Big Sky Basketball Thread: 2017-18

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Re: Big Sky Basketball Thread: 2017-18

Postby SuperHornet » Mon Feb 26, 2018 6:48 pm

JALMOND wrote:
SDHornet wrote:This season can't end soon enough...if only we could have played PSU every game... :ohno:


You might get us first round of the tournament. :D


You sure we're even going to make the BSCT?
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Re: Big Sky Basketball Thread: 2017-18

Postby kalm » Mon Feb 26, 2018 7:23 pm

SuperHornet wrote:
JALMOND wrote:
You might get us first round of the tournament. :D


You sure we're even going to make the BSCT?


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Re: Big Sky Basketball Thread: 2017-18

Postby Mvemjsunpx » Mon Feb 26, 2018 9:26 pm

SuperHornet wrote:
JALMOND wrote:
You might get us first round of the tournament. :D


You sure we're even going to make the BSCT?


Provided your plane (bus?) doesn't crash… yes.

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POTW - Week 16

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2/28 Scores

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    MSU 61-60 ISU; The Bengals turn it over on the inbound pass to give MSU a free bucket & the victory
    EWU 70-49 SUU; Delaney Hodgins outscores the entire Thunderbird team in the second half (22-20)
    UMT 73-89 WEB; Weber shoots 53% and puts up a 4.8 A:TO ratio
    ID 93-83 NAU; Taylor Pierce takes the career trey lead in her battle against Mikayla Ferenz & Maranne Johnson
    PSU 60-63 UNC; Savannah Scott returns from injury to score a game-high 20 & give NoCo the outright title
    SAC 72-66 UND; Lexi Klabo got 31 points and 11 boards, but it wasn't enough to prevent a bad NoDak loss

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Re: 2/28 Scores

Postby Mvemjsunpx » Thu Mar 01, 2018 4:37 am

Mvemjsunpx wrote:ID 93-83 NAU; Taylor Pierce takes the career trey lead in her battle against Mikayla Ferenz & Maranne Johnson


I should also point out that Pierce & Ferenz are only Juniors.

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Women's Mid-Week 10 Standings

Postby Mvemjsunpx » Thu Mar 01, 2018 4:44 am

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      1. Northern Colorado___14-3_____22-6_____ W9
      2. Idaho ________________12-5_____16-12____ W1
      3. Eastern Washington__11-6_____16-13____ W3
      4. Weber State__________11-6_____19-9_____ W2
      5. Idaho State __________10-7_____18-10____ L2
      6. Portland State________10-7_____16-12____ L1
      7. Montana ______________9-8_____13-15____ L1
      8. Montana State ________9-8_____15-13____ W1
      9. Sacramento State _____5-12_____7-21____ W2
      10.North Dakota _________5-12____12-16____ L3
      11.Northern Arizona _____4-13_____7-21____ L2
      12.Southern Utah ________2-15_____3-25____ L12


UNC has clinched the outright title.
Idaho & EWU have clinched first-round byes.
Everyone below 6th. has been eliminated from bye contention.
ISU is also eliminated from bye contention because they went 0-3 against EWU/Weber.

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Re: Big Sky Basketball Thread: 2017-18

Postby SuperHornet » Thu Mar 01, 2018 7:03 pm

kalm wrote:
SuperHornet wrote:
You sure we're even going to make the BSCT?


:ohno:


OK, kalm. I didn't realize we'd gone back to "everyone's in" with the return of Idalol....
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Re: Big Sky Basketball Thread: 2017-18

Postby kalm » Thu Mar 01, 2018 7:21 pm

SuperHornet wrote:
kalm wrote:
:ohno:


OK, kalm. I didn't realize we'd gone back to "everyone's in" with the return of Idalol....


Cmon, SH...it’s Idablow... :ohno:
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Re: Big Sky Basketball Thread: 2017-18

Postby Mvemjsunpx » Thu Mar 01, 2018 8:51 pm

kalm wrote:
SuperHornet wrote:
OK, kalm. I didn't realize we'd gone back to "everyone's in" with the return of Idalol....


Cmon, SH...it’s Idablow... :ohno:


Or U-daho…



Oh, and Montana just clinched the outright title. :mrgreen:

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Re: Big Sky Basketball Thread: 2017-18

Postby Grizalltheway » Thu Mar 01, 2018 9:59 pm

Mvemjsunpx wrote:
kalm wrote:
Cmon, SH...it’s Idablow... :ohno:


Or U-daho…



Oh, and Montana just clinched the outright title. :mrgreen:

:rockon:

Prepare yourselves for football season mafuckers...

