Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 27
  1. #1
    Starter
    Points: 25,450, Level: 48
    Level completed: 90%, Points required for next Level: 100
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    HuddleUp's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Kansas City
    Posts
    613
    Points
    25,450
    Level
    48
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    KU misses on another top recruit

    Self has had some tough luck the last six months... arguably more so than at any time during his KU tenure. He's lost out on a number of his recruiting targets. Here's another one.


    Top big man recruit Tarczewski picks Arizona over Kansas | Campus Corner



  2. #2
    Pro
    Points: 73,573, Level: 84
    Level completed: 25%, Points required for next Level: 1,277
    Overall activity: 5.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    brokenloginagain's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2006
    Posts
    2,043
    Points
    73,573
    Level
    84
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 102
    Given: 0

    Re: KU misses on another top recruit

    i'm really enjoying watching self whiffing on all these recruits. probably won't last, but fun for now.



  3. #3
    Addict
    Points: 151,610, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 5.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Posts
    6,088
    Points
    151,610
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 77
    Given: 11

    Re: KU misses on another top recruit

    Great job. You just ensured that our resident KU fan will now chime in with info from his KU insiders on how he really wasn't a top target anyways and "insert player" is a much better prospect.



  4. #4
    Rookie
    Points: 11,323, Level: 32
    Level completed: 11%, Points required for next Level: 627
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    wags's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    ames via ne iowa
    Posts
    497
    Points
    11,323
    Level
    32
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: KU misses on another top recruit

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneYoda View Post
    Great job. You just ensured that our resident KU fan will now chime in with info from his KU insiders on how he really wasn't a top target anyways and "insert player" is a much better prospect.
    From what I've read, KU put a lot of their resources into getting him. But how about Arizona's class? pretty dang good.


    "We embrace that challenge and what it presents to us. Im going to approach all 12 games this way: Were going to win them all. If we prepare and then go out and execute, were going to win all 12. Now how many are we going to end up with at the end of the year? I dont know, and youre right, I wont put a number on it."- Paul Rhoads on having the toughest schedule in the Big 12

  5. #5
    Speechless
    Points: 258,992, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 21.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    16,071
    Points
    258,992
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 792
    Given: 691

    Re: KU misses on another top recruit

    K State lost a recruit to Kentucky this week as well.



  6. #6
    All-Star
    Points: 32,433, Level: 55
    Level completed: 44%, Points required for next Level: 617
    Overall activity: 13.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Posts
    1,227
    Points
    32,433
    Level
    55
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 205
    Given: 13

    Re: KU misses on another top recruit

    I think the turmoil with the Big 12 will have an effect on recruiting for all teams.



  7. #7
    Addict
    Points: 110,195, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    madcityCY's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Madison, WI
    Posts
    5,827
    Points
    110,195
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 133
    Given: 246

    Re: KU misses on another top recruit

    Cauley and Tarczhewski (er whatever his name is) just saved themselves the trouble of getting fouled out by Royce White. That's actually what informed their decisions.

    If Arizona can hold on to these guys, and get them on the floor at the same time... Wow-ee!

    KU recruiting is not looking good at the moment. For their sake, I hope they can hold on to McLemore (one of the guys ruled ineligible this year), or they are really going to hurt. I'm not exactly an expert on their roster, but it doesn't seem like they have the stable of horses they normally do.



  8. #8
    Addict
    Points: 110,195, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    madcityCY's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Madison, WI
    Posts
    5,827
    Points
    110,195
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 133
    Given: 246

    Re: KU misses on another top recruit

    Also in related negative KU news, Tyshawn Taylor and Elijah Johnson have been suspended from both exhibition games for breaking team rules during the off-season. Not a big deal, but this is like the 2nd or 3rd time Taylor has been reprimanded for behavior/ team rules.



  9. #9
    Legend
    Points: 291,908, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 48.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Doc's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Posts
    12,981
    Points
    291,908
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 860
    Given: 1,489

    Re: KU misses on another top recruit

    Quote Originally Posted by madcityCY View Post
    Cauley and Tarczhewski (er whatever his name is) just saved themselves the trouble of getting fouled out by Royce White. That's actually what informed their decisions.

