Breakdown the UConn matchup

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    IMO the key is the 2 guard matchups. Scotty must clamp Napier down for us to win this one and Kasey must be able to dribble drive on Boatright to create the dishes in the half court game.

    Huskies have great length but I give UF a little more bulk in the paint. A lot will depend on how physical the refs let the bigs play. UK/UM game was such a game where not a lot of ticky tacky fouls were called.

    But their inside height may frustrate Young around the rim on offense. If they can stop him from posting up without double teaming this will be a hard game to win.

    I would give them a slight edge in quality bench depth. We could definetely use some good minutes from DWalk.

    Enjoy the Ride! College Basketball is the best.
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    DoDo has been massively impactful on the boards, on D, and really positively affects the game without scoring a lot.

    Kasey Hill has been phenomenal changing the pace if the game and getting into the paint whenever he wants.......

    Hard to say anyone's bench is more effective than ours.
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    Based on stats from our previous game with them ..

    Their bench outscored our bench 12 to 3... That is not going to happen again.

    Also they took 24 .. 3 point shots .. we only took 9 ... we will not let it get that lopsided again.

    We dominated in the paint 32 to 14 .. that will happen again..

    The game was on their home court and they won with a prayer.

    Kasey Hill was not playing as well as Chris Walker..

    We are going to win this game.
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    The wrinkles will be interesting but we just need to play hard 40 minutes.

    Whenever Kasey flies to the basket I get the feeling he could do that about 20 times a game and lead all scorers.
    Another 20 times and just dish it. He will be a show unto himself next year.
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    Not worried about this game at all (well maybe a little), but am so not worried that I will be at the Trop for the Rays game during the 2nd half of it.
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    We had 16 turnovers in that game and dominated the boards and paint. UCONN had 14 to's ... we have been doing a whole lot better taking care of the rock. We aren't going to stop Napier he will get near 20pts ... we have to stop others and make Napier take bad shots.
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    Really? A pro baseball game instead of the last half of a Gators Final 4? Different strokes I guess.
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    I still can't believe they beat Michigan State. We will win. We could win by a lot. IMHO, this is the worst team in the Final Four.
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    Napier's key strategy ... drive to the basket .. get fouled ... make foul shots..plus he can down the threes ..Scottie has his work cut out for him .. I believe he is up to the task.
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    I agree with you


    People in from way out of town, so I am obligated to go (been planned for a while, was hoping we would be the late game and I could convince them to leave early). Luckily I have a smartphone (although hoping it will be on at the sportsbar thing they have inside the trop).
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