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    Georges Niang ranked #99 on rivals....now up to #69

    Up from #147 and is now a 4 star. Still seems a tad low

    Yahoo Sports: Rivals.com Ranking - Rivals150 for the class of 2012

    Gessell is #97
    Woodbury is #43
    Paige is #42
    Abrahmson is #139
    Dorsey Walker is #123(dropped a bit I think)
    Webster Chan is no longer ranked


    Last edited by Clones85'; 04-11-2012 at 02:33 PM.

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    Re: Georges Niang ranked #99 on rivals

    Yea, he is now a four star and top 100 recruit on espn too



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    Re: Georges Niang ranked #99 on rivals

    Dorsey-Walker at 123 and Webster-Chan not listed.



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    Re: Georges Niang ranked #99 on rivals

    I am not really a shiny objects, pretty stars type. However, this seems to be a insult and shows a lack of respect. He just spent the summer whipping the best players ahead of him.


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    Re: Georges Niang ranked #99 on rivals

    A lot of the time they are attempting to project guys all the way to the NBA. I doubt Niang plays in the NBA but he will be a great player for us.




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    Re: Georges Niang ranked #99 on rivals

    Quote Originally Posted by copenhagen View Post
    I am not really a shiny objects, pretty stars type. However, this seems to be a insult and shows a lack of respect. He just spent the summer whipping the best players ahead of him.



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    Re: Georges Niang ranked #99 on rivals

    Quote Originally Posted by xboxfever View Post
    Why the facepalm? I thought he made a good point.



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    Re: Georges Niang ranked #99 on rivals

    Quote Originally Posted by xboxfever View Post
    I'd facepalm your facepalm but I hate redundancy.


    I don't think I'm alone when I say I'd like to see more and more planets fall under the ruthless domination of our solar system.

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    Re: Georges Niang ranked #99 on rivals

    Here's my thing. These ratings are out for about 1-2 years before the kids reach college. IMO their initial placement has a huge impact on their final one. If they move the players too much from the start, they end up admitting that their original rankings were shite. Niang started out unranked, and has moved all the way into the top 100. Guys like Phillip Nolan, who have done basically nothing to improve their stock, only fall slowly in these type of things. Webster Chan was in the 130s, and had a bad summer, so he fell out.

    Unless you are highly thought of early in the process, you are not going to get all the way to the top.



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    Re: Georges Niang ranked #99 on rivals

    Why care at this point. Have him come in and beat everyones *** in the B12 and he will get all the praise he could ever want. Thats the floor it matters on anyway.



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    Re: Georges Niang ranked #99 on rivals

    Quote Originally Posted by brett108 View Post
    Here's my thing. These ratings are out for about 1-2 years before the kids reach college. IMO their initial placement has a huge impact on their final one. If they move the players too much from the start, they end up admitting that their original rankings were shite. Niang started out unranked, and has moved all the way into the top 100. Guys like Phillip Nolan, who have done basically nothing to improve their stock, only fall slowly in these type of things. Webster Chan was in the 130s, and had a bad summer, so he fell out.

    Unless you are highly thought of early in the process, you are not going to get all the way to the top.
    I totally agree Niang's game will transfer and be affective immediately in college in any conference. He will be a game changer from day one....Outside of the top 20 loads of ranked players talent will not transfer to the next level.

    After the top 20 the rest is just a guess and not based on talent just potential. Too much of the rankings are based on where they could go with their athleticism.

    FYI, Tilton is traveling to play outside the northeast this season. will keep the cyclones up to speed on where the games are being played..



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    Re: Georges Niang ranked #99 on rivals

    Quote Originally Posted by Clones85' View Post
    Up from #147 and is now a 4 star. Still seems a tad low

    Yahoo Sports: Rivals.com Ranking - Rivals150 for the class of 2012

    Gessell is #97
    Woodbury is #43
    Paige is #42
    Abrahmson is #139
    Dorsey Walker is #123(dropped a bit I think)
    Webster Chan is no longer ranked
    Everyone moved up a spot. Something must have happened to a top 40 player.



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    Re: Georges Niang ranked #99 on rivals

    Quote Originally Posted by isu_oak View Post
    Everyone moved up a spot. Something must have happened to a top 40 player.
    Drummond re-classified to 2011.



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    Re: Georges Niang ranked #99 on rivals....now up to #69

    Rivals updated again

    Yahoo Sports: Rivals.com Ranking - Rivals150 for the class of 2012

    Niang rises to #69
    Woodbury dropped to #50
    Gessell dropped to #100
    SDW dropped to #125



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    Re: Georges Niang ranked #99 on rivals....now up to #69

    Quote Originally Posted by Clones85' View Post
    Rivals updated again

    Yahoo Sports: Rivals.com Ranking - Rivals150 for the class of 2012

    Niang rises to #69
    Woodbury dropped to #50
    Gessell dropped to #100
    SDW dropped to #125
    Personally think Woodbury is overrated.....



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