KAEO: Dibaji Walker

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Re: KAEO: Dibaji Walker

Post by capezona » Mon Dec 30, 2019 6:21 pm

69MG wrote:
Mon Dec 30, 2019 6:13 pm
I'm thrilled he's here but I'm telling myself to temper expectations for at least a couple of games. I wish he would have been cleared for the Maine game. He would have gotten 20-25 minutes.
Yeah, he'll be rusty and may be feeling pressure to come through big time. Just hustle and rebound and I'll be happy.

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Re: KAEO: Dibaji Walker

Post by bobolink » Mon Dec 30, 2019 6:35 pm

He's from Ohio. wondering if his folks (assuming still there) hear this in time to attend tonight

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Re: KAEO: Dibaji Walker

Post by jrdupe » Mon Dec 30, 2019 6:45 pm

really happy for Dibaji...seems like a total team player! Always seemed upbeat an positive when inside this must have been killing him. I'll reserve judgement until I actually see him play...not going to be fooled like I was when Sy came back and thought he'd put up a double double his first game out. From all accounts, all the players love him so hopefully this will give them a little extra life in what will most likely be a very tough test.

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Re: KAEO: Dibaji Walker

Post by Almontis » Mon Dec 30, 2019 6:49 pm

Thank you, Juice Stand !!

Geez..

Let's go, Dibaji..!!

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Re: KAEO: Dibaji Walker

Post by inthescoop » Mon Dec 30, 2019 7:02 pm

Wowwwww what a nice surprise before the New Year! Here we goooo!

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Re: KAEO: Dibaji Walker

Post by 78 » Mon Dec 30, 2019 7:21 pm

Man, is he skinny...Yikes
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Re: KAEO: Dibaji Walker

Post by Juice Stand » Mon Dec 30, 2019 7:55 pm

Thanks guys, I really appreciate your kind words. This is clearly all because of my (imaginary) efforts. Hey Bamford, I'm available if you need somebody on staff that can get players eligible and ride the NCAA like the jackass of an organization they are.

Welcome aboard Dibaji!

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Re: KAEO: Dibaji Walker

Post by Floyd » Mon Dec 30, 2019 7:58 pm

Next home game, Juice on the jumbotron with a big Thank You! :lol:
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Re: KAEO: Dibaji Walker

Post by jrdupe » Mon Dec 30, 2019 9:26 pm

he's got a nice shot and definitely not afraid to shoot...couple of those misses were half way down and came out

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Re: KAEO: Dibaji Walker

Post by MJatUM » Tue Dec 31, 2019 10:30 am

He hit a big time three late in the game... Ended up being meaningless but he was, I believe, 0/5 up to that point and took it from deep - nothing but net. His shot looks good and with more games under his belt he should settle in. The game looked sped up on him at times, which is to be expected coming off missing almost half the season.

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Re: KAEO: Dibaji Walker

Post by InnervisionsUMASS » Tue Dec 31, 2019 10:42 am

Going to take some time to shake off the rust as it relates to actual games. He'll get there.
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Re: KAEO: Dibaji Walker

Post by philosopher » Tue Dec 31, 2019 3:47 pm

:D

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Re: KAEO: Dibaji Walker

Post by bobolink » Tue Dec 31, 2019 4:33 pm

wondering if the relatively high minutes he played was with the intention of shaking off rust before conference play, or whether Dibaji will always (almost always) get big minutes. or was yesterday somehow a match-up that fit his skills?

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Re: KAEO: Dibaji Walker

Post by uz2b-len » Tue Dec 31, 2019 5:56 pm

I think that's where he fits in the rotation, ahead of Santos and Jackson. In the pregame interview with McCall, the coach referred to Walker several times as a guard.
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Re: KAEO: Dibaji Walker

Post by Juice Stand » Sat Jan 04, 2020 7:57 am

Story in the Gazette on Dibaji as he gets his feet wet here: https://www.gazettenet.com/Cleared-by-N ... s-31749910

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