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    D. J. Richardson

    According to the link, D. J. has an offer from ISU (as well as a whole bunch of other schools (16!)). 2009 guard from Peoria Central.

    Anyone have any info? I haven't heard anything about him.

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    Re: D. J. Richardson

    Illinois and Iowa were in on him a long time ago. Very solid player.




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    Re: D. J. Richardson

    So it is down to Iowa or the Little 16....


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    Re: D. J. Richardson

    I don't understand this. I was expecting to see a 6'10" post player getting an offer.



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    Re: D. J. Richardson

    Quote Originally Posted by Wesley View Post
    So it is down to Iowa or the Little 16....
    Down to?

    It's iowa. The 16 are just kidding themselves.

    Everybody wants to play at iowa



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    Re: D. J. Richardson

    6'3, 165? Damn......I'm 6'2, 175, and I'm so skinny it looks like my legs are going to break off when I run. Hopefully he'll put some muscle on in the next year or so.



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    Re: D. J. Richardson

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUonthemove View Post
    I don't understand this. I was expecting to see a 6'10" post player getting an offer.
    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    6'3, 165? Damn......I'm 6'2, 175, and I'm so skinny it looks like my legs are going to break off when I run. Hopefully he'll put some muscle on in the next year or so.
    I understand we have expectations about what we need, and we like to discuss them, but if McD seems to think we're ok with the size we have and is wanting to go after this guy, and potentially could be a valuable addition to our lineup, I'm not going to question him on it. He's seemed very competent so far...


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    Re: D. J. Richardson

    Guards win at the college level, even moreso than the pros.

    Look at Illinois three years ago, a big point (Williams), two smaller guards (Brown, and Head), a 6'6 forward, who did the dirty work, and a 6'10 center. That was as good of a college team that I have seen. North Carolina dominated them inside that night, but I think those teams would have split if they played 10 games.

    Actually looking at that paragraph, it looks quite a bit like the 2000 team.

    I like the fact that we are getting situated in the backcourt. They make almost all of the plays anyway. If Brackins is what he is touted to be, and AT, Vette, and whoever can guard and rebound, we will be fine there.


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    Re: D. J. Richardson

    Quote Originally Posted by darts180 View Post
    Guards win at the college level, even moreso than the pros.

    Look at Illinois three years ago, a big point (Williams), two smaller guards (Brown, and Head), a 6'6 forward, who did the dirty work, and a 6'10 center. That was as good of a college team that I have seen. North Carolina dominated them inside that night, but I think those teams would have split if they played 10 games.

    Actually looking at that paragraph, it looks quite a bit like the 2000 team.

    I like the fact that we are getting situated in the backcourt. They make almost all of the plays anyway. If Brackins is what he is touted to be, and AT, Vette, and whoever can guard and rebound, we will be fine there.
    Great point.....just look at ISU's best teams. Thigpen and Bayless, Horton and Tinsley, etc.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    6'3, 165? Damn......I'm 6'2, 175, and I'm so skinny it looks like my legs are going to break off when I run. Hopefully he'll put some muscle on in the next year or so.
    You could work out to, ya know.



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