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    Let's talk basketball!!

    So what did everyone think of the game last night? I need to talk some basketball now that the coaching search is over.


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    Re: Let's talk basketball!!

    Any win for this team is great. I dont give a crap about style points, lets just keep winning.

    Brackins was outright nasty.



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    Re: Let's talk basketball!!

    Quote Originally Posted by ajk4st8 View Post
    Any win for this team is great. I dont give a crap about style points, lets just keep winning.

    Brackins was outright nasty.
    That he was, but he really needs to figure out how to do that consistently! He can't go off for 28 and 17 and then have 4 and 4.


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    Re: Let's talk basketball!!

    Brackins still needs to stop wandering around by the three point line on offense. He'll set a screen then step outside the three point line leaving no one to dump off to, and no one fight for the offensive rebound. We'll never win playing like that.



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    Re: Let's talk basketball!!

    A win is a win. They seem to be getting complacent in the second half of games and there doesn't appear to be a "warrier". I have also noticed that instead of running some time off the clock during an offensive possession in a game, we are shooting a quick 3, often with no 'Clones under the rim for a rebound. Coaching issue.

    I like what the future holds though. This team plays well together and the addition of Gilstrap (Warrier) and Colvin will be nice.



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    Re: Let's talk basketball!!

    One thing I can't get my head around... You'd think Brackins would be his 'nastiest' when we're hitting the 3s, but it always seems like one or the other. Teams seem to be committing to either shutting down the inside game or getting in our shooters' faces, for the whole game. One would believe that if we were hitting the 3s the opposition would adjust which would open up the inside game... Someone please tell me that this is all a figment of my imagination.



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    Re: Let's talk basketball!!

    When teams have made it their focus to take away Brackins they have been successful for the most part. Jacksonville State and UNI had no such plan and he has completely dominated. Hopefully we can figure out a way to win with him getting taken away.



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    Re: Let's talk basketball!!

    Minus Lucca going off for a few minutes in the Drake game.... our outside shooting has not been much of anything great lately. If I was trying to stop us, I would pack the paint with defenders and make us shoot it deep. That pretty much takes away our two best offensive threats (Brackins, DG)



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    Re: Let's talk basketball!!

    Our shooting really hasn't been that great the past couply games. That needs to pick up or we're really in trouble


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    Re: Let's talk basketball!!

    Two things...Defense is still not where it needs to be and we need to start putting teams away instead of letting them hang around.



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    Re: Let's talk basketball!!

    Quote Originally Posted by kg-cyclone View Post
    Two things...Defense is still not where it needs to be and we need to start putting teams away instead of letting them hang around.

    Thats a bit of an understatement



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    Re: Let's talk basketball!!

    Quote Originally Posted by clonerules View Post
    Thats a bit of an understatement
    2 or 3 stops and a couple buckets at the right time and the game is over...instead the opposite happens and it's a game again...Plus side, the left handed dunk by Brackins was the most aggressive move I've seen him make...But why not every trip down the floor?



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    Re: Let's talk basketball!!

    Quote Originally Posted by kg-cyclone View Post
    2 or 3 stops and a couple buckets at the right time and the game is over...instead the opposite happens and it's a game again...Plus side, the left handed dunk by Brackins was the most aggressive move I've seen him make...But why not every trip down the floor?
    Who knows, but someone needs to develop a mean streak on this team, with that hit you in the mouth aggresiveness.


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    Re: Let's talk basketball!!

    Remember that there was a beak for finals week. The team is always rusty on the Saturday game following.



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    Re: Let's talk basketball!!

    Quote Originally Posted by Aclone View Post
    Remember that there was a beak for finals week. The team is always rusty on the Saturday game following.
    There is always an excuse. We need to stop with the excuses and win


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