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    Quote Originally Posted by BlueK View Post
    If there end up being 3 top 50 teams and we beat all of them, then it doesn't matter the overall schedule is a little weak. By the way, did you see the St. Mary's schedule last year? It was a lot worse than this and it didn't hurt them because they were still really good and won their games. Now if we drop games to teams ranked outside the top 100, then that's another problem. And for the record, I prefer more challenging schedules.
    Not a lot of room for error on recent schedules. And too many errors in recent seasons.
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    Makes me wonder if BYU is going the old Utah route and scheduling some really soft schedules during teh down years to get the win/loss record in better shape. Wasn't it Utah about five years ago that had a schedule even worse than this one? Maybe Rose is trying to copy the Special K method of inflating records.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Moliere View Post
    Makes me wonder if BYU is going the old Utah route and scheduling some really soft schedules during teh down years to get the win/loss record in better shape. Wasn't it Utah about five years ago that had a schedule even worse than this one? Maybe Rose is trying to copy the Special K method of inflating records.
    3 teams were below 200 last year on this schedule. A traditional Utah weak schedule would have at least 6-8 of those on it. Still not great, but st Mary's had a weaker one than this last year and they did ok because they didn't lose.
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    Watched the boys scrimmage again.

    Andrus has slow feet. Great looking scorer but I worry about D.
    Nixon is getting people excited.
    Bryant is getting closer to healthy.
    KB can fly. Had a put back dunk that was gnarly.
    Dastrup needs to shoot better on the move.
    TJ is looking better.
    Jashire is a freak. Reminds me of Broadus.
    Worthington still misses lay-ups but is strong still and has gotten quicker/faster.
    Cannon can shoot but is a midget. Nice bench spark.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KillerDog View Post
    Watched the boys scrimmage again.

    Andrus has slow feet. Great looking scorer but I worry about D.
    Nixon is getting people excited.
    Bryant is getting closer to healthy.
    KB can fly. Had a put back dunk that was gnarly.
    Dastrup needs to shoot better on the move.
    TJ is looking better.
    Jashire is a freak. Reminds me of Broadus.
    Worthington still misses lay-ups but is strong still and has gotten quicker/faster.
    Cannon can shoot but is a midget. Nice bench spark.
    Thanks for the update. As for Worthington increasing his quickness, do expect that to result in anything more than missing layups more quickly?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pelado View Post
    Thanks for the update. As for Worthington increasing his quickness, do expect that to result in anything more than missing layups more quickly?

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    He is a nice physical presence. I keep thinking he can become an offensive threat because of his feet but his ability to score the ball isn't there yet.

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    I'm looking forward to the season.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BlueK View Post
    I'm looking forward to the season.
    Nixon still looks good. Eli is playing. Jashire is making people better. Seljaas is an amazing shooter. Recruit from Wasatch Academy is GNARLY!

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    I almost forgot, Child's is not the best dunker on the team.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KillerDog View Post
    Nixon still looks good. Eli is playing. Jashire is making people better. Seljaas is an amazing shooter. Recruit from Wasatch Academy is GNARLY!
    who's the recruit from Wasatch Academy?
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    Quote Originally Posted by KillerDog View Post
    He is a nice physical presence. I keep thinking he can become an offensive threat because of his feet but his ability to score the ball isn't there yet.
    Luke isn't an unknown. We have two full years from which to evaluate his performance. Hell, there's an entire thread dedicated to his "contributions" to the team. Great kid who is a big body who has an extremely limited basketball skill set.

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    Quote Originally Posted by HBCoug View Post
    Luke isn't an unknown. We have two full years from which to evaluate his performance. Hell, there's an entire thread dedicated to his "contributions" to the team. Great kid who is a big body who has an extremely limited basketball skill set.
    Where is that Luke W animated gif? Love that thing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by KillerDog View Post
    I almost forgot, Child's is not the best dunker on the team.
    Then who is?
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    luke is the black lab of people
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    Quote Originally Posted by Topper View Post
    Then who is?
    Kajon Brown?

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    Quote Originally Posted by KillerDog View Post
    I almost forgot, Child's is not the best dunker on the team.
    https://twitter.com/rtmccombs/status/897936748747005953

    Still, he does a nice job.

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    Quote Originally Posted by old_gregg View Post
    luke is the black lab of people
    People like black labs, because they are goofy, clumsy, eat too much and love everybody. Is that your take on Luke?
    "Guitar groups are on their way out, Mr Epstein."

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