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Re: We Need a 2014-2015 Basketball Thread
« Reply #15 on: January 15, 2015, 11:56:45 AM »
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Re: We Need a 2014-2015 Basketball Thread
« Reply #16 on: January 18, 2015, 07:37:06 PM »
Never seen that before.  I'm guessing that they gave the girl another free throw attempt due to the equipment failure of the basket?

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Re: We Need a 2014-2015 Basketball Thread
« Reply #17 on: January 22, 2015, 07:36:49 PM »
The Arkansas kid took three steps before passing.  Super dramatic finish though.  Rims in as the clock goes 0.0.  Come tournament time, I hope the committee remembers this if 'Bama needs it.
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Re: We Need a 2014-2015 Basketball Thread
« Reply #18 on: January 22, 2015, 07:54:25 PM »
the officials have ground the NC St - Miami game to a halt with all their replay reviews.
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Re: We Need a 2014-2015 Basketball Thread
« Reply #19 on: January 29, 2015, 09:41:44 AM »
the officials have ground the NC St - Miami game to a halt with all their replay reviews.

Hate that. Disrupts the game as much as all of the TV timeouts.

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Re: We Need a 2014-2015 Basketball Thread
« Reply #20 on: January 29, 2015, 09:42:48 AM »
Dook blew the game against Notre Dame.

And then there is a news report that was also favorable to the Coach and the Program:
http://espn.go.com/mens-college-basketball/story/_/id/12221183/duke-blue-devils-c-marshall-plumlee-join-army-graduation

Hate Dook - but this was a fine thing for the program to do.

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Re: We Need a 2014-2015 Basketball Thread
« Reply #21 on: February 08, 2015, 08:34:25 PM »
Yesterday at halftime of the Auburn - Ole Miss game the US Army Drill Squad provided the halftime entertainment.  They were very interesting to watch.

Unfortunately, Ole Miss shot the lights out and AU lost.  It was a good game though - Auburn did not beat themselves.

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Re: We Need a 2014-2015 Basketball Thread
« Reply #22 on: February 16, 2015, 06:20:41 PM »
^ Bruce Pearl needs a couple of years of 'his' guys in the program and then watch out for Auburn!  One year will do if he can latch on to a couple of prize recruits.  In T-Town, Anthony Grant needs to s*it or get off the pot.  If they can make a run in the conference tournament, 'Bama has a chance at the dance.  If not, it'll look like they waited one year too late to get rid of him and make a run for Pearl.
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Re: We Need a 2014-2015 Basketball Thread
« Reply #23 on: February 16, 2015, 06:22:39 PM »
Who can put up 23 points and 9 boards in an NBA game?  Charles Barkley, THAT'S who!  Apparently, Chuck was so pumped about a trade he was involved in finally going through that he imbibed a bit more than was good for him at lunch.  Still, 23 & 9?  That's pretty good :)


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Re: We Need a 2014-2015 Basketball Thread
« Reply #24 on: February 16, 2015, 06:56:00 PM »
Is this the same Bruce Pearl that got fired from Tennessee. 
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« Reply #25 on: February 16, 2015, 07:17:11 PM »
Yup.  Good coach.  Maybe not so good at following the rules.
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Re: We Need a 2014-2015 Basketball Thread
« Reply #26 on: March 16, 2015, 08:22:21 AM »
Auburn did an amazing job at the SEC tournament winning 3 games.  They pretty much beat anyone they were capable of beating.  Kentucky was just not possible for AU's squad.

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Re: We Need a 2014-2015 Basketball Thread
« Reply #27 on: March 16, 2015, 08:27:09 AM »
Kentucky was just not possible for AU's squad.

I'm not sure beating Kentucky is possible for the 76ers
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Re: We Need a 2014-2015 Basketball Thread
« Reply #28 on: March 16, 2015, 05:26:39 PM »
A couple of years ago, it was surmised by a few over the top drink the Kool Aid types, that Alabama might have a shot at beating the Jacksonville Jaguars.  Now that we've seen what Trent Richardson can do in the NFL, I hope that talk is relegated to where it belongs...the Paul Finebaum Show. 

I bring that up because Brant said, half in jest I imagine, that Kentucky might be able to beat the 76ers.  Do you think that's possible?  Is the order of athlete in the NBA THAT much better than college?  Or, do you think there is a chance they could do it?
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Re: We Need a 2014-2015 Basketball Thread
« Reply #29 on: March 16, 2015, 05:53:33 PM »
For the most part, yes, the order of athlete is that much better.  Not only that, but most NBA players are full-grown men, while many college stars are 19-year-old twerps who had a growth spurt in high school and are still getting used to their wingspans.

But Kentucky this year is an aberration, since they go 7-deep with NBA lottery picks.  Let's put it this way: if the entire Kentucky roster declares for the NBA this year (they won't) then their top 7 or 8 players would ALL go in the first round, and most of them would be gone by the time you got to #20.  The 76ers this year have been historically bad, and are a packed with a handful of non-talent journeymen, and guys who should still be in college.  They actually just traded away last year's Rookie of the Year.  2 years ago, he was the starting point guard at... Kentucky.
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