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|5 hours 35 min ago||It's his overall frustrating||
It never ceases to amaze me how many MGoBlog posters are convinced, in the face of all available evidence, that Beilein is a bad offensive coach. It's as illogical as arguing that Harbaugh is a bad QB coach. I mean, you can argue that at the defensive end, his teams haven't been that good, but offensively?
Every year we rank very highly in offensive efficiency (and have been #1 nationally before), and every TV broadcast, the announcers sing his praises as an offensive mind. Still, so many people refuse to buy it. It's mystifying.
|16 hours 10 min ago||Olympique Lyonnais is the||
Olympique Lyonnais is the club's full name but it's normally just called Lyon.
|1 day 3 hours ago||If you mean the Big Ten||
If you mean the Big Ten standings, we're tied for 6th . . . but if MSU loses tomorrow, we'll be tied for 5th.
This is in a 14-team conference with very unbalanced scheduling, keep in mind.
|1 day 4 hours ago||Did you also think Jabrill||
Did you also think Jabrill Peppers might be our best football player?
|1 day 6 hours ago||There's more to this team||
There's more to this team than just 3-point shooting. We shot 11-26 (42.3%) from 3 today, which is solid but hardly out of this world.
What really tells the tale for this team is how we shoot inside the arc. When we are getting points at the rim, that's when our offense is humming, and we win. This is where Wagner is so critical, because he's a matchup nightmare for opposing 5s - they can't stay in front of him on his drives. When Wagner is on the floor for 25+ minutes, we've won almost every game.
Wilson is also quite good at putting the ball on the floor. I feel like he needs to look for the drive a little more often.
|1 day 7 hours ago||He's the best rebounding||
He's the best rebounding small guard I can remember. Amazing.
|1 day 7 hours ago||—the normally hot-shooting||
This Big Ten season has been an argument for the case that 3-point defense is largely random. After our opponents shot the lights out in the first 4-5 games of league play, things did in fact regress to the mean.
|1 day 7 hours ago||This "trend" is based mostly||
This "trend" is based mostly on the last two years, when injuries took their toll.
In 2014 we finished the regular season on a six-game winning streak. We had a little slipup in the middle of conference play and that was it.
In 2013, we did have a slump towards the end (when Morgan was out and McGary hadn't quite hit his stride).
In 2012 we finished strongly to win the Big Ten.
2011 of course was like this season.
|1 day 7 hours ago||Yeah, I am pulling for Nice||
Yeah, I am pulling for Nice to win the league. Love that city and it can use some good feeling after last summer's tragedy.
They also have a great new stadium.
|1 day 8 hours ago||That coincided with Jordan||
That coincided with Jordan Morgan's ankle injury.
|1 day 15 hours ago||We haven't had much rest||
We haven't had much rest lately. Hopefully he has his legs today.
|2 days 6 hours ago||Auburn has a better history||
Auburn has a better history than MSU. I could see Oklahoma State.
|2 days 6 hours ago||Tom Izzo must stay up at||
Tom Izzo must stay up at night thinking about Swanigan decommitting from MSU.
|2 days 6 hours ago||Yikes.||
|2 days 11 hours ago||"Not at all" seems a bit too||
"Not at all" seems a bit too laid-back for sports fandom. If a guy on the opposing team hits a 3, dangit, it bugs me.
(I still enjoy this metric a lot.)
|2 days 17 hours ago||Great comparison. It does||
Great comparison. It does seem that way.
|2 days 17 hours ago||Well, there is zero doubt||
Well, there is zero doubt this time that it was deliberate.
Something's not right with him. He can't seem to control his emotions. It's time to suspend him.
|3 days 11 hours 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.
|4 days 5 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.
|4 days 5 hours ago||Why?||
Plenty of teams have played them closer than that. PSU just lost a close game to them last night.
|4 days 6 hours ago||Would a win at Northwestern||
Would a win at Northwestern not qualify as a "statement"?
|4 days 6 hours ago||A win is a win, but man.||
A win is a win, but man.
|4 days 15 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.
|4 days 17 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.
|4 days 18 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.
|4 days 20 hours ago||That first headline freaked||
That first headline freaked me out until I saw that it was from 2015.
|4 days 20 hours 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.
|5 days 4 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.
|5 days 5 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.
|5 days 6 hours ago||We beat Wisconsin by 6;||
We beat Wisconsin by 6; that's not a close game?