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RE: The Elephant in room.......
(02-04-2019 09:35 AM)Seahawkhoops Wrote:  
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(02-04-2019 08:21 AM)HAWKING Wrote:  If money is the major concern then don't hire someone with ZERO HC experience for 200K a year and lock them in for 3 years putting the University in a bind.

Your reasoning seems to be the most illogical here.

Maybe it was a bad call, but its something that cannot be undone. It must be dealt with as is not what should be.

The school is not going to fire a 2nd year head coach after TWO TERRIBLE SEASONS with 3 guaranteed years on his deal. Especially when season ticket sales will likely go up in order to the UNC at Trask ticket.

I hope CB makes some major changes in the off season in order to fix the atrocity that is our defense. But firing him at this point in the game would be foolish and an emotional decision

Fixed your statement, for the record, the UNC deal was signed, they play if he's here or not

Of course.

But there is no departmental fear of financial backlash after this bad year in the form of massive drop in season ticket sales or even Seahawk Club reductions, in large part due to the UNC game at Trask. You don't fire the UNC coach's protégé the year they are doing him a massive favor. Bad business.
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RE: The Elephant in room.......
(02-04-2019 09:35 AM)Seahawkhoops Wrote:  
(02-04-2019 09:32 AM)solohawks Wrote:  
(02-04-2019 08:21 AM)HAWKING Wrote:  If money is the major concern then don't hire someone with ZERO HC experience for 200K a year and lock them in for 3 years putting the University in a bind.

Your reasoning seems to be the most illogical here.

Maybe it was a bad call, but its something that cannot be undone. It must be dealt with as is not what should be.

The school is not going to fire a 2nd year head coach after TWO TERRIBLE SEASONS with 3 guaranteed years on his deal. Especially when season ticket sales will likely go up in order to the UNC at Trask ticket.

I hope CB makes some major changes in the off season in order to fix the atrocity that is our defense. But firing him at this point in the game would be foolish and an emotional decision

Fixed your statement, for the record, the UNC deal was signed, they play if he's here or not
Hopefully Bass is not as reactive as the board is here. Take a deep breath and think a little bit is the way it should be done. No doubt that CB has some things he has to change and I think he is well aware of that. Can he get it done is of course the question but to even consider a coaching change at this point would set back to the program as a whole.
He came into a situation with one great Jr-Cacok and a good shooter. On the other side of that-no freshman class and the best overall offensive player transfers out. Just the fact that he had no freshman class should give him another year in my mind. No returning bigs on the roster other than Cacok that can play in the CAA is also a challenge. Keatts basically shredded the program it is a total rebuild for the new guy.
On the flip side being last in D1 defensively can't happen and he has to make changes - lets see what he does with that. I like him and I am pulling for him to get it done and to do otherwise right now is just hating on a guy because he came from UNC.
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(02-03-2019 09:46 PM)HAWKING Wrote:  
(02-03-2019 02:47 PM)billthebighawksfan Wrote:  I'm guessing that you're a force baseline guy Hawking,but that's just a guess. Hawks don't have a shot blocker so middle wouldn't be the answer IMHO. They need to clean that up. It would be great to see improvement because they have enough offense to win on most nights. Please tell us how you would defend with this team knowing the personnel! You know a lot so we would love to hear your opinion. You're not going to offend anyone on the team because they know the deal now and can improve. That's what everybody wants as a player, fan and coach.
No shot blocker? No problem. You don't have to look very far for an example of a very successful team of primarily guards that plays a matchup zone with the tightest most choreographed rotations in the CAA. 2nd ranked defense in the league (68.8 pts).


THIS. Over and over again. And they are IN our conference. No need to scour the NCAA to find an example. And, what defense do they play? ZONE.
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(02-04-2019 09:58 AM)jumpinmullet Wrote:  
(02-04-2019 09:35 AM)Seahawkhoops Wrote:  
(02-04-2019 09:32 AM)solohawks Wrote:  
(02-04-2019 08:21 AM)HAWKING Wrote:  If money is the major concern then don't hire someone with ZERO HC experience for 200K a year and lock them in for 3 years putting the University in a bind.

