2018 Recruiting: JC Butler (Caron's Son)

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  1. HungryHuskies

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    Has UConn expressed any interest in him? I assume that KO has at least taken a look or Caron has promoted him to UConn.

     
  2. HungryHuskies

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  3. mauconnfan

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    Look small but has a nice game around the basket. If he has dads heart, that's huge!
     
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  4. superjohn

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    Only a 16 year old junior, hopefully his body and game grow.
     
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    August_West Resident Champion

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    Best name for a husky ever
     
  6. Chief00

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    He has some of his dad's basketball mannerisms - funny how genetics work like that.
     
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  7. James

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    should transfer to a nepsac school, seems to be dominating competition already in the league he is in. Intrigued by his tools , could be 6'6 by the time he enters college.
     
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  8. Chief00

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    Watching some of his passes, I can tell he has a better BBIQ than the usual Suspects on our current team.
     
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  9. Excalibur

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    Jump shot is a mirror image of his dad's . . .
     
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    Chin Diesel Power of Love

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    It's not just the J or the passes. The way he finished around the basket showed pops' knack for finding space around the rim. The game is played at a speed he is comfortably maneuvering around the court.

    I'd take him in heartbeat at UConn.
     
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  11. James

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    its because he has long arms and probably big hands, you can tell he has great tools. just wish he moves on from his Wisconsin school to better competition so we can really see what he is about. See how he matches up vs teams with 4 to 5 high d1 guys instead of going nuts vs non college level guys.
     
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  12. Excalibur

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    I have no idea if he's good enough to play at this level -- I'm just comparing his mechanics and style to his father's.
     
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  13. RichZ

    RichZ Methuselah's older brother

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    I would take him for the last drive and shot on the vid. That was pure Caron. Grab my shooting arm and try to pull me down? I gonna make it anyway.
     
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    6'4"SG. If he can shoot sign him. He made all of his shots in the video.
     
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  15. jibsey

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    Pedigree, athleticism, skills. This is a done deal if he desires, let's move on. what's the earliest he can be offered?
     
  16. UConnStats

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    I'm sure KO would offer JC Butler a scholarship if he thought he could play at that level, but it doesn't seem to be the case. Would love to see the kid burst into the scene, though.
     
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    We've offered plenty to kids he thought could play at this level and can't. What's wrong with him?
     
  18. Stairmaster

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    Rakim Lubin is "plenty" all of a sudden?
     
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  19. Matrim55

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    The kid's a sub-2-star recruit whose only D-1 offer is Green Bay. He's a 6-foot-4 wing who hits 28% of his 3s in a meh high school league.

    I'd love nothing more than for the kids of our legends to be great, and be Huskies. But you guys are wishing with this one.
     
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    JC Butler SHOWS OUT at the Rick Majerus WBY Shootout; Caron's Son Can BALL! - Midwestballers.com Disagree, I think we are definitely keeping tabs on him. Kid can play and looks to be getting better pretty quickly. I see some real upside with him only being 16 and having his pedigree.
     
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    Does JC stand for Jim Calhoun?
     
  23. Burnsbros23

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    He has a ways to go. Plays for butler elite out of racine which is his dads program they do a great job but their 2018 team is not very good. I think they moved to the area about a year ago cause I don't remember seeing him play before that. I'm sure we're monitoring him to see if he takes a big jump.

    Butler elite does have a 2019 kid named noble Days who reminds me of Marcus Camby love his game. And we have an in with him being on Caron's team.
     
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  24. jibsey

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    Our team shoots 30% from 3 right now.
     
  25. David 76

    David 76 Forty years a fan

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    Yeah, but it is not our goal to get that shooting percentage lower.:cool:

    Felt the same about about El Amin's kid. Give them extra consideration for legacy. Use the 13th scholarship
     
  26. Matrim55

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    Yeah, and they were a bunch of elite shooters in high school. Take a guy who shoots 28% in the NVL and put him in D1 hoops and what'll he hit?

    Hopefully he goes to play for Donyell at CCSU and tears it up for two years, proving me wrong in the process. Then he transfers here and leads us to back-to-back titles in 2022 & 23, and you can all throw this thread in my face. ;)

    If we were coming off of 3 straight very good-to-excellent years, and had our whole roster sorted out, I'd agree with you. But since we're mostly only able to land "project" bigs at this point, I think we need to use our full battery of scholarships on guys who we know can play (postgrads & transfers) or guys who we hope can play.

    If Carleton & Polley come into the team next year and light the world on fire, I'll change my tune.
     
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  27. Horatio

    Horatio Avoid the Sith. Never befriend them. They are mean

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    Yeah, but if there's ever a Johnnie Selvie Jr. he better be playing at Uconn Dam'it . I don't care what "star" he is. The name alone is worth 7 and 10 Per game.
     
  28. joober jones

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    What if there's a Jonathan Mandeldove Jr some day?
     
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  29. Horatio

    Horatio Avoid the Sith. Never befriend them. They are mean

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    He can walk on with Justine Brown Jr.
     
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  30. Kembacity

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    What about a DBev Jr? He's got that Westbrook blood somewhere