SportsMemo.com
Login:
Click to Use Secure Login
All Available Packages
NOTICE: If you can not view the forum, you may need to log out of SportsMemo.com and log back in to recreate your forum session.
HOMERECAPRADIOFORUMBLOGSLIVE ODDSBESTBETSHANDICAPPERS TWITTERRSS FEEDFACEBOOKEMAIL & CONTACTS

College Basketball Handicapping: Florida hanging its hat on defense

01.06.2016     08:47 AM     Printer Friendly

SportsMemo.com blog entry.
Some good quotes from Florida head coach Michael White on his team's strengths and weaknesses. The Gators are the only team in Ken Pom's top 25 outside the top 100 nationally in offensive efficiency. In fact, of the 25 teams, UF ranks 107th (1.06) and the next closest is Purdue at 54th (1.09). Where Florida makes up for it is on the defensive end with the fourth-best defensive efficiency in the country (0.90). But perhaps tonight offers a decent chance for the Gators to put the ball in the bucket. Against its last four power conference opponents, Tennessee allowed 82 (Nebraska), 94 (Butler), 86 (Gonzaga), and 83 (Auburn).


“When we’ve approached games where we’ve spent too much emphasis on offense — where maybe you have guys, again, new to a staff, new to a style, new plays, seven new players — when we’re thinking about scoring, how many shots I can get tonight or how many I can score, certain things like that with an inexperienced team, it has set us up for poor performances in the past.

“I think over the last few, we’ve done a better job of controlling what we’re better at controlling. Obviously we’re not a great 3-point shooting team or free-throw shooting team right now. It’s a work in progress; doesn’t mean we can’t continue working on those things. It doesn’t meant that every other game, every third game, every fourth game, who knows, that we’ll shoot the ball well.

“But to hang our hat on (shooting) I think would be foolish on our part.”



Tags: College Basketball Florida Gators Tennessee Volunteers




This blog is closed to new comments.

Visitor Comments:




VIP EMAIL CLUB
Add Your Email Address:
How did you find us?


More VIP Email Options
 
Email
 
MLB
Current Blog Topics
Current Blog Topics
SportsMemo Ads
Daily Plays

Extended Services
-----------SportsMemo-----------
SportsMemo Ads
Discussion Forum
-------------------------------------
Post SubjectTime    Last Poster
MLB 201715:11    Stallone
MLB 2017 - sides and runlines11:03    ajwat297
MLB Mid Week Series Prices08:28    Drew Martin
Starting pitcher to fade08:21    AndrewL
CFB Podcast11:15    Drew Martin
Westgate posts lines on Gol...08:06    Drew Martin

-------------------------------------
Current Blog
-------------------------------------

-------------------------------------
-----------SportsMemo-----------





Copyright © 2007 SPORTSMEMO, INC, 1-800-575-3069. Sportsmemo.com is the nation’s premier resource for sports betting and handicapping information. Get free football picks, free NFL picks, free college football picks, free baseball picks, free NBA picks, free college basketball picks, free hockey picks, free golf picks, and free soccer picks from the nation’s top handicappers. Sportsmemo's sports betting insight and analysis comes from some of the most respected sports handicappers in the sports gambling industry including Ted Sevransky (Teddy Covers), Brent Crow of Alatex Sports, Rob Veno, Erin Rynning, Otto Sports, Andrew Lange, Ian Cameron, and Drew Martin. Listen to these handicapping experts daily on the Sportsmemo Podcast Monday-Friday at Sportsmemo.com.  Missed the Sportsmemo Podcast?  Past shows are available on Sportsmemo.com's podcast archive page. Looking for daily sports betting tips and sports betting advice on the MLB, NBA, NCAA, NFL, NHL, CFL, and PGA? Check out the interactive sports betting posting forum, power ratings, expert handicapping blogs, and original sports betting articles from the Sportsmemo team that specializes in sports information from a pointspread perspective at Sportsmemo.com.   Jun 28, 2017 05:16 AM.