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|5 days 11 hours ago||You must have been||
a Joannie Loves Chachi kind of guy.
|5 weeks 1 day ago||Michigan lost because they||
Michigan lost because they shot poorly, particularly the entire 1st half and the 1st 10 minutes of the 2nd half.
In the 1st half I have never seen such a plethora of bricks. Wagner particularly. He wasn't even close.
There were so many shots that were little contested, but no where near close. Most shots were very, very long, a few very short.
In short, I think the team was tight. Very tight.
It will sound strange, but I thought that the half-court attempt to end the 1st half exemplified things. With no impedance, it sailed about 4 feet over the backboard. It was a total WTF moment it was so far off. Now I know it is a low percentage shot, it didn't even come close to hitting the side of a barn.
|5 weeks 1 day ago||I guess in this case||
either humble pie or crow.
Or in some cases both.
|5 weeks 1 day ago||After reading another thread||
I'd probably watch the elevators (probably not the people kind) to make sure the damn Fetzer valves are working.
|5 weeks 3 days ago||Every thread I've ever read||
that contained "I'm just going to leave this here" the OP essentially just dropped a duece.
|5 weeks 5 days ago||Why the hell not.||
We're in it to win it
|5 weeks 5 days ago||I'm pretty sure Woooop in German is||
|6 weeks 1 day ago||Wow, that is really||
Wow, that is really interesting. I never watched the series except for a couple of episodes, but I'd love to see the alternate pilot.
The only thing I have to contribute is I always thought the blonde was hot. And she was hardly ever on the screen.
|6 weeks 1 day ago||Wrong thread||
I thought this was for the Lost in Space kid.
|6 weeks 4 days ago||Offensively, probably UCLA at||
Offensively, probably UCLA at #3 on KenPom (they're #78 defensively)
Defensively, Va Tech seems the closest at #125, with Marquette (#154), Iowa (#109) or Indiana (#103) in the neighborhood.
The closest team to an OFF/DEF 1/133 split seems to be either Marquette (7/154), Va Tech (21/125) or, more recently, Indiana (27/103).
|6 weeks 5 days ago||And||
Minnesota a 5 and Wisconsin an 8.
I don't understand how they came up with the Big Ten's seedings. At all.
|6 weeks 5 days ago||I like that Michigan is in Indianapolis||
being seeded #7, and drawing Oklahoma State as a #10(!), and then Louisville, not so much.
Oh well, what's that saying, steel sharpens steel. Let's go with that.
|6 weeks 5 days ago||The KenPom I'm looking at has||
The KenPom I'm looking at has Oklahoma State as #24 and Wisconsin #23.
|6 weeks 5 days ago||I think you are right,||
but I just can't understand Minnesota as a 5-seed. They seem to have acted like Minnesota won the Big Ten tournament instead of Michigan.
|6 weeks 5 days ago||Yeah, and||
Minnesota a 5-seed, yet Wisconsin an 8-seed?
Michigan is #21 in Kenpom, yet draw Oklahoma State as a 10-seed, yet they are #24 in Kenpom.
I do not like the seeding or the draw of Oklahoma State. But I am glad they were placed in Indianapolis.
|6 weeks 5 days ago||By making Wisconsin an 8 seed||
By making Wisconsin an 8 seed the committee seem to have punished them for losing to Michigan, but putting Michigan as a 7 seed they didn't reward Michigan for winning the game.
I think this was a crappy draw for Michigan.
|7 weeks 8 hours ago||No doubt,||
but he has been throwing serious bricks the past 2 days.
Probably 4 or so that were a fraction of an inch from being air-balls. Stunningly bad shots with little or no defense in front of him.
|7 weeks 9 hours ago||Wagner's shooting was||
Wagner's shooting was horrendous both against Illinois as well as Purdue.
I wouldn't doubt that it was due to the airplane incident.
|7 weeks 10 hours ago||Yep||
playing decent defense, rebounding and not turning the ball over very often will keep a team in every game. Zak is important in all 3 of those.
Combine that with Beilein's offense makes this team a damn tough out.
|7 weeks 10 hours ago||To me this is so much||
Derrick Walton and Zak Irvin's team. Irvin had a dry spell shooting, but had to be given time, in minutes, to break out of it. Because without Irvin, this team was not going to go very far.
Fortunately Beilein stuck with Zak, not that it surprises me that Beilein would do the intelligent thing.
This team has all of the components now. Shooting, driving to the hoop, defense (!), and not prone to making errors. They are also quietly starting to rebound pretty well.
A few weeks ago this team could beat anyone, but also lose to anyone. The latter, now, not so much.
Based on what I am seeing, not only am I starting to think that they should win the Big Ten tournament, I think that they can make it to the 2nd week of the NCAAs.
|7 weeks 2 days ago||And with that schedule,||
it is best that the team plays at noon. Any later and it just makes for too long of a day.
|7 weeks 4 days ago||What is interesting about those||
records is that they all reflect the home-away breakdown for each team.
Thus, Michigan State was fortunate in that 3 of their 4 games were in East Lansing; Michigan in part got screwed because only 1 of their 4 games were in Ann Arbor.
|8 weeks 2 days ago||I...||
just have no words.
|8 weeks 5 days ago||Regarding Northwestern, they are far from a sure thing making||
As a matter of fact, they might be a paper tiger.
First, they have lost 5 of their last 7. But more importantly, their Big Ten schedule has been loaded with the bottom 6 teams (cumulatively 32-62 in Big Ten play), where they are 7-3. Their other 2 wins are against 8-8 Iowa and Wisconsin.
They have played only 1 game each against the top 5 in the Big Ten, going 1-4 (they have an additional game against Purdue to close the season).
Northwestern is in free-fall, and going 0-3 and missing the NCAA's is a very real possibility. They don't have many good wins (Notre Dame, Dayton and Wisconsin).
I like Michigan's chances, particularly the way they are playing.
|9 weeks 3 days ago||I don't know which is funnier||
the fact that a coach said this as if it doesn't apply to every team in the world, or the fact that you bolded this as if it is some kind of brilliant analysis (or shot against Beilein).
|9 weeks 5 days ago||Good, informative write||
Good, informative write up.
FYI, Scores from the other games this weekend:
Records for the weekend:
|10 weeks 5 days ago||The team just blew out Michigan State||
and won in Assembly Hall by double digits. I like our starting 5 just fine.
If Michigan is going to go anywhere in the NCAAs, Irvin is going to be needed to play well. The only way he gets out of his slump is by playing out of it.
Nobody gets out of a slump on the bench, in any sport.
|11 weeks 11 hours ago||I don't know why Lewan tempered his idea so much.||
He should have just gone full gladiator and said the NFL should issue maces to all players.
|11 weeks 2 days ago||Too bad their OL coach||
didn't recruit with equal effectiveness with Isaiah Wilson.
|13 weeks 5 days ago||lol||
This was an unimaginative prank that was allowed to happen due to Michigan's athletic department's complete lack of foresight.
There should be some kind of cost (or money that goes to a designated charity) associated with the procurement of a ticket (UM students could get a free ticket with their ID and sent electronically to their UM e-mail).
This was all on an athletic department of a university that prides itself on being a "public Ivy" being outsmarted by a couple of dimwitted, truck-driving fans of a rival university.