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|52 min 50 sec ago||It was about $3.5M per year,||
It was about $3.5M per year, IIRC.
|55 min 38 sec ago||I don't like the gray ones.||
I don't like the gray ones. Nike is really pushing gray for some reason, adding a gray uniform to every school, it seems.
Otherwise the design is OK, but the italicized lettering seems overly cute.
|58 min 56 sec ago||What kind of numbers are||
What kind of numbers are those? They look like a little kid drew them on.
|23 hours 40 min ago||Although we ended up losing||
Although we ended up losing the game, I like that Jordan's career ended with him making a last-minute putback - a bit of redemption.
|1 day 20 hours ago||What kind of system would||
What kind of system would serve Horford better? If Beilein could make it work with Jordan Morgan, who never attempted a three in his entire career (and probably took only a handful of shots from beyond 10 feet), I'm not sure why he couldn't with Horford, who occasionally displayed a bit of shooting touch.
|1 day 20 hours ago||I wish there was a time limit||
Problem: there could be multiple angles of the play, and the refs may not see the best angle until very late in the 45-second clock, if then.
|1 day 21 hours ago||Players have been doing that||
Players have been doing that for a good generation now. I don't know if you can put the genie back in the bottle at this point. Having a lot of timeouts is annoying but at least avoids that awful way to end a game (I think teams have more available now than they did in '93, but may be wrong).
|1 day 21 hours ago||Moreover, there are more||
Moreover, there are more possessions per 40 minutes in the NBA anyway, because of the 24-second clock.
I think giving college players 6 personals would just lead to more fouling in general and make the game bog down more.
|1 day 22 hours ago||I was wondering if he'd wait||
I was wondering if he'd wait out Painter at Purdue (his alma mater). Apparently not.
|1 day 22 hours ago||Counterpoint: the way the||
Counterpoint: the way the 1993 championship game ended was brutal.
|1 day 22 hours ago||If Mitch returns, I'm not||
If Mitch returns, I'm not sure we'll drop at all record-wise. A healthy McGary is a game-changer.
|1 day 23 hours ago||If McGary does leave, would||
If McGary does leave, would Horford possibly reconsider?
|1 day 23 hours ago||Nah, 2003 was the best.||
Nah, 2003 was the best.
|2 days 21 hours ago||Why "one-and-a-half" and not||
Why "one-and-a-half" and not "two"?
|2 days 21 hours ago||If Horford indeed knows||
If Horford indeed knows Mitch's decision (he may not), I would have to imagine Mitch would be staying, because why else would Horford transfer for more playing time?
|2 days 23 hours ago||I don't doubt that this is a||
I don't doubt that this is a factor, but the presence of the University of Michigan was probably the biggest reason why A2 stayed more or less afloat. Elite-level higher education is about as recession-proof an industry as you can have. U-M increased tuition, and enrollment, during the height of the recession.
|2 days 23 hours ago||Other schools could build||
Other schools could build more seats than us. It's not like they're all restricted by zoning laws or whatever. They just aren't confident they can fill them up. PSU hasn't been able to, for one. So we can have some measure of pride that we lead the nation in attendance annually.
|1 week 6 days ago||McGary coming back would be||
McGary coming back would be fantastic. It was so exciting to have an All-America big man entering this year . . . only to lose him to injury. I love Jordan Morgan and think he absolutely squeezed every ounce out of his ability, but a healthy Mitch (which we never saw this year, even in the eight games he played) is a force to be reckoned with. I'm still unsure if it happens, though; his age could push him to declare.
|1 week 6 days ago||GR3 has gotten the||
You don't recognize him as a member of the last two teams?
|1 week 6 days ago||Of course, there was no shot||
Of course, there was no shot clock at that time.
|1 week 6 days ago||Except that I believe||
Except that I believe Rosenberg and Snyder both went to Michigan.
|1 week 6 days ago||Upvoted for being||
Upvoted for being informative, but I don't think we really need to worry that much about MSU at this point. We are functionally a peer program of theirs by now. They will probably always be pretty good with Izzo, but we will be as well with Beilein.
|1 week 6 days ago||If Chris Webber and Ed Martin||
Sarcasm? The idea that the Ed Martin scandal was some kind of time-release punishment that lasted a decade is farfetched, to say the least. Many schools have gone on probation. This does not have to mean a decade in the wilderness. Look at OSU in the wake of the O'Brien and Tressel scandals.
Our problems post-Fisher came down to 1) hiring a terrible coach (Ellerbe), 2) replacing him with a mediocre coach (Amaker) and 3) falling way behind in the facilities race. The solution was not that complicated either: we hired a very good coach (Beilein), and gave him the facilities he needed to help sell us in recruiting.
|1 week 6 days ago||The tournament. If you have||
The tournament. If you have to be in the NIT, winning it is OK, but it's never better than being in the NCAA tournament.
We won the 2004 NIT, but no one remembers that. They do remember that we didn't make the tournament between 1998 and 2009.
|1 week 6 days ago||I don't know, I'd say his||
I don't know, I'd say his senior year was very good (17.6 ppg, 5.3 apg, 1.9 steals, .447 FG /.391 3FG /.906 FT). Those numbers are pretty similar to Stauskas's this year.
|1 week 6 days ago||Amaker didn't bring in either||
Amaker didn't bring in either Blanchard or Bernard Robinson - those were Ellerbe recruits. But he did sign Daniel Horton, Dion Harris, Chris Hunter, Lester Abram, Courtney Sims, Brent Petway, DeShawn Sims, Manny Harris . . . all top 100 guys. Recruiting really wasn't his problem. Player development, much moreso.
|1 week 6 days ago||Gavin Groninger. Seriously,||
Gavin Groninger. Seriously, he was supposed to be a great shooter. Put him in this system (and have him practice with the Beilein Ball) and maybe he pans out.
|1 week 6 days ago||"Boston College||
"Boston College University"?
|1 week 6 days ago||We should note that this took||
We should note that this took place at 7:15 in the morning. Stunned silence at that hour from college students is not that unusual.
|2 weeks 21 hours ago||If you are assuming that past||
If you are assuming that past history (i.e., last season) is prologue, our program history suggests we'll have a good season, because we historically have when we've had an experienced senior at QB. That's actually been one of our problems; we've rarely gotten to have a senior starter there.