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Subject: Yale Basketball


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Son of Eli
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Date Posted: 07:56:09 11/10/17 Fri

Yale's game against Creighton Friday night will be replayed on the Yes network at 3:00am Saturday for those who may want to record/watch it.

Sunday's game against Wisconsin will be televised live on the Big Ten Network at 6:00.

It will be a great weekend for Yale if they can win at least one of these two games.

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[> Subject: Re: Yale Basketball


Author:
remember it well
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Date Posted: 08:20:44 11/10/17 Fri

I think Yale/Creighton will be streamed on Fox Sports Go tonight. It will be tough to win against these two highly successful programs at the start of the season but Yale will gain strength after Makai gets back to form after a year out due to injury. If the Mason/Oni duo live up to expectations Yale has the potential to field it's best ever basketball team.

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[> [> Subject: Re: Yale Basketball


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mrjames
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Date Posted: 08:37:13 11/10/17 Fri

Yeah... I doubt this year’s Yale team comes within shouting distance of that great 2015-16 team.

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[> Subject: Re: Yale Basketball


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Son of Eli
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Date Posted: 08:27:32 11/10/17 Fri

I looked for it on fox sports go and couldn't find a live stream. Only the replay which is also on Yes.

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[> Subject: Re: Yale Basketball


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mrjames
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Date Posted: 08:34:12 11/10/17 Fri

Creighton game also live on FoxSportsGo. If you have a Roku box/Amazon fire/Apple TV and a cable subscription, you can download FoxSportsGo and watch there! Or on any mobile device...

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[> Subject: Both Mason and Bruner not playing


Author:
remember it well
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Date Posted: 20:56:03 11/10/17 Fri

No chance tonight against Creighton. Both Mason and Bruner out. What happened?

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[> [> Subject: Bruner out for the season


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remember it well
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Date Posted: 21:13:59 11/10/17 Fri


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[> Subject: Re: Yale Basketball


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mrjames
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Date Posted: 21:20:48 11/10/17 Fri

And thus why they’re not coming within shouting distance of 2015-16...

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[> [> Subject: Re: Yale Basketball


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An Observer
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Date Posted: 10:25:40 11/11/17 Sat

Are you implying that you knew about the Mason and Bruner injuries before they were publicly disclosed?

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[> [> [> Subject: Re: Yale Basketball


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mrjames
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Date Posted: 18:18:24 11/11/17 Sat

It’s not my job to break news. I just need to know stuff like that to keep my preseason sims as accurate as possible.

Paul’s gonna be really good so the loss of Bruner will likely hurt through the depth that has to take Paul’s spot in the rotation not as much at the starting level, and if (a sizeable if) Mason can go in Ivy play, they still should have very good odds to make the Ivy Tourney (and are still pretty decent to make it without him).

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[> [> [> [> Subject: The Value of Inside Information After The Fact


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An Observer
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Date Posted: 10:08:16 11/17/17 Fri

I asked because you sound like that stereotypical second-grader who, whenever another child reveals a new fact to the class, responds, "I knew that. I knew that."

If you really had prior inside information but felt compelled not to reveal it, there's not much point in asserting afterwards that you knew it.

Here's a social pointer, relevant as much for Ivy League message boards, cocktail parties, sports betting websites, corporate meetings or presidential news conferences. Nobody has any respect for the guy who makes a lot of effort to say he knew something after the fact.

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[> [> [> [> [> Subject: Re: The Value of Inside Information After The Fact


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mrjames
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Date Posted: 11:23:43 11/17/17 Fri

If you don't follow @ivybball, that's your fault.

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[> [> [> [> [> [> Subject: C'mon, man


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Calvin
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Date Posted: 12:52:27 11/17/17 Fri

Why is it anyone's responsibility to follow someone on twitter or anywhere else?

Why are we to assume that, by default, you always have "inside" information (and that it is accurate)?

Why is it so hard to say - when making a claim - that you are basing it on xxxxx, so people can assess for themselves whether you know wtf you are talking about?

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[> [> [> [> [> [> [> Subject: Re: C'mon, man


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mrjames
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Date Posted: 13:20:20 11/17/17 Fri

It's not your responsibility to follow me on Twitter. But this isn't where I primarily discuss the league... I check in here from time to time to see if anything basketball-related is being discussed.

