Vital to UConn

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  1. gwhuskyfan

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    Per Jeff Borzello: Former UNLV signee Christian Vital told ESPN he has committed to UConn. Chose them over Louisville and Iowa. http://es.pn/1Szgag5
     
  2. uchusky32

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    Welcome to Husky Nation!
     
  3. husky99

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    I was wrong on this one. Heard ville
     
  4. FLhusky91

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    There goes our guard! KO closes the deal.
     
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  5. djct1999

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    Fact remains, if you get KO alone in a room with a kid and his parent/s/ or guardian its pretty much game over. Welcome Chrisitan!!!!
     
  6. 4in16

    4in16 uses the force

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    Wonder how they're taking this in bird land, they thought they had him.
     
  7. UconnFanNVa

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    Always good to see us get a kid that we wanted and that other good programs also wanted. He knows what he is getting at Uconn and it appears that he values that! Looking forward to seeing this kid in action!
     
  8. BUHusky

    BUHusky The original. Accept no substitutes.

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    Another stellar job by the 247 bozos.
     
  10. azescobar

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    Hilarious - now their guys are scrambling to update their crystal ball picks - still has it over 50% Louisville. Oh well...KO!!
     
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    It's OK we took the grain of salt!
     
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  12. superjohn

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    Welcome aboard CV! As soon as he was going back for another UConn visit with his mom I knew it was a done deal, the 247 site seemed like a cool idea before we all realized they have no clue.
     
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  13. Fishy

    Fishy Puncher of Throats

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    They definitely botched this one - but even the Louisville guy thought he was going there and he's not the normal internet nit wit.
     
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  14. HuskyBballFan

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    Probably just a weird coincidence, but I believe our last four guard recruits (excluding Gibbs) had Louisville in their final two or three - Vital, Gilbert, Adams, Cassell.
     
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    Well the point is to get clicks on their website, so from that perspective they definitely have a clue.
     
  16. mauconnfan

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    Move over Zionn. Hfl is the new man in town! ;) I heard the sigh of relief from here.

    Nice great news.

    P5 smee5
     
  17. Dove

    Dove Vance comin'

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    Take the hoes out of play and we beat Looeyville.
     
  18. temery

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    Here's another source saying UConn:

    Vital to UConn
     
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    Huge get, should move the class back to top 5 again.
     
  20. EBonz30

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    Nice job crystal balls lol, what a horse of .
     
  21. walker11

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    That was a pretty good call by him and he stuck with it when most signs pointed towards Ville. Props
     
  22. lange10

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    BOOM. Another victory for KO. Hopefully he's not done yet, 2 more open spots to fill. Going to be a real young team next year, but I'm excited for the future.
     
  23. DreamSeason

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    THIS^

    As I mentioned in the Vital thread. KO is undefeated going up against Pitino for guards. Everytime its us or Louisville for a guard....ours.
     
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    storrsroars Exiled in Pittsburgh

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    Notice, he didn't tweet "Connecticut". He tweeted "New England".

    f.u. BC. There's only one big dog in New England.
     
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    Hoping his toughness will be contagious

     
  26. UConnStats

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    3 tools tried to switch their pick to UConn after he announced on 247. Embarrassing...
     
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    This kid is going to be a good one! A little off topic but are we still in on Hamidou Diallo or is he going to play for the Squid?
     
  29. Matrim55

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    We're still in on him. Gonna be a battle royale vs. UK & Duke, tho.

    We'll be in it til the very end, one way or another.

    EDIT: FWIW I believe Hamidou & Vital are friends.
     
  30. Huskyforlife

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    Mom knows best.
     
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