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Re: Greatest Shooting Guard

Postby JasonB » Tue Jun 16, 2020 1:06 pm

Shake was better than Q Ross or Sasser.
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Re: Greatest Shooting Guard

Postby Charleston Pony » Tue Jun 16, 2020 5:11 pm

JasonB wrote:Shake was better than Q Ross or Sasser.


Agree but he also was asked to play PG when he was really a 2 guard/shooting guard
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Re: Greatest Shooting Guard

Postby LA_Mustang » Tue Jun 16, 2020 9:11 pm

SMUguy wrote:My all-time favorite: Quinton Ross

Thank you. I’m glad someone finally mentioned Q.

I’ve got to give a mention to one of my favorite all-time Mustangs, Stephen Woods. He wasn’t the most talented, but a really good player.

Also, there might not have been a better all-around guard at SMU in the last thirty years than Sterling. Tough as nails, did everything on the court and just a winner.
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Re: Greatest Shooting Guard

Postby smuheritagehall » Wed Jun 24, 2020 3:53 pm

From the WFAA archives, here are some highlights of the SMU - Ole Miss basketball game played Dec. 27, 1968. SMU won 94-70 with Gene Phillips scoring 24 points. Link to video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hMqdp_C-o6o

For those of you who wanted to see a clip of Gene Phillips I found one. this is from the 1968 Ole Miss game at Moody. Nothing against Sasser but Phillips was just sensational!
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Re: Greatest Shooting Guard

Postby Topper » Thu Jun 25, 2020 4:49 pm

geezerdonk wrote:Dave Piehler

I loved all of the guys on that team. I remember Piehler and Billy Allen driving to the basket over and over until the opponents were breathless or in foul trouble. They either scored or were fouled almost every time it seemed. Those teams had some talent but I felt that overall they under-performed. Brad Branson. Johnny James. Lots of good memories.
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Re: Greatest Shooting Guard

Postby digman52 » Fri Jun 26, 2020 10:00 am

smuheritagehall wrote:From the WFAA archives, here are some highlights of the SMU - Ole Miss basketball game played Dec. 27, 1968. SMU won 94-70 with Gene Phillips scoring 24 points. Link to video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hMqdp_C-o6o

For those of you who wanted to see a clip of Gene Phillips I found one. this is from the 1968 Ole Miss game at Moody. Nothing against Sasser but Phillips was just sensational!
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For those attendance watchers, that was a pretty small crowd watching back in 1968. Looked like the 1,500 faithful to me, back then too.
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Re: Greatest Shooting Guard

Postby EastStang » Fri Jun 26, 2020 10:10 am

Remember basketball was an after thought in the SWC in the 60's. Until Houston joined the SWC in 1973, SWC hoops was like football in the winter. Our back-up center, AKA enforcer, Clayton Koerver was drafted by the Oakland Raiders in 1973. When it was announced that Houston was joining SMU, Arkansas and Tech went all in and recruited some All-State players. We got Ira Terrell.
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Re: Greatest Shooting Guard

Postby Charleston Pony » Fri Jun 26, 2020 2:07 pm

digman52 wrote:
smuheritagehall wrote:From the WFAA archives, here are some highlights of the SMU - Ole Miss basketball game played Dec. 27, 1968. SMU won 94-70 with Gene Phillips scoring 24 points. Link to video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hMqdp_C-o6o

For those of you who wanted to see a clip of Gene Phillips I found one. this is from the 1968 Ole Miss game at Moody. Nothing against Sasser but Phillips was just sensational!
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For those attendance watchers, that was a pretty small crowd watching back in 1968. Looked like the 1,500 faithful to me, back then too.


This clip was from a December game when the students weren't around, so definitely that part of the season when only the 1,500 tend to show up
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