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Va Tech Game Thread

Discussion in 'Syracuse Basketball Board' started by OrangeXtreme, Jan 10, 2017.

  1. tombacuse

    tombacuse Walk On

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    Well.. that was fun. My stomach turns to think VPI is just a stronger all around team. There is NO excuse however for playing the way Syracuse did for SJ,Gtown,UCant etc
     
  2. wallacecuse

    wallacecuse Starter

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    You mean someone who has absolutely no business touching a basketball?
     
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  3. Cuse_1999

    Cuse_1999 2nd String

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    Yes
     
  4. Briancuse

    Briancuse Living Legend

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    They aren't even that good, add it to the list of disappointing losses.
     
  5. Funk Doc

    Funk Doc Scout Team

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    Yeah VT did not impress me. Played a solid but not an amazing game, we played like crap, compared to what we've come to expect which isn't that good anyway, and was still pretty much in that game. Robey in foul trouble and bad pg play again cost us the game.
     
  6. Cuse_1999

    Cuse_1999 2nd String

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    Wasn't Mike Stephens one of the refs in the infamous Ohio St elite 8 game when Waiters fouled out in 11 mins?
     
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  7. SoBeCuse

    SoBeCuse All American

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    We took ourselves and the fun out of the game by lacksadasical D, turnovers, etc. We certainly got plenty of calls mid/late 2H. Like you say we needed to play with more of a sense of purpose like how they did towards the end. Gillon should've been attacking more. Lydon was a non-factor even before the ankle roll even though he was moving fine after. Very disappointing performance.
     
  8. Cusefan0307

    Cusefan0307 Hall of Fame

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    Please. They beat Duke by 15. Duke isn't good?
     
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  9. jdubs30

    jdubs30 Hall of Fame

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    THey beat Duke by 20. I don't think VaTech is that good - but they are better than UConn and St Johns
     
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  10. Funk Doc

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    I'll say it now...love Buzz as a coach. Wish we could pry him or Jay Wright away as our next HC...no offense to Hop, just love those two guys!
     
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  11. Cusefan0307

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    You thought Lydon was moving fine? He could barely run up and down the court. JB should have taken him out once he noticed that. Total liability.
     
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  12. STEVEHOLT

    STEVEHOLT There are FIVE letter in the name BLAIN.

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    lydon was sucking before the ankle. hes crap on the road
     
  13. OrangeDW

    OrangeDW All American

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    He's effective but I hate watching it. Just not good ball to watch, in my opinion.
     
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  14. Cusefan0307

    Cusefan0307 Hall of Fame

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    People literally can't avoid this argument.
     
  15. Funk Doc

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    Can't be much worse than the one on one isolation offense we've been running for 41 years...and yes, the sweating would get really old! But he's just a flat out great dude!
     
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  16. SoBeCuse

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    That was a terrible decision as well to shoot that turnaround fadeway.
     
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  17. OrangeDW

    OrangeDW All American

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    I've enjoyed watching our offense for the great majority of Boeheim's tenure. Gotta have the players for it though, to be sure.
     
  18. STEVEHOLT

    STEVEHOLT There are FIVE letter in the name BLAIN.

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    it was typical lydon though . Small man in a big man's body. Has no idea how to use his size. Had a guy a foot shorter than him guarding him and the second he felt any resistance, gave up trying to big boy him and instead did something I would have to resort to against yao ming
     
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  19. Funk Doc

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    Yeah, I don't think ours is any better or worse than what Buzz is running. We just usually have that "guy" that can shine in the iso. Just not this year. Thought Lydon would but...nope.
     
  20. Bayside44

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    Tech is pretty good and Buzz clearly knows our scheme.

    Howard is the lowest IQ guy I can remember at SU.
     
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