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    Re: Basketball Recruiting: LaDontae Henton visit recap

    Thats an impressive list of schools going after him.



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    Re: Basketball Recruiting: LaDontae Henton visit recap

    Are there official offers from Texas, Baylor and Florida? Did he say to what extent they are recruiting him? Those are indeed some impressive schools...it's just hard to get a read on this guy. Dayton does not exactly seem like a power house program now all the sudden he's got Texas and Florida after him? Seems strange...hope we land him though.



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    Re: Basketball Recruiting: LaDontae Henton visit recap

    DO WANT



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    Re: Basketball Recruiting: LaDontae Henton visit recap

    Who do we want more: Henton or that Olu (is that right) guy? I would be stoked for either...


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    Re: Basketball Recruiting: LaDontae Henton visit recap

    Quote Originally Posted by mustangcy View Post
    Dayton does not exactly seem like a power house program now all the sudden he's got Texas and Florida after him? Seems strange...hope we land him though.
    Not strange for basketball recruiting.
    He has improved his game (expanded his perimeter skills this past season) and it is a seller's market.



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    Re: Basketball Recruiting: LaDontae Henton visit recap

    He didn't mention the dreamy blue eyes. I'm worried.


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    Re: Basketball Recruiting: LaDontae Henton visit recap

    Quote Originally Posted by mustangcy View Post
    Are there official offers from Texas, Baylor and Florida? Did he say to what extent they are recruiting him? Those are indeed some impressive schools...it's just hard to get a read on this guy. Dayton does not exactly seem like a power house program now all the sudden he's got Texas and Florida after him? Seems strange...hope we land him though.
    Earlier article said his HS coach was relieved 'cause now Dontae could join a league where he could play up to his potential...



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    Re: Basketball Recruiting: LaDontae Henton visit recap

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    DO WANT
    Absolutely.

    These have already been posted, but he is a Big 12 player:
    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EjnOFXsgQsA]YouTube - LaDontae Henton[/ame]

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oq-MWlDQVSg&feature=fvwrel]YouTube - LaDontae Henton Highlight 2009-2010[/ame]

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WqHeFc-lfHw]YouTube - 2011 UD Basketball New Recruits[/ame]



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    Re: Basketball Recruiting: LaDontae Henton visit recap

    Quote Originally Posted by swarthmoreCY View Post
    Not strange for basketball recruiting.
    He has improved his game (expanded his perimeter skills this past season) and it is a seller's market.
    You got it. Many times spring recruits get their talent stock overrated due to high-major programs trying to fill open schollies from post-season attrition. It obviously happened with McKnight last spring. Time will tell if that's the case with Henton but last fall he did not have the high-major offers that he supposedly has now.



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    Re: Basketball Recruiting: LaDontae Henton visit recap

    Quote Originally Posted by rhillary View Post
    Who do we want more: Henton or that Olu (is that right) guy? I would be stoked for either...
    I guess the question is, do we want to win now or later?

    Personally, I'd take the high school player. I'm not against the transfer strategy, but would like a few potential 4 year players in the system.



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    Re: Basketball Recruiting: LaDontae Henton visit recap

    Texas will not be as picky as normal right now with a roster to fill late, so they could offer this kid.



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    Re: Basketball Recruiting: LaDontae Henton visit recap

    Quote Originally Posted by cykadelic2 View Post
    You got it. Many times spring recruits get their talent stock overrated due to high-major programs trying to fill open schollies from post-season attrition. It obviously happened with McKnight last spring. Time will tell if that's the case with Henton but last fall he did not have the high-major offers that he supposedly has now.
    Due to improvement imo.
    Did you checkout the game tape (first video)? He looked like a Big 12 small forward/wing guard in that video, not an undersized power forward as some programs were concerned he may have been in the fall. I think it gives credence to the report that he has been working on expanding his game.

    As good of handle as Jake Anderson while being 6-5 215 and a really good looking shot.



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    Re: Basketball Recruiting: LaDontae Henton visit recap

    Quote Originally Posted by rhillary View Post
    Who do we want more: Henton or that Olu (is that right) guy? I would be stoked for either...
    Both

    Gibson too, if he's interested. (of course that would involve Railey "seeking other opportunities").


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    Re: Basketball Recruiting: LaDontae Henton visit recap

    I get the feeling that this kid will play for Cornell Mann at any school. They have had a relationship since 7th grade and he decommits right when Cornell Mann leaves Dayton? No word on Hoiberg's NBA pitch yet, which every recruit so far has mentioned as part of their decision. It solely comes down to Cornell Mann and this has lock written all over it. The other visits are a formality, this will be official soon.


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