I liked Wiltjer running the offense through the high post. Think we may see more of that.
Much more fluent with him rather than WCS or Noel since he can actually hurt you from out there
This team doesn't deserve to make the NCAAT as far as I'm concerned.
Archie Goodwin is a cancer.
Everything I loved about last year's team seems to be lacking with these guys. Asides from Noel.
Felt sort of bad tonight for Noel as he was battling inside all by himself.
I know Bama played better defense in second half but some of the shots Goodwin and Harrow were throwing up were almost laughable and Wiltjer dissappeared till the last 5 minutes.
The one comment Conley made was kind of funny : " Goodwin is throwing up alot of shots that have no chance of going in. "
Mr Conley, that is what we have been watching all season.
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Officially, Harrow and Goodwin were a combined 5-24 from the floor.
Also , Archie played 35 minutes. So for all of us UK fans who dont care for his out of control, selfish type play, he very seldom seems to draw much of Cal's wrath.
I've intentionally stayed out of this thread because I've been taking my frustrations out on other UK boards and its not been pretty.
I absolutely loathe #10.
A win but yet a game UK should have won handily and didnt. In fact, a slip-up by officials helped near the end.
This what a bunch of frosh are supposed to look like when tossed into the position they are in.
...and this one belongs to the Reds.
I found this quote about Goodwin from Cal.
Excellent coaching move concerning his out of control drives:
“What we’re doing to help him with that is that he’s not allowed to shoot lay-ups in practice. He must pull up in the lane and either shoot pull-up jumpers around the free-throw line or shoot runners. If he shoots a lay-up, it’s a turnover.”
Also, I would suggest if Archie continues to look for contact to shoot free-throws, he may want to do better than 5-9 or 7-13 when he gets there.
The key is balance. The Kentucky teams Cal has had the past three seasons have had veterans on the team. This years team lacks that, outside of players who have mostly been benchwarmers their entire UK career (Polson and Hood).
I knew this season would likely be a bridge year. I just expected them to start clicking by now. Noel has done fine and Poythress is starting to "get it". Archie Goodwin might be the one who makes or breaks this season.
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