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Re: Big Sky Basketball Thread: 2017-18

Postby css75 » Thu Mar 01, 2018 11:09 pm

ISU put up 101 on the road in Bozeman, they will finish regular season at .500. Not bad for being picked 11th.


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Re: Big Sky Basketball Thread: 2017-18

Postby kalm » Fri Mar 02, 2018 5:19 am

Grizalltheway wrote:
Mvemjsunpx wrote:
Or U-daho…



Oh, and Montana just clinched the outright title. :mrgreen:

:rockon:

Prepare yourselves for football season mafuckers...


Calm down Sparky....
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Re: Big Sky Basketball Thread: 2017-18

Postby kalm » Fri Mar 02, 2018 5:32 am

Along the way, Bliznyuk moved up two spots to third in the Big Sky career scoring list. He has 2,045 points. That’s 32 points behind Weber State’s Jeremy Senglin (2,078 from 2013-17) and 67 behind first-place Orlando Lightfoot of Idaho (2,102 from 1991-94).

Bliznyuk also inched closer to another record. With three more successful foul shots, he’s made 68 in a row – five off the single-season mark of 73 set by Gary Buchanan of Villanova in 2000-01.


http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2018/m ... in-rout-o/
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Re: Big Sky Basketball Thread: 2017-18

Postby Mvemjsunpx » Fri Mar 02, 2018 7:48 am

kalm wrote:
Along the way, Bliznyuk moved up two spots to third in the Big Sky career scoring list. He has 2,045 points. That’s 32 points behind Weber State’s Jeremy Senglin (2,078 from 2013-17) and 67 behind first-place Orlando Lightfoot of Idaho (2,102 from 1991-94).

Bliznyuk also inched closer to another record. With three more successful foul shots, he’s made 68 in a row – five off the single-season mark of 73 set by Gary Buchanan of Villanova in 2000-01.


http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2018/m ... in-rout-o/


Eagle fans need to enjoy this while they can because, given EWU's lack of depth, Bliznyuk is likely to die of exhaustion on the court next week. :?

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Re: Big Sky Basketball Thread: 2017-18

Postby Grizalltheway » Fri Mar 02, 2018 8:00 am

kalm wrote:
Grizalltheway wrote: :rockon:

Prepare yourselves for football season mafuckers...


Calm down Sparky....

Sorry. Got into that scotch I posted last night. :lol:

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3/1 Scores

Postby Mvemjsunpx » Fri Mar 02, 2018 8:20 am

    Men

    SUU 51-74 EWU; Echoing Hodgins from Wednesday, Bliznyuk outscores Suutah by himself in the first half
    UNC 85-78 PSU; Andre Spight scores 37 as he continues his Newcomer-of-the-Year coronation tour
    UND 90-73 SAC; Hornets lose their 9th. in a row, their worst streak in more than 6 years
    NAU 52-66 ID; Idaho shot 32% in the first half, but NAU shot 29% for the game
    WEB 57-75 UMT; Montana gets 22 assists to Weber's 3 as they clinch outright
    ISU 101-78 MSU; Jared Stutzman goes 8/11 from outside & scores 33 as ISU torches the Bobcats in Bozeman

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Men's Mid-Week 10 Standings

Postby Mvemjsunpx » Fri Mar 02, 2018 8:25 am

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      1. Montana _____________15-2_____22-7_____ W2
      2. Idaho ________________13-4_____21-8_____ W2
      3. Eastern Washington__12-5_____17-13____ W5
      4. Weber State__________12-5_____19-10____ L3
      5. Northern Colorado___11-6_____20-10____ W4
      6. Idaho State ___________9-8_____14-14____ W1
      7. Portland State_________8-9_____18-12____ L1
      8. Montana State ________6-11____13-17____ L5
      9. North Dakota _________6-11____11-18____ W1
      10.Southern Utah ________5-12____11-17____ L1
      11.Sacramento State _____3-14_____6-24____ L9
      12.Northern Arizona _____2-15_____5-25____ L2


Montana has clinched #1 (NIT at worst).
Idaho has clinched #2 because they win any tiebreaker with EWU/Weber.
NoCo has clinched #5 because they lose any tiebreaker with EWU/Weber.
Suutah has clinched #10 because they lose any tiebreaker with MSU/NoDak.
MSU & NoDak are now guaranteed to play each other in the first round.
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Coaches' Futures Analysis - Men

Postby Mvemjsunpx » Fri Mar 02, 2018 8:47 am

Here are my thoughts on how safe, etc., each men's Big Sky coach is right now. This is assuming no future possible scandals, of course.


