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by ChicAggie
January 23rd, 2020, 9:25 am
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Darwin Thompson to the Super Bowl
Replies: 10
Views: 1218

Re: Darwin Thompson to the Super Bowl

Looked like Mahomes was not happy with Thompson on the hot route when Thompson didn't get his head around to look for the ball.
by ChicAggie
January 22nd, 2020, 1:53 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Porter
Replies: 12
Views: 1109

Re: Porter

He also seems to get called for charging more than any PG in Aggie history. Not sure what it is exactly, but it seems to reveal some flaw in his ball handling/driving ability, i.e., he seems to just lower his head and drive at times rather than keep his head on a swivel seeking to avoid contact and ...
by ChicAggie
January 22nd, 2020, 8:54 am
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Did anyone else, while walking to their car after the game
Replies: 24
Views: 2223

Re: Did anyone else, while walking to their car after the game

Or was it that word that starts with an "F" and ends with "UCK?" I think you know the word I mean. "Firetruck."
by ChicAggie
January 22nd, 2020, 8:53 am
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Porter
Replies: 12
Views: 1109

Re: Porter

I think Brito played better with Merrill, Miller, Bean, and Queta than he does coming off the bench. Totally agree. Brito looks better in the facilitator role than he does as a non-facilitating wing. He also looked better last night in that role than Porter has all season. Let's give that a shot . ...
by ChicAggie
January 22nd, 2020, 8:51 am
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Miller's shot
Replies: 37
Views: 2099

Re: Miller's shot

How about that 1-on-4 25-foot attempt by Miller in the first half? I believe it was the one right after the Bean steal. I can't believe that is the shot Coach Smith wants on that play. Miller is .239 from beyond the arc in conference play (.216 coming into last night's game), which translates to onl...
by ChicAggie
January 22nd, 2020, 8:41 am
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Miller's shot
Replies: 37
Views: 2099

Re: Miller's shot

AngusAg wrote:
January 22nd, 2020, 8:09 am
Miller is trying to win at Battleship with a random number generator.
Why are you suddenly attacking my Battleship strategy!? Seems a bit personal.
by ChicAggie
January 21st, 2020, 3:09 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Negative Contribution By Players Outside Top Three
Replies: 16
Views: 1118

Re: Negative Contribution By Players Outside Top Three

TO be fair, though...the SDSU stats for WS/40 you cite above are for all games. USU's stats don't look that different with all games considered: https://i.postimg.cc/GBpqVsVg/image.png You're right, I should have compared apples-to-apples, but looking at USU's entire season isn't focusing on what's...
by ChicAggie
January 21st, 2020, 10:38 am
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Negative Contribution By Players Outside Top Three
Replies: 16
Views: 1118

Re: Negative Contribution By Players Outside Top Three

The win shares tell the true story. We can't afford to bench Brito or Porter right now due to bad shooting. They are contributing in other ways which help. Unfortunately, we don't have better options than them right now. You might be right regarding not having better options, but outside Merrill, B...
by ChicAggie
January 21st, 2020, 10:31 am
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Negative Contribution By Players Outside Top Three
Replies: 16
Views: 1118

Re: Negative Contribution By Players Outside Top Three

I wonder how much our coaching staff is into these advanced stats? I have to believe most coaching staffs these days are well aware and look at them often, but I wonder how many let the stats influence or dictate the personnel they have on the court? Some coaches definitely rely heavily on advanced...
by ChicAggie
January 20th, 2020, 10:54 am
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Negative Contribution By Players Outside Top Three
Replies: 16
Views: 1118

Negative Contribution By Players Outside Top Three

In conference play, eight Aggies have averaged 10+ MPG: Merrill (37.7), Miller (31.4), Bean (30.0), Porter (29.6), Brito (26.3), Queta (22.2), Anderson (16.0), and Bairstow (10.9). Unfortunately, only Merrill, Bean, and Queta have been positive contributors for the Aggies, while the other five have ...
by ChicAggie
January 16th, 2020, 9:20 am
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: UNM player woes continue...
Replies: 18
Views: 1718

Re: UNM player woes continue...

mcaggie1 wrote:
January 15th, 2020, 3:01 pm
Rocky Mountain High-John Denver
(A little more easy listening...but it fits)
Actually it doesn't fit. This was an 80s list. RMH is a 70s song. It might fit on a 70s sing-along list.
by ChicAggie
January 16th, 2020, 9:19 am
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Bodie Reeder, the next OC
Replies: 59
Views: 5345

