Don't get too excited, but...

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  1. UConn990411

    UConn990411

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    The frontcourt that's been unfairly bashed all season (by me) is starting to look fairly strong.

    Facey is having a Gavin Edwards-esque senior season, and Brimah seems to be rounding into form after his bad start. Off the bench, Enoch and Durham keep swapping who feels like having a productive night, but that's really all you need from your sophomore and freshman posts.

    Vance Jackson might be the biggest difference maker, though. Again, I don't want to overreact to a small sample size, but having a versatile forward is almost like having two players. With such a short bench, his emergence is YUGE.
     
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  2. fleudslipcon

    fleudslipcon We are still UConn!!

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    Good thing we import bigs from other countries cause UConn coaches can't develop bigs. :cool:
     
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  3. uconngb

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    Howard??
     
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  4. superjohn

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    Who is Howard?
     
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  5. gtcam

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    More like a Hilton Armstrong stat senior season for KF
    I still think the fact that Ham not coming to UConn has helped both VJ and RP because now they don't have to worry about PT - I have a feeling that weighed on them in particular
     
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  6. Jaker

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    SE had a solid game
     
  7. Penfield

    Penfield a.k.a PencilForest

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    Facey was a beast tonight.
     
  8. UConnSwag11

    UConnSwag11 Storrs, CT The Mecca

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    Wtf is Howard?
     
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  9. UConn990411

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    *Durham.

    It's 11 pm after a long work day, you ****ing nerds.
     
  10. upstater

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    Temple beat West Virginia and Florida St.? Wow.
    Must have been on fire from 3.
     
  11. HuskyFich

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  12. uconngb

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    Will give you a pass, although Howard from Durham is interesting!
     
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  13. Jaker

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    With Vance at the 3, the team is really LONG
     
  14. upstater

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    Juwan Howard.
     
  15. UConn990411

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    Haha, for sure. I was looking through NBA stats right before writing this post.
     
  16. superjohn

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    Enoch still doesn't really know how to play but I firmly believe on the offensive end it's just a matter of time. No clue when it will happen but at some point it will click. He is built like a Clydesdale and when it clicks he will be drop stepping for easy hoops, hook shots, and just bullying people.
     
  17. fleudslipcon

    fleudslipcon We are still UConn!!

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    I can tell you I was excited. Ran up and down stairs between tv and computer (not a fan of laptops) two and three steps at a time during timeouts entire game. And I'm approaching 70 but today I feel like twenty. booyah!
     
  18. Okafour rings

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    Facey has improved even from the start of this season...something has just clicked with him recently. He's a more aggressive rebounder, has developed a nice fade-away jumper, and doesn't lose the ball as much as he used to.
     
  19. intlzncster

    intlzncster i fart in your general direction

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    This is the enthusiasm this board needs.
     
  20. fleudslipcon

    fleudslipcon We are still UConn!!

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    I was pumped all day and it wasn't from watching the gals get #90. Mrs Fleud kept her distance from me if you catch my drift. Just felt like things could be moving in the right direction. Little did I know the football news would be as incredible as it was. Hope things continue.
     
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  21. nomar

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    Dad?
     
  22. King Husky

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    I've been saying all year that Facey would emerge this season in the same way Hilton Armstrong did his senior year, and people here said I was insane!

    But if you just look at what he is capable of as a basketball player, forgetting about consistency, you'd have to figure he would get the consistency part down during his senior year. Great to see. And apparently Fran Dunphy agrees! I was really glad to hear an opposing coach say that about Facey.
     
  23. intlzncster

    intlzncster i fart in your general direction

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    This can be read one of two ways. You old horndog.
     
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  24. Chin Diesel

    Chin Diesel Power of Love

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    I hate having to clean up low hanging fruit.

    Who is Howard??? Uh, I don't know, a duck??

    [​IMG]
     
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  25. Marbles90

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    Their top scorer was 1-10 from 3 tonight. He is 42% on the season and missed a ton of wide open looks from 3. He hits a few of those and it's a different game.