Mike Lantry, 1972
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|1 hour 26 min ago||I'm only doing the first team..||
pg - Burke
sg - Stauskas
pf - Novak
c - Morgan
Apologies to Tim Hardaway, who would be my sixth man. Novak and Morgan aren't the most talented players at their positions, but they contributed the most to their teams and the program.
|12 hours 35 min ago||Here's the problem.||
They're running a website whose success is based on having people read their writing. At that point, criticizing their execrable command of the English language is fair game. You would think they could put just a little effort in doing a better job. Instead they seem to take the tack that their poor writing is a badge of honor, shows they're pure football guys. Frankly, I've wondered sometimes whether they even read their own work.
|1 day 1 hour ago||With four new starters,||
this was supposed to be a rebuilding year.
|1 day 4 hours ago||It's just a one year extension.||
not a big commitment
|1 day 11 hours ago||Getting A+ prospects sounds good,||
but those trades aren't easy to make. I doubt the Tigers turned down any blockbuster offers for Scherzer.
|1 day 12 hours ago||They might still have taken him.||
It just makes it less of a no-brainer for the Nationals. I don't think we know why the Tigers made the trade. Possible injury concerns make at least as much sense as saving money.
|1 day 14 hours ago||You've got me me beat then.||
I've never seen worse than these. The fake belts are an odd touch.
|3 days 4 hours ago||not worried at all||
Syracuse is neither a bigger program, nor should have a bigger budget. Beilein's age makes him a less attractive candidate in any case. If UNC or Duke need a new coach in a couple of years, I don't see them hire someone just a few years younger than Williams or K.
|3 days 4 hours ago||I can't find anything to criticize||
in what he said. He played four years for Fisher. He's certainly earned whatever opinion he has of his coaching ability. I find it very refreshing to have former players talk about how good our coaches are. It beats the hell out of them criticizing coaches they never played for and don't know much about.
|3 days 6 hours ago||We've had that "Fort mentality" for||
all but 3 of the last 40+ years. We can see that not having it didn't produce the greatest results.
|3 days 7 hours ago||I pretty much agree, except||
I think the Big Ten spot is between us and Wisc, whoever finishes better. Also Iowa State is more likely a threat to move up than Creighton.
|3 days 8 hours ago||Kaminsky is actually a lower usage player,||
if you consider possessions per game. No way the POY is a guy who sits 15 minutes a game.
|3 days 8 hours ago||I'll go out on a limb and predict||
that Izzo gets zero first or second place votes. It's a two man race with Bo Ryan likely third.
|3 days 12 hours ago||I think we have much better||
than a slight shot at a two seed. Right now I think the last two are some combination of Michigan, Wisconsin, Syracuse or Virginia and I don't think there's any chance of both going to the ACC.
|3 days 16 hours ago||They also don't play||
PSU, Maryland and Rutgers. 100% Delany's fault.
|3 days 16 hours ago||Closest might be eliminating 2 to make 1||
Closest might be eliminating 2 to make 1 and 3 to make 2 free throws.
|4 days 4 hours ago||Your chronology is off.||
That incident with McQueary occured in 2001 and the DA was never notified. The complaint in 1998 was brought by a mother, but the DA declined to pursue it after a police investigation.
|4 days 5 hours ago||A platoon LF can't be too hard to find.||
They can wait till teams have to cut down their rosters to see who's available. Maybe a prospect will step up by then.
|4 days 7 hours ago||Why the misleading title, OP?||
That's just annoying.
If Suh was smart about it, he could probably pull it off. He should have a good idea of his market value and can insist on a straightforward deal. He can and should still pay a lawyer an hourly rate to review the contract. If negotiations don't go the way he wants, he could still hire someone to take over.
|4 days 10 hours ago||Where did Texas ask Kinsler to move?||
Other than to Detroit, that is.
|4 days 10 hours ago||LOL, if we're a 2-seed in the west, when would we get Arizona?||
I think it's obvious that our team is playing better than we were back then. I wonder if Arizona can say the same about their team.
|5 days 11 hours ago||Preferred walk-ons get recruited too.||
Their overall value to the program is fairly high. Getting Graham Glasgow to switch from OSU was big. Losing the LS to MSU in 2012 led us to spend a scholarship on the position in the next class. They are typically not a fallback plan in recruiting, but necessary for building depth across the roster.
|5 days 12 hours ago||The next top prospect to choose the D-League||
will be the first. Go the NCAA route and you can choose among coaches with track records of putting players in the NBA, style of play, training facilities, location, teammates, etc. What happens if you go to the D-League? You get drafted to play somewhere, maybe Bakersfield. Are their coaches any good? How about their S&C program?
|5 days 15 hours ago||I think Cuban has been very good for the NBA,||
but he can also be a real blowhard. Let him put together a serious proposal than can be critiqued. I'd bet a lot that he never does. For now he's just spouting nonsense like "There's no reason for the NCAA to exist, none!" and that a life skills class and tutors are novel ideas that will prepare these players better than college. Did he really blame the NCAA for having one and done players? I'd like to hear his ideas on how the NCAA could stop that.
|6 days 1 hour ago||Pryor wasn't just eligible, he was an Academic All-Big Ten.||
That seemed like a complete joke before the Wonderlic result.
|6 days 4 hours ago||I'm very skeptical.||
Why would the NY Daily News have inside info? Perhaps a friend of Zeke's is just floating his name.
|6 days 17 hours ago||They matter if you're trying to get||
eligible for a BCS bowl like the 2011 team. It's hard to move up a lot, unless you win every game.
|6 days 17 hours ago||That's pretty fair.||
I'll add that Amaker did have a team that would have made the NCAA in his 2nd season, but had to stay home because of sanctions.
Tommy was a good recruiter and did a great job cleaning up the mess he inherited. The difference between having him over Ellerbe as the face of the program was as big as the difference between him and Beilein in coaching abillity. I'll never complain about keeping Amaker a little too long if that's what led to us getting Beilein.
|1 week 13 hours ago||You've got Illinois too low.||
Good that they're ahead of SDSU, but how are they five spots behind Wichita State?
|1 week 1 day ago||"Not Official" can mean a lot of things.||
Anywhere from under serious consideration to just waiting for the right time to announce. It should at least imply plausibility. This is something else altogether.