Paul Scruggs

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  1. King Husky

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    I'm watching the Mets game right now and this player on the Marlins is named "Xavier Scruggs." He just got a hit too...
     
  2. KemBuckets21

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    If that isn't a good omen for X, idk what is.
     
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  3. B1GEast

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    We don't need to give them any of our Mojo
     
  4. CGarr

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    Going to Vance Jackson's old school in Napa valley.

    Does this kill the "he wants to stay close to home" narrative?
     
  5. Chief00

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    That's correct.
     
  6. B1GEast

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    Looks like Indiana may be off his list per some analysts. May come down to Xavier and Uconn, Ucla is in the mix
     
  7. husky99

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    Who?
     
  8. husky99

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    Please help a brother out. Which reporter saying this? I am feuding with some IU fans on tos who are asssss clowns
     
  9. Dogbreath2U

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    Some renewed hope? Would love to get this kid. On Verbal Commits, Xavier listed as having, yes, verbal commits from 2 SG's for next year, plus a 4-star PG freshman this year. May be less crowded at PG, hard to tell. They have a 6'6" redshirt soph PG as well.
     
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  10. Chief00

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    Have a good feeling on Scruggs. Right now just a feeling - but picking that prep school is unlikely a coincidence just as UConn gets involved.
     
  11. Hungryhusky99

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    So now your predicting mal and Scruggs?
     
  12. James

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    indiana fanbase is a mess, they are losing it that scruggs doesn't want to play hs in the sacred land of indy over on tos. not to mention half want crean gone while the other stick by his mediocre tenure at a 'blue blood'.

    I really like the idea of scruggs and wilkes as a consolation prize if hami is unavailable due to going straight to the league or uk, KO will just have to beat out X + UCLA.
     
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    You need some shooters. Not everyone has to be able to drain the three but a couple is nice. I think the best combo we could land for guards/wings would be Waters, Scruggs and Diallo. They would co-exist nicely. Very complimentary.
     
  14. B1GEast

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    B Snow
     
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    Just imagine landing Mal pg, Scruggs sg and Diallo sf.

    Wow
     
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  17. husky99

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    Twitter or article...? thanks
     
  18. CGarr

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    I have to agree with Chief here. Him going to a prep school (far out of state) that we are familiar with, is a good sign.

    To throw some gas on the fire:
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    His AAU just retweeted this.
     
  19. James

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    indy hoosiers head coach seems to be a fan of ko, he's the only d1 coach he's taken a photo with and posted. I like our chances vs X for the package deal but idk about ucla.
     
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    If we're to get 2 players from this point forward, it would be hard to do better than Scruggs and Wilkes (which I consider a fantasy until we see if Wilkes actually comes for a visit. If he comes in November, then I'll allow myself to hope). Wilkes is also going to visit Xavier, so there's that.
     
  21. Chief00

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    Not a prediction yet on Scruggs - I am following the Calhoun rules today and celebrating the MAL prediction and early morning confirmation. Back to work and prediction study tomorrow.
    But, this Cali Preping is huge - KO's connections go deep at that school.
     
  22. navery12

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    I'm curious, if people had to choose between getting Diallo or Scruggs and Wilkes, what they'd prefer
     
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    The later in a heartbeat
     
  24. navery12

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    I would agree with you. I don't think that's a likely scenario at all, but I started thinking about it and dreaming
     
  25. James

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    Diallo has a chance to be our next top 5 pick, but our beat writers talking about the buzz of him going straight to the league doesn't make me optimistic ( i had heard buzz he was transferring but that seems dead) . He'll be a first round pick in 2017 if he declares, which seems like a smart thing to do. Mal, scruggs, wilkes, polley and a big would be a great great class, better than this years. three top 40 players. Wilkes is a serious blue chip recruit who could easily be one n done, even scruggs has one n done potential.
     
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    A 5 star player or a 5 star and a near 5 star?
    I'll take the 2.
     
  27. husky429

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    Personally I can't imagine Scruggs coming here. If Jalen stays that would be 5 guards on the roster. I'm sure Scruggs knows he needs to become a point guard and I don't see that happening here.

    But hey, who knows. Teenagers confound me daily.
     
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    Was just talking to my brother about this. I'm thinking it has to be the combo of Wilkes and Scruggs. I think the best basketball player is Wilkes. Hami being the best athlete for sure. But two for one. And the fact that we need wing/bigs over back court now. Obviously I would be ecstatic with either.
     
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  29. navery12

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    Yeah there's plenty of reasons for him not to come, but there's enough signs of his interest being legitimate that I can't just dismiss it.

    Depends what his plans for college are. If he wants to go 1 year then it doesn't make sense to come here. But if he's thinking 2+ years coming and learning from Jalen and Alterique for a year before taking over isn't a bad option
     
  30. navery12

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    Well when you put it that way...

    But I was hoping there would be some people all in on Diallo since we've been recruiting him for so long to create some debate
     
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