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Re: Nova Game Thread 1-18-19

Posted: Fri Jan 18, 2019 10:48 pm
by mumuskie87
Well...at least X didn''t get beat by 20.
But their low BB IQ surfaced the last 12 minutes.

Re: Nova Game Thread 1-18-19

Posted: Fri Jan 18, 2019 10:50 pm
by mumuskie87
26 pts in the paint in the 1H but only 16 in the 2H

Re: Nova Game Thread 1-18-19

Posted: Fri Jan 18, 2019 10:51 pm
by muskieman
mumuskie87 wrote:
Fri Jan 18, 2019 10:46 pm
muskieman wrote:
Fri Jan 18, 2019 10:42 pm
Well hard to beat any team that shoots the threes like Nova has tonight with 15 threes.
Maybe but X did not stay with what was working - going inside.
I remember a lot of missed bunnies in the second half so someone was inside. 15 threes and X loses by 10.

Re: Nova Game Thread 1-18-19

Posted: Fri Jan 18, 2019 10:53 pm
by Anti-Homer
mumuskie87 wrote:
Fri Jan 18, 2019 10:42 pm
Did Hankins get hurt?
Played 3 minutes in 2H.
Welage makes a 3 and then goes to the bench.
Yea,

I thought Steele called a good game with two exceptions: Too little Hankins and Welage. Jones' numbers were good, but Hankins was literally unstoppable when he was in, and didn't give up rebounds due to a lack of effort. Castlin played ok, but when you need points, you have to go with your best 3 point shooters. It was still the best game X played at Nova. They didn't play scared for a change. Hopefully, that is a reflection on Steele.

Re: Nova Game Thread 1-18-19

Posted: Fri Jan 18, 2019 10:55 pm
by Anti-Homer
mumuskie87 wrote:
Fri Jan 18, 2019 10:48 pm
Well...at least X didn''t get beat by 20.
But their low BB IQ surfaced the last 12 minutes.
Marshall is a talent but he is the poster child of what you said.

Re: Nova Game Thread 1-18-19

Posted: Fri Jan 18, 2019 10:58 pm
by mumuskie87
muskieman wrote:
Fri Jan 18, 2019 10:51 pm
mumuskie87 wrote:
Fri Jan 18, 2019 10:46 pm
muskieman wrote:
Fri Jan 18, 2019 10:42 pm
Well hard to beat any team that shoots the threes like Nova has tonight with 15 threes.
Maybe but X did not stay with what was working - going inside.
I remember a lot of missed bunnies in the second half so someone was inside. 15 threes and X loses by 10.

Well Jones went 7-14 from 2 and Marshall went 4-9 from 2.
Castlin went 0-3 in the 2H.
I'm still puzzled why Hankins only played 3 minutes in the 2H after going 6-7 in the 1H, particularly after Cosby-Roundtree picked his 4th foul.

Re: Nova Game Thread 1-18-19

Posted: Fri Jan 18, 2019 10:58 pm
by Shadow
Jones needs to limit his two handed slamma jammas. His last one was blocked when the ball was behind his head.

Re: Nova Game Thread 1-18-19

Posted: Fri Jan 18, 2019 11:00 pm
by muskieman
Anti-Homer wrote:
Fri Jan 18, 2019 10:53 pm
mumuskie87 wrote:
Fri Jan 18, 2019 10:42 pm
Did Hankins get hurt?
Played 3 minutes in 2H.
Welage makes a 3 and then goes to the bench.
Yea,

I thought Steele called a good game with two exceptions: Too little Hankins and Welage. Jones' numbers were good, but Hankins was literally unstoppable when he was in, and didn't give up rebounds due to a lack of effort. Castlin played ok, but when you need points, you have to go with your best 3 point shooters. It was still the best game X played at Nova. They didn't play scared for a change. Hopefully, that is a reflection on Steele.
let's hope they return the favor at Cintas. Nova average 10.3 made threes a game but have to shoot 15 made against X and a number were contested very well. 10 three and X wins but it didn't happen. Too bad because this was a game X could have gotten a W

Re: Nova Game Thread 1-18-19

Posted: Fri Jan 18, 2019 11:05 pm
by muskieman
Shadow wrote:
Fri Jan 18, 2019 10:58 pm
Jones needs to limit his two handed slamma jammas. His last one was blocked when the ball was behind his head.
I agree. He is missing shots he could dunk and duking with that behind the head style that was blocked tonight. Shooting 50% from the field when you are two feet from the basket is not good.

Re: Nova Game Thread 1-18-19

Posted: Fri Jan 18, 2019 11:16 pm
by Anti-Homer
One thing for sure, X is playing better each and every week, against better competition. I have to give Steele a lot of credit. As a moderator it is probably a good time for me to chastise some ankle breaking posters on this board, who relentlessly criticized my coach. No need to call out names, as that's beneath me. As Shadow can attest, i had dozens of names i submitted for a time out during our weekly conference calls, but he talked me out of it, I think due to pressure from the advertisers. Despite my disdain for fair weathered fans, take comfort in the knowledge that AH's hand is out to pull you back onto the bandwagon.