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RE: UAB vs auburn
Even with the 2 guys out, Pearl has accumulated (bought) enough talent that it would take a near perfect game for us to have a chance on the road in front of the crowd we will face.

But, its a good game to prepare for conference play. We probably wont face another crowd that big or team that good the rest of the year.

Lets be honest, if AU was in CUSA they would be prohibitive favorites to win the league.

The troy game was practically useless. It was essentially a neutral court game.

We have to schedule better teams in the preconference. I mean no game against anyone expected to have an RPI below 200 for our buy games.
And top 100 for home & home types.
12-07-2017 02:03 PM
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RE: UAB vs auburn
(12-07-2017 02:03 PM)UABfan1 Wrote:  Even with the 2 guys out, Pearl has accumulated (bought) enough talent that it would take a near perfect game for us to have a chance on the road in front of the crowd we will face.

But, its a good game to prepare for conference play. We probably wont face another crowd that big or team that good the rest of the year.

Lets be honest, if AU was in CUSA they would be prohibitive favorites to win the league.

The troy game was practically useless. It was essentially a neutral court game.

We have to schedule better teams in the preconference. I mean no game against anyone expected to have an RPI below 200 for our buy games.
And top 100 for home & home types.

For some strange reason I think we will play well. Could be that I bleed green and gold and always think we have a chance.
12-07-2017 02:19 PM
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RE: UAB vs auburn
We need a 58-56 speech again.
12-07-2017 02:53 PM
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(12-07-2017 02:53 PM)ATTALLABLAZE Wrote:  We need a 58-56 speech again.

I'm afraid I used up a decade's worth of passion rallying the ever faithful, ever loyal to defeat Ray Watts.

For I must tell you, my brother, that a vile den of fraud, cheating and federal indictments like Auburn is not worthy of a truly rousing speech. We're talking about Auburn. True Blazers, we who stood in the streets to defeat the Bryant Bank cabal, do not fear Auburn.

For we have a program founded by Gene Bartow. The first program in this state to advance beyond the Sweet Sixteen. The only program in this state - and one of just 16 out of 330 - to have never been placed on NCAA probation. For anything. We certainly don't fear Auburn.

For the world is full of Auburns. The posers, who want to bypass the hard work, the years of toil, that are needed to build anything worthwhile. If the watchword in Tuscaloosa is, "ask Daddy to buy it for you," then that of Auburn is, "I know a guy."

There will always be an Auburn. There will always be someone who thinks they can cut corners, that they can buy themselves an edge in a brown paper bag. Whether it's corrupt players or illegal enhancements or criminal coaches. They have always existed. We have always defeated them.

We are unlike any other fanbase on this planet. We don't root for the laundry, or even for our degrees. Other fans sing about how they "fight." We actually do it. We have stared down evil and defeated it. And so we certainly don't fear the Auburns of the world.

Belief matters. Belief brings victory where defeat seems certain. Only the weak-minded and noodle-spined predict their own defeat. And why? Does it feel better afterwards to say, "See, I was right! I am a cowering craven, afraid to take what is mine."

So no, my brother, Auburn is not worth a rousing speech. The Blazer Happy Bus might jounce a little on 280, because a tiger is a pretty lumpy form of roadkill, but it is roadkill all the same.
12-07-2017 09:43 PM
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(12-07-2017 11:22 AM)randy22263 Wrote:  Third year in a row we are playing a mediocre at best Auburn team. Two of those years Auburn is playing without their best players. And we just hope its respectable. Not that I disagree but my God how we have fallen. It sickens me. We finally have what I believe is a real good point guard. If Lee does more than merely shows up, if he plays aggressive and doesn't treat this like a pickup game(stand around shooting long jumpers and blocking shots only after someone had gone around him) we WILL win this game. NO we aren't Duke but we aren't playing Duke either. NO EXCUSES! Win the f'ing game.


Yessir!!!

I think we match up well with these guys.
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(12-07-2017 09:53 PM)Big Dee Wrote:  
(12-07-2017 11:22 AM)randy22263 Wrote:  Third year in a row we are playing a mediocre at best Auburn team. Two of those years Auburn is playing without their best players. And we just hope its respectable. Not that I disagree but my God how we have fallen. It sickens me. We finally have what I believe is a real good point guard. If Lee does more than merely shows up, if he plays aggressive and doesn't treat this like a pickup game(stand around shooting long jumpers and blocking shots only after someone had gone around him) we WILL win this game. NO we aren't Duke but we aren't playing Duke either. NO EXCUSES! Win the f'ing game.


Yessir!!!

I think we match up well with these guys.

You're also the guy who thinks Smallwood should play more...
12-07-2017 10:04 PM
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(12-07-2017 10:04 PM)dfarr Wrote:  
(12-07-2017 09:53 PM)Big Dee Wrote:  
(12-07-2017 11:22 AM)randy22263 Wrote:  Third year in a row we are playing a mediocre at best Auburn team. Two of those years Auburn is playing without their best players. And we just hope its respectable. Not that I disagree but my God how we have fallen. It sickens me. We finally have what I believe is a real good point guard. If Lee does more than merely shows up, if he plays aggressive and doesn't treat this like a pickup game(stand around shooting long jumpers and blocking shots only after someone had gone around him) we WILL win this game. NO we aren't Duke but we aren't playing Duke either. NO EXCUSES! Win the f'ing game.


Yessir!!!

I think we match up well with these guys.

You're also the guy who thinks Smallwood should play more...

Haha true
12-07-2017 10:07 PM
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RE: UAB vs auburn
(12-07-2017 10:04 PM)dfarr Wrote:  
(12-07-2017 09:53 PM)Big Dee Wrote:  
(12-07-2017 11:22 AM)randy22263 Wrote:  Third year in a row we are playing a mediocre at best Auburn team. Two of those years Auburn is playing without their best players. And we just hope its respectable. Not that I disagree but my God how we have fallen. It sickens me. We finally have what I believe is a real good point guard. If Lee does more than merely shows up, if he plays aggressive and doesn't treat this like a pickup game(stand around shooting long jumpers and blocking shots only after someone had gone around him) we WILL win this game. NO we aren't Duke but we aren't playing Duke either. NO EXCUSES! Win the f'ing game.


Yessir!!!

I think we match up well with these guys.

You're also the guy who thinks Smallwood should play more...

And Haase thought he was worth a scholarship, so your point is.....

And he should play, he a pretty good player.
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(12-07-2017 10:07 PM)Blazer88 Wrote:  
(12-07-2017 10:04 PM)dfarr Wrote:  
(12-07-2017 09:53 PM)Big Dee Wrote:  
(12-07-2017 11:22 AM)randy22263 Wrote:  Third year in a row we are playing a mediocre at best Auburn team. Two of those years Auburn is playing without their best players. And we just hope its respectable. Not that I disagree but my God how we have fallen. It sickens me. We finally have what I believe is a real good point guard. If Lee does more than merely shows up, if he plays aggressive and doesn't treat this like a pickup game(stand around shooting long jumpers and blocking shots only after someone had gone around him) we WILL win this game. NO we aren't Duke but we aren't playing Duke either. NO EXCUSES! Win the f'ing game.


Yessir!!!

I think we match up well with these guys.

You're also the guy who thinks Smallwood should play more...

Haha true


Lol

Haha03-troll
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RE: UAB vs auburn
This will be a win... it may take a few months/years for us to realize that it was a win... but when they have to go back and forfeit wins for paying to play players, this will show up as a W.
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