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RaceToTheTop

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  1. RaceToTheTop

    How Many IUFB Wins In 2024?

    247 posted win projections for Big 10 and SEC teams and put the over/under for IU at 5.5.
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    NCAA MBB Transfer Portal

    Updated. Currently 13 of On3's top 100 portal players have not committeed. Coleman Hawkins is still draft eligible unless he removes his name; Ledlum entered the portal but unless he wins his lawsuit, has no eligibility left.
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    NCAA MBB Transfer Portal

    Mitchell and Page are both high ceiling guys who have undercontributed so far. Will be interesting to see how that team jells.
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    NCAA MBB Transfer Portal

    Dillon Mitchell (Texas) transferring to Cincinnati. 6'8" PF averaged 9.6 pts and 7.5 rebounds last year. 247 ranks him as the 22nd best transfer. Two years of elibility left; out of high school, he was the 8th ranked player in the class of 2022.
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    Transfer Portal w IU Interest

    Waste of resources, IMO. Take a flyer on someone worthy of a scholarship if they pan out and put them on scholly. Our three walk-ons played a grand total of four minutes last year.
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    Transfer Portal w IU Interest

    How would giving a walk on a scholarship help anything? They are already on the roster.
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    B1G Portal Season Analysis

    On3 does portal ratings where they compare players gained to players lost. Average score would be 0: IU 23 Michigan 22 Nebraska 21 Washington 13 Maryland 13 USC 9 Illinous 7 Notthwestern 7 Purdue -5 Rutgers -7 Penn State -7 Michigan St -7 Ohio St -8 Iowa -9 Wisconsin -14 Minnesota -17 will have to dig for Oregon and UCLA
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    Transfer Portal w IU Interest

    I wouldn’t be surprised but I don’t think it would be an impact guy. Either a freshman/sophomore with upside that could redshirt or a break glass in case of emergency big to back up hatton if ballo got hurt.
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    Transfer Portal w IU Interest

    So will IU stick with 12 schollies are pick up an extra body?
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    B1G Portal Season Analysis

    Purdue lost. Added 6 freshman, lost Edey and Gillis. Nebraska I would say came out as a winner except they are losing Mast for the year due to injury. Michigan is TBD in my opinion. Everybody left.
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    NCAA MBB Transfer Portal

    While it is hard to track it all, On3 currently says that of the 1,087 players that entered the portal, 733 have committed to new schools (67%) and 9 have withdrawn and returned to their original school (1%). Still 345 in the portal although likely some of those have committed to a lower level or will not latch on anywhere.
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    NCAA MBB Transfer Portal

    Achor Achor (6'9" PF, Samford) commits to Kansas State. Put up big numbers last year at Samford considering he played less than 23 minutes/game: 16.1 points, 6.1 rebounds, 1.8 blocks. Shot 59/44/71. Made 27 of 62 threes. The reason behind him only getting 23 minutes/game is that he was constantly in foul trouble -- he commits fouls at a rate 20% higher than Malik Reneau. Committed at least 4 fouls in 12 games.
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    NCAA MBB Transfer Portal

    Three commitments so far today, all to P5 schools. Riley Kugel (Florida), 6'5" guard, commits to Mississippi State. Originally had committed to transfer to Kansas but was denied entrance. 247 ranks him as the 115th best transfer. Ansley Almonor (Farleigh Dickinson), 6'7" PF, commits to Kentucky. Stretch 4 who isn't a good rebounder but can shoot. Averaged 16.4 points and 5.1 rebounds last season. Mad 93 of 236 threes last season (39%). 247 ranks him as the 317th best transfer. Cameron Sheffield (Rice) 6'6"wing transfers to Duke. Overall pretty meh, averaged 7.6 points and 6.1 rebounds. Likely will be a spot shooter off the bench as he is a decent perimeter shooter. Not listed in 247's top 500 transfers.
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    Fire Coach Woodson Thread

    I don't see anyone going 17-3 in the Big Ten next year. Since the Big Ten has went to the 20 game conference schedule six years ago, 17-3 has been accomplished only one time. Covid year aside (since teams mostly didn't play the full 20 games), the team winning the Big Ten has went 16-4, 14-6, 15-5, 15-5, and 17-3.
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    NCAA MBB Transfer Portal

    Confirmation on Khalifa redshirting next year at Louisville -- has to rehab from a knee injury. But Louisville does have three scholarships left. They will need to address what they have at center since James Scott is their only post and he was a 5 pt, 3 rebound guy last year at Charleston (albeit shooting 79%.....sounds like it was layups and dunks, shot just 44% from the line). But with three open schollies, they have some wiggle room to get another big or two.
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