Griffith-Wallace and Adebayo to transfer

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Re: Griffith-Wallace and Adebayo to transfer

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Looks like coach’s “abrasive style” ran her off all the way to Geno and UConn lmao.

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smidge34 wrote:
Thu May 02, 2019 5:12 pm
Looks like coach’s “abrasive style” ran her off all the way to Geno and UConn lmao.

:lol:

I hear he's a sweetheart.
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Re: Griffith-Wallace and Adebayo to transfer

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smidge34 wrote:
Thu May 02, 2019 5:12 pm
Looks like coach’s “abrasive style” ran her off all the way to Geno and UConn lmao.

:lol:
They say its a lot easier to deal with that style when you are winning a lot.

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Having observed interactions with coach and players for most of her career I object to the term abrasive as being unfair. She demands a lot from her players in practice and games, but on a personal level I have seen someone who cares about her players and treats them more as a parent than a coach. While very talented, I am sure that Adebayo benefitted from their association the last two years, and that has allowed her to become a member of one of the top teams in the nation.

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JGW is going to Virginia Commonwealth (VCU).

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I was looking at roster on Go Racers and it only show 6 players, I know we got more they just not updated it. Either way looks like a very young team.

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Re: Griffith-Wallace and Adebayo to transfer

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The roster has been updated by now, but still an extremely young team with the loss of Adebayo, Griffith-Wallace, and Crane. Cekeya Mack is the only senior on the team and the only juniors are the three juco transfers.

BTW, Brianna Crane has landed at Arkansas-Little Rock. Like JGW who is going to VCU, she'll sit a year and have two years of eligibility left. Evelyn Adebayo is immediately eligible as a grad transfer for her last year. A high risk/reward move by her, as she could go anywhere from being a starter at UConn to not being in the rotation.

https://lrtrojans.com/news/2019/8/15/wo ... crane.aspx

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I’ll be watching to see how she fares but won’t be rooting, petty or not. About all I’m gonna say.
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While Adebayo will get a free year of grad school at UConn, and the possibility of a ring, it will have little to do with her contributions, as a player. After 10 games for the team, in which she has appeared in 5, she has 21 minutes, 5 rebounds, and 3 points total. I appreciate what she did for us last year, and enjoyed watching her dominate around the basket. Some thought it was the end of the world when she transferred, but I prefer the better defensive, gritty, hustling team that we have now.

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Good! Sometimes life is fair. :mrgreen:
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Re: Griffith-Wallace and Adebayo to transfer

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She wanted to be somewhere else.

I wish her only the best.

FWIW, IMO if she is on the team, she contributes.


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