Deonte Burton

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  1. ruxCYtable

    ruxCYtable Well-Known Member

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    Is it really that big a deal to pay their own way for a semester or even a year? Don't the schools usually hook them up with grant money and/or student loans (which they'll probably never pay back anyway)?
     
  2. Cyclone07

    Cyclone07 Active Member

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    Wouldn't be shocked if a scholarship opens up by the time he decides
     
  3. Seedman

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    I thought that Dillon Brooks wound up at the University of Oregon. So, are you saying that is not correct?
     
  4. Psiclone

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  5. swarthmoreCY

    swarthmoreCY Well-Known Member

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    So you are hearing he will decide this summer, the next time a scholarship can open up?

    He did, why do you ask?
    He is a heck of a player for them as a freshman, and was a recruit we had a great chance with until he reclassified to 2014 and we didn't have a spot open.
     
  6. Seedman

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    That is what I thought, but you said “I think we have stud freshman Dillon Brooks right now if we had a spot for him.” That present tense statement made me wonder if something had happened of which I was unaware. Thanks for the clarification.
     
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  7. clonedude

    clonedude Well-Known Member

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    I just remembered what past Cyclone Deonte Burton reminds me of.

    Does everyone remember Doug Collins from about 1991 or so I believe? Stocky kid that could jump out of the gym and was also a lefty just like Burton.

    Obviously Burton looks a lot better, but that's the kind of player he reminds me of.
     
  8. acgclone

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    I think he's saying, "If we had a scholarship when he reclassified, we probably would have landed Brooks"
     
  9. Messi

    Messi Well-Known Member

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    Ok I know this is a dumb question but can someone explain why Burton doesn't have another year at ISU?

    College basketball players get 5 years to play 4 and here's Burtons breakdown by semester

    Spring 17- played at ISU
    Fall 16 - played at ISU
    Spring 16 - played at ISU
    Fall 15 - sat out at ISU
    Spring 15 - sat out at ISU
    Fall 14 - played at Marquette
    Spring 14 - played at Marquette
    Fall 13 - played at Marquette
     
  10. Clonefan32

    Clonefan32 Well-Known Member

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    Didn't he play a few games his final semester at Marquette that effectively took up a whole year?
     
  11. IASTATE07

    IASTATE07 Active Member

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    Once he played at Marquette that was a season used.
     
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  12. Rabbuk

    Rabbuk Well-Known Member

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    I thought it was like a few exhibitions or something.
     
  13. TurbulentEddie

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    Even though they breakdown transfer eligibility by semester, I don't believe the NCAA breaksdown "playing" by semester. So you play any time during a season, that's your year of eligibility.
     
  14. Messi

    Messi Well-Known Member

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    Gotcha. That makes sense. I was breaking it down into semesters. NCAA views one game at Marquette the same as playing 30 then right?
     
  15. IASTATE07

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    Unfortunately yes. I'm sure we needed him last year, but it would be nice to have him another season.
     
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  16. CTTB78

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    After watching how Deonte was finally exploding and having fun in the second half of this season I kept thinking-- man just think where he would be if CSP had him one more year.
     
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  17. FinalFourCy

    FinalFourCy Well-Known Member

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    It's sad he really only got 2.5 seasons. These guys need to start out at ISU!
     
  18. BoxsterCy

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    The best part is I really believe that ISU was as good for Burton (non-basketball) as Burton was for us (basketball). Win Win

    Going to miss this guy.
     
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  19. srjclone

    srjclone Well-Known Member

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    I'm gonna go out on a limb and say Deonte gets drafted late in the late second round a-la Abdel Nader.
     
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  20. Peter

    Peter Well-Known Member

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    Agree. I'm surprised he isn't higher on the draft radar. The guys game is perfect for the NBA.
     

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