Game 18, 2019-20: George Washington (1/18)

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Re: Game 18, 2019-20: George Washington (1/18)

Post by Floyd » Sat Jan 18, 2020 6:46 pm

Slapthefloor93 wrote:
Sat Jan 18, 2020 6:19 pm
Coach McCall officially needs to win me back at this point.
Yup. Me too. Enough talk. Start producing. Outcoached again. Show us something that adjustments can be made, that gameplans can exploit weaknesses.

Frickin GW. Looked like VCU or Dayton against us today. So fucking pissed, first time in years I want to pack it in. There will be more than a few exits from this team
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Re: Game 18, 2019-20: George Washington (1/18)

Post by Battle Ax » Sat Jan 18, 2020 6:52 pm

Can see how he lost the team his last year at Chattanooga. Very frustrating to watch him being out coached on a continuous basis. Players must be getting fed up.

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Re: Game 18, 2019-20: George Washington (1/18)

Post by m626t » Sat Jan 18, 2020 7:06 pm

This was a home game against a team which we should have been competitive with. It turns out we were again unable to even compete. The offence was bad, the defense worse. It's hard to see any light at the end of this season's tunnel. Hoping there is no exodus and with continued physical and mental growth next season is better.
All due respect, and I mean that from the bottom of my heart, I'm gonna pass.

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Re: Game 18, 2019-20: George Washington (1/18)

Post by Floyd » Sat Jan 18, 2020 7:12 pm

Coaching needs to improve as much as physical development or mental development. Its not all on the players. Really, REALLY sick of the same shit. This game sucked in so many ways
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Re: Game 18, 2019-20: George Washington (1/18)

Post by PTrainXL » Sat Jan 18, 2020 7:23 pm

I say fire McCall now we know what we have and he is not a good basketball coach.

Let Tony run the show- we know he can recruit. Can't be much worse than what we see now. This team is getting worse honestly. GW is a team we should beat at home.

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Re: Game 18, 2019-20: George Washington (1/18)

Post by Berkman » Sat Jan 18, 2020 7:30 pm

What a disgusting game to watch. After the first 8 min I watched it on fast forward stopping it only a couple of times to see the score. Cannot understand why coach insists on playing that full court press the whole game. Needs to give it up and play a zone the whole game. Never going to get more than a couple of thousand fans to come to the game. Sure am glad that I am here down south and not making the trips to AMherst.

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Re: Game 18, 2019-20: George Washington (1/18)

Post by minutefanjsf » Sat Jan 18, 2020 7:31 pm

Trying to rely on the three when GW defends it so well was plain stupid. Did we miss some open shots yes. We are not coached to be in position on offense or defense. Fundamentals including how to protect the ball, rip the ball, pass, are all lacking as well.

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Re: Game 18, 2019-20: George Washington (1/18)

Post by kd68 » Sat Jan 18, 2020 7:48 pm

why Do we seem to get worse as the season goes on. I wouldn’t be surprised to see players start leaving after this blowout. Must have been depressing to be at the game.

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Re: Game 18, 2019-20: George Washington (1/18)

Post by Berko » Sat Jan 18, 2020 7:53 pm

Long time lurker and finally posting and of course it has to be negative. It's increasingly obvious that McCall is not the answer. It's also time to take a hard look at Bamford. I just find it hard to believe that considering the resources we have we are behind the Bonnies, Dusquene among many others. Hate to reset but I really don't think another year is going to make a difference. Has any D1 school has as many transfers as we have the last few years other than Cleveland St.?

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Re: Game 18, 2019-20: George Washington (1/18)

Post by 78 » Sat Jan 18, 2020 7:54 pm

He’s not getting fired, but I’m 100 percent done with McCall.
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Re: Game 18, 2019-20: George Washington (1/18)

Post by bmc24 » Sat Jan 18, 2020 8:02 pm

I was a big “give DK another year guy” because he had the freshman class etc... much like we have now... but if we got the right coach I’d be all for moving on....

When is the last time umass has won a game that they shouldn’t .... been about 3 years right .... every team steals a win... even NJIT and teams of the such. At least DK beat Kansas, Memphis, Clemson and others. TF upset Louisville and beat Syracuse twice in the same year at the Carrier dome. When has McCall beaten anyone he shouldn’t..? Matt seems like a good guy and I know some folks from his hometown who say the same. I want him to do well... but I haven’t walked away from a umass b-ball game satisfied in A while. I think we have some nice pieces, but quite frankly there are plenty of nice pieces around the country ... so let’s not the fear of transfers sway a decision to move on

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Re: Game 18, 2019-20: George Washington (1/18)

Post by LS71 » Sat Jan 18, 2020 8:28 pm

I'm so glad I got my family together to take them to the game in a snow storm to watch them play that poorly. :evil:
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Re: Game 18, 2019-20: George Washington (1/18)

Post by vanmeter » Sat Jan 18, 2020 8:44 pm

McCall is a bad coach and was a poor hire.

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Re: Game 18, 2019-20: George Washington (1/18)

Post by Floyd » Sat Jan 18, 2020 10:03 pm

Just got back from that debacle and honestly I'm not sure if I'm going to any more this year. This was a game they really needed, yet came out flat, got in a hole, and never got out. Don't know how many times they gave up the left hand and GW just drove for layups.

Looked to be one of the best crowds of the year, a tv game, and it was a very uninspired and unimpressive effort all around. Missed opportunity on several fronts. How many are left?
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Re: Game 18, 2019-20: George Washington (1/18)

Post by UMassHoops » Sat Jan 18, 2020 10:26 pm

Slapthefloor93 wrote:
Sat Jan 18, 2020 6:19 pm
Coach McCall officially needs to win me back at this point.
Ditto. There is no longer any benefit, only doubt.

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