Jordan Brand Classic Snubs Isaiah Hicks, Chooses Kennedy Meeks

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  • 903 mens national championships Feb 13, 2013
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    Coach K learned how to win more than 2 national titles from Bob Knight (who won 3 himself).

    4>2
    3>2

  • Wolfpackindahizzy4shizzy Feb 13, 2013
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    Lol
    The poor BOY is getting abused in this thread.

    Classic!

  • Wolfpackindahizzy4shizzy Feb 13, 2013
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    K = tNose + Napoleon

    Love it!

  • BlueDevils00 Feb 13, 2013
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    If Hicks is resting an ankle then it makes sense. Also, the PF spot is loaded this year (Gordon, Randle, Parker, Vonleh), maybe they needed another Center.

    Nate Britt was once a top-20, 5-star PG who was being touted as better than Paige. Not sure what's happened (no game film i've seen), but he's dropped from top-20 to mid-50's. Paige may be the playmaker at UNC for the foreseeable future.

    Joel Berry, 2014 PG signed w/ UNC is a STUD though.

  • Dr. Pwnt Feb 13, 2013
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    Chad Ford actually went to BYU, George Mason (M.S.), and Georgetown (J.D.). Tough break but your conspiracy theory isn't going to align on this one.

    "Derp"

  • MoDuke v2 is gone Feb 13, 2013
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    Then you have to credit Bubas who took ol' Deano out to the woodshed and schooled him.

    Payment is due in full
    Thank you

  • trueblue0100 Feb 13, 2013
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    Wake up people; everybody couldn't go. Or maybe they should have just invited every recruit in the entire country.

  • Lux Libertas Feb 13, 2013
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    (Actually it's 24-14. <-- The Historical Record of Hurful. LOL)

    Etched in time, unchangeable. ROFL!

  • BeastOnTheHill Feb 13, 2013
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    with the key words being "in NC's."

    Dean was a better basketball coach AND it was Dean that taught mikey the basketball lessons he needed to become what he is. And Dean never charged k a dime for it!!!
    23-14! LOL!!!

  • Wolfpackindahizzy4shizzy Feb 13, 2013
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    LOL

    Facts-R-Great!

  • flairrick Feb 13, 2013
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    And Roy doesnt? 7 losses this year. Is that one for every MCDaa Roy has on his roster. With more to come.

    And if you diss K, you must really diss DES and Roy. Took two of them to equal K in NC's.

  • PacknoPride Feb 13, 2013
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    All the coaches have a system and they recruit players to fill that system. When you can't get a player to fill in your system, they you have problems. Any dummy knows that. K recruits player to fill in as any other coach does. The trouble with K is he gets the best players in the country, applies his system, then loses to teams that has better coaches like Lee says HI!

  • Wolfpackindahizzy4shizzy Feb 13, 2013
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    LOL

    poor BOY, just can't handle being a BOY.

    no wonder it pretends to be a girl.

    Love
    it!

  • Lux Libertas Feb 13, 2013
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    LOL at continuing to assume I am a black man.

    Puzzling, but hardly surprising..LOL

  • Wolfpackindahizzy4shizzy Feb 13, 2013
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    LOL

    #FactSlapped

    that poor, poor, BOY.

  • flairrick Feb 13, 2013
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    You dont have to listen.

    And if you think K gets who he wants each and every year, you havent been paying attention.

    Face it, K can do more with less than Roy. Roy needs a certain type of player (star, quick PG) and a stud 5 to be successful. That is his system.

    K changes his system to fit his players. Everyone with a brain knows this.

