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Old 10-10-2017, 01:21 PM   #11
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This year we could (and probably will) have 5 guys in double figures in scoring. We have defensive help on the bench if we need it. We have Justin Jackson and Rubles types on the bench although MAYBE none that can guard or switch on as many players as they could as well as they could. We also don't have SK but we might have a couple of guys who can help replicate what he did.

The only other team I can remember that seemed complete in terms of scoring versatility was in Gates and Cash Sr year but we didn't have the quality depth. It probably is no coincidence that was our sweet 16 year.
Parker was 5th on that team at 9.4 ppg and 4 of our scorers were 6'4" or under. This year we will have 4 starters at 6'5" or taller. IMO much more talented as well 1-5.
In SK's senior year we had 2 guys above 7.5ppg. Last year we had 6. This year we should have 5 in double figures. We may or may not have the SK type that can take over a game and we may not have defensive stoppers in the starting lineup like Jackson and Rubles. But Rubles was 3rd on his team in scoring at 7.3ppg. We may have players on the bench who can do some of the things that Jackson and Rubles could (switching)...but they will be coming off the bench this year. It will be a nice compliment to our scorers instead of in the starting lineup.

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Old 10-10-2017, 01:30 PM   #12
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There isnt a single thing i care about before this day. why cant we speed up time
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Old 10-10-2017, 03:00 PM   #13
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There isnt a single thing i care about before this day. why cant we speed up time
Yea Im just actually pumped I can go. Usually they hold it during the homecoming football game and People are tailgating and its hard as hell to find a parking spot or get around clifton.

This game should always get its own day.
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Old 10-11-2017, 12:31 PM   #14
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This would have been a great year to bring back a Midnight Madness event. Hopefully, with the opening of the new arena next year, we bring back an event like that which can fuel the excitement and provide a jolt of energy into each upcoming season like it once did!

That being said, I'm very excited for the intrasquad scrimmage.
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