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Men’s Basketball | So long, farewell to the Jumbos’ sixth man (via Tufts Daily)
Long blames his lack of free-throw success on his running inner dialogue. He admits that with the leadership role came constant responsibility and worry for the team’s performance, and that he often found it hard to clear his head of strategizing thoughts.
“Free throws are such a mental thing,” Long said. “I just think I always have trouble getting to the line and removing myself. I struggled with that the last few seasons because so much of my game is thinking and being smart. I was never a good free-throw shooter in high school either, but it wasn’t a duck-and-cover kind of thing.”
Some people still have faith that Long’s free-throw shooting will improve in his post-college career.
“[Assistant] coach Chad Onofrio says that they’re bound to start falling … that I’m going to be the best men’s league free-throw shooter of all time.”
“His mother taught him how to shoot free throws,” Sheldon joked. “Put that in the article.” Continue reading