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    Props to Clones/Hoiberg

    Wow...20 wins, 10-5 in the league...very impressive and congrats.

    I am a big second chance guy...and Fred certainly has given out several, and faced some skepticism from some corners. I believe I was consistent in saying 'Let's see how it works, let's see if everyone stays on the same page' Although I would not sit here and say that I didn't toss in some snark along the way.

    But these transfers have blended well with the more traditional route players, and a true team has emerged this year. It's also happened without a real true PG, which is the biggest shocker to me.

    So congrats and enjoy the dance.


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    Re: Props to Clones/Hoiberg

    Good to see you back on CF JoN!


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    Re: Props to Clones/Hoiberg

    Now make your message board as entertaining as this one.


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    Re: Props to Clones/Hoiberg

    That's... unexpected. But thank you.

    I know we should be in now, but there are still 3 games left and a Big 12 tournament. There is work yet to do before March Madness.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Hawkeye11en1 View Post
    Now make your message board as entertaining as this one.
    He'd have to get rid of all the Hawk fans.



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    Re:Props to Clones/Hoiberg

    Obvious NCAA jinx post. :)



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    Re: Props to Clones/Hoiberg

    Take a hike...I used to feel you were sincere, but not anymore.



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    Quote Originally Posted by GrindingAway View Post
    He'd have to get rid of all the Hawk fans.
    Zing! +1


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    Re: Props to Clones/Hoiberg

    Quote Originally Posted by JonDMiller View Post
    Wow...20 wins, 10-5 in the league...very impressive and congrats.

    I am a big second chance guy...and Fred certainly has given out several, and faced some skepticism from some corners. I believe I was consistent in saying 'Let's see how it works, let's see if everyone stays on the same page' Although I would not sit here and say that I didn't toss in some snark along the way.

    But these transfers have blended well with the more traditional route players, and a true team has emerged this year. It's also happened with a real true PG, which is the biggest shocker to me.

    So congrats and enjoy the dance.
    Thanks, man!




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    Quote Originally Posted by Cydkar View Post
    Obvious NCAA jinx post. :)
    My first thought too haha



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    Re: Props to Clones/Hoiberg

    Quote Originally Posted by Hawkeye11en1 View Post
    Now make your message board as entertaining as this one.
    You might put on a timeout from HN for that comment.



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    Re: Props to Clones/Hoiberg

    Quote Originally Posted by JonDMiller View Post
    Wow...20 wins, 10-5 in the league...very impressive and congrats.

    I am a big second chance guy...and Fred certainly has given out several, and faced some skepticism from some corners. I believe I was consistent in saying 'Let's see how it works, let's see if everyone stays on the same page' Although I would not sit here and say that I didn't toss in some snark along the way.

    But these transfers have blended well with the more traditional route players, and a true team has emerged this year. It's also happened with a real true PG, which is the biggest shocker to me.

    So congrats and enjoy the dance.
    It's gotta be tough for you to come on here and admit you were wrong about Hoiberg and the transfers.... so I have to hand it to you for doing so.

    Unfortunately, I might be wrong about Fran too. I didn't think he'd be able to turn the Iowa program around, but I'm worried he might be on the right track. It will all depend on how good Woodbury and Gesell really are? If they aren't as good as advertised, then I don't see Iowa turning it around any time soon. Fran's pulled out a miracle this year IMO already though, and they could make the NIT still.



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    Re: Props to Clones/Hoiberg

    Thanks... exciting team! Quite the turnaround!



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    Re: Props to Clones/Hoiberg

    Quote Originally Posted by JonDMiller View Post
    Wow...20 wins, 10-5 in the league...very impressive and congrats.

    I am a big second chance guy...and Fred certainly has given out several, and faced some skepticism from some corners. I believe I was consistent in saying 'Let's see how it works, let's see if everyone stays on the same page' Although I would not sit here and say that I didn't toss in some snark along the way.

    But these transfers have blended well with the more traditional route players, and a true team has emerged this year. It's also happened with a real true PG, which is the biggest shocker to me.

    So congrats and enjoy the dance.
    .. while he recruits unathletic players and calls them saviors. I dont care what your opinion is of Fred Hoiberg good or bad, truth is you couldnt hold his jock. You running your mouth about how he has recruited second chance thugs holds zero water, I believe those thugs have stayed out of trouble and have gotten pretty good greades along the way.



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    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneVet View Post
    .. while he recruits unathletic players and calls them saviors. I dont care what your opinion is of Fred Hoiberg good or bad, truth is you couldnt hold his jock. You running your mouth about how he has recruited second chance thugs holds zero water, I believe those thugs have stayed out of trouble and have gotten pretty good greades along the way.
    I can guarantee you I have never spoken or written the words second chance thugs, ever, as it relates to Hoiberg's recruiting practices the last two years...or anything remotely in that derogatory vein. Some Iowa fans have, not me. I don't care if you or others don't care for what I say or write, not one bit. Just get it right, and don't make crap up like that.


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