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    USC was interested in the Mayor?

    I guess they figured hiring one ex ISU coach worked out so they put in a call to the Mayor?

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    Re: USC was interested in the Mayor?

    The real question is who ISN'T interested in the Mayor.



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    Re: USC was interested in the Mayor?

    My guess is all the major schools called Fred Hoiberg, even UCLA. He's three years in and hasn't had the chance to say "no" until this year.


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    Re: USC was interested in the Mayor?

    That conversation probably lasted as long as most telemarketers with me. No thank you, click............................


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    Re: USC was interested in the Mayor?

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUCubswin View Post
    My guess is all the major schools called Fred Hoiberg, even UCLA. He's three years in and hasn't had the chance to say "no" until this year.
    Well if you believe the stories around, he had much interest from NBA teams last season...and said "No" at that time.



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    Re: USC was interested in the Mayor?

    Quote Originally Posted by peteypie View Post
    That conversation probably lasted as long as most telemarketers with me. No thank you, click............................
    Maybe they were going to use the old "your football team's jerseys look just like ours!" and hope that enticed him.



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    Re: USC was interested in the Mayor?

    Quote Originally Posted by CtownCyclone View Post
    Well if you believe the stories around, he had much interest from NBA teams last season...and said "No" at that time.
    I do, and it would make sense that the NBA spotted his ability before the rest of them caught on.



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    Re: USC was interested in the Mayor?

    Quote Originally Posted by peteypie View Post
    That conversation probably lasted as long as most telemarketers with me. No thank you, click............................

    Fred, or any coaches for that matter, would be stupid not to listen to any offer just to entertain them. The coaching profession is a big fraternity and network and I'm sure Fred handled it with class because you never know when either he or an assistant will need a job OR when he will need to inquire about a transfer. Now, I also realize you were exaggerating a little bit.


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    Re: USC was interested in the Mayor?

    Quote Originally Posted by CtownCyclone View Post
    The real question is who ISN'T interested in the Mayor.
    Exaclty; that's a much shorter list.



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    Re: USC was interested in the Mayor?

    Quote Originally Posted by cyrobb View Post
    I guess they figured hiring one ex ISU coach worked out so they put in a call to the Mayor?

    Y! SPORTS
    Not surprising. I wouldn't be shocked if there were colleges looking at him last year and I would guess that every major opening this year looked at Hoiberg. Same thing with NBA teams. The NBA teams will look at him every year.

    I think he is just a coaching star. It's pretty easy to see after 3 years.



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    Re: USC was interested in the Mayor?

    wonder who has mike rice as a reference...


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    Re: USC was interested in the Mayor?

    Those eyes were on TV too much to be ignored.


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    Re: USC was interested in the Mayor?

    Quote Originally Posted by DistrictCyclone View Post
    Exaclty; that's a much shorter list.
    Iowa, cause they're in the Final Four baby!



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    Re: USC was interested in the Mayor?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    Iowa, cause they're in the Final Four baby!
    so iowa is like north korea, where the fearless leader hits nothing but holes-in-one, wins gold medals, and the NIT counts?


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    Re: USC was interested in the Mayor?

    Time to get Freddy another extension



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