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mamasa

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  1. mamasa

    Gardening Thread

    Honestly kind of forgot about this thread! Once it gets below 2546 degrees, I'll be sure to update! But, I've decided to expand next year, as I have used pretty much every available area in mine lol! 24 tomatoes, canteloupe, watermelon, 6 or 7 squash, plus my 10x4 raised bed
  2. mamasa

    2019-2020 NBA Thread

    Prima Donna? Less than ideal? We are in a pandemic, and the numbers are growing. It’s not like they’re not playing because it’s too humid or they don’t like the catering. These guys rely on their physical gifts for a living. Why risk it for an experiment? How many stories of teams and players testing positive after resuming workouts. I have heard no fans upset by this. Ridiculous to bag on someone for not playing (when not playing is a presented option). Sent from my iPhone using BtownBanners mobile app
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    IU Inspired Pet Names

    LEO is Coach Allen's mantra for Love Each Other!
  4. IU football recruiting: Florida based class of 2021 safety Aubrey Burks commits to Indiana June 26, 2020 Mike Schumann IUFB, Recruiting 0 The Florida to IU pipeline remains strong for head coach Tom Allen. Hailing from the Sunshine State, class of 2021 safety Aubrey Burks has committed to Indiana. He follows a long line of recent defensive backs from the state that headed to Bloomington. The Auburndale, Florida based Burks broke the news on his Twitter page on Friday afternoon. The 6-foot and 195 pounds Burks also played outside linebacker in high school and he projects to the husky position in IU’s 4-2-5 scheme. In 2019 Burks recorded 63 tackles including 17 for a loss and 6 sacks for Auburndale High School. He also forced three fumbles, recovering two, and had two interceptions. Burks scored twice from the defensive side of the football. Burks was named The Ledger first time All-County (Polk) as a linebacker. He started his high school career at IMG Academy before transferring to Auburndale. Burks is a three-star recruit. According to the 247Sports Composite, Burks is the No. 757 player overall and the No. 56 safety nationally. He is the first commit in IU’s 2021 class that projects to the safety or husky positions. Burks chose Indiana over a list of primary suitors that included Louisville, Georgia Tech, Pittsburgh, South Florida, Mississippi State and West Virginia. In total Burks had more than 30 offers. The IU recruiting class of 2021 now has 10 verbal commits. You can learn more about each member of the class here.
  5. IU HIRES WILLIAMS AS THIRD ASSISTANT June 23, 2020 Jon Blau Women's Basketball 2 comments Indiana women’s basketball has filled its open assistant coaching position with a familiar face. Ashley Williams, who was a graduate manager from 2017-19, announced on social media Tuesday she will be returning to the program’s bench. She replaces Janese Constantine, who has taken an assistant’s job with Alabama’s women’s basketball program. Williams spent last season as an assistant coach at Furman. Before her two years as a grad manager at IU, Williams was a starting guard for North Carolina State’s program. As a senior in 2016-17, the Tar Heel native averaged 7.8 points, 3.3 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game for a Wolfpack squad that made the NCAA tournament. Williams finished her career fourth on N.C. State’s all-time list in 3-point percentage, hitting 37.6 percent from beyond the arc. Her first year at IU, the Hoosiers won the WNIT, and then returned to the NCAA in Year 2 and claimed a win over Texas in the opening round. Williams pursued a master’s degree in athletic administration while at IU. “I’M BACK HOOSIERS!!!” Williams tweeted Tuesday. “I am beyond excited to be heading back to B-Town!! Thank you (IU head coach Teri Moren) for believing in me and giving me the opportunity! It was so special as a GA and I simply cannot wait to get to work and be a part of (IU women’s basketball).” This is Moren’s first assistant coach hire since Constantine and Glenn Box were hired to replace Todd Starkey and Curtis Loyd prior to the 2016-17 season. IU’s other assistant, Rhet Wierzba, has been with Moren since Indiana State.
  6. Mods- please feel free to move wherever- wasn't sure of the best place to put this. Credit to Jon Blau Jon Blau, Bloomington Herald-Times 12 hrs ago BLOOMINGTON – A wrestler’s efforts to create a YouTube channel and stream his exploits in the video game Fortnite led to one of Indiana’s 38 self-reported NCAA violations from April 2018 to March 2020, according to an open records request fulfilled Tuesday. The list provided to The Herald-Times mostly illuminates the multitude of ways institutions like IU can end up running afoul of NCAA bylaws, whether it’s the football program inadvertently paying for a fifth family member’s meal during a recruiting visit or the men’s basketball program setting up a photo shoot with a recruit in view of the public. In the case of the wrestling violation, submitted to the NCAA on Dec. 10, 2018, the student-athlete “created a YouTube account, identifying himself as a student-athlete” and “solicited donations to support himself as a gamer,” according to IU’s breakdown of violations. IU reports he collected less than $14. IU, in turn, required the wrestler to pay restitution to a charity for the amount he received. His YouTube account was then restructured to comply with NCAA rules. The NCAA imposed no additional sanctions. IU’s swimming program actually accounted for the most violations in the two-year period with seven. Men’s soccer, baseball, and football each had five. Men’s basketball and women’s basketball had one each in the ’18-19 and ’19-20 timeframes. On Aug. 2, 2019, The Herald-Times submitted a request for self-reported NCAA violations for the period from June 1, 2018 to May 31, 2019. IU responded Tuesday with two sets of information: a list of 17 violations from April 1, 2018 to March 31, 2019, and another list of 21 violations from April 1, 2019 to March 31, 2020. For context, IU reported 24 secondary violations from the 2017-18 academic year in a previous open records request. In the most recent period, the football program was docked for corresponding electronically with a recruit prior to the first permissible date. IU was not allowed to contact that recruit for two weeks once the recruiting window was open. The men’s basketball program’s inappropriately placed photoshoot was submitted as a violation on Oct. 16, 2019. In response, the institution self-imposed a reduction of recruiting-person days by two, and the NCAA warned that a similar violation could result in more significant penalties the next time. Baseball had four violations in the ’19-20 timeframe: a student-athlete’s parents were given seating in IU’s baseball suite during a three-game series; a non-family member’s meal was paid for during a recruit’s official visit; the program improperly used an athlete’s name, image, and likeness in a video; and the father of a student-athlete improperly used the name, image, and likeness of the student-athlete in a photo. In the latter two cases, the video and the photo were removed from social media. Swimming had four violations during the ’19-20 period. One was for the associate head coach having telephone conversations with “several” student-athletes at another four-year institution. For that, the institution banned the swimming and diving program from recruiting activities for two weeks. The swimming program was also docked because a local sports club, which it owned and operated, was not being charged a rental fee for IU’s facilities during the club’s activities. IU then required the club to pay the facilities fee. The NCAA levied no additional punishment. The harshest financial penalty was given to the women’s tennis program for impermissible social media contact with a signee from another institution who had not been released from her national letter of intent. The NCAA fined the program $500.
  7. Oh wow! Ken and Steve (his brother) lived downstairs from me at IU. So sad! I remember they had a cartoon on their door showing Joe Camel as a penis lol. This kinda hits me hard Sent from my iPhone using BtownBanners
  8. mamasa

