Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 31
  1. #1
    Walk On
    Points: 4,442, Level: 19
    Level completed: 48%, Points required for next Level: 208
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    1000 Experience Points1 year registered
    EvilBetty's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Posts
    211
    Points
    4,442
    Level
    19
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 7
    Given: 0

    was isu ever in the running for marcus paige?

    looks like we offered, did he humor isu or even iowa? or was he seeming going to one of the big dogs of CBB from the get go? dude looks solid. shame to let talent like that leave the state.



  2. #2
    Addict
    Points: 147,751, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 45.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    CyFan61's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Location
    The Southeast
    Posts
    7,645
    Points
    147,751
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 595
    Given: 174

    Re: was isu ever in the running for marcus paige?

    IIRC he was an early UNC commit and stayed solid the whole time.



  3. #3
    Addict
    Points: 95,259, Level: 96
    Level completed: 11%, Points required for next Level: 1,791
    Overall activity: 46.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    awd4cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Peru, IL
    Posts
    8,324
    Points
    95,259
    Level
    96
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 542
    Given: 402

    Re: was isu ever in the running for marcus paige?

    I think he was a lot closer to going to Iowa than he ever was Iowa State.



  4. #4
    Starter
    Points: 76,423, Level: 85
    Level completed: 93%, Points required for next Level: 127
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    Messi's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2011
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    667
    Points
    76,423
    Level
    85
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 14
    Given: 6

    Re: was isu ever in the running for marcus paige?

    Hawks claim they almost had him. Have to think if he was a senior in HS now it would be a real battle between us for him



  5. #5
    Addict
    Points: 65,515, Level: 79
    Level completed: 42%, Points required for next Level: 935
    Overall activity: 64.0%
    Achievements:
    Social1 year registered50000 Experience Points
    BallSoHard4Cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    5,313
    Points
    65,515
    Level
    79
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 288
    Given: 135

    Re: was isu ever in the running for marcus paige?

    He was UNCs but if anyone was second I would have said Iowa.


    Keepers of the Faith -- htiaF eht fo srepeeK

    Keepers of the Faith is an alliance for those who are excited, enthusiastic, and optimistic about the direction of our men's basketball program. We reject the notion that one bad loss can derail the incredible progress of the past three years. To join, put this in your signature.

  6. #6
    Pro
    Points: 55,540, Level: 72
    Level completed: 99%, Points required for next Level: 10
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    Yes13's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Posts
    3,293
    Points
    55,540
    Level
    72
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1
    Given: 1

    Re: was isu ever in the running for marcus paige?

    Quote Originally Posted by awd4cy View Post
    I think he was a lot closer to going to Iowa than he ever was Iowa State.
    From what I heard from someone that went to high school with him it was actually the opposite. But he never really seriously considered either.



  7. #7
    Starter
    Points: 16,134, Level: 38
    Level completed: 61%, Points required for next Level: 316
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered10000 Experience Points
    Amesboy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Posts
    926
    Points
    16,134
    Level
    38
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 38
    Given: 168

    Re: was isu ever in the running for marcus paige?

    Besides North Carolina he put down Iowa, Minnesota, Illinois and Virginia. I think he mentioned Iowa just to be respectful since he was from Marion. No ISU wasn't an option. Going to the NBA D-league North Carolina Tar Heels was a smart move.



  8. #8
    Pro
    Points: 27,983, Level: 51
    Level completed: 40%, Points required for next Level: 667
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Ankeny, IA
    Posts
    2,370
    Points
    27,983
    Level
    51
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 27
    Given: 7

    Re: was isu ever in the running for marcus paige?

    Do you 'spose UNC would trade Paige for the Iowan who picked the Hoks instead of them ?



  9. #9
    Speechless
    Points: 398,571, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 67.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialOverdriveVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Wesley's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Omaha
    Posts
    58,786
    Points
    398,571
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 551
    Given: 349

    Re: was isu ever in the running for marcus paige?

    Quote Originally Posted by BallSoHard4Cy View Post
    He was UNCs but if anyone was second I would have said Iowa.
    They could have used him last night.


    Let my Fred's Posse Ride: Georges, Naz, Hogue, Bryce, Nader, Monte, Matt, and McKay.

  10. #10
    Bench Warmer
    Points: 2,326, Level: 13
    Level completed: 59%, Points required for next Level: 124
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    1000 Experience Points1 year registered

    Join Date
    Jan 2013
    Posts
    258
    Points
    2,326
    Level
    13
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 34
    Given: 29

    Re: was isu ever in the running for marcus paige?

    North Carolina was his dream from the time was a little kid. Literally took the offer the same day Roy made it.



  11. #11
    Pro
    Points: 37,502, Level: 59
    Level completed: 72%, Points required for next Level: 348
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Boston, MA
    Posts
    2,603
    Points
    37,502
    Level
    59
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 38
    Given: 8

    Re: was isu ever in the running for marcus paige?

    Both teams had sucked for a while and had new coaches that hadn't proved themselves yet. So, even if he wasn't always going to UNC, there wasn't much reason for him to stay in state if he wasn't a crazy fan of either team.



  12. #12
    All-Star
    Points: 35,765, Level: 58
    Level completed: 27%, Points required for next Level: 885
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    CYcoFan's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    1,194
    Points
    35,765
    Level
    58
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 15
    Given: 4

    Re: was isu ever in the running for marcus paige?

    I always got the feeling Paige never considered us early on because we had G Mac. I think you could say the same for Iowa before Fran. I think had Fred and Fran been in place when he was in 8th and 9th grade might have been more of a battle, but who knows.



  13. #13
    Pro
    Points: 45,564, Level: 66
    Level completed: 1%, Points required for next Level: 1,386
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    Jambalaya's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Posts
    3,157
    Points
    45,564
    Level
    66
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 68
    Given: 18

    Re: was isu ever in the running for marcus paige?

    I believe GMac offered him when Paige was in 9th grade, but nothing ever transgressed



  14. #14
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 32,496, Level: 55
    Level completed: 50%, Points required for next Level: 554
    Overall activity: 12.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    cyclonez7's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Ames/Coralville
    Posts
    4,077
    Points
    32,496
    Level
    55
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 48
    Given: 8

    Re: was isu ever in the running for marcus paige?

    We don't recruit Iowa very well.


    Droppin' 3's like my name is Scotty C.

    Philippians 4:13

  15. #15
    All-Star
    Points: 33,847, Level: 56
    Level completed: 67%, Points required for next Level: 403
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    cloneteach's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Posts
    1,263
    Points
    33,847
    Level
    56
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 27
    Given: 6

    Re: was isu ever in the running for marcus paige?

    Paige was a lifelong UNC fan, other schools only would have been considered had there not been a UNC offer. He has been on record saying he cheers for Iowa over ISU.


    Visit our blog for all things ISU...

    www.ourtwosense.blogspot.com

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: FOX
  • Iowa State vs. Baylor
  • September 27, 2014
  • 07:20 PM