'18 KY PG - Anthony Nelson (Seton Hall)

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'18 KY PG - Anthony Nelson (Seton Hall)

Postby BFC » 1 year ago

Anthony Nelson - PG
From: Hazard, KY
School: South Kent (CT)
Travel/AAU: NY Lightning

Ht: 6'4"
Wt: 180

RANKINGS:
Rivals:



OFFERS:
Rhode Island
Dayton
DePaul
Hofstra
Manhattan
Minnesota
New Mexico
Rutgers
Seton Hall
South Florida
St. Bonaventure
St. John's
Towson
UMass
UNLV
VCU

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St. Joe's

http://www.scout.com/player/216816-anthony-nelson
http://247sports.com/Player/Anthony-Nelson-46036019
http://verbalcommits.com/players/anthony-nelson-ky
http://www.newenglandrecruitingreport.c ... eplace-470
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Re: '18 KY PG - Anthony Nelson (Offer)

Postby Ramulous » 10 months ago

He dreams of Jeannie!
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Re: '18 KY PG - Anthony Nelson (Offer)

Postby Billyboy78 » 10 months ago

Ramulous wrote:He dreams of Jeannie!

So do I .
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Re: '18 KY PG - Anthony Nelson (Offer)

Postby URIRecruitingInfo » 8 months ago

Anthony Nelson, NY Lightning/South Kent – Another player who came to New England as a legit prospect in 2016, the 6’4” PG/Wing maintained his reputation during the prep season and continued to elevate it this spring. Nelson has fit into a jack-of-all-trades role for one of the EYBL’s surprise squads while averaging 10.1 points, 5 assists, 3.6 rebounds and 2 steals per game. Nelson also added offers from Dayton, VCU, LaSalle, St Bonaventure, UMass and New Mexico to previous scholarship offers from Rutgers, St John’s and Rhode Island. Nelson is bound to find a program who’s in the mix for his services any times he turns on A-10 basketball this season.


http://www.newenglandrecruitingreport.c ... ock-risers
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Re: '18 KY PG - Anthony Nelson (Offer)

Postby ramster » 8 months ago

AAARRRRGGGHHHH, I really like this kid

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Re: '18 KY PG - Anthony Nelson (Offer)

Postby Billyboy78 » 8 months ago

ace wrote:https://twitter.com/patlawless_/status/876934574743355392

Same day as Gebrewhit.
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Re: '18 KY PG - Anthony Nelson (Offer)

Postby theblueram » 8 months ago

Billyboy78 wrote:
ace wrote:https://twitter.com/patlawless_/status/876934574743355392

Same day as Gebrewhit.


would love to have a double verbal.
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Re: '18 KY PG - Anthony Nelson (Offer)

Postby ramster » 8 months ago

Wow. Love what this kid has done in AAU this summer.
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Re: '18 KY PG - Anthony Nelson (Offer)

Postby ace » 6 months ago

For not being in the same conference/level or geographical area, I feel like Minnesota and Rhode Island offer the same guys more than you'd expect. IDK, maybe that's just my perception.

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Postby Rhody74 » 6 months ago

A couple of years ago it seemed Iowa State offered everyone we did.
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Postby TruePoint » 6 months ago

It seemed like Iowa State offered everyone. Full stop.
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Re: '18 KY PG - Anthony Nelson (Offer)

Postby NorthernRamFan » 6 months ago

This kid is $$$
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Postby rhodyblue12 » 6 months ago

He looks like a really good combo guard:

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Postby reef » 6 months ago

A smooth lefty looks really good
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Re: '18 KY PG - Anthony Nelson (Offer)

Postby CT Rhody » 6 months ago

Apparently West Virginia offered today via 247 sports.
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Postby Iggy1979 » 5 months ago

Clemson and West Virginia visiting, too. have to think URI is no longer chasing.
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Re: '18 KY PG - Anthony Nelson (Offer)

Postby NorthernRamFan » 5 months ago

Iggy1979 wrote:Clemson and West Virginia visiting, too. have to think URI is no longer chasing.



Heard through the GV that this kid is $$$

Simply something Hurley doesn't do...
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Postby RhowdyRam02 » 5 months ago

To clarify, are you saying Nelson is looking for money to commit to a school and Hurley doesn't do that?
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Re: '18 KY PG - Anthony Nelson (Offer)

Postby DanInAZ » 5 months ago

What does that mean? $$$?

Money = good right? He's talented enough to warrant $$$?

Please explain.
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Postby reef » 5 months ago

Yes I am confused by that statement as well
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Postby Rhodymob05 » 5 months ago

No No , by saying he IS money, NorthernRamFan means the kid himself is valuable, meaning a good player.
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Re: '18 KY PG - Anthony Nelson (Offer)

Postby Billyboy78 » 5 months ago

Rhodymob05 wrote:No No , by saying he IS money, NorthernRamFan means the kid himself is valuable, meaning a good player.

