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Re: 2020 Recruiting

Post by Floyd » Fri Mar 27, 2020 9:01 am

I'd agree with TJ because of the UMass connection with his father, but I'd say Preston was the beginning of the connection of Tony coming whether he was hired yet or not. Earlier stories had said he was interested in the UMass job. I'm glad he is here
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Re: 2020 Recruiting

Post by Jackson96 » Fri Mar 27, 2020 11:55 am

NilesGold wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 7:54 am
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East had some potential I think and I thought he could have been a nice scorer off the bench (I keep reading posts about how scorers cant play 10-12 minutes off the bench but I think there are plenty of ways to skin a cat.
Who knows what kind of player East would've been next year, but if we look at what he did during conference play this year, I don't think there's a lot of value in having someone who shoots 33% from the field if their best role/attribute is providing scoring off the bench.
I think your first sentence sums it up. He could improve by the time next year rolls around or he might not. I would agree with you about his conference play but was encouraged by what he did over the last few games. He seemingly snapped out of a lengthy slumber. No idea how good he would have become here — I just think there was enough there to not close the door.
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Re: 2020 Recruiting

Post by Jackson96 » Fri Mar 27, 2020 12:16 pm

I know some folks were hoping for him and he sounds like a pretty solid recruit, but I'm hoping for that other NY kid who has length that would get Jay Bilas visibly aroused and also looks pretty fluid.

I'm kind of meh on grad transfers but if there's one that could fit then it would mean an open scholarship for the 2021 class.
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Re: 2020 Recruiting

Post by UMassfan_19 » Fri Mar 27, 2020 12:28 pm

Jackson96 wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 12:16 pm
I know some folks were hoping for him and he sounds like a pretty solid recruit, but I'm hoping for that other NY kid who has length that would get Jay Bilas visibly aroused and also looks pretty fluid.

I'm kind of meh on grad transfers but if there's one that could fit then it would mean an open scholarship for the 2021 class.
Are you talking about Mounir Hima. I like him as a rim protector who needs to add strength but would be fine as a back up

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Re: 2020 Recruiting

Post by Jackson96 » Fri Mar 27, 2020 12:40 pm

Yeah that dude. The kid Rhody got is probably more game ready now but I think the Hima kid could eventually give us a dimension we’ve lacked for awhile as a shot blocker. I think Djery was pretty good in that regard but not great.
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Re: 2020 Recruiting

Post by 69MG » Fri Mar 27, 2020 1:47 pm

Regarding Ousmane, I suspected he would end up at URI where he has a chance to start on day 1. They're in need of front court help.

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Re: 2020 Recruiting

Post by Battle Ax » Sun Mar 29, 2020 2:51 pm

Hopefully we get our big this week

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Re: 2020 Recruiting

Post by km109 » Mon Mar 30, 2020 4:02 pm

Now Samba announces his transfer. I'm not liking this at all. We're becoming Turnover U.

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Re: 2020 Recruiting

Post by Floyd » Mon Mar 30, 2020 4:12 pm

I'll be shocked if MM is here in a year
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Re: 2020 Recruiting

Post by DanaDingle3 » Mon Mar 30, 2020 4:13 pm

^ Ya, us and everyone else. Just wait until the new transfer rule goes into effect..

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Re: 2020 Recruiting

Post by km109 » Mon Mar 30, 2020 4:17 pm

In less than a week we've gone from wondering where the scholarships will come from to wondering where the players will come from. Who's left at Woodstock and are there former players in the transfer portal?

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Re: 2020 Recruiting

Post by DoctorJ » Mon Mar 30, 2020 4:43 pm

We're in for a wild ride.
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Post by DoctorJ » Mon Mar 30, 2020 4:46 pm

DanaDingle3 wrote:
Mon Mar 30, 2020 4:13 pm
^ Ya, us and everyone else. Just wait until the new transfer rule goes into effect..
The way teams are operating (read UMass and URIne), it appears they are pretty darn certain the transfer rule will change.

I think the Rider boys are on the way and more will come/go this offseason.
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Re: 2020 Recruiting

Post by 78 » Mon Mar 30, 2020 5:03 pm

I’ve stopped commenting here, but I’m hoping one of those in the know can clue us in as to what is going on. That will be 5-6 new players on the team next year. I know the guys coming in are supposed to be talented, but I hate losing a character guy like Samba. I really admire him and how he’s fought for everything his whole life.
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