CHAMPS XVIII

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  1. DoubleDutchBus

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    So conference champs, sec tournament champs, sweet 16 trip, top 3 recruiting class, and still playing games in Coleman? SMH
     
  2. stric006

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    We are having a lot of breakthroughs on this page.
     
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  3. junior5

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    What took him so long?
     
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  4. Z

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  5. i am a bammer

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  6. Odin

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    if we somehow found a way to take a transfer big i wouldn't be upset about it. unless that means no burnett. but maybe kah will have a good offseason thus be ready to get some minutes next year.
     
  7. southlick

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  8. LeonardWashington

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    I guess technically Gurley would have 2 years since this year "didn't count" for him. He would be a redshirt Jr so we might get two seasons out of him. Would you take him over 3-4 seasons of KAH? Tough call. I might do it but KAH got a lot of preseason hype... no shame in a grad transfer and 2 other guys with 4 years of college experience playing over you
     
  9. Odin

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    i think showing kah the door would hurt the canada pipeline so no. at the very least our bigs will be better than what we had this year so i think we're fine not picking up a transfer.
     
  10. Clown Baby

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    Damn, we jumped to 3rd in the rankings? Love it
     
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  11. southlick

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  12. Odin

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    if only we could just drop that holt fellow
     
  13. RJF-GUMP

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    Gurley is 6'8 190. Dude needs to put on some weight to play 4/5 in a P5.
     
  14. LeonardWashington

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    I actually think he's going to be good. I think he fits the system well and was a nice find. But we will see.

    Oats seems to take as many 6'6"-6'8" guys with skill as he can find. Can't argue too much with it. Holt seems to fit that bill
     
  15. LeonardWashington

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    I mean if it really is a done deal that we're getting Burnett, then that would mean that it is a lock Rojas is gone. That would have to happen to have room if I am counting correctly.

    If we are heavily pursuing Gurley on top of adding Burnett, I guess it means Oats has made up his mind about whether he would take him over KAH.

    Not counting the COVID year "redshirt" shit if we added those 2 guys the roster would look like:

    FR: Davison, Bediako, Holt, Alex T.
    SO: Primo, Gary, Miles, Burnett (Possibly KAH if we don't add Gurley)
    JR: Wilson, Shack, JQ, Gurley (or KAH if not Gurley)
    SR: Ellis

    With probably 2-4 scholly for next class. JQ almost definitely gone, wouldn't be shocked to see 1 or 2 of Ellis, Davison, Primo gone with good seasons.
     
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  16. Rammer Jammer

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  17. RJF-GUMP

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    article on Burnett and Alabama
    https://bustingbrackets.com/2021/04...s-texas-tech-transfer-guard-nimari-burnett/2/
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    One of the original finalists for Burnett out of high school, Alabama seems to be one of the clear favorites to land the former 5-star.

    The Crimson Tide reached the Sweet 16 in 2020-2021 for the first time since the 2003-2004 season in only year two under head coach Nate Oats. While the Crimson Tide was phenomenal this season, Alabama is set up to be even better next season.

    The Crimson Tide will return former 5-star guards Jahvon Quinerly and Josh Primo, as well as experience in Jaden Shackelford and Keon Ellis next season. Alabama also brings in a top recruiting class headlined by Top 10 national player and the #1 PG in the country JD Davison.

    Obviously, there has been mutual interest previously between the two, but Burnett makes sense with the Tide for multiple reasons. Burnett is an excellent facilitator who can create shots for the Tide’s 3-point shooters, while also being a quality 3-pointer shooter himself. The playstyle between Burnett and Alabama is a perfect fit.

    Another benefit for Burnett to Alabama is player development. We saw what Nate Oats and Co. have done with players such as Jahvon Quinerly this past season where Quinerly came to Tuscaloosa after struggling his freshman season at Villanova and turned him into one of the better guards in the SEC. The freshman seasons of Jahvon Quinerly at Villanova and Burnett at Texas Tech can be very similar if you look at it. Oats did it with Quinerly, is Burnett next?

    When combining the returning players and an incoming top 10-15 recruiting class with the potential addition of Burnett, Alabama could display a roster next season that could contend for a national championship. If I had to choose a team that will land the talented guard, it’s Alabama.
     
