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    Re: BASKETBALL RECRUITING: 4 visitors for homecoming

    Cmon FB team...put on a decent show!



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    Re: BASKETBALL RECRUITING: 4 visitors for homecoming

    First time seeing long's name. What do we know about him?



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    Re: BASKETBALL RECRUITING: 4 visitors for homecoming

    Quote Originally Posted by MNCyGuy View Post
    First time seeing long's name. What do we know about him?
    http://www.cyclonefanatic.com/forum/...h-2012-pg.html




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    Re: BASKETBALL RECRUITING: 4 visitors for homecoming

    I think, long-term, Sledge is more of a 2, so pairing him up with a tall point is going to be important. In that regard, Long seems like a good fit with this team as we move past the Christopherson/Allen/McGee/Lucious years.



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    Re: BASKETBALL RECRUITING: 4 visitors for homecoming

    Quote Originally Posted by kucyclone View Post
    I think, long-term, Sledge is more of a 2, so pairing him up with a tall point is going to be important. In that regard, Long seems like a good fit with this team as we move past the Christopherson/Allen/McGee/Lucious years.
    Really? I don't think we really want a 5'9" guy playing the 2. That would be insane.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Rhoadhoused View Post
    Really? I don't think we really want a 5'9" guy playing the 2. That would be insane.
    From the little I've seen, he looks like a scorer/combo guard more than a passer/true point. Additionally, I prefer point guards with some length to allow them to see more and to have a little extra ability to get the ball to where it needs to be. I'm not saying that he won't ever play the point, but I would expect another guard who is more of a pure point to be on the court with him for a majority of his playing time over the next four years.


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    Re: BASKETBALL RECRUITING: 4 visitors for homecoming

    I expect Sledge to be a change of pace backup for most of his career. PT depending on who we are playing.



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    Re: BASKETBALL RECRUITING: 4 visitors for homecoming

    No way Sledge is a 2 for most of his career. He's a pure point guard from what I've seen of him and he can also get to the rim when he wants to. His outside shot is very shaky but he was looking to dish 99% of the time during the CCL which is the opposite you would expect out of a league like that.


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    Re: BASKETBALL RECRUITING: 4 visitors for homecoming

    With as quick as Sledge is it would be great if he could be a guy who could get out and deny opposing point guards and take away the dribble drive. We haven't had anybody who could do that in awhile.



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    Re: BASKETBALL RECRUITING: 4 visitors for homecoming

    Thomas on his third visit???



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    Re: BASKETBALL RECRUITING: 4 visitors for homecoming

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    Thomas on his third visit???
    Seems like that. I guess he should go ahead and commit to the Cyclones, huh?



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    Re: BASKETBALL RECRUITING: 4 visitors for homecoming

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    From the videos I've seem Naz Long and SDW are very similar players. I suppose SDW is an inch or 2 taller but I'm not sure. Both are combos and look almost interchangable.



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    Re: BASKETBALL RECRUITING: 4 visitors for homecoming

    Quote Originally Posted by crash_zone View Post
    Seems like that. I guess he should go ahead and commit to the Cyclones, huh?
    I agree.. The Cyclones definitely appear to be his favorite at this point and he would be a great first pick-up for the 2013 class.



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    Re: BASKETBALL RECRUITING: 4 visitors for homecoming

    Quote Originally Posted by kucyclone View Post
    From the little I've seen, he looks like a scorer/combo guard more than a passer/true point. Additionally, I prefer point guards with some length to allow them to see more and to have a little extra ability to get the ball to where it needs to be. I'm not saying that he won't ever play the point, but I would expect another guard who is more of a pure point to be on the court with him for a majority of his playing time over the next four years.
    Fred said Sledge was the only true PG on the roster.


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