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    ISU MBB Commitment - Gillstrap

    Hi guys,
    ISU basketball landed a commitment today:
    Mid-Iowa Newspapers - Cyclone basketball gets verbal recruit

    I'll have more later in the day.



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    re: ISU MBB Commitment - Gillstrap

    Gillstrap was being recruited pretty hard by ISU as a diamond in the rough type player similar to WJ a few years back. As was eluded to over the past week by a few members here, he has some knee problems that he's getting over and could be a huge addition to a team that could really use his size and shooting ability. A great talent that not many have heard of, and that was as planned


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    Re: ISU MBB Commitment - Gillstrap

    Any friend of Kantrail Horton's a friend of mine!


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    Re: ISU MBB Commitment - Gillstrap

    The staff is going to try and get him another year with an appeal. This becomes important because it will help bridge a gap(1year) if one of our current guys has to hang up the sneakers.



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    Re: ISU MBB Commitment - Gillstrap

    Hopefully he works out, but honestly, I'm less than thrilled that we spent a scholarship on a player with knee issues. It seems like a pretty big risk to take IMO.

    So does this mean that an offer for Farmer is off the table?



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    Re: ISU MBB Commitment - Gillstrap

    Not gonna get excited just yet.


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    Re: ISU MBB Commitment - Gillstrap

    Quote Originally Posted by kg-cyclone View Post
    The staff is going to try and get him another year with an appeal. This becomes important because it will help bridge a gap(1year) if one of our current guys has to hang up the sneakers.
    when will we find out more information about this?



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    Re: ISU MBB Commitment - Gillstrap

    I'm interested to hear more about him.

    KG is this the one year player you were refering to last week?


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    Re: ISU MBB Commitment - Gillstrap

    Quote Originally Posted by kg-cyclone View Post
    The staff is going to try and get him another year with an appeal. This becomes important because it will help bridge a gap(1year) if one of our current guys has to hang up the sneakers.
    This is killing me... My guess is Christopherson has some lingering affects from HIS leg problem, or maybe DG?



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    Re: ISU MBB Commitment - Gillstrap

    Can he shoot like Mike Taylor?


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    Re: ISU MBB Commitment - Gillstrap

    Quote Originally Posted by SpokaneCY View Post
    This is killing me... My guess is Christopherson has some lingering affects from HIS leg problem, or maybe DG?
    It wouldn't be a player this year would it? He is an '09 player so he wouldn't be ready to play this season.


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    Re: ISU MBB Commitment - Gillstrap

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUChippewa View Post
    Hopefully he works out, but honestly, I'm less than thrilled that we spent a scholarship on a player with knee issues. It seems like a pretty big risk to take IMO.

    So does this mean that an offer for Farmer is off the table?
    Gillstrap does not have knee issues...with all of my hinting there maybe some confusion...A current player has knee issues.



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    Re: ISU MBB Commitment - Gillstrap

    Quote Originally Posted by kg-cyclone View Post
    Gillstrap does not have knee issues...with all of my hinting there maybe some confusion...A current player has knee issues.
    Oh No Craig blew out his knee didn't he. Don't do this to me.

    I'm just kidding of course but I am sure it will get to this point.


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    Re: ISU MBB Commitment - Gillstrap

    Quote Originally Posted by SpokaneCY View Post
    This is killing me... My guess is Christopherson has some lingering affects from HIS leg problem, or maybe DG?
    Christopherson....Hope he ends up being ok.



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