Mike Lantry, 1972
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|19 hours 15 min ago||I disagree. Crean's outburst||
I disagree. Crean's outburst could seriously undermine Meyer's ability to land a HCing position. An apology doesn't cut it in this case.
|4 days 6 hours ago||Pretty much guarentees a 2||
Pretty much guarentees a 2 seed for Michigan if they win out.
|4 days 15 hours ago||The only disagreement was||
The only disagreement was from a bunch of Iowa fanboys who think Marble deserves the award because he got to double digits in every BT game.
I think most people would take Stauskas's ridiculous efficiency over double digits in every game on the conference's highest tempo team. Not to say Stauskas is head and shoulders above Marble, but I think he's pretty much wrapped this thing up.
|1 week 1 day ago||Nail on the||
Nail on the head
|1 week 1 day ago||This is correct. Kenpom is||
This is correct. Kenpom is already schedule adjusted, so he just created a SOS skewed rating. But, hey, it makes Michigan and the B10 look good, so it must have merit, right? /s
|2 weeks 9 hours ago||..and Petteway had a 3 game||
..and Petteway had a 3 game stretch, starting with his 5 pt outing against UM, where he was a sub 1 ppp player.
If you were putting together a team of Big 10 players, who would be your first choice? Petteway is solidly behind Stauskas and Harris in that metric.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||The 12th game and instant||
The 12th game and instant replay have both severely damaged the quality of the game, at least from a spectators perspective.
The 12th game in itself is not a bad thing, but when every single major program used it to add a cupcake home game to pad their balance sheet, it's severely diluted the non conference schedule.
Instant replay is 10-20 minutes of complete boredom added to each game in an effort to make the game marginally more fair. I know fans in every sport seem to think not having instant replay is backwards, but it cannot be implemented in football without hurting the quality of the game.
I would guess those 2 changes explain 25% of the decline in student attendance. The rest can probably be explained by cultural factors - kids growing up on cell phones, computers and not into athletics quite as much.
|3 weeks 5 days ago||Horford's +/- was +18 in just||
Horford's +/- was +18 in just 20 minutes. Him and Walton really busted their ass out their tonight.
|3 weeks 5 days ago||Nothing ugly about the 2nd||
Nothing ugly about the 2nd half, except OSU's shooting.
Loved the level of disrespect we for Craft's outside shooting. The cushion we were giving him was embarrassing...for him.
|4 weeks 4 days ago||It's amazing how little $50 billion gets you||
It's amazing how little $50 billion gets you nowadays.
|5 weeks 3 days ago||Exactly. I'm guessing Home was trying to protect||
Exactly. I'm guessing Home was trying to protect Gibbons' privacy, but that was obviously a poor decision. Though I don't think there's much more to it than that from a conspiracy angle.
|5 weeks 3 days ago||They're averaging 1.3 turnovers per minute in the||
They're averaging 1.3 turnovers per minute in the IU/Nebraska game.
|6 weeks 1 day ago||I wouldn't really call him a||
I wouldn't really call him a system coach though. He coaches to his players strengths, and has changed both his offensive and defensive philosophy considerably since he came to Michigan.
|6 weeks 3 days ago||Thread title needs to be||
Thread title needs to be changed to "Dan Dakich breaks Branden Dawson's hand".
|6 weeks 4 days ago||Ryan has an interesting personality, but his teams||
Ryan has an interesting personality, but his teams are difficult to watch. Izzo is fine. I kinda enjoy his constant excuses - it's become his schtick.
I don't like Matta because he chews gum all the time. Unprofessional.
Tom Crean is a piece of trash. Knight was the biggest jerk, but he always commanded a certain amount of respect. Crean is just as big of a jerk, but he only commands the scorn and contempt of his peers and opposing fans. And he's a crappy coach.
|6 weeks 5 days ago||I'm not watching the game,||
I'm not watching the game, but I notice there's been 27 fouls called in 25 minutes. That's awful.
|6 weeks 5 days ago||Compare Stauskas' stats to JJ||
Compare Stauskas' stats to JJ Redick's Duke's stats. Very similar, except Stauskas is already a better passer and rebounder than Redick ever was. Redick had a much higher usage his Junior and Senior years. Redick was known as a poor defender in college, possibly even worse than Stauskas. Redick was taken #11 in the horrible 2006 draft. If Stauskas continues to play at this level, I doubt I slips past #25, and more likely will get taken around #20 in a very good draft class.
|6 weeks 6 days ago||He's not going to beat too many NBA defenders||
He's not going to beat too many NBA defenders 1-on-1, but he'll still be good with the pick and roll. Add that to his shooting and improved defense and he should easily be a 1st rounder, I think.
|6 weeks 6 days ago||That should be Horford, of course...stupid||
That should be Horford, of course...stupid autocorrect.
|6 weeks 6 days ago||You're worried about Horrors and||
You're worried about Horrors and McGary?
|6 weeks 6 days ago||Going pro is in Nik's best interest. The only way||
Going pro is in Nik's best interest. The only way he can improve his draft stock next year is by repeating as the B1G POY and winning the national version. There's too much downside to returning for a guy that should be taken around #20.
|6 weeks 6 days ago||Smart move. Not many escape||
Smart move. Not many escape from the black hole that is EMU football.
|7 weeks 2 days ago||I can totally||
I can totally relate.
Larry Harrison Jr.
|8 weeks 3 days ago||Nebraska has very little||
Nebraska has very little talent, but I'm impressed with the screens they throw and the general flow of their offense. Give Miles some talent and they could be pretty good.
|9 weeks 5 days ago||Sounds like the kind of guy||
Sounds like the kind of guy the Lions like to hire.
|11 weeks 1 day ago||They were calling too much||
They were calling too much 50/50 (non-hand check) contact in favor of the offense. I thought Horford's 5th was a bad call and a total bailout. The call against Irvin at the end was an easy hand check call, even if it was weak. I don't have a problem with that one.
It was bad in the sense that they were WAY favoring the offense, but I didn't think they were inconsistant.
|12 weeks 6 days ago||The problem I have with this||
The problem I have with this analysis is that if you put Gardner on a team like Iowa State, his value drops to probably 5 digits. A lot of his value is due to playing for Michigan. Another QB of similar talents - say Kain Colter - would generate a similar amount of value to Michigan, even though he's not generating a ton for NU (due to NU's weaker brand).
That's not to say that their argument has no merit, a player like Manziel is delivering tons of value to A&M, but the analysis does not come close to accurately calculating Gardner's market value as a college football player.
I also strongly dispute Duderstadt's assertion that the AD does not deliver value back to the University. The AD is the University's biggest marketing tool. It is easily worth 8 figures to the U.
|13 weeks 2 days ago||What people sometimes forget is that this is||
What people sometimes forget is that this is Brian's career. If he thinks commentors are hurting the mgoblog brand, he should ban them.
In summary, Dave Brandon is proud of you Brian.
|13 weeks 4 days ago||I am surprised by the calls||
I am surprised by the calls to start Spike. I do like his offensive game, but his defense is epically bad. If Beilein decides Walton can't get the job done, I think Caris will become the starting PG, or at least the one getting the most minutes at point.
|15 weeks 4 days ago||Yes, but he's been injured.||
Yes, but he's been injured. If Granderson can be had for less than $10M/year, then I say go for it.