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    Josh Oglesby (CR Wash) visits Minn yesterday

    Sid Hartman mentioned today that the 6'5" Oglesby visited Tubby and Minnesota. I sure hope Hoiberg makes a difference in getting this guy:

    Josh Oglesby, an outstanding junior basketball player from Washington High School in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, visited the Gophers campus on Thursday. Oglesby is playing for the AAU Iowa Barnstormers.



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    Re: Josh Oglesby (CR Wash) visits Minn yesterday

    I think we should get him, I saw him play at the state tourny vs. Ames and man can he shoot. If he gets a little room its pretty much automatic. If he was on our team right now, I think he would probably be our best pure shooter.



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    Re: Josh Oglesby (CR Wash) visits Minn yesterday

    Uthoff is better...



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    Re: Josh Oglesby (CR Wash) visits Minn yesterday

    Quote Originally Posted by kg-cyclone View Post
    Uthoff is better...
    What I saw from both, made me feel like Oglesby was better....but Uthoff had a very bad game when I saw him and was in foul trouble. I do see how Uthoff probably has a lot more upside.



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    Re: Josh Oglesby (CR Wash) visits Minn yesterday

    Quote Originally Posted by Final42b View Post
    What I saw from both, made me feel like Oglesby was better....
    I agree - I would take Oglesby over Uthoff also.



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    Re: Josh Oglesby (CR Wash) visits Minn yesterday

    Quote Originally Posted by Final42b View Post
    What I saw from both, made me feel like Oglesby was better....but Uthoff had a very bad game when I saw him and was in foul trouble. I do see how Uthoff probably has a lot more upside.
    When Uthoff's body grows into his skill set...not sure you can stop him. Not a fan of Oglesby, but he can shoot it.



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    Re: Josh Oglesby (CR Wash) visits Minn yesterday

    I'm not an Oglesby fan at all.



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    Re: Josh Oglesby (CR Wash) visits Minn yesterday

    I'd take Uthoff.



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    Re: Josh Oglesby (CR Wash) visits Minn yesterday

    Uthoff is better by far. I dont even think its really close.



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    Re: Josh Oglesby (CR Wash) visits Minn yesterday

    Kinda of off topic here but what kind of relationship do you think Jake Sullivan has with Fred?



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    Re: Josh Oglesby (CR Wash) visits Minn yesterday

    Do either of these players have Big 12 athletic ability? I'm tired of showing up at the gate riding a mule while everybody else (Big 12) is on a horse named Secretariat, Seattle Slew or Affirmed.



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    Re: Josh Oglesby (CR Wash) visits Minn yesterday

    Uthoff is visiting Indiana, Butler, Notre Dame and Illinois the last few days. He had been talking about committing real soon, but hope he puts that on hold and can give Fred a chance. There's not alot coaches can do as far as recruiting them right now unless they come on campus, so I hope he makes it over to Ames soon and talks to Fred.



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    Re: Josh Oglesby (CR Wash) visits Minn yesterday

    Quote Originally Posted by Tornado man View Post
    Sid Hartman mentioned today that the 6'5" Oglesby visited Tubby and Minnesota. I sure hope Hoiberg makes a difference in getting this guy:

    Josh Oglesby, an outstanding junior basketball player from Washington High School in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, visited the Gophers campus on Thursday. Oglesby is playing for the AAU Iowa Barnstormers.
    As someone who has seen Oglesby play many, many times, I don't want him on my team. If you thought Colvin had an attitude problem, he has nothing on this kid. And it is perplexing because his dad used to be the coach at Kirkwood and is a class act, by all accounts. There was an incident this year between Oglesby and an opposing coach after a game. Without going into detail, I'll sum it up in two words so you get the picture: Bret Bielema.

    Is it possible he could grow up and straighten out? Absolutely. But I don't think his talent level is high enough to make him worth the risk.



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    Re: Josh Oglesby (CR Wash) visits Minn yesterday

    Quote Originally Posted by ruxCYtable View Post
    As someone who has seen Oglesby play many, many times, I don't want him on my team. If you thought Colvin had an attitude problem, he has nothing on this kid. And it is perplexing because his dad used to be the coach at Kirkwood and is a class act, by all accounts. There was an incident this year between Oglesby and an opposing coach after a game. Without going into detail, I'll sum it up in two words so you get the picture: Bret Bielema.

    Is it possible he could grow up and straighten out? Absolutely. But I don't think his talent level is high enough to make him worth the risk.
    And I think he weighs 100 lb. From what I've seen he's a skinny shooter. MVC written all over him.



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    Re: Josh Oglesby (CR Wash) visits Minn yesterday

    I will be shocked if either oglesby or uthoff play their college ball in the state of iowa.



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