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Do we have the D to foil the Vols?

Discussion in 'Nuttin' but Net' started by gatorbogey, Jan 11, 2019.

  1. gatorbogey

    gatorbogey Premium Member

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    and, do the Gators have enough O to keep up?

    Need all cylinders firing Saturday.
     
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  2. cincinnatigator

    cincinnatigator GC Hall of Fame

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    I do think we have a decent chance of pulling the upset. Biggest question is how we'll perform when/if we're up. I see a lot of complacency lately whenever we develop a lead. White has to find a way to motivate them for 40 minutes instead of the minutes when we're not ahead.
    We'll have to hit our open shots to have any chance since they'll have a giant advantage inside.
     
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  3. WESGATORS

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    Maybe play from behind this game and then catch Tennessee at the end of the game. They'll never see it coming.

    Go GATORS!
    ,WESGATORS
     
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  4. ApexNC

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    We need the team that played Butler in Gainesville to show up. IMO, we win or lose this game on whether or not we can generate enough offense vs Tenn
     
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  5. tegator80

    tegator80 GC Hall of Fame

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    I think Stone needs a big game. Hudson would be a nice piece and I think he is coming around but I don't think he is the missing piece. Bassett needs to stay on the upswing.
     
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  6. cincinnatigator

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    The Seabiscuit strategy, not entirely a bad idea.
     
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  7. swampgas44

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    Tennessee favored by 1.5 points right now. :rolleyes:
     
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  8. 33hoop

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    I don’t see this team beating Tenn. Love to see us beat them but not getting my hopes up.
     
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  9. swampgas44

    swampgas44 Junior

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    67-66. Win or Loss?:D
     
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  10. Gatorhead

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    I have to agree with 33hoop, to answer the OP - UF has the defense but not
    the offense. I've watched the Vol's several times this year and I have to take my hat off to coach Barnes.

    They look like the real deal to me. I don't think UF is at their level.
    Now if our perimeter guys get really hot from 3 we might have a chance but outside of that, no I think we are overmatched this year.
     
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  11. gatorbogey

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    Incredible!
     
  12. akaGatorhoops

    akaGatorhoops VIP Member GC Columnist

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    If we shoot well, we win.

    That is a HUGE "if".
     
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  13. gatorbogey

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    Ken Pom has the Vols #4 offense while the gators are #5 defense. That’s quite the entertaining matchup.

    However, Vols are #19 defense while UF is a rather dismal #83 on offense.

    (Vols are a lot like Michigan State, regarding kenpom ratings).
     
  14. gatorbogey

    gatorbogey Premium Member

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    Define “well”
     
  15. akaGatorhoops

    akaGatorhoops VIP Member GC Columnist

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    Somewhere between the Butler win and the opening 10 minutes versus Arky! ;)
     
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  16. swampgas44

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    Home team is significant in college basketball. :rolleyes:
     
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  17. gatortenor37

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    He had 11 against them last year. Needs another double digit game. Has disappeared in the last few games though. Not sure what to think.
     
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  18. GatorPlanet

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    This is a biggie. A lot depends on our big guys playing tough inside and staying out of foul trouble, and I think we'll need to get some minutes in both halves from Stokes.

    But making shots is the key. Always is.
     
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  19. grant1

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    Shooting 80% from FT line, 45% from 3, 60% inside the line.
     
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  20. gatorcaiman

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    All about KeVaughn again. He was asleep against them last year. 29 minutes and ZERO points. Only took 3 shots.