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    Meet LaRon Dendy

    i like this, referring to the new practice facility...

    This place is beautiful. This is like home. If I could put a bed in here, I would!

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    Re: Meet LaRon Dendy

    I think we are all ready to see what Gilstrap can do but I have to say seeing what kind of player Dendy is is a very close second. The guy obviously has some major talent and we may have got us a steal because of his injury last year. We'll see.



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    Re: Meet LaRon Dendy

    “I love Ames,” Dendy said. “It’s peaceful and relatively quiet. It’s just school and basketball for me, and that is the way I like it.”
    I really like that quote.



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    Re: Meet LaRon Dendy

    In the picture from the article it looks like Dendy has really gained some muscle. I hope he can be the "energy" guy off the bench. We should be a really good rebounding team this year.



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    Re: Meet LaRon Dendy

    Quote Originally Posted by hursts View Post
    In the picture from the article it looks like Dendy has really gained some muscle. I hope he can be the "energy" guy off the bench. We should be a really good rebounding team this year.
    What makes you think he'll be coming off the bench?




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    Re: Meet LaRon Dendy

    Quote Originally Posted by Aclone View Post
    What makes you think he'll be coming off the bench?

    What is your prediction on a starting line-up? Any thoughts?

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    Re: Meet LaRon Dendy

    My guess is that the player that starts at center or the off-guard depends on who we are playing.
    C: Hamilton/Dendy
    F:Brackins
    F: Gilstrap
    G:Garrett
    G: Staiger/Christopherson



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    Re: Meet LaRon Dendy

    Quote Originally Posted by hursts View Post
    In the picture from the article it looks like Dendy has really gained some muscle. .
    They say in the article 230. I thought he came in at 215 or something. I like 230. He could probably go as high as 240 with his frame.


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    Re: Meet LaRon Dendy

    He seemed fairly aggressive during the CCL this summer. I know that may not mean anything during the real season, but we could use a bit of a banger. On the downside, he seemed to pout at times. Either way, I'm looking forward to seeing him play.


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    Re: Meet LaRon Dendy

    The more I research Dendy, the more I like him. The attitude expressed in these quotes makes me feel even better. Sans injury, Dendy could surprise big time and I'm glad we've got him.



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    Re: Meet LaRon Dendy

    I am teaching in South Carolina.. i talked to our head basketball coach and he said mr Dendy is a freak of a player. Also, Iowa state was recruiting one of our players but he signed with South Carolina.. He was being recruited by all the SEC schools in football and basketball and would be a star sprinter for any school. I had conversations with Coach Robinson, they are very big on Dendy and says they are focusing on recruiting athletes. He would star6t for the football team. as he was a very good receiver in high school Look for more of up tempo this year. I miss going to the Hilton. Also, the athletes down here are freakish. We were on ESPN 2 years ag. We have a slam dunk contest in the spring 12 students and 2 coaqches enter it. High school football is year round with spring practices and a spring game. All football players have football 4th block to lift. My hope with having Mr. Dendy is we start a pipeline to Ames. I am new to this site. thank you



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    Re: Meet LaRon Dendy

    Quote Originally Posted by nowncarolina View Post
    He would star6t for the football team. as he was a very good receiver in high school Look for more of up tempo this year.
    I would love to see this. Maybe Coach Rhoads will give him a try out in the spring.



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    Re: Meet LaRon Dendy

    Quote Originally Posted by zach View Post
    What is your prediction on a starting line-up? Any thoughts?

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    Much like the below:

    Quote Originally Posted by isufan View Post
    My guess is that the player that starts at center or the off-guard depends on who we are playing.
    C: Hamilton/Dendy
    F:Brackins
    F: Gilstrap
    G:Garrett
    G: Staiger/Christopherson
    Depending on the team that we're playing, Dendy could create matchup problems paired with CB. Of course, a lot depends on whether Hamilton improves as much from last year to this as he did from HS to last. If so, he's a beast.

    I think that we'll also see some combos with Gilstrap at the 4. All in all, I think that Mac has a great deal of flexibilty with this squad.




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    Re: Meet LaRon Dendy

    Quote Originally Posted by StLouisClone View Post
    I would love to see this. Maybe Coach Rhoads will give him a try out in the spring.
    Give up this thought.



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    Dont forget about JVB...and buckley..



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