McDermott - Page 2
Page 2 of 4 FirstFirst 1234 LastLast
Results 16 to 30 of 54

Thread: McDermott

  1. #16
    Speechless
    Points: 309,970, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 62.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    cyhiphopp's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Johnston
    Posts
    17,396
    Points
    309,970
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,792
    Given: 4,004

    Re: McDermott

    Quote Originally Posted by CyFan61 View Post
    One of the rare situations where the outcome benefits both schools involved. GMac's move helped Creighton and Iowa State.
    I already miss the like function.

    GMac just wasn't going to work out here and we actually got paid for him to leave. Made way for The Mayor to return home.



  2. #17
    Legend
    Points: 212,946, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 13.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    MNCyGuy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    10,898
    Points
    212,946
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 631
    Given: 428

    Re: McDermott

    I think if this had happened the 1st year after Greg left, or even the year we went to the tourney with Royce, there probably would have been some hard feelings and heckling from our fans. It wasn't clear at that time how much the program would recover from that stretch or how long it would take.

    At this point it's more like running into an old friend you had a falling out with a long time ago. You're never going to be best buddies again, but you're not mad anymore, it's nice to see them, and you're both happy the other one is doing well.



  3. #18
    Pro
    Points: 31,368, Level: 54
    Level completed: 48%, Points required for next Level: 582
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    Recommendation Second ClassVeteran25000 Experience PointsSocial
    EYEoftheSTORM's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Ames, Iowa
    Posts
    2,495
    Points
    31,368
    Level
    54
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 114
    Given: 9

    Re: McDermott

    Quote Originally Posted by urb1 View Post
    Tell me about it. My daughter is a grad and has been rubbing their success in my face all year. She quieted down after we won the tournament. After growing up watching basketball in an ISU home, she almost cried when I told her Greg was leaving ISU for Creighton four years ago.
    I bet paying that tuition bill was alot of fun....




    I WAS THERE!!!!!!

  4. #19
    Addict
    Points: 98,030, Level: 97
    Level completed: 49%, Points required for next Level: 1,020
    Overall activity: 63.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered50000 Experience Points
    Cyclonesince78's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Posts
    7,459
    Points
    98,030
    Level
    97
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,239
    Given: 2,260

    Re: McDermott

    I'm very thankful for Greg. If he didn't suck so bad, we might not have Fred right now.



  5. #20
    Addict
    Points: 104,792, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 17.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Clonefan94's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Schaumburg, IL
    Posts
    6,411
    Points
    104,792
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 319
    Given: 174

    Re: McDermott

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Janny View Post
    I don't if I'll go that far. I am happy with the way things worked out, and glad that GMac had respect enough for ISU to leave a situation that was just a bad fit. I mean, the way GMac exited, without ISU having to buy him out, and actually having Creighton pay us? That doesn't happen too many times with Power conference coaches with the record GMac had. I mean, look at Iowa. They just stopped paying Lick, THIS YEAR. We didn't have that problem. I'll thank GMac for the way he handled his exit, and respect him for it.
    I feel the same way.



  6. #21
    Legend
    Points: 212,946, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 13.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    MNCyGuy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    10,898
    Points
    212,946
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 631
    Given: 428

    Re: McDermott

    Quote Originally Posted by EYEoftheSTORM View Post
    I bet paying that tuition bill was alot of fun....
    I can't imagine there are any "fun" tuition checks. I'm sure my parents rue the day I decided I didn't like any of the Minnesota state schools.



  7. #22
    Speechless
    Points: 185,204, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 16.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    ajk4st8's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Ankeny
    Posts
    15,556
    Points
    185,204
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 248
    Given: 613

    Re: McDermott

    McD is a good dude, so is Dougie. I will for sure be cheering for them.



  8. #23
    Addict
    Points: 144,307, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 5.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    8,045
    Points
    144,307
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 215
    Given: 309

    Re: McDermott

    Does Perrault still do his Creighton schtick?


