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    Bruce Van De Velde searching for new coach

    for Louisianna Tech. Credit to John Walters on twitter:

    Bruce Van De Velde is searching for a new basketball coach at Louisiana Tech. He fired Kerry Rupp today.
    Rumor has it the short list is:

    Steve McClain
    Ray Lopes
    Jeff Lebo
    Wayne Morgan

    All solid choices to be fired and out of coaching within the next 3 years.



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    Re: Bruce Van De Velde searching for new coach

    Maybe he can get the old gang back together and bring in LE with Wayne Morgan



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    Re: Bruce Van De Velde searching for new coach

    If anyone cared about LT basketball, they should be very, very worried right now.



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    Re: Bruce Van De Velde searching for new coach

    I actually think Wayne might do okay there.



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    Re: Bruce Van De Velde searching for new coach

    Wayne knows how to recruit well. In the game of college basketball, as said best by Roy Williams, coaching a team is 70 percent recruiting and 30 percent of "real" coaching. He will fit well at a small school.


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    Re: Bruce Van De Velde searching for new coach

    Wayne would be an OK hire. At least he's a proven recruiter.

    I really don't understand his love for Lebo and Steve McClain. I was on suicide watch when I heard he was a strong candidate for our job back in the day. The crazy guy at Wyoming didn't exactly create excitement for me.



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    Re: Bruce Van De Velde searching for new coach

    Quote Originally Posted by whirlybirds View Post
    Wayne knows how to recruit well. In the game of college basketball, as said best by Roy Williams, coaching a team is 70 percent recruiting and 30 percent of "real" coaching. He will fit well at a small school.
    He didn't work out a Long Beach State...

    I appreciate what Wayne did and he was very good at what he did under Eustachy but he isn't cut-out to be a head coach IMO.



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    Re: Bruce Van De Velde searching for new coach

    Quote Originally Posted by Drive4cy View Post
    Wayne would be an OK hire. At least he's a proven recruiter.

    I really don't understand his love for Lebo and Steve McClain. I was on suicide watch when I heard he was a strong candidate for our job back in the day. The crazy guy at Wyoming didn't exactly create excitement for me.
    I guess I should have used the jimlad after that short list.



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    Re: Bruce Van De Velde searching for new coach

    Why should I credit John Walters for something I couldn't care less about?


    Go Cyclones!

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    Re: Bruce Van De Velde searching for new coach

    Quote Originally Posted by Aclone View Post
    Why should I credit John Walters for something I couldn't care less about?
    Why are you posting in a thread about something you could not care less about?

    As to your question, it is common courtesy to cite where you copied and pasted from.



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    Re: Bruce Van De Velde searching for new coach

    You all do realize that 1. Morgan already has a job at Hofstra and 2. LT isn't that much of a step up from Hofstra...


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    Re: Bruce Van De Velde searching for new coach

    Quote Originally Posted by jdoggivjc View Post
    You all do realize that 1. Morgan already has a job at Hofstra and 2. LT isn't that much of a step up from Hofstra...
    Will the Hofstra AD lick his ****?



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    Re: Bruce Van De Velde searching for new coach

    That is the exact same list he had when he fired Larry. The same. Right down to Ray lopes who got busted the next year cheating. Kelvin Sampson clone.


    Nobody but HB knows for sure. You pretty much know nothing....like Knownothing would like to say.
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    Re: Bruce Van De Velde searching for new coach

    I know you were joking about that short list, but check this out:

    Scout.com: Leading Candidates Emerge



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    Re: Bruce Van De Velde searching for new coach

    Bruce Van De Velde was named Louisiana Tech's athletics director in February of 2010 by Louisiana Tech President Dr. Dan Reneau



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