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- Really good feet, both laterally on D and in terms of post moves;
- Good ability to go up vertically on D (with a few exceptions where he tried to hammer the ball through the shooter's wrists);
- Good hands on rebounds and post entries;
- Good form on his J and free throws.
- Not all football and men's basketball players are black, but a lot of them are;
- The much higher graduation rate for men's football and basketball players are included in the overall rate, so the rate for non-athlete black males is probably a lot lower.
- It is probably true that #1 and #2 roughly balance each other out, meaning that the college graduation rate for black male athletes is likely about twice that of the general black male population (Maybe 60 to 30 or 50 to 25 or so).
- Matt Hayes is a twit.
|1 day 14 hours ago||Quit being an azz Nassi.||
Quit being an azz Nassi.
|1 day 22 hours ago||I agree about Great Lakes.||
I agree about Great Lakes. But if you're able, try to get ahold of some of the stuff that's being produced down here in the Queen City. Christian Moerlein is old as the hills but is being brewed here again. And then the two new upstarts--Rhinegeist and MadTree are just knockng it out of the park day after day.
As a point of comparison, Rhinegeist Truth and Bell's Two Hearted are fairly interchangeable, and both the Rhinegeist Zen and the MadTree Sprye are excellent examples of whatever all-day IPA you like.
Is it 5:00 yet?
|1 day 23 hours ago||EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE||
|2 days 15 hours ago||Rihanna + Shy Ronnie >>>>||
Rihanna + Shy Ronnie >>>> Beyonce + Shy Tuttle.
|6 days 8 hours ago||McFarlin and Bouje.||
McFarlin and Bouje.
|6 days 8 hours ago||Not just pick six Stanzi, but||
Not just pick six Stanzi, but
|1 week 7 hours ago||"I like to hit people really||
"I like to hit people really fucking hard."
- D. Molk, ca. 2010
|1 week 7 hours ago||The referees looked...||
The referees looked... Underdressed.
|1 week 5 days ago||Yes, the rule of threes.||
Yes, the rule of threes.
|1 week 5 days ago||Er... So the rule of sixes?||
Er... So the rule of sixes?
|1 week 6 days ago||Me neither, but any excuse to||
Me neither, but any excuse to post a Split Enz video is good for me.
|1 week 6 days ago||Well sure, but skulls with||
Well sure, but skulls with all of the flesh eaten off by carrion feeders are kind of by definition bald aren't they?
|2 weeks 16 hours ago||That Teske video is pretty||
That Teske video is pretty impressive and totally fits JB's MO of taking guys with lots of upside. I know far less about big men than wings and guards but I saw:
He is obviously skinny and needs to get a lot stronger and heavier, but that will come both from another year in HS and from Camp Sanderson. And, he definitely needs to improve his post moves and his shot, but he's starting out with really good fundamentals so I'm sure that will come.
Excited about this kid. Beilein uber alles!
|2 weeks 17 hours ago||I'm probably getting overly||
I'm probably getting overly semantic here, but I guess I think that they are both pretty awfully violent things to do to someone (not just the punching, but the damage it caused).
I would agree that if the explusion line is placed right at what Gibbons did, then I probably wouldn't say York's offense was at that line or worse. But I tend to think York's offense was also past that line, even though on balance I probably agree that Gibbons's is well past that line.
I guess I would turn the question around on you--why is (almost certainly) giving someone a concussion, breaking their jaw in three places, forcing them into weeks of recovery, and potentially giving them PTSD, not also worthy of explusion?
|2 weeks 17 hours ago||That's kind of my point, I||
That's kind of my point, I think. If (1) Glasgow had hit someone with his car and broken their jaw and knocked them unconscious; and (2) there was high-quality video of it that made it unambiguous that he did it on purpose, people probably would have had a much bigger problem with it.
I was mostly responding to Brian's apparent chagrin that people were so ready to shitcan York. I think the video had a lot to do with that reaction.
|2 weeks 17 hours ago||I don't think you have to||
I don't think you have to interpret what I said that way. For them to be treated similarly by policy doesn't mean we have to think they are exactly the same thing.
|2 weeks 18 hours ago||I'm generally sympathetic to||
I'm generally sympathetic to dudes like York, and I think if all we heard was "Csont'e punched a guy in the face and broke his jaw" we'd probably give him the benefit of the doubt in the sense that we wouldn't know exactly what happened (a la Lewan punching megaphone Buckeye man).
And in a sense we still don't know exactly what happened because of no audio. But that video... I mean, this was not remotely a scuffle or a "heat of the moment" thing. He balled up, paused, and then drilled a guy looking away with his hands in his pockets.
It's easy for me to believe the kid said something or was generally douchey, but man. Some things you just can't undo, and I honestly can't get myself to a place where York should stay on the team. I'm not at all sure of the UM policies on this, but it seems like if Gibbons got expelled, York should too. Both are unconscionably violent acts and to me require revoking the privilege of attending UM.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Not yoked.||
|2 weeks 4 days ago||Will you keep it down? Some||
Will you keep it down? Some of us have work tomorrow!!!
|2 weeks 6 days ago||Guys, I think ZL has all of||
Guys, I think ZL has all of the mods tied up in his Swedish sex dungeon. Someone wake Brian from his absinthe-soaked slumber so he can let them out.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||WHY ARE THE NUMBERS STRIPEY||
WHY ARE THE NUMBERS STRIPEY AAAAAAAAAARRGGHHHoneHHH????!!!!
|3 weeks 17 hours ago||How many times does 5 go into||
How many times does 5 go into a bajillion? Asking for a friend.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||Meh. Duncan's a little too||
Meh. Duncan's a little too Macbeth-y IMO for that.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||I feel like "whereas" is used||
I feel like "whereas" is used oddly too. Can I get a simple "because?"
|3 weeks 5 days ago||Oh no, they killed Kenny!||
Oh no, they killed Kenny!
|4 weeks 20 hours ago||Obligatory.||
|4 weeks 20 hours ago||I was just glad to see that||
I was just glad to see that Houseofbigboobs donated at the Temptations level.
|4 weeks 20 hours ago||Was there any explanation for||
Was there any explanation for this? Did LC think it was 3rd down? Did he not know that the clock stops on change of possession?
|4 weeks 1 day ago||When will Venric Mark be||
When will Venric Mark be presented his Brooks Bollinger Memorial Eighth Year Senior Award?
|4 weeks 1 day ago||Here's more evidence that||
Here's more evidence that college athletics is in crisis.
According to this article in The Chronicle, the most recent data I could find said that graduation rates of football and men's basketball players were at an all-time high. Per the article:
And according to this article in the Journal of Blacks in Higher Education, the black male graduation rate for the general population was at about 35% for roughly the same period.