Re: Bodie Reeder, the next OC

Utilizing the run equally with the pass is passe. The offenses that score the most points are spread/west-coast/Air Coryell style offenses, not old-timey 3-yards-and-a-cloud-of-dust offenses. Offenses that move the ball most effectively get their best athletes in open space in on-on-one situations a...
by ChicAggie
January 15th, 2020, 1:22 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Bean
Replies: 33
Views: 3335

Re: Bean

But you can’t always have him and Queta on the floor both within 10 ft of the basket. It messes with the spacing. And I don’t think anyone is arguing for Bean to become a volume three point shooter. Just 1-3 attempts per game when he is wide open. 1-3 3PA/game for Bean "when he is wide open?" I'm m...
by ChicAggie
January 15th, 2020, 10:50 am
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: UNM player woes continue...
Replies: 18
Views: 1718

Re: UNM player woes continue...

It is a great f'n song, isn't it? In terms of 80s sing-along songs that have withstood the test of time, it's up there. Others that come to mind: Don't Stop Believin' - Journey Living On A Prayer -- Bon Jovi You Shook Me All Night Long -- AC/DC Take On Me -- a-ha With Or Without You/Where the Street...
by ChicAggie
January 15th, 2020, 8:33 am
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Bairstow is improving.
Replies: 32
Views: 2848

Re: Bairstow is improving.

My two biggest take-aways from the Nevada game: 1. Bairstow's confidence and play have improved significantly -- though he ended up with five turnovers (unacceptable), he had fewer moments where he seemed over-matched and out-of-control. He made his shots (1-1 3PA, 2-3 2PA), grabbed a couple rebound...
by ChicAggie
January 15th, 2020, 8:21 am
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: UNM player woes continue...
Replies: 18
Views: 1718

Re: UNM player woes continue...

aggies22 wrote:
January 12th, 2020, 9:00 pm
When a guy is bouncing from school to school it's always a bad sign.
The exception that proves the rule: https://www.sports-reference.com/cbb/pl ... ney-1.html

And another one: http://bitly.com/1H9DQSz
by ChicAggie
January 15th, 2020, 8:18 am
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Merrill Eye
Replies: 44
Views: 3172

Re: Merrill Eye

USU78 wrote:
January 14th, 2020, 10:31 am
Just checked the online translate to confirm what I thought. Feminine dentist is dentiste (F f noun "dentist").
While that may be true in other parts of the world, it's not true in Utah. It's "dentresses." Story checks out.
by ChicAggie
January 14th, 2020, 9:28 am
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Merrill Eye
Replies: 44
Views: 3172

Re: Merrill Eye

Real Life Aggie wrote:
January 13th, 2020, 1:13 pm
Interesting fact: 93.2% of dentists in Utah are male.
Uhh, by definition 100% of dentists in Utah are male. If they were female, they would be "housewives."

Or maybe "dentresses."
by ChicAggie
January 14th, 2020, 9:25 am
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Abel Porter's Consistency
Replies: 19
Views: 1276

Re: Abel Porter's Consistency

Hasn't taken long for Marquette board to disagree. They seem to wish they had a point guard that could shoot, penetrate and dish. https://247sports.com/college/marquette/board/104085/Contents/back-to-the-old-koby-141809199/ Koby has been downright mediocre for Marquette this season. Koby's freshman...
by ChicAggie
January 13th, 2020, 10:25 am
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: JACK MORMON aka Kent Watson Passed
Replies: 21
Views: 2312

Re: JACK MORMON aka Kent Watson Passed

JM has been a great contributor over the years. He will be missed. My next petty observation has absolutely nothing to do with JM and everything to do with the Herald Journal. The obituary is literally the most poorly-edited piece I have ever read in a newspaper. The Herald Journal's editing staff s...
by ChicAggie
January 13th, 2020, 10:04 am
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Status of Kuba?
Replies: 13
Views: 1747

Re: Status of Kuba?

The old thread on this topic doesn't seem to provide any real insight into Kuba's ongoing stretch riding the pine. Has his effort/attitude really been so poor that he has been relegated to only four total minutes of PT in the last three games, including a DNP against Nevada? Or is he still recoverin...
by ChicAggie
January 13th, 2020, 9:58 am
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Abel Porter's Consistency
Replies: 19
Views: 1276

Re: Abel Porter's Consistency

Hasn't taken long for Marquette board to disagree. They seem to wish they had a point guard that could shoot, penetrate and dish. https://247sports.com/college/marquette/board/104085/Contents/back-to-the-old-koby-141809199/ Koby has been downright mediocre for Marquette this season. Koby's freshman...
by ChicAggie
January 13th, 2020, 9:31 am
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Merrill Eye
Replies: 44
Views: 3172

