Page 1 of 5 12345 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 72
  1. #1
    Legend
    Points: 267,419, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 61.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    chuckd4735's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Ankeny, Iowa
    Posts
    14,265
    Points
    267,419
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 630
    Given: 154

    It's time to start Morris

    I know he is getting starter minutes, but ISU seems to be stale when he has not been in over the last few weeks. The slow starts to halves happen with him on the bench. I like having Long on the team, but he needs to be coming off the bench, and was much better in that role when Thomas was starting.

    Morris-Kane-Ejim-Niang-Hogue should be starting from here out.



  2. #2
    Addict
    Points: 93,063, Level: 94
    Level completed: 96%, Points required for next Level: 87
    Overall activity: 42.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    awd4cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Peru, IL
    Posts
    7,821
    Points
    93,063
    Level
    94
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 347
    Given: 317

    Re: It's time to start Morris

    Especially for road games. Can't dig ourselves in a hole early.



  3. #3
    Pro
    Points: 43,622, Level: 64
    Level completed: 52%, Points required for next Level: 628
    Overall activity: 38.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Posts
    3,384
    Points
    43,622
    Level
    64
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 253
    Given: 104

    Re: It's time to start Morris

    I like Morris coming off the bench, but I'd say he's definitely one of our five best players. It won't be an easy decision for Fred.



  4. #4
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 81,746, Level: 88
    Level completed: 89%, Points required for next Level: 204
    Overall activity: 30.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Gunnerclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Location
    Beaverdale hood
    Posts
    3,747
    Points
    81,746
    Level
    88
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 386
    Given: 204

    Re: It's time to start Morris

    Here. Here.


    the poster formerly known as chamakhattack

  5. #5
    All-Star
    Points: 37,107, Level: 59
    Level completed: 39%, Points required for next Level: 743
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered25000 Experience Points
    BloodyBuddy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Posts
    1,500
    Points
    37,107
    Level
    59
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 63
    Given: 19

    Re: It's time to start Morris

    I agree MM should start. Or try starting MT again, I'm sorry but Naz really is not getting it done right now. We can't keep playing catch up in the Big 12, too many talented teams



  6. #6
    Speechless
    Points: 333,404, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 72.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    cyhiphopp's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Johnston
    Posts
    15,126
    Points
    333,404
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 790
    Given: 1,629

    Re: It's time to start Morris

    The whole point of bringing him off the bench is to give Kane a break after the first few minutes. If both of them start then our fresh PG would be Naz.

    Matt coming off the bench is not as important to the team



  7. #7
    Speechless
    Points: 333,404, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 72.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    cyhiphopp's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Johnston
    Posts
    15,126
    Points
    333,404
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 790
    Given: 1,629

    Re: It's time to start Morris

    Quote Originally Posted by BloodyBuddy View Post
    I agree MM should start. Or try starting MT again, I'm sorry but Naz really is not getting it done right now. We can't keep playing catch up in the Big 12, too many talented teams
    MT has his stroke back a bit. I'd be fine with that.



  8. #8
    Legend
    Points: 404,276, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 32.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    cyclonedave25's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Location
    Chicago, IL
    Posts
    14,528
    Points
    404,276
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 421
    Given: 202

    Re: It's time to start Morris

    I think Naz is better coming off the bench, like McGee last year.
    And I agree about starting MM, game seems to flow much better when he is in there.


    When Prepared, Fear No One.

  9. #9
    Pro
    Points: 34,623, Level: 57
    Level completed: 32%, Points required for next Level: 827
    Overall activity: 16.0%
    Achievements:
    25000 Experience PointsVeteran
    istater7's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Posts
    2,774
    Points
    34,623
    Level
    57
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 24
    Given: 8

    Re: It's time to start Morris

    I don't know if you can start Monte because he is sort of he calming presence off the bench along with giving Fred a fresh PG to work with..Naz really hasn't done much lately to earn his starting role though.



  10. #10
    Pro
    Points: 43,622, Level: 64
    Level completed: 52%, Points required for next Level: 628
    Overall activity: 38.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Posts
    3,384
    Points
    43,622
    Level
    64
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 253
    Given: 104

    Re: It's time to start Morris

    Quote Originally Posted by cyhiphopp View Post
    The whole point of bringing him off the bench is to give Kane a break after the first few minutes. If both of them start then our fresh PG would be Naz.

    Matt coming off the bench is not as important to the team
    Have Naz sub in for Morris while Kane stays into play point or vice-versa. Why is this so complicated for people to understand?



  11. #11
    Speechless
    Points: 187,801, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 25.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    kingcy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    Menlo, Iowa
    Posts
    17,396
    Points
    187,801
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 147
    Given: 96

    Re: It's time to start Morris

    Each time ISU made its big run he was on the floor.


    The gap in our economy is between what we have and what we think we ought to have--and that is a moral problem, not an economic one. - Paul Heyne

  12. #12
    Pro
    Points: 43,622, Level: 64
    Level completed: 52%, Points required for next Level: 628
    Overall activity: 38.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Posts
    3,384
    Points
    43,622
    Level
    64
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 253
    Given: 104

    Re: It's time to start Morris

    Quote Originally Posted by istater7 View Post
    I don't know if you can start Monte because he is sort of he calming presence off the bench along with giving Fred a fresh PG to work with..Naz really hasn't done much lately to earn his starting role though.
    I was kind of hoping Bubu would slide into that role again, but it seems like that ship may have sailed.



  13. #13
    Speechless
    Points: 277,980, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 11.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Illinois
    Posts
    16,544
    Points
    277,980
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 182
    Given: 16

    Re: It's time to start Morris

    Quote Originally Posted by cyhiphopp View Post
    The whole point of bringing him off the bench is to give Kane a break after the first few minutes. If both of them start then our fresh PG would be Naz.

    Matt coming off the bench is not as important to the team
    WAT? Monte comes in for Naz every single game.



  14. #14
    Legend
    Points: 267,419, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 61.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    chuckd4735's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Ankeny, Iowa
    Posts
    14,265
    Points
    267,419
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 630
    Given: 154

    Re: It's time to start Morris

    Quote Originally Posted by Luth4Cy View Post
    Have Naz sub in for Morris while Kane stays into play point or vice-versa. Why is this so complicated for people to understand?
    There's also that distraction that can give you good minutes, but that has become to political...



  15. #15
    Rookie
    Points: 8,986, Level: 28
    Level completed: 40%, Points required for next Level: 364
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered5000 Experience Points
    bozclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Location
    Indiana
    Posts
    507
    Points
    8,986
    Level
    28
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 53
    Given: 34

    Re: It's time to start Morris

    I think we should play more minutes with three guards (Kane, Morris, Long, Thomas) and two forwards (Melvin, Dustin, Georges) on the floor. Starters don't matter so much to me. I just think our ball movement and spacing isn't as good with three forwards on the floor so much.



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: Fox Sports 1
  • Iowa State vs. North Dakota State
  • August 30, 2014
  • 11:00 AM