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Ram14

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Based on the player we chose not to sign...
So, you don't think Mike and his staff are worthy of their positions? Think about it, how many times have you seen that player live in games and the other players live action in games. It doesn't mean they won't make mistakes, but they are not recruiting as fans they are recruiting as professionals whose jobs depend on success.
 

duncanlamb

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So, you don't think Mike and his staff are worthy of their positions? Think about it, how many times have you seen that player live in games and the other players live action in games. It doesn't mean they won't make mistakes, but they are not recruiting as fans they are recruiting as professionals whose jobs depend on success.
Like I said before, the staff has done a great job.
The class is fantastic. Hiwwever, I think I dont agree with cancelling the obinna visit. We are looking for 3 long versatile forwards. Obinna is probably the best of the forwards on the list. .

I believe alot of p5's missed on obinna. I think he comes back to make alot coaches eat their assessments.
 

RAMification

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Like I said before, the staff has done a great job.
The class is fantastic. Hiwwever, I think I dont agree with cancelling the obinna visit. We are looking for 3 long versatile forwards. Obinna is probably the best of the forwards on the list. .

I believe alot of p5's missed on obinna. I think he comes back to make alot coaches eat their assessments.
Sometimes it's all about timing. Our staff recruited Obinna for a long time. He had plenty of opportunities to call our coaches and say he wanted to come to VCU. He was visiting, not necessarily officially, a lot of schools. He was playing the field. Nothing wrong with that but we had kids that were equal or better that wanted to come. We were in front of the curve and really hot on the recruiting tail.

I like Obinna but sometimes timing is everything.
 

duncanlamb

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Sometimes it's all about timing. Our staff recruited Obinna for a long time. He had plenty of opportunities to call our coaches and say he wanted to come to VCU. He was visiting, not necessarily officially, a lot of schools. He was playing the field. Nothing wrong with that but we had kids that were equal or better that wanted to come. We were in front of the curve and really hot on the recruiting tail.

I like Obinna but sometimes timing is everything.
Yes, timing is everything

Speaking of which...



Uconn just signed a great player so Cam cancelled his visit. The vcu coaching staff was attending an oak hill open gym last week. Maybe they are making a hard charge at Cam?
 

rammad90

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Sometimes it's all about timing. Our staff recruited Obinna for a long time. He had plenty of opportunities to call our coaches and say he wanted to come to VCU. He was visiting, not necessarily officially, a lot of schools. He was playing the field. Nothing wrong with that but we had kids that were equal or better that wanted to come. We were in front of the curve and really hot on the recruiting tail.

I like Obinna but sometimes timing is everything.
Or maybe the see something in someone else, or don't like something about Obinna relative to the direction they are headed and the talent they have. We all know that fit in most cases beats talent.