'18 MD PF Jermaine Harris (URI Signed LOI)

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Re: '18 MD PF Jermaine Harris (Offer)

Postby Iggy1979 » 4 months ago

So Mack is down two scholarship players, has six scholarships available, only has one verbal and has swung and missed on 10 top 100 players. He better get going.
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Postby TruePoint » 4 months ago

Let's make it 11, please.
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Postby Rhodymob05 » 4 months ago

I've changed my mind on the matter about 5 times since this morning, Harris must be laughing his ass off.
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Postby theblueram » 4 months ago

I like the fact we offered Jermaine last summer and Xavier offered this past May. That's a big difference in relationship building.
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Postby CT Rhody » 4 months ago

What's interesting is reading Xavier boards, they want him out of sheer desperation since they missed out on almost all their top tier list. Obviously that isn't the case at URI, he has been our number 1 target throughout.
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Not much of a message board IMHO.
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They have another message board, but you have to pay to have access. I'm too cheap to pay, but there seems to be more action there.
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Postby Iggy1979 » 4 months ago

CT Rhody wrote:What's interesting is reading Xavier boards, they want him out of sheer desperation since they missed out on almost all their top tier list. Obviously that isn't the case at URI, he has been our number 1 target throughout.

Exactly
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Postby DC_Rams » 4 months ago

Iggy1979 wrote:
CT Rhody wrote:What's interesting is reading Xavier boards, they want him out of sheer desperation since they missed out on almost all their top tier list. Obviously that isn't the case at URI, he has been our number 1 target throughout.

Exactly


Iggy, what’s your prediction?
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ramster wrote:At this point the heavy favorite is that Locke goes to Florida, outside shot is Michigan. Any other school selection would be a big surprise.

http://d1vision.com/noah-locke-commit-tuesday/



and Locke picks Florida,
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Postby DC_Rams » 4 months ago

And XU picked up a commit tonight as well.
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What are your thoughts now DC_Rams?
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ramster wrote:What are your thoughts now DC_Rams?


I think we will get both our guys this week.
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Postby CT Rhody » 4 months ago

DC_Rams wrote:
ramster wrote:What are your thoughts now DC_Rams?


I think we will get both our guys this week.


I always ask this since I'm curious, but is that based on any inside knowledge or just an outside guess?
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ramster wrote:
ramster wrote:At this point the heavy favorite is that Locke goes to Florida, outside shot is Michigan. Any other school selection would be a big surprise.

http://d1vision.com/noah-locke-commit-tuesday/


and Locke picks Florida,


Xavier loses out on Locke......but Florida became the heavy favorite, especially after his visit there.
Locke selected the Gators over Xavier, Providence, Ohio State and Michigan
"I feel like at Florida, I could get a lot of exposure there, compete for a national championship, and play on TV every game.”
https://basketballrecruiting.rivals.com ... ard-pledge
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Re: '18 MD PF Jermaine Harris (Offer)

Postby ramster » 4 months ago

DC_Rams wrote:
Iggy1979 wrote:
CT Rhody wrote:What's interesting is reading Xavier boards, they want him out of sheer desperation since they missed out on almost all their top tier list. Obviously that isn't the case at URI, he has been our number 1 target throughout.

Exactly


Iggy, what’s your prediction?


Iggy? Inquiring minds want to know.....what do you think?
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Re: '18 MD PF Jermaine Harris (Offer)

Postby ramster » 4 months ago

DC_Rams wrote:
ramster wrote:What are your thoughts now DC_Rams?


I think we will get both our guys this week.


Wow.
Loved it when we got our guy last year in the early period in Daron Russell
Now possibly could have all 5 targeted guys within the early period in Dana Tate, Amir Harris, Tyrese Martin, plus this?
Great to have 2018 recruiting over, watch the guys progress during their Senior Year in HS and continue working on 2019, 2020 prospects.
Fingers crossed
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Re: '18 MD PF Jermaine Harris (Offer)

Postby DC_Rams » 4 months ago

CT Rhody wrote:
DC_Rams wrote:
ramster wrote:What are your thoughts now DC_Rams?


I think we will get both our guys this week.


I always ask this since I'm curious, but is that based on any inside knowledge or just an outside guess?


