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Old May 12, 2017, 07:57 AM   #1126
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And I haven't heard anything about Agau's visit. Anyone?
Believe he was out to dinner with Antigua and Walker

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Old May 12, 2017, 08:34 AM   #1127
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Nice. If he ends up at Wisky...
I think he'd kill it at Wisky. They lost a lot of literally everything. Getting a do it all wing is exactly what they need.

Conversely, he could step into Hill's (though he'd probably play the 4 more frequently and efficiently) and possibly post numbers like Carroll.

One thing different now: It'll be easier to recruit against Wisky in terms of style of play.
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Old May 12, 2017, 09:20 AM   #1128
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I think he'd kill it at Wisky. They lost a lot of literally everything. Getting a do it all wing is exactly what they need.

Conversely, he could step into Hill's (though he'd probably play the 4 more frequently and efficiently) and possibly post numbers like Carroll.

One thing different now: It'll be easier to recruit against Wisky in terms of style of play.
Unfortunately they have us beat on getting players to the league and NCAA tournament appearance. Although, if we added Agau, Alstork, and Mcintosh, I think we are an NCAA tourney team.
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Old May 12, 2017, 09:38 AM   #1129
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Unfortunately they have us beat on getting players to the league and NCAA tournament appearance. Although, if we added Agau, Alstork, and Mcintosh, I think we are an NCAA tourney team.
Hope Agau is bonding with Alstork and filling him in on why NOT to consider Georgetown or Louisville.
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Old May 12, 2017, 09:45 AM   #1130
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Hope Agau is bonding with Alstork and filling him in on why NOT to consider Georgetown or Louisville.
Man that would be well thought out if that's one of the reasons the coaches have them here together.
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Old May 12, 2017, 10:38 AM   #1131
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From IL home page:

Mark Alstork @Mark_Alstork
Great First Day With @IlliniMBB!Impressive Coaches, School, Environment & Fan Base #illinination����.Truly Appreciate This Opportunity!���� ��������
11:31 PM - 11 May 2017

First day? Does this mean he is coming back? Or am I just misreading it somehow?
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Old May 12, 2017, 10:41 AM   #1132
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Mark Alstork @Mark_Alstork
Great First Day With @IlliniMBB!Impressive Coaches, School, Environment & Fan Base #illinination����.Truly Appreciate This Opportunity!���� ��������
11:31 PM - 11 May 2017

First day? Does this mean he is coming back? Or am I just misreading it somehow?
2 day visit.
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Old May 12, 2017, 10:50 AM   #1133
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2 day visit.
Doh! (slaps forehead)

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Old May 12, 2017, 10:55 AM   #1134
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2 day visit.
And what a perfect second day! The alma cam shows a perfect spring day to start commencement weekend with the quad filled with students in grad robes posing for photos. Just the right vibe for a couple of transfer students!
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Old May 12, 2017, 12:18 PM   #1135
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Can anybody share some highlights of Agau from his time at Georgetown? I can't seem to find anything anywhere..
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Old May 12, 2017, 03:11 PM   #1136
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One thing different now: It'll be easier to recruit against Wisky in terms of style of play.
Unless it's Tilmon, since he's the only recruit who won't do better in Underwood's system.
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Old May 12, 2017, 03:24 PM   #1137
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Georgetown grad transfer Akoy Agau will visit SMU this weekend, per a source.
https://twitter.com/JonRothstein/sta...73890293096448
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Old May 12, 2017, 03:27 PM   #1138
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Georgetown grad transfer Akoy Agau will visit SMU this weekend, per a source.
https://twitter.com/JonRothstein/sta...73890293096448


Can't say I'm surprised, but was hoping he wouldn't make it there. Here's to hoping his visit here stands out more!
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Old May 12, 2017, 03:39 PM   #1139
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Man that would be well thought out if that's one of the reasons the coaches have them here together.
He can tell him all about what Pitino promised him vs. what it turned out to be.

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Old May 12, 2017, 05:04 PM   #1140
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Not sure if anybody is following Mark's Snapchat but he had some pictures of the slides Underwood had for his pitch. They have a pretty in depth plan of getting him to 20ppg and to the NBA. Seemed like a very well thought out and good pitch to make.
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Old May 12, 2017, 05:19 PM   #1141
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Sounds good on Alstork visit, seems like he had allot of pics to share. Hope the Agau visit was just as good​. Scout report says SMU, NW and Maryland are also in the mix. Might be waiting on him for abit.
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Old May 12, 2017, 05:51 PM   #1142
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I feel pretty confident UI did everything in their power to show Alstork why it's the right fit for him for his last season. If he goes elsewhere then he simply found a better fit for him (duh). Long story short: Underwood and staff know what they're doing.
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Old May 12, 2017, 06:36 PM   #1143
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I feel pretty confident UI did everything in their power to show Alstork why it's the right fit for him for his last season. If he goes elsewhere then he simply found a better fit for him (duh). Long story short: Underwood and staff know what they're doing.
I think that they did a wonderful job based on the things Alstork posted.
I think we will see Alstork in O&B next season.
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Old May 13, 2017, 09:49 AM   #1144
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He's visiting South Carolina this weekend. They would need to crean somebody to make room for him, am I right?
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Old May 13, 2017, 10:05 AM   #1145
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He's visiting South Carolina this weekend. They would need to crean somebody to make room for him, am I right?
According to their forum they are already at 14.
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Old May 13, 2017, 11:14 AM   #1146
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I feel pretty confident UI did everything in their power to show Alstork why it's the right fit for him for his last season. If he goes elsewhere then he simply found a better fit for him (duh). Long story short: Underwood and staff know what they're doing.


I agree, seeing all of that made me want to 'commit' to Illinois a second time


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Old May 13, 2017, 01:40 PM   #1147
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Look for a Mark Alstork announcement on the 20th.
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Old May 13, 2017, 01:43 PM   #1148
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Look for a Mark Alstork announcement on the 20th.

Where too???
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Old May 13, 2017, 02:38 PM   #1149
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Look for a Mark Alstork announcement on the 20th.
You mean the day he's announced his decision will be?
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Old May 13, 2017, 03:17 PM   #1150
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You mean the day he's announced his decision will be?
What are the odds?
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