Ray Kasongo transferring

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  1. Messi

    Messi Well-Known Member

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  3. peteypie

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  4. CyTwins

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    Michael Jacobson come on down. That would be an upgrade for sure
     
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  5. peteypie

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    Hopefully a sign that Lard is the real deal.
     
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  6. CysRage

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    Interesting. Can anybody speculate what happened?
    Edit: nevermind, this fully makes sense


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    Early reports indicate Ray Kasongo is leaving to build a baseball field in the middle of a cornfield12:35 PM ยท May 15, 2017
     
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  7. srjclone

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    My guess is he saw the writing on the wall with how our staff was pursuing other big men.
     
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  8. CloneinWDSM

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    Not good enough
     
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  9. mj4cy

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    Would have liked his depth but he must have saw the writing on the wall when ISU brings in Hans and already has Lard and Young.
     
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  10. knowlesjam

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    Figured there would be at least one more leaving...it is the lay of the land for most teams to have on average 1-2 players a year leave for greener pastures. Well, unless you are Iowa where everyone plays...

    Good luck Ray...wishing you success wherever you end up.
     
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  11. mj4cy

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    Oh and we should probably all email JP and demand some heads to roll.
     
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  12. ForbinsAscynt

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    I wonder what expectations were when we signed him. Kinda sucks he wasted a year here. Good luck to him
     
  13. abcguyks

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    No inside info, but it seems clear that he felt he didn't have much chance for playing time this coming season. He apparently looked at the signings of Brase and Beverly as threats to his potential minutes.
     
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  14. brentblum

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    This was not a shock. I would anticipate Iowa State adds two more bodies in the next week or so.
     
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  15. ImJustKCClone

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    Bummer. He was fun to watch at Cap City, but I guess not good enough for Hilton. I was hoping he'd see the court eventually.

    Best of luck to him - I hope he lands on his feet.

    NM - I was thinking of the wrong guy.
     
  16. peteypie

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    NOOOO, I don't want bodies. I WANT studs!
     
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  17. TheJackWePack5

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    Jacobsen I believe will happen, but the other?
     
  18. jbindm

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    Maybe he got some not so subtle hints from the coaching staff as well.
     
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  19. madguy30

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    Yeah, I would think this would only mean his future didn't hold much at ISU.

    If he ends up at Syracuse and becomes an All American I'll start to worry.

    College basketball recruiting is so odd.
     
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  20. megamanxzero35

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    If you have listened to the podcasts the last 6 months, CW and Jared and both said not to expect a lot from Kosongo. Tennessee fans said he has a circle around him that builds him way higher then his talent and he had motivation issues.

    If his year here and the staff couldn't get through to him or saw that he wasn't going to help the team with playing time, might as well let him loose and find someone else.
     

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