HELL YES WALK-ONS!

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HELL YES WALK-ONS!

Post by QuackAttackAggie » March 14th, 2019, 9:20 pm

15 REBOUNDS, BEAN? ARE YOU SERIOUS?
6 BIG FTs FOR PORTER? WITH FULL BODY CRAMPS? YES.

HONORABLE WALK-ON MENTION TO BRITO WHO CLEARLY BELONGS ON THIS TEAM AND WON THIS GAME FOR US IN THE 2ND HALF.



9 assists, 1 turnover for Sam when the team had 24 turnovers?

WHAT A TEAM WHAT A GAME
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Re: HELL YES WALK-ONS!

Post by brownjeans » March 14th, 2019, 9:22 pm

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Re: HELL YES WALK-ONS!

Post by QuackAttackAggie » March 14th, 2019, 9:23 pm

brownjeans wrote:
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Re: HELL YES WALK-ONS!

Post by bigblue » March 14th, 2019, 9:32 pm

This is honestly the most resilient team I've ever seen play.

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Re: HELL YES WALK-ONS!

Post by bpd » March 14th, 2019, 9:38 pm

They also turned the ball over way too much. Brito was fantastic as was Queta.



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Post by BioAggie » March 14th, 2019, 9:41 pm

Brito has had the quiet leadership role when Sam isn’t on the floor. Brito took charge and calmed the team down a little. It took 35 minutes but once we calmed down, we took control.



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Post by MetsJetsAggies » March 14th, 2019, 11:38 pm

Gotta recruit over them



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Post by Aggie84025 » March 14th, 2019, 11:42 pm

bpd wrote:
March 14th, 2019, 9:38 pm
They also turned the ball over way too much. Brito was fantastic as was Queta.


[Brito was fantastic the last 16 minutes of the 2nd half. the first half he had way too many unforced turnovers.]



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Post by nswaggie » March 15th, 2019, 12:36 am

I know Porter didn’t have his best game tonight, but I am really beginning to like what I see from him. Doesn’t back down and is an underrated defender. Glad we have him for two more years. Just need to find another reliable switch it up PG (hopefully TK can put enough work in over the summer to get there) so he can get some rest during these type of games. He is a tough kid.



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Post by Coloraggie » March 15th, 2019, 1:11 am

nswaggie wrote:
March 15th, 2019, 12:36 am
I know Porter didn’t have his best game tonight, but I am really beginning to like what I see from him. Doesn’t back down and is an underrated defender. Glad we have him for two more years. Just need to find another reliable switch it up PG (hopefully TK can put enough work in over the summer to get there) so he can get some rest during these type of games. He is a tough kid.
Porter had ice on both knees after the game. Is that typical?



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Post by Olderthandirt » March 15th, 2019, 2:37 am

Amazing! Brito was brutal in the first half, but brilliant in the 2nd. Bean is unreal. He is so relentless. Great game!



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Re: HELL YES WALK-ONS!

Post by QuackAttackAggie » March 15th, 2019, 5:00 am

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March 15th, 2019, 12:36 am
I know Porter didn’t have his best game tonight, but I am really beginning to like what I see from him. Doesn’t back down and is an underrated defender. Glad we have him for two more years. Just need to find another reliable switch it up PG (hopefully TK can put enough work in over the summer to get there) so he can get some rest during these type of games. He is a tough kid.
Porter had ice on both knees after the game. Is that typical?
He had full body cramps second half


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Post by QuackAttackAggie » March 15th, 2019, 5:00 am

nswaggie wrote:I know Porter didn’t have his best game tonight, but I am really beginning to like what I see from him. Doesn’t back down and is an underrated defender. Glad we have him for two more years. Just need to find another reliable switch it up PG (hopefully TK can put enough work in over the summer to get there) so he can get some rest during these type of games. He is a tough kid.
The and-one layup breaking the press was big


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Re: HELL YES WALK-ONS!

