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  • Unc r Hypocrits Jan 27, 2013
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    He makes a good point here, Hans. Just sayin'.

  • duane11 Jan 27, 2013
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    can someone explain to me why hans keeps comparing an unproven college grad qb to an nfl hall-of-famer?

  • Wolfpackindahizzy4shizzy Jan 27, 2013
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    lol

    touche'

  • BattlingBishop 5 Jan 27, 2013
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    Can someone explain to me why I should care whether or not Hans gets an explanation, and why him not getting an explanation would be a reason to thump my chest or otherwise feel good about myself?

  • Hans Jan 27, 2013
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    Can someone explain to me why I should care whether or not Mike "Unitas" Glennon gets drafted, and why him not getting drafted would be a reason to thump my chest or otherwise feel good about myself? TIA

  • BattlingBishop 5 Jan 27, 2013
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    Mason is a "project player"....improves steadily.

    2009-10...points 3.7, rebs 3.1
    2010-11...points 7.2, rebs 8.4
    2011-12...points 11.1, rebs 9.2
    2012-13...points 17.4, rebs 11.2

    FTs have improved 3 years running.

    He'll get a shot at the next level, depends on how much he improves.

  • Wolfpackindahizzy4shizzy Jan 27, 2013
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    LOL
    IF only you'd taken this same approach in the, "Mike Glennon Draft status" thread...

    you couldn't be more hypocritical.

  • Hans Jan 27, 2013
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    Can someone explain to me why I should care whether or not Strickland gets drafted, and why him not getting drafted would be a reason to thump my chest or otherwise feel good about myself? TIA.

  • RD n NC Jan 27, 2013
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    he`ll get drafted on potential, before they realize, he`s already reached his ceiling
    He`ll be a bench sitter in the league 2 yrs tops...

    He`s too slow, has no shot and cant defend
    The hype on him is over the top.

  • BattlingBishop 5 Jan 27, 2013
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    "the difference (for most) is that the players typically "talk their smack" to each other's faces, during the heat of battle.... whilst the vast majority of posters here, would NEVER have the gumption to say the things they do, to the person's face, they're trashing." WIDH

    Agreed 100%

  • Wolfpackindahizzy4shizzy Jan 27, 2013
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    LOL

    touche'

    and

    too true!

  • BattlingBishop 5 Jan 27, 2013
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    Mason will be on an NBA roster. Dex will be playing in the Indonesian Rec League.

  • RD n NC Jan 27, 2013
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    He`ll be just as good overseas as mason will be.

  • BattlingBishop 5 Jan 27, 2013
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    I hear he's a very good NIT player. :)

  • RD n NC Jan 27, 2013
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    yeah, but we wont let that serious knee injury thing get in
    the way of this comparison... im sure it has no effect.

  • BattlingBishop 5 Jan 27, 2013
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    I probably wouldn't compare Dex with Mason.

    Plumlee has progressed up to this point.
    17.4 ppg, 11.2 rpg, FTs have even improved - in the POY conversation

    Dex...not so much - still trying to score 8 ppg as a G

  • BattlingBishop 5 Jan 27, 2013
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    Duke is currently ranked #1 as of today.

    Dex is still tweeting about it. lol

  • Wolfpackindahizzy4shizzy Jan 27, 2013
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    the difference (for most) is that the players typically "talk their smack" to each other's faces, during the heat of battle.... whilst the vast majority of posters here, would NEVER have the gumption to say the things they do, to the person's face, they're trashing.

    sadly.

    alas, COWARDS do, what COWARDS do.

  • Wolfpackindahizzy4shizzy Jan 27, 2013
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    LOL @ this pansy comparing a REAL GAME moment, to the blatheing moron from unc, just running his NO GAME HAVING mouth, during the PRE-SEASON.

    Lo Brown takes dumps MORE TALENTED than strickland... and, that reality is clearly killing you :)

    tough break, pansy fan!

  • jacamoe Jan 27, 2013
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    Well said jgunn. I totally agree. I am a Wolfpack fan and some of us on here are over the age of 12. Many of all fans are immature and foolish.

  • RD n NC Jan 27, 2013
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    Thats an interesting way to look at it.

    Mason Plumlee

    Career avg of 8.9 ppg
    54.3 pct. FT`s
    7 boards a game

    Numbers sure dont equal the Hype.

  • Tar Heels Victory-Show No Mercer Jan 27, 2013
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    Failing already, I see! LOL!

  • BattlingBishop 5 Jan 27, 2013
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    Pretty sure players talk a lot of smack. :)

  • StunGunn Jan 27, 2013
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    I think the fans get into trash talking much more than the players. Just look at all the krap posted in these forums.

  • BattlingBishop 5 Jan 27, 2013
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    @ Cuss

    "They talk those guys up every single year, and we beat them every single year. They are the least of our worries. Beat us one year and then they can talk smack. Until then, you can't put them in the mix."

    Dexter Strickland's comments, which were directed at NC State during the offseason, and made to CBS Sports Jeff Goodman. You may want to check his numbers before the injury, nothing to brag about (in terms of career).

