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  1. Plebe

    Seton Hall post-game thread [merged thread]]

    I'm not sure I agree. Fordham beat Seton Hall soundly in Walsh Gym, in a game that was only slightly closer than this one, and Espinoza-Hunter played that game. Fordham then lost to Notre Dame by 15. I realize the transitive property has its limits, but I do believe the performance we saw...
  2. Plebe

    How Seton Hall’s Anthony Bozzella prepares for UConn, Paige Bueckers: ‘Just gets better every day’

    Well if that's his first objective, then he's certainly failed miserably and he should go sell used cars or work at the DMV. There are plenty of teams in the stronger conferences that have little realistic chance of winning their conference. A better primary objective for those teams is to...
  3. Plebe

    LSU Basketball 21-22

    Sorry, my bad, I just misstated. That was their last meeting, but my point is I'm not remembering a second recent meeting won by SC.
  4. Plebe

    LSU Basketball 21-22

    The last 2 times? How do you figure? IIRC the last time SC and Baylor played was the Paradise Jam in Nov. 2019, which Baylor South Carolina won (and in which Lauren Cox did not play), and the previous two meetings before that were in the 2018-19 season, both of which ended in 25-point victories...
  5. Plebe

    *Call for ballots*: BY25 poll #3 (due Mon., Dec. 6, 11a ET)

    Cross-posting the call for ballots from the main board: https://the-boneyard.com/threads/call-for-ballots-by25-poll-3-due-mon-dec-6-11-a-m.176109/
  6. Plebe

    *Call for ballots*: BY25 poll #3 (due Mon., Dec. 6, 11 a.m.)

    The 2th biweekly edition of the 2021-22 Boneyard Top 25 poll is rapidly approaching. Ballots are due to me, via private message, by 11:00 a.m. ET on Monday, Dec. 6. (If you don't know how to send a PM, let me know in this thread and I will PM you first.) Ballots should reflect all games played...
  7. Plebe

    How Seton Hall’s Anthony Bozzella prepares for UConn, Paige Bueckers: ‘Just gets better every day’

    Bozzella is just so meh. This quote from the article sums it up for me: "Bozzella on UConn rejoining the Big East last year: “It helps in a couple ways. Helps a little bit with recruiting because the people that you want to coach want to play against the best so that’s a good thing. … But where...
  8. Plebe

    Who will win the "conference challenges"?

    Eh, I think it's easy to read too much into wins and losses this early in the season. Even the conference challenges -- I've seen them go every which way and the correlation between the results and actual conference strength seems loose. A few years ago I recall that the Big 12 beat the SEC...
  9. Plebe

    Who will win the "conference challenges"?

    Well, at least the Big Ten didn't lose to a bunch of mid-majors tonight like the Pac-12's been doing.
  10. Plebe

    Azzi out for 2 weeks minimum

    ... Jayson Tatum ...
  11. Plebe

    Notre Dame vs. Michigan State

    Michigan State lost to Saint Francis of Brooklyn. I don't think that is consistent with being a very good team.
  12. Plebe

    Who will win the "conference challenges"?

    Well, we should take into account Virginia, conveniently benched by the ACC in the challenge, who are so godawful bad they're really like the equivalent of two or three losses :rolleyes:
  13. Plebe

    Maryland, UCLA, Oregon and Other Injured Teams

    Even more surprising to me than this loss is the fact that Sedona Prince was benched for the last 6:43 of the game.
  14. Plebe

    Week 4 preview (Nov. 29–Dec. 5)

    Coach Smesko paid Princeton and Carla a really nice compliment in the postgame interview. Said that the team was extremely well coached, forces you to work extremely hard on offense, and it was as good of a defense as anything they've seen in the past 5 years.
  15. Plebe

    Week 4 preview (Nov. 29–Dec. 5)

    Mmmm, it's early yet. This was what, OSU's 6th game? Sounds like some of what Stanford is dealing with, life without a true PG. OSU was certainly competitive in their losses to Michigan and Notre Dame, so the quality is clearly there. The team will get a lot better in the next 4 months. I do...
  16. Plebe

    Week 4 preview (Nov. 29–Dec. 5)

    Did you watch the game or just look at the box score? I'm curious to hear from someone who saw the game as to what was giving OSU trouble in this one.
  17. Plebe

    Who will win the "conference challenges"?

