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Martin deserves some blame for these awful stretches

Posted on: February 10, 2019 at 10:57:26 CT
jlbomega MU
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I get there are personnel issues with this team (and last years team), but both squads would have major issues for long stretches. Too long. A coach can call timeouts to try and break up a run and draw up some plays to try to get the offense back in sync. You can also work on momentum busting plays in practice (i.e. this is a play we are going to use in order to stop a run).

Martin far too often lets 5+ minutes roll off the clock sitting on timeouts (apparently he wants some timeouts to use later in the game when it's already out of reach because I can't find another explanation). All the while 15+ point swings have taken place.

I don't care how bad your team is. The amount of times Martin's teams have gotten into funks and the length of time those funks last are getting inexcusable as far as I'm concerned. By no means am I on the "fire Cuzonzo" bandwagon. I am still 100% on board with him. That said, I am starting to wonder if Cuonzo is the basketball version of Pinkel. Great game planner, poor at in game adjustments.

Edited by jlbomega at 10:59:08 on 02/10/19
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     CM needs to move on from all the Porters... nm - tigertix MU - 2/10 13:09:01
     This is what a rebuild looks like especially one - wu-tangtiger MU - 2/10 11:30:51
          True, but 2 of those players are transfers - FIJItiger MU - 2/10 11:47:01
               Went all in on the Porters & lost, Sr. though is bringing in - tigertix MU - 2/10 13:39:53
          Finally someone with a little perspective (nm) - itznotwillis MU - 2/10 11:36:08
     Still mad KA gave your mom the shocker we see(nm) - TigerFan92 MU - 2/10 11:19:35
          Glad you took something useful out of that(nm) - FIJItiger MU - 2/10 11:22:00
               Nobody sane reads the garbage you post(nm) - TigerFan92 MU - 2/10 14:26:03
     It gave me no confidence we are headed anywhere - the808bass MU - 2/10 10:58:02
          It depends - FIJItiger MU - 2/10 11:06:43
               I'm not sure Jontay is coming back - ERB KC - 2/10 12:02:51
                    Me neither, which would be a large setback for the program(nm) - FIJItiger MU - 2/10 12:11:25
          We are 1 year away, relax. (nm) - itznotwillis MU - 2/10 11:01:17
     Martin deserves some blame for these awful stretches - jlbomega MU - 2/10 10:57:26
          RE: Agree - Jmill88 MU - 2/10 11:24:45
          Yes, CM seems to have good player rapport and - GA Tiger MU - 2/10 11:04:28
          I tend to agree - FIJItiger MU - 2/10 11:03:35
               I hear what you are saying but... - BlackSheep MU - 2/10 12:11:17
               At the very least you can draw up something to double or - jlbomega MU - 2/10 12:05:58
               That sounds like KA offense(nm) - ERB KC - 2/10 12:04:58
               The team usually seems unaware of the clock. (nm) - GA Tiger MU - 2/10 11:05:58
                    RE: The team usually seems unaware of the clock. (nm) - Georgia Tiger MU - 2/10 11:16:10
                         It wasn't a mistake - jlbomega MU - 2/10 12:19:46
                              Recruiting and coaching should not be conflated when - GA Tiger MU - 2/10 13:55:33




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