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  1. Demo

    (2020) PG - Hassan Diarra

    As much as I like this kid, A&M makes a lot of sense for him. Williams’ style of play feels like a great fit. Plus, the closest thing they have to a PG is TJ Starks, who just isn’t very good. Diarra would just walk in and get the keys.
  2. Dre Davis decommitted from Nebraska. Liked his fit in Hoiberg’s system.
  3. https://basketballrecruiting.rivals.com/news/usa-basketball-khristian-lander-recaps-visits-talks-reclassification Fairly interesting little read. Not really a lot on the schools involved unless you REALLY like parsing words. But he talks reclassification and it certainly sounds like a legitimate consideration.
  4. Demo

    Fire or ‘Way to Go!’ Tom Allen?

    Well, if there is 1 thing as inevitable as the tides, it’s our ability to somehow turn a win into an unpleasant experience.
  5. Agree that he has the traits and experience to help defensively. But I just see a glaring misfit with Archie’s offensive philosophy. Just don’t see a role on that end. At all. I would like his fit as a 4 in a really high tempo style with a lot of player movement, like Eric Musselman’s system. Maybe what Smart does. Would have been fine with Crean. In an open court game he could absolutely be a problem. But Archie’s tempo and the stuff he runs, or at least what he was running last year, really minimize Smith’s strengths. I actually think transferring would have made a ton of sense for him. Since he chose to stay, I really hope the kid finds a niche. But I don’t see it. Love to be wrong.
  6. Agree. With this roster, other than Green, you probably don’t run that action with the specific intent of getting that look, though I like it a lot for him. But what I love about it is that it mitigates the post defender’s ability to either hedge the baseline runner or to front the post. All he can really do is deny baseline side. So you’ve really got 4 options: 1) the catch and shoot 3, 2) the slip, 3) if the baseline defender is trailing there is an open driving lane middle, 4) if the baseline defender is able to stay close then you’ve got a clean post feed. Very cool.
  7. https://mobile.twitter.com/hoopvision68/status/1167083458772066304 https://mobile.twitter.com/hoopvision68/status/1166857446066982913 This is some stuff that Wes Miller ran at UNCG that I would think it likely that Mike Roberts would have brought along and Archie could easily work into some of his base actions. Green, maybe even Hunter, running the baseline with any of the 3 bigs executing the pin down/slip, though I think it fits TJD the best. Great action to keep the post defender from over aggressively fronting. Love it. But, ya know, Wes Miller is a mid major Coach. So what could Roberts have really learned from him?
  8. Demo

    Hoosier Hysteria

    Just watched the scrimmage video at ITH. Hunter with the 17ft 1 footed fade-away turnaround wing banker. How old school is that! Dating myself in the extreme, but Roger Brown had that move. Love the kid even more.
  9. Demo

    (2020) PG - Caleb Love

    You want to talk lip service? According to Borzello, Love said that he’s trying to recruit Cade Cunningham to UNC. A kid who made clear that he wanted to run a team recruiting easily the best on ball guy in the class? Yeah, ok. It sounds super invested, though, doesn’t it?
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    (2020) PG - Caleb Love

    Heard a long time ago that UNC was where he wanted to be. Also like it as a system fit. Has some Colby White to his game, though not that aggressive and not as good.
  11. Demo

    (2021) C Logan Duncomb

    I was talking about Archie
  12. Demo

    (2021) C Logan Duncomb

    I guess since I’ve never met or been close to CAM I tend to lose sight of it. But in the basketball world the dude really is a homunculus.
  13. Demo

    (2020) PG - Hassan Diarra

    Likes are up to 2400. But, really, 49 is nothing to be ashamed of.
  14. Demo

    (2020) PG - Hassan Diarra

    UGA tweet last week had a total of 50 likes. This one broke 100 in 10 minutes. There is no fan base like this one. Our lunacy is something to behold.
  15. Demo

    (2018) SF - Jerome Hunter to IU

    Per Osterman, Hunter is a full go for basketball activities.