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by Blue42
May 23rd, 2019, 8:00 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: 1280 top 60
Replies: 66
Views: 6495

Re: 1280 top 60

Here’s how the numbers break down, for anyone who is curious (assuming I counted right):

Utah - 24
USU - 17
byu - 17
Weber - 2
by Blue42
May 18th, 2019, 7:42 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Queta - NBA Combine
Replies: 82
Views: 13339

Re: Queta - NBA Combine

This was the write-up CBS Sports had on Queta’s Combine performance: “Utah State freshman Neemias Queta showed some interesting stuff on the court today. A really active and competitive big man who this week was one of only four prospects to measure at 7-foot or taller with shoes (he also had the la...
by Blue42
April 23rd, 2019, 11:50 am
Forum: Big Blue's House (General Sports Talk)
Topic: Jerry Bovee
Replies: 52
Views: 4886

Re: Weber State AD to Utah State

Maybe Hartwell has given Cockett his notice and she has preemptively hired someone else. Without a national search, of course. Is he not the replacement for Jana ? He most likely see's a chance to advance into a A.D. at USU which would be a good thing for him. There is no smoking gun at Weber. My f...
by Blue42
April 11th, 2019, 3:32 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Nevada Transfers
Replies: 10
Views: 2588

Re: Nevada Transfers

It’s funny to read the Nevada fans complaining about transfer rules as a result of all this when their entire team was built off of transfers last year: https://247sports.com/college/nevada/Board/102569/Contents/Venting-thats-all--131117058/ https://247sports.com/college/nevada/Board/102569/Contents...
by Blue42
April 5th, 2019, 9:26 am
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Bernardo Da Silva
Replies: 16
Views: 1739

Re: Bernardo Da Silva

Read that he is weighing his options and might not end up at BYU. 6’9”guy with a 7’2” wingspan from Wasatch Academy originally from Brazil. Not necessarily a position of need but i think he is a pretty talented kid. I believe a while back he unofficially visited maybe with condie? I feel like a 6'9...
by Blue42
March 26th, 2019, 9:27 am
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: One Year Anniversary
Replies: 2
Views: 572

One Year Anniversary

This video gave me chills.

by Blue42
March 25th, 2019, 5:19 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Meanwhile....down south
Replies: 36
Views: 4570

Re: Meanwhile....down south

Apparently this guys are transferring out of UNLV C Cheickna Dembélé JR 6-11 SF Shakur Juiston RS JR 6-7 C Chiekh Mbacke Diong SO 6-11 SF Joel Ntambwe FR 6-8 PF Jonathan Tchamwa Tchatchoua FR 6-8 Juiston would be a tough loss for them. Averaged almost 15 and 10 two years ago before getting hurt ear...
by Blue42
March 24th, 2019, 6:15 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: UCF
Replies: 24
Views: 1513

Re: UCF

Is it just me? Thought Zion should of had a charge on the drive and iffy no-call on UCF's player's drive. Probably would have been called earlier in the game. Hard to call that one in the final minute. Sent from my Pixel 2 XL using Tapatalk Shouldn’t a foul be called a foul regardless of the time i...
by Blue42
March 24th, 2019, 11:50 am
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: MW Champions Shirt & NCAA shirt
Replies: 21
Views: 2434

Re: MW Champions Shirt & NCAA shirt

Walmart is selling these for $17. Ugh. My Walmart in Central WA only has Husky/Cougar/Zags gear.... Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk My Walmart in Meridian, ID only has Bsu and Byu gear [emoji2961][emoji2961][emoji2961] On the bright side though, a box from the USU bookstore arrived in the mail t...
by Blue42
March 23rd, 2019, 6:48 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Looking Back at 28-7
Replies: 2
Views: 620

Re: Looking Back at 28-7

That was one of the plays of the season, IMO. Others were Abel’s game-winner against New Mexico, Sam’s old-fashioned 3-point play against Boise, and Sam drawing the charge at the end against Nevada.
by Blue42
March 23rd, 2019, 11:49 am
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: An Open Letter to Utah State Men's Basketball
Replies: 5
Views: 1103

An Open Letter to Utah State Men's Basketball

Dear Utah State Men's Basketball Team, The last 24 hours have been a whirlwind of emotions for us Aggie fans: excitement, frustration, disappointment, pride, and hope for the future. None of us expected a season like this at the start of the year. In our wildest dreams, we never could have imagined ...
by Blue42
March 22nd, 2019, 10:34 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: 8 Seeds
Replies: 11
Views: 1011

