KAEO: TJ Weeks

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Re: KAEO: TJ Weeks

Post by uz2b-len » Wed Nov 13, 2019 12:25 pm

Amin can go straight from UMass to ESPN, as far as I'm concerned. As for the players, how about this:
Pierre’s work ethic is common knowledge at this point, something he’s trying to pass on. Pierre introduced Weeks to his grueling shooting routine on The Gun over the summer — 1,000 shots in the morning, 500 makes in the evening. The two shoot together as often as they can, trying to get in the gym every night if possible.
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Re: KAEO: TJ Weeks

Post by MJatUM » Wed Nov 13, 2019 1:00 pm

What a terrific role model for these freshmen to have. Carl Pierre is the quintessential UMass recruit and absolutely perfect for this team. TJ obviously has no conscience about shooting - nor should he - and getting up all those shots is only going to help. Love the work ethic.

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Re: KAEO: TJ Weeks

Post by e_parade » Wed Nov 13, 2019 1:08 pm

uz2b-len wrote:
Wed Nov 13, 2019 12:25 pm
Amin can go straight from UMass to ESPN, as far as I'm concerned. As for the players, how about this:
Pierre’s work ethic is common knowledge at this point, something he’s trying to pass on. Pierre introduced Weeks to his grueling shooting routine on The Gun over the summer — 1,000 shots in the morning, 500 makes in the evening. The two shoot together as often as they can, trying to get in the gym every night if possible.
I don't want him to be screwed over by ESPN though.

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Post by LS71 » Wed Nov 13, 2019 1:46 pm

Class kid all the way. 8)
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Re: KAEO: TJ Weeks

Post by UMassHoops » Thu Nov 14, 2019 12:45 am

Pierre will be the Jim McCoy of the program, the guy who got it all started. The Godfather.

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Re: KAEO: TJ Weeks

Post by capezona » Thu Nov 21, 2019 6:27 pm

Weeks is 9th in the country in 3 pt pct - 1st among freshmen. Remake of Pierre's frosh year.

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Post by eldonabe » Fri Nov 22, 2019 8:07 am

UMassHoops wrote:
Thu Nov 14, 2019 12:45 am
Pierre will be the Jim McCoy of the program, the guy who got it all started. The Godfather.
I like the comparison.... I like it A LOT!
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Re: KAEO: TJ Weeks

Post by Plano Minuteman » Wed Nov 27, 2019 4:11 pm

He looked pretty banged up in the St Johns game. Is he alright? Helluva start so far, over 50% from 3.

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Re: KAEO: TJ Weeks

Post by 69MG » Wed Dec 11, 2019 11:59 pm

Any confirmed news on TJ? I have heard 3 things, only 1 of them from the press. This from The Collegian is pretty vague:
UMass was without TJ Weeks on Wednesday. The freshman is out with an abdominal injury that is non-sports related. There is no timetable for his return.
I have also heard hernia and hip pointer.

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Re: KAEO: TJ Weeks

Post by uz2b-len » Thu Dec 12, 2019 7:50 am

Vague and discouraging
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Re: KAEO: TJ Weeks

Post by MJatUM » Thu Dec 12, 2019 10:43 am

Walfish suggested maybe his appendix. Whatever it is, hopefully he can get right over the next week and it is not something too serious.

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Post by Floyd » Thu Dec 12, 2019 11:04 am

Yeah, non sports related would seem to indicate it isn't a hernia or hip pointer. Who knows tho. But whatever it is, just get right first TJ. Kid has shown his toughness already, so I'm sure its killing him to be out.
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Re: KAEO: TJ Weeks

Post by MJatUM » Fri Dec 13, 2019 10:43 pm

McCall reiterated the non-sports related abdominal issue. That's all he would say out of respect for privacy for TJ and his family but he did leave open the possibility that he may be out for a while. They are hoping to have more news early next week.

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Re: KAEO: TJ Weeks

Post by MikeUMA » Fri Dec 13, 2019 11:14 pm

MJatUM wrote:
Fri Dec 13, 2019 10:43 pm
he did leave open the possibility that he may be out for a while.
We weren't going to win the league this season, but it feels like this season is rapidly falling apart. Yeah, a six game losing streak will do that, but still.

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Re: KAEO: TJ Weeks

Post by DTM80 » Sat Dec 14, 2019 7:29 am

^+1. Hoping for a quick recovery.

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