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    Jack Taylor

    Just finished reading the USA Today article about Jack.

    In it ISU's Deandre Kane is quoted as calling him "a bum".

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    Re: Jack Taylor

    No link?


    Nobody but HB knows for sure. You pretty much know nothing....like Knownothing would like to say.
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    Re: Jack Taylor

    Holy cow. That' a long boring article about a solid player in an irrelevant basketball division.



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    Re: Jack Taylor

    The more I read about Grinnell basketball, the more I really don't what they do. Do they even care about winning? Seems like they just want attention.



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    Re: Jack Taylor

    Kind of an out of context quote from Kane there. I would like to see the words before and after those words and what kind of question was asked of Kane to provoke that response.


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    Re: Jack Taylor

    Quote Originally Posted by isutrevman View Post
    The more I read about Grinnell basketball, the more I really don't what they do. Do they even care about winning? Seems like they just want attention.
    They are a small liberal arts school that has highly ranked academics. No, they don't. They are literally just having fun out there.



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    Was that a sports article or a thesis? JESUS.


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    Re: Jack Taylor

    ESPN's Rick Reilly attended a Grinnell game in November. Here's what he had to say.

    Jack Taylor and Grinnell basketball - ESPN


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    Re: Jack Taylor

    Isn't there some controversy that the Grinnell coach is only playing this way to sell his books?


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    Re: Jack Taylor

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUChippewa View Post
    Kind of an out of context quote from Kane there. I would like to see the words before and after those words and what kind of question was asked of Kane to provoke that response.
    Exactly what I was thinking.



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    Re: Jack Taylor

    Quote Originally Posted by GMackey32 View Post
    Isn't there some controversy that the Grinnell coach is only playing this way to sell his books?
    That's what Gregg Doyle of CBS wrote about


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    Re: Jack Taylor

    I'd like to see whoever they play just hold the ball till there are seven seconds on the shot clock on every possession.


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    Re: Jack Taylor

    I'd like to see him play against a real team.



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    Re: Jack Taylor

    Quote Originally Posted by 06_CY View Post
    I'd like to see him play against a real team.
    Several years ago ESPN made the fatal mistake of televising a Grinnell game. It was absolutely horrendous. Even the offense was bad. It was like after a long day at the rec, Y, or open gym when everybody had pretty much mailed it in and the "game" had devolved into dudes that shouldn't be jacking up threes doing so.



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