Page 1 of 5 12345 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 70
  1. #1
    Prospect
    Points: 696, Level: 6
    Level completed: 73%, Points required for next Level: 54
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    3 months registered500 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Mar 2013
    Location
    Cedar Rapids, Iowa
    Posts
    33
    Points
    696
    Level
    6
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Only a matter of time unfortunately...

    ...before Fred goes the route of Brad Stevens. I certainly hope he stays for 20+ years...but I hope we have a final four or more to remember him by when that time comes. I'm sure the Bill Selfs of the world use that against ISU during recruiting wars too. "Why go there? Fred could leave at anytime for the NBA..."



  2. #2
    Pro
    Points: 57,618, Level: 74
    Level completed: 38%, Points required for next Level: 932
    Overall activity: 18.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    HoopsTournament's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    St. Joseph, MO
    Posts
    3,193
    Points
    57,618
    Level
    74
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 454
    Given: 551

    Re: Only a matter of time unfortunately...

    Quote Originally Posted by CySmurf1 View Post
    ...before Fred goes the route of Brad Stevens. I certainly hope he stays for 20+ years...but I hope we have a final four or more to remember him by when that time comes. I'm sure the Bill Selfsame of the world use that against ISU during recruiting wars too. "Why go there? Fred could leave at anytime for the NBA..."
    False.



  3. #3
    Legend
    Points: 190,230, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 49.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsOverdriveVeteranSocial
    State43's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Location
    Omaha, NE
    Posts
    11,762
    Points
    190,230
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 642
    Given: 385

    Re: Only a matter of time unfortunately...

    Does this really need a new thread? One of the other panic threads wasn't good enough?



  4. #4
    Speechless
    Points: 892,699, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 77.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    CycloneErik's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Jamerica
    Posts
    59,228
    Points
    892,699
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3,899
    Given: 3,156

    Re: Only a matter of time unfortunately...

    Hey, it's late at night on a Friday. I need something to worry about. Time to worry about Fred!


    Is that how the thought process for this kind of stuff works?


    Kansas Must Be Destroyed

    Sic Semper Jayhawks




    http://rememberingdoria.wordpress.com/

  5. #5
    Legend
    Points: 117,185, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 32.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    awd4cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Illinois
    Posts
    10,306
    Points
    117,185
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,130
    Given: 677

    Re: Only a matter of time unfortunately...

    He gone. Someone just tweeted it.



  6. #6
    All-Star
    Points: 40,564, Level: 62
    Level completed: 17%, Points required for next Level: 1,086
    Overall activity: 29.0%
    Achievements:
    25000 Experience PointsVeteran
    Sigmapolis's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2011
    Location
    Washington, DC
    Posts
    1,344
    Points
    40,564
    Level
    62
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 347
    Given: 54

    Re: Only a matter of time unfortunately...

    Brad Stevens took a mid-major to the NCAA championship game. Twice.

    Fred does that... Good problems to have.



  7. #7
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 59,474, Level: 75
    Level completed: 62%, Points required for next Level: 576
    Overall activity: 16.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Location
    Ames, IA
    Posts
    4,794
    Points
    59,474
    Level
    75
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 850
    Given: 430

    Re: Only a matter of time unfortunately...

    Someday Fred may go the route of Brad Stevens. I don't think that will happen until we are a program that can consistently bring in top 20 recruiting classes and go deep in the tournament any given season. Essentially, I'm not concerned about Fred leaving because I don't think it will happen until the program is in a truly incredible place and the job is seen as a very good one.



  8. #8
    Starter
    Points: 28,783, Level: 52
    Level completed: 13%, Points required for next Level: 967
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    25000 Experience PointsVeteran
    LegendofRodA's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    988
    Points
    28,783
    Level
    52
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 19
    Given: 15

    Re: Only a matter of time unfortunately...

    Quote Originally Posted by Sigmapolis View Post
    Brad Stevens took a mid-major to the NCAA championship game. Twice.

