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    Jan 21, 18, 01:55 AM
    :thumb: Same here
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    Jan 21, 18, 12:58 AM
    There were 2 "no calls" at the last 2 possessions that if the fouls were called would've given a chance at a tie. Those hurt but the game should had never came down to those being so costly. IMO there was too much selfishness out there in this one, that or unable to see / know where to go with the ball. These guys just continued to throw up outside shots instead of getting the ball inside where there was an advantage. Defense was better, imo...
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    Jan 21, 18, 12:37 AM
    I forgot the kids name right now but he has a couple of very good guards coming in next season. The one that I am speaking of is a PG that is highly rated and plays for the Oak Hill Academy in VA., was on t.v. on the MLK holiday tourney last Monday. Of course, he will be another Fr. w / no experience ... like we have now so who knows ?
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    Jan 18, 18, 10:50 PM
    I want to pick U.K. really bad and being at home gives them a good shot. I had picked Florida to win the SEC before the season started and with the exception of a short span earlier this season, they have looked the part. Florida, like every team on the schedule, has more experience and with a couple of very good Seniors (especially Allen ). U.K. is still showing to be "soft" when challenged. Combined with the Gators leadership and I hope I am...
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    Jan 17, 18, 01:59 AM
    Going in imo most of us knew that this one was going to be a back alley fight. That's how SC plays and they certainly whipped the Cats physically and there was little answer to it. I think that SC intimidated U.K. with the physical play. This U.K. team has to get tougher, when SC pushed the Cats around, our guys let them. Foul trouble for both teams, U.K. playing shorthanded a couple of players got hurt the most by it. Even at that, when...
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    Jan 16, 18, 11:03 AM
    I'm not a Duke fan, far from it so I can't answer that. I do however, know what you mean.bc I have questioned the same thing about several U.K. teams in past years.
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    Jan 16, 18, 08:16 AM
    oldrambler replied to a thread AP Poll 1/15 in College Basketball
    Agreed, they could make an argument for # 1., imo they are a final four caliber team.
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    Jan 16, 18, 08:14 AM
    oldrambler replied to a thread AP Poll 1/15 in College Basketball
    BTW, I tried to edit my earlier post but was too late ....I would put Kansas a the 6. spot, drop the others a spot.
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    Jan 16, 18, 08:08 AM
    Huge Kansas win at WVU last night. Kansas hit big shot after big shot down the stretch to bring Kansas back from 16 points down in the first half, as the Jayhawks held off No. 6 West Virginia 71-66. A person watches that game, Bill Self's team and there's a perfect example of why that they have 13 consecutive Big12 championships. ( I think it's 13 ?)
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    Jan 16, 18, 07:57 AM
    I agree on how that Miami wasn't playing it too smart down the stretch. That was a very impressive Duke comeback on the road. Duke really turned up the intensity, defense and deserved the win. I think during one stretch Duke had something like a 16-0 run, or close to that.
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    Jan 16, 18, 07:40 AM
    oldrambler replied to a thread AP Poll 1/15 in College Basketball
    I agree with the teams in the rankings, here would be my order in the top 10. ....I will say that imo Gonzaga could be higher. 1. Villanova 2 Virginia 3 Purdue 4 Wichita State 5 Oklahoma 6 West Virginia 7 Duke 8 Texas Tech
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    Jan 16, 18, 07:31 AM
    oldrambler replied to a thread AP Poll 1/15 in College Basketball
    Not a huge OSU Basketball fan but I will say that they're my favorite Big10 team. I have watched them a few times this season and was impressed. I believe that Grant is right about the Buckeyes hiring the right man as coach.
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    Jan 16, 18, 07:23 AM
    U.K. Asst. Coach Kenny Payne says that the coaches aren't going to push Vanderbilt's return. Possibly the Florida game ? Coaches are leaving it up to him (Vanderbilt). Kenny Payne on Vanderbilt: 'His speed is unbelievable'
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    Jan 14, 18, 10:29 PM
    I'm looking forward to having him on the floor. :thumb:
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    Jan 14, 18, 10:20 PM
    Any road win is a good win and with the trouble that the Cats have had playing in Memorial Gymnasium thru the years then this was a really good win. My man Gabriel led the team in rebounds again w/ 9, along with Washington's 8 reb., led the team in out rebounding Vandy. Gabriel also made some key "hustle" plays in this one. G-Alexander keeps looking good every time out, 22 pts and leading the team again. Knox finally drove to the basket some...
