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hoke- to alter or manipulate so as to give a deceptively or superficially improved quality or value.
Based on Byrd's one inbound? God you're dumb.
It should always be a struggle. You're basically 4 on 5 in that situation.
I am gravely disappointed. Again you have made me unleash my dogs of war.
It's a struggle for every team in late game situations against high pressure defense.
Anyone. Anyplace. Anytime.
Could not believe that we ran the exact same inbound play the second time around where Appling seals himself off against the baseline. We were lucky to get the ball in.
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??? is the proper response to your question
With our athletes, we shouldn't have to launch it into the back court 40 feet when we take it out under our own hoop. We gotta' set more screen, and then the screeners need to move too.
Because the Big Ten scouts the living shit out of every opponent in the conference?
It's tough for pretty much all teams in late game situations. There's usually only 1 or 2 guys that the inbounding team is trying to get the ball to so it makes it a lot easier to defend
It looked dicey at the end but ended up the greatest inbound pass in msu history.
re-watch the MSU vs Florida National Championship game and you might reconsider
That was like 20 inbound passes. This one w 3.5 seconds left and 3 time outs in this game.
....ive heard Izzo explain frankly when the same question came up in a season years ago that they honestly hadnt worked on it much yet.
....izzo will take care of it.
Stop listening to Dakich
I think dakitch has been listening to me.
This. I was expecting something drastically different because it completely failed the first time. It was do-or-die at that point w/ no timeouts.
I thought about us doing that, but with our luck, the pass is too long, goes out of bounds without anybody touching it. They get the ball back with a chance to tie or win. I am glad we did not do that.
It's long been a throw it way in the backcourt on the inbound for the Spartans.
Conversely, we see to give up a lay up a game (though not last night).
It's one of those things I've come to accept, like getting called for a moving screen at least once a game where our guy moves because he gets rocked, while the other guys can move like a left tackle against a speed rush.
..and, with a much taller Wiscy defender on the inbounder, it would be difficult to throw the ball down court like that, especially considering that the inbound at the end of the game was a spot inbounds and the inbounder couldn't run the baseline.
This is actually a good strategy, if executed correctly. It uses the defenders attempt to get between his man and the ball against him. Appling posts up, and the inbounder just has to through it over his head, like an entry pass to a post player being fronted. Obviously, if the backboard is in the way, it isn't the most brilliant idea. The inbounder needs to run the baseline.
I agree the play is fine, Keith seals the guy off, and the inbounder has that whole half of the court to put it, he just needs to make the confident decision and throw it.
I HS I had a guy I knew could make FTs and he was the only one I'd throw it into, and that play is more or less what we did every time.
Get the defender to deny, seal him off and the court is wide open, drop it in, bounce it soft so he could go get it, whatever.
You apparently didn't watch the first inbounds very close. When Appling made his cut he lost his balance and couldn't seal his man. That's the main reason it failed the first time. Appling made a better cut with better body control the second time and had a perfect seal off and the inbounds was executed with ease.
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It is ALWAYS a great day to be a Spartan!!!!
OSU runs great inbounds plays. It's just something we struggle with constantly, like TOs. Every...single...year...
1) This is not a good screening team. The better the screens get set, the easier to free open a man on the inbounds.
2) Our bigs are not great free throw shooters and/or Izzo doesn't trust them in late game situations. He essentially has completely relied upon Appling's atheticism to get himself open and moves all the bigs away from the play. He only wants Appling with the ball. Recently he has run plays for Harris as well but seems to still have a high tendency to run only Appling off open on the play. Back in the Paul Davis era, we had no problem getting guys open because we had 5 80% foul shooters on the court and Izzo would bring them all up. Much harder to defend.
False. In the 03-06 timeframe, MSU was regarded as having the best inbound plays in the country. People were speaking of MSU like they do OSU now. It's all personnel and how willing the coach is to spread the ball around in those situations.
Dakich beat OSU by simply getting the ball in bound.
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