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    Sounds like they really impressed him, and prob. his mother as well... good news is that he will be writing about his visit to iowa state!



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    Re: HB UCLA Visit

    I don't believe he is writing about ISU. Only officials I think



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    Re: HB UCLA Visit

    Wow - lunch with John Wooden.

    That would probably seal the deal with me. At least in that "being impressed/awe" category. The opportunity to do so would be, by itself, enough reason to take an official out there and put UCLA on my short list.

    kcclones....

    Well, I’ll let you guys know all about the Iowa State visit next week.


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    Re: HB UCLA Visit

    Quote Originally Posted by kcclones View Post
    I don't believe he is writing about ISU. Only officials I think
    He said at the end something like, "I will tell you guys how Iowa State went"



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    Re: HB UCLA Visit

    Ames<LA

    I hate UCLA and USC but playing in LA would be awesome.



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    Re: HB UCLA Visit

    Maybe he could have lunch with Johnny Orr, he would be funnier than John Wooden.



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    Re: HB UCLA Visit

    Quote Originally Posted by NotJustMagic View Post
    The Harrison Barnes Diary: Official visit to UCLA | 2K Sports Presents High School Hoop Powered by Dime

    Sounds like they really impressed him, and prob. his mother as well... good news is that he will be writing about his visit to iowa state!
    I was surprised to read that he would be writing about his visit this weekend. That's good, I think. I was one who thought the 6th visit to Iowa State was maybe just to placate us, but if he is spending time writing about the visit, maybe he is serious.



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    Re: HB UCLA Visit

    Quote Originally Posted by 2020cy View Post
    Maybe he could have lunch with Johnny Orr, he would be funnier than John Wooden.
    I'd guess HB has had plenty of conversations with Johnny over the years.



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    Re: HB UCLA Visit

    There you go.....Johnny Orr, Jeff Grayer, Fred Hoiberg.

    Actually, I'm not sure how much of that sort of stuff we can do for an unoffical visit. I know that we can take him to sporting events, but can we provide him with any meals? If he is eating lunch with our coaches does he have to pay for it himself?



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    Re: HB UCLA Visit

    Yeah, actually I would think lunch with Johnny would be a lot more entertaining. He would definitely have you laughing more with his stories. Wooden's so old, he's probably not the greatest lunch date.



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    Re: HB UCLA Visit

    Quote Originally Posted by Klubber View Post
    Yeah, actually I would think lunch with Johnny would be a lot more entertaining. He would definitely have you laughing more with his stories. Wooden's so old, he's probably not the greatest lunch date.
    I agree, getting the opportunity as a basketball player to speak with arguably the greatest basketball mind in the history of the game would be fairly boring



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    Re: HB UCLA Visit

    Quote Originally Posted by 2forISU View Post
    Ames<LA

    I hate UCLA and USC but playing in LA would be awesome.
    Los Angeles sucks. I hate that city



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    Re: HB UCLA Visit

    I don't understand how anyone who visits UCLA and USC would choose USC in ANY sport... Let's see, live in one of of the nicest niegborhoods in the world or live in one of the nastiest hoods in the world????



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    Re: HB UCLA Visit

    LA is not that great. I lived in the area for three years and since then it has gone downhill. Ames is better.


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    Re: HB UCLA Visit

    Quote Originally Posted by DaddyMac View Post
    I'd guess HB has had plenty of conversations with Johnny over the years.
    One more can't hurt!

    This kid has met everyone over this recruitment from Jordan to Wooden. Hard to compete with all of this.



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