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    Article: Wilkins is NOT Coming to ISU

    Note the headline says "Wilkins' dad says son not going to Iowa State" rather than "Wilkins not committed to Iowa State."

    Wilkins' dad says son not going to Iowa State - Peoria, IL - Bradley Hoops

    I work in the media world and emailed an editor I know at the Peoria Journal Star (where the article is from). I asked him to clarify their position on the wording of the headline. From his response:

    "the headline is very much intentional and that is as much as I can say. Stay tuned and you will see..."



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    Re: Article: Wilkins is NOT Coming to ISU

    I'm glad you're not biased or anything.



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    Re: Article: Wilkins is NOT Coming to ISU

    In before the merge!



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    Re: Article: Wilkins is NOT Coming to ISU

    Quote Originally Posted by gocubs2118 View Post
    I'm glad you're not biased or anything.

    Nice.



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    Re: Article: Wilkins is NOT Coming to ISU

    FYI, it says he is not committed. It does not say that he is not coming.



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    Re: Article: Wilkins is NOT Coming to ISU

    I would hate for my life to depend on what 18 to 20 yr. olds think and do. On the other hand I don't make 1/2 to 1 mil a yr.



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    Re: Article: Wilkins is NOT Coming to ISU

    Indiana poster holding out hope!



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    Re: Article: Wilkins is NOT Coming to ISU

    Quote Originally Posted by Clone9 View Post
    FYI, it says he is not committed. It does not say that he is not coming.
    Read the last part of the OP's post...



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    Re: Article: Wilkins is NOT Coming to ISU

    Quote Originally Posted by Clones85' View Post
    Indiana poster holding out hope!
    A little weird, because Indiana is recruiting over Wilkins..



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    Re: Article: Wilkins is NOT Coming to ISU

    The headline states: “Wilkins' dad says son not going to Iowa State”. However, the actual quotes from Wilkins’ dad state: "He's not committed to Iowa State.” "He liked it, but he's not committed there.” If the headline was intentional in the way it was written but goes against the quotes from his dad than that is journalistically unethical. At worst he’s still trying to make up his mind but we are still high on his list.



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    Re: Article: Wilkins is NOT Coming to ISU

    Daddy needs to let his son make his own decision.



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    Re: Article: Wilkins is NOT Coming to ISU

    Sounds like Daddy might be "marketing" his son to the highest bidder. It seems like that is how the (recruiting) game is played now.



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    Re: Article: Wilkins is NOT Coming to ISU

    If it had to be one way or another, I'd rather have Hamilton back.



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    Re: Article: Wilkins is NOT Coming to ISU

    Cannot we have them both? We could use another center or forward.


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    Re: Article: Wilkins is NOT Coming to ISU

    This stuff never works out good for us.


    Nobody but HB knows for sure. You pretty much know nothing....like Knownothing would like to say.
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