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    Interesting recruiting stuff

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    @ebosshoops: Rick Barnes, Travis Ford and Bruce Weber amongst those watching Myles Turner. SG Nick Babb stealing the show for Twxas Select.



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    Re: Interesting recruiting stuff

    It'll be interesting to see how the little Babb develops. The general consensus has been that he isn't quite a high major prospect yet. And it would seem that we have some pretty good targets for his year already and not a lot of scholarships to go around. But the sentimental mom part of me wants him at Iowa State because wouldn't that just be perfect since I am going to miss watching Chris, blah, blah, blah. And who wouldn't want someone who learned from a player who obviously worked really, really hard and turned into an awfully good basketball player.



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    Re: Interesting recruiting stuff

    Another Babb would never be a bad thing.



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    Re: Interesting recruiting stuff

    I'm right with you jsb... Not necessarily the Mom part tho...



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    Re: Interesting recruiting stuff

    Another Babb. Another Ejim. A Hoiberg twin in ten. How about son of Cato?


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    Re: Interesting recruiting stuff

    IMO it has always come down to whether he was considered to be a off guard/ shooting guard or a forward. Athletic 6'4" SF without good perimeter skills can be good gets, but are meh early in the process. If he is a SG he is a high major player.
    That said, I have been high on him regardless, as I think at the very least he would be a great fit for that 3rd guard position we have had success with (Horton in 2000 and Chris Babb in 2012).



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    Re: Interesting recruiting stuff

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    Another Babb. Another Ejim. A Hoiberg twin in ten. How about son of Cato?
    Gary Thompson got any grandsons? :)



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    Re: Interesting recruiting stuff

    Quote Originally Posted by gocubs2118 View Post
    Another Babb would never be a bad thing.
    Unless your playing against us.


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    Gary Thompson got any grandsons? :)
    Yeah I already signed with Iowa State. JK, I'm not related.



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    Re: Interesting recruiting stuff

    Quote Originally Posted by Wesley View Post
    Another Babb. Another Ejim. A Hoiberg twin in ten. How about son of Cato?
    Wouldn't we have a pick of like 20 of them?


    Last edited by Boxerdaddy; 04-28-2013 at 04:18 PM.

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    Re: Interesting recruiting stuff

    The thing is this. If Nick Babb was a high d1 player. I am sure we probably would have offered him already. Whats Cato's sons first and last name


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    Re: Interesting recruiting stuff

    According to this, he has offers from WSU, Creighton, and others. Might end pretty good.
    Nick Babb SF Class of 2014



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    Re: Interesting recruiting stuff

    Quote Originally Posted by Knownothing View Post
    The thing is this. If Nick Babb was a high d1 player. I am sure we probably would have offered him already. Whats Cato's sons first and last name
    Opinions change as recruits develop.
    Also, situation is as much about the other players we have offered and position of need as it is Babb.



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    Re: Interesting recruiting stuff

    Quote Originally Posted by Knownothing View Post
    The thing is this. If Nick Babb was a high d1 player. I am sure we probably would have offered him already. Whats Cato's sons first and last name
    Obviously, he hasn't been a high priority yet, but that doesn't mean he won't be. And, frankly, one good tournament doesn't mean he is a high major recruit to begin with.

    That being said, he's at least been a little bit on Iowa State's radar just because he is Chris' brother. For example, he sat with the recruits when he was in town for senior day.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Royalclone View Post
    Gary Thompson got any grandsons? :)
    Yeah, they are like 5' tall as well...



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