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Davion Mitchell averaged 3.7 points per game as a Freshman back up at Auburn. Transferred to Baylor, became an All American, National Champion, on his way to the NBA. Baller at both ends. (They have 3 other transfers too.)

 

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4 minutes ago, courtside said:

Davion Mitchell averaged 3.7 points per game as a Freshman back up at Auburn. Transferred to Baylor, became an All American, National Champion, on his way to the NBA. Baller at both ends. (They have 3 other transfers too.)

 

So you’re saying Jordan Nesbitt 

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8 hours ago, Clocktoweraccords2004 said:

Ford is going to go all out and over recruit. This is his make or break year. Make the tourney or bust. No more excuses. 
 

Ford did make the tournament 2 times in my view which isn’t horrible. We have sweet sixteen potential 

You are an idiot. Are you really that dumb or is this an act?

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13 hours ago, 3star_recruit said:

Nesbitt is our backup point guard.  That gives Thatch and Jimerson more minutes at the 2/3 when he slides over.  

Starting caliber power forwards are red hot commodities in the portal so I totally understand if we can't get that piece.  A power forward in the A10 is a luxury, not a necessity.  

The Okoro and Nesbitt transfers don't happen if the coaching staff does not play the recruiting long game.  Slow and steady wins the race.

 

JGood and Jacobs were our backup PGs as well. How did that go for us?

 

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6 minutes ago, Clock_Tower said:

JGood and Jacobs were our backup PGs as well. How did that go for us?

 

Of all the issues the team had this year, I’m not sure I’d have JGood and Jacobs being our backup point guards at the top of the list. Yuri plays more than 30 minutes a game. Having JGood and Jacobs covering the remaining minutes was the least of our worries this year.

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14 hours ago, Clocktoweraccords2004 said:

Ford is going to go all out and over recruit. This is his make or break year. Make the tourney or bust. No more excuses. 
 

Ford did make the tournament 2 times in my view which isn’t horrible. We have sweet sixteen potential 

 

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15 hours ago, Clocktoweraccords2004 said:

Ford is going to go all out and over recruit. This is his make or break year. Make the tourney or bust. No more excuses. 
 

Ford did make the tournament 2 times in my view which isn’t horrible. We have sweet sixteen potential 

I generally agree with your observations, but I don't think Ford is on the hot seat. 1st. The threshold for changung coaches should be really high right now as the easy transfer rules mean a coaching change results in the immediate loss of the entire roster. Coach Ford has lead us out of darkness to respectability in spite if some really bad luck with S2 and Covid. If you look at the attitude of his players, its really impressive.  

How good will we be this year. There is a lot of coolaid flowing on the board right now. But the truth is, we have a number of big question marks. Perkins is the only proven double digit scorer that we have.

How productive will Okoro be? He looks like an NBA, draft pick, but has very modest div 1 numbers. Its looking like Perkins will get a lot of time at the 4 spot, but he really doesnt like defending forwards. Nesbitt brings in some big high school numbers, but what kind of outside shooter will he be with the longer 3 point line? How long before he is comfortable with the speed of div 1, and our offense and defense.  We have a lot of strong candidates for the other scoring guard position, but nine have consistently put together offense and defense. Yuri owns the point position, but will he recapture the enegy of his freshman year and will his free thow percentages improve. 

Ford has his work cut out for him. There is a lot of potential, but a lot of ground to cover. 

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27 minutes ago, Aquinas said:

... How good will we be this year? There is a lot of Koolaid flowing on the board right now, but the truth is we have a number of big question marks. Perkins is the only proven double digit scorer that we have.

How productive will Okoro be? He looks like an NBA draft pick, but has very modest D-1 numbers. It’s looking like Perkins will get a lot of time at the 4, but he really doesnt like defending forwards. Nesbitt brings in some big high school numbers, but what kind of outside shooter will he be with the longer 3 point line? How long before he is comfortable with the speed of D-1 and our offense and defense? We have a lot of strong candidates for the other scoring guard position, but none have consistently put together offense and defense. Yuri owns the point position, but will he recapture the enegy of his freshman year and will his free thow percentages improve?

Ford has his work cut out for him. There is a lot of potential, but a lot of ground to cover. 

