Saturday, November 10, 2007

DJ!

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Yeah, the Warhawks scored 78; they shot 51%, but come on--21 career-high points for Darnell? 15 steals? (4 by Jackson, including one that set up a great fast break play finished, of course, by DJ). Looked like a good night from where I sat.

4 comments:

  1. There seems to be a lot of negativity in the coverage of these first two games. The AP story last night said that when UMKC trimmed the margin to 67-55 it conjured up memories of ORU. Really? 12 points? (I don't think that line is still in there today, thankfully).

    I don't know, should we be winning by 50 points? 60? Twenty suits me fine.

    Free throws could be a problem (they seemingly are every year for us), and I am a bit puzzled as to how the 'Roos shot above 50%... I guess I'll chalk it up to the freshmen not having absorbed the defensive schemes.

    But if we can get those numbers back to where they were last year or better -- and I expect we will -- then there shall be no stopping us.

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  2. Collins out six weeks?! WTF? Self said he was fine last night.

    Suddenly I'm not so confident that we're going to beat Arizona.

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  3. Yikes.

    I didn't see that coming at all.

    He returned to the game; everything's fine; now six weeks?!?

    That's a long time. I don't like this at all.

    At least Chalmers and Robinson have (so far) been scoring, so we have some good options without Sherron. But six weeks?!?

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  4. I agree, by the bye, with dgl: although they might not have been stellar performances, I don't think the team deserved adjectives like "ragged" (New York Times) or verbs like "struggled" (ESPN).

    Four missed dunks is a pretty ugly stat, but it's not like either game was in doubt . . .

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