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Post#1 OT - General College Basketball
Thu Oct 18, 2012 6:38 am by PkrsBcksGphsMqt

The Coaches Poll was released yesterday. Wisconsin starts out at #21 and Marquette receives 8 votes which would put them at #36. Five B1G teams ranked in the top 25, with 3 in the top 5. I think five is about the right number to have in the top 25, but I think the top of the conference is overrated with three in the top 5.

Rank School (first-place votes) 2011-12 record Points Last year's final ranking
1 Indiana (21) 27-9 761 13
2 Louisville (5) 30-10 738 4
3 Kentucky (5) 38-2 718 1
4 Ohio State 31-8 617 3
5 Michigan 24-10 605 22
6 North Carolina State 24-13 581 20
7 Kansas 32-7 563 2
8 Duke 27-7 516 14
9 Syracuse 34-3 502 5
10 Florida 26-11 422 9
11 Arizona 23-12 411 NR
12 North Carolina 32-6 401 6
13 UCLA 19-14 396 NR
14 Michigan State 29-8 391 7
15 Creighton 29-6 325 21
16 Memphis 26-9 307 NR
17 Missouri 30-5 289 11
18 Baylor 30-8 266 8
19 UNLV 26-9 203 NR
20 San Diego State 26-8 196 NR
21 Wisconsin 26-10 191 12
22 Gonzaga 26-7 166 NR
23 Notre Dame 22-12 122 NR
24 (tie) Florida State 25-10 61 15
24 (tie) Texas 20-14 61 NR
Others receiving votes: Saint Louis (26-8) 58; Virginia Commonwealth (29-7) 40; Cincinnati (26-11) 33; Murray State (31-2) 30; Kansas State (22-11) 13; Saint Mary's (27-6) 11; New Mexico (28-7) 10; Tennessee (19-15) 10; Minnesota (23-15) 9; Pittsburgh (22-17) 9; Marquette (27-8) 8; Stanford (26-11) 7; Butler (22-15) 6; Oklahoma State (15-18) 6; Colorado State (20-12) 4; Middle Tennessee (27-7) 3; Drexel (29-7) 2; Georgia (15-17) 2; Miami (Fla.) (20-13) 2; St. Joseph's (20-14) 2; Marshall (21-14) 1
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Post#2 Re: OT - General College Basketball
Thu Oct 18, 2012 11:41 am by emunney

The looming question this year is, "Can Mbakwe petition for a 7th year?"

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Post#3 Re: OT - General College Basketball
Thu Oct 18, 2012 1:12 pm by mattg

1. Kentucky
2. Indiana
3. Louisville
4. Ohio State
5. Kansas
6. Arizona
7. NC State
8. Michigan
9. UCLA
10. North Carolina
11. Florida
12. VCU
13. Syracuse
14. UNLV
15. Baylor
16. San Diego State

Those are my rankings to start the year.
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Post#4 Re: OT - General College Basketball
Thu Oct 18, 2012 2:24 pm by htr

hey Luke, did your brother write the Vander blue nba draft profile for draft express?
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Post#5 Re: OT - General College Basketball
Thu Oct 18, 2012 2:48 pm by PkrsBcksGphsMqt

emunney wrote:The looming question this year is, "Can Mbakwe petition for a 7th year?"

http://espn.go.com/blog/collegebasketba ... -jail-time


Yeah, it's starting to get a little ridiculous with him. I used to be a huge fan of his, but it's getting to the point where I'll be happy when he's finally moved on. The team doesn't need him, we're as deep as we've been since I've been a fan. This year's success will depend largely on the development of Andre Hollins more than anything.
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Post#6 Re: OT - General College Basketball
Thu Nov 1, 2012 2:11 pm by MartyConlonOnTheRun

Marquette is now in the lead for JaJuan Johnson, consesus Top 100 player (SG). Also have Jeol Embiid in this weekend. If they end up with those 2 guys, they will have a Top 3 recruiting class.
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Post#7 Re: OT - General College Basketball
Fri Nov 2, 2012 2:43 pm by DocHoliday

http://www.foxsportswisconsin.com/11/02 ... eedID=5059

With an already impressive recruiting class already lined up for 2013, Marquette coach Buzz Williams added another huge piece Thursday when coveted high school shooting guard JaJuan Johnson committed to the Golden Eagles.

The 6-foot-4, 185-pounder from Memphis chose Marquette over Miami and Alabama and announced his choice at his school.

Johnson joins top 100 recruits small forward Deonte Burton and point guard Duane Wilson, as well as top junior college recruit power forward Jameel McKay, in Marquette's class of 2013.
FOX Sports national basketball recruiting analyst Evan Goodman tweeted that with Johnson “Buzz Williams and Marquette now have the fifth-best recruiting class in 2013.”
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Post#8 Re: OT - General College Basketball
Fri Nov 2, 2012 4:19 pm by PkrsBcksGphsMqt

DocHoliday wrote:http://www.foxsportswisconsin.com/11/02/12/Johnson-adds-to-already-stellar-MU-class/landing_marquette.html?blockID=813753&feedID=5059

With an already impressive recruiting class already lined up for 2013, Marquette coach Buzz Williams added another huge piece Thursday when coveted high school shooting guard JaJuan Johnson committed to the Golden Eagles.

