David Crabill

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  • 04:53 PM ET  03.18
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Illinois State not getting in to the tournament is a prime example of the continued Big Market bias. In an interview after the selections were announced, the chairman of the selection committee stated that they put the teams on a list in alphabetical order and do not consider conferences.  BULL.  If thats the case, then explain Arizona and Oregon from the PAC 10 getting in over ISU.  Both had RPI scores well below Illinois State yet they play in a far more powerful conference. There were several selections made that shows that RPI does not matter, although the…
  • 01:47 PM ET  03.12
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NO.There is just no other way to put it and not much will convince me that this team of serious underachievers can get to the playoffs.  I realize they are only 1/2 game out of the 8th spot.  But being 12 games UNDER .500, I would be embarassed to be in the playoffs. The "Baby Bulls" thing is done.  They certainly exceeded anyone's expectations the last 2 seasons.  But as soon as they show up on everyone's radar - they fall apart.  They don't play as a team.  Veryone wants to be a star and the rest of them just can't shut up long…
  • 01:38 PM ET  03.12
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19 games to go and 7 points out of the final playoff spot.  I suppose it's not unheard of for a team to fall in to the playoffs with those numbers sitting in front of them, but can a team who's two biggest stars are 19 years old do it?  I definitely like what I am seeing on the ice of the United Center this year with Toews and Kane and to be honest, I am ok if they don't make it in.  Only because the future looks so bright.  I have to wonder where we could be sitting without Toews missing those 15 games. SO Blackhawks fans - don't freak if we don't…

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