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Author Topic: Recruiting as of 9/15/19  (Read 3218845 times)

Herman Cain

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Re: Recruiting as of 2/15/19
« Reply #16350 on: February 16, 2019, 06:10:43 PM »
Watched Desmond Polk play last night. Meh.
Not overly athletic. 7th man. Hit 2 threes.  Given the guards we are after i dont see it.  Team poorly coached.
Isiah Stewart tons of abilty but an absolte non factor in game. Pushed around by smaller players despite looking  like Theo. No post moves, no blocks, few rebounds.  Looks like Tarzan plays like Jane.
Keion Brooks a really nice player very good athlete, great motor.  Again team was so poorly coached that their best offense was chuck up a shot n let Brooks go get it.
Did they play a quality opponent with lots of D1 players?

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Re: Recruiting as of 2/15/19
« Reply #16351 on: February 16, 2019, 09:10:59 PM »
Apparently Stan has a season ticket to Dainja's high school games this season.....

https://twitter.com/ryanjamesmn/status/1096760777393008641?s=21

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Re: Recruiting as of 2/15/19
« Reply #16352 on: February 16, 2019, 09:49:16 PM »
Apparently Stan has a season ticket to Dainja's high school games this season.....

https://twitter.com/ryanjamesmn/status/1096760777393008641?s=21
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Re: Recruiting as of 2/15/19
« Reply #16353 on: February 16, 2019, 11:19:18 PM »
Jalen Suggs and Strawther seem to be pretty close and will possibly play together. Suggs a top 10 guard. Both took a visit to Gonzaga recently. Would obviously be a major get.

Good god. Get that pairing. And Dainja. And Garcia. ALL THE RECRUITS.
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Re: Recruiting as of 2/15/19
« Reply #16354 on: February 17, 2019, 08:55:59 AM »
"What we take for-granted, others pray for..." - Brent Williams 3/30/14

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Re: Recruiting as of 2/15/19
« Reply #16355 on: February 17, 2019, 01:28:14 PM »
Did they play a quality opponent with lots of D1 players?

Yes defending state champs, a number of D1 kids that are a actually well coached and ran a clinic on them on both ends. But still no where near the talent.  Switch coachs n lalumiere wins by 40.
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Re: Recruiting as of 2/15/19
« Reply #16356 on: February 17, 2019, 01:33:27 PM »
Did they play a quality opponent with lots of D1 players?
Yes defending state champs, a number of D1 kids that are a actually well coached and ran a clinic on them on both ends. But still no where near the talent.  Switch coachs n lalumiere wins by 40.
That circumstance somewhat explains  why the La Lumiere kids didn't stand out so much. 

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Re: Recruiting as of 2/15/19
« Reply #16357 on: February 18, 2019, 09:57:14 AM »
Who will be MUBB next Commit?

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Re: Recruiting as of 2/15/19
« Reply #16359 on: February 18, 2019, 11:40:48 AM »
Who will be MUBB next Commit?

Why don't you look into the Crystal Ball  :o

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Re: Recruiting as of 2/15/19
« Reply #16361 on: February 18, 2019, 05:46:13 PM »
Would be a big get.

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Re: Recruiting as of 2/15/19
« Reply #16362 on: February 18, 2019, 07:00:01 PM »
Liked this about Ben Steele's interview:

Q. You visited Marquette recently. How did that go?

A. The Marquette visit was a great experience. I ate dinner with the coaches. They had everybody there: the trainers, the academic people. It was kind of cool. They brought Theo John, great guy. I like the whole team a lot, too. I just felt real comfortable when I was at Marquette. I really like the coaches as well. I watched the game where they beat Villanova. That was a great atmosphere. It was kind of cool how they have two student sections. The place was crazy. I hung with the players a little bit and got to see how they were. And they are all super close to each other, close-knit, kind of like a family. So I like that about them as well.


Didn't like this as much:

Q. Do have a general timeline on your decision or a cutdown?

A. Not at the moment. I'm just going to continue to see how everything plays out. And if something feels right along the way, I won't be able to pass it up.


