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    Lineup for 2022-23

    I know this is bound to be off a bit, but here is my prediction on starters/minutes this year. I agree that Sturdivant and Smith will share PG minutes. Maybe 25/15 unless Smith breaks out beyond expectations. If Maxwell can stay healthy I believe we can expect stiff competition for minutes at...
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    GT Vollebees

    GT Volleyball opens at #8. Don't think about missing the action at O'Keefe. Especially since this will be the last season to see international star Julia Bergman in a GT uniform.
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    B1G expansion?

    Does it really matter if the networks are involved? These are contacts between knowledgeable participants who are invested in their own private interests. IOW, business as usual.
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    GTWBB 2022 (Off-season thread)

    Her absence could directly affect GTWBB, so I believe it's OK in this thread.
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    Lineup for 2022-23

    You made some good points in this thread. I remain optimistic about the team.
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    GTWBB 2022 (Off-season thread)

    Most live sports events are really expensive tickets. That is just another reason womens' events at the college level are such a great deal.
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    GTWBB 2022 (Off-season thread)

    I plan to be at our games in Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill.
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    B1G expansion?

    https://www.si.com/fannation/college/cfb-hq/ncaa-football/college-football-realignment-big-ten-seven-schools-expansion
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    B1G expansion?

    I have a friend in Oriental who is a retired provost at a state university in NC. When his university was having more football success the applications to the school increased and the academic level of the applicants also increased. He said donations to the athletic department were sharply...
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    B1G expansion?

    ...there's almost nothing. But the medical school and its associated hospitals is really special. The university has grown considerably since I graduated, so that "almost nothing" could be different right now.
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    GTMBB offseason thread

    It's tough for freshmen to step up when there two seniors trying to impress NBA scouts.
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    B1G expansion?

    This is my fear about the ACC generally and GT specifically. When the music stops and elbows fly while butts are seaking chairs, no one will cry for the ones left standing. Hopefully we get a chair early enough to have a choice.
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    B1G expansion?

    The music is still playing.
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