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    BASKETBALL RECRUITING: Norvel Pelle to officially visit

    Late last night I traded text messages with Brian Beard, the AAU coach and mentor of Norvel Pelle, a 6-foot-9 forward (2012) out of Stoneridge Prep in California.

    According to Beard, Pelle, a former St. John's commitment and Rivals.com top 25 prospect, will officially visit Iowa State this weekend. Beard told me that Pelle would arrive in Ames on Friday afternoon and leave Sunday afternoon.

    Pelle was ruled academically ineligible at St. John's before this season. Pelle would be eligible to play next year for whichever school he chooses to attend.

    Beard said that Pelle is still considering offers from San Diego State, UNLV, UTEP, LSU and UConn along with Iowa State. Assistant coach Matt Abdelmassih appears to be leading up this recruitment for the Cyclones.

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    Re: BASKETBALL RECRUITING: Norvel Pelle to officially visit

    Holy Cow. Yes please.



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    Re: BASKETBALL RECRUITING: Norvel Pelle to officially visit

    Whoa.



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    Re: BASKETBALL RECRUITING: Norvel Pelle to officially visit

    Yeah. This would be ridiculous. Go get him.



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    Re: BASKETBALL RECRUITING: Norvel Pelle to officially visit

    He's long, quick on his feet, and has nice hands for a big man. Reminds me of Kelvin Cato, and we know how much the rest of the league liked posting up in the paint with him on patrol.



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    Re: BASKETBALL RECRUITING: Norvel Pelle to officially visit

    He would be a great edition.


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    Re: BASKETBALL RECRUITING: Norvel Pelle to officially visit

    Wow. Please come pelle.


    Nobody but HB knows for sure. You pretty much know nothing....like Knownothing would like to say.
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    Re: BASKETBALL RECRUITING: Norvel Pelle to officially visit

    This sounds like a Royce replacement, unfortunately. :)

    But.....it would lesson the sting a bit if that was who we replaced him with.



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    Re: BASKETBALL RECRUITING: Norvel Pelle to officially visit

    so now two players will be gone at years end?



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    Re: BASKETBALL RECRUITING: Norvel Pelle to officially visit

    Would be a big-time pickup.



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    Re: BASKETBALL RECRUITING: Norvel Pelle to officially visit

    Quote Originally Posted by erikbj View Post
    so now two players will be gone at years end?
    What I was wondering as well...where's the spot come from?



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    Re: BASKETBALL RECRUITING: Norvel Pelle to officially visit

    Quote Originally Posted by jsb View Post
    This sounds like a Royce replacement, unfortunately. :)

    But.....it would lesson the sting a bit if that was who we replaced him with.
    Why did you have to go there?



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    Re: BASKETBALL RECRUITING: Norvel Pelle to officially visit

    Quote Originally Posted by jsb View Post
    This sounds like a Royce replacement, unfortunately. :)

    But.....it would lesson the sting a bit if that was who we replaced him with.
    I wouldn't just assume that. From what I understand, Royce isn't even close to making a decision on his future at this point. I honestly think it is 50-50 at this point. Flip a coin.



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    Re: BASKETBALL RECRUITING: Norvel Pelle to officially visit

    Quote Originally Posted by jsb View Post
    This sounds like a Royce replacement, unfortunately. :)

    But.....it would lesson the sting a bit if that was who we replaced him with.
    or Railey and Sledge are gone.



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    Re: BASKETBALL RECRUITING: Norvel Pelle to officially visit

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    2012 or 2013?
    2012



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