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    Buckley will start at PG next year

    He is strong
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    He has had a few turnover issues but that will be cured with experence. He has got a lot better as the Big 12 season. I feel he will give DG a run for his money at the starting PG.


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    Re: Buckley will start at PG next year

    Gosh I hope that's not true.

    Hes ok, but a Big 12 starter? ugh.



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    Re: Buckley will start at PG next year

    Colvin will be starting before Buckley. I am hoping for a Colvin, DG back court next year.



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    Re: Buckley will start at PG next year

    It's pretty depressing that some don't think that we can expect Buckley to be better than the embarrassing point guard play we have seen this year.



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    Re: Buckley will start at PG next year

    You make it sound like "he forces the issues" is a good thing.


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    Re: Buckley will start at PG next year

    Quote Originally Posted by mwitt View Post
    It's pretty depressing that some don't think that we can expect Buckley to be better than the embarrassing point guard play we have seen this year.

    I hope he's an upgrade next year... but it's a pretty large stretch to think he will be



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    Re: Buckley will start at PG next year

    He makes his shots? How did you make this conculsion? just because he made TWO shots tonight?



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    Re: Buckley will start at PG next year

    All i gotta say is Buckley look a hell of alot better then DG tonight.. And he's looked better the last 2 weeks to i think.. IDk what is up with DG but he's been absolutley horrid of late.



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    Re: Buckley will start at PG next year

    Hopefully he improves from this year to next, like Boozer did from last year to this.


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    Re: Buckley will start at PG next year

    Buckley has impressed me lately. He is definitely a true point guard, while garrett is more of a 2. If garrett can get down a decent jump shot I look for him to start at the two next year. I'm hoping those two start next year since we will have more guys who can handle the ball next year and wont have to worry about the depth at point.



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    Re: Buckley will start at PG next year

    [quote=kingcy;932732]He is strong
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    He has good court vision.
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    He forces the issues
    He can get to the hoop
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    He is athletic
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    He seems to be a smart player.

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    I feel he is better than Garrett at this point.



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    Re: Buckley will start at PG next year

    Given the way the season was bound to go, not sure why ISU didn't just take its lumps and give him a ton of minutes this year. Had the same complaint with not playing DG until late last season.

    Might be crazy but I would have been tempted to go small and start DG, Buckley, Booze, Brackins, and maybe Staiger. ISU would have gotten killed by bigger teams, but would have at least had some athleticism on the court.


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    Re: Buckley will start at PG next year

    Quote Originally Posted by tyler24 View Post
    Buckley has impressed me lately. He is definitely a true point guard, while garrett is more of a 2. If garrett can get down a decent jump shot I look for him to start at the two next year. I'm hoping those two start next year since we will have more guys who can handle the ball next year and wont have to worry about the depth at point.
    No way he can play the 2. If he hasnt figured out how to shoot by now he isnt going to.


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    Re: Buckley will start at PG next year

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclone111 View Post
    All i gotta say is Buckley look a hell of alot better then DG tonight.. And he's looked better the last 2 weeks to i think.. IDk what is up with DG but he's been absolutley horrid of late.
    Both were brutal tonight. 3 turnovers from your backup point guard is not a good number in 15 minutes. DG had 6 in 31 minutes. Neither is acceptable. DG had 8 points, DB with 4.



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    Re: Buckley will start at PG next year

    Quote Originally Posted by kingcy View Post
    No way he can play the 2. If he hasnt figured out how to shoot by now he isnt going to.
    His shot has gotten much better than it was when he came in. He can nail a 16 footer now. If he works on the shot during the off season he could get it down.



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