Page 1 of 12 1234511 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 173
  1. #1
    Starter
    Points: 21,693, Level: 45
    Level completed: 5%, Points required for next Level: 857
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    10000 Experience PointsSocialVeteran

    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    Location
    Atkins
    Posts
    642
    Points
    21,693
    Level
    45
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3
    Given: 14

    Positives From Exhibition

    I love the way Kane and Hogue rebound. Once Ejim comes back, team will be unstoppable on the boards. Plus I think Percy looked better rebounding.

    Freshmen, once the nerves wore off for Morris and Thomas, they played great.

    Going even faster. I hope we bring the ball down the court that quickly the entire year.

    All in all, IMO, a very good exhibition. Reveals a lot of stuff to work on, but that's definitely okay


    Keepers of the Faith -- Member

    Keepers of the Faith is an alliance for those who are excited, enthusiastic, and optimistic about the direction of our men's basketball program. We reject the notion that one bad loss can derail the incredible progress of the past three years. To join, put this in your signature.

  2. #2
    Addict
    Points: 146,031, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 5.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    RayShimley's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Location
    Stillwater, MN
    Posts
    6,148
    Points
    146,031
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 191
    Given: 37

    Re: Positives From Exhibition

    Morris looked like a starter to me.




  3. #3
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 66,284, Level: 79
    Level completed: 90%, Points required for next Level: 166
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Ficklone02's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    City by the Bay
    Posts
    4,270
    Points
    66,284
    Level
    79
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 149
    Given: 315

    Re: Positives From Exhibition

    Morris & Thomas look even better than I expected. Morris' intangibles are off the charts!



  4. #4
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 47,595, Level: 67
    Level completed: 47%, Points required for next Level: 755
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    GoSTATE71's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Posts
    3,712
    Points
    47,595
    Level
    67
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 47
    Given: 10

    Re: Positives From Exhibition

    Morris looks like the answer at PG. He will definitely struggle at times as all freshman do but I expect Kane will slide to the 3, Thomas stays at the 2 and Morris takes over at point.

    Long is scrappy and is going to be that guy that does things that don't show up on the stat sheet.

    Kane is a manchild, with Ejim and him I'm not sure teams will out rebound us ever.

    FREE THROWS!! Much improved which is huge.

    Morris/Thomas are going to be very special.

    We are extremely deep at every position. I feel comfortable with anyone on the floor.

    Hoiberg can flat out coach, just an exhibition game but we come out with adjustments after half and flat out dominate.



  5. #5
    Speechless
    Points: 291,530, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Illinois
    Posts
    17,332
    Points
    291,530
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 685
    Given: 102

    Re: Positives From Exhibition

    I thought Percy gave very solid minutes for us tonight. If he can give 10-15 minutes a game while Melvin is out, I'll be happy.



  6. #6
    Speechless
    Points: 270,951, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 34.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsOverdriveVeteran
    Rabbuk's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Posts
    19,954
    Points
    270,951
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3,497
    Given: 163

    Re: Positives From Exhibition

    Kane is a baller.


    The Official Paul Rhode's Salt Truck Driver.

  7. #7
    Addict
    Points: 63,669, Level: 78
    Level completed: 27%, Points required for next Level: 1,181
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran

    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Location
    Ames, IA
    Posts
    5,452
    Points
    63,669
    Level
    78
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,019
    Given: 589

    Re: Positives From Exhibition

    Maybe it's just because we're a small team but Kane looked like a power forward to me. He's not that tall of a guy, but he appears to be terrifyingly strong.



  8. #8
    Speechless
    Points: 287,122, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 14.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    isuno1fan's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Clive, Iowa
    Posts
    18,353
    Points
    287,122
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 504
    Given: 449

    Re: Positives From Exhibition

    Quote Originally Posted by GoSTATE71 View Post
    Morris looks like the answer at PG. He will definitely struggle at times as all freshman do but I expect Kane will slide to the 3, Thomas stays at the 2 and Morris takes over at point.

    Long is scrappy and is going to be that guy that does things that don't show up on the stat sheet.

    Kane is a manchild, with Ejim and him I'm not sure teams will out rebound us ever.

    FREE THROWS!! Much improved which is huge.

    Morris/Thomas are going to be very special.

    We are extremely deep at every position. I feel comfortable with anyone on the floor.

    Hoiberg can flat out coach, just an exhibition game but we come out with adjustments after half and flat out dominate.
    Not sure about that statement....getting a bit carried away I think.



  9. #9
    Addict
    Points: 117,286, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    madcityCY's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Madison, WI
    Posts
    5,902
    Points
    117,286
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 194
    Given: 393

    Re: Positives From Exhibition

    Morris looked better than I expected. He got better the longer he was on the floor. Hogue and Kane are grown-*** men. Niang had a bit of a tough game with misses, and TOs - but I'm not worried. Will be nice to get Hogue and Ejim on the floor at the same time.

    We WILL get out-rebounded this year. We need to keep in mind this is a D2 team.



  10. #10
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 55,724, Level: 73
    Level completed: 12%, Points required for next Level: 1,326
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Burnsville, MN
    Posts
    3,604
    Points
    55,724
    Level
    73
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 396
    Given: 102

    Re: Positives From Exhibition

    Winning.....



  11. #11
    Legend
    Points: 118,678, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    ISUKyro's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Houston, TX
    Posts
    10,804
    Points
    118,678
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 751
    Given: 1,812

    Re: Positives From Exhibition

    SECOND HALF ADJUSTMENTS! I'm not sure what was said in the locker room but whatever rust we hadn't knocked off on the court seems to have been knocked off in the locker room.

    Kane was in beast mode!

    Morris and Tomas - could be really really good.



  12. #12
    Rookie
    Points: 7,404, Level: 25
    Level completed: 71%, Points required for next Level: 146
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered5000 Experience Points
    CyKings's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2013
    Location
    Kansas City, KS
    Posts
    483
    Points
    7,404
    Level
    25
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 69
    Given: 212

    Re: Positives From Exhibition

    I know it's just Augustana and an exhibition game, but if Morris/Thomas play that well all year and into next year... with Niang, Nader, Hogue... and a shot at RV... I am swimming in the coolaid.


    Let's make this Happen!

  13. #13
    Speechless
    Points: 537,906, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 34.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    jdoggivjc's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    Sterling Heights, MI
    Posts
    38,330
    Points
    537,906
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3,367
    Given: 2,538

    Re: Positives From Exhibition

    Quote Originally Posted by MNclone View Post
    Winning.....
    /thread


    Chuck Lidell: I paint my toenails with pink and black polish. Problem is, I get more paint on my toes and on the carpet than on my nails. Any advice?
    Maria Sharapova: Don't you beat up other guys for a living? I don't know how to answer this.


  14. #14
    Pro
    Points: 63,448, Level: 78
    Level completed: 13%, Points required for next Level: 1,402
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Bewilderme's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Minneapolis
    Posts
    2,161
    Points
    63,448
    Level
    78
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 573
    Given: 552

    Re: Positives From Exhibition

    Niang had six assists! I'd attribute the turnovers to rust and nerves.


    '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

  15. #15
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 66,284, Level: 79
    Level completed: 90%, Points required for next Level: 166
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Ficklone02's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    City by the Bay
    Posts
    4,270
    Points
    66,284
    Level
    79
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 149
    Given: 315

    Re: Positives From Exhibition

    I liked how Thomas scored all his points within the framework of the offense....he didn't do anything special to score all those points.



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: ESPN
  • HOOPS: Iowa State vs. Texas
  • February 13, 2016
  • 07:30 PM