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Re: MBB and a couple observations
I think you are spot on amigo.
They've been doing their informals at 1:15 M, T, and Thurs. Do you know times for full practices yet?
I was able to watch them work out this week. I have lots of positive thoughts but it's so early and I've been wrong before. Reallythought Mansel was going to turn out different based on early impressions. He's not the only one. I've repeatedly over predicted bigs coming into Monson's program.
Our new Traore has a big personality. He'll be a favorite. I watched him play 1 on 1 for about 20 mins with Stroud. Traore is big and he is athletic. He handles the ball well (good hands) and definitely can take and make the 3. As noted, I want to be cautious, but he looks very good. Don't understand what went on with him at
St. Louis. I was told he played behind an all conf center. I checked their all conf team from last year and didn't see any St Louis bigs on the first 3 teams. Tsohonis is a mature player with ball handling skills and good range. First impressions, Tsohonis and new Traore will join old Traore, Jones, and Murray. All fast, all offensive threats....just a better group than I can recall from recent years, lots of serviceable bigs and overall roster depth. I am confident we will beat St Katherine's.