Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 25
  1. #1
    Publisher
    Points: 868,481, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 16.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation First ClassVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points
    ChrisMWilliams's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    17,347
    Points
    868,481
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,901
    Given: 466

  2. #2
    Pro
    Points: 51,016, Level: 69
    Level completed: 91%, Points required for next Level: 134
    Overall activity: 5.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Burnsville, MN
    Posts
    3,349
    Points
    51,016
    Level
    69
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 248
    Given: 49

    Re: Blum: Scouting the Fighting Irish

    Thanks for the analysis. Looks like it will be an intriguing matchup.



  3. #3
    All-Star
    Points: 40,128, Level: 61
    Level completed: 83%, Points required for next Level: 222
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    25000 Experience PointsVeteran
    BloodyBuddy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Posts
    1,592
    Points
    40,128
    Level
    61
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 97
    Given: 28

    Re: Blum: Scouting the Fighting Irish

    We need to crash the boards. That will be huge



  4. #4
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 62,268, Level: 77
    Level completed: 39%, Points required for next Level: 982
    Overall activity: 60.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran

    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Posts
    4,609
    Points
    62,268
    Level
    77
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 974
    Given: 4,735

    Re: Blum: Scouting the Fighting Irish

    Have watched about 5 of their games this year. They are very good on the boards. Hope Clyburn brings his game, I think he will be a tough matchup for them.



  5. #5
    Speechless
    Points: 772,581, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 99.7%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    Cyclonepride's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    A pineapple under the sea
    Posts
    52,613
    Points
    772,581
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 4,404
    Given: 2,034

    Re: Blum: Scouting the Fighting Irish

    Nice write up. I think they will have trouble guarding us, but we'll have some problems too. I agree that rebounding is a key.



  6. #6
    Rookie
    Points: 6,321, Level: 23
    Level completed: 55%, Points required for next Level: 229
    Overall activity: 8.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered5000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Location
    Stillwater, OK
    Posts
    579
    Points
    6,321
    Level
    23
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 54
    Given: 282

    Re: Blum: Scouting the Fighting Irish

    Really curious how the Niang v. Cooley/Knight/Sherman matchup plays out. Does Niang's quickness and range force ND to go small, a la OSU and Jurick, or are they athletic enough to keep up?



  7. #7
    Pro
    Points: 103,711, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    Boxerdaddy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Location
    Beaverdale, IA
    Posts
    2,947
    Points
    103,711
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 52
    Given: 139

    Re: Blum: Scouting the Fighting Irish

    I'm guessing we'll torched from three. Our defense does not do a good job of staying home against unselfish teams that pass it around. I just hope they are cold and we are on.



  8. #8
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 74,483, Level: 84
    Level completed: 79%, Points required for next Level: 367
    Overall activity: 9.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    peteypie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Posts
    4,273
    Points
    74,483
    Level
    84
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 740
    Given: 1,054

    Re: Blum: Scouting the Fighting Irish

    Quote Originally Posted by Boxerdaddy View Post
    I'm guessing we'll torched from three. Our defense does not do a good job of staying home against unselfish teams that pass it around. I just hope they are cold and we are on.
    Fred plays the numbers. I'm sure he will see they have equal scoring kind of like us, and try to stay at home more against the gaurds. Probably try to double down between Niang, Ejim, Booker, and maybe Percy if he plays but sticks to the gaurds.


    Ill put any dollar that if I get this ball again, Long said, Its going in.
    - Naz Long to Markel Brown before hitting the game tying shot.

  9. #9
    Speechless
    Points: 187,096, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 20.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    ajk4st8's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Ankeny
    Posts
    15,782
    Points
    187,096
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 416
    Given: 1,021

    Re: Blum: Scouting the Fighting Irish

    Cooley is going to provide a HUGE mismatch for our guys. He is a big, strong, hard working big man. We have to keep him off the offensive boards.



  10. #10
    Speechless
    Points: 429,712, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 99.9%
    Achievements:
    SocialOverdriveVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Wesley's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Omaha
    Posts
    64,420
    Points
    429,712
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,358
    Given: 1,010

    Re: Blum: Scouting the Fighting Irish

    Sounds like Percy will have some action.


    Let my Fred's Posse Ride: Georges, 3sus, Hallice, Deonte, Dustin, Abdel, Monte, Matt, and McKaT.

  11. #11
    Prospect
    Points: 8,448, Level: 27
    Level completed: 50%, Points required for next Level: 302
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran5000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Highlands Ranch CO
    Posts
    9
    Points
    8,448
    Level
    27
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Blum: Scouting the Fighting Irish

    Not that complicated. If ISU is hitting 3s, they will move on. If not, then not. Safe to say ND does everything else better. Been that way all season against good teams, not going to change now.

    Go Clones



  12. #12
    Addict
    Points: 95,447, Level: 96
    Level completed: 20%, Points required for next Level: 1,603
    Overall activity: 33.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    huntt26's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    po' dUnk
    Posts
    8,723
    Points
    95,447
    Level
    96
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 531
    Given: 158

    Re: Blum: Scouting the Fighting Irish

    Gotta keep Ejim and Niang out of foul trouble. They will come right at them!



  13. #13
    Pro
    Points: 37,381, Level: 59
    Level completed: 61%, Points required for next Level: 469
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    25000 Experience PointsVeteran
    iacyguy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Location
    Dirty Dodge
    Posts
    2,158
    Points
    37,381
    Level
    59
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 141
    Given: 58

    Re: Blum: Scouting the Fighting Irish

    Quote Originally Posted by ThrowbackClone View Post
    Not that complicated. If ISU is hitting 3s, they will move on. If not, then not. Safe to say ND does everything else better. Been that way all season against good teams, not going to change now.

    Go Clones
    Go re watch the oklahoma game and baylor games



  14. #14
    Starter
    Points: 15,545, Level: 37
    Level completed: 87%, Points required for next Level: 105
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    761
    Points
    15,545
    Level
    37
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 24
    Given: 13

    Re: Blum: Scouting the Fighting Irish

    I read this but was hoping to get some info on which of their players will get 28 more than his average. It would be really helpful to know and be prepared for this in advance.



  15. #15
    Speechless
    Points: 354,960, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 64.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    bawbie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Cedar Rapids, IA
    Posts
    20,655
    Points
    354,960
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,067
    Given: 3,326

    Re: Blum: Scouting the Fighting Irish

    Quote Originally Posted by TurbulentEddie View Post
    Really curious how the Niang v. Cooley/Knight/Sherman matchup plays out. Does Niang's quickness and range force ND to go small, a la OSU and Jurick, or are they athletic enough to keep up?
    That's the real catch here. They aren't athletic enough to keep up. And without Martin they don't have the guard depth to go small (from what I've seen). Biedscheid is 6'7", but a skinny 6'7" SG, not a forward. If they do go that small, it wouldn't surprise me to see us go even smaller with Will at the 4. In that case, they are basically playing all of their guards.

    I'd guess they'll stick with their 2 bigs against our smaller, quicker front line and try to pound the boards and get Melvin and Georges in foul trouble. Should be interesting to watch



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: TBD
  • FOOTBALL: Iowa State vs. UNI
  • August 29, 2015
  • 06:00 PM