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    With tonight's announcement of Conradt's retirement...

    Bill Fennelly is now the Big 12 WBB's longest-serving coach. With 12 years at ISU, he's got one year over Coale (OU) and Patterson (KSU).



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    Re: With tonight's announcement of Conradt's retirement...

    12 years already, why not 12 more??



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    Re: With tonight's announcement of Conradt's retirement...

    I hope this doesn't end up like the last time we had a Big 12 sport's longest-tenured coach! Fennelly is a tremendous, tremendous coach, no doubt about it!



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    Re: With tonight's announcement of Conradt's retirement...

    Quote Originally Posted by cstrunk View Post
    12 years already, why not 12 more??

    McC had 12 years and accomplished a lot less than Bill.


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    Re: With tonight's announcement of Conradt's retirement...

    Quote Originally Posted by SeattleClone View Post
    I hope this doesn't end up like the last time we had a Big 12 sport's longest-tenured coach! Fennelly is a tremendous, tremendous coach, no doubt about it!
    Very funny.

    Bill has done one of his best coaching jobs this year. Regardless of what happens in the tournament, he showed he can still get it done. It looks like he has recruited well, and the future is bright.


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    Re: With tonight's announcement of Conradt's retirement...

    I wouldn't compare this to McC being the longest tenured...honestly, say ISU women's only have 5 wins next year...firing fennelly would be a stupid move...WE NEED TO KEEP BILL AROUND FOR AS LONG AS POSSIBLE. He's a coach I would love to see spend the rest of his coaching career at ISU. McC was a diff. scenario and things got really stagnant in the football program and obvs we all know the rest about the changes that were made. Things are just far from that with Bill and I think it would take way more than one down year for us to even CONSIDER letting him get away. The future is unbelievably bright for our girls, I don't think its as bright as it is for Wrestling, but probably brighter at the moment than MBB or FB. (not saying things are headed in the right direction there, bcuz with Chizik and McD they obvs are.)



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    Re: With tonight's announcement of Conradt's retirement...

    Steve Alford has been reported as being interested in the Texas women's basketball job



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    Re: With tonight's announcement of Conradt's retirement...

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonedcm View Post
    Steve Alford has been reported as being interested in the Texas women's basketball job
    Wouldn't be that big of a step down. Live in Austin, easier to achieve expectations, solid 6 figure income. Sign me up.



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    Re: With tonight's announcement of Conradt's retirement...

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonedcm View Post
    Steve Alford has been reported as being interested in the Texas women's basketball job
    Styling gel isn't allowed in that part of Texas



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    Re: With tonight's announcement of Conradt's retirement...

    Give the man a lifetime contract please! It would take A LOT of losing for the fans to turn on Bill at ISU.



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    Re: With tonight's announcement of Conradt's retirement...

    Quote Originally Posted by SeattleClone View Post
    I hope this doesn't end up like the last time we had a Big 12 sport's longest-tenured coach!
    I was thinking the same thing...



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    Re: With tonight's announcement of Conradt's retirement...

    Quote Originally Posted by loboclone View Post
    Styling gel isn't allowed in that part of Texas
    Styling gel is most definitely allowed, and by the looks of things, probably mandatory in Austin. Have you never seen a picture of our governor???



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    Re: With tonight's announcement of Conradt's retirement...

    Quote Originally Posted by jbhtexas View Post
    Styling gel is most definitely allowed, and by the looks of things, probably mandatory in Austin. Have you never seen a picture of our governor???
    Yeah I have...On the Texas State Map that I procured in Gainesville! Oh yeah with that slicked down and slicked back hair, the old Gov looks like just another used car salesman!!



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    Re: With tonight's announcement of Conradt's retirement...

    Quote Originally Posted by Drive4cy View Post
    Wouldn't be that big of a step down. Live in Austin, easier to achieve expectations, solid 6 figure income. Sign me up.
    I don't know...moving from EIU to UT seems like a step up to me


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    Re: With tonight's announcement of Conradt's retirement...

    Quote Originally Posted by travman23 View Post
    Give the man a lifetime contract please! It would take A LOT of losing for the fans to turn on Bill at ISU.
    Like 1 or 2.



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