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RE: Recruits for 2012-2013 - etsuBucsFan1988 - 10-06-2011 09:24 AM
(10-05-2011 08:37 PM)Bucfaithful Wrote: 1:01 is what Greg gave us:
Poor Vern Lunquist, he is really getting old. Used to like him but now he makes mistake after mistake and just laughs at jokes by whomever is doing the broadcast with. Vern, I do wish we were playing out of the Atlantic 10 like you say!
RE: Recruits for 2012-2013 - posterformerlyknownasthedoctor - 10-06-2011 12:07 PM
(10-05-2011 01:39 PM)George Bailey Wrote: Love the clip where Mario has a "buzzard beater." Makes me laugh every time.
What I posted back in April on the "Mario Stramaglia" thread. And yeah, it's still funny.......
Joined: Dec 2007
RE: Mario Stramaglia
(04-26-2011 06:09 PM)swvabucsfan Wrote: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LQ-XKy-oXfY
Just *amazing* how many high school teams in AL are nicknamed The Buzzards. Just amazing.......
04-26-2011 09:44 PM
RE: Recruits for 2012-2013 - slappywhite - 10-06-2011 10:20 PM
(10-06-2011 09:02 AM)ETSUAlumni Wrote: From what I am hearing Petey was signed as a PG and Mario as a SG. With 2 more scholarships to go we have to sign 2 frontcourt players. I am betting we go the juco route.
Got to check out a bit of practice the other day. Alumni, your right about Wilson, Walton looks really good, not sold on Woumm and certainly not the hype that comes with Dubose. But its early. Give them some time to adjust. Wilson and Walton develope and we get those 2013 kids, the future is bright. Need a BIG though.
RE: Recruits for 2012-2013 - swvabucsfan - 10-07-2011 12:22 AM
(10-06-2011 10:20 PM)slappywhite Wrote:(10-06-2011 09:02 AM)ETSUAlumni Wrote: From what I am hearing Petey was signed as a PG and Mario as a SG. With 2 more scholarships to go we have to sign 2 frontcourt players. I am betting we go the juco route.
With Dubose, I wonder if it's a mistake to raise expectations by comparisons to explosive, flashy athletes like Courtney and Kemba Walker. I haven't seen him play, only highlight clips. But I am struck by
the use of phrases like "quietly effective" or "silent assassin". I think that he may be a guy who can be very effective, but without some of the flash and dash that guys like Kemba or Pigram brought.
I also remember that my earliest impressions of Kevin Tiggs were that he was not as explosive as I had been led to believe. He didn't try to force things early - at the Bluenanza scrimmage this consummate slasher was content to shoot 3's from the corner. As he settled in, we got to see more assertive play.
RE: Recruits for 2012-2013 - slappywhite - 10-07-2011 07:27 AM
(10-07-2011 12:22 AM)swvabucsfan Wrote:(10-06-2011 10:20 PM)slappywhite Wrote:(10-06-2011 09:02 AM)ETSUAlumni Wrote: From what I am hearing Petey was signed as a PG and Mario as a SG. With 2 more scholarships to go we have to sign 2 frontcourt players. I am betting we go the juco route.
and you may see that from dubose. it is an adjustment and does take time. J jones looks good this year too, that will help
RE: Recruits for 2012-2013 - bucfan1968 - 10-07-2011 01:29 PM
Wouldn't you love to have the big 7 footer, Seth, here for his Senior year. I remember Sonny Smith talking about him as a freshmen..about the trememdous potential he had...[/i]
RE: Recruits for 2012-2013 - Bucfaithful - 10-09-2011 06:29 PM
McClain's signing, from Al.com (10/08/11):
RE: Recruits for 2012-2013 - Bucfaithful - 11-04-2011 07:32 PM
This report was written last April, but it gives us further details of McClain & Stramaglia's games:
Petey McClain-2012 (Faith Academy-Alabama Celtics) the 6-foot PG who and incredible first step and the ball is on a string which made him pretty much unstoppable in the open floor. His improved jump shot has taken his game to the next level which was the main question mark after the 2010 AAU season. McClain can finish at the rim and has added a floater to boot. He averaged 21 points and 6 assists over the tournament. McClain has an offer from Jacksonville.
Mario Stramaglia-2012 (Mountain Brook-Birmingham Ice Express) the 6-foot combo guard is showing improved ball handling skills that compliments his deadly 3-point shot. An improving mid range game should continue to raise his stock over the summer. Stramaglia averaged 18 points and 3 assist over the weekend. Stramaglia has an offer from East Tenn State.
RE: Recruits for 2012-2013 - etsuBucsFan1988 - 11-09-2011 03:37 PM
McClain and Stramaglia make it official:
RE: Recruits for 2012-2013 - Bucfaithful - 11-09-2011 08:39 PM
Welcome Petey and Mario! Both sound like outstanding guards.
Now let's post the help wanted ads: BIGS NEEDED. Apply here.