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I think we had one left and plenty of time.
I don't understand that one.
because Tulane was in scramble mode on defense...
Yes, sometimes you get the best look when they don't have time to set up their D. You take a gamble depending on how things are.
There are arguments for - and those for not taking one. And lets be honest, were not great setting up shots coming out of timeouts anyways? Not our strengths.
This post was edited by BB2One 19 months ago
Exactly. Same logic behind Saban not calling a TO at the end of half 1 in SECCG or Richt not spiking it at the end. It's a little less than 50/50 in that kind of situation. But, it was probably the right decision given our offense had trouble cracking their D.
Coaches can only make a decision. Players have to execute no matter what the choice is.
Because he can't draw up a play worth a crap to run coming out of the time out.
To successfully run a halfcourt set play with under 10 seconds on the clock against a set Defense will almost always require either 1) a great pentrating guard which we don't have, a 2) really good scoring big we can try and dump the ball to which we dont have either, or 3) being able to run a shooter off a great pick or double pick to free him up for a shot, which if you have seen our offense we rarely if ever set a decent pick much less a great one.
so since we can do none of these 3 things, not calling a timeout so the the other team's D can get set is actually a smart decision. Course it would be nice if we could do any of the three things above so that we can use our timeouts effectively, but those all seem to be beyond Grant's HC developement, recruiting, and coaching philosphies.
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