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Hoosier Roots

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    World Wide Wes

    To be honest I have no problem with football and basketball players being adequately compensated for their contributions to the university’s revenue. Especially when none of the powers that be seen to care and the morality of making players play for free is becoming more ambiguous every year.
  2. The dude was an NBA coach during the 1 and done era. I feel like he would have no problem handling primadonna 18-20 year olds.
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    2021 5th Yr/Sr Decisions

    Practice squad players make like $9000 a week. If we’re being honest he would make much more playing a season on the practice squad then he would trying to land a job with a Degree during a pandemic. Cant blame him for taking that opportunity.
  4. That was a bad L and we all look incredibly stupid for how we acted before that game now, but that’s not on the players. I know if I was on that team, after that showing the off season would start tonight and I would be hitting the hotel weight room very soon. I hope this team has a similar mentality. A loss that painful has to provide a lot of motivation for the next 6 months. This team should start the next season as a hungrier, better, and more focused group.
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    WR D.J. Matthews (Transfer to IU)

    Predicting this guy comes out of nowhere on New Year’s Day and returns the first PR of the game for a TD. We can dream.
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    (2021) PF Trey Kaufman to Purdue

    I’ve been on this board since like 2014 and every big time recruit thread is literally the EXACT same roller coaster haha. 1 rumor about a priority recruit going to Purdue and like a quarter of the board is ready to give up on the program for the next decade. Gotta love it lmao.
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    (2021) PF Trey Kaufman to Purdue

    The schools offering him seem kind of... random. No idea why you would be entertaining Texas A&M, Wake, and Clemson when you’re being recruited by IU, UL, and PU all close to home, and the defending national champion (I guess?) UVA. Sent from my iPhone using BtownBanners
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    College Bball Thread

    Has this happened in high school though?? This seems like an incredibly weird thing to do to minors to participate in something that most people are really just doing for fun. Sent from my iPhone using BtownBanners mobile app
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    Has Archie said anything?

    I don’t think he has to say anything publicly if he doesn’t want to but as someone one who benefits immensely from the work of young black men I hope he has at least talked to the players and supported them. Sent from my iPhone using BtownBanners
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    Workouts

    Haha thanks man I appreciate it. I’m already out of the Army and a Freshman at IU now though! Sent from my iPhone using BtownBanners mobile app
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    What was your first/earliest memory of...

    Mine is probably going to some game in 2004 when I was around 6. I remember being way more interested in the cheerleaders than the game though haha Sent from my iPhone using BtownBanners
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    IUBB vs Arkansas 12/29 @ 6 pm BTN

    Does anyone know how to buy single game student tickets? I bout the season package but so far they haven’t given me a game that was any against a Northwestern Baptist Tech. I was going to say screw it and buy tickets to this one. Sent from my iPhone using BtownBanners
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    College Football Thread

    After every game I watch I am less sure what a catch is. You would think just CATCHING the ball would be enough, I don’t understand why this is so convoluted. Sent from my iPhone using BtownBanners
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    College Bball Thread

    Not sure where exactly to put this but Kent Benson and his family are going through some very hard times, both medically and financially at the moment, and are publicly asking for help. There is an address at the end of this article where any donations can be sent. https://www.indystar.com/story/sports/college/indiana/2019/11/26/former-iu-basketball-star-kent-benson-dealing-unexpected-death-his-brother-and-wifes-cancer/4306287002/ Sent from my iPhone using BtownBanners
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    (2020) PF/C - Dawson Garcia to Marquette

    I like his daughters reaction more than his haha Sent from my iPhone using BtownBanners mobile app
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