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    Georges Niang in 2014-2015

    Georges is listed as a First Team All-American by Jeff Goodman with ESPN.

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    Listed as a First Team All-American with: Cliff Alexander (Kansas), Jahlil Okafor (Duke), Caris LeVert (Michigan), and Marcus Paige (UNC).

    Jeff Goodman said that Georges isn't a terrific athlete, but Niang does everything well. Can score, pass, and has a high basketball IQ. He will be the man for Hoiberg next season.

    Really hoping that Jeff is right. Hope that Niang steps up big with Kane and Ejim graduating.



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    Re: Georges Niang in 2014-2015

    He has and he will.


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    Re: Georges Niang in 2014-2015

    He is smart enough to understand what his role is next season. He has to be a leader and I know he will step up and do great things.


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    Re: Georges Niang in 2014-2015

    Maybe I am drinking too much Koolaid, but I think he is going to win National Championship before he graduates.



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    Re: Georges Niang in 2014-2015

    Quote Originally Posted by greatshu View Post
    Maybe I am drinking too much Koolaid, but I think he is going to win National Championship before he graduates.
    Maybe a little Kool-Aid, but its actually pretty realistic. He was close(ish) this year before the foot injury. We are a national championship CALIBER team with him at full health. I expect even more out of him next year.



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    Re: Georges Niang in 2014-2015

    Iowa St is going to be a nightmare matchup for any teams next year, Niang, McKay, Hogue and Nader all could go off any night



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    Re: Georges Niang in 2014-2015

    He needs to up the Rebounding. He does that he is an AA. 20-7-4 next year. Mark it down.


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    Re: Georges Niang in 2014-2015

    niang could.I see him averaging 17 ppg 4 ast 4 rebs next year



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    Re: Georges Niang in 2014-2015

    Quote Originally Posted by mkleve44 View Post
    Georges is listed as a First Team All-American by Jeff Goodman with ESPN.

    http://insider.espn.go.com/mens-coll...ege-basketball

    (Insider Article)

    Listed as a First Team All-American with: Cliff Alexander (Kansas), Jahlil Okafor (Duke), Caris LeVert (Michigan), and Marcus Paige (UNC).

    Jeff Goodman said that Georges isn't a terrific athlete, but Niang does everything well. Can score, pass, and has a high basketball IQ. He will be the man for Hoiberg next season.

    Really hoping that Jeff is right. Hope that Niang steps up big with Kane and Ejim graduating.
    I saw the article and my first thought well of course he should be on that list. That is a testiment to Georges and how he played this year. I fully expect Georges to dominate next year.



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    Re: Georges Niang in 2014-2015

    I think he'll average around 20 pts a game. Having a legit 5 in McKay should really help him out on both sides of the ball.


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    Re: Georges Niang in 2014-2015

    Quote Originally Posted by greatshu View Post
    Maybe I am drinking too much Koolaid, but I think he is going to win National Championship before he graduates.
    Just 1????

    He has 2 years of eligibility left.



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    Re: Georges Niang in 2014-2015

    Cliff Alexander will not be an AA.


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    Re: Georges Niang in 2014-2015

    Quote Originally Posted by bigdaddykane View Post
    niang could.I see him averaging 17 ppg 4 ast 4 rebs next year
    That's what he averaged this year... (16.7, 3.6 and 4.5)



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    Re: Georges Niang in 2014-2015

    Quote Originally Posted by bawbie View Post
    That's what he averaged this year... (16.7, 3.6 and 4.5)
    EDIT 19 ppg 5 ast 5 reb



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    Re: Georges Niang in 2014-2015

    Remember at the beginning of the season when some people thought Niang was having a sophomore slump? (The 4 points in the Auburn game before fouling out).

    He's going to be the man next year. This is his team now.


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