    Fred does that... Good problems to have.
    Like the OP said, "Only a matter of time". Someone please remind me why that is unfortunate?



  9. #9
    Prospect
    Points: 696, Level: 6
    Level completed: 73%, Points required for next Level: 54
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    3 months registered500 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Mar 2013
    Location
    Cedar Rapids, Iowa
    Posts
    33
    Points
    696
    Level
    6
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Only a matter of time unfortunately...

    Quote Originally Posted by Sigmapolis View Post
    Brad Stevens took a mid-major to the NCAA championship game. Twice.

    Fred does that... Good problems to have.
    You're right. Quit worrying about the ending and just enjoy the ride...sorta like sex. :-)



  10. #10
    Legend
    Points: 295,962, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 40.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsSocialOverdriveCreated Album picturesVeteran
    Cy$'s Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Posts
    14,814
    Points
    295,962
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,124
    Given: 1,377

    Re: Only a matter of time unfortunately...

    Quote Originally Posted by CySmurf1 View Post
    You're right. Quit worrying about the ending and just enjoy the ride...sorta like sex. :-)


    **2014 CRZZZFFL REGULAR SEASON CHAMPION***

    "I’d rather f------ work at McDonald’s than work with some of those guys. Not that there is anything bad about working at McDonald’s.” - Bo Pelini

  11. #11
    Speechless
    Points: 286,758, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 99.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    chuckd4735's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Ankeny, Iowa
    Posts
    16,245
    Points
    286,758
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,697
    Given: 352

    Re: Only a matter of time unfortunately...

    Thought I read Hoiberg was taking the 76ers job, and thats why Royce is heading there?



  12. #12
    Pro
    Points: 39,061, Level: 61
    Level completed: 1%, Points required for next Level: 1,289
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    25000 Experience Points1 year registered
    mitten1975's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2012
    Posts
    2,416
    Points
    39,061
    Level
    61
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 32
    Given: 59

    Re: Only a matter of time unfortunately...

    Fire Fred, so we don't have to have any more of these Fred heads to the NBA threads. It is late, and we should all go to bed.


    "Cómo te va", dijo el murguista a la muchacha. Que lo cortó con su mirada indiferente
    Le dijo "Bien" y lo dejó como si nada
    Nuevamente... La princesa... Se perdía entre la gente (Jaime Roos)

  13. #13
    Speechless
    Points: 231,935, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 73.0%
    Achievements:
    VeteranSocial50000 Experience Points
    cowgirl836's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Posts
    16,839
    Points
    231,935
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,596
    Given: 2,557

    Re: Only a matter of time unfortunately...

    Fred will probably die someday 40+ years down the road, then he'll for sure not be coaching ISU anymore. Better fire him now and get it over with.


    new signature ideas needed; inquire within

  14. #14
    Speechless
    Points: 191,176, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 27.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    kingcy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    Menlo, Iowa
    Posts
    18,191
    Points
    191,176
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 364
    Given: 282

    Re: Only a matter of time unfortunately...

    Maybe Fred loves being in Ames, coaching college kids and working at a place he loves. The NBA is a grind, a jump very very very very very few have made with any success and they are always looking for a reason to fire you.


    The gap in our economy is between what we have and what we think we ought to have--and that is a moral problem, not an economic one. - Paul Heyne

  15. #15
    Speechless
    Points: 286,758, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 99.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    chuckd4735's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Ankeny, Iowa
    Posts
    16,245
    Points
    286,758
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,697
    Given: 352

    Re: Only a matter of time unfortunately...

    Quote Originally Posted by cowgirl836 View Post
    Fred will probably die someday 40+ years down the road, then he'll for sure not be coaching ISU anymore. Better fire him now and get it over with.
    Hoiberg could coach from the grave...



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: ESPN
  • Iowa State vs. Oklahoma
  • March 2, 2015
  • 08:00 PM