  18. RJF-GUMP

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    These stats are not very sexy but I think he could have a similar arc as JQ:

    Burnett committed to Texas Tech back in November of 2019 and appeared in 12 games for the Red Raiders during the 2020 season before entering the NCAA transfer portal in January. Burnett averaged 5.3 PPG, 1.8 RPG, and 1.4 SPG on 28% shooting from two, 17.5% from three, and 88.9% from the free-throw line while averaging 17.7 minutes per game.
     
  19. Joey Freshwater

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    Burnett simply just didn’t fit at TTU. You don’t forget how to shoot when you’re as good as he was in high school. But he wants freedom and TTU isn’t the system for that.

    and I actually think KAH will be good for us this year. He’s a super athletic forward who has some skill shooting from outside. He’s pretty quick and can get up. I don’t want to lose him.
     
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  20. RJF-GUMP

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    I'm excited about KAH
     
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  21. RJF-GUMP

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    So are we the favorite to get Burnett at this point? When does he decide?
     
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  22. Joey Freshwater

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    Thursday. And yea I’d say we are probably the favorite rn.
     
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  23. RJF-GUMP

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    If we add Burnett to Bediako and everything else we have coming back, we're going to be fucking loaded
     
  24. RJF-GUMP

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    I think we need to start a champs go fund me for Coleman Renovations. I'm in for the first $100. Who is with me?!
     
  25. Odin

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    between gary, kah, bediako, tchikou, and wilson i think we're fine down low
     
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  26. Joey Freshwater

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    absolutely. Wilson is going to be good for us imo. Bit undersized weight wise but can jump out of the gym and is super active around the rim.
     
  27. DoubleDutchBus

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    Surely Rojass is being processed.
     
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  28. Odin

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    thats the only way the math makes sense
     
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  29. LeonardWashington

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    Mobile posters (Clown Baby ) how good is Barry Dunning from McGill in next years class? 6'6" and ranked #43 on 247 right now
     
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  30. Joey Freshwater

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    Surely the staff and Rojas see he just isn’t fit for this level of basketball. He’s probably fine for a mid major but he can’t compete consistently for us in our league.
     
  31. Joey Freshwater

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    not a mobile poster but he’s fucking legit. Auburn is heavy on him but he are on him too. He’s going to be a major player in his class.
     
  32. DoubleDutchBus

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    He’s a heavy AU lean at this point.
     
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  33. Joey Freshwater

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    I figured. He’s been mentioned with them for a year now. Id love to be able to get in on him but I doubt it happens. But I’m not worried about our recruiting. Oats has shown he can find his guys.
     
  34. Odin

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    he might feel differently when we win 25+ and auburn struggles to hit .500
     
  35. DoubleDutchBus

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    From what I understand, he’s not a great shooter, and gets by on his athleticism.
     
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  36. Joey Freshwater

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  37. JohnLocke

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    Preseason top 10 in bball 100%. How wild is that?
     
  38. JohnLocke

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    He has IT. Think he's bound to be one of those players people mention all the time when talking about Alabama football under Saban. Very Jonathan Allen like


     
  39. Owsley

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    He is just so, so impressive on and off the field. Loved his responses to what he wanted to improve on and his relationship with Chris.
     
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  40. DriveByBBQ

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    “Late in the 2019-20 season, Hodgson and fellow assistant coach Antoine Pettway presented Ratliff with a tailored plaid sport coat that became his uniform when he attended almost every game this season, home and away.

    Pamela Ratliff told Hodgson that her son will be buried Sunday wearing that coat”

    Dusty.
     
  41. JohnLocke

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    Holt is going to be a good ass player. He can score and play very good defense
     
  42. Juicy Locke

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    Great PC. Hope he’s a regular in the press room this next season.
     
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  43. RJF-GUMP

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    damn that gives me chills. damn it .
     
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  44. RJF-GUMP

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    We shall avenge Fluff by beating the hell out of everyone next year.
     
  45. i am a bammer

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    Things have really been looking up in basketball since we got Ziggy Sobotka on board
     
  46. gus_chiggins

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    Can’t believe he’s out of prison. Must’ve gotten Levy on board
     
  47. bamasam09

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    :ohgosh:
     
  48. RJF-GUMP

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