If you don't follow me on the BBU boards and twitter, you probably will miss things. And that makes you less qualified to judge my coverage of the league.

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[> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> Subject: I repeat


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Calvin
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Date Posted: 14:33:26 11/17/17 Fri

Why is it so hard to say - when making a claim - that you are basing it on xxxxx, so people can assess for themselves whether you know wtf you are talking about?

People cite links here (or are asked to) all the time.

Rather than, in the current political vernacular, say "Believe me."

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[> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> Subject: Re: I repeat


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mrjames
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Date Posted: 15:15:11 11/17/17 Fri

https://twitter.com/ivybball

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[> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> Subject: Some Free Advice For The Younger Generation, Possibly Including mrjames


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An Observer
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Date Posted: 12:35:33 11/19/17 Sun

A thrilling, competitive football season is over and now we turn our attention to hoops.

Most of the regular posters on this board are probably older than the millennial generation. On behalf of the senior generation, let me offer this unsolicited advice to some of our younger members, possibly including mrjames.

Based upon your comments over the years and especially your most recent posts in this thread, I think I've got a pretty read on your personal history. How much of the following description is on target?

You were the smartest kid in your elementary school, your middle school and your high school. You graduated from high school literally not knowing what it felt like NOT to be the smartest kid in the classroom.

But you were skinny and not particularly blessed with hand-eye coordination, so you were not a member of the stereotypical "in crowd" in high school. You did not have a date for your high school prom and may not have attended at all.

At your elite college, you found your niche in an activity like writing about the sports you personally did not play for the school newspaper. The school basketball team was not very good so your writing, while good, did not get that much attention.

But two things have happened in the last decade which have changed the arc of your life. One is that your college basketball team unexpectedly became very good, so that it recaptured your attention and interest. Second, the internet and social media arrived on the scene, allowing you to reach a worldwide audience which, like most fan bases, is insatiable in its appetite for information and statistical analysis.

Socially, your life did not change that much. You were never a big hit with the ladies and you married the first woman who let you get to second base with her.

But all of a sudden, because of your reach to a rabid worldwide sports fan base, you feel like a new man. You've never had this kind of audience for your writing and your analysis. For the first time in your life, you feel like a big deal. A really big deal. You walk taller than you ever have in your life.

How accurate was I in this description? Did I get the details right?

Here's the unsolicited advice from the senior generation to the younger generation: Don't be an entitled, arrogant jerk. Don't assume that because a person does not follow you on twitter, they are not smart or uninformed.

You may have been the smartest kid in class your entire life, but a lot of the members of this message board were as well. And a lot of them were great athletes as well. Many of them have had very accomplished professional careers. A lot of that success came from having good social skills more than pure analytical skill.

Long term in life, having a good mind for numbers and rigorous thinking will take you far, but being a snarky jerk will always hold you back from your full potential.

In thirty years, you'll thank me for this advice.

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[> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> Subject: Re: Some Free Advice For The Younger Generation, Possibly Including mrjames


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observer
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Date Posted: 16:13:32 11/19/17 Sun

oh, and Mike, get off his lawn.

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[> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> Subject: Re: Some Free Advice For The Younger Generation, Possibly Including mrjames


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Calvin
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Date Posted: 17:39:05 11/19/17 Sun

Unfortunately, thank you notes are so passe these days.

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[> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> Subject: Re: Some Free Advice For The Younger Generation, Possibly Including mrjames


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Newbie
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Date Posted: 18:06:37 11/20/17 Mon

"You married the first woman who let you get to second base with her."

According to a recent survey of my Ivy class well after graduation, 9.9% of respondents have slept with only one partner in their entire lives. Two people claim to still be virgins.

Another 10% of classmates say that they've had more than 50 partners in their lives. That's what you call a bimodal distribution.

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[> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> Subject: Good thing Wilt Chamberlain wasn't part of your class


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Go Green
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Date Posted: 07:51:54 11/21/17 Tue


He would have thrown off the whole curve in the survey.

:)

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[> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> Subject: Re: Good thing Wilt Chamberlain wasn't part of your class


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Newbie
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Date Posted: 15:42:43 11/21/17 Tue

Maybe, maybe not.