Re: 8 Seeds

trombone_ninja wrote:
March 22nd, 2019, 10:29 pm
Hasn’t the 9 seed historically won more often, not just this year?
I believe it was 68-68 coming into this year. But now the 9 seeds have the upper hand.
by Blue42
March 22nd, 2019, 8:47 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Roster deadweight
Replies: 35
Views: 4303

Re: Roster deadweight

Amazed we had such a good year despite the depth issue. Tons of credit to smith and the players who did what they did despite a soft bench. It would have been really nice if JKIII had gone to class. He provided a lot of the spark we’ve been missing off the bench. Having his speed would have been ni...
by Blue42
March 22nd, 2019, 6:23 am
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Nevada plays undisciplined
Replies: 22
Views: 1911

Re: Nevada plays undisciplined

4 assists, 14 turnovers for the Pack in this game. Iso at its finest.
by Blue42
March 21st, 2019, 10:14 am
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: From Stephen MN Elementary...
Replies: 8
Views: 1190

Re: From Stephen MN Elementary...

NVAggie wrote:
March 21st, 2019, 10:01 am
That is really awesome. I hope that Minnesota doesn't have a coaching position open after this season.
So you’re saying we should root for Minnesota here in this first game against Louisville? :thumbsup:
by Blue42
March 20th, 2019, 7:32 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: “Shut Down Sam Merrill”
Replies: 41
Views: 3782

Re: “Shut Down Sam Merrill”

We are 12-4 when Sam scores less than 20 points, 14-2 when he scores 20 or more. I’d say keeping Sam under 20 is a good goal for opponents, and half of the time they were able to do that. Though it’s only happened once in our last 7 games, when he scored 19 in our win over SDSU in Logan. So you are...
by Blue42
March 20th, 2019, 4:39 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: “Shut Down Sam Merrill”
Replies: 41
Views: 3782

Re: “Shut Down Sam Merrill”

Murkymerk wrote:
March 20th, 2019, 4:25 pm
We are 12-4 when Sam scores less than 20 points, 14-2 when he scores 20 or more. I’d say keeping Sam under 20 is a good goal for opponents, and half of the time they were able to do that.
Though it’s only happened once in our last 7 games, when he scored 19 in our win over SDSU in Logan.
by Blue42
March 19th, 2019, 10:04 am
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Jay Bilas analysis fail
Replies: 29
Views: 2545

Re: Jay Bilas analysis fail

Also, “the Aggies will have to outscore Washington.” Really groundbreaking analysis there. To win a game, you have to score more than your opponent? Since when? I can see why he gets paid the big bucks by ESPN. Not just anyone would know that outscoring your opponent is a key to winning the game. :s...
by Blue42
March 19th, 2019, 8:36 am
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Jay Bilas analysis fail
Replies: 29
Views: 2545

Re: Jay Bilas analysis fail

According to the NCAA website, Utah State ranks 11th in FG percentage defense, with opponents shooting just 39.3% against us. Oh, and we’re 8th in defensive rebounds per game, averaging 29.4.

“Not one of the better defensive teams”
by Blue42
March 18th, 2019, 6:25 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: This writer thinks UNLV could potentially lure away Craig Smith. Haha
Replies: 9
Views: 1367

Re: This writer thinks UNLV could potentially lure away Craig Smith. Haha

“While early speculation centered on proven head coaches like Matta and Rick Pitino, one source said Reed-Francois is also open to a younger, up-and-coming coach. Utah State won the Mountain West tournament on Saturday under first-year head coach Craig Smith, who was lured away from South Dakota wit...
by Blue42
March 18th, 2019, 10:43 am
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Bracket: Calling It
Replies: 10
Views: 1027

Re: Bracket: Calling It

This would be my dream scenario, but I think USU would be a terrible matchup for Kansas. Kansas does not shoot the three well, is not that athletic, and relies on a finesse big man that Nemi would eat for lunch. Unfortunately, I don’t think we’ll ever know as I don’t see USU or Kansas making it to ...
by Blue42
March 18th, 2019, 10:28 am
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Nevada's seed
Replies: 13
Views: 1805

Re: Nevada's seed

As a USU fan it is my obligation to find something to not be happy about. First off, I am thrilled with our 8 seed, I feel this is where we should have been. My complaint is the Nevada seed, and how in the world the selection committee felt good about giving them a 6. We had a better OOC win agains...
by Blue42
March 16th, 2019, 10:51 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: What I admire about Coach Smith...
Replies: 17
Views: 1775

Re: What I admire about Coach Smith...

hipsterdoofus21 wrote:
March 16th, 2019, 10:38 pm
Olderthandirt wrote:
March 16th, 2019, 7:33 pm
Coach Smith just thanked Heartwell for hiring him. Said it was the best move he could have ever done. Amen to that. I hope we lock him up for a long time!
Is that in the press conference?
At the very end, yeah. As he’s getting up to leave.
by Blue42
March 16th, 2019, 12:27 am
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Anyone else doubt an at-large bid after tonight?
Replies: 27
Views: 1922

Re: Anyone else doubt an at-large bid after tonight?

