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|7 weeks 5 hours ago||Beilein sets - killer set||
You might remember this from a few years back.
Half Court Hoops listed this as 25 UCLA DHO. You have the 5 making a UCLA cut off the 2, who pops open to the top if their defender helps too much off the 5. This progresses into a dribble handoff with the 3.
|37 weeks 6 days ago||Usage||
How are you calculating USG? Rate seems to differ from kenpom or something b-ref would use.
|46 weeks 5 days ago||Jordan Morgan||
Developed after his redshirt year. What are you even talking about? He was outstanding for us down the stretch in 2011.
|46 weeks 5 days ago||Right||
Having the top offense in B
|48 weeks 6 days ago||This is absurd||
2 Big Ten titles in the past 5 years.
2 Elite 8's
1 Final Four
Since having his own players, Beilein is 66-38 in Big Ten play.
|1 year 5 weeks ago||Sample size||
38 is really small. Let's see after 120 attempts.
|1 year 6 weeks ago||The Lineage continues||
Merritt & Lee to Person & Bartlestein to Dakich. The bench mob has a role.
|1 year 21 weeks ago||You're right||
The Big Ten can't hold a candle to the Pac 12. It's been worse for 5 years now. Casteel would have been fine, his defenses have been in the top 30 in CFB pretty much every year he's been a DC.
|1 year 44 weeks ago||Academic Gameplan||
I'm really curious as to what it entails and how it differs from what we had in place before. Seems all coaches place a premium on academics, but I'm not familiar with the classes and schedule the athletes take, along with what sort of support system they have. Can anyone shine light on this?
Moreso on Baxter's plan, can it be applied for regular students? He talks about the syllabus and taking notes... what does he suggest that deviates from what others suggest? Is it a gameplan just to get good grades, or a gameplan to give the student-athlete full knowledge in that class (without emphasis on grades)?
|1 year 45 weeks ago||2014 Charlotte||
Michigan scored on a BLOB play to take the lead late. You can't remember one?
|1 year 45 weeks ago||2013 @ home against Illinois||
First play of the second half, McGary got a wide open layup. You obviously haven't been watching if you haven't noticed one post-timeout/half play that's been open.
Be a better fan.
|1 year 45 weeks ago||Agree to an extent||
Beilein obviously tweaks his offense year to year, lessening or emphasizing the role of certain positions. There does seem to be a common theme, but some of your positions and descriptions of those positions are off.
Walton, Burke, Morris, and Spike have always been ones. These are the guys bringing the ball up the floor and initiating the offense. They run a ton of ball screens, moreso in 2011-2013.
Twos have been Stu, Tim in 2013, Levert/MAAR/some Irvin. They'll run up with the one and have some primary ball duties, but also some screening. They'll throw the pass on the pindown. Run the middle PnR on the screen the screener action. Overall, they're a blend between the 1 and 3.
Threes start from the corner where they can use their right hand as the dominant hand. This could be Stauskas and THJ early in their careers where they sit in the corner drawing a man out of help. Or Nik last year where he sprinted into ballscreen action or cut backdoor. (Nik did play the 2 occasionally when they were bothering him mid-season).
Fours start where their left hand can be dominant. Think Novak and Chatman in the future. The action, the evolving offensive structure, and the fact that GR3 wasn't strong with his left hand have resulted in less ball screens. They'll be used in pindowns, coming off the shuffle screen, and drawing help away on the strongside when the 3 (Irvin, Nik) is coming off a PnR.
Fives are pretty obvious, but it'll be interesting to see how this evolves with Donnal/Wagner.
In summation, here's a generalized view of this year:
1 - Spike 2 - MAAR 3 - Irvin 4 - Dawkins 5 - whoever.
1 - Spike 2 - Irvin 3 - Dawkins 4 - Chatman 5 - whoever
Seem to be our most popular lineups. Dawkins runs more PnR as the season has gone on. But he'll do this as the 3 (as I type this, he hit Doyle while playing the 4)
|1 year 47 weeks ago||Different stimulus most likely. I'm a runner and||
Different stimulus most likely.
I'm a runner and rarely lift. If I were to begin a lifting cycle, I'd see improvement no matter how objectively efficient my routine was.
Guessing Tolbert is working in a different fashion than Wellman and we're seeing a quick improvement in certain areas that will plateau over time.
|1 year 47 weeks ago||Dakich has found his calling.||
Dakich has found his calling. He'll be coaching someday. He's no longer a Bench Mob member, now just calls out plays and motivates.
|1 year 48 weeks ago||You still want it.||
You still want it.
|1 year 50 weeks ago||Only stopped in there for a||
Only stopped in there for a drink but in comparison to Knight's next door, it had less alcohol and was pricier.
|1 year 50 weeks ago||Townie favorites||
Benny's - Phelps's favorite place in Ann Arbor.
Gourmet Garden - Get the Chinese Pancake
JC Rich - Dolsot Bulgogi
and best coffee.. Roo's Roast.
|1 year 51 weeks ago||The 4||
Donnal won't play it for us. So can't see him moving back to it.
|1 year 51 weeks ago||Ice/Locking the Rails||
Is a 4th option. Ohio State and the Bulls are both advocates of that strategy. See Zack Novak's interview on umhoops for an example.
|2 years 2 weeks ago||Awful slate||
Burning money if you get started with the NFL this weekend. Much freer money in NBA, golf.
|2 years 14 weeks ago||He does it every year.||
He does it every year.
|2 years 15 weeks ago||lol bulk stats||
Too high: Irvin, Walton rebounds. Donnal points.
Too low: Chatman points, rebounds. Walton points. Levert assists.
|2 years 15 weeks ago||I think we'd be better led by||
I think we'd be better led by a Captain.
|2 years 15 weeks ago||Good lord||
I need help getting up in the morning tomorrow. Someone needs to hold my hand as I grind through the work day. Some emotional support in the late stages of my run would be nice.
|2 years 16 weeks ago||Try again.||
|2 years 16 weeks ago||You do realize that FEI||
You do realize that FEI adjusts for the crappy teams?
|2 years 16 weeks ago||10-10 in the Pac 12 is||
10-10 in the Pac 12 is what... 14-6 in the Big Ten? 13-7?
|2 years 16 weeks ago||Scoring defense||
Scoring defense sucks. Use better measures such as YPP, FEI, etc. Might as well say Verlander has been great with his 15 wins this year.
|2 years 16 weeks ago||The Polar Vortex may be close upon us...||
But I received a 4th degree burn from all these TAKES.
|2 years 24 weeks ago||Greg Oden||
Oden was born in a time when hitting your woman was socially acceptable.