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    Ruston High basketball

    Just wanted to give everyone a heads up. Coach Konkol offered Rollin Belton from Ruston High school about 2 weeks ago. He is a sophomore about 6'7. He's got some development still left but is considered one of the top prospects in Louisiana for his class. We start competition this Saturday, October 27 against Rayville at 10 am at the Ruston High gym. It's a little scrimmage tournament with several area high schools. I'll post a Ruston schedule when I figure out how a little later for those who might want to try to catch a game and watch this prospect and possible future propects like his fellow sophomore whose a skinny shooter.

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    Re: Ruston High basketball

    Quote Originally Posted by Dirtydawg View Post
    Just wanted to give everyone a heads up. Coach Konkol offered Rollin Belton from Ruston High school about 2 weeks ago. He is a sophomore about 6'7. He's got some development still left but is considered one of the top prospects in Louisiana for his class. We start competition this Saturday, October 27 against Rayville at 10 am at the Ruston High gym. It's a little scrimmage tournament with several area high schools. I'll post a Ruston schedule when I figure out how a little later for those who might want to try to catch a game and watch this prospect and possible future propects like his fellow sophomore whose a skinny shooter.
    How's little Dirty's development going? I was excited to get to watch him play last year, but he didn't get off the bench in the game that I saw. I'm hoping he's able to play a bigger role for the Bearcats this year.
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    Re: Ruston High basketball

    Quote Originally Posted by theprofessor View Post
    How's little Dirty's development going? I was excited to get to watch him play last year, but he didn't get off the bench in the game that I saw. I'm hoping he's able to play a bigger role for the Bearcats this year.
    He's coming along really well. He caught the flu and was down for 3 weeks and never really got back to full strength, and played like it. So far he's starting, but that was just the scrimmages this past weekend. Against Rayville, he was 2-4 both 3 pointers in about 8 minutes time, and against Woodlawn, he was 4-4 again all 3s in about 10 minutes playing time. His defense is much better except he still has the mistaken impression that he's a shot-blocker. Coach Barmore was there for the Rayville game and liked what he saw. He told me he was talking to Coach Mcelroy? who told him that by the time he graduates, he could be the best shooter to come through Ruston. I don't know about that, but it's nice to hear. Still lacks the aggression on offense that I'd like to see, I think he's still too worried about upsetting his teammates, although he had a great play on his last 3 against Woodlawn. He got the offensive rebound and was going to go up for a lay up, but his coach told him to put up the 3. So he backed it out, and with the defender on him sunk the 3 in his face. I don't think he makes that shot last year, but he really had a good summer which has helped his confidence.
    We play tomorrow at Ruston against Wossman, I think. Freshman start at 4:30 followed by JV then varsity and then play at Parkway Saturday but don't what time or who yet.

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    Re: Ruston High basketball

    gonna try to make a few games this year. great to hear about Rollin.


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    Re: Ruston High basketball

    Wossman waxed us. They are very good. Tall and quick and didn't even have some football players back. They'll go far. They have this one kid, #3, who's got the best lateral movement I've seen in probably over 20 years. You have to have a super quick first step to get by him, and he's a pretty good shooter as well. Their freshman, #24 or 22 I think, is going to be the real deal. He's already about 6'1 or 6'2 and great athletic build. He'll be one to watch.

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