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Penn State Basketball / Re: 2014-15 scheduling thread
« on: August 31, 2014, 11:46 AM »
Check out ~itt's  2014-15  schedule!  Home games until Hawaii break during Thanksgiving. At IU (no choice - ACC-BigTen Challenge) 12-5  then in Pittsburgh the rest of December.

Now there is a coach who knows something about building and maintaining a high profile program via scheduling?

Others should watch and learn,
Cupcake Man  8)     

OT / Re: Upsets everywhere, college football edition
« on: August 31, 2014, 09:29 AM »
Wisconsin somehow misses Penn State, Ohio State, Michigan and Michigan State on their schedule this season.  I know college football is cyclical, and programs will improve/get worse...but I think the B1G East is going to be a lot better than the West for a long, long time...if not, dare I say, forever. 

I gotta figure Wisc is quite happy with their schedule .................
I also would guess there was (still is maybe) lots of NC talk in Madison!  I would think this is a "good thing" for a college football program!

Cupcake Man  8)

OT / Re: Football: UCF Thread
« on: August 31, 2014, 09:25 AM »
But that one call was in a momentum changing time of game. If we score there, maybe we put the game away on the first drive of the second half.

Agreed!  Some calls are MORE IMPORTANT than other calls!

OT / Re: Football: UCF Thread
« on: August 30, 2014, 04:14 PM »
These refs suck!   >:(

OOC away (and neutral site) games should only be scheduled with 3rd party ref crews!

Cupcake Man  8)


OT / Re: Football: UCF Thread
« on: August 30, 2014, 11:59 AM »
Wow and double Wow!!!!!!!!!!!! 

 :)  :)  :)  :)  :)  :)  :)  :)  :)  :)  :)  :)  :)  :)  :)  :)  :)  :)

OT / Re: Football: UCF Thread
« on: August 30, 2014, 07:43 AM »
I'm ready. Dog walked. Coffee made. PSU pregame show on the radio! 
Now what to make for breakfast??

Penn State Basketball / Re: PSU hoops articles, videos, etc.
« on: August 26, 2014, 02:11 PM »
Kurt Kanaskie was just hired as an assistant coach here at Air Force (for those that don't know, I now work in Marketing at Air Force)

I didn't realize he's from Mechanicsburg (my hometown).

Wish him the best of luck!!

Penn State Basketball / Re: PSU hoops articles, videos, etc.
« on: August 20, 2014, 01:54 PM »
::)  Funny guy. IF PSU would ever play Juniata again it would now be an exhibition game and it would not be a Rec Hall.

Maybe it will be AT Juniata..........................Relax.................. just kiddin     ;)     

OT / Re: OT: PSU Football
« on: August 20, 2014, 12:13 PM »
Right, so the question really should be, will the BJC still be open to fans before games?
I hope so. I have seldom been a tailgater (except for the Hoop Club Tailgate.)  Instead I do lots of walking. Town, campus and around the stadium. The BJC gives me and others a place to sit and rest, get in out of the weather and use the bathroom. 
Plus, in the past, some times hoop players would be shooting on the main BJC court! 

OT / Re: OT: PSU Football
« on: August 20, 2014, 09:04 AM »

Women's Basketball / Banks to PSU
« on: August 16, 2014, 04:11 PM »
Transfer from UConn

OT / Re: "Back the Bucs"
« on: August 14, 2014, 05:49 PM »
Buccos acquire Relief Pitcher.

Penn State Basketball / Re: Recruiting
« on: August 13, 2014, 02:52 PM »

I liked the video.  Nice relaxed calmness to his game! I liked his ball skills! Sign em up!

Penn State Basketball / Re: 2014-15 scheduling thread
« on: August 12, 2014, 10:29 AM »
Would WINNING LOTS of home OOC games help attendance.................................????   Just asking!    ;)     

Cupcake Man  8)   

Combination of recruiting success, plenty of home OOC wins and the marketing of these players who are having this on court success could be a recipe for raising attendance!     

