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2017-2018 College Basketball Discussion (Official Thread)

Discussion in 'Buckeye Basketball' started by CFPBuckeye, Apr 4, 2017.

  1. CFPBuckeye

    CFPBuckeye Turned down a Harbaugh sleepover

    Opening odds to win the 2017-2018 National Championship (courtesy of the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook)

    KENTUCKY Wildcats 10-1
    LOUISVILLE Cardinals 10-1
    DUKE Blue Devils 10-1
    KANSAS Jayhawks 12-1
    NORTH CAROLINA Tar Heels 12-1
    VILLANOVA Wildcats 12-1
    GONZAGA Bulldogs 12-1
    ARIZONA Wildcats 15-1
    MICHIGAN Wolverines 20-1
    INDIANA Hoosiers 20-1
    WICHITA ST Shockers 20-1
    FLORIDA Gators 20-1
    MICHIGAN ST Spartans 20-1
    UCLA Bruins 25-1
    BUTLER Bulldogs 25-1
    WEST VIRGINIA Mountaineers 25-1
    VIRGINIA Cavaliers 30-1
    OKLAHOMA Sooners 40-1
    FLORIDA ST Seminoles 40-1
    ST MARY'S Gaels 40-1
    BAYLOR Bears 50-1
    MIAMI FL Hurricanes 50-1
    OREGON Ducks 60-1
    SETON HALL Pirates 60-1
    PURDUE Boilermakers 60-1
    USC Trojans 60-1
    WISCONSIN Badgers 80-1
    XAVIER Musketeers 80-1
    SMU Mustangs 80-1
    CINCINNATI Bearcats 80-1
    IOWA ST Cyclones 80-1
    CREIGHTON Bluejays 80-1
    ALABAMA Crimson Tide 80-1
    VANDERBILT Commodores 80-1
    NOTRE DAME Fighting Irish 80-1
    U CONN Huskies 100-1
    VCU Rams 100-1
    VIRGINIA TECH Hokies 100-1
    SYRACUSE Orange 100-1
    MARQUETTE Golden Eagles 100-1
    MARYLAND Terrapins 100-1
    MINNESOTA Golden Gophers 100-1
    NORTHWESTERN Wildcats 100-1
    ILLINOIS Fighting Illini 100-1
    ARKANSAS Razorbacks 100-1
    SOUTH CAROLINA Gamecocks 100-1
    TEXAS A&M Aggies 100-1
    NEVADA Wolfpack 100-1
    SAN DIEGO ST Aztecs 100-1
    UTAH Utes 100-1
    PROVIDENCE Friars 200-1
    GEORGETOWN Hoyas 200-1
    GEORGIA Bulldogs 200-1
    OKLAHOMA ST Cowboys 300-1
    KANSAS ST Wildcats 300-1
    TCU Horned Frogs 300-1
    TEXAS TECH Red Raiders 300-1
    DAYTON Flyers 300-1
    RHODE ISLAND Rams 300-1
    WAKE FOREST Demon Deacons 300-1
    CLEMSON Tigers 300-1
    ST JOHN'S Red Storm 300-1
    IOWA Hawkeyes 300-1
    OHIO ST Buckeyes 300-1
    PENN ST Nittany Lions 300-1
    NEBRASKA Cornhuskers 300-1
    TEXAS Longhorns 300-1
    ILLINOIS ST Redbirds 300-1
    OLE MISS Rebels 300-1
    TENNESSEE Volunteers 300-1
    AUBURN Tigers 300-1
    MISSISSIPPI ST Bulldogs 300-1
    MISSOURI Tigers 300-1
    BYU Cougars 300-1
    CALIFORNIA Golden Bears 300-1
    COLORADO Buffaloes 300-1


    Not listed:Rutgers (because let's be real here)
     
    Last edited: Apr 5, 2017
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  2. LitlBuck

    LitlBuck I Don't Want Any Trouble but People Need Banners!

    could someone please stick this thread so another one does not get created… Thanks
     
  3. ScriptOhio

    ScriptOhio Everybody is somebody else's weirdo.

