Illinois Hoops Recruiting Thread (June 2020)

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#76
Cincinnati, OH
None of them could hold a candle to ThaKid. When we create an Illinois Message Board Hall of Fame, he's a first ballot inductee.
 
       
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My long deceased father in law knew a person who constantly complained about one physical ailment after another. After the ailing individual walked away one time my father in law looked at me and said "He enjoys poor health".

That element is on every message board. They are not happy unless they can make everyone else unhappy, make an inflammatory comment and then step back and watch the carnage. In time we all see through them, ignore them and they leave for awhile. Unfortunately they usually under a different name.
 
       
#78
Long time listener first time poster. I thought this was just people hinting at what they see on pay sites. Does it actually go past that on occasion?
I also peruse the pay sites, and I can assure you that you see some information here first from genuine insider posters before you see it on any of the pay sites.
 
       
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#79
Orange Krush '04 & '05
None of them could hold a candle to ThaKid. When we create an Illinois Message Board Hall of Fame, he's a first ballot inductee.
Man you just gave me PTSD.
 
       
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My long deceased father in law knew a person who constantly complained about one physical ailment after another. After the ailing individual walked away one time my father in law looked at me and said "He enjoys poor health".

That element is on every message board. They are not happy unless they can make everyone else unhappy, make an inflammatory comment and then step back and watch the carnage. In time we all see through them, ignore them and they leave for awhile. Unfortunately they usually under a different name.

Misery loves company.
 
       
#81
Yes, but I'm not a radiologist, so I don't know whether they're open or closed. Anyone?

Whomever this x Ray is of has a laundry list of issues,
1: spinal stenosis
2. Scoliosis
3. Degenerative disk disease
4. They wont be playing sports much longer if they do at all..
 
       
#82
Was looking at the scholarship grid --do we currently have 11 scholarship players for next year (counting Kofi, no Ayo)? Is the staff still trying to get at least one more for 20-21?
 
       
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I also peruse the pay sites, and I can assure you that you see some information here first from genuine insider posters before you see it on any of the pay sites.
Probably because if you have actual insider information then you don't have much reason to pay for those sites.
 
       
#86
None of them could hold a candle to ThaKid. When we create an Illinois Message Board Hall of Fame, he's a first ballot inductee.

Yeah but ThaKid is in the completely opposite direction. He still comments on YouTube videos, it seems.

EDIT: Wait, I am thinking of DEEFORTHREE (with whatever number of 3s were actually used in his name).
 
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Probably because if you have actual insider information then you don't have much reason to pay for those sites.

Let's be honest here: no one really has much reason to pay for those sites in the first place. They are sites funded by people who obsess over where a group of kids will chose to go to college. I don't pay for them because it gives me plausibility in claiming that my obsession is still a healthy one. ;)

...he says, while posting this from work.
 
       
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Let's be honest here: no one really has much reason to pay for those sites in the first place. They are sites funded by people who obsess over where a group of kids will chose to go to college. I don't pay for them because it gives me plausibility in claiming that my obsession is still a healthy one. ;)

...he says, while posting this from work.

Yeah. Why pay when I can get equally unreliable information for free!
 
       
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Which of the premium is better? I saw that the one associated with Sturdy/Buschon had a mass exodus due to Buschon declaring political views.
 
       
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Was looking at the scholarship grid --do we currently have 11 scholarship players for next year (counting Kofi, no Ayo)? Is the staff still trying to get at least one more for 20-21?
Yes, still one open if both Kofi & Ayo were to come back. I’m sure the staff would still love to add someone, seems like a no-brainer if the right person is available. But we played last year with 11 available so I don’t think there is a need to reach & I’m taking Underwood comments from a bit ago that they will continue to look for the right fit.
 
       
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You know he’s back on here....under a different name though lol
I do not believe ThaKid is back on here. If he were on here, there would be little doubt. He had more optimism (actually, anti-realism) about every single player, recruit, and coach.
 
       
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#95
Cincinnati, OH
You know he’s back on here....under a different name though lol




ThaKid.....if you are out there and want to reveal yourself, you would make up for 5% of the crappiness that is the year 2020.

I do not believe ThaKid is back on here. If he were on here, there would be little doubt. He had more optimism (actually, anti-realism) about every single player, recruit, and coach.

I am also dubious. That dude consumed so much orange Kool Aid during the Zook years they likely died of diabetes in 2013. But if they are out there, I'd love to hear how things have changed since those times.
 
       
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There's only one way to tell if ThaKid is here
*Ahem*
Aaron Bailey was never a Big Ten caliber starting QB.

And now, we wait.
 
       
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Not upset about this at all
I must admit that I am a little bit. I think he could have helped us next season at the PF position. Oh well, have to do with what we have which isn’t bad. I think Giorgi has a better year and then we can go with Grandison as an undersized PF and maybe BBV steps up.
 
       
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