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BGleas

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  1. BGleas

    (2021) PG Khristian Lander

    Yeah, he’s not going to play behind anyone, he’d play alongside Phinisee.
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    Hoosier Hysteria

    Right, but he'll have the chance. Franklin will get an opportunity to carve out a role, just like Damezi did. His play will dictate what type of role he ends up with. But, he will get a chance.
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    Hoosier Hysteria

    Smith getting run at the 3 is terrifying. He's literally shown zero ability to this point to be a wing player. Franklin will get an opportunity to earn minutes. He'll play early in the season and his play will dictate how much of a role he grinds out. If he plays like Damezi last season, then he won't have much of a role. If he performs, plays good, hard D, hits open shots, finishes around the rim when he has chances and doesn't turn the ball over, then he'll carve out a role in the rotation.
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    Hoosier Hysteria

    Franklin will get an opportunity for an increased role, it will just be a matter of whether or not he takes advantage of it. Same as Anderson last year. You might take a look at the final stats and say Anderson couldn’t get minutes, but he was actually given some big opportunities, he just wasn’t ready for it yet. Franklin will get a chance to play early in the season, and probably in some big early games, it will be up to him how long those opportunities last.
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    Season Predictions 2019-2020

    In fairness, Phinisee was shooting right around 40% from 3 before his concussion.
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    Hoosier Hysteria

    Has there ever been a player that averaged 30 mpg off the bench? I don't even mean at IU, like ever in college basketball? There probably has been, but it's got to be extremely rare. If Green doesn't start it's because something went incredibly wrong for him this season.
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    Fire Fred Glass

    Completely true. I worked for the Celtics PR Department in the early-to-mid 2000's when social media and fan sites/forums were really just starting out. I would monitor Celticsblog.com (which is a great site and I have a ton of respect for the guys who have built it into what it is) and literally just laugh at some of the posts/rumors in their forums by fans. I'd call co-workers over to read stuff and we would being laughing hysterically in the office. Crazy stuff that was being passed off as legit, sourced info, and the vast majority of it 100% wrong. I also can't ever remember a time that I read one of those crazy rumors and passed it on to my boss so that we could figure out a way to leak the correct info or dispel it. I'd pass it on to him to he could join in the laughing, but not for any strategic PR purposes. The only times anything would be passed on in a strategic PR way would be if there were legal or criminal rumors. Even then they were mostly garbage.
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    (2020) SF Jordan Geronimo to Indiana

    IU has also had a lot of “raw” guys develop into good to great players. Oladipo, Sheehey, Troy Williams, OG...
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    Season Predictions 2019-2020

    I'd be super happy going into January at 11-2. That's a win.
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    (2020) PG - Caleb Love

    This. It’s not about Rob Phinisee. Archie clearly loves Rob and has said as much. But Archie knows that in college basketball you need multiple high level ball handlers and play makers from the guard spot.
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    (2020) PG - Caleb Love

    I don't think Langford was a bad fit because of skill set either. He tore a ligament in his shooting hand 10 days into the season and our PG essentially missed 3+ weeks (if you consider how long it took him to get right after he came back). If Langford doesn't hurt his thumb and shoots even just something like 34% from 3 IU probably makes the tournament.
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    (2020) SF Jordan Geronimo to Indiana

    Fixed 2019. Brunk is a grad transfer.
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    TV Series Thread

    No particular order, but shows I've really liked recently on Netflix... Madmen Breaking Bad Better Call Saul Peaky Blinders Broadchurch Wentworth Ozark Happy Valley
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    Start With Why

    This is what I'm really interested in. IMO, all the other stuff around Dakich is just noise and I pretty much tune it out. I've posted several times that I'm really surprised and taken aback by how disrespectful Dakich is towards Archie so publicly. I'm curious as the bball season starts how Dakich will treat Archie this season, because minus the results coming through on the court, so far Archie has done everything someone like Dakich has wanted. Archie kept a former player in Elston onboard, hired a former Knight era player in Mike Roberts, brought his own former IU player, Johnny Jager, back as a grad assistant, and every recruit he's signed since being at IU except for one (Forrester) has either been from Indiana or at least the Midwest. Archie has also done a lot to connect with former players and bring them back into the fold. While it needs to translate to the win column for sure, I'm curious if Dakich will still be so disrespectful, or will we see him warming up to Archie and his approach this season, and beginning to give him credit and support?
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    2019 Off-Season IU Roster News and Moves

    This is a great question. We all have our thoughts on this, but would be really cool to hear Archie's perspective on it.
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