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    Re: Stokes and Greenfield Tonight

    Quote Originally Posted by twistedredbird View Post
    Sorry, but I do think it is a waste to see such talent sit.

    I'm not banging my chest about they should have come to ISU, and should know that I was one who defended their decisions, but to me, as a WBB fan of the whole sport, not just ISU, I am frustrated that there are some schools that fill their rosters with top flight kids who might never play, but would start somewhere else, and elevate the sport as a whole. WBB needs to have its scholly amount lowered.
    Completely agree with this sentiment. Why they can't get by with the 12 of the men evades me. If anything, modern D-1 basketball (both M and W) use rotations maybe 7-8 deep, and you're always going to need a few extra spots for "developmental" players for practice or depth in case of injuries. So 10-12 is obviously plenty in my eyes for either gender.

    I suppose the "net 3" from basketball in Title IX terms helps "balance" from football, though.



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    Re: Stokes and Greenfield Tonight

    Quote Originally Posted by Sigmapolis View Post
    I suppose the "net 3" from basketball in Title IX terms helps "balance" from football, though.
    That is the entire reason WBB has 3 more scholarships than MBB.



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    Re: Stokes and Greenfield Tonight

    Quote Originally Posted by twistedredbird View Post
    Sorry, but I do think it is a waste to see such talent sit.

    I'm not banging my chest about they should have come to ISU, and should know that I was one who defended their decisions, but to me, as a WBB fan of the whole sport, not just ISU, I am frustrated that there are some schools that fill their rosters with top flight kids who might never play, but would start somewhere else, and elevate the sport as a whole. WBB needs to have its scholly amount lowered.
    Agree...


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    Re: Stokes and Greenfield Tonight

    When TG was a sophomore in HS, I heard from a reputable source that she was 90% going to ISU. Then it dropped to 50/50 a year later. I am sure the reason for the decline of interest was that she was hearing what it is like in the lockerroom, and a late night phone call sealed the decision.



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    Re: Stokes and Greenfield Tonight

    Late night phone call?



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    Re: Stokes and Greenfield Tonight

    Let's not even get into the guessing game of what happened a few years ago. It was hashed to death on this board and there were few if any here that had any real/accurate insight to what was happening.



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    Re: Stokes and Greenfield Tonight

    Quote Originally Posted by EHdakota View Post
    When TG was a sophomore in HS, I heard from a reputable source that she was 90% going to ISU. Then it dropped to 50/50 a year later. I am sure the reason for the decline of interest was that she was hearing what it is like in the lockerroom, and a late night phone call sealed the decision.
    Maybe late night phone call from Tara, since Stanford is two hours behind Iowa.



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    Re: Stokes and Greenfield Tonight

    As I've pointed out before, Kelsey Bolte, Alison Lacy, Chelsea Poppens, and now Hallie seemed to do pretty well staying in-state.



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