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|23 hours 33 min ago||I'm glad you're doing better||
|3 days 3 hours ago||Cosign re: Wisconsin||
I would like to shoot that program into the sun.
|3 days 13 hours ago||These Wisconsin games...||
...always make me question why I watch college basketball at all. There is simply no way Michigan out-fouled Wisconsin in that game. And reffing aside, these games are so ugly.
|3 days 13 hours ago||With the exception of 2013...||
...this has been as good as it gets at Wisconsin.
|3 days 13 hours ago||Poole can shoot||
But he is just a shooter - with the occasional highlight pass - right now.
|3 days 13 hours ago||I don't think that ball was out||
Can't buy a call.
|3 days 13 hours ago||Livers could be a nice addition||
He's got some skill and some athleticism.
|3 days 14 hours ago||You would never watch college basketball again...||
...if this were the first game you'd ever seen. Wisconsin plays such a joyless version of basketball.
|3 days 15 hours ago||I'm watching the game with the volume muted||
|3 days 15 hours ago||Agreed||
I can't stand Wisconsin basketball. I believe - but admittedly cannot prove - that the program is and has been made up largely of weenies and jerks.
|4 days 20 hours ago||Poole looks to be pretty mediocre as an athlete||
Even Simpson is not exceptionally quick, which concerns me given that he looks to be closer to 5'10" than 6'. I'm not giving up on him, but I'm not optimistic about the next two years at PG either.
Poole will be on one of the ESPNs at 5:00, btw.
|5 days 2 hours ago||Come on||
You're asking me to believe that we have state called "Hawai'i" that is a beautiful island paradise in the middle of the Pacific Ocean? I don't believe you.
|5 days 2 hours ago||Wow||
The PRC might be in for some serious unrest if/when the rural poor realize this kind of thing is happening.
|5 days 14 hours ago||There was a report about a month ago...||
...that Michigan and Texas led for him. But I don't like the sound of talking to the coaches "every now and then." Why not call more? Anyway, this won't happen. To think otherwise would be masochistic.
|6 days 13 hours ago||Exactly||
It was a best guess, something people often ask him to give. A best guess is not a report.
|6 days 13 hours ago||No, he did not||
He said he projected him as a member of the class, but he never said he had a gut feeling. In other words, he never said he was told by Harris or his family that he would attend Michigan...And why did Sam project Harris to Michigan? Because Harris had submitted the paperwork to become a Michigan student and live in Michigan housing. Most recruits don't do that if they're not headed go a given school.
|1 week 1 day ago||This is so true||
Michigan could have the finest collection of moms of any school in the country.
|1 week 2 days ago||I meant that Wagner is animated||
Is he a team leader? I don't know, but he's one of the few guys on the team who is demonstrative.
|1 week 2 days ago||You've probably heard this, but...||
...Sam has said a couple of times that Coach Beilein doesn't stay in constant contact with recruits to make sure they feel "the love." I can understand why, but I wonder if you just have to do that with most recruits now.
|1 week 2 days ago||I'm not saying the team isn't playing white collar basketball||
I just don't like this guy saying it. You can call your brother an asshole, but that doesn't mean someone else can.
|1 week 2 days ago||That doesn't quite cut it for such a specific claim...||
...unless you're saying you've been at practice. Have you been?
|1 week 2 days ago||They haven't had a winning record in league play...||
...since 2009-2010. They aren't in a position to do much talking.
|1 week 2 days ago||The problems are many, but...||
Point guard is killing them right now. Walton and X are not leading this team. Irvin tries, and Wagner is Wagner. But there's almost nothing from the point.
|1 week 2 days ago||Where is that coming from re: Donlon?||
I'm not saying that's not true, but I haven't seen that.
|1 week 2 days ago||Illinois is barely relevant in the Big Ten now||
He won tonight - fair enough - but he should remember where he plays.
|1 week 2 days ago||An argument||
He remains one of the best offensive minds in basketball. Numbers back that up.
The defense needs fixed, obviously. But Donlon knows how to coach defense, and Beilein has given him room to do it. This team may just need time or some turnover in personnel to click with what Donlon is teaching.
Charles Marthews, Livers, Poole, and Brooks represent an influx of athleticism (to varying degrees, admittedly) and skill next year.
Wagner and Wilson should continue to improve. And it should be natural for the team to be theirs once this year's seniors are gone.
Beilein gives us near certainty of Michigan being clean. I'm not arguing that this alone justifies keeping him, but it should be a factor.
|1 week 2 days ago||I know your question may be rhetorical, but I'll answer anyway||
I think it's mostly been the obvious problem: recruiting. People might feel very differently right now if Michigan had just landed Jalen Brunson or Jaylen Brown. Imagine if they'd landed both. Imagine if they'd landed Devin Booker and/or Luke Kennard. The list could go on.
Recruiting better wouldn't have fixed all of the problems, but it would likely have made an enormous difference.
|1 week 3 days ago||Nein||
|1 week 3 days ago||yes, this part of the schedule could be bad||
1/17 @ Wisconsin
1/21 v. Illinois
1/26 v. Indiana
1/29 @ MSU
2/4 v. OSU
2/7 v. MSU
2/12 @ Indiana
2/16 v. Wisconsin
|1 week 3 days ago||This certainly seems like the right choice||
Your football career can be over in an instant. It will be fun to watch him in the NFL. We were lucky to have him.