USA East Coast team with Aaron & Sasha.....

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    USA East Coast facebook page:

    https://www.facebook.com/USAEastCoast

    USA East Coast twitter page:
    https://twitter.com/East_Coast_BBC

    2018 USA East Coast Team Roster:
    http://guyrancourt.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/2018-TEAM-ROSTER.pdf

    1st game: Fri Aug 3rd, USA 67 vs Germany 77
    Aaron started.
    Sasha wore #13, not #5 in Game1.
    #10 Aaron Wheeler - 16Min, 7Pts, 4Rebs, 1Ast, 2Stls, Blk
    #13 Sasha Stefanovic - 12Min, 1Pt, 2Stls

    2nd game: Sat Aug 4th, USA 77 vs Italy 100
    Sasha started & wore #13.
    Box Score:
    http://www.fibalivestats.com/u/STAT/903902/bs.html

    3rd game: Sun Aug 5th, USA 61 vs Netherlands 55
    Sasha started again & wearing #13.
    Box Score:
    http://www.fibalivestats.com/u/STAT/903903/bs.html

    4th game: Tues Aug 7th, USA 69 vs Netherlands 67
    Sasha hit a 3ptr near the end to put USA in the lead for good. Aaron had a nice breakaway slam dunk.
    Box Score: Looks messed up. Check twitter later.
    http://www.fibalivestats.com/u/STAT/903905/

    Flying home Wed, 8th.

    The itinerary is in Italy time. Subtract 6hrs for EST.
    USA East Coast Itinerary:

    http://guyrancourt.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Public-Itinerary-7-18.pdf

    Guy Rancourt's site:
    http://guyrancourt.com/

    Streaming channel:
    youtube Italbasket

    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCO3X_p17nBiRAqLzqCnKk0A

     
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    Thanks for putting this all together. Great experience for these guys. MP’s reward for taking the red shirt. It also tells me he thinks highly of both.
     
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    The guys should be in NYC, now. Their adventure begins.
     
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    I believe Purdue fans think highly of them also.
     
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    I hope they show out and that Wheeler shows off his athletic ability.
     
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    The Eagle has landed. The USA East Coast team is now in Venice.
     
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    Looks like the game started at ~ 12pm NY time, which is 6pm Italy time. The stream keeps buffering on me. I'm giving up on it for now. Hopefully, they will have a replay. Replay shouldn't buffer as much as live stream. Middle 4th qtr and Germany is eating USA's lunch 70-53. Don't quote me on this, but Sat's game is probably 2pmEST/8pm Italy. About 160 people are viewing the stream. Germany has probably played together as a team for awhile. USA about 4 days. Buffering has stopped, so I guess I'll watch the end. There aren't any announcers. Camera up high in the bleachers, but you can read the #'s. Sasha switched from #5 to #13.

    At 9:15 of 1st qtr, Aaron fell to the floor. That was scary. He stole ball and was blocked on a dunk attempt. Thud! Wow, Sasha took a couple of nasty spills in the 1st. The floor must be wet. Players keep going to the floor.

    USA is making a run 72 Ger/ 63 USA w/ 3min left.

    Final: 77Gr/67USA

    USA East Coast twitter & facebook pages posted the boxscore.
    #10 Aaron Wheeler - 16Min, 7Pts, 4Rebs, 1Ast, 2Stls, Blk
    #13 Sasha Stefanovic - 12Min, 1Pt, 2Stls

    I see a replay, in 3prts. Go to Italbasket youtube page, then videos, prt1 is 15 min intros, prt2 is 1hr the beginning, & prt3 is 37min ending. I see Aaron started.

    https://www.youtube.com/user/fipbasketv/featured?disable_polymer=1
     
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    Wheeler had a couple of drives and a putback:
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    I wasn't able to catch everything, but Wheeler missed all the long jumpers I saw him attempt:

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    Thank you for the links ! I would have missed it live . IMO Aaron is going to play the 2 and 3 for us if Carsen actually comes out of the game . I'm not worried about the outside shot from either of our players there was no flow to game and that effects a shooter more than anything else . Aaron is going to be special for us and beyond . Loved his hustle and ball handling .
     
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    Wheeler will never play the 2. He's a 4 right now who might play some 3.
     
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    I hope Wheeler plays the 3 this season. He'll be his most effective as a slasher and on the receiving end of alley-oops.
     
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    he had a LOT of great looks and couldn't knock them down
     
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    Love seeing him put the ball on the floor and get to the rim. Hope the outside shot falls, but having multiple guys in Carsen, Nojel, and hopefully Wheeler be able to put pressure on D off the dribble will help offense a ton next year.
     
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    USA not playing team ball. Getting smoked again early.
     
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    Brown doing any coaching? Hell I could do what he's doing!
     
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    Wheeler running the floor & throwing it down
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    I was watching until the video cut out around the 37 minute mark.

    Based on what I have seen in these two games, I think defense might be an issue with Sasha and Wheeler. Obviously a very small sample size, but the fundamentals and effort dont seem to be there on that side of the ball. Wheeler specifically got caught watching the ball a lot during these two games.
     
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    Sasha, 0-6 from 3pt & 0-7 overall. That was brutal. Clank! Had to stop the game for 10min to replace the bent rim.
     
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    Not good.
     
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    Based on these games, Wheeler is in an 8-man rotation and Stefanovic is not. Hopefully Sasha isn't a waste of a scholarship offer and acceptance.
     
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    Hopefully "fans" stop throwing away a young man's future as a Boiler based on a couple of grainy videos from an international competition in Italy.
     
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    We can’t hit an effing shot!!
     
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    He didn't shoot well in the Indiana All Star games or in the exhibition games this past season, either. So it's more than just these games in Italy. I don't like when Painter reaches with an offer (ex: Grant Weatherford) and so far, Stefanovic looks the part of another reach.
     
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    Come on Nag. That’s a little harsh.
     
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    Would you like to see Purdue have a very good, very deep team or be a program that always has holes, in terms of depth? I'm just saying he hasn't been good so far.
     
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    Have to agree about the D. Wheeler got beat off the dribble 2-3 times first game. Always hunched over during a break. Probably habit, but it appears as being winded. Threw up 2-3 prayers in the two games. Had some clankers too!

    Stefanovic is about 3 steps too slow. Weak ball handler.
     
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    Hey guys, just to clarify that the italian team is the "experimental" national team, basically a team of players 25 yo or younger that are being evaluated to see if they can have a future in the real NT. The important thing though is that they are all pros already, so they know how to "become a team" quickly because that's what they do every summer (professional teams change 80-90% percent of their roster every year nowadays).
     
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    Folks - it is a summer international competition. WHO. THE. HELL. CARES.

    I take Nag’s commentary about players with a grain of salt - remember his fatuation with Mark Alstork? That dude was a bum. Grady was a more reliable player but don’t tell Nag that because he cuddled nightly with his cookies hoping and praying that Alstork would change his mind and come to Purdue
     
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    M51 has similar commentary about SS, so it's not just me. Also, Alstork was/is better than Eifert.
     
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    This is why im not a huge fan of red shirts. We shouldn't even be recruiting players that aren't ready to contribute. And it keeps the lesser players around for an extra year when the scholarship potentially could have went to a superior player. Obviously it's still early and his time here is far from being decided. But those stats are concerning and i personally will not be expecting much from Sasha this year.
     
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    Exactly, it takes away from superior players that could instead be donning the Old Gold & Black.
     
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    He has yet to play one meaningful minute for Purdue and you're already pining for "superior players"? SMH
     
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