Look, I love JimmyB as much as the next person on this blog. Hes a Hall of Famer, continually gets good recruits, and knows what hes talking about. But is anyone else sick of hearing him talk crap about this basketball team? All I am hearing and reading on tv and online about this squad is how JimmyB says they are the most overrated team hes ever coached in his 30+ years.
This is a team where in the offseason he said the freshman are as talented of a freshman class as he's ever had...and when he talked up Scoop, Triche, KrisJo and RickyJ. And now all of a sudden that the team is struggling early on he is ripping them apart to the media.
I am 100% fine with him ripping them apart on the court, in practice and behind closed doors, but lets show a little respect to these kids who are working their tail off to win basketball games. Maybe the chemistry isnt there yet and they are having a little trouble adapting with new players and new positions, but everyone knows having 3 freshman play significant minutes wont result in immediate blowout wins.
I personally think he needs to shut his mouth when it comes to bad-talking this team to the media. Maybe he should take a little credit rather than pointing the finger at all the players he has talked up so much before the season started. Yes we have had miserable first halfs but you know what? We are WINNING the close games. I dont care who they are against, because close wins at the beginning of the season make the team stronger as the season goes on. We have the talent, its just a matter of time before they all start clicking (and working well together).
JimmyB- do some more coaching with this team and less bad-mouthing to the media!