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HoosierFan1994 last won the day on April 8 2019

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  1. HoosierFan1994

    Kokomo Monster (2024) - C Flory Bidunga

    Sorry if this has been asked, but can he reclass? Saw he didn't say yes or no back in the fall but he's exploded even more since. I'm normally not a fan of this unless they're a big.
  2. Mike Woodson is our coach and deserves the benefit of the doubt to build this roster for next season and into the future. I believe in him. However, if this program takes a major step back next year (misses the tournament) and Woodson's energy just isn't into it, (recruiting is flat) IU HAS to look into May. Don't let another university get him. Sounds like he's really happy at FAU despite terrible facilities. He won't leave unless the right job comes along.
  3. Eh. That worries me if he's already thinking about it. Should be fine to recruit the portal but it's going to be tough to land these top high schoolers.
  4. Totally think his goal is to land '24 and '25 guys and have a few good years with them and then ride off into the sunset leaving IU better than when he found it. Is that wrong to think?
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    This tournament has been awesome. Just great games and I feel like each round keeps delivering. Last night only one of the favorites won. Not sure this happens in any other sport. I'm a huge NFL guy and that is always #1 but college hoops this time of the year is awesome. Should be some good basketball the rest of the way.
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    NCAA MBB Transfer Portal

    For sure. I just hope he wouldn't be the best one. If he hits 3's I think he could be a solid addition.
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    NCAA MBB Transfer Portal

    He and Malik would be interesting...He'd have to get much better IMO. I just want, as the cool kids say, dudes. I'd welcome him, but gotta get more than him.
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    Indiana Players Now In The Portal

    This ^^^ It's almost like the NFL draft. I feel the '12 and '13 classes (outside of Yogi, Troy, and Collin) did CTC in. Too many misses in those large classes. The '18 class I think did CAM in. Romeo was the only one to really hit at IU.
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    NCAA MBB Transfer Portal

    Any chance on Moses Abraham?
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    Coaching Changes Nationally

    Which would be huge for a certain kid from Kokomo.
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    I'll Be The Optimist For Once

    Looking back to last year, it was impossible for IU to land transfers. You had X and Jalen as your backcourt with Trey and Tamar providing depth. Miller and Race were returning starters with IU recruiting Malik. The question mark of Trayce coming back too. This year it should be easier for the staff to recruit guys.
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    I'll Be The Optimist For Once

    Things that I really liked about this season: 1) Felt like the pride of IU basketball is back. I've only been a fan for around 20 years and this was probably the 5th most enjoyable season I can remember ('02, '12, '13, and '16). Was so nice on Saturday's to wake up and know IU had a huge game that day. Also, as a teacher I'm stunned to see so many young fans for IU. This season was their first positive IU season yet. 2) This team didn't quit in mid-January when things got tough. I feel teams under Crean and Miller would have. 3) Not sure where he ranks but Trayce is an IU legend. He went from being a really good layer to an elite one in a matter of months. Also Jalen went from being undrafted to being a top 20ish pick. Trayce too will be around a 1st rounder. This bodes well for IU recruiting. 4) Sweeping Purdue twice. Even without X, I felt IU was the better team. I know they got beat by a 16 seed but this was huge for Coach Woodson. I know the grass isn't always greener and you need to be careful what you wish for, but I'm excited to see Woodson pick guys in the portal. There is NO REASON Indiana can't get the best possible players they want. It's going to be a huge disappointment if he can't get the dudes Indiana needs to compete Nationally. Anyone who watched the game Sunday saw it, there was a huge talent gap. To heck with the NIT, this team needs to make the NCAA Tournament next year. If it was 2018 I'd understand but it's basically open season with free agency now. Add in NIL, which I understand IU is doing very well in.
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    Sweet 16 to NCAA Picks South: Alabama over Creighton. I'll be stunned if Alabama doesn't make the final four in this region. I don't see anyone stopping them. Midwest: Houston over Texas. Should be some really good games in this region. I think Houston had their scare against Northern Kentucky and Auburn in the first half. That'll wake them up. West: UConn over Gonzaga. Gonzaga-UCLA will be a shootout. I just think the injury situation hurts UCLA. UConn is pretty deep and I like them a lot. East: Michigan State over Tennessee. I think winner of Michigan State-Kansas State goes to the Final 4. I don't see Tennessee beating either one without Zeigler. Final Four: Alabama over Michigan State. Sparty won't have the dudes to matchup with Alabama. Houston over UConn. Would be a great, great game. Houston is a little more athletic. NCAA: Houston over Alabama. Experience wins.
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    What's with the random Gonzaga players/fans in the AT&T commcercials?
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    Any Chance Purdue and Matt Painter Part Ways?

    Zero chance but this kind of reminds me of Dallas/Jason Garrett (I'm a Cowboys fan). Garrett had some good teams, but it was clear he could not get them by the divisional round. Painter is similar. He's had some VERY good teams/players. Think I saw where ten times he has been a top 5 seed in the NCAA tournament. Has only made the Elite 8 once and he can thank Cline for that. Purdue has only been to 2 FF's..1980 was their last..IU has been to 4 since their last. Purdue has also been to 5 E8..before 2019 the last one came in 2000. At Purdue they are just fine with winning Big Ten titles and making the Sweet 16. That's Painter's bread and butter. Nothing against them, but that is their standard.