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« on: April 12, 2024, 10:24:24 AM »
Now that we have the good news that Kam is returning, it appears as MU has a very solid foundation to build off as we head into 2024-25 Season.

Shaka's approach to roster building , primarily through High School Talent,  is definitely playing off. MU will be a seasoned team with experience in Big Games.

Our three Seniors Kam, Stevie and Jop all are positioned to have Excellent Senior Season.

Two Juniors, Chase and Gold have shown continuous improvement , as upper classmen they should have even more game impact.

Another Junior, Jones The Younger, should be ready to go by Conference Season and will provide that defensive spark the team missed in his absence.

Two Sophomore, Zaide and Tre, were able to experience playing in meaningful Big East games and are poised to make the Classic Freshman to Sophomore jump

Another Sophomore, Caedin spent the season practicing against Oso , and that should have him well prepared to assume some rotation minutes. Comments from his teammates indicate he will be ready. We know he is a solid passer and rebounder, which will be helpful when he does get time.

As always , My expectations' for  freshman are limited, generally it seems that one will emerge early in the rotation and a second will get some time toward the end of conference season. So the two Prospects we have coming in should make a modest contribution but it won't be something we have to rely on.

Wild Cards are Al and Transfers. Remains to be seen if Al can make a meaningful jump from non rotation freshman to sophomore. If he can make that move it is a big plus.

Shake and Staff will be looking at Portal Folks. If they can bring in a Seasoned Center that would be a plus and would not impact the roster dynamic much , as Ben could move to 4 and Jop to 3.

Used to think we need a Point Guard Transfer , but with Kam coming back, I feel very comfortable that he can run the offense well. 

Would prefer the Pre- Season Schedule to be more middle of the road, not too weak but not too tough as it would help this squad to get wins under their belt.

Big East is losing a lot of players, but I am confident a lot of quality transfers will come into the League as well . So holding our position toward top of league will be a lot of work, but achievable.
« Last Edit: April 12, 2024, 09:41:58 PM by Herman Cain »
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Re: 2024-25 Outlook
« Reply #1 on: April 12, 2024, 10:31:20 AM »
Did you miss the 7 page 'Next Season" thread right next to this one? 

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« Reply #2 on: April 12, 2024, 10:31:48 AM »
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« Reply #3 on: April 12, 2024, 10:32:43 AM »
Now that we have the good news that Kam is returning, it appears as MU has a very solid to build off as we head into 2024-25 Season.

Shaka's approach to roster building , primarily through High School Talent,  is definitely playing off. MU will be a seasoned team with experience in Big Games.

Our three Seniors Kam, Stevie and Jop all are positioned to have Excellent Senior Season.

Two Juniors, Chase and Gold have shown continuous improvement , as upper classmen they should have even more game impact.

Another Junior, Jones The Younger, should be ready to go by Conference Season and will provide that defensive spark the team missed in his absence.

Two Sophomore, Zaide and Tre, were able to experience playing in meaningful Big East games and are poised to make the Classic Freshman to Sophomore jump

Another Sophomore, Caedin spent the season practicing against Oso , and that should have him well prepared to assume some rotation minutes. Comments from his teammates indicate he will be ready. We know he is a solid passer and rebounder, which will be helpful when he does get time.

As always , My expectations' for  freshman are limited, generally it seems that one will emerge early in the rotation and a second will get some time toward the end of conference season. So the two Prospects we have coming in should make a modest contribution but it won't be something we have to rely on.

Wild Cards are Al and Transfers. Remains to be seen if Al can make a meaningful jump from non rotation freshman to sophomore. If he can make that move it is a big plus.

Shake and Staff will be looking at Portal Folks. If they can bring in a Seasoned Center that would be a plus and would not impact the roster dynamic much , as Ben could move to 4 and Jop to 3.

Used to think we need a Point Guard Transfer , but with Kam coming back, I feel very comfortable that he can run the offense well. 

Would prefer the Pre- Season Schedule to be more middle of the road, not too weak but not too tough as it would help this squad to get wins under their belt.

Big East is losing a lot of players, but I am confident a lot of quality transfers will come into the League as well . So holding our position toward top of league will be a lot of work, but achievable.

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Re: 2024-25 Outlook
« Reply #4 on: April 12, 2024, 10:35:56 AM »
I'm more and more convinced that Herman is just a bot.  The lack of ability to read threads.  The spelling errors, the random capitalization, the weird spacing. 
I'll stick with my opinion on Gold.  He'll be in foul trouble within the first eight minutes.

