collapse

* Resources


UDM 4

* Villanova SOTG

No Stud when we lose.
2019-20 Season SoG Tally
Howard11
Anim2
Bailey2
Cain1
McEwen1

'18-19 * '17-18 * '16-17
'15-16 * '14-15 * '13-14
'12-13 * '11-12 * '10-11

* Big East Standings

* Recent Posts

Marquette NBA Thread by JWags85
[Today at 12:09:55 AM]


Fire this coach? by TAMU Garcia
[Today at 12:04:25 AM]


Transfer Rule proposal by rocky_warrior
[Today at 12:00:31 AM]


Shrink The Student Section by rocky_warrior
[February 20, 2020, 11:51:24 PM]


"Big Games" by TAMU Garcia
[February 20, 2020, 11:48:45 PM]


Tough game at Providence next by Shooter McGavin
[February 20, 2020, 10:52:53 PM]


Just watched Haanif Cheatham on tv by LloydsLegs
[February 20, 2020, 09:53:16 PM]

Please Register - It's FREE!

The absolute only thing required for this FREE registration is a valid e-mail address.  We keep all your information confidential and will NEVER give or sell it to anyone else.
Login to get rid of this box (and ads) , or register NOW!

* Next up: @ Providence

Marquette
65
Marquette @

Providence

Date/Time: Feb 22, 2019 - 11:00am
TV: FOX
Schedule for 2019-20
Creighton
73

Author Topic: Jayce Johnson to Marquette  (Read 18236 times)

Cheeks

  • All American
  • *****
  • Posts: 5898
  • Hall of Fame Hugger
Re: Jayce Johnson to Marquette
« Reply #75 on: May 07, 2019, 10:25:58 PM »
Also, I watched him a dozen or so times last year.  He’s tall.

Really?  How?
"I hate everything about this job except the games, Everything. I don't even get affected anymore by the winning, by the ratings, those things. The trouble is, it will sound like an excuse because we've never won the national championship, but winning just isn't all that important to me.” Al McGuire

jonny09

  • Team Captain
  • ****
  • Posts: 481
Re: Jayce Johnson to Marquette
« Reply #76 on: May 07, 2019, 10:36:08 PM »
This is great.  Same people will be on this thread next year at this time saying we will win an NCAA game in year 7.   You bring players in to help you win in the tourney.  Our last 3 transfers have done nothing to help that.  Are you not tired of losing??  Don’t you see you just keep on pushing out expectations?   How fun has not winning a tourney game in 5 years and internal team chaos been for you? 

GoldenEagle323

  • Team Captain
  • ****
  • Posts: 297
Re: Jayce Johnson to Marquette
« Reply #77 on: May 07, 2019, 10:41:27 PM »
Morrow is going to run the point
So Howard can play off the ball?

TallTitan34

  • Registered User
  • All American
  • *****
  • Posts: 8128
  • Gold N. Eagle (Ret.), Two Time SI Cover Model
    • Marquette Golden Eagle
Re: Jayce Johnson to Marquette
« Reply #78 on: May 07, 2019, 10:42:50 PM »
Really?  How?

Great question. Did you purchase a sports package that has the PAC 12 network?
MU Overload Spreadsheet: http://bit.ly/MUO_Data
MU Overload: http://www.twitter.com/MUOverload

Cheeks

  • All American
  • *****
  • Posts: 5898
  • Hall of Fame Hugger
Re: Jayce Johnson to Marquette
« Reply #79 on: May 07, 2019, 10:42:55 PM »
This is great.  Same people will be on this thread next year at this time saying we will win an NCAA game in year 7.   You bring players in to help you win in the tourney.  Our last 3 transfers have done nothing to help that.  Are you not tired of losing??  Don’t you see you just keep on pushing out expectations?   How fun has not winning a tourney game in 5 years and internal team chaos been for you?

24 wins is losing?  Hmm.  I thought losing is when you lost more than you won...oh, you mean not winning certain games. I see.  Our last three transfers have helped in other ways, including helping to get to the postseason.  I think you will enjoy Koby a great deal and he help d us this year in practice.  Ed Morrow didn’t help us get to the NCAA tournament this year?  Rowsey didn’t help?  Reinhardt didn’t help?  Sure, JC wasn’t great and neither was Harry, but some of your statements seem a bit overboard.

