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    Short Taggart article

    There's an article in the DMR today about Shawn Taggart. He says he had decided to transfer before the firing of Morgan. He also says the firing came as no big surprise and basically says discipline was lacking in the program. No sour grapes, just his take on things.

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    Re: Short Taggart article

    He was saying there was lack of discipline? LOL



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    Re: Short Taggart article

    I believe this confirms what most of us suspected, that the lack of discipline was the main reason for WM's dismissal. It would be interesting to know if JP already had knowledge of the defections from the team. This would have been a reason for him to act so quickly.



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    Re: Short Taggart article

    Quote Originally Posted by bostinelosd View Post
    He was saying there was lack of discipline? LOL
    kind of like the pot calling the kettle black huh.


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    Re: Short Taggart article

    And now he is playing for the national championship.



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    Re: Short Taggart article

    He could have gotten discipline if he would have just stayed here.



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    Re: Short Taggart article

    Gotta feel good for him. He found a great fit for him and look where he is now.

    His team won more games this year than we have in our last 2 combined.



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    Re: Short Taggart article

    Quote Originally Posted by ajk4st8 View Post
    Gotta feel good for him. He found a great fit for him and look where he is now.

    His team won more games this year than we have in our last 2 combined.
    I agree. Hard to believe he would have made it to the Championship game at Iowa State even if everyone would have stayed.



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    Quote Originally Posted by tim_redd View Post
    I agree. Hard to believe he would have made it to the Championship game at Iowa State even if everyone would have stayed.

    Agreed. Considering the best team in school history never made the final 4.



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    Quote Originally Posted by ajk4st8 View Post
    Agreed. Considering the best team in school history should have made the final 4.
    As the young whipper-snappers like to do around here, I fixed it for you.



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    Re: Short Taggart article

    Talk about a smart move. Instead of playing middle-to-bottom of the pack Big 12 basketball he's playing for the title and may (key word may) have a look at the NBA.

    Although I initially had a bad taste left in my mouth towards Taggart due to his attitude, effort, etc. at Iowa State. I am happy for him now. Memphis style of ball is a good fit and Calipari seems to be a good fit for him as well.



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    Re: Short Taggart article

    So player do like discipline. It is very interesting he was going to leave before Morgan got let go. 4 players chose to leave in Morgans last year very interesting. Maybe JP knows what he is doing after all.


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    Re: Short Taggart article

    I think a lot of you need to read things more closely. He said "it's more disciplined" at Memphis than it was at ISU...not that it was lacking discipline or undisciplined at ISU.

    By the way, I thought that Morgan got all the players together when he was canned and told them to transfer...I have heard it from many reliable sources on this thread!?!?



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    Quote Originally Posted by delt4cy View Post
    Talk about a smart move. Instead of playing middle-to-bottom of the pack Big 12 basketball he's playing for the title and may (key word may) have a look at the NBA.

    Although I initially had a bad taste left in my mouth towards Taggart due to his attitude, effort, etc. at Iowa State. I am happy for him now. Memphis style of ball is a good fit and Calipari seems to be a good fit for him as well.
    I think this is what I would have typed if you hadn't already. I never liked Taggart when he played here, but I watch him play for Memphis and it's clear that something changed. Calipari is obviously a better fit for him than Morgan.



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    Re: Short Taggart article

    I have no hard feelings towards Taggart. He didn't bad mouth ISU up and down on his way out. He simply transfered and is now playing for in the championship game.



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