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Re: 2024-25 Outlook
« Reply #5 on: April 12, 2024, 10:36:59 AM »
Starters:
G - Kam and Stevie and Chase
Bigs - Ben and Jop

Reserves:
G - Tre and Zaide and Sean when he returns... with a splash of DO
Bigs - Al, Cade, with a splash of Royce

Honestly, we don't NEED a portal player, but if Shaka finds someone who wants to win and play within the team system I'd be fine with it.  Need someone who buys in though.

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Re: 2024-25 Outlook
« Reply #6 on: April 12, 2024, 11:17:58 AM »
Kam is better as a 2 who can catch the pass and pop.  He can play point some time.

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Re: 2024-25 Outlook
« Reply #7 on: April 12, 2024, 11:21:30 AM »
I'm more and more convinced that Herman is just a bot.  The lack of ability to read threads.  The spelling errors, the random capitalization, the weird spacing.

Well, the man did die 4-years ago.

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Re: 2024-25 Outlook
« Reply #8 on: April 12, 2024, 11:43:04 AM »
Kam is better as a 2 who can catch the pass and pop.  He can play point some time.
100%. Kam at the 2? Bingo. At the 1? sure…if necessary.

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« Reply #9 on: April 12, 2024, 12:16:46 PM »
I don't love Outlook. Gmail/Gsuite is much easier to work with than microsoft 360 bs.

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Re: 2024-25 Outlook
« Reply #10 on: April 12, 2024, 12:18:13 PM »
I will stick my good neck out and say the outlook is excellent.
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« Reply #11 on: April 12, 2024, 12:26:58 PM »
I will stick my good neck out and say the outlook is excellent.

No point guard, no center, coach is interviewing with SEC schools, no portal transfers in, our season ended early because all we do is chuck 3s. The sky is falling.

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Re: 2024-25 Outlook
« Reply #12 on: April 12, 2024, 12:53:26 PM »
Did you miss the 7 page 'Next Season" thread right next to this one?

In his defense, few scoop threads are still on topic after page 3.

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« Reply #13 on: April 12, 2024, 12:54:43 PM »
In his defense, few scoop threads are still on topic after POST 3.
Fify
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« Reply #14 on: April 12, 2024, 12:58:22 PM »
In his defense, few scoop threads are still on topic after page 3.

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« Reply #15 on: April 12, 2024, 01:21:34 PM »
I'm more and more convinced that Herman is just a bot.  The lack of ability to read threads.  The spelling errors, the random capitalization, the weird spacing.

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Re: 2024-25 Outlook
« Reply #16 on: April 12, 2024, 08:02:10 PM »
Kam is better as a 2 who can catch the pass and pop.  He can play point some time.
Absolutely. He will wear down playing point.
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« Reply #17 on: April 12, 2024, 08:05:57 PM »
No he won't. Good lord.
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« Reply #18 on: April 12, 2024, 08:11:28 PM »
No he won't. Good lord.

He’s too fat to play PG
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« Reply #19 on: April 12, 2024, 08:33:17 PM »
No, he’s just a dope
I've long posited that he is some sort of sad performance artist.
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« Reply #20 on: April 12, 2024, 08:51:26 PM »
Absolutely. He will wear down playing point.

Why?

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« Reply #21 on: April 13, 2024, 12:17:09 AM »
Kam Jones sure seemed pretty good when thrust into the PG role for high leverage games in March with zero advance preparation. I'd maybe bet on continued improvement from the incoming Big East POY contender rather than consistently assume the worst of every player on one of the best teams in Marquette history.

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« Reply #22 on: April 13, 2024, 06:00:28 AM »
Starters:
G - Kam and Stevie and Chase
Bigs - Ben and Jop

Reserves:
G - Tre and Zaide and Sean when he returns... with a splash of DO
Bigs - Al, Cade, with a splash of Royce

Honestly, we don't NEED a portal player, but if Shaka finds someone who wants to win and play within the team system I'd be fine with it.  Need someone who buys in though.
That line up is not awe inspiring. Hope the incoming recruits step up. Otherwise we are mid pack in BEast while Hurley continues to rule.
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« Reply #23 on: April 13, 2024, 06:27:07 AM »
That line up is not awe inspiring. Hope the incoming recruits step up. Otherwise we are mid pack in BEast while Hurley continues to rule.

Mid pack? Not a chance. I would guess around third.
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« Reply #24 on: April 13, 2024, 06:28:04 AM »
What are you seeing that all of the national pundits are missing?
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« Reply #25 on: April 13, 2024, 07:24:57 AM »
What are you seeing that all of the national pundits are missing?