4.9% of the class said that they had slept with over 100 people in their lives. So 5.1% responded from 50-100 and 4.9% claimed >100.

That's an incredibly fat right-hand tail on the distribution curve. Especially when so many people are bunched up on the left-hand tail, with all the guys who might have married the first girl who let them get to second base and of course the two virgins. The median response was only seven.

Extrapolating from the fat right-hand tail, somewhere in the class, there could conceivably be the Ivy Wilt.

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[> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> Subject: Re: Good thing Wilt Chamberlain wasn't part of your class


Author:
Calvin
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Date Posted: 17:16:42 11/21/17 Tue

It is some tail, no doubt.

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[> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> Subject: Harvard Humility on This Subject, Maybe Not On My Part


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An Observer
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Date Posted: 18:04:08 12/17/17 Sun

One of the most wry -- and best delivered -- lines came from a close Harvard friend (is there any other type?) on this very subject.

During a particularly happy stretch in my previous bachelor life, I remarked to him that, in the previous calendar week, I had slept with six women. We were both adjusting to our newfound middle aged status at the time.

The mark of a great line is often delivery more than content. Without missing a beat or changing his expression in the slightest, he replied in pure deadpan fashion, "I don't even know if I could do that."

Does this story rise to the definition of gratuitous bragging if it's told on an anonymous message board?

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[> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> Subject: A Wharton Offering


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An Observer
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Date Posted: 11:30:43 12/27/17 Wed

As long as I'm telling stories about Ivy alumni and their funny nonchalant quips, here's a recent offering from a good friend who graduated from Wharton. He's the CEO of a big multinational corporation. When the whole Harvey Weinstein and #MeToo phenomenon swept over popular culture, I made a joke and then asked him semi-seriously whether he'd ever had a problem, given his position. Without changing his expression in the slightest, he replied in deadpan fashion, "I'm clean. I barely do my wife."

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[> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> Subject: Re: A Wharton Offering From A Guy Who's Worth >$100 Million


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An Observer
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Date Posted: 15:23:13 04/14/18 Sat

Here are a couple of thought-provoking experiences I recently had.

I've been spending a lot of time lately with my friend who graduated from Wharton. Every time that we get together, he mentions that he's rich. Now, this is notable for two reasons. Number one, nobody should be mentioning that they are rich. That's simply bad form, although maybe it's a Wharton thing, as our current president does the same. Number two, it's self-evident that he's rich. He's now the CEO of his second large multinational corporation. Of course he's rich.

Yet he still mentions it every time we're together, as if I might have forgotten from the previous visit. Lately, he's made it evident in a none too subtle fashion that, by "rich," he means a number comfortably north of $100 million. Other than the topic of money, he's a completely humble, well-adjusted guy whom I'm very happy to know and like.

In a completely unrelated incident, I was recently at a gathering of about a dozen male friends, all of whom I've known for decades. One guy nonchalantly mentioned to me that, "I thought that once I was worth more than $100 million, I might lose some interest in working, but I'm still very motivated."

At first, I silently recoiled in horror, thinking "When did it become okay to drop into conversation one's net worth, especially when it's a big number?"

I've been thinking a lot about these conversations. Upon more reflection, these two alarming incidents with friends of mine may be reflective of our status as middle-aged men. We're all close enough to the ends of our careers that we can see it over the horizon. Our bodies are changing and not for the better.

We're somewhere in the transition process from energetic, sexually vibrant men into the long slow decline into something new and different. And really, for the first time in our lives, we know it.

I now think that my two friends aren't trying to tell *ME* that they're successful, they're trying to remind *THEMSELVES* that they've had a good run. To use the language of Winston Churchill, we're transitioning from the end of the beginning to the beginning of the end and it's not an easy transition.

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[> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> Subject: as long as we are bragging


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holtsledge
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Date Posted: 16:26:08 04/23/18 Mon

I slept with 3 different woman in a 24 hr period

Dinner Lunch Dinner pretty I was pretty proud about that at the time (still am actually LOL). Ah how I miss the days of free love

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[> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> Subject: what's even more remarkable


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holtsledge
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Date Posted: 16:30:28 04/23/18 Mon

I still remember their names :)

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[> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> Subject: Re: what's even more remarkable


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Newbie
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Date Posted: 15:11:39 04/24/18 Tue

In one rotation around the Earth’s axis, you got wit’ mo’ ladies than at least 10% of my class did in their entire lives.

