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Going Small next season !

Discussion in 'Buckeye Basketball' started by antosu, Feb 24, 2004.

  1. antosu

    antosu Newbie

    Since we do yet have Malik, I won't include him in my line up but obtaining his services would definately change things.

    PG- Butler (He will get this starting spot afer just a few games)
    SG- Stockman (Too much of a scoring threat to not start. + he's a senior)
    SF- Billings (undersized for this spot but he's better than JJ and he plays big)
    PF- Harris (Also undersized but he will cause mismatches to our benefit)
    C- TD (NUFF SAID)

    kinda small but this guard lineup favors OB's coaching style.

    6'2 Butler
    6'1 Stockman
    6'3 Billings
    6'7 Harris
    6'9 Dials

    Not too bad considering the bench we have.
     
  2. LightningRod

    LightningRod Senior

    St. Joe's reaffirms the notion that good guard play makes for championship teams. Hopefully OSU kicks it up a notch next season (as well as the remainder of this season).
     
  3. Buckaholic

    Buckaholic Resident NUT job

    I like the idea of a small lineup Ant, i'm just not sure we'll go that way. I believe Sullinger or Sylvester would be the wings in that situation next year unless they totally get in the dog house again.

    Of course, this all is irrelevant as you say, if we sign another wing.
     
  4. TheRealMJ

    TheRealMJ Newbie

    You making them even smaller Ant

    Stockman is listed at 6-2, and Ivan Harris at 6-8. Ricardo Billings has bulked up, so I wouldn't call him undersized at almost 6-4. If Butler can run a decent offensive set as the PG, this team will be very good (IMO). When BFC played well last season, they were a much improved team. Butler is key to taking this team back to the NCAA. Go Bucks! MJ


     
  5. antosu

    antosu Newbie

    If Billings is almost 6'4 then so am I. And I'm not. He is 6'2 1/2 at best. If you stand next to him you'll see what I mean.
     
  6. ashlandbuck

    ashlandbuck Banned

    Lightningrod

    You are exactly right.
    Look at the guards that were on O'brians final four team.
     
  7. RAMdrvr1

    RAMdrvr1 All Galaxy '14 NCAA Pick'em Champ

    Yeah, but didn't the Buckeyes have a shot-blocking, rebound to the max center and strong forward play then, also?
     

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