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MuggsyB

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Weasel/Rodent Analysis??
« on: November 28, 2021, 02:24:03 PM »
Vital game for MU on 12/4.  Obviously Davis is the primary concern but I think Wahl is a difficult cover for us.  He's crafty with his footwork and has a pretty solid inside game.  You would think O-Max starts on Davis but that Morsell will get the assignment during critical stretches.  If Davis goes off we are in trouble, we must eliminate his impact as much as possible.

Flopison has his moments with the 3-Ball but I think you kind of want him to be a volume shooter.  Their 5 can stretch the floor but I think we all know where our defensive focus should be and that we must take care of the defensive glass. 

Offensively, our guards (collectively)
must outplay the Weasels.  This is imperative and I think they're due to break out.  Jones likes soft rims.  Maybe it's my personal bias but I think we match-up well with them, it's really about Davis.  Force him to go left, don't let him get all the way to the rim, and be cognizant of the step-back.  He is much better hard right vs hard-left minus the one dribble step-back.

Once we dispose of Jackson St. the key stretch of our season begins.  I have no doubt we can beat Wiscweaselrodentland if we play solid hoops and do not beat ourselves.  That means fully understanding their tactics, including their flopping, whining, and utter repulsiveness in general.  Take a few charges, get all the loose balls, play with poise, confidence and no hesitation.  We absolutely have the talent to win this game.  I expect us to be ready and for our A game to be unleashed.
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Re: Weasel/Rodent Analysis??
« Reply #1 on: November 28, 2021, 02:25:44 PM »
That works for me, Muggs.
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Re: Weasel/Rodent Analysis??
« Reply #2 on: November 28, 2021, 03:00:00 PM »
Is it too early to start the Badger Hate Week thread or should we wait until after we play Jackson State?
Have some patience, FFS.

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Re: Weasel/Rodent Analysis??
« Reply #3 on: November 28, 2021, 03:04:55 PM »
Is it too early to start the Badger Hate Week thread or should we wait until after we play Jackson State?

Never too early.  But I respect Jackson St. because of the great Walter Payton.

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Re: Weasel/Rodent Analysis??
« Reply #4 on: November 28, 2021, 03:31:21 PM »
Never too early.  But I respect Jackson St. because of the great Walter Payton.

Even in his present condition, would Walter be Jackson State's best basketball player?
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Re: Weasel/Rodent Analysis??
« Reply #5 on: November 28, 2021, 05:18:15 PM »
Even in his present condition, would Walter be Jackson State's best basketball player?

I think Lindsey Hunter could take him.
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Re: Weasel/Rodent Analysis??
« Reply #6 on: November 28, 2021, 05:50:23 PM »
Even in his present condition, would Walter be Jackson State's best basketball player?

WTF??  That's just not right MU82.  But regardless Happy Hanukkah.

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Re: Weasel/Rodent Analysis??
« Reply #7 on: November 28, 2021, 06:02:27 PM »
Thoughts, hey?
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Re: Weasel/Rodent Analysis??
« Reply #8 on: November 28, 2021, 06:09:42 PM »
Is it too early to start the Badger Hate Week thread or should we wait until after we play Jackson State?
It is never too early to start casting aspersions against the rodents.

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Re: Weasel/Rodent Analysis??
« Reply #9 on: November 28, 2021, 08:16:34 PM »
I have a feeling Bucky wins this one relatively easily. This MU team is the exact type of team they feast on... Not great shooting, and one that shoots quickly. That feeds the beast. Seen it so many times over the years. Toss in the rebounding advantage, and it could be a rough one.

We'll see what happens, hope like hell I'm wrong.

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Re: Weasel/Rodent Analysis??
« Reply #10 on: November 28, 2021, 08:27:15 PM »
I have a feeling Bucky wins this one relatively easily. This MU team is the exact type of team they feast on... Not great shooting, and one that shoots quickly. That feeds the beast. Seen it so many times over the years. Toss in the rebounding advantage, and it could be a rough one.

We'll see what happens, hope like hell I'm wrong.

Providence shot like garbage and still won handedly. I think you'll be wrong
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Re: Weasel/Rodent Analysis??
« Reply #11 on: November 28, 2021, 08:37:47 PM »
Is it too early to start the Badger Hate Week thread or should we wait until after we play Jackson State?

And I take flak for picking on the Bears? Life is not fair.

