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  1. I’m toying with the idea of just walking away from IU. Been a fan all my life since I was old enough to know what IU was. 53 years old and I’m flat out tired of watching this school trying to get “rebuilding” right for the last 20 years. If they can’t get it by now, chances are they’re not gonna get it right. Grows real old the longer this goat roping goes on. Miller hasn’t convinced me that he knows how to manage a team. Glass hasn’t convinced me that he knows the right type of coach to plug in here. Told my wife that tonight I felt like I was watching the varsity coach school the JV coach. Frankly, the Langford experiment shouldn’t have ever been. I’ll leave it at that. Too many rose colored glasses couldn’t see the reality sitting before them. They couldn’t look at high school and see the blatant disparity that was smacking anybody who watches and knows basketball right in the face. Langford was what he was because he went against severely inferior talent night after night, and his coach made sure he got his requisite points night after night. While there may be athleticism, you see the glaring gap after the B1G carved him up game after game. I’d rather see Miller go after the best in the state that intend on staying 4 years. I will go to my grave thinking that the real problem with this team wasn’t related to injuries, but to chemistry, and BAD chemistry at that. No more 1 and dones, it just isn’t worth it. Build a stable program and forget bringing in the lone rangers that demand all the attention and can’t mesh with anybody. OK. I guess I’m done now. Give me baseball season.
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    Indiana at Iowa Game Thread: 2/22 - 9:00pm - FS1

    Hate to say it, but I’m not getting a good feeling about the end of this game.
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    IU at Minnesota 2/16/19 2pm ESPN2

    Just being honest here, but in my opinion, the #1 mismatch in this marriage is Romeo. Sometimes a matchup just doesn’t work. The #2 mismatch I see is Archie to Romeo. Somewhere, the communication has just point blank failed. It ain’t working. As far as team chemistry goes, sometimes the star is the chemistry problem, rather than guys reacting negatively to the stars presence.
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    IU vs OSU 2/10/19

    I couldn’t say it any better. I’ve watched him closely since 6th grade. Is he athletic? Yes. Is he talented? Yes. But I can say firsthand that he was not served well while in high school. It’s showing big time now.
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    IU vs OSU 2/10/19

    Yep. Romeo isn’t what everybody thinks Romeo is, or has been touted as.
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    IUBB @ Rutgers- Game Thread

    Don’t you mean each passing play? lol Seriously, I hear ya. This team is bad.
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    So some concerns I’m having...

    We’re not a tournament team, nor should we be.
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    IUBB vs Fort Wayne - 12/18 @ 8:00 E.T.

    I see a lot of talk about our cupboard being somewhat bare this year, and I agree with that... to a point. ALL of these guys, right down to the final walk on sitting on the bench, should be capable of playing a very solid game of fundamental basketball. All of them. Softness indicates laziness, and it doesn’t take a 5 star to play tough, hard nosed, basic basketball. That’s what I’m going to be looking for the rest of the season, just hard nosed fundamental basketball. And some hard assed coaching to boot.
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    IUBB vs Fort Wayne - 12/18 @ 8:00 E.T.

    If I’m Archie, I’m cutting my losses this season. I’m finding me 10 guys who will do exactly what I tell them to do, even if they fail miserably in doing it. Willingness is the key here. Then, I’m sending Newkirk and RoJo packing. Sometimes things are simply better through subtraction.
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    IUBB vs Fort Wayne - 12/18 @ 8:00 E.T.

    Pathetic. Miller needs to have them run the steps in the Hall until they puke. Then have them run the steps at the football stadium until they need the coroner.
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    Welcome Coach Miller

    So, where do you think Knight, Coach K, Beilein, and Donovan came from?
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    Welcome Coach Miller

    You mean like Knight when he came from Army, right? Or, Beilein when he left Richmond, or Donovan when he left Marshall? How about Bill Self when he left Tulsa? I could go on and on with "successful" coaches, who were named to big programs having no big program experience. None of these guys were big name coaches before taking over big programs. Hell, let's throw Coach K into this discussion too. [emoji849] I'm seeing some faulty logic with your argument here. Sent from my iPhone using BtownBanners mobile app
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    If IU hires Steve Alford...

    I'll just throw my IU stuff away and find some other school to root for. An Alford hire would just be more of the same old crap, a school that doesn't know how to make a good hire. Sent from my iPhone using BtownBanners mobile app
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    Welcome Coach Miller

    Dakich trying like hell to save face today. Opened his mouth a bit too far the last few days. Sent from my iPhone using BtownBanners mobile app
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    Us southern Indiana guys are going to have the last laugh though. All these naysayers are going to hide when IU starts punching everybody in the mouth again. I believe Glass already has his guy and that it's a matter of timing at this point.