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pumpfake

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  1. pumpfake

    2020 July & August AAU Action/News

    Seeing Duncomb hit FT's reliably really makes me happy. Also, I thought Wesley played the best on his team in the first half (with nice quickness too).
  2. pumpfake

    2020 July & August AAU Action/News

    In one of the earlier 2022 games, got to see WLW for the first time - you can see the size and athletic ability, but he was not overly impressive. Looking forward to the 6 pm game. Kauffman and Duncomb looked good, IMO.
  3. pumpfake

    Coronavirus and Sports Only - PLEASE and THANK YOU

    Sadly, I tend to agree. One thought that just occurred to me is what if they decide to play a limited season (truncated conference only for instance), then come March they decide to cancel the tournament(s) again. Will the players who participated lose this year of eligibility? Or can they come back and end up playing 4.5 years? It's a mess, that's for sure.
  4. Your last sentence is the key. How many B10 teams have had players leave early (not NBA ready, but in good draft position) because of "potential"? B10 teams rarely bring in multiple blue chippers per class and when they bail early it does as much harm as it does good - especially while the program is in the rebuilding process.
  5. pumpfake

    College Bball Thread

    Well, UL and KU have gotten their notices. Could two more be LSU and Arizona ? Or did they already get theirs? Hard to remember with how drawn out the NCAA process is.
  6. pumpfake

    College Bball Thread

    True. Also, and to have one of best players (Bobby W.) leave the game in the first half and not return - yet still win convincingly. I think Wilkerson said (as of a few years ago) that he still hadn't watched the tape of the game.
  7. pumpfake

    (2021) SF - Aminu Mohammed

    When is UL going to become one of the NCAA compliance office's "main targets" ?
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    Emmitt Holt

    Perea was beyond a flop for the program. Not just a player that never really contributed jack-squat, but the cause of multiple issues. He and Peter J. really soured me on the idea of recruiting "project" players, or even raw, foreign born ones.
  9. pumpfake

    (2021) SF - Aminu Mohammed

    Ya. I can see the NCAA letting this sit, and sit, and sit, and then when forced to do something, hand down some feeble "punishment" and say it's been so long that the violations occurred it wouldn't be fair to those currently involved in the program.
  10. I don't know who took the famous photograph, but it's a shame they haven't gotten a dollar for every copy of it on walls throughout Indiana. At my place of work at the time, I had a darkroom and processing lab. Someone brought me a negative and said it was a second-generation duplicate of the original. I know I did many prints for people I did and did not know. It seems like every print I've ever seen came from the same camera angle and moment.
  11. pumpfake

    What was your first/earliest memory of...

    Good old "Jack". Several years ago Mark Monteith interviewed Chuck Marlowe and that broadcast came up. Chuck caught holy hell from station management (like he had any control over it). I used to watch that show on Sunday morning religiously (no pun intended). I still remember the Amax coal and Mineweld commercials.
  12. pumpfake

    What was your first/earliest memory of...

    Channel 4 was the epitome of a local TV station. Back in the late 90's they ran an anniversary show around Labor Day (as I recall). It was 2 or 2 1/2 hours long with lots of old footage. I recorded it on VHS, but when I loaned it to someone they loaned it to someone else and I never got it back. I've had no luck finding a copy of it. One story I remember from it was in the early days of the station, they would televise the basketball game and then disassemble the cameras, get them back to the studio, and reassemble them for the late newscast.
  13. pumpfake

    What was your first/earliest memory of...

    In the early 70's I was an Indiana Pacers fan, first and foremost. I casually followed IU only in the hope that he'd end up on the Pacers (which he did). I didn't follow college ball, but my dad watched Purdue games but I wasn't interested. During 1974-75, the IU juggernaut was getting a lot of coverage and I began watching games and became a fan. The first intense memory was watching the NCAA loss to the cheaters down South with Scott May playing with a cast. I vividly remember thinking we were the better team and got the short end of the officiating straw - as the game concluded I was so disappointed that I broke the aerial off my old Admiral black and white TV. I can still recall the sound the "mother" of Oscar Robertson made after she called him in the house on the Farm Bureau commercial (and of course Martha's chuckle at the end of the fight song). I remember when channel 4 used to televise pre-season scrimmages. I think it was when Alford was a freshman, but he made a move toward the basket and then whipped a behind the head pass to Uwe, smacked him right in the face (lol).
  14. pumpfake

    Dakich under investigation

    You know the old saying "If it walks like a duck...". The same can be said of an @$$.
  15. pumpfake

    College Bball Thread

    Wholesale "Marshalling", I guess.
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