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Re: Next Season

Post by Deltaguy1 » Wed Apr 22, 2020 10:29 pm

Thank you. Some great insight and hope (?).

Keep us informed.

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Re: Next Season

Post by CCSU4-3 » Thu Apr 23, 2020 8:16 am

Deltaguy1 wrote:
Wed Apr 22, 2020 10:29 pm
Thank you. Some great insight and hope (?).
Yeah, I think that's the best way to put it; "hope".

There is certainly reasons to suggest CCSU could make a significant run up the standings next season (if there even IS a season); Experience, continuity, a league that lost a ton of talent, plugged holes (point guard, rebounding).

Of course, those of you who are skeptical are reasonably so. A lot of good would have to happen for them to sneak into the top 4. But I wouldn't think they'll have to struggle to get into the NEC Tournament next year.

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Re: Next Season

Post by BigBlue92 » Wed Apr 29, 2020 10:59 am

Damn, Donyell is still trying to defend the overuse of the mid-range jumper! This makes me nervous.

Donyell on Twitter; “My question would be. Do you listen to the person everyone says is the GOAT or do you listen to analytics. Cause from what hear so many people say today is. That’s the worst shot in basketball.”

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Re: Next Season

Post by hilltopper » Wed Apr 29, 2020 9:14 pm

The mid range jumper is good when it is shot by the GOAT (I assume DM is referring to Jordan, who took them with great frequency) because it goes in for a high percentage. Most mortal basketball players do not shoot like that, and for them it is better to attempt a three (for a shooter who can do it at +33%) or a short range shot.
And by the way, imhop Bill Russell was the GOAT!!!!

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Re: Next Season

Post by ccsuhoops » Wed Apr 29, 2020 9:55 pm

Bottom line, DM is not a fan of analytics. He’s basically got another year to turn the ship around. I just hope he can do it. Not looking forward to a new coaching staff, a bunch of mass exodus and more losing.

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Re: Next Season

Post by hilltopper » Thu Apr 30, 2020 4:32 pm

Of course I too am rooting that DM can turn things around. But based on what i have seen my confidence level is very low.
As far as analytics go, they are a valuable tool and I am sure that DM uses them. How could anyone with his experience not?
But I don't have any problem with a coach who occasionally follows his gut feeling.
The only standard for judging a Head Coach is wins.

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Re: Next Season

Post by ccsuhoops » Sun Jul 12, 2020 1:57 am

Here’s one for you. So if covid ruins basketball as well as football, what happens to DM’s contract? Can they renew on single digit wins?Assuming all these coaches will get paid if the season is cancelled (I hope) so then what? Contract would’ve over correct?

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Re: Next Season

Post by hilltopper » Sun Jul 12, 2020 12:51 pm

ccsuhoops wrote:Here’s one for you. So if covid ruins basketball as well as football, what happens to DM’s contract? Can they renew on single digit wins?Assuming all these coaches will get paid if the season is cancelled (I hope) so then what? Contract would’ve over correct?
Considering the unusual circumstances, they could agree to a one year extension and take it from there.
Other than that any contract renewal would be dependent upon performance (wins). Which would probably mean there would be a new HC
And it might very well be the low cost route (judging by football and WBB ),,, one of the assistants.
My choice for a successor would be the same as it was when Howie retired....Patrick Sellers

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Re: Next Season

Post by ccsuhoops » Sun Jul 12, 2020 1:11 pm

Amen on Patrick. Each year he’s not there is a mistake

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Re: Next Season

Post by Larryl9797 » Mon Jul 13, 2020 7:39 am

hilltopper wrote:
Sun Jul 12, 2020 12:51 pm
ccsuhoops wrote:Here’s one for you. So if covid ruins basketball as well as football, what happens to DM’s contract? Can they renew on single digit wins?Assuming all these coaches will get paid if the season is cancelled (I hope) so then what? Contract would’ve over correct?
Considering the unusual circumstances, they could agree to a one year extension and take it from there.
Other than that any contract renewal would be dependent upon performance (wins). Which would probably mean there would be a new HC
And it might very well be the low cost route (judging by football and WBB ),,, one of the assistants.
My choice for a successor would be the same as it was when Howie retired....Patrick Sellers
Ive been a Pat Sellars advocate for like 10 years now. If the current bag of lemons we got handed in 2020 hangs on... DM should get 1 year max to "finish" the turn-around.If DM cant make it to a .500 season - gone...
Heck Pat wouldn't even have to move from Farifield to come to work at CCSU.
“You can be as talented as you want, but if you don’t play together and as a team, you’re not going to win.” -Donyell Marshall 1-21-2019

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Re: Next Season

Post by J.J. » Mon Jul 13, 2020 8:25 am

We won't know anything until we see what kind of season is played, if any.

I'm a huge Part Sellers fan as well, but I'm also excited about the next generation of CCSU alumni in the coaching ranks. We got Obie (a former CCSU assistant coach) doing some work in the NBA scouting/development, plus guys like Shemik Thompson coaching HS in Delaware and Terrell Allen coaching prep school in Virginia.

Don't forget some great coaches come from Central - Dickenman and Zuffelato (Basketball); Campo, Sherman, Bagnoli, and Addazio (Football).

I like the kids we graduated recently from the program - they have bright futures.

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