****Official Class of 2017 Recruiting Thread****

Discussion in 'Mens Basketball' started by Cydkar, Oct 16, 2015.

  1. WesRuby

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    I agree. Definitely mannerisms/appearance. Also how he effortlessly holds the basketball. His one handed jam looks like he holding a nerf ball. That's where I see the resemblance.
     
  2. ForeverIowan

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    I think some comparisons can be drawn between that Stinson/Blalock/Clark group for sure.

    Wigginton has that scorers mentality and can use his strength to score in the paint and draw fouls much like Stinson did.

    McNeil reminds me a bit of Blalock. Lightning quick and so long.

    Lewis has some similarities to Clark in build and length. Clark was more athletic Lewis is the much more polished scorer.

    I think its safe to say this trio will take over games the same way Stinson/Blalock/Clark did at times.

    I think both McNeil and Lewis have a great shot to be 40% from 3 in college. Both have pure strokes. Wigginton is going to draw a lot of attention driving to the hole. Just sayin...
     
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  3. Gibbon

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    If Lewis can hit 3's next year, I think he'll get to play a lot of minutes because of the need for players who can space the floor.
     
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  4. LLCoolJansma

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  5. Cyclonepride

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    I always hate to click in this situation and find that we weren't recruiting them before.
     
  6. allfourcy

    allfourcy Well-Known Member

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    Not sure, but didn't a follow-up tweet suggest it was due to an assistant that left, who I believe is now at LSU? Wouldn't be surprised if he's another pickup for LSU and Coach Wade.
     
  7. ComCY

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    Also wouldn't be surprised if he ends up at Mizzou. :rolleyes:
     
  8. ZB4CY

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  9. CyTwins

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    ZB4CY Well-Known Member

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    Lose Allan, gain Bamba. Wouldn't complain if I was a Texas fan.
     
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  11. cyclonespiker33

    cyclonespiker33 Well-Known Member

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  12. ComCY

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    So do we get another year of Shaka not knowing how to coach and utilize 5-star talents?

    How many more before Texas starts to get impatient...
     
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  13. Rural

    Rural Well-Known Member

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    It's a good get but how'd Shaka not get fired?
     
  14. ZB4CY

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  15. NewClone09

    NewClone09 Active Member

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    Home run for Shaka..lakalaka. I love when the top notch guys come to the conference just because I will end up watching more of them.
     
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  16. srjclone

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  17. NewClone09

    NewClone09 Active Member

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    Love me some Clay Davis voice
     
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  18. DandyCyclone

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    Texas may finally end Kansas' winning streak but there is no way I'm betting on it.

    Shaka hasn't been all that successful without Will Wade on the bench beside him.
     
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  19. rholtgraves

    rholtgraves Well-Known Member

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    Won't challenge them next year. If Jones comes back they should be a tourney team but who knows. Bamba is a really good shot blocker and rebounder but much of an offensive game. Huge get though.

    Still two more top recruits out there
     
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