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In Topic: Re-calibrating expectations on the season...

Yesterday, 12:01 AM

I told myself I was done after the Hartford debacle and I continued to watch and in the end torturing myself. Im done posting. I hope to come back to eat crow when we win the three games in March. Deuces

In Topic: Re-calibrating expectations on the season...

15 January 2018 - 11:54 PM

BTW... Last 3 season. Cb is 21-4 in February over the last three years.


I get that, but whats keeping him from that percentage in January as well?

In Topic: [MBB] Game #20: 1/15/18 - 7:00pm - @ Binghamton

15 January 2018 - 11:37 PM


 

Cochran played 3 minutes in the Maine blowout. If we didn't see more of him in that game, it's hard to imagine seeing more of him now.
 
Speaking of the Maine game, I'm not sure why Stire, Campbell and Cremo all played over 30 minutes in that game with the Bing game right around the corner. There is something weird going on with the bench.
 
As a group, this team should ask itself how Greig Stire played 35 minutes against Maine on Saturday and then did everything short of lighting himself on fire tonight to help win this basketball game without much help from anyone else.

Which is why I have such a new found reapect for Piekell and Becker winning all those regular season championships. It truly does take a lot of not only coaching, but managing the team through the grind.
 
I have wondered sometimes if it isn't philosophical.
 
Pikiell and Becker tend to play a larger rotation of players which stands up to the rigors of the regular season better. Sometimes, in the pressure of the postseason, their offenses get shutdown and someone needs to make a play and because they play so many players, their system sometimes comes apart.
 
CB seems to play a (ahem) tighter rotation and sometimes rides guys into the ground so they drop some regular season games they probably shouldn't and keeps them out of the regular season hunt. It does, establish a sense of ownership among your starters and there's no question over who is going to take big shots. They win tournament games when it looks like they shouldn't because the alpha dogs have put in their miles.
 
Just a thought.
Agreed. At this point its got me thinking what the better philosophy is.
The one that a few years ago went back to back to back.
Yes, but does that happen if we are playing the semis at SBU or Vermont?

In Topic: [MBB] Game #20: 1/15/18 - 7:00pm - @ Binghamton

15 January 2018 - 11:09 PM


 

Cochran played 3 minutes in the Maine blowout. If we didn't see more of him in that game, it's hard to imagine seeing more of him now.
 
Speaking of the Maine game, I'm not sure why Stire, Campbell and Cremo all played over 30 minutes in that game with the Bing game right around the corner. There is something weird going on with the bench.
 
As a group, this team should ask itself how Greig Stire played 35 minutes against Maine on Saturday and then did everything short of lighting himself on fire tonight to help win this basketball game without much help from anyone else.

Which is why I have such a new found reapect for Piekell and Becker winning all those regular season championships. It truly does take a lot of not only coaching, but managing the team through the grind.
 
I have wondered sometimes if it isn't philosophical.
 
Pikiell and Becker tend to play a larger rotation of players which stands up to the rigors of the regular season better. Sometimes, in the pressure of the postseason, their offenses get shutdown and someone needs to make a play and because they play so many players, their system sometimes comes apart.
 
CB seems to play a (ahem) tighter rotation and sometimes rides guys into the ground so they drop some regular season games they probably shouldn't and keeps them out of the regular season hunt. It does, establish a sense of ownership among your starters and there's no question over who is going to take big shots. They win tournament games when it looks like they shouldn't because the alpha dogs have put in their miles.
 
Just a thought.

Agreed. At this point its got me thinking what the better philosophy is.

In Topic: [MBB] Game #20: 1/15/18 - 7:00pm - @ Binghamton

15 January 2018 - 09:39 PM

Cochran played 3 minutes in the Maine blowout. If we didn't see more of him in that game, it's hard to imagine seeing more of him now.
 
Speaking of the Maine game, I'm not sure why Stire, Campbell and Cremo all played over 30 minutes in that game with the Bing game right around the corner. There is something weird going on with the bench.
 
As a group, this team should ask itself how Greig Stire played 35 minutes against Maine on Saturday and then did everything short of lighting himself on fire tonight to help win this basketball game without much help from anyone else.


Which is why I have such a new found reapect for Piekell and Becker winning all those regular season championships. It truly does take a lot of not only coaching, but managing the team through the grind.