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Louisville Instant Reaction – Big 12 Bowl Game Picks | 23 Personnel Podcast – 131

Tech basketball gets right in a big way

Intro

Basketball 

  • Game 9 vs #1 Louisville in MSG
  • Game 8 at DePaul; OT L 65-60
    • TJ Shannon 
      • 38 minutes, 24 points, 8 rebounds
    • Holyfield, my dude, come on
      • 29 minutes, 0 points, 2 rebounds, 2 assists
      • Need more points and fewer fouls
    • Chris Clarke
      • 43 minutes(!), 4 points, 11 rebounds, 4 assists
      • Need more than 4 points in 43 minutes
      • H/t @bulliesofbroadway: Only player in top 50 assist rate & top 50 defensive rebound %; top 50 assist rate & top 150 offensive rebound %
        • No one even close to 50/50/150 nationally
    • Davide Moretti
      • Missed first FT of the year
    • Avery Benson played 23 minutes
  • Game 10 in Lubbock vs Southern Miss – Monday, 12/16 – 6pm on ESPN2
  • Game 11 in Lubbock vs UTRGV – Saturday, 12/21 – 1pm on FSSW+

Football

  • Big 12 Championship Game
  • Bowl season
    • Big 12 bowl preview and picks
    • No. 25 Ok State v. A&M (-6) – Friday, 12/27 – 5:45pm – ESPN
      Academy Sports & Outdoors Texas Bowl – Houston, TX
      Ok State (8-4,5-4) A&M (7-5,4-4)
      Spencer’s Pick: A&M -6
      Michael’s Pick: Ok State +6
    • Iowa State v. No. 15 Notre Dame (-3.5) – Saturday, 12/28 – 11am – ABC
      Camping World Bowl – Orlando, FL
      Iowa State (7-5,5-4) Notre Dame (10-2)
      Spencer’s Pick: Notre Dame -3.5
      Michael’s Pick: Notre Dame -3.5
    • No. 4 OU v. No. 1 LSU (-13) – Saturday, 12/28 – 3pm – ESPN
      CFP Semifinal at the Chik-Fil-A Peach Bowl – Atlanta, GA
      OU (12-1,8-1) LSU (13-0,8-0)
      Spencer’s Pick: LSU -13
      Michael’s Pick: OU +13
    • Kansas State (-1) v. No. 23 Navy – Tuesday, 12/31 – 2:45pm – ESPN
      AutoZone Liberty Bowl – Memphis, TN
      Kansas State (8-4,5-4) Navy (9-2,7-1)
      Runtime of game: 2:50?
      Spencer’s Pick: Kansas State
      Michael’s Pick: Kansas State
    • Texas v. No. 11 Utah (-6.5) – Tuesday, 12/31 – 6:30pm – ESPN
      Valero Alamo Bowl – San Antonio, TX
      Texas (7-5,5-4) Utah (11-2, 8-1)
      Spencer’s Pick: Utah -6.5
      Michael’s Pick: Utah -6.5
    • No. 7 Baylor v. No. 5 Georgia (-7.5) – Wednesday, 1/1 – 7:45pm – ESPN
      Allstate Sugar Bowl – New Orleans, LA
      Baylor (11-2,8-1) Georgia (11-2,7-1)
      Spencer’s Pick: Georgia -7.5
      Michael’s Pick: Baylor +7.5
  • Playoff selection
  • 4 vs 6 vs 8 team playoff 
  • NCAA may be looking to adjust the current redshirt rule during NCAA Convention in January 
  • Michigan State LB grad transfer Brandon Bouyer-Randle
    • 6-2, 230, Army All-American 4*, #14 outside LB, #7 out of Michigan in 2016
    • Redshirt in 2016
    • Played in 13 games as redshirt freshman in 2017 as reserve rush defensive end
    • Sophomore 2018: 21 tackles, 5 TFL, 3.5 sacks, 2 FF, 1FR, 2 QBH
    • Played in 4 games in 2019 before entering transfer portal
    • Will enroll in January
  • Garden City CC RB Ellis Merriweather, 6-2, 225
    • Accepted PWO position
    • Former Navy commit
  • Utah State QB Jordan Love may be looking to grad transfer
    • Depends on NFL Draft grade
    • CBS Sports/247 Sports November Mock Draft have Love at #19 overall, Carolina Panthers 
    • Tech, Oklahoma, Houston possible destinations
    • Supposedly on record as saying Tech is not in his future
  • Jacksonville Jaguars signed LB Dakota Allen from the practice squad

Baseball

  • MLB Draft moving to Omaha during the week leading up to CWS
  • Dinger Derby should have a new episode very soon

Questions

What we learned

Marvel/Avengers Update

Star Wars Update

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