Internal team chaos seems to have be n solved with the two people leaving...do you know how much team chaise we had under O’Neill, Buzz, Crean, McGuire.....all the time.  Just like many schools, sorry but that is way more often than people care to admit.
"I hate everything about this job except the games, Everything. I don't even get affected anymore by the winning, by the ratings, those things. The trouble is, it will sound like an excuse because we've never won the national championship, but winning just isn't all that important to me.” Al McGuire

Cheeks

  • All American
  • *****
  • Posts: 5898
  • Hall of Fame Hugger
Re: Jayce Johnson to Marquette
« Reply #80 on: May 07, 2019, 10:43:54 PM »
Great question. Did you purchase a sports package that has the PAC 12 network?

I cannot wait to hear his answer on the dozen times he saw him play.
"I hate everything about this job except the games, Everything. I don't even get affected anymore by the winning, by the ratings, those things. The trouble is, it will sound like an excuse because we've never won the national championship, but winning just isn't all that important to me.” Al McGuire

The Hamberdler

  • Team Captain
  • ****
  • Posts: 455
Re: Jayce Johnson to Marquette
« Reply #81 on: May 07, 2019, 10:46:29 PM »
I cannot wait to hear his answer on the dozen times he saw him play.

Jonny must have seen him play, how else would he know he's tall?

TAMU Garcia

  • All American
  • *****
  • Posts: 16559
  • A Reading from Wojo's 1st Slide to the Marquettens
Re: Jayce Johnson to Marquette
« Reply #82 on: May 08, 2019, 12:44:46 AM »
One possibly optimistic stat I found. Johnson was recovering from a foot injury that slowed him down. He seemed to get healthier and stronger as the season went on and it showed in his numbers. Over his last 12 games, he averaged 8.3 points, 10.3 rebounds, 1.3 blocks and shot 59.7% from the floor. Could mean that with another offseason to heal, his numbers could look better than the season averages.
God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change,
The courage to change the things I can,
And the wisdom to know the difference.

~Prayer of the Scooper

1SE

  • All American
  • *****
  • Posts: 964
Re: Jayce Johnson to Marquette
« Reply #83 on: May 08, 2019, 02:53:58 AM »
Morrow and Chartouney.   Chartouney was an absolute travesty.  Morrow was not good last year.  Under Wojo MU has become the land where transfers go to die.

Yeah, Rowsey was terrible
Real Warriors Demand Excellence

NorthernDancerColt

  • All American
  • *****
  • Posts: 638
Re: Jayce Johnson to Marquette
« Reply #84 on: May 08, 2019, 05:33:57 AM »
Welcome, Jayce. I hope he's more productive than the Aussie.

I saw his game at Kentucky, and he just has a knack for positioning his body to rebound. It’s apparent how boxing out is so instinctual to him. He has a couple good, aggressive post moves. No comparison to Froling, who for some reason, was just really hesitant as a player.

On a side note, Jemarl Baker entered the same game late and immediately flashed some perimeter moves and sank back-to-back long range threes. Would love for us to bring him aboard.
Zenyatta has a lot....a lot... of ground to make up. She gets there from here she’d be a super horse......what’s this.....Zenyatta hooked to the grandstand side....Zenyatta flying on the outside....this....is...un-belieeeeeevable!...looked impossible at the top of the stretch...

mug644

  • All American
  • *****
  • Posts: 1185
Re: Jayce Johnson to Marquette
« Reply #85 on: May 08, 2019, 05:51:55 AM »
Couldn't agree more that offensively Ed cannot play more than 24 inches from the basket. He is NOT a 4. This signing gets us back to 15 fouls at the 5 as Ed and Theo are capable of both fouling out in the first half. Should also send the message that unfortunately Ike will never play for MU.

This is potentially a key insight. If Ike was really on a path to playing this year, would we need Johnson? Maybe his bulk and experience, as compared to Ike being a project, makes it worth it, but there is little chance that there would be enough playing time for 4 guys at the 5.

