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by CB2K
Thu Jan 18, 2018 10:14 am
Forum: Men's Basketball
Topic: Gargoyles @ Redbirds 1-17-18 6 p.m.
Replies: 330
Views: 31354

Re: Gargoyles @ Redbirds 1-17-18 6 p.m.

Glad we got the W -- these games are usually ugly battles. Really impressed with MY playing within himself. No turnovers -- he wasn't making those crazy high risk passes and dribbling into and through double and triple teams. Nice adjustment! Free throws were perfect (12-12). Hein hustled and had a ...
by CB2K
Wed Jan 17, 2018 9:16 pm
Forum: Men's Basketball
Topic: Gargoyles @ Redbirds 1-17-18 6 p.m.
Replies: 330
Views: 31354

Re: Gargoyles @ Redbirds 1-17-18 6 p.m.

Your Hein bashing is simply ridiculous. This kid is becoming a VERY nice player. I read many collegiate boards and I have never seen someone so willing to eat their own. Has it dawned on you that the players read these posts? And what about recruits? They see a player who has put splinters in his a...
by CB2K
Wed Jan 17, 2018 9:15 pm
Forum: Men's Basketball
Topic: Gargoyles @ Redbirds 1-17-18 6 p.m.
Replies: 330
Views: 31354

Re: Gargoyles @ Redbirds 1-17-18 6 p.m.

“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes ...
by CB2K
Sun Jan 14, 2018 3:00 pm
Forum: Men's Basketball
Topic: Milik Getting Some Pub
Replies: 53
Views: 8369

Re: Milik Getting Some Pub

MY reminds me of Zack Lofton. Attitude problems. Head strong. Willful. Overly emotional. Butting heads with coaches. Out of control at times. Talented. DM tries to get them to buy in and make them better players and young men. They huff and puff and pout. They bolt. Then, after they have transferred...
by CB2K
Sat Jan 13, 2018 10:50 pm
Forum: Men's Basketball
Topic: Redbirds @ Salukis 1-13-18 5pm
Replies: 307
Views: 28574

Re: Redbirds @ Salukis 1-13-18 5pm

One recurring theme has been the high rate of turnovers. Playing hard on defense has been a battle all year. Put those two together and it adds up for tough times on he hardwood. A recent article in the Vidette reported DM saying that he is frustrated because bad passes are continually thrown after ...
by CB2K
Sun Dec 31, 2017 7:10 pm
Forum: Men's Basketball
Topic: Sycamores @ Redbirds 12-31-17
Replies: 160
Views: 18118

Re: Sycamores @ Redbirds 12-31-17

On the post game show DM gave shout outs to MH, MW and TB along with the regulars. MH hustles every play and had a solid game. DM said MW played defense so great today -- probably his best game -- that it reminded him of TW. By the way, it was nice to see Paris, Tony and Javaka in the stands. Gutty ...
by CB2K
Sun Dec 31, 2017 12:13 pm
Forum: Men's Basketball
Topic: Sycamores @ Redbirds 12-31-17
Replies: 160
Views: 18118

Re: Sycamores @ Redbirds 12-31-17

We will be braving the cold to attend the game as well. Anticipating Christian and/or David playing. Hope to see some intense D and effective offense.

Birds 76

Trees 71
by CB2K
Sat Dec 23, 2017 10:26 pm
Forum: Men's Basketball
Topic: Expansion Thoughts?
Replies: 57
Views: 7485

Re: Expansion Thoughts?

Endowments are usually spoken for and most-often given to colleges of universities for operating budgets in perpetuity. Larger universities do obtain endowments for sports but it is infrequent in smaller universities. For the MVC -- boosters and donors are what keeps athletic departments robust. Koc...
by CB2K
Sat Dec 23, 2017 8:41 pm
Forum: Men's Basketball
Topic: Expansion Thoughts?
Replies: 57
Views: 7485

Re: Expansion Thoughts?

GCU is a conundrum of marketing and online profit -- I know people that live down there and they all say GCU is smoke and mirrors with money. Campus is in bad part of town but they have big $ and building top-notch sports complexes to try and drum up interest among recruits. Their bread and butter i...
by CB2K
Sat Dec 23, 2017 5:51 pm
Forum: Men's Basketball
Topic: Evansville Thread
Replies: 208
Views: 23637

Re: Evansville Thread

Congrats to the Birds on nice road win!

We need another player to step up besides the core 3. MW struggled today.

