Film Session: Ohio State

  • 01/11/2015 12:56 pm in

On a sideline inbounds play, Williams receives the pass from Nick Zeisloft with Blackmon Jr. in the backcourt:

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Williams comes rumbling to the frontcourt with a head of steam:

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Williams gets into the lane, gets up in the air and doesn’t really have a clear pass to make to Blackmon Jr. behind him. But he makes it anyway:

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Blackmon Jr. realizes he must come to the ball and beat Scott to it:

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He does and has momentum to the hole:

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He takes it:

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Draws contact:

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And scores for an and-1:

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  • inLinE6

    Despite being an elite shooter, JBJ’s lack of court vision made him less efficient from time to time. There was a fast break that both Yogi and another guy were wide open on the perimeter, but he still decided to attach the rim and got blocked.

  • SCHoosier

    James in HS was such a scorer… doesn’t have a lot of experience “giving up the ball.”

  • g. mann

    True, but he is improving and more importantly, wants to get better. He did find Troy underneath for the reverse dunk in the 2nd half, and hopefully we’ll see more of that. Also, his rebounding has been a significant contribution in many games.

  • InTheMtns

    So glad you featured that last play, Ryan. That might have been my favorite play of the night. I thought it was going to be a turnover and suddenly James kicked it into overdrive and blew by the defender. At that point you knew he was going to the bucket and score. The and-1 and fouling out Tate was double icing on the cake.

  • chris

    He’s got to continue to use his body against defenders or he will be back to James Blocked-man Junior.