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I remember when McGramps grabbed a rebound, fell, then the ball went off a Cards guy and the announcers, "wow great hustle by mcgary blah blah". Meanwhile it was a blatant travel
Wolvie just called into Mike and Mike to cry about the refs. God their tears taste so good.
absofuckinglutely......call in with this fun fact: SCum shot 52% in a losing effort: highest shooting % by a losing team in the Natty since G-town in 1985
Sandy.....all SORTS of sand in those vag's......tell 'em about VAGISIL.....THAT'S VAGISIL!!!!!!!!!
I just came here to post that to. They had such a huge foul disparity and STILL complained about the fouls. (the disparity apparently lessened a lot at the end)
Thankfully UM has terrific defense and has all year. HAHA!
Yep. Our fans would have also melted down over that officiating. It went both ways though. The goal tend on UL. The ball kicked by UM. It was very loosely officiated.
Its five o'clock somewhere.
True, but that is the way Lville plays. Lville is going to easily get called for twice as many fouls as their opponent based on their constant reaching and hacking.
Looking at purely the # of fouls is stupid. Remember Illinois at MSU? Illinois had way more fouls than MSU, but they were all fouls and they could ave easily been blown for more.
But yes, complaining about the officiating after a big game loss is par for the course with any fan base. UM loss because Lville outmuscled them inside and got a lot of second chance points in the second half.
There are some gems on the FREEP site today. This is why I don't have Facebook: it's an open forum for these fucking white trash losers to spew shit about things they know nothing about.
That's why I hate scUM. Man up and admit defeat. At least we did that when UNC trounced us in 2009.
What is that, a Titleist? A hole in one...
The problem is that Louisville was driving to the basket on nearly every possession, and getting hammered many of the times without whistles. On the other end, Burke runs down the court jerking his head back and they call a foul, 2 free throws. Anybody came within breathing distance of Burke in the last 10 minutes it was a foul. Chane Behanan was absolutely destroyed by 2 or 3 UM players under the basket and no whistle.
"ESPN should be disgusted with itself. Slighting Michigan all weekend and helping turn the zebras stupid. Absolutely terrible, just because your company covers sports doesnt mean you should get to pick the winner. Michigan earned that win, deserved that win, and were cheated out of that win."
-- A WalMart Wolverine Commenting to ESPN 96.1 Grand Rapids
"Rich Rod's fault."
At least Beilein has more class than Hoke, the Michigan players were mostly gracious in defeat, if Hoke was their coach, to a man they would have just said, "We just didn't play Michigan Basketball."
This post was edited by Johnny2x2x 12 months ago
Eh, I still think the Illinois game was the Big Ten's makeup for screwing us at Indiana the game before. Illinois deserved to win that game and were the victims of some pretty bad home cooking, just like we were in Bloomington.
UM was favored by the refs the entire night and it wasn't even close. Reminiscent of our game in Ann Arbor where the slightest brush would be a foul on us, but McGary was allowed to swing his Neanderthal club all over the place with no repercussions.
Wait, wait, wait, are you saying that Michigan fans are blaming something other than their own team (or crediting the opposing team) for a loss? No....fucking.....way.
But take it easy on these guys. They only just started watching college basketball a week ago.
"I'm glad the refs are getting a bad rep. That Burke block, was a damn block. Game changer man."
- walvie fan. a bunch of others blaming officiating saying Burke should have got more calls, and how the refs cost uM a title
We can't get upset with the Walvies for not understanding how the game was called. Most of them have only been basketball fans for 3 weeks now
LOCK the thread cause Charlie just hit it out of the park: I have NEVER in 35 years of watching college basketball seen what Burke was doing......W......T....FUCK? That was the most ridiculous, pussified crap I have ever witnessed: It was stunning....over and over the kid is flip flopping all over the court. Too DAMN good of a player to do that......disgraceful truthfully.
I saw that head-jerking bulshit too. We need a gif! Stat!
That cocky douche was flopping around so hard to get fouls.
Only, ul wasn't pressing hard full court the entire length of the court the entire time like they normally do, and the majority of ul's points came in the paint in the second half, they were driving like crazy and crashing the boards. Meanwhile, every time um drove, it was a whistle.
I call em dribble flops. Burke is the master of them.
Disagree. That's the kind of officiating we wanted in the tournament. A game where the refs let them play. To me, good officiating is a product of one main component: Consistency. The refs were consistent. They didn't anticipate foul calls, but instead waited until the foul was committed before blowing the whistle.
I really wish the refs would have called the same kinds of games earlier in the tournament (especially in the semis) instead of turning it into a FT shooting contest in those games. They didn't reward flopping and let the players and teams decide the game. That's how it should be. Had MSU gotten refs like that for our tournament games, we may have made the FF. Certainly would have gotten past Duke.
The hypocrisy is hilarious. You can't whine about the fouls when you were in the bonus with 11 minutes left in the 2nd half and double bonus with about 8 minutes left and shot more free throws despite fouling at the end to extend the game. You also can't then bitch about "no calls" when you argue, at the same time, that the refs should "let them play." Especially when 'Ville players are getting mugged underneath the basket.
Were there missed calls or bad calls? Yep. Show me a game where there isn't and I'll show you a scripted movie scrimmage. Was the block call a bad one at the end? Yep. Was the kick ball on McGary that wasn't called equally as bad? Yep. And that led to 2 points for UofM and probably kept Louisville from scoring 2. At most, that's a 4 point swing, at least, it's +2 for UofM. So that cancels out the block call they're all complaining about right there.
Many more examples like the above.
This post was edited by JMSparty08 12 months ago
"People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care." - Mark Dantonio.
Does anyone have a wide angle view of the Burke block/foul? The reason I ask is because if there is a Louisville player trailing for an easy dunk the block/foul really wasnt that big of a deal scoreboard wise.
Edit. Disregard. THJ got said rebound.
This post was edited by Charlie Kelly 12 months ago
I prefer to wash my feet with their tears!
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