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Username Post: Monmouth
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Age: 65
Reg: 11-14-16
11-24-18 06:57 PM - Post#266907    
    In response to SRP

I’ve hesitated to bring this up, since I’m guessing it’s a bit of a tired topic on this board, but I note a couple recent references.

What ever happened to putting opponents in unfamiliar territory by running ultra disciplined offense, constant movement, constant cutting to basket, ball screens, ie the Princeton offense. Not talking about a pure version - take fast breaks, take early 3’s or lay-ups, but when play has settled, why can’t we get into the familar sets and patterns that always made Princeton distinctive? Whatever happened to The Smart Take from the Strong ? And it’s not just offense - When matchups are not advantageous why aren’t we in a zone, capitalizing on opponents’ impatience, and mitigating quickness and/or size deficits ? Is carill’s 1-2-2 match up no longer teachable?

Now, watching the tigers is no different than watching any mid-major hoping to be pretty good. I don’t know if I’m more angry or saddened.

I’ve been watching for over 50 yrs, and I’ll always watch, and root, and look for any news of tiger bball, but just had to get this off my chest.
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