Mike Lantry, 1972
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|22 hours 36 min ago||In my haste to post this...||
...forgot to include another Stauskas three and Dakich gem [click to embiggen]:
Yes, Dakich gets out of his chair and starts stretching the moment Stauskas gets the ball.
|1 day 14 hours ago||A request:||
Do you happen to still have the video of halftime, goblue16? My video doesn't have it and that's when they showed the full replay of Stauskas trolling the Orange Crush after his buzzer beater. If you've got it, get in touch—would be nice to have for GIF purposes.
EDIT: Nevermind. Got it.
|1 day 18 hours ago||Too late now.||
Closed the photoshop window; adding numbers would've quadrupled the amount of time it took to put this together, anyway. (Any editing beyond a static overlay—like the MGoBlog logo—takes a significant amount of time.)
My best suggestion is to keep an eye on the scoreboard at the bottom.
|1 day 18 hours ago||Extensions that could come in handy...||
If GIFs take a really long time to load for you, there are browser extensions that will delay playback until each GIF is fully loaded.
Chrome: GIF Delayer
Firefox: GIF Delayer
There's also the Chrome extension GIF Scrubber, which lets you have movie-like control over playback. That one is a lot of fun to play around with.
|2 days 14 hours ago||DONE||
|2 days 14 hours ago||DONE||
|2 days 18 hours ago||Looked at the guy's comment||
Looked at the guy's comment history and did what had to be done. As a result, this comment thread now makes zero sense.
Word to the unwise: if you're going to vehemently argue in favor of oversigning, (1) don't, because it's morally reprehensible, and (2) if you do, don't resort to name-calling when your argument inevitably falls flat.
|2 days 18 hours ago||Re: Cole||
Yes, I believe so. His primary recruiter is MSU's DBs coach and Narduzzi is his secondary recruiter, per 247.
|2 days 21 hours ago||Yes.||
This explanation is good enough that I'm not going to fix the typo. He earned that fifth 'n'.
|1 week 18 hours ago||?||
The "sic" is in there because, I assume, whoever transcribed the quotes for GBW made a typo, which happens on that site quite often. It's in there to indicate a typo, not that Ms. Harris misspoke.
|1 week 1 day ago||Argh||
|1 week 2 days ago||Oversight...||
...rectified. [Click to embiggen.]
|1 week 2 days ago||Too much delay.||
Just went back and looked—there's about a 10 second gap between Spike hitting the shot and the graphic popping up. Doesn't really work for a GIF, unfortunately.
|1 week 3 days ago||If I must.||
Thanks for the kind words, all. Many more GIFs coming, of course, though I don't think any will touch this one.
|1 week 4 days ago||Thanks.||
This was the first post I ever wrote in a car; WTKA's wireless network serendipitously reached the parking lot. Managed to finish up the post just as Brian got there (I anticipated more traffic, was 20 minutes early, and figured I'd give it a shot).
The one decent thing about losing a post is it's easier to write the second time around.
|1 week 6 days ago||(No subject)|
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Oops, thanks.||
But can you blame me, really?
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Looks more like an athlete to||
Looks more like an athlete to me. Totally off the recruiting radar (he doesn't even have a 247 profile) and, based on his film, he'd need to get way stronger while maintaining that level of athleticism—HS running backs consistently knock him backwards or get extra yards after contact, and those are plays that made his highlight reel. He might get a cursory look after posting that SPARQ score; I'm not sure it'll go much further than that.
|2 weeks 4 days ago||Not the same.||
In the first game, Michigan's two-point jumpers were happening at the free-throw line. Today, they were more likely to come with a foot on the three-point line. There's a huge difference there—not all two-point jumpers are created equal.
I agree that the offense is having issues producing quality shots for their best players and the defense could be a lot better; comparing this shot distribution to the first Wisconsin game doesn't work for me, though.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||Not really||
Not really, and that isn't Wisconsin's style anyway—they'll live and die with their normal ball screen defense, because that's just the way they play and they're not going to make major changes in the heart of the season. Plus, with their lack of size at the 1-3 spots, focusing too much on Stauskas is just going to open things up for LeVert and Walton off the dribble.
|3 weeks 21 hours ago||I can definitely get behind||
I can definitely get behind this, especially since it appears I won't be able to avoid "BUT STACEY AUGMON" if I try to force the Plastic Man nickname.
Nice work, everyone.
EDIT: Now with photoshop.
|3 weeks 22 hours ago||Yes||
There should be plenty of offseason GIF material, GIFs Of The Athletic Year tournament included.
|3 weeks 22 hours ago||Yes, he did.||
However, he retired in 2006, and that was well after he was particularly relevant. I think it's time to bring that one back. It just works so well for Caris.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||This is a really excellent||
This is a really excellent point. Very tough to make significant adjustments when playing four games in nine days, which they just did (from Indiana on Feb. 2 to OSU last night).
|3 weeks 2 days ago||Opacity help?||
Received feedback here and on Twitter that some people love the images and some can't read the charts. Just updated them to make the background pictures more opaque—is that better for people or still too cluttered?
|3 weeks 6 days ago||Or...||
...emotions are often more misleading than the actual numbers. But it's Friday, so perhaps let's not get into a lengthy, semantics-based debate over my use of the word "comfortable."
|3 weeks 6 days ago||KP Win Probability Chart||
I'd say it was pretty comfortable. Iowa never got closer than four points behind in the second half and Michigan responded quickly each time.
|3 weeks 6 days ago||Even though KenPom adjusts||
Even though KenPom adjusts for schedule, blowouts can skew the numbers a bit, and Iowa had a lot of wide-margin wins in their non-conference schedule, plus the blowout of Minnesota—that moved them up seven spots (from #12 to #5) on its own. It also helps that none of their losses are even remotely bad, and most of them were quite close.
|4 weeks 18 hours ago||June 20||
According to the linked 247 article, a parent/guardian still has to sign a LOI if the prospect is under 21 (why this is the case, I have no idea, but the NCAA is weird like that). However, he can sign an athletic-aid agreement when he turns 18 on June 20th, and if MSU allows it he can even sign one of those before he's 18.
Basically, even if his mom refuses to sign the LOI, McDowell can end up at MSU without too much issue.
|4 weeks 3 days ago||After banishing him to the||
After banishing him to the nosebleeds for two years, they actually yanked Bacon's credential entirely before the 2013 season.