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    Re: Cooke update

    Quote Originally Posted by bigdaddykane View Post
    why would anyone want to play in the A10
    The A10 is actually a pretty decent conference and Sean Miller is a heck of a coach. Plus they just made an elite 8 and players play attention to that, just like I'm sure potential recruits paid attention to our Big 12 title and Sweet 16 run. Plus, Dayton has a good fan base, solid arena and a fairly good history (sort of I guess)



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    Re: Cooke update

    But we have Fred and his dreamy eyes.



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    Re: Cooke update

    Quote Originally Posted by GoSTATE71 View Post
    The A10 is actually a pretty decent conference and Sean Miller is a heck of a coach. Plus they just made an elite 8 and players play attention to that, just like I'm sure potential recruits paid attention to our Big 12 title and Sweet 16 run. Plus, Dayton has a good fan base, solid arena and a fairly good history (sort of I guess)
    Have they put players in the NBA?



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    Re: Cooke update

    Quote Originally Posted by GoSTATE71 View Post
    The A10 is actually a pretty decent conference and Sean Miller is a heck of a coach. Plus they just made an elite 8 and players play attention to that, just like I'm sure potential recruits paid attention to our Big 12 title and Sweet 16 run. Plus, Dayton has a good fan base, solid arena and a fairly good history (sort of I guess)
    Sean Miller is a heck of a coach, but Cooke is not visiting Arizona. (Try his brother Archie.)



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    Re: Cooke update

    Quote Originally Posted by Cycsk View Post
    I only saw about 10 posts. And while they want him, there is no excitement about it. Most of the discussion is about contingency plans for when they get or don't get someone. Our board will blow up again if we get him.
    Hopefully it will be just a little bit better than the Giorgios blow up. That was terrible.



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    Re: Cooke update

    Just end the suspense and sign with the good guys already



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    Re: Cooke update

    Quote Originally Posted by Cycsk View Post
    I only saw about 10 posts. And while they want him, there is no excitement about it. Most of the discussion is about contingency plans for when they get or don't get someone. Our board will blow up again if we get him.
    If I were Dayton and I saw Freddy and ISU were after the same guy, I'd have a contingency plan too.



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    Re: Cooke update

    Quote Originally Posted by MaccloNe View Post
    Have they put players in the NBA?
    Yes. They currently have three NBA players. Anyone who rips on UD saying they have a mediocre program in a lousy conference are plain stupid. While I do feel that we should beat Dayton in the Cooke battle, it won't be easy and won't surprise me if he picks Dayton. The A-10 also has VCU, St. Louis, and UMass, who usually make it every year. Dayton will also be going to the Big East within the next two years most likely. They have a lot going for them.

    That being said, it's tough to say no to the dreamiest coach in basketball. That's our biggest selling point.



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    Re: Cooke update

    Isn't the big east dying?



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    Re: Cooke update

    Since we will be fine either way, I won't be worried if he goes there. I ant GT worse.



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    Re: Cooke update

    Quote Originally Posted by bigdaddykane View Post
    why would anyone want to play in the A10
    People wants to go to UD because it's good school and top 10 party school in the nation plus they have pretty good bball tradition.



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    Re: Cooke update

    Quote Originally Posted by Thomasrickj View Post
    Yes. They currently have three NBA players. Anyone who rips on UD saying they have a mediocre program in a lousy conference are plain stupid. While I do feel that we should beat Dayton in the Cooke battle, it won't be easy and won't surprise me if he picks Dayton. The A-10 also has VCU, St. Louis, and UMass, who usually make it every year. Dayton will also be going to the Big East within the next two years most likely. They have a lot going for them.

    That being said, it's tough to say no to the dreamiest coach in basketball. That's our biggest selling point.
    That's a downgrade. If you don't believe me go pull up and see who's in the "new" big east.



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    Re: Cooke update

    They have Dan Patrick and thats about it.


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    Re: Cooke update

    We are big time, U of D is not.

    Dayton has a respectable program, but it is just not the same.



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    Re: Cooke update

    Quote Originally Posted by bozclone View Post
    We are big time, U of D is not.

    Dayton has a respectable program, but it is just not the same.
    Based on....?



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