Coaches' timeouts are worse. Basketball teams should get one, full stop.
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|1 day 16 hours ago||GRIII jumper/Dakich jig||
This one is a Mick Jagger dance.
|3 days 11 hours ago||Amazing year||
It wasn't all easy, but it was all enjoyable and I don't remember seeing a team that evolved so much in the course of a season.
|5 days 1 hour ago||Nice write up||
When Stidham was offered I watched a bit of his film. It only took about 30 seconds for me to be convinced he was a good offer. He seems like a perfect fit, Nussmeier seems to like the idea of having guys like Gardner who are hybrid pro-style QBs.
|6 days 1 hour ago||Troll||
I can see from your prior comments that you are a troll who specializes in hating on GRIII, so this will probably fall on deaf ears. Despite that, I have some questions. Have you ever played basketball competitvely? Have you ever seen a great player play in person? Have you been around people who have ascended to excellence?
My guess is that your answer to all of these will be, "Well, kinda." I'm not going to claim to be a great basketball player, but even as a complete novice, I know you can always grow your game, even as a 70 year old you could improve something in your game. Glenn will spend another season working Lavall Jordan (hopefully), and he'll continue developing his guard skills to compliment his forward skills.
He definitely can improve, it's a matter of time, effor and experience.
|1 week 2 days ago||It would have to be the ...||
Novak/Kovacs/Morgan Senior grit award
|2 weeks 6 days ago||His stride is kind of goofy||
I think this is one fo the reasons he doesn't have the greatest short area quickness. It actually reminds me of Jarrod Wilson quite a bit: long, low steps. Still would be a player that I think most of us would be very excited to have on board.
|4 weeks 2 days ago||Ummm what?||
The FBI defines a hate crime as:
A hate crime is a traditional offense like murder, arson, or vandalism with an added element of bias. For the purposes of collecting statistics, Congress has defined a hate crime as a “criminal offense against a person or property motivated in whole or in part by an offender’s bias against a race, religion, disability, ethnic origin or sexual orientation.” Hate itself is not a crime—and the FBI is mindful of protecting freedom of speech and other civil liberties.
I don't think this really fits this criteria. I know you were making a joke, but hate crime is a strong thing to throw around. On a separate side note, I know it's only semantics, but it bothers me that ever time a black player is involved in a physical altercation it is deemed "disgusting," which is exactly what the commentator on ESPN said.
|5 weeks 5 days ago||Turnovers||
I think the thing that is disappointing about the turnovers is that they weren't just giving the ball away, but in many cases they were the proverbial "first pass in the fast break." They would have been really bad against a mildly capable team.
Also, Caris seemed to have some trouble staying in front of guys in the half court, which is strange, because that hasn't been an issue for him.
|6 weeks 2 days ago||Reminds me of my undergrad||
When I was at Butler, ever time we would win a big game the media would overdue the under dog storyline, rather than analyzing the game. On several of those occasions the game was won by a great game plan and just outplaying the opponent. It was obnoxious to out and out win games and have it basically chalked up to luck, grit or otherwise. Eventually, it happened so many times that the media/announcers had to start acknowledging that the team was for real. I guess what I am saying is the best way to shut them up is to beat them on the court, repeatedly.
|6 weeks 2 days ago||Drew messed a few things up in this one||
It should be "Michigan State's lost, Michigan shows it has what it takes to win it all"
|6 weeks 3 days ago||I think you missed my joke||
I was satirizing the fact that the media and MSU are overplaying the whole short handed thing. I was making the joke that Branden Dawson broke his hand, so the team is broken handed, hardy har, get it?
|6 weeks 3 days ago||Short handed||
Everyone keeps saying that MSU was short handed, but it seems to me that they are broken handed.
|6 weeks 3 days ago||Absolutely amazing at the FT line||
FTs had been one of his biggest struggles and he sunk them like a seasoned vet. Even his one miss worked out great, because it bounced high in the air an a bumbling MSU big man wasted at least two seconds trying to figure out what to do with it.
