...says Denzel Valentine of Big Ten Tourney favorite MSU, which is 5-7 in its last 12 games. Cumong, man.
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|22 min 38 sec ago||April 27||
There may be time. He seems to think he could possiby play in the Final Four if Michigan got there. And the darft entry deadline isn't until April 27th.
|5 hours 38 min ago||nope||
Both of those things happened because of conference championship games, the football equivalent of the BTT. And a playoff will be an extension of a conference championship game, rewarding the winner of a game or small number of games while devaluing the regular season...Also, Wisconsin only went to the conference championship game because OSU (and IIRC PSU) were barred from appearing. That situation was very unusual.
|6 hours 1 min ago||McGary||
He probably just needs to show he's healthy in workouts to put himself back into the first round, if the latter part of the first round.
|6 hours 12 min ago||wow||
Thanks for writing this up so thoroughly...And good luck at Davidson.
|12 hours 47 min ago||you are correct||
I should have said strength of schedule when I said RPI in that post.
|13 hours 4 min ago||I think there is||
UVA lost to Green Bay and lost to Tennessee by 35 points.
|13 hours 24 min ago||the FCC||
Should force ESPN to display this post in a panel at the top of the screen at all times.
|13 hours 29 min ago||you are correct||
SMU was the last team out per the head of the selection committee. Their RPI was something like 125. The worst RPI of an at-large bid was something like 90. SMU's out-of-conference RPI was also in the 300s.
|13 hours 35 min ago||I respectfully disagree||
UVA is a poor man's Wisconsin. Villanova and Cincinnati both play in dubious conferences. Cincinnati has been terrible on offense when I've seen them.
|13 hours 40 min ago||If OSU and Syracuse play...||
I'm not sure they'll combine for 80 points.
|13 hours 44 min ago||I do not...||
...view college basketball from a tournament-means-all perspective, but most people do. So the perception of Michigan in the eyes of recruits and others will be driven by what happens in the tournament.
|13 hours 57 min ago||I don't like that...||
...I wish Michigan was the 14th team right now. Winning the Big Ten wasn't worth it from a tournament-means-all perspective. Better to play some weird guys and land in the East.
|14 hours 2 min ago||this is what I dislike the most...||
...about college basketball. It should never seem even for a second like a whole season was eclipsed by a weekend's worth of games. This is why I don't long for a college football playoff.
|14 hours 6 min ago||Maryland wasn't invited either||
The NIT went and got all high and mighty on us this year.
|2 days 11 hours ago||this could be strange||
When I think of the Boilermakers, I think of Johnsons. Now Purdue Pete isn't even going to have one Johnson? Odd.
|2 days 18 hours ago||I don't think...||
...many people here are down on him. I, for one, am simply blowing off almost-lost-Illinois steam with my posts...From what I know of Nash, I want him to have a bunch of money. He'll probably do good things with it. /no politics
|2 days 18 hours ago||As I thought||
It's bad when "did not face" seems like a good year.
|2 days 18 hours ago||Apparently...||
X + $9.8 million.
|2 days 18 hours ago||9.8 million dollars!||
I'd like to announce that I will be playing for the Lakers next year too.
|2 days 18 hours ago||Would this be history?||
Has Michigan ever defeated OSU in the conference tournament? The years of being knocked out by them have created a memory haze for me.
|2 days 20 hours ago||I'm a broken record this time of year, but...||
...I very much hope no one is expecting anything in particular in the BTT or the NCAA Tournament. The nature of a one-and-done tournament is to bite you in the ass pretty often.
|2 days 20 hours ago||I appreciate...||
...your upbeat outlook on the matter.
|2 days 20 hours ago||I can roll with a lot of things in a movie...||
...if I'm in the right mood, but Prometheus just didn't make any sense.
|2 days 21 hours ago||Thank you, J-Mo! Great relief!||
I hate these games, where you have little to gain and much to lose and the other team is in the opposite situation. Michigan has some major flaws - as we've always known - and needs to work on their offense against a 2-3 (which I assume most teams don't throw at Michigan much because of their shooting). But I will take a win in a box or with a fox. Time to move onto OSU or Nebraska.
|2 days 21 hours ago||alien life found in the atmosphere?||
I'm not talking about little green men, just bacteria (or something similarly small).
EDIT: I guess that doens't really fall under the umbrella of astrophysics.
|3 days 23 hours ago||I wasn't alive either, but it was pretty bad||
I always associate Musberger with the way he botched that situation. He referred to the men in an article as "black-skinned stormtroopers." This was taken as a Nazi reference by many.
|4 days 20 hours ago||An easy way to embed?||
Is there an easy way to embed the video? I can't get it to work.
|6 days 2 hours ago||let's not get carried away||
Every win has to be earned. Michigan could lose on Friday, for example.
|6 days 16 hours ago||that's the man in a nutshell, I think||
He's as gracious as anyone in sports but a hell of a lot more competitve than a cursory glance would have you believe.
|6 days 18 hours ago||I love the show||
I wish we'd learned more about the Yellow King/Carcosa mythology in the end, though. I don't mind Rust and Marty not catching every member of the cult, but we were given too many reasons to wonder about the nature of the cult/mythology to then be told as little about them as we were. That's not to say that I wanted a real monster at the end, but I did want to know more about what the Tuttles and Childresses believed. I also think Audrey's behavior was a bit too much of a red herring. She wasn't just a troubled kid - she was a troubled kid who acted out the exact manner of Marie Fontenot's death (or was it "just" sexual abuse?) with her dolls. I feel a little toyed with there.
Much of acting, much of the writing, and the cinematograpy were outstanding. I'm not sure I've ever seen a show that created such a vivid sense of place. The music was exceptionally well-chosen as well. The biggest compliment to the show I can pay is to say that I felt totally immersed in its story and place and wanted to spend some more time there searching for answers.