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Re: NCAA Basketball 2012-13

Postby DudeMan2766 on Wed Jan 09, 2013 11:47 pm

ExPatriatePen wrote:Great job by the Mountaineers tonight. They go into Austin Texas and get an overtime win against the Longhorns 57-54.


was it on in ur neck of the woods? 38 minutes of the absolute worst ncaa athletic action of any kind I've ever seen, then 7 minutes (2 reg + 5 OT) of the most exciting basketball you'll see in which neither team looks like they want to win
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Re: NCAA Basketball 2012-13

Postby ExPatriatePen on Wed Jan 09, 2013 11:56 pm

Yeah, ESPN covered it nationally.

You're right about the quality sucking for most of the game. I think WVU didn't realize this was a business trip for their first foray into Austin.

They did get their act together down the stretch (when it counted) so I'll take the win.
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Re: NCAA Basketball 2012-13

Postby pressure=9Pa on Thu Jan 10, 2013 12:40 pm

Butler opened the A-10 with a win at St. Joes. Very exciting and well-played game, back and forth the whole way. I do not miss watching the Horizon League one bit.
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Re: NCAA Basketball 2012-13

Postby Orlando Penguin on Thu Jan 10, 2013 4:31 pm

My alma mater went 1-31 last year and set an NCAA record with a 41-game winning losing streak. :face: They're 8-8 this year and on their first 4-game winning streak in 12 years. I'm giddy.
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Re: NCAA Basketball 2012-13

Postby Rylan on Thu Jan 10, 2013 4:54 pm

Did you go to Towson?
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Re: NCAA Basketball 2012-13

Postby ulf on Thu Jan 10, 2013 6:04 pm

My Zips are 10-4. First 2 losses were without 2 starters who got suspended for 3 games because the athletic dept. didn't file some papers last year :face: One of those losses was to Ok State in OT. RPI of 78 right now, should be 12-2 without the dumb suspensions and a W over Ok State. Would have been the year for an at large bid, but I think they'll roll through MAC play anyway.

I talk a lot of Pitt on here, but I'm a bigger Akron fan since I went there. Not much to talk about the past 3 football seasons (3 total wins :lol:) but the basketball team is dang impressive. They've been to 6 straight conference championships and have 8 straight 20 win seasons.
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Re: NCAA Basketball 2012-13

Postby the wicked child on Thu Jan 10, 2013 6:06 pm

Also probably without all of the soulcrushing losses.
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Re: NCAA Basketball 2012-13

Postby ulf on Thu Jan 10, 2013 6:13 pm

the wicked child wrote:Also probably without all of the soulcrushing losses.

yes, indeed :lol: although, I'm not one to pick great CFB teams.
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Re: NCAA Basketball 2012-13

Postby KennyTheKangaroo on Fri Jan 11, 2013 9:39 am

go zeke marshall, mckeesports finest
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Re: NCAA Basketball 2012-13

Postby ulf on Fri Jan 11, 2013 5:51 pm

Finally doing something on offense this year. Looks like he's gonna end up getting drafted.
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Re: NCAA Basketball 2012-13

Postby Orlando Penguin on Sat Jan 12, 2013 11:55 am

Rylan wrote:Did you go to Towson?



Correctamundo. Our below .500 drought in basketball rivals that of the Pirates.
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Re: NCAA Basketball 2012-13

Postby shafnutz05 on Sat Jan 12, 2013 2:10 pm

lol, did anyone else catch the end of the Duke-NC State game? When they rushed the court after beating Duke, one of the first kids out there was some dude in a wheelchair. He gets out to the middle of the court, and the last thing you see is the human swell pushing his wheel chair to the left and then he tips over. :shock:
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Re: NCAA Basketball 2012-13

Postby pressure=9Pa on Sat Jan 12, 2013 3:14 pm

Very scary moment in the Butler at Dayton Game. On a breakaway, Butler star Rotnei Clarke was fouled hard from behind and the crown of his head his the standard with his neck bending akwardly. He was down about 6-8 minutes, and was taken off on a stretcher. He is en route to a Dayton hospital for X-rays and is fully concious.
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Re: NCAA Basketball 2012-13

Postby pressure=9Pa on Sun Jan 13, 2013 7:43 pm

The 1975-76 Indiana Hoosiers can pop the champagne, as both Duke & Michigan go down this weekend.
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Re: NCAA Basketball 2012-13

Postby pressure=9Pa on Mon Jan 21, 2013 4:22 pm

You WVA fans will love this Huggins press session. Reminds me of FHCMT.

http://www.indysportslegends.com/2013/0 ... ss-purdue/
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Re: NCAA Basketball 2012-13

Postby shafnutz05 on Mon Jan 28, 2013 9:20 pm

What a GIF

Image
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Re: NCAA Basketball 2012-13

Postby MRandall25 on Mon Jan 28, 2013 9:22 pm

Lol @ the black guy in the lower right-hand corner. That's the stuff that makes legends.
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Re: NCAA Basketball 2012-13

Postby columbia on Mon Jan 28, 2013 9:23 pm

The old guy looks like he's ready to pop him.
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Re: NCAA Basketball 2012-13

Postby ulf on Mon Jan 28, 2013 9:47 pm

my zips have the 2nd longest win streak in the country. no big deal. was hoping for some votes this week but no dice.
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Re: NCAA Basketball 2012-13

Postby ulf on Mon Jan 28, 2013 9:48 pm

ps re: GIF, kid in the middle with the dark hair flips a pretty impressive bird at the end
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Re: NCAA Basketball 2012-13

Postby shafnutz05 on Mon Jan 28, 2013 9:48 pm

columbia wrote:The old guy looks like he's ready to pop him.


I loved the comment on Deadspin. He looked like one of those "hanging judges" from the post-Reconstruction South :lol:
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Re: NCAA Basketball 2012-13

Postby Rocco on Mon Jan 28, 2013 11:01 pm

What the hell is Kansas wearing tonight?
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Re: NCAA Basketball 2012-13

Postby FreeCandy44 on Mon Jan 28, 2013 11:03 pm

Rocco wrote:What the hell is Kansas wearing tonight?

Blue?
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Re: NCAA Basketball 2012-13

Postby ulf on Sat Feb 02, 2013 8:40 pm

ulf wrote:my zips have the 2nd longest win streak in the country. no big deal. was hoping for some votes this week but no dice.

make that the longest in the country now. Kansas got knocked off. 13 in a row.. McKeesport's Zeke Marshall is #1 in the country shooting percentage and top 5 I believe in blocks.
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Re: NCAA Basketball 2012-13

Postby Sam's Drunk Dog on Sat Feb 02, 2013 9:18 pm

What exactly is a zip?
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