2016 Recruiting: Vance Jackson

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  1. HooperScooper

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    That's one of the knocks on him. He isn't overly athletic and can't create his own shot. If he was 6-8, could shoot like that AND create his own shot he'd be top 10 in the 2016 class.
     
  2. JimOllie

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    If his game can translate into the college game, he may earn a starting spot next season. In my opinion Adams, Gilbert, Hamilton, and Brimah are locks to start. That last spot can go to anyone really but I like Vance's 3 point shooting.
     
  3. pj

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    If you're 6' 8", you can get your shot off.
     
  4. Jaker

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    Did Larrier start for Shaka?

    I know his #'s were solid as a frosh.
     
  5. Thirty Three

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    I think Hooper pretty much summed it up. He's not real athletic or quick and he looks like he gets about 6 inches off the ground on his jumper. I think he'll be a very good role player and spot up shooter. With that said, he does score a ton in high school, I just don't think a lot of that will translate to the high D1 level. I certainly could be wrong, but even if I'm not I think he's a great pickup and a much needed sharp shooter.
     
  6. HooperScooper

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    That's different than creating your own shot.

    Every team needs shooters though. I'd be happy if he's a sharpshooter who can shoot in the low to mid 40s percentage range from three.
     
  7. WhereistheDove?

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    An effective stretch four to will be a monumental help for Jalen's game going forward. He should be able to get to the rim at will.
     
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    intlzncster i fart in your general direction

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    All well and good, but nobody does it like Swaggy P.

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  9. intlzncster

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    Kind of feels like you're describing Gibbs, but with a massive advantage in shooting height. 6'8 guy who can drill it is a huge advantage in college ball.
     
  10. intlzncster

    intlzncster i fart in your general direction

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    Does he have some decent post moves? Because he could be very effective in college at that inside-out role if he does.
     
  11. intlzncster

    intlzncster i fart in your general direction

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    Sure that was the original CR thread from whence it came?
     
  12. imno1

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    Nice. Coach finally got his players. Now lets see what he can do with them. I hear we have a transfer that had to sit out this year but is schooling everyone in practice. They describe him as a Lamborghini
     
  13. dennismenace

    dennismenace ONE MORE CAST

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    Trying to imagine all three on the floor at the same time! 6-8 jumping jacks that can shoot, handle and rebound and can cause all kinds of mismatches.
     
  14. Chief00

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    I will take a 6-8 guy who can make 3's - you never have enough good shooters - - we have enough athletes - we need more muscle and mean dudes, guys with basketball IQ and some skills.
     
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  15. UconnFanDC

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    LMAOooooooo
     
  16. Burnsbros23

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    His games vs Huntington prep and La Lumiere are online.

    He struggles big time against both teams. Not sure he has had a great year to be honest.
     
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    What a great kid
     
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    Posted on Vance's Twitter page.
    Adios Ham. Hello Jackson.
     
  23. Dove

    Dove Vance comin'

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    I love this kid!
     
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  24. Kitaman

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    Wow, you should have seen me play in high school.
     
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  25. Dove

    Dove Vance comin'

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    That won't fly in college.



    Unless, of course, he is on a defending championship team and he is averaging 22 points/game.
     
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    Were you the guy that turned and started jogging down the court celebrating when it was an airball?
     
  27. MervthePurvis

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    me too!!!!
     
  28. huskiesNhoos

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  29. intlzncster

    intlzncster i fart in your general direction

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    Funny thing is I posted the gif ealier in the thread: Vance Jackson

    gif's the best. One of my favorite things on the internet. Swaggy is bothered about it for only like a half a second. Too funny

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  30. HuskyHawk

    HuskyHawk I'm tryin' real hard to be the shepherd.

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