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Spencer Dinwiddie vs Alec Burks

Discussion in 'Colorado Basketball Message Board' started by RSSBot, Mar 28, 2012.

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Who had the better freshman year?

  1. Alec Burks

    31 vote(s)
    88.6%
  2. Spencer Dinwiddie

    4 vote(s)
    11.4%
  1. RSSBot

    RSSBot News Junkie

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    Cruising through (read: stalking) twitter last night, I stumbled on this conversation between modern Buff phenoms Spencer Dinwiddie and Alec Burks:

    @AlecBurks10: Everybody meet my son RT @SDinwiddie_25: I'm so close..

    @SDimwiddie_25: I see u feel the need to comment on a real bucket getter's tweet..

    Alec: @SDinwiddie_25 here u go talkin bout buckets u don't be gettin tho

    Spencer: check the stats lil homie..

    Alec: they wasn't like my stats my freshman year

    (More...)

    Originally posted by The Rumblings of a Deranged Buffalo
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  2. Goose

    Goose Hoops Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    Good read from Rumblin'. So who is it - the Mayor or Burks?
     
  3. Bass

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    i dont think that there is too much of an argument that Burks had the better freshman season from a statistical point of view. Burks had a historic freshman season that really, in recent memory can only be compared to Roby's or Billups' freshman years in terms of stats.
     
  4. Ruckus

    Ruckus Peep my words. Club Member

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    That was fun reading at the bar last night. Loved Spence bringing up the championship and going to the tourney. Low blow..awesome.
     
  5. RumblinBuff

    RumblinBuff That one blogging guy Club Member

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    Statistically, there's no contest. I love how Spence had to cheat a few point to even make it look close-ish.

    In terms of season, I can't argue with Spencer's title point. Alec lead the team to a sub-.500 finish. Spencer helped lead the team to the program's first title in over four decades and a Tournament berth. It pays to play in the below-average Pac-12, but a win is a win.
     
  6. Darian3Hagan

    Darian3Hagan '89 Player of the Year Club Member

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    This is not even close.
     
  7. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    I love Spencer. But Alec was such a breakout freshman that Tad's biggest recruiting job when he took over was convincing Alec to stay for his sophomore year instead of being a late 1st round/ early 2nd round NBA pick.

    Worked out well for everyone. Alec moved up into the lottery while helping us set the single-season win record for the program.
     
  8. Bone Buff

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    Are we getting Rings? Cause Spencer is gonna want that **** to be HUGE.
     
  9. Darian3Hagan

    Darian3Hagan '89 Player of the Year Club Member

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    Youre not but the team will.
     
  10. GoldenBuff

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    The epic-ness of The Mayor's mustache must not be left out of the equation. Dinwiddie by a hair (or 2)
     
  11. Darian3Hagan

    Darian3Hagan '89 Player of the Year Club Member

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    Outta sight!

    [​IMG]
     
  12. Quattro

    Quattro Banned BANNED Club Member

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    "19 years of facial hair"
     
  13. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    Yeah. Alec experimented with a starter stache, but never fully committed to it.

    [​IMG]

    Spencer, though, went full George Jefferson epic (and is working on taking it to Lando level).

    [​IMG]
     
  14. Quattro

    Quattro Banned BANNED Club Member

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    Spencer's dad looks almost identical to the dad from Family Matters.
     
  15. dply

    dply Doble hoja Club Member

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    You mean the cop on Die Hard.
     
  16. Quattro

    Quattro Banned BANNED Club Member

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    Yeah but he's bigger than the cop from Die Hard.
     

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