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|1 hour 59 min 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.
|2 hours 22 min ago||He's the best rebounding||
He's the best rebounding small guard I can remember. Amazing.
|2 hours 48 min 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.
|3 hours 8 min 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.
|3 hours 9 min 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.
|3 hours 22 min ago||That coincided with Jordan||
That coincided with Jordan Morgan's ankle injury.
|10 hours 51 min ago||We haven't had much rest||
We haven't had much rest lately. Hopefully he has his legs today.
|1 day 1 hour ago||Auburn has a better history||
Auburn has a better history than MSU. I could see Oklahoma State.
|1 day 2 hours ago||Tom Izzo must stay up at||
Tom Izzo must stay up at night thinking about Swanigan decommitting from MSU.
|1 day 2 hours ago||Yikes.||
|1 day 6 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.)
|1 day 12 hours ago||Great comparison. It does||
Great comparison. It does seem that way.
|1 day 12 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.
|2 days 6 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.
|3 days 27 min 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.
|3 days 1 hour ago||Why?||
Plenty of teams have played them closer than that. PSU just lost a close game to them last night.
|3 days 1 hour ago||Would a win at Northwestern||
Would a win at Northwestern not qualify as a "statement"?
|3 days 1 hour ago||A win is a win, but man.||
A win is a win, but man.
|3 days 10 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.
|3 days 13 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.
|3 days 13 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.
|3 days 15 hours ago||That first headline freaked||
That first headline freaked me out until I saw that it was from 2015.
|3 days 15 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.
|3 days 23 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.
|4 days 43 min 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.
|4 days 1 hour ago||We beat Wisconsin by 6;||
We beat Wisconsin by 6; that's not a close game?
|4 days 1 hour 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.
|4 days 1 hour 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.
|4 days 13 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.)
|5 days 2 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.