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Subject: Bill Carmody

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Date Posted: 13:27:57 01/12/22 Wed
In reply to: joiseyfan 's message, "Consider the source" on 12:35:14 01/12/22 Wed

There is another story from Tiger hoops lore that reinforces the “let them play” narrative.

At a Holiday Festival Tournament game in Madison Square Garden during their epic 26-1 season in 1997-98, Bill Carmody called timeout after the team was struggling against Niagara’s zone: ''The kids were asking me what to do,'' Carmody said. ''I told them: 'You are juniors and seniors. Figure it out.’''

The team’s PG? Mitch Henderson


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Date Posted: 20:23:29 01/12/22 Wed

That article also recalled one of the barely believable stats from that team — they had assists on 70% of their made baskets for the SEASON. Including, and focused around Goodrich as one of the great point centers, of course.

I do believe Niagara was the only complete game they hit 100% though.

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