Results 1 to 4 of 4
  1. #1
    All-Star
    Points: 43,294, Level: 64
    Level completed: 27%, Points required for next Level: 956
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    Bewilderme's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Minneapolis
    Posts
    1,553
    Points
    43,294
    Level
    64
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 133
    Given: 95

    Big bumpin' - our strength & conditioning coach deserves some plaudits

    What we saw last night was impressive for many reason. The strength of our players was what really surprised me. I wish that I had gifs to demonstrate what I mean, but our guys just looked beefier than ND's, and I didn't expect that.

    Niang, for his lack of height, sure can bump and bang down low. I loved seeing him enter the paint in defensive transition by running right at Cooley and bumping into him. He did this multiple times and really moved Cooley off his base each time.

    Another one I noticed had to do with Babb - he was playing great D and chasing his man around, but didn't see the screen until it was too late - for the other guy. Babb ran into a screen and the other guy went flying. Love to see that.

    Our S&C team is underappreciated!


    'Any fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius-and a lot of courage-to move in the opposite direction.'
    -Einstein

  2. #2
    Legend
    Points: 287,173, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 21.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Doc's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Posts
    12,432
    Points
    287,173
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 616
    Given: 1,086

    Re: Big bumpin' - our strength & conditioning coach deserves some plaudits

    They are. What amazes me is that Ejim put on 10 lbs this offseason while seemingly adding inches to his vert. I don't remember his head being up in the rim last year.



  3. #3
    Pro
    Points: 40,752, Level: 62
    Level completed: 31%, Points required for next Level: 898
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered25000 Experience Points
    CYme's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Location
    Pella, IA
    Posts
    2,078
    Points
    40,752
    Level
    62
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 69
    Given: 138

    Re: Big bumpin' - our strength & conditioning coach deserves some plaudits

    You know, there were all those comparisons of Royce to Barkley last year, but by the time Georges is a senior, he is going to be throwing guys all around down there. Pair that with his incredible bball skills and I forsee the price of my season tickets going way up(which I will happily accept with continued success).



  4. #4
    All-Star
    Points: 43,294, Level: 64
    Level completed: 27%, Points required for next Level: 956
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    Bewilderme's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Minneapolis
    Posts
    1,553
    Points
    43,294
    Level
    64
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 133
    Given: 95

    Re: Big bumpin' - our strength & conditioning coach deserves some plaudits

    Yep. We are going to be dangerous next year I think. Our two best players last night are back next year! Hoping to see both Georges and Percy bulk up big time next year.


    'Any fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius-and a lot of courage-to move in the opposite direction.'
    -Einstein

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: FS1
  • Iowa State @ Oklahoma State
  • October 4, 2014
  • 11:00 AM