I’ll just call it an “educated” guess. ;)
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URIRecruitingInfo wrote:Back to just URI and Xavier:
http://www.zagsblog.com/2017/10/03/2018 ... ce-friday/


Interesting the upside potential that Harris possesses not having played organized ball until 9th grade and competitively until 10th grade

Jermaine Harris, the 6-foot-8 power forward from Rock Creek Christian Academy (MD) and the DC Premier AAU program, will announce on Friday at 2 p.m., per his high school coach, Chris Cole.
Harris is down to Rhode Island and Xavier. He visited both schools along with West Virginia.
“Jermaine is unique where he can play any style, he can guard every position, he can shoot and drive from the perimeter and is a born banger,” Cole said. “His upside is tremendous. Being that he only started playing organized ball in 9th grade and competitively in 10, he has lot of room
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Postby Iggy1979 » 4 months ago

ramster wrote:
DC_Rams wrote:
Iggy1979 wrote:Exactly


Iggy, what’s your prediction?


Iggy? Inquiring minds want to know.....what do you think?

I think it's a coin flip
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Re: '18 MD PF Jermaine Harris (Offer)

Postby Rhody1992 » 4 months ago

theblueram wrote:I like the fact we offered Jermaine last summer and Xavier offered this past May. That's a big difference in relationship building.


Unfortunately that isn't how it works.. Providence was the first out of Locke's final schools to offer him by a long shot and still lost out on him. I do like the fact that Harris has a great relationship with the URI staff and that certainly helps but unfortunately, it's not first come first serve.

That being said, I still think URI is the favorite to land Harris here. I give URI the 60/40 edge over Xavier.
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ramster wrote:
URIRecruitingInfo wrote:Back to just URI and Xavier:
http://www.zagsblog.com/2017/10/03/2018 ... ce-friday/


Interesting the upside potential that Harris possesses not having played organized ball until 9th grade and competitively until 10th grade

Jermaine Harris, the 6-foot-8 power forward from Rock Creek Christian Academy (MD) and the DC Premier AAU program, will announce on Friday at 2 p.m., per his high school coach, Chris Cole.
Harris is down to Rhode Island and Xavier. He visited both schools along with West Virginia.
“Jermaine is unique where he can play any style, he can guard every position, he can shoot and drive from the perimeter and is a born banger,” Cole said. “His upside is tremendous. Being that he only started playing organized ball in 9th grade and competitively in 10, he has lot of room


Sounds like this guy I know.

Wore #12. Best shot blocker in a Rhody uniform since Kenny Green. Dunked. A lot.

God I miss him.
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Blue Man wrote:
ramster wrote:
URIRecruitingInfo wrote:Back to just URI and Xavier:
http://www.zagsblog.com/2017/10/03/2018 ... ce-friday/


Interesting the upside potential that Harris possesses not having played organized ball until 9th grade and competitively until 10th grade

Jermaine Harris, the 6-foot-8 power forward from Rock Creek Christian Academy (MD) and the DC Premier AAU program, will announce on Friday at 2 p.m., per his high school coach, Chris Cole.
Harris is down to Rhode Island and Xavier. He visited both schools along with West Virginia.
“Jermaine is unique where he can play any style, he can guard every position, he can shoot and drive from the perimeter and is a born banger,” Cole said. “His upside is tremendous. Being that he only started playing organized ball in 9th grade and competitively in 10, he has lot of room


Sounds like this guy I know.

Wore #12. Best shot blocker in a Rhody uniform since Kenny Green. Dunked. A lot.

God I miss him.

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Postby TruePoint » 4 months ago

Sounds like it could be good news, but seems more likely it would be Adams. Also wonder with accounts like that sometimes...are they reading here, posting on twitter about it, then that gets posted back here as some kind of confirmation feedback loop? Can't really say for sure, but there was speculation here yesterday that Adams was about to come on board.
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TruePoint wrote:Also wonder with accounts like that sometimes...are they reading here, posting on twitter about it, then that gets posted back here as some kind of confirmation feedback loop? Can't really say for sure, but there was speculation here yesterday that Adams was about to come on board.


I have a feeling this is exactly what happens sometimes.
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TruePoint wrote:Sounds like it could be good news, but seems more likely it would be Adams. Also wonder with accounts like that sometimes...are they reading here, posting on twitter about it, then that gets posted back here as some kind of confirmation feedback loop? Can't really say for sure, but there was speculation here yesterday that Adams was about to come on board.


that'd be great if it's Adams. home run #4 and should in theory help us with Harris in the sense that the visuals now are there's 4 top recruits, come lead this incredible group and make it a Fab 5.
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Postby Billyboy78 » 4 months ago

TruePoint wrote:Sounds like it could be good news, but seems more likely it would be Adams. Also wonder with accounts like that sometimes...are they reading here, posting on twitter about it, then that gets posted back here as some kind of confirmation feedback loop? Can't really say for sure, but there was speculation here yesterday that Adams was about to come on board.

