Johnny Orr coached teams were fun to watch and were almost always the underdog. IIRC If they lost it was no big deal, because they always had a good chance to win every game, I have lost that feeling in the past 10 years or so. If we win it was because the other team had a bad day, it wasn't because of stellar defense or a hot shooting offense. Those last two things never seem to happen.
Most people would argue that Tim Floyd's teams were somewhat boring to watch. Winning games in the 50s and 60s. But, it was winning basketball and that is all that matters. I really don't care what style of play we have as long as we are starting to go to the NCAA tourney again. GMACs problem is that we have no identity as to a style of play. One year we grind it out and the next year we push the tempo. Great coaches have a system and stick with it. AND, they recruit good enough players to win in that system. Larry's team played lock down defense and rebounded the hell out of the basketball. That usually gave us at least chance to win every game. I can't think of one thing we do particularly well in GMACs tenure as coach.
In my opinion Morgan teams played only when they wanted to, and would't play solid D which is why we had to run gimick D's to have a chance for steals and fast break points. Fun at times, very embarrassing often.
Which is different from the last few years how?
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