College Basketball 2017-18

Discussion in 'NAU and All Non-Arizona College Sports' started by Ronin, Sep 29, 2017.

  1. 82CardsGrad

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    Here's some recent footage from this summer... hard to believe he's just a sophomore in high school!

    http://www.courtsidefilms.com/news_article/show/856327
     
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    Talented kid but I spent a year on UCLA boards saying I couldn't understand why Alford was recruiting him and was so happy when he finally wised up and dropped him. Kansas has now played 2 games, Preston has been suspended for both. First one he missed both class and curfew, now they're concerned the car he's driving and crashed was obtained improperly.

    As a player he reminds me of a bigger Billy Owens, but he's going to drive Self nuts this year IMO.
     
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    Self takes a lot of chances. Speaking of, Carlton Bragg is eligible for ASU next season and they should be pretty good. Romello White and their new JC center are already playing well so far. Hurley seems to be gaining momentum.
     
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    KU traded one soft PF headcase (Bragg) for what seems to be another soft PF headcase. We already are thin down low and this just accentuates the problem. Preston was plan B after Ayton was paid for though ;).

    Good thoughts and hope this gets resolved well for all parties involved.
     
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    At least there's Lightfoot to fill in for Preston. ;)

    Grimes is announcing today probably KU. That backcourt with Dotson and Cunliffe will be scary.
     
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    There is potential that de Sousa can join the team in Dec, although I don't know how much a Freshman that hasn't practiced with the team at all can contribute. After Lightfoot we have a damn walk-on.

    BTW, how bad is AZ HS basketball that Lightfoot was POTY?
     
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    I thought Bragg was AWOL or something?

    The crazy thing is with the UCLA 3, Billy Preston looks like a well behaved kid in comparison.
     
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    As much political as sports but the more Trump touts his impact on getting the UCLA players out, the more I doubt he actually did anything. They were already on bail before he even heard about it, he admits he didn't hear about it until several days after they were out. Given the initial predictions were weeks before they could get bail and they were out in 12 hours, I think it's likely all Trump is doing is taking credit for something that was already happening
     
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    Have you seen this?

    Do you think the three UCLA Basketball Players will say thank you President Trump? They were headed for 10 years in jail!

    — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 15, 2017
     
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    Yes that's actually what prompted my post this morning.

    CNN had a Republican Representative on live this morning talking about Trump, praising him,talking up tax reform etc.They then asked him what he thought about the tweet about the UCLA players and he was caught off guard, couldn't hide his real reaction and he just rolled his eyes and smirked and then said "well as someone on your show said earlier that's classic Trump".

    CNN is being coy about it they clearly think like I do he's taking credit for it.

    I think the US State Department absolutely played a role, not sure Trump did. I guess I shouldn't care the important thing is they all got home safely and now UCLA can punish them and move forward, I just hate to see him using it for political gain.
     
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    Stanford loses to Eastern Washington...
     
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    Last night during the KU/UK game Dick Vitale said the P12 was the sixth best conference this year. He's probably right.
     
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