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    Re: It's Official: Gillispie to Texas Tech

    Good for him. I don't think he'll find what he had at A&M though.



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    Re: It's Official: Gillispie to Texas Tech

    ESPN was talking about it; their graphic said A&M but they were talking about Tech.



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    Re: It's Official: Gillispie to Texas Tech

    Yeah, no surprise... slightly worrying, but no surprise.



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    Re: It's Official: Gillispie to Texas Tech

    So how long do people think he will be there for? Probably after 2-3 good seasons does anyone think he will move on to a better job?



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    Re: It's Official: Gillispie to Texas Tech

    It's reported to be a 5-year deal and, given his history, I would think the buyout would have to be pretty huge. Coupled with his baggage, I wouldn't be surprised to see him there for the entire 5 years even if he does start winning right away.



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    Re: It's Official: Gillispie to Texas Tech

    Quote Originally Posted by azepp View Post
    ESPN was talking about it; their graphic said A&M but they were talking about Tech.




    Good work ESPN.



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    Re: It's Official: Gillispie to Texas Tech

    Quote Originally Posted by SCNCY View Post
    So how long do people think he will be there for? Probably after 2-3 good seasons does anyone think he will move on to a better job?
    No, he is actually going home so to speak. He was born in Abilene, and most folks in that part of Texas are TT fans.



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    Billy G Hiring Announcement

    Source: Gillispie to take Texas Tech job - College Basketball - Rivals.com

    Billy Gillispie has agreed to become Texas Techís head basketball coach, a university source told Yahoo! Sports. The school is expected to issue a press release later today to announce the hiring. A news conference is tentatively scheduled for Wednesday.


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    Re: Billy G Hiring Announcement

    they gonna be good



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    Re: Billy G Hiring Announcement

    Quote Originally Posted by dualthreat View Post
    they gonna be good
    Bob Knight level imo.



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    Re: Billy G Hiring Announcement

    I think it's improvement, but I must be in the minority but I am not scared out of my head of Billy G.

    He's been out of the business for 2-3 years and he has a hell of a lot more baggage then he had the last time he was coaching.



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    Re: Billy G Hiring Announcement

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    they gonna be good
    I'm still up in the air. They could be really good. He's a hell of a recruiter... but he's been out of the game for a while now.



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    Re: Billy G Hiring Announcement

    Quote Originally Posted by jsb View Post
    I think it's improvement, but I must be in the minority but I am not scared out of my head of Billy G.

    He's been out of the business for 2-3 years and he has a hell of a lot more baggage then he had the last time he was coaching.
    That's where I'm at, so you're probably in trouble.

    He's a challenge, but he's not the same commodity he was before going to Kentucky.


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