Game 8, 2022-23: Albany (12/5)

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Re: Game 8, 2022-23: Albany (12/5)

Post by MikeUMA » Tue Dec 06, 2022 12:41 am

Presser: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4okD68p97xM

Gianni Thompson: 6m:30s of PT, -9 in the +/-. He's going to continue to be last scholarship guy off the bench with numbers like that.

Wildens just 7:31 of PT with 3 fouls. Thankfully we didn't really need him.

Encouraging game from Brandon: 5-6 shooting, 10 pts, +17

Promising game from Keon, stepping in for Noah. Diggins got the start, but only played 9 min to Keon's 31. Leon 4-8 FG, 5-6 from the stripe, +18 led the team

Gapare: breakout game

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Re: Game 8, 2022-23: Albany (12/5)

Post by Acer71 » Tue Dec 06, 2022 7:45 am

Was hoping to see Gianni play, and he looked lost on the court. Probably no surprise as he hasn't logged many/any minutes.
Tapari is coming up to speed fast! Real fast!! Very disruptive on defense with his length.

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Re: Game 8, 2022-23: Albany (12/5)

Post by bobolink » Tue Dec 06, 2022 10:12 am

the teams top 3-pt % player is now Gapare. Didn't see that coming. Will need his offense with Noah out and very tough opponents upcoming.

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Re: Game 8, 2022-23: Albany (12/5)

Post by Old Cage » Tue Dec 06, 2022 10:31 am

MikeUMA wrote: Tue Dec 06, 2022 12:41 am Gianni Thompson: 6m:30s of PT, -9 in the +/-. He's going to continue to be last scholarship guy off the bench with numbers like that.
Mike - Gianni didn't play well, for sure, but he was in there with three walk-ons at the end.
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Re: Game 8, 2022-23: Albany (12/5)

Post by MakeMullinsGreatAgain » Tue Dec 06, 2022 11:19 am

Old Cage wrote: Tue Dec 06, 2022 10:31 am
MikeUMA wrote: Tue Dec 06, 2022 12:41 am Gianni Thompson: 6m:30s of PT, -9 in the +/-. He's going to continue to be last scholarship guy off the bench with numbers like that.
Mike - Gianni didn't play well, for sure, but he was in there with three walk-ons at the end.
even more of a reason to be disappointed. the kid was the #1 recruit in Massachusetts two years ago and top 30 Forward nationally. He is playing with walk ons and vs walk ons - he was getting pushed around down low and his first instinct was to pass the ball. at that point you need to be aggressive, take it to the hoop and try to make the most of your chance. After last night I'd be surprised to ever see him play again - garbage time or no garbage time

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Re: Game 8, 2022-23: Albany (12/5)

Post by natwam2547 » Tue Dec 06, 2022 11:38 am

I wouldn't read too much into the PT. Noah was out, and they have another game against a much better opponent in 2 days. Give the young kids some experience while resting some others and keeping them fresh for Thursday.

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Re: Game 8, 2022-23: Albany (12/5)

Post by MikeUMA » Tue Dec 06, 2022 1:02 pm

Old Cage wrote: Tue Dec 06, 2022 10:31 am
MikeUMA wrote: Tue Dec 06, 2022 12:41 am Gianni Thompson: 6m:30s of PT, -9 in the +/-. He's going to continue to be last scholarship guy off the bench with numbers like that.
Mike - Gianni didn't play well, for sure, but he was in there with three walk-ons at the end.
^ Very fair point

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Re: Game 8, 2022-23: Albany (12/5)

Post by inthescoop » Tue Dec 06, 2022 3:20 pm

At this point if you're Gianni, you must be in favor of redshirting, no?

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Re: Game 8, 2022-23: Albany (12/5)

Post by MakeMullinsGreatAgain » Tue Dec 06, 2022 3:24 pm

I saw the attendance was reported at 3,200 but from where I was seated, it seemed like just as many, if not more fans as the first two games and those were both well over 4,000. When I try to guess how many are there I look at the seats above the tunnels where the players run out. For the first time all year there were people sitting there and there were some sitting in the middle uppers - that was not the case the previous two games. I'm not saying there was 5,000 but I really think there was more than 3,200. At the end of the day it really doesn't matter, but I'd be curious to see how the come up with these figures? For example - 2nd half there was some sort of "team" there - they were dressed in Black sweat suits - had to be at least 50 of them - do they count them? Also saw most of the women's team there along with a bunch of football players - do they count them if they just wander over from the Champions center and go through the locker room area to get in? Regardless, its pathetic the lack of people that come to support this team so far, but would really be curious to know if it's someone with a clicker at the door, ticket sales, a guess???

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Re: Game 8, 2022-23: Albany (12/5)

Post by MakeMullinsGreatAgain » Tue Dec 06, 2022 3:27 pm

inthescoop wrote: Tue Dec 06, 2022 3:20 pm At this point if you're Gianni, you must be in favor of redshirting, no?
not sure he can redshirt without a known injury? assume you mean transfer portal?

