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    Re: Grandstaff Visiting in August

    Quote Originally Posted by WastedTalent View Post
    If all this happens that 2015 team is shaping up to be a very unique bunch. Great point guards, plenty of shooting power, one or two athletic freaks, and the Niang mis match down low.....goosebumps.

    Where is the Final Four that year again??
    Lucas Oil Stadium Indianapolis.



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    Re: Grandstaff Visiting in August

    Quote Originally Posted by erikbj View Post
    should have been in the final four this year if the refs had not screwed ISU.
    Very true



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    Re: Grandstaff Visiting in August

    Quote Originally Posted by CyTwins View Post
    Matt Thomas 2.0 aka Fred Hoiberg 3.0?
    I'll allow it.



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    Re: Grandstaff Visiting in August

    Quote Originally Posted by Koolman View Post
    Lucas Oil Stadium Indianapolis.
    Niang gone by 2015 IMO



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    Re: Grandstaff Visiting in August

    Quote Originally Posted by cloneteach View Post
    Austin Grandstaff@AustinGstaff17m
    Visiting Iowa State in August with my boy @ClaytonCuster3 ❤
    They will make an awesome guard court!











    The sky is the limit. We are trying to win every game. We are going to try to get to that big stage, the Final Four, and play on. Morris (May 2014)
    “If you take a look at this group, we’re extremely talented 1-15. We have a lot of talented guys in this locker room — all guys who are willing to put their agendas aside to win. That separates good teams from great teams.” Niang (Oct 2014)

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    Re: Grandstaff Visiting in August

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyinthenorth View Post
    Niang gone by 2015 IMO
    You think Niang is going pro after his sophomore or junior seasons? I think Niang is a fantastic player and will continue to improve, but don't see him as a high NBA prospect. His size and athleticism are major hurdles for him at the next level. Niang leaving after his junior year is the only way he doesn't stay 4 years, and I see that as 50/50 at most.



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    Re: Grandstaff Visiting in August

    Remember when a 4 star top 50 kid visiting would send CF into high flying hysterics? Now we're all...hey cool, looking forward to this....



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    Re: Grandstaff Visiting in August

    Quote Originally Posted by Dingus View Post
    You think Niang is going pro after his sophomore or junior seasons? I think Niang is a fantastic player and will continue to improve, but don't see him as a high NBA prospect. His size and athleticism are major hurdles for him at the next level. Niang leaving after his junior year is the only way he doesn't stay 4 years, and I see that as 50/50 at most.
    Niang leaving early would be a GREAT problem to have... Aka blowing up on the national scene with a huge season.

    Fred will reload... Just get em to the NBA and they will come.



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    Re: Grandstaff Visiting in August

    Quote Originally Posted by WastedTalent View Post
    If all this happens that 2015 team is shaping up to be a very unique bunch. Great point guards, plenty of shooting power, one or two athletic freaks, and the Niang mis match down low.....goosebumps.

    Where is the Final Four that year again??

    You would think that we are setting good with Jarvis Johnson too with his sister coming in 2014 to play for Fennelly. They are very close. He has a similar heart condition as Fred as he has a pacemaker too. They say he could be top 50 player as well. Jarvis Johnson - Yahoo! Sports


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    Re: Grandstaff Visiting in August

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyinthenorth View Post
    Niang gone by 2015 IMO
    He's too smart to go to Europe or D-League before graduation. Maybe be develops into an NBA body by graduation, but it's not happening after this year.



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    Re: Grandstaff Visiting in August

    Quote Originally Posted by erikbj View Post
    should have been in the final four this year if the refs had not screwed ISU.
    ISU only has itself to blame for not beating OSU. Don't throw the ball away with a lead and less than a minute to play or corral the defensive rebound in a tie game under twenty and things might have been different. Then Arizona and WSU would have given ISU everything they wanted and more in the next two rounds. If Babb was gimpy, ISU wasn't going to the Final Four. Probably wouldn't have made it even with a healthy team.



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    Re: Grandstaff Visiting in August

    Quote Originally Posted by bfross View Post
    ISU only has itself to blame for not beating OSU. Don't throw the ball away with a lead and less than a minute to play or corral the defensive rebound in a tie game under twenty and things might have been different.
    Only? Nope.
    Obviously you always look first at what you can control, which is your quality of play, but to think refs calls have no impact is idiotic.



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    Re: Grandstaff Visiting in August

    Quote Originally Posted by swarthmoreCY View Post
    Only? Nope.
    Obviously you always look first at what you can control, which is your quality of play, but to think refs calls have no impact is idiotic.
    Think what you want but calls tend to even theirselves out over the course of the game. I thought the call was bad live without even seeing the replay, but honestly I hate the charge call all together and am glad they are changing how it's applied. That being said, I was only replying to those that think ISU got screwed out of the win based on a single call. I listed a couple plays where ISU screwed itself out of a chance at advancing, but not giving up 75 points would have been another way not to lose the game and then look to pin blame on someone else.



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    Re: Grandstaff Visiting in August

    Quote Originally Posted by bfross View Post
    Think what you want but calls tend to even theirselves out over the course of the game. I thought the call was bad live without even seeing the replay, but honestly I hate the charge call all together and am glad they are changing how it's applied. That being said, I was only replying to those that think ISU got screwed out of the win based on a single call. I listed a couple plays where ISU screwed itself out of a chance at advancing, but not giving up 75 points would have been another way not to lose the game and then look to pin blame on someone else.
    Say what you want, but ISU's play was not the only thing that impacted the outcome. I understand your yearning for such bravado, but it is okay to admit it was not all on ISU's play. That is as bad as saying it was all on the refs.

    It is a nice cliche, but no, over the course of a single game calls likely do not "even out". The law of averages is dependent on a large sample size. On a similar note, a bad call in the first 5 minutes of the game should not be weighted the same as a bad call in the last couple of minutes.


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    Re: Grandstaff Visiting in August

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