View Poll Results: If money was not an issue, would Greg be fired this year?

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    If money was not an issue....

    I have no doubt in my mind that Greg would have been dropped already. Thoughts?



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    Re: If money was not an issue....

    Agreed.

    Hell, even with the buyout... once you consider the dropoff in ticket sales you're likely to see if he stays, that dramatically cuts into the difference between keeping him and firing him.



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    Re: If money was not an issue....

    No. Do the math on lost seat revenue. JP thinks Mac can still get it done. JP think Mac is the guy for ISU. JP doenst want to have his guy yet again be the wrong guy.


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    Re: If money was not an issue....

    How many of these are we going to have? I am not against a new coach but for crying out loud if money wasn't an issue we could get anyone we wanted.


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    Re: If money was not an issue....

    Quote Originally Posted by yaman3 View Post
    How many of these are we going to have? I am not against a new coach but for crying out loud if money wasn't an issue we could get anyone we wanted.
    I was just going to say that. If money was no object, Greg McDermott wouldn't have been hired in the first place.



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    Re: If money was not an issue....

    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    Agreed.

    Hell, even with the buyout... once you consider the dropoff in ticket sales you're likely to see if he stays, that dramatically cuts into the difference between keeping him and firing him.
    Not to mention the lost concessions, lost apparel, lost tv exposure, lost admissions....and maybe just as importantly, lost fans...lots of kids growing up with a horrible impression of ISU does no translate into them being future adult fans. And, I'm sure donations are a good bit lower too.



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    Re: If money was not an issue....

    If money was not an issue i would be living in a mansion and wouldnt ever have to worry about school or work again.



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    Re: If money was not an issue....

    GMAC is a good Coach Pollard knows it and is giving him 2 more years to get it done. He is very close 12 losses within 5 points in big twelve games during last possesions. Lucca screwed us and our 3 point shooting things will get better.



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    Re: If money was not an issue....

    Quote Originally Posted by JCREEK View Post
    GMAC is a good Coach Pollard knows it and is giving him 2 more years to get it done. He is very close 12 losses within 5 points in big twelve games during last possesions. Lucca screwed us and our 3 point shooting things will get better.
    We lost those very close games due to his coaching. ***** is in over his head.



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    Re: If money was not an issue....

    He's gone either way, money or not. Probably this year, after next year for sure. By next year the buyout will be down to $2.0 mil., attendance will be about 4,000 and U of I will also be looking for a coach. Why wait?



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    Re: If money was not an issue....

    Quote Originally Posted by JCREEK View Post
    GMAC is a good Coach Pollard knows it and is giving him 2 more years to get it done. He is very close 12 losses within 5 points in big twelve games during last possesions. Lucca screwed us and our 3 point shooting things will get better.
    So you're saying we were just a 5 point play away from tying a few games late? Those are all practically wins then. That changes everything. Let's get him extended through 2025. Two years isn't going to do it. Everybody knows it takes a good 10-12 years to truly build a Big 12 program.

    I know McD supporters are sick of seeing him bashed but this Chip Diller "Remain calm. All is well" bit isn't any more warranted. Nobody wants to see a good guy like McