game and might be off by one or two.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||third UF loss||
That third Florida loss was in the SEC Tournament, so the Vols' conference record actually includes five non-Florida losses (UK, Vandy, Ark, and A&M twice).
|3 weeks 3 days ago||And that's why I don't bother||
And that's why I don't bother with Twitter.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||haha Clete Thomas||
Just goes to show that you can be terrible at baseball and women will still fall all over themselves for you.
See also: Boesch, Brennan.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||Yup||
I recall the same feeling, that Michigan was getting jobbed constantly by endless foul calls for breathing too hard on little ol' Blakey.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||Tennessee||
The Vols are actually a bad shooting team overall and a terrible 3-point shooting one. Their eFG% is 49.6% (196th) and they shoot only 31.9% from deep, good (bad?) for 283rd in the country. UMHoops also mentioned that of the 16 teams remaining, only one has an eFG% worse than Tennessee on jump shots (45.3%).
So far in three Tournament games they're shooting 22.8% from long range.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||No worries||
I'd much rather look up statistics than do work.
In case anyone is wondering, here are the before/afters for Michigan since the start of the BTT:
|3 weeks 3 days ago||Need a subscription to see it||
Here are Tennessee's ranks and their opponents' ranks in those three games you listed:
|3 weeks 4 days ago||Gonzalez can neither hit nor||
Gonzalez can neither hit nor field anymore. He's washed up.
Mariners must have wanted too much for Nick Franklin.
|3 weeks 4 days ago||How does a team go 10 minutes||
How does a team go 10 minutes without scoring against Iowa's shitty defense?
|3 weeks 4 days ago||Hmmm||
Sounds a lot like an SEC squad from last season that won by large margins but lost games decided by single digits.
I seem to remember that matchup ending favorably for Michigan...
|3 weeks 4 days ago||I'd expect nothing less from||
I'd expect nothing less from the genius mind of Reggie Miller.
|3 weeks 4 days ago||I'm Ron Burgundy?||
I'm Ron Burgundy?
|3 weeks 6 days ago||Ok State beating Arizona?||
You serious, Clark?
|3 weeks 6 days ago||Marcus Smart sucks.||
Marcus Smart sucks.
|4 weeks 23 hours ago||"The Wolverine Way"||
At least Wolverine isn't plural, like so many other adidas team shirts I've seen (such as "The Bears Way" or "The Badgers Way"). That just sounds stupid.
Overall it's still cheesy as heck.
|4 weeks 1 day ago||Mtn West = Just Say No||
Trust Mountain West teams in the NCAA Tournament at your own peril. SDSU only recently got its first victory in the Big Dance and New Mexico has never advanced to the Sweet Sixteen since the Tournament expanded to 64 teams in 1985.
|4 weeks 2 days ago||No such thing as "B1G officials"||
Unlike football, college basketball referees officiate games across many conferences. You see the bigger names on a more consistent basis (TV Ted Valentine, Bo Boroski, Gene Steratore, Mike Kitts, etc.), but they're also reffing games in the ACC, Big 12, SEC, etc.
However, I want to say I remember reading somewhere that they have mandates from their superiors instructing them to call conferences certain ways based on the style of play in said conference. In the NCAA Tournament I have to imagine that all games, regardless of the teams' conference affiliation, will be called in the same fashion (as much as that is possible).
|4 weeks 4 days ago||Love the optimism in this post!||
Brian, please post a comment so that I may upvote it.
|4 weeks 4 days ago||So, the two years when||
So, the two years when Michigan was a 4 seed? OK.
|4 weeks 5 days ago||Tickets are going for under||
Tickets are going for under $50 on StubHub, both pairs and singles.
Someone above posted the "Michigan" sections. IIRC from the Ticketmaster event site (which has now been taken down), they had the MSU sections labeled on the opposite side of the arena from Michigan's area.
|4 weeks 5 days ago||Balcony level singles are||
Balcony level singles are going for under $50 on Stubhub right now.
|4 weeks 6 days ago||Hold that boner||
Duke is still playing, currently leading Clemson at the break, 29-25.
|4 weeks 6 days ago||Eh||
If he's in college then I see nothing wrong. We've all been there.
|4 weeks 6 days ago||I've seen (and purchased) Bud||
I've seen (and purchased) Bud Light 15-packs in my (college) day(s).
|4 weeks 6 days ago||this suit is NOT black|
|4 weeks 6 days ago||OSU gets it to 11 with just||
OSU gets it to 11 with just under 12:00 to go.
|4 weeks 6 days ago||It's not your fault||
I have Comcast and the channel guide was flipped for the ACC and B1G quarterfinal games -- the guide said ESPN for the ACC and ESPN2 for the B1G. Luckily I noticed it right away when they cut to the arena and saw the ACC logo, etc.
They also have this timeslot marked incorrectly.
|5 weeks 57 min ago||Braska||
That loss dropped Nebraska to 0-3 in conference. They would lose one more before winning 11 of their next 14 games.
|5 weeks 1 hour ago||I tried scalping in 2012 for||
I tried scalping in 2012 for our semi against OSU and was completely shut out unless I wanted to pay $150+.
|5 weeks 12 hours ago||EDIT: Their RPI is now 54.||
EDIT: Their RPI is now 54. WarrenNolan.com RPI hadn't updated yet when I posted that.
|5 weeks 13 hours ago||Iowa's resume||
19-12 against D1 teams
5-9 against RPI top-50
6-11 against RPI top-100
3-7 last 10 games
lost 6 of last 7
|5 weeks 13 hours ago||Gabe Olesani||
Olesani has been a total beast as well. He doesn't have a ton of points to show for it but he has been a monster on the offensive boards. Woodbury is useless by comparison.
EDIT: My bad, thought you said during just this game. Yeah, Marble is the only guy to be consistent for them all season.
|5 weeks 13 hours ago||Iowa sucks. Hard.||
Iowa sucks. Hard.
|5 weeks 13 hours ago||In a five second sequence||
In a five second sequence Mike Gesell shoved Drew Crawford in the stomach twice while attempting to drive into the lane. Both were obvious offensive fouls.
|5 weeks 13 hours ago||Someone ask jamiemac.||
Someone ask jamiemac.
|5 weeks 14 hours ago||C'mon Iowa||
Normally I root for the underdog (as most of us do) but I have to keep reminding myself that Iowa winning is the best for Michigan, both for a better chance to beat MSU and for staying in the top-50 of the RPI.
The Hawkeyes don't seem to be getting my memo.
|5 weeks 14 hours ago||I highly doubt it||
I highly doubt beer will be for sale.
|5 weeks 14 hours ago||hahahahahahahahajajahjahajaha||
|5 weeks 14 hours ago||Adam Woodbury acts like the||
Adam Woodbury acts like the ref just insulted his mother every time he's called for a foul. It's not a very endearing quality.
|5 weeks 18 hours ago||Dammit, OK-State. You suck.||
Dammit, OK-State. You suck.
|5 weeks 19 hours ago||rutgers has louisville right where they want them||
Down 61 with under 3 minutes to go, this is when the Scarlet Knights really shine.
|5 weeks 19 hours ago||Update||
|5 weeks 19 hours ago||Other relevant games||
Louisville is absolutely beating the shit out of Rutgers, 72-25, with 11:59 left in the second half. Yeah. Again, thank you, Jim Delany.
KU and OK-State are tied at 67 apiece with less than a minute to go.
|5 weeks 20 hours ago||KP prediction||
Kenpom's computer gives Michigan a 75% chance of beating Illinois tomorrow, predicting a 65-59 victory over 59 possessions.
|5 weeks 21 hours ago||Well done!!||
Ace wins an Internet today.
|5 weeks 23 hours ago||I like||
I like your answer better than mine.
|5 weeks 23 hours ago||Also of note:||
Florida State is currently leading Maryland, 19-16, at the under-8 TV timeout.
Iowa State trails K-State early, 5-4.
|5 weeks 23 hours ago||Now 28-15 with 7:30 left in||
Now 28-15 with 7:30 left in the first half.
|5 weeks 1 day ago||I would rather face Illinois||
In conference play they have the worst eFG% (43.3), built from the worst 2pt% (42.1) and third-worst 3pt% (30.4).
Yes, they are a better defensive team than Indiana, but I also think that some of their impressive showings down the stretch were at least partially a product of iffy offenses rather than all fantastic defense.
|5 weeks 1 day ago||Meh||
TheGhostOfYost is enormously overrated.
|5 weeks 2 days ago||"Myan Rundy"||
|5 weeks 2 days ago||Ahh yes, I just went back to||
Ahh yes, I just went back to the Slickdeals page and the 20% coupon is now dead. However if you sign up for their rewards program you get free 3-day shipping.
Also, don't be surprised if your items arrive without getting a shipping notification email or a status change of your order. I received my package today (placed on Sun evening) despite my order still being listed as "Processing" on their site.
|5 weeks 2 days ago||Saw this on slickdeals the other day||
Some nice M stuff, though I took it as an opportunity to bolster my Red Wings and Tigers wardrobes.
For an extra 20% off, try coupon code 546638. Not sure if it's still valid but it did work for me on Sunday evening.
|5 weeks 3 days ago||holy crap||
You know your conference sucks at basketball when the #3 seed is Georgia.
|5 weeks 3 days ago||Elijah Johnson||
Elijah Johnson with one of the most punkass cheap shots you'll see in basketball. You'll recall that he's the one who missed the front-end foul shot that allowed Trey to come down and hit the game-tying three.
Karma is a real motherfucker, eh, Elijah?
|5 weeks 5 days ago||THESE ARE TROUBLING TIMES||
PEOPLE ARE HAVING FUN. THEY MUST BE STOPPED.
|5 weeks 6 days ago||Drew is a lost cause||
He is going to have one of the worst Paymon Scores in this year's Matrix.
|5 weeks 6 days ago||-||
|6 weeks 2 hours ago||Just watched the McCabe/Trice thing||
Trice definitely kept his arm up in McCabe's face to be annoying, you can just tell. That doesn't excuse McCabe's actions, although I do think that Trice exaggerated his fall.
The amount of ballsucking by Vitale throughout this game was just ridiculous.
|6 weeks 2 hours ago||Take care of Indiana and win||
Take care of Indiana and win a few games in the BTT, coupled with early ACC exits by Duke and Syracuse would be glorious.
Go UNC (Duke) tomorrow and FSU (Cuse) on Sunday.
Also, go Nebraska.
|6 weeks 13 hours ago||I hear ya. Just passing||
I hear ya. Just passing along the message.
|6 weeks 14 hours ago||This is Eric Collins we're||
This is Eric Collins we're talking about. Listening to him call anything is pure torture.
|6 weeks 14 hours ago||That myth was debunked on BTN's special||
The selection committee does not set forth matchups based upon intrigue or being "good for TV."
|6 weeks 19 hours ago||Iowa and MSU have two games left||
They play each other tonight in East Lansing, Iowa then hosts Illinois on Saturday and MSU travels to OSU on Sunday.
|6 weeks 20 hours ago||Drew's Hackatology||
Closet Michigan-hater Drew's Bracketology continues his assault on reason, listing Michigan as the last 4-seed on his S-curve.
This is Drew's first year in the Matrix and with his offerings throughout the season, it looks like he's going to be far off the pace of the actual bracket. Laugh at guys like Luuunadrdiandiii and Palm all you want (well maybe not Palm, at least not for his brackets, but that hair), they are usually pretty close in their picks and seeds (not the best, but still good). Picking the actual teams isn't too hard; seeding is the tricky thing. Drew doesn't quite have that part down yet.
I commented on his last post, questioning his placement of Saint Louis so far ahead of Michigan, as well as Creighton, Cincy, and Duke.
|6 weeks 21 hours ago||I get what you're saying, I do||
I still liked them.
|6 weeks 21 hours ago||Earlier this season The||
Earlier this season The Journey did a really nice piece on the bond between Payne and Lacey. It was hard to hold back the tears. I hurt for any child having to go through cancer; it's absolutely one of the most unfair things in this world. I pray that Lacey is able to beat this horrible disease and live a long, prosperous life.
|6 weeks 22 hours ago||It says Hoosiers||
http://bleacherreport.com/articles/1983530-multiple-college-basketball-t... (sorry for posting a BR link)
|6 weeks 22 hours ago||I get that this was in jest (I think?)||
However if one can't recognize a key player on his favorite team by his face then I have to question how much one actually follows said team.
|6 weeks 1 day ago||highest seed from each conference||
It represents the highest-seeded team from each conference in the Matrix.
EDIT: I really need to refresh threads that I've had open for an hour before I reply to posts.
|6 weeks 1 day ago||Duke losses by RPI/Kenpom||
|6 weeks 1 day ago||I wanted to watch that game (Stanford)||
Then I heard Bill Walton's voice.
|6 weeks 1 day ago||The "USA" chants are incredibly stupid||
In this day and age nearly every college team has a player from a foreign country. For example, the freaking starting center for Illinois, Nnanna Egwu, is from Nigeria. I doubt he gives a crap but the fact remains that it's dumb as hell.
Oh and that whole thing where Stauskas drops a 25-foot bomb on your ass then gives you the stink-eye.
|6 weeks 2 days ago||Unreal stat||
|6 weeks 2 days ago||Dakich sings Eminem|
|6 weeks 2 days ago||GR3 has proved that levitation is possible|
|6 weeks 2 days ago||(No subject)||
|6 weeks 2 days ago||fuck with Nik and this is what you get|
|6 weeks 2 days ago||(No subject)||
|6 weeks 2 days ago||VERY NICE||
|6 weeks 3 days ago||SOS||
|6 weeks 3 days ago||History on Michigan's side||
Michigan has won five straight against Illinois, including two victories at
|6 weeks 3 days ago||.|
|6 weeks 4 days ago||Man, that game||
That loss has gone from iffy to flat-out bad. Charlotte has lost something like seven games in a row, including a few against some C-USA bottom-feeders.
Thanks for nothing, 49ers.
|6 weeks 4 days ago||He said in an interview last||
He said in an interview last week when Golden State was in town to play the Pistons. Denial is a real bitch.
|6 weeks 5 days ago||I actually don't mind Rexrode||
I actually don't mind Rexrode now that he's not working for the LSJ.
Now, the guy who's an insufferable homer douchebag schlub? That would be Graham Couch.
|6 weeks 5 days ago||here ya go|
|6 weeks 5 days ago||Indiana game||
Y'all need to get your butts to Crisler for the Indiana game. Here's to a net-cutting ceremony on Senior Day!!
|6 weeks 5 days ago||Last season Wichita came out||
Last season Wichita came out of nowhere. And Gonzaga had a very similar profile, with tons of wins over crappy teams and little competition in conference. Heck, you could argue that the WCC was better last season than the current MVC.
This year everyone is gunning for the Shockers. We'll see how they handle it come the Big Dance against teams better than the dreck that is their conference.
|6 weeks 5 days ago||(No subject)||
|6 weeks 5 days ago||time to add one more of these bad boys!!||
|6 weeks 5 days ago||WIN THE CONFERENCE!!|
|6 weeks 5 days ago||WIN THE CONFERENCE||
|6 weeks 5 days ago||WIN THE CONFERENCE||
WIN THE CONFERENCE
|6 weeks 5 days ago||B1G CHAMPS!! POSBANGS FOR||
POSBANGS FOR ALL!!
|6 weeks 5 days ago||This is seriously cool as||
This is seriously cool as heck! Thank you for posting.
|6 weeks 5 days ago||lolololololol||
|6 weeks 5 days ago||Wichita State||
If Wichita played in the Big XII (which would actually make sense geographically) I think they'd be a 10-8/9-9 team in conference.
Yes, they are a good team. However, their conference is really bad and they've only played TWO games against top-100 competition in league play (Indiana State twice).
It's a nice story but I wouldn't be surprised to see the Shockers to lose in the second round a la Gonzaga last season.
|6 weeks 6 days ago||Hilarious||
Perfectly suits my juvenile sense of humor.
|7 weeks 37 min ago||Read this during a meeting and really had to fight back tears||
I have always been impressed with Caris' quiet confidence and calm demeanor as a basketball player. I am now impressed beyond words with his character as a person. What a wonderful young man.
Great article by Brendan Quinn. I will be making it a point to seek out other pieces written by him.
|7 weeks 1 hour ago||That's a lot of banging||
|7 weeks 12 hours ago||I'd say go for it. As I type||
I'd say go for it.
As I type this, IU is leading Iowa, 80-73 with 1:50 left.
|7 weeks 12 hours ago||(No subject)||
|7 weeks 12 hours ago||Hahahahahahaha!!!||
Screw Thad Matta and his awful mushroom tip nose!!
|7 weeks 18 hours ago||ask and ye shall receive||
(click to make big)
According to KP, the bleakest moment was when Purdue went up 63-57 with 3:20 left in regulation. At that point, Michigan's WP was 13.1%.
|7 weeks 23 hours ago||what the fuck||
|7 weeks 23 hours ago||Bring 'em on||
Indiana at Assembly: 12-3 (3-3)
Indiana on the road: 2-7 (2-6)
|7 weeks 23 hours ago||Chris Quinn||
Wasn't Quinn like an 80-85% FT shooter? I seem to recall him being near-automatic at the stripe.
|7 weeks 23 hours ago||Come on!||
We as fans can do and say whatever we want regarding outcomes, scenarios, and possibilities. We are not the team. It is not as if Nik Stauskas is going to fire up mgoblog today, read this diary, and text everyone on the team, "HEY YOU GUYS WE ALREADY WON ALL WE GOTTA DO IS SHOW UP WOOOOOO!!"
Michigan has one of the greatest coaching staffs in all of college basketball. JB and co. will not let their guys look ahead, especially after last night. We all know that anyone can beat anyone on any given night in this conference. Relax and enjoy the ride!
|7 weeks 1 day ago||Same here||
I forgot how small the M at halfcourt was, along with the small, weirdly-offset "Michigan" along the baselines.
Crisler's court is the way it should be now (minus the B1G logo, bleh): giant M at halfcourt and prominent "Michigan" centered along the baselines.
|7 weeks 1 day ago||I remember watching that game||
I remember watching that game and absolutely losing my mind when Dion drilled that desperation shot. Funny how excited I got about a second-round NIT game against a mediocre Notre Dame squad.
The times, they are a changin'.
|7 weeks 1 day ago||I think||
I think you missed the joke...
|7 weeks 1 day ago||While it's true that Nik was||
While it's true that Nik was probably looking for contact too much (and absolutely should have dunked on a play that ended in a missed layup), I still contend that he doesn't get much respect from referees when he goes to the basket.
|7 weeks 1 day ago||Nik would have had 3-4 fewer||
Nik would have had 3-4 fewer misses and probably 20 points if he got more calls when driving to the rim.
|7 weeks 1 day ago||J-Mo's shot||
I'm sure I'm not the only one who immediately flashed back to the Indiana game.
Thank goodness this one dropped!!
|7 weeks 1 day ago||Congratulations to Glenn ...||
Congratulations to Glenn ... he really needed that one. Biggest shot of his Michigan career and it ain't even close!
|7 weeks 1 day ago||Sterling Carter||
Sterling Carter is out for the season after tearing his ACL during Purdue's previous game (a blowout loss at Nebraska).
|7 weeks 2 days ago||You are correct||
|7 weeks 2 days ago||So yeah||
After reading his response, "fucking shitbag" seems like a bit much.
This is why I don't do Twitter.
|7 weeks 2 days ago||Appling/Payne vs. McGary||
I'll agree with you regarding Appling -- he's got NBDL written all over him. Payne, though, is a very good player and at least equal to Mitch.
|7 weeks 2 days ago||What a fucking shitbag.||
What a fucking shitbag.
|7 weeks 3 days ago||List of "official" bars||
Here is the listing of "official" bars for each school for this year's B1G Tourney:
Illinois - The Ram
|7 weeks 3 days ago||I'll keep that in mind for||
I'll keep that in mind for next month.
Just found the bar I was at -- O'Reilly's. It was the "official" Michigan bar back in 2012.
|7 weeks 3 days ago||This||
I also went in 2012 and was completely shut out on Saturday tickets for both the MSU and Michigan games (went with my Sparty ex-gf). Scalper prices were absolutely outrageous so we spent the day watching the games at the designated bar for each school.
Oh and the Michigan bar (don't remember the name) was crawling with Buckeyes, so that was awesome. By halftime I was hammered so we went back to the hotel where I could yell at the TV without making a scene.
I want to go this year but am again wary of driving to Indy only to watch a Michigan game at the bar.
|7 weeks 3 days ago||"Hypnotize" by Notorious||
"Hypnotize" by Notorious B.I.G.
|7 weeks 3 days ago||This is a prime example of||
This is a prime example of when I wish I could upvote a front page post.
|7 weeks 3 days ago||Thanks for doing this||
I was going to make a thread but then got distracted at work (stupid work!!), so thank you for putting this out there.
Two quick things: you linked to ESPN's RPI page as opposed to Lunardi's bracketology page, and your link to Jerry Palm's bracket has a period at the end, resulting in a 404 page.
|7 weeks 4 days ago||I love it||
Dude got beaten three times off the dribble, the last one resulting in an and-1 and a childish punch of the basket support.
He was also the instigator in the double tech call in the first game. Here's a guy who has contributed basically nothing of value, unless you count unwarranted shit-talking, in which case he leads the conference.
Thanks for being you, Russell.
|7 weeks 5 days ago||Real bummer||
Another home loss for the Michigan women.
|7 weeks 5 days ago||I disagree re: Indiana||
Before last season, Indiana had not won at Crisler since Beilein's first season ('07-'08) when Michigan was truly awful. Indiana is not a good team away from Assembly Hall. I would be more concerned with Minnesota, though they, too, have fared very poorly in Ann Arbor since JB arrived.
|7 weeks 5 days ago||Given yesterday afternoon's||
Given yesterday afternoon's game, I hardly think you should have been surprised that college students at a sporting event wouldn't act in the highest order of proper etiquette.
Good on you, though, for really getting back at us Americans. The sting is palpable.
|8 weeks 1 hour ago||That was Connecticut.I think||
That was Connecticut.
I think they ended up like 18-15 and (obviously) missed the Tournament.
|8 weeks 5 days ago||Strange things happen inside Assembly Hall||
However, don't be surprised if we see a repeat this Purdue/IU game at Crisler. Close for the first 20-25 minutes then an absolute beatdown.
|8 weeks 5 days ago||Kenpom predictions for this weekend's games||
|8 weeks 5 days ago||Yes||
Kenpom gives Michigan an 87% shot at winning, predicting a 74-63 score.
Sounds good to me.
|9 weeks 1 day ago||not all is well in B-town||
The comments on that post and the one put up immediately following the game mostly consist of people ripping Crean to shreds. The natives are getting restless.
|9 weeks 1 day ago||He meant Jeff Meyer, Michigan||
He meant Jeff Meyer, Michigan assistant.
|9 weeks 1 day ago||"handly"||
Yes, Michigan should have won but I don't know about "handily." It's hard to win anywhere on the road in conference play.
Now, at Crisler? I expect Michigan to exact some revenge and win by double-digits.
|9 weeks 1 day ago||Agreed||
Anyone pointing toward this being a recruiting bump for MSU need only look at their last three or four classes and then again at the squad the Spartans will be fielding next season. 2014-15 will probably be Izzo's weakest team in years.
|9 weeks 1 day ago||Aaaaand the Huskies go on a||
Aaaaand the Huskies go on a 6-0 run to begin the second half. Now 34-33, Cardinal.
|9 weeks 1 day ago||Other game of note for Michigan||
Stanford is currently leading Washington at the break, 34-27.
The Cardinal have been playing much better of late, winning six of their last eight since opening Pac-12 play 0-2. Their only losses were at home against Arizona -- where they led nearly the entire way before falling late -- and on the road against UCLA. They are looking like a tournament team.
|9 weeks 2 days ago||Horford||
There is no way that Big Jon is pushed out the door. He absolutely will be needed next season.
|9 weeks 4 days ago||Welp||
I think this username is dead. Better start a new one and try again.
|9 weeks 5 days ago||oops||
Meant that as a general reply. I should go to bed.
|9 weeks 5 days ago||Two weekends in a row with pathetic perimeter D||
Any idiot could have seen that Marble was on from that first three-pointer, and yet Michigan constantly left him wide-open from deep the entire first half, which essentially decided the game before it was even half-over.
That shit is frustrating as all motherfucking hell.
|9 weeks 5 days ago||Today fucking||
Today fucking sucked.
|9 weeks 6 days ago||Win probability||
I am assuming that State's initial win probability of 68% (which obviously factors home court) afforded them extra leeway even after Michigan pulled ahead there, then gave them a huge spike when they regained that 3-point lead.
KenPom has a few blog posts about win probability that get pretty detailed. They're an interesting read.
|9 weeks 6 days ago||No worries, man||
It's Friday, all is forgiven!
|9 weeks 6 days ago||That is the link to the UNO liveblog||
Here is the Penn State liveblog link:
|9 weeks 6 days ago||11.6% at 49-41||
With 13:29 left, Michigan had an 11.6% chance of victory.
(click to make big)
from ($) http://kenpom.com/box.php?g=3468
|9 weeks 6 days ago||Bryce Jordan Center||
PSU made a mistake when they built that arena -- it's too big! The BJC seats way too many people for a sport that is largely ignored by the State College faithful. According to kenpom, the capacity is 15,261. For reference, that is roughly 2500 more seats than the Crisler Center (12,721).
I know that bigger is better and all that, but I really think PSU would benefit from a smaller, Cameron Indoor-type arena. Now obviously they won't have the kind of crowd that you'll find in Durham, however a more intimate setting with more fans closer to the floor would make that place harder to play. As it stands, it has to be the most stale environment in the B1G, including Northwestern.
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|9 weeks 6 days ago||Since the beginning of the 2011-2012 season||
Michigan is 40-3 at home overall and 21-2 in B1G play.
|10 weeks 2 days ago||Coach Beilein, 61 years young||
Happy birthday, Coach! Thank you for being a great teacher and an even greater mentor.
|10 weeks 5 days ago||Wisconsin||
Stop marginalizing Michigan's victory at the Kohl Center!
|10 weeks 5 days ago||Ugh. WTF, Wisconsin? You||
WTF, Wisconsin? You suck.
|10 weeks 5 days ago||That's about the 50th||
That's about the 50th layup/dunk that Smith Jr. has missed this season.
|10 weeks 5 days ago||The Motorist Insurance Group||
You know us.
|10 weeks 5 days ago||Vonleh||
I'd be shocked if he didn't go pro. NBA scouts are drooling over his game.
|10 weeks 6 days ago||hahahahahahahahahahahahaha||
I almost choked on a mouthful of rice I was laughing so hard.
You magnificient bastard.
|11 weeks 2 hours ago||Seriously||
I was screaming at the TV for the refs to call fouls during those last few sequences, of which they only called one, that bullshit shove of Nik by the kid with the Rip Hamilton mask. They should have called at least two more.
Purdue sucks and their coach is a douche.
|11 weeks 1 day ago||Do you also have some||
Do you also have some intensive purposes that are one in the same that you want to nip in the butt irregardless of whose begging the question because it's a mute point that you should of known would wreck havoc on who was at your beckon call?
|11 weeks 1 day ago||VERY NICE||
|11 weeks 1 day ago||LOLWUT||
|11 weeks 1 day ago||This comment wins||
|11 weeks 1 day ago||30/43 from the line||
If you get 43 FT attempts while your opponent only has 20, there is no way you should lose.
|11 weeks 1 day ago||GMoney's Sports Page||
This dude's bracket is pretty funny. He's the one who has Michigan as a 7 seed, along with Minnesota (ha). And this is after the MSU game.
Other gems include UMASS as a 3 seed (lol), Missouri as a 6 seed (LOL), and OSU on the 3 line (BAHAHAHAHAHAHADKSDSJFSD;HLSDFA;OL\SDAL\;H).
|11 weeks 2 days ago||Russell Byrd is a clown and a||
Russell Byrd is a clown and a hack.
|11 weeks 2 days ago||Yup||
As someone who wore a retainer/mouthpiece for many years, I thought the same.
|11 weeks 2 days ago||no joke he dont||
no joke he dont
|11 weeks 3 days ago||Going on a 4-day weekend here||
God bless the snow day. One of the wonderful perks of working in higher education.
|11 weeks 4 days ago||This thread is important. It||
This thread is important. It must be preserved.
As such, I felt compelled to +1 every one of Hoek's posts. 15 minutes of my life well spent.
|11 weeks 5 days ago||You must be a real hit at||
You must be a real hit at parties!!
|11 weeks 6 days ago||I agree on LeVert||
As he goes usually so does Michigan.
Quick quibble: Caris was fantastic against Wisconsin and was one of the reasons the Wolverines won (of course along with Nik). Michigan did not win in spite of him, unless you consider 20 points, 3-3 from deep and the line, 7 boards, 4 dimes, and 4 steals "getting away with it."
|11 weeks 6 days ago||Payne and Dawson||
Payne: 16.2 PPG, 7.7 RPG
Dawson: 10.2 PPG, 8.7 RPG
Combined: 26.4 PPG, 16.4 RPG
That is a lot of production to be missing in such a big game.
|11 weeks 6 days ago||I'm 6-1, 175||
I'm 6-1, 175 and my size medium Adidas sweater fits me pretty well. I don't like my jerseys to be skin-tight but I also don't want to be swimming in them -- the medium fits me pretty much perfectly.
If you're a slighter frame, I would probably go with a small. A medium might be a little too baggy.
|11 weeks 6 days ago||Same here||
Just felt right.
Screw work, it's Friday before a big game!!
|12 weeks 42 min ago||I love Pavel Datsyuk. I love||
I love Pavel Datsyuk.
I love Michigan.
I love John Beilein.
|12 weeks 19 hours ago||Bracket Matrix||
The Bracket Matrix, which hasn't been updated since Tuesday night, has Michigan as the highest #6 seed. My guess is U-M will move up to a 4/5 when they put out another update (probably tonight or tomorrow morning).
|12 weeks 19 hours ago||Do you have a source for this||
Do you have a source for this information besides hoping really hard?