Your reasoning seems to be the most illogical here.

Maybe it was a bad call, but its something that cannot be undone. It must be dealt with as is not what should be.

The school is not going to fire a 2nd year head coach after TWO TERRIBLE SEASONS with 3 guaranteed years on his deal. Especially when season ticket sales will likely go up in order to the UNC at Trask ticket.

I hope CB makes some major changes in the off season in order to fix the atrocity that is our defense. But firing him at this point in the game would be foolish and an emotional decision

Fixed your statement, for the record, the UNC deal was signed, they play if he's here or not
I like him and I am pulling for him to get it done and to do otherwise right now is just hating on a guy because he came from UNC.
Hogwash! IDGAF where he came from, he's not getting it done here(numbers don't lie). Sure i didn't like the hire, but i was one of the people last year saying we needed to give him time for many of the reasons you pointed out, Fully expecting to see something, anything in year two. Rooting for him to fail is like rooting for your pilot to crash. Trust me, I'd like nothing more than to have been wrong about the hire and be sitting in the top of the conference. And aside from some decent recruiting we've seen very little for me to think that any corner is going to get turned.
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(02-03-2019 10:42 PM)CG_Hawk06 Wrote:  
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(02-03-2019 02:55 PM)jumpinmullet Wrote:  Keatts teams are terrible on the half court,I said it when he was at UNCW and nothing has changed about it. He can recruit but can he coach a team capable of winning playoff games in the ACC or NCAA?
CB has to change something about his defensive scheme and I think it has to be wholesale but its really hard to do midseason. To say he should be fired now or after his 2nd season is just stupid and reactive. All coaches should who do things the right way should be given a real chance and that means at a minimum 3 years if not 4.
Poppycock!

Where’s Mullet wrong here? As a coach, wouldn’t you say it would be concerning to you from a confidence and “quality opportunity” standpoint if a team’s ownership or administration were firing their coaches after 1.5-2 years on the job?

Our terrible defense is lost on exactly nobody here. However, it seems you may either be new to our program or don’t remember how bad our half court defense was under Keatts. We fouled people incessantly and couldn’t get a stop if they beat our press.
It doesn’t matter that the halfcourt D was terrible it was more than offset 95% of the time by creating turnovers. I’d love, just LOVE for us to say our D is good at one thing, unfortunately I can’t

I know. I wasn’t saying we weren’t good at that. The point was we pressed well. That’s it. We didn’t actually play good defense. There were plenty of threads where we all complained about it. Especially when we were dancing and the P6 teams shredded us. Mullet factually stated KK’s teams are awful at halfcourt defense. He didn’t say the press wasn’t successful. Get out of your emotion a little bit and read.

Additionally, the MAIN point of my post was that it’s illogical to fire Coach McGrath until at least after year 4.


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I provided actual stats that PROVED we weren't awful at half court defense, that was the point of providing facts, not opinion. He had a very specific goal in his half court defense....DEFEND THE 3. He was willing to give up the drive, but he wouldn't let us get beat by the three. As bad as Mullet says our defnes was in half court, it blows away our defense now. Then, you can add in the steals and TO's from the press and we were light years ahead of where we are now.
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(02-04-2019 09:43 AM)billthebighawksfan Wrote:  Let’s try to be more constructive here. If you have a schematic plan, please share it.


LOL, really?


ZONE/PRESS/ZONE/PRESS/ZONE/PRESS.

I know I haven't shared that before, but there you go.
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(02-04-2019 10:13 AM)82hawk Wrote:  
(02-04-2019 09:43 AM)billthebighawksfan Wrote:  Let’s try to be more constructive here. If you have a schematic plan, please share it.


LOL, really?


ZONE/PRESS/ZONE/PRESS/ZONE/PRESS.

I know I haven't shared that before, but there you go.

Basically, ANYTHING other than what they are doing now!
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The only thing I can think of that's going on is McGrath wants these guys playing good man to man defense through hell or high water, and things were always going to get worse before they'd get better as a result.

