UConn game thread 2.0

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UConn game thread 2.0

Postby muskieman » Tue Jan 24, 2023 4:17 pm

We all know they want revenge. Time to prove X can win on the road again. Get a road kill guys and begin a three-game set that can make or break your dreams.
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Re: UConn game thread 2.0

Postby olsingledigit » Tue Jan 24, 2023 4:20 pm

X is a 7-8 point dog at U Conn.
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Re: UConn game thread 2.0

Postby pdxmuskie » Wed Jan 25, 2023 1:43 pm

That line is surprising, given UCON's recent struggles. Consider that Xavier has only lost 1 game by a similar margin, it is even more surprising. Favoring UCON at home when Xavier continues to struggle defensively and is extremely dependent on offense makes sense but 3 or 4 pt spread makes more sense.

If X is amped up for this game and are able to execute at a high level, they should get the win. Matchups are favorable with the exception of 1 UCON player that is significantly more athletic than X. He typically isn't a huge scorer so expecting him to beat X is probably not a high probability bet unless he is doing it in a number of ways - rebounding, creating for teammates and scoring efficiently. Xavier should have the advantage in the post but only if the X bigs play well.
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Re: UConn game thread 2.0

Postby Masterofreality » Wed Jan 25, 2023 2:43 pm

Feeling good about this one folks!
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Re: UConn game thread 2.0

Postby Jesseandrippers » Wed Jan 25, 2023 6:38 pm

Good start 9-0
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Re: UConn game thread 2.0

Postby Timeless » Wed Jan 25, 2023 7:19 pm

15 point halftime lead... UConn shooting threes but missing threes 1-13 while X is 5-11 but has missed the last 5
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Re: UConn game thread 2.0

Postby Kevin Reilly » Wed Jan 25, 2023 7:28 pm

Who said we can't play defense besides me? LOL. Happy to be proved wrong. Besides Boum who was beat off the dribble the whole half we hustled , moved our feet and looked like they cared about playing defense. great half guys . Keep up the defensive effort.
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Re: UConn game thread 2.0

Postby muskieman » Wed Jan 25, 2023 7:35 pm

X needs to put together a second half like the first. Maybe a big enough lead to get some other players in and not over tax the starters. Great to hold UConn to 24. Keep the TOs down and play decent D
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Re: UConn game thread 2.0

Postby muskieman » Wed Jan 25, 2023 7:49 pm

UConn heating up. And refs calling it tighter on X

Sean needs to right the ship in this time out
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Re: UConn game thread 2.0

Postby Kevin Reilly » Wed Jan 25, 2023 7:52 pm

U Conn has 21 points in 6.5 minutes. Back to no defense. Reverse the ball make them move their feet and put Hunter in. Need someone who goes strong to the basket

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