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|32 weeks 1 day ago||Nik hits a 3 vs State this||
Nik hits a 3 vs State this year at home and forces a timeout because Crisler is losing its mind. His mom (seen on TV) quips, "He's mad now"
|36 weeks 5 days ago||Should I be worried about||
Should I be worried about this? Tickets for the semifinals session are ~$50 at this point on Stubhub. I can't imagine paying that much on the street just to get in
|51 weeks 4 days ago||There were quite a few||
There were quite a few instances at the game of me grabbing my knees and an "I cant do this"
|1 year 3 weeks ago||If we lose to both of those||
If we lose to both of those teams, I'll be shocked. That would say more about us than a loss to state. I fully expect this team to regroup.
The 2010 psu game was definitely the turning point, but that team had just come off of two losses that they didn't really have much of a shot in (save some late game throws by Forcier vs Iowa). I would say that these next 3 weeks are the proverbial Penn State 2010 for this team. They are expected to win and they should win against lesser opponents and failing to do so would certainly fuel the offseason chatter about the staff.
|1 year 3 weeks ago||Well they're 7-1 with a great||
Well they're 7-1 with a great defense. I don't see how that doesn't make them good. When you're starting from the 50 most of the time like they did yesterday, you're going to score points.
Comparing scores is irrelevant. We scored 59 on CMU and 28 on Akron but CMU is better than Akron. It's not so black and white
|1 year 3 weeks ago||MSU is a good team. I'll||
MSU is a good team. I'll hold my judgment til the end of the season. We still have 3 very winnable games on the schedule leading to osu. 9-3 is not so unrealistic and I think everyone would have been good with that record coming into this year.
|1 year 33 weeks ago||Not sure if trolling||
Bill Murray used the term "Cinderella Story" in Caddyshack to refer to an underdog winning. So underdogs are Cinderella. Cinderella went to the ball also known as a dance. Hence, the big dance.
|1 year 35 weeks ago||Also:||
Provided Michigan beats Kansas and Gulf Coast beats Florida, on a scale of 1-10 how crushed would you be if they beat Michigan? Gotta admit it'd be fun to see this team in the final four, no matter how big the dong punch.
|1 year 35 weeks ago||You might want to rethink||
You might want to rethink that last sentence
|1 year 36 weeks ago||I respect him for saying||
I respect him for saying that. Last year was kind of a perfect storm for a tourney loss. Quality wins all year, a B1G share, being almost basket away from a sweet 16 the year before, and an overrated seed that we didn't deserve. I can't really blame them for taking a MAC team lightly. Tourney experience will help the team this year since Trey and Tim and co. will have the idea of how easy it is to go home fresh in their minds.
|1 year 36 weeks ago||Can we get a travel call?||
Can we get a travel call? Evans is dragging his pivot foot. Real bad on the three and the play after.
|1 year 37 weeks ago||Another rule: Widen the hoop||
Another rule: Widen the hoop 3-4 inches in college basketball.
Better rule: add trampolines to college basketball
|1 year 39 weeks ago||being a douche. he can't||
being a douche. he can't catch his own inbounds pass and just wanted an excuse to push an OSU player
|1 year 40 weeks ago||Minnesota's not great||
Minnesota's not great
|1 year 40 weeks ago||Honorable mention:||
Not a specific sports-instance for one, but everything this symbolized and reflecting on it now is pretty cool.
|1 year 40 weeks ago||I like to remember the||
I like to remember the Wisconsin game a few years back--the infamous "backboard game." The season seemed lost and everything hopeless, but everyone remembers that season for the tournament (The Eulogy of Bruce Pearl and KICK IT OUT TO STU, DARIUS!). The season's not over and there's still a lot of basketball to be played. Beilein has seen low points in a season and has seen his teams recover well.
|1 year 42 weeks ago||86-81 iu||
|1 year 43 weeks ago||1.) I think there are||
1.) I think there are certain SEC programs that 'dirty' recruit players (e.g. "friendly" coeds and the like), but would guess that the number of SEC schools offering cash to players is pretty low and not much above average compared to the rest of the country.
2.)If there was more Ben Franklin handshakes, then I think more people would come forward than just the "he said, she said" stories that are usually passed down through the grapevine. Just one man's opinion
|1 year 44 weeks ago||Good teams just find a way to||
Good teams just find a way to get dirty and outgrit their opponents on the road.
Wait, they're playing Penn State?
|1 year 44 weeks ago||BALLOON BOY||
|1 year 44 weeks ago||PGB locked the thread on it||
PGB locked the thread on it already. some explanation there
|1 year 45 weeks ago||82-76||
|1 year 45 weeks ago||Wonder how good his hands||
Wonder how good his hands are. We'll miss you #16!
|1 year 45 weeks ago||Smart 18-year-old. Tweets||
Smart 18-year-old. Tweets can get to a kid. Smotrycz handled it pretty well last year, too. It's a lot of pressure for a kid.
|1 year 45 weeks ago||still better than les miles||
still better than les miles
|1 year 45 weeks ago||The better news: There's||
The better news: There's still two (three? :D) months of basketball left
|1 year 45 weeks ago||Are there any good sites that||
Are there any good sites that use paypal? I'm not especially comfortable throwing my information everywhere
|1 year 45 weeks ago||Vote for Penn State||
Vote for Penn State
|1 year 46 weeks ago||+100||
|1 year 46 weeks ago||Apparently Dawson may have||
Apparently Dawson may have thrown a punch against Purdue. Hard to tell from the video. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vo-Xtlhhre0&feature=player_embedded
Regardless, fun to read Sparty's justification of it. One guy said that (if it was a punch), it was deserved because of the way the Purdue player played dirty the moment before and Dawson was just doing what anyone would do. Deja Vu, eh?