HoriZone Roundtable 48 | The Halfway Episode (Including the Least Surprising Announcement Ever)

With Jimmy under the weather, Jim Sarow (@JimSarow) fills in and joins Bob to talk about how everything had shaken out in the first half of the Horizon League. That includes the strength of Northern Kentucky’s performance the recent slide Green Bay has experienced. First, though, they talk about the recent announcement that the Horizon League basketball tournament will be held in Indianapolis starting in 2020.

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HoriZone Roundtable 47 | Logjam in the Middle

With another week in the books, Bob and Jimmy talk about the current standings, at the top (Northern Kentucky), the bottom (Cleveland State) and the middle (many teams). Plus, they discuss the importance of having a second scoring option, the key to all of the previous conference champs. And, of course, there’s a recap of the Oakland-Detroit Mercy game.

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HoriZone Roundtable 46 | Northern Kentucky in the Driver’s Seat, but Watch Out for the Metro Series

Matt Dudek (@GrizzTalkOU) fills in for Jimmy this week talking with Bob about the third week of conference play. They talk about Northern Kentucky’s key win against Wright State and the favorable games the Norse have to look forward to next week. Also, Detroit Mercy sits at the top of the Horizon League, while Oakland looked impressive against Green Bay, setting up a very exciting Metro Series game at Calihan Hall.

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Virginia Basketball – The Drive for Capitulation

During the media timeout with four minutes left in the first half of the Florida State/Virginia game, if Leonard Hamilton had asked his team “We have two options, you can finish this game against Virginia or you guys can have root canals – what do you want to do?” I think the answer would have been “How much time do we have to decide?” or “Will they use novacaine?” You could see it in their play at the end of the first half. FSU was done. Absent a Beyonce concert, John Paul Jones Arena was the last place FSU wanted to be. 

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HoriZone Roundtable 45 | The Scramble at the Top (And Bottom)

The second week of the Horizon League slate is completed, and while Green Bay sits as the only undefeated team, Bob (@BobMcDonald) and Jimmy (@PantherU) open with trying to figure out what’s going on at their schools, Cleveland State and Milwaukee. This leads the inevitable reference by Jimmy to Applebee’s (because of CSU’s Tyree Appleby, of course). Also discussed are Oakland’s upset win against Northern Kentucky, and the upcoming match-up with the Phoenix.

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