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    Charles Boozer Video

    Found this video of Boozer in action... no clue if it's been posted or not but I haven't seen it yet.

    A few things that jumped out at me, 60% FG and 90% FT shooter in high school. That's good. His shot does look a bit awkward to me, but I definitely don't coach basketball for a living. Also he's somewhere around 6-3 or 4. Apparently McDermott likes his guards fairly tall.

    http://www.hooptv.net/video/bears/charlesboozer.html



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    Re: Charles Boozer Video

    Good find. Charles has good strength and size at 190 for a young guy.



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    Re: Charles Boozer Video

    Wow, that is a pretty nice highlight video. Hes got a good game, he can shoot from outside despite his ugly shot, and he is a slasher in the lane. People are talking about him redshirting, but he can do alot of things that could contribute to this team.



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    Re: Charles Boozer Video

    I think his shot is a little unconventional from what I saw. Looks like he threw up a lot of "junk" and off-balanced shots that went in. Against better competition not sure that is going to fly. I like his strength and willing to take some contact though. Might not be a bad prospect but some of the tendancies I saw will have to be corrected. Anyone notice his FT%? Said 90%, that's one thing I hope that stays true in college.



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    Re: Charles Boozer Video

    That is an unusual shot.The coaches can fix that. I like his size though. Height and width. Looks like he will not get muscled around like our current guards do. Also like his bloodlines. I would have to watch more games to see how quick he is. It's hard to tell in those type of games because that is certainly not Big 12 pace.



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    Re: Charles Boozer Video

    Thank goodess they showed the slow-mo replay of this foul shots.... ESPN doesn't do that nearly enough.

    ugly shot, good raw skill, McD will add polish.



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    Re: Charles Boozer Video

    You have to remember those highlights were a few years old. I think they were just before he was a senior, so his game might be a little improved. I've seen some sights listing him at 6'2'. It is hard to tell but he looks a little bigger than that. He is quick, hustles, and isn't afraid of contact when he drives, which we need. It just worries me a little because he wasn't recruited and yet his brother is a star. Then again Wesly Johnson wasn't recruited hard either. I hope he is a good fit.



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    Re: Charles Boozer Video

    But it's not like he has to be good. Sure we want him to be, but we have guard help coming in 08 with Eikmeier and Buckley.



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    Re: Charles Boozer Video

    Does anyone know his stats from Stoneridge this year?



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    Re: Charles Boozer Video

    His shot may be unconventional, but his free-throw shooting percentage indicates that it works. Perhaps he should teach some of our current players, who aren't very good at the free-throw line, to shoot like he does.

    I remember Kenny Pratt had a shot that never looked good, but no one could stop it either.



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    Re: Charles Boozer Video

    I doubt that his stats are 100% accurate. If you notice right before it cuts to the video of him, there is some small print that said all of the stats were provided by the player or his representation.



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    Re: Charles Boozer Video

    i actually dont see him red shirting, i think he will come in and help right away


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    ESPN.com picked Hilton Coliseum as the "Hot Arena" in the Big 12...coaches in the league noted that, "regardless of talent, the Cyclones have a home court like no other."

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    Re: Charles Boozer Video

    I'd say his shot looks fine...Not overly explosive....Good feel for the game...Greath Strength

    He'll be interesting



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    Re: Charles Boozer Video

    Thanks CyJ



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