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Re: March Madness | NBA prospect watch 

Post#101 » by clyde21 » Sat Mar 17, 2018 3:53 am

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At least I can say I didn't have Virginia in my final 4. :D
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Post#102 » by HeartBreakKid » Sat Mar 17, 2018 3:53 am

Everyone in the league I was going to join had Virginia winning, lol. I'm mad I didn't make a bracket now because I def did not have them winning.
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Post#103 » by ElectricMayhem » Sat Mar 17, 2018 4:05 am

Ever since we were young children, the fact was ingrained in our heads - perhaps more than who the first president was or any of the state capitals - a 16 seed has never beaten a 1 seed. Normally I'd be at work in Japan and have missed the game. Lucky to be back in the States and to have been able to watch it as it was happening. This is like when Pluto stopped being a planet. We've got to change all the history books and unremember what we were all once taught.
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Post#104 » by TMU » Sat Mar 17, 2018 4:11 am

What's crazy is that this wasn't even close. This is a 16th seed blowing out the arguably "best" team in the nation.
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Post#105 » by Stillwater » Sat Mar 17, 2018 4:14 am

I never thought Virginia could win it all, but they were a top 3 team coming in and to their defense not having the impact of Hunter available hurt them ,but they just got their ass handed to them and lost to a better team which says to me only one thing : UMBC is a legit final four contender.
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Post#106 » by Stillwater » Sat Mar 17, 2018 4:17 am

Interesting dagger Jairus Lyles' parents are both UVA alumni :lol:
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Post#107 » by clyde21 » Sat Mar 17, 2018 5:29 am

RakimAbdulJabar wrote:I don’t often watch college basketball but work from home and figured I’d catch a big today. Turned to the Alabama game and no joke for a few seconds I thought I was watching women’s basketball, it was like a bunch of Cameron Payne’s out there, is that horrible hair style the fashion now?


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Post#108 » by Froob » Sat Mar 17, 2018 11:25 am

TMU wrote:What's crazy is that this wasn't even close. This is a 16th seed blowing out the arguably "best" team in the nation.

I don’t know why everyone is so shocked. UMBC had to win the America East, not the easy ACC. They only managed to win in Maine by 5 points :P
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Post#109 » by CoachD » Sat Mar 17, 2018 2:26 pm

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Post#110 » by Atmanne » Sat Mar 17, 2018 5:36 pm

Mikal Bridges torching Alabama.
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Post#111 » by yoyoboy » Sat Mar 17, 2018 5:53 pm

I really think Mikal Bridges is going to be better than Porter Jr.
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Post#112 » by azcatz11 » Sat Mar 17, 2018 6:24 pm

yoyoboy wrote:I really think Mikal Bridges is going to be better than Porter Jr.


Teams are going to pass on him b/c he doesn't have a crazy high ceiling...and than regret it when he turns into a borderline AS as a #11 pick
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Post#113 » by clyde21 » Sat Mar 17, 2018 7:05 pm

Wendell Carter just pulled a NASTY move on a defender in the post. That was brilliant stuff.

This Duke team has so many prospect. You have Bagley and Carter as top 12 guys, and then possibly 3 more that will go somewhere in the first in Trent Jr., Duval and Allen.

And that's nothing compared to next year, when they're going to have the top 3 recruits in the country...Barrett, Reddish and Williamson. :lol:
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Post#114 » by clyde21 » Sat Mar 17, 2018 7:08 pm

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yoyoboy wrote:I really think Mikal Bridges is going to be better than Porter Jr.


Teams are going to pass on him b/c he doesn't have a crazy high ceiling...and than regret it when he turns into a borderline AS as a #11 pick


I think he's going to be a top 10 pick for sure. Versatile wing defenders that can shoot and drop 3s like him are hot commodities. He's a perfect compliment to Ntilikina and Porzingis, for example.
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Post#115 » by azcatz11 » Sat Mar 17, 2018 7:54 pm

clyde21 wrote:
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yoyoboy wrote:I really think Mikal Bridges is going to be better than Porter Jr.


Teams are going to pass on him b/c he doesn't have a crazy high ceiling...and than regret it when he turns into a borderline AS as a #11 pick


I think he's going to be a top 10 pick for sure. Versatile wing defenders that can shoot and drop 3s like him are hot commodities. He's a perfect compliment to Ntilikina and Porzingis, for example.


Who are you taking; Kevin Knox or Bridges? Knox is 3 years younger
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Post#116 » by yoyoboy » Sat Mar 17, 2018 8:07 pm

azcatz11 wrote:
clyde21 wrote:
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Teams are going to pass on him b/c he doesn't have a crazy high ceiling...and than regret it when he turns into a borderline AS as a #11 pick


I think he's going to be a top 10 pick for sure. Versatile wing defenders that can shoot and drop 3s like him are hot commodities. He's a perfect compliment to Ntilikina and Porzingis, for example.


Who are you taking; Kevin Knox or Bridges? Knox is 3 years younger

Personally I wouldn't take Knox in the lottery. He's way too much of a risk. His stock is completely predicated on his length and athleticism. He reminds me of Jeff Green.
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Post#117 » by clyde21 » Sat Mar 17, 2018 8:13 pm

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clyde21 wrote:
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Teams are going to pass on him b/c he doesn't have a crazy high ceiling...and than regret it when he turns into a borderline AS as a #11 pick


I think he's going to be a top 10 pick for sure. Versatile wing defenders that can shoot and drop 3s like him are hot commodities. He's a perfect compliment to Ntilikina and Porzingis, for example.


Who are you taking; Kevin Knox or Bridges? Knox is 3 years younger


I'm talking about Bridges. What brought Knox into the conversation?
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Post#118 » by azcatz11 » Sat Mar 17, 2018 8:18 pm

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I think he's going to be a top 10 pick for sure. Versatile wing defenders that can shoot and drop 3s like him are hot commodities. He's a perfect compliment to Ntilikina and Porzingis, for example.


Who are you taking; Kevin Knox or Bridges? Knox is 3 years younger


I'm talking about Bridges. What brought Knox into the conversation?


They’re projected close together. Classic case of potential vs proven ability.
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Post#119 » by Duke4life831 » Sat Mar 17, 2018 8:25 pm

This is one of Duke's more complete games of the year. All 5 of the starters have really brought it today on both sides. No crazy stats for any player particular because all 5 guys are all getting their share of the load today.
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Post#120 » by clyde21 » Sat Mar 17, 2018 8:32 pm

There's absolutely ZERO chance Bagley busts. Combination of skills, athleticism and motor is outstanding. You're going to be getting at least a solid starter. You can bank on that. Least bust potential out of all the blue chip prospects.
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