    Poll is open for a little bit longer, until shortly before the first challenge game — the highly anticipated showdown between Pitt and Rutgers.
  18. Plebe

    Building Players the Good the Bad and the Ughly

    What is wrong with you? Just drop the pretense of being a UConn "fan" already. Go root for the team that you actually like. Ya know, the one that has only made one NCAAT in the last 17 years, yet somehow their coach is now superior to Geno. Tara went almost 30 years without winning a NC. Did...
  19. Plebe

    Week 3 preview (Nov. 23-28)

    Saw only the last 4 or so minutes.
  20. Plebe

    "No Flow to Our Offense" - Geno expands on post-SC comments

    Wow. So triggered. You have expounded at astounding length and in multiple postings on this perceived grievance of yours. Just tell us the address to which we should send the massive trophy with the inscription "Congrats! You're right! They're wrong!"
  21. Plebe

    The Big East vs. P5 and now the AAC...

    All true, of course, but much of what you said applies across the board nationally. Women's basketball is, generally speaking, a money loser for almost all schools. I get that p5 schools are willing to lose more money on WBB because they have more money to throw around. But the disparity in...
  22. Plebe

    The Big East vs. P5 and now the AAC...

    Unfortunately, the upper half of the "other 10" teams in the Big East have taken steps back from the period when UConn was in the AAC. The Big East averaged about 3 NCAAT bids per year in the 2014-19 period, and got 4 bids as recently as 2018. But last year only Marquette made it in, and this...
  23. Plebe

    Week 4 preview (Nov. 29–Dec. 5)

    Reminder: This is a pregame and postgame discussion thread. Per rules of the board owner, no commenting about games in progress is allowed. For "in-game" comments, use the Chat. Feel free to leave a post here to invite others to join you in Chat. Rankings are noted according to the Boneyard...
  24. Plebe

    AP Poll 11/29/21

  25. Plebe

    Who will win the "conference challenges"?

    I like your analysis. I'd categorize Georgia Tech–Purdue as more of a toss-up, just because GT has suffered significant personnel losses due to injury. But yeah, it's weird that the only home teams that are clear favorites out of all 14 games are Maryland and Pitt. (Yikes, when was the last...
  26. Plebe

    AP Poll 11/29/21

    Uh, Colorado should win 3 of their first 6 conference games, considering 3 of them are home games vs. USC, UCLA and Cal, all of which have proven that it doesn't take a top 25 team to beat them.
  27. Plebe

    AP Poll 11/29/21

    Yes, agreed on all counts. My preseason / Nov. 23 poll rankings: BYU: 24/23 (will probably move them higher next week, provided they take care of Utah) ND: 21/20 (also trending up) Georgia: 16/14 Duke: 25/first team out UNC: first team out/24 FSU: unranked/unranked VA Tech: unranked/unranked
  28. Plebe

    AP Poll 11/29/21

    :p FWIW I have had other ACC teams (not included in this top 25) in each of my Boneyard polls thus far.
  29. Plebe

    AP Poll 11/29/21

    How in the &#%@ is Florida State still in the top 25? After losing to BYU and (cough) Purdue?? And how is BYU not at least getting votes? They beat both Florida State and West Virginia, and they're undefeated. They should be in the top 25, not these clown shows from the ACC. Edit: Oh never...
  30. Plebe

    Who will win the "conference challenges"?

    I think one of the constraints is that teams are generally supposed to alternate year to year between home and away games. Without having looked back at previous years, I'm guessing Baylor and South Carolina were both due home games in the challenge? But that doesn't explain why they couldn't...
  31. Plebe

    Who will win the "conference challenges"?

    The two big "conference challenges" will be played from Wednesday to Sunday (Dec. 1-5). Which two conferences will emerge with the all-important bragging rights? Big Ten/ACC Challenge ACC home games: Rutgers at Pitt (Wed.) Nebraska at Wake Forest (Wed.) Ohio State at Syracuse (Wed.) Penn...
  32. Plebe

    Week 3 preview (Nov. 23-28)

    I'm pretty sure their game vs. Rhode Island (battle of undefeateds) in Virginia yesterday was untelevised. But looking at the box score, it was a massive turnaround: URI led by as much as 11 late in 2Q, but the Beach then went on a 26-3 run over the next 9-ish minutes to take a commanding lead...
  33. Plebe

    Week 3 preview (Nov. 23-28)

    LOL leave it to a Vol beat writer to tout a metric that is utterly meaningless on two fronts: (1) no longer used in NCAA WBB; (2) way too early in the season for any statistical significance. Surely there's a smarter way to celebrate program-defining wins over Kansas and Oklahoma State.
  34. Plebe

    Week 3 preview (Nov. 23-28)

    For many decades it was called "Tempe Normal School" (i.e. teachers' college), and didn't become Arizona State University until 1958. Its original mascot was the Bulldogs. http://www.historyadventuring.com/2015/10/why-asu-was-called-normal-school-when.html
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