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Forum: Basketball Fri Feb 05, 2016, 11:38am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,463
Posted By j51969
IMO, If they had enough fore-thought to hand...

IMO,

If they had enough fore-thought to hand pick officials to handle this matchup, they should have had enough sense to add a 3rd. Maybe not the norm, but the situation as you describe it wasn't...
Forum: Basketball Wed Feb 03, 2016, 05:12pm
Replies: 12
Views: 905
Posted By j51969
I'm the better looking guy under the basket.:D

I'm the better looking guy under the basket.:D
Forum: Basketball Tue Feb 02, 2016, 03:51pm
Replies: 12
Views: 905
Posted By j51969
Awesome Game!

Just thought I'd share....

Last Saturday I had one of the most exciting games and finishes in recent memory. Tournament championship game in the National Trail Conference here in Illinois...
Forum: Basketball Mon Feb 01, 2016, 11:35am
Replies: 32
Views: 2,043
Posted By j51969
[/COLOR][/B] Worked a game on Friday and had...

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Worked a game on Friday and had one of my partners (1st time working with him) do exactly this several times through out game. He hadn't had this team or coach before. I saw he...
Forum: Basketball Mon Feb 01, 2016, 10:26am
Replies: 32
Views: 2,043
Posted By j51969
+1 Fair doesn't always mean equal.

+1

Fair doesn't always mean equal.
Forum: Basketball Thu Jan 28, 2016, 09:49am
Replies: 43
Views: 2,079
Posted By j51969
[QUOTE=BadNewsRef;978450]I'm positively...

[QUOTE=BadNewsRef;978450]I'm positively interacting with players more this year. I'll volunteer to them why I made a call instead of getting irritated when they react.

Small things like a moment...
Forum: Basketball Tue Jan 26, 2016, 12:36pm
Replies: 37
Views: 2,115
Posted By j51969
This specifically applies IMO to the "C" postion....

This specifically applies IMO to the "C" postion. Who has a unique angle that the "L" and "T" do not have.
Forum: Basketball Mon Jan 25, 2016, 04:50pm
Replies: 61
Views: 3,733
Posted By j51969
+1 Also the ladies seem to do the box out...

+1

Also the ladies seem to do the box out after a three point attempt and stick thier Butt into the shooter.
Forum: Basketball Mon Jan 25, 2016, 04:39pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,156
Posted By j51969
This was one of my personal POI's this seaon....

This was one of my personal POI's this seaon. Game film is a must. More and more schools have online ways to watch your games. Which is an excellent value added for officials, and gives almost...
Forum: Basketball Tue Jan 19, 2016, 04:57pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,725
Posted By j51969
What a mess. Can't say its surprising. I...

What a mess.

Can't say its surprising. I grew up on the East Side, so I have no love loss for the westsiders. Only thing that would have made this better is if it was Carmel HS. We hated them...
Forum: Basketball Fri Jan 15, 2016, 01:06pm
Replies: 77
Views: 5,597
Posted By j51969
You have to be joking? I can't believe you took...

You have to be joking? I can't believe you took my statement that literal?
Forum: Basketball Fri Jan 15, 2016, 12:20pm
Replies: 77
Views: 5,597
Posted By j51969
I agree with all of that. Which is why in my...

I agree with all of that. Which is why in my original statement I said "At some point what separates one official from the next is very minor". I'm not referring to a guy who looks great on paper,...
Forum: Basketball Fri Jan 15, 2016, 12:06pm
Replies: 77
Views: 5,597
Posted By j51969
My grapes aren't sour. I never said I was an...

My grapes aren't sour.

I never said I was an authority on anything. I merley offered the opinion that all things being equal little things matter. Take that for what you will. As for a female...
Forum: Basketball Fri Jan 15, 2016, 11:59am
Replies: 77
Views: 5,597
Posted By j51969
Not everyone looks at a play or situation the...

Not everyone looks at a play or situation the same. But all things being all things; the answer IMO is NO more often than it should be.
Forum: Basketball Fri Jan 15, 2016, 10:21am
Replies: 77
Views: 5,597
Posted By j51969
The big take-away here is getting to whatever the...

The big take-away here is getting to whatever the next level is for you. At some point what separates one official from the next is very minor. Court appearance and grooming standards may very well...
Forum: Basketball Fri Jan 15, 2016, 09:28am
Replies: 27
Views: 1,820
Posted By j51969
Like others I feel something is missing. However,...

Like others I feel something is missing. However, we all have jobs during the day. Quite possible he had something transpire recently that had him all messed up. You may have just been the outlet for...
Forum: Basketball Tue Jan 12, 2016, 11:26am
Replies: 81
Views: 4,327
Posted By j51969
Great point, Certainly doesn't explain...

Great point,

Certainly doesn't explain fouled player actions in any way. But if he gets in there quicker maybe kick never happens.
Forum: Basketball Tue Jan 12, 2016, 11:01am
Replies: 54
Views: 3,515
Posted By j51969
+1 Fitness, Approachability, Rule Knowledge,...

+1

Fitness, Approachability, Rule Knowledge, and above all "Call Accuracy". If you are getting these right you are probably doing the little things as well.
Forum: Basketball Fri Jan 08, 2016, 05:03pm
Replies: 17
Views: 2,123
Posted By j51969
IMO, when is comes to advances in officiating...

IMO, when is comes to advances in officiating (i.e. mechcanics, court coverage, and rule changes) they are winning at the college woman's level.
Forum: Basketball Mon Jan 04, 2016, 04:27pm
Replies: 29
Views: 2,078
Posted By j51969
Basketball must be easy to officiate in your neck...

Basketball must be easy to officiate in your neck of the woods. This seems like a wierd nit to pick even if it wasn't allowed. Much less bring about that much discussion at a local meeting that...
Forum: Basketball Mon Jan 04, 2016, 03:40pm
Replies: 4
Views: 757
Posted By j51969
I doubt it.

I doubt it.
Forum: Basketball Tue Dec 29, 2015, 11:40am
Replies: 1
Views: 464
Posted By j51969
Great topic. Best way in choosing things to...

Great topic.

Best way in choosing things to work on IMO is to watch your games. Even in the games I have felt were solid I pick myself apart. How you feel and look on the court, and how it...
Forum: Basketball Tue Dec 22, 2015, 03:50pm
Replies: 4
Views: 653
Posted By j51969
+1 You have so called veteran officials who...

+1

You have so called veteran officials who have full varsity schedules, and work the post season that flat out don't know the rules. I see these same guys working the state finals. Many are...
Forum: Basketball Tue Dec 22, 2015, 02:14pm
Replies: 47
Views: 2,993
Posted By j51969
+1 I believe JRUT and myself are both from...

+1

I believe JRUT and myself are both from IL. We have two reports on the IHSA website under the officials link we can file. The special report is a link you can file such a incident. The other is...
Forum: Basketball Tue Dec 22, 2015, 02:03pm
Replies: 47
Views: 2,993
Posted By j51969
HA! Maybe I should have stayed mute....

HA!

Maybe I should have stayed mute. Sometimes working, answering the phone, and typing don't mix. Or maybe it's just moot..........;)
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