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    This years team compared to...

    The Elite 8 team of 1999-2000.

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    Re: This years team compared to...

    Would need to make a Final Four to be a discussion. When K Mart got injured going into the NCAAs Fizer was effectively the best player in the nation.



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    Re: This years team compared to...

    That team would have won the national championship if we hadn't had to play a road game against Michigan St. If we'd have gotten the #1 seed we deserved, we would have faced them on a neutral court and would have beaten them (IMO). This team COULD get that far, but have a lot to prove yet to have that conversation.



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    Re: This years team compared to...

    Quote Originally Posted by MIClone View Post
    That team would have won the national championship if we hadn't had to play a road game against Michigan St. If we'd have gotten the #1 seed we deserved, we would have faced them on a neutral court and would have beaten them (IMO). This team COULD get that far, but have a lot to prove yet to have that conversation.
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    Re: This years team compared to...

    This team has less talent, but a better coach.



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    Re: This years team compared to...

    This team has more depth.



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    This is just ******* ridiculous. I can live with the 2001 comparisons, but come on.


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    Re: This years team compared to...

    if royce would of stayed till his senior season we would be unstoppable



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    Re: This years team compared to...

    Quote Originally Posted by bigdaddykane View Post
    if royce would of stayed till his senior season we would be unstoppable
    If Royce would have stayed, we may not have gotten Kane.



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    Quote Originally Posted by bigdaddykane View Post
    if royce would of stayed till his senior season we would be unstoppable
    Fizer was probably the second best player in the nation, but it's not crazy to say that's how good Royce would be as a junior. Shows how things have changed that Fizer even played for us as a junior. Silly that most don't want to hang his jersey because he played 3 years and left as a #4 pick. What players stay in college 3 years and then get drafted #4? That just doesn't exist anymore.



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    Don't understand the need to measure dicks here. They are 2 different team in 2 different eras of basketball.

    Sit back, pop a cold one, and enjoy it.



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    Re: This years team compared to...

    Quote Originally Posted by Skidoosh View Post
    Don't understand the need to measure dicks here. They are 2 different team in 2 different eras of basketball.

    Sit back, pop a cold one, and enjoy it.
    Also, a lot of counting chickens before hatched...




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    Quote Originally Posted by HoopsTournament View Post
    If Royce would have stayed, we may not have gotten Kane.
    and?


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    Unless we win the National Title, I'm taking Tinsley and Fizer.



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    Re: This years team compared to...

    So far this team has looked decent for two games in a row--that hasn't happened too much.

    Let's see what's up in 3 weeks.



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