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|7 hours 47 min ago||There's like 20 things in||
There's like 20 things in that picture. You said you just wanted one thing.
|8 hours 48 min ago||I mean, duh. I blind man can see Hoke is done now.||
I mean, duh. I blind man can see Hoke is done now.
|15 hours 56 min ago||Fire Hackett?||
|1 day 19 hours ago||Look, if Mullen ends up being||
Look, if Mullen ends up being UM's coach, there is a justifiable reason why this happened, and Mullen is just too classy to talk publicly about it, even when his good name is being dragged through the mud. If Mullen isn't UM's next HC, then this is the exact type of dirty shit we don't want associated with UM. This is how sports work.
|4 days 11 hours ago||2012 ND was the first sign,||
2012 ND was the first sign, then after the Bellomy Nebraska game, I had serious doubts. All of 2013 was bad, but the Nuss hire gave me a lot of hope. The final nail was the Utah game for me. Sunk by another punt return TD using an archaic formation while not having enough players on the field. Pretty much sums up the Hoke tenure.
|4 days 14 hours ago||These Searchbits have||
These Searchbits have seemingly been heavy on the Harbaugh and usually are dispelling reasons/rumors that Harbaugh won't be the next UM coach. Know something more specific you're not telling?
|4 days 15 hours ago||How about like one long||
How about like one long marathon the entire season. Maybe like a two day break before the tourney.
|4 days 16 hours ago||Last year was the exception,||
Last year was the exception, but as far as I remember, it's always "this year is a weak draft" for whatever position. It didn't work out well for Morris for a 'weak draft', and it worked out great for Burke to stay after a 'weak' PG draft after Burke's freshman year. Frankly, Walton will have to battle his size in scout's eyes, and the only reason Burke went as high as he did with his size was because he had a legit POY campaign. So if Walton has that kind of season, great, because UM is looking at another Final Four. But I'll err on the side of caution that says Walton isn't the Nationl POY, and he will probably need another year at least to show he's the 'alpha dog' with higher usage for teams to seriously consider spending a high draft pick on him.
|4 days 17 hours ago||While I was discouraged by||
While I was discouraged by the fan turn out for Indiana, it's not an overnight fix to repair the rift between the fans and the athletic department. To use BiSB's analogy, you don't fire the captain of an off course ship and then be mad you aren't immediately safety back at port. But I find stuff like this encouraging. At least they're trying. And I'm not familair with Nebraska really, but I doubt their athletic department model for the last four years was "ruthlessley exploit the expendable resource of fans" until the fans break.
|4 days 17 hours ago||BUT ABOUT FIREWORKS GIVE THE||
BUT ABOUT FIREWORKS GIVE THE PEOPLE WHAT THEY WANT WHICH IS FIREWORKS
|4 days 17 hours ago||Regarding Chatman, if his D||
Regarding Chatman, if his D turns out to be a real thing, like if his on ball D is legit against legit opponents, and he gets the rotations down, do you really platoon him of he's not scoring? Hasn't it been discussed here that the one thing UM is missing is a legit defender? Like even if he's just a role player because his scoring is erratic, if his D is legit, wouldn't you consider keeping him out there a lot? Reminds me of the Craft discussion last year; where most would take a player like him to start at UM even without the offense just to get some of that D.
|4 days 21 hours ago||That reeks of piling on.||
That reeks of piling on. Clark added nothing new to make UM a worse dumpster fire. UM has been one long before Clark was arrested and dismissed. In fact, I'll go as far as to say the quick and decisive action of Hoke actually improved the UM on the 'How Big of a Dumpster Fire is This Program Scale'.
|4 days 21 hours ago||There are always asshats on||
There are always asshats on every team every year. You dont get 100+ teenagers together and not end up with a few asshats. What defines a program is 1) actually how many there are that may show a systemic problem in the program, and 2) what you do with them once they show themselves outwardly to be asshats. Of all the problems with Hoke's program, both of the above have not been issues in my opinion.
|5 days 7 hours ago||Dunno, not sure UM even makes||
Dunno, not sure UM even makes it to the NIT. NIT teams don't let 32 point leads disappear late in the game light that.
