I'm going to play the inexperience-youth card here.
Time will cure this team's problems. (That, and more fine recruits like Colvin and Gilstrap coming aboard.)
After watching today, I am CONVINCED that Gilstrap is our key to be a great team instead of a good team. We have no one at that position who can do what guys on these other teams at the 3 do. We need someone who can defend the 3 and then add offense at the 3 and it will change everything.
Some of Lucca's shot selections did leave me a little cold...if the guy has a shot by all means take it but this 35 foot fade away 3 is simply what this team can not afford. Frankly, I'm shocked gmac is letting him get by with it.
Actually Greg has been wanting him to shoot it more.
He only took one truly bad shot and that was w/ 1 min 30 seconds left when we needed a three
The shot that got blocked was just a great defensive play by Atchley. Lucca thought he switched (if he would have Lucca would have been wide open) and he didn't
Considering the fact that none of our players that get any real time on the court have no more than one year of previous Big XII experience, I'm pretty happy with our progress and the future of this team! This was a good team we played today & we played them pretty tough at their place.
I agree on the phantom calls. A lot of times, referees see certain situations where they are sure there has to be a foul without ever actually seeing it. It wasn't the reason we lost but Texas definitely got most of the calls.
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