I thought we might see some Cochran or Healy last night to match up with the speed of Iona.
Glad to see Costa Anderson getting meaningful minutes. The Iona board is lit up about how poorly they shot from 3, but we threw a lot of bricks last night as well. We will need to shoot the ball better from the outside if this team is going to beat UVM.
Biggest positive from the night had to be Greig Stire. He was an absolute BULL last night. Im excited to see his development. If he can keep that up, along with the power of Foster and finesse of Charles, the bigs can be a major strength of the team. Once Hank gets up to speed and earns some trust, they will be exciting.
Conway was pretty good, but he seems like more of a 3 than a 4.
LMAO - goto the 5:50 mark of the video/audio above
"I think it's Important that I am a very calming influence on our team on Friday night. I don't think that we as coaches realize how much of an impact we have on how our guys play and respond based on our actions on the sidelines. So I need to stay composed and make sure our team is composed"
Shot thrown at the clown at LCC and his ability to get T's in an exhibition game? I love it!
I just bought 4 additional tickets (to my 4 season tix) a few days ago and I'll say it looked light on the site. Section 200 was pretty full, just random seats available, nothing together except in the back, but 150 and 250 were fairly empty. No problem getting 4 seats together real close.
I didn't look in the gray or on the other side, but let's just say I hope the sales pick up as game day approaches. Iona is a great home game.
Others Receiving Votes: Iona (71), Monmouth (71), Buffalo (22), Kent State (18), $iena (8), Colgate (2), UMBC (2)
Coaches Poll Voting Panel:
Casey Alexander (Lipscomb), Roman Banks (Southern), Randy Bennett (St. Mary's), Will Brown (Albany), Jamion Christian (Mount St. Mary's), Jon Coffman (Fort Wayne), Jim Engles (Columbia), James Fox (Appalachian State), Derrin Hansen (Omaha), Steve Hawkins (Western Michigan), Jason Hooten (Sam Houston State), Brian Jones (North Dakota), James Jones (Yale), Mike Jones (Radford), Robert Jones (Norfolk State), Greg Kampe (Oakland), Danny Kaspar (Texas State), Tod Kowalczyk (Toledo), Greg Lansing (Indiana State), Jim Les (UC Davis), Dan Majerle (Grand Canyon), Bob Marlin (Louisiana), Ritchie McKay (Liberty), Rob O'Driscoll (Drexel), Jimmy Patsos (Siena), Kyle Perry (USC Upstate), G.G. Smith (Loyola), Damon Stoudamire (Pacific), Jay Spoonhour (Eastern Illinois), Willis Wilson (Texas A&M Corpus Christi), Mike Young (Wofford).
I remember how much I hated Trimboli for his behavior in the last minute of the game. I mean, the game is over. I do not see any shot of a miracle come back when down 17, under 1:00 to play, and the home team has put in its bench to end the game. Hard Fouls? Attempting to steal while they are running down the final shot clock?
Never give up, but at some point reality has to hit.