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Running 2019-2020 college hoops thread

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by CD Boogie, Nov 5, 2019.

  1. HanSenSE

    HanSenSE Well-Known Member

    A little Googling shows regular basketball tops, but some in T-shirts Patrick Ewing style.
     
  2. heyabbott

    heyabbott Well-Known Member

    Chaminade was NAIA, Virginia lost to the equivalent of a D3 team
     
  3. poindexter

    poindexter Well-Known Member

    Are you talking about Evansville?
    Back in the 1980s, they wore shirts. Not Ewing-style T-shirts under a jersey.
    Scott Hafner in the late 1980s:
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  4. rtse11

    rtse11 Active Member

    Evansville's entire team, except for one player, was lost in a plane crash in December 1977. The lone player who wasn't on the plane died in a car crash two weeks later. They were a force in D2 for the better part of 3 decades, winning 5 national championships between 1959-71. The '64 and '65 teams which won back-to-back D2 championships featured Jerry Sloan
     
  5. tapintoamerica

    tapintoamerica Well-Known Member

    Alabama? The team that lost to Penn?
     
  6. heyabbott

    heyabbott Well-Known Member

    No the team that lost to LSU. I was drawing a parallel based on a previous post
     
  7. Cosmo

    Cosmo Well-Known Member

    That LSU-VCU game was fantastic last night ... Rams score 50 in the first half, can't sustain the shooting, then turn to their defensive calling card in the closing minute to get several key stops. VCU fans dressed in FBI gear right next to the LSU bench, taunting Will Wade. Fun game. If that VCU team shoots like it did in the first half -- tough to do, I know -- it's a legit Final Four contender.
     
  8. Scout

    Scout Well-Known Member

    You might want to pump that brake a couple times.
    Those are both very good teams. Probably better than their rankings, but VCU winning a Sweet 16 game is a reasonable goal. I’m not crazy about Evans, but Santos-Silva is really becoming one of the nations top players.


    Wade watched his old team get some home cooking, but he deserved every bit of that.
     
  9. Cosmo

    Cosmo Well-Known Member

    Refs really let them play in the final 20 seconds or so. I like Evans a little more than you do ... Jenkins and Vann are the X factors. They'll get consistent play out of Santos-Silva most nights, but those two are fairly inconsistent. That Final Four contender thought was contingent on them being able to shoot well, so those two are huge in that regard.
     
  10. BTExpress

    BTExpress Well-Known Member

  11. Big Circus

    Big Circus Well-Known Member

    While that's high-quality trolling, those fans are aware that Wade coached VCU, right? I don't think it's a given that those hands are clean.
     
  12. TigerVols

    TigerVols Well-Known Member

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