Sounds like we need more Gatorade flowing and less Koolaid. We gotta go to work.

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32 minutes ago, Aquinas said:

I generally agree with your observations, but I don't think Ford is on the hot seat. 1st. The threshold for changung coaches should be really high right now as the easy transfer rules mean a coaching change results in the immediate loss of the entire roster. Coach Ford has lead us out of darkness to respectability in spite if some really bad luck with S2 and Covid. If you look at the attitude of his players, its really impressive.  

How good will we be this year. There is a lot of coolaid flowing on the board right now. But the truth is, we have a number of big question marks. Perkins is the only proven double digit scorer that we have.

How productive will Okoro be? He looks like an NBA, draft pick, but has very modest div 1 numbers. Its looking like Perkins will get a lot of time at the 4 spot, but he really doesnt like defending forwards. Nesbitt brings in some big high school numbers, but what kind of outside shooter will he be with the longer 3 point line? How long before he is comfortable with the speed of div 1, and our offense and defense.  We have a lot of strong candidates for the other scoring guard position, but nine have consistently put together offense and defense. Yuri owns the point position, but will he recapture the enegy of his freshman year and will his free thow percentages improve. 

Ford has his work cut out for him. There is a lot of potential, but a lot of ground to cover. 

Good post it brings the blue koolaide drinkers like me down to earth.

Nesbitt has a small sample of the speed of div 1 bb so the normal freshman first time they have seen it should not be overwhelming.

Williams can score and has experience and I think he will start.

Linssen has proven he knows what he is doing if Okoro struggles.

I believe Jimerson will find his shot.

The unknowns are Hargrove, Strickland, Lorentssen, Bell, Thatch, Okoro Russell and an open scholarship player.  That is a lot of of questions.

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53 minutes ago, Aquinas said:

 

How good will we be this year. There is a lot of coolaid flowing on the board right now. But the truth is, we have a number of big question marks. Perkins is the only proven double digit scorer that we have.

How productive will Okoro be? He looks like an NBA, draft pick,

Good point, as exciting as it is I am not sold on either okoro or Nesbitt being a huge improvement from day 1. 

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I believe firmly that this year we had a full fledged NCAA team that could have gone far. I believe the reason we got nowhere were the 34 days of quarantine imposed by St. Louis and SLU rules. After the quarantine our team just became erratic, some days hot some days cold. This year's outcome had little to do with Ford.

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17 hours ago, Clocktoweraccords2004 said:

Ford did make the tournament 2 times in my view which isn’t horrible. 

How do you figure that?

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1 hour ago, CBFan said:

Good post it brings the blue koolaide drinkers like me down to earth.

Nesbitt has a small sample of the speed of div 1 bb so the normal freshman first time they have seen it should not be overwhelming.

Williams can score and has experience and I think he will start.

Linssen has proven he knows what he is doing if Okoro struggles.

I believe Jimerson will find his shot.

The unknowns are Hargrove, Strickland, Lorentssen, Bell, Thatch, Okoro Russell and an open scholarship player.  That is a lot of of questions.

I don't see Thatch as an unknown.  If he starts, his shot attempts will increase and so will his average ppg.  Between his drives, offensive rebounding, ability to get the line and the occasional three pointer he can manufacture points.

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1 hour ago, 3star_recruit said:

I don't see Thatch as an unknown.  If he starts, his shot attempts will increase and so will his average ppg.  Between his drives, offensive rebounding, ability to get the line and the occasional three pointer he can manufacture points.

Also, Williams is a proven scorer, but yes, needs to adjust to a new program.

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There sure is a lot of inconsistency on this Board.

