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  1. I used to sing that last line "she's a clean queen" and thought it was hilarious. Must have been drinking something.
  2. Regarding the loss of buzzer beaters, a switch to four quarters would allow for 3 buzzer beaters, just not one at the end. I'm for anything that reduces replays.
  3. That's one interpretation. Another is that Hunter thought coaching for Danny Hurley at UConn had more upside than NU. Plus, he was an East Coast guy before he came here so he's heading back to where he's comfortable recruiting. So the issue of job security might have mattered, but more in the fact that the UConn job was better long term, regardless of an extension for Miles.
  4. According to this, Miles' recruiting classes were ranked: 72 in 2012 56 in 2013 95 in 2014 27 in 2015 55 in 2016 75 in 2017 83 in 2018 66 in 2019 Consistently mediocre, the one outlier was 2015, when TM could sell the success of 2014. The program's lack of success was a bigger recruiting factor than a contract extension imo. Doesn't take into account how the recruits panned out, of course. Either way, transfers made his program, not his recruiting of HS players. https://www.cornnation.com/2019/3/29/18260493/nebrasketball-a-history-of-tim-miles-recruiting-classes
  5. The pool is much, much deeper now, imo. The 1990 all-state team had Strickland, Badgett and Woolridge, plus Curtis Marshall, who went to NC State. But the rest of those teams in that era were mostly a bunch of D-2 kids. So maybe no class of the 1990 level today, but a lot more D-1 players. Differences today: (1) More exposure from AAU, as opposed to one state traveling team picked via geographical political correctness (2) more opportunities in the region, with UNO and Dakotas now D-1 (3) the Sudanese kids (4) the decline of football locally (due to NU's woes and reports of injuries), leading more kids to choose other sports.
  6. Ooops! Just went looking for an update and didn't notice the date.
  7. To Cleveland State. https://www.cowboysrideforfree.com/2019/1/21/18191915/oklahoma-state-men-basketball-roster-maurice-calloo-transfer-cleveland-state-roster-2019
  8. Kenya Hunter mentioned, though not in an alarming way. Hadn't seen it posted elsewhere. http://www.espn.com/mens-college-basketball/story/_/id/26612504/paying-coaches-was-scam-not-bribes
  9. Maybe he's referring to the discussion of whether he's going to class?
  10. Also had offers from Boston U. and Fairfield. He should still count as a D-1 recruit out of Nebraska in the argument that there's instate talent. ?
  11. I apologize if this was posted elsewhere: http://www.startribune.com/the-long-drive-ex-nebraska-coach-tim-miles-on-getting-fired-and-what-comes-next/508388732/
  12. I went to look up Lithonia, thinking it was somewhere near Estonia. OK, now I get it.
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