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    Jan 13, 18, 03:05 PM
    I think that the Cats get out of the Memorial "Museum" :D with a close Win .... Kentucky by 5.
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    Jan 9, 18, 10:42 PM
    This one was a needed conference "W", Any conference win is a good win. Yes, this team still has a long way to go, no question. .. Yes, they should've closed the game out better than they did.... Yes, the FT shooting was bad at only 64%.... FT shooting at only 64%, has to improve imo. ... Yes, we got a break at the end with a no call on the obvious foul and ....NO, I don't apologize or credit it for for the win bc we all have seen end of...
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    Jan 9, 18, 09:56 PM
    I think I heard them say that he was down with the Flu.
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    Jan 9, 18, 05:07 AM
    I personally look for J. Hust to be at RB or TE/WR next season at Alabama.
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    Jan 9, 18, 05:04 AM
    This game was another game that was deserving to be a championship game. Another instant classic just like the previous two Bama / Clemson games were. An "Onions" call by Saban to switch qb's at half. Should've Saban left Hurst in then UGA are the champions today, jmo. Nick Saban shows once again why he is the best coach in CFB, maybe ever although it's hard to compare eras in any sport. Georgia showed why they were there and deserved to be...
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    Jan 7, 18, 03:38 PM
    O.K., the sky is not falling and the sun did rise in the eastern sky this morning, it's not the end of the season. What this was is another loss at UT / Knoxville, a place where historically the Cats have had trouble. We all have watched even great U.K. teams struggle, lose at Knoxville. I had predicted that UK would lose this one in the prediction thread. As for the entire game itself, I was overall pleased with the 1st half. U.K. was...
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    Jan 7, 18, 02:10 PM
    One terrible half (2nd half in this case) or game doesn't indicate going backwards.....just say'n. At least imo it doesn't. Vanderbilt seems to be getting closer, that should help.
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    Jan 5, 18, 08:00 AM
    Being a Blue Blood U.K. Basketball fan, I would hate to see them get G. Marshall. Why ? ...BC the man can flat out coach basketball. There's not many better coaches in NCAA bb than Gary Marshall and having to facing his teams would be tough to say the least. Then again, UK has handled Pitino at U.L. fairly well through the years and Rick Pitino took a back seat to no one when it came to coaching, he's one of if not the best coaches in the...
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    Jan 5, 18, 07:30 AM
    ^ ^, I literally was just logging in to post this thread, great minds think alike :lol2:. As for the game, U.K. has been improving steadily and has these Freshmen's first SEC road game under their belt. This one however, is in Knoxville and U.K.'s troubles at Rocky Top are an entirely different animal. I have witnessed Very Good U.K. teams go into Knoxville and get beat by far worse Vol teams. U.T. this season is a good team, R. Barnes has...
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    Jan 5, 18, 07:07 AM
    Georgia is good ...Very good and has a team that can beat Alabama but I have to take Alabama. Saban is in a position that he's rarely in ....he can preach to his team the "no respect....everyone against you", "they think we shouldn't be here", etc. theme. We saw how they came out and beat Clemson soundly with the Tide's defense shutting down Clemson. Bama is playing "mad" with a chip on their shoulder plus they have a strong, now "Healthy" team....
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    Jan 4, 18, 12:34 AM
    Any road SEC win is a good win. The 1st half of this one was about as lackluster, poorly played half that I have seen out of this team in the season. Standing around, not moving the ball. One or two passes and shoot a 3 w/o even looking or taking the ball inside. Defensively, our guys were getting beat off the dribble with no one playing "help defense", picking up \ stopping the ball and letting them drive to the basket. 2nd half ....the Cats...
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    Jan 4, 18, 12:02 AM
    :lol2: ... Hang in there, I feel the same way. Besides, if I come out my wheelchair then I need someone to call the EMT's to tell them that some insane U.K. fan just drove his power wheelchair off a cliff.
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    Jan 1, 18, 09:08 AM
    I meant to say that "I really like SGA"
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    Jan 1, 18, 08:36 AM
    I really SGA.
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    Jan 1, 18, 08:33 AM
    :lol2: I resemble that remark. Notice that I said for Padgett (personally), meaning not for U.L., they deserve every bit of it plus more. :clap:
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