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Re: Men's basketball recruiting ?
« Reply #60 on: August 30, 2020, 05:14:32 PM »
     The Penguins posted the 2020 - 2021 basketball roster recently on the YSU website.  Cheick Traore, 6-8, 216 lbs, of Concord, NC, an early signee, was not on it.   

     Anyone have insight?

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Re: Men's basketball recruiting ?
« Reply #61 on: August 31, 2020, 07:23:37 AM »
     The Penguins posted the 2020 - 2021 basketball roster recently on the YSU website.  Cheick Traore, 6-8, 216 lbs, of Concord, NC, an early signee, was not on it.   

     Anyone have insight?
I saw that last week and was wondering the same thing.  Hope i'm wrong but that is usually not a good sign.


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Re: Men's basketball recruiting ?
« Reply #62 on: September 01, 2020, 06:08:58 AM »
Cheick is enrolled and on campus with the team. No worries.

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Re: Men's basketball recruiting ?
« Reply #63 on: September 01, 2020, 09:34:14 AM »
Cheick is enrolled and on campus with the team. No worries.
Great, we have a recruiting cla$$ that is about 80% guards, we need some size and anybody who's name is Shake opens up tons of creative headlines and quips!  Cheick Traore is kind of hard to track on the internet, since there is a pro soccer player named Cheick Traore too!
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Re: Men's basketball recruiting ?
« Reply #64 on: September 03, 2020, 09:26:47 PM »
8/31/2020 - 2026 PG Marcus Johnson (5-8, 160, 2★) has received an offer from Youngstown State.



My math might be off.   Did coach just offer a 7th grader ?



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Re: Men's basketball recruiting ?
« Reply #65 on: September 04, 2020, 08:37:38 AM »
8/31/2020 - 2026 PG Marcus Johnson (5-8, 160, 2★) has received an offer from Youngstown State.



My math might be off.   Did coach just offer a 7th grader ?
5/8 160 is pretty small, but he has YEARS to grow and develop!!  His Verbal Commit's video is actually from 6 grade!!  In all fairness, he is the best 6th grader I've seen in a while!
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Re: Men's basketball recruiting ?
« Reply #66 on: September 04, 2020, 06:24:42 PM »
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Re: Men's basketball recruiting ?
« Reply #67 on: September 04, 2020, 06:55:35 PM »
Marcus is Coach Sonny Johnson"s youngest son, brother of O State commit Meechie Johnson. Offering this early is playing a loyalty card and that's something Coach Sonny understands. It could payoff big in 6 years . It's worth the effort.

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Re: Men's basketball recruiting ?
« Reply #68 on: September 08, 2020, 09:50:02 AM »
Marcus is Coach Sonny Johnson"s youngest son, brother of O State commit Meechie Johnson. Offering this early is playing a loyalty card and that's something Coach Sonny understands. It could payoff big in 6 years . It's worth the effort.
And it doesn't seem like much effort!
No way this kid is coming to YSU, but not bad publicity.
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Re: Men's basketball recruiting ?
« Reply #69 on: September 08, 2020, 11:10:46 AM »
Marcus is Coach Sonny Johnson"s youngest son, brother of O State commit Meechie Johnson. Offering this early is playing a loyalty card and that's something Coach Sonny understands. It could payoff big in 6 years . It's worth the effort.
I don’t get this. He graduates from HS 5 years from now. In the next 5 years, if JC was successful, he would probably be gone and if he was unsuccessful, he would definitively be gone. In either scenario, the kid would not be here if he remains a 2 stars or better.

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Re: Men's basketball recruiting ?
« Reply #70 on: September 08, 2020, 05:38:34 PM »
8/31/2020 - 2026 PG Marcus Johnson (5-8, 160, 2★) has received an offer from Youngstown State.



My math might be off.   Did coach just offer a 7th grader ?

Is he allowed?

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Re: Men's basketball recruiting ?
« Reply #71 on: September 09, 2020, 07:51:59 AM »
8/31/2020 - 2026 PG Marcus Johnson (5-8, 160, 2★) has received an offer from Youngstown State.



My math might be off.   Did coach just offer a 7th grader ?

Is he allowed?

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Re: Men's basketball recruiting ?
« Reply #72 on: September 09, 2020, 06:02:31 PM »
I think Bobby Knight offered Damon Bailey as an 8th grader.

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Re: Men's basketball recruiting ?
« Reply #73 on: September 11, 2020, 09:49:09 AM »
https://247sports.com/college/east-carolina/Board/59438/Contents/ECU-transfer-Tyler-Foster-commits-132083651/

Interesting takes on Foster from the ECU board.  Consensus  appears that the posters like Foster's potential.   Nice pick up Coach Calhoun.
Prep school video is great.  Was 6-6 in HS now 6-5!  Must have shrunk?  Anyway, with this kid and Josh Irwin we have wing shooters with some nice size.  Not sure who gets rebounds, but we should be fine with the drive kick and shoot game for as long as DQ stays around!
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Re: Men's basketball recruiting ?
« Reply #74 on: September 12, 2020, 08:25:20 AM »
https://247sports.com/college/east-carolina/Board/59438/Contents/ECU-transfer-Tyler-Foster-commits-132083651/

Interesting takes on Foster from the ECU board.  Consensus  appears that the posters like Foster's potential.   Nice pick up Coach Calhoun.
Prep school video is great.  Was 6-6 in HS now 6-5!  Must have shrunk?  Anyway, with this kid and Josh Irwin we have wing shooters with some nice size.  Not sure who gets rebounds, but we should be fine with the drive kick and shoot game for as long as DQ stays around!


Guins, Foster came in last year and barely played. He has since transferred out...