Hope we get some injury news concerning Big D and even how Christian is coming along -- being in street clothes is not a good sign after dressing last game.
by CB2K
Thu Dec 21, 2017 7:11 pm
Forum: Men's Basketball
Topic: Evansville Thread
Replies: 208
Views: 23637

Re: Evansville Thread

Hope against hope -- since we have all been anticipating the return of our big men -- but if David or Christian return we will have the size needed to dominate this game. If not, at least our reserves that have been converted to advanced minutemen are seasoned and will continue to contribute in posi...
by CB2K
Thu Dec 21, 2017 6:58 pm
Forum: Men's Basketball
Topic: Birds in the Media
Replies: 33
Views: 5652

Re: Birds in the Media

Thanks for posting. MY is a special talent. He is smooth in his game and his skill set is above most when he's on the court. It sounds like he's strong-willed and has a tendency to let his emotions get the best of him. He is not a pouter or selfish player in the likes of Zack Lofton and seems to hav...
by CB2K
Sun Dec 17, 2017 9:44 am
Forum: Men's Basketball
Topic: Insight into MULLER
Replies: 34
Views: 5191

Re: Insight into MULLER

Nice article really. It shows DM is more interested in the process and motivation and hustle than talent and wins. Now put all those things together and you have a team that can reach their potential. Last year's team pulled out many close victories because of this. They didn't sulk and not play "al...
by CB2K
Thu Dec 14, 2017 11:11 pm
Forum: Men's Basketball
Topic: Romine and Copeland to begin practicing this week
Replies: 20
Views: 3550

Re: Romine and Copeland to begin practicing this week

Yes, he can play this year.
by CB2K
Sun Dec 10, 2017 5:17 pm
Forum: Men's Basketball
Topic: Former Redbirds...
Replies: 631
Views: 92101

Re: Former Redbirds...

BTW, anyone catch that Boston College beat Duke? I realize Hawkins is done...but that's why he went there. Upper level games every night, packed houses, TV and media exposure. I realiz that's an indictment on our program... Hawk may have left to play in a bigger conference along with the greener pa...
by CB2K
Fri Dec 08, 2017 5:36 pm
Forum: Men's Basketball
Topic: Starters/rotation when healthy
Replies: 56
Views: 7923

Re: Starters/rotation when healthy

We haven't seen much from EC to crown him starter let alone have much of an idea of what he will offer. From the videos we saw he is legit but he is only a freshman and we have not seem him compete against college competition. He is one player we are all excited to see based on his skill set but to ...
by CB2K
Wed Dec 06, 2017 5:23 pm
Forum: Men's Basketball
Topic: WSU learnin
Replies: 10
Views: 3423

Re: WSU learnin

How in the world could the workers swap the last letters of State and University to form Staty and Universite? Unbelievable! This had to be done on purpose.
by CB2K
Sat Dec 02, 2017 6:21 pm
Forum: Men's Basketball
Topic: vs Tulsa - 12/2/17 - 3 pm - NBC Sports Chicago Plus
Replies: 67
Views: 9199

Re: vs Tulsa - 12/2/17 - 3 pm - NBC Sports Chicago Plus

As posted on the other thread, I did not like seeing David not on the bench with academic issues. Hope this doesn't carryover but if he is still recovering then he would have time to turn it around. Has there been an update when he will be available again or is the estimate still toward the end of D...
by CB2K
Sat Dec 02, 2017 6:17 pm
Forum: Men's Basketball
Topic: vs Tulsa - 12/2/17 - 3 pm - NBC Sports Chicago Plus
Replies: 67
Views: 9199

Re: vs Tulsa - 12/2/17 - 3 pm - NBC Sports Chicago Plus

Agree on MW. He is growing into a solid performer and leader with his D. Love his energy. His defense has always been strong but he is developing into a dependable offensive option. Just think what he will be into the next couple of years. Good win by the Birds especially being out rebounded by so m...
by CB2K
Thu Nov 30, 2017 5:41 pm
Forum: Men's Basketball
Topic: at Nevada - 11/29/17 - 9 pm - MWN TV
Replies: 198
Views: 20190

Re: at Nevada - 11/29/17 - 9 pm - MWN TV

I am not sure why perspectives have changed that much from the start of the season to even be more pessimistic about the team. We all knew about the injuries. We all knew Copeland was out. We all knew they would be up and down this year due to losing the big 3 from last year. Some are acting like th...