quote:.it's gonna take a true grass roots effort as you allude to S.
quote:It's a process.
quote:Just watch Arkansas kill Southeastern. They used a full press the entire game. When we play them we should do likewise IMO, their guards are not that good.
quote:This thread been stickied for 3-4 days and its on page 2. Basketball just has a hard time at LSU.
quote: And Mickey with his length, lagniappe.
quote:Not sure if the "newbies" are up to running it properly yet
quote: quote: Id also like to see us press more and run more half court traps. I think we have the depth to do it and we could be extremely nasty if we turn up the heat. Me too heartbreak. I neither expected or wanted 40 minutes of pressing as some did, but i did expect we'd do a bit more of it than we've done to this point.
quote:Id also like to see us press more and run more half court traps. I think we have the depth to do it and we could be extremely nasty if we turn up the heat.
quote:Greater risk, greater reward; however, the Tigers have had far too many unforced errors to consider themselves successfully taking care of the ball.
quote:LSU is 4th to last out of Major Conference Teams in getting to the free throw line.
quote:Free Throw Percentage
quote:And they do everything on defense well.
quote:Singlehandedly Increasing the Interest in LSU Basketball
quote:What good does it do us to have a mobile, athletic 6'9" small forward if all he is going to do is shoot long jumpers?
quote:Another reason we haven't been slashing to the basket is we have been zoned a lot. That makes it harder but not impossible. With our front line, our opponents want us to take that three. Martin has settled for that all too often. What good does it do us to have a mobile, athletic 6'9" small forward if all he is going to do is shoot long jumpers? Those last two drives against Butler is what he needs to do all game long.
quote: It would be interesting to see how many charges ahve been called against, because I remember several. I think that plays into the reluctance to drive to the hoop a lot.
quote:Guards take risks because they know the forwards can clean up the mess. I think it's effective.
quote:run more half court traps