Tenn-Miami -- great start! | The Boneyard

Tenn-Miami -- great start!

Status
Not open for further replies.

Vowelguy

Boneyard contrarian since 1998
Joined
Aug 24, 2011
Messages
18,920
Reaction Score
21,677
Basketball season is back!

A good game so far, with a very high shooting percentage.
 

Jmpenn

LVFan; Equitable Visitor
Joined
Sep 13, 2011
Messages
164
Reaction Score
161
But not much of an inside game. TN has to have some inside scoring to go along with the shooters.
 

UConnCat

Wise Woman
Joined
Aug 23, 2011
Messages
11,445
Reaction Score
28,778
Great shooting. I figured Tenn would have to go zone. Miami is not the same team when the game is half-court and especially against a zone.
 

Vowelguy

Boneyard contrarian since 1998
Joined
Aug 24, 2011
Messages
18,920
Reaction Score
21,677
After touchign the ball 6 times, I finally saw Simmons pass the ball.
 

speedoo

Big Apple Big Dog
Joined
Sep 5, 2011
Messages
2,994
Reaction Score
674
Massengale picks up her dribble too soon, too much. She has not impressed.
 

Coler

Rutgers/LSU fan
Joined
Sep 1, 2011
Messages
1,280
Reaction Score
655
Glory Johnson swings her elbows way to much. She should be called on it alot.
 

UConnCat

Wise Woman
Joined
Aug 23, 2011
Messages
11,445
Reaction Score
28,778
Glory Johnson swings her elbows way to much. She should be called on it alot.

Yep. She's been doing that since day one and is rarely called on it.
 

speedoo

Big Apple Big Dog
Joined
Sep 5, 2011
Messages
2,994
Reaction Score
674
Miami closes the half on a nice run to tie it up.
 

Vowelguy

Boneyard contrarian since 1998
Joined
Aug 24, 2011
Messages
18,920
Reaction Score
21,677
Tied 42 at the half. Miami did a good job of hanging on after TN went on a run, and Canes had their 2 bigs on the bench.
 

UConnCat

Wise Woman
Joined
Aug 23, 2011
Messages
11,445
Reaction Score
28,778
I don't know what has me more out of breath, the pace of the game or ESPN's effort to cram as much as possible about Summitt and alzheimers into every stoppage of play.
 

Vowelguy

Boneyard contrarian since 1998
Joined
Aug 24, 2011
Messages
18,920
Reaction Score
21,677
ESPN's effort to cram as much as possible about Summitt and alzheimers into every stoppage of play.

I fear that is going to happen EVERY game this year. And it will get tripled during the NCAAs.
 
Joined
Aug 24, 2011
Messages
815
Reaction Score
685
Just started watching the game on DVR. I remember being told this summer that Pat would never bring Simmons off the bench when I suggested she would be coming off the bench this season in a 6th man role that more naturally suited her tendencies. Pat is no stranger to shuffling starting lineups so Simmons may eventually start at some point, but at least I can begin the season not feeling too stupid.
 

triaddukefan

Tobacco Road Gastronomer
Joined
Aug 26, 2011
Messages
15,637
Reaction Score
22,538
I suspect this is some of yall's first chance seeing Miami in action. They are playing their normal style. Run and gun, taking alot of risks on defense, and tons of quick shots and 3 point attempts. Entertaining team to watch, especially when someone wants to run with them.
 

UConnCat

Wise Woman
Joined
Aug 23, 2011
Messages
11,445
Reaction Score
28,778
Just started watching the game on DVR. I remember being told this summer that Pat would never bring Simmons off the bench when I suggested she would be coming off the bench this season in a 6th man role that more naturally suited her tendencies. Pat is no stranger to shuffling starting lineups so Simmons may eventually start at some point, but at least I can begin the season not feeling too stupid.

It's either Spani or Simmons and Spani doesn't look she'll be giving up that starting spot.
 

UConnCat

Wise Woman
Joined
Aug 23, 2011
Messages
11,445
Reaction Score
28,778
It's either Spani or Simmons and Spani doesn't look she'll be giving up that starting spot.

So much for that. Stricklen sits to start the 2nd half and Simmons starts. Summitt is not messing around this year.
 

speedoo

Big Apple Big Dog
Joined
Sep 5, 2011
Messages
2,994
Reaction Score
674
So much for that. Stricklen sits to start the 2nd half and Simmons starts. Summitt is not messing around this year.

Yeah, well Stricklen was pretty much the worst player on the floor in the first half. For both teams.
 

triaddukefan

Tobacco Road Gastronomer
Joined
Aug 26, 2011
Messages
15,637
Reaction Score
22,538
I wish this game was on a neutral court in Oregon. These gotta be sec officials.
 
Status
Not open for further replies.

Online statistics

Members online
511
Guests online
1,474
Total visitors
1,985

Forum statistics

Threads
165,360
Messages
4,012,692
Members
8,803
Latest member
BigRigTig


Top Bottom