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Friday, February 27, 2009

A Night at the Pelaggio

You know, I lied last night when I wrote that we really couldn't learn anything from the Maine game. We learned that Jeff Pelage is going to be a fun player to watch over the next 4 years.

I have to remind myself that this was against Maine, but JP (or "Busta" as the Burger Man calls him) put on a fine show last night. After he seemingly kept scoring 9 points and 8 rebounds every time he got decent minutes... he finally broke through to double digits in BOTH categories, resulting in his first career double-double: 10 pts, 12 rebounds. Not to be outdone, John Holland had a dub-dub with 20 and 10. Jake O'Brien had 18 and 9... falling obviously 1 board short. What's crazy is I specifically remember when Jake and John both had 9 rebounds, and one of the last defensive possessions they were in the game, a rebound came down and both grabbed it at the same time, but Jake was closer. I remember thinking, 'Nice, both freshman are gonna have double-doubles!' And then John just ripped the ball out of Jake's hands, and Jake kind of backed off. So John Holland literally took a double-double right out of JOB's hands. I guess that'll be a lesson to him about why he should be more aggressive on the boards.

But back to Pelage, and speaking of aggression on the boards... he was a lunatic out there when he saw a missed shot coming his way. On several occasions he knocked down other BU players when he grabbed a rebound. This happened to Scott Brittain and either Matt Wolff or JOB I think. It was awesome and hilarious. He would not be denied.

In all his interviews, DW says he just needs to work harder and it will just come to him. He could be a force inside if he puts his mind to it.

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At 2:23 PM, Blogger The Hot Dog said...

That picture almost made me throw up from laughing so hard.

We call him Pelaguwon. When he wants it, he gets it.

At 2:56 PM, Blogger Tall-boy said...

A player like Jeff is just begging for like 6 nicknames. There's room for all of em

At 10:23 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...


At 11:41 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

So when does Pelage transfer to UMass Amherst? The eventual home of all good BU forwards!

At 10:42 PM, Blogger the High Roller said...

You mean like KG and Rashad Bell? Those guys were better than Brower and Gaffney.

At 6:34 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Pelage needs to get his hair cut

At 5:37 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

his hair is beautiful.

At 5:37 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

his hair is beautiful.

At 5:37 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

his hair is beautiful.


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