  • RD n NC Jan 27, 2013
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    Kinda reminds me of Lo Brown giving the Wake fans the SHHHHHHHHHHHHH
    sign after Hitting the 3, he surely thought the pack had that game wrapped lol

    It will bite back.

  • Wolfpackindahizzy4shizzy Jan 27, 2013
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    LOL

    he sucks and should have NEVER ran his mouth about the Pack (like he did in the pre-season), let's just leave it at that.

  • ncstateforever Jan 27, 2013
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    Of course I consider it. Smack talk, hating on the other teams fans, or coaches, I think is ok. I don't agree with hating on the players, wanting to see them fail, because they play for another team, and what makes you so sure they'll go so easy on him when he down? Strickland has been down and is still down. He's not playing his best because of his injury. He had surgery on his knee less than a years ago. They haven't gone "easy" on him since the season begin. So, there goes your, "I'm sure fans will go easier on them when they're down."

  • BattlingBishop 5 Jan 27, 2013
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    All it takes is one quote, one tweet, etc., & everybody knows about it. From there, it's on the bulletin board.

  • RD n NC Jan 27, 2013
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    actually very few of the players (on any team) trash talk, yet MANY get trashed

  • BattlingBishop 5 Jan 27, 2013
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    It might have something to do with some of the comments these guys make. Ever consider that? If certain players ever come to grips with the fact that trash talk only irritates the opposition, I'm sure fans will go easier on them when they're down.

  • ncstateforever Jan 27, 2013
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    It's amazing the hate some have. I just don't get why they, the haters, enjoy seeing any young man fail. Dexter doesn't seem like the player he was before the injury. But, I agree with Smitty, he'll find something meaningful like most of the players from Carolina, Duke and State do.

  • rgp677 Jan 27, 2013
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    Dexter is probably an ok guy.I am sure with his degree he could get a a job in a lab somewhere.

  • Rameses Unchained Jan 27, 2013
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    Yunno how it is, once they start hating on them, it does not stop, even when they are down. I'm sure Dexter is pretty pragmatic about his game right now, the tape does not lie. When I met him he was great and came off very intelligent, and will have a future doing something meaningful, and it does not have to be basketball.

  • BattlingBishop 5 Jan 27, 2013
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    Strickland is 20 of 87 from 3 pt range in his career - .23% - terrible

    He shoots .67% from the stripe during his career - terrible

    He averages just a tad over 7 points per game for his career - so-so

    His assist totals look like this, 2.0 apg in 09, 2.2 apg in 2010, 2.1 apg in 2011, & 4.1 apg in 2012 - his assists per game are nothing to write home about.

    The numbers don't = the HYPE.

  • Toddler10-21 Jan 27, 2013
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    As for Stricklands comments, He told the truth guys! Go Pack!!!

  • Unc r Hypocrits Jan 27, 2013
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    What the Puck is wrong with you people? I see nothing wrong with talking junk when our college teams play each other, but, once they go out into the real world, I hope they ALL get the chance to live their dream and make mucho $$$s. It's what they have been working towards for all their life. God bless them all and I hope they succeed.

  • Rameses Unchained Jan 27, 2013
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    What's gonna hurt him more is he has lost his hops and speed. Can't beat anyone down the court like before the knee. It's sad but that injury bug bites quite a few. Dexter was a better shooter last year and I can't help but think the lack of spring has affected his shot as it is learned over years of practice. Plus, he has a slow release. He might get to play in Europe.

  • DooksucksV3 Jan 27, 2013
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    Dexter should never be allowed to shoot.

  • Just.B.Cause Jan 27, 2013
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    I think it should be less than one foot...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KF3lR14KWx4

  • 903 mens national championships Jan 26, 2013
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    he should be allowed to shoot only when he's within a foot of the rim

    Doesn't sound like a description of anyone currently in the NBA.

    As for the link (http://www.draftexpress.com/rankings/NCAA-Seniors/), they've got Strickland 6 spots higher than Kenny Kadji. That's ridiculously bad.

  • Wolfpackindahizzy4shizzy Jan 26, 2013
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    That was great... I loved the frosh stuffing himself with the rim on that dunk attempt too. 2funny

  • randythorntonv3 Jan 26, 2013
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    He even air balled one from that close tonight.

  • still heelman1973 Jan 26, 2013
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    No denying that. I think he should be allowed to shoot only when he's within a foot of the rim.

  • randythorntonv3 Jan 26, 2013
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    Strickland Can't shoot. They might hinder his chance at the league.

  • still heelman1973 Jan 26, 2013
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    Yeah, about as much chance as I do. I don't see Strickland making a team, but someone seems to disagree with you about both their chances.

    http://www.draftexpress.com/rankings/NCAA-Seniors/

  • Last Word Jan 26, 2013
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    I would hate to be Stricklands twitter account. Gonna take a beating over the next few days.

  • RD n NC Jan 26, 2013
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    Same thing was said of Tracy Smith, Where was he drafted again?

  • randythorntonv3 Jan 26, 2013
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    Yeah, they said the same thing about McCancer and Redick

  • Wolfpocalypse Now Jan 26, 2013
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    There's one key difference between Strickland and Wood: Wood has a chance at playing in the NBA (Matt Carroll, anyone?). Strickland has absolutely nothing he could possibly contribute to any NBA team.

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