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    Just got a phone call from one of my MBB recruiting sources and they told me that Brett Thompson committed to St. Louis today. I don't know any details on the situation but this is from a solid source.



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    Re: Brett Thompson Off the Board

    Wow!!! Majerus, what the hell you got up your sleeve?



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    Re: Brett Thompson Off the Board

    wow, a bit of a tough loss...
    I think I hear a big "I told you so", from some fellow 'cloners.



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    Re: Brett Thompson Off the Board

    Scout.com: Brett Thompson Profile

    Scout shows him committed!!



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    Re: Brett Thompson Off the Board

    That sucks. I was kind of counting on him to be our "realistic" big man recruit. I mean in reality we aren't getting Zeller. Are we at an LA Pomlee come on down point?




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    Re: Brett Thompson Off the Board

    Why is it so hard to get big guys to ISU??? We have high ranking guards and forwards biting but we can't get anyone over 6'10" and some body weight to even look at us. You would think that some of these kids would start to see a great opportunity for 4 years of playing time in the Big XII.


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    Re: Brett Thompson Off the Board

    I really think this was more of an issue of academics. Thompson had said in previous articles that he was really focusing on schools like SLU because they have a very strong academic background.


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    Re: Brett Thompson Off the Board

    im sure Majerus wil celebrate tonight by having 4 racks of ribs instead of 3, two more twice baked, some oniions rings, french fries, a philly cheese steak, some polish sausage, a large chocolate milkshake and his favorite non-diet soda.


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    Re: Brett Thompson Off the Board

    I hate getting fired up about recruits and envisioning them as cyclones only to see them pick another school eventually. But it seems like nearly all the recruits we have gotten under McDermott were surprises. Most of us hadn't heard their names connected to ISU and then wake up one day and we have a commit from a 5 star or a 4 star. Let's face it, we have gotten some pretty good recruits that seemed to come out of nowhere. I'm gonna hold out hope that I will wake up one morning, eat some rice crispies, log on to cyclonefanatic and find out that we just signed some 6'11 255 lb. 4 star center.



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    Re: Brett Thompson Off the Board

    Quote Originally Posted by rooster View Post
    I hate getting fired up about recruits and envisioning them as cyclones only to see them pick another school eventually. But it seems like nearly all the recruits we have gotten under McDermott were surprises. Most of us hadn't heard their names connected to ISU and then wake up one day and we have a commit from a 5 star or a 4 star. Let's face it, we have gotten some pretty good recruits that seemed to come out of nowhere. I'm gonna hold out hope that I will wake up one morning, eat some rice crispies, log on to cyclonefanatic and find out that we just signed some 6'11 255 lb. 4 star center.
    I've gotten to the point that I don't celebrate recruits until I see them on our court. I got burned after I printed up 500 "I cheer for Chiriaev" t-shirts.


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    Quote Originally Posted by isucyfan View Post
    I've gotten to the point that I don't celebrate recruits until I see them on our court. I got burned after I printed up 500 "I cheer for Chiriaev" t-shirts.
    Lmao



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    Quote Originally Posted by isucyfan View Post
    I've gotten to the point that I don't celebrate recruits until I see them on our court. I got burned after I printed up 500 "I cheer for Chiriaev" t-shirts.
    Heh heh......



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    Re: Brett Thompson Off the Board

    Damn Majerus!!



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    Quote Originally Posted by ripvdub View Post
    im sure Majerus wil celebrate tonight by having 4 racks of ribs instead of 3, two more twice baked, some oniions rings, french fries, a philly cheese steak, some polish sausage, a large chocolate milkshake and his favorite non-diet soda.
    Majerus probably said they were a shoo in to join the MVC.


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    Re: Brett Thompson Off the Board

    Quote Originally Posted by Psyclone Brian View Post
    wow, a bit of a tough loss...
    I think I hear a big "I told you so", from some fellow 'cloners.
    sorry but i have too...
    "i told you so"

    well in a way..


    tough loss yes
    but really doesnt hurt to much in my opinion.. there is still plenty of guys to go after for this class


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