College Basketball 2016-17 Discussion

Discussion in 'UConn Men's Basketball' started by tcf15, Nov 11, 2016.

  1. gtcam

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    RP may miss layups, RP may miss 3s, RP may mis-step and step out of bounds but one thing RP doesn't swing and misses on is being genuine and an all around good guy. We have seen it in interviews, seen it with recruits, saw it in the paper today at CT Children's Hospital and if you go to the games and stay a while after you will see him visiting fans, especially the young kids.
     
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    UConnSwag11 Storrs, CT The Mecca

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    Who's announcing the women's game? I know cash
     
  3. Rocktheworld

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    #1 Baylor visiting #10 WVU sounding quieter than our games

    Maybe it's all the air-balls. Good lord.
     
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  4. Stairmaster

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    What a Providence ending.
     
  5. kobe

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    According to Bracket Matrix, the Big 10 doesn't have any team higher than a 5 seed and atm that team is Minnesota. LOL.
     
  6. UConnStats

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    Purdue and Wisconsin should both be higher than that IMO.
     
  7. UConnStats

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  8. Drew

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    BJ Tyson just had a pretty serious knee injury for ECU against Houston. Had to be carried off the floor. If they don't have him the rest of the year I can't even imagine how putrid they'll be. Expect Lebo to be gone soon.
     
  9. Stairmaster

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    Jeremy Sheppard should be a decent replacement, but you're right -- they're probably shot.
     
  10. UConnSwag11

    UConnSwag11 Storrs, CT The Mecca

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    bc beat nc state
     
  11. Matrim55

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    Honestly? Good. I still resent Abu for choosing State over us.
     
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  12. James

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    "I thought he was going to connecticut"- dick vitale on hd during this miami nd game. bit strange, no?
     
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  13. Huskyforlife

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    Everyone did until the end.
     
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  14. James

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    Its bizarre because vitale was at HD's last prep tourney, where ollie was. and took a pic. You're right, we were spurned last minute it seems... Vitale is no amateur, he's been in grassroots forever, first saw him in hoop dreams in the late 90s:

     
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  15. UConnSwag11

    UConnSwag11 Storrs, CT The Mecca

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    Need Cinci here
     
  16. Rocktheworld

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    Just put it on before getting back from this last commercial break. They showed Cinci's real-life mascot up close. Jesus it looked worse than our Derpy Jonothan from the 50s
     
  17. BUConn10

    BUConn10 Artist formerly known as BUHusky10

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    I like both SMU and Cinci's new/alternate jerseys they are wearing tonight, slick colors.
     
  18. superjohn

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    You learn a little something about kids in these situations and I don't like what I saw from Diallo. He's a great athletic talent and won't hate on him or anything but I think the only sort of hit we take on missing out on him is a little perception hit. He probably would have been a chemistry problem for us, all he cares about is getting to the league ASAP, even if he isn't ready.
     
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  19. pj

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    Agree. He's an escalator guy.
     
  20. BUConn10

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    Or he's just a kid who uses the internet and social media. Social media kids will always be chasing UK, nothing gets your follower count up faster.
     
  21. James

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    I'm never into the typical cal hate circle jerk but not just committing there or here in the summer was a bit weird. What did a lackluster fall @ PSA do for him? We as fans will move on him, just like we did selby or knight or joseph , but i'm still just aghast he wasn't interesting in being a star player here. Adams as a sophomore is getting 40 mpg and putting up numbers, i honestly think his draft stock is fine ( i know you do). This is a camby esque scenario that will be talked about for a decade.
     
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  22. superjohn

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    Calhoun didn't recruit Camby as hard as Ollie recruited Diallo and Camby never told Calhoun he is coming here. Diallo certainly won't be the best player in college basketball like Camby was.
     
  23. James

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    yeah its worst. I'm guessing you were around ct in the 90s when camby became name? It was pretty bad, first he ditched his initial hs because he wasn't getting PT in west hartford which is outrageous. I dont see HD as a shoe in top 5 pick like a towns or even shoe in lotto like booker, it was the perfect storm to commit here. But we all just got to forget about him, see if something happens in 2018 or 2019. thought vitales insight was interesting though
     
  24. tcf15

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    Not sure how hard we went after Curtis Cobb, he was part of Mass Rivals and he said we did offer him, but he's been having a pretty good sophomore season for Fairfield. 17 points a game and shooting 41% from 3. He just dropped 46 points against Manhattan:


    Also has the most distracting tattoos I think I've ever seen on a college basketball player:
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    Well that's a first.
     
  26. August_West

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    Camby was a walking NCAA violation
     
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  27. ivrytontusker

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    Did ND get better after the BE fell apart? They were a BE bottom feeder and suddenly are a consistently high-ish ACC team. I don't get that.
     
  28. August_West

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    Brey is a very, very good coach and they had some very good years in the BE too.
     
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  29. gtcam

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    Canby might have been a great college player BUT the guy is a scumbag who took money, jewelry, hookers and other valuables from UMass boosters who had turned on the Squid when facing NCAA questioning and verified the Squid was behind all the crap - yet he still gets jobs.
    Camby tries to clean up his rep by donating $ to Hartford youth etc. So there may be hope for him - maybe
     
  30. August_West

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    Since its 20 years later, lets be real here. I already said Camby was a walking NCAA violation, but the same people he was taking a bunch of stuff from here were some of the same people Kirk King and Ricky Moore took plane tickets from if I remember correctly. So lets not try to act like it is an all one way deal. There was a new england corridor of scumbags who tried to get in's at every school.
     
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