Post by NVAggie » March 15th, 2019, 7:50 am

I'm glad we were able to put the whole "walk on" thing to bed. These guys are a major part of the winning that is being done on the court.



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Post by Murkymerk » March 15th, 2019, 8:03 am

We’re 12-1 with Porter as the starter.
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Re: HELL YES WALK-ONS!

Post by kofdog » March 15th, 2019, 10:11 am

MetsJetsAggies wrote:
March 14th, 2019, 11:38 pm
Gotta recruit over them
hmm, can't tell if you are serious



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Re: HELL YES WALK-ONS!

Post by Roy McAvoy » March 15th, 2019, 10:12 am

It is truly remarkable that this team is doing what it's doing with 3 key players originally being walk-ons at USU. If you're walking on at USU you really don't have a ton of options out there.



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Re: HELL YES WALK-ONS!

Post by ChicAggie » March 15th, 2019, 10:16 am

I have a man-crush on Bean. He is our Dennis Rodman -- but with an actual offensive game. And I'm so glad Smith stuck with Brito. MVP of the second half. Great stuff, Aggies!!


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Post by MetsJetsAggies » March 15th, 2019, 1:26 pm

kofdog wrote:
March 15th, 2019, 10:11 am
MetsJetsAggies wrote:
March 14th, 2019, 11:38 pm
Gotta recruit over them
hmm, can't tell if you are serious
Hint: 2 letters, starts with an N



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Post by Murkymerk » March 15th, 2019, 3:06 pm

kofdog wrote:
March 15th, 2019, 10:11 am
MetsJetsAggies wrote:
March 14th, 2019, 11:38 pm
Gotta recruit over them
hmm, can't tell if you are serious
At this point the only person who seriously thinks that is USUBlue. Speaking of whom, he hasn’t been around as much lately. I think Porter and Bean offended him.



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Post by kofdog » March 15th, 2019, 3:14 pm

Murkymerk wrote:
March 15th, 2019, 3:06 pm
kofdog wrote:
March 15th, 2019, 10:11 am
MetsJetsAggies wrote:
March 14th, 2019, 11:38 pm
Gotta recruit over them
hmm, can't tell if you are serious
At this point the only person who seriously thinks that is USUBlue. Speaking of whom, he hasn’t been around as much lately. I think Porter and Bean offended him.
Seriously only asked cause I wondered if you were taking Blue's place or what :)



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Re: HELL YES WALK-ONS!

Post by kofdog » March 15th, 2019, 3:15 pm

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Re: HELL YES WALK-ONS!

Post by bpd » March 15th, 2019, 5:21 pm

In all honesty, Porter played poorly. He turned the ball over way too much and had a hard time stabilizing the offense. But, he was clutch when he needed to be.
Bean really hustled and killed it on the boards and was efficient on offense. He had way too many turnovers, especially for a 4. His defense was bad as he couldn't keep up with Jackson.

That is my honest evaluation.



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Re: HELL YES WALK-ONS!

Post by NVAggie » March 15th, 2019, 6:00 pm

I agree with most of what you are saying.



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Post by Stucki » March 15th, 2019, 6:15 pm

I get what you are saying and why, but the coaching staff should try to recruit over all of our players. If we aren't bringing in better players, what are we doing? Of course that is easier said than done and I like how the staff developed the holdover players. I like that these players were given a chance, even though successful walk ons happen much less frequently in basketball than football. I don't think it is possible to build a consistently high level basketball program relying on walk ons.


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Re: HELL YES WALK-ONS!

Post by aggies22 » March 15th, 2019, 7:57 pm

In regards to the football walk-on vs. the basketball walk-on. When you are able to have nearly 30 walk-ons to the football team, you are bound to find a couple of gems every now and then.



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Re: HELL YES WALK-ONS!

Post by NVAggie » March 15th, 2019, 8:30 pm

I agree. You should always try to find better players.



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