I know he had an off night as far as scoring goes. Much credit to LSU defense. That said, I think the refs let everybody be really handsy tonight. That helped LSU more than us I think. Anyways back to Notae…
He only had 12 which is below average, BUT… he had 7 defensive rebounds and 5 assists. That is huge impact in a game we were getting crushed on the glass. He also was 4-4 from the FT line. As it turned out to be game winners…
As much as it gives me reflux to say. Wade brought a wrinkle to the game that Muss never ever found a answer for. Effort overcame it in the end. JD wouldn’t have missed those FT’s if they had blindfolded him.
Oh I agree other guys had to hit big shots and did.
But the wrinkle never ever went away it was still working until the end even the last play until the foul.
And it was a foul and there was never a doubt those two FT’s were going in. It was a good move on his part, it was tough to deal with. Almost won him the game. Almost…
Muss did try different guys, and different looks but it was just tough, never really got past it. I don’t have a problem, again other than reflux, saying they had a heck of a plan coming in to shut JD down and did a pretty good job of it. Didn’t work on those last 2 FT’s though.
Oh yeah, Muss’s eyes will be bleeding from watching this game film and figuring it out. We beat it some, and other guys hit some huge shots, but it was a huge problem all night. We just fought it, hard. Our effort,
sustained unreal effort is, well…unreal.
Yeah, they slowed JD way down, mauled ius on the glass. But lost. They were without a doubt ready to play and had a great plan though. They definitely play with a chip on their shoulder and payback heavy on their mind.
I agree 100%. I would rather lose to any other coach in the SEC than Wade. Even Pearl because I hate him for the cheater that he is, but I at least respect his ability to coach and get his players to play hard. I just can’t say the same for Wade. He cheated, he was recorded on FBI tapes, he doesn’t deny it. He should not be coaching. Plus he dresses like sh1t on the sidelines. I am not one that thinks everyone needs to be in a suit, I think dress casual is okay. I like Muss in his polo style shirts, but Wade looked like he was just draped in a big white bed sheet with sweat pants.
My 98 year old Mom a little while back (she is gone now) told me she thought he was an A-hole and our coach is such a sweet young man. She was as big a Hog Basketball Fan as there was. Wish she could have seen this run. She did get to see last year. I thank she hung on just for that. Lost her May 1.
Just as my Mom. She died at age 90 5 years ago. I would cut out a schedule of the Hogs BB season. Then a few days later (in my house) would ask if I had a Arkansas BB schedule. I said yes and printed another one out. My mother was Juanita Tucker (gamel) in Siloam Springs. My mother played BB for the high school there. Really that was a long time ago but she played. Any useful info would help…
Exactly right, JD didn’t have a off night he did all he could, no one is going to score a bunch when you have 2 good defenders covering you. The way to beat this in the future is have Notae ready to focus on being a facilitator that will give us easy high percentage shots and lay ups. They always say take what they give you, we don’t have to have Notae score 20 if his teammates score 20 more points collectively than their average. WPS