But of course we need to have been seeing incremental improvement game to game in that area.
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(02-04-2019 10:09 AM)82hawk Wrote:  
(02-03-2019 10:42 PM)CG_Hawk06 Wrote:  
(02-03-2019 10:34 PM)Seahawkhoops Wrote:  
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(02-03-2019 09:24 PM)HAWKING Wrote:  Poppycock!

Where’s Mullet wrong here? As a coach, wouldn’t you say it would be concerning to you from a confidence and “quality opportunity” standpoint if a team’s ownership or administration were firing their coaches after 1.5-2 years on the job?

Our terrible defense is lost on exactly nobody here. However, it seems you may either be new to our program or don’t remember how bad our half court defense was under Keatts. We fouled people incessantly and couldn’t get a stop if they beat our press.
It doesn’t matter that the halfcourt D was terrible it was more than offset 95% of the time by creating turnovers. I’d love, just LOVE for us to say our D is good at one thing, unfortunately I can’t

I know. I wasn’t saying we weren’t good at that. The point was we pressed well. That’s it. We didn’t actually play good defense. There were plenty of threads where we all complained about it. Especially when we were dancing and the P6 teams shredded us. Mullet factually stated KK’s teams are awful at halfcourt defense. He didn’t say the press wasn’t successful. Get out of your emotion a little bit and read.

Additionally, the MAIN point of my post was that it’s illogical to fire Coach McGrath until at least after year 4.


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I provided actual stats that PROVED we weren't awful at half court defense, that was the point of providing facts, not opinion. He had a very specific goal in his half court defense....DEFEND THE 3. He was willing to give up the drive, but he wouldn't let us get beat by the three. As bad as Mullet says our defnes was in half court, it blows away our defense now. Then, you can add in the steals and TO's from the press and we were light years ahead of where we are now.

Its not hard to say our defense sucks right but to say the Keatts teams played good defense is a joke. They went for the TO with the press and if that didn't happen they were in trouble. Its the same thing now at NCSU and I saw your stats and I also have been to a ton of games and watched it live. His teams don't defend the dribble drive and that makes it really tough to win vs good teams. You can speed the game up if you have better scorers than the other team and if you don't make shots you are gonna lose. Check out the two biggest games when Keatts was here vs Duke and UVa -don't guard the dribble drive,lose the game. Stopped making the half court 3 balls and they lost because the other team got point blank layups or dunks off the alley opp.
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(02-04-2019 10:17 AM)Seahawk Nation 08 Wrote:  The only thing I can think of that's going on is McGrath wants these guys playing good man to man defense through hell or high water, and things were always going to get worse before they'd get better as a result.

But of course we need to have been seeing incremental improvement game to game in that area.

Man, you are reaching here. Get worse before it gets better? Well, if that was his goal i'd say he's been successful!!!! We are just about the worst in the country.

Imagine if he devised a plan that hell or highwater we were going to WIN? That's my kind of coach.

Coach K wasn't too good for zone:

https://www.si.com/college-basketball/20...ch-madness

"A trip to New York provided the impetus for change. On Feb. 3 Duke played at Madison Square Garden against a St. John’s team that had lost 11 in a row and came away with an 81-77 defeat in which it allowed a dismal 1.19 points per possession—roughly equivalent to what the country’s 300th-ranked defense averaged this season. Krzyzewski called the performance “disgusting,” and the Blue Devils’ next defensive showing was even worse: 1.26 points per possession in an 82-78 loss at North Carolina. Soon Blue Devils practices had a singular focus: “For a week straight,” said sophomore forward Javin DeLaurier, “all we did was defense.”


Afterwards, the defense they played was different. Over those two losses, Duke had played 81.0% of its possessions in man-to-man; its next time out, at Georgia Tech on Feb. 11, it played zone 81.82% of the time, allowing a more respectable 0.99 points per possession. Three days later, at home against Virginia Tech, the commitment and results were both more extreme: zone on 52 of 53 halfcourt defensive possessions, and 0.89 PPP. “It just gradually happened,” said assistant coach Jon Scheyer, who played for Krzyzewski from 2006-10 and has been on his staff since 2013. “It wasn’t a thing where we just talked about it and”—here Scheyer snapped his fingers. “To commit totally to it, it’s a little surprising,” he added. “But it’s been smart and it’s been good for us.

