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Stilllearnin Feb 9, 4:55 p.m.
First, my post was not promoting "dook" as a better team than Miami, your posts keep referring to state as a better team. We can play the "this team beat that team by x amount of points" but it conference play does make a difference and head to head counts. Miami is the best in the conference and their record proves it! If you use your analogy Duke is better because they beat State by a larger margin!
TVs_Deceit Feb 9, 4:44 p.m.
Carolina would have been better off [and saved themselves a long road trip]
by just conceding the game ahead of time and staying home and practicing.
I mean, they had to have known they'd be embarrassed.
Maybe they only showed up to play because they didn't think it would be this bad.
Well, any bubble of hope like that certainly was thoroughly popped.
I doubt any delusion regarding the depths of their worthlessness has survived this game.
Stilllearnin Feb 9, 4:41 p.m.
Since your quote was about state, where does miami fit in?
Stilllearnin Feb 9, 4:39 p.m.
Comment was not for you but since you want to reply, truth hurts don't it!
Tar Heels Victory-Show No Mercer Feb 9, 4:38 p.m.
I do not care how good you think Dook is, if Miami shoots like they did today when they come to Durham, then it will not even be close!
Tar Heels Victory-Show No Mercer Feb 9, 4:36 p.m.
What's dumb, is that you cannot see through those Dook Blew Blinders! State took this same Miami team to the wire, while Dook and UNC were taken to the woodshed! Match-up wise, State is better than Dook. Dook has a better Conference record, but that does not mean that they are better.
FatherofFour Feb 9, 4:35 p.m.
What is painful is being a State fan. So much talent with very little to show for it. I think State might have faired better without so much preseason hype by the media. It just goes to show how much (or little) the media knows... about anything. They still have a chance to redeem themselves, but there is very little room for error now. Everyone expected UNC to have down year, except the media, which had them ranked in the preseason top 25 as well. I think with their current record, UNC is exceeding a lot of the true fans expectations, while State is failing miserably at meeting most of theirs.
Stilllearnin Feb 9, 4:32 p.m.
How many teams has State lost to in the ACC? How can you claim State is better that's just dumb!
fouroaksboys Feb 9, 4:32 p.m.
foghat duke will only be threatened in 1 game at cameron and that game will be against miami and that game will result in a loss for duke miami is just as good this year as north carolina was last year and they will dismantle you guys in cameron as well it wont matter miami is a better defensive team than duke is and plus you might can match them on the outside but they got 2 inside guys to yall 1 that will be the key difference in miamis 81-77 win in cameron on march 2nd!
Tar Heels Victory-Show No Mercer Feb 9, 4:29 p.m.
Stick to your day job, because you won't make a dime on the comedy circuit!
Tar Heels Victory-Show No Mercer Feb 9, 4:28 p.m.
It is not painful at all. I have said all season that this team is not good and their play has shown it. It is what it is. Life goes on whether the Heels are successful or not.
Stilllearnin Feb 9, 4:28 p.m.
Would have been worse if the canes hadn't substituted in the kids that clean up the wet spots on the floor at the end!
Tar Heels Victory-Show No Mercer Feb 9, 4:27 p.m.
A year without the Heels winning it all, is a letdown for me. I could care less about them being top 10-15 each, if they do not bring home the Trophy! What's the point? So what if they beat the local rivals, they could not win when it counted!
903 mens national championships Feb 9, 4:24 p.m.
We all know that UNC is not good, so we do not have to get into that!
Of course not. It's much less painful for you to talk about anything else (like Duke and State) than that.
Tar Heels Victory-Show No Mercer Feb 9, 4:23 p.m.
Nope. State still wins! Take off the blinders, dude. Dook will win a couple of games in the Dance, but will not sniff a Title. There are just too many other talented teams out there, that match up and exceed Dook!
cmandelin Feb 9, 4:23 p.m.
If Miami plays like today, Final 4. If they are a live-by-the-3-die-by-the-3, they'll look like Duke teams of yore and be out in the first weekend. They are playing on fire now...let's see if they can sustain.
Duke is playing well, can likely be right there near the end. I give Duke 40/60 for beating Miami at Duke, but will likely go deeper than Miami in the NCAA tourney.
As for UNC....dang...when they stink, they STINK....unlike Duke's "bad" years when they are still in the top 10/top 15 and actually make the tourney. Ol' Roy just isn't that good of a coach...he just uses really good talent.
Tar Heels Victory-Show No Mercer Feb 9, 4:22 p.m.
He did not ask you about UNC. Dook has a better chance at what? Beating Miami? We saw how that turned out!
tlg0022 Feb 9, 4:22 p.m.
And with Kelly Duke wins at State and at Duke..your point?
Stilllearnin Feb 9, 4:21 p.m.
I guess losses to Maryland, Virginia, Wake Forest make State great team?
Tar Heels Victory-Show No Mercer Feb 9, 4:21 p.m.
Being slow is the not the problem. They actually play too fast!
cole1949 Feb 9, 4:20 p.m.
Yea they almost got beat as bad as dook. Go ahead and give Miami the regular season championship. Starting 4 senoirs is a rarity now days and very hard to compete against. Miami best team in country at this point.
FordMan Feb 9, 4:20 p.m.
TAR HEELS VICTORY >>> YOUR HEELS WERE LITTLE SLOW TODAY
tlg0022 Feb 9, 4:20 p.m.
Not sure about that..either way Duke has a way better chance than State or UNC.
FordMan Feb 9, 4:18 p.m.
TAR HEELS VICTORY >>>>> LOOKED LIKE YOUR HEELS WERE SLOW TODAY AND ALL YEAR LONG.
