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|1 hour 11 min ago||Interesting...||
While Donnal has proven to be a solid rotation player, he is clearly behind Mo Wagner at center. And with Jon Teske vying for more minutes next season, along with the addition of redshirt Austin Davis, the writing was on the wall.
Like the article says, he only averages about 14 minutes a game and it doesn't seem like there would be an opportunity for him to get more unless something dire or unexpcted happened, so I get the move. My concern would be for losing either one of Wilson or Wagner - we're in good shape if they both stay, I think, but hurting significantly next year if either try to leave (and as YpsiTuckyBoy mentions, the 2017 draft is stacked - why leave?).
|14 hours 21 min ago||For One Thing...||
Well, one thing is for certain - you can't score all of 18 points in the second half and expect to win a game. Your effective FG% in a game can't be south of 40% (35.71%) in a game and be an expected win, at least not easily.
|18 hours 24 min ago||I Could Be Wrong...||
I could be wrong, but he's the only person to have been on all four of those teams, if I am not mistaken, and indeed, he also got his JD from Michigan as well. He's represented quite a few NBA stars as an agent too - Carlos Boozer comes to mind first for some reason, but he had several clients.
|19 hours 32 min ago||2000-2001||
Ah, that brings me back to the time when porta-john doors had signs like "Please Use Your Own Stock Options". Those were some interesting times if you were in high tech and / or Enron-type holding companies. First job out of the gate after Michigan was one that essentially vaporized forthwith.
|22 hours 39 min ago||My Mistake...||
I changed the title - per a suggestion in the Sticky - and put this one back. Once I got out of the longest meeting ever, I was able to read the tab in whole and there's nothing that a title change couldn't fix on this one. I guess we'll just need to skip the melodramatic titles, right?
/mod trigger warning
|23 hours 25 min ago||I Have Seen It...||
I have seen some occasional Twitter reminders from the charity or people who are helping out with it to vote in the poll, so they are definitely out there trying to get some extra votes.
You're right though, I don't think I saw this with the St. Louis Center at all. ChadTough has a considerable backing online though.
|1 day 47 min ago||Not Going Well...||
Anonymous B1G Bball Coach Mercilessly Eviscerates UM Bball Team to SI Reporter
What the OP saw as merciless evisceration is mostly seen by the board at large - myself included, I might add - as things we ourselves may have said. This is an old story on the MGoBoard, and such threads never seem to go that well
EDIT: Finally had the chance to read the thing in its entirety and put it back with a different title. We'll try that.
|1 day 16 hours ago||Good News Indeed...||
I know this sort of made it to the board in passing a while back, but glad to see it in a thread for all to see. I can't imagine what it is like to be a senior in your early 30s, but I don't think anyone can fault him for coming back to finish what he began as a student. It would be fun to see him make a little noise in the athletic department too, even as an intern.
Just a note to the OP though - try to limit it to a select quote and we'll take on the read / discuss responsibilities from there. Remember, the journalists are trying to make some money here.
|1 day 19 hours ago||Now That You Mention It...||
Would I want it personally? You know, I don't actually have strong feelings either way on this one. I can see the potential money angle with a night game, but the public safety issue is a real one too, I think. Ultimately, you probably have to be sensitive to the city and environment that you are in, and I would imagine that one of the major obstacles to such a game would be the city of Ann Arbor itself and they would have some legitimate arguments, I would think. I think a lot of people have a practical reason not to want it too, which I also understand - who wants to make the drive back home at that hour if it is longer than, say, an hour or two? I live 20 minutes away, so it works either way for me. That's one huge reason I tend to be indifferent to times.
|1 day 22 hours ago||In Our Situation...||
For our purposes, the Jeep Grand Cherokee works out well enough - we have a 2014 and so far have not had a problem with it aside from a minor recall for transmission-related software, which they were able to take care of rather quickly.
With as much hauling between various parks and pools and other places as we do in the spring and summer in particular, it seems to hold up rather well.
|2 days 1 hour ago||TeamRankings Stuff...||
TeamRankings actually still has us as a solid 11 seed along with NC-Wilmington, Houston and Michigan State in that seeding position. We've actually been an 11 in their projections for the last two games now, which is interesting although not entirely shocking. With 5 games left, they give us a 61% of making the tournament given our schedule.
|2 days 15 hours ago||The Bubble...||
It does seem to come down to being within sight of the bubble this year, but that being said, I think that if you win at least two - say, Nebraska and Rutgers - then we're possibly on the inside looking out at minimum. We probably need to find a third win in the next stretch to be totally safe, but we also need to do reasonably well in the Big Ten Tournament to round out what there is of a resume. Do all that, and we're most likely in.
|2 days 18 hours ago||Tuned In Now....||
While we're a better shooting team than Minnesota by a significant margin on the season, it is the up and down nature of defense that is going to worry me throughout this game, if I had to guess in this early stage.
