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    Re: New foreign commit - Giorgos Tsalmpouris

    Quote Originally Posted by bawbie View Post
    Chris Williams, Travis Hines, Randy Peterson and Fran Fraschilla have all reported that he committed to ISU. If those 4 all say something is the case, then it happened.

    However, until he arrives on campus he will continue to be recruited by other programs and anything can (and does) happen.
    I dont think Fran would say that unless he is. That doesnt mean that he wont end up at UConn if someone in his camp wants some $$$$$.


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    Re: New foreign commit - Giorgos Tsalmpouris

    Quote Originally Posted by ajk4st8 View Post
    We have a REALLY good track record of bringing in 7' Canadian/Euro type of players once committed to ISU. ( Theo Davis, Ivan chiriaev).

    No way is this kid not a cyclone.
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    Re: New foreign commit - Giorgos Tsalmpouris

    Commitments from US players doesn't often mean squat. I'm not sure why this would be any different.



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    Re: New foreign commit - Giorgos Tsalmpouris

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyballzz View Post
    At least their is video of this kid playing... no one had seen Chiriaev play before and when they did.... whoa boy.

    Thankfully foreign scouting is a tad better than it was in 2004.
    To be fair, international scouting peaked in 1994 with Jimmy Dolan.

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    Re: New foreign commit - Giorgos Tsalmpouris

    Quote Originally Posted by ajk4st8 View Post
    We have a REALLY good track record of bringing in 7' Canadian/Euro type of players once committed to ISU. ( Theo Davis, Ivan chiriaev).

    No way is this kid not a cyclone.
    Except Theo Davis wasn't 7' tall, but don't let facts get in the way of a good story.

    The real question that needs answered is does the NBA need Giorgos Tsalmpouris?



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    Re: New foreign commit - Giorgos Tsalmpouris

    Quote Originally Posted by Psiclone View Post
    NOTHING online re: this, not even on UConn sites, so not worried. Info could be prior to the commitment as the article is a few days old.
    Not that I think it matters (the lack of info on UConn sites is a big point) but the article came out today. The date on the post is 14/05/2014 and I think Europeans write it as Day/Month/Year.



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    Re: New foreign commit - Giorgos Tsalmpouris

    Quote Originally Posted by Jacktronic View Post
    Not that I think it matters (the lack of info on UConn sites is a big point) but the article came out today. The date on the post is 14/05/2014 and I think Europeans write it as Day/Month/Year.
    Are you sure it's not from the 14th month?



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    Re: New foreign commit - Giorgos Tsalmpouris

    Quote Originally Posted by ISU42 View Post
    Are you sure it's not from the 14th month?
    That article is from today May 14th, 2014 AD



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    Re: New foreign commit - Giorgos Tsalmpouris

    Quote Originally Posted by ISU42 View Post
    Are you sure it's not from the 14th month?
    Serving up a softball and ISU42 knocks it out the park.



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    Re: New foreign commit - Giorgos Tsalmpouris

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonesince78 View Post
    Probably for the same reason that NBA scouts are looking at him, and that Fred wanted him. That being said, I'm sure UCONN, Hoiberg, and the NBA scouts are wrong, and I will defer to the Cyclone Fanatic expert recruiting analysts that say he's Ellerman Jr.
    You and your melodrama again.

    You are making that more exclusive than it is. NBA scouts look at a lot of guys, including 17 year-old 7 footers that are not ready to be major factors in Year 1 .Recall that DeAndre Jordan could have been a 1st round draft pick out of high school, yet only played 20 mediocre minutes a game at A$M. Fred said "maybe" to whether he would need to redshirt, according to the Tailgate Tour thread.



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    Re: New foreign commit - Giorgos Tsalmpouris

    Quote Originally Posted by swarthmoreCY View Post
    You and your melodrama again.

    You are making that more exclusive than it is. NBA scouts look at a lot of guys, including 17 year-old 7 footers that are not ready to be major factors in Year 1 .Recall that DeAndre Jordan could have been a 1st round draft pick out of high school, yet only played 20 mediocre minutes a game at A$M. Fred said "maybe" to whether he would need to redshirt, according to the Tailgate Tour thread.
    So what's your point? Look I probably agree with you about 90% of the time, but it's looking more and more that the assumptions that a lot of people made earlier in this thread are false. And it was mainly, IMO, based on the fact that the guy wasn't in the ESPN top 100 or had any stars. If he had dingleberry's highschool rankings Top 50 and 4 stars we would have been all over this guy. That's all I'm saying...drama free zone right here.



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    Re: New foreign commit - Giorgos Tsalmpouris

    Quote Originally Posted by Tri4Cy View Post
    To be fair, international scouting peaked in 1994 with Jimmy Dolan.

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    Re: New foreign commit - Giorgos Tsalmpouris

    Quote Originally Posted by ISU42 View Post
    Are you sure it's not from the 14th month?



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    Re: New foreign commit - Giorgos Tsalmpouris

    Quote Originally Posted by NorthCyd View Post
    Except Theo Davis wasn't 7' tall, but don't let facts get in the way of a good story.

    The real question that needs answered is does the NBA need Giorgos Tsalmpouris?

    Did you read in the Omaha article about who Hoiberg said he would take first in the NBA Draft? Joel Imbiid!

    Fred is focused on the big men right now. Clearly he wants GT to be the next one . . . and wants him to be ours.



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    Re: New foreign commit - Giorgos Tsalmpouris

    For those of you who say he is too small - he looks like he has a big frame and his legs look thick. The new updated info says he is at 230. He is only 17... from the time I was 17 until I was 20 I increased my weight by about 30% and that was not fat.



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