NCAA Basketball - 2020 Offseason/Season

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Re: NCAA Basketball - 2020 Offseason/Season

Post by govmentchedda » Wed Dec 16, 2020 11:19 am

Reports (can't remember if they are confirmed or not) are that he had COVID over the summer. I'm assuming myocarditis and/or heart attack, but I'll leave that to someone more qualified, like a medium sized city mayor.
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Re: NCAA Basketball - 2020 Offseason/Season

Post by Nonlinear FC » Wed Dec 16, 2020 11:39 am

Yep, way at the bottom of that article you linked:
According to the Associated Press, Johnson and some of his teammates had tested positive for COVID-19 prior to the season. The virus can cause myocarditis, a heart condition, but the school and family have not revealed a diagnosis at this point.
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Re: NCAA Basketball - 2020 Offseason/Season

Post by mister d » Wed Dec 16, 2020 12:29 pm

I saw that, but it seems speculative at best?
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Re: NCAA Basketball - 2020 Offseason/Season

Post by HaulCitgo » Wed Dec 16, 2020 12:51 pm

Umm, no. Its just that were willing to live with a little bit of induced coma. It's hs playoffs you know.

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Re: NCAA Basketball - 2020 Offseason/Season

Post by mister d » Fri Dec 18, 2020 6:24 pm

This seems tremendously reassuring.

Steve of phpBB wrote:What are they going to do, though. Storm Congress? The Department of Justice building?

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Re: NCAA Basketball - 2020 Offseason/Season

Post by govmentchedda » Fri Dec 18, 2020 6:50 pm

That's great news
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Re: NCAA Basketball - 2020 Offseason/Season

Post by mister d » Sat Jan 02, 2021 8:10 pm

I assume everyone is watching NBCSN right now but too in awe to comment here.
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Re: NCAA Basketball - 2020 Offseason/Season

Post by A_B » Wed Jan 06, 2021 12:03 pm




That's right. A 24-11 game. In 1983. Fuck Cincinnati.
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Re: NCAA Basketball - 2020 Offseason/Season

Post by Nonlinear FC » Wed Jan 06, 2021 10:25 pm

For the second game in a row, MI is emptying its bench with 4 minutes left in the game.

They about to go 10-0, with back-to-back blow out wins against top 25 teams.

They are an extremely tough out at this point. Every guy on the court can score, and they go legit 8 deep. The front court of Wagner - Dickinson - Livers is a nasty squad on D, and very tough to play on 5 out O.

Fun to watch, too. They're one of those teams that actually run an offense (unlike, say MD, which is a lot of aimless dribbling and jacked up shots at this point.)

ETA - 8 of their 10 games have been at home... and weirdly in the B1G this year, home court seems to matter for whatever reason. (Unlike most of the NCAA, per Kenpom.)
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Re: NCAA Basketball - 2020 Offseason/Season

Post by Nonlinear FC » Tue Jan 12, 2021 9:54 pm

Sorry, I know no one really cares, but MI just annihilated Wiskey at Crisler tonight. Something like a 41-6 run to end the game.
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Re: NCAA Basketball - 2020 Offseason/Season

Post by DSafetyGuy » Wed Jan 13, 2021 9:48 am

Nonlinear FC wrote:
Tue Jan 12, 2021 9:54 pm
Sorry, I know no one really cares, but MI just annihilated Wiskey at Crisler tonight. Something like a 41-6 run to end the game.
It's never good when you're getting doubled up in the second half by a conference foe.
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Re: NCAA Basketball - 2020 Offseason/Season

Post by brian » Wed Jan 13, 2021 9:57 am

DSafetyGuy wrote:
Wed Jan 13, 2021 9:48 am
Nonlinear FC wrote:
Tue Jan 12, 2021 9:54 pm
Sorry, I know no one really cares, but MI just annihilated Wiskey at Crisler tonight. Something like a 41-6 run to end the game.
It's never good when you're getting doubled up in the second half by a conference foe.
Especially if you're the 8th ranked team in the country.

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Re: NCAA Basketball - 2020 Offseason/Season

Post by HaulCitgo » Wed Jan 13, 2021 10:03 am

It's ncaa hoops. Matters not right now. Where are you in March?

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Re: NCAA Basketball - 2020 Offseason/Season

Post by Nonlinear FC » Wed Jan 13, 2021 10:03 am

MI's defense is what is really standing out at this point. I mentioned it a few days ago, but the front court of Livers-Dickinson-Wagner is just really difficult for opposing teams to get through.

The other interesting intangible about this team are its two grad transfers. Mike Smith came out of Columbia and Chaundee Brown joined from Wake. Both are playing like guys given a second life... Very very hard and aggressive. I wouldn't say the team was soft last year, but this year's version has a grit that I haven't seen on MI team for quite some time.
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Re: NCAA Basketball - 2020 Offseason/Season

Post by Nonlinear FC » Wed Jan 13, 2021 10:05 am

HaulCitgo wrote:
Wed Jan 13, 2021 10:03 am
It's ncaa hoops. Matters not right now. Where are you in March?
And while I totally agree with this, from a parochial stand point, MI came out of the gates strong last year and then kind of flatlined.

This version is actually progressing... They also just got back Austin Davis at C, which means Dickinson can rest a bit more. Freshmen tend to hit walls, so this is a very good sign.
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