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Author Topic: Blue Demons SOTG  (Read 3506 times)

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Re: Blue Demons SOTG
« Reply #25 on: February 22, 2024, 05:46:45 AM »
i'm torn, but gotta go with TK and the dimes he was dropping all over the court

great to see kam finding the hoop from 25 feet again

game over when jop started blocking shots.  confused the demons as they were looking at each other-that wasn't in their scouting reports-messed them up

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boy did we need that one!!  i don't mean just winning, duh, but the way we won-could be a big confidence boosting catalyst seeing as how uconn got their excrement handed to them just as they did to us-karma baby!!
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Re: Blue Demons SOTG
« Reply #26 on: February 22, 2024, 06:52:28 AM »
Kam’s numbers were great.

Oso’s were great too.

Kolek’s were historic.

So…

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Re: Blue Demons SOTG
« Reply #27 on: February 22, 2024, 07:12:58 AM »
With apologies to Kam and Oso, breaking a single gave record that has stood since before you were born is an auto-SOTG imho
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Re: Blue Demons SOTG
« Reply #28 on: February 22, 2024, 07:23:52 AM »
TK.

I know guys have to make the shots but he seldom does not hit his teammates in the perfect spot to hit the shot. The 18th assist on the inbounds play was a great example of that. He hit Kam waist high on his left side and Kam went straight into the shot.

He hits guys in their comfort zone on almost pass. That is high IQ of knowing the game and how to put a teammate in best position to be successful.

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Re: Blue Demons SOTG
« Reply #29 on: February 22, 2024, 07:26:07 AM »
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Re: Blue Demons SOTG
« Reply #30 on: February 22, 2024, 07:39:26 AM »
Kam’s numbers were great.

Oso’s were great too.

Kolek’s were historic.

So…

Lenny,

You and I mostly agree.  But "historic"?

That was maybe the worst college BB team I have ever seen playing D. And Tyler passed up more easy shots than Dgies passes up the seconds line at Old Country Buffet.

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Re: Blue Demons SOTG
« Reply #31 on: February 22, 2024, 07:45:16 AM »
TK.

I know guys have to make the shots but he seldom does not hit his teammates in the perfect spot to hit the shot. The 18th assist on the inbounds play was a great example of that. He hit Kam waist high on his left side and Kam went straight into the shot.

He hits guys in their comfort zone on almost pass. That is high IQ of knowing the game and how to put a teammate in best position to be successful.

Exactly.  His ability to see the court and know where his guys are and where they are going to be seconds later is unparalleled in the NCAA right now.

Plus he plays with a fire that isn't common.  Sometimes it gets to him, but he's done a better job of controlling his tilt in the second half of the conference season.

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Re: Blue Demons SOTG
« Reply #32 on: February 22, 2024, 07:48:54 AM »
Lenny,

You and I mostly agree.  But "historic"?

That was maybe the worst college BB team I have ever seen playing D. And Tyler passed up more easy shots than Dgies passes up the seconds line at Old Country Buffet.

Kam

Nobody is going to dispute that DePaul is really bad, but you really can't dispute that it was historic. He set MU's single-game assist record. That's in the books. Years from now when another great MU point guard is having the game of his life and approaching 18 assists, they're going to talk about how he has a shot to break TyKo's single game assist record. That's kind of what the word "historic" means.

TyKo for SOTG with a very strong honorable mention for Kam. And given the historic nature of TyKo's game, I wouldn't be opposed -- just this one time -- to joint SOTGs because Kam really did have a great game (and we really needed to see him do that).
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Re: Blue Demons SOTG
« Reply #33 on: February 22, 2024, 07:56:12 AM »
Hards

The long pass down to Stevie for the fast break layup and ally oop to Chase Ross were unreal passes. He has had a great highlight film over the past ten games and I have not seen a better passer at MU. I agree with Dr. B that Sam Worthen was unreal, but not TK unreal, imo.

I will add, I have never seen a crowd, or watching on TV (me), that watching one guy passing the ball got so much attention. Most fans average fans are not watching the game that closely to understand a guy getting a ton of assists, TK has changed that and last night everyone was on TK record watch from early in the game.
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Re: Blue Demons SOTG
« Reply #34 on: February 22, 2024, 08:01:54 AM »
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The long pass down to Stevie for the fast break layup and ally oop to Chase Ross were unreal passes. He has had a great highlight film over the past ten games and I have not seen a better passer at MU. I agree with Dr. B that Sam Worthen was unreal, but not TK unreal, imo.

I will add, I have never seen a crowd, or watching on TV (me), that watching one guy passing the ball got so much attention. Most fans average fans are not watching the game that closely to understand a guy getting a ton of assists, TK has changed that and last night everyone was on TK record watch from early in the game.

The last assist of the first half -- where he and Kam were on a fast break and Kam passed to a trailing TyKo and TyKo passed it right back -- was also really nice.
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Re: Blue Demons SOTG
« Reply #35 on: February 22, 2024, 08:06:18 AM »
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IMO, that was the pass of the night. Looked like an NBA guy to me.

