None and done?

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  1. Clonefan32

    Clonefan32 Well-Known Member

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    Pay for a year's worth of room/board/tuition/clothes and provide him with world class facilities and instruction for him to never play a game. That's pretty awesome.
     
  2. heitclone

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    Cal can now say he's had practice squad kids go pro. This could start a weird trend of prep school kids coming in 2nd semester with no intention of ever playing college bball, just another loophole.
     
  3. theantiAIRBHG

    theantiAIRBHG Well-Known Member

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    "Focus on school".

    Why do these people even pretend to give a **** about the school part?
     
  4. tim_redd

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    Didn't this kid make an unofficial visit to Ames for a football game several years back?
     
  5. Clonefan32

    Clonefan32 Well-Known Member

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    The kid's quote:

    "I wanted to sit out this year because it gave me my best shot to be drafted is quickly as possible."

    The kid's quote after UK compliance gets a hold of it:

    “When I decided to enroll in school in January, my plan was to come to Kentucky to work on my game and to focus on school.“
     
  6. ArgentCy

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    He is going to school. A basketball training school. I don't know why basketball gets different treatment than say chemistry. Oh wait, it's because the schools colluded and made up the rules for "student athletes".
     
  7. Mr Janny

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    Truth. I find this development entirely awesome and hope it starts happening more. He used the school instead of the other way around, and it's delightful.
     
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  8. CyTwins

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    That was Cheick Diallo and Yakwe IIRC
     
  9. tim_redd

    tim_redd Well-Known Member

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    Most likely, for some reason I thought it was a Diallo that was not Cheick that visited.
     

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