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    New light on why HB really picked UNC

    Reading Gary Parrish's blog, it looks like Shirley was quite involved in her son's recruiting - a lot more than just tagging along on trips.
    Seems that when Roy said he would stop recruiting any other small forwards other than Harrison and would just wait on him, it turned the tide. And Shirley didn't just take coaches at their word, she checked up on what they did.

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    Re: New light on why HB really picked UNC

    Quote Originally Posted by Tornado man View Post
    Reading Gary Parrish's blog, it looks like Shirley was quite involved in her son's recruiting - a lot more than just tagging along on trips.
    Seems that when Roy said he would stop recruiting any other small forwards other than Harrison and would just wait on him, it turned the tide. And Shirley didn't just take coaches at their word, she checked up on what they did.

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    Don't think any other team was in a position to do that...



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    Re: New light on why HB really picked UNC

    I want to punch UNC in the collective face.



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    Re: New light on why HB really picked UNC

    Quote Originally Posted by kg-cyclone View Post
    Don't think any other team was in a position to do that...
    I agree - a team like ISU (or virtually any team) could never make that guarantee. And it sounds like Shirley spent a lot of time keeping up on recruiting news and offers...


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    Re: New light on why HB really picked UNC

    she take that position yet at UNC?


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    Re: New light on why HB really picked UNC

    Another good reason to fire her.


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    Re: New light on why HB really picked UNC

    Quote Originally Posted by GeronimusClone View Post
    Another good reason to fire her.

    Yeah, if you have time to watch recruiting, you have time work! Luckily my boss hasnt picked up on that.



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    Re: New light on why HB really picked UNC

    Sounds to me like ISU wasn't all that close afterall. Whatever. Not even worried about it anymore.



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    Re: New light on why HB really picked UNC

    I wonder how many small forwards UNC will bring in next year?



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    Re: New light on why HB really picked UNC

    Quote Originally Posted by bostinelosd View Post
    Yeah, if you have time to watch recruiting, you have time work! Luckily my boss hasnt picked up on that.
    "Sorry, I didn't get this report done today."
    "That's OK, call Roy and see if he can push the deadline back for you. Oh wait, he can't. Step into my office."


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    Re: New light on why HB really picked UNC

    What a dumb decision for making a decision. Of course UNC could afford to do that. They had 12 out of thier 13 scholarships accounted for. Even if they don't sign HB they are still fine.

    That promise means literally nothing



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    Re: New light on why HB really picked UNC

    There aren't really words to describe how much I hate Roy Williams.



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    Re: New light on why HB really picked UNC

    (waiting for the 3truefans rebuttle)


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    Re: New light on why HB really picked UNC

    Quote Originally Posted by GeronimusClone View Post
    "Sorry, I didn't get this report done today."
    "That's OK, call Roy and see if he can push the deadline back for you. Oh wait, he can't. Step into my office."
    Know your joking, but having seen her at work, dobut that's even close to the cae.



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    Re: New light on why HB really picked UNC

    If that pushed them over the edge to UNC, then they're really dumb. I don't think they're dumb, so it probably was not a high contributing factor.



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