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    European/foreign players

    In Freddie's news conference he said that he planned on recruiting a few players from Europe, this got me wondering how many foreign players ISU has had that were actually good. Im sure there are probably more than I think there are but I can only think of like 3.



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    Re: European/foreign players

    MeekaLeak is the only one I can think of, that worked out.



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    Re: European/foreign players

    Rancik was solid. Jiri was solid, Hulo as mentioned....hmmm...



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    Re: European/foreign players

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclone101 View Post
    In Freddie's news conference he said that he planned on recruiting a few players from Europe, this got me wondering how many foreign players ISU has had that were actually good. Im sure there are probably more than I think there are but I can only think of like 3.
    I dont really think you can look at ISU's history to form an opinions or anything about European players coming here. The difference between the Europe game 20 years ago and now is absolutely huge. People weren't recruiting it as much back then as they are now either.

    That being said, I think it could be good if you find good talent early enough in Europe..i.e. someone who might potentially have NBA talent but you start scouting them early in their "high school." Who knows though.



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    Re: European/foreign players

    Those are the only ones Im thinking of also.



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    Re: European/foreign players

    I think people are forgetting about a certain little german-shiza!


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    Re: European/foreign players

    Mark Few has build a program based on bringing a Euro or two a year that are solid hoops players.



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    Re: European/foreign players

    Quote Originally Posted by IceCyIce View Post
    MeekaLeak is the only one I can think of, that worked out.
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    Re: European/foreign players

    I think Rancik, Lucca and Jiri played HS or JUCO in the US before they came to ISU. Not sure about Julo.



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    Lucca does have that single-game three-point record. Fun game at Drake that night.


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    Re: European/foreign players

    Well he straight up said he wanted a couple Serbian 7 footers.


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    Jiri was the man.



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    Re: European/foreign players

    Quote Originally Posted by CyCy View Post
    I think Rancik, Lucca and Jiri played HS or JUCO in the US before they came to ISU. Not sure about Julo.

    Lucca played here in Decatur for a year. Part of a local Christian schools effort to build a team basically completely on foreign players.



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    Re: European/foreign players

    For you old timers. Raul Duarte from Peru.



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