Good might be an understatement. After defensive lapses dogged them for the season’s first three months, the Blue Devils defended so well down the stretch—at one point holding Louisville and Syracuse to season-worst performances in consecutive games—that they ended up with the ACC’s No. 2 defense during league play, behind only No. 1 overall defense Virginia. The same Blue Devils who in early February ranked well outside the country’s top 50 per-possession defenses entered the NCAA tournament ranked in the top 10.
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(02-04-2019 08:21 AM)HAWKING Wrote:  
(02-03-2019 10:29 PM)CG_Hawk06 Wrote:  
(02-03-2019 09:24 PM)HAWKING Wrote:  
(02-03-2019 02:55 PM)jumpinmullet Wrote:  
(02-03-2019 11:08 AM)Seahawkhoops Wrote:  Easy no one said KK teams were terrible on D they just weren’t great. Your numbers show that. But the point was they offset any deficiencies they might have by causing turnovers and that’s a fact, also proven by your numbers. We certainly do agree that with this regime being good at something, anything at all on d would mean a dramatic improvement to what we have now. Hindsight is always 20/20 and obviously any of us would take what we had in a second
Keatts teams are terrible on the half court,I said it when he was at UNCW and nothing has changed about it. He can recruit but can he coach a team capable of winning playoff games in the ACC or NCAA?
CB has to change something about his defensive scheme and I think it has to be wholesale but its really hard to do midseason. To say he should be fired now or after his 2nd season is just stupid and reactive. All coaches should who do things the right way should be given a real chance and that means at a minimum 3 years if not 4.
Poppycock!

Where’s Mullet wrong here? As a coach, wouldn’t you say it would be concerning to you from a confidence and “quality opportunity” standpoint if a team’s ownership or administration were firing their coaches after 1.5-2 years on the job?

Our terrible defense is lost on exactly nobody here. However, it seems you may either be new to our program or don’t remember how bad our half court defense was under Keatts. We fouled people incessantly and couldn’t get a stop if they beat our press.

So, I don’t see where Mullet is wrong here? Others on here (cooler heads it seems) have also said it’s illogical to fire McGrath after this season from both financial and “quality opportunity” perspectives.

Money doesn’t grow on trees at UNCW. This isn’t pro ball. This is mid major basketball. This isn’t a P6 team with donor money overflowing out of the windows.


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Ouch. Shots fired! Nice. I respect your passion. But I've seen no improvement in the team in 2 years and UNCW is last in D1 in defense losing games at home they should win with an 'improved' roster. Last in the CAA at this moment. Lost 3 out of 4 games at home at a critical juncture. Losing in the same manner every week with players having career nights and team's recording season highs in 3pt percentage. Not only losing but 'how' you lose is critical to team confidence and fan support.
A D1 staff is responsible for the product they put on the floor. People are paid accordingly. Incremental improvement buys a team a lot of cache when wins do not materialize. That is the missing ingredient. In addition, I do not see a lot of accountability in post game press conferences regarding the coaching staff but rather it's the 'other team making tough shots' (out of our control) or the players didn't execute. Responsibility is shared.

If money is the major concern then don't hire someone with ZERO HC experience for 200K a year and lock them in for 3 years putting the University in a bind.

Your reasoning seems to be the most illogical here.

LOL. My bad. Wasn't intended to be a "shots fired" post but re-reading it I can see how it gave that impression.

I COMPLETELY AGREE with you about the terms of the contract for a first time HC. I think the reason for that was the AD had just been caught with his pants down by a successful HC (who also had ZERO previous college HC experience). KK, while he brought swift success to the program, also left the AD and the team high and dry while making deals for another HC gig in the ACC prior to our team even playing in the conference tournament. IMO, perhaps the AD was looking to make sure there was incentive to stay (albeit not much in comparison to the P6 coffers).

