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    Green Bay WBB

    Looking at stats...

    They appear to run a 7-player rotation. All 7 can shoot the three, and five do so at a 32% clip or better.

    The star is Julie Wojita, a 6-0 wing who shoots 42% behind the arc but does most of her damage inside the arc (only 66 3fga vs 460 total fga). She averages 19.8 ppg. She is their Royce White -- she leads the team in points, rebounds, assists, steals, and blocks, and assists is the only one of those five that's close.

    As a team, they have a positive a/to ratio and hold opponents to a horrible 300 to 767 ratio. Some of that is the awfulness of their competition -- only 2 top-50 opponents.



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    Re: Green Bay WBB

    And, as I posted elsewhere, Clay Matthews WON'T be suiting up for this one!



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    Re: Green Bay WBB

    I see they beat Georgia Tech, I think a 4 seed, at a neutral site. They also beat UNI at home by 8. All early in the year.

    Who is the other top 50 opponent?

    I can't forget the ugly mascot from our previous meeting.



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    Re: Green Bay WBB

    Only one of those seven players stands over 6-0: Stephanie Sension, a 6-3 forward who hasn't started a game and only averages 12 minutes per game. They aren't short in the backcourt -- plenty of 5'11"/ 6'0" types -- but are much more lacking in post height.



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    Re: Green Bay WBB

    Quote Originally Posted by mred View Post
    Looking at stats...

    They appear to run a 7-player rotation. All 7 can shoot the three, and five do so at a 32% clip or better.

    The star is Julie Wojita, a 6-0 wing who shoots 42% behind the arc but does most of her damage inside the arc (only 66 3fga vs 460 total fga). She averages 19.8 ppg. She is their Royce White -- she leads the team in points, rebounds, assists, steals, and blocks, and assists is the only one of those five that's close.

    As a team, they have a positive a/to ratio and hold opponents to a horrible 300 to 767 ratio. Some of that is the awfulness of their competition -- only 2 top-50 opponents.
    But what impresses me, MRed, is that they often beat this awful competition, not by five or ten points, but by fifteen, twenty, or more. We have our hands full.



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    Re: Green Bay WBB

    Quote Originally Posted by Cysister View Post
    I see they beat Georgia Tech, I think a 4 seed, at a neutral site. They also beat UNI at home by 8. All early in the year.

    Who is the other top 50 opponent?

    I can't forget the ugly mascot from our previous meeting.
    At home against #49 Eastern Michigan. Their only loss was at home against Detroit (they took 2 of 3 from Detroit this year).



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    Re: Green Bay WBB

    Of their 7-player rotation, 6 played in that 2010 game in Ames. They shouldn't be too intimidated by the crowd.



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    Re: Green Bay WBB

    Quote Originally Posted by mred View Post
    At home against #49 Eastern Michigan. Their only loss was at home against Detroit (they took 2 of 3 from Detroit this year).
    And Detroit was pushing them in the conference final (on GB's home court) until the DET guard went out with a knee injury in the second half.



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    Re: Green Bay WBB

    Also they should really reconsider chanting "Phoenix" en masse because that is definitely not what it sounds like.



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    Re: Green Bay WBB

    Quote Originally Posted by Cysister View Post
    I see they beat Georgia Tech, I think a 4 seed, at a neutral site. They also beat UNI at home by 8. All early in the year.

    Who is the other top 50 opponent?

    I can't forget the ugly mascot from our previous meeting.
    I know it haunt CW's dreams LOL. Can't believe they still have 6 players from the team that played here 2 years ago.


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    Re: Green Bay WBB

    Strange seeding. Green Bay is ranked 10th in both polls, yet only a 7th seed. They are ranked 1 or 2 positions higher than Kentucky a 2 seed. Someone is either not ranked correctly, or not seeded correctly.



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    Re: Green Bay WBB

    As I recall, we had our hands full in 2010.



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    Re: Green Bay WBB

    Quote Originally Posted by AlumfromAmes View Post
    As I recall, we had our hands full in 2010.
    Lacey was not fully recovered and we barely escaped - they are a hardworking, talented, well coached team with a good fan following. I met some of their fans in our motel and they seem to be great people, much like ourselves.


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    Re: Green Bay WBB

    Quote Originally Posted by Dryburn View Post
    Strange seeding. Green Bay is ranked 10th in both polls, yet only a 7th seed. They are ranked 1 or 2 positions higher than Kentucky a 2 seed. Someone is either not ranked correctly, or not seeded correctly.
    Green Bay is also #22 in RPI, which seeds them around a 6, making them even a bit under-seeded there as well. The committee obviously values SOS very highly, as they have in past years as well. As a result, mid-majors tend to get under-seeded.


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    Re: Green Bay WBB

    Quote Originally Posted by mred View Post
    Green Bay is also #22 in RPI, which seeds them around a 6. The committee obviously values SOS very highly, as they have in past years as well. As a result, mid-majors tend to get under-seeded.
    Per the committee chair on the ESPN chat, the 159 SOS killed their chances of being any higher than a 7.



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