  • PacknoPride Feb 13, 2013
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    Everyday I read bragging about the recruits Duke is getting. Kennedy Meeks, Jabari Parker, Mattf Jones, Semi Ojeleye. How much better they are than anything Carolina is recruiting, and how Roy is losing his a good recruiter, and Kis a developer. Last year it was Jefferson and Sulaimon. Year after year we all have to listen to this sheet, but somehow Roy is a better recruiter and k is a better coach. We all know that in any sport recruiting is the key to winning. Roy has suffered with rectuiting in the past years plus having 4 players leave to go to the NBA hurt. Losing the Wear twins, and Tyler Zeller brother to Indiana hurt Roy. The article about coach williams not teaching his player is pure bs. Seller, Henson, Barnes, all improved at Carolina.
    The fact is that K out recruits Roy and any other coach in college basketball. He gets who he wants every year to replace the talent that is leaving. So, either you are getting the best recruits or you aren't and K is developing them. Which is it?

  • Lux Libertas Feb 13, 2013
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    Who???

  • 903 mens national championships Feb 13, 2013
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    Chad Ford went to Duke?

  • Lux Libertas Feb 13, 2013
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    LOL...so because a dookie says it, it must be true.

    Got it.

    DERP!!!

  • flairrick Feb 13, 2013
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    Now that is funny, very funny. Thanks for that one this morning.

  • flairrick Feb 13, 2013
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    Ouch, that is going to leave a mark.

  • Dr. Pwnt Feb 13, 2013
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    Sure thing, scooter.

    "But I've heard NBA scout after NBA scout make the same observation about Williams' recent teams: He still recruits as well as any coach in the country, but his players don't really seem to get any better the longer they stay in the program. Whether it's the fact that Williams recruits players who just happen to not put in extra work -- or whether he doesn't push them quite as hard -- a lot of North Carolina players seem to leave UNC with nearly the same skill set they came in with."

    http://insider.espn.go.com/mens-college-basketball/story/_/id/8864714/jay-bilas-chad-ford-college-basketball-programs-best-producing-nba-players

  • Lux Libertas Feb 13, 2013
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    Link?

  • Dr. Pwnt Feb 13, 2013
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    Hicks is a very raw talent that has just scratched the surface of his potential. It's a shame he didn't choose a school that would help him further develop his game to maximize his potential.

  • PacknoPride Feb 13, 2013
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    We all know k is a better recruiter than roy, but roy is better at developing players.

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  • still heelman1973 Feb 12, 2013
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    LOL at the wusspacker bragging about "earning" such a dubious "honor".

  • Wolfpocalypse Now Feb 12, 2013
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    If that was true, at least he earned a spot. Kennedy Meeks just got sympathy votes because he has type II diabetes.

  • still heelman1973 Feb 12, 2013
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    Meanwhile, Cat Barber will be appearing in the Sticky Fingers Classic.

  • Wolfpocalypse Now Feb 12, 2013
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    I think the all-star games were confused; Meeks was invited to the Little Debbie Classic, this year featuring celebrity host Sean May.

  • BeastOnTheHill Feb 12, 2013
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    wasn't hicks trying to rest a sore ankle or something. I don't remember where I saw that.

  • flairrick Feb 12, 2013
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    Hence, my response. Has to be the logical reason.

  • BlueDevils00 Feb 12, 2013
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    I can understand Ojeleye not being invited b/c Jordan doesn't want 3 Duke players, that seems reasonable. But why not Isaiah Hicks?! That dude is nasty, and much better than Meeks IMO.

  • flairrick Feb 12, 2013
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    There must be a donut eating contest.

  • Tar Heels Victory-NCAA CHAMPIONS Feb 12, 2013
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    Call up the organizers and ask them.

  • BlueDevils00 Feb 12, 2013
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    Duke 5-star commits Matt Jones (#24) and Jabari Parker (#2) were invited. Jordan snubbed 5-star Duke commit Semi Ojeleye (#25) despite averaging over 40PPG in Ottawa, KS.

  • BlueDevils00 Feb 12, 2013
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    This is bizarre. The best UNC recruit always gets invited to the Jordan Brand Classic high school all-star game. UNC commit Isaiah Hicks is a 5-star PF ranked #20 in the 2013 class. He was not invited. Instead, 4-star Center Kennedy Meeks, who is #50 overall, was invited.

    I wonder why Hicks was not invited, being from North Carolina and the crown jewel of Roy's 2013 haul.

    Bizarre.

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