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    The effects of having Bubu back

    Here are the reasons why having Bubu back is great news:

    1. He can give us depth at PG this season. I know he hasn't practiced with the team since August. I'm sure that the coaches have been giving him individual workouts to do, so that if he is reinstated that he isn't completely out of shape. He will more than likely start practicing tomorrow. I think after a month or so of getting back in shape and learning the new plays, that he will work his way back into the rotation. I see him being back in the rotation around mid February with 8 Big 12 games left to play.

    2. We can have a true experienced PG in the game when Lucious is on the bench. Right now Clyburn is playing right around 8 mpg at PG. Naz plays against good competition maybe once every 5 games for 2 minutes at a time. I would much rather have Bubu a third year player bringing the ball up the court over Clyburn(who has never played PG in his life), and Naz(a very inexperienced PG who hasn't shown he can play against high level competition).

    With Bubu in the lineup here is what I think the minutes distribution will look like:

    PG: Lucious-30 mpg, Bubu-10 mpg

    SG: McGee-25 mpg, Babb-15 mpg

    SF: Clyburn-25 mpg, Babb-15 mpg

    PF: Ejim-25 mpg, Niang-10 mpg, Clyburn-5 mpg

    C: Niang-15 mpg, Percy-15 mpg, Booker-10 mpg


    3. HAVING BUBU BACK WILL HELP US NEXT SEASON, ESPECIALLY UNTIL DECEMBER 22nd. This is the biggest reason of why we needed Bubu back IMO. Maurice Jones will not be able to play until the first game of the Diamond Head Classic on December 22nd. I personally would rather have Bubu(a 5th year senior) playing the majority of minutes before December 22nd over Naz(a sophomore with very little experience against good competition), and Monte Morris(a true freshman with no experience at the most difficult position on the court to learn). I know a lot of you say "Monte is better than Bubu because he is a top 100 recruit." He might be. He also might play some big minutes for us next year. But I personally would rather have an experienced RS Sr (playing games against Iowa, Michigan, @ BYU, UNI at Wells Fargo Arena, and possibly an SEC team in the Big 12/SEC challenge) over a true freshman. That's just me though.

    4. How Bubu being back effects/could have effected the scholarship situation:

    a.) We would have had another open scholarship for the class of 2013. With this scholarship we could signed on a player that came here for grad school and could have played immediately for the 2013-14 season.

    b.) We could have signed a late signing period high school/juco player for the class of 2013. Most players signed in the late period usually aren't great and are signed based off of potential. Very rarely do you sign a stud in the late period. More than likely we would have signed a PF/C since this player would have filled one of our class of 2014 scholarships as well.

    c.) We could have signed a transfer who would have sat out the 2013-2014 season and been able to play for the 2014-15 season, which would have also filled one of our class of 2014 scholarships. More than likely we would have signed a PF or C since for the 2014-15 season we will only have Percy, Niang, and Edozie at the PF/C positions.



    5. Will Bubu red shirt this season and try to get a waiver for a 6th year of eligibility? IMO I highly doubt it. First of all if he did this he would be playing the 2014-15 season. That would leave us with 5 PG's(Jones, Bubu, Naz, Morris, Custer) for the 2014-15 season, and would take away a class of 2014 scholarship. Bubu is supposed to be done playing after the 2013-14 season. Clay Custer is supposed to start playing the 2014-15 season. So in other words Custer is Bubu's replacement.


    Here are the Rosters and Depth Charts(IMO) for this year and the next couple years after that:
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    Re: The effects of having Bubu back

    Rape (accused) redshirts only happen in Iowa City.

    So if Monte is way better than Bubu (not an outlandish thought by any means) he should sit and defer to "experience"?

    I'm glad Fred is the coach.



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    Re: The effects of having Bubu back

    Quote Originally Posted by Rural View Post
    Rape (accused) redshirts only happen in Iowa City.

    So if Monte is way better than Bubu (not an outlandish thought by any means) he should sit and defer to "experience"?

    I'm glad Fred is the coach.

    Just a quick reminder, this is a America. You're innocent until proven guilty.


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    Re: The effects of having Bubu back

    Quote Originally Posted by letsCYber View Post
    Just a quick reminder, this is a America. You're innocent until proven guilty.

    What??? You did see (accused) didn't you?



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    Re: The effects of having Bubu back

    Quote Originally Posted by Rural View Post
    Rape (accused) redshirts only happen in Iowa City.

    So if Monte is way better than Bubu (not an outlandish thought by any means) he should sit and defer to "experience"?

    I'm glad Fred is the coach.
    What if Monte needs time to adjust to D1?



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    Re: The effects of having Bubu back

    I personally don't think he helps this team who just found their chemistry. Hopefully i am wrong because this team is starting to look like a top 25 team.



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    Re: The effects of having Bubu back

    Quote Originally Posted by erikbj View Post
    I personally don't think he helps this team who just found their chemistry. Hopefully i am wrong because this team is starting to look like a top 25 team.
    Same thing was mistakenly said last year. Adding a sub that can give you solid minutes rather than having KL play 40 minutes or Clyburn out of position is not a threat to chemistry.



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    Re: The effects of having Bubu back

    Quote Originally Posted by swarthmoreCY View Post
    Same thing was mistakenly said last year. Adding a sub that can give you solid minutes rather than having KL play 40 minutes or Clyburn out of position is not a threat to chemistry.
    Yes, what short memory people have. When he came back from his wrist injury last year, he played pretty well. Certainly against UConn he provided valuable minutes.



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    Re: The effects of having Bubu back

    Quote Originally Posted by erikbj View Post
    I personally don't think he helps this team who just found their chemistry. Hopefully i am wrong because this team is starting to look like a top 25 team.
    I don't think Bubu will hurt team chemistry. He is a "team first" type of player who emphasizes defense/ball control over scoring. Last season, he was starting to develop a reliable outside shot, so that may be a drop off from Lucious a bit as he has been shooting the 3 well.


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    Re: The effects of having Bubu back

    Quote Originally Posted by erikbj View Post
    I personally don't think he helps this team who just found their chemistry. Hopefully i am wrong because this team is starting to look like a top 25 team.
    I agree with this. Also, since he is quoted in the paper saying what a great guy Cruise is, I hope he doesn't bring that influence to his teammates.



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    Re: The effects of having Bubu back

    Quote Originally Posted by carvers4math View Post
    I agree with this. Also, since he is quoted in the paper saying what a great guy Cruise is, I hope he doesn't bring that influence to his teammates.
    Yeah, because there is no worse influence on teammates than a guy who stands up for his friend, even during hard times...



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    Re: The effects of having Bubu back

    Quote Originally Posted by CloneIce View Post
    Yeah, because there is no worse influence on teammates than a guy who stands up for his friend, even during hard times...
    I really don't think our basketball team needs to hang with a felon who gets into multiple physical altercations with cops.



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    Re: The effects of having Bubu back

    Quote Originally Posted by carvers4math View Post
    I really don't think our basketball team needs to hang with a felon who gets into multiple physical altercations with cops.
    The fact that Bubu stood up for his friend somehow makes you worry about his influence on his teammates?

    And you really don't think any of the players have any friends who have ever been in trouble with the law? Its a basketball team, not a church choir. And who the hell during college/high school didn't have any acquaintances who ever got in trouble? That's just a part of life.



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    Re: The effects of having Bubu back

    I think the added depth can only help. Fred is very good at using players according to situation and match up, so this gives him one more option.



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    Re: The effects of having Bubu back

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    I think the added depth can only help. Fred is very good at using players according to situation and match up, so this gives him one more option.
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