Coaches' timeouts are worse. Basketball teams should get one, full stop.
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|12 hours 29 min ago||So, BTN gets some of the biggest morons in the||
So, BTN gets some of the biggest morons in the industry to be announcers, even after being established for a while now, and the SEC Network gets one of the biggest names right out of the gate...Step your game up, BTN.
|18 hours 28 min ago||Districts?||
|18 hours 48 min ago||In contract talk this means||
In contract talk this means "it's a done deal, but since it's not officially on paper and the finer details of the contract are being hammered out, I'm not at liberty to say anything has really happened yet."
|18 hours 50 min ago||Nice.||
I kinda wanted to get Sammy in draft, but I'm absolutely fine with this pick up instead.
|1 day 29 min ago||Had to yet again trek through the frozen tundra to work today...||
After going stir crazy working all of last winter remote, I decided to work exclusively from the office this winter. What a stupid freaking year to decide to make that decision...
|1 day 21 hours ago||Those odds are actually||
Those odds are actually surprisingly good for a projected 2 seed. I would've expected them to be anywhere between 10/1 or 15/1 at the most, though I'd imagine the odds will eventually drop down to that come the actual start of the tourney.
I normally go to Vegas the week of the tourney every year and place my bet at the Paris sportsbook. Yeah, it's not the best sportsbook in Vegas, but that's where I've done it every minus 1 since 2006. The only time I've ever won money on a tourney bet there was few years back on my 15/1 payout thanks to UConn. Unfortunately, the new baby is making this year's first week of the tourney a staycation for me...
|2 days 1 hour ago||(No subject)||
|2 days 2 hours ago||He was the B1G COY per the media||
He was the B1G COY per the media, but the coaches voted Miles from Nebraska as their coach of the year. As impressive as Beilein was, I have absolutely no issue with Miles getting this piece of hardware as he absolutely deserved it. Even as a U of M homer, I, and may others here, think the bigger injustice would've been if Miles walked away without any award.
|2 days 21 hours ago||I thought it was obvious that||
I thought it was obvious that a major goal of this piece is to eventually be shown in schools on a regular basis. So with that in mind, you could definitely tell the target audience was aimed at a younger crowd. That said, I really enjoyed it nonetheless. I look forward the future episodes. Just like Sagan, it's easy to see how much Neil loves science, and that just permeates through the whole show and is quite contagious.
|2 days 21 hours ago||Milwaukee is where we want to||
Milwaukee is where we want to be. Not terribly far away for Michiganders, and only a less than 2 hr drive away from our large alumni base in Chicago. As for the Canadians, they'll go wherever they need to go to cheer on their white wolf of the north.
|2 days 22 hours ago||I acknowledge that a lot of||
I acknowledge that a lot of Beilein's offense seems to make for a lot of sitting in one place, but he does really stand around flat footed more than other players on the team. Again, that may be by design, but leaves a bad taste in my mouth. As for defense, I didn't necessarily say he was bad at defending, but if there was an award for most times a Michigan player has walked/lightly jogged back on defense behind everyone else, Glen would win it hands down.
Bottom line is he's drastically correcting these behaviors, and it shows.
|2 days 23 hours ago||You know what, I'll take that||
You know what, I'll take that. Caris' role and how he plays is the most similar to junior year THJ out of all of them.
BTW - I was not meaning to say I thought GRIII was as important and impactful as THJ by any means. I was just saying the the potential of what he could do offensively (if he really tried to be more than just pure athleticism more often), would look more like Timmy than how Irvin plays. But yeah, I'll take THJ over him anyday as their actual production is not comprable at all.
|3 days 50 min ago||He definitely does seem to||
He definitely does seem to have a more quiet, humble personality. But walking back to the other side of the court (he's very often the last person back on defense), and up until recently, just standing around (no movement, not even at least staying on his toes) when he doesn't have the ball is just plain lazy. A quiet demeanor and playing out of position is no excuse for that...but he is starting to correct it,.
|3 days 1 hour ago||What THJ most certainly did||
What THJ most certainly did (even in his freshman year) that neither Irvin or GRIII do is drive to the basket with authority and throw it down. He didn't do that as much as he could've and should've (especially when he was in a slump and only thought about long ball), but he realized he had the skills and strength to do that. I can only imagine how dangerous GRIII would be if he suddenly realized he could do that as well. Irvin...I don't know if he's ever going to be that type of player. To that effect, he does kind of remind me of the jumpshot only version of THJ when the floor anywhere under 18 ft away from the rim is lava.