    Coronavirus and Its Impact

    One of my Father’s Day gifts [emoji846] Sent from my iPhone using BtownBanners mobile app
  9. mamasa

    IU Inspired Pet Names

    We have a cat named Romeo- daughter named after Langford. Call it Romi. Sent from my iPhone using BtownBanners
  10. mamasa

    Random IUWBB Recruiting

    It's from 2018, and she's grown since then. Stole this from a Marquette recruiting page
  11. mamasa

    Random IUWBB Recruiting

    That'd be a great pickup!!
  12. mamasa

    IU Rowing

    Hoosier Rowers Named CRCA All-American Nominees and Scholar Athlete Honorees BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Indiana Rowing's Abigail Bogovich and Jordan Miller were named 2020 College Rowing Coaches Association All-American nominees while eight earned scholar athlete honors. The absence of competitive results or a national championship due to the COVID-19 pandemic preclude awarding 1st and 2nd Team All-America Awards for the 2020 season. However, the coaches of the CRCA still wanted to find a way to recognize the top performers in NCAA women's rowing. Bogovich, a senior, and Miller, a junior, were both honored as part of the Division I team. 2020 Scholar Athlete Awards requirements have been modified for the 2020 season. Student athletes must be in their 2nd, 3rd, or 4th year of eligibility, must be ranked performance-wise in the top 50% of their team, or in the "NCAA Squad" (whichever is smaller) at the conclusion of the 2020 season, and must have a 3.50 cumulative GPA or higher for their career, and through the fall semester or quarter for the current competition year. Hoosiers that made the list included Libby Brown, Nicole Conway, Antonia Frappell, Ruby Leverington, Liz Saunders, Kaylynn Scher, Paige Spiller and Victoria Vicory. Follow Indiana Rowing on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
  13. mamasa

    All-Time Underrated Team

    Nover and Anderson were friends w/ my RA at IU- I will always remember how wide Nover's shoulders were lol- couldn't walk past him in the dorm hallway. Really nice guy.
  14. mamasa

    IU Football Off-Season

    Jon really wrote a fantastic article! Sent from my iPhone using BtownBanners
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