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Just about every road game we've been in this year...?
The guy's a junior, home/away has no impact on his shot.
This post was edited by gobluescrewosu7 14 months ago
Zone zone zone.
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Fortunately, Stauskas is not the shooter now that he was in OOC. He's not even Top 15 in the B1G in 3pt% in conference shooting 36% (much lower than Harris or Trice). He's even worse on the road at 32%. In conference road games, he's a whopping 7-29 (24%).
This post was edited by AASpartan 14 months ago
Wait, you mean it's not as easy to shoot 52% from 3 against B10 defenses?!
Wow, didn't realize that. He's nearly 48% from 3 on the season
Michigan State does not and will not run the 3-4 defense.
Like I amended, he's even worse in conference road games than other road games. He's not the sniper he was back in November/December.
He isn't playing against Binghamton and directional schools anymore.
Anyone. Anyplace. Anytime.
I'd be shocked to hear of a player or team that shoots as well or better on the road than they do at home. Just familiarity with the setting, backdrop, lighting, floor, etc will lead to a better percentage at home. Of course, you throw in the home crowd (and no, it won't be neutral tomorrow) and it's that much tougher.
scUM is just fortunate to have 3-4 guys that have the talent to fill it on a given night. Same with MSU. Whereas a team like UW has 1-2 guys who can get hot...just less weapons.
This post was edited by Chitown_Badger 14 months ago
I hope to see a lot of BJ vs GRIII.
Both come from the same part of the world and Dawson should take special interest in shutting Glenn down.
I'm interested to see how this turns out. The 4 is a question for me. Can Payne guard the perimeter? Starting 3 guards isn't really an option I don't think.
We are going to have to make them pay inside, because they are going to get some open 3s.
I think they have to zone us. No way they let Nix/Payne work against McDouche and their other stiffs. This game will come down to us hitting jump shots.
Believe he's right around 32% in conference play overall
Keith and Gary are going to need to have their A games defensively and the refs need to not call blocking fouls when Burke dives into the lane leading with his forearm. I could easily see the stripes giving Burke star treatment and putting Keith on the bench.
He's at 36% in conference. He's about 50% at home. Must be something with those rims.
In AA probably. I think Burke will get a couple LeBron calls tomorrow, we should [hopefully] get a little slack being the home team.
We are in trouble if Keith gets in Bloomington level foul trouble.
I think you are significantly underrating Hardaway Jr. and McGary. Hardaway is on an absolute tear right now, playing the best basketball of his career. As good as Harris has been, that's not an even matchup IMO.
Morgan's injury has been a blessing in disguise for scUM (similar to the Denard injury). McGary is their best post man by far and is getting significantly better every single time they play. The steals are the really amazing thing.
That being said Stauskas and Robinson are trending down hard, and if Morgan isn't good for 20+ minutes then have literally no depth.
It's hard for me to predict this game because as we know reason and logic doesn't always factor in as much as emotion. I could see this one going either way, but I can almost guarantee it will come down to the wire.
I think you're also underestimating the defensive matchups. Hardaway and McGary are not playing in a vacuum.
Offensively speaking, McGary isn't any different from Morgan. They both primarily score on pick and roll feeds from Burke or garbage points. Neither player has any sort of polished offensive skillset. I know McGary made a few medium range jumpers early in the game against Wisky, but I think that ended up hurting them long term as those type of shots missed badly in the second half and OT.
Best analyst in the country, hands down.
For the love of basketball KA has to stay out of foull trouble. No ticky tack crap. If you have to foul Burke knock him about 5 rows up.
The moment is eternal
FWIW, Rexrode thinks Dawson will see the majority of the time on Hardaway because of Harris' injury and inexperience.
I wouldn't be surprised if he starts Dawson on him to see how into the game he is mentally and then switches to Harris if he doesn't like what he sees.
Every basketball game is full of switching, scrambling and substituting, but here's how MSU and Michigan should match up for tonight's top-10 clash at the Breslin Center according to Free Press sports writer Joe Rexrode:
I'm also not sure that I'd put Keith third defensively behind Craft and Oladipo.
You're right, but expect Izzo to have these and other (answers) for this game. Now that SCum has a basketball team and Izzo has these pieces in place; he'll have these boys ready to RUN through a wall to get this victory!
I expect murder at the Bres tonight!!!
Izzo usually sleeps through conference play (it mostly bores him) and he comes alive in March. Today, Izzo will put together one of his masterpieces of a game plan.
Just watch and enjoy Spartans!!
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