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lawdog77

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Re: NCAA Tournament
« Reply #550 on: March 18, 2023, 03:56:38 PM »
UT going to choke this game aeay.

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Re: NCAA Tournament
« Reply #551 on: March 18, 2023, 03:57:01 PM »
ACC about to be down to only Pitt and Miami.
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Re: NCAA Tournament
« Reply #552 on: March 18, 2023, 03:57:50 PM »
B…but…they’re 19-1 when fully healthy!!!!

ESPN should be embarassed with how much they hyped this team. And a fair amount of posters here went along with it.

I’ve watched a fair amount of Duke this year.  They were a far better team entering March than they were in November.  The defense and offense got better each month.

Tennessee was the more physical team and Duke couldn’t handle their intensity. 
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Tyler COLEk

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Re: NCAA Tournament
« Reply #553 on: March 18, 2023, 03:58:16 PM »
ACC and Big Ten have been really bad all year. Tournament obviously no exception.
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Re: NCAA Tournament
« Reply #554 on: March 18, 2023, 04:00:59 PM »
Buh Bye Duke.  :)

Tyler COLEk

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Re: NCAA Tournament
« Reply #555 on: March 18, 2023, 04:01:18 PM »
I’ve watched a fair amount of Duke this year.  They were a far better team entering March than they were in November.  The defense and offense got better each month.

Tennessee was the more physical team and Duke couldn’t handle their intensity.

No doubt they were peaking at the right time. But they were never an elite tier team, even with the whole group healthy.

The scoop jokes a lot about “media bias” in college hoops, but the ESPN slant toward Duke is very real and very tiresome.
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Re: NCAA Tournament
« Reply #556 on: March 18, 2023, 04:02:40 PM »
UT going to choke this game aeay.
The reverse jinx worked!!!

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Re: NCAA Tournament
« Reply #557 on: March 18, 2023, 04:02:57 PM »
Duke is still "19-1 with their top 6  players".  LOL.

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Re: NCAA Tournament
« Reply #558 on: March 18, 2023, 04:03:05 PM »
Meh.  Tourney champ that got a 5 seed.  Apparently, they weren't the problem I thought they would be.  Cool.
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Re: NCAA Tournament
« Reply #559 on: March 18, 2023, 04:05:23 PM »
I still hate the staggered Saturday scheduling
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Re: NCAA Tournament
« Reply #560 on: March 18, 2023, 04:06:26 PM »
Purdue was a far better matchup for MU than Duke, who might be playing the best basketball in the country.

It's just a fact.

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Re: NCAA Tournament
« Reply #561 on: March 18, 2023, 04:07:46 PM »
I still hate the staggered Saturday scheduling

Ya... ..it doesn't make any sense to me. 

Uncle Rico

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Re: NCAA Tournament
« Reply #562 on: March 18, 2023, 04:10:50 PM »
Ya... ..it doesn't make any sense to me.

I know they want to maximize night viewing for advertisers but as a fan, there’s too much dead air like now
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Re: NCAA Tournament
« Reply #563 on: March 18, 2023, 04:15:35 PM »
Purdue was a far better matchup for MU than Duke, who might be playing the best basketball in the country.

It's just a fact.

Have you ever considered saying and doing the exact opposite of your instincts? Seems like an approach you could benefit from.
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Re: NCAA Tournament
« Reply #564 on: March 18, 2023, 04:16:21 PM »
Buh Bye Duke.  :)
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Re: NCAA Tournament
« Reply #565 on: March 18, 2023, 04:16:42 PM »
I know they want to maximize night viewing for advertisers but as a fan, there’s too much dead air like now

Agreed.  Also if you have a crapttttty game like Furman/SDSU there's no auxiliary option. 

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Re: NCAA Tournament
« Reply #566 on: March 18, 2023, 04:24:12 PM »
No doubt they were peaking at the right time. But they were never an elite tier team, even with the whole group healthy.

The scoop jokes a lot about “media bias” in college hoops, but the ESPN slant toward Duke is very real and very tiresome.

Scheyer just found out that coaching is more than just rolling out a lineup of 5-stars.  As the Duke aura wears off, he will be more and more exposed as a Wojo level coach.

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Re: NCAA Tournament
« Reply #567 on: March 18, 2023, 04:24:45 PM »
Have you ever considered saying and doing the exact opposite of your instincts? Seems like an approach you could benefit from.
The Costanza?  I like it.
Luke 6:45   ...A good man produces goodness from the good in his heart; an evil man produces evil out of his store of evil.   Each man speaks from his heart's abundance...

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Re: NCAA Tournament
« Reply #568 on: March 18, 2023, 04:25:08 PM »
The Costanza?  I like it.
Exactly!
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Re: NCAA Tournament
« Reply #569 on: March 18, 2023, 04:27:34 PM »
Every time nlw posts, I feel better about MU.
Luke 6:45   ...A good man produces goodness from the good in his heart; an evil man produces evil out of his store of evil.   Each man speaks from his heart's abundance...

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Re: NCAA Tournament
« Reply #570 on: March 18, 2023, 04:29:34 PM »
Considering their game will be done before we tip off, who do people want in K-State/Kentucky?

I want K-State. I think Stevie and O-Max are ideal to guard Nowell and Johnson. I also don't think they have anyone who can impose their physical will on Oso like Tshiebwe might. They also aren't great at 2PFG% defense, which is our bread and butter. Finally, it gives Shaka the chance at a H2H win over fellow NCOY candidate Tang. Give me the Purple Kittens.
My bank account wants Kansas State. With Duke and Kentucky out it will be much more economical feasible to get tickets for MSG. From past experience both Duke and Kentucky travel enormously well.

Doubt the same numbers from Tennessee and Kansas State would show up. Not to say they won’t show up just doubt there are a ton of Walmart Volunteer and KState fans.

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Re: NCAA Tournament
« Reply #571 on: March 18, 2023, 04:31:40 PM »
Scheyer just found out that coaching is more than just rolling out a lineup of 5-stars.  As the Duke aura wears off, he will be more and more exposed as a Wojo level coach.

He did a really good job coaching them this year, actually.  Much better team at the end of the year than they were earlier. 

And he’s still bringing in studs.  Nike money matters
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tower912

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Re: NCAA Tournament
« Reply #572 on: March 18, 2023, 04:32:46 PM »
My bank account wants Kansas State. With Duke and Kentucky out it will be much more economical feasible to get tickets for MSG. From past experience both Duke and Kentucky travel enormously well.

Doubt the same numbers from Tennessee and Kansas State would show up. Not to say they won’t show up just doubt there are a ton of Walmart Volunteer and KState fans.
Volunteer Nation travels.
Luke 6:45   ...A good man produces goodness from the good in his heart; an evil man produces evil out of his store of evil.   Each man speaks from his heart's abundance...

It is better to be fearless and cheerful than cheerless and fearful.

tower912

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Re: NCAA Tournament
« Reply #573 on: March 18, 2023, 04:36:07 PM »
Kansas off to fast start.  Playing very SELF-lessly.



C'mon, somebody had to say it.


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mugrad_89

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Re: NCAA Tournament
« Reply #574 on: March 18, 2023, 04:36:56 PM »
He did a really good job coaching them this year, actually.  Much better team at the end of the year than they were earlier. 

And he’s still bringing in studs.  Nike money matters

I think it was more a matter of players getting healthy.  And with NIL, it won’t be as easy to buy players like they used to.