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    St. Louis

    Alright off to Chicago.. Anyone got any information on st.louis, strengths/weaknesses, better players... how does iowa state matchup with them?



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    Re: St. Louis

    ... can't say much about the current team, but they have a very nice new (1 year old) home arena. They are very young this year and haven't had a real test yet. I look for ISU to win by >10.



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    Re: St. Louis

    Quote Originally Posted by LutherClone View Post
    ... can't say much about the current team, but they have a very nice new (1 year old) home arena. They are very young this year and haven't had a real test yet. I look for ISU to win by >10.

    That would be awesome. We are now getting to the part of the schedule that wins by 1 are just fine with me.



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    Re: St. Louis

    Quote Originally Posted by ajk4st8 View Post
    That would be awesome. We are now getting to the part of the schedule that wins by 1 are just fine with me.
    winning the tough ones will take some cleverness and craft. We won't blow everybody out - do we know how to win the close ones? (rhetorical question - please don't answer)



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    Re: St. Louis

    Don't forget SLU has Rick Majerus - this will be a great coaching test for Coach Mac



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    Re: St. Louis

    All I know about St. Louis is that they apparently beat Nebraska. They could be a slightly better barometer for us than the teams we've been facing, at least until Saturday.



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    Re: St. Louis

    I think they might have a "deep" bench but not 100% sure. Maybe I'm just misinformed as I've never seen them play before.



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    Re: St. Louis

    i posted this in the post game thread, but I'll repeat it here.

    They are very VERY young. They don't have a single Jr or Sr on the roster.

    They also don't have much size. Their starters are 5'10", 6'3", 6'3", 6'6" and 6'9". Their first two subs are 5'9" and 6'2".

    I think their best player is the post, Willie Reed, he's averaging a double double.

    They were balanced through their first 3 games, with all 5 starters averaging double figures.



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    Re: St. Louis

    Quote Originally Posted by marothisu View Post
    I think they might have a "deep" bench but not 100% sure. Maybe I'm just misinformed as I've never seen them play before.
    Not according to the stats. They have only played 8 guys significant minutes and the three guys off the bench haven't done much.



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    Re: St. Louis

    I'm looking forward to these next two games. Should be much better tests than the first 5.



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    Re: St. Louis

    Kwamain Mitchell scored 20 points and Saint Louis hit three of its seven 3-pointers in successionChristian Salecich added 11 points and had three 3-pointers, two in an 11-0 run

    Mitchell, part of a lineup featuring one freshman and four sophomores, was 7-for-10 from the field and 2-for-3 from 3-point range.

    Saint Louis survived a prolonged drought at the end of the first half, scoring only two points on 1-for-12 shooting in the final 7:34 and settling for a 28-27 lead. Nebraska failed to capitalize, scoring only seven points during that stretch.

    Stats.....for the Nebraska game
    http://sports.espn.go.com/ncb/teams/stats?teamId=139



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    Re: St. Louis

    Quote Originally Posted by Dave19642006 View Post
    Kwamain Mitchell scored 20 points and Saint Louis hit three of its seven 3-pointers in successionChristian Salecich added 11 points and had three 3-pointers, two in an 11-0 run

    Mitchell, part of a lineup featuring one freshman and four sophomores, was 7-for-10 from the field and 2-for-3 from 3-point range.

    Saint Louis survived a prolonged drought at the end of the first half, scoring only two points on 1-for-12 shooting in the final 7:34 and settling for a 28-27 lead. Nebraska failed to capitalize, scoring only seven points during that stretch.

    Stats.....for the Nebraska game
    Saint Louis College Basketball - Billikens Statistics - Men's Basketball - ESPN
    ISU was after Mitchell out of high school.



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    Re: St. Louis

    Quote Originally Posted by cyismydog View Post
    ISU was after Mitchell out of high school.
    At least Roy Williams didnt get him



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    Re: St. Louis

    Quote Originally Posted by 3GenClone View Post
    Don't forget SLU has Rick Majerus - this will be a great coaching test for Coach Mac
    Wouldn't worry about Majerus. He has size but is not very mobile.



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    Re: St. Louis

    4-0 SLU vs. 5-0 ISU .....CLASH BABY



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