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    Re: RECRUITING: Some possible visits for the fall

    Quote Originally Posted by goclones69 View Post
    Very surprised that Travis might visit. I think we are out of the Abu sweepstakes. I really want Johnson, but it feels like he is a Louisville lean. Come on Fred, real these big boys in
    What makes you think we are out for Abu? His top 10 came out last week and we were on it.



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    Re: RECRUITING: Some possible visits for the fall

    I can't wait to see what Fred does with a legitimate shot swatter to back up our guards on defense. Can you imagine what will happen when the guards are busy realling in the block shots and breaking down the court? The scoring average will explode!



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    Re: RECRUITING: Some possible visits for the fall

    I would love love LOVE to see Iowa State in the Final Four before I die!



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    Re: RECRUITING: Some possible visits for the fall

    Quote Originally Posted by CySmurf1 View Post
    I would love love LOVE to see Iowa State in the Final Four before I die!
    Had a legitimate shot last year.



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    Re: RECRUITING: Some possible visits for the fall

    Quote Originally Posted by Clonefan32 View Post
    I just want to point out that the luster of seeing us in contention for Top 100 guys, and recruiting against other great basketball programs has not worn off. I think back to the days where we were beating out mid-major, directional schools for recruits and it makes it more amazing to see us getting guys of this caliber on campus for visits.

    Maybe it was just a bad dream but it's less than five years ago that we were taking picked-over JUCOs and JUCO walk-ons----in May and June.



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    Re: RECRUITING: Some possible visits for the fall

    Quote Originally Posted by Rural View Post
    Maybe it was just a bad dream but it's less than five years ago that we were taking picked-over JUCOs and JUCO walk-ons----in May and June.

    I'll never forget Bo Barnes choosing Hawaii over Iowa State.


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    Re: RECRUITING: Some possible visits for the fall

    Quote Originally Posted by CySmurf1 View Post
    I would love love LOVE to see Iowa State in the Final Four before I die!

    Unless you are 90 years old with a heart condition, it will happen.


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    Re: RECRUITING: Some possible visits for the fall

    Quote Originally Posted by CySmurf1 View Post
    I would love love LOVE to see Iowa State in the Final Four before I die!
    For a long time I thought 2000-2001 would be my best shot at seeing it. When we lost to Michigan State in the Elite 8 I figured that's as close as I would ever see them get. Now with the caliber of players Fred is getting to at least consider us in their final 5, 10 schools, I'm starting to believe that we may get back to that point again in the next 5-10 years.



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    Re: RECRUITING: Some possible visits for the fall

    The only problem with everyone coming for that UNI game is that it isn't a Hilton game. It will be at Wells Fargo and those recruits won't get a real taste of Hilton Magic. Wish they'd come for the Auburn game or something.



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    Re: RECRUITING: Some possible visits for the fall

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyinthenorth View Post
    The only problem with everyone coming for that UNI game is that it isn't a Hilton game. It will be at Wells Fargo and those recruits won't get a real taste of Hilton Magic. Wish they'd come for the Auburn game or something.
    I believe the references are to the UNI and Iowa football games...



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    Re: RECRUITING: Some possible visits for the fall

    Quote Originally Posted by jahfg View Post
    I'll never forget Bo Barnes choosing Hawaii over Iowa State.

    Bo transferred to ASU where he averaged .5 ppg on 4-17 from 3 for the year. Not exactly the 3 point sniper we wanted.



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    Re: RECRUITING: Some possible visits for the fall

    Quote Originally Posted by bots View Post
    I believe the references are to the UNI and Iowa football games...
    Welp, I'll just crawl back into my hole then.



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    Re: RECRUITING: Some possible visits for the fall

    Quote Originally Posted by bots View Post
    I believe the references are to the UNI and Iowa football games...
    I believe you are totally on the money. We use our football crowd to recruit our bball players.


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    Re: RECRUITING: Some possible visits for the fall

    Quote Originally Posted by WallenIzBallin View Post
    What makes you think we are out for Abu? His top 10 came out last week and we were on it.
    We were also on Harrison Barnes top 10.. How'd that turn out.



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    Re: RECRUITING: Some possible visits for the fall

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyinthenorth View Post
    The only problem with everyone coming for that UNI game is that it isn't a Hilton game. It will be at Wells Fargo and those recruits won't get a real taste of Hilton Magic. Wish they'd come for the Auburn game or something.
    You do realize that they are coming to the UNI football game right? Not basketball. Same with Iowa.



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