Either the 34 day mid-season COVID-19 shut down hurt or did not?  I have yet to read a post from anyone who says that we returned to our pre-shut down form afterwards.  Instead, I read posts about (insert any key player's name here) shooting percentage decreased, steals decreased, assists per game decreased and just did not look the same. Objectively, the entire team seemed to struggle, good shooters suddenly "lost" their shot, turnovers increased, rebounding dominance lessened and we lost some key games - several of which blowout losses in which we flat out looked bad.  Stamina issues and tired legs appeared prevalent.  During this stretch, we played some guys more (Hargrove), we went with newcomers (Linssen) over proven veterans (French), we tried to shorten the bench, we went back to the proven veterans, we looked like we turned the corner but then not.  In short, nothing fully worked.  We looked horrible against a bad LaSalle team, an average Dayton team and lost to a depleted and average VCU team.  The same "experts" who crowned Jim Crews "National Coach of the Year" ingnored the real effects of COVID and `1 guy apparently told us that players should resume to 100% after 2 games.  It did not happen, and this promising NCAA Tournament year evaporated right in front of our eyes, just like last year, anger and disappointment mounted and someone had to be blamed.  Surely it could not be something out of our control, such as COVID 19, which took away last year's postseason and I suggest this year's as well.  And look no further than our own conference rival, Dayton, which was to be an NCAA #1 seed last year - and instead did not play an NCAA Tourney game last year or this year.  Assume their coach is on the "hot seat" as well.

No, 40,000 Frenchmen cannot be wrong, and likewise, this Board and its conventional wisdom that this year's team was the most talented team in Billiken history, that this year's roster is proof that Coach Ford is a great recruiter and that this season's lack of success is proof that Coach Ford is a bad "x's and o's" coach, a bad "in game" coach, cannot win an NCAA Tournament game - and even further - Coach Ford won't win an NCAA Tournament game.  Some are the same clowns (A Bomb) spreading such nonsense two years ago.  Instead of responding back with facts or arguments, just more repeated "back hand" shots at Coach Ford and a "bad post" to me no matter what I write - a badge of honor.  Also, there are other posters who never supported Coach Ford in the first place and are now intent on taking "back hand" shots at him and the program whenever the team loses a game, struggles... while acting like the biggest and best Billiken fan.  Fake.

Has Coach Ford made some mistakes? Of course. Should Coach Ford be questioned and second-guessed? Of course.  But again, put me in the small minority who questions this Board's conventional wisdom.  And at the risk of providing any type of response, and being taken out of context to questions such as "which of your children do you like best?", how "great" of a recruiter are you if you recruit a wing who is not a very good shooter and even worse at the free-throw line? How "great" of a recruiter are you If you recruit a 6' 7" forward who cannot shoot beyond 5 foot or make a free-throw?  How "great" of a recruiter are you if your PG these past two years doesn't score, isn't very good at free throws and doesn't draw a defender?  How "great" of a recruiter are you if none of your 3 "bigs" can stretch defenses? How "great" of a recruiter are you if your wings cannot create their own shot off the dribble?   How realistic is it to expect a college coaching staff to "develop" players at the upper D1 level -- meaning to become "a shooter", to become a "scorer", to become a guy "with good handles", to learn how to dribble like a guard?  Despite the wisdom of a respected poster on this Board who tried to remind us that players generally are who they are when they arrive on campus - with a few exceptions, and yet improvement of who they are is probable, this Board's conventional wisdom is that our players are all "elite" , presumably because they chose us over our competition, and that the major deficiencies in their games are the result of proper "player development" by the coaching staff and poor "x's and o's" by the coaching staff.  I say false. 

Has anyone thought about how difficult it is to assemble a team with so many "unique" players?   if "match ups" are so important and critical (and they are) against opposing teams, has anyone thought about "matchups" among our own players.  For instance if we have too many players that bring skill A but not enough players that bring skill B, isn't this a recruiting issue as opposed to a "player development" and an "x's and o's" deficiency?  

I say that a coaching staff can only do so much.  Coaches can improve a player's footwork, spacing, technique, knowledge of the game and put them In a position to succeed.  Also, a coaching staff can put them through a good off-season strength and conditioning programs to increase their size ( or decrease in the case of Bell), strength, shooting range (outside shooting is greatly dependent upon leg strength), quickness, agility and jumping ability; however, there are limits as to what a player can do and not do. Polishing up a player is far different than creating a player. Just because our team has a need for a certain player to possess a certain skill does not mean that the coaching staff failed if the player does not develop this skill.   To say otherwise is false.

And further, who determines which player must have a complete game from day 1 and which player does not? Why is it okay for our Freshman PG to only pass and not score, play defense or rebound and yet our freshman wing not be allowed to only be a three point shooter?   Why, as a Freshman, does he need to create his own shot, shoot off the dribble and shut down the other team's wing?  I too can point to national championship teams who had role players as a three-point specialist.  Maybe because the team lacks someone else to stretch the defense because our "bigs" cannot?  and because our wings can score but cannot shoot? Because our PG has some skills but not others?  And why are we missing such players with such skills?  More lack of player development?  Or "x''s and o's" ?  bad recruiting?  And let's not bring up S2 again.

