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Michigan State and UConn to play at Ramstein Air Force Base

Discussion in 'Colorado Basketball Message Board' started by Jens1893, Jun 26, 2012.

  1. Jens1893

    Jens1893 Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    OUBuff American Club Member

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    Correct me if I am wrong (I am sure I don't need to ask) but isn't UCONN the team that is being punished for poor APR? Interesting how they are denied post-season, but can do this special trip.
     
  3. tante

    tante Club Member Club Member

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    how does Michigan State keep getting this special treatment.
     
  4. dply

    dply Doble hoja Club Member

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    Du....Du Hast....du hast UCONN.
     
  5. Ruckus

    Ruckus Peep my words. Club Member

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    Because Tom Izzo deserves it. I know it is a lot to ask, but I want Tad to be our Izzo.
     
  6. tante

    tante Club Member Club Member

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    How and why. Lotta great coaches out there.
     
  7. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    I'm a huge Izzo fanboy. I think he's the best coach out there. He doesn't get the same caliber of recruits as other elite programs. He's behind Ohio State in his own conference in recruiting. How many MSU guys can you think of in the NBA

    But his teams peak at the right time. They're tougher than anyone else. And they almost never disappoint in the NCAA tourney.

    6 times in the Final Four in 17 seasons, a national title, a bunch of BiG championship, etc. This is a Michigan State program that, since the 1979 title, had only seen 2 Sweet 16s prior to Izzo taking over.

    As great as he is, he doesn't get the notoriety he should.
     
  8. Goose

    Goose Hoops Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    What Nik said. Williams and Coach K and Calipari and Pitino...all of those guys get tons of attention. And they deserve it, they're great coaches. But honestly, if I could pick any coach in the nation (other than Tad) to lead my program, it'd be Izzo.
     
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    tante Club Member Club Member

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    I know he is a great coach. I just don't see why he would be more deserving of these games, especially two years in a row.
     
  10. torerobuff

    torerobuff Dancing is forbidden Club Member

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    :stupid: I think he is the best coach in the country. Hands down.
     
  11. NashBuff

    NashBuff CSU Knob-Slobberer

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    Agreed...wasn't he even offered the football job in Lansing as well?
     
  12. SuperiorBuff

    SuperiorBuff Well-Known Member

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    :stupid:plus, I don't know how clean his program is but from the outside it looks like he does things the right way.
     
  13. CUFan

    CUFan Welcome back Club Member

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    Tad Boyle?

    [video=youtube;YY6wwAhvirY]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YY6wwAhvirY[/video]
     

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