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  1. BGleas

    IUBB vs Miami (OH) - Sunday, 11/20/22 @ 5:30 on BTN

    Agree. No issues at all with JHS hunting his shots tonight a bit after a tough shooting night at Xavier. We need him to get comfortable and going offensively to reach our potential. This was a perfect game to try and get it going.
  2. BGleas

    IUBB vs Miami (OH) - Sunday, 11/20/22 @ 5:30 on BTN

    Love the energy Geronimo played with. He needs to be a garbage pail, energy guy. When he plays like that consistently then all of the other stuff will come.
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    IUBB at Xavier - Friday, 11/18/22 @ 6:00 on FS1

    Completely agree. As a coach you'd rather have to work to tone some of that down as opposed to having to coach your guys to care. I'll take XJ and Reneau's emotion every day of the week and twice on Sunday, vs the robot like and emotionless play we watched for 4 years under Archie.
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    IUBB at Xavier - Friday, 11/18/22 @ 6:00 on FS1

    I think you just made my point by highlighting the hypocrisy of it all. So, the home team can taunt but the road team can't? Players don't care about the trash talk. It's part of the game. They honestly don't care. It's the adults (rule makers, refs and fans) that make this stuff a big deal. According to TJD, the Xavier bench was taunting XJ and then he turned around (didn't say anything) after hitting the 3. Why no tech for the Xavier bench?
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    IUBB at Xavier - Friday, 11/18/22 @ 6:00 on FS1

    Completely agree. Freemantle literally turned around and stared down Galloway after his oop dunk. Like, he had to turn back around to stare at him. How is that any different then what IU guys did?
  6. BGleas

    IUBB at Xavier - Friday, 11/18/22 @ 6:00 on FS1

    I don’t disagree with you. It's just a tricky slope though, as if we're going down this path on this point of emphasis, then the refs need to apply it across the board. Freemantle was staring guys down all night. Xavier players were being quite demonstrative towards officials at numerous times when they disagreed with calls. Yet, no techs on them? I'm not saying it was purposeful or anything, just saying this taunting tech thing is very subjective and can't be applied only in certain spots. I think the officials made things worse last night, not better, with those techs.
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    IUBB at Xavier - Friday, 11/18/22 @ 6:00 on FS1

    The only thing I would say though is that you can't get Reneau and Geronimo more minutes. The math doesn't work. In the games against non-cupcakes, we know TJD is getting a ton of minutes and there is only one more "big" spot between Race, Reneau and JG. If you're giving Reneau more minutes then that would come from Race. Where do more minutes for JG come from?
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    IUBB at Xavier - Friday, 11/18/22 @ 6:00 on FS1

    Agree. I don't get the Kopp hate. Would be ideal to have a better player at that spot? Sure, of course. But that doesn't exist on this roster, at least not yet. Kopp is a solid shooter and a threat defenses have to respect. One more three last night and he's 2-5 and nobody is complaining. Beyond that, he plays good, tough perimeter defense, knows and understands the system on both ends, doesn't really turn it over, etc. Until Bates, or someone else, steps up their game, shows they understand the system and is consistent defensively, Kopp is the best option. Coaches play the guys they trust.
  9. Not to nitpick, but Reneau's own teammate averaged 13.5 ppg and 8.4 rpg as a freshmen, and Thomas Bryant averaged 12 ppg and 5.8 rpg on an outright Big Ten Title/Sweet Sixteen team.
  10. I think it was Jeremy Hollowell his sophomore year. It was a complete disaster.
  11. My bad, should have read the thread. I was just responding to Aloha.
  12. Completely agree, and he has a long way to go on both ends before he's a better 3 than 4. To be clear, I think JG is a really strong defender as a 4 when defending bigs, he struggles to defend on the perimeter against guards/wings on switches.
  13. It's like anytime a big man hits a 3 and/or gets a board and pushes it in transition, everyone wants to make them a wing. Race's advantage is that he can do those things as a big and against other bigs.
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    College Bball Thread

    Walton was the lead national announcer for NBC back in the 90's and was really good. As someone said earlier, these guys get older and become paradies of themselves, etc., but Walton used to be good on the analysis side.
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    Hoosier Hysterics

    Why do you have to assume that? You could assume that they've struck deals with each player and everyone is on the same page in terms of what their allotment is. We don't have to assume the worst. It looks to me like that players and the HH guys are on good terms and have a solid working relationship. On the optics for both, but especially Woody's daughter, I'm not sure there are any optics. Outside of a few posts on some message boards, is anyone really even talking about it? Certainly nobody outside of some IU fans and maybe that writer from earlier this week, nobody really cares.