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    “One day we’ll be in here celebrating a Big 12 championship,” Rhoads said. “That I can promise you.”

    "I hope to coach here until I retire," Hoiberg said.
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    Re: McKnight to Florida Gulf Coast

    Best of luck Eric.


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    Re: McKnight to Florida Gulf Coast

    I hope he does well. I'm glad he found a place.


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    Re: McKnight to Florida Gulf Coast

    Good luck to him, they really talk him up in that article.



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    Re: McKnight to Florida Gulf Coast

    Good for him Big 12 talent he is not.



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    Re: McKnight to Florida Gulf Coast

    Good for him Big 12 talent he is not.


    I disagree. He was a legit Big 12 talent. However, his skill level was 2 years away from being Big 12 ready.



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    Re: McKnight to Florida Gulf Coast

    Is this the same school that Gilstrap transferred from?



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    Re: McKnight to Florida Gulf Coast

    Quote Originally Posted by Cydwinder View Post
    Is this the same school that Gilstrap transferred from?
    I think so


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    Re: McKnight to Florida Gulf Coast

    Quote Originally Posted by Cydwinder View Post
    Is this the same school that Gilstrap transferred from?
    No he came from a Junior College school.



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    Re: McKnight to Florida Gulf Coast

    Hopefully that will provide the right level where Eric can show off his skills. I always hate to see a player go elsewhere, because I really miss the days where a kid would come in and slowly evolve into a contributor, but I certainly understand. Best wishes to him at his new school.



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    Re: McKnight to Florida Gulf Coast

    Hope he does well.

    Quote Originally Posted by CyCrazy View Post
    Good for him Big 12 talent he is not.
    You nor I know if that's true or not.



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    Re: McKnight to Florida Gulf Coast

    I wish Eric well too. I spoke with him at CCL last summer and he seemed like a nice kid. He was out of his league last year and really needed a RS year which he didn't get. Transferring gives him that year. I agree with SC that Eric was a couple of years away from contributing. I wouldn't be surprised if 3/4 years from now (his Jr/Sr year) if he matures into a good player. ISU just wasn't a good fit for him or us given the circumstances. Hope things work out for him though.



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    Re: McKnight to Florida Gulf Coast

    Good for him.

    FGCU is a really new university, the first semester of classes started in 1997. They compete in the Atlantic Sun Conference, so I think it's plausible that if McKnight lives up to his potential he could easily be one of the best players in the conference by the time he's a junior or senior.


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    Re: McKnight to Florida Gulf Coast

    Quote Originally Posted by TitanClone View Post
    Hope he does well.

    You nor I know if that's true or not.
    Well, it sure seems true after watching him play against big 12 competition. He was lost out there. There is a reason he basically only got mop up duty last year when we had an extremely short bench, and it is that he is not a big 12 caliber player. Also, just look at the school he transferred to, if he was really a high major player don't you think other schools would have gone after him?

    That being said, I hope he does well.



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    Re: McKnight to Florida Gulf Coast

    I think the best way to describe McKnight when he was at ISU was that he had HIGH major size/length, mid major athleticism, and a middle school skill set. Remember though that he was only 17 and probably not use to his body. I hope he does well at Florida Gulf Coast. They could have gotten a steal if he works hard on his skills



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