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It seems like college is becoming more like the NBA where a step or two after you catch the ball is legal. That's one thing that's always bothered me about the NBA and I would hate to see it become accepted in college.
Traveling, 3 seconds, moving screens - these things are largely ignored
They should adopt the NBA charge call while they're at it. You don't see charges in the NBA because their refs aren't biting at the bit to call them and they realize how rare a true charge call is. The traveling issue is not even comparable to how I feel about the travesty known as the block/charge call in the NCAA.
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Travis trice took five steps on the way to the hoop against duke. That was hilarious
It all goes back to the shitty state of refs in college hoops in general. Missing travels, using continuation that doesn't even exist in college basketball, not seeing easy goaltends, hand checks allowed like crazy on D, block/charge....Having to stop games to look at easy 3 point attempts to make sure the foot was no where near the line, and on and on.
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Couldn't have said it better myself. Combine that with the pathetic B1G football officiating, and I'm already starting to feel nauseous.
Unless its against MSU while playing Duke
Seems like 4 or 5 steps with no call is pretty common these days.
Strictly speaking, traveling could be called 10 times more per game in college. You don't get to move without dribbling, it's just ignored.
Was it only five??? That was funny
I agree. I noticed this year that a lot of people penetrating the lane would pick up their dribble and carry the ball on their hip for something between one-and-a-half steps and two steps, then shoot it. It seemed pretty iffy.
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Back in the "really old days"....the travelling thing included something related to establishing a pivot foot. If you established a pivot foot you could leave the court, but the other foot could not touch down, which seems to be allowed now....this isn't basketball being played these days it is team handball with a basket instead of a court level hockey like goal. I find it unwatchable and gave up my MSU season tickets a few years ago. Bring basketball back! While I am at it, why is a dunk where a players hand hits/touches the rim and/or the hand is in the cylinder allowed? To me that is offensive basket interference and should have the basket waved off.
as well as playing BULLY-BALL Poking..shoving..holding.. and hittin in the nuts and palming the ball....I have lost about 30% of my interest in college ball
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This is fucking awesome. It's like real life Crazy Tershak.
I am gravely disappointed. Again you have made me unleash my dogs of war.
First time I noticed it was actually last night when I thought Trice traveled, heh.
I was wondering if anyone else noticed this. Once you put the ball on your hips you can take as many steps as you want. It is like an exception to the rule. The first time I saw it multiple times was Kyrie Irving with Duke but it seems pretty prevalent now. Really strange because it usually involves at least three steps by the driving player.
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Mateen was a master at that.
It was only FOUR, and they were Quick...
My Blood Runs Green.....
It is now completely accepted. ALBRECHT, not Burke, had a 3-step break-away layup today. Nauseating, no matter who, but it was blatant and uncalled. And the game is poorer for the lack of skill needed/required to play it.
on the hip or even against their side like a running back hitting a hole. Ross from OSU this weekend was going from near the 3 point line to the goal without dribbling.
That being said if that is the way the game is called, don't bitch take advantage of it. No one pays or tunes into a game hoping to see more traveling called.
I mean, the Abraham Simpson "Old Man Yells at Cloud" doesn't even begin to approach the level of old coot-ness in this post. I congratulate you sir.
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Too bad the no calls on travels didnt happen when Andy Penick and Raymar were playing.
Those two always seemed to get the quick call for a travel with their first step move.
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