PHONE'S RINGING -- IT'S URBAN ON THE LINE
Wymer, Driscoll and Eades tonight.
Wymer is a tool.
Indeed. He's also very unhandsome.
Eades seems to follow us around
Hi Chris, any predictions for tonights game? Lineup switch, more minutes for subs, actually running an offense?
Your guess is as good as mine with this team. I look for Craft to try and force the issue a lot more offensively tonight. This team needs some easy buckets. And I really think the D will turn up the intensity. And Buford goes for 20 because, you know, it's a bad opponent and all.
Here we go boys....
Tough times never last, tough people do
First possession very indicative of a change... Smith Jr driving to the basket!!??
I think Matta has been listening to the 11W critique!
Our offense looks great against awful defense...
and there's the easy back door that continues to kill us
I hate that rule about the shot clock violation. It should be like soccer, play advantage. We got the clear rebound and could have turned and gotten in transition, but instead Illinois got a free pass to set up their defense.
sometimes blow the whistles, sometimes not. I think we did the same thing on Sat and they didnt blow it.
I bet DJ isn't watching...
Was thinking the same thing.
This is the start they needed.
This may be the most focused I've seen this guys in awhile on both sides of the ball.
Favorite Buckeye: Obviously BJ Mullens
If the Bucks came out with this kind of energy for every game nobody could beat them....
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They are playing with some intensity tonight... Love it
Myers Leonard is a poor man's BJ Mullens.
he doesn't have that awesome Trash Stache though...
I like seeing the Craft/Scott combo on the floor, haven't seen that much this year.
I know. Finally a wrinkle!
"Who cares? Go Bucks." - Aaron Untch
Willy is good for a charge every game!!!
i don't care if Buford made that 3... pull him for committing that charge. After Saturday's game, that is unacceptable. These kids have to learn.
haha ask and you shall receive
needs to learn to jump stop, our whole team gets up in the air and then decides (thus the 5-6 charges at ttun)
still not sure why Rav is getting more run than Amir.
Want to see Spoon, Thompson, Craft, Tank and Sully run the hell out of the floor.
Fan of bacon since 1981
I just ordered that shirt from Homage this mroning on their 2 for $30 sale. haha.
Prasie whatever you believe in for the watch espn app and big ten 2 go apps. Watching this game at work!!
Hope Matta will give Ross some minutes, let's see what he can give??
I'd be pissed if I was and Illini fan......very little effort
So, who is the next Illinois coach?
I really don't lime how OSU turn the ball over so many times??? that's scary.
Up by 22... full court press! Love it
Great way to come out of a time out that they call to try to kill some momentum. Hit them with the unexpected. Coaches should do this type of thing more often up 22 or not. Best coaching move Matta has made this year.
I wish we had some inside info on the Ross situation, something has to be up. The dude should at least get a couple minutes here and there to see how he does.
The tweet rant is all I needed to see for the time being. You earn PT and having a pitty party on twietter will only put you deeper on the bench.
let's come out swinging to begin the second half, then empty the bench and see what these young bucks can do
That last tidbit from dakich: He's talking to all you guys who are thinking the world is falling.
Class of 2016. Go Bucks!
This is much better ball.
"Okay -- I've got an El Camino full of rampage here."
been that kinda month for Illinois
....annnnd a BS charge
Williams getting eaten up!
this is why he doesn't get my time on the floor for everyone that's been asking.
well now we know why Amir isn't seeing more minutes... he just got beat on both ends of the floor
now do people understand why amir doesn't play over ravenel?
It comes with being a freshman but he isn't physical at all
Williams reminds me of a young Jeff Withey, he hasn't grown into his body yet. If he improves like Withey has this year he will be better than any of the good bigs we have had recently. Unfortunately he doesn't have Danny Manning to coach him...
Buford gonna nail a 3!
I wonder if Sam could hover if he concentrated real hard. Kid has no respect for gravity.
fer real tho
Pulling hard for Northwestern.
When did Northwestern paint half their court purple?
We need to come out and blast them the first 4 minutes.
2 straight turnovers...........frustrating
lol just literally heard the announcer say (toward ILL) "my God what a horrible possesion"
Dakich tells it like it is. He is very good
I know the game isn't over but its funny how few comments there are on this open thread when the bucks are bringin' it.
Time and change will surely show how firm they friendship... O-HI-O.
That had to hurt
Bullshit... can you imagine if this were a close game?
Incredible. Starting to think the officials have something against Sully and tOSU.
A call that bad is not an accident
Sully's flopping and then bitching about their calls maybe?
gotta be part of it, but damn.
i've had my jaw broken before (off a line drive as a pitcher)... i feel the kid's pain
The refs need to go. This is stupid.
what's goin on this year?
That was a good call, but now our best player is on the bench because of a very stupid call.
C'mon Sully, you know you are not gonna get away with that one buddy... EDIT- PS I am talking of the push off after the lame contact call.
Sully trying to prove he isnt soft.
jesus can shannon scott put the ball in the hoop? he can certainly get there
I Hate Michigan.
he is fast. needs to play more
man down, better check the video
They are dropping like flies out there...
officials have turned this into an unwatchable game
Ross should be in the game.
Man I like Scott. He gets a jump shot and he's gonna be a hell of a player.
Pull all starters next change of possession.
this game is in the bag... lets empty the bench
couldnt agree more. he NEEDS to get these kids PT
OK, at least now Sully HAS to sit.
Any chance Siebert gets his shit together and gives us a nice boost over the next few weeks?
No, shooting like 28% or something.
Loving Dakich. Calling out the officials
Well, it was a pretty bogus call.
And the replay confirmed it. Of course, the B1G will do nothing about it. We had a big enough lead that Thad should have unloaded, even if it meant getting tossed.
I find him annoying.
Enjoying these two doing the games.
commentators throwing bows... they need to be T'ed up!!!
Ross looked pretty good right tharr
Ranked teams dropping all over tonight...
This run and score needs to happen moar
Ross needs to see the court more...
This team is going to be nasty in a few years if some of these raw athletes develop. Holy cow DJ W., Sam Thompson, Laquinton Ross, Shannon Scott...
Is there a more athletic group of guys in college basketball?
Not sure...certainly not in the B1G, though.
Kentucky is pretty damn athletic...
guaranteed the same guys won't be there. now unless Calipari is about to get nailed for violations and leaves he will likely have 5 new guys that are at least as athletic.
Pretty sick unibrows down there too.
You're definitely right there... the thing that intrigues me is these guys really aren't one and done's so they will grow, mature, and learn the system. I think that will be huge come future NCAA tournaments.
Great game Bucks.
Officiating was horrible. But what's new.
Tirico was just.........
good effort against a struggling team. Good to see the Craft/scott combo, I'm a fan.
L. Ross obviously is an offensive talent, but man does he look lost on defense....thats why he doesnt see the court much...
I've said it once, said it before...with basketball, it isn't ever as good as it seems, and its never as bad either.
Ross is da boss! He looked loss on D bc he doesn't have any minutes under his belt to improve.
That certainly couldn't be attributed to the fact that he had a belated enrollment, or that he possibly hasn't fully grasped Matta's defensive system? Heavens no! It's because he's not getting playing time!
Imagine that - make some shots and we win, even if we give up 10 more points than we did on average in the last two losses. We get 80-some points a game, we probably never lose. Good effort - hopefully it did wonders for their shooting confidence.
Illinois has tanked, we cursed them - now that's worth a "Just like football!" chant.
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