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|2 weeks 23 hours ago||Ronnie Lester||
Great Iowa point guard that blew out his knee, but he was a little earlier - late 70s to around 1980.
|2 weeks 23 hours ago||Jim Dutcher||
I think Orr's assistant Jim Dutcher deserves some of the credit for Orr's improvement as a coach in the mid-70s. I think his first year coincided with the improvement of the team in 1974 when they won the Big Ten and lost to Marquette in elite 8. I give him a lot of credit for the offensive and defensive schemes of that period.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||That is covered in the Kenpom||
That is covered in the Kenpom article.
|4 weeks 4 days ago||Ohio State Buckeyes - The||
Ohio State Buckeyes - The Breakfast of Champions!
|5 weeks 19 hours ago||Tiredness analysis is somewhat incomplete||
While the analysis of the conference tournament champions is valuable, teams that lose in the Big Ten tournament final should also be examined for any tiredness effect. They play just as many games (or more) over the course of the tournament as the champion.
For a bigger sample size which would provide more significant results, the analysis could also be expanded to include ACC, SEC, Big East, Big 12 and Pac 10 tourney champs and runners up. Presumably, any tiredness effect would apply or not apply to those conference championship participants as well.
|5 weeks 6 days ago||Ring around the collar||
l love how having the "Go Blue rally cry printed on the inside collar of each jersey" will evoke team unity and spirit. I hope they didn't include something similar for other teams, lest we lose the advantage that comes from wearing them.
|15 weeks 1 day ago||A genuinely nice guy||
I covered the basketball team for the Daily the 1975-76 season that ended with the loss to Indiana in the national championship game. Coach Orr allowed gave us free rein to attend practices. I would go several afternoons a week. His office door at State and Hoover was always open and we would often just swing by his office with no appointment and sit down and talk basketball.
|19 weeks 4 days ago||Gallon||
Gallon was supposed to leak out to the right, but he got chucked and couldn't finish the route.
|24 weeks 23 hours ago||The comparison is distorted||
The comparison is distorted by all the non-conference home games played against cupcakes. The way to control for that would be to compare only home and away conference records over the time period. That would be a better comparison.
|25 weeks 4 days ago||Gardner one yard short of Big 10 record||
Devin Gardner's 584 yards of total offense was one yard short of the Big Ten record of 585 set in 1980 by Illinois QB David Wilson vs Ohio State. Wilson had 621 yards passing and -36 yards rushing The Illini lost that game 49-42.
|27 weeks 3 days ago||x 3||
Abe Woodson was also from the Big Ten.
|28 weeks 13 hours ago||Tie among 2||
1976 at Ohio State my senior year - Michigan 22, OSU 0.
1997 at Penn State.
|28 weeks 13 hours ago||1962||
I was about to turn 7 years old and it was my first Michigan game of any kind. Michigan was destroyed 17-0 by the Gophers led by Carl Eller and Bobby Bell. The game was not as close as the score indicated. Michigan could not do anything at all on offense, finishing with 50 yards total offense (96 passing and negative 46 rushing).
Michigan did have some promising sophomores on the team including Bob Timberlake, John Henderson, and Mel Anthony. Two years later they teamed with another great group of sophs - Jim Detwiler, Rick Volk, Frank Nunley and others -- to win the Big Ten and Rose Bowl.
My second Michigan game was also versus Minnesota and this time Michigan destroyed the Gophers, 49-0.
|31 weeks 12 hours ago||Thanks for posting, I didn't||
Thanks for posting, I didn't get to see the tribute on Saturday.
My mom was in a speech class with Tom Harmon at UM. A recent refugee from Europe, she had no idea who he was. After class one day, she came back and told everyone at the dining hall about this great looking guy that had given a great speech. She told them his name was Tom Harmon and they freaked out and she had no idea what the fuss was about.