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18 minutes ago, Clock_Tower said:

There sure is a lot of inconsistency on this Board.

Either the 34 day mid-season COVID-19 shut down hurt or did not?  I have yet to read a post from anyone who says that we returned to our pre-shut down form afterwards.  Instead, I read posts about (insert any key player's name here) shooting percentage decreased, steals decreased, assists per game decreased and just did not look the same. Objectively, the entire team seemed to struggle, good shooters suddenly "lost" their shot, turnovers increased, rebounding dominance lessened and we lost some key games - several of which blowout losses in which we flat out looked bad.  Stamina issues and tired legs appeared prevalent.  During this stretch, we played some guys more (Hargrove), we went with newcomers (Linssen) over proven veterans (French), we tried to shorten the bench, we went back to the proven veterans, we looked like we turned the corner but then not.  In short, nothing fully worked.  We looked horrible against a bad LaSalle team, an average Dayton team and lost to a depleted and average VCU team.  The same "experts" who crowned Jim Crews "National Coach of the Year" ingnored the real effects of COVID and `1 guy apparently told us that players should resume to 100% after 2 games.  It did not happen, and this promising NCAA Tournament year evaporated right in front of our eyes, just like last year, anger and disappointment mounted and someone had to be blamed.  Surely it could not be something out of our control, such as COVID 19, which took away last year's postseason and I suggest this year's as well.  And look no further than our own conference rival, Dayton, which was to be an NCAA #1 seed last year - and instead did not play an NCAA Tourney game last year or this year.  Assume their coach is on the "hot seat" as well.

No, 40,000 Frenchmen cannot be wrong, and likewise, this Board and its conventional wisdom that this year's team was the most talented team in Billiken history, that this year's roster is proof that Coach Ford is a great recruiter and that this season's lack of success is proof that Coach Ford is a bad "x's and o's" coach, a bad "in game" coach, cannot win an NCAA Tournament game - and even further - Coach Ford won't win an NCAA Tournament game.  Some are the same clowns (A Bomb) spreading such nonsense two years ago.  Instead of responding back with facts or arguments, just more repeated "back hand" shots at Coach Ford and a "bad post" to me no matter what I write - a badge of honor.  Also, there are other posters who never supported Coach Ford in the first place and are now intent on taking "back hand" shots at him and the program whenever the team loses a game, struggles... while acting like the biggest and best Billiken fan.  Fake.

Has Coach Ford made some mistakes? Of course. Should Coach Ford be questioned and second-guessed? Of course.  But again, put me in the small minority who questions this Board's conventional wisdom.  And at the risk of providing any type of response, and being taken out of context to questions such as "which of your children do you like best?", how "great" of a recruiter are you if you recruit a wing who is not a very good shooter and even worse at the free-throw line? How "great" of a recruiter are you If you recruit a 6' 7" forward who cannot shoot beyond 5 foot or make a free-throw?  How "great" of a recruiter are you if your PG these past two years doesn't score, isn't very good at free throws and doesn't draw a defender?  How "great" of a recruiter are you if none of your 3 "bigs" can stretch defenses? How "great" of a recruiter are you if your wings cannot create their own shot off the dribble?   How realistic is it to expect a college coaching staff to "develop" players at the upper D1 level -- meaning to become "a shooter", to become a "scorer", to become a guy "with good handles", to learn how to dribble like a guard?  Despite the wisdom of a respected poster on this Board who tried to remind us that players generally are who they are when they arrive on campus - with a few exceptions, and yet improvement of who they are is probable, this Board's conventional wisdom is that our players are all "elite" , presumably because they chose us over our competition, and that the major deficiencies in their games are the result of proper "player development" by the coaching staff and poor "x's and o's" by the coaching staff.  I say false. 

Has anyone thought about how difficult it is to assemble a team with so many "unique" players?   if "match ups" are so important and critical (and they are) against opposing teams, has anyone thought about "matchups" among our own players.  For instance if we have too many players that bring skill A but not enough players that bring skill B, isn't this a recruiting issue as opposed to a "player development" and an "x's and o's" deficiency?  

