If Diallo doesn't commit to UConn are these the other recruits available?

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  1. UConnSwag11

    UConnSwag11 Storrs, CT The Mecca

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    PG's
    Trevon Duval
    Trae Young
    Matt Coleman

    SG's
    Diallo

    SF's
    Jordan Tucker
    Andre Rafus

    PF's/C's
    Bamba
    Brandon McCoy

    I got these from 247 sports... any others or any news on these?
     
  2. Stairmaster

    Stairmaster Stainmaster?

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    All besides Bamba have cut UConn from their lists.
     
  3. uchusky32

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    Is this thread going to be a gazillion pages?
     
  4. UConnSwag11

    UConnSwag11 Storrs, CT The Mecca

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    I have to try and avoid the other one
     
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    UConnSwag11 Storrs, CT The Mecca

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    they haven't signed yet and I'm going to/need to be hopeful
     
  6. Stairmaster

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    I get that, but...it's very abnormal for a kid to cut a school and then re-add them back on. I think it's been six months to a year since Ollie has contacted some of those guys.
     
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    What about grad transfers?
     
  8. UConnSwag11

    UConnSwag11 Storrs, CT The Mecca

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    can someone fix the title, hard to read... maybe take out the?
     
  9. James

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    There is no backup plan. We had the whole staff in december go watch diallo play, they put all their eggs in this basket. They haven't recruited anyone else at his position since maybe hammonds, though he's more of a forward.
     
  10. Stairmaster

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    My (uninformed) guess is that they turn up the heat on Olden, the JUCO kid.
     
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  11. Hi-Low

    Hi-Low Free as a bird

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    He was very high on Uconn after his visit .
     
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    UConnSwag11 Storrs, CT The Mecca

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    that's a guard which would make us have four which i guess wouldnt be bad as I believe Adams will play more of a two with gilber and if olden comes... any big men?
     
  14. Hungryhusky99

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    Copeland from Georgetown but he's not really a true big.
     
  15. UConnSwag11

    UConnSwag11 Storrs, CT The Mecca

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    isn't he injured as well?
     
  16. Hungryhusky99

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    Yeah he's having back surgery .
     
  17. Matrim55

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    Oh crap the drama....give me Copeland please!??!!
     
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    We need to scour the earth for a game changing big.Don't care what it costs.
     
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  22. Horatio

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

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    I'd bring in the freshman plus two grad. Players if I was KO just to assure that this disaster doesn't happen again. I'd even recruit walk ons and develop the intramural teams after this mess of a season.
     
  23. Chief00

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    Anyone who can shoot.
    Anyone with a BBIQ.
     
  24. Kembacity

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    I don't think its that unreasonable to assume that some kids might consider coming to UConn if suddenly contacted and recruited hard as a result of a spot opening up we were saving for a Diallo. I'm not talking top sought after talent, but maybe a diamond in the rough, we could be pretty deep at the guard spots however, but maybe a big??
     
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  25. nomar

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    I agree. Ribs and brisket, preferably.
     
  26. Nebraskan18

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    Oh man.. if only we had gotten all star player David Beatty who had Uconn as his dream school! Guess that was dumb
     
  27. Matrim55

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    I don't think we need diamonds in the rough. We need a wing who can come off a screen and knock down a 3-pointer, and a big who can rotate and rebound.

    EDIT: And just so it's clear, I think that both Vital & Jackson will shoot the ball much better next season than they have this year (look at Jalen's jump in shooting %). I'm less convinced that guys like Enoch, Durham, Diarra, Polley & Carleton will be our answer in the paint.
     
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    Durks07 Go B1G or go home

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    All are currently uncommitted. And we don't even need a big man coach to coach them up.
     
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  29. HuskyHawk

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

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    I'm in favor of having a certain guy from Aiken SC grow a mustache, and enroll as Alan Ray.
     
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  30. KembaStepback

    KembaStepback Rains Triples

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    Whether or not Diallo commits...I think they need to focus on Mo Bamba. I know it'd be a tough get, but why not put on the full court press? They really need a stud big man. Ive heard he's a bit raw, but he wouldn't be rated #4 overall if he wasn't a beast. I'm with Matrim. I think Jackson and Vital's shooting will be much improved next yr.