Here is the link to the fall sports streaming schedule.

https://appstatesports.com/news/2023/8/ ... edule.aspx

MBB at Marshall, Saturday, Feb. 24, 6 p.m. ET, ESPN2, Cam Henderson Center, 3rd Avenue, Huntington, W.V., ew, blegh

falcoapp
Posts: 208
Joined: Mon Mar 17, 2014 3:27 pm
School: Appalachian State
Has thanked: 1 time
Been thanked: 109 times

Re: MBB at Marshall, Saturday, Feb. 24, 6 p.m. ET, ESPN2, Cam Henderson Center, 3rd Avenue, Huntington, W.V., ew, blegh

Unread post by falcoapp » Sat Feb 24, 2024 8:59 pm

T-Dog wrote:
Sat Feb 24, 2024 8:25 pm
falcoapp wrote:
Sat Feb 24, 2024 8:22 pm
If we beat ODU in a few days, are we outright champs because of the JMU tiebreakers?
We would be the Sun Belt Tourney No. 1 seed and at least a share of Sun Belt regular season champs.

If we finish tied with JMU, we would both be regular season champs.
I don't want to share anything with JMU. Just win out then.

User avatar
biggie
Site Admin
Posts: 7502
Joined: Thu Jul 24, 2008 2:53 pm
School: Appalachian State
Location: Clemmons
Has thanked: 1365 times
Been thanked: 1733 times

Re: MBB at Marshall, Saturday, Feb. 24, 6 p.m. ET, ESPN2, Cam Henderson Center, 3rd Avenue, Huntington, W.V., ew, blegh

Unread post by biggie » Sat Feb 24, 2024 9:11 pm

SoMiss beats ULL

Ark St in 4th by themselves now.
ULL and SoMiss tied for 5th.

Stonewall
Posts: 5430
Joined: Fri Sep 02, 2016 12:26 pm
School: Appalachian State
Has thanked: 2766 times
Been thanked: 2677 times

Re: MBB at Marshall, Saturday, Feb. 24, 6 p.m. ET, ESPN2, Cam Henderson Center, 3rd Avenue, Huntington, W.V., ew, blegh

Unread post by Stonewall » Sat Feb 24, 2024 9:12 pm

We play well enough to win and while we are solid through out the lineup, it seems a different guy steps up game to game to put us over the top. Nice rivalry sweep win on the road.

Bigdaddyg1
Posts: 1329
Joined: Sun Aug 13, 2023 9:51 am
School: Appalachian State
Has thanked: 2 times
Been thanked: 706 times

Re: MBB at Marshall, Saturday, Feb. 24, 6 p.m. ET, ESPN2, Cam Henderson Center, 3rd Avenue, Huntington, W.V., ew, blegh

Unread post by Bigdaddyg1 » Sat Feb 24, 2024 9:19 pm

I took the time to look at the standings of every conference and it's kind of amazing how many teams have either a losing record or close to one on the road. Even teams that are generally pretty good struggle on the road even with great home records. Simply speaking it's tough to win road games. Marshall played tough today despite horrible 3 point shooting. They simply hustled for those 50/50 balls and that's the only reason we didn't win by 20.

DontPlayWithYosef
Posts: 91
Joined: Sat Aug 20, 2016 2:42 pm
School: Appalachian State
Has thanked: 15 times
Been thanked: 50 times

Re: MBB at Marshall, Saturday, Feb. 24, 6 p.m. ET, ESPN2, Cam Henderson Center, 3rd Avenue, Huntington, W.V., ew, blegh

Unread post by DontPlayWithYosef » Sat Feb 24, 2024 11:52 pm

W

appgrad95&97
Posts: 1150
Joined: Tue Aug 02, 2016 1:07 pm
School: Appalachian State
Has thanked: 431 times
Been thanked: 533 times

Re: MBB at Marshall, Saturday, Feb. 24, 6 p.m. ET, ESPN2, Cam Henderson Center, 3rd Avenue, Huntington, W.V., ew, blegh

Unread post by appgrad95&97 » Sun Feb 25, 2024 7:15 am

Is everything okay with Abson? His playing time seems to be down over the last four games. 18:15 per game seems low.

appstate24
Posts: 1527
Joined: Wed Jan 30, 2013 10:33 am
School: Appalachian State
Has thanked: 2022 times
Been thanked: 1220 times

Re: MBB at Marshall, Saturday, Feb. 24, 6 p.m. ET, ESPN2, Cam Henderson Center, 3rd Avenue, Huntington, W.V., ew, blegh

Unread post by appstate24 » Sun Feb 25, 2024 7:43 am

appgrad95&97 wrote:
Sun Feb 25, 2024 7:15 am
Is everything okay with Abson? His playing time seems to be down over the last four games. 18:15 per game seems low.
I’m curious about this too. He hasn’t been his dominant self lately. Assuming teams are adjusting to him. Hoping he’s okay, and he gets back in a groove and finishes STRONG.

