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Re: MBB: College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin
« Reply #51210 on: July 06, 2019, 10:44:26 pm »
Hi everyone. I'm a long-time reader of CCIW men's and women's basketball. I joined the boards just recently. I go to the games or watch online.
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Re: MBB: College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin
« Reply #51212 on: July 09, 2019, 10:03:31 pm »
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Re: MBB: College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin
« Reply #51213 on: July 11, 2019, 12:26:00 am »
Wheaton recruits...

https://athletics.wheaton.edu/news/2019/7/8/the-thunder-mens-basketball-program-announces-nine-newcomers-for-the-2019-20-season.aspx

I guess making the final four helped a little.  Some good resumes on that list, for sure.
Resume not only look good but that is a large recruiting class!  Enough for a JV team all by themselves!  I'm guessing a few will be on the varsity sooner than later.

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Re: MBB: College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin
« Reply #51214 on: July 11, 2019, 01:44:51 pm »
Wheaton recruits...

https://athletics.wheaton.edu/news/2019/7/8/the-thunder-mens-basketball-program-announces-nine-newcomers-for-the-2019-20-season.aspx

I guess making the final four helped a little.  Some good resumes on that list, for sure.

My impression was the same.  Seems like a little more scoring heft and rebounding stats in this class vs recent classes.  But I make no assumptions on next level ability since you don't know all the details.  I have heard however that the Sinek kid can fill it up - a 53 pt game on his sheet.  (He's undersized at 6'1" but I thought the same of a certain 6'1" transfer 3 yrs ago that ended up working out ok.)

Final four sure didn't hurt.  Seems to me that benefit should really kick in the next couple recruiting classes.  Hoping anyway.

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Re: MBB: College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin
« Reply #51215 on: July 13, 2019, 12:28:10 am »

NCC has now scheduled it’s 9th and final non-con game vs. Rose-Hulman on 11/25. Rather unusual for the Cardinals to be playing two non-tournament games on consecutive days.

North Central will kick off it’s 2019-2020 schedule by hosting National Champion Wisconsin-Oshkosh on Tues., Nov 12th at 7 PM. NOTE, this game may be moved to Wed., 11/13.

The Cardinals non-conference schedule is now as follows;

Tues, 11/12 — Wisconsin-Oshkosh (May be moved to Wed, 11/13)
Fri, 11/15 — Greenville U
Mon, 11/25 — Rose-Hulman
Tues, 11/26 — Benedictine
Sat, 11/30 — Vs TBA Olivet @ Kalamazoo Tournament
Sun, 12/1 — Vs TBA Kalamazoo @ Kalamazoo Tournament
Wed, 12/11 — @ Aurora
Sat, 12/28 — Vs Concordia (TX) @ Texas Shootout in Austin, TX
Sun, 12/29 — Vs Sul Ross St. @ Texas Shootout


The Cardinals opponents @ the Kalamazoo Classic/Tournament have now been determined, and are indicated above.
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Re: MBB: College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin
« Reply #51216 on: July 13, 2019, 06:24:48 pm »
That slate had a pretty healthy OWP last year:

Wisconsin-Oshkosh 29-3 **
Greenville U 17-9
Rose-Hulman 17-9
Benedictine 13-12
Olivet 13-14
Kalamazoo 7-18
Aurora 17-12 **
Sul Ross State 10-15
Vs Concordia (TX) 13-14

Overall 2018-19 record: 136-106 / .562

** - tourney qualifier

Oshkosh may not provide as much of a SOS boost as last year's record would have, but the Bennies have typically been a little better than .500, so perhaps they will mitigate any regression from the defending champions.

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Re: MBB: College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin
« Reply #51217 on: July 28, 2019, 06:34:25 pm »
The Titans have had a schedule change for '19-20. Instead of playing in Phoenix over the holidays they are heading to Austin, TX for Concordia Classic.  IWU will face Concordia (TX) and Sul Ross State.

https://www.iwusports.com/schedule.aspx?path=mbball&schedule=268&

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Re: MBB: College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin
« Reply #51218 on: July 28, 2019, 06:35:37 pm »
The Titans started practicing yesterday for their upcoming Italy trip...they leave in 9 days.

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Re: MBB: College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin
« Reply #51219 on: July 28, 2019, 08:29:15 pm »
The Titans have had a schedule change for '19-20. Instead of playing in Phoenix over the holidays they are heading to Austin, TX for Concordia Classic.  IWU will face Concordia (TX) and Sul Ross State.

https://www.iwusports.com/schedule.aspx?path=mbball&schedule=268&

All that debate over the floor at the Phhacility was for naught.

It'll come up again if that place keeps hosting a D3 tourney. We can just paste in the last argument when it does.
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Re: MBB: College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin
« Reply #51220 on: July 29, 2019, 04:10:46 am »
The Titans have had a schedule change for '19-20. Instead of playing in Phoenix over the holidays they are heading to Austin, TX for Concordia Classic.  IWU will face Concordia (TX) and Sul Ross State.

https://www.iwusports.com/schedule.aspx?path=mbball&schedule=268&

All that debate over the floor at the Phhacility was for naught.

The Concordia tourney matchup dates as posted by NC and IWU are in error... by someone...

NC  says playing Sul Ross on 28th, Concordia on 29th
IWU says playing Concordia on 29th, Sul Ross 0n 30th
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Re: MBB: College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin
« Reply #51221 on: July 30, 2019, 01:00:52 am »
Here's some offseason content for CCIW basketball fans.

https://www.d3hoops.com/notables/2019/07/north-park-center-piece-enters-hall

Thanks to Greg Sager for some very helpful insight that helped me prepare for my interviews with Harper and Coach Djurickovic. I enjoyed speaking with both of them.

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Re: MBB: College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin
« Reply #51222 on: July 30, 2019, 09:43:48 am »
From the story...

“When I went on campus, they were the nicest people and it was one of the first times I went to school with girls and they were really pretty, so I was like, ‘I guess this is the place to be,’” Harper recalls.

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Re: MBB: College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin
« Reply #51223 on: July 30, 2019, 10:16:56 am »
Harper's a funny and candid guy. The interview is embedded in the story and it's long. But listen to the first couple minutes on why he went to North Park and and near the end where he talks about his NBA career. There's a good story involving a volcanic eruption. :)

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Re: MBB: College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin
« Reply #51224 on: July 30, 2019, 02:42:30 pm »
The Titans have had a schedule change for '19-20. Instead of playing in Phoenix over the holidays they are heading to Austin, TX for Concordia Classic.  IWU will face Concordia (TX) and Sul Ross State.

https://www.iwusports.com/schedule.aspx?path=mbball&schedule=268&

All that debate over the floor at the Phhacility was for naught.

The Concordia tourney matchup dates as posted by NC and IWU are in error... by someone...

NC  says playing Sul Ross on 28th, Concordia on 29th
IWU says playing Concordia on 29th, Sul Ross 0n 30th

Per the Concordia SID;

NCC Vs Concordia on 12/28
NCC Vs Sul Ross on 12/29
IWU Vs Concordia on 12/29
IWU Vs Sul Ross on 12/30
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