LV
Years ago

United Vs Taipans, Sep 12 pre-season

United defeated Taipans 97-89 in Ballarat last night sans Ibekwe,Barlow and Tomlinson.

Holt and Goulding were the top scorers.

Kickert got 2 T's and was thrown out.

Box score here
https://mobile.twitter.com/MelbUnitedHQ/status/642862145055539200/photo/1

United shot 14 from 34 from 3. Holt 3 from 11.

That looks like a sign of things to come. Holt, Goulding, Blanchfield, Kickert and Barlow all *love* the 3 ball. Tomlinson is handy from range too, while Igor H went 15 from 36 in his last college season at Boise State so it might be an area he's improving in.

Between United and Illawarra this season, perhaps some 3 point records might be broken this season?

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Anonymous  
Years ago

You had me until you said Tomlinson was handy from 3

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greybuoy  
Years ago

This time last year United were looking very good against Taipans (who admitedly did not have their imports cleared), but managed to destroy supporter faith throughout the regular season.
No repeats, please.

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Kobe24  
Years ago

Didnt the Taipns beat United by 28 in the first game last season? United will be fun to watch this season if you like high scoring games, lots of shooters.

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paul  
Years ago

He said this time last year, which I presume means a practice game?

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greybuoy  
Years ago

Yeah, pre-season. Dennis was back from injury, looking very slick. But even then Barlow looked like he wished he was somewhere else, and everyone looked tentative about commiting to a team thing.
I thought Cairns had no chance.

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LV  
Years ago

Anon- Tomlinson isn't a pure 3 point shooter who will nail them under pressure, but he's good enough to hit a decent clip if left open. United will be spreading defenses far and wide this season- as will the Hawks

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Anonymous  
Years ago

When is the next United game?

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