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Ricky LaBlue

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Film getting out changed things a lot.


Teams realized that Hicks was the only one who could distribute and even then, she was susceptible to turnovers. Teams started sagging off her too, clogging up the paint for everyone else.

Stiffer competition changed a lot too. Hicks, Magarity and Cook still put up decent numbers, but they can'y impact the game as much when playing against ACC teams.

Cook and DaRosa are both out with injuries right now. Camp has had to sit all season. Brooks has only had seven scholarship players available for most of the season, with Erinn Brooks playing spot minutes.

Next year, Brooks will have a bit more to work with. Sure, he loses Panousis, Hill, Cook and Nahodil, but look at the players who will be available:
Rachel Camp
Michelle Berry
Erin Garner

Brooks also has a talented group coming in, including Aisha Sheppard, who could easily see minutes off the bench as a true frosh.

(In response to this post by hokeyhokie)

Posted: 03/02/2017 at 10:43AM



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Current Thread:
  It's probably several reasons -- hokeyhokie 03/02/2017 07:57AM
  Film getting out changed things a lot. -- Ricky LaBlue  03/02/2017 10:43AM
  Does that include JUCO players... -- Old Line Hokie 03/02/2017 1:34PM
  Every ACC team had the same plan.... -- Old Line Hokie 03/02/2017 10:42AM
  I would sum it up in two primary categories -- EDGEMAN 03/02/2017 10:37AM
  The "mental" aspect has been a problem for years -- Old Line Hokie 03/02/2017 10:58AM
  That will be Coach Brooks' biggest challenge -- EDGEMAN 03/02/2017 12:18PM

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