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    Gary Thompson

    Does anybody on the board here know Gary Thompson? I always greatly respected his game analysis when he worked as a color commentator. He was always spot on and didn't sugar coat anything that was happening on the court. Plus, he's been very much a part of the ISU program for a lot of years (e.g. Tim Floyd hiring).

    I am REALLY curious to know what he thinks about the current mens basketball situation. He'd probably never publically say anything even remotely negative because he's a class guy all the way as far as I can tell.

    I'd just love to hear his "state of the union."



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    Gary Thompson = CLASS ACT

    Guys like him make me proud to be a Cyclone.



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    Re: Gary Thompson

    +1
    Saw Gary on the concourse after the Texas game. Wanted to ask him the same questions, but out of respect for his family, did not. I encourage CW to give Mr. Thompson a call and see if he would do an interview for CF. That would be very interesting.



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    Re: Gary Thompson

    Gary was one of the guys advising Pollard and recommended hiring GMac if I remember correctly...


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    Someone asked him about it on KXNO recently. He supported Mac but said there are issues at play or something like that.



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    Re: Gary Thompson

    Quote Originally Posted by Prone2Clone View Post
    Does anybody on the board here know Gary Thompson? I always greatly respected his game analysis when he worked as a color commentator. He was always spot on and didn't sugar coat anything that was happening on the court. Plus, he's been very much a part of the ISU program for a lot of years (e.g. Tim Floyd hiring).

    I am REALLY curious to know what he thinks about the current mens basketball situation. He'd probably never publically say anything even remotely negative because he's a class guy all the way as far as I can tell.

    I'd just love to hear his "state of the union."
    I talk with Gary from time to time. He has always supported Gmac. I know if he was still doing TV, he'd be saying "oh, you can get that shot any time" concerning our ill-advised outside jumpers, and he'd wonder why we don't do more ball faking.
    He's critiqued certain players (which I won't repeat here without his permission), but never anything but positive comments about Gmac.



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    Re: Gary Thompson

    im really good friends with his grand daughter... first time i found out she was related i about fainted



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