So, Dan doesn't like good players.
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Re: '18 KY PG - Anthony Nelson (Offer)

Postby NorthernRamFan » 5 months ago

Well I was trying to be polite and just use symbols, but $$$=Cash... I've been told he's going to have a price tag to his commitment from his handlers, at least that's what my connect with his program has mentioned... DH doesn't do pay to play to my knowledge, for that I have a great amount of respect that he's building our program through development and hard work rather than being Bob Huggins Jr lol
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Re: '18 KY PG - Anthony Nelson (Offer)

Postby Rhody15 » 5 months ago

Throwing out accusations that a school is going to have to pay to get a commitment from a player is pretty serious.

I wouldn't be throwing that out there out the internet, but that's just me...
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Postby NorthernRamFan » 5 months ago

Rhody15 wrote:Throwing out accusations that a school is going to have to pay to get a commitment from a player is pretty serious.

I wouldn't be throwing that out there out the internet, but that's just me...


I tried to be subtle, the info is from a very good source who's previously worked the "circuit" and for Hoop Group so I trust it, but people can always be wrong from time to time.
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Re: '18 KY PG - Anthony Nelson (Offer)

Postby rambone 78 » 5 months ago

Well if that's true, I doubt we'll be getting a commitment from Mr. Nelson.

Nor should we imo......
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Re: '18 KY PG - Anthony Nelson (Offer)

Postby theblueram » 5 months ago

I didn't think we were involved with a 5 star recruit. Hmmmm. Better check those recruiting sites on what his ranking is.
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Re: '18 KY PG - Anthony Nelson (Offer)

Postby reef » 5 months ago

Stay away from Tony Nelson then if he is looking to get paid !!!
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Re: '18 KY PG - Anthony Nelson (Offer)

Postby ramster » 5 months ago

Rhody15 wrote:Throwing out accusations that a school is going to have to pay to get a commitment from a player is pretty serious.

I wouldn't be throwing that out there out the internet, but that's just me...


me too
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Re: '18 KY PG - Anthony Nelson (Offer)

Postby rambone 78 » 5 months ago

He's an NCAA violation waiting to happen.....pass
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Postby RhowdyRam02 » 5 months ago

See, this is why Northern shouldn't have said we he said. He heard a rumor that the student wanted cash for a recruitment and now the student is being called an NCAA violation waiting to happen. Really bad look for us.
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Postby Seawrightspostgame » 5 months ago

These accusations fly all over message boards for the top 50 football programs. They don't investigate really. The NCAA is a shell of its former self after bungling a series of investigations.

From Penn State to Baylor, with Notre Dame in between. It's border to border. The NCAA brass doesn't care if random guy on URI's message board rumors there is a kid asking for cash.

They don't have the man power and time to fight all the battles. Then throw on top of that they are on shaky ground because the revenue is so high.
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Postby RhowdyRam02 » 5 months ago

I'm not worried about the NCAA, I'm sure they're not going to investigate off of something on a message board. I'm just saying maybe we shouldn't slander high school kids.
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Postby Billyboy78 » 5 months ago

FWIW, I don't think we're done with Nelson yet. Dana Tate and Nelson just started following each other on twitter yesterday. I know, it probably means nothing. But Dana has been basically following guys that we're involved with. In the past few days, he's also started following Brendan Adams and Tyrese Martin. So, there's that...
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Postby Iggy1979 » 5 months ago

If URI is involved they're doing some incredible stealth recruiting.
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Postby Billyboy78 » 5 months ago

Iggy1979 wrote:If URI is involved they're doing some incredible stealth recruiting.

We heard nothing about Ryan Preston until he announced that he was coming here.
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Postby Seawrightspostgame » 5 months ago

I wonder what the impact the staff has had on Preston over 6 months?
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Postby Iggy1979 » 5 months ago

If they were doing a home visit it would be reported on, unless the coaches sneaked in under the cover of darkness.
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Postby ramster » 5 months ago

Billyboy78 wrote:
Iggy1979 wrote:If URI is involved they're doing some incredible stealth recruiting.

We heard nothing about Ryan Preston until he announced that he was coming here.


Akele the same if I remember right
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Postby Iggy1979 » 5 months ago

Believe what you want.
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Postby Ramulous » 5 months ago

I think there have been more kids in for official visits than we know of.
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Postby CT Rhody » 5 months ago

Ramulous wrote:I think there have been more kids in for official visits than we know of.


Any names?
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Postby rambone 78 » 5 months ago

If we don't know, how can we know their names? Just sayin'
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Postby Ramulous » 5 months ago

They are extremely close to the vest on these matters. I don't believe they publicize all their visitors
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Postby Billyboy78 » 5 months ago

Doherty was here months ago and we didn't find out about it until about a week ago.
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Re: '18 KY PG - Anthony Nelson (Offer)

Postby bigappleram » 5 months ago

That is an intentional strategy by DH and staff, especially when they are in on a kid they feel is going to blow up.
It's been an effective strategy as well. Walk quietly and carry a big stick.
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