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|6 weeks 3 days ago||Charge||
His chest was square to the shooter for about 5 seconds before he barreled into him. He is allowed to move laterally to maintain legal guarding position.
|7 weeks 1 day ago||I hope everyone works on||
I hope everyone works on their jumper from the FT line. I think that can open up the corner threes from Stauskus and cuts to the basket from GRIII.
Keep playing Defense like they did against Florida. It is no coincidence that we blew out Florida with that defensive performance.
|7 weeks 2 days ago||We beat the #1 KenPom team,||
We beat the #1 KenPom team, does that mean we are now #1 in KenPom?
|7 weeks 3 days ago||NCAA CHAMPS||
Michigan has 417 points after the 200 Breast
Cal has 362.5, but can only get to 409.5. Even if Michigan DQs in every event they will still win.
|7 weeks 3 days ago||I think it is more a case of||
I think it is more a case of tradition. Michigan has a long line of distance swimmers. Think of it like Penn St linebackers. They pull the best ones in year after year.
|7 weeks 3 days ago||After 100 Free||
Michigan takes 8th and 16th
Cal takes 7th
Michigan has 405
Cal's Max is 422.5
18 points to go
|7 weeks 3 days ago||After 200 Back||
Cal takes 3rd. Lowering their Max to 430.5
37.5 points left for Michigan to clinch.
|7 weeks 3 days ago||Please someone kill that||
Please someone kill that wichita st person that is whistling straight into the microphone.
|7 weeks 3 days ago||Final Results including the||
Final Results including the earlier heats. Michigan takes 1-4-6-9. Cal takes nothing.
Michigan has 393 points
Cal still has 301.5
Cal's max 434.5
Michigan's Non-DQ Min 462
Let the countdown begin
|7 weeks 3 days ago||UM takes the top seed in the||
UM takes the top seed in the 400 free relay. I think they can smell it. Cal doesn't make it back for the A final. If Michigan can take 30 points from the 1650 (and they can), all they will have to do is finish the evening swimming legally. NO DQs and its theirs.
|7 weeks 3 days ago||They have completed the||
They have completed the individual events. The 400 Free Relay is coming up in about 5-10 mintues.
Cal put 1 swimmer in the A Final for the 200 Back, 1 swimmer in the A Final for the 100 Free
2 in the A final, 1 in the B for the 200 Breast; 1 in the A and 1 in the B for the 200 Fly.
Michigan is in absolutely fantastic shape right now. If we ignore the 400 Free Relay and the 1650 (where UM should score and Cal should not). Michigan leads 396- 386.5 (assuming prelim results hold). UM should score big points in the 1650 and should have a better relay.
|7 weeks 3 days ago||They are almost through the||
They are almost through the morning session. They will do the 1650 @ 4:35. Then the rest of the evening session starts at 7pm. All times EDT
|7 weeks 3 days ago||I was conservative but not||
I was conservative but not overly so. I looked to see how Michigan and Cal swimmers prelim swims compared to their seed times. Then converted their seed times to estimated prelim times then see what that time would have placed last year. Basically Michigan added about 0.7% to their times and Cal dropped 1% from their seed times. That is a pretty healthy drop and might not be sustainable.
|7 weeks 4 days ago||Unbelievable game||
I feel like the Basketball gods repaid us for this season. Kansas missed the front end of a 1-1 that would have iced the game like we did against Indiana. Michigan hit a 30 footer to send the game to OT like Wisconsin did to us.
|7 weeks 4 days ago||End of Day 2||
Michigan leads Cal 336-301.5 after Day 2. No one else close.
|7 weeks 4 days ago||NEW NCAA RECORD||
That is how you start an evening session. Michigan is your 2013 200 Medley Relay National Champions in a new NCAA Record.
|7 weeks 4 days ago||It is tough to say how much||
It is tough to say how much Michigan needs because who knows how much Cal will improve over their seedings. I do think that as little as a 1 point increase would do them good.
