Why is sjsu even playing

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Why is sjsu even playing

Post by QuackAttackAggie » January 16th, 2021, 5:28 pm

This is their current home stadium, a random fitness center in Arizona. And they're awful. Image


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Re: Why is sjsu even playing

Post by slcagg » January 16th, 2021, 5:42 pm

QuackAttackAggie wrote:
January 16th, 2021, 5:28 pm
This is their current home stadium, a random fitness center in Arizona. And they're awful. Image


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Honestly I could see them and New Mexico calling it quits at some point.



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Re: Why is sjsu even playing

Post by OKAggie » January 16th, 2021, 7:25 pm

slcagg wrote:
January 16th, 2021, 5:42 pm
Honestly I could see them and New Mexico calling it quits at some point.
Their women just did.


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Re: Why is sjsu even playing

Post by Aggie formerly in Hawaii » January 16th, 2021, 7:37 pm

I could see them quitting, but hope not for the players sake. Young athletes want to play even when their team is bad.



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Re: Why is sjsu even playing

Post by SwaggieAggie » January 16th, 2021, 7:41 pm

Meanwhile we just played a game with fans on CBS.



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Re: Why is sjsu even playing

Post by treesap32 » January 16th, 2021, 8:30 pm

I would want to play if I was on their team. :noidea:
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Re: Why is sjsu even playing

Post by Mr. Sneelock » January 16th, 2021, 8:35 pm

It's like the mercy rule in little league baseball. Even the losing team would probably rather keep playing most of the time.
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Re: Why is sjsu even playing

Post by stang » January 16th, 2021, 8:47 pm

I admire the perseverance and the willingness to play through craziness, but you're probably right, at some point the hassle isn't worth it. I can't even imagine how expensive it is to relocate a full basketball team for an entire season, and logistically it's just a nightmare.

Their women's team played four games and had nine cancelations before finally calling it quits.



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Re: Why is sjsu even playing

Post by Aggie84025 » January 16th, 2021, 9:09 pm

I still find it crazy they cannot play at their own university in their own cities. With all the protocols that the teams take with testing it seems like it would not be anymore risky to do it at home. If they wanted to they could still relocate to a hotel within San Jose and still do all classes online and give their players some resemblance of home life.



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Re: Why is sjsu even playing

Post by OKAggie » January 17th, 2021, 8:01 am

Aggie84025 wrote:
January 16th, 2021, 9:09 pm
I still find it crazy they cannot play at their own university in their own cities. With all the protocols that the teams take with testing it seems like it would not be anymore risky to do it at home. If they wanted to they could still relocate to a hotel within San Jose and still do all classes online and give their players some resemblance of home life.
Agree. Stanford, Santa Clara and SJSU are all in Santa Clara County, which apparently has much stricter Covid restrictions than neighboring counties -- USF, St. Mary's (Contra Costa County) and Cal (Alameda County) are all playing on their home courts. But even Stanford and Santa Clara are playing their games one county over, in Santa Cruz, on the court of the Warriors' G-League team. Why did SJSU decide to go all the way to Phoenix to play in a rec gym? And why is Santa Clara County so much more stringent than all the other counties in the Bay Area?


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Re: Why is sjsu even playing

Post by AGinNEIowa » January 17th, 2021, 8:38 am

I think USF is actually in San Francisco county? Contra Costa is East Bay,


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