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  1. Lol, nevermind the uptempo game.
  2. Clark's D looks lax. He looks a step slow so I wonder if he is 100%
  3. experience is everything. hopefully by conference tourney time?
  4. Coach thinks he should be out there so ...
  5. Agreed on uptempo and subs. Entertaining in a year where W's will be hard. Might see more students with more Desousa dunks. Normally I appreciate a more deliberate approach and emphasis on D but this year, not so sure.
  6. New Starting Five?

    I wonder if that is because we aren't driving as much (I think) so the percentage of shots blocked inside is greater. The 'ol statistical trick of % vs. #?
  7. Game 1: MBB @ Iona 11/09: 8:00pm

    Matchups? Projected starting five Tajuan Agee, Jr., F: The 6-foot-9 transfer from Tyler (Texas) Junior College initially committed to New Mexico. Cluess raved about his upside, including inside-outside skills and athleticism. "He can be really good, like really, really special — one of the more special players we've had here," Cluess said. E.J. Crawford, Jr., F: Crawford, who, along with McGill, is the only other returning player, has been a valuable player during his two seasons in New Rochelle. He's improved his conditioning and is expected to drive to the basket more after working mostly as a spot-up shooter. Asante Gist, Jr., G: The rugged 5-foot-11 guard played high school ball for Bob Hurley at St. Anthony's. He transferred to Iona from Eastern Kentucky and was originally expected to sit the first semester before an NCAA waiver made him eligible immediately. Rickey McGill, Sr., G: The all-MAAC guard was named first-team all-league this preseason. The Spring Valley native has won MAAC titles all three seasons and is expected to be the team's on-court leader. Isaiah Still, Jr., G/F: Like Gist, Still arrives as a proven scorer who has already averaged double-digits at the Division I level. At 6-foot-6, the Robert Morris transfer is long and versatile, but he will have to improve his efficiency. Jahnathan Maxwell, a 6-foot-8 forward who played at Odessa College, a junior college in Texas, committed to Iona College on April 18, 2018. (Photo: Odessa College Athletics) Top reserves Payton Hudson, Fr., G: The former Stepinac product played last season at Our Savior Lutheran. He's strong for a freshman, which should allow him to contribute defensively early in his career. Jahnathan Maxwell, Jr., F: The skilled 6-foot-8 junior-college transfer from Odessa (Texas) College broke a bone in his foot during the summer. He was out for five months and will need time to regain his conditioning. He's expected to play immediately and could be a starter later this season. Niksa Nikolic, Jr., F: At 6-foot-8 and 235 pounds, the Serbian big man will give the Gaels some bulk in the paint. He could even get the nod over Agee or Still on opening night. Ben Perez, Jr., G: The junior-college transfer began his career at San Diego State. He's a strong shooter who should contribute right away, in or out of the starting lineup. Andrija Ristanovic, Fr., F: The 6-foot-11 redshirt freshman can stretch the floor. Like Maxwell, Ristanovic may soon play a bigger role, but just returned this week after a broken bone cost him six weeks. Although he has yet to play, he spent last season with the team.
  8. Cremo nichols leave...

    Yup, many difficulties this year are on Coach B for not playing subs more last year. We had a mediocre result in a basement conference. Hope Coach B learns and plays a deeper bench.
  9. Game 1: MBB @ Iona 11/09: 8:00pm

    Excited to watch these Great Danes. 0 expectations so whatever comes, it's awesome. Hoping Coach B. plays more guys so we are not stuck with such a lack of experience EVER again. While I don't like the xfers, the lack of experience of those left is on Coach B.
  10. Too bad UA Sports Media couldn't get a pic of the actual game in the release. Iona - really? Sad.
  11. Game 1: MBB @ Iona 11/09: 8:00pm

    I think I will have a lot of fun watching this team work this year. No expectations and a bunch of great young men working their butts off and doing well in school. That much is a guarantee (qualified because you can't control everything) with Coach Brown and despite criticisms, I really appreciate that.
  12. That's a lot of building and work finally paying off for Coach Jones and program. Cudos to athletes, Coaches Vives and Wolin for tremendous support.
  13. Cremo nichols leave...

    Joe's slow push shot from the hip will get blocked all day long in a power conference. Let him enjoy a ride with the big boys but there is no part of his game ready for prime time.
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