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Re: 2021 Recruiting Rumors and Discussion

Post by Ilikecats » Tue Jun 16, 2020 6:48 am

Is there anyone working harder than Coach Sprinkle and his assistants on the recruiting trail? If you have talent they will find you!



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Re: 2021 Recruiting Rumors and Discussion

Post by PHAT CAT » Wed Jun 17, 2020 12:28 am

BLACKnBLUEnGOLD wrote:
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Lot of mid-major powerhouses lose to MT Tech?
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Re: 2021 Recruiting Rumors and Discussion

Post by mslacat » Wed Jun 17, 2020 7:50 am

Last Monday and into Tuesday there were a flurry of offers to the 2022 recruiting class (will be high school juniors this fall) sent out by the Montana State and most other D-1. The most interesting offer was for is 6-8 combo forward ND Okafor of Ireland. I believe he is originally from Mexico. Okafor had a very good FIBA U16 European Championship Division B without many d-1 coaches watching. I think Sprinkle and Haslam had a real hidden gem. It was a busy day, Monday for Okafor. it started with Baylor calling and offering him. Little later Sprinkle and Haslam called and offered. Shortly after that A school by the name of Arizona called and offered him. By the end of the day he also had offers from Creighton, Geogia, and TCU. You can also add Washington State, Virginia Tech and a little know basketball school by the name of Kentucky to the list who called but no offer as of yet. Sounds like he is a gem alright but maybe not so hidden.

In the FIBA U16 European Championship Division B Okafor averaged 16.1 points, 14.3 rebounds and five blocks per game, while shooting 53-percent fh the field. He led FIBA in double-doubles (8), rebounds and blocked shots per game




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Re: 2021 Recruiting Rumors and Discussion

Post by BLACKnBLUEnGOLD » Wed Jun 17, 2020 9:28 am

Baylor called and offered before we did?

I doubt we have much of a chance.


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Re: 2021 Recruiting Rumors and Discussion

Post by mslacat » Wed Jun 17, 2020 12:17 pm

BLACKnBLUEnGOLD wrote:
Wed Jun 17, 2020 9:28 am
Baylor called and offered before we did?

I doubt we have much of a chance.
Did our coaches know who called early Monday before them Probably not. With schools like Arizona and Kentucky recruiting him, doe not look good



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Re: 2021 Recruiting Rumors and Discussion

Post by BLACKnBLUEnGOLD » Wed Jun 17, 2020 12:24 pm

mslacat wrote:
Wed Jun 17, 2020 12:17 pm
BLACKnBLUEnGOLD wrote:
Wed Jun 17, 2020 9:28 am
Baylor called and offered before we did?

I doubt we have much of a chance.
Did our coaches know who called early Monday before them Probably not. With schools like Arizona and Kentucky recruiting him, doe not look good
I'm not trying to criticize our coaches, I'm just saying that to succeed at recruiting a prospect above your level, you need to show earlier and more-consistent interest than bigger schools.


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Re: 2021 Recruiting Rumors and Discussion

Post by mslacat » Wed Jun 17, 2020 12:48 pm

BLACKnBLUEnGOLD wrote:
Wed Jun 17, 2020 12:24 pm
mslacat wrote:
Wed Jun 17, 2020 12:17 pm
BLACKnBLUEnGOLD wrote:
Wed Jun 17, 2020 9:28 am
Baylor called and offered before we did?

I doubt we have much of a chance.
Did our coaches know who called early Monday before them Probably not. With schools like Arizona and Kentucky recruiting him, doe not look good
I'm not trying to criticize our coaches, I'm just saying that to succeed at recruiting a prospect above your level, you need to show earlier and more-consistent interest than bigger schools.
Monday was the first day coaches were allowed to call and talk to recruits, previous to this you could only contact a recruit by mail, in the 2023 class. With oversee recruits you never know how widely know and who is seriously recruiting a kid until coaches are allowed to personally contact a recruit. The coaches saw and heard about a prospect from Ireland,- not exactly a hot bed of D-1 basketball recruits-liked him and called him early on the first day you were allowed and offered him.Turns out 5-6 others d-1's also call him. Later you find out Arizona and Baylor also called him along with 5 other schools since, OK he not as hidden as you thought, and you are going to have to worker harder to find the next Harald Frey. It is not good or bad it is recruiting.



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Re: 2021 Recruiting Rumors and Discussion

Post by BLACKnBLUEnGOLD » Wed Jun 17, 2020 1:07 pm

mslacat wrote:
Wed Jun 17, 2020 12:48 pm
BLACKnBLUEnGOLD wrote:
Wed Jun 17, 2020 12:24 pm
mslacat wrote:
Wed Jun 17, 2020 12:17 pm
BLACKnBLUEnGOLD wrote:
Wed Jun 17, 2020 9:28 am
Baylor called and offered before we did?

I doubt we have much of a chance.
Did our coaches know who called early Monday before them Probably not. With schools like Arizona and Kentucky recruiting him, doe not look good
I'm not trying to criticize our coaches, I'm just saying that to succeed at recruiting a prospect above your level, you need to show earlier and more-consistent interest than bigger schools.
Monday was the first day coaches were allowed to call and talk to recruits, previous to this you could only contact a recruit by mail, in the 2023 class. With oversee recruits you never know how widely know and who is seriously recruiting a kid until coaches are allowed to personally contact a recruit. The coaches saw and heard about a prospect from Ireland,- not exactly a hot bed of D-1 basketball recruits-liked him and called him early on the first day you were allowed and offered him.Turns out 5-6 others d-1's also call him. Later you find out Arizona and Baylor also called him along with 5 other schools since, OK he not as hidden as you thought, and you are going to have to worker harder to find the next Harald Frey. It is not good or bad it is recruiting.
Yep. You can't win 'em all.


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Re: 2021 Recruiting Rumors and Discussion

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