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    Niang on offense

    Niang must touch the ball on offense every time down the floor. The kid is just a playmaker.

    He is this team's Royce.



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    Re: Niang on offense

    He is as good as advertised on offense. Very smooth and good things happen while he's out there.



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    Re: Niang on offense

    Also, he and Gibson are a match made in heaven. Love watching those two together on the offensive end.



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    Re: Niang on offense

    Quote Originally Posted by St810s View Post
    Also, he and Gibson are a match made in heaven. Love watching those two together on the offensive end.
    It seems they have chemistry down low already. It's amazing to watch them work together.


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    Re: Niang on offense

    Agreed, but I wish he shot the 3 a lot less than he does.



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    Re: Niang on offense

    Should Booker start?



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    Re: Niang on offense

    Quote Originally Posted by State43 View Post
    Agreed, but I wish he shot the 3 a lot less than he does.
    he hasn't shot it as well lately as early in the season, but he only shot 2 tonight. I'm perfectly fine with that because he has proven at every level he has played on that he can make the shot. If he is shooting 5+ a game then i would have a problem with it. if he has it at the top and his man is giving him 5 feet of space then yes, take it. I guarantee Hoiberg has told him the same. but of course we'd rather have him inside and running the high-low with Gibson most of the time. he is very refined for only a freshman. excited to have him around for awhile @ ISU.


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    Re: Niang on offense

    I don't see him as Royce yet. I actually do believe he can be that type of player eventually, though. But not this year. He's not a twig by any stretch, but Royce was much more physically mature.


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    Re: Niang on offense

    And did anyone see that fake dribble hand-off for a layup? I was having flashbacks.

    #Royce-esque



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    Re: Niang on offense

    When we sub should we have Niang and Gibson both come in at the same time? They work well together down low.



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    Re: Niang on offense

    GN had 15-pts and 6-assists.



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    Re: Niang on offense

    Georges is fun to watch already. He is going to get a lot of playing time, and similar to Ejim will be a young veteran of the Big 12.


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    Re: Niang on offense

    I got a bad feeling that Niang is really going to struggle in Big 12 play. I think the bigger, faster athletes will bother him



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    Re: Niang on offense

    Quote Originally Posted by Clones85' View Post
    I got a bad feeling that Niang is really going to struggle in Big 12 play. I think the bigger, faster athletes will bother him
    I share that concern because his inside game / finishing shot may take a while to develop with limited leap ability; his outside game, energy and big body will be his best attributes.



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    Re: Niang on offense

    Booker is a starter more out of seniority than anything at this point.



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