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Old 02-15-2023, 05:40 AM   #1
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ECU Part II

Wednesday, February 15th, 2023
7:00 PM
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The Bearcats (16-9 [8-5 AAC], NET #75, KenPom #62) continue their AAC farewell tour as they travel to Greenville one last time to take on East Carolina (12-12 [3-8 AAC], NET #219, KenPom #213). The Pirates’ most recent game at Tulane was canceled over the weekend due to the sudden passing of long-time radio announcer Jeff Charles. There is no plan in place yet for this game to be replayed.

Since our 83-55 home win over ECU on January 11th, the Pirates are 2-4 with their only wins coming at home against Tulsa (76-66) and SMU (77-72). 6’3 sophomore guard RJ Felton, who only had 6 points on 2-8 shooting in our first match-up, has emerged as the team’s top scoring option over the past 4 games averaging 20.3 ppg.

ECU is the worst shooting team in the league through the first two-thirds of conference play (38.4% FG) and also has the league’s worst 3-point defense where they’ve allowed AAC opponents to hit 36.4% of their shots from deep. On the plus side, they lead the league in offensive rebounding at 11.3/game.

The Bearcats are 9.5-point favorites on the road.
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Old 02-15-2023, 02:54 PM   #2
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In the home matchup we made 14 of 26 threes, an insane 54%. Probably can't count on that again. We only got to the rim 14 times and settled for 25 midrange jumpers. It would be nice to have better shot selection against a poor defense. ECU has given up more than a point per possession in their last 7 games. While their offensive rebounding has been good this year (#31 nationally), we held ECU to their lowest OReb rate of the season. Hopefully we can dominate the boards again.
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Old 02-15-2023, 03:05 PM   #3
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The difference between Kenpom and Torvik is really large for this late in the season. We're all the way up to #35 on Torvik but still down at #62 on Kenpom. I suspect this has to do with how blowouts are handled. Our biggest jump on Torvik was from 66 to 51 after winning by 16 at USF. Prior to that we improved 9 spots after beating ECU by 28. Our biggest drop was from 66 to 88 after losing to OSU by 28. I'm guessing Kenpom discounts high margins more, similar to NET.
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Old 02-15-2023, 06:52 PM   #4
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Davenport with one of the best halves of his career.

-11 on the boards though which is completely unacceptable.
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Old 02-15-2023, 07:52 PM   #5
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4:50 this is when Coach needs to coach!

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Wednesday, February 15th, 2023
7:00 PM
Williams Arena
ESPN+

The Bearcats (16-9 [8-5 AAC], NET #75, KenPom #62) continue their AAC farewell tour as they travel to Greenville one last time to take on East Carolina (12-12 [3-8 AAC], NET #219, KenPom #213). The Pirates’ most recent game at Tulane was canceled over the weekend due to the sudden passing of long-time radio announcer Jeff Charles. There is no plan in place yet for this game to be replayed.

Since our 83-55 home win over ECU on January 11th, the Pirates are 2-4 with their only wins coming at home against Tulsa (76-66) and SMU (77-72). 6’3 sophomore guard RJ Felton, who only had 6 points on 2-8 shooting in our first match-up, has emerged as the team’s top scoring option over the past 4 games averaging 20.3 ppg.

ECU is the worst shooting team in the league through the first two-thirds of conference play (38.4% FG) and also has the league’s worst 3-point defense where they’ve allowed AAC opponents to hit 36.4% of their shots from deep. On the plus side, they lead the league in offensive rebounding at 11.3/game.

The Bearcats are 9.5-point favorites on the road.
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Old 02-15-2023, 07:59 PM   #6
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Fire Wes. These games are a joke being so close. Can’t coach.
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Old 02-15-2023, 08:05 PM   #7
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Guess he didn’t learn anything from Roy.
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Lol. What a joke.
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Old 02-15-2023, 08:11 PM   #9
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Lol. What a joke.
This whole program is a joke now. Very disappointing for fans watching this joke of a coach. As I’ve said before it’s easy to have the most wins under 40 if you were gifted a coaching job at 30 years old due to daddy’s money.

Fire this moron.
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Old 02-15-2023, 08:21 PM   #10
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Once again, Coach Wes keeps timeouts when he shouldn't keep them.
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