What...no report on Eikmeier after the 2/9 "gamewatch"?

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  1. cyclonenum1

    cyclonenum1 Well-Known Member

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    I was baffled to see no post about Eikmeier's game on 2/9 so I did a little research and found out why: He only scored 4 points on 1-6 shooting (he was 2-2 from the line).

    Apparently Wahoo Neumann ran a triangle and two targeting Eikmeier and Liekhus. Liekhus scored 11.

    Some other kid stepped up for Eikmeier's team and they did win the game pretty handily.
     
  2. CyinCo

    CyinCo Well-Known Member

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    Wow, so he had a bad night. Big deal. Cyclone #1, you have been on an Eik witch hunt from the beginning. What gives? He is a shooter and is exactly what our team needs. No one on this existing team can be trusted to hit an open 3 (lucca doesn't count yet). Be happy he is our recruit.
     
  3. ISUFan22

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    Thanks for the update!
     
  5. Cydkar

    Cydkar Well-Known Member

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    Eikmeier was not a factor and neither he nor the coach had a problem with it. He wasn't needed and he's unselfish. The other team didn't want him to score and their wish was granted. They still got stomped.
     
  6. cyclonenum1

    cyclonenum1 Well-Known Member

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    You all know I have been skeptical about this kid while others have raved about how great he will be at ISU. If Wahoo Neumann (which I doubt is loaded with DI talent) can shut him down then how will he fare against major DI players and especially Big 12 opponents?
     
  7. cyfan964

    cyfan964 Well-Known Member

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    Does Eik have teammates like Wesley Johnson and Craig Brackins? He isn't going to get double teamed at the D1 level. It's pretty simple.
     
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    Cloned4Life Well-Known Member

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    You could very well be right, but wow dude, WE GET IT.
     
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    I look at this completely different than you are. I am all the more impressed with Eikmeier after a game like this. Obviously his scoring wasn't needed for his team to win this game. Let's not forget basketball is a team game and the idea is for your team to win, not to see how many points a person can score. So he didn't assert himself and only took 6 shots. Big deal!! He was clearly un-selfish and a team player. I will be concerned if this happens in a game where they DO need him to score a bunch to win the game. This game means absolutely nothing!!
     
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    becrisgreg Active Member

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    I think we need to start bashing you for your research ability. That line was from his game Friday night (2/8), not 2/9.
     
  11. Todd

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    They gameplanned to keep Wes from scoring...the result was a 23 point loss. I don't think anyone believes Big XII teams will ever have the same approach to guarding him.

    Seriously, most people think he will be a good shooter in D-1. That's not too much of a stretch in most people's opinion.

    Obviously you feel Mac can't evaluate talent at all and has absolutely wasted a scholly on this kid. Time will tell, I guess.
     
  12. cyclonenum1

    cyclonenum1 Well-Known Member

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    Is "Eik" playing against the likes of Chalmers, Rush, Roby, Walker, Abrams, Augustin, and Beasley? He won't need to be double teamed at the DI level. It's pretty simple.
     
  13. cyclonenum1

    cyclonenum1 Well-Known Member

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    Good catch. You would hope the story on 2/10 would be from 2/9 but it is from 2/8. I guess they are still using typewriters at the Fremont Tribune!

    So, what happened on 2/9...the gamewatch game against Omaha Christian Academy played at Grace University?
     
  14. markshir

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    ... so a team threw a junk defense at him and shut him down for one game ... if by shutting him down you mean that he took 6 shots, scored four points ... but then the team that threw the junk defense lost by 23 ... well, KU is more than welcome to throw a triangle and two at us if it means Iowa State wins by 23 ... why are we even having this discussion?
     
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    deliberately going out of your way to bash recruits does not show any class whatsoever. I'm thoroughly disappointed in your behavior as a cyclone fan cyclone#1.
     
  16. cyclonenum1

    cyclonenum1 Well-Known Member

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    This has never been and indictment of McDermott's recruiting or even of this kid. It has really been meant to bring some small amount of balance to the utter euphoria most on this site have about the kid and what he can do at ISU.
     
  17. cyfan964

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    Are any college kids that will eventually play DI guarded by guys like that day in and day out? If they run him off screens and he has a quick release he will have time to shoot.
     
  18. snowcraig2.0

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    Bottom line is, if you can't support our players, current or future, then you are not wanted here. Go away.
     
  19. ISUFan22

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    This is getting very, very old.
     
  20. cyclonenum1

    cyclonenum1 Well-Known Member

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    I assume you mean HS kids rather than "college kids". Your insinuation is correct but I would submit that the quality of opponents that young Eikmeier is seeing in Nebraska HS BB is far different than someone playing HS ball in say Chicago, or New York, or Detroit, or Dallas, or LA...I hope you get my point.
     

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