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Discussion in 'Nuttin' but Net' started by INGATORSWETRUST, Feb 11, 2018.

  1. INGATORSWETRUST

    INGATORSWETRUST GC Hall of Fame

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    Noticed the women’s basketball team lost to South Carolina today in a close game. South Florida upset 13th ranked Ohio State today as well

    FSU, Miami, and now USF in Tampa doing well in women’s basketball. Why is the UF basketball program doing so poorly by comparison all these years? Bad coaching choices? Just odd that we do so well in most other sports
     
  2. gene

    gene Junior

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    We just made a coaching change in the women's program. Patience is a virtue, Cameron did not have a lot left to work with, part of reason for the coaching change. The team is playing very hard and appears to be well-coached. As C. M. Newton once said "I am not worth a darn coaching bad talent." Here is a good place to pull out the old Gator saying, "wait until next year." Or the year after. Go Gators.
     
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  3. GatorPlanet

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    Give the new HBC a chance.
    As for a history of bad to mediocre women's basketball at UF, blame Jeremy Foley. Carol Ross was probably our most successful coach ever, but she finally had enough of Foley always blasting her for not winning championships. So she left. We've had a string of bad hoops every since, all under Foley's choices.
     
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  4. number1

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    It's been up and down the past 15 seasons. We would have a very good season then follow it up with a WNIT season or a losing season. Haven't been able to consistenly win mainly due to the coaches hired. In about 2 seasons, this program should be back on track to having winning seasons.
     
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  5. gatorbogey

    gatorbogey Premium Member

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    One thing that will help: show up for a game or two, when in town.
     
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  6. ncgator91

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    Terrible coaching coupled with poor recruiting..or recruiting good talent and then running them out of the program
     
  7. gatorjjh

    gatorjjh A Gator with a Glass half full attitude VIP Member

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    Newbauer has them on the right track, he is working hard on recruiting, current team is down to 8 kids in the rotation, the game in Columbia was probably their best and most complete game, also a very nice rebound after a home loss by 48. I have seen improvement every game and even in the games there and here against a very good Mississippi team where they were out of the game by the half they haven't quit. I think that shows that we have good kids who believe in their coach. We will lose both our Bigs Lorenzen and Hersler and one of our better guards in Anderson. We have some size on the bench and will have a couple of transfers as well. Idon't expect to be world beaters for a couple of years but I like what I see in the coach and his work with the kids.
     
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  8. g8wayg8r

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    On a lighter note, I remember watching the women play prior to the mens game. I'm not sure what the drive was to split the games part rather than an evening of hoops. Maybe it was the early start time cutting attendance from the top tier schools.
     
  9. BA69MA72

    BA69MA72 All American

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    Answer is what it always is--TV (money). If the women start first, there's no way to predict an exact starting time for the men's game.
     
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