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RE: Boeheim being Boeheim.....then gets owned by Greensboro
(03-08-2017 09:26 PM)XLance Wrote:  
(03-08-2017 09:18 PM)Dr. Isaly von Yinzer Wrote:  I can't even believe that this is still a thing. Are we really arguing that we should play in Greensboro, NC instead of New York City? Really? Why? Because that's what the ACC did in 1976? With all due respect, that is pretty dumb.

The ACC added schools like Syracuse at least in part to have a presence in New York. Why on earth would you then refuse to take advantage of that opportunity you worked so hard to create? Because you don't want to piss off the Ford dealers of greater Mecklenburg County or some other dumb bullshitt?

There are definitely issues but the conference is going to have to deal with but this one should not be one of them. If you want to play there every seven or eight years in deference to the tradition of the conference, I guess. However, otherwise, it should be in New York, Washington DC and Atlanta. However, it should mostly be in New York City.

Syracuse and Pitt are lucky the ACC rescued them from that second rate basketball conference and finally moved them into big time basketball.

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(03-08-2017 09:35 PM)Kaplony Wrote:  
(03-08-2017 09:18 PM)Dr. Isaly von Yinzer Wrote:  I can't even believe that this is still a thing. Are we really arguing that we should play in Greensboro, NC instead of New York City? Really? Why? Because that's what the ACC did in 1976? With all due respect, that is pretty dumb.

Go ahead and point out where anybody said that.

No really...point it out.


Quote:The ACC added schools like Syracuse at least in part to have a presence in New York.

So what you are saying is we added Syracuse to get one afternoon's worth of exposure? Because as it stands the only way that Boeheim can surpass friggin' Brad Brownell in ACC Tournament wins now is if he runs the table next year as a 10 seed or worse. Brian Gregory has more ACC Tournament wins than Blowhard Boeheim.

You'd have a point but I'd rather go to the F4 than win the ACC Championship...just me.
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RE: Boeheim being Boeheim.....then gets owned by Greensboro
(03-08-2017 09:35 PM)Kaplony Wrote:  
(03-08-2017 09:18 PM)Dr. Isaly von Yinzer Wrote:  I can't even believe that this is still a thing. Are we really arguing that we should play in Greensboro, NC instead of New York City? Really? Why? Because that's what the ACC did in 1976? With all due respect, that is pretty dumb.

Go ahead and point out where anybody said that.

No really...point it out.


Quote:The ACC added schools like Syracuse at least in part to have a presence in New York.

So what you are saying is we added Syracuse to get one afternoon's worth of exposure? Because as it stands the only way that Boeheim can surpass friggin' Brad Brownell in ACC Tournament wins now is if he runs the table next year as a 10 seed or worse. Brian Gregory has more ACC Tournament wins than Blowhard Boeheim.

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(03-08-2017 09:38 PM)TexanMark Wrote:  
(03-08-2017 09:26 PM)XLance Wrote:  
(03-08-2017 09:18 PM)Dr. Isaly von Yinzer Wrote:  I can't even believe that this is still a thing. Are we really arguing that we should play in Greensboro, NC instead of New York City? Really? Why? Because that's what the ACC did in 1976? With all due respect, that is pretty dumb.

The ACC added schools like Syracuse at least in part to have a presence in New York. Why on earth would you then refuse to take advantage of that opportunity you worked so hard to create? Because you don't want to piss off the Ford dealers of greater Mecklenburg County or some other dumb bullshitt?

There are definitely issues but the conference is going to have to deal with but this one should not be one of them. If you want to play there every seven or eight years in deference to the tradition of the conference, I guess. However, otherwise, it should be in New York, Washington DC and Atlanta. However, it should mostly be in New York City.

Syracuse and Pitt are lucky the ACC rescued them from that second rate basketball conference and finally moved them into big time basketball.

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I was serious.
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RE: Boeheim being Boeheim.....then gets owned by Greensboro
(03-08-2017 09:42 PM)XLance Wrote:  
(03-08-2017 09:38 PM)TexanMark Wrote:  
(03-08-2017 09:26 PM)XLance Wrote:  
(03-08-2017 09:18 PM)Dr. Isaly von Yinzer Wrote:  I can't even believe that this is still a thing. Are we really arguing that we should play in Greensboro, NC instead of New York City? Really? Why? Because that's what the ACC did in 1976? With all due respect, that is pretty dumb.

The ACC added schools like Syracuse at least in part to have a presence in New York. Why on earth would you then refuse to take advantage of that opportunity you worked so hard to create? Because you don't want to piss off the Ford dealers of greater Mecklenburg County or some other dumb bullshitt?

There are definitely issues but the conference is going to have to deal with but this one should not be one of them. If you want to play there every seven or eight years in deference to the tradition of the conference, I guess. However, otherwise, it should be in New York, Washington DC and Atlanta. However, it should mostly be in New York City.

Syracuse and Pitt are lucky the ACC rescued them from that second rate basketball conference and finally moved them into big time basketball.

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I was serious.
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RE: Boeheim being Boeheim.....then gets owned by Greensboro
In all fairness to Greensboro, and I mean this very sincerely, one thing I did like A LOT about Greensboro was that it was comparatively inexpensive – about half the cost as it would have to go to New York City. My cheapskate arse really appreciated that quality about what was otherwise a decidedly underwhelming experience.

Also, I have never been to the Barclay's Center so I can't speak to the atmosphere there. I can tell you that as someone who often went to MSG, it was amazing – EASILY the best atmosphere in college basketball tournament history.

For us, distance isn't a factor because Greensboro and New York City are roughly the same distance from Pittsburgh. They are both 6–6 1/2 hour drives.

If you want to save money, go to Greensboro. If you want to have fun, go to New York City. It's really just that simple.

I tried to make it back to MSG as often as I could before kids came along. New York is so huge and dynamic – especially in midtown Manhattan – that every trip is a different experience than the one that preceded it.

I probably would not go back to Greensboro. I really feel like I've been there and done that. If the aim is merely to avoid spending money, I have a really nice flat screen in my basement and my game room is pretty much complete, so I'll probably just do that.
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I understand where the Carolina Mafia is coming from...large barn, easy parking and you can drive home after each game if you desire. If you stay...you can stay for $89 a night at the Quality Inn and have Bojangles for lunch and Zaxby's for dinner. If you play in the afternoon/evening...play 18 in the morning. I get it...but the league needs to play the big cities on the Atlantic Coast.
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The point is the guy took another totally unnecessary cheat shot at Greensboro. He is an ******* and his disrespectful attitude does nothing but perpetuate the rude, know it all yankee stereotype. All he accomplished was making people have reason to dislike the school he represents.
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(03-08-2017 11:12 PM)dawgitall Wrote:  The point is the guy took another totally unnecessary cheat shot at Greensboro. He is an ******* and his disrespectful attitude does nothing but perpetuate the rude, know it all yankee stereotype. All he accomplished was making people have reason to dislike the school he represents.

He really didn't need to call out Greensboro by name. He could have made his point about holding it in large cities with major media presence with recruiting hot beds and left it at that.
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You can argue to keep it out of Greensboro, but you can't argue to not hold it geographically central to the league. And if not Greensboro, that means Charlotte.
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