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- 4th in the 100m
- 10th in the 200m
- 11th in the long jump
- 9th in the shot put
|3 weeks 8 hours ago||He's a terrific athlete||
Those stats are excellent. If he had hit those numbers at the 2016 MI HS D1 finals, Paye would have finished roughly:
For reference, KJ Hamler won the D2 100m with a 10.99, and Donovan Peoples-Jones won the Detroit PSL championship with a 10.93. Paye's a dude.
|4 weeks 13 hours ago||expected value||
"If the odds are 1/50,000,000 and the jackpot is $100,000,000, a $1 ticket has a value of $2."
Wait. If the expected value of a single ticket appears to rise above the $1, presumably more people (like you) would purchase tickets, thus increasing the likelihood that the jackpot would be split. If enough people were induced to buy tickets, couldn't the expected value of that ticket in fact be less than $1?
This is in no way intended to deter you from gambling. That would be un-American and wrong.
|39 weeks 1 day ago||You wouldn't think so, since||
You wouldn't think so, since Knox was named scout team defensive player of the week during both week 5 and week 10 of his freshman year -- a year in which he ostensibly redshirted for medical reasons. If they are claiming something else, I have no idea what the hell it could be.
It seems like a straightforward case, but the early optimism out of EL and the overall inability of the NCAA to do anything competently makes me think it's closer to 50/50.
|39 weeks 1 day ago||Their DL should still be||
Their DL should still be solid. On one side they'll likely start 4th year Demetrius Cooper, who's been generating buzz for a while but was kind of trapped behind Calhoun's 8 year career. Damon Knox will probably get a 6th year, since pretending everyone has an incapacitating injury during any redshirt year is now accepted practice. McDowell is back and remains a good player and a bad college-picker. The other DE is a bit of a mystery. 5th year Evan Jones seems to be the front runner, but someone like Josh King could steal that job away. Regardless, a 5th year bastard in Dantonio's system won't be too terrible if it turns out Jones is the best they've got.
But between this and graduation, their depth is pretty well shot. They have zero junior or senior reserves on the DL. If Knox doesn't get a 6th year or if a starter gets injured, it'll be weird guy time, and pronto.
|42 weeks 6 days ago||I wasn't aware that any UM||
I wasn't aware that any UM people were associated with the legal profession. Good to know.
|50 weeks 7 hours ago||This is a cat||
|50 weeks 8 hours ago||Of all the plans that will||
Of all the plans that will succeed until 8:45am, this one's the best.
|1 year 15 weeks ago||Saturday! Saturday! Saturday!||
Saturday! Saturday! Saturday!
|1 year 21 weeks ago||Central Michigan, my other||
Central Michigan, my other alma mater.
|2 years 18 weeks ago||What are the specific metrics||
What are the specific metrics that prevent M from being in the top 15 or so? My guess is acceptance rate and endowment/spending per student. Has anyone here really dug into the USNWR formula?
|2 years 23 weeks ago||Scar is surely behind this.||
Scar is surely behind this.
|2 years 23 weeks ago||Transfer||
or grad school. Good luck.
|2 years 24 weeks ago||Progress||
Now you shit in a hole that's ABOVE the ground. We've really come a long way.
|2 years 24 weeks ago||(No subject)|
|2 years 24 weeks ago||People appreciate that they||
People appreciate that they are beating the most disliked teams.
|2 years 25 weeks ago||Not a perfect match, but||
Not a perfect match, but there's also Hidden Valley Club apartments which are near the south state street commuter lot. It's about 2 miles from there to central campus. The 36 bus, which generally runs every 10-15 mins, picks up at that lot and goes directly to central campus. They definitely have 1BR, not sure about studios. Also, they aren't very fancy.
|2 years 27 weeks ago||Morons||
Okay, so you hold the popular and ethical high ground, own the fricking pulpit, and your best strategy is to sue? This is like pulling the goalie when you are ahead.
|2 years 35 weeks ago||http://m.mlb.com/shared/video|
|2 years 35 weeks ago||He's also the teammate of||
He's also the teammate of future 4 or 5* Brian "Tugs" Bowen, a 6-7 wing in the c/o 2017. Bowen is a cousin of Jason Richardson, so he's also a presumed MSU lean, unfortunately.
|2 years 35 weeks ago||Tyrone Wheatley||
|2 years 36 weeks ago||Acceptance rates seem to have||
Acceptance rates seem to have limited meaning re: desirability until you reach the elite schools. Last year, Central Michigan's acceptance rate was actually 6 percentage points lower than MSU's.
|2 years 37 weeks ago||I'm out||
|2 years 37 weeks ago||BiSB||
You are the Patrick Vint of Mgoblog.
|2 years 37 weeks ago||You've brought him up a||
You've brought him up a number of times. Were there indications that he was ever a realistic option for Michigan? Or that he'll attend college in the U.S. at all? I don't follow bball recruiting too closely.
|2 years 37 weeks ago||If my name was Sviatoslav||
If my name was Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk, I'd opt to go by something like "reanimator" too...
|2 years 39 weeks ago||I use the internet solely for||
I use the internet solely for MGoBlog, so I get ads about canine anal glands and scatterplots.
|2 years 42 weeks ago||If I'm not mistaken, UM under||
If I'm not mistaken, UM under Beilein has has as many early entrants to the NBA as Izzo has had in roughly 20 years at MSU. Izzo has made himself a legend by turning 3-stars and 5-stars into 4-stars.
|2 years 44 weeks ago||Scouting Report||
Gets downhill in a hurry. Displays mean streak. Lacks balance.
|2 years 46 weeks ago||On "closing the gap"||
This paragraph is the best:
|2 years 47 weeks ago||Valentine/Payne/Costello||
Valentine/Payne/Costello corral a soul-crushing proportion of the games's available rebounds, giving MSU the extra possessions it needs to win.
MSU 78, UM 69