So yes, I guess you could say Irvin is playing a little more like sophomore year THJ, but GRIII's skillset and potential does more align with junior year Timmy.
|3 days 1 hour ago||GRIII actually being able to||
GRIII actually being able to do more than be on the receiving end of an alley oop: I'll admit, I constantly complained about GRIII's lazy, uninspiring play. IMO, he truly was a waste of minutes for the bulk of this year who was dependent on others to get his points and I believed he would never really turn the corner while in a Michigan jersey. However, he has made me eat my words as he has really turned up his game in the past few weeks and turned into a legitimate threat who can create for himself. Yes, he still has his moments (and a lot of them at that), but now, teams can't ignore him which makes us all the more dangerous come the tourney.
|4 days 10 hours ago||What about CJ||
What about CJ Lee?
|4 days 11 hours ago||I really love how much Woodson sincerely still||
I really love how much Woodson sincerely still loves U of M. He's not just a Michigan legend, he's a full on Wolverine fanatic.
|4 days 14 hours ago||What a terrible half.||
Crean is a complete douche who needs to stop putting his hands down his pants and also has to learn to get off the court when there are players anywhere in his general vicinity. They refs need to realize we're not at assembly hall and Indiana shouldn't be getting preferential treatment. Lastly, IU needs to realize they're not actually a good basketball team and start missing some shots.
|5 days 16 hours ago||Hmm, there's only one explanation...||
The imperius curse! Lord Pelini-mort must be using mind control on the AD.
|5 days 20 hours ago||"They got the Golden Arches,||
"They got the Golden Arches, mine is the Golden Arcs. They got the Big Mac, I got the Big Mick. We both got two all-beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles and onions, but their buns have sesame seeds. My buns have no seeds."
|6 days 1 hour ago||Nice, I do like Tilted Kilt.||
Nice, I do like Tilted Kilt. The ladies there have very nice boo...err, drink specials. Yes, they have very nice drink specials.
|6 days 1 hour ago||Mandelbaum! Mandelbaum!||
Mandelbaum! Mandelbaum! Mandelbaum!
|6 days 1 hour ago||Happy Posbang Friday, everybody!||
|6 days 20 hours ago||(No subject)||
|6 days 22 hours ago||Champ Bailey minus a step or||
Champ Bailey minus a step or two >>>>> Any CB that Lions have had recently with all their steps intact.
That said, a one or maybe two year contract guy like Champ is not going to cut it. That money would be better suited to go towards a younger but still proven cover man on one side with a cheaper, unproven guy with tons of potential on the other (2nd or 3rd rounder). Champ would be nice, but he's not the answer to our db woes. Finnegan fits the Lions football "bad boys" style of play, but is trouble/a fine waiting to happen and won't be cheap. I'd personally like to see the Lions go after Sam Shields if he decides to test out the free agent market....
|1 week 10 hours ago||When I was 8 years old, I was the ball boy for a||
When I was 8 years old, I was the ball boy for a bunch of games during the second season of the fab five. Juwan Howard was by far the nicest and went out of his way to interact with us...can't say I was a huge fan of Jalen though.
|1 week 21 hours ago||If we're talking national COY...||
Beilein is certainly not going to win that. I'm thinking Tony Bennett from Virginia. WSU season's was amazing to say the least, but I don't know a soul who thought Virginia would have such an incredible season and take the ACC regular season crown (or even compete for it for that matter).
|1 week 1 day ago||We lose the last season's POY. We lose another||
We lose the last season's POY. We lose another first rounder. We lose a preseason all-american early in year. Then...we win an outright Big Ten title. At Michigan, Beilein doesn't rebuild, he reloads. Hail to the Victors!
|1 week 1 day ago||I can't see any trade||
I can't see any trade happening. Don "Giraffe" Kelly and Lombo...however you spell it will have to step up and get some time in left if Rajai lives up to his reputation against righties. Maybe it might be worth considering shuffling around the infield as needed to get Castellanos back at LF...