PHONE'S RINGING -- IT'S URBAN ON THE LINE
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uh, okay! When does football start?
I saw a UFO once.......it told me to have a goodyear!
kind of surprised you got a down vote out of that...
Team will be a bit thin this year - down low it's essentially Amir and Tre McDonald. I guess Ross and Loving will split time at the 4? Yikes. I have a feeling our rebounding numbers will be way down.
Back-court is deep - S.S., A.C., Amadeo, Lenzelle, Kam Williams. Thompson and Ross/Loving will rotate to the 3 probably.
I want to be optimistic, but we're counting on Amir and Tre to split 40 minutes a night at the 5, unless we go really small and play one of the 3/4 tweeners at center. Foul trouble and we're screwed. Amadeo and McDonald are scholarship players 9 and 10, I believe. I don't know if Goldstein and Lorbach are on scholarship or not.
Up vote for you both
This year's team will interesting but likely fun to watch.
Matta did well with essentially one post player his first couple of seasons (Terrence Dials). While Williams and Ol' McDonald are no Terrence Dials Matta should have enough pieces to put together a solid lineup.
Personally, I am expecting Amir and McDonald to surprise a bit. Not saying they will be superstars but I think they will be better than we give them credit for.
aaron craft SWOON
Lobs it to the endzone... Touchdown Devin Smith!!
Love the Buckeye basketball team (Buckeye anything really..) but you know football is 3-4 days away right??
Yep, I know that but I'm also a huge hoops fan. Don't see what one has to do with the other. I can be excited about both?
You can brother...just hard for me to think that another Buckeye fan can fathom anything other than hard hitting football at this time of year is all..Carry on with your love, my son!!
Edit: Wait if I called you brother and my son.....that's just sick...ain't going to fix it cuz that's some funny unintentional sh!t right there
I like the team this year. If Q can step up, they could win the B1G. I expect the conference to be ridiculous again.
I see them running the ssmall line up more. Craft, Scott, Thompson, Q, loving. Then rotate in the other guys. If Matta does this and I think he will this team will be fast and really fun to watch.
Love football but Matta has turned our basketball program into something to be excited about. His next two recruiting classes are awesome already and he isn't done. I haven't been hearing anything about Kam Williams. How much is he expected to contribute this season?
I would expect 10-12 minutes, but I have no idea. Depends how often Matta goes small, essentially opening up another guard spot for Della Valle or Williams. I assume the starting lineup will be Craft, Smith, Thompson, Q, and Amir with Scott being the first off the bench. Williams, Loving and Amadeo would be the next three in the rotation unless one of the frosh really impresses. I said it above, but I'm not confident at all in the 5 position. Ravs was at least serviceable down there.
Since Coach Matta came on board in 2004-05, no other B1G coach has more than one tourney title. He has FOUR. And let's not forget about those FIVE regular-season titles.
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