Recent content by Ransom Stoddard

  1. Ransom Stoddard

    Virginia 85, Texas Tech 77 OT

    I'm game for the highlighted, FWIW. Although I'd honestly rather watch on TV with a bunch of people than sit in the rafters in a football stadium.
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    Iowa 83, Illinois 62 POSTGAME

    First, the upper half of the B1G is 7 teams, not 5. Second, one more big guy in the middle completely changes the way we can defend. Iowa had their way with us inside because of the massive size advantage they had over us. Put another body in there and it's a much different defensive scheme...
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    Iowa 83, Illinois 62 POSTGAME

    The non-con schedule had a lot to do with this. Instead of playing Stony Brook and Weber State we played Gonzaga and Iowa State. We had the 6th most difficult SOS according to KenPom We're a big man away from the upper half of the B1G and we've got a guy coming in this fall that might just...
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    Game Thread: Illinois vs Iowa

    There's a first time for everything.
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    Game Thread: Illinois vs Iowa

    The benefit of having Luka Garza in the paint.
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    Game Thread: Illinois vs Iowa

    Kipper got faked out of his jock there....
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    Game Thread: Illinois vs Iowa

    I've disliked a lot of Iowa players over the years, but Bohannon gets some extra spite from me.
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    Game Thread: Illinois vs Iowa

    And of course the 3 right after I posted....
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    Game Thread: Illinois vs Iowa

    For anyone who questions why Damonte is on the court, play back that last possession and how he fought for position for the rebounds.
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    Alma Otter

    #dislike
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    Pregame: Illinois vs Iowa, Thursday, March 14th, 8:30pm CT, BTN

    If coach plans to play more than 2 games this week that's a necessity to keep some semi-fresh legs if they're needed on Friday. I think that's why we saw so much TU last night.
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    Pregame: Illinois vs Northwestern, Wednesday, March 13th, 8:00pm CT, BTN

    Minny, IU and Iowa quickly come to mind. Maryland isn't a stretch IMO. That Frosh-Soph leap is huge and half our team has the opportunity to make it at the same time.
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    B1G All-Conference Awards

    Because he cares what forum posters think?