I would rate the 5 worst as
1. Bears
2. Michigan FB
3. tOSU FB
4. Notre Dame everything
5. Wisconsin BB

I got no hate left by the time we get to UW. Just beat 'em.

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Re: Weasel/Rodent Analysis??
« Reply #12 on: November 28, 2021, 09:27:33 PM »
Is it too early to start the Badger Hate Week thread or should we wait until after we play Jackson State?

I didn't realize there was a time limit and not sure what Jackson State has to do with hating the Badgers.

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Re: Weasel/Rodent Analysis??
« Reply #13 on: November 28, 2021, 09:41:58 PM »
And I take flak for picking on the Bears? Life is not fair.

I would rate the 5 worst as
1. Bears
2. Michigan FB
3. tOSU FB
4. Notre Dame everything
5. Wisconsin BB

I got no hate left by the time we get to UW. Just beat 'em.

1. Wisconsin BB
2. Wisconsin BB
3. Wisconsin BB
4. Wisconsin FB
5. ND BB

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Re: Weasel/Rodent Analysis??
« Reply #14 on: November 28, 2021, 10:03:29 PM »
1. Wisconsin BB
2. Wisconsin BB
3. Wisconsin BB
4. Wisconsin FB
5. ND BB

I think a lot of people here would agree with that.

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Re: Weasel/Rodent Analysis??
« Reply #15 on: November 28, 2021, 10:17:26 PM »
WTF??  That's just not right MU82.

What … too soon? I actually think Walter woulda liked that one.

BTW … my kids went to Walter Payton Prep.
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Re: Weasel/Rodent Analysis??
« Reply #16 on: November 28, 2021, 10:21:14 PM »
Providence shot like garbage and still won handedly. I think you'll be wrong

Fair, though UW was also without their best player.

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Re: Weasel/Rodent Analysis??
« Reply #17 on: November 28, 2021, 10:27:27 PM »
1. Wisconsin BB
2. Wisconsin BB
3. Wisconsin BB
4. Wisconsin FB
5. ND BB

Good list Lenny!

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Re: Weasel/Rodent Analysis??
« Reply #18 on: November 28, 2021, 11:07:56 PM »
1. Wisconsin BB
2. Wisconsin BB
3. Wisconsin BB
4. Wisconsin FB
5. ND BB

I have no retort and this may be a indisputable post.  Good job Lenny.

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Re: Weasel/Rodent Analysis??
« Reply #19 on: November 28, 2021, 11:21:13 PM »
Bucky has played two top-30 turnover defenses and turned it over 9 & 11 times, respectively. Below 17% TO rate in each game. The challenge will be if we can speed them up or if they slow us down. Generally, the latter is easier.
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Re: Weasel/Rodent Analysis??
« Reply #20 on: November 29, 2021, 10:13:07 AM »
Providence shot like garbage and still won handedly. I think you'll be wrong
Davis and someone else did not play against Providence.
When I watched that game, I thought MU would beat Wisconsin.
Having watched them win their thanksgiving tournament with Davis, I no longer think MU has a chance in this game. Wisconsin plays solidly on both ends of the floor and are much better coached than MU on the offensive end.

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Re: Weasel/Rodent Analysis??
« Reply #21 on: November 29, 2021, 10:16:43 AM »
Davis and someone else did not play against Providence.
When I watched that game, I thought MU would beat Wisconsin.
Having watched them win their thanksgiving tournament with Davis, I no longer think MU has a chance in this game. Wisconsin plays solidly on both ends of the floor and are much better coached than MU on the offensive end.

The beautiful thing is that we'll get to see.

In the meantime, I hope Shaka is planning to send in one of the walk-ons for a minute to punch Floppy you know where!
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Re: Weasel/Rodent Analysis??
« Reply #22 on: November 29, 2021, 10:30:04 AM »
Early MU predictions:
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Re: Weasel/Rodent Analysis??
« Reply #23 on: November 29, 2021, 11:51:28 AM »
1. Wisconsin BB
2. Wisconsin BB
3. Wisconsin BB
4. Wisconsin FB
5. ND BB
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Re: Weasel/Rodent Analysis??
« Reply #24 on: November 29, 2021, 12:48:27 PM »
The challenge will be if we can speed them up or if they slow us down. Generally, the latter is easier.

Brew, my recollection from dating, and a life spent in OR's has taught me - slow always wins.

 

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