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#4 Illinois at #7 tOSU, Sat 3-6, 4 ET on ESPN

Discussion in 'Buckeye Basketball' started by BB73, Mar 1, 2021.

  1. Arch2H

    Arch2H Senior

    nice dwayne...
     
  2. OUatl

    OUatl Junior

    Not a fan of that show!
     
  3. OregonBuckeye

    OregonBuckeye Semper Fi Buckeyes

  4. jakenick06

    jakenick06 Senior

  5. Jake

    Jake here we go again ‘17 The Deuce Champ '18 The Deuce Champ Fantasy Baseball Champ

    Losing Jimmy Sotos in the first game without CJ has hurt this team. He played well in that game before the late shoulder injury.

    We also lost graduate transfer point guard Abel Porter to a "non-Covid medical condition" before the season.

    We had guard depth in early November.
     
    Last edited: Mar 6, 2021
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  6. BB73

    BB73 Loves Buckeye History Staff Member Bookie '16 & '17 Upset Contest Winner

    Or since that stoppage of play to review the shot clock right around then, when we were up 4 and were bringing the ball over mid court. That and a couple of bounces the wrong way killed momentum.
     
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  7. cmstophe

    cmstophe Renewal

    Oooof. Absolutely brutal.
     
  8. Jake

    Jake here we go again ‘17 The Deuce Champ '18 The Deuce Champ Fantasy Baseball Champ

    Holtmann can't shoot the ball for them. Bucks missed their last 10 shots.
     
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  9. Illini Dylan

    Illini Dylan Junior

    Good game guys...thought you had us as Liddell was doing what he always does against the Illini, luckily able to lock down the last 4 minutes

    Good luck the rest of the way, unless we play again. :wink:
     
  10. Systems_id

    Systems_id Senior

    Oof tough loss just because it’s four in a row. I honestly hadn’t expected us to beat Iowa nor Illinois since beating good teams twice in a row is difficult. SCUM-lite loss is the one that hurts the most. Iowa kinda sucked just because of how it happened. SCUM and Illinois were hard fought losses to two potential FF teams so those don’t bother me in a vacuum. If these losses were scattered throughout the season rather than four in a row I probably wouldn’t think twice.
     
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  11. Fungo Squiggly

    Fungo Squiggly Mortal enemy of all things Bucky Yahoo Pickem Champ Former Game Champion '18 Keeper League Champ '18 BPCFFB II Champ

    Agreed. Going into the last 8, I would have been okay with going 4-4 in those games. It's stringing the losses together at the end that makes it feel worse. If they'd lost the first 4 and then won these last 4, we'd be riding high about gelling at the right time for the tourney.
     
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  12. Jake

    Jake here we go again ‘17 The Deuce Champ '18 The Deuce Champ Fantasy Baseball Champ

    The only one who should not have beaten the Buckeyes was Sparty. If the Bucks play like they did vs TTUN our boys will be a tough out in the Dance.
     
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  13. Jake

    Jake here we go again ‘17 The Deuce Champ '18 The Deuce Champ Fantasy Baseball Champ

    That's it in a nutshell. He's not a PG. We lost that second Purdue game in similar fashion.

    CJ Walker has become the single most important player on the team because PG is where our depth is most depleted.
     
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  14. NJ-Buckeye

    NJ-Buckeye They Hate Us cuz They Ain't Us.. Banners are good Staff Member

    IMO.. if shots don't fall early, we start to press... when we press we start taking bad shots and HOPE they go in... then we press again...
    opposing teams know this and they step up defense early... and again when we start taking bad shots

    Until we regain our shooting touch we're in trouble.. our D is not better than our bad shooting...
    I expect us to regain our touch when the B1G tourney and NCAA begins... hopefully
     
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  15. RB07OSU

    RB07OSU #7 aka Vick the human joystick Staff Member BP Recruiting Team

    I missed this game too, I am blaming this loss on me. I need to stop being selfish on the weekends and stop skiing bomb ass, this is my fault. Fuck all this fresh powder and mountains, I need to get my head right. I apologize everyone, I am going to focus it in and we're not losing again.

    So lets win the conference, seems easy.
     
    Last edited: Mar 7, 2021

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