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Odds and Ends – 8/10/09


mslacatlogoThe theme of last week was commitments, with what a seemed like a large number of basketball prospects pulled the trigger and committed to programs last week. I should be updating the recruit list shortly because a handful of Bobcat and Griz prospects, have committed else where. As you may have noticed I posted a couple Lady Griz commits last week. I have also heard some rumblings of a few other commits and I am trying to verify. I actually was told last week of a potential 4th Bobcat men’s commit but I am now pretty sure that info was bogus. On with odds and ends.

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  • Matt Miller of Helena capital continues to create buzz on the internet recruiting sites, as new schools hope to become involved. According to an article posted early last week on HawgSports.com (the U of Arkansas site on Rivals.com) Miller has added Arkansas to his short list, thanks in large part to the respect Miller has for former Carroll College and Helena capital star and now Arkansas head coach Bobby Petrino. Here is a quote from Miller.

“If Coach Petrino calls I will certainly listen,” Miller said. “First off, Arkansas is in the SEC and that speaks for itself. I followed Coach Petrino at Louisville and I know what he did there. He’s a coach I would like to play for at Arkansas.”

In an article appearing yesterday on BroncoCountry.com (a Boise State site on the Scout.com network). Miller’s short list continues to be Oregon, Oregon State, Boise State, Stanford, and Arizona State. He also states he is in no real rush to make his decision

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  • In last weeks Odds and Ends post I mentioned that 6-5 guard forward John Green had short listed the Griz as his favorite. Well as he was hoping a few Pac-10 schools have taken a shine to Green and according to an article on Rivals, Washington State, Stanford, and Oregon State have become involved. These are his top three of the approximate 8-10 schools currently recruiting him.
  • Last year the grizzly men’s basketball team got a real early start on the basketball season when they were invited to play in a Memorial Day tournament in Canada. Originally the Bobcats were to play in that tournament, but had to pull out because classes, at MSU, did not start until the day after the tournament ended. The Griz stepped in for last years tourney and the Bobcat men’s team was scheduled for this years tourney. The Bobcat coaching staff was really looking forward to bring a veteran team into the tournament and use as an opportunity to mesh the veterans with the new players. Unfortunately the NCAA in their infinite wisdom has decided that the Memorial Day week tournaments (technically classified as an over seas tournament) are not a good thing and give the participating schools an unfair advantage. Last spring they ruled schools could no longer participate in them, and the Bobcat men’s team had to pull out.
  • Speaking of Canadian Basketball, did anyone catch this a few weeks back that perennial Montana basketball punching bag foe Simon Frasier has become the first Canadian based team to be accepted into the NCAA? Starting next year they will be playing at the D-2 level.
  • I had heard rumors last week that Sidney’s Jordan Sullivan had committed to the Lady Griz program. While I am not 100% about this, I do not believe she has committed …..yet. As I have heard from multiple sources there are quite a few D-1 programs vying for her services, and she would like to take a couple official trips before committing. The two programs I have heard specifically are New Mexico and Utah. Official visits can not take place until September. Still, though, I would not be surprised if she did commit sooner.

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  • Dau Jok a 6-3 shooting guard from Des Moines Iowa, recently listed the schools recruiting him as Penn, Montana, North Dakota, Southern Illinois at Edwardsville, Princeton, Harvard, Howard, the University of Denver, and the University of Detroit in an article at IowaPreps.com. When asked which schools have offered him Jok had the following quote.

“North Dakota did, Southern Illinois at Edwardsville did, and Jake says Montana did officially but I haven’t talked to them yet. Then the Ivy League schools can’t offer but they said if I get my ACT up I have a shot at going there.”

Jok attended the grizzly basketball camp in early July where the coaches offered him.

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