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Re: Game 8, 2022-23: Albany (12/5)

Post by minutefanjsf » Tue Dec 06, 2022 4:10 pm

MakeMullinsGreatAgain wrote: Tue Dec 06, 2022 3:24 pm I saw the attendance was reported at 3,200 but from where I was seated, it seemed like just as many, if not more fans as the first two games and those were both well over 4,000. When I try to guess how many are there I look at the seats above the tunnels where the players run out. For the first time all year there were people sitting there and there were some sitting in the middle uppers - that was not the case the previous two games. I'm not saying there was 5,000 but I really think there was more than 3,200. At the end of the day it really doesn't matter, but I'd be curious to see how the come up with these figures? For example - 2nd half there was some sort of "team" there - they were dressed in Black sweat suits - had to be at least 50 of them - do they count them? Also saw most of the women's team there along with a bunch of football players - do they count them if they just wander over from the Champions center and go through the locker room area to get in? Regardless, its pathetic the lack of people that come to support this team so far, but would really be curious to know if it's someone with a clicker at the door, ticket sales, a guess???
Tickets sold vs seats in butts.

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Re: Game 8, 2022-23: Albany (12/5)

Post by MakeMullinsGreatAgain » Tue Dec 06, 2022 4:33 pm

minutefanjsf wrote: Tue Dec 06, 2022 4:10 pm
MakeMullinsGreatAgain wrote: Tue Dec 06, 2022 3:24 pm I saw the attendance was reported at 3,200 but from where I was seated, it seemed like just as many, if not more fans as the first two games and those were both well over 4,000. When I try to guess how many are there I look at the seats above the tunnels where the players run out. For the first time all year there were people sitting there and there were some sitting in the middle uppers - that was not the case the previous two games. I'm not saying there was 5,000 but I really think there was more than 3,200. At the end of the day it really doesn't matter, but I'd be curious to see how the come up with these figures? For example - 2nd half there was some sort of "team" there - they were dressed in Black sweat suits - had to be at least 50 of them - do they count them? Also saw most of the women's team there along with a bunch of football players - do they count them if they just wander over from the Champions center and go through the locker room area to get in? Regardless, its pathetic the lack of people that come to support this team so far, but would really be curious to know if it's someone with a clicker at the door, ticket sales, a guess???
Tickets sold vs seats in butts.
meaning they sold 3200 tickets but 4500 may have actually been in there? if that's the case then it makes sense because I felt like that was the biggest crowd of the year.

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Re: Game 8, 2022-23: Albany (12/5)

Post by Old Cage » Tue Dec 06, 2022 5:00 pm

MakeMullinsGreatAgain wrote: Tue Dec 06, 2022 3:27 pm
inthescoop wrote: Tue Dec 06, 2022 3:20 pm At this point if you're Gianni, you must be in favor of redshirting, no?
not sure he can redshirt without a known injury? assume you mean transfer portal?
I think MMGA was taking about redshirting, and not the portal. The current rule is that once you step on the floor, the redshirt year is gone for non-medical reasons. The A-10 has formally asked the NCAA for a less restrictive ruling, and I believe four games has been mentioned for hoops.
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Re: Game 8, 2022-23: Albany (12/5)

Post by minutefanjsf » Tue Dec 06, 2022 7:40 pm

MakeMullinsGreatAgain wrote: Tue Dec 06, 2022 4:33 pm
minutefanjsf wrote: Tue Dec 06, 2022 4:10 pm
MakeMullinsGreatAgain wrote: Tue Dec 06, 2022 3:24 pm I saw the attendance was reported at 3,200 but from where I was seated, it seemed like just as many, if not more fans as the first two games and those were both well over 4,000. When I try to guess how many are there I look at the seats above the tunnels where the players run out. For the first time all year there were people sitting there and there were some sitting in the middle uppers - that was not the case the previous two games. I'm not saying there was 5,000 but I really think there was more than 3,200. At the end of the day it really doesn't matter, but I'd be curious to see how the come up with these figures? For example - 2nd half there was some sort of "team" there - they were dressed in Black sweat suits - had to be at least 50 of them - do they count them? Also saw most of the women's team there along with a bunch of football players - do they count them if they just wander over from the Champions center and go through the locker room area to get in? Regardless, its pathetic the lack of people that come to support this team so far, but would really be curious to know if it's someone with a clicker at the door, ticket sales, a guess???
Tickets sold vs seats in butts.
meaning they sold 3200 tickets but 4500 may have actually been in there? if that's the case then it makes sense because I felt like that was the biggest crowd of the year.
Meaning the games they sold 4500 to had 3200 in the seats. They want to count as many as they can. They won’t skimp on counting.

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Re: Game 8, 2022-23: Albany (12/5)

Post by Not Trigger » Tue Dec 06, 2022 10:50 pm

After listening to FM's post game comments, I think he was happy that the final score did not reflect the fact that this game was a blowout. That's why he went to the deep bench so early.

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