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    Barnes said something interesting on Soundoff

    Harrison Barnes said something I thought was very interesting last night on SoundOff. When asked what he was looking for in a college he said he was looking for two things: 1) A great business school and 2) A school that is ready to compete for a National title. I worry that Duke fits that criteria a lot more than ISU right now. I pray that we can somehow get him as I think he has a chance to be an NBA all-star someday if he keeps improving like I think he will, but I am not very optimistic.



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    Re: Barnes said something interesting on Soundoff

    Duke definitely fits that criteria better than us.



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    Re: Barnes said something interesting on Soundoff

    he has been saying this since the beginning...pretty much the farthest thing from ISU right now



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    Re: Barnes said something interesting on Soundoff

    I fully expect him to go to NC or Duke and I wish him well if he does.....


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    Re: Barnes said something interesting on Soundoff

    I would like to see him go to Oak Hill. This way he will learn what it is like living outside of Iowa and can return for college or choose elsewhere.



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    Re: Barnes said something interesting on Soundoff

    I liked how he said he would go to the college for all 4 years and get his degree.



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    Re: Barnes said something interesting on Soundoff

    This is exactly why I said it would be ridiculous to blame McDermott if he went to Duke. Sometimes an offer from Duke is too good to pass up.



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    Re: Barnes said something interesting on Soundoff

    How about getting into the Business of building ISU into a National Champ? Best of both worlds. Sorry, had to distract from all of you packing his bags for the East Coast.



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    Re: Barnes said something interesting on Soundoff

    kind of wish that he would just say he was going to Duke so the repeated messages can stop.



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    Re: Barnes said something interesting on Soundoff

    I wish it wasn't Duke. Even though it's best for him, I HATE Duke. It makes me sad that I'll have to hope his team loses. But if he wins player of the year, I'll be happy for him.


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    Re: Barnes said something interesting on Soundoff

    Funny thing is...Duke doesn't even have a "real" undergrad business program. They have a great Masters/Phd program but the undergrad is just a certificate not a degree.



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    Re: Barnes said something interesting on Soundoff

    I wish him well where ever he goes. But if it's Duke I hope he plays well and the team still loses.



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    Re: Barnes said something interesting on Soundoff

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    Re: Barnes said something interesting on Soundoff

    I think it's interesting that he wants a good business school. He said his favorite subject in school was history. I guess I assumed he would go that route. Probably smarter to go the business route though.



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    Re: Barnes said something interesting on Soundoff

    If he is looking for a school that has a good business school and has a chance at NC then these schools are better: Texas, UNC and USC.

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