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The best Colorado prep player since Chauncey

Discussion in 'Colorado Basketball Recruiting Central' started by Jens1893, Jan 12, 2011.

  1. Jens1893

    Jens1893 Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    buff4bcs1985 Hail to the King

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    go get em tad
     
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    AlferdJasper Well-Known Member

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    Denver East High School rocks.


    The great thing for Collier is that Rudy Carey, East's coach, is a good guy and a very good coach. He'll learn what he needs for the next level and have a great time while there. Hard work, yes, but he will enjoy playing, too.
     
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    dyemeduke Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, I had heard of Chris Thomas, but this kid also sounds really special. CO HS Bball needs kids like these.
     
  5. Hank

    Hank Well-Known Member

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    The part of the quote in bold makes me question how good this kid really is. Chauncey was BY FAR the best player in the state his freshman year.

    TRIVIA: Billups won CO Mr. Basketball his sophomore, junior and senior years. Who won it his freshman year? Rep to the correct answer.
     
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    sackman Club Member Club Member

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    Chucky Sprolling?
     
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    dyemeduke Well-Known Member

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    ugh...wasn't it Chaunc's teammate his freshman year? I want to say Sean Vandiver, but I know he was at CU before Chauncey...

    damn it...I'm pretty sure it was Chauncey's big on his GW team...am I close?
     
  8. Hank

    Hank Well-Known Member

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    Sproling graduated in 1988.
     
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    Hank Well-Known Member

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    I actually don't know the answer. I was hoping you guys could help me out. :lol:
     
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    wsp4820 Sally Club Member Junta Member

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    Trick question.
     
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    snakeyman Snake Charmer Club Member

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    Troy Murphy?
     
  12. Hank

    Hank Well-Known Member

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    Ah, I just found the answer. :lol: Rep to you.
     
  13. Darian3Hagan

    Darian3Hagan '89 Player of the Year Club Member

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    There was no Mr. Basketball until 1993
     
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    Mick Ronson Well-Known Member

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    Vandiver was at CU in 90 (a senior in Tom Miller's last year, I believe), he's too old. plus, i don't think he's from CO.
     
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  15. Hank

    Hank Well-Known Member

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    From Neil Devlin at the Post:

    Although, I think they still had the Gatorade Player of the Year before Mr. Basketball. Pete Hefty won it in 91-92. Ben Baum won it in 92-93. Chauncey won it 93-94, and 94-95. I don't remember Hefty or Baum.
     
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    Pete Hefty, from Wheat Ridge, played for CU for a year or two before transferring to DU.
     
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    Vandiver was from CA, IIRC
     
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    As I recall, Pete Hefty actually played as a freshman for CU ... had a great first game and then faded ... I believe that he ended up transferring (DU?) where he finished out his college playing days.
     

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