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    Exclamation Burce V all over again

    Does the current search for a Hawkeye basketball coach remind anybody else of the coaching search Bruce V did when he went to replace Larry.

    Interviewing coaches and getting turned down. Having the message boards go crazy over a coach just to hear the coach say "sorry not interested".

    Yes, it does bring back memories (mostly bad)!



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    Re: Burce V all over again

    I actually haven't heard much OFFICIAL word other than Pearl not being interested. When we hired Morgan, there were quite a few canidates that officially turned us down.



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    Re: Burce V all over again

    I agree puckwarrior, I don't think the two situations are really that similar, yet.

    Alford left for another job. He didn't resign under pressure because he got drunk with a bunch of college students from another university and subsequently called out on it and had it become a national story.

    I'm no BVDV fan, but with the whole LE fiasco he was arguably in a much tougher situation than Barta is now.



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    Re: Burce V all over again

    Also Barta hasn't said a word which is smart. Everything we've been hearing is media and message board speculation.



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    Re: Burce V all over again

    Quote Originally Posted by LakeHavasu View Post
    Does the current search for a Hawkeye basketball coach remind anybody else of the coaching search Bruce V did when he went to replace Larry.

    Interviewing coaches and getting turned down. Having the message boards go crazy over a coach just to hear the coach say "sorry not interested".

    Yes, it does bring back memories (mostly bad)!
    no. it isn't similar at all at this point.



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    Re: Burce V all over again

    I don't know about anyone else, but when I read "BVDV", all I really saw was DVDA.


    "Seven minutes to glory."

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    Re: Burce V all over again

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclone62 View Post
    I don't know about anyone else, but when I read "BVDV", all I really saw was DVDA.
    As in the acronym from Orgazmo?



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    Re: Burce V all over again

    Quote Originally Posted by ColoradoClone View Post
    As in the acronym from Orgazmo?
    Bingo. Or, also as in the name of Matt and Trey's band.


    "Seven minutes to glory."

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