Hoping we pull this one out - it would mean a lot more for us than it would for Minnesota really.
|2 days 20 hours ago||If I Understand...||
If I understand it correctly, it means that so far, the life of Michigan softball and my own life are completely - though by total coincidence - concurrent ongoing events that began around the same time. Other than this, I don't have much information sadly.
|3 days 2 hours ago||Speaking From Experience...||
As the father of a child on the autism spectrum, there is no credible study that I have seen which links vaccines to autism nor do I expect any to ever arise because the very idea is, in my estimation, a stupid one posed by people who wanted someone convenient to blame. If you really want a good - and accurate - history from generations of clinicians who dealt with autism before it really had a name and the struggle to identify all of its characteristics, I suggest the book "Neurotribes: The Legacy Of Autism And The Future Of Neurodiversity" - it changed the way I thought about being a parent of a child with autism and it even changed the way I approach my son's day-to-day struggles with socialization and other issues.
|3 days 5 hours ago||That Explains It...||
Well, it explains why Irving lost the 3-point competition last night - clearly he was unfamiliar with the shape of the object required to make said shots and that's what threw him. Now, if he had been allowed to use, say, a Frisbee or a flat piece of cardboard or something, it may have turned out differently.
|3 days 15 hours ago||Certainly...||
Certainly not Jim Dolan, unless it was convenient for him to do so for some reason.
Shocked there isn't a "Jimmy Dolan - Please Make Sure This Sign Never Attends A Knicks Game" sign out there.
|3 days 19 hours ago||Celebrating Drinking...||
Just about to break out some Naked Grape Cabernet Sauvignon because we're all wearing shorts today and therefore we are more naked than we would be on a typical February day. OK, maybe that still doesn't sound good, but ANYWAY.....always glad to celebrate drinking.
|3 days 20 hours ago||Continuing...||
'cause that's my fun day....
my "I don't have to run" day...
It's just another manic Monday.
|4 days 29 min ago||Unless...||
Unless you're the 2003 Detroit Tigers, who arguably needed 2004 and 2005 (and even 2006 really) to wash away 2003 and whatever that was. I still have memories of being able to switch seats at a game at Comerica no less than once per inning by the time July rolled around.
|4 days 2 hours ago||Already Covered...||
Michael Johnson hiring no longer happening?
We've already covered this one. Like most things, staff changes - even if they don't ultimately happen - are usually on the board within minutes of their announcement....or announcement that it won't happen, as in this case.
|4 days 3 hours ago||Burnley...||
Not entirely related, but Burnley is part of one of the funnier exchanges in the first series of the Flying Circus:
"All right, don't anybody move, there's been a murder."
"No... no ... not a murder... no what's like a murder but begins with B?"
"No ... no ... no ... no ... no..."
"Burnley - that's right! Burnley in Lancashire. There's been a Burnley."
|4 days 14 hours ago||In Addition To This...||
Richard Loeb and Francois Duvalier spent some time in Ann Arbor as well, so you definitely never know, eh?
Actually, didn't Nathan Leopold at least spend a few minutes at Michigan as well? I could be wrong about that one.
|4 days 20 hours ago||I Noticed That...||
I noticed that earlier this week when I had the same question, and that effectively answered it for me. As weird a place as Twitter is, it can be telling in that respect, and that was pretty telling to me.
|4 days 21 hours ago||Probably Should Come Down...||
WAAAAAAY OT: (Cave Thread if need be) One-Man's Rant Against the System (In Defense of Good Dads Everywhere)
Not taking down because of the support the OP is getting (and I would like to also throw some support behind them in this fight), but I am not cleaning up the belittling of feminism and other things going on because that's going to probably lead us down paths that we don't want to go down.
|4 days 23 hours ago||TeamRankings Stuff...||
TeamRankings is going with an 11-seed for Michigan right now, 69% chance of getting in and a projected 20-11 record. They are predicting 8% for an auto-bid, as they normally put that out there too.
They are projecting 8 bids for the ACC, 6 for the Big Ten, 5 each for the Big East, Pac-12, SEC and Big XII as well
|5 days 19 min ago||As Am I...||
Although if you watch a certain episode of "Keeping Up Appearances", it is also grounds for divorce.
|5 days 28 min ago||Heat...||
I honestly don't think Jim Harbaugh would care if there was perceived heat, but there's isn't any heat other than what Pete would like people to believe exists.
As someone mentioned, Pete may rack this up to a win, but the mental gymanstics required to make it appear so are.....let's just say it takes a special talent.
|5 days 14 hours ago||You Know...||
You know, they actually need Goodell to play himself just so he can be hated in other mediums aside from league pressers and on any NFL affiliate. I am sure if you wrote the role in a very specific way, he would be all to happy to incriminate...errr.....play himself in such a film if it meant perceived glory to the league.
|5 days 16 hours ago||Great Stuff...||
Next comes the task of beating Minnesota, but for the time being, let's celebrate a much needed win....