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Re: 2021 Recruiting

Post by eldonabe » Thu May 28, 2020 7:29 am

69MG wrote: Wed May 27, 2020 6:33 pm
capezona wrote: Wed May 27, 2020 3:57 pm I suspect at 6'10" that his motor is pretty high.
I'd say more like his "ceiling" is pretty high. :lol:
And I see what you did there too :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Post by 69MG » Thu May 28, 2020 2:23 pm

NilesGold wrote: Thu May 28, 2020 7:16 am
69MG wrote: Wed May 27, 2020 1:07 pm
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Jai Smith (@jai_smith131) a 6' 10" forward from St. Thomas More (CT) has received an offer from UMass.
Just reclassed from 2022 to 2021.
Is it possible you have that backwards? Where are you seeing he moved from '22 to '21?
This is where I got it. I see now that there are a lot of questions about his year. There were also other tweets about 2021 but they might just be getting it from what i saw.

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Jai Smith has reclassified to the Class of 2021 Double exclamation markFireFireFire
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UMass offered St. Thomas More School’s 2021 forward, Jai Smith.

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Post by Upstate10 » Sat Jun 06, 2020 6:31 pm

https://www.syracuse.com/highschoolspor ... -fall.html

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Post by 69MG » Wed Jun 24, 2020 10:24 am

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Rising junior, Jai Smith (@jai_smith131) tells me that he has offers from Rutgers, San Diego State, Siena, and others. Smith says that UMass, Rutgers, Saint Louis, and Seton Hall all stand out currently.
Just to clarify, on Smith's twitter page he calls himself "22" so I guess we have to go with that for now.

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Re: 2021 Recruiting

Post by DoctorJ » Fri Jul 03, 2020 10:33 am

Check out the video of 6'11" Jaylen Bryson, whom we have an offer out to. So far we are his only offer. He will be a senior.

https://www.hudl.com/video/3/10478053/5 ... 09e42cf1ce
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Post by uz2b-len » Sat Jul 04, 2020 8:43 am

Congrats! You saved the board from going a solid week without a post by 2 hours and 11 minutes, or some such thing.

Also, Jaylen Brysen looks really agile for a big guy in those highlights.
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Post by DoctorJ » Sat Jul 04, 2020 11:14 am

Thanks brother. Happy 4th of July.

I'm following the recruiting and I feel we are looking hard for kids that will complement Tre and looking beyond Tre.

Bryson is definitely not Tre but he's got good skills.

See who else chases him. Right now we are his only offer. I doubt that lasts the summer.
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Post by UMassfan_19 » Sat Jul 04, 2020 11:16 am

uz2b-len wrote: Sat Jul 04, 2020 8:43 am Congrats! You saved the board from going a solid week without a post by 2 hours and 11 minutes, or some such thing.

Also, Jaylen Brysen looks really agile for a big guy in those highlights.
Looks like a solid rim runner who has potential to develop a back to the basket game

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Post by 69MG » Sat Jul 04, 2020 11:42 am

I think we can all agree that we need a big or two in next year's recruiting class. Have a great Independence Day everyone!!!

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Re: 2021 Recruiting

Post by NilesGold » Fri Aug 14, 2020 12:25 pm

I suspect we may see UMass pick up a commitment on August 23rd from big man Brian Matthews. At the end of July that date was reported as his commitment date, and since that time Bergeron/McCall seem to have had some Twitter connections with both Brian and his mother.

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Post by uz2b-len » Fri Aug 14, 2020 1:15 pm

I see where MaxPreps has him ranked 29th in Illinois. Impressed?
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Re: 2021 Recruiting

Post by NilesGold » Sat Aug 15, 2020 10:49 am

I don’t have a strong opinion of Matthews one way or the other. I put zero stock in what max preps says, but I think the combo of McCall & TB have been pretty good at identifying good players.

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Re: 2021 Recruiting

Post by Jackson96 » Sat Aug 15, 2020 7:21 pm

I think Matthews’ hs coach is none other Tommy Kleinschmidt — I loved Kleinschmidt back in the day at DePaul.

That’s all I got on him.

I don’t know much about many 2021 kids. I haven’t heard that we are looking at the Kyrell Luc kid, but he’s the one guy who I’ve watched a little bit of and I like him quite a bit. I think he’s getting overlooked because of his lack of size but man he looks explosive and was really good as a junior.
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Post by chapter 11 » Sat Aug 15, 2020 8:47 pm

I recall when we played Tommy Kleinschmidt and DePaul in one of our early ABC games. I thought it was quite cool that we reached the big time TV during my freshman year. I also thought the DePaul coach was pretty good. Enough random thoughts.

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