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

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  1. navery12

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    I'd love Bamba, but it's an extreme long shot that he's coming here. Everyone is killing KO and the staff for going all out for Diallo who was considering us, while Bamba isn't even considering us. Bamba has a top 5, or at least his 5 schools he plans on taking officials too, and we're not one of them
     
  2. pj

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    He's only picked 4 schools for visits, we're in the second tier group that might have a chance at visit #5 if he takes it. But, you're right, he's an extreme long shot. Might have been less of a long shot if we had Hami, and could say that a top center was the missing piece to going all the way.
     
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  3. businesslawyer

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    Actually, the fact that a State University can't find 2 or 3 all-league high school basketball players who aren't scholarship basketball players but could give you 4 minutes a game when needed without killing you is hard to understand. Calhoun used to have kids who he could trust to give him a few minutes if needed all the time. How can a team with 7.5 scholarship players WHEN HEALTHY be unable to find emergency minutes?
     
  4. Horatio

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

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    Exactly. Those kind of guys probably make practice more competitive also. I'm sure KO has learned from all of this.
     
  5. UCweCONN

    UCweCONN Let's do this!

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    Unfortunately, you nailed it. Sadly this is how our recruiting works under KO.
     
  6. UConnSwag11

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    Trevon duval on espnu
     
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    Tucker and Rafus have both cut their lists. ESPN isn't often in-date with that kind of thing.
     
  11. Matrim55

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    Eric Ayala, Diallo's now-former teammate at PSA, can reclass to 2017:



    I think he'd probably rather go to a school that's going to put the ball in his hands as a PG, tho.
     
  12. Chief00

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    I think we got the wrong focus and got too cute. Warde wanted to please Susan on the APR metric - so the brilliant thing to do is not use a ship or two and give it to some senior walkon planning to be a doctor or an engineer - there was about a 99,99% chance they would graduate. Our APR (ship players only) would be high and we would get all these favorable articles about caring about walkons. Except it's not a way to win games.
     
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  13. auror

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    This is pretty rampant speculation.

    Seems more likely that we wanted to be flexible and leave schollies open for a possible Hami reclassification or random transfer/postgrad (who we've had a lot of success wooing).