Recent content by roger murdock

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    Virginia 85, Texas Tech 77 OT

    What a finish!
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    Elite Eight Games

    Winter is here.
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    Elite Eight Games

    Fantastic game !
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    Illinois 63, Ohio State 56 POSTGAME

    Fabulous ! I can’t remember a team making such a dramatic turnaround. Illinois basketball is fun again!
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    Game Thread: Illinois vs Michigan State

    Glimpses of something really special.
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    Illinois Hoops Recruiting Thread (February 2019)

    I always thought it was just coach bs, kind of like The Sphinx in Mystery Men saying “when you can balance a tack hammer on your head, you can head off your foes with a balanced attack” They got to say something. Players play players. Ok.
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    Basketball Coaching Staff / Coaching Carousel Thread

    Purely hypothetical (hopefully), but since M Smith transferred to another D1 school, and was immediately eligible, does it follow that Player A or B could also transfer after this season, and expect to become immediately eligible?
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    Missouri 79, Illinois 63 POSTGAME

    I don’t find this particularly reassuring. Finesse is not the first word that comes to mind when I think of Underwood.
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    Illinois Hoops Recruiting Thread (November-December 2018)

    feeling peckish about commitments ?
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    Ohio State 77, Illinois 67 POSTGAME

    This is so true. Any scouting report is going to start with the fact that we foul, a lot. Every ref, opposing coach, opposing player, is well aware of the fact that we play aggressive defense, and we commit (or are called for) a way above average number of fouls. So when there is contact...
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    Ohio State 77, Illinois 67 POSTGAME

    We rank in the 330’s in fouls per game. It has become, at the very start of Underwood’s 2nd year, a self fulfilling prophecy. We are known for fouling, it’s not going to get better soon.