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    Taurus Samuels Commits to Gophers!!

    We lost by a total of 7 points to Wisconsin in two games. If you would have watched the two Gopher/Wisconsin games you would now that both of those games were in serious doubt late in the game. In Wisconsin the game was tied 60-60 with about two minutes left in the game, and was 63-60 in the...
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    Ryan James gives Gopher Updates on KFAN

    I know a head coach and am a good friend of an assistant coach of one of the targets, and they told me Johnson and/or Thorson are there all the time watching this target. Both of those coaches really like Ben Johnson (and Thorson). This seems to jive with what Ryan James was saying on KFAN. Who...
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    Taurus Samuels Commits to Gophers!!

    He missed almost a month of the season from before Christmas until the middle of January. I saw the tweets too….they were from a prep sports reporter in San Diego who had 15000 followers. He followed him in high school and college and mentioned how his game changed from the Covid. He thinks he...
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    Taurus Samuels Commits to Gophers!!

    They beat us by a total of 7 points in two games last year.
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    Taurus Samuels Commits to Gophers!!

    I'll take the over 9.5 conference wins next season. I had the over last year which I would have won also.
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    Taurus Samuels Commits to Gophers!!

    I understand your point and I think the outside shooting is a question mark besides Battle too....although I think Garcia will also be better than people expect if they haven't seen him play. Last year Stephens and Willis were both good outside shooters and even Loewe would make some as well...
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    Taurus Samuels Commits to Gophers!!

    Too many people on this board are way to concerned about putting players into specific positions. It’s not going to be like that…your point about versatility goes over half the posters heads.
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    Dartmouth transfer Taurus Samuels will visit Gophers May 5-6

    I find this kind of funny. Garcia had 26 and 8 against Purdue while Edey and Williams had a combined 29 points and 7 rebounds. That said, I personally think Garcia is more of a perimeter player and think Payne and Fox will be the more interior players for the Gophers. I'm only basing that on...
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    2022 Transfer Portal Discussion

    I think you (and some others on this board) are way to focused on traditional positions. I’d like to see another ball handler…and I think we will get one from the portal….but for me I think the Gophers have a pretty versatile roster.
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    May Roster Construction current take

    He seems like a nice kid and I hope he improves…. Last year we had Curry, Daniels and Battle. Next year we have Battle, Fox, Payne, Garcia, Ihnen….we have a lot of roster versatility….but he will need to improve a lot to see playing time next season. I’m not the coach….but those 5 will take up...
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    2022 Transfer Portal Discussion

    I’ll bet you anything you want they won’t finish in last place next year.
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    2022 Transfer Portal Discussion

    I don't want to go back to an old thread....but I don't think there were very many people on this board who thought we would get to a win number in the teens. I was seeing more 0-2 B1G wins than 4-5. Regardless of the win total (I actually thought they would win 5-6 B1G games), they were more...
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    2022 Transfer Portal Discussion

    What do you have against Ben Johnson….or are you just a negative person. They out performed just about everyone’s expectations last year and if you look at the roster we have for next year, if Garcia is eligible we should have one of the best teams we have had the last 10 years with lots of...
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    2022 Transfer Portal Discussion

    Culture and fit doesn't matter....i just want the most good players I can get. If I have Justin Jefferson, Cooper Kupp and Davante Adams, Justin Jefferson better improve his best. The point I'm trying to make is some people are looking at constructing a roster like they do a fantasy football...
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    2022 Transfer Portal Discussion

    I haven’t coached Division 1 basketball….but I know in my fantasy football teams it’s important to have 4-or 5 good running backs…..and 4 to 5 good WRs. With byes abs injuries you really need that. Plus sometimes guys just go into a slump. I would think that coaching a Division 1 basketball team...



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