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    Why haven't we retired Tinsley's and Fizer's numbers?

    This has been bugging me for quite awhile. Hoiberg's number was retired almost as soon as he graduated. Why not Fizer and Tinsley?

    Also, are they even in the Hall of Fame yet (Not basketball, but along with Darren Davis)?


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    Re: Why haven't we retired Tinsley's and Fizer's numbers?

    They need to graduate first.



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    Re: Why haven't we retired Tinsley's and Fizer's numbers?

    Cuz we don't give a ****.



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    Re: Why haven't we retired Tinsley's and Fizer's numbers?

    Ya my guess would be 4 years or graduation is a requirement.



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    Re: Why haven't we retired Tinsley's and Fizer's numbers?

    Quote Originally Posted by Flynn4Heisman View Post
    This has been bugging me for quite awhile. Hoiberg's number was retired almost as soon as he graduated. Why not Fizer and Tinsley?
    You don't know much about public relations, do you son?



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    Re: Why haven't we retired Tinsley's and Fizer's numbers?

    Quote Originally Posted by rworkman83 View Post
    They need to graduate first.
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    Re: Why haven't we retired Tinsley's and Fizer's numbers?

    Quote Originally Posted by Flynn4Heisman View Post
    This has been bugging me for quite awhile. Hoiberg's number was retired almost as soon as he graduated. Why not Fizer and Tinsley?

    Also, are they even in the Hall of Fame yet (Not basketball, but along with Darren Davis)?



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    Re: Why haven't we retired Tinsley's and Fizer's numbers?

    I think it's a valid question. Nice post. Is really a rule on graduating? Does seminary graduation count for Rev. Marcus Fizer?



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    Re: Why haven't we retired Tinsley's and Fizer's numbers?

    If it isn't a rule - it should be that they must play out their eligibility and graduate.



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    Re: Why haven't we retired Tinsley's and Fizer's numbers?

    Because they were "flash in the pan" players?

    While this fan base is extremely eager to celebrate success, we should be mindful on the magnitude of the contribution to the success of the program and University


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    Re: Why haven't we retired Tinsley's and Fizer's numbers?

    It's a valid point.


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    Re: Why haven't we retired Tinsley's and Fizer's numbers?

    Quote Originally Posted by CycoCyclone View Post
    Because they were "flash in the pan" players?

    While this fan base is extremely eager to celebrate success, we should be mindful on the magnitude of the contribution to the success of the program and University

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    1999-00 37 33.6 22.8 58.2 35.7 73.2 1.1 7.7 1.1 0.8
    1998-99 30 32.0 18.0 45.0 21.4 73.6 1.1 7.6 0.8 1.0
    1997-98 30 26.1 14.9 47.4 0.0 61.6 0.6 6.7 0.9 1.1
    Career 97 30.8 18.9 51.1 29.1 70.2 1.0 7.4 0.9 0.9

    Fizer is a "flash in the pan?" To me those are more than a "Flash in the Pan Numbers." Should he have stuck around for 4 years, more than likely. But my goodness, he is top 5 players all time in this program, no doubt about it.


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    Re: Why haven't we retired Tinsley's and Fizer's numbers?

    Fizer leaving was a good idea. He was as ready as he was going to be and was a very early pick.



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    Re: Why haven't we retired Tinsley's and Fizer's numbers?

    It's a good question, everyone is a little touchy this morning. I wonder how much of it has to do with their off the court problems in the NBA.


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    Re: Why haven't we retired Tinsley's and Fizer's numbers?

    Quote Originally Posted by Bigman38 View Post
    It's a good question, everyone is a little touchy this morning. I wonder how much of it has to do with their off the court problems in the NBA.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rworkman83 View Post
    They need to graduate first.



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