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    IS Big 12 Coach of the Year on the line Wednesday?

    With a win over Mizzou does Fred take the Big 12 coach of the year???



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    Re: IS Big 12 Coach of the Year on the line Wednesday?

    Probably. Hoiberg should regardless but I think it's a safe bet



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    Re: IS Big 12 Coach of the Year on the line Wednesday?

    Heck, it's a beauty pageant anyway. All we need to know is that CFH did an amazing job. He can coach!



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    Re: IS Big 12 Coach of the Year on the line Wednesday?

    I think Haith still deserves it if they beat Kansas and/or ISU.



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    Re: IS Big 12 Coach of the Year on the line Wednesday?

    Quote Originally Posted by wolverine68 View Post
    Heck, it's a beauty pageant anyway. All we need to know is that CFH did an amazing job. He can coach!
    well, and he's beautiful



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    Re: IS Big 12 Coach of the Year on the line Wednesday?

    I would give it to either CFH or Bill Self. What he's done at KU this year is an amazing coaching job too. I'm not saying that Haith is not doing a bad job, I just think Hoiberg and Self have done better coaching jobs



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    Re: IS Big 12 Coach of the Year on the line Wednesday?

    I wonder how much politics will play into the decision. Would the conference be willing to give postseason awards to a program that is leaving in a few months to another conference?



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    Re: IS Big 12 Coach of the Year on the line Wednesday?

    Quote Originally Posted by wolverine68 View Post
    Heck, it's a beauty pageant anyway. All we need to know is that CFH did an amazing job. He can coach!
    and he's dreamy...



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    Re: IS Big 12 Coach of the Year on the line Wednesday?

    We were picked 9th? Fred hands down, no brainer, but we all know common sense plays no part of these things.



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    Re: IS Big 12 Coach of the Year on the line Wednesday?

    Quote Originally Posted by MLawrence View Post
    I wonder how much politics will play into the decision. Would the conference be willing to give postseason awards to a program that is leaving in a few months to another conference?
    It should play a lot imo. It's like, "I'm taking my talents to southbeach" then Cleveland giving James the citizen of the year award.



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    Re: IS Big 12 Coach of the Year on the line Wednesday?

    If Mizzou and Haith go 0-2 in the next 2, Fred has a chance. I don't know if that's going to happen though. It'd be nice, but it's not something we should expect.



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    Re: IS Big 12 Coach of the Year on the line Wednesday?

    I don't think Fred or anyone on the team cares much about individual honors. But they all care so much about the team. You can genuinely see that.

    As great as the '99 team was, they also cherished all the individual recognition that came their way.



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    Re: IS Big 12 Coach of the Year on the line Wednesday?

    Quote Originally Posted by GrayerClone View Post
    With a win over Mizzou does Fred take the Big 12 coach of the year???
    Win at Missouri, coupled with whatever Fred did for this game (unreal first half; withstanding the rally in second half on the road), makes me like his chances.

    Unfortunately, it's going to come down to Haith & Self.
    * If Missouri wins the title, it's Haith
    * If KU wins, it's Self.

    Self should be no higher than third. It's freaking Kansas. Everyone expects you to be good*— every year.



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    Re: IS Big 12 Coach of the Year on the line Wednesday?

    If Missouri ends up tied with ISU or a win ahead, I think Fred should get it. If you think about where ISU has come in a year compared to Missouri there is no contest. If ISU is close it should go to CFH.



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    Re: IS Big 12 Coach of the Year on the line Wednesday?

    If we win one more game, it will be the biggest one year win difference in conference history, so, I would guess if we beat Baylor, Fred is a lock.


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