|5 days 8 hours ago||Well that was a very adequate game||
Well that was a very adequate game
|5 days 8 hours ago||Yeah, I was hoping for a 40||
Yeah, I was hoping for a 40 point win. Sports always manage to disappoint me.
|5 days 8 hours ago||Stop with the long twos||
Stop with the long twos
|5 days 13 hours ago||Wait, you punched a high||
Wait, you punched a high schooler in the face during an indoor soccer match just for being a jerky asshole?
|5 days 13 hours ago||Still not totally sold on||
Still not totally sold on Horford. I mean, I wish him the best of luck at UF, but I just don't see him being the 'we would be a FF team if he were here' caliber of player. If he is as UF, well then that's probably like the first strike against Beilein in the proper deployment/talent identification department. I give Beilein the benefit of the doubt at this point. And while UM could totally use Horford right now, I just don't think he was some force to be reckoned with Beilein was holding back. I honestly think he just hasn't been as good the people he couldn't beat out at UM.
|5 days 16 hours ago||Yeah, but both Morgan and||
Yeah, but both Morgan and Horford are totally just centers. Donnal and Wilson were both thought of as stretch 4's when they were recruited. Maybe it's just me, but I was really surprised when they started talking about Wilson as a 5 at all. He's got great shot blocking length, but he's also out at the 3 point line dribbling between his legs.
|5 days 17 hours ago||Also, for the future, they||
Also, for the future, they have to start thinking about getting some time at the 4 for either/both Wilson and Donnal, don't they? That's three guys who are all the same class playing the 5, and the 4 looks like Chatman...and then a guy who probably fits much better at the 3? Hell, Chatman may also possibly be able to play some 3 if he can improve his shooting; he certainly has the handle. And Robinson for next year seems like a gaurd as well despite his size. I can understand not throwing too much at the freshman early, but eventually I think they need to move Donnal or Wilson to more significant 4 time.
|5 days 17 hours ago||Preface this by saying this||
Preface this by saying this is my 'feelings' take, but I thought the on-ball defense was pretty good. Several times Hillsdale would look to try and get around a guy or possibly pull up over a defender, and then would think better because the UM guy was in their grill so much. Additionally, UM players got their hands in on the ball quite a few times early causing lose balls, which unfortunately made their way back into Hillsdale hands. I was actually surprised by all that; seemed noticeably better than last year. But yeah, effective rotation is also a really important part of playing defense, so let's hope they get that figured out.
|5 days 18 hours ago||That's what gets me the most||
That's what gets me the most about this whole thing. Clark was a great redemption story after doing something really, really stupid a few years ago, and seemed poised to have success and life and continue the trajectory of good decdision making. And then blows it all up with something far worse than stealing a laptop. It's really, really, disheartening.
|5 days 18 hours ago||Additionally to previous||
Additionally to previous responses, besides him being a senior 2-3 games away from eligability expiring, he is already on a second chance from breaking into someone's dorm and stealing their laptop. So there are probably quite a few reasons this was a pretty immediate dismissal as opposed to an 'indefinite suspension'.
|5 days 18 hours ago||2015 baby, it's gonna be our||
2015 baby, it's gonna be our year...
|1 week 14 hours ago||I certainly hope so. Really want him to stay at UF.||
I certainly hope so. Really want him to stay at UF.
|1 week 15 hours ago||Ok, so besides their center||
Ok, so besides their center hitting a contested buzzer beater, pretty much what you'd expect. Freshmen making freshmen mistakes. Young guys getting lost on rotations, but the on ball D has looked pretty good. A lot of loose balls that are finding their way back into Hillsdale hands.
|1 week 15 hours ago||That was just bullshiy||
That was just bullshiy
|1 week 15 hours ago||He gets lost on off ball||
He gets lost on off ball motion, but when he's on the ball I think he looks pretty good
|1 week 15 hours ago||Yeah, the freshman clearly||
Yeah, the freshman clearly still working on knowing where to be and how to watch ball and man