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    Bobby Lutz: ISU's ace in the hole

    Here are some comments that numerous Big 12 coaches made to me about Fred Hoiberg's hire of Bobby Lutz. He is one popular dude in the world of college basketball.

    Iowa State Basketball: Bobby Lutz, Fred Hoiberg's ace in the hole | Cyclone Fanatic



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    Re: Bobby Lutz: ISU's ace in the hole

    Lutz will help out Freddy big time. His hire was a big get. A head coach who made the tournament 5 times at Charlotte will pay off big divedends for ISU.



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    Re: Bobby Lutz: ISU's ace in the hole

    He is the best coach in the state of Iowa.



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    Re: Bobby Lutz: ISU's ace in the hole

    Really my only concern is that they keep a good dynamic. An experienced head coach might chafe a bit being as assistant again.



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    Re: Bobby Lutz: ISU's ace in the hole

    Quote Originally Posted by Judoka View Post
    Really my only concern is that they keep a good dynamic. An experienced head coach might chafe a bit being as assistant again.
    From the quotes CW has provided, sounds like Fred will not make that an issue.



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    Re: Bobby Lutz: ISU's ace in the hole

    Quote Originally Posted by CYinPA View Post
    From the quotes CW has provided, sounds like Fred will not make that an issue.
    Not going to be a problem IMO. I've gotten to know Fred pretty well since he got the job. He's a no ego guy. From everyone I've talked to and the vibe I've gotten from Lutz, he is the same way. I think that this is a great situation for both parties.



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    Re: Bobby Lutz: ISU's ace in the hole

    Best recruit in years might just be Bobby Lutz!


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    Re: Bobby Lutz: ISU's ace in the hole

    Hopefully he will stick around for a while too. But you can't blame him if he goes after another HC position.



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    Re: Bobby Lutz: ISU's ace in the hole

    Quote Originally Posted by MNclone View Post
    Hopefully he will stick around for a while too. But you can't blame him if he goes after another HC position.

    maybe hes tired of the circus. if we pay him a few hundred large, maybe thats enough to live in a motor home in a place like boone.


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    Re: Bobby Lutz: ISU's ace in the hole

    Somehow I expected Fred to get a real good assistant coach. But the Lutz hire exceeded my expectations. So far Hoiberg has exceeded all my expectations.
    I'm really excited about the future. I think its time to become a bball season ticket holder once again.....


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    Re: Bobby Lutz: ISU's ace in the hole

    Quote Originally Posted by CYinPA View Post
    He is the best coach in the state of Iowa.
    No doubt, Lutz did a great job at Charlotte. You really have to develop guys down there. He knows how to play the game in every sense of the word.



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    Re: Bobby Lutz: ISU's ace in the hole

    Looks like a good hire for ISU.

    I just like his mustache.



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    Re: Bobby Lutz: ISU's ace in the hole

    It takes a lot of self confidence to bring aboard a coach like that as an assistant, and I think he will be invaluable in helping Freddie for the next year or two (assuming he will get a head coaching gig sometime soon).



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    Re: Bobby Lutz: ISU's ace in the hole

    Getting season tickets tomorrow, hopefully this season wont be a disappointment.



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    Re: Bobby Lutz: ISU's ace in the hole

    Quote Originally Posted by HerkyKiller View Post
    Getting season tickets tomorrow, hopefully this season wont be a disappointment.
    Depends what your mindset is. It is possible that you need to think of your investment having a maturation date two-years off.



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