2018 MVC - Opening Week

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Re: 2018 MVC - Opening Week

Postby ACECARD » December 30th, 2017, 4:07 pm

pafan wrote:Aces lead Loyola 28 to 20 at the break. First few minutes were ugly for the Aces, but the whole half was pretty ugly for Loyola.

Was the defense for both teams that good, or was the offense that bad? Aces shooting 39%, Ramblers 36%. Probably a combination of the two.
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Re: 2018 MVC - Opening Week

Postby Blers » December 30th, 2017, 5:49 pm

Ramblers surge from down 8 to beat evansville 66-59. Marques Townes should be in the running for newcomer of the week as he absolutely took over in the second half. Scoring 17 of his 19 points.
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Re: 2018 MVC - Opening Week

Postby SalukiHoops » December 30th, 2017, 6:25 pm

Thik Bol expected to make a return tomorrow on New Year's Eve in Carbondale against the Drake Bulldogs. It will be interesting to see how Pippen and Bol play when on the floor together.
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Re: 2018 MVC - Opening Week

Postby underdawg » December 30th, 2017, 8:39 pm

A Blues Band will play in the lobby of the Saluki Arena for hour before the game :o :dance: Ought to be very interesting experience indeed!
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Re: 2018 MVC - Opening Week

Postby Rollbird5 » December 31st, 2017, 2:30 pm

Bradley taking it to Northern Iowa, up 16 under 8 to play
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Re: 2018 MVC - Opening Week

Postby BirdsEyeView » December 31st, 2017, 2:41 pm

Rollbird5 wrote:Bradley taking it to Northern Iowa, up 16 under 8 to play


This is more of what I expected of UNI this year. They were a big surprise the first few months to me.

Offensively defecient, inconsistent and no game changers. Koch and Carlson are just not two guys you can rely on regularly to lead the way.
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Re: 2018 MVC - Opening Week

Postby BirdsEyeView » December 31st, 2017, 2:43 pm

Keyshawn Evans out today with a knee injury. Uh oh.
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Re: 2018 MVC - Opening Week

Postby ptownbraves » December 31st, 2017, 2:58 pm

Bradley over UNI 72-53. This is the Bradley team we saw in the non-con and why we were collectively freaking out over the Drake loss.
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Re: 2018 MVC - Opening Week

Postby musiccitybulldog » December 31st, 2017, 3:48 pm

Drake up 10 at the half at SIU.
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Re: 2018 MVC - Opening Week

Postby DUBulldog » December 31st, 2017, 4:58 pm

Bulldogs nearly choke away a 14 point lead in the last 5 minutes, but survive 70-67. I don't think many predicted a 2-0 start for the 'dogs.

And, they've already won more games than either of the previous 2 seasons.
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Re: 2018 MVC - Opening Week

Postby GoAcesgo » December 31st, 2017, 5:07 pm

DUBulldog wrote:Bulldogs nearly choke away a 14 point lead in the last 5 minutes, but survive 70-67. I don't think many predicted a 2-0 start for the 'dogs.

And, they've already won more games than either of the previous 2 seasons.

Congrats, and UNI 0-2 i'm sure nobody picked these two records to start.
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Re: 2018 MVC - Opening Week

Postby BirdsEyeView » December 31st, 2017, 5:43 pm

Birds move to 2-0 despite missing our leading scorer.

Yarbrough has to be early favorite for MVC Player of the Year
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