Monday Night Links

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  • College Basketball’s One-Man Gangs
    Darius Morris gets props in the Wall Street Journal who points out that Morris is responsible for major conference best 53.4% of Michigan’s made field goals. Yes, that’s more than Jimmer Fredette and Kemba Walker.
  • Look At Them Now: Darius Morris
    Sean Ceglinsky (who actually tipped us off about Morris’ commitment two and a half years ago) penned a nice ESPN feature on Morris’ improvement including a couple quotes from Demetrius Calip.
  • Everything slow is new again
    John Gasaway explains that near-upsets in slow paced games aren’t due to the tempo but merely underdogs playing exceptionally well. So lets show restraint before proclaiming that Michigan’s slow tempo means an upset is likely at Value City Arena.
  • Big Ten Midseason Report Card
    Brent Yarina puts together some all-Big Ten teams half way through the season. He named Morris most improved, put Hardaway on the all-freshman team, and gave Michigan a ‘B-‘ grade overall.
  • Crashing the Dance
    Our favorite mathematician bracketologist is back in action. He has seven Big Ten teams in the dance right now.
  • Big Ten power rankings: Week 6
    The Inside the Hall Crew has Michigan ranked 9th in this week’s power rankings.
  • BIG TEN NOTEBOOK: Blizzard forecast changes travel plans for Michigan State, Penn State, Michigan and other notes
    Somehow this year’s biggest snow storm ever even affects your basketball coverage. Snow!

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