GO APPS!!

scatman77
Posts: 1239
Joined: Thu Aug 09, 2012 6:38 am
Location: York, SC
Has thanked: 18 times
Been thanked: 869 times

Re: MBB at Marshall, Saturday, Feb. 24, 6 p.m. ET, ESPN2, Cam Henderson Center, 3rd Avenue, Huntington, W.V., ew, blegh

Unread post by scatman77 » Sun Feb 25, 2024 9:57 am

appstate24 wrote:
Sun Feb 25, 2024 7:43 am
appgrad95&97 wrote:
Sun Feb 25, 2024 7:15 am
Is everything okay with Abson? His playing time seems to be down over the last four games. 18:15 per game seems low.
I’m curious about this too. He hasn’t been his dominant self lately. Assuming teams are adjusting to him. Hoping he’s okay, and he gets back in a groove and finishes STRONG.

GO APPS!!
From my observations just watching games it appears he is being double-teamed not only on offense but there has been a more concerted effort to keep him off he boards defensively with something similar to the "spy" on a QB in football. "Your job it to keep him away from the shots and the glass."
We don't slide at Appalachian State. It's a sign of weakness.

Stonewall
Posts: 5430
Joined: Fri Sep 02, 2016 12:26 pm
School: Appalachian State
Has thanked: 2766 times
Been thanked: 2677 times

Re: MBB at Marshall, Saturday, Feb. 24, 6 p.m. ET, ESPN2, Cam Henderson Center, 3rd Avenue, Huntington, W.V., ew, blegh

Unread post by Stonewall » Sun Feb 25, 2024 10:34 am

Abson is clearly a focus for the game planning of our opponents. He’s earned it.

app97
Posts: 1158
Joined: Mon Mar 10, 2014 10:09 am
School: Appalachian State
Has thanked: 303 times
Been thanked: 307 times

Re: MBB at Marshall, Saturday, Feb. 24, 6 p.m. ET, ESPN2, Cam Henderson Center, 3rd Avenue, Huntington, W.V., ew, blegh

Unread post by app97 » Sun Feb 25, 2024 11:12 am

Stonewall wrote:
Sun Feb 25, 2024 10:34 am
Abson is clearly a focus for the game planning of our opponents. He’s earned it.
He’s also missed some easy layups around the basket lately that he would normally convert.

Stonewall
Posts: 5430
Joined: Fri Sep 02, 2016 12:26 pm
School: Appalachian State
Has thanked: 2766 times
Been thanked: 2677 times

Re: MBB at Marshall, Saturday, Feb. 24, 6 p.m. ET, ESPN2, Cam Henderson Center, 3rd Avenue, Huntington, W.V., ew, blegh

Unread post by Stonewall » Sun Feb 25, 2024 11:42 am

He is not alone there.

Saint3333
Posts: 13032
Joined: Tue Jun 27, 2000 8:42 am
Has thanked: 3024 times
Been thanked: 4678 times

Re: MBB at Marshall, Saturday, Feb. 24, 6 p.m. ET, ESPN2, Cam Henderson Center, 3rd Avenue, Huntington, W.V., ew, blegh

Unread post by Saint3333 » Sun Feb 25, 2024 12:10 pm

Spillers has been quieter on the offensive side recently. Part of this is teams being intentional getting back on defense. I’d like to see us work more inside out in our half court sets as both Spillers and Abson are good post passers.

Teams are definitely playing to defend our post tougher and make the guards beat them. Luckily we have Gregory, Harcum, and Tate that can make them pay.

Stonewall
Posts: 5430
Joined: Fri Sep 02, 2016 12:26 pm
School: Appalachian State
Has thanked: 2766 times
Been thanked: 2677 times

Re: MBB at Marshall, Saturday, Feb. 24, 6 p.m. ET, ESPN2, Cam Henderson Center, 3rd Avenue, Huntington, W.V., ew, blegh

Unread post by Stonewall » Sun Feb 25, 2024 12:17 pm

And Marsh.

AppFan11
Posts: 924
Joined: Mon Sep 03, 2012 10:22 pm
School: Appalachian State
Has thanked: 304 times
Been thanked: 272 times

Re: MBB at Marshall, Saturday, Feb. 24, 6 p.m. ET, ESPN2, Cam Henderson Center, 3rd Avenue, Huntington, W.V., ew, blegh

Unread post by AppFan11 » Sun Feb 25, 2024 1:37 pm

Also teams that have good interior presence…. makes it tougher… Marshall had that…. couple of 6’10 guys and they made it hard for Spillers at 6’7 at the rim….. the good thing is that we have multiple ways to win and that’s important.

AppStFan1
Posts: 5603
Joined: Mon Dec 03, 2018 10:37 am
School: Appalachian State
Has thanked: 565 times
Been thanked: 1380 times

Re: MBB at Marshall, Saturday, Feb. 24, 6 p.m. ET, ESPN2, Cam Henderson Center, 3rd Avenue, Huntington, W.V., ew, blegh

Unread post by AppStFan1 » Sun Feb 25, 2024 2:08 pm

Stonewall wrote:
Sun Feb 25, 2024 10:34 am
Abson is clearly a focus for the game planning of our opponents. He’s earned it.
Indeed. He should definitely be the DEF POY in the Sun Belt. There are some other good ones but he has been so good that teams are taking him out of the blocked shots and rebounds game but we have still been winning. It really is pick your poison with this team because Abson is not the only good defender we have.

