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Old Nov 20, 2012, 05:01 PM   #1
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Texas/USC is like watching two wheelchair-bound great-grandmothers fight.
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Old Nov 20, 2012, 05:05 PM   #2
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Texas/USC is like watching two wheelchair-bound great-grandmothers fight.
Yea, USC win may not turn out all that great at the end of the year. Oh well, go USC! Every little bit helps on selection sunday.
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Old Nov 20, 2012, 05:18 PM   #3
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USC wins in OT. Texas looked awful in the last few mins/OT.
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Old Nov 20, 2012, 05:38 PM   #4
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Can't wait to see this Butler-UNC game in 20 minutes...should be a good one!
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Old Nov 20, 2012, 06:15 PM   #5
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I know it's early in the Butler/UNC game, but I would really enjoy seeing us play Butler tomorrow.
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Old Nov 20, 2012, 06:21 PM   #6
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I know it's early in the Butler/UNC game, but I would really enjoy seeing us play Butler tomorrow.
I'm intrigued by a matchup with Butler, but I think I'd rather watch us square off with the Tar Heels just because of the history between the two teams. But the fact that there's NO history between the Illini and the Bulldogs is also interesting...
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Old Nov 20, 2012, 06:25 PM   #7
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#11 UCLA struggling--after one half Georgia leads by five, and that's no indicator of how badly the Bruins have been playing.
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Old Nov 20, 2012, 06:28 PM   #8
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Butler up early. Let's get past Chaminade and I'm happy playing either of them!

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Old Nov 20, 2012, 06:29 PM   #9
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Look at all the white dudes on Butler. I don't know why it always shocks me that they are made up that way.
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Old Nov 20, 2012, 06:32 PM   #10
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McAdoo just got stuffed !
Awesome
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Old Nov 20, 2012, 06:34 PM   #11
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IS it me or is North Carolina not impressive for a top 10 team.
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Old Nov 20, 2012, 06:35 PM   #12
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IS it me or is North Carolina not impressive for a top 10 team.
Not playing with much energy, are they?
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Old Nov 20, 2012, 06:37 PM   #13
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Holding them to a possibly 20 point or less half! I am not sold on Butler's defense being that solid.
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Old Nov 20, 2012, 06:38 PM   #14
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I'm intrigued by a matchup with Butler, but I think I'd rather watch us square off with the Tar Heels just because of the history between the two teams. But the fact that there's NO history between the Illini and the Bulldogs is also interesting...
The intriguing matchup is Groce getting another shot at UNC.
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Old Nov 20, 2012, 06:38 PM   #15
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Yea, USC win may not turn out all that great at the end of the year. Oh well, go USC! Every little bit helps on selection sunday.
Sure, USC won't make the tourney. But a 30-point win is a great outing even against a bad team. Plus, it's looking from the results today and yesterday like we've got a real chance at winning Maui. Winning a tourney might be mostly just symbolic, but Maui is a big name.
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Old Nov 20, 2012, 06:42 PM   #16
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But the fact that there's NO history between the Illini and the Bulldogs is also interesting...
Actually there's a ton of history between Illinois and Butler. Aside from Mizzou and Notre Dame, Illinois has played more games against Butler than any other non-B10 team (37). Just haven't played them recently, last game was in 1971.
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Old Nov 20, 2012, 06:50 PM   #17
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At the half
Butler 35
UNC 18

This is getting interesting.
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Old Nov 20, 2012, 06:53 PM   #18
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Actually there's a ton of history between Illinois and Butler. Aside from Mizzou and Notre Dame, Illinois has played more games against Butler than any other non-B10 team (37). Just haven't played them recently, last game was in 1971.

this surprised me, cool stat
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Old Nov 20, 2012, 07:04 PM   #19
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18 is an 07/08 Illini-esque half-time number
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Old Nov 20, 2012, 07:05 PM   #20
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God's gift to basketball (by God, I mean Dick Vitale) is scoring LESS THAN a point a minute vs. Butler!
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Old Nov 20, 2012, 07:08 PM   #21
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21 point lead by Butler with 18 minutes remaining in the game.
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Old Nov 20, 2012, 07:10 PM   #22
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Actually there's a ton of history between Illinois and Butler. Aside from Mizzou and Notre Dame, Illinois has played more games against Butler than any other non-B10 team (37). Just haven't played them recently, last game was in 1971.
And... there is a great story line with Stevens and Groce.
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Old Nov 20, 2012, 07:13 PM   #23
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IS it me or is North Carolina not impressive for a top 10 team.
Fully agree. I haven't understood the UNC hype all year. McAdoo is a stud, but the rest are good, not great players. Their 2/3's are pretty average for a Top 10 team and their PG is a true freshman.

I just don't see it. I think they're largely ranked on name, as usual.
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Old Nov 20, 2012, 07:14 PM   #24
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21 point lead by Butler with 18 minutes remaining in the game.
Now the same margin (21) with 15 minutes remaining.
Fingers crossed, labels out, everyone.
Its only weird if it doesn't work
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Old Nov 20, 2012, 07:17 PM   #25
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You can put Butler in the title game in ink.

This is ovah.
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