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    Re: Dick Vitale calls Hoiberg "father Flanagan of coaching"

    lol. And Vitale is the Methuselah of college basketball announcers.



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    Re: Dick Vitale calls Hoiberg "father Flanagan of coaching"

    Forgive my ignorance, but what does that mean?



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    Re: Dick Vitale calls Hoiberg "father Flanagan of coaching"

    Quote Originally Posted by ianoconnor View Post
    Forgive my ignorance, but what does that mean?
    Father Flanagan founded the Boys Town orphanage in Omaha.



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    Re: Dick Vitale calls Hoiberg "father Flanagan of coaching"

    I'm reading way too much in to his comments but he sounds more excited about the squawkeye program...unless the paper just slanted the comments that way.

    Myself I'm yet to be convinced Fran has that program in the right direction. Is it better than before, sure.


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    Re: Dick Vitale calls Hoiberg "father Flanagan of coaching"

    Quote Originally Posted by BigBake View Post
    I'm reading way too much in to his comments but he sounds more excited about the squawkeye program...unless the paper just slanted the comments that way.

    Myself I'm yet to be convinced Fran has that program in the right direction. Is it better than before, sure.
    He lumped us in with Nebby BB...it's a dig.
    Kick his *** Johnny!


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    Re: Dick Vitale calls Hoiberg "father Flanagan of coaching"

    Not to be the Grammar Police, but that article was terribly written. I had to stop reading because my eyes hurt.



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    Re: Dick Vitale calls Hoiberg "father Flanagan of coaching"

    Great, so CFH brings in a bunch of transfers, most of whom are just looking for a fresh start, to jump start the program and now all of a sudden he has to be known as Father Flanagan like that's going to be his mission in life. Lets just gloss over the fact that he has and prefers to recruit very talented High Schoolers who from all indications are all quality individuals. Convenient and Lazy Dickie.



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    Re: Dick Vitale calls Hoiberg "father Flanagan of coaching"

    Quote Originally Posted by ianoconnor View Post
    Forgive my ignorance, but what does that mean?
    He is the founder of Boys Town in Nebraska.


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    Re: Dick Vitale calls Hoiberg "father Flanagan of coaching"

    Yes, let's see what happens when Woodbury tries guarding Royce.

    Or what happens when Gesell tries to stay in front of any of our guards.



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    Re: Dick Vitale calls Hoiberg "father Flanagan of coaching"

    When was the last time anybody thought Duke Vitale was relevant?



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    Re: Dick Vitale calls Hoiberg "father Flanagan of coaching"

    ...and what, exactly, is Dookie V doing in Sewer City anyway?



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    Re: Dick Vitale calls Hoiberg "father Flanagan of coaching"

    Quote Originally Posted by HuxleyClone View Post
    When was the last time anybody thought Duke Vitale was relevant?

    December........1989.

    Dick is the turd in the college basketball punchbowl. You get excited for that first big matchup that's going to be on ESPN every year, then all of a sudden you turn it on and there's that POS there shouting at you about how awesome Duke is going to be.

    The last time I was excited about anything pertaining to Vitale was a couple years ago when they announced he was going to have vocal chord surgery and miss a portion of the season....it didn't last long enough.



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    Re: Dick Vitale calls Hoiberg "father Flanagan of coaching"

    I didn't think there was anything wrong with what he said by watching the video. It's all going to come down to - can these guys come together and win a lot of games? If so, then being Father Flanagan is a great thing. Go Cyclones!



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    Re: Dick Vitale calls Hoiberg "father Flanagan of coaching"

    So does Freddy make them "duck walk" as punishment?


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