Why would they leave out a team that with a loss would be 17-4 when the next best team is 16-4 and who didnt make the final? If anything Reno should be left out before us. Because OOC play matters too, and Nevada went undefeated while we lost to BYU. Not saying we don’t deserve to be in, just sayin...
by Blue42
March 15th, 2019, 11:53 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Fresno
Replies: 11
Views: 1474

Re: Fresno

Blue42 wrote:
March 14th, 2019, 11:48 pm
SpectrumMagic wrote:
March 14th, 2019, 11:13 pm
Has been lighting it up from 3 lately
Their last two games from three:
vs. AFA: 16-38, 42%
vs. SJSU: 23-38, 60%
We can now add tonight’s line:
vs. USU: 5-26, 19%

Craig Smith’s system at work.
by Blue42
March 15th, 2019, 9:22 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Bracketology
Replies: 183
Views: 16641

Re: Bracketology

Washington held on to beat Colorado.
by Blue42
March 15th, 2019, 9:17 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: This tournament is ripe for the taking for USU if they want it.
Replies: 11
Views: 1102

Re: This tournament is ripe for the taking for USU if they want it.

Talking heads on CBS Sports seemed confident that the MWC will be a three bid league if Utah State loses. I wish I was as confident that the Aggies are a lock as they are.
by Blue42
March 15th, 2019, 8:25 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Nevada - San Diego State
Replies: 32
Views: 2674

Re: Nevada - San Diego State

USUfreak11 wrote:
March 15th, 2019, 8:21 pm
USUfreak11 wrote:
March 15th, 2019, 8:16 pm
Nevada is getting spanked.
Spoke too soon. :lol:
Feels like it’s always too soon to say that against Nevada :roll:
by Blue42
March 15th, 2019, 7:49 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Nevada - San Diego State
Replies: 32
Views: 2674

Re: Nevada - San Diego State

Cody Martin has singlehandedly kept Nevada in this one. With Caroline out and Caleb in early foul trouble, Cody has been carrying the Pack
by Blue42
March 15th, 2019, 7:07 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Nevada - San Diego State
Replies: 32
Views: 2674

Re: Nevada - San Diego State

jpswensen wrote:
March 15th, 2019, 7:05 pm
Blue42 wrote:
March 15th, 2019, 7:03 pm
Commentators just said Caroline isn’t going to play tonight for UNR against SDSU.
Injury?
Sorry, I should’ve specified. His achilles is flaring up apparently.
by Blue42
March 15th, 2019, 7:03 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Nevada - San Diego State
Replies: 32
Views: 2674

Nevada - San Diego State

Commentators just said Caroline isn’t going to play tonight for UNR against SDSU.
by Blue42
March 15th, 2019, 6:12 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Bracketology
Replies: 183
Views: 16641

Re: Bracketology

Memphis went on a 12-0 run to end the first half. They lead UCF(9-seed) 37-27. A UCF loss is good for seeding and shouldn’t hurt the bubble at all. I can’t see Memphis winning the AAC tourney, and they won’t get in otherwise. Memphis is hosting their tournament. They could definitely win their tour...
by Blue42
March 15th, 2019, 1:03 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Bracketology
Replies: 183
Views: 16641

Re: Bracketology

Florida holds on for the upset of LSU
by Blue42
March 15th, 2019, 12:26 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Potential Bid Stealer
Replies: 71
Views: 6206

Re: Potential Bid Stealer

VCU list today, not sure what the impact will be, but maybe things will get shaken up. Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk I would say it’s good in that we may jump them in seeding, but bad because they potentially pop the bubble for another team. I’d like to think we’re solidly in enough that it woul...
by Blue42
March 15th, 2019, 11:42 am
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: More Craig Smith Please
Replies: 15
Views: 1549

Re: More Craig Smith Please

The commentator’s response to you (not that I agree with him, but just based on what I heard from him last night) would be that the game isn’t won or lost in the first half. He would say it’s better to sit a guy for five or ten minutes in the first half than the second half when it might matter mor...