|6 weeks 4 days ago||What about Indy for the B1G basketball tourney||
|7 weeks 21 hours ago||A mixed bag||
I think Walton's on ball D is pretty good, but his team defense is a little lacking. As Ace and Brian mentioned on the podcast, he has issues with knowing his responsibilities, especially when a switch happens. The other thing he struggles with seems to be closing out on three point shots, but that seems to be a result of his height and also how they are coached to close out, because let's face it, none of the perimeter players do that great a job of it.
|7 weeks 2 days ago||quick trivia||
Where was Dahmer from?
If you guessed Wisconsin you are correct.
|7 weeks 2 days ago||passing||
Burke's passing is off the charts good. When I watched him in the summer league I wasn't sure if his game would translate, because of the greater length and athleticism, but has he ever adapted. I'm amazed that he not only finds the windows for these passes, but also puts them exactly where they need to be. His bigs can go up immediately and the jump shooters can take their shots in rhythm.
|8 weeks 3 days ago||Kareem=Denard||
Kareem's stride looks just like Denard's. And you are definitely right, his quickness in short areas and ability to knife through a hole are similar, too. It would be awesome to have another weapon like that.
|8 weeks 6 days ago||Wikipedia says he was a lefty QB||
That won't hurt when he's coaching Shane Morris.
|9 weeks 13 hours ago||" I swear to god I'm going to||
" I swear to god I'm going to pistol whip the next person who says exponentially."
|9 weeks 4 days ago||I don't think this should be posted||
I imagine the mods will pull it pretty quickly,
|9 weeks 5 days ago||Switching||
I would have to do more research to confirm this, but I think Caris and Derrick might be the source of some of this. Levert is a very good on ball defender and Walton is pretty solid, but I think their team defense is lackinig. Whether it's communication or effort or whatever, it isn't happening the way it should. Like I said, I would need to watch more closely, but it seemed like those were the guys that were giving up most of the buckets.
The other thing that killed me is that Jon Horford had some trouble hedging and also helping off of his man. There were a few times where he hedged, but didn't really re-route the driving player and it resulted in an easy bucket. There were a bunch of times when Jon would come to help on a drive that someone else had blown on D, and there was an easy dump off to his man. I guess he kind of has to help, but maybe it needs to come earlier.
|10 weeks 4 days ago||Click through to the Mgovideo channel||
If you go to the Vimeo Mgovideo channel you can access 103 videos, including all of the bowl videos.
|10 weeks 4 days ago||Thank you!||
I appreciate the help. I'll consider my original post the app-friendly version.
|10 weeks 4 days ago||Vimeo||
I'm not sure what happened with the embed, I followed the steps correctly. Does vimeo always do that?
|10 weeks 4 days ago||One last nut punch in 2013||
Geez, this year really could not be more demoralizing. Oh crap! I just said that. I am now vigoorously knocking on wood, rubbing rabbits feet, casting spells on myself and anything else that might reverse the bad mojo.
|10 weeks 4 days ago||It can't get worse.... can it?||
This is the year I learned that no matter what, it can always get worse. I just felt like the hits kept coming no matter what. I also learned how much the football team affects my emotional state. My resolution for the new year will be to love/follow the team in more healthy ways.
|11 weeks 2 days ago||Levert||
I didn't realize how much Caris struggled shooting this game. 0-7 on FGs and 1-4 on FTs and also a team high 3 turnovers. He did dish out 5 assists and and grabbed 4 rebs. I think he needs to be contributing 6-12 points for this team to really click offensively, and he definitley has been streaky this year. His two missed FTs towards the end really hurt.
|11 weeks 5 days ago||Montae Nicholson commits to MSU||
I know Michigan stopped recuiting him, but that one still stings for some reason. I thought he would've been a great fit.
|11 weeks 5 days ago||Tackle over?||
....too soon, sorry guys and gals.