More isn’t always better, but there’s something to be said for drinking deeply from the cup of life.

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[> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> Subject: I think the real test of the experience


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Calvin
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Date Posted: 15:36:17 04/24/18 Tue

Is whether they remember yours.

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[> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> Subject: Re: I think the real test of the experience ONE HUNDRED PERCENT


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An Observer
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Date Posted: 21:23:42 04/25/18 Wed

Calvin, in thread after thread on this board, you post a sentiment which cuts through the blah-blah-blah and gets right to the heart of the matter. And here you have done the same again.

Most of us here are at an age when, regrettably, most of our great sexual experiences are memories, not events to look forward to. But as much as we savor these memories, you are 100% correct: The true test of the greatness of any memory isn't the gymnastic athleticism involved or the beauty of the young lady in question. The true test is, if and when she reviews the same memory today, whether a big smile breaks out on her face and an appreciative fond warmth spreads in her heart.

Here's to all the ladies whose memories bring a smile to our faces and, more importantly, to our performances and relationships back then which today bring a huge smile to theirs.

Cheers, gentlemen.

(Holtsie, I trust that at least 67% of your trifecta smiles when thinking about you today. As Meat Loaf said, "Two out of three ain't bad.")

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[> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> Subject: ah Cal


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holtsledge
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Date Posted: 16:00:37 04/25/18 Wed

good line LOL

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[> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> [> Subject: Not to worry


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Calvin
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Date Posted: 16:30:11 04/25/18 Wed

I am sure you made an impression.

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[> Subject: Re: Yale Basketball


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Bulldog Fan
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Date Posted: 21:31:54 11/10/17 Fri

Asking again, what happened?!

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[> [> Subject: Awful news on Mason and Bruner


Author:
remember it well
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Date Posted: 22:53:09 11/10/17 Fri

https://www.midmajormadness.com/2017/11/10/16636072/report-yale-loses-makai-mason-jordan-bruner-to-injury-bulldogs-ivy-harvard-princeton-basketball

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[> Subject: Re: Yale Basketball


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Walt Yale Blue (sad)
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Date Posted: 23:04:14 11/10/17 Fri

Same as last year just thinking bruner having trouble with his knee and mason with his foot ,There goes our backcourt . get the freshman ready.Team was overpower tonight Oni had a bad night surprise that happen. News flash bruner and mason out for the year with there knee and foot.injures.HERE WE GO NEXT MAN UP . boy what a shock.

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[> Subject: Re: Yale Basketball


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John Harvard
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Date Posted: 10:35:33 11/11/17 Sat

These injuries are really really disappointing news for all Ivy basketball fans. Despite the fact prognostication that Mason could be back for the Ivy season (I read that somewhere), this is exact situation that sidelined Alex Rosenberg for the entire year and was re-broken by Kenyatta Smith. With Mason headed off to big college BB next year at Baylor with hopes of re-entering the draft, I wouldn't expect him to risk things.

Coupled with the Boudreaux news, League just dropped a peg.

I had feared something was up with Mason when I saw Mike Smith's simulations on his twitter feed earlier this week. Shame about Bruner's injury - twice in two years.

Well Columbia looked good yesterday while Harvard did not. Musings on Princeton Board that strange starting lineup could mean injury(ies) in Tiger land. Buckle your seatbelts, may be crazy both for Regular Season Title as well as Tournament qualifying. All settling in for the Palestra itself - and by that I mean home court advantage - to impact things this year. Of course, that would likely eliminate it as the site of the tournament in the future.

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[> [> Subject: Re: Yale Basketball


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mrjames
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Date Posted: 18:20:00 11/11/17 Sat

And re-broken by Kyle Casey. If he returns, he’s likely taking a pretty sizeable risk...

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[> [> [> Subject: Re: Yale Basketball


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John Harvard
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Date Posted: 23:31:51 11/11/17 Sat

Is that right? How did Kyle break Yatta's foot. I just assumed it didn't hold up.

Saw Kenyatta walking form the Quad that year, assumed that the housing lottery played a role as well.

