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    Favorite Lineup

    1 - Garrett
    2 - Christopherson
    3 - Gilstrap
    4 - Dendy
    5 - Brackins

    I'm not saying this should be the starting lineup, but when these five are all on the court together good things happen. I know people are high on Lucca right now, which is completely acceptable given the showing against Drake last night. And Hamilton is obviously getting better and better, but compared to Dendy he puts me to sleep. This lineups ability to run and score excites me more than any of the others. Just my thoughts...

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    Re: Favorite Lineup

    I just love the fact that we dont have a starting 5 taht plays the whole game. I enjoy watching a variety of different player groups, vs watching the same 5 guys play the whole game to have a chance to win.



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    Re: Favorite Lineup

    Quote Originally Posted by isucy1234 View Post
    1 - Garrett
    2 - Christopherson
    3 - Gilstrap
    4 - Dendy
    5 - Brackins

    I'm not saying this should be the starting lineup, but when these five are all on the court together good things happen. I know people are high on Lucca right now, which is completely acceptable given the showing against Drake last night. And Hamilton is obviously getting better and better, but compared to Dendy he puts me to sleep. This lineups ability to run and score excites me more than any of the others. Just my thoughts...

    Boy, this basketball season is going to be exciting.
    Tough call after the way Lucca played. He is quicker this year! I think it will depend on who we are playing quite frankly...zone or MtoM, and the opposing player body type... Also, do we need more defense or offense as Ham is in the mix when we have to guard a big man.

    Finally a nice problem to have in MBB.

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    Re: Favorite Lineup

    1. garret
    2. christopherson
    3. gilstrap/lucca
    4. Dendy/vanderbeken
    5. Brackins

    I love what hamilton can bring to the table and hes deffiantly going to valuable when we need someone to guard bigger bodies, but i dont know what it is but i love vanderbeken, he can shoot the ball and he plays really good defense for the most part and just hustles, i love vanderbeken/brackins, but i really like dendy to...I dont know either way i love the players we have



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    Re: Favorite Lineup

    Colvin
    Christopherson
    Gilstrap
    Brackins/Dendy
    Hamilton/Brackins. (I want to see more aggressiveness out of Ham. When the easy dunk is there rip down the friggin backboard.)


    NHL teams need to be added to the favorite teams section.

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    Re: Favorite Lineup

    garrett
    staiger
    gilstrap
    brackins
    hamilton


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    Re: Favorite Lineup

    I like the one we have now. Bring in Dendy for Brackins and you still have a playmaker, and the same with SC for Lucca. Dendy and SC are both better at creating for themselves than Lucca and Ham so I like having that spread.



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    Re: Favorite Lineup

    I'd start Dendy for Hamilton. Christopherson first guard off the bench, Vanderbeken first forward.



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    Re: Favorite Lineup

    Man this is tough because we finally have a rotation. But mine would be....
    Garrett
    christopherson
    staiger
    dendy/gilstrap
    brackins

    This is more of a shooters lineup but its tough to stop especially when Christopherson can drive the ball also. It will usually always leave a guy open and 2-5 can pop the three ball.



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    Re: Favorite Lineup

    Hamilton will be nice to have against Dexter Pittman, Aldrich, and Tiny Gallon



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    Re: Favorite Lineup

    my favorite line-up is definitely garrett, staiger, gilstrap, dendy, and brackins, but there are certain games where we r gonna need a bigger body like hamilton to start (Texas, KU, OU). Hamilton was in foul trouble but it was easy to see that he didn't fit well into that drake game. Smaller lineups are going to be hard for hamilton to get minutes. JVB is much better against those smaller more athletic teams. I really hope Ham can become that bruiser inside but this year I dont see that happening. I won't be suprised to see hamilton get 5-10 minutes in games against smaller line-ups



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    Re: Favorite Lineup

    I really like the fact we have 9 solid guys in our rotation. The guys off the bench are instant energy with Colvin, Dendy, Christopherson, and JVB, throw in Boozer for defense. We don't lose anything with the 1st 4 off the bench, especially with JVB looking stronger in the post. I really liked when Christopherson, DG, Staiger, Brackins, were all together, didn't seem to lose anything. All our line-ups have benefits, and McD is loving being able to finally matchup. There won't be many teams we play this year that we can't line up against, at least on paper. Boy, I am really excited, and with ESPN 360, ESPN U, and other websites I am able to watch almost every game. Couldn't say that last year when I lived in Iowa!!



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    Re: Favorite Lineup

    Quote Originally Posted by isucy1234 View Post
    1 - Garrett
    2 - Christopherson
    3 - Gilstrap
    4 - Dendy
    5 - Brackins

    I'm not saying this should be the starting lineup, but when these five are all on the court together good things happen. I know people are high on Lucca right now, which is completely acceptable given the showing against Drake last night. And Hamilton is obviously getting better and better, but compared to Dendy he puts me to sleep. This lineups ability to run and score excites me more than any of the others. Just my thoughts...

    Boy, this basketball season is going to be exciting.
    I agree, I think that's my favorite lineup, although Scotty and Lucca are interchangable at this point in it.

    I also thing it shoundn't be the starting lineup. It's great to have a starting lineup, sub in 2 or 3 guys and have your best running lineup in. It's a change of pace, where we start pushing the ball after the other team has settled into a slower pace.

    Actually, I think my favorite "running" lineup is:

    Garrett
    Colvin
    Lucca
    Gilstrap
    Brackins/Dendy

    When we go small, we can really push the pace, and Lucca is a really good passer on the break.

    The idea that we can have legitimate offensive potential without Brackins in the game is a very nice change as well.



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    Re: Favorite Lineup

    Quote Originally Posted by ajk4st8 View Post
    I just love the fact that we dont have a starting 5 taht plays the whole game. I enjoy watching a variety of different player groups, vs watching the same 5 guys play the whole game to have a chance to win.
    I am with you. I like our bench players, they play with energy and play great defense, hopefully this continues.


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    Re: Favorite Lineup

    I think the starting lineup is fine right now. You have to have some guys off the bench that can score and give the defense another look and Dendy, Colvin, and Christopherson do just that.

    I wish Ham would get more agressive on offense. He's usually the biggest guy on the floor, if you commit a few offensive fouls while trying to post up I'd applaud that right now because at least he wouldn't just be standing there waiting for a rebound.


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