    If Arizona can hold on to these guys, and get them on the floor at the same time... Wow-ee!

    KU recruiting is not looking good at the moment. For their sake, I hope they can hold on to McLemore (one of the guys ruled ineligible this year), or they are really going to hurt. I'm not exactly an expert on their roster, but it doesn't seem like they have the stable of horses they normally do.
    What??!! I hope they have to play 5 walkons, go 0-30, and lose 10 of them on threes scored during dead balls.


    Last edited by Doc; 10-31-2011 at 07:13 PM.

  10. #10
    Addict
    Points: 70,449, Level: 82
    Level completed: 42%, Points required for next Level: 1,001
    Overall activity: 14.0%
    Achievements:
    VeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Houston, TX
    Posts
    5,090
    Points
    70,449
    Level
    82
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 104
    Given: 167

    Re: KU misses on another top recruit

    Quote Originally Posted by madcityCY View Post
    Also in related negative KU news, Tyshawn Taylor and Elijah Johnson have been suspended from both exhibition games for breaking team rules during the off-season. Not a big deal, but this is like the 2nd or 3rd time Taylor has been reprimanded for behavior/ team rules.
    Self has had a bunch of disciplinary issues with players.


    "We are first and foremost an educational institution that values integrity, honesty and treating others with fairness and respect".

    -ISU President Gregory Geoffroy; circa May 2003.

  11. #11
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 48,351, Level: 68
    Level completed: 1%, Points required for next Level: 1,399
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    gwoodclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Posts
    4,294
    Points
    48,351
    Level
    68
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 9
    Given: 12

    Re: KU misses on another top recruit

    The meltdown on KU's board is fun to read. I'm hoping we're seeing the beginning of the end of Self's dynasty at KU.



  12. #12
    Addict
    Points: 110,195, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    madcityCY's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Madison, WI
    Posts
    5,827
    Points
    110,195
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 133
    Given: 246

    Re: KU misses on another top recruit

    Quote Originally Posted by Doc View Post
    What??!! I hope they have to play 5 walkons, go 0-30, and lose 10 of them on threes scored during dead balls.
    Well selfishly, yes, of course I want them to suffer.

    ...but the objective half of me wants them to be some semblance of decent when we pound them... Otherwise "beating KU" just isn't going to mean the same thing.

    A bit of a duality, yes.



  13. #13
    All-Star
    Points: 31,651, Level: 54
    Level completed: 73%, Points required for next Level: 299
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    goldmember's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Posts
    1,435
    Points
    31,651
    Level
    54
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 14
    Given: 3

    Re: KU misses on another top recruit

    I like Bill Self, but it's kind of nice to see them struggle to get the top talent.



  14. #14
    Addict
    Points: 70,449, Level: 82
    Level completed: 42%, Points required for next Level: 1,001
    Overall activity: 14.0%
    Achievements:
    VeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Houston, TX
    Posts
    5,090
    Points
    70,449
    Level
    82
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 104
    Given: 167

    Re: KU misses on another top recruit

    Quote Originally Posted by gwoodclone View Post
    I'm hoping we're seeing the beginning of the end of Self's dynasty at KU.

    I'm just frustrated and embarrassed of their dominance of B12 titles; no other team has given them a challenge.


    "We are first and foremost an educational institution that values integrity, honesty and treating others with fairness and respect".

    -ISU President Gregory Geoffroy; circa May 2003.

  15. #15
    Addict
    Points: 100,131, Level: 98
    Level completed: 55%, Points required for next Level: 919
    Overall activity: 32.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    JP4CY's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Sommerset
    Posts
    6,563
    Points
    100,131
    Level
    98
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 516
    Given: 213

    Re: KU misses on another top recruit

    Maybe he left because he found out Bill Self has a toupee.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: FS1
  • FOOTBALL: Iowa State vs. West Virginia
  • November 29, 2014
  • 11:00 AM