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New Basketball Commits & Coaches, Baseball Wins in West Virginia, and the Spring Football Game Recap | 23 Personnel Podcast – 200

Intro

 

Basketball

  • Roster Update
    • Recruiting
      • Adams looking to DII Players
        • Northern State forward Parker Fox (6-8) – committed to Minnesota
        • Dallas Baptist guard Chandler Jacobs (6-3) – committed to Tech Monday 4/19
          • Jacobs is coming off a stellar year at Dallas Baptist University, averaging 20.8 points, 7.4 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 2.5 steals; named Lone Star Conference defensive player of the year and Academic player of the year
            • 56% FG, 45% 3PT, 83% FT
        • Trinity Christian (Lubbock) Ethan Duncan committed, 5-11/160 SG; chose Tech over Texas
          • Averaged 27 points, seven assists, four rebounds and two-and-a-half steals per game; TAPPS District 1-4A MVP.
      • Jamarius Burton to Pitt
      • Telling that no former player followed Beard
  • Coaching Update
    • Confirmed Sean Sutton will stay on as Advisor/Player Development
    • Corey Williams hired as second assistant, coming from Arkansas
      • Known more for defense than offense
      • Played with Sutton at Oklahoma State 
      • From STP:
        • As a coach, Williams was an assistant at Oral Roberts and Florida State as well as the head coach at Stetson (he didn’t have the best record, 58-133 in 6 seasons) and then hopped on at Arkansas starting in 2019 through the 2020-21 season.
    • One more assistant position left – Sutton said Adams will not rush this hire and has many qualified coaches reaching out wanting this job
    • Darby Rich expected to be announced soon as the strength and conditioning coach
    • Jae Crowder with some nice words about Adams during a recent interview

 

Baseball

    • 2021 Schedule 26-8, 7-5
    • Rankings update
      • D1 Baseball – #5
      • Baseball America – #10
      • NCBWA – #6
      • Collegiate Baseball – #10
      • AP Baseball Coaches Poll – #6
      • RPI – #15
    • Awards/recognitions 
      • Mason Montgomery Big 12 Pitcher of the Week; National College Baseball Hall of Fame National Pitcher of the Week
      • Patrick Monteverde Newcomer of the Week
        • Montgomery & Monteverde combined for 2-0, 4-for-45 (.089), 13.2IP, 4 H, 1 R, 19K, 4BB
          • Monteverde 7.0IP, 2H, 0R, 3BB, 7K
          • Montgomery 6.2IP, 2H, 1R, 1BB, 12K
      • Cal Conley National College Baseball Hall of Fame National Shortstop of the Week
    • Injury Update
      • Kurt Wilson broken hand/thumb
      • Dylan Neuse fractured vertebra
      • Dru Baker returned to the lineup vs WVU
    • Recent/Upcoming Games
    • Tue vs OU – BREAKING: Postponed to May 4th due to weather
    • Upcoming home series vs Baylor (24-12; 5-7)
      • Lost series vs UTRGV, lost series vs UT, swept by TCU, won series vs WVU, won series vs KU
      • Midweek game vs New Mexico on Tue (4/27)
      • Stats

 

Tm O Avg OB% Slg% 2B 3B HR Runs; R/gm BB SO SB
TTU .288 (5) .413 (2) .507 (1) 70 (4) 9 (2) 54 (1) 275 (2); 8.1 204 (3) 323 (9) 38 (5)
Baylor .298 (1) .383 (4) .443 (6) 64 (5) 9 (2) 31 (7) 236 (4); 6.5 141 (8) 237 (1) 19 (9)

 

Tm D ERA bavg H R/ER BB(bb/9) SO (so/9) HR Fld%
TTU 4.02 (3) .229 (2) 249 (1) 152/133; 4.5 132/3.99 320/9.7 24 (3) .972 (6)
Baylor 3.53 (2) .237 (3) 277 (4) 156/123; 4.3 143/4.1 293/8.4 26 (4) .973 (5)

 

  • Interesting Tech stats
    • Monteverde is 6th in Big12 @ 2.24, 0.88 WHIP; oppBA .199, 52IP, 1.6bb/9,: 10.2k/9; is 6-1
    • T8th in country in runs
    • 4th in country in walks earned; 8th in OB%
    • T7th in double plays turned
    • T3rd in HRs; Jace Jung T1 in country (15) after not hitting 1 in WV

Football

  • Spring Game Takeaways
    • Only 1 half of full scrimmage; “second half” was 7-on-7 and 1-on-1
    • QBs, in order of appearance – Colombi, Shough, Smith, Morton
    • Colombi & Smith only QBs to lead scoring drives
    • JJ Sparkman looks good!
    • Chad(?) Townsend looks better
    • No/limited broken tackles
  • Injuries
    • SaRodrick Thompson, Xavier White out, 
    • Erik Ezukanma
    • Travis Koontz

What We Learned

  • Going Yard – Michael has an update
  • Little League update
  • If we’re going long, I’ll probably just pick one and keep the others for next week

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