Hurley wore out his own team

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If our 3's were going in, no one would be saying we looked tired. We didn't look tired, they were grinding but couldn't get the ball to drop.
Talking about the last ten minutes. You didn't think we looked tired? When asked "Did fatigue get you down the stretch?" Bouk said "Definitely." And Hurley even said fatigue was a problem for Bouk

I mean people watched this game and didn't think we were done by the middle of the second half? It's not really debatable. And it was not only Bouk.
 
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They died in the second half. You could see the legs were gone.

Why not give Adams some minutes to beat on Gillespie? Especially in the first half. Both Cole and Gaffney had two first half fouls. If nothing else Brendan is a tough defender. It would have kept someone fresh in the game. And Cole might not have died offensively, besides he had a ton of problems on defense. Heck a few minutes of Gaffney and Adam, or Cole and Adams might have helped kept Bouk fresh down the stretch.

Same with Sanogo and Whaley. Carlton could have have spelled them for a few minutes so each would have been fresher. Instead they went steadily downhill. And, perhaps Sanogo doesn't foul out if Carlton gets a few more minutes.

The team was dead tired by the end of the game. And two guys that might have helped didn't get a single minute. It's not like Cole, Gaffney, Whaley and Sanogo were buurning down the house and couldn't be relaced. Josh was very good last time out. And as bad as Cole was on Gillespie, Adams couldn't have been much worse.
With respect to Josh Carlton, I’ll go further and just say that If Hurley had played Josh, there’s a good chance Uconn wins this game. Nova has no one who could match up with Josh in the paint. Now, Josh is far from perfect and in 7 of 8 games, Sanogo is our guy, but against Nova Josh would have created big problems for Nova especially in defending the paint. The fact that Hurley or the other coaches couldn’t see that bothers me. Was Josh not ready for this game? Even with Sanogo and putting in Josh for Whaley would have been interesting. New to the board.
 
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They died in the second half. You could see the legs were gone.

Why not give Adams some minutes to beat on Gillespie? Especially in the first half. Both Cole and Gaffney had two first half fouls. If nothing else Brendan is a tough defender. It would have kept someone fresh in the game. And Cole might not have died offensively, besides he had a ton of problems on defense. Heck a few minutes of Gaffney and Adam, or Cole and Adams might have helped kept Bouk fresh down the stretch.

Same with Sanogo and Whaley. Carlton could have have spelled them for a few minutes so each would have been fresher. Instead they went steadily downhill. And, perhaps Sanogo doesn't foul out if Carlton gets a few more minutes.

The team was dead tired by the end of the game. And two guys that might have helped didn't get a single minute. It's not like Cole, Gaffney, Whaley and Sanogo were buurning down the house and couldn't be relaced. Josh was very good last time out. And as bad as Cole was on Gillespie, Adams couldn't have been much worse.
This is way off the mark. Only 2 players played more than 25 minutes. If they were tired we have bigger issues.
 

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Who’s taking over this game when Bouk was locked up?

Exactly no one. There is no one on our roster that can. Not yet at least. Relax the W’s will come but we weren’t good enough as a team to beat the #10 team in the country.
 
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Starting line-up going forward?

Sanogo, Martin, AJ, Bouk, Cole??
 
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They died in the second half. You could see the legs were gone.

Why not give Adams some minutes to beat on Gillespie? Especially in the first half. Both Cole and Gaffney had two first half fouls. If nothing else Brendan is a tough defender. It would have kept someone fresh in the game. And Cole might not have died offensively, besides he had a ton of problems on defense. Heck a few minutes of Gaffney and Adam, or Cole and Adams might have helped kept Bouk fresh down the stretch.

Same with Sanogo and Whaley. Carlton could have have spelled them for a few minutes so each would have been fresher. Instead they went steadily downhill. And, perhaps Sanogo doesn't foul out if Carlton gets a few more minutes.

The team was dead tired by the end of the game. And two guys that might have helped didn't get a single minute. It's not like Cole, Gaffney, Whaley and Sanogo were buurning down the house and couldn't be relaced. Josh was very good last time out. And as bad as Cole was on Gillespie, Adams couldn't have been much worse.
This was awful team management by the coach ! Nova adjusted their game at halftime we didn't that's is coaching !
 

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Talking about the last ten minutes. You didn't think we looked tired? When asked "Did fatigue get you down the stretch?" Bouk said "Definitely." And Hurley even said fatigue was a problem for Bouk

I mean people watched this game and didn't think we were done by the middle of the second half? It's not really debatable. And it was not only Bouk.
It was Bouk who was fatigued. 2nd game after being back- his legs weren't under him in the 2nd half. Not the whole team. The gang couldn't shoot straight from the opening tip - Martin, Cole, Whaley, Jackson. It had nothing to do with fatigue- it was an off shooting game.
 

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