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    BASKETBALL RECRUITING: Texas A&M offers Okoro

    Just spoke to 2012 Iowa State MBB target Nkereuwem Okoro. He told me that Texas A&M jumped in the mix and offered him last week.

    Okoro now holds offers from Iowa State, Arizona, Texas A&M and Seton Hall among other schools that he isn't considering.

    He is still high on Pitt, who hasn't offered yet.



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    Re: BASKETBALL RECRUITING: Texas A&M offers Okoro

    Do you still like our chances with him?



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    Re: BASKETBALL RECRUITING: Texas A&M offers Okoro

    Yes. I'll have a full update on the site tomorrow.



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    Re: BASKETBALL RECRUITING: Texas A&M offers Okoro

    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisMWilliams View Post
    Yes. I'll have a full update on the site tomorrow.
    Nice to know our recruits are sought after. I hope we can come out firing this season. I think we have a good chance to jump A/M this year, and that can only help.



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    Re: BASKETBALL RECRUITING: Texas A&M offers Okoro

    Fred should say, "Do you want Calvin Godfrey posterizing you constantly in 2 games a year?"



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    Re: BASKETBALL RECRUITING: Texas A&M offers Okoro

    Quote Originally Posted by ItsCYence View Post
    Fred should say, "Do you want Calvin Godfrey posterizing you constantly in 2 games a year?"
    our royce white or Booker....pick your poison



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    Re: BASKETBALL RECRUITING: Texas A&M offers Okoro

    Would be great to see him in Cardinal and Gold!


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    Re: BASKETBALL RECRUITING: Texas A&M offers Okoro

    I think we do have the potential to be a better basketball team than A&M in the next few years. I hope Okoro realizes this as well?



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    Re: BASKETBALL RECRUITING: Texas A&M offers Okoro

    I hope he comes here.

    CW's post makes me wonder if he's waiting for a Pitt offer, and anyone else is in 2nd or a distant second.

    But I really don't know. I'm just curious.


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    Re: BASKETBALL RECRUITING: Texas A&M offers Okoro

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    I hope he comes here.

    CW's post makes me wonder if he's waiting for a Pitt offer, and anyone else is in 2nd or a distant second.

    But I really don't know. I'm just curious.
    Good point.


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    Isnt he ISU's main target

    for this coming yr? He and Niang.


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    Re: BASKETBALL RECRUITING: Texas A&M offers Okoro

    A&M doesn't push the pace like we will.



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    Re: BASKETBALL RECRUITING: Texas A&M offers Okoro

    I think we got one big advantage over Pitt.

    They play freaking fugly grind-it-out basketball. That's not what we have planned for our style.



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    Re: BASKETBALL RECRUITING: Texas A&M offers Okoro

    I think we got one big advantage over Pitt.

    They play freaking fugly grind-it-out basketball. That's not what we have planned for our style.



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    Re: BASKETBALL RECRUITING: Texas A&M offers Okoro

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    I hope he comes here.

    CW's post makes me wonder if he's waiting for a Pitt offer, and anyone else is in 2nd or a distant second.

    But I really don't know. I'm just curious.
    that is Big East country and most of those kids end up being a fan of one of those schools. His high school coach, Oliver Antigua is a Pitt alum. Antigua's brother, Orlando also a Pitt alum is Calipari's asst coach at Kentucky.

    Right now spring AAU is going on most every weekend, coaches can not go to these events, they can go and watch the recruits/teams work out/practice in their high school gyms. I am not sure if a guy like Cornell Mann is still under contract with Dayton or if unemployed can go and watch these events. this can be a perk in delaying hiring a new asst, they are not subject to NCAA rules.

    July AAU is where coaches can get out and watch these games, you want a full staff by then.



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