I say that a coaching staff can only do so much.  Coaches can improve a player's footwork, spacing, technique, knowledge of the game and put them In a position to succeed.  Also, a coaching staff can put them through a good off-season strength and conditioning programs to increase their size ( or decrease in the case of Bell), strength, shooting range (outside shooting is greatly dependent upon leg strength), quickness, agility and jumping ability; however, there are limits as to what a player can do and not do. Polishing up a player is far different than creating a player. Just because our team has a need for a certain player to possess a certain skill does not mean that the coaching staff failed if the player does not develop this skill.   To say otherwise is false.

And further, who determines which player must have a complete game from day 1 and which player does not? Why is it okay for our Freshman PG to only pass and not score, play defense or rebound and yet our freshman wing not be allowed to only be a three point shooter?   Why, as a Freshman, does he need to create his own shot, shoot off the dribble and shut down the other team's wing?  I too can point to national championship teams who had role players as a three-point specialist.  Maybe because the team lacks someone else to stretch the defense because our "bigs" cannot?  and because our wings can score but cannot shoot? Because our PG has some skills but not others?  And why are we missing such players with such skills?  More lack of player development?  Or "x''s and o's" ?  bad recruiting?  And let's not bring up S2 again.

That's what fans do.  They think they know more than a 20 year, successful coach knows.  LOL.  There is so much we the fans don't know but think we do.  Nobody but the inner SLU coaching and player circle truly know what the injuries and after effects of covid-19 did to the team after the pause.  Those who think they know better ..... don't.  I for one am not for coaching changes.  I think Ford is the long term answer SLU needs.  Great programs tend to have stability, not continual coaching and other disruptive change for the sake of change.  You are just "chasing your tail" if you do that.

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1 hour ago, Clock_Tower said:

There sure is a lot of inconsistency on this Board.

Either the 34 day mid-season COVID-19 shut down hurt or did not?  I have yet to read a post from anyone who says that we returned to our pre-shut down form afterwards.  Instead, I read posts about (insert any key player's name here) shooting percentage decreased, steals decreased, assists per game decreased and just did not look the same. Objectively, the entire team seemed to struggle, good shooters suddenly "lost" their shot, turnovers increased, rebounding dominance lessened and we lost some key games - several of which blowout losses in which we flat out looked bad.  Stamina issues and tired legs appeared prevalent.  During this stretch, we played some guys more (Hargrove), we went with newcomers (Linssen) over proven veterans (French), we tried to shorten the bench, we went back to the proven veterans, we looked like we turned the corner but then not.  In short, nothing fully worked.  We looked horrible against a bad LaSalle team, an average Dayton team and lost to a depleted and average VCU team.  The same "experts" who crowned Jim Crews "National Coach of the Year" ingnored the real effects of COVID and `1 guy apparently told us that players should resume to 100% after 2 games.  It did not happen, and this promising NCAA Tournament year evaporated right in front of our eyes, just like last year, anger and disappointment mounted and someone had to be blamed.  Surely it could not be something out of our control, such as COVID 19, which took away last year's postseason and I suggest this year's as well.  And look no further than our own conference rival, Dayton, which was to be an NCAA #1 seed last year - and instead did not play an NCAA Tourney game last year or this year.  Assume their coach is on the "hot seat" as well.

No, 40,000 Frenchmen cannot be wrong, and likewise, this Board and its conventional wisdom that this year's team was the most talented team in Billiken history, that this year's roster is proof that Coach Ford is a great recruiter and that this season's lack of success is proof that Coach Ford is a bad "x's and o's" coach, a bad "in game" coach, cannot win an NCAA Tournament game - and even further - Coach Ford won't win an NCAA Tournament game.  Some are the same clowns (A Bomb) spreading such nonsense two years ago.  Instead of responding back with facts or arguments, just more repeated "back hand" shots at Coach Ford and a "bad post" to me no matter what I write - a badge of honor.  Also, there are other posters who never supported Coach Ford in the first place and are now intent on taking "back hand" shots at him and the program whenever the team loses a game, struggles... while acting like the biggest and best Billiken fan.  Fake.