Michigan had kind of a tough morning. But Cal really didn't improve a whole lot. If the results from the morning hold we would extend our lead to 50 points. Miguel Ortiz had an outstanding morning session, hopefully it carries through to the evening.
|7 weeks 5 days ago||Scores after Day 1. 1.||
Scores after Day 1.
1. Michigan 153
2. Cal 123.5
3. Auburn 112.5
4. USC 100
5. Texas 99
Cal had a net gain of 64.5 points out of the 220 points they need.
|7 weeks 5 days ago||Not the ideal start to the||
Not the ideal start to the evening. They swam faster than the morning, but dropped to 3rd. Meanwhile Cal moved up to 5th. All these little points will add up.
Also Vlad Morozov from USC swam a 17.86 split. Filthy.
|7 weeks 5 days ago||I missed a Cal swimmer on the||
I missed a Cal swimmer on the psych sheets. They are "only" 59 points above seed. While still an outstanding day from them, it makes me feel a little safer.
|7 weeks 5 days ago||After Morning Swims||
Michigan had a good morning. Cal had a better morning. Michigan had some ups and downs, but overall swam to their estimated seed points. Cal clearly tapered well, If they hold this evening they will pick up 72 points from their seed points.
My 100 point prediction was grossly optimistic. It will be a dogfight between Michigan and Cal all the way to the end.
|8 weeks 4 days ago||Two things concern me: 1) We||
Two things concern me:
1) We only have one day of prep. I think if we had 4 days of prep, I wouldn't be worried.
2) The Atlantic 10 is ripping through the tourney right now.
|9 weeks 1 day ago||I like the idea, I do think||
I like the idea, I do think that the descriptions are somewhat biased by whoever writes them. For example, I thought the description of Michigan's weakness was rather generous. "Inconsistent away from home". Nothing about our defense or rebounding woes. I picked them losing to Florida.
I did enjoy finding out I picked MSU to lose in the first round. I am 50/50 on picking them to lose in my real bracket.
|9 weeks 2 days ago||With this bracket, we can||
With this bracket, we can either lose in the first game or make it to the Final Four.
|10 weeks 21 hours ago||My number 1 seeds would be||
My number 1 seeds would be Indiana Duke Kansas and Louisville, which matches my pre-blind test number 1s.
2s are basically the B1G and Georgetown
Was surprised to see Marquette and K State in the list, but not surprised they were at the bottom.
|10 weeks 21 hours ago||Duke Gonzaga and Michigan||
Duke Gonzaga and Michigan were obvious to me. I tried to do it blindly as I could. My ordering:
I'll look them up now.
|10 weeks 5 days ago||Using Pomeroy's pythagorean||
Using Pomeroy's pythagorean number I come up with the following percentages for Michigan
1 Seed - 0% chance
2 Seed - 4% chance
3 seed - 17.5% chance
4 seed - 16.5% chance
5 seed - 62%
|11 weeks 16 hours ago||I currently have them in my||
I currently have them in my Next 4 out. Their Non-Conference SOS is killing them.
|11 weeks 16 hours ago||My #1 Seeds||
My #1 seeds:
Duke, Indiana, Kansas, Louisville
Not sure why Louisville isn't getting more love from the Bracketologists. Their resume compares favorably to everyone. 7 Top 50 wins, 11 Top 100 wins, Winners of 9 of their last 10 in the Big East, 4th in RPI, 2nd in Sagarin, 3rd in Kenpom. No Bad losses. 11-4 in Road and Neutral site games.
Not only are they a 1 seed, they are my number 1 overall seed.
|11 weeks 2 days ago||happy||
never been more happy to be wrong. if you told me that we would get killed on the glass and have no 3 pointers I would have thought they would lost handily.
the first 10 minutes of the second half, we finally got home cooking from the refs. then they just stopped calling fouls on them.
I thought Lavert was outstanding. a number of times I thought great play Hardaway. only to great that it was Lavert.