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Author Topic: Sort-of OT - Jamil Lott & Tony Smith  (Read 6816 times)

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Sort-of OT - Jamil Lott & Tony Smith
« on: December 16, 2007, 09:38:30 PM »
Had the honor of seeing our daughter graduate today . . (and the pleasure of knowing that we are done paying!!!!!)

I noticed that Jamil Lott received his Bachelors degree, too.

Also, Tony Smith rec'd business management degree.

Good to see.
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Re: Sort-of OT - Jamil Lott & Tony Smith
« Reply #1 on: December 16, 2007, 10:12:22 PM »
Congrats MUhoops85!

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Re: Sort-of OT - Jamil Lott & Tony Smith
« Reply #2 on: December 17, 2007, 08:12:21 AM »
Tony Smith's number should be immediately raised to the rafters!!!!

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Re: Sort-of OT - Jamil Lott & Tony Smith
« Reply #3 on: December 17, 2007, 08:38:01 AM »
Congrats to you and your daughter, MuHoops!

Now, let's do what PRN said: Retire the Jersey!
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[Cracked Sidewalks] Alumni Update: Jamil Lott & Tony Smith
« Reply #4 on: December 17, 2007, 09:00:28 AM »
Alumni Update:  Jamil Lott & Tony Smith

A Scooper with sharp eyes noted that this past weekend Jamil Lott and Tony Smith finished up their degrees at Marquette's December graduation.

Follow the link to discuss Tony's chances of having his number retired.Hearty congratulations go out to Jamil & Tony!

http://www.crackedsidewalks.com/2007/12/alumni-update-jamil-lott-tony-smith.html
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Re: Sort-of OT - Jamil Lott & Tony Smith
« Reply #5 on: December 17, 2007, 10:38:58 AM »
Tony Smith's number should be immediately raised to the rafters!!!!

Agreed - he was a great player in a bad era for MU basketball which coincided with the time I was there.  I had to check the Wiki for how he stacked up overall.  It would be hard to argue against him.

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Re: Sort-of OT - Jamil Lott & Tony Smith
« Reply #6 on: December 17, 2007, 10:44:46 AM »
I remember going to class with Tony Smith...but wasn't he an engeneering major?

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Re: Sort-of OT - Jamil Lott & Tony Smith
« Reply #7 on: December 17, 2007, 10:50:59 AM »
I remember going to class with Tony Smith...but wasn't he an engeneering major?

He was, but he couldn't get an engineering degree because the requirements have changed a lot since he'd left.  So he had to go somewhere where most of his credits would still count for something.

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Re: Sort-of OT - Jamil Lott & Tony Smith
« Reply #8 on: December 17, 2007, 10:52:32 AM »
Tony Smith's number should be immediately raised to the rafters!!!!

Agreed - he was a great player in a bad era for MU basketball which coincided with the time I was there.  I had to check the Wiki for how he stacked up overall.  It would be hard to argue against him.

As an individual, I'll stack up his senior season against any individual year in the past 25 years. I don't know the particulars of George Thompson's numbers, but TS was ridiculous as a senior.

In fact, I believe Novak's UCONN explosion recently knocked TS out of the MU record books.

He also had like a 9 year NBA career -- played in the NBA Finals for the Lakers (with Magic Johnson) against the Bulls and Jordan. Seriously, he's been lost in the shuffle of coaches...he's a real all-timer for the Warriors!  

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Re: Sort-of OT - Jamil Lott & Tony Smith
« Reply #9 on: December 17, 2007, 11:16:49 AM »
I was a freshman during TS senior season and he was as good that year as any I've followed since.  He had a good NBA career and for a time it looked like he might break out, but a knee injury shortened his career.  I'm glad to hear he received his degree.
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Re: Sort-of OT - Jamil Lott & Tony Smith
« Reply #10 on: December 17, 2007, 11:36:14 AM »
I forgot to mention that I had hoped that Wes Matthews could have developed into a Tony Smith type player.  Wes just doesn't have the ball handling skills that Tony had.  I really wish Wes would try to develop a patented pull-up jumper like Smith had.

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