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[> [> Subject: Re: Yale Basketball


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TC
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Date Posted: 14:03:34 12/05/17 Tue

I've always wondered whether elite basketball players are more prone to injuries simply because a person who is six and a half feet tall is by definition a biological freak. These guys are not "normal" and their ligaments, bones and other "parts" are under considerable strain just by virtue of their elongated bodies. Add in running up and down a hard wooden court their entire lives and things break.

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[> Subject: Re: Yale Basketball


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Wondering aloud
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Date Posted: 19:19:10 11/11/17 Sat

Sad news.
Will Baylor honor its commitment?

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[> [> Subject: Re: Yale Basketball


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Terrace72
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Date Posted: 08:37:06 11/12/17 Sun

If Mason were to sit out the entire year, would he not have two years of eligibility @ Baylor?

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[> [> [> Subject: Re: Yale Basketball


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mrjames
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Date Posted: 11:18:58 11/12/17 Sun

If it came to that, I don’t think that would be hard to get. Patrick Steeves got it most recently after leaving Harvard for GW.

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[> [> [> Subject: Re: Yale Basketball


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Libby
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Date Posted: 17:39:27 02/23/18 Fri

Mason is back. Has anybody heard him comment on the current status of his eligibility at Baylor?

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[> [> Subject: Re: Yale Basketball


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Old Eli
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Date Posted: 08:54:05 11/12/17 Sun

I believe he would have to petition the NCAA in that scenario in order to have six years to complete 4 years of eligibility.

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[> [> [> Subject: Re: Yale Basketball


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Sr Punter
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Date Posted: 20:01:36 11/20/17 Mon

As a "Senior Member" on this board, as well as on the BB board, the Mason/Bruner injury news is old news. The fact the is is new on the FB board is not a shock. Don't blame M R James for your lack of knowledge.

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[> [> [> [> Subject: Re: Yale Basketball


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Travis
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Date Posted: 00:43:56 12/14/17 Thu

I don't think that anybody is blaming anybody else for not knowing any specific information. Rather, Party A does not like the fact that Party B speaks in a supercilious tone as if he's the smartest guy in the room, mostly likely because Party A himself is used to being the smartest guy in the room.

Ivy League problems.

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[> Subject: Re: Yale Basketball


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Old Eli
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Date Posted: 15:21:23 11/28/17 Tue

I went to the game at Delaware Monday night 11/27. First half was great, team looked fast, deep, and played together really well, bigs looked active, lots of ball sharing and good outside shooting. Up 21 at the break and it felt like that was a good outcome for Delaware. Second half the hosts played better and Yale couldn't hit free throws, so final margin ended up as 10.

Clearly miss Mason and Bruener, would be an absolutely scary team with them. Hope they can still compete without them.

For anyone in Philly, South Jersey, Baltimore or DC, highly recommend attending a game at UofD if a team that interests you visits. Close to I-95, nice little downtown, arena has great sight lines, concessions limited but very good for an arena - BBQ and UofD Dairy ice cream.

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[> [> Subject: Re: Yale Basketball


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Son of Eli
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Date Posted: 16:23:54 11/28/17 Tue

I’m hoping to make the trip there someday to see Yale play Delaware in football.

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[> [> Subject: Delaware as Role Model


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An Observer
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Date Posted: 11:48:33 01/17/18 Wed

In other threads, posters opine on whether Northwestern, Stanford or Duke should be our role models.

I'd like to suggest an alternative goal. I think that Delaware is a good role model for us. Here is my impression of the Delaware sports milieu:

Very good but not extravagant facilities, fun inclusive game-day experience, surprisingly strong base of local fans who support the team despite not all being alumni of the school, easy access to games including fun things to do in the downtown area before and after games, regular competitor in the FCS playoffs with a deep run from time to time and a national championship every once in a long while.

Locals remember and celebrate Delaware's success in the FCS playoffs which contributes to a local culture where going to the game on Saturday afternoon is just one of the things to do. It's like a very scaled down version of the culture in the South where people don't think twice about what they do on home game Saturdays.

I don't want to accept the academic sacrifices necessary to compete in FBS football. Forget Stanford and Duke. Delaware is a good, realistic goal. They're already using an Ivy League helmet. We're halfway there.

