Welcome to “Good Morning, Illini Nation,” your every day dose of school basketball information from Illini beat author and AP Prime 25 voter Scott Richey. He’ll supply up insights each morning on Brad Underwood’s group:
You may examine Trent Frazier in immediately’s, Friday, Jan. 14, Information-Gazette. Additionally proper right here at IlliniHQ.com just a little later this morning when the story is revealed. Like most issues I write, some materials is left on the chopping room flooring. Not every thing may be — or must be — 1,000-plus phrases.
So this is some feedback from Brad Underwood on Frazier that did not make it into the story (which you must also learn … thanks upfront):
When Frazier takes over a recreation offensively
“It is extra mentality. One, he is obtained the bodily instruments to try this. We have seen that. Trent was 1 of seven previous to (his 11-0 private run towards Maryland). That does not imply something to Trent. Trent has that distinctive capacity to simply completely step up and neglect what’s occurred and subsequent shot. Typically I’ve obtained to do a greater job of pushing his buttons and working stuff to him and getting him going. Trent’s at all times going to do what’s requested. He is at all times going to run the play we name. Typically I’ve obtained to do a greater job of calling his quantity to get him on these.”
When Frazier is on a heater
“I strive not to take a look at him. I attempt to simply preserve working pays for him. It is that fast with Trent. He is that on the spot. He will get one going, and he finds a rhythm. He is a man I’ve obtained to proceed to attempt to get going generally as a result of I do know he is able to that.”