2019/20 UConn Recruiting

CocoHusky

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well that's always the question who asked who to do that? Frankly if asked I'd just say I prefer not to wear uniforms at my visits but thanks for asking.....
That's kinda not how it works. The recruits know before they get to campus what schools will ask them to put on a uniform and take nice pictures. This is not something that's sprung on them at the last minute. If a recruit is not willing to take picture in a school's uniform, then don't take the official visit.
 
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That's kinda not how it works. The recruits know before they get to campus what schools will ask them to put on a uniform and take nice pictures. This is not something that's sprung on them at the last minute. If a recruit is not willing to take picture in a school's uniform, then don't take the official visit.
So for example if Haley Jones or Paige Bueckers tells ND they want to take an official visit but don't want to wear their uniform for a publicity shot ND tells them they are no longer interested? I find that very difficult to believe......
 
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I agree....so why bother putting on the uniform?
Aw, come on Charlie, please see #4695 in which I detail possible reasons she might come to OSU (please tighten eyelids/eyebrows). All those reasons, plus:
- save for UConn (and others I might not know), this ritual of putting on the uni is par for the course for most trips (as a long-time road runner, kinda like getting the shirt before and if you run the race).
- and, as I said, she wants to see how she looks in red, white and grey. We all should seek different looks, right? :rolleyes:

That said, I think the only uniform you should worry about outside of the Huskies has a lot of blue, gold and/or green in it. ;)
 
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Aw, come on Charlie, please see #4695 in which I detail possible reasons she might come to OSU (please tighten eyelids/eyebrows). All those reasons, plus:
- save for UConn (and others I might not know), this ritual of putting on the uni is par for the course for most trips (as a long-time road runner, kinda like getting the shirt before and if you run the race).
- and, as I said, she wants to see how she looks in red, white and grey. We all should seek different looks, right? :rolleyes:

That said, I think the only uniform you should worry about outside of the Huskies has a lot of blue, gold and/or green in it. ;)
it gets back to my general sense that you don't play recruiting games with schools, treating official visits like quick paid vacations.....I would equate it to taking one of those free trip offers to look at timeshares when you know you're never going to buy one.....certainly not something that I would ever consider
 

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do they at least get to keep them or is that a violation?
That would be a violation unless the recruit pays for the uni. According to NCAA rules, on an official recruiting visit, a school is limited to what it can pay for for a recruit and their parents/guardians to the following:

- round trip transportation
- lodging
- 3 meals per day
- tickets to 1 on campus sporting event
 
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That would be a violation unless the recruit pays for the uni. According to NCAA rules, on an official recruiting visit, a school is limited to what it can pay for for a recruit and their parents/guardians to the following:

- round trip transportation
- lodging
- 3 meals per day
- tickets to 1 on campus sporting event
so no uniforms and no timeshares...got it!!!....;)
 
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Possibly to be polite to your hosts?
Why would a reputable university feel the need to do that? That's why I appreciate UConn.....Geno doesn't play games......he has no interest in promoting players or the school in this manner.....I wonder what happens to all those photos when the school hears that the recruit isn't going to join their program......
 
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Why would a reputable university feel the need to do that? That's why I appreciate UConn.....Geno doesn't play games.he has no interest in promoting players or the school in this manner.....I wonder what happens to all those photos when the school hears that the recruit isn't going to join their program.
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Why would a reputable university feel the need to do that? That's why I appreciate UConn.....Geno doesn't play games.he has no interest in promoting players or the school in this manner.....I wonder what happens to all those photos when the school hears that the recruit isn't going to join their program.
I would guess that the parents of the recruits have a photo album showing their daughters in all the various uniforms. A pretty cool thing to show your grandchildren.

I think it was a better tactic for the schools before the internet/social media came along. Send the kid home with a picture of them in the uni to show their friends.
 
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I think Geno’s position on the uniform is consistent - you have to earn it to wear it.
I'd guess that UConn recruits wear UConn duds when they practice with the team.

These officials are essentially sales pitches. I'd say this tactic is a lot like the car salesman having you sit behind the wheel of the car he's trying to sell you.
 
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So for example if Haley Jones or Paige Bueckers tells ND they want to take an official visit but don't want to wear their uniform for a publicity shot ND tells them they are no longer interested? I find that very difficult to believe.
If the recruit refused to wear the jersey, I would hope that a school like ND would tell them that they are no longer interested in having them be part of the team. I don’t care how good they are, or how good they think that they are.
 
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I'd guess that UConn recruits wear UConn duds when they practice with the team.

These officials are essentially sales pitches. I'd say this tactic is a lot like the car salesman having you sit behind the wheel of the car he's trying to sell you.
it sure seems like something a car salesman..... perhaps a used car salesman would do......how about just introducing the recruits to the coaching staff and current team, watch a workout..let them participate if it is allowed and just hang out...and give them a damn sweatshirt.......I know that's what UConn does although I admit the viewing of the trophies, rings and then dinner with the the best WBB coach of all time is something nobody else can offer.
 
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