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    Looks like landing Okoro just got a little tougher

    As Pitt offered today according to this:

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    Pittsburgh offered 2012 guard Nkereuwem Okoro of St. Raymond (NY) a scholarship today.


    "We embrace that challenge and what it presents to us. I’m going to approach all 12 games this way: We’re going to win them all. If we prepare and then go out and execute, we’re going to win all 12. Now how many are we going to end up with at the end of the year? I don’t know, and you’re right, I won’t put a number on it."- Paul Rhoads on having the toughest schedule in the Big 12

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    Re: Looks like landing Okoro just got a little tougher

    That's gonna be the ballgame folks. Who do we go for now?


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    Re: Looks like landing Okoro just got a little tougher

    Well a pretty good day just turned a bit sour. Not giving up by any means, but just got a whole lot tougher!



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    Re: Looks like landing Okoro just got a little tougher

    He gone.



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    Re: Looks like landing Okoro just got a little tougher

    wow, didn't realize we had so many people connected to okoro.



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    Re: Looks like landing Okoro just got a little tougher

    time to see how good of recruiters our newly assembled staff are.



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    Re: Looks like landing Okoro just got a little tougher

    What, we can only get guys that no other good teams offer? REEL HIM IN FREDDY!!!!!



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    Re: Looks like landing Okoro just got a little tougher

    Quote Originally Posted by Clone9 View Post
    What, we can only get guys that no other good teams offer? REEL HIM IN FREDDY!!!!!
    I don't think that's the case, it just sounded like he really wanted to go there, then other schools were the second option.



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    Re: Looks like landing Okoro just got a little tougher

    I think Fred can get him, we've been in on him the entire time and we have a decent shot.



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    Re: Looks like landing Okoro just got a little tougher

    The way a few of Okoro's quotes have been with Pitt in the mix without even having an offer from them you knew that it if they offered it would be a tough draw... While I don't count us 100% out, this certainly brings our chances down to a very measly single digit number...

    It's too bad, but we have a few other options that I don't think are any step down in talent...



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    Re: Looks like landing Okoro just got a little tougher

    Quote Originally Posted by JP4CY View Post
    I don't think that's the case, it just sounded like he really wanted to go there, then other schools were the second option.
    That's my impression, too. If he was just waiting for a Pitt offer, and the reports we were given here suggested that he was, and he has it, it's probably over.


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    Re: Looks like landing Okoro just got a little tougher

    i think we should just wait to 2 yrs until he transfers



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    Re: Looks like landing Okoro just got a little tougher

    A bunch of negative Nancies on this site.



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    Re: Looks like landing Okoro just got a little tougher

    Bummer.



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    Re: Looks like landing Okoro just got a little tougher

    Quote Originally Posted by gocubs2118 View Post
    A bunch of negative Nancies on this site.
    I don't think so. Pitt has the reputation as a school that doesn't waste time offering recruits that it doesn't think it has an awfully good chance at getting. Not saying its over, but this is going to make it real difficult imo.



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