So, did his visit to MU not "feel right" enough? Reading tea leaves is always fun!
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Re: Recruiting as of 2/15/19
« Reply #16363 on: February 18, 2019, 07:04:37 PM »
So what is he looking for? So to me MU might not be good enough, so an offer for someone else was offered. Very fluid in recruiting.

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Re: Recruiting as of 2/15/19
« Reply #16364 on: February 18, 2019, 07:12:13 PM »
Many of the top kids  wait and see how things play out over the course of the summer evaluation circuit.  I liked the answers he gave in the interview, clearly he is a thoughtful mature kid. MU has as good a chance as anyone on this prospect.

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Re: Recruiting as of 2/15/19
« Reply #16365 on: February 18, 2019, 07:24:14 PM »
So what is he looking for? So to me MU might not be good enough, so an offer for someone else was offered. Very fluid in recruiting.

Or it's the biggest decision of his young life and he wants to make sure he gets it right.......take your pick.

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Re: Recruiting as of 2/15/19
« Reply #16366 on: February 18, 2019, 07:24:21 PM »
Agreed HC

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Re: Recruiting as of 2/15/19
« Reply #16367 on: February 18, 2019, 07:26:48 PM »
Family atmosphere of Marquette is definitely a constant theme among recruits. Sounds like the guys all love each other.

I wouldn't read too much into the tea leaves. The "if something feels right" line is a pretty standard line used by a lot of recruits. Doesn't stop them from committing to a school they've already visited months after the visit is over.
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Re: Recruiting as of 2/15/19
« Reply #16368 on: February 18, 2019, 11:12:44 PM »
Family atmosphere of Marquette is definitely a constant theme among recruits. Sounds like the guys all love each other.

I wouldn't read too much into the tea leaves. The "if something feels right" line is a pretty standard line used by a lot of recruits. Doesn't stop them from committing to a school they've already visited months after the visit is over.

I'm not much on reading tea leaves, but for some reason that made me scratch my head a bit. I'm not gonna lose sleep over it, that's for sure. As I said, I loved all the great things he said about the program.
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Re: Recruiting as of 2/15/19
« Reply #16369 on: February 19, 2019, 03:55:33 AM »
I just think it was awesome that Ben did that. Thanks, Ben!

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Re: Recruiting as of 2/15/19
« Reply #16370 on: February 19, 2019, 04:47:05 AM »
I just think it was awesome that Ben did that. Thanks, Ben!

Agree.  It was good to see Ben being proactive.  Garcia sounds like a great pick by wojo.  A big man who can dribble, shoot and defend.

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Re: Recruiting as of 2/15/19
« Reply #16371 on: February 19, 2019, 06:18:02 AM »
I love it when scoopers say “look, I’m not going to try and understand what a 17 year old is really thinking.....they don’t know what they want for lunch!”
And then turn around and attempt to dissect and understand each line from the recruits latest interview, in which they say similar things as the hundreds of other recruits before them. So good.

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Re: Recruiting as of 2/15/19
« Reply #16372 on: February 19, 2019, 06:48:43 AM »
Offer out to 2020 SF Andre Jackson.  AAU teammate of Torrence

https://twitter.com/TheCityRocks/status/1097685951772610560

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Re: Recruiting as of 2/15/19
« Reply #16373 on: February 19, 2019, 08:26:20 AM »
Offer out to 2020 SF Andre Jackson.  AAU teammate of Torrence

https://twitter.com/TheCityRocks/status/1097685951772610560


Yeah I asked about him like two weeks ago on this thread. Sounds like Cuse fans think it’s them or us for him because of Symir.
Lazar picking up where the BIG 3 left off....

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Re: Recruiting as of 2/15/19
« Reply #16374 on: February 19, 2019, 08:47:52 AM »
I love it when scoopers say “look, I’m not going to try and understand what a 17 year old is really thinking.....they don’t know what they want for lunch!”
And then turn around and attempt to dissect and understand each line from the recruits latest interview, in which they say similar things as the hundreds of other recruits before them. So good.

In this instance, guilty as charged. I'll try to do better.
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