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  • #2
    -I had many of the same thoughts.
    -with AJ. He was listed as 6'3 and looked like he has spent some time in the weight room, definitely stronger looking than the last time I saw him. I am guessing that AJ already has other weapons other than the jab step, but he always has 2 or 3 guys keeping an eye on him so he gets no open looks or opportunities to drive. AJ went cold in the second half but he is a special talent. He was fun to watch just in warm-ups. Of course as a UNI fan this year, my offensive fun bar is set pretty low.

    --Brinkmeyer maybe not a finished product and doesn't score much, but he has some other skills

    - I think CF can get West. I wasn't impressed with West in the first round game. Hakeem Odunsi had a big night last night for west going 4-4 on 3's but he only had 8 for the season and he is not listed among their top 4 scorers. So he hopefully won't repeat that performance.

    --Foster from Oskaloosa. Pretty easy to see why everybody wants him. 6'11 Sophomore and showed a good looking shot from outside. He moves very well a good passer and can clog the lane, blocking and intimidating shots. He may need some improvement in his back to the basket game. He definitely needs to improve his free throws. They showed Prohm on the video board watching Foster.

    Fun night last night except for my Go-Hawks losing. 27th state tournament appearance for Waverly
    Last edited by domedays; 03-09-2018, 07:44 AM.
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    • #3
      I thought Noah Hart from Waukee looked like a kid who could play in the MVC. Good shot, good handle, decent size and length. Aggressive player.

      As for AJ...well it's easy to be excited. We've gotta put the right pieces with him. But he will be quite the weapon.

      And he's got a little p*** and vinegar to him. The Valley bench was chirping at him and he drained a 3 right in front of them. Turned his head and had a comment or two for the boys from WDM as he headed up court. Hell yeah!
      Winning is more fun than losing.

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      • #4
        GO PANTHERS!!!!!!!

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        • #5
          Originally posted by Blue42 View Post
          I thought Noah Hart from Waukee looked like a kid who could play in the MVC. Good shot, good handle, decent size and length. Aggressive player.

          As for AJ...well it's easy to be excited. We've gotta put the right pieces with him. But he will be quite the weapon.

          And he's got a little p*** and vinegar to him. The Valley bench was chirping at him and he drained a 3 right in front of them. Turned his head and had a comment or two for the boys from WDM as he headed up court. Hell yeah!
          AJ answered pretty well to the "overrated" chant on Tuesday night too.
          To avoid confusion - my username is baseball (Cy Young award) related, NOT for the Cyclones.

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          • #6
            I think AJ has a pretty good chance at being our leading scorer next year.

            He has really improved his ballhandling, quickness, and playmaking ability since last year.
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            • #7
              Originally posted by 06panther10 View Post
              I think AJ has a pretty good chance at being our leading scorer next year.

              He has really improved his ballhandling, quickness, and playmaking ability since last year.
              That was my biggest takeaway from seeing him this year versus last. He went from well above average to outstanding.

              #MACtion

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              • #8
                I see that IPT is not carrying the boys' finals like they did the girls' last weekend. The NBCSports station is showing the Illinois state tourney. Anyone know if the ICW/CF game will be televised or streamed?

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by Bookin' Panther View Post
                  I see that IPT is not carrying the boys' finals like they did the girls' last weekend. The NBCSports station is showing the Illinois state tourney. Anyone know if the ICW/CF game will be televised or streamed?
                  You should be able to stream on the NBCSports app too (assuming you subscribe to the channel).

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                  • #10
                    Thanks for the info, JD720!

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                    • #11
                      https://ihssnlivestream.com/

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by orangetennis View Post
                        Thank you.
                        "Well, that escalated quickly."

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                        • #13
                          Loved AJ draining a 3 with McCaffery in his face

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                          • #14
                            AJ absolutely has to be the PG next year.

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                            • #15
                              Wow! I'm impressed! I hope we completely change the offense for him. He's going to make others look really good as well.

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