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    Thomas should not have been starting over Morris

    Things are much more fluid when Monte is out there. Ever notice the slow starts and then Monte comes in and things pick up. I get frustrated with Thomas doesn't put up open 3 looks before the defense closes on him. Catch and shoot dude. He gets a little lost on defense at times also. Matt will be a great player for us some day. Right now he is playing like a tentative freshman and Monte is playing a step above.



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    Re: Thomas should not have been starting over Morris

    Morris or Naz



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    Re: Thomas should not have been starting over Morris

    Yeah, one loss and rip on the true freshman. I bet Fred knows way more than any of you trolls that want to sit behind your computer and play expert coach.



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    Re: Thomas should not have been starting over Morris

    Hey, that's a new thought that no one's ever thought of before.



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    Re: Thomas should not have been starting over Morris

    The amount of minutes he plays is more important than if he starts or not. He didn't have a good game today but the 12 minutes he played was fair. He is inconsistent and only a freshman. Next game he might look a lot better.



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    Re: Thomas should not have been starting over Morris

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUFan22 View Post
    Yeah, one loss and rip on the true freshman.
    To be fair, people have been ripping on Thomas throughout the first 14 wins as well. Apparently, Fred has no idea what the best starting lineup is.



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    Re: Thomas should not have been starting over Morris

    I never question Hoiberg.



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    Re: Thomas should not have been starting over Morris

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUFan22 View Post
    Yeah, one loss and rip on the true freshman. I bet Fred knows way more than any of you trolls that want to sit behind your computer and play expert coach.
    Yeah cause we are just ripping him. Why don't you read my post ****** bag.



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    Re: Thomas should not have been starting over Morris

    Obviously Fred know what he is doing and sees what he can do in practice everyday, and Thomas has still earned that starting spot but you can see that when he is not hitting shots early that his minutes dwindle and doesn't play much in 2nd half anymore. I really like the lineup with Morris in so we can post Kane



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    Re: Thomas should not have been starting over Morris

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUFan22 View Post
    Yeah, one loss and rip on the true freshman. I bet Fred knows way more than any of you trolls that want to sit behind your computer and play expert coach.
    Not really because of the loss, nor do I think Matt lost us the game but he looks pretty lost and tentative.



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    Re: Thomas should not have been starting over Morris

    Monte is a freshman also out plays Matt most of the time , Matt is going to be ok but needs to play his role , not a starter



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    Re: Thomas should not have been starting over Morris

    Quote Originally Posted by CyFan61 View Post
    To be fair, people have been ripping on Thomas throughout the first 14 wins as well. Apparently, Fred has no idea what the best starting lineup is.
    Fire Fred. Here are the issues he's caused...

    - starting Thomas
    - too few losses and postgame meltdowns
    - too high of ticket prices
    - parking lot debacle
    - student ticket shortage
    - concession stands too busy



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    Re: Thomas should not have been starting over Morris

    Oh sweet, this again.



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    Re: Thomas should not have been starting over Morris

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUFan22 View Post
    Yeah, one loss and rip on the true freshman. I bet Fred knows way more than any of you trolls that want to sit behind your computer and play expert coach.
    Its not like this is the first time its come up. Thomas may get there someday but its conference season, we cant afford to have him doing nothing for us at this point in the year.



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    Re: Thomas should not have been starting over Morris

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUFan22 View Post
    Yeah, one loss and rip on the true freshman. I bet Fred knows way more than any of you trolls that want to sit behind your computer and play expert coach.
    Troll? The numbers speak for themselves.

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    Think Oscar Wilde when he said, "every saint has a past, every sinner has a future." But also think Neil Young: the fork in the road, light a candle. Instead of cursing the darkness, let's light a candle for where we're going. This was fantastic for the world. We are better people for having been here. It was absolutely incredible. I'm inspired. I don't know when I'll ever sleep again.

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