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Crean is not a Spartan, he's a hoosier.
"I think the world is run by C students"
I'm sorry but he's an average coach at best. Izzo would have that talent undefeated and winning every game by double digits. That's the most athletic, deep, well rounded Big Ten team in decades and Crean teaches them transition offense, no defense, and nothing resembling motion halfcourt sets. I know why Bo Ryan won in Bloomington and I know why Izzo outcoached him only to lose to the refs. Crean can't coach.
Crean's game plan:
1) Try to run. If often ends up in one of the 5 guys who shoot 40%+ from 3.
2) If transition doesn't result in dunk or 3, let Oladipo go 1 on 1 and if he misses hopefully Zeller gets the rebound.
The key to beating Indiana, is to limit the transition game, put a big body on Zeller, and hope not to get screwed by the refs in Hall of Calls. No way they win the Natty.
This post was edited by Buzzer Beater 17 months ago
Who cares? Please, let's not turn into petty Purdue fans.
"RCMB: You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainry." - some dude from MgoBlog
so where's this video we were promised?
That's not an unpopular opinion. Crean is known as a recruiter first and for not being a good X's and O's Coach. The good coaches with moderate talent can bite them. That is why I am thankful having Izzo, we rarely get outcoached.
Brad Stevens will have his job in a few years.
hoke- to alter or manipulate so as to give a deceptively or superficially improved quality or value.
Poor form. Should've gone with "NOONAN!"
That's the secret of his recruiting. The recruits watch him and become mesmerized by his antics and soon they enter a hypnotic state. Eventually they reach a point where they will say or do anything so they they can get rid of this demi monde creature and return to psychic terra firma.
Crean is beyond strange but I thought last night was one of his better gameplans. Defensively he mixed it up on Burke, and though he scored a lot, he had to take a ton of shots to do so. UM is going to have problems if Burke shoots 24 times. I do wonder what he's doing offensively as most of Zeller's points come on sprint outs or putbacks, very few plays called for him. Watford goes missing for halves at a time.
Anyone. Anyplace. Anytime.
Indiana just beat Michigan. I don't care if their coach throws paper airplanes at Michigan players when they are shooting. I don't care if he throws a chair across the court while they are shooting free throws. I don't care if he grabs one of his players and tries to choke him. Whatever it takes. Just win baby.
Also saw him start clapping insanely loud when Timmy lined up for open 3 on the left wing in front of him
I know, right?
Crean is doing a horrible job.
Where is video? This is quickly approaching massive downvote stage!
Loaded with talent and #1 in the country. Clearly, the train is coming off the rails.
Draymond Green, Magic Johnson, and Oscar Robertson are the only players to have two triple-doubles in the NCAA Tournament.
Did someone say Cream?
This post was edited by Kzoo_Spartan 17 months ago
"When I was in school they told me practice makes perfect. Then they told me nobody's perfect. So I stopped practicing." --Steven Wright
5,4,3,2,1,0 -1. Neg bombs have commenced for OP. Not only did you not bring the video, you stated you would post it if anyone asked and then failed?
He's so awful he's coaching the #1 ranked team in the country... Horrible coach!
I don't care if he coaches for Indiana..he is still a Spartan. The dude was an assistant under Jud's staff and Izzo's staff and is best friends with Izzo. Izzo was an usher at his wedding. Izzo got him the Indiana and Marquette job. The guy helps Izzo out whenever we are making our deep tourney runs and his team is eliminated. The guy helped Izzo assemble our national title team.
This post was edited by Izzomsu 17 months ago
I like Tom Crean. He is intense, and I can appreciate that.
Not sure why anyone who is a fan of Tom Izzo would have a problem with that.
We are the SPARTANS and They are NOT!!! [spartan 2]
Cream and Broccoli
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