Has Coach Ford made some mistakes? Of course. Should Coach Ford be questioned and second-guessed? Of course.  But again, put me in the small minority who questions this Board's conventional wisdom.  And at the risk of providing any type of response, and being taken out of context to questions such as "which of your children do you like best?", how "great" of a recruiter are you if you recruit a wing who is not a very good shooter and even worse at the free-throw line? How "great" of a recruiter are you If you recruit a 6' 7" forward who cannot shoot beyond 5 foot or make a free-throw?  How "great" of a recruiter are you if your PG these past two years doesn't score, isn't very good at free throws and doesn't draw a defender?  How "great" of a recruiter are you if none of your 3 "bigs" can stretch defenses? How "great" of a recruiter are you if your wings cannot create their own shot off the dribble?   How realistic is it to expect a college coaching staff to "develop" players at the upper D1 level -- meaning to become "a shooter", to become a "scorer", to become a guy "with good handles", to learn how to dribble like a guard?  Despite the wisdom of a respected poster on this Board who tried to remind us that players generally are who they are when they arrive on campus - with a few exceptions, and yet improvement of who they are is probable, this Board's conventional wisdom is that our players are all "elite" , presumably because they chose us over our competition, and that the major deficiencies in their games are the result of proper "player development" by the coaching staff and poor "x's and o's" by the coaching staff.  I say false. 

Has anyone thought about how difficult it is to assemble a team with so many "unique" players?   if "match ups" are so important and critical (and they are) against opposing teams, has anyone thought about "matchups" among our own players.  For instance if we have too many players that bring skill A but not enough players that bring skill B, isn't this a recruiting issue as opposed to a "player development" and an "x's and o's" deficiency?  

I say that a coaching staff can only do so much.  Coaches can improve a player's footwork, spacing, technique, knowledge of the game and put them In a position to succeed.  Also, a coaching staff can put them through a good off-season strength and conditioning programs to increase their size ( or decrease in the case of Bell), strength, shooting range (outside shooting is greatly dependent upon leg strength), quickness, agility and jumping ability; however, there are limits as to what a player can do and not do. Polishing up a player is far different than creating a player. Just because our team has a need for a certain player to possess a certain skill does not mean that the coaching staff failed if the player does not develop this skill.   To say otherwise is false.

And further, who determines which player must have a complete game from day 1 and which player does not? Why is it okay for our Freshman PG to only pass and not score, play defense or rebound and yet our freshman wing not be allowed to only be a three point shooter?   Why, as a Freshman, does he need to create his own shot, shoot off the dribble and shut down the other team's wing?  I too can point to national championship teams who had role players as a three-point specialist.  Maybe because the team lacks someone else to stretch the defense because our "bigs" cannot?  and because our wings can score but cannot shoot? Because our PG has some skills but not others?  And why are we missing such players with such skills?  More lack of player development?  Or "x''s and o's" ?  bad recruiting?  And let's not bring up S2 again.

Oh hell yea.

For the record, we should hang up the now annual "most talented SLU team ever??" quote until a team lives up to said hype and outproduces our ACTUAL most talented team ever -- the 2012-13 squad. We would have made our first S16 if we didn't get shafted by being sent out West to play an under-seeded Oregon home game in Round 2 (their 73% 3-point percentrage is seared into my brain). Also, of course, if our head coach hadn't f'ing died mid-season. This team was the sh1t. Beating Brad Stevens 3 times in one season is also a favorite stat of mine. We won 15 of 16 games heading into the dance too, with the one loss being at X, in OT. FFFF. 

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Jalen Cone (VT) to Northern Arizona. I know his name had been discussed in here.

Kadary Richmond (Syracuse) to Seton Hall. Former SLU offer.

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2 hours ago, WVBilliken said:

That's what fans do.  They think they know more than a 20 year, successful coach knows.  LOL.  There is so much we the fans don't know but think we do.  Nobody but the inner SLU coaching and player circle truly know what the injuries and after effects of covid-19 did to the team after the pause.  Those who think they know better ..... don't.  I for one am not for coaching changes.  I think Ford is the long term answer SLU needs.  Great programs tend to have stability, not continual coaching and other disruptive change for the sake of change.  You are just "chasing your tail" if you do that.

