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Just one day away until the season tip off. . .

Bradley game notes: https://bradleybraves.com/documents/202 ... f?id=12437
Toledo game notes: https://utrockets.com/documents/2020/11 ... tional.pdf

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Mike Schmaltz & Paul Fritschner to pick up the Toledo & Oakland games.
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A game thread! Hooray!

Braves by 11.

Nolan with 20
Eli with a double double
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Elijah needs to dominate from go this year.
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BU 73-62. Nolan with 21. Will be tight early but our depth will wear them down late. Go Braves!
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squirrel wrote: Tue Nov 24, 2020 2:20 pm
Now, how am I supposed to get any sleep tonight, when I’m too hyped up?
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chitown fanatic wrote: Tue Nov 24, 2020 2:24 pm BU 73-62. Nolan with 21. Will be tight early but our depth will wear them down late. Go Braves!
We also appear to be very healthy. When's the last time we opened the season without someone out? I agree that BW will use a lot of bodies to start the season and everyone will be hungry to make an early impression. Glad there's a ton of competition for playing time.
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The depth is most impressive to me. This team has starter quality players going 9 deep.
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BU 82 Toledo 68
I see the points being spread out over the offense with our leading scorer having 18 points. This should be a very fast paced game as Toledo likes to shoot a lot of 3 pointers.
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Kinda interesting we only practiced at Renaissance. The Civic Center was installing our floor 6 days ago. I guess going to the larger arena shooting practice would have been an extra risk.
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In case you had forgotten, this is what happened just prior to our game vs Toledo last year:

BREAKING NEWS AT BRADLEY: Freshman forward Stephan Gabriel has been released from the team. Also, guard Danya Kingsby has been assessed a 1-game suspension and will miss today's Toledo game. Both for violating team standards.


Not to mention Childs being out with the hand injury.


I'd like to think that while we lost something in Brown and Kennell, we may be in better overall shape.


The lights are now on though, so what has happened the last 6 weeks means nothing.

Time to show up and get it going.
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It's game day, folks!
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Vince Welch and Nick Bahe is the Fox team covering Xavier this week.

One of my favorite Turkey week lines from Raf the last couple years, "Jimmy (Patsos) has lots of tips. That's because he was a bartender."
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SaintLouBrave22 wrote: Tue Nov 24, 2020 9:12 pm In case you had forgotten, this is what happened just prior to our game vs Toledo last year:

BREAKING NEWS AT BRADLEY: Freshman forward Stephan Gabriel has been released from the team. Also, guard Danya Kingsby has been assessed a 1-game suspension and will miss today's Toledo game. Both for violating team standards.


Not to mention Childs being out with the hand injury.


I'd like to think that while we lost something in Brown and Kennell, we may be in better overall shape.


The lights are now on though, so what has happened the last 6 weeks means nothing.

Time to show up and get it going.
I would be shocked if Bradley had any roster issues this year. I'm not saying taking guys like Jo Jo or Stephan were risks, but if they were, I just don't think Bradley is in a position where they have to gamble on potentially iffy guys any more.
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Butler Blue wrote: Wed Nov 25, 2020 8:59 am
I would be shocked if Bradley had any roster issues this year. I'm not saying taking guys like Jo Jo or Stephan were risks, but if they were, I just don't think Bradley is in a position where they have to gamble on potentially iffy guys any more.
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This group has a chance to be special and I think for the most part, they grasp that.


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This 1st game sure is one sided.


I'm not sure if I am more impressed with Xavier or less impressed with Oakland who was really REALLY bad from the field.

53-12 at the half. Yes, you read that right.
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Oakland is a shell of where they were a few years back. They haven't had a winning season since 2018.
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SaintLouBrave22 wrote: Wed Nov 25, 2020 11:42 am This 1st game sure is one sided.


I'm not sure if I am more impressed with Xavier or less impressed with Oakland who was really REALLY bad from the field.

53-12 at the half. Yes, you read that right.
Xavier looks to be a better offensive team this season . They have good inside players to go along with good guards. They were definitely impressive.
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Couldn't quickly find the thread with the starting lineup discussion:

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Great start by Bradley. ran the floor well, rebounded really well, and then we subbed.
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JD wrote: Wed Nov 25, 2020 2:30 pm Great start by Bradley. ran the floor well, rebounded really well, and then we subbed.
That’s supposed to be our strength, but not if Mast, Ville and McAdoo can’t hit a 3
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So...

Is Dave wrong or is the broadcast wrong?

One has it 18-16, the other 17-16. :?
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Bradley Twitter and the Xavier stats page has 18-16

https://goxavier.com/sidearmstats/mbbal ... Bteam=away
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PH wrote: Wed Nov 25, 2020 2:39 pm Bradley Twitter and the Xavier stats page has 18-16

https://goxavier.com/sidearmstats/mbbal ... Bteam=away
Thats what I am going by. I think the confusion was a basket and then a 3 ball when it was 10-6.
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