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|1 day 5 hours ago||Wagner closed it out in||
Wagner closed it out in impression fashion.
|1 day 5 hours ago||Sure, I'm not trying to sound||
Sure, I'm not trying to sound creepy. But she's better looking than her Minnesota counterpart.
|1 day 5 hours ago||Great pitching that inning||
Great pitching that inning too. Let's add a few insurance runs to make the 7th nice and easy.
|1 day 6 hours ago||Huge hit! I knew they'd get||
Huge hit! I knew they'd get one to drop. Great work scoring from first on that one, she was movin'.
|1 day 6 hours ago||Our pitcher is hotter than||
Our pitcher is hotter than their pitcher.
|1 day 6 hours ago||The ladies are hitting it||
The ladies are hitting it hard, just hanging it up a little too long or hitting it right to the OF. We need these to start dropping.
|1 day 7 hours ago||I don't think that's who this||
I don't think that's who this guy is. He strikes me more of a huge, run stopping DE/DT than an elite pass rusher. At 6'4" 270s as a high schooler, that's a pretty big dude. if he's also an elite pass rusher, then he's rated WAY too low. This dude is bigger than DaShawn Hand by a decent margin.
I'm not saying he wouldn't be a good pick up, but I think he's closer to Wormley or Poggi in position than Frank Clark.
|1 day 7 hours ago||What you're saying is||
What you're saying is possible, but I bet they don't see it that way. I don't think either of them will be deterred by a couple of true frosh seeing very little PT. They will be looking at starters and who is coming back. Most people feel Caris won't come back, which would leave a starting spot open.
it's interesting how now you say you don't expect either to start their freshman year, but you said that Kansas and Duke will promise them a starting spot immediately.
|1 day 8 hours ago||That's a long visit for sure.||
That's a long visit for sure. Lots of time to make an impression.
|1 day 8 hours ago||I meant clearly behind them||
I meant clearly behind them in football.
|1 day 8 hours ago||I don't think you can glean a||
I don't think you can glean a whole lot from a highlight tape. They are a selection of plays from a players entire season or career. Sure, it gives you an idea of what a player can do at their best which can be useful, but not a lot more than that. It doesn't show what they're like at their worst, or how often they're at their best, and there are all kinds of other variables in place.
I don't personally think his highlights look bad, and I also don't know the above poster's experience in critiquing HS basketball tape. Of course he's entitled to his opinion. But if he's going to make a claim like that, he's should probably site something more specific about his tape than "it looked bad."
|1 day 9 hours ago||I don't know about all of||
I don't know about all of that. It's very common for non-Catholics to go to Catholic schools because they're usually better more academically and athletically than the other options. My wife went to Catholic high school, and she graduated with plenty of Jews, Muslims and non-religious people, among others.
So yeah, I think it's odd to say you're surprised he went to a Catholic high school because he has a Muslim name. Was it odd that Jordan Morgan or Blake Countess went to Catholic schools? As black americans, it's very unlikely that they're Catholic.
|1 day 9 hours ago||After watching him play now,||
After watching him play now, I agree with that. I felt he was more a wing before, but this certainly suggests he's closer to a 4, maybe a full-blown 4.
|1 day 9 hours ago||Let's not jump the gun on||
Let's not jump the gun on Joba. His last few outings have been solid (today was his best so far), but he still lets too many baserunners on for a set-up guy. Small sample size and everything, but I'll need to see more clean innings before I get excited about him.
|1 day 9 hours ago||Beilein has never lost in the||
Beilein has never lost in the first round? So we actually beat Ohio two years ago? Boy that's good to hear.
|1 day 9 hours ago||Most of those are pretty||
Most of those are pretty optimistic, especially since Hollis-Jefferson and Dakari weren't even starters. But either way - Tyus might decide to come back like the guys you listed, or he just might not be good enough after one year, which happens to big recruits all the time.
If Brunson is so hung up on being a starter, he'd really be banking on Tyus Jones making what is likely a 50-50 decision.
|1 day 9 hours ago||Who on that list had a legit||
Who on that list had a legit shot at being drafted high and decided to come back? The advisory board kind of helps you with that choice, you know. It's not like there were a lot of projected lottery picks who decided to stay another year.
|1 day 10 hours ago||I actually have no idea what||
I actually have no idea what that means, but I know that lots of kids who look like one and dones don't turn out that way. A lot of people though GRIII or McGary would be one and dones, same thing with Gary Harris. Most people thought the Harrisons would be sure-fire one and dones this year, same with Dakari Johnson, Hollis-Jefferson or Wayne Seldon.
Tyus Jones is the 6th best incoming frosh, which would probably make him somewhere around 10th in the NBA draft if that holds. But a lot can happen over the next year, and he's not an Andrew Wiggins slam dunk. Off the top of my head, only 5 of last years top 10 frosh declared for this year's draft. That means Tyus Jones is about 50-50.
|1 day 10 hours ago||Your last 3 points make no||
Your last 3 points make no difference based on today's events.
As for Duke, you don't know who will be 1 and done, especially with pending changes to that rule. And they also have studs at SG and SF and Luke Kennard already committed in 2015. You think that won't scare him away, but MAAR and (potentially) Dawkins will here?
|1 day 10 hours ago||What's that? No other||
What's that? No other players on the team?
|1 day 10 hours ago||There are two wing spots, so||
There are two wing spots, so with LeVert gone, we could go Walton-Brunson-Irvin no problem.
You're either much higher on these late additions than anyone else or really down on Brunson's self-confidence.
|1 day 10 hours ago||Oh please. Let's not act||
Oh please. Let's not act like those teams have no one on their roster right now and won't over the next two recruiting classes. What if one of the Duke guards isn't quite NBA ready and comes back? What if they pick up someone else as well in the same class?
|1 day 10 hours ago||So Brunson, who is a star,||
So Brunson, who is a star, won't get any time at the 2 because we picked up a 2-star recruit or two? I bet that's not how he sees it.
|1 day 10 hours ago||But Spike and Walton were||
But Spike and Walton were here before today, so what does today have to do with him?
I doubt LeVert stays, and Coleman probably knows that, and he wouldn't be "behind' Irvin because they could both play at the same time. He would only have to deal with one or two lightly recruited guys who are only one year older than him. I have no idea why you're so worked up about this.
|1 day 10 hours ago||OK but you can't look at just||
OK but you can't look at just one season. The year before they finished ahead of us and the season before that we tied. You could say that's edge to us, but I'd probably call that a wash.
|1 day 10 hours ago||Why do you think the||
Why do you think the bluebloods will have a starting positionn available in 2015? They have no guards on their team or what?
|1 day 10 hours ago||So Duke and Kansas are to||
So Duke and Kansas are to light on talent that these guys will start there from day 1, but would be buried at Michigan? I have a hard time buying into that.
|1 day 10 hours ago||If Dawkins commits, that||
If Dawkins commits, that would give us 4 true wing types, with one of them likely gone after this season, and another one 2 years older than anyone in the 2015 class. That means the guys from that class only need to beat out one of Dawkins and MAAR to be the first guy off the bench (Irvin's role this year). I don't expect that to scare anyone away.
|1 day 10 hours ago||Agreed. If anything,||
Agreed. If anything, offering another guard after one commits would mean that McGary is staying, since they're not making it a priority to use these spots on a big man. That said, I don't think it suggests either way.
I think this is in response to 1) Stauskas leaving, and 2) Chatman being big.
|1 day 11 hours ago||I would agree with that, but||
I would agree with that, but would you agree that State's not really behind us in basketball, and we're clearly behind them in basketball? Also, that transition period needs to end at some point.