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    So I watched the Michigan exhibition game today...

    Beat Wayne state 47-39 and looked quite unimpressive. I only tuned in for the first half because I know they're our first 'true' test. 5 of 24 from three point range as well.

    I know it's a tough place to play and all, but match up wise I like our odds.



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    Re: So I watched the Michigan exhibition game today...

    47-39? Typical B1G basketball.



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    Re: So I watched the Michigan exhibition game today...

    Wayne State as in the Nebraska Wayne State?



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    Re: So I watched the Michigan exhibition game today...

    Two weeks from today they play Memphis, we'll know then.



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    Re: So I watched the Michigan exhibition game today...

    This could be a completely different team in a month. Can't base anything off what they did against Wayne State tonight.



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    Re: So I watched the Michigan exhibition game today...

    It's an exhibition game; don't make any inferences from it.



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    Re: So I watched the Michigan exhibition game today...

    Quote Originally Posted by zwclones51 View Post
    Wayne State as in the Nebraska Wayne State?
    I kinda assumed it was this one:

    Wayne State University


    "There are five real good recruits in the state. We got three of them. One couldn’t get into school, and the other went to (the University of) Iowa...which is about the same thing." - Coach Johnny Orr

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    Re: So I watched the Michigan exhibition game today...

    Quote Originally Posted by DistrictCyclone View Post
    It's an exhibition game; don't make any inferences from it.
    But they looked so un-athletic. And they're 18th..

    And I agree that it was a typical B1G game



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    Re: So I watched the Michigan exhibition game today...

    Quote Originally Posted by zwclones51 View Post
    Wayne State as in the Nebraska Wayne State?
    THE Wayne State University



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    Re: So I watched the Michigan exhibition game today...

    Quote Originally Posted by DistrictCyclone View Post
    It's an exhibition game; don't make any inferences from it.
    Are you sure? I think this situation calls for mass amounts of hand-wringing and pessimistic thoughts from Michigan fans. It might even be appropriate for them to consider cancelling the rest of their games, as teams never improve or work out any of their problems over the course of a season. They're obviously going to suck this year.



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    Re: So I watched the Michigan exhibition game today...

    Quote Originally Posted by Madcyentist View Post
    But they looked so un-athletic. And they're 18th..

    And I agree that it was a typical B1G game
    Heaven forbid anyone ever let you witness a practice; you'll think the sky is falling.



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    Re: So I watched the Michigan exhibition game today...

    Quote Originally Posted by DistrictCyclone View Post
    Heaven forbid anyone ever let you witness a practice; you'll think the sky is falling.
    Just didn't think they looked like the number 18 team in the country.

    Maybe they didnt try, maybe they'll go undefeated. You're right I have no idea.



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    Re: So I watched the Michigan exhibition game today...

    Quote Originally Posted by Madcyentist View Post
    Beat Wayne state 47-39 and looked quite unimpressive. I only tuned in for the first half because I know they're our first 'true' test. 5 of 24 from three point range as well. I know it's a tough place to play and all, but match up wise I like our odds.
    Crisler Arena is not a difficult environment.



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    Re: So I watched the Michigan exhibition game today...

    Quote Originally Posted by Madcyentist View Post
    Just didn't think they looked like the number 18 team in the country.

    Maybe they didnt try, maybe they'll go undefeated. You're right I have no idea.
    Neither do I or most people, which is why pre-season rankings should be taken with a grain of salt. It's even harder because teams always sandbag it in an exhibition game; they'd be stupid to risk an injury by going all-out in a game that doesn't count.



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    Re: So I watched the Michigan exhibition game today...

    Nobody knows anything In pre season basketball, especially teams 10-25.



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