    [​IMG]

    :oh:....:io:
     
  4. OSU_Buckguy

    OSU_Buckguy Magister Equitum

  5. ScriptOhio

    ScriptOhio Everybody is somebody else's weirdo.

    Mohamed Bamba's brother says the Texas 5-star freshman accepted cash and gifts

    In a Facebook video, the brother of the No. 2 recruit in the nation makes some serious accusations


    The older brother of Texas incoming freshman Mohamed Bamba, the nation's No. 2 recruit in the Class of 2017, posted a video on Facebook on Wednesday saying he told the NCAA the five-star prospect accepted cash and gifts from a financial adviser who doubles as a mentor.

    "He's not going to play this year in the NCAA because I already reported him to the NCAA -- and I'm already going to meet with the NCAA," said Ibrahim Johnson, Bamba's brother. "He's not going to play this year. ... I exposed that kid."

    Entire article: http://www.cbssports.com/college-basketball/news/mohamed-bambas-brother-says-the-texas-5-star-freshman-accepted-cash-and-gifts/

    You don't see a guy turn in his brother to the NCAA very often.
     
  6. HabaneroBuck

    HabaneroBuck Non-Nike Design

    Looks like Holtmann has started a trend across basketball with Jallow and his recruitment of Ayala. I saw Race Thompson, a top-100 player in the class of 2018 is coming in to Indiana as a 17, and there is now a lot of talk about Marvin Bagley (#1 class of 2018) coming in to Duke as a 2017. All of this right in the middle of the summer. Stuff happening quickly! Gets some guys to the NBA quickly, plus helps out coaches (like Holtmann, Miller, and K who has done it before) who come into situations needing some immediate help.
     
  7. CFPBuckeye

    CFPBuckeye Turned down a Harbaugh sleepover

    Oh my. Jealousy is a stinky cologne.

    Greer Love either...

    -Has a legit pre-existing relationship with the kid.

    -Played the long game to perfection.

    -Covered his tracks beautifully.

    Either way, I don't see much coming from this story other than a family member who bought stock in haterade.
     
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  8. OSU_Buckguy

    OSU_Buckguy Magister Equitum

    slight difference between mohamed mamba's brother and torrence watson's brother. the former has tried to rat out his younger sibling. the latter?

     
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  9. CFPBuckeye

    CFPBuckeye Turned down a Harbaugh sleepover

    :rofl:

    Just a slight difference.

    That's just good mentoring, right there.
     
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  10. buckeyemania11

    buckeyemania11 HATE, HATE, HATE, HATE!!!

    Georgetown's OOC schedule makes the ones we've complained about recently look powerful.

    https://www.cbssports.com/college-basketball/news/georgetowns-non-league-schedule-is-both-awful-and-a-reflection-of-a-larger-issue/amp/



     
  11. brodybuck21

    brodybuck21 THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY Staff Member

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  12. LitlBuck

    LitlBuck I Don't Want Any Trouble but People Need Banners!

  13. NorthCoastKid

    NorthCoastKid Senior

  14. AuTX Buckeye

    AuTX Buckeye Beam me up, Mr. Speaker. '14 Yahoo Pickem Champ Former Game Champion

    from the replies to the first post

     
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  15. Dryden

    Dryden Sober as Sarkisian Staff Member Tech Admin

    Wow.

    https://www.justice.gov/usao-sdny/pr/press-conference-advisory-2

    Press Conference Advisory

    There will be a press conference today at noon to announce charges of fraud and corruption in college basketball. Federal criminal charges have been brought against ten people, including four college basketball coaches, as well as managers, financial advisors, and representatives of a major international sportswear company. The press conference will be livestreamed on Facebook @USAOSDNY.

    WHO:
    Joon H. Kim, Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York
    William F. Sweeney, Assistant Director-in-Charge of the New York Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation

    WHEN:
    Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at 12 p.m.

    ...
     

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