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    IU basketball gets some good news


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    Re: IU basketball gets some good news

    Tom Crean will have the Hoosiers solid as long as he's there, which sucks because the ESPN hype train just loves it when the Hoosiers are good. Heck, the entire conference benefitted from the hype after IU beating UK this season.



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    Re: IU basketball gets some good news

    The Hoosiers will be a popular pick to win it all next year...They will be loaded!



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    Re: IU basketball gets some good news

    tOSU without Sullinger, MSU without Green. Zeller is gonna dominate B10.



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    Re: IU basketball gets some good news

    Parents went there, so always root for IU Basketball. I think the game is better when they are good.



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    Re: IU basketball gets some good news

    Quote Originally Posted by heitclone View Post
    Tom Crean will have the Hoosiers solid as long as he's there, which sucks because the ESPN hype train just loves it when the Hoosiers are good. Heck, the entire conference benefitted from the hype after IU beating UK this season.
    Some teams are going to get major hype as long as they are at least winning. It's just going to happen. So if that's the case it is way more fun if the Kentucky, Kansas, Duke, Indiana, Mich. St. type teams actually are great teams. The recipe for maximum college basketball enjoyment is having the classic power teams living up to the hype and having your team be good enough to beat them.



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    Re: IU basketball gets some good news

    I thought he'd go pro because he's scared of Adam Woodbury


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    Re: IU basketball gets some good news

    Quote Originally Posted by JP4CY View Post
    tOSU without Sullinger, MSU without Green. Zeller is gonna dominate B10.

    Excuse me, are you forgetting that Woodbury will be playing for Iowa?



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    Re: IU basketball gets some good news

    this means royce just moved up a spot or 2 on some drafts boards...


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    Re: IU basketball gets some good news

    Here comes the lame IU hype train by ESPN all freaking year. Yea!



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    Re: IU basketball gets some good news

    Why is it hype when IU actually beat other good teams?

    Crean did a nice job of keeping all that in-state talent at home.



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    Re: IU basketball gets some good news

    Quote Originally Posted by ianoconnor View Post
    Parents went there, so always root for IU Basketball. I think the game is better when they are good.
    That's cool you have a reason to root for them don't get me wrong but I hate it when people say stuff like that about a team in a specific sport. i.e. People who say college football is better when Notre Dame is relevant/good. BS, college football doesn't need them or owe them anything. Both sports will be just as good if the teams sucked.



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    Re: IU basketball gets some good news

    Indiana kept Hanner Perea away from Scott Drew, so that's nice. Of course, this will just encourage the Big 10 hype again.



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    Re: IU basketball gets some good news

    Quote Originally Posted by Erik4Cy View Post
    That's cool you have a reason to root for them don't get me wrong but I hate it when people say stuff like that about a team in a specific sport. i.e. People who say college football is better when Notre Dame is relevant/good. BS, college football doesn't need them or owe them anything. Both sports will be just as good if the teams sucked.
    I think the Notre Dame example is a faulty one now. They have been relatively down long enough that the luster has worn off. I think a better way to look at that argument would be to ask yourself if you would have rather beat the Texas team we beat in 2010, or the Colt McCoy national title contender Texas team.



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    Re: IU basketball gets some good news

    Quote Originally Posted by brokenloginagain View Post
    Why is it hype when IU actually beat other good teams?

    Crean did a nice job of keeping all that in-state talent at home.
    Indiana beat New Mexico St and VCU to get to the Sweet 16. Congrat-cha-freaking-lations.

    They also lost to a lowly iowa team this year too. I don't know about you, but that is a bad team to lose to this year IMO.

    They are a major "blue-blood" that media outlets, especially ESPN are ready to hype ad-nauseum.



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