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    IUFB Offseason/Transfer Portal News

    Thank you as well! I too enjoyed the conversation and I would suggest we do that before every game day if it helps IU to have more games like last night!
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    IUFB Offseason/Transfer Portal News

    You do realize that you just did what you accuse those surrounding Bloomington of doing, right?
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    IUBB vs Merrimack - 12/12/21 @ Noon on BTN

    I wish Settles did more IU games. I think he does a good job and he always shows a lot of respect for Indiana basketball, both IU and high school ball.
  4. hoosierbgh

    College Bball Thread

    They do have a significant advantage though, all they have to do is promise Williams a basket of fries if he scores and then he does whatever it takes.
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    College Bball Thread

    This boogeyman was even more imaginary than most. Purdue is very good this year but they were never going undefeated. They'll still crap the bed in March too.
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    IUBB @ Syracuse - 11/30/21 @ 7:00 on ESPN2

    IMO, it is rarely the calls that are made that make the most difference, it is what is not called. In this game the refs were generally poor all the way around but not typical BIG level bad from what I saw. Still, would it have killed them called a travel on one of Buddy Boeheim's hop, skip, jump, stumble, and slide moves to the basket or one of the multitude of illegal screens poorly disguised as a roll after the pick? I wonder how the SEC feels about Jimmy Dykes cheating on them with the Boeheims and the ACC?
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    IUBB @ Syracuse - 11/30/21 @ 7:00 on ESPN2

    That's pretty much what I expected as soon as I found out Jimmy Dykes was doing the game. I'd rather watch Bardo do a game than Dykes, despite the legitimate complaints with Bardo.
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    (2019) PF Trayce Jackson-Davis to INDIANA

    Yes, of course, but then there is the opposing defense working to take away those preferred open shots.
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    Dakich (For Mayor?)

    I'm far from the biggest Dakich fan but it's not like the bar is currently set very high for the mayor of Indy. For better or worse, we would always know where to find him at least.
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    College Bball Thread

    He is certainly capable of doing a great job breaking down things. Unfortunately, he rarely let the mere basketball game at hand interrupt whatever he wanted to talk about.
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    (2022) - PF Noah Clowney to Alabama

    That's not insane, that's just Indiana.
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    (2022) - PF Noah Clowney to Alabama

    Hopefully there's no Benson on this team and if there is hopefully Woodson keeps him him the hell away from Clowney.
  13. IMO, TJD's lack of fouls was due in part to BC Mega not going inside as much as they should have. Don't get me wrong, TJD seemed to do a good job of maintaining verticality but when Mega did go to the post, their players usually just used their length to turn and shoot over him. They also seemed to post up against other players more than against TJD, especially in the second game. Hard to tell much about the defense when Mega's offense seemed to be mostly drive and kick out with little movement off the ball. The guards got beat a few times but most of the time the rotation was either good enough to stop the layup or more often the BC Mega guards kicked the ball out almost immediately every time they were challenged. IU got into the passing lanes pretty well and were disruptive on defense, deflecting and stealing several passes. Long story shorter, BC Mega just didn't attack the rim like most good Big teams would on offense IMO. Defensively, they blocked several shots and altered many more. It was nice to see IU play through that. Past teams likely would have folded but this team just kept attacking.
  14. I agree also. They looked like they have some pieces but weren't playing their hardest to me. There wasn't a lot of movement from them on offense, especially in the second game, which made them a lot easier to guard. Still, there were a lot of positives on the IU side. The aggressiveness of Kopp, Bates, and especially Johnson were good signs. I was pleasantly surprised by Stewart's effort on defense and even though the shots weren't falling for these two games, the potential is clearly there. I liked how he was able to get shots almost any time he wanted. My biggest positive takeaway is how IU responded to the length and physicality on the interior.
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    Coronavirus and Sports Only - PLEASE and THANK YOU

    Good for the new president, hopefully the powers that be don't interfere with her decisions. I wouldn't bet on that though.