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    Georges Niang in 2014-2015

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

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

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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

    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

    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

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonefan1983 View Post
    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
    The scary thing is, those guys could all be on the floor at the same time...Georges is pry the 2 in that lineup haha. How do you guard those guys?



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    Re: Georges Niang in 2014-2015

    Quote Originally Posted by heitclone View Post
    The scary thing is, those guys could all be on the floor at the same time...Georges is pry the 2 in that lineup haha. How do you guard those guys?
    Honestly, just pack it in and make them beat you from 3.


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    Re: Georges Niang in 2014-2015

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonefan1983 View Post
    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
    I absolutely agree



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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

    Quote Originally Posted by Bret44 View Post
    He needs to up the Rebounding. He does that he is an AA. 20-7-4 next year. Mark it down.
    His rebounding actually improved quite a bit toward the end of the season. Haven't crunched the numbers but I think he was around 5 per game. His defense and fouling also improved.

    just needs to convert more fat into muscle and increase his endurance. With more help in the middle, I think his outside shooting percentage should also improve.


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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 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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