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Re: Blue Demons SOTG
« Reply #36 on: February 22, 2024, 08:13:38 AM »
Sorry Guys.  Tyler had better games in Kasten Gym on Saturday afternoons.

Goose, that pass was sweet.

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Re: Blue Demons SOTG
« Reply #37 on: February 22, 2024, 08:18:19 AM »
Sorry Guys.  Tyler had better games in Kasten Gym on Saturday afternoons.

Goose, that pass was sweet.

Wild to discredit TK Vs DePaul

But credit Kam, who has thrashed Gtown vs DePaul while struggling for months now vs teams with a pulse.
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Re: Blue Demons SOTG
« Reply #38 on: February 22, 2024, 08:31:03 AM »
DePaul was terrible, yet a good number of Kolek's passes last night were higher degree of difficulty than average and the precision was amazing.  An absolute joy of a performance to watch and a uniqure stat line of 1-2 FGA, 3 points, 18 assists with 19% usage despite shooting just twice.

That being said, I've got to go Kam who had a 201 O-Rating, a career high 34 points on 8-10 shooting from 3 and 4-5 from 2, all in just 23 minutes of action.  I'd argue the above may be a historic performance at MU for efficiency.

DePaul was just the medicine the team needed after the UCONN debacle.

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Re: Blue Demons SOTG
« Reply #39 on: February 22, 2024, 08:32:02 AM »
I actually thought that Tyler was intentionally passing up shots. I think he wanted the assist record while recording zero points.
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Re: Blue Demons SOTG
« Reply #40 on: February 22, 2024, 08:36:15 AM »
I actually thought that Tyler was intentionally passing up shots. I think he wanted the assist record while recording zero points.

Yep, I agree.  Also, he has a fantastic nose for media relations.  There's always something he's got loaded and ready to say.

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Re: Blue Demons SOTG
« Reply #41 on: February 22, 2024, 09:23:42 AM »
TK and Kam. Make this one really special.

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Re: Blue Demons SOTG
« Reply #42 on: February 22, 2024, 09:25:06 AM »
Kam.  If he isn't on fire, no assist record.

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Re: Blue Demons SOTG
« Reply #43 on: February 22, 2024, 09:25:47 AM »
The NBA All Star game was fairly close.

By those standards, MU hung in there pretty closely with UCONN on Saturday.
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Re: Blue Demons SOTG
« Reply #44 on: February 22, 2024, 09:35:13 AM »

I will add, I have never seen a crowd, or watching on TV (me), that watching one guy passing the ball got so much attention. Most fans average fans are not watching the game that closely to understand a guy getting a ton of assists, TK has changed that and last night everyone was on TK record watch from early in the game.

This is spot on. My section started talking about it when he had 7 assists in 7 minutes and by the second half we were talking about not only the Tony Miller record, but the Big East and NCAA records. The arena was very aware.
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Re: Blue Demons SOTG
« Reply #45 on: February 22, 2024, 09:43:28 AM »
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« Reply #46 on: February 22, 2024, 09:44:26 AM »
This is spot on. My section started talking about it when he had 7 assists in 7 minutes and by the second half we were talking about not only the Tony Miller record, but the Big East and NCAA records. The arena was very aware.

Would have only needed 6 in the last 8 minutes... would have been fun to have that associated with MU.

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Re: Blue Demons SOTG
« Reply #47 on: February 22, 2024, 09:44:54 AM »
Wild to discredit TK Vs DePaul

But credit Kam, who has thrashed Gtown vs DePaul while struggling for months now vs teams with a pulse.

Weird take. I wasn't discrediting Tyler, I was discrediting DePaul.  Tyler's run last year from January to March was perhaps a top 2 program performance for instance, culminating in the UCONN BET game.  Magical

For the record, Tyler had games of 14 and 15 dimes a year ago versus the great DePaul and Georgetown teams. No matta.  The 1st half he had at Xavier was historic to me on the other hand.

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« Reply #48 on: February 22, 2024, 10:00:35 AM »
DePaul was just the medicine the team needed after the UCONN debacle.

I wish we'd have played an actual D1 opponent. Shaka had 'em ready. We'd have rolled. In a weird way, playing DePaul when the guys were so determined and focused was almost a waste. I hope they bring this Sunday vs. X and then the rest of the way.

I actually thought that Tyler was intentionally passing up shots. I think he wanted the assist record while recording zero points.

There were at least 5-6 times that he passed up either a wide-open 3 or the kind of running bank shot through contact he takes (and makes) regularly. But he also made some virtuoso passes. And if there's one opponent you can do anything you want against - including use your 6-11 center as the PG for several minutes - it was this one.
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Re: Blue Demons SOTG
« Reply #49 on: February 22, 2024, 10:09:09 AM »
Lenny,

You and I mostly agree.  But "historic"?

That was maybe the worst college BB team I have ever seen playing D. And Tyler passed up more easy shots than Dgies passes up the seconds line at Old Country Buffet.

Kam

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