LOL TALKING ABOUT ME BEING SLOW >>> YOU NEED TO WORRY ABOUT YOUR HEELS BEING SLOW LOL
Tar Heels Victory-Show No Mercer Feb 9, 4:17 p.m.
I did not forgot. Even with Kelly, State would still be the better team.
Stilllearnin Feb 9, 4:14 p.m.
Seems like you forgot that R. Kelly did not play nor was Seth Curry available for the last 2-3 minutes of the first game. It was still a close game at the time and Curry was scoring.
Tar Heels Victory-Show No Mercer Feb 9, 4:12 p.m.
You got that right! No excuse for that!
Tar Heels Victory-Show No Mercer Feb 9, 4:11 p.m.
This one is a bit slow, so I will give him a break! LOL!
RD n NC Feb 9, 4:11 p.m.
Tar Heels Victory-Show No Mercer Feb 9, 4:10 p.m.
With Brown, State would have beaten Dook! They are not as good as everyone thinks they are. We all know that UNC is not good, so we do not have to get into that!
FordMan Feb 9, 4:09 p.m.
BREAKING NEWS>>>>> CAROLINA TARHEELS JUST LOST TO MIAMI TARHEELS LOST BY 26 POINTS A BLOW OUT
LOL LOL >>>> TARHEELS GOT BLOWN OUT BY THE HURRICANES
LAUGHING ONCE AGAIN >>>> BREAKING NEWS TARHEELS LOST BY 26 POINTS
WAY TO GO HEELS
FatherofFour Feb 9, 4:07 p.m.
True, but you have to dance with who you brought. That was the only shot we get at them this season, unless we meet them in the post-season at some point. I would like to see how State fairs against them at full strenght though. Maybe we will get a chance to find out in March.
TVs_Deceit Feb 9, 4:06 p.m.
Is Carolina leading the ACC stats this year for
being down by at least 20 points in a game?
How many times have they been behind 20 points in a game this year?
mxteam44 Feb 9, 4:06 p.m.
Wow! Over 100 posts by the time the final buzzer sounds! Good to know UNC is on the minds of so many! Sheesh!!!
As far as the game, about what I expected. Miami is well rounded offensively, tough inside game, and well coached. UNC has NO inside game whatsoever. First free throw of the game comes with 8 minutes left in the game? That's the true mark of a jump-shooting team. Oh well, I knew it was going to be a rough season. Not looking forward to Wednesday night, that's for sure!
NCSU72 Feb 9, 4:03 p.m.
Without Lorenzo Brown....
Hokies94 Feb 9, 4:02 p.m.
Miami is as Physical as any team in the Country. They shot lights out today. They have the complete package of players and a Super coach that they respect and work hard for every game out. Final Four Team right now. They will jump a bunch after today in the polls.
fouroaksboys Feb 9, 4:02 p.m.
give me ryan kelly please it wouldnt have made no difference miami still is better than duke with ryan kelly lol!
fouroaksboys Feb 9, 4:00 p.m.
unc will get to the nit this year but thats what rebuilding teams do but roy williams is not a good teacher when it comes to coaching freshman we all know that by now either these players get better because they want to get better or they stay right where they are because coach williams aint gonna coach them up and the best out of his players like coach k, bill self, or calipari does just is not going to happen. better get some good recruits next year because this team is stuck and i thought by febuary this team would have figured out who they are but that answer is no this team is 6th or 7th best team in the acc hands down! but congradulations to the canes they are the BEST team in the acc!
eoglane Feb 9, 3:59 p.m.
tarheels look pitful. UNC even took their names off the Jersey's so as not to let them disgrace their family. Got to be one of if not the worst tarheel team ever
uncsuckz Feb 9, 3:58 p.m.
kissy, kissy you 'hole fans. how rich
TVs_Deceit Feb 9, 3:58 p.m.
You win Detached from Reality's "Delusional Award" this year
for your comparison of UNCheats 26 point beatdown to NC State's one point loss
from a last second tip-in due to a Miami push off that wasn't called.
B E A T D O W N - the Carolina way
FatherofFour Feb 9, 3:57 p.m.
They have been hot for weeks now. I honestly can't believe that it took a buzzer beater tip-in shot to beat State last week. Maybe we caught them on the one bad night that they will have this season. It will take a total colapse for them not to win the ACC regular season right now.
uncsuckz Feb 9, 3:57 p.m.
time to light the grill...it's been a great day thus far. holes smashed; their fanbase wallowing in self-pity; old Roy totally befuddled. It's a great day to be an ABC'er!
FatherofFour Feb 9, 3:54 p.m.
Pill taken, but I will keep an eye out for you during future State games. If you are a man (or woman) of your honor, I don't expect to see you on here talking Sh*t. Agreed?
Hokies94 Feb 9, 3:53 p.m.
Miami is playing better than anyone in the Country right now. Final Four!!!
Tar Heels Victory-Show No Mercer Feb 9, 3:52 p.m.
That is a more appropriate headline!
Heelraiser RIP Feb 9, 3:51 p.m.
Well, Tim, if you're not an ABCr or troll then my comments were not meant for you. Take a pill. GO HEELS!
Stilllearnin Feb 9, 3:50 p.m.
Seems kind off funny that when UNC losses, it's an inexperienced team and when you win, hoe good the team is getting!
Sports Talk Only Feb 9, 3:50 p.m.
Those guys looked soo cool in the new unis.
Heh heh heh.
903 mens national championships Feb 9, 3:50 p.m.
which state? the one that just lost to duke?
Published: 2008-01-11 14:37:00
Updated: 2010-06-21 13:53:03