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Re: Portal time and names

Postby Kevin Reilly » Fri Mar 29, 2024 6:37 pm

I didn't see him play or know how bad we wanted him but Josh Cohen the center from U Mass just committed to Arkansas.
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Re: Portal time and names

Postby Jesseandrippers » Fri Mar 29, 2024 10:18 pm

Kevin Reilly wrote:
Fri Mar 29, 2024 6:37 pm
I didn't see him play or know how bad we wanted him but Josh Cohen the center from U Mass just committed to Arkansas.
Seems relevant
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Re: Portal time and names

Postby skyhops » Sat Mar 30, 2024 8:59 am

Mo money. Losing Lazar is gonna be a big hit. You won't find a player with his potential in portal.
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Re: Portal time and names

Postby Kevin Reilly » Sat Mar 30, 2024 12:54 pm

Skyhops. Are we talking about Djokovic. The 2.9 points a game with 2.9 rebounds a game player? This is on a team that was desperate for front court players. To just name a few in the portal there is Omoruyi ( 6-11 center ) from Rutgers who had 29 double doubles and 93 blocked shots. Porter from Pepperdine who averaged 16.2 points and 9.6 rebounds (Brother of the NBA player). Raynaud ( 6-11 ) center from Stanford who is a true freshman and averaged 15.5 points a game and 5.9 rebounds. Cade Tyson from Belmont who averaged 16 points a game with 5.9 rebounds and shot 46 % from the three point line. He is 6-7 and a Sophomore. I could go on and on. Did you mean guys we could actually afford?
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Re: Portal time and names

Postby skyhops » Sat Mar 30, 2024 1:03 pm

Yes same player and even Miller said he was the second best player at the beginning of the year. He played well last few games when he started. He will be a very good player.
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Re: Portal time and names

Postby Kevin Reilly » Sat Mar 30, 2024 1:31 pm

Well people who know a lot more about basketball than me, Miller , Skyhops . Anti-Homer and Muskieman all share the same opinion so I must really be missing something. I hope Djokovic changes his mind and returns but I will be watching to see where he ends up and how he fits in with a new team. He definitely has some skills and is very coordinated for a front court guy. A lot probably depends on what system he ends up in and how they use him to get the best out of him.
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Re: Portal time and names

Postby muskieman » Sat Mar 30, 2024 8:27 pm

Xavier2005 wrote:
Thu Mar 28, 2024 9:56 pm
I looked up 2023 stats on college men's Division 1 basketball and it said 20% or over1000 scholarship players used the portal to go to another school/team. And 2024 will probably be about the same.
and about 600 to 800 never went anywhere once they were in the portal

Good news for Kachi as he is going to Penn State
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Re: Portal time and names

Postby X-lucidity » Sat Mar 30, 2024 9:14 pm

I tend to side with you K. Reilly. Sure Lazar had potential, and I wish him well, but he was soft. You can improve that a bit, but only to a certain degree. His ceiling is a decent stretch 4 who might shoot 34% or so from deep. Yet with subpar rebounding, post offense or post D at the upper echelon of Big East ball. In other words, a loss, but nothing seismic by any means.
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Re: Portal time and names

Postby skyhops » Sat Mar 30, 2024 9:43 pm

Why do you think he was soft? That case can made for almost all of our squad.
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Re: Portal time and names

Postby X-lucidity » Sat Mar 30, 2024 10:14 pm

We can agree to disagree- I saw what I saw. ( consistently- all season)

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