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Re: Shawn Lester - 2012 SG - Signed LOI
« Reply #175 on: January 24, 2012, 09:41:43 am »
Lester scored 21 tonight in a 81-70 win over Lake Norman

I hope Lester is good. His team is bad.
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Re: Shawn Lester - 2012 SG - Signed LOI
« Reply #176 on: January 24, 2012, 09:57:26 am »
I blame Lester for not growing up in a more basketball-rich community.


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Re: Shawn Lester - 2012 SG - Signed LOI
« Reply #177 on: February 10, 2012, 10:47:53 pm »
Lester scored 20 tonight in a win over LKN HS.  Eclipsed the 1,500 point mark in HS.

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Re: Shawn Lester - 2012 SG - Signed LOI
« Reply #178 on: February 11, 2012, 09:40:49 am »
"Congrats. You guys beat our ass last night and it was a pretty pathetic performance on the glass and downlow." - StillJonesing - December 2, 2012.

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Re: Shawn Lester - 2012 SG - Signed LOI
« Reply #179 on: February 11, 2012, 12:48:31 pm »
At one point there was some talk of the Niners recruiting West Charlotte PG Mark Blackmon.  Looks like he made the all conference 2nd team.  Not sure if there is still any interest though.

I think Normmm was probably right all along, we'll be really good next year.

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Re: Shawn Lester - 2012 SG - Signed LOI
« Reply #180 on: February 13, 2012, 11:35:05 pm »
I didn't realize it until he got up to leave, but Lester and a friend sat right in front of us during the homecoming game Saturday.  Felt a little embarrassed since at one point during the game I was busting on Major a little but also was talking about his recruiting and how I was excited about "this guy named Lester coming in next year that is a true scorer".  We were talking right in his ear so I'm sure he was amused.

I did notice he turned around and kinda laughed at us once, but I didn't put 2 and 2 together soon enough to introduce myself and tell him personally I was excited to have him.

After the game he went down and stood over the player's tunnel for a good 5 minutes and you could tell he was just taking it all in.

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Re: Shawn Lester - 2012 SG - Signed LOI
« Reply #181 on: February 14, 2012, 08:53:54 am »
At one point there was some talk of the Niners recruiting West Charlotte PG Mark Blackmon.  Looks like he made the all conference 2nd team.  Not sure if there is still any interest though.
Last I saw Blackmon was projected as D2 or Low Major.

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Re: Shawn Lester - 2012 SG - Signed LOI
« Reply #182 on: February 14, 2012, 09:54:11 am »
At one point there was some talk of the Niners recruiting West Charlotte PG Mark Blackmon.  Looks like he made the all conference 2nd team.  Not sure if there is still any interest though.
Last I saw Blackmon was projected as D2 or Low Major.

Like that has ever stopped us before! ::) :P

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Re: Shawn Lester - 2012 SG - Signed LOI
« Reply #183 on: February 18, 2012, 10:59:46 pm »
Tough test.  1st round playoff game at West Charlotte, defending champs.  We'll see how Lester does.  Good luck!
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Re: Shawn Lester - 2012 SG - Signed LOI
« Reply #184 on: February 24, 2012, 05:58:55 pm »
Per Shawn's Twitter account today:
 
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Re: Shawn Lester - 2012 SG - Signed LOI
« Reply #185 on: March 18, 2012, 07:26:08 pm »
     In the Myrtle Beach NC SC all star clash played March 17, Lester played 22 minutes , was 4 for 6 shooting, and 4 for 5 from the 3 pt. range .  Appears to be a good performance .

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Re: Shawn Lester - 2012 SG - Signed LOI
« Reply #186 on: March 18, 2012, 07:41:21 pm »
     In the Myrtle Beach NC SC all star clash played March 17, Lester played 22 minutes , was 4 for 6 shooting, and 4 for 5 from the 3 pt. range .  Appears to be a good performance .


Nice.  I'm sure it was pretty much a glorified scrimmage with little D, but 4 of 5 from three point range is impressive.  Can't wait to see Lester in the Green and White!
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Re: Shawn Lester - 2012 SG - Signed LOI
« Reply #187 on: March 18, 2012, 09:38:56 pm »
Ingram, another 9er target, played in the game as well and scored 9 points (hit 1 3pt shot).
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Re: Shawn Lester - 2012 SG - Signed LOI
« Reply #188 on: April 11, 2012, 01:32:27 pm »
The non-BCS curse strikes again.  Lester out of updated top 150 2012 on Rivals.
 
http://rivals.yahoo.com/ncaa/basketball/recruiting/rankings/rank-2509
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Re: Shawn Lester - 2012 SG - Signed LOI
« Reply #189 on: April 11, 2012, 01:45:36 pm »
The non-BCS curse strikes again.  Lester out of updated top 150 2012 on Rivals.
 
http://rivals.yahoo.com/ncaa/basketball/recruiting/rankings/rank-2509
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So welcome again, Top 150 recruit, Shawn Lester!

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Re: Shawn Lester - 2012 SG - Signed LOI
« Reply #190 on: April 11, 2012, 02:30:39 pm »
I wonder if they drop Nerlens Noel from their list after he shocks the world and signs here?
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Re: Shawn Lester - 2012 SG - Signed LOI
« Reply #191 on: April 11, 2012, 10:54:45 pm »
The non-BCS curse strikes again.  Lester out of updated top 150 2012 on Rivals.
 
http://rivals.yahoo.com/ncaa/basketball/recruiting/rankings/rank-2509

It's hard to take a website's rankings seriously when they do this EVERY time we sign somebody in their Top 150.  Me thinks that Rodney White or Curtis Withers would be dropped out of the Top 150 should we be signing them now.  All they are doing is discrediting any integrity they might have had in order to butter their bread from their BCS patrons.

Bring it Shawn.  Time to rain some 3's and rain on the Rivals BCS parade.
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Re: Shawn Lester - 2012 SG - Signed LOI
« Reply #193 on: April 15, 2012, 05:16:52 pm »
Article about how Lester did in today's Jordan Brand Regional Game

http://www2.statesville.com/sports/2012/apr/14/lester-pulls-down-10-boards-jordan-regional-game-ar-2164056/?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

How the heck can they write that article and never mention where he signed?

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Re: Shawn Lester - 2012 SG - Signed LOI
« Reply #194 on: April 15, 2012, 07:01:11 pm »
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Re: Shawn Lester - 2012 SG - Signed LOI
« Reply #195 on: March 25, 2013, 09:33:32 pm »
Is he enrolled? How is he doing in school? Will he be eligible next year? 
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Re: Shawn Lester - 2012 SG - Signed LOI
« Reply #196 on: March 25, 2013, 09:50:40 pm »
From what I have seen he is enrolled and excited to be in the Niner uniform next season.

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Re: Shawn Lester - 2012 SG - Signed LOI
« Reply #197 on: March 25, 2013, 10:03:44 pm »
Is he enrolled? How is he doing in school? Will he be eligible next year?
Just looking at program history, I don't recall someone who sat out not being eligible.

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Re: Shawn Lester - 2012 SG - Signed LOI
« Reply #198 on: March 25, 2013, 10:18:32 pm »
He's fine.  Expect him to play next year. 
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Re: Shawn Lester - 2012 SG - Signed LOI
« Reply #199 on: March 26, 2013, 02:27:30 am »
From what I have seen he is enrolled and excited to be in the Niner uniform next season.

I see him around campus every so often and have seen him at several MBB games over the course of the year. Also, heard he played in intramural basketball and dominated.
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