Maybe after this year we look at restructuring the HC contract? Anyone with contract experience/knowledge know if that's possible at all? Or is that telegraphing a dismal future and setting us up for failure?
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(02-04-2019 10:39 AM)CG_Hawk06 Wrote:  
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(02-03-2019 10:29 PM)CG_Hawk06 Wrote:  
(02-03-2019 09:24 PM)HAWKING Wrote:  
(02-03-2019 02:55 PM)jumpinmullet Wrote:  Keatts teams are terrible on the half court,I said it when he was at UNCW and nothing has changed about it. He can recruit but can he coach a team capable of winning playoff games in the ACC or NCAA?
CB has to change something about his defensive scheme and I think it has to be wholesale but its really hard to do midseason. To say he should be fired now or after his 2nd season is just stupid and reactive. All coaches should who do things the right way should be given a real chance and that means at a minimum 3 years if not 4.
Poppycock!

Where’s Mullet wrong here? As a coach, wouldn’t you say it would be concerning to you from a confidence and “quality opportunity” standpoint if a team’s ownership or administration were firing their coaches after 1.5-2 years on the job?

Our terrible defense is lost on exactly nobody here. However, it seems you may either be new to our program or don’t remember how bad our half court defense was under Keatts. We fouled people incessantly and couldn’t get a stop if they beat our press.

So, I don’t see where Mullet is wrong here? Others on here (cooler heads it seems) have also said it’s illogical to fire McGrath after this season from both financial and “quality opportunity” perspectives.

Money doesn’t grow on trees at UNCW. This isn’t pro ball. This is mid major basketball. This isn’t a P6 team with donor money overflowing out of the windows.


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Ouch. Shots fired! Nice. I respect your passion. But I've seen no improvement in the team in 2 years and UNCW is last in D1 in defense losing games at home they should win with an 'improved' roster. Last in the CAA at this moment. Lost 3 out of 4 games at home at a critical juncture. Losing in the same manner every week with players having career nights and team's recording season highs in 3pt percentage. Not only losing but 'how' you lose is critical to team confidence and fan support.
A D1 staff is responsible for the product they put on the floor. People are paid accordingly. Incremental improvement buys a team a lot of cache when wins do not materialize. That is the missing ingredient. In addition, I do not see a lot of accountability in post game press conferences regarding the coaching staff but rather it's the 'other team making tough shots' (out of our control) or the players didn't execute. Responsibility is shared.

If money is the major concern then don't hire someone with ZERO HC experience for 200K a year and lock them in for 3 years putting the University in a bind.

Your reasoning seems to be the most illogical here.

LOL. My bad. Wasn't intended to be a "shots fired" post but re-reading it I can see how it gave that impression.

I COMPLETELY AGREE with you about the terms of the contract for a first time HC. I think the reason for that was the AD had just been caught with his pants down by a successful HC (who also had ZERO previous college HC experience). KK, while he brought swift success to the program, also left the AD and the team high and dry while making deals for another HC gig in the ACC prior to our team even playing in the conference tournament. IMO, perhaps the AD was looking to make sure there was incentive to stay (albeit not much in comparison to the P6 coffers).

Maybe after this year we look at restructuring the HC contract? Anyone with contract experience/knowledge know if that's possible at all? Or is that telegraphing a dismal future and setting us up for failure?
I work on business contracts daily(understand it's not close to the same thing) but conceptually similar, any contract CAN be changed, but both parties need to agree on the terms.
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(02-04-2019 10:38 AM)82hawk Wrote:  
(02-04-2019 10:17 AM)Seahawk Nation 08 Wrote:  The only thing I can think of that's going on is McGrath wants these guys playing good man to man defense through hell or high water, and things were always going to get worse before they'd get better as a result.

But of course we need to have been seeing incremental improvement game to game in that area.

Man, you are reaching here. Get worse before it gets better? Well, if that was his goal i'd say he's been successful!!!! We are just about the worst in the country.