You have to understand, Dung knows ball.  His posts in the game thread explaining where Marquette is lacking really help someone understand the game.

He has this stat of head-to-ass that really paints a picture of how the game should be played.
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« Reply #26 on: April 13, 2024, 08:18:58 AM »
I don't love Outlook. Gmail/Gsuite is much easier to work with than microsoft 360 bs.

Youre nuts.  Outlook for life
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« Reply #27 on: April 13, 2024, 09:00:36 AM »
Starters:
G - Kam and Stevie and Chase
Bigs - Ben and Jop

Reserves:
G - Tre and Zaide and Sean when he returns... with a splash of DO
Bigs - Al, Cade, with a splash of Royce

Honestly, we don't NEED a portal player, but if Shaka finds someone who wants to win and play within the team system I'd be fine with it.  Need someone who buys in though.
The line up outlined above will be very competitive next season.
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« Reply #28 on: April 13, 2024, 10:01:56 AM »
The line up outlined above will be very competitive next season.
Sean Jones game was best on speed and the ability to change directions. I hope I am wrong, but I do not see him coming back from this injury.

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« Reply #29 on: April 13, 2024, 10:28:26 AM »
Sean Jones game was best on speed and the ability to change directions. I hope I am wrong, but I do not see him coming back from this injury.

Thanks, doctor.

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« Reply #30 on: April 13, 2024, 11:55:12 AM »
The line up outlined above will be very competitive next season.

But this thread is woefully behind the others on this same topic.
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« Reply #31 on: April 13, 2024, 01:14:52 PM »
What are you seeing that all of the national pundits are missing?
Huge drop off at point. No floor leadership with Oso and Tyler gone. Big loss in rebounding without Oso and Kolek. Need another wing shooter.
Leadership will likely fall to stevie.
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« Reply #32 on: April 13, 2024, 02:18:36 PM »
I don't love Outlook. Gmail/Gsuite is much easier to work with than microsoft 360 bs.

Outlook desktop is trash, but despite that, Gmail ranks as the worst email user experience since I started my professional career where my company had IBM & Lotus Notes DBs

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« Reply #33 on: April 13, 2024, 04:05:19 PM »
Outlook desktop is trash, but despite that, Gmail ranks as the worst email user experience since I started my professional career where my company had IBM & Lotus Notes DBs

Yup. Went from Microsoft to Google for everything, including Sheets, and it’s all awful.
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« Reply #34 on: April 13, 2024, 04:11:09 PM »
Huge drop off at point. No floor leadership with Oso and Tyler gone. Big loss in rebounding without Oso and Kolek. Need another wing shooter.
Leadership will likely fall to stevie.

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« Reply #35 on: April 13, 2024, 04:15:04 PM »
Sean Jones game was best on speed and the ability to change directions. I hope I am wrong, but I do not see him coming back from this injury.
Potentially Shaka has Sean sit the entire year out to complete heal and strengthen. A one year PG Rental then becomes an option.
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« Reply #36 on: April 13, 2024, 05:19:03 PM »
Starters:
G - Kam and Stevie and Chase
Bigs - Ben and Jop

Reserves:
G - Tre and Zaide and Sean when he returns... with a splash of DO
Bigs - Al, Cade, with a splash of Royce

Honestly, we don't NEED a portal player, but if Shaka finds someone who wants to win and play within the team system I'd be fine with it.  Need someone who buys in though.
In this lineup the weakest link is Jop and the 4 position in general.  Someone needs to step up and be able to play D at this position (first) and then to generate some offense in spurts as Ben did this year.  Ability to attack the basket would be great.  Above the rim would be even better. 
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« Reply #37 on: April 13, 2024, 05:29:43 PM »
In this lineup the weakest link is Jop and the 4 position in general.  Someone needs to step up and be able to play D at this position (first) and then to generate some offense in spurts as Ben did this year.  Ability to attack the basket would be great.  Above the rim would be even better.

Jop defended pretty well towards the end of the season.   My concern on this roster is rebounding the ball and depth up front.  I also think Kam is more comfortable playing the 2.  The biggest question as we stand right now is whether our soph bigs will contribute and if either of our Frosh are immediate impact guys.  Both have good size.  They can help immensely as switchables but of course there is a learning curve.  If Benny and Chase bump up their production with their extended mins we could be okay.  Ross is the player I expect to a consistent ginsu knife guy on both ends of the floor.
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« Reply #38 on: April 13, 2024, 07:04:59 PM »
Thanks, doctor.
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« Reply #39 on: April 13, 2024, 07:14:30 PM »
Yes, being undersized with a game predicated on speed and explosiveness, Sean has a long road ahead.    I am rooting for him.   
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« Reply #40 on: April 13, 2024, 08:07:13 PM »
The line up outlined above will be very competitive next season.
I’m worried about what others may bring in from the portal.

