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    RECRUITING: Details on the recruitment of Billy Reader


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    Re: RECRUITING: Details on the recruitment of Billy Reader

    I like reading, and I like basketball, so I like this.


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    Re: RECRUITING: Details on the recruitment of Billy Reader

    Kind of ironic that a guy with the last name of Reader struggles with academics.



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    Re: RECRUITING: Details on the recruitment of Billy Reader

    Trickle down from Washington (and other HS bigs) committing elsewhere.



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    Re: RECRUITING: Details on the recruitment of Billy Reader

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    I like reading...

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    Re: RECRUITING: Details on the recruitment of Billy Reader

    The more I find out about Reader, the more I like the idea of adding him (or someone like him). As a 4/5 , he brings something the team wont otherwise have - size. Currently, the largest player we have on our roster (for next season) will be Gibson, and he's a sort of finesse player. Billy sounds a little more physical. If he can play defense and rebound - well, we can use that.



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    Re: RECRUITING: Details on the recruitment of Billy Reader

    Meh, said my peace under article.

    Edit: Nevermind, they deleted it. Unbelievable.
    I don't like the idea of getting this guy. He averaged 5 minutes as a 2nd year player in the system (Redshirt Freshman) at MONTANA. Unless he has improved a great deal, seems like just a big body.


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    Re: RECRUITING: Details on the recruitment of Billy Reader

    The content on CF is unrivaled, and it is free. Thanks Chris.



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    Re: RECRUITING: Details on the recruitment of Billy Reader

    With the back court we've assembled, to go along with Niang/Percy/Ejim, we really just needed two physical post players that can rebound and defend in the paint. I think we will get that with Armardi and Reader -or- Daouda.

    Scoring is not a concern under Fred, IMO.



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    Re: RECRUITING: Details on the recruitment of Billy Reader

    Quote Originally Posted by State43 View Post
    Meh, said my peace under article.

    Edit: Nevermind, they deleted it. Unbelievable.
    I don't like the idea of getting this guy. He averaged 5 minutes as a 2nd year player in the system (Redshirt Freshman) at MONTANA. Unless he has improved a great deal, seems like just a big body.
    Considering that he won't sign until the Spring period, he'll have all year to play, and for Fred to evaluate. Perhaps that will ameliorate your concern.




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    Re: RECRUITING: Details on the recruitment of Billy Reader

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    Considering that he won't sign until the Spring period, he'll have all year to play, and for Fred to evaluate. Perhaps that will ameliorate your concern.
    Woah. I don't know what this means, but it doesn't sound good.

    As for Reader, I'm for Fred getting what he wants. No reason for me not to trust his judgment yet!



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    Re: RECRUITING: Details on the recruitment of Billy Reader

    I don't see us taking a commitment from Reader until after we see how we sit with the IWCC kid.



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    Re: RECRUITING: Details on the recruitment of Billy Reader

    Quote Originally Posted by Aclone View Post
    Considering that he won't sign until the Spring period, he'll have all year to play, and for Fred to evaluate. Perhaps that will ameliorate your concern.
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    Woah. I don't know what this means, but it doesn't sound good.

    As for Reader, I'm for Fred getting what he wants. No reason for me not to trust his judgment yet!
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    Re: RECRUITING: Details on the recruitment of Billy Reader

    Quote Originally Posted by State43 View Post
    Meh, said my peace under article.

    Edit: Nevermind, they deleted it. Unbelievable.
    I don't like the idea of getting this guy. He averaged 5 minutes as a 2nd year player in the system (Redshirt Freshman) at MONTANA. Unless he has improved a great deal, seems like just a big body.
    I'm not sure what you're talking about. Your comment is showing up under the article. Was never deleted.



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    Re: RECRUITING: Details on the recruitment of Billy Reader

    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisMWilliams View Post
    I'm not sure what you're talking about. Your comment is showing up under the article. Was never deleted.
    Psst. That's why it was "unbelievable".




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