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[> [> [> Subject: Re: Delaware as Role Model


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IvySportsJunkie
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Date Posted: 13:16:53 01/17/18 Wed

The vast majority of us recognize that it is impractical to try to duplicate how Stanford, Northwestern and Duke have been relatively successful competing in the Pac 12, Big Ten, and ACC. There is almost no support for trying to consistently compete at the Power 5 conference level.

That said, these three schools do provide useful insights into how they are able to recruit student athletes who can compete at the Ivy League academic level. There is ample room for the Ivies to recruit student athletes who meet our restrictive academic standards and can compete at the mid-major D1 sports level.

While Delaware may be a decent model for how to build a FCS football program, it does not have to compete at the same level academically. Delaware has a relatively easy admissions rate at 65% with an average GPA of 3.7 and average 600 SAT score. It is safe to assume that the average Delaware student athlete does not come close to meeting our AI standards.

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[> [> [> [> Subject: Re: Delaware as Role Model


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joiseyfan
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Date Posted: 13:52:25 01/17/18 Wed

Neither does the average football or basketball player at Northwestern, Duke or Stanford. That’s the whole point.

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[> [> [> [> [> Subject: Re: Delaware as Role Model


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An Observer
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Date Posted: 11:42:58 01/25/18 Thu

Joisey aptly summarizes the major logical flaw in the previous post by IvySportsJunkie.

Nobody disagrees that Stanford, Northwestern and Duke are great universities. (This is especially true of Stanford, which has already eclipsed most Ivies and is on its way to eclipsing all of us. Personally, I think Duke is overrated as a college and a university, but that's another post for another day.)

The point is that all three of Stanford, Northwestern and Duke run high major football and basketball programs with athletes who are not nearly the equal of Ivy athletes, Ivy undergraduates at large or even their own undergraduates at large.

Duke just recruited the top three basketball players in the class of 2018 nationwide, an incredible haul that makes Michigan's Fab Five class look like underachievers. At what point during the recruiting process do you think Coach Krzyzewski worried about checking the students' grades and SAT scores?

There is a gap in the academic qualifications on Ivy campuses between athletes and non-athletes. There is a chasm between those respective qualifications at Stanford, Northwestern and Duke.

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[> Subject: Re: Yale Basketball


Author:
Old Eli
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Date Posted: 16:41:11 01/04/18 Thu

Two separate trips to Georgia to close out non-con play (Kennesaw St and GA Tech), and not a single player from the Peach State on the current roster. Wonder if this is just an odd scheduling coinky dink or if there's a recruit or two in the greater Atlanta area that Jones is hot after.

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Sr Punter
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Date Posted: 20:00:25 01/18/18 Thu

Mason wants to play this year. He won't play against Brown tomorrow but after that ......

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Wondering Aloud
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Date Posted: 19:38:44 01/18/18 Thu

What is the plan for Mason? Will he return this season?

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Son of Eli
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Date Posted: 19:49:38 01/18/18 Thu

No. Mason will be playing fir Baylor next year as a graduate transfer.

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Wondering Aloud
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Date Posted: 20:05:13 01/18/18 Thu

Sorry to hear this. He is a very good player. High level D-1 basketball can be foot-loose and fancy-free. Has Baylor kept its committment for his scholarship or will he be a walk-on?

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Franklin
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Date Posted: 11:37:38 02/09/18 Fri

During last weekend's Yale-Princeton broadcast, the announcers seemed to suggest that it was still an open question whether Mason would return this year. What's the point of coming back for only a handful of games and losing a year of eligibility? Doesn't he have two years left to play at Baylor if he skips 2018?

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Old Eli
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Date Posted: 22:21:57 02/09/18 Fri

Only with an NCAA exemption to play 4 years within 6 calendar years. Patrick Steeves of Harvard got one to play 2 years as a grad student at George Washington.

That said, I don't know the current NCAA rule for how much one can play without counting as a year of eligibility, whether it's anything at all or if there is a ceiling under which the year doesn't count.

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remember it well
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Date Posted: 19:42:17 02/23/18 Fri


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[> Subject: Re: Yale Basketball


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Date Posted: 14:58:49 04/23/18 Mon

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