Basketball Recruits - 2018

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Fri Mar 09, 2018 10:48 pm

McPherson won the game and advanced to tltle game. I watched first half. Ben was the best player on the court without a doubt but there are a lot of buts. Right now, he plays very much like a Dalan Ancrum (long, lean, some PG tendencies, good stroke from range, good court awareness, not blessed with a lot of lateral quickness to stay in front of people). Billy will have a tough decision as to which direction to take him. IMO, I would redshirt him and put 20 lbs of muscle on him, improve agility, and make him the next John Konchar in the league, sort of guy who does a little bit of everything very well.
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Sun Mar 11, 2018 9:00 am

McPherson lost title game to Bishop Miege. Ben had a good first half (17 points) and ended with 22. McPherson was in zone with Ben in the middle to combat the size of Miege (they had a 6-9 guy name Robinson-Earl who is ranked high nationally and will probably be a JayHawk when he graduates next year). IMO, Ben will have to work his butt off to improve his defensive skills to be a major impact player at this level.
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Fri Mar 16, 2018 3:45 pm

Opportunity to see Shamar Dillard in tomorrow's (3/17) Indiana 4A State Tournament semi-final game. Shamar's South Bend Riley squad will be facing Carmel. Tip is at 2pm CT. Link to stream is on the page below.

http://www.ihsaa.org/dnn/Sports/Boys/Ba ... emi-states
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Tue Mar 27, 2018 12:49 pm

Offer out for PG Derek Hawthorne, Jr. - 6' 2", 200 lbs
Hawthorne is originally from Pike HS in Indianapolis, IN although played at Marian University (NAIA) and last season at John A. Logan College (JUCO).
http://verbalcommits.com/players/derek-hawthorne-jr
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Tue Mar 27, 2018 4:38 pm

I feel like we offer every kid to play at pike.
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Wed Mar 28, 2018 8:14 am

vatusay wrote:
Tue Mar 27, 2018 4:38 pm
I feel like we offer every kid to play at pike.
Pretty much. Coach Wright was an assistant coach there from '01-'06 and then HC there from '06-'08. 10 years removed from coaching there, but with Coach Wright being from Indiana, coaching at Ben Davis HS (also in Indy area) then Pike, and also spending a year at Ball State just up the road from Indy between stints here at WIU...I'm sure he knows a few people there.
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Mon Apr 02, 2018 10:20 pm

Wright still needs to land another CC3 or Covington talent. Hopefully with a couple of scholarships still open, he can work his magic. We could have a good nucleus with a solid guard and still developing center.

However, it is hard to recruit real D1 talent with a less than stellar record over the past few years.
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Mon Apr 02, 2018 10:50 pm

Necks2003 wrote:
Mon Apr 02, 2018 10:20 pm
Wright still needs to land another CC3 or Covington talent. Hopefully with a couple of scholarships still open, he can work his magic. We could have a good nucleus with a solid guard and still developing center.

However, it is hard to recruit real D1 talent with a less than stellar record over the past few years.
Please not another Covington really need a stretch 4 need another jack or little Mike who were really good shooter and also underrated defenders.
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Tue Apr 03, 2018 6:06 am

Need an athletic big to play the 4 and 5 when needed. Wish TP had eligibility left lol.
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Tue Apr 03, 2018 8:39 am

vatusay wrote:
Tue Apr 03, 2018 6:06 am
Need an athletic big to play the 4 and 5 when needed. Wish TP had eligibility left lol.
Amen. Maybe the redshirted kid Claar will be the second coming. ;)
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