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Re: KAEO CJ Kelly

Post by capezona » Fri Apr 16, 2021 9:35 am

Anyone have any links to video of Kelly?

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Re: KAEO CJ Kelly

Post by 69MG » Fri Apr 16, 2021 10:24 am

capezona wrote: Fri Apr 16, 2021 9:35 am Anyone have any links to video of Kelly?
The best I can do is his freshman highlights when he was at Norfolk State:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iJRmjIGy1dc

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Re: KAEO CJ Kelly

Post by capezona » Fri Apr 16, 2021 12:40 pm

Thanks. He's certainly a good scorer off the dribble, can go to the rim with either hand, has a nice 3-pt shot.

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Re: KAEO CJ Kelly

Post by MikeUMA » Fri Apr 16, 2021 1:53 pm

I'm guessing that CJ isn't coming. McCall retweeted the report about Rich Kelly, so that's pretty much a confirmation. McCall didn't tweet anything about the CJ Kelly story, and it has been over a week now.

Never say never, but we're pretty much set for guards in the short term.

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Re: KAEO CJ Kelly

Post by MikeUMA » Fri Apr 16, 2021 3:58 pm

Just noticed a tweet from yesterday where the original "reporter" is sticking to his story that CJ is coming.
https://twitter.com/JasonPalatsky/statu ... 0989936641

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Re: KAEO CJ Kelly

Post by TheInsider » Fri Apr 16, 2021 5:37 pm

CJ is 6'5 so he could play the 3 along with TJ... If MM truly wants a 3 guard line-up most of the time, there is room for all these guys.

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Re: KAEO CJ Kelly

Post by Jackson96 » Fri Apr 16, 2021 7:23 pm

Glad you put reporter in quotes, Mike. That kid looks like should be reporting what’s for hot lunch and algebra homework.
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Re: KAEO CJ Kelly

Post by MikeUMA » Mon Apr 19, 2021 3:47 pm

CJ has confirmed he's coming
https://twitter.com/Cj_kelly12/status/1 ... 8780096515

Maybe the Mathews scholarship situation was the holdup.

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Post by inthescoop » Mon Apr 19, 2021 5:30 pm

MikeUMA wrote: Mon Apr 19, 2021 3:47 pm CJ has confirmed he's coming
https://twitter.com/Cj_kelly12/status/1 ... 8780096515

Maybe the Mathews scholarship situation was the holdup.
That was my first thought when Mathews decommitted. He was a TB recruit and McCall was pleasantly surprised to know he got the transfers he wanted and more, and preferred CJ on his future squad than Mathews.

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Re: KAEO CJ Kelly

Post by natwam2547 » Mon Apr 19, 2021 6:48 pm

Take away the random goose egg he had in the second game of the season, and he averaged 15.4 PPG. Including 27 and 23 point efforts and 20 and 18 point efforts in the conference tournament. Kid is a legit scorer. I have no idea how he will fit into the rotation, but this is a great get.

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Re: KAEO CJ Kelly

Post by rayers » Mon Apr 19, 2021 8:34 pm

Hope there are guys willing to be role players or it could end up like McCall’s first year. There are a bunch of transfers expecting serious playing time and they’re grads or seniors. This time though there are also really talented young guys. Looks like a big challenge to me but hopefully Coach can pull this off!?

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Re: KAEO CJ Kelly

Post by JoleonLescottsHair » Mon Apr 19, 2021 8:54 pm

rayers wrote: Mon Apr 19, 2021 8:34 pm Hope there are guys willing to be role players or it could end up like McCall’s first year.
More like year 2, actually.

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Re: KAEO CJ Kelly

Post by Jackson96 » Mon Apr 19, 2021 9:44 pm

Definitely a concern but I am hoping that the staff had more time to get guys that fit what they want then that first go around. I also wonder how that year off affected that first group of transfers...they were all probably chomping at the bit to play with that year off.

One thing I like about the two new perimeter dudes — sounds like they can both shoot a bit.
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Re: KAEO CJ Kelly

Post by UMassfan_19 » Mon Apr 19, 2021 10:29 pm

Jackson96 wrote: Mon Apr 19, 2021 9:44 pm Definitely a concern but I am hoping that the staff had more time to get guys that fit what they want then that first go around. I also wonder how that year off affected that first group of transfers...they were all probably chomping at the bit to play with that year off.

One thing I like about the two new perimeter dudes — sounds like they can both shoot a bit.
Rich Kelly was a high 30% shooter at BC shot 45% his second year at qunipiac. Cj Kelly was a 41% shooter at Albany but a 26% shooter from 3 at Norfolk st. Possible he used his year off to get better at that aspect of his game. Based on his highlights from Norfolk he was much more of a slasher attack the basket type of guy there

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