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    Another 8th grader to ISU?

    Clones looking at Riley Dearring, 6'-4" 14 yr old hoops player....

    How young is too young?



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    Re: Another 8th grader to ISU?

    Well this kid is the real deal. ISU is not the only ones after this kid. THe big boys are also.



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    Re: Another 8th grader to ISU?

    What would the impact be if they instituted NCAA Football recruiting rules on BB?


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    Re: Another 8th grader to ISU?

    Yeah IDK. I've heard about this guy; didn't realize that ISU is targeting him.

    Not to brag, but when I look at the talent MN puts out in Basketball compared to Iowa, it's ridic.

    At the same time you've got to be careful. When I was 14, I was 6'2 and wore size 14 shoes.... I am now 25 and am 6'3 and wear size 14 shoes. I had doctors tell me I was going to be 6'7 or so...

    The good news is that he's 6'4 and at that height, if you have the skills and hit the weights, you have a chance to be a high impact player.



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    Re: Another 8th grader to ISU?

    Quote Originally Posted by mplscyclone View Post
    Yeah IDK. I've heard about this guy; didn't realize that ISU is targeting him.

    Not to brag, but when I look at the talent MN puts out in Basketball compared to Iowa, it's ridic.

    At the same time you've got to be careful. When I was 14, I was 6'2 and wore size 14 shoes.... I am now 25 and am 6'3 and wear size 14 shoes. I had doctors tell me I was going to be 6'7 or so...

    The good news is that he's 6'4 and at that height, if you have the skills and hit the weights, you have a chance to be a high impact player.
    When you hit 70, you will be 6-0 with size 16s.


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    Re: Another 8th grader to ISU?

    It honestly doesn't bother me. But we need to be honest (especially in light of the Dykstra situation) that if they aren't developing we'll cut them loose. Nothing wrong with that as I'm all for doing whatever it takes to get talent within the rules.




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    Re: Another 8th grader to ISU?

    Quote Originally Posted by Wesley View Post
    When you hit 70, you will be 6-0 with size 16s.
    ha! I just blew Pepsi out my nose ... every so often Wesley you deliver!



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    Re: Another 8th grader to ISU?

    Quote Originally Posted by CycoCyclone View Post
    What would the impact be if they instituted NCAA Football recruiting rules on BB?
    Duke, NC, KU, etc., would sign 25 blue chips every year.



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    Re: Another 8th grader to ISU?

    Quote Originally Posted by CycoCyclone View Post
    What would the impact be if they instituted NCAA Football recruiting rules on BB?
    Coaches with names that sound like "Juan Galloparry", "Willy Giuseppe", and "Melvin Simpson" would just have to start cheating sooner I guess.



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    Re: Another 8th grader to ISU?

    Quote Originally Posted by basketball777 View Post
    Clones looking at Riley Dearring, 6'-4" 14 yr old hoops player....

    How young is too young?
    8th grade is pretty young. That's a lot of time to fizzle out.



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    Re: Another 8th grader to ISU?

    Quote Originally Posted by madcityCY View Post
    8th grade is pretty young. That's a lot of time to fizzle out.
    Or a lot of time to get bigger, stronger, redevelop lost coordination, and become a super star.....

    This happens every day in Houston. We had scouts at EVERY basketball and football game at the middle school I work at and to be honest..... we sucked at basketball.



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