| Tiger Rant|| re: Official Wisconsin v LSU Prediction Thread - bradybones24 on 8/27/14 at 9:12 am|
We win but not by much 27-21...it basically boils down to the fact that we have more black guys than they do....
| Tiger Rant|| re: What is your August 31st Headline? - bradybones24 on 8/20/14 at 10:48 am|
Hurricane crushes Galveston, Houston area...LSU officials not commenting on possible dates for rescheduling....
| Tiger Rant|| re: Has CPM recruited for small ball? Size indicates so, but why no small ball? - bradybones24 on 2/17/14 at 2:58 pm|
[quote]The one thing that stands out to me, is how much this team hits the ball in the air. When Arizona won the NC, they had a very speedy team similar to ours. THeir motto in the CWS was "HOGS." Stood for Hard, On-the-ground swings.
I agree totally with this. I was amazed how many fl...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Has CPM recruited for small ball? Size indicates so, but why no small ball? - bradybones24 on 2/17/14 at 2:55 pm|
[quote]And I'm fine with that, but we're not playing with a small ball strategy. Look at last year's CWS against UCLA. They played small ball and we did not. Our talent and size dictates that small ball is the answer.[/quote]
My biggest beef with CPM is sort of the opposite....it's his unwillingn...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Is baseball unwatchable for anyone else? (bat thread) - bradybones24 on 2/17/14 at 2:44 pm|
I knew last year when UCLA's pitcher was using the 88 MPH high fastball as a go to pitch to get fly ball outs...If he brings that crap in MLB he'll never get out of rookie ball.
They went from not being able to tell who was a good hitter to not being able to tell who is a good pitcher....
| Tiger Rant|| re: Would a new basketball recruiting strategy help? - bradybones24 on 2/14/14 at 11:40 am|
[quote]LSU is no place for On The Job Training. IF JJ or anybody on the staff can't coach defense, they don't deserve to be here. We don't need a coach that "Has to Improve" his coaching skills. Those coaching skills should already be in place by the time you're hired to be the head man at a high pr...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Would a new basketball recruiting strategy help? - bradybones24 on 2/14/14 at 11:39 am|
I'm not going to bash you because I think I understand what you're getting at. Unfortunately I think LSU goes after the best players possible and much of the time these guys are from Louisiana. I don't think anyone would argue that the basketball being played north of the mason Dixon is more quali...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Hoops: LSU (15-8, 6-5) @ Arkansas (15-9, 4-7) - Sat 4pm - ESPNU - bradybones24 on 2/14/14 at 11:26 am|
[quote]Wouldn't being taller and longer, but still being quick, make it easier to get in front of someone trying to penetrate or make it easier to cut them off or disrupt? I feel like it could mask deficiencies in footwork, etc.[/quote]
Absolutely...but normally being taller and longer results in...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Hoops: LSU (15-8, 6-5) @ Arkansas (15-9, 4-7) - Sat 4pm - ESPNU - bradybones24 on 2/14/14 at 11:10 am|
[quote]not to mention how huge it will be for us to have guards taller than my 8 year old cousin.[/quote]
I agree their height is a liability...but the majority of the time they get beat off the dribble and they can't get their body in front of the ball handler. Aside from this the guards DO NOT...
| Tiger Rant|| re: problem with basketball - bradybones24 on 2/14/14 at 10:58 am|
[quote]Then some posters are wrong, but I haven't seen this once.
Most believe that JOB is gone and that is it.[/quote]
I think if Mickey projects first round then he probably should go...i would?
| Tiger Rant|| re: problem with basketball - bradybones24 on 2/14/14 at 10:57 am|
[quote]kobe Bryant's and LeBron james make it big, I know, but are they great basketball players are just the best athletes on the court?[/quote]
Come on man...kobe especially is a great player and lebron is making his case. I agree they are superior athletes but if this was the only factor then...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Hoops: LSU (15-8, 6-5) @ Arkansas (15-9, 4-7) - Sat 4pm - ESPNU - bradybones24 on 2/14/14 at 10:45 am|
[quote]Absolutely. It's a combination of things, but effort and desire really do go a long way as you know. I'm just tired of people laying it all at Jones' feet. He has a responsibility to get the guys in the right position and they haven't been there in the last few games. But the players also hav...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Hoops: LSU (15-8, 6-5) @ Arkansas (15-9, 4-7) - Sat 4pm - ESPNU - bradybones24 on 2/14/14 at 10:35 am|
[quote]I see what you're saying... but you need that extra energy/effort to fight through a screen or effectively close out on a shooter. Like someone said earlier, several guys get screened and just give up. [/quote]
True, but there is a technique to fighting thru a screen...it's called "leg-whi...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Freak Defense - bradybones24 on 2/14/14 at 10:25 am|
[quote] you are proving to be the worst poster ever..[/quote]
I'm not really sure if you realize that I was joking. ...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Hoops: LSU (15-8, 6-5) @ Arkansas (15-9, 4-7) - Sat 4pm - ESPNU - bradybones24 on 2/14/14 at 10:23 am|
[quote]I think we can all agree that most of the defensive issues revolve around effort; which is very surprising to me. Last year's team lacked many things, but effort certainly wasn't one of them. It seemed that they busted tail on every position, regardless of the situation in the game. [/quote]
| Tiger Rant|| re: When can we expect the Basketball team to be relevant - bradybones24 on 2/14/14 at 10:16 am|
[quote]As soon as Johnny starts coaching or when we get someone who can. [/quote]
Unfortunately I don't think we can get anyone who can recruit the athletes in the south any better than jones...with that being said his coaching skill is average at best. Not to be negative but he learned his bask...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Freak Defense - bradybones24 on 2/14/14 at 10:09 am|
[quote]Dale was the king in defense! [/quote]
fortunately for Dale not much defense was played in that era...the players shorts were too tight to get in the low crouching position that is crucial for feet movement....
| Tiger Rant|| re: Optimistic basketball thread - bradybones24 on 2/13/14 at 4:54 pm|
[quote]And brady, your opinion is already ignored because you actually tried to downplay the job Jones did at UNT. He was adored there, so you really aren't going to win over any fans with that topic.[/quote]
Haha...friends in the UNT athletic department would argue the adored part. From what I ...
| Tiger Rant|| re: ESPN Joe Lunardi's Bracketolgy Updated 2/13/14 - bradybones24 on 2/13/14 at 1:34 pm|
I agree at this point it looks like we're headed to the NIT and please God let's hope that we don't have to go on the road in the first round....
| Tiger Rant|| re: Optimistic basketball thread - bradybones24 on 2/13/14 at 1:29 pm|
[quote] He's doesn't play 6'9" strong
What the hell does this mean?[/quote]
that means that can barely play the three with his current demeanor....in other words he's soft.
I'm not trying to say that he's not a good college player but I think the fans have set the bar too high for him....