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    Re: Malik Dime---Indian Hills

    Quote Originally Posted by ribsnwhiskey View Post
    Are they going somewhere? Or did you mean after next year?
    Meant after next year.



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    Re: Malik Dime---Indian Hills

    This kid would be a great defensive presence around the basket. Great timing on his blocks and seems fairly physical down low.

    I also think people are thinking too much when talking about his offense and how he would fit. Yes he might not be what we have typically had recently, but i think he would be just fine.

    Check out the video above and go to the 1:55 mark. Makes the defensive rebound..makes a great outlet pass..runs the floor very well..and gets a put back dunk.

    As far as the spacing argument..this guy finishes everything above the rim. The way we space the floor and drive with our guards, he would be a great finisher down low.

    Plus...I love the way he dunks the ball haha



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    Re: Malik Dime---Indian Hills

    Quote Originally Posted by Amesboy View Post
    @ Psiclone Thanks for the link. Wow this guy is a monster seems to be a pretty strong kid around the basket and he does like to finish strong. The mix video shows how he really has an instinct to go after shots defensively too. That would be huge to have an intimidating presence in the middle. A Big 6'10 lefty. This would be a big catch if he signs. Must have been some grade issues, etc for him to have escaped out of North Carolina.

    Yeah....I think he would fit in perfectly here


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    Re: Malik Dime---Indian Hills

    Quote Originally Posted by Cydkar View Post
    Is this a "she has a great personality" type of post?
    Absolutely not.

    Kid's awesome, on and off the court.



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    Re: Malik Dime---Indian Hills

    Interested by the buzz for Dime at 6'9". Not to take anything away from Malik, but you guys realize that IHCC freshman Akolda Manyang is 7', right?



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    Re: Malik Dime---Indian Hills

    Quote Originally Posted by Clonefan32 View Post
    I just wonder where these guys with a limited offensive game fit into Fred's system. A shot blocker would a great, but our offense is all predicated on spreading the floor, mismatches and everyone being a threat. If you throw in a guy that can only rebound and dunk, I just don't know what that does to our flow.
    I have this strange feeling that Fred would find a use for him...

    Let's see. Shot blacks and rebounds that abruptly end the opposing team's offensive flow. Yep, I'm pretty sure that Fred could find a use for that...

    I wonder if he was a qualifier out of high school. Perhaps could enroll as a soph?




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    Re: Malik Dime---Indian Hills

    Quote Originally Posted by SimpsonCyclone View Post
    This kid would be a great defensive presence around the basket. Great timing on his blocks and seems fairly physical down low.

    I also think people are thinking too much when talking about his offense and how he would fit. Yes he might not be what we have typically had recently, but i think he would be just fine.

    Check out the video above and go to the 1:55 mark. Makes the defensive rebound..makes a great outlet pass..runs the floor very well..and gets a put back dunk.

    As far as the spacing argument..this guy finishes everything above the rim. The way we space the floor and drive with our guards, he would be a great finisher down low.

    Plus...I love the way he dunks the ball haha
    Well, it is a highlight tape.

    All three of IHCC 2015 posts can do some things. I hope they get up to Ames often for some scrimmages (evaluations)



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    Re: Malik Dime---Indian Hills

    Looks like a lefty.

    I love left handed players (especially big men).



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    Re: Malik Dime---Indian Hills

    Quote Originally Posted by Aclone View Post
    I have this strange feeling that Fred would find a use for him...

    Let's see. Shot blacks and rebounds that abruptly end the opposing team's offensive flow. Yep, I'm pretty sure that Fred could find a use for that...

    I wonder if he was a qualifier out of high school. Perhaps could enroll as a soph?


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    Re: Malik Dime---Indian Hills

    Quote Originally Posted by SimpsonCyclone View Post
    This kid would be a great defensive presence around the basket. Great timing on his blocks and seems fairly physical down low.

    I also think people are thinking too much when talking about his offense and how he would fit. Yes he might not be what we have typically had recently, but i think he would be just fine.

    Check out the video above and go to the 1:55 mark. Makes the defensive rebound..makes a great outlet pass..runs the floor very well..and gets a put back dunk.

    As far as the spacing argument..this guy finishes everything above the rim. The way we space the floor and drive with our guards, he would be a great finisher down low.

    Plus...I love the way he dunks the ball haha
    I agree. Fred's recent video statement re: having a shot blocker in McKay for the first time indicates that Fred sees value in a player with this ability. It will be interesting to see if they pursue Dime.


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    Re: Malik Dime---Indian Hills

    What about Roderick Bobbitt? Is he going to get an offer if Vaughn goes elsewhere? I would love to have this guy.



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    Re: Malik Dime---Indian Hills

    Quote Originally Posted by deadeyededric View Post
    What about Roderick Bobbitt? Is he going to get an offer if Vaughn goes elsewhere? I would love to have this guy.
    I would guess so. He seems like a good replacement for RV should he choose elsewhere. He could fit in at two different positions, and if he didn't start, he and Naz would be a great change of pace off the bench for MM/MT as they could score in bunches.



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    Re: Malik Dime---Indian Hills

    Quote Originally Posted by MNCyGuy View Post
    You'd think people would get it without it.
    I'm sure you forgot this...



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    Re: Malik Dime---Indian Hills

    Quote Originally Posted by GoSTATE71 View Post
    Offensively, he is very raw. Extremely athletic and could be a great addition on the defensive end and someone who could get a lot of put backs/dunks. Would be intimidating to have on the other end. Seems to like Iowa State. Pretty sure he has visited a few times.
    Sounds like what we thought we were getting with Dustin Hogue, if so, yes please.



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    Re: Malik Dime---Indian Hills

    Freshman highlights from Indian Hills

    :55 mark

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uL41QZe_8TM



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