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|6 weeks 1 hour ago||Why is it being said it's unlikely to med shirt him?||
It doesn't matter if he red shirted already. If you have a year taken away from you due to injury, you're eligible to apply. Look at guys like Hummel from Purdue, etc. Even kids that have transferred, sat their transfer year (I.e. their red shirt year), then got injured at their new school, still get medical red shirts.
The only thing that typically prevents it is if the athlete plays part of a season. I.e. if he CAN come back, and we play him, obviously that'd kill all hope.
|6 weeks 4 days ago||Yeah, I couldn't get past PG...||
Jalen, or Trey???
|10 weeks 6 hours ago||THEY ARE FRESHMEN!!!!||
Good Lord, give it a rest!
Tell me what you've read about any of the kids who've come into the program the past year. "Great ballhandler", "phenominal shooter", any other offensive term.
Ever remember hearing we signed a "lock down defender"? There's a reason for it. Kid's are recruited on their size/ability on offense (usually WITH the ball) or inside presence. They LEARN defense, in a system, it takes time.
This year we're lucky to be where we are defensively. We've hit the wall physically (as freshmen do if they play a lot early) at this point, because the length of season and physical demands are mor ethan they've EVER encountered before.
Morgan's injury hasn't let him return to form (like McGary's earlier). Stauskas and Robinson's recent struggles are due to the wear down that occurs by this point. The "freshest" guys out there are Levert and McGary b/c they've played tons less.
We will be fine next year, just on experience and conditioning alone. The ONLY "fix" that could help right now is moving GRIII to the 3, which requires not only 2 of our bigs to take the 4 and 5, but finding a suitable swap for THJ and Stauskas at the 2. It's not something Belien's seemed to want to do. Maybe next year with healthy bigs and Donnal adding to the mix...
Relax and enjoy the ride... if anything, losing gave us time to rest and heal (Morgan/THJ).
|10 weeks 2 days ago||Definitely toned down in the pics vs live...||
These are more, "Oops, I stepped in mint chocolate chip ice cream" vs the toxic green I saw last night... Maybe the "sports" setting on the TV has the contrast too high?!?!? It's night and day, glad I'm not the only one...
EDIT: This pic's better, and BONUS - alt shorts for "dark unis"...
|10 weeks 2 days ago||You mean these?||
I still say I'd take these (UnderArmor) "board shorts" over that Adidas stuff. Again, at least has some vague tie to reality, even if it's just "Hey, everybody in the pool, we in South Florida!!"
|10 weeks 2 days ago||Finally some pics on the interwebz this morning...|
|10 weeks 2 days ago||I don't know man...||
I think I'd even take UA before Adidas. I can get behind the whacked out Maryland crash dummy unis before what I saw tonight. It at least had purpose, based on state flag etc.
|10 weeks 2 days ago||They're worse than the green ones above for sure.||
The all white with the toxic green numbers and trim is something I just can't convince myself, "but the young kids of today really love them." The Cincy ones looked way worse live than above as well.
|10 weeks 2 days ago||Look, I didn't mind some of it, I even like some of the...||
crazy alt unis, but it gone too far. Beginning to seem like it's a contest to see who can go the farthest before schools actually say, "no thanks."
|10 weeks 2 days ago||Reach or not, his 40 time sealed it.||
Lions need a DB and the only question was his speed. He's a Lion, unless someone else takes him first. Seldom a more sure bet.
|16 weeks 3 days ago||UM wins 78-63.||
|18 weeks 2 days ago||If you count Maryland yet...||
#4 was C Alex Len (7'-1") from Maryland; Oladipo as mentioned above; and no G Harris.
|18 weeks 2 days ago||Nice pick up for the T-wolves in your site's draft...||
BOTH GRIII, and Hardaway.... Although Burke to Boston??? Yuck!
