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Around the Big East 18/19 4 months 3 weeks ago #285716

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Class of 72 wrote:

Coaster wrote: Top SF picks DePaul.
basketballrecruiting.rivals.com/news/dep...5-junior-romeo-weems


Major coup for DePaul. Good for them and the Big East.


Seriously looking at 10th place in 2019/20 with a whiff this fall.
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Around the Big East 18/19 4 months 3 weeks ago #285729

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Coaster wrote: Top SF picks DePaul.
basketballrecruiting.rivals.com/news/dep...5-junior-romeo-weems


Program changing type of player. Makes you think Leitao has some leeway here. In other words my guess is even if DePaul struggles again this year they are going to give him a 5th year since they know how difficult it is to win there and maybe Weems can turn things around starting in 19-20. As opposed to firing Leitao after 18-19 having Weems get a release and then start all over again.

I think Leitao is doing a pretty good job. Recruiting has really picked up for them; now they just need to translate that to the court and get some wins.
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Around the Big East 18/19 4 months 3 weeks ago #285730

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How is it possible that DePaul is out recruiting us?

Both teams sucked last year, but no doubt SJU had a far better year. At least we were nationally relevant for a couple weeks. I don't think DePaul won a game anybody knew about.
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Around the Big East 18/19 4 months 3 weeks ago #285731

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Adam wrote: How is it possible that DePaul is out recruiting us?

Both teams sucked last year, but no doubt SJU had a far better year. At least we were nationally relevant for a couple weeks. I don't think DePaul won a game anybody knew about.


Maybe that new arena of theirs is finally paying dividends.
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Around the Big East 18/19 4 months 3 weeks ago #285732

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41ndone wrote:

Adam wrote: How is it possible that DePaul is out recruiting us?

Both teams sucked last year, but no doubt SJU had a far better year. At least we were nationally relevant for a couple weeks. I don't think DePaul won a game anybody knew about.


Maybe that new arena of theirs is finally paying dividends.

You mean more so than "venerable" CA?
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Around the Big East 18/19 4 months 3 weeks ago #285734

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Adam wrote: How is it possible that DePaul is out recruiting us?

Both teams sucked last year, but no doubt SJU had a far better year. At least we were nationally relevant for a couple weeks. I don't think DePaul won a game anybody knew about.


They didn't lose 11 straight, which likely cost J'Raan Brooks.
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Around the Big East 18/19 4 months 3 weeks ago #285735

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Didn't Depaul hire an assistant from an AAU or local program that has connections with certain kids..

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Around the Big East 18/19 4 months 3 weeks ago #285737

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Rob wrote: Didn't Depaul hire an assistant from an AAU or local program that has connections with certain kids..

Yes and it was a smart hire too...he used to coach at La Lumiere a top prep school in Indiana.

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Around the Big East 18/19 4 months 3 weeks ago #285745

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Adam wrote: How is it possible that DePaul is out recruiting us?..........


Rivals does not support your belief that DePaul recruited better during the recent 2018 cycle.

According to Rivals
DePaul received 2 recruits for the 2018 cycle both 3 star:
George Maslennikov 3*** , 6’8” forward
John Deiner 3*** , 6’4” guard

St. John’s received 4 recruits for the 2018 cycle including two 4 star recruits
Greg Williams. 4 **** , 6’3” guard
L.J Figuroa 4**** , 6’5” guard
Marcellus Earlington 3*** 6’6” forward
Josh Roberts 3*** 6’8” forward
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Around the Big East 18/19 4 months 3 weeks ago #285748

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otis wrote:

Adam wrote: How is it possible that DePaul is out recruiting us?..........


Rivals does not support your belief that DePaul recruited better during the recent 2018 cycle.

According to Rivals
DePaul received 2 recruits for the 2018 cycle both 3 star:
George Maslennikov 3*** , 6’8” forward
John Deiner 3*** , 6’4” guard

St. John’s received 4 recruits for the 2018 cycle including two 4 star recruits
Greg Williams. 4 **** , 6’3” guard
L.J Figuroa 4**** , 6’5” guard
Marcellus Earlington 3*** 6’6” forward
Josh Roberts 3*** 6’8” forward


You omitted Femi Olujobi.
He'll start for DePaul, and would have started here, had mullin bothered to be on campus for his visit.
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