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03-11-2013, 06:38 PM
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Keep in mind that Crean is Jim Harbaugh's brother-in-law, so he knows a thing or 2 about post game handshakes.

And he is also Dwyane Wade's mentor, so I'm taking his side on this one.

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No one in the B1G is good but to be fair they've all been tested heavily by opponents within their own conference


No, just no.

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Bo Ryan got B1G Coach of the Year.
Trey Burke got B1G Player of the Year.

I'll take the B1G Regular Season Title.

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03-13-2013, 10:09 AM
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No, just no.
Because they all just keep losing. IU would be the best team in the country but they keep losing. OSU got blown out by Duke and lost to Michigan, Indiana, and Michigan State. Michigan has been amazing at home yet has baffling losses. Wisconsin has to depend on buzzer beaters, Illini are okay team

No one in the Big 10 really stands out from the crop and says "Fear me"

Don't get me wrong, they might go deep in the tourney but I don't think any of them win the title. Team that terrifies me the most is Duke. They are not just unbeatable with Kelly, but they're blowing teams out. Duke is the best team in the nation. A few days ago, I said Watford and Oladipo would abuse Duke. I can't say that anymore.

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03-13-2013, 10:13 AM
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Duke whooped Ohio State

And Ohio State is allegedly having a good year

What does that tell you about the state of the Big 10 come tournament time

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03-13-2013, 03:22 PM
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Duke whooped Ohio State

And Ohio State is allegedly having a good year

What does that tell you about the state of the Big 10 come tournament time
OSU game vs duke was fairly close. Duke was the better team but big ten is better than the big east pretenders IMO. I think acc has the best chance of two final four teams with duke and Miami but that may be homerish having a healthy Kelly back is big, I'm not sure any team can match up with him and plumlee but one bad shooting night and they're out. That's what has me nervous bout dukes chances because in all of their losses they couldn't hit **** from the outside.

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03-13-2013, 03:35 PM
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All of their losses came without Kelly

They blow everyone out with him

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A game went to OT with both teams scoring 37 pts each

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03-13-2013, 04:26 PM
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Stanford ASU is a great game

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03-13-2013, 04:58 PM
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About to go to class but am told ASU was fouled as they hit 3

IMpressive

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About to go to class but am told ASU was fouled as they hit 3

IMpressive
other way around, Stanford got the 4 point play to tie it

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03-13-2013, 06:15 PM
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Bo Ryan got B1G Coach of the Year.
Trey Burke got B1G Player of the Year.

I'll take the B1G Regular Season Title.
Crean is a terrible in game coach. He did a great job rebuilding the program but I'm not convinced he's anything more than average at calling plays, managing substitutions, or making in game adjustments. And Trey Burke meant more to his team than either Zeller or Oladipo in my opinion.

Just because Indiana is the best team doesn't mean they had the best player or coach.

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03-13-2013, 06:30 PM
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Notre Dame joins the ACC (not for football) July 1.....this was moved up 2 years.

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All of their losses came without Kelly

They blow everyone out with him
Miami was a close game. Kelly is very important and duke was certainly more beatable without him but I'm not cocky heading into the tourney. it only takes one bad game and the difference in talent isn't as much as it used to be. As a duke fan, the team I fear most is Indiana. And I'd be shocked if gonzaga gets to the final four. They have no business being ranked #1 right now on that weak ass schedule. Duke would smoke em and so would the rest of the top 5.

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03-13-2013, 06:32 PM
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Notre Dame joins the ACC (not for football) July 1.....this was moved up 2 years.
Welcome addition to the best conference in basketball

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Anyone catch the end of that Tech-WVU game? Pretty sweet.

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Welcome addition to the best conference in basketball
I'll be at Duke/ND. 100%

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Welcome addition to the best conference in basketball
Debatable.

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Debatable.
Most consistently towards the top.

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Crean is a pretty crappy in game coach, there's no denying that.

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Is anyone setting up a yahoo pick'em pool for the this year's tourney?

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Oh, and Michigan blew out Penn State today in the meeting that mattered the most. Justice served

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