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Re: NCAA Final Four
« Reply #45 on: April 06, 2021, 10:50:12 AM »

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Some of the Gonzaga guys like Timme and Kispert would scare me if we drafted them.  I mean they're great college players.
Id love to add Kispert, but not in the area some mocks have him. He's floating between 7-13 in some mocks. I think he can be a sniper at the next level, but that's a bit rich for my blood.
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Re: NCAA Final Four
« Reply #46 on: April 06, 2021, 11:19:56 AM »

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Crazy game, looking forward to the championship game. Let's see if the Zags have anything left (mentally and emotionally) after that effort. Let's hope that wasn't their "championship game" and that they have more left in the tank to try and pull off the unbeaten season.

I had a feeling that UCLA game took too much out of the Zags. It was their "final" so to speak.

Did UCLA take the fight out of them? Or did UCLA just expose Gonzaga's horrible defense?

They were a sieve last night. Felt like Baylor was shooting on an empty court.

Re: NCAA Final Four
« Reply #47 on: April 06, 2021, 11:44:07 AM »

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Crazy game, looking forward to the championship game. Let's see if the Zags have anything left (mentally and emotionally) after that effort. Let's hope that wasn't their "championship game" and that they have more left in the tank to try and pull off the unbeaten season.

I had a feeling that UCLA game took too much out of the Zags. It was their "final" so to speak.

Did UCLA take the fight out of them? Or did UCLA just expose Gonzaga's horrible defense?

They were a sieve last night. Felt like Baylor was shooting on an empty court.
Gonzaga played basically no one all year after the first couple of weeks and had a very easy draw in the tournament.  Baylor on the other hand, was the #2 team all year long and played a much more consistently difficult schedule while dealing with a ton of cancelled and postponed games.  I just think Baylor was the more proven team and was probably just better. 
I was finally wrong. Boston not only didn't win in 5, but didn't win at all.

Re: NCAA Final Four
« Reply #48 on: April 06, 2021, 12:07:26 PM »

Offline W8ting2McHale

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Some of the Gonzaga guys like Timme and Kispert would scare me if we drafted them.  I mean they're great college players.
Id love to add Kispert, but not in the area some mocks have him. He's floating between 7-13 in some mocks. I think he can be a sniper at the next level, but that's a bit rich for my blood.

I thought Timme was Olynyk soft on defense and didnít think he could guard the perimeter. Yet there he was switching on guards out on the perimeter. He didnít do an amazing job, but he did a better job than most of the Zag guards did, who were getting blown by. He at least slowed them down or forced them to pass. Much better than I expected he could do.

The main reason the Zags lost is the same reason the UCLA game was so close. They werenít getting rebounds because they did a poor job boxing out or ran back early on defense, and they couldnít hit a 3 point shot. They shot poorly against UCLA and even worse against Baylor, while the Bears were lights out from 3.

That was a make or miss game and Gonzaga missed so many 3s that they should have been wearing green.

Re: NCAA Final Four
« Reply #49 on: April 06, 2021, 03:41:10 PM »

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I got the feeling it was Baylor's night after the first possession when they muscled two offensive rebounds