The 6-foot-4, 185-pounder from Memphis chose Marquette over Miami and Alabama and announced his choice at his school.

Johnson joins top 100 recruits small forward Deonte Burton and point guard Duane Wilson, as well as top junior college recruit power forward Jameel McKay, in Marquette's class of 2013.
FOX Sports national basketball recruiting analyst Evan Goodman tweeted that with Johnson “Buzz Williams and Marquette now have the fifth-best recruiting class in 2013.


:o

That's awesome. Buzz doing work. Haters gonna hate.
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Post#9 Re: OT - General College Basketball
Sun Nov 4, 2012 12:28 am by buckboy

Hope he has a low-post game.
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Post#10 Re: OT - General College Basketball
Sun Nov 4, 2012 12:35 am by BUCKnation

Just realized Marquette opens up against #4 OSU on Friday. It's part of the 2nd annual Carrier Classic where they play on the aircraft carrier.

Looking forward to this.
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Post#11 Re: OT - General College Basketball
Sun Nov 4, 2012 12:55 am by gbmb34

PkrsBcksGphsMqt wrote:
DocHoliday wrote:http://www.foxsportswisconsin.com/11/02/12/Johnson-adds-to-already-stellar-MU-class/landing_marquette.html?blockID=813753&feedID=5059

With an already impressive recruiting class already lined up for 2013, Marquette coach Buzz Williams added another huge piece Thursday when coveted high school shooting guard JaJuan Johnson committed to the Golden Eagles.

The 6-foot-4, 185-pounder from Memphis chose Marquette over Miami and Alabama and announced his choice at his school.

Johnson joins top 100 recruits small forward Deonte Burton and point guard Duane Wilson, as well as top junior college recruit power forward Jameel McKay, in Marquette's class of 2013.
FOX Sports national basketball recruiting analyst Evan Goodman tweeted that with Johnson “Buzz Williams and Marquette now have the fifth-best recruiting class in 2013.



:o

That's awesome. Buzz doing work. Haters gonna hate.


I root for Marquette and Wisconsin equally, but how can a "coveted high school" recruit choose Marquette over Alabama and Miami?

EDIT: Meant why no UNC, Duke, Kansas, Kentucky. Heck no Memphis and he's from there neck of the woods.
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Post#12 Re: OT - General College Basketball
Sun Nov 4, 2012 12:56 am by JayMKE

MartyConlonOnTheRun wrote:Marquette is now in the lead for JaJuan Johnson, consesus Top 100 player (SG). Also have Jeol Embiid in this weekend. If they end up with those 2 guys, they will have a Top 3 recruiting class.

Embiid was at the game tonight I think, hope he's impressed
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Post#13 Re: OT - General College Basketball
Sun Nov 4, 2012 1:15 am by BUCKnation

gbmb34 wrote:
I root for Marquette and Wisconsin equally, but how can a "coveted high school" recruit choose Marquette over Alabama and Miami?

B/c Alabama and Miami are terrible at basketball.
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Post#14 Re: OT - General College Basketball
Mon Nov 5, 2012 1:18 pm by DH34Phan

BUCKnation wrote:
gbmb34 wrote:
I root for Marquette and Wisconsin equally, but how can a "coveted high school" recruit choose Marquette over Alabama and Miami?

B/c Alabama and Miami are terrible at basketball.

He's saying why would a "coveted" recruit not have offers from UNC, Duke, Kansas, UCLA, etc.
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Post#15 Re: OT - General College Basketball
Mon Nov 5, 2012 9:44 pm by trwi7

Todd Mayo academically ineligible.

http://www.jsonline.com/blogs/sports/177389121.html

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Post#16 Re: OT - General College Basketball
Mon Nov 5, 2012 11:16 pm by MartyConlonOnTheRun

As someone who just graduated from MU and has tons of debt, it really hurts to see a guy like Mayo just throw it away. He's 21.5 years old and has tutors and advisers on his side, yet he is unable to find a few communication and theater classes to keep above a 1.9? Adios.

The Carrier game just got a ton tougher.
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Post#17 Re: OT - General College Basketball
Tue Nov 6, 2012 12:07 am by jeremyd236

Insert comment about Wisconsin's "boring" and "slow" team not having problems like this.
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Post#18 Re: OT - General College Basketball
Tue Nov 6, 2012 8:03 am by KidA24

Wow. That's a shocker. You really have to almost TRY to get below a 2.0 if you're taking the right classes.
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Post#19 Re: OT - General College Basketball
Tue Nov 6, 2012 4:30 pm by DocHoliday

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Post#20 Re: OT - General College Basketball
Wed Nov 7, 2012 4:06 pm by PkrsBcksGphsMqt

Not sure if they should have gone with the baby blue color for the cammo uni's. Can't wait for the game though.
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