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Men's All-American teams

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by HejiraHenry, Mar 16, 2009.

  1. HejiraHenry

    HejiraHenry Well-Known Member

    Just working in pencil here. Anybody got any constructive thoughts?

    First team
    F-Blake Griffin, Oklahoma
    F-Tyler Hansbrough, North Carolina
    G-Stephen Curry, Davidson
    G-James Harden, Arizona State
    C-DeJuan Blair, Pittsburgh

    Second team
    C-Hasheem Thabeet, Connecticut
    F-Terrence Williams, Louisville
    G-Ty Lawson, North Carolina
    G-Jerel McNeal, Marquette
    G-Sherron Collins, Kansas

    Third team
    F-Luke Harangody - Notre Dame
    F-Jordan Hill –Arizona
    G-Tyreke Evans, Memphis
    G-Marcus Thornton, LSU
    G-Toney Douglas, Florida State
  2. MartinEnigmatica

    MartinEnigmatica Active Member

    Just a thought: Levance Fields from Pitt. Might not have had incredible scoring numbers (10.7 ppg, 40 percent shooter), but ran point for them very well in a tough conference, and had an absurd assist-turnover ratio of almost 4:1.
  3. HejiraHenry

    HejiraHenry Well-Known Member

    That is a crazy number, isn't it? Only a third-team pick by the coaches in his own conferene, though.
  4. MartinEnigmatica

    MartinEnigmatica Active Member

  5. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    Maynor, Eric. VCU
    Belongs on there somewhere and I think those who are still objective - unlike me - would agree.
  6. outofplace

    outofplace Well-Known Member

    I'm really surprised that the Big East coaches didn't pick him higher. They should know better. Not sure he belongs on an All-American team, but third-team in the Big East seems too low.
  7. JackReacher

    JackReacher Well-Known Member

    As much as I like Maynor, I disagree. The guards on the three teams listed above are pretty dang good. It'd be hard to take one of them off in favor of Maynor.

    Point taken, though. I'm still trying to convince just one of my Mason buddies that he'll be on an NBA squad next year. Hard-headed haters.
  8. zagoshe

    zagoshe Well-Known Member

    He's slow, he can't shoot and he doesn't defend well.

    He is not better than Dominic James, Johnny Flynn, A.J. Price.

    He has no business even sniffing an All-American team.
  9. mustangj17

    mustangj17 Active Member

    Kalin Lucas 3rd team.
  10. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    Do they do it by position still?
  11. JackReacher

    JackReacher Well-Known Member

    Solid question. If not, it definitely would make it easier to find a spot for your boy.
  12. goalmouth

    goalmouth Well-Known Member

    FYI -- It's 'All-America', not 'All-American'.
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