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« Reply #41 on: April 13, 2024, 08:38:20 PM »
The line up outlined above will be very competitive next season.
That lineup will not compete for a BEast title or a deep run.
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« Reply #42 on: April 14, 2024, 09:41:45 AM »
That lineup will not compete for a BEast title or a deep run.
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« Reply #43 on: April 14, 2024, 11:15:20 AM »
That lineup will not compete for a BEast title or a deep run.
It’s really just hoping there is significant development/improvement from multiple guys over the summer.

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« Reply #44 on: April 14, 2024, 11:16:39 AM »
It’s really just hoping there is significant development/improvement from multiple guys over the summer.


So…like most summers then.
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« Reply #45 on: April 14, 2024, 11:21:56 AM »
I expect that the players will progress as normal.   
I hope Ben is healthy this summer.
I expect Stevie to work on his ball handling and shot.
I hope Chase can get and stay healthy.
I expect Tre and Zaide to have a better understanding.
I want Amadou and Hamilton to be stronger.
I want Sean to rehab and be supported.
I want Owens and Parham to not be overwhelmed.
I want Kam to see the floor.
I want Jop to get his shot off 10% quicker.
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« Reply #46 on: April 14, 2024, 12:49:28 PM »
Definitely hope to see Chase improve at finishing at the rim (when it's not a a wide open dunk). 

Ben had a couple of nice backdoor passes later in the conference season.  Obviously I don't expect the offense to run as much through him as it did Oso (as Oso was a unicorn in that regard) but I wonder if we'll see a bit of it. 

Said it before but big leaps from both of these guys can really raise the team's ceiling. 

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« Reply #47 on: April 14, 2024, 02:50:46 PM »
I expect that the players will progress as normal.   
I hope Ben is healthy this summer.
I expect Stevie to work on his ball handling and shot.
I hope Chase can get and stay healthy.
I expect Tre and Zaide to have a better understanding.
I want Amadou and Hamilton to be stronger.
I want Sean to rehab and be supported.
I want Owens and Parham to not be overwhelmed.
I want Kam to see the floor.
I want Jop to get his shot off 10% quicker.
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« Reply #48 on: April 14, 2024, 02:55:20 PM »
MU will be younger than this past season.  But there will still be plenty of continuity.
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« Reply #49 on: April 15, 2024, 02:54:41 AM »
Definitely hope to see Chase improve at finishing at the rim (when it's not a a wide open dunk). 

Ben had a couple of nice backdoor passes later in the conference season.  Obviously I don't expect the offense to run as much through him as it did Oso (as Oso was a unicorn in that regard) but I wonder if we'll see a bit of it. 

Said it before but big leaps from both of these guys can really raise the team's ceiling.

I agree with this analysis.

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Re: 2024-25 Outlook
« Reply #50 on: April 16, 2024, 12:06:46 PM »
I always love referencing the Sleepers media crew and some of their wild MU takes

They got a lot of podcast content so I enjoy listening to them.

Waddell newest take has MU at 8th in his preseason rankings(nice) but mostly due to his “working theory” that Kolek aftually makes us worse.
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Re: 2024-25 Outlook
« Reply #51 on: April 16, 2024, 12:32:43 PM »
I always love referencing the Sleepers media crew and some of their wild MU takes

They got a lot of podcast content so I enjoy listening to them.

Waddell newest take has MU at 8th in his preseason rankings(nice) but mostly due to his “working theory” that Kolek aftually makes us worse.

Waddell is a Michigan State grad and a known Marquette hater. I can't listen to them.

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« Reply #52 on: April 17, 2024, 02:16:06 PM »
Definitely hope to see Chase improve at finishing at the rim (when it's not a a wide open dunk). 

Ben had a couple of nice backdoor passes later in the conference season.  Obviously I don't expect the offense to run as much through him as it did Oso (as Oso was a unicorn in that regard) but I wonder if we'll see a bit of it. 

Said it before but big leaps from both of these guys can really raise the team's ceiling.

Yep.  Chase was actually a pretty big disappointment.  I thought he'd put it together more and be more aggressive to the hoop.  Maybe next year?

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« Reply #53 on: April 17, 2024, 02:56:03 PM »
Yep.  Chase was actually a pretty big disappointment.  I thought he'd put it together more and be more aggressive to the hoop.  Maybe next year?

