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|16 hours 40 min ago||If we were to win our last||
If we were to win our last three games and a couple in the BTT, we might be able to play our way up to a 6 seed.
|1 day 10 hours ago||Still don't see why you'd be||
Still don't see why you'd be happy with a 12-point loss.
Incidentally, we beat them last year in Crisler.
|1 day 10 hours ago||Why?||
Plenty of teams have played them closer than that. PSU just lost a close game to them last night.
|1 day 11 hours ago||Would a win at Northwestern||
Would a win at Northwestern not qualify as a "statement"?
|1 day 11 hours ago||A win is a win, but man.||
A win is a win, but man.
|1 day 20 hours ago||No dice||
We don't have to take that from you guys in the freak time zones. We are 47% of the U.S. population, man. And about 99% of the population of Michigan. (A little bit of the U.P. wants to be a rebel.)
Seriously, though, it's probably helpful to use the time that most people here live in.
|1 day 23 hours ago||*These are Central Time.||
But most of the rest of us are in the Eastern time zone. You could do us a solid.
|1 day 23 hours ago||You just know that's probably||
You just know that's probably going to happen - and they'll lose a couple of them in overtime. Northwestern basketball can't have nice things.
|2 days 1 hour ago||That first headline freaked||
That first headline freaked me out until I saw that it was from 2015.
|2 days 1 hour ago||I don't know for a fact, but||
I don't know for a fact, but I'd imagine he played in the '89 Virginia game where we won by 37.
|2 days 9 hours ago||Top 5 every year? We didn't||
Top 5 every year? We didn't make the tournament at all from 1980-84.
After that we picked it up (though 1985 and 1986 were probably the only actual top-5 teams entering the tourney) but Frieder was awful in the tournament - five wins in four appearances.
|2 days 10 hours ago||From the headline I assumed||
From the headline I assumed "Woj" was Bob Wojnowski, and was a bit surprised he was breaking news like that.
|2 days 11 hours ago||We beat Wisconsin by 6;||
We beat Wisconsin by 6; that's not a close game?
|2 days 11 hours ago||Well, he is (I'm pretty sure)||
Well, he is (I'm pretty sure) the only Michigan player to see game action in 3 Final Fours.
But yeah, UCLA, Kentucky, Duke . . . there have been others. Christian Laettner played in four in a row.
|2 days 11 hours ago||Eric Riley and James Voskuil||
Eric Riley and James Voskuil were also on the team that whole time. But they redshirted in '89 - Pelinka was the only one to play on all three of those Final Four teams.
|2 days 23 hours ago||That's an interesting point.||
That's an interesting point. The teams definitely shot better at the other end.
(BTW - don't teams change directions in overtime? I thought they did.)
|3 days 11 hours ago||Click on "voting details" at||
Click on "voting details" at the top and you'll get your answer.
I suppose one reason to downvote this would be if you thought the OP pasted too much of the article in the post, instead of just sharing a link.
|3 days 14 hours ago||People love to beat up the||
People love to beat up the "tradition" straw man, but there are practical reasons why some fans (particularly those who have to drive in from long distances) do not want night games. I'm fortunate enough to live close to campus so they aren't an issue to me, but I can understand why someone who has to drive 3-4 hours to A2 might not want one.
|3 days 14 hours ago||I don't think we'll ever have||
I don't think we'll ever have more than one per season. Many ticketholders drive in from fairly long distances and playing a game that ends around midnight is a hassle for them - either they end up driving deep into the night or have to get a hotel. I have a friend who's given up his tickets for two of the three night games for that reason.
|3 days 14 hours ago||I'm fine just playing them||
I'm fine just playing them (and OSU) during the day.
|3 days 14 hours ago||Does the NFL manage it well?||
Does the NFL manage it well?
I've only been to a couple of Lion games but both times there were some crowd scenes that I haven't seen happen too often at Michigan Stadium - violently drunk people having at it.
|3 days 17 hours ago||Is there a clip of the||
Is there a clip of the technical foul?
|3 days 17 hours ago||I was afraid they were going||
I was afraid they were going to call that on us.
|3 days 17 hours ago||Michigan is one of the best||
Michigan is one of the best FT shooting teams in the country. And yet, we've played numerous games that have been close and/or on the road. So it's a bit hard to buy that a fairly experienced team just suddenly got the nerves last night at the stripe.
|3 days 21 hours ago||If a defender is straight up||
If a defender is straight up and the offensive player leaps into him, that shouldn't be a defensive foul. There also was a play where Robinson bent backwards to avoid contact and still got called. It looked like a case of officials anticipating contact rather than calling what they saw.
|3 days 21 hours ago||The announcers did say||
The announcers did say something like "Boy, I don't know if there was much contact there" - which is about as much as you're going to get from them. Besides giving them 3 undeserved FTs, that was also Robinson's 4th personal.
|3 days 22 hours ago||MLB doesn't really do it for||
MLB doesn't really do it for me either (despite the absurd rule that it decides homefield in the World Series).
These games feel like products of a bygone era, when fans didn't actually have a chance to see star players play very often, so this event was special.
|3 days 22 hours ago||MAAR hit a 3 in one of our||
MAAR hit a 3 in one of our first possessions.
|4 days 8 hours ago||I don't know if it's truly a||
I don't know if it's truly a coin flip. The fact that we - normally - don't foul very much should work to our advantage in OT games, since we shouldn't have too many guys fouling out. That may explain the excellent overall record.
As for 2015, that was the year we had no backcourt depth due to injuries, so playing five more minutes was a challenge. This year, both OT games have been on the road.
|4 days 8 hours ago||I've never liked this||
I've never liked this either/or line of reasoning. The fact that Michigan missed some free throws, box-outs and so on does not mean that the officials weren't atrocious and had a significant impact on the game. It doesn't have to be one or the other.
When John Beilein is coaching in his 339th game at Michigan and in this one, his opponent shoots 30% more free throws than any of his 338 previous opponents ever has, that's something that jumps out at you. Especially when many of those attempts come on downright phantom calls.
You may not know this, if you were at the game, but even the TV commentators couldn't help being perplexed at many of the calls going Minnesota's way. (Actually, I'd imagine that being in an environment that is 95% pro-Minnesota would probably sway your perception quite a bit the other way.)