AND the Pistons taking DeShaun Thomas in 2nd round??? I don't like this draft!
|18 weeks 2 days ago||Irvin's been tearing it up though too...||
If Walton/Irvin give us Burke/Hardaway-like freshmen seasons, we may be OK and then some. GRIII will be the tough one to fill so soon. I personally agree with above notion that GRIII stays, seeing more touches next year with others gone, and a potential lottery pick.
|18 weeks 2 days ago||"stupidly so, by his height"...||
Agreed. It's like they think he's the NBA's Russell Wilson... I just don't get it at PG... Chris Paul hasn't done so bad...
|18 weeks 2 days ago||Don't know if surprised is what I'm thinking...||
2 years younger, shooting better, more physical (getting to rim and monster rebounding).... all for two guys same size otherwise...
|20 weeks 16 hours ago||Saw a report that its 1.2 mill/yr, to be announced Tues||
Up from 0.5 mill currently at MSU. Sorry no link, don't know how to copy/paste on kid's IPad.
|20 weeks 1 day ago||Am I missing something? This does not appear to change much...||
In so far as transferring AND playing immediately. It says the transfer can occur only if the student athlete has the newly enacted gpa (more restrictive). It only allows for immediate playing IF the former coach "permits" it.
|20 weeks 1 day ago||UM wins 73-57||
|22 weeks 3 days ago||UM 79-57||
|23 weeks 6 days ago||Do you get ESPN3??||
It's live streaming on there.... or on ESPNU the channel...
|23 weeks 6 days ago||Woooo!!! Keep it going Blue!!||
Up 2 sets to 1! Kicking some Cardinal (Tail)!! Finish it now!!
|23 weeks 6 days ago||Serve errors and hit errors killed us first set...||
nice to see us play better in the second and get the win. Obvious that Stanford can outhit us at will, can't afford cheap mistakes...
|24 weeks 6 hours ago||Agreed. I guess when you're the number 2 team...||
in the country (Stanford), sporting a 25-3 record, one doesn't have to mention you're on a "hot streak" of your own. However, they haven't had a challenge lately, having played Jackson State, Western Kentucky, and Iowa State so far in the tourny, winning 3-0 in all of them.
Maybe we catch them coasting a little, but it'd have to be early. Get set 1 under our belt and see how they respond. It'll be a fight for sure.
|24 weeks 6 hours ago||Yeah, PAC12 still strong...||
They've got 3 in there, and Sparty unexpectedly beat UCLA (top 10 team) before losing to us last night. While the post above is correct, about PSU and Neb cleaning up the championships lately, I'd say there's still been a fight to get the Big as DEEP as the PAC.
The PAC accounted for 5 of the top 7 in the year end rankings, that's domination. However, It's been great this year to see SO MANY top notch Big teams: PSU, Neb, OSU, Minny were all top 15, and no one is as hot as Michigan right now.
Hopefully the Big Ten will continue to make up ground - continually wining Championships is definitely helping.
|24 weeks 3 days ago||Michigan wins||
|25 weeks 3 days ago||I love feral child...||
perhaps more than Tacopants. I hope he doesn't disappear forever. Perhaps he'll be coaxed out from time to time by improbable game-deciding 30 foot unintended bank-shots or mistakenly called for timeouts, to see what the clamoring is all about...
|25 weeks 3 days ago||This team is sick!||
What do you do? If you extend fully on the 3 shooters (as if you could ver really feel you've extended enough to cover Stauskas!!), then Burke carves you up and has some good options (read depth) inside to help. If you pack it in, we have guys who can torch you from half court.
Only thing that needs to improve is D. Youth shows through in spurts.
Gonna be a fun year!!
|26 weeks 4 days ago||Didn't anyone see Brandon on the 60 minute piece?||
Fans staying at home watching games on their 60 inch HD tvs is "unacceptable". Perhaps it's a conspiracy where they know cable is a dying cash cow and plan to dump cable and promote crappy, slow, twitchy ala carte streaming feeds to induce us all to GO TO the games!! Hail DB.
|26 weeks 4 days ago||Would love me some Kansas and UNC...||
I think UNC could be a lot better football school in not in the ACC where they're content to be a hoops school 'cause few other ACC brethren take football seriously either.
However, with the Maryland tie, UVA would be far more likely, both as a rival anda complete DC area domination.