2017 Recruiting: Josh Carlton (C) commits to UConn!

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  1. Matrim55

    Matrim55 Why is it so hard To make it in America

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  2. UConn3432

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    He figures to be a real test for Ollie to develop. But anyone who's going to board and play big on D is fine by me.

    Really hope this puts us in a better spot with DJ Harvey, though.

    A quick refresher on the late rising Carlton (Corey Evans of Hoopseen):
     
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  4. CardiacAndre7

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    if I'm right people said he was supposed to rise in the rankings substantially right?
     
  5. 3rdbass

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    Seems like a good pickup. Is he rated around top150? We do need to see if we can get an impact big but if not at least one that can hold his own inside like Carlton.
     
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    Yankees32123 '99, '04, '11, '14

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    He's 235 on 247. An 82 rated, 4* on ESPN. Seems like a 4 year project. I hope this has implications on DJ Harvey.
     
  7. Matrim55

    Matrim55 Why is it so hard To make it in America

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    4 star on ESPN is basically top 100.
     
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    Provides good depth hopefully he's not our only center commit this year. An extra big body never hurts
     
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    What exactly is he good at?
     
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    Confirmed.
     
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    Wow that 2018-19 team looks freakishly good.
     
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    UConnSwag11 Storrs, CT The Mecca

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    any videos?
     
  14. bmo22

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    Wow, tough crowd here. Have any of you seen him play in a live game? I trust KO's assessment more than any of the recruiting services. (referring mostly to comments in the other thread)
     
  15. Mano

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    Welcome aboard Josh!!! We all look forward to you fulfilling your potential while suiting up for our Huskies!!


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    Josh is trending #20 on twitter
     
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    What a ridiculous twitter avi for Evans.
     
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    People complain that we can't rebound. Now we get a kid that apparently can rebound and we're complaining. Lol.
     
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  22. James

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    Carlton had a lot of great offers, his list was elite. That's one of the major things I look at for recruits I have no frighin clue about, what staffs have put stock in? I'm weary of saying "this is a project for KO", he's had a ton of projects he hasn't developed, in fact he's had blue chip recruits he didn't really develop.

    If JC is our best big recruit than we are screwed , but if not this isn't bad. class is a failure if they don't secure Richards bamba or Ikey IMO, C is such a glaring need.
     
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    That's an impressive write-up by Evans. Makes him sound like Rod Sellers.
     
  24. JimOllie

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    Exactly. Never seen him play live but he seems perfectly good enough to be a backup Center until he fully develops.
     
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    Now DJ Harvey pls