Big disappointment scoring inside the arc. His outside shooting was better than I thought it would be and his defense was a thing of beauty
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« Reply #54 on: April 17, 2024, 03:04:38 PM »
Yep.  Chase was actually a pretty big disappointment.  I thought he'd put it together more and be more aggressive to the hoop.  Maybe next year?

Agree, but I think the finishing will come with added strength. He's got the athleticism to finish over people, but when a defender goes straight up with him the result is too often a missed shot and no call.

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Re: 2024-25 Outlook
« Reply #55 on: April 23, 2024, 05:43:25 PM »
Royce's mom advocating for Marquette to add a 7 footer (which would potentially snatch playing time from Royce in some capacity. I think?).

https://twitter.com/ldylion52/status/1782886204934873483?t=132nYZpv1RVNyOBhIwqEdA&s=19
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« Reply #56 on: April 23, 2024, 05:54:34 PM »
Royce's mom advocating for Marquette to add a 7 footer (which would potentially snatch playing time from Royce in some capacity. I think?).

https://twitter.com/ldylion52/status/1782886204934873483?t=132nYZpv1RVNyOBhIwqEdA&s=19

Great, another Hauser mom
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« Reply #57 on: April 23, 2024, 06:12:53 PM »
Royce's mom advocating for Marquette to add a 7 footer (which would potentially snatch playing time from Royce in some capacity. I think?).

https://twitter.com/ldylion52/status/1782886204934873483?t=132nYZpv1RVNyOBhIwqEdA&s=19
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« Reply #58 on: April 23, 2024, 06:19:58 PM »
Great, another Hauser mom

Uh-oh. Spidey Sense is tingling.

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« Reply #59 on: April 23, 2024, 06:30:20 PM »
Great, another Hauser mom

Just wait until Royce's mom rolls into Milwaukee.

Maybe Scoop can't get Shaka's attention with all the great advice we offer him, but she's not wasting any time telling that we need a 7 footer who can shoot and rebound.  ;D
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« Reply #60 on: April 23, 2024, 07:12:30 PM »
If she reads Scoop and values her life, she won’t ever step foot in Milwaukee.
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« Reply #61 on: April 23, 2024, 07:23:03 PM »
She would fit right in on scoop.
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« Reply #62 on: April 23, 2024, 07:29:42 PM »
She would fit right in on scoop.

She will probably use the Rolls Royce hood ornament design as her avatar when she signs up.
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« Reply #63 on: April 23, 2024, 07:48:00 PM »
Maybe she’s saying Royce had shot up to 7’ tall.
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« Reply #64 on: April 23, 2024, 08:06:41 PM »
What are you seeing that all of the national pundits are missing?

To be fair the national pundits missed a whole lot about MU in Shaka’s first two seasons here.

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« Reply #65 on: April 23, 2024, 09:06:11 PM »
Maybe she’s saying Royce had shot up to 7’ tall.

Good point!
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« Reply #66 on: April 23, 2024, 09:42:02 PM »
Maybe she’s saying Royce had shot up to 7’ tall.

More likely she’s had a chat with her son - who has played with Amadou and Hamilton during his visits.

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« Reply #67 on: April 24, 2024, 09:34:04 AM »
More likely she’s had a chat with her son - who has played with Amadou and Hamilton during his visits.

Maybe she has an in with Onyenso.

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« Reply #68 on: April 25, 2024, 10:03:37 PM »
Maybe she’s in Serbia scouting for MU right now

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« Reply #69 on: April 30, 2024, 01:48:03 PM »
Sean Jones just posted a video doing resistance work on a treadmill.

So good to see!
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« Reply #70 on: April 30, 2024, 10:12:31 PM »
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« Reply #73 on: June 10, 2024, 02:39:55 PM »
The Athletc has Marquette ranked 14th in its way-too-early top 25. Its synopsis on MU wraps up with this sentence … which mirrors my thoughts:

“These next two years should really show if Smart’s philosophy of staying out of the portal can work long-term, but he’s earned the benefit of the doubt so far.”

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« Reply #74 on: June 10, 2024, 02:58:47 PM »
The Athletc has Marquette ranked 14th in its way-too-early top 25. Its synopsis on MU wraps up with this sentence … which mirrors my thoughts:

“These next two years should really show if Smart’s philosophy of staying out of the portal can work long-term, but he’s earned the benefit of the doubt so far.”

Completely agree with that sentence as well.  I’m optimistic it can work.

 

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