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    Wisconsin Recruit decommits because of message boards?

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    interesting. i'd like to know the whole story


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    Re: Wisconsin Recruit decommits because of message boards?

    One of the reasons I stay away from anything recruiting based.

    Nothing is guaranteed until they get here, and when they decide to become part of your program, you should feel proud that they want to be part of your university.



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    Re: Wisconsin Recruit decommits because of message boards?

    I'm sure there were only a couple Badger fans that were negative towards this kid. The kid is the #26 ranked recruit in the country. They may have questioned his academics but thats about it

    Grow up kid. Don't hold a press conference and cry about message boards.



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    Re: Wisconsin Recruit decommits because of message boards?

    It says he is 16. And the comments questioned his intellect and work ability. I can see why a younger kid would feel un-welcome after reading something like that.


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    Re: Wisconsin Recruit decommits because of message boards?

    Wisc has a fine program, but not a lot of players will want to play in that kind of system. They are a small step up from Todd Lickliter tempo. Maybe he realized its more of a system that might confine his play.


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    Re: Wisconsin Recruit decommits because of message boards?

    Its ok, because at our program if they can't handle our criticism we didn't want them anyway cause they are "weak-minded".


    Refering back to the Money Reynolds threads. Any adult who publicly criticizes a high schooler for any reason is a piece of ****.


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    Re: Wisconsin Recruit decommits because of message boards?

    Quote Originally Posted by ripvdub View Post
    Wisc has a fine program, but not a lot of players will want to play in that kind of system. They are a small step up from Todd Lickliter tempo. Maybe he realized its more of a system that might confine his play.

    They're also pretty damn successful.



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    Re: Wisconsin Recruit decommits because of message boards?

    Quote Originally Posted by Clones85' View Post
    I'm sure there were only a couple Badger fans that were negative towards this kid. The kid is the #26 ranked recruit in the country. They may have questioned his academics but thats about it

    Grow up kid. Don't hold a press conference and cry about message boards.
    16. He is 16! How many 16 year olds do you know who can take criticism like that from people they don't even know? He's a kid!



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    Re: Wisconsin Recruit decommits because of message boards?

    I'm just surprised that many people have computers in Wisconsin.



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    Re: Wisconsin Recruit decommits because of message boards?

    Quote Originally Posted by 06Panther View Post
    I'm just surprised that many people have computers in Wisconsin.
    haha. your surprise is somewhat justified. Once you get north of madison and milwaukee its gets pretty dicey...



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    Re: Wisconsin Recruit decommits because of message boards?

    Quote Originally Posted by Clones85' View Post
    I'm sure there were only a couple Badger fans that were negative towards this kid. The kid is the #26 ranked recruit in the country. They may have questioned his academics but thats about it

    Grow up kid. Don't hold a press conference and cry about message boards.

    Grow up? He's 16.


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    Re: Wisconsin Recruit decommits because of message boards?

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    They're also pretty damn successful.
    No kidding! Wisconsin's blueprint for success has always been the one that I've said we should emulate.


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    Re: Wisconsin Recruit decommits because of message boards?

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUboi12 View Post
    Its ok, because at our program if they can't handle our criticism we didn't want them anyway cause they are "weak-minded".


    Refering back to the Money Reynolds threads. Any adult who publicly criticizes a high schooler for any reason is a piece of ****.
    Totally agree and to make matters worse are the pieces of **** that are totally anonymous making statements without worry of being outted.



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    Re: Wisconsin Recruit decommits because of message boards?

    I think it is foolish to believe 16-18 year old kids are impervious to what people say about them. It doesn't matter how much you say "they shouldn't let those on a message get to them." I think it's worse for adults (I know not all on message boards are) to hold high school kids to that standard so they can criticize them and not feel bad about it.



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    Re: Wisconsin Recruit decommits because of message boards?

    Quote Originally Posted by madcityCY View Post
    haha. your surprise is somewhat justified. Once you get north of madison and milwaukee its gets pretty dicey...
    Isn't that just Canada?


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