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Re: BYU vs Gonzaga

Postby BlueK » Tue Feb 28, 2017 2:39 pm

TulaneVandyRiceCoug wrote:What the F just happened? BYU just knocked off #1 on the road! PAHAHAHA!!!!! This is awesome!


the inexperienced players on our team finally figured it out?


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Re: BYU vs Gonzaga

Postby snoscythe » Tue Feb 28, 2017 2:58 pm

BlueK wrote:
TulaneVandyRiceCoug wrote:What the F just happened? BYU just knocked off #1 on the road! PAHAHAHA!!!!! This is awesome!


the inexperienced players on our team finally figured it out?


The turning point was when Few got called with that technical with about 12:00 remaining. When the inflappable head coach lost his cool, Gonzaga started falling apart and getting visibly frustrated. BYU was down by 10 (or had just closed to within eight) at that point, and a minute and half later they were within one.

Then Mika threw Karnowski to the floor with 7:42 remaining and sealed the deal. Karnowski only had a couple of touches the rest of the game and Mika had his way from there on out--he made Karnowski look soft with that foul, and the big fella pretty timid after that.



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Re: BYU vs Gonzaga

Postby Gunk » Tue Feb 28, 2017 3:05 pm

Mika made Karnowski look like a slow oaf out there.


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Re: BYU vs Gonzaga

Postby SpiffCoug » Wed Mar 01, 2017 10:50 pm

snoscythe wrote:
BlueK wrote:
TulaneVandyRiceCoug wrote:What the F just happened? BYU just knocked off #1 on the road! PAHAHAHA!!!!! This is awesome!


the inexperienced players on our team finally figured it out?


The turning point was when Few got called with that technical with about 12:00 remaining. When the inflappable head coach lost his cool, Gonzaga started falling apart and getting visibly frustrated. BYU was down by 10 (or had just closed to within eight) at that point, and a minute and half later they were within one.

Then Mika threw Karnowski to the floor with 7:42 remaining and sealed the deal. Karnowski only had a couple of touches the rest of the game and Mika had his way from there on out--he made Karnowski look soft with that foul, and the big fella pretty timid after that.

From the two points you mentioned (Few technical & the Mika "toss") BYU outscored Gonzaga 29-13 and 16-9 (granted the 29-13 run does encompass the 16-9 run). Dave Rose got what he wanted: a game where the pressure was on the Zags. They failed to handle it because they hadn't experienced it yet this year. BYU may have made the Zags a better team. We'll see. They don't play for over a week, we could just as easily killed their season.


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Re: BYU vs Gonzaga

Postby BroncoBot » Thu Mar 02, 2017 2:36 pm

Gunk wrote:Mika made Karnowski look like a slow oaf out there.

Mika's ability to hit mid/long range 2 point shots was the key to me in this game. He forced karnowski out of the paint which opened up a lot of things for the BYU defense.

I don't know if Mika will hit that type of percentage again.
Mika = 10/14 from the floor for 29 points. That's efficient.



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Re: BYU vs Gonzaga

Postby BlueK » Fri Mar 24, 2017 2:54 pm

Gonzaga is now one win away against a 11 seeded team from getting to the Final Four.


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Re: BYU vs Gonzaga

Postby BroncoBot » Fri Mar 24, 2017 4:25 pm

BlueK wrote:Gonzaga is now one win away against a 11 seeded team from getting to the Final Four.

Also, Gonzaga is 4 wins away from a perfect season. Only 3 games left to get it done. :evil:




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