User avatar
Bootsy
Posts: 993
Joined: Sat Jun 06, 2020 12:28 pm
School: Appalachian State
Has thanked: 199 times
Been thanked: 668 times

Re: MBB at Marshall, Saturday, Feb. 24, 6 p.m. ET, ESPN2, Cam Henderson Center, 3rd Avenue, Huntington, W.V., ew, blegh

Unread post by Bootsy » Sun Feb 25, 2024 5:31 pm

AppStFan1 wrote:
Sun Feb 25, 2024 2:08 pm
Stonewall wrote:
Sun Feb 25, 2024 10:34 am
Abson is clearly a focus for the game planning of our opponents. He’s earned it.
Indeed. He should definitely be the DEF POY in the Sun Belt. There are some other good ones but he has been so good that teams are taking him out of the blocked shots and rebounds game but we have still been winning. It really is pick your poison with this team because Abson is not the only good defender we have.
"Pick your poison" is an apt description; It's been fun watching different players step up when others are struggling and/or opponents key on certain players in an attempt to disrupt our game plan.

You can tell Kerns trusts nearly all of his players to make plays and take shots as opportunities arise, versus everything revolving around 1-2 marquis players who are responsible for most of the scoring. I say "nearly" because the lack of production from Mantis is still a concern. I'm still hoping he'll find his stroke and get hot...sooner rather than later.

spacemonkey
Posts: 1183
Joined: Thu Nov 23, 2017 12:01 pm
School: Appalachian State
Has thanked: 119 times
Been thanked: 504 times

Re: MBB at Marshall, Saturday, Feb. 24, 6 p.m. ET, ESPN2, Cam Henderson Center, 3rd Avenue, Huntington, W.V., ew, blegh

Unread post by spacemonkey » Sun Feb 25, 2024 6:54 pm

I would like to see an offensive set of Harcum, Mantis, Huntley at the three point arch with Spillers and Abson down low with an inside out plan to shoot three with Abson and Spillers crashing the board..

Saint3333
Posts: 13032
Joined: Tue Jun 27, 2000 8:42 am
Has thanked: 3024 times
Been thanked: 4678 times

Re: MBB at Marshall, Saturday, Feb. 24, 6 p.m. ET, ESPN2, Cam Henderson Center, 3rd Avenue, Huntington, W.V., ew, blegh

Unread post by Saint3333 » Sun Feb 25, 2024 6:59 pm

spacemonkey wrote:
Sun Feb 25, 2024 6:54 pm
I would like to see an offensive set of Harcum, Mantis, Huntley at the three point arch with Spillers and Abson down low with an inside out plan to shoot three with Abson and Spillers crashing the board..
Opposing coaches would press that lineup everytime.

BambooRdApp
Posts: 4150
Joined: Sun Dec 22, 2019 9:32 am
School: Appalachian State
Has thanked: 1501 times
Been thanked: 2834 times

Re: MBB at Marshall, Saturday, Feb. 24, 6 p.m. ET, ESPN2, Cam Henderson Center, 3rd Avenue, Huntington, W.V., ew, blegh

Unread post by BambooRdApp » Sun Feb 25, 2024 7:26 pm

Mantis has not been consistent all year. Not sure if stats, I have to believe he is not shooting consistently from field when you consider what we give up on defensive end. Tate has to be shooting over 40% and his 3 point shooting seems to have improved over past 5 or 6 games. IMHO, Abson is not the best passer from the post especially if help D comes over. He needs to put more velocity on the passes.
The lineup above could not play a typical SBC guard oriented line up. Just my opinion
Today I Give My All For Appalachian State!!
#FreeMillerHillForMoMoney!!
#SleeveStripesWereTheBomb!!
#99ForPresident!!

Bigdaddyg1
Posts: 1329
Joined: Sun Aug 13, 2023 9:51 am
School: Appalachian State
Has thanked: 2 times
Been thanked: 706 times

Re: MBB at Marshall, Saturday, Feb. 24, 6 p.m. ET, ESPN2, Cam Henderson Center, 3rd Avenue, Huntington, W.V., ew, blegh

Unread post by Bigdaddyg1 » Mon Feb 26, 2024 9:57 am

Mantis appears to be in his own head right now. He is not really shooting in the flow of the offense but looks more like he's going to shoot as soon as he gets a slight opening.
That is probably an overstatement but he looks like he's rushing to get his limited shots up. It's been said that he's not a guy who can take his man off the dribble but I can't believe he's that limited offensively especially at around 6'7". Teams are just keeping a man in his face as he basically stands behind the arc. He did have some key boards the other day so he's still contributing on that end of the floor.

Post Reply Previous topicNext topic

Return to “Appalachian Basketball”