Yes, that's our old friend RR12345, or whatever his SN was, responding to Iggy's post.
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Postby Billyboy78 » 4 months ago

Jermaine Harris
I'm committing Friday @ 2 @ Rock Creek Christian Academy Be There‼️

Jermaine just tweeted this and Chris Mack immediately 'liked' it. If he is not going to Xavier, he hasn't told Mack yet.
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Postby DC_Rams » 4 months ago

Well shit. That isn’t good. At this point, I think one of the schools knows which way he is leaning. According to XU message boards, he typically unfollows recruits once he knows they won’t be committing to XU.
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Postby rodfromcranston » 4 months ago

Look, even if it's X, we came down to the final 2.
If you never go after this level of player, you
are admitting you aren't worthy of attracting
top talent.
Win or lose, I applaud Dan and Cox for the effort here.
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Postby DC_Rams » 4 months ago

However, looks like Coach Cox just liked the tweet as well.
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Billyboy78 wrote:Jermaine Harris
I'm committing Friday @ 2 @ Rock Creek Christian Academy Be There‼️

Jermaine just tweeted this and Chris Mack immediately 'liked' it. If he is not going to Xavier, he hasn't told Mack yet.


Son of a b*tch, god I hate social media sometimes.
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Billyboy78 wrote:Jermaine Harris
I'm committing Friday @ 2 @ Rock Creek Christian Academy Be There‼️

Jermaine just tweeted this and Chris Mack immediately 'liked' it. If he is not going to Xavier, he hasn't told Mack yet.


Wait so does this mean I'm going to marry Gisele if go and like 1 of her tweets?
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Postby DC_Rams » 4 months ago

Again, don’t panic just yet, our staff is still on the scene.
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Postby RhowdyRam02 » 4 months ago

I'd be surprised if Mack or Cox knows which way he's going. I don't think they're liking the tweet because they think he's going, they're liking it to show they're still interested. I don't think this means anything.
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Younkofski liked it too.
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Postby giovanni » 4 months ago

rodfromcranston wrote:Look, even if it's X, we came down to the final 2.
If you never go after this level of player, you
are admitting you aren't worthy of attracting
top talent.
Win or lose, I applaud Dan and Cox for the effort here.



Exactly, well said. I am very hopeful, but if he chooses otherwise, it is what it is. We won't be first school beat out by someone they desperately would love to sign. A player can only choose one school.....hopefully Rhody in this case.
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We've got 2 likes to their 1, that's it, we win, close the recruiting!
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Postby Billyboy78 » 4 months ago

They're barely even talking about Jermaine on that Mouseketeer forum. Too bad it doesn't come down to which fan base wants him more. We'd win easily.
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Postby URIRecruitingInfo » 4 months ago

DC_Rams wrote:They are guessing. Ermann knows MD, lets see what his take is when he switches.


Errmann predicted Rhody today:

https://247sports.com/PlayerInstitution ... redictions
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URIRecruitingInfo wrote:
DC_Rams wrote:They are guessing. Ermann knows MD, lets see what his take is when he switches.


Errmann predicted Rhody today:

https://247sports.com/PlayerInstitution ... redictions


Boom!
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Postby Billyboy78 » 4 months ago

I forgot, is boom good or bad?
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It's good for me and other people that use it properly
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Postby Billyboy78 » 4 months ago

RhowdyRam02 wrote:We've got 2 likes to their 1, that's it, we win, close the recruiting!

There's a like from a WVU fan. Can't count them out...
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Postby bigappleram » 4 months ago

rodfromcranston wrote:Look, even if it's X, we came down to the final 2.
If you never go after this level of player, you
are admitting you aren't worthy of attracting
top talent.
Win or lose, I applaud Dan and Cox for the effort here.


Agree 100% with this. You miss 100% of the opportunities you don't take.
We know landing a 4-year, 4-star true big man is the highest mountain for us to climb as a program. Smaller pool of players, competing with the big boys who all have more to offer. Getting this far speaks volumes about this staff. That said, this is a mountain we want to get over so I am hoping this isn't Chris Silva 2.0. Guys like this can change the trajectory of our program.
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Re: '18 MD PF Jermaine Harris (Offer)

Postby ramster » 4 months ago

URIRecruitingInfo wrote:
DC_Rams wrote:They are guessing. Ermann knows MD, lets see what his take is when he switches.


Errmann predicted Rhody today:

https://247sports.com/PlayerInstitution ... redictions


He had been the lone West Virginia guy until 1:10pm today. At least we got 1 predictor on 247 :D :D :D

Momentum ;)
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Postby Billyboy78 » 4 months ago

Rothstein is at Xavier practice today. Here's his chance to help Dan and tweet about how living in Ohio must suck.☺
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