ATL MU Warrior

  • All American
  • *****
  • Posts: 2067
Re: Jayce Johnson to Marquette
« Reply #86 on: May 08, 2019, 06:31:17 AM »
This is potentially a key insight. If Ike was really on a path to playing this year, would we need Johnson? Maybe his bulk and experience, as compared to Ike being a project, makes it worth it, but there is little chance that there would be enough playing time for 4 guys at the 5.
Jayce is here for a year. Ike is (hopefully) going to get his first game action for MU this year so Ike most likely wasn’t going to be a huge contributor this year anyway.  Hopefully he is healed and can play a little

Galway Eagle

  • All American
  • *****
  • Posts: 6691
Re: Jayce Johnson to Marquette
« Reply #87 on: May 08, 2019, 06:36:31 AM »
Jayce is here for a year. Ike is (hopefully) going to get his first game action for MU this year so Ike most likely wasn’t going to be a huge contributor this year anyway.  Hopefully he is healed and can play a little

Plus next year he'd only be behind theo
“More the knowledge, lesser the ego. Lesser the knowledge, more the ego.” Albert Einstein a note for some posters

4everwarriors

  • Registered User
  • All American
  • *****
  • Posts: 13796
Re: Jayce Johnson to Marquette
« Reply #88 on: May 08, 2019, 07:57:01 AM »
Hopin' ta bee pleasantly surprised, rather dan bitterly disappointed, aina? Translation=knot expectin' much, hey?
« Last Edit: May 08, 2019, 08:07:47 AM by 4everwarriors »
"Give 'Em Hell, Al"

Fluffy Blue Monster

  • All American
  • *****
  • Posts: 2705
  • When I'm in Holland I eat the pannenkoeken
Re: Jayce Johnson to Marquette
« Reply #89 on: May 08, 2019, 08:02:38 AM »
This is great.  Same people will be on this thread next year at this time saying we will win an NCAA game in year 7.   You bring players in to help you win in the tourney.  Our last 3 transfers have done nothing to help that.  Are you not tired of losing??  Don’t you see you just keep on pushing out expectations?   How fun has not winning a tourney game in 5 years and internal team chaos been for you? 


WTF has any of this to do with Jayce Johnson?
“True patriotism hates injustice in its own land more than anywhere else.”  -Clarence Darrow

Fluffy Blue Monster

  • All American
  • *****
  • Posts: 2705
  • When I'm in Holland I eat the pannenkoeken
Re: Jayce Johnson to Marquette
« Reply #90 on: May 08, 2019, 08:16:28 AM »
The timing and maturity were off for Harry Froling at both SMU and MU. Ed Morrow didn't fully recover from groin surgery until late in the season.  Morrow will open some eyes in the coming season. I think it would have done Joseph Chartouny a world of good to have spent the past summer on campus rather than with the Lebanese National team. Katin Reinhardt, Andrew Rowsey and Matt Carlino were pretty solid transfer additions.


I admire your optimism, but I don't think that mattered a bit.  He was holding his own against the cupcakes, but when the BE rolled around, he largely struggled. I don't think a summer would have changed that.
“True patriotism hates injustice in its own land more than anywhere else.”  -Clarence Darrow

SaveOD238

  • All American
  • *****
  • Posts: 1035
Re: Jayce Johnson to Marquette
« Reply #91 on: May 08, 2019, 08:46:06 AM »
10.3 rebounds

Rebounding was probably the biggest question mark without with the Hausers and we found a guy who can rebound.  Good.

I don't expect him to play enough to average 10 boards, but if he can give 15-20 and 5 boards, that's good.  It will interesting to see if Wojo trots out the Morrow+Theo or Morrow+Jayce (or the twin towers of Theo+Jayce).  Did Morrow and John ever see the floor together last year?

manesworld

  • All American
  • *****
  • Posts: 12728
Re: Jayce Johnson to Marquette
« Reply #92 on: May 08, 2019, 09:09:48 AM »
The offense would have to drastically change, but Xavier had success down the stretch of the season last year playing both Hankins and Jones together down low, neither of which could shoot outside of 3 feet from the hoop and neither of which had much quickness laterally to defend a 4 on the perimeter.  Not to mention our perimeter shooting with Markus, Koby, and Sacar should be much better than theirs was with Scruggs, Marhsall, and Goodin.  They just got after it on the offensive glass, which is something Marquette would be able to do if you're going 5'10", 6'4", 6'8" and lanky, 6'8" and beefy, and 7'.

MU82

  • All American
  • *****
  • Posts: 13329
Re: Jayce Johnson to Marquette
« Reply #93 on: May 08, 2019, 09:19:58 AM »
The offense would have to drastically change, but Xavier had success down the stretch of the season last year playing both Hankins and Jones together down low, neither of which could shoot outside of 3 feet from the hoop and neither of which had much quickness laterally to defend a 4 on the perimeter.  Not to mention our perimeter shooting with Markus, Koby, and Sacar should be much better than theirs was with Scruggs, Marhsall, and Goodin.  They just got after it on the offensive glass, which is something Marquette would be able to do if you're going 5'10", 6'4", 6'8" and lanky, 6'8" and beefy, and 7'.

