Howe: Hawkeyes Locate Edge in Upsetting Cincinnati

Discussion in 'Basketball' started by RobHowe, Mar 22, 2019.

  1. HuckFinn

    HuckFinn Well-Known Member

    Good grief. I just read the Cincy post game from their players and coach. I am absolutely blown away with the class, candid responses. New found respect. NO sarcasm. Please read it.
     
  2. uihawk82

    uihawk82 Well-Known Member

    no way
     
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  3. NikeHawk21

    NikeHawk21 Well-Known Member

    Thought you should know
     
  4. Tierney

    Tierney Well-Known Member

    I think the difference was Joe Wieskamp back must be feeling better. He had a great game for Iowa. I wonder what the Iowa won loss record would of been if he hadn't come to Iowa.
     
  5. RobHowe

    RobHowe Administrator

    IMO, he's Iowa's best player.

    Being a freshman on a veteran team, he makes sense that he deferred to the older guys at different times throughout the season. He didn't yesterday.

    It's a much better team when he's aggressive offensively.
     
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  6. hawkdrummer1

    hawkdrummer1 Well-Known Member

    Joe has got the "it" factor. All-around player, understands the game, cool as a cucumber, makes plays.
     
  7. WindsorHawk

    WindsorHawk Well-Known Member

    Agree. And when it comes to broadest skill set Garza is next. Of course Bohannon and Cook are better in their specialty areas. IMO
     
  8. hawkeyebob62

    hawkeyebob62 Well-Known Member

    Cook also had some big D rebounds in the last 5 minutes.
     
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  9. hawkeyebob62

    hawkeyebob62 Well-Known Member

    Yep. And it also made Cincy have to hurry more since they like to get deep into the shot clock. It shortened their time to set up for better shots.
     
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  10. karras

    karras Well-Known Member

    I knew this day would come.;)
    It is true he has the most raw talent. And when aggressive does make Iowa better. But as I have obsessed over, J-Bo (for reasons having to do more with legacy and personality than sheer talent) is the most important player this season. That could change next year. Then again, it might not. He has that X-factor that isn't so much developed as it is something you are born with.
    Next year's squad will have Joe T - Joe W - Joe Bo - Joe Garza - Joe "Kahhhhhhhhn" McCaffrey - Joe Moss - Joe "mic" Baer - Joe Kreiner - Joe Cook and Jordell Pemsell. Of course I may have erred in some parts of this post, but next year's team will be better and expectations adjusted accordingly.

     
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