I did not read this, or the cited post. I think you deserve a gold star for reading that long post. Good job!

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Daily bump. Current school in parentheses, followed by next year's class status and expected remaining eligibility, including COVID bonus year.

Aaron Wheeler is headed to St. John's from Purdue. Kadary Richmond left Syracuse for Seton Hall. They have been removed from the list.

Had an offer from SLU at some point:
-John Bol Ajak (Syracuse) - Freshman, 4 Years
-Myles Baker (Central Connecticut State) - Junior, 3 Years
-Madut Akec (South Florida) - Junior, 3 Years
-Dudley Blackwell (Iowa State) - Sophomore, 4 Years
-Christian Brown (Georgia) - Junior, 3 Years

-Nimari Burnett (Texas Tech) - Sophomore, 4 Years - Deciding between Illinois, USC, Vanderbilt, Oregon, Alabama, LSU, and Auburn on April 8th.
-Kyler Edwards (Texas Tech) - Senior, 2 Years
-Kobe Elvis (DePaul) - Sophomore, 4 Years - Hearing from VCU, Georgia, Iowa State, TCU, Colorado.
-Cam'Ron Fletcher (Kentucky) - Sophomore, 4 Years - Has heard from SLU, Mizzou, Florida State, Memphis, Georgetown, USC, UCLA, Loyola-Chicago, Tennessee, Oklahoma State, San Diego State, Washington, Marquette, St. Mary's.
-Baylor Hebb (Loyola-Chicago) - Sophomore, 4 Years
-D.J. Horne (Illinois State) - Junior, 3 Years - Hearing from Davidson, Marquette, Nebraska, Colorado, FGCU, Charlotte, UNCW, Murray State, Arizona State, Elon, New Mexico, USF, East Carolina, NC A&T, Charleston, Northeastern.
-Jalen Johnson (Mississippi State) - Grad Transfer, 1 Year
-Jamal Mashburn, Jr. (Minnesota) - Sophomore, 4 Years
-Ismael Massoud (Wake Forest) - Junior, 3 Years
-Justin McKoy (Virginia) - Junior, 3 Years
-Martice Mitchell (Minnesota) - Sophomore, 4 Years
-Gethro Muscadin (Kansas) - Sophomore, 4 Years - Hearing from Rutgers, New Mexico, UNLV, UTSA, Colorado State, Sam Houston State.
-Woody Newton (Syracuse) - Sophomore, 4 Years
-Mickey Pearson (TCU) - Sophomore, 4 Years
-Xavier Pinson (Mizzou) - Senior, 2 Years - Finalists: Nebraska, Auburn, Arkansas, Georgia.
-Joseph Reece (Old Dominion) - Senior, 2 Years
-Nate Reuvers (Wisconsin) - Grad Transfer, 1 Year
-Jared Ridder (Missouri State) - Senior, 2 Years
-Deivon Smith (Mississippi State) - Freshman, 4 Years - Hearing from Seton Hall, Memphis, Georgia, Georgia Tech, TCU, Florida, Texas A&M, Nebraska, Penn State, UAB.
-KyKy Tandy (Xavier) - Junior, 3 Years
-Dallas Watson (Saint Peter's) - Senior, 2 Years
-Torrence Watson (Mizzou) - Senior, 2 Years
-Wyatt Yess (Yale) - Grad Transfer, 1-2 Years (Yale didn't play this season)

Had SLU interest at some point:
-Lenell Henry (Prairie View A&M) - Grad Transfer, 1 Year - Hearing from IUPUI, Incarnate Word.
-Brendan Medley-Bacon (VCU) - Senior, 2 Years
-Cooper Neese (Indiana State) - Senior, 2 Years
-Jack Nunge (Iowa) - Junior, 2-3 Years
-Rashad Weekly-McDaniels (Central Michigan) - Sophomore, 4 Years - Hearing from JUCOs.

Others that have been contacted by SLU:
-Donovan Clay (Valpo) - Junior, 3 Years
-Mason Madsen (Cincinnati) - Sophomore, 4 Years - Hearing from SLU, New Mexico, Iowa State, Loyola-Chicago, UNI, Toledo, Cal Poly, SIUC.

Please let me know if I'm missing anyone.

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