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    Hoiberg press: First the New York Times, now the Wall Street Journal


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    Re: Hoiberg press: First the New York Times, now the Wall Street Journal

    BE PROUD............ BE VERY PROUD OF FRED!!!



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    Re: Hoiberg press: First the New York Times, now the Wall Street Journal

    Good read. I like where these seeds are being planted.



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    Re: Hoiberg press: First the New York Times, now the Wall Street Journal

    That story is so cool. That's OUR Freddie.



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    Re: Hoiberg press: First the New York Times, now the Wall Street Journal

    ...."Mr. Hoiberg's running start is raising a provocative question for college basketball: is coaching experience necessary?...."


    Sorry CFers, I'm thoroughly convinced recruiting / seniority is vastly more important vs coaching. It's the Horse, not the Jockey. Bill Self can lose 60% of his scoring and rebounding and still have a #3-ranked team with the newcomers like Selby.

    Wayne Morgan would have been very successful and yet Larry hasn't gotten his So Miss team into the NIT / Loser Tournament.....Hummmmmm....

    ....let the flames begin....


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    Re: Hoiberg press: First the New York Times, now the Wall Street Journal

    amazing!


    I was a victim of a series of accidents, as are we all.

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    Re: Hoiberg press: First the New York Times, now the Wall Street Journal

    "Not only was he named the state's Mr. Basketball after leading Ames High School to a championship in 1991, he was the quarterback of his high school football team."

    For those who don't know, he wasn't just the QB of AHS, he was the Player of the Year in football in the state of Iowa.



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    Re: Hoiberg press: First the New York Times, now the Wall Street Journal

    We'll have something special with men's basketball at Iowa State in a couple years. Heck, this year we have a team that plays hard - and if they get a few breaks we could see them do something too!



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    Re: Hoiberg press: First the New York Times, now the Wall Street Journal

    Quote Originally Posted by pulse View Post
    "Not only was he named the state's Mr. Basketball after leading Ames High School to a championship in 1991, he was the quarterback of his high school football team."

    For those who don't know, he wasn't just the QB of AHS, he was the Player of the Year in football in the state of Iowa.
    And a football offer from Stanford I believe.



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    Re: Hoiberg press: First the New York Times, now the Wall Street Journal

    Quote Originally Posted by moforisu View Post
    And a football offer from Stanford I believe.
    Actually, per the NYT article:

    "A few years later, he led Ames High School to the 1991 state basketball title, then turned down a football scholarship to Nebraska (he was a quarterback) to play basketball for the Cyclones."



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    Re: Hoiberg press: First the New York Times, now the Wall Street Journal

    That last quote in the WSJ story is just like the White Shadow...



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    Re: Hoiberg press: First the New York Times, now the Wall Street Journal

    He would have many options as a D1 QB if that was the direction he wanted, including Nebraska and Stanford.



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    Re: Hoiberg press: First the New York Times, now the Wall Street Journal

    Quote Originally Posted by acgclone View Post
    He would have many options as a D1 QB if that was the direction he wanted, including Nebraska and Stanford.
    I never knew that. I think that just solidifies his icon-like status.



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    Re: Hoiberg press: First the New York Times, now the Wall Street Journal

    Quote Originally Posted by Go2Guy View Post
    ...."Mr. Hoiberg's running start is raising a provocative question for college basketball: is coaching experience necessary?...."


    Sorry CFers, I'm thoroughly convinced recruiting / seniority is vastly more important vs coaching. It's the Horse, not the Jockey. Bill Self can lose 60% of his scoring and rebounding and still have a #3-ranked team with the newcomers like Selby.

    Wayne Morgan would have been very successful and yet Larry hasn't gotten his So Miss team into the NIT / Loser Tournament.....Hummmmmm....

    ....let the flames begin....
    You lost me with Wayne Morgan would have been very successful. His undiscipline teams which continually got worse proves coaching also matters. You need the horses and the rider.



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    Re: Hoiberg press: First the New York Times, now the Wall Street Journal

    I love how the WSJ calls everybody in the article Mr. once they have been introduced in the article by their first name.



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