Yessir. This signing gives Wojo some options, some ability to match up with other tall teams, and some ability to force other teams to match up to our size. It also gives depth and more fouls to use at the 5.

If I could have hand-picked a grad transfer, I'd have taken Blackshear, followed by a guy who could shoot 3s, defend and rebound a little. But we obviously aren't able to get Blackshear, and there are very few of the latter. So I'm glad Wojo brought in Jayce, and I look forward to him being another solid role player to surround Markus and whoever else emerges as scorers.
"You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy than Scoop game threads."

-- Obi-wan Kenobi

StillWarriors

  • All American
  • *****
  • Posts: 1207
Re: Jayce Johnson to Marquette
« Reply #94 on: May 08, 2019, 10:21:35 AM »
Yessir. This signing gives Wojo some options, some ability to match up with other tall teams, and some ability to force other teams to match up to our size. It also gives depth and more fouls to use at the 5.

If I could have hand-picked a grad transfer, I'd have taken Blackshear, followed by a guy who could shoot 3s, defend and rebound a little. But we obviously aren't able to get Blackshear, and there are very few of the latter. So I'm glad Wojo brought in Jayce, and I look forward to him being another solid role player to surround Markus and whoever else emerges as scorers.

I completely agree. I'm surprised by some of the responses questioning why we made this move. As I've stated before, going into the season with Theo and Ed as the only big bodies would have been flirting with disaster in the absence of those who jumped ship. Heldt's role was small but significant on the occasions we needed him this year. Sure someone like Blackshear would have been fantastic, but not many like that around. Jayce can definitely contribute to this team and I don't see a downside with him being immediately available for a one year slot. I think this was an important get for depth purposes.

frozena pizza

  • All American
  • *****
  • Posts: 861
Re: Jayce Johnson to Marquette
« Reply #95 on: May 08, 2019, 10:42:25 AM »
I was really hoping for this.  Don't think this drastically changes expectations or anything, but this is a no-brainer signing and really gives us some front court depth and options.

Most importantly for me is that we needed some good news in the worst way and at least this is something positive.  Welcome aboard.

bilsu

  • Registered User
  • All American
  • *****
  • Posts: 7547
Re: Jayce Johnson to Marquette
« Reply #96 on: May 08, 2019, 10:53:46 AM »
I believed for a long time that a team needs three scorers and two complimentary players that are willing to do all the dirty work. Morrow does not need to score. He needs to understand his job is to defend and rebound.

Ike was a project player when we recruited him. He has basically misses 2 years of practice. There is no reason to believe he can make a significant contribution if he can even get on the court.


Coleman

  • All American
  • *****
  • Posts: 3051
Re: Jayce Johnson to Marquette
« Reply #97 on: May 08, 2019, 11:03:42 AM »
Good news. Welcome Jayce.

My expectations for this team are still the same...make the NCAA tournament. After that anything can happen. We made the Sweet 16 as an 11 seed in 2011.

I think this will help, although not drastically. I do see Ed getting a chance at earning the starting spot at 4 and if he can do that we will be better for it.

At this point I'll take whatever good news we can get.

MomofMUltiples

  • All American
  • *****
  • Posts: 1007
Re: Jayce Johnson to Marquette
« Reply #98 on: May 08, 2019, 11:34:11 AM »
I believed for a long time that a team needs three scorers and two complimentary players that are willing to do all the dirty work.

Do the complimentary players just stand around and tell the others how great they are?

Oh, and another pet peeve of mine, Bilsu - it's would have, should have, could have.  Or you could just use the contraction, should've.  Or even Brooklynese - shoulda.




Thanks for letting me get this off of my chest.

I mean, OK, maybe he's secretly a serial killer who's pulled the wool over our eyes with his good deeds and smooth jumper - Pakuni (on Markus Howard)

TSmith34

  • All American
  • *****
  • Posts: 2919
Re: Jayce Johnson to Marquette
« Reply #99 on: May 08, 2019, 11:44:30 AM »
Yeah, Rowsey was terrible
Well, to be fair, on one end of the court he was.  But I loved the 3 from the logo!
"Bigly mentally unstable, believe me.  Sad, unbelievably sad."

 

feedback