Re: Merrill Eye

Ah the ol' Mountain West and the Ref's are out to get us along with the Queen, the Vatican, the Gettys, the Rothschilds and Colonel Sanders. Pretty sure the Rothschilds have moved on to other targets, but certainly the Illuminati and the Bilderberg Group spend a significant amount of their time and...
by ChicAggie
January 8th, 2020, 2:26 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Brito Has Lost His Shot
Replies: 8
Views: 666

Re: Brito Has Lost His Shot

UStateTim wrote:
January 8th, 2020, 1:29 pm
Moving the 3 pt line back this year might have something to do with it. Just a thought
That could have something to do with it, but Brito specifically said he liked the line moving back because he was used to the deeper line from international play.
by ChicAggie
January 8th, 2020, 10:39 am
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Rick Pitino was available
Replies: 25
Views: 1118

Re: Rick Pitino was available

I assume the op is joking, but I'll respond anyway. Smith has been amazing at usu even with the 3 game slide. Last year was a dream year where we did things maybe even the team didn't think were possible. This year we are still 13-5 with 2 wins over the sec. It is not popular to say this right now,...
by ChicAggie
January 8th, 2020, 10:15 am
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: What I learned from the Aggies this year
Replies: 33
Views: 1331

Re: What I learned from the Aggies this year

Good analogy, hipster. Coming into this season I had what I now understand to be ridiculously high expectations for this team, thinking we might perhaps lose only 4 games all season and enter the NCAA tournament as the MWC regular season and tournament champions with perhaps something as high as a 4...
by ChicAggie
January 8th, 2020, 9:38 am
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Overrated!!!!
Replies: 18
Views: 1274

Re: Overrated!!!!

ineptimusprime wrote:
January 8th, 2020, 9:36 am
I don’t know how someone can be a “former alumnus.” Was the degree revoked or forfeited? :lol:
Excellent question, ineptimus.
by ChicAggie
January 8th, 2020, 9:36 am
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Rick Pitino was available
Replies: 25
Views: 1118

Re: Rick Pitino was available

I would be in favor of starting a new forum where ridiculous threads can be quarantined. I volunteer to be the ridiculous police to decide which threads should be sent there. Or perhaps there could be a button that forum members could push to vote to banish ridiculous threads to that forum, and when...
by ChicAggie
January 8th, 2020, 9:23 am
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Brito Has Lost His Shot
Replies: 8
Views: 666

Re: Brito's Has Lost His Shot

Yes. WTH has happened to Brito's shot‽ Maybe it's a nagging injury, but if that's the case, stop shooting the three ball until you can actually make it. Shooting at those percentages is essentially a turnover.
by ChicAggie
January 7th, 2020, 9:00 am
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: A Shot Doctor May Cure Ags' Shooting Woes
Replies: 20
Views: 1124

A Shot Doctor May Cure Ags' Shooting Woes

One of the biggest differences between this year's team and last year's was that last year's team did a much better job of shooting the ball. This year's team is nearly 6% below last year's team in TS%, which is arguably the best measure of how efficient a player (or team) is scoring as the metric t...
by ChicAggie
January 7th, 2020, 8:35 am
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Where is Kuba and where
Replies: 15
Views: 1523

Re: Where is Kuba and where

Raw or not, Kuba and his length were critical to the Aggies' early success. I also think we miss Taylor more than we thought we might, and Queta is not yet quite playing up to his very highest level from last season. Team-wide shooting woes have also been problematic. I will address this in a separa...
by ChicAggie
January 4th, 2020, 1:56 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Rollie Worster
Replies: 5
Views: 1041

Re: Rollie Worster

Great post, BSAg. Your analysis may or may not be 100% spot on, but you bought yourself a lot of credibility with the Kevin Nixon reference. ;)
by ChicAggie
January 4th, 2020, 1:52 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Is Justin Freaking Bean Our MVP?
Replies: 17
Views: 630

Is Justin Freaking Bean Our MVP?

Coming into this season, any right minded basketball fan would have told you the team MVP for the season would be Merrill or possibly a healthy Queta. But after 16 games, here are the numbers that matter: Player..............MP.....PER......ORtg.....DRtg.....NetRtg.....WS/40.... +/- ..... PTS/100......
by ChicAggie
December 19th, 2019, 7:43 am
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: No answer
Replies: 56
Views: 3843

Re: No answer

The only people who would be "frothing at the mouth" do not understand basketball. You are much more optimistic about the sorts of things people write in chat and on the boards than I am. Two things: There is a middle ground between "optimism" and believing people will be "frothing at the mouth." N...