March 14th, 2013 at 7:58 PM ^

More than either the defense or offense getting better, I think this team needs to get its swagger back in order to make a run in the dance.  Outside of Trey and McGary, the rest seem unsure out there, with GRIII the most shellshocked.

It is too late for the defense to make a big step forward.  Getting the swag back and concentrating on boxing out for rebounds can get this team to the Final Four.

Speaking of rebounds: I loved the growling by McGary and Horford when they ripped the ball away on rebounds in the second half.


March 14th, 2013 at 4:29 PM ^

Pat Chambers can handle a handshake line with a hell of a lot more class than Tom Crean can.  He looked like he had very respectful, brief conversations with both John Belein and coach Meyer.  


March 14th, 2013 at 5:10 PM ^

No, but that's deceptive given where we've been seeded.  We were a #10 seed in 2009 and won our first game (a mild upset) before losing a competitive game against #2 Oklahoma.  Then in 2011 we were a #8 seed and won what was theoretically a 50-50 game by 30 points, before that heartbreaker against #1 Duke.  Last year was the only time we really underperformed.