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WhoISthis

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Holmes/Williams
Green/Gabe
T-King/Kunz
Osun/Ward

With Grill, E-King, Watson, Lipsey and Jones

The first 6 will be interchangeable 1-4 IMO. Depending on if we go 4 guards, or play bigger. I think that these Freshman can push for some minutes as well. I would be shocked if those top 8 names don't lead the team in minutes played this year. Grill will get his minutes as well, just don't know if it'll be the 24+ he played last year.
The 5th guard spot will be interesting to see who gets it. Lipsey as the only true pg after Williams could even be right there. Grill is going to have to take another step. He could push Gabe for equal minutes if his shot improves.

I’d be surprised if anyone but AJ played the minutes Hunter and IB had.

The wildcard could be Watson. With King out, Kunc is it in terms of length that can shoot. If he adjusts quickly, he could use King’s spot to be in the top-8. A 6’8” wing that can defend the wing and stretch 4 will play. Kunc’s backup or even next to him.
 

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I've seen this a couple time - I don't think Holmes is a PG, at least not in TJ's system. I think Green is likely the backup PG, unless Lipsey forces his way onto the court.
Agree.
I’ll be pleased if he’s a good enough combo in the sense he makes the backup pg job easier. In other words, not putting a guy like Jackson out there with 1/2 another guy that can handle like we did last year.
Also benefits for Williams- Hunter had a large load in that regard.

But hopefully very rarely the actual pg
 
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allfourcy

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He's going to take it all the way to the withdrawal deadline and there's absolutely no reason not to. He's a got a workout scheduled with the Bucks for after the combine already.
He's really going for it, and why wouldn't he? Unlike Kris Murray who turned down an offer to the combine, to be the go-to-guy next season at Iowa, AJG already has post-combine workouts with NBA teams. Starting to think that he is 99.9% NOT wanting to play in college at all, much less at ISU. And that's fine, too. Unless someone says he needs to improve a lot in this, this, and that, he's full steam ahead.
 
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I am both excited by and already tired of the amount of conversation around which 3 of Williams, Green, Kalscheur, and Holmes will start. I'll just focus on the fact that we'd have 4 players capable of playing starter level minutes at the guard spots if AJ commits.
Id rather have that convo than the NIL one or even worse, the Prohm era ones where we talk about why nobody wants to play here
 

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Food for thought. I know you can't compare apples to apples because of the competition differences but look at the following:
21-22 game 1 starters avg 44.7 PPG, 5 bench players 23.1 PPG equals 67.8 PPG
22-23 upcoming 10 players last averaged 99.4 PPG assuming we have AJG
Considering the superior experience, length & athleticism we will have this upcoming season, the team has the potential to be much better than last year.
 

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Food for thought. I know you can't compare apples to apples because of the competition differences but look at the following:
21-22 game 1 starters avg 44.7 PPG, 5 bench players 23.1 PPG equals 67.8 PPG
22-23 upcoming 10 players last averaged 99.4 PPG assuming we have AJG
Considering the superior experience, length & athleticism we will have this upcoming season, the team has the potential to be much better than last year.

The really crazy thing is, we were actually a really experienced team last year. That experience just wasn't together or at isu. The fact that this group is even seasoned bodes well. Makes it easier to maintain culture.
 

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After making the mathematical adjustments for the 21-22 team & 22-23 team to have played the same minutes, the upcoming 22-23 team would have averaged 76 PPG. So they have a 8.2 PPG advantage. Look how much better our bench will be this coming year.
 
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allfourcy

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The fascination/optimism with Grill who is an average at best bench player just astounds me.
I think optimism always follows for most people when a guy works his butt off on defense and has the coaching staff's confidence,,, & that he competes the full time he's on the floor, doing what he's supposed to despite some weaknesses.
 

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I've always wondered how those percentages can be figured in a case like this. Can't be based on some mathematical data, so who puts a number on it? Just funny to me, that's all.
Oh these numbers from me aren’t based off of anything but opinion on what I’ve heard lol. Nothing math related about em.
 

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