Shantay Legans (EWU) - Safe. Unlikely to be hired away (first year).
Barret Peery (PSU) - Safe. Unlikely to be hired away (first year).
Brian Katz (SAC) - Probably Safe. This has been a bad year, but Katz has a good excuse and 2 more years on his contract.
Don Verlin (ID) - Safe. I doubt he'd be hired away unless he's desperate to leave Moscow.
Bill Evans (ISU) - Probably Safe. I think he's in his contract year (I couldn't verify), but expectations are understandably low in Pocatello. A first-round tournament win is probably enough to guarantee he stays.
Todd Simon (SUU) - Safe. He may feel some heat if they don't do better in conference next year, though.
Randy Rahe (WEB) - Safe*. He won't be fired, obviously, but rumors are abounding on the Weber message board that he's already agreed to take the Colorado State job after the season's over.
Jack Murphy (NAU) - Probably Safe. He should to be fired, IMO, but he's still got 2 years on his contract.
Travis DeCuire (UMT) - Safe. I doubt he'll seriously entertain offers this offseason since Montana returns nearly everybody, but it wouldn't be surprising if he leaves in 2019.
Brian Fish (MSU) - Probably Fired. He still has another year on his contract, but I'm guessing he's gone unless Tyler Hall agrees to return with Fish still there. The team is playing like they've quit on the coach.
Jeff Linder (UNC) - Safe. He's won 20 games in the midst of major NCAA sanctions, so he obviously won't get fired. He's been rumored (suggested?) for the CSU job, so I could see him bolting if Rahe doesn't.
Brian Jones (UND) - Safe, but who cares? This year hasn't been good, but NoDak went to the NCAA's last season and Jones signed a 4-year extension right after that. Of course, he won't be in the Big Sky anymore…

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Re: Big Sky Basketball Thread: 2017-18

Postby AZGrizFan » Fri Mar 02, 2018 10:01 am

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Calm down Sparky....

Sorry. Got into that scotch I posted last night. :lol:


And at a buck twenty, it don't take much scotch for him to get likker'ed up. :coffee:
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Re: Big Sky Basketball Thread: 2017-18

Postby Grizalltheway » Fri Mar 02, 2018 10:14 am

AZGrizFan wrote:
Grizalltheway wrote:Sorry. Got into that scotch I posted last night. :lol:


And at a buck twenty, it don't take much scotch for him to get likker'ed up. :coffee:

Buck eighty, TYVM. :tothehand:

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Re: Big Sky Basketball Thread: 2017-18

Postby dbackjon » Fri Mar 02, 2018 1:10 pm

So have we clinched the first round pick in the draft yet?
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Re: Big Sky Basketball Thread: 2017-18

Postby Wildcat Ryan » Fri Mar 02, 2018 6:01 pm

Grizalltheway wrote:
Mvemjsunpx wrote:
Or U-daho…



Oh, and Montana just clinched the outright title. :mrgreen:

:rockon:

Prepare yourselves for football season mafuckers...



I already am, I cant wait to watch Weber win the Big Sky again. :D
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Re: Big Sky Basketball Thread: 2017-18

Postby CID1990 » Fri Mar 02, 2018 7:24 pm

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3/2 Scores

Postby Mvemjsunpx » Sat Mar 03, 2018 7:57 am

    Women

    UMT 60-72 ISU; Montana allows back-to-back opponents to shoot 50+% against them for the first time ever*
    ID 65-57 SUU; Suutah goes 8/16 from the line to cost themselves a winning chance
    MSU 69-85 WEB; Likely Newcomer-of-the-Year Larryn Brooks scores 26 on her senior night
    EWU 98-83 NAU; Delaney Hodgins scores 46 points (7/7 from the arc) to break the Big Sky record
    SAC 68-90 UNC; Bears win points-off-turnovers 21-2 in an easy coronation victory
    PSU 80-61 UND; Viks win first-half shooting 63%-24%


    * - Archived stats on gogriz only go back to 1995-96, so I can't verify anything prior to that.
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