Elite Eight Game Times/TV Info 3/24 & 3/25

Elite Eight Game Times/TV Info 3/24 & 3/25

Submitted by redwhiteandMGOBLUE on March 24th, 2018 at 5:45 PM

For your viewing interests, here are the game times and associated tv channels for the Elite Eight matchups today and tomorrow:

 
Saturday, March 24
 
No. 11 Loyola-Chicago vs. No. 9 Kansas State 6:09 p.m. TBS
No. 9 Florida State vs. No. 3 Michigan 8:49 p.m.* TBS
 
 
Sunday, March 25
 
No 1 Villanova vs. No. 3 Texas Tech 2:20 p.m. CBS
No. 1 Kansas vs. No. 2 Duke 5:05 p.m.* CBS
 
*Approximate tip-off time.

Article about basketball team walkons

Article about basketball team walkons

Submitted by PeteM on March 24th, 2018 at 1:05 PM

I enjoyed this article about CJ Baird and the rest of the scout team walkons -- it came out before Thursday's game so the author assumes none would see the floor.  It's amazing that they didn't even know for sure that they were travelling with the team until just before the tournament much less getting to drain a 3 pointer as the clock ran out.  

 

https://www.michigandaily.com/section/mens-basketball/walk-ons-take-mar…

Stream for hockey / basketball game today

Stream for hockey / basketball game today

Submitted by MGoArchive on March 24th, 2018 at 12:03 PM

We'll be streaming the hockey / basketball game today. There are some important notes, please read this carefully -

1) Right before the game on Thursday, the stream was shut down. Fortunately I had a backup account, and the new URL was posted on the Discord server. People were able to watch the game without a hitch.

2) If you watch the stream, you should really be hanging out on the Discord server in the event it goes down so you can get the replacement stream URL.

 

3) We're distributing the URL a bit differently this time. Here's what you need to do, based on the different situations people might be in - 

  - If you've joined the Discord before and were verified and you have a MBlog account, we are creating a new user class 'MGoVerified' - you've had an account on MGoBlog for over a year and you have over 500 points). Why? In the event the stream goes down agian, we are posting a replacement stream in the MGoVerified channel. If the stream goes down, it's obvious we've had lapse in security and need to tighten things up.

- If you're hanging out in the Discord server now and you're a Verified user, send a message in the #authentication channel. I'll work on getting you added to the MGoVerified list.

If you are an MGoBlog lurker/don't have an account on MGoBoard, we will post the URL to the stream in the #general channel at 3:30pm EST. You do not need to be verified. But if the stream goes down, the new stream will only be for MGoVerified users. Sorry. 

 

If you join the server and haven't been verified before and you have an MGoBlog account, I'll get you elevated to the 'MGoVerified' status. We're trying to reward people who have an account on MGoBoard/are obviously fans. We let a few people in last time who had just registered on the board, and the stream went down so....we have to tighten things up a bit. But only in the event that the stream goes down, again. The stream will be available to everyone initially, but if it goes down before the game starts, we have a backup plan. And that new stream will only be for verified MGoBloggers.

Got it? Good.

Link to join the Discord server - https://discord.gg/VEdcKTr

YouTube video on how to get verified - https://youtu.be/fEcyH9XsAzM

Go Blue!

 

2018.03.22 NCAAB Tournament Sweet 16 - Michigan vs. Texas A&M

2018.03.22 NCAAB Tournament Sweet 16 - Michigan vs. Texas A&M

Submitted by MGoArchive on March 24th, 2018 at 11:47 AM

2018.03.22 NCAAB Tournament Sweet 16 - Michigan vs. Texas A&M download link - https://goo.gl/6bJMkX

Unlike most of the video on YouTube/WatchESPN, this recording is 60fps, and a very high bitrate (14Mbit). This is the highest quality video available anywhere. Period.
 
You'll need a torrent client like qbittorrent to download the video - https://www.qbittorrent.org/
 
VLC is a good piece of software to play the video - http://www.videolan.org/vlc/index.html
 
If you have any additional quesitons, send me an email - mgovault at gmail dot com
 
Go Blue!

 

Updated CBB Imperialism map

Updated CBB Imperialism map

Submitted by crg on March 24th, 2018 at 7:39 AM

Latest imperialism map (for combined regular season and tournaments).  FSU only has 9 territories, so not much land to gain by defeating them.  KSU has 148 and UM is second with 52.  All of which is meaningless in reality, but still a fun concept.

https://www.reddit.com/r/CollegeBasketball/comments/86q1e8/college_bask…

Where are the Pre-Game Festivities in LA?

Where are the Pre-Game Festivities in LA?

Submitted by MGoBrewMom on March 23rd, 2018 at 10:42 PM
Does anyone know of any pre-parties or gatherings near Staples prior to the game tomorrow? I just secured my tickets through StubHub, and am taking my 14 year old daughter to her first M Basketball game ever. Couldn’t be more thrilled! We have to pick up tix near Staples prior to the game, and will head up early. Anybody want to say hi, look for my kid in her Peppers jersey in section 217, row 1. But, we’d love to try to connect prior if there are any events.