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BB Recruiting
« on: March 17, 2018, 01:54:03 PM »
Donel Cathcart has committed. Played 2 years at Niagra CC. 6-5 wing. Averaged 21 and 9 this year. Adds him to guards Quisenberry, Taylor and another wing in Simmons. Pretty nice class with one more possible addition coming.

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Re: BB Recruiting
« Reply #1 on: March 17, 2018, 06:31:05 PM »
21 ppg  8.5 rb
45% fg  81 % ft  37% 3pt fg

Smokey video highlights showed he has deep range and based on the attendance at his games he'll love YSU ;D ;D

http://www.niagara-gazette.com/sports/rivalry-turns-to-friendship-for-nccc-s-reed-cathcart/article_4439b9af-2fde-5675-b661-8dc42a88440b.html

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Re: BB Recruiting
« Reply #2 on: March 17, 2018, 10:26:08 PM »
Actually finished top 5 in attendance in the conference. Only up from here.

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Re: BB Recruiting
« Reply #3 on: March 19, 2018, 08:34:49 AM »
Actually finished top 5 in attendance in the conference. Only up from here.
Top 5 in the Horizon?  Frankly that is a more damning statement against the Horizon than a plus for YSU.
We went down for the women's bb game against Binghamton.  Played great first half, got enamored with 3's in the second half, they made theirs, we missed ours, end of story. 
But in addition to the game, I sent about 15 minutes walking around Beeghly looking with "fresh" eyes.  Beeghly is not a dump.  It does need several upgrades, and some of the construction details would be hard to explain today, but it is not a "dump." 
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Re: BB Recruiting
« Reply #4 on: March 19, 2018, 10:38:56 AM »
seniors :(3)  Devin Haygood, Tyree Robinson,Noe Anibar.
Juniors :(4) Jeremiah Ferguson,Braun Hartfield,Donel Cathcart,Devin Morgan.
Sophomores:(4) Jacob Brown,Naz Bohannon,Garrett Covington,Michael Akuchie.  (Brown may have redshirted ?)
Freshmen : (3)  Atiba Taylor, Darius Quisenberry,Jelani Simmons.

2018-19 season shows 14 scholarships and I thought 13 was the limit.  Also Francisco Santiago if given another year would put YSU at 15.

Not sure how we add a big to this class which in my opinion is a major issue.

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Re: BB Recruiting
« Reply #5 on: March 19, 2018, 10:54:36 AM »
21 ppg  8.5 rb
45% fg  81 % ft  37% 3pt fg

Smokey video highlights showed he has deep range and based on the attendance at his games he'll love YSU ;D ;D

http://www.niagara-gazette.com/sports/rivalry-turns-to-friendship-for-nccc-s-reed-cathcart/article_4439b9af-2fde-5675-b661-8dc42a88440b.html
I realize this is JC BB, but supposedly a professional news outlet.  Must have used a reporter's I-Phone 6 to record the video!
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Re: BB Recruiting
« Reply #6 on: March 19, 2018, 11:04:23 AM »
YSU should get a Nun as a consultant/fan then maybe we would have a season with more than 10 wins. It works for Loyola of Chicago.

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« Reply #7 on: March 19, 2018, 11:15:13 AM »
YSU should get a Nun as a consultant/fan then maybe we would have a season with more than 10 wins. It works for Loyola of Chicago.
I don't think Sally Field is doing anything? 
Frankly if we need a lead female fan, I think Coach Calhoun should hire that cute little blond from Binghamton as an assistant coach.  If it is good enough for Gregg Popovich and the Spurs, it should be good enough for YSU
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« Reply #8 on: March 19, 2018, 11:25:18 AM »
seniors :(3)  Devin Haygood, Tyree Robinson,Noe Anibar.
Juniors :(4) Jeremiah Ferguson,Braun Hartfield,Donel Cathcart,Devin Morgan.
Sophomores:(4) Jacob Brown,Naz Bohannon,Garrett Covington,Michael Akuchie.  (Brown may have redshirted ?)
Freshmen : (3)  Atiba Taylor, Darius Quisenberry,Jelani Simmons.

2018-19 season shows 14 scholarships and I thought 13 was the limit.  Also Francisco Santiago if given another year would put YSU at 15.

Not sure how we add a big to this class which in my opinion is a major issue.
I thought exactly the same thing 1/2 way through football recruiting last year.  IMO we can safely assume a few things:
1, Coach Calhoun (or at least one of his staff) can count to 13.
2, JC can certainly recognize the need for some size inside.
3., Coach knows more about what is going on with his team and players than we do.
This will all work out. 
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Re: BB Recruiting
« Reply #9 on: March 19, 2018, 06:06:40 PM »
Add another.

Olamide Pedersen, a 6-8 forward from Sunrise Christian Academy. He was born in Denmark so another overseas guy like Anabir.

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Re: BB Recruiting
« Reply #10 on: March 19, 2018, 06:08:53 PM »
You beat by a minute.  No life either ;D.   Not sure what we're getting ?

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« Reply #11 on: March 19, 2018, 10:51:53 PM »
You beat by a minute.  No life either ;D.   Not sure what we're getting ?


Tough to say. Another active body at least. I would expect some departures from this years team also.

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« Reply #12 on: March 20, 2018, 08:41:16 AM »
Can't tell anything from Olamide Pedersen's highlights as he is about 8" taller than any other player on the floor.  3 block video was against guys no taller than me!
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« Reply #14 on: March 21, 2018, 10:28:44 AM »
Congrats to Darius & Jelani  for both Making 1st team all Ohio

http://www.ohsaa.org/news-media/articles/ArtMID/2006/ArticleID/294/Division-I-and-II-Boys-Basketball-All-Ohio-Teams-Announced
Congrats.  Looking forward to many great games watching these 2!
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