Post by Cactus Panther on Sept 7, 2019 9:54:46 GMT -6
The schedule seems very appropriate to me from a competitive standpoint. Let's not kid ourselves, Milwaukee was one of those 200 or 300-something programs last year as well. And I assume that at least the Kansas and Wisconsin road games should bring in much-needed revenue.
Post by 73withharoldlee on Sept 7, 2019 15:40:45 GMT -6
So who are the “killers” on this team? Looks like Shae Mitchell fits the bill but he will need time and confidence. Courtney Brown is a winner and takes it to the rim. Too young and must earn time. To win close games it is about making stops and hitting free throws. I want defenders and shooters on the floor when the going gets tough. Let us hope the pieces are there and Coach can find the right guys at the right time.
Post by ghostofdylan on Sept 7, 2019 16:24:23 GMT -6
The team was 9-22 a year ago and has lost its last 11 games. This is not the time to discriminate against the "rookies." In an effort to put your best team on the court, play your top players irrespective of age.
I know the team record was terrible last year but it will change promise you that. You say who are the killers It’s the players you haven’t seen play on this team from last year just watch a big difference new players new attitude and two players that know how to finish a game and came from winning programs. So I hope that helps you out and one more thing it’s not freshman players either. That’s all I can say right now but believe I know exactly what’s going on behind the scenes just not saying to much so I hope I answered your question my panther family!!!!!
Post by nickpanther on Sept 8, 2019 11:45:40 GMT -6
We know that we will make the postseason this year, the only question that is yet to be answered is how good of a seeding will we get. Hosting a playoff game is something we haven't done in a long time, since the league stopped having games on campus sites
People expect them to trash because of last year but they will pounce on these teams head this year I’m telling you we’re better than ppl think and us as Panther fans better jump on the wagon now. It’s up to us to change the moral around here and I’m willing to be the leader of the pack this year We all we got so I’m definitely supporting them the time is now!!!!
Post by Pounce Needs Pals on Oct 15, 2019 11:37:19 GMT -6
Preseason Player of the Year Antoine Davis, Detroit Mercy
Preseason All-Horizon League First Team (alphabetical order by school) Antoine Davis, Detroit Mercy Jalen Tate, Northern Kentucky Xavier Hill-Mais, Oakland Tarkus Ferguson, UIC Loudon Love, Wright State
Preseason All-Horizon League Second Team (alphabetical order by school) JayQuan McCloud, Green Bay Tyler Sharpe, Northern Kentucky Marcus Ottey, UIC Bill Wampler, Wright State Darius Quisenberry, Youngstown State
Post by 73withharoldlee on Oct 16, 2019 11:55:09 GMT -6
Great Article about The Panthers. Agree we could be in top five of conference. One cannot underestimate what a core group means to college basketball. We now are adding to the core rather than reassembling a team. What Baldwin and staff are adding are two High Major recruits. Lucas was the go to guy in high school. He was offered his junior year at Illinois cause he could score, penetrate, and dish. He is not a pure shooter but a scorer. The Horizon League will soon realize his size and quickness are at a high level. It will take him some time to rid himself of rust but he is a difference maker. The aircraft carrier is just that. Big bodies can only improve the team. Henderson will have to adjust but the level of talent in this league is better suited to him. I am excited to watch this team grow. It will be competitive. We have to win at home. Pull a few upsets on the road and gain confidence going into the tournament. Good Luck!