Imagine if he devised a plan that hell or highwater we were going to WIN? That's my kind of coach.

Coach K wasn't too good for zone:

https://www.si.com/college-basketball/20...ch-madness

"A trip to New York provided the impetus for change. On Feb. 3 Duke played at Madison Square Garden against a St. John’s team that had lost 11 in a row and came away with an 81-77 defeat in which it allowed a dismal 1.19 points per possession—roughly equivalent to what the country’s 300th-ranked defense averaged this season. Krzyzewski called the performance “disgusting,” and the Blue Devils’ next defensive showing was even worse: 1.26 points per possession in an 82-78 loss at North Carolina. Soon Blue Devils practices had a singular focus: “For a week straight,” said sophomore forward Javin DeLaurier, “all we did was defense.”


Afterwards, the defense they played was different. Over those two losses, Duke had played 81.0% of its possessions in man-to-man; its next time out, at Georgia Tech on Feb. 11, it played zone 81.82% of the time, allowing a more respectable 0.99 points per possession. Three days later, at home against Virginia Tech, the commitment and results were both more extreme: zone on 52 of 53 halfcourt defensive possessions, and 0.89 PPP. “It just gradually happened,” said assistant coach Jon Scheyer, who played for Krzyzewski from 2006-10 and has been on his staff since 2013. “It wasn’t a thing where we just talked about it and”—here Scheyer snapped his fingers. “To commit totally to it, it’s a little surprising,” he added. “But it’s been smart and it’s been good for us.

Good might be an understatement. After defensive lapses dogged them for the season’s first three months, the Blue Devils defended so well down the stretch—at one point holding Louisville and Syracuse to season-worst performances in consecutive games—that they ended up with the ACC’s No. 2 defense during league play, behind only No. 1 overall defense Virginia. The same Blue Devils who in early February ranked well outside the country’s top 50 per-possession defenses entered the NCAA tournament ranked in the top 10.

That quote in bold in the 1st paragraph sounds a lot like the post game press conference Mike V had with Coach McGrath. It's nearly word for word what McGrath said the plan would be. We shall see... I'm not expecting much at this point, so there's that.

At this point I just want a competitive product on the floor and don't give up. I don't want to see the coach give it up on the season and I certainly don't want to see that from players. What happens in the offseason isn't up to me, but I hope our coach makes some changes and I hope our players make some changes. Both need to improve. It's not 100% on one or the other. I do want to see something improving by next year... big time. And before any of you jump on me, yes... I know the time is now. I'm sorry for Devontae that his senior season looks like this but we need to be realistic about where we are, where we could be, and how to get back to where we want to be. Everyone needs to put in the work. Coaches need to focus and figure out what the issues are. Players need to get locked in and focus. We aren't what are record says we are. I refuse to believe that. I refuse to believe these are the worst defenders in basketball. I have confidence in them and the coaching staff, despite what our eye tests and stats say. Play for that school on your chest, play for the fans that support you through the ups and these downs. Regardless of how much we bicker with each other here, we all love the Seahawks and want the best for these guys on and off the court.

Let's go.

Get some wins!!!
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RE: The Elephant in room.......
I think we all are in the same place CG. I also think we all know the damage multiple bottom of the barrel seasons can have on our whole athletic department. I referenced the article because we are talking about 4/5 star players, and Coach K waa willing to change his whole defensive strategy rather than accept really bad defense. That's what good coaches do.

I realized that McGrath said the same words, and I can only hope they go all in and spend a week practicing to institute zone 80%+ for our next game.
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The Elephant in room.......
(02-04-2019 05:49 PM)82hawk Wrote:  I think we all are in the same place CG. I also think we all know the damage multiple bottom of the barrel seasons can have on our whole athletic department. I referenced the article because we are talking about 4/5 star players, and Coach K waa willing to change his whole defensive strategy rather than accept really bad defense. That's what good coaches do.

I realized that McGrath said the same words, and I can only hope they go all in and spend a week practicing to institute zone 80%+ for our next game.

Yessir!!! Agree on all.


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