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    Free throw troubles

    I don't understand how we are so bad at free throws. We're currently shooting 65% from the line. This coming from a team that has a coach that hit 252/253 free throws in the Shots from the Heart competition? That seems unacceptable, especially compared to the other coaches that are good at free throws:

    81%: Steve Alford's New Mexico Lobos
    78%: Sean Miller's Arizona Wildcats

    Also, aren't 3 point shooters usually good at Freethrows too?

    I could see this losing us a lot of games this year. I'm bothered by it because it seems easy to change, and we should be good at... as opposed to rebounding, which I have no idea how we're so good at.



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    Re: Free throw troubles

    Ten bucks says it is higher than 65% at the end of the year



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    Re: Free throw troubles

    If anyone can help fix these issues it is Hoiberg. He didn't shoot 85% in the pros by not knowing mechanics...



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    Re: Free throw troubles

    It was a problem in the Cincinnati game, and Hoiberg complained about it. Part of the problem has been Niang and I don't see how that will continue because he has good form and has probably had success in the past. I think we had some trouble with this last year, and even White was improving at the end of the year. Concentration problems for a team that is experiencing many new environments are not surprising. It will take time for these players to get used to this.


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    Re: Free throw troubles

    Niang's FT's were a real head scratcher in the Cinci game. I know he choked a few late in the game and he'd been playing a lot up to that point so maybe just fatigue.


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    Re: Free throw troubles

    Who was the last really, really stellar free throw shooter we have had before Scotty? Dodie?


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    Re: Free throw troubles

    Quote Originally Posted by Angie View Post
    Who was the last really, really stellar free throw shooter we have had before Scotty? Dodie?
    Jake Sullivan?




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    Re: Free throw troubles

    Hire Steve Alford?



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    Re: Free throw troubles

    considering jake sullivan is like top 10 all time in the NCAA i would assume......... jake sullivan



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    Re: Free throw troubles

    What was our free throw percentage in the UNLV game? Seemed to be much better, although we didn't shoot that many (maybe like 10).



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    Re: Free throw troubles

    Sample size may be too small.


    Remove the 0-8 among Okoro, Law and McBeth, and it’s 70.5%. Still not earth-shattering, but sounds a little better.


    Plus, McGree is at 84%, Clyburn at 82%, who have the third-most and most attempts per game, respectively.



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    Re: Free throw troubles

    Quote Originally Posted by iacyguy View Post
    considering jake sullivan is like top 10 all time in the NCAA i would assume......... jake sullivan
    Well, yes, that means that he's probably our best FT shooter. But that doesn't mean he was our last really good one.


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    Re: Free throw troubles

    niang had one bad game 0-5. ejim is also shooting poorly. those guys will shoot better and the team % will be fine.



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    Re: Free throw troubles

    Quote Originally Posted by Angie View Post
    Well, yes, that means that he's probably our best FT shooter. But that doesn't mean he was our last really good one.
    I think he was like 01-04... but other than SC no one is really sticking out in my head as being amazing at FTs




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    Re: Free throw troubles

    I have to admit, I wasn't heavily invested in the Cyclones during our last coaches Greg McDermott and Wade Morgan. They probably had some good free throw shooters. After all, McDermott recruited Christopherson, and he was very good. I noticed Diante Garrett did very well his senior year, .825, which led the team that year. It was important since Diante scored 66 pts off foul shots that year.


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