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What is the one thing Coach Williams should work on in practice tomorrow?

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  • Canis lupus Jan 11, 2013
    Bench Warmer

    Thought about this for more then a day, wanted to give you a good straight up answer. I must say that the one thing I think he should work on is the job he is doing as a coach. IMHO things would not be as bad as they are if he was coaching the way he should be. Granted the players do not have the same level of talent as they have had in the past, but they do have the talent to be playing much better then they have been. I do not claim to know what goes on at practice or the locker room. As a viewer of the games it appears that the leadership and coaching is not what it should be but it is something that is well with in coachW's control.

  • Harnett Co. HEEL Jan 11, 2013
    Pro

    Sit Desmond Hubert and Strickland down. New starting five should be McAdoo, Paige, Hairston, Johnson, and Bullock. Hubert contributes very little.

  • FAN72 Jan 11, 2013
    Sports Legend

    I am disappointed with the responses. My breakfast group this morning discussed the topic at length and the first suggestion was to go to a zone defense. That should prevent so many kick outs and open looks. Hope they don't put that into place before the UNC/WolfPack game.

  • Old Well Drinks Jan 11, 2013
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    ... he could hand out boxing gloves, after he works their tails off in the weight room.

  • DooksucksV3 Jan 11, 2013
    Sports Legend

    The sad thing is Reggie Bullock is feeding the ball better than anyone on the team. Brice Johnson needs to start and get as much playing time as possible. He looks good when he is in but needs more experience.

  • TruthisKnown Jan 11, 2013
    All Star

    Friday at last, whew. No classes today. Tough second half to watch last evening. Carolina just fell to pices after having done reasonably well in the first half. As for practice I would imagine more time spent on using several types of zone defenses, communicating on defense, shooting in general. I did like what I saw from Johnson last night but it is painfully obvious that both he and Hubert are too skinny and the beefy big men for Miami pushed them around on offense and defense. These two guys will need to hit the gym this year and just EAT.

  • PanthersFan45 Jan 11, 2013
    Sports Legend

    I think defense, w/o question. If they can rebound (box out), steal, and get out and run on the fast break that's when they are at their best IMHO. I've never seen a Heels team give up so many wide open looks as this one. Unfortunately they opened conference play against 3 very good defensive teams in VA, Miami & FSU. Look for FSU to play half court and be physical .... not one of UNC's strong suits.

  • BattlingBishop 5 Jan 11, 2013
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    So the walk-ons don't need protection? In other words, you're saying they're expendable, kinda like the Seals in Benghazi. LOL @ how clueless some can be. No player should be left behind like that.

    Given the way the NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED HEELS are playing this season, this shouldn't be a concern if the 'Noles win.

  • TsKaMF Jan 11, 2013
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    Like I said before lux (you sound like jackofdummers) with your limited ewenc latin.

    Lupus in Fabula....let me help..."Speak of the WOLF, and he will come !"

  • MoDuke v2 is gone Jan 11, 2013
    Sports Legend

    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    0-2 says VERY hiney-hurt!

    You might want to bring your A game next time.

  • Lux Libertas Jan 11, 2013
    Sports Legend

    Well, we tried not to let it turn into a troll thread, as the OP politely requested, but hiney-hurt dookies have to "do what they do".

    Oh well. Maybe next thread.

  • MoDuke v2 is gone Jan 11, 2013
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    DERP DERP and DOUBLE DERP!!!!

    FSU students actually do attend classes and learn to read. And the the baby blue uni's with numbers on the front and names on the back are dead giveaways as to who they are.

    TRIPLE DERPY!!!

  • Lux Libertas Jan 11, 2013
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    DERP!!

    The walk-ons didn't need protection, nobody knew who the hell they were.

    It was the NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED players: The Falcon, Z-Man, K-Butter and Gumby needed the protection. Lots of drunken, gun-toting Tallahassee 'necks would love to get a shot in at one of them trying to leave the court. Roy understans this, he sees the star power of The Flagship when they play on the road. Not his fault that you don't.

    DERPYDERP!

  • Dr. Pwnt Jan 10, 2013
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    Hahahahaha

  • MoDuke v2 is gone Jan 10, 2013
    Sports Legend

    ^^^^^^Do you mean like this?

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    How dense!!!

  • Lux Libertas Jan 10, 2013
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    Link to their needing protection?

  • TsKaMF Jan 10, 2013
    Sports Legend

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    You mean the way he protected those walk-ons last year ?

  • MoDuke v2 is gone Jan 10, 2013
    Sports Legend

    Translated from Swahili to English:

    Roy will have no need to hightail it out o' Dodge cause he's skeered. LOL

  • Lux Libertas Jan 10, 2013
    Sports Legend

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    The court won't be overrun by drunken Florida 'necks this time if they win, like it was last time.

    Roy will have no need to (wisely) resort to prudent security measures to protect his players. That only tends to happen when The Flagship is highly ranked.

  • josephwilm Jan 10, 2013
    All Star

    study early exits again.

  • MoDuke v2 is gone Jan 10, 2013
    Sports Legend

    Sat. at FSU will be the the point of decision for this team. If Carolina can find a way to pull it out they can turn the season around and salvage a decent finish but if ol' Roy is forced to throw in the towel and head for the exit early then ...................well........ to quote Dandy Don "Turn out the lights, the party's over".

  • Last Word Jan 10, 2013
    Veteran

    I cant see the Wine & Cheesers tolerating that.

  • seedofdoubt Jan 10, 2013
    Sports Legend

    Sorry to repeat myself but...Pick a BIG and put the other two on the bench. Use practice to blend and develop a post game to balance the outside game. UNC is getting killed in the post. Seriously, it looks as if Roy is trying to develop next years team instead of fixing this one.

  • Last Word Jan 10, 2013
    Veteran

    This team lacks consistency. Very good minutes followed up by long stretches of looking lost on defense and out of sync on offense. Leadership and toughness are issues that should have been fixed by now. After these two losses in the ACC the players confidence may be shaken. Alot of work for Roy and co. and another tough match-up against Fla St. Saturday.

  • MoDuke v2 is gone Jan 10, 2013
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    But you'll be having nightmares and cold sweats about him for a long time now.

    Kadji reject !!!!!!

  • BattlingBishop 5 Jan 10, 2013
    Sports Legend

    If they're lacking focus, wind sprints should help.

  • Lux Libertas Jan 10, 2013
    Sports Legend

    But seriously....DEFENSE is what this team needs, first and foremost.

    I'd never even heard of Haajji or whomever the hell it is before tonight, but our D made him look like Kevin Garnett LOL

  • MoDuke v2 is gone Jan 10, 2013
    Sports Legend

    I would say defining roles. Their defense was not really too bad tonight but getting down offensive sets and valuing the ball should be priorities.

  • Lux Libertas Jan 10, 2013
    Sports Legend

    But seriously....I might start with the "no more airballs" drill lol

  • Lux Libertas Jan 10, 2013
    Sports Legend

    Next time he calls a players' only meeting, he needs to make sure The Swoff and The Hess are in attendance.

    Those two just didn't get it done tonight *wink*

  • FAN72 Jan 10, 2013
    Sports Legend

    After viewing the UNC vs Miami game, what should Coach Williams number one emphasis be at the next practice?

    I would like this to be a serious discussion, not some smack talking venue. Several of us watching the game had ideas just like we do when we watch State and Duke games. Just wondering what the real fans are thinking?

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