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Discussion in 'UConn Men's Basketball' started by gwhuskyfan, Apr 29, 2016.

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  1. Dogbreath2U

    Dogbreath2U

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    I hope that he can become a great defender, while we're wishing. What a great signing! He hopefully fills the hole we have and then may be be better than many think.

    You have got to give it to Kevin Ollie 100% for this one. The Mom Factor... The KO Edge! Or one of them.
     
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  2. JMick

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    Called this as soon as I heard about the decommit from UNLV. Made too much sense not to happen.
     
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  3. willie99

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    things are trending up around here

    landing key recruits, Kemba lighting it up, KO telling recruits he's staying, the ladies do their thing, we get to win another Olympic gold medal this summer and our football team is going to win 9 games
     
  4. eireman

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    he'matured greatly over the last 2 yrs.....off the court he is a pleasure to converse with.....on the court something happens...super competitive and a consummate irritant to opponents.....also he likes to rebound and comes out ahead more often than not against the trees.....have seen him more than hold his own against the likes of adams, mitchell of louisville, and bruce brown who i thought was the best player in new england..he gets under your fingernails much like the little guard fr pc who terrorized tyliek for a couple of halves.....he has range to 25 ft and dunk easily on breakaways..his handle gets him where he wants to go but can get too high at times.....defensively he can be beaten off the dribble but more than holds his own.....needs to put on 15 pounds of muscle.i expect that ko's influence on



     
  5. CTBasketball

    CTBasketball Arguably the Perfect Man...

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    Some good news finally.

    We needed a nylon torcher!
     
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  6. Chief00

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    Actually, he has known Bunkey - just to correct the record :)
     
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  7. BUConn10

    BUConn10 Artist formerly known as BUHusky10

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    Glad to have you on board CV. Seems like a good outside shooter based on the footage over seen of him recently, which as w all know was something we desperately needed going into this season. Once thing o want able to find though is much footage of him handling the back of pushing it up court in transition in the videos over seen. Guards in our system need to be able to handle the ball under pressure, anyone have a good video showing some handle?
     
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    He looks great in Husky Blue!!!!
     
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  10. Kitaman

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    Glad we re-upped on a NYC baller. Was getting concerned about no rep beyond Facey. I also like that he appears to be for now here for 3-4 years.

    Great get, especially for program stability!
     
  11. reddevilhusky

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    Oh please tell me he photoshopped his head on to Phil Nolan's body. That would be too good.
     
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  12. gtcam

    gtcam Diehard since '65

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    To UC99041 - after seeing all the things written about this kid over the last 2 years - you need him to be an elite ranked player t play at UConn????
    I am hoping this kid develops into a UConn Carl Krauser (Pitt) type guard who got under everyone's skin - you hated him but wished he played for your team.
    I think it needs to ba a prerequisite that EVERY recruits Mom has a dinner at KO's house before leaving the state
    KO is so genuine he makes all others pale in comparative - sometimes folks are charmed by the snake oil salesmen like the Squid, the Picker, Pitino, etc
     
  13. 80shusky

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    In that case I stand corrected. Sorry for the inaccuracy of my post.
     
  14. Matrim55

    Matrim55 Why is it so hard To make it in America

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    Got 2 NYC ballers in this class, and both look like 4-year players given their skillset & athletic profile.

    That's a very good thing given the likes of Diallo & Richards are targets for 2017, and others will surely pop up in 2018 and beyond.
     
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  15. tcf15

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    I haven't seen all those things which is why I was asking....

    Thanks guys
     
  17. JMick

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    His attitude is infectious. Love it.
     
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    dennismenace ONE MORE CAST

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    Maybe because he seems to have the attributes that make for a great Husky: 10 toes in., great attitude, toughness, downtown shooter, gritty, whatever it takes. Put that young man under the tutelage of KO and watch him become a leader on the floor as well as off. I think this is going to be a glue guy; one who is a unifier. Great recruit KO.
     
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    yup. Seems like he loves to work, and work hard - and if you're KO you've gotta love that. And he can shoot the basketball which is a desperate need. If he can start out as a 3&D guy and improve his game over 4 years then he can be much more than serviceable.
     
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  20. UCweCONN

    UCweCONN Let's do this!

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    I hope he's a PT player, baby!
     
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  21. The Viking

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    Everytime I see our road jersey I remember it's the best looking jersey in the NCAA.
     
  22. JMick

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    Our uniforms are always great. The ghosted husky on the back of the 2011's is a personal favorite of mine
     
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  23. storrsroars

    storrsroars Exiled in Pittsburgh

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    So you're saying we'd have him for 7-8 years?
     
  24. MervthePurvis

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    Poor mans Duhon?
     
  25. YearoftheHusky

    YearoftheHusky Misnomer

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    Rich man's.
     
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