2019 NIT 2nd Rd - Game Thread X vs. Texas

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Re: 2019 NIT 2nd Rd - Game Thread X vs. Texas

Postby mumuskie87 » Sun Mar 24, 2019 4:41 pm

Anti-Homer wrote:
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Scruggs just picked up his 2nd foul with just under 8 left.
He's not playing well - 0-3 from the field and 1 TO.
Welage 0-2 from 3
Marshall is 2-4 from 3
X is up 1 - 20 to 19
Happy Marshall is 2 for 4 from three point land. However, I would not be disappointed if that is his last three for the game.
One of his misses was about 3 seconds into the shot clock.
Just wonderful.
So much for trying to work for a good shot.
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Re: 2019 NIT 2nd Rd - Game Thread X vs. Texas

Postby mumuskie87 » Sun Mar 24, 2019 4:47 pm

Bad foul by Hankins - his 2nd.
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Re: 2019 NIT 2nd Rd - Game Thread X vs. Texas

Postby mumuskie87 » Sun Mar 24, 2019 4:49 pm

Fouls and TO's killing X so far.
9 TO's and 11 fouls compared to 5 and 5 for Texas
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Re: 2019 NIT 2nd Rd - Game Thread X vs. Texas

Postby mumuskie87 » Sun Mar 24, 2019 4:52 pm

X looks like they are sleep walking out there
Disappointing 1st half
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Re: 2019 NIT 2nd Rd - Game Thread X vs. Texas

Postby mumuskie87 » Sun Mar 24, 2019 4:55 pm

Down 6 at the half

X is 4-9 this year when behind at the half
Leading at the half - 14 and 5.
Doesn't bode well for X
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Re: 2019 NIT 2nd Rd - Game Thread X vs. Texas

Postby Anti-Homer » Sun Mar 24, 2019 5:04 pm

X can't guard their perimeter players, especially when Castlin and Welage are in. They either need to switch to zone, or play without fouling, which is problematic for Scruggs. Jones needs to stop bringing the ball down all the time and wait for the double. He is a poor passer when they double down, unlike Hankins.

Post offense with the two bigs is still the best lineup, but again, they'll need to play zone with both in at the same time.
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Re: 2019 NIT 2nd Rd - Game Thread X vs. Texas

Postby mumuskie87 » Sun Mar 24, 2019 5:04 pm

X with 3 guys with 2 fouls - Hankins, Goodin and Scruggs.
If they pick up quick fouls in the 2H, could be the ballgame.
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Re: 2019 NIT 2nd Rd - Game Thread X vs. Texas

Postby mumuskie87 » Sun Mar 24, 2019 5:06 pm

Another packed house for Texas.
Will say that the cheerleaders for Texas are pretty easy on the eyes.
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Re: 2019 NIT 2nd Rd - Game Thread X vs. Texas

Postby mumuskie87 » Sun Mar 24, 2019 5:09 pm

Anti-Homer wrote:
Sun Mar 24, 2019 5:04 pm
X can't guard their perimeter players, especially when Castlin and Welage are in. They either need to switch to zone, or play without fouling, which is problematic for Scruggs. Jones needs to stop bringing the ball down all the time and wait for the double. He is a poor passer when they double down, unlike Hankins.

Post offense with the two bigs is still the best lineup, but again, they'll need to play zone with both in at the same time.
The bigs are 7-8 from the field but Jones is getting caught in the double team and then turns it over.
UT is 4-10 from 3 but they are not that good shooting from 3 - ranked in the middle of the pack at 177th in D1.
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Re: 2019 NIT 2nd Rd - Game Thread X vs. Texas

Postby mumuskie87 » Sun Mar 24, 2019 5:13 pm

Nice start to the 2H.
Sims can not guard Jones one on one.
Marshall shoots a "no, no, no....good shot".
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