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Username Post: Kyle Castlin at Xavier Watch        (Topic#22107)
AntiUngvar 
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11-14-18 09:43 AM - Post#265528    

Three games into the Xavier phase of his career, Kyle's still starting, playing almost 29 minutes per game- all three of these games were played at home, in front of 10,000-plus, standing room only crowds. Xavier's
record is 2-1, and they're now moving on to Hawaii where they'll play #9 Auburn on Monday, November 19, 2:30,pm, E.S.T. (televised on ESPN2).


Edited by AntiUngvar on 11-14-18 09:51 AM. Reason for edit: No reason given.

 
AntiUngvar 
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Re: Kyle Castlin at Xavier Watch
11-30-18 01:51 PM - Post#267666    
    In response to AntiUngvar

Seven games into his Xavier career, Kyle Castlin's still starting (in all seven games, of which Xavier's won four); he's 4th on the team in minutes played; and 3rd for Xavier in both FGPCT and 3pt.FG%. As it is for D-1 players all over the country at this time, the schedule begins to heat up with Xavier playing home games, tomorrow versus Oakland at noon (E.S.T.) and on Wednesday, December 5, 6:30pm (E.S.T.) versus Ohio University- both of those games will appear on the FS1 network. ESPN2 will then carry Xavier's crosstown rivalry game, to be played at the University of Cincinnati on Saturday, December 8, 2:00pm (E.S.T.)


Edited by AntiUngvar on 11-30-18 01:55 PM. Reason for edit: No reason given.

 
Columbia 37P6 
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11-30-18 03:26 PM - Post#267670    
    In response to AntiUngvar

I'm very happy for Kyle Castlin and Xavier. All of us on this Board loved and appreciated Kyle Castlin from the moment he put on a Columbia uniform. Kyle Castlin and Mike Smith were terrific Kyle Smith recruits.

 
westcoast 
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11-30-18 04:25 PM - Post#267675    
    In response to Columbia 37P6

Castlin's rate stats are good, but he's hardly taking any shots with Xavier. Through 7 games, he's only attempted 24 shots, or about 3.4/Game. And many of those are probably from his 10 offensive rebounds. His FGA/Minute must be one of the lowest in the country.

 
AntiUngvar 
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11-30-18 06:21 PM - Post#267688    
    In response to westcoast

And your point is?


 
westcoast 
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12-01-18 02:21 AM - Post#267702    
    In response to AntiUngvar

Just an observation. Castlin is a good shooter who is getting a surprisingly low number of shots.

 
AntiUngvar 
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12-01-18 08:41 AM - Post#267703    
    In response to westcoast

I suppose, but the bigger, more pleasant surprise for me, is that any kid from the IL can spend a year starting on a BigEast school team- one that was a #1 seed in the Big Dance just a season ago.


 
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