That was my mother's "cool story bro."
|33 weeks 2 days ago||You don't need game plan||
All games will be on the ABC/ESPN family or BTN. As long as you have those networks in your package, you won't need anything else to get the Michigan games. It's possible some of the ESPN games will be on an alternate channel depending on local coverage and blackouts, but it will available somewhere on DTV.
|33 weeks 2 days ago||BTN Gamefinder||
Go to the BTN web page and go to gamefinder (link below). Enter your zip code and provider and will show which games are on which channel in your particular area. Unfortunately, it is only showing the games for Thursday right now, but should definitely have Saturday's schedule up by Friday if not sooner.
|36 weeks 13 hours ago||Donate the tickets for the||
Donate the tickets for the games you won't use to a local Connecticut affiliate of Big Brothers and Big Sisters, Boys and Girls Club or USO etc. and you can get a tax deduction for the face value of the seats.
|36 weeks 6 days ago||Welcome Brandon||
Brandon's profile sounds like someone that used to post frequently back in the Haloscan (is that the right word?) days. As I recall, his userid included the word coach. Same guy? I thought he made intelligent postings, but he seemed to have stopped at a certain point, perhaps because he was working with another site.
|37 weeks 14 hours ago||That is a Spanish team. The Israeli pro teams can||
That is a Spanish team. The Israeli pro teams can have a few foreigners , but I don't think non-Jews are permitted in Maccabiah gsmes.
|37 weeks 17 hours ago||caught me by surprise, too.||
caught me by surprise, too.
|41 weeks 5 days ago||Buy the 3-game ticket pack||
and sell the other two games.
|44 weeks 17 hours ago||As someone who has attended||
approximately 150 NCAA tournament games over the years, I applaud this move. I have always avoided games in domes until the Final 4 this year. After attending the games in Atlanta, I agree that they should keep the Final 4 in domes. Though the view is obviously less than ideal it allows so many more people to experience the fun and atmosphere. If the games this year had not been in a dome, I would not have been there. I paid about $500/seat just to get in the dome, with a venue about a third the size I can't imagine how much tickets would go for.
|45 weeks 2 days ago||Game at Maryland will be in College Park||
Maryland has already announced that its 2015 home game with Penn State will be played at M&T Stadium (Ravens field) in Baltimore.
So that will leave the Michigan game on campus at Byrd.
|45 weeks 5 days ago||Hildebrand and Kampe||
Willard H. Hildebrand (1932-34) and Willard R. Hildebrand (1958-60)
Kurt Kampe Jr. (1946-47) and Kurt Kampe III (1974-75) (father and brother of Greg Kampe, long time basketballl coach at Oakland U.
Years indicated are varsity letters.
|46 weeks 1 day ago||Bob Thornbladh from the early 70s||
His son walked on (forget his name) and was kicked off team after incident with hockey player.
|46 weeks 1 day ago||From your link||
we can now add Paul and Jerry Goebel to an uncle/nephew list.
|46 weeks 1 day ago||Bill and Jim Orwig were not father/son||
Bill was Jim's uncle.
|46 weeks 6 days ago||I have very specific recollections||
of that play. Michigan subsequently missed two field goal attempts (one a 58-yarder), so the choice of kicking the extra point was the correct one.
|47 weeks 23 hours ago||He wouldn't be the third||
He wouldn't be the third either. Stan Noskin started at QB for Michigan in the 50's. There is also a Jewish quarterback on the current roster - Alex Swieca.
|47 weeks 3 days ago||He had a Saturn dealership||
He did some of the commercials for them shortly before they shut down.
From Linkedin it appears he is now managing a Toyota dealership in Louisiana.
He was a great receiver, also had some success running reverses and returning punts at UM. He was a little unfortunate being with the Steelers when they had Lynn Swann and John Stallworth, so it took a while before he got some opportunities.
He was the same class that I was and he was with the Steelers at the same time I was living in Pittsburgh for a couple years (as was RB Russell Davis who was 2 classes behind). I ran into him at a jazz club in Pittsburgh in the early 80's.