    As far as depth goes though, the combination of White, Woodbury, Olaseni, Basabe, and Uthoff is much better than Niang, Ejim, Edozie, Gibson. Not because of the top 2, but because of the next 2 or 3. -DeanVogs

  9. #24
    Addict
    Points: 87,482, Level: 92
    Level completed: 2%, Points required for next Level: 1,868
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Hudson, Iowa
    Posts
    8,150
    Points
    87,482
    Level
    92
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 57
    Given: 69

    Re: McDermott

    Greg was and continues to be a class act. It did not work out for him in Ames, but has at Creighton and am happy for him. As others have noted, it's rare when it works out great for both schools and his moving on certainly did.



  10. #25
    Speechless
    Points: 189,806, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 13.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    kingcy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    Menlo, Iowa
    Posts
    17,868
    Points
    189,806
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 283
    Given: 183

    Re: McDermott

    Both Greg and ISU are in better places now, worked out for the best for both sides.


    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

  11. #26
    Addict
    Points: 212,658, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 56.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience PointsRecommendation Second ClassSocial
    Bret44's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Hampton, IA
    Posts
    9,870
    Points
    212,658
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,947
    Given: 1,830

    Re: McDermott

    The only ill will I have towards McD is the fact that I was in school for the last 3 years of his tenure. Unbearable basketball.

    But, I have met him and spoke with him a few times and he was always easy to talk too, so he has that going for him. And his son, I guess.


    When Kids see the Hilton Atmosphere and our style of play, the get really interested in Iowa State
    - Fred Hoiberg

  12. #27
    All-Star
    Points: 24,865, Level: 48
    Level completed: 32%, Points required for next Level: 685
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    10000 Experience PointsVeteran
    ThurgoodMarshal's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Location
    Ankeny, IA
    Posts
    1,201
    Points
    24,865
    Level
    48
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 319
    Given: 271

    Re: McDermott

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Janny View Post
    Happy for for Doug and Greg. Glad they found success. Can't cheer for Creighton though, but that doesn't have anything to do with GMac.
    does that mean you're rooting for the 'skers?



  13. #28
    Speechless
    Points: 408,078, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 73.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialOverdriveVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Wesley's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Omaha
    Posts
    61,096
    Points
    408,078
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 880
    Given: 613

    Re: McDermott

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    Nice way to handle it.
    I really like watching Creighton play, so I'll cheer for them.
    Speaking of Iowa, I think it is interesting that Iowa finished at #66 after being pegged as a possible Final Four in Jan. Yes, they made the tourney on tru Tv on a Tuesday. Then they were beat by a twenty win team.


    Let my Fred's Posse Ride: Georges, Naz, Hogue, Bryce, Nader, Monte, Matt, and McKay.

  14. #29
    Addict
    Points: 87,482, Level: 92
    Level completed: 2%, Points required for next Level: 1,868
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Hudson, Iowa
    Posts
    8,150
    Points
    87,482
    Level
    92
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 57
    Given: 69

    Re: McDermott

    Quote Originally Posted by Wesley View Post
    Speaking of Iowa, I think it is interesting that Iowa finished at #66 after being pegged as a possible Final Four in Jan. Yes, they made the tourney on tru Tv on a Tuesday. Then they were beat by a twenty win team.
    That's what's most amusing about the whole deal. The same thing might happen to us however. Some have now pegged us to hit the final 4 and that will probably end badly for us(hope I'm wrong!).



  15. #30
    Addict
    Points: 114,379, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 41.0%
    Achievements:
    Social1 year registered50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    ImJustKCClone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2013
    Posts
    8,358
    Points
    114,379
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,159
    Given: 2,954

    Re: McDermott

    Quote Originally Posted by bos View Post
    I like Greg, glad hes doing well. Just wasnt a good fit here. No ill will from me at this point. Glad he can take it.
    Okay, just tried the thumbs up for this post, and it displayed as a thumbs down.

    JEREMY!!!!! OR SOME OTHER MODERATOR!!!! PLEASE FIX!!!



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: Cyclones.tv
  • HOOPS: Iowa State vs. Mississippi Valley State
  • December 31, 2014
  • 06:00 PM