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Match-ups against the Cats

Discussion in 'Colorado Basketball Message Board' started by Zachsquatch, Feb 20, 2014.

  1. Zachsquatch

    Zachsquatch Active Member

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    At first I thought we matched up pretty identically....but York starting creates a bit of a conundrum.

    NJ - Ski (XT on D)
    TJ - XT (Ski on D)
    GY - DT or J Hop?
    AG - XJ
    KT - Jelly

    RHJ could possible get the start at 3 which would make it more straight forward. I like having Wes off the bench still to help with foul trouble as AG draws a lot.

    Either way, we have an offensive mismatch in our advantage.
     
  2. Shldr2Shldr

    Shldr2Shldr Club Member Club Member

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    I would love if we could get Josh to attack Aaron Gordon in the paint. He is prone to fouling and it would be one fewer weapon to deal with.
     
  3. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    This might be a game where J-Hop needs to give us 20 minutes of great defense on Nick Johnson. This is a case where we really miss Spencer. He owned NJ.
     
  4. CVilleBuff

    CVilleBuff Club Member Club Member

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    Gabe York's defense is extremely questionable IIRC.
     
  5. Shldr2Shldr

    Shldr2Shldr Club Member Club Member

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    Gabe York's offense is what concerns me.
     
  6. Zachsquatch

    Zachsquatch Active Member

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    I agree with having J Hop guard NJ.

    The three guards are a headache on offense, but like I said, defensively they open up some gaps for us.

    Also comical how the three of them look like triplets on tv.
     
  7. Eggon

    Eggon Club Member Club Member

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    XJ is gonna mount up in this game. AZ will lean on Josh and ski after asu. XJ has shown a tendency to bounce back strong. Opportunity here for Buffs and XJ.

    I like our chances even if a very tough battle looms. Predict crowd will be even more a factor Sat night!
     
  8. MtnBuff

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    I would feel much more comfortable coming into this game if we had a healthy Wes to count on.
     
  9. hokiehead

    hokiehead Gobbler on the Mountain Club Member

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    Yes.
     
  10. wyobuff

    wyobuff Well-Known Member

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    Yup. He always plays well against them. In tuscon, he was 7/12 shooting (4/5 from deep) - 21 points, 2 boards.
    Last year in 2 games vs AZ (chengate) 13/6, (revenge) 19/9, Conf tourney (11/2)

    15.75/4.75 in 4 games.

    He always comes to play against these guys, and he basically said we'd win in the post game presser at their place. Spencer ran his mouth a bit but always walked the walk (unless you're a csu fan, and find significant differences between the 30 he said he'd hang on the 2 years ago, and the 29 he actually put on them). It's time for XJ to do the same.

    I also expect a lot from booker. He always plays well in big games, and this is about as big as it gets. Top 5 team? We havent beaten one of those all year.
     
  11. Professor3

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    True - but they haven't looked like a Top 5 team lately. It will be a great win.
     

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