Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 42
  1. #1
    All-Star
    Points: 45,379, Level: 65
    Level completed: 87%, Points required for next Level: 171
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Posts
    1,384
    Points
    45,379
    Level
    65
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 4
    Given: 0

    honest opinion to all cyclonefanatics

    Todd Lickliter and Greg McDermott have their teams 2nd to last in the Big 10 and Big 12 conference

    what if Iowa fires Lickliter after this year does this put Pollard the pressure on to fire McDermott

    both coaches have yet to show any progression in 3 and 4 years



  2. #2
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 44,884, Level: 65
    Level completed: 49%, Points required for next Level: 666
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    VeteranCreated Album pictures25000 Experience Points
    Final42b's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    4,049
    Points
    44,884
    Level
    65
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 18
    Given: 25

    Re: honest opinion to all cyclonefanatics

    Neither will happen so why discuss any further.



  3. #3
    Legend
    Points: 265,525, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 29.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    chuckd4735's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Ankeny, Iowa
    Posts
    14,025
    Points
    265,525
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 535
    Given: 130

    Re: honest opinion to all cyclonefanatics

    Lickliter will not get fired after this year, but if he does, it would be interesting. The last thing Pollard wants is to be behind Iowa in basketball, especially when it come to rebuilding.



  4. #4
    Pro
    Points: 44,304, Level: 65
    Level completed: 5%, Points required for next Level: 1,246
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    cycloneML's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Location
    Kansas
    Posts
    2,115
    Points
    44,304
    Level
    65
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: honest opinion to all cyclonefanatics

    why are both Butler and UNI so strong again? Is it because these guys built great foundations? Im not an Mac or pollard apologist, but I believe this is part of the reason both will save their jobs.


    Honor Before Victory

  5. #5
    Pro
    Points: 72,870, Level: 83
    Level completed: 84%, Points required for next Level: 280
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    TheCaptain's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Location
    Iowa
    Posts
    3,098
    Points
    72,870
    Level
    83
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 8
    Given: 3

    Re: honest opinion to all cyclonefanatics

    its like de ja vu all over again...............


    ------------------------------------------------------------
    Excessive intake of alcohol, we all know, kills brain cells, but naturally it attacks the slowest and weakest brain cells first. In this way regular consumption of beer eliminates the weaker brain cells, making the brain a faster and more efficient machine. That's why you always feel smarter after a few beers.

  6. #6
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 97,337, Level: 97
    Level completed: 15%, Points required for next Level: 1,713
    Overall activity: 5.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Posts
    4,687
    Points
    97,337
    Level
    97
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 122
    Given: 14

    Re: honest opinion to all cyclonefanatics

    Iowa is MUCH worse than Iowa STate. What they do should not effect us.



  7. #7
    Pro
    Points: 40,805, Level: 62
    Level completed: 35%, Points required for next Level: 845
    Overall activity: 17.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    2,641
    Points
    40,805
    Level
    62
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: honest opinion to all cyclonefanatics

    maybe mcdermott will move on to iowa if lickliter gets fired.


    doc

  8. #8
    Addict
    Points: 50,989, Level: 69
    Level completed: 89%, Points required for next Level: 161
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Drive4cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    972
    Posts
    5,539
    Points
    50,989
    Level
    69
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 10
    Given: 42

    Re: honest opinion to all cyclonefanatics

    If Iowa makes the move first and fires Lick, we probably wouldn't fire McDermott. I don't think Iowa or Iowa State wants to be looking for a coach at the same time. You'll be competing for a lot of the same names.



  9. #9
    Addict
    Points: 81,300, Level: 88
    Level completed: 64%, Points required for next Level: 650
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    5,731
    Points
    81,300
    Level
    88
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 57
    Given: 0

    Re: honest opinion to all cyclonefanatics

    I doubt either program makes a move this year. I think that there is a better chance of this happening next year. If one of these coaches don't turn their program around next year then both AD's will be almost forced to do something regardless of what the other school is doing.

    The one scenario that I can see happening this year is Lickliter getting let go if Barta wants to avoid that very situation next year. It may depend on whether he thinks he can bring in a better coach than Pollard if they were looking at the same time. If ISU and Iowa hire new coaches in the same year they will always be compared and could very well cost one of the AD's their job if one coach greatly outperforms the other.



  10. #10
    Addict
    Points: 81,577, Level: 88
    Level completed: 80%, Points required for next Level: 373
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    ripvdub's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Sk-Ankeny
    Posts
    6,738
    Points
    81,577
    Level
    88
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 19
    Given: 104

    Re: honest opinion to all cyclonefanatics

    Quote Originally Posted by cycloneML View Post
    why are both Butler and UNI so strong again? Is it because these guys built great foundations? Im not an Mac or pollard apologist, but I believe this is part of the reason both will save their jobs.
    Todd Lick. didnt build the empire at Butler, check out who coached there before he inherited it . Plus they get DECENT talent at a school in a ****** conference.


    #BEATIOWA

  11. #11
    Speechless
    Points: 431,706, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 9.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    23,788
    Points
    431,706
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 104
    Given: 15

    Re: honest opinion to all cyclonefanatics

    Quote Originally Posted by woodie View Post
    maybe mcdermott will move on to iowa if lickliter gets fired.
    He already rejected Iowa after his first season here. Doubt they'd ask again.



  12. #12
    Addict
    Points: 81,300, Level: 88
    Level completed: 64%, Points required for next Level: 650
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    5,731
    Points
    81,300
    Level
    88
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 57
    Given: 0

    Re: honest opinion to all cyclonefanatics

    Quote Originally Posted by cycloneML View Post
    why are both Butler and UNI so strong again? Is it because these guys built great foundations? Im not an Mac or pollard apologist, but I believe this is part of the reason both will save their jobs.
    I don't think that UNI is that strong. I think they are a beneficiary of a very weak conference. There is a reason that UNI is the only team that is considered an at-large team. They've only beat one team that's going to make the tournament.



  13. #13
    Pro
    Points: 64,573, Level: 78
    Level completed: 83%, Points required for next Level: 277
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Social50000 Experience PointsVeteran

    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Posts
    3,047
    Points
    64,573
    Level
    78
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1
    Given: 0

    Re: honest opinion to all cyclonefanatics

    Quote Originally Posted by jsb View Post
    Iowa is MUCH worse than Iowa STate. What they do should not effect us.
    The records aren't THAT far off. Iowa sucks this year, but I think there is a lot more hope from the fans in Iowa City than in Ames, just because of who each team has returning next year.



  14. #14
    All-Star
    Points: 21,226, Level: 44
    Level completed: 53%, Points required for next Level: 424
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    10000 Experience PointsVeteran

    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    Parts Unknown
    Posts
    1,625
    Points
    21,226
    Level
    44
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1
    Given: 0

    Re: honest opinion to all cyclonefanatics

    Neither will happen. Mac is probably safer than Lick. I will say this. I do think we would have 20 wins if Lick was our coach. He is a good coach. Why he thinks he can win in the Big11 with AVERAGE MVC players is beyond me.



  15. #15
    Speechless
    Points: 391,488, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 100.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialOverdriveVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Wesley's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Omaha
    Posts
    57,149
    Points
    391,488
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 315
    Given: 260

    Re: honest opinion to all cyclonefanatics

    Quote Originally Posted by woodie View Post
    maybe mcdermott will move on to iowa if lickliter gets fired.
    Switch coaches?


    CFH HMagic bball season next year.
    Let my Fred's Four Horsemen ride: Georges, Hogue, Nader, and McKay.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • Football
  • Iowa State vs. North Dakota State
  • August 30, 2014
  • 11:00 AM