Big Ten Wonk
Saturday, November 06, 2004
Scary thing is: Wonk believes him
Minnesota coach Dan Monson on this season's goals: "The other day someone asked if I was worried about the daunting task of playing Michigan State and Wisconsin and some of the other veteran teams in our league....Honestly, that hasn't even crossed my mind. I'm worried about St. Thomas and Lipscomb and those teams right now."

In today's less Wonk-ish venues....
Wonk reads 'em so you don't have to!

Illinois defeated Division II Southern Illinois-Edwardsville, 78-58, in
an exhibition last night. Calvin Brock decided--on the bench during the game, apparently--to redshirt, a wise decision for a freshman guard on this team. Shaun Pruitt, on the other hand, played last night and thus the redshirt option is gone (unless due to injury). The 6-8 freshman forward "has played well enough to possibly be in the mix," according to Bruce Weber. (More here.)

Wonk back!
Don't just mutter ineffectually; email me!

<< Home

wonk back!
email me

a very special wonk
the blog's final days

me, simmons, and 150 million other american males
the four dullest topics for a hoops blog
drama, magnitude, and finality
2007 "power"-conference velocity report
special report: in tedium's path
stop DAD: defensive attention deficit
consistency, threes, and stereotypes
they shoot free throws, don't they?
every rebound needs an adjective
fouls: call fewer or allow more
was norman dale wrong?
what's PPWS?
POT: perimeter-oriented team
symphony of altruists
mammalian theory of extreme home-court advantage
law of november weight change
scoring and preventing points: how to

tempo-free aerials
(conf. games only)
big east
big ten
big XII

geek chorus
intro to tempo-free stats
2007 big ten team tempo-free stats
2006 big ten team tempo-free stats
2005 big ten team tempo-free stats
state of the stats, april '06

canonical bloggers
yoni cohen
ken pomeroy
kyle whelliston
ryan kobliska
chris west
brian cook

November 2004
December 2004
January 2005
February 2005
March 2005
April 2005
August 2005
November 2005
December 2005
January 2006
February 2006
March 2006
April 2006
August 2006
September 2006
November 2006
December 2006
January 2007
February 2007
March 2007
April 2007
October 2007