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    Nik Stauskas

    So were we really in the mix to land this guy?

    Thumbs up to the staff for recruiting players like this.



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    Re: Nik Stauskas

    It would be nice if we could get into Michigan and actually take players that Michigan and Michigan St are also recruiting. Tough task though, one would think if those guys are calling, it's probably not gonna happen.


    Quote Originally Posted by AltHawk View Post
    Why would it? One bad game doesn't change a thing. Iowa will still be a darkhorse B1G championship contender, and Iowa State will be lucky to make the NIT.

    If you ask the basketball analysts outside the state of Iowa I think you would be surprised to hear their responses. Iowa was pegged as a preseason top 5 team by one ESPN analyst and is ranked in the vast, vast majority of preseason top 25 polls

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    He's from Ontario but point taken.



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    Re: Nik Stauskas

    He was 4 out of 7 from 3 the other night and the 3 misses were in and out.



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    Re: Nik Stauskas

    Maybe I'm out of the loop, but what is the story on this guy?



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    Re: Nik Stauskas

    Quote Originally Posted by isucubs View Post
    Maybe I'm out of the loop, but what is the story on this guy?
    He plays basketball at Michigan. He's a freshman. Has been very good thus far. Not sure why they brought him up though, kinda random check in on someone we were once recruiting who didn't commit to us



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    Quote Originally Posted by GoSTATE71 View Post
    He plays basketball at Michigan. He's a freshman. Has been very good thus far. Not sure why they brought him up though, kinda random check in on someone we were once recruiting who didn't commit to us
    I'm a Michigan fan, so that is why I knew about his shooting.



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    Quote Originally Posted by ISUME View Post
    He was 4 out of 7 from 3 the other night and the 3 misses were in and out.
    And that night's performance drove is percentage down. It has been rumored that any time the ball touches the rim on a Stauskas made three, it's only worth two, just to make things fair. They have one 5 star freshman and a one 4/5 star freshman and Stauskas is out playing both of them right now. He would have been a great get for ISU.


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    Re: Nik Stauskas

    He's playing great, would have been a great get but I'm okay with the shooter we have coming next year , as far as Fred's recruiting, I think he's just getting started. Recruiting the really good kids can be a 3-4 year process in some cases, so he's just started to get on an even playing field with coaches who had previously had a leg up his first couple of years.



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    Re: Nik Stauskas

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUME View Post
    I'm a Michigan fan, so that is why I knew about his shooting.

    Michigan fan first or cyclone fan first is the real question



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    Quote Originally Posted by GoSTATE71 View Post
    Michigan fan first or cyclone fan first is the real question
    I'm a Cyclone but also a fan of Michigan.



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    Re: Nik Stauskas

    Is this kid rumored to be unhappy, looking around, or what caused the renewal of interest here?











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    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonic1 View Post
    Is this kid rumored to be unhappy, looking around, or what caused the renewal of interest here?
    None of the above. He was just a big name around CF for awhile before he didn't come here. A poor man's Norvel Pelle.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Doc View Post
    None of the above. He was just a big name around CF for awhile before he didn't come here. A poor man's Norvel Pelle.
    Stauskas is a very talented shooting guard, who I believe is destined for the NBA!!
    As for Norvel Pelle...I think fanatics know my opinion of him!



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    Re: Nik Stauskas

    He is awesome. As someone else said he's the gem of the class McGary and Glenn Robinson Jr were more highly touted.

    HUGE HUGE HUGE upgrade over Evan Smotryz I wondered why he transfered but he was pretty smart to do so after seeing Stauskas shoot.



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