Penn State Basketball / Re: 2014-15 scheduling thread
« on: August 11, 2014, 07:52 AM »
In my PSU days our gang played hoops at the White Building when Rec Hall was booked!

Penn State Basketball / Re: Jerry Dunn named HC at Tuskegee
« on: August 8, 2014, 02:14 PM »
Best of luck to Jerry!! 

OT / Re: "Back the Bucs"
« on: August 4, 2014, 11:11 AM »
WHEN IT EFFECTS THE PLAY (that is, negating a clear and obvious out) THEN it should be obstruction!!!!
If the play is unaffected, it does not matter where the runner puts his hands! 
Effect is everything in officiating a sporting effect! 

OT / Re: "Back the Bucs"
« on: August 3, 2014, 07:52 PM »
Get the rule book out........ >:(................. :'(

WHY do not the umps discuss an unusual play (that decides a game) as a group THEN make a final decision. Also, you may need a ump video review to have someone explain exactly what happened and exactly where the ball hit the runner and explain the location of the runners arm! 
In short.............make an effort to get it correct!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Penn State Basketball / Re: Welcome Joe Hampton!!
« on: August 2, 2014, 05:01 PM »
Great news!! Welcome to PSU!!!! 

Penn State Basketball / Re: 2014-15 scheduling thread
« on: August 1, 2014, 06:42 PM »
My 2 cents. Not Cupcake Man's  8)  (he is going to sit this post out!)
I don't judge an OOC schedule by what the selection committee likes. I start to shake a little (make that a lot) just thinking of the "selection"  process.

Knowing that AFTER the OOC we must play 18+ games in the toughest basketball conference in the nation I judge an OOC schedule by how much I think the schedule will help the players and team grow/develop as players and as a team. I am a HUGE believer in the "Nothing succeeds like success" theory. I've seen it work wonders in many different circumstances! 

How is this OOC schedule? I don't like the only 7 games at the BJC. BUT, I guess the schedule is not terrible.I will have to see who we play in Charlestown to finalize my opinion. I generally do not like these types of events.

I like PC. I like this team. This team will be extremely "interesting" to watch! I believe we have 11-12 guys who will expect to start or have serious PT. Thus it may take some time to work out the rotations.
How will the team play out??...I don't know. BUT I believe the team will have to grow and develop to be a winning league team. Winning OOC games, no matter of the quality of the opponent,  is the best way to grow/develop!! 

P.S. Winning OOC games has a good chance to put fannies in the seats! 

Penn State Basketball / Re: 2014-15 scheduling thread
« on: August 1, 2014, 04:03 PM »
7 out of 13 at the BJC      ???   

Cupcake Man   8)   

Penn State Basketball / Re: 2014-15 scheduling thread
« on: August 1, 2014, 03:27 PM »
Very happy with the schedule. I want wins.

Fingers crossed
I don't follow others teams as closely as in the past but it seems to me Akron has been darn good recently!  I looked....115 wins in the last 5 years. 5 post seasons including 2 NCAAs. Also Drexel won 16 games last year. Losing AT UCLA by 5 and AT Zona by 4. Looks to me they only played 12 games in their home gym.

Still watching and hoping,
Cupcake Man  8)

Independence Hall and the Philly skyline!!That's kind of a cross between Chambers Era and Tundra!!!

Me no understand????

Cupcake Man  8)

P.S. Probably end up with a picture of Beaver Stadium!!

OT / Re: "Back the Bucs"
« on: July 31, 2014, 12:18 PM »
Well, I have seen the play to top all plays......................WALKING into a double play!     :-[ 

OT / Re: "Back the Bucs"
« on: July 30, 2014, 11:38 AM »
I think everything would have to fall perfectly right for the Bucs to acquire Lester. That is having the Red Sox value a couple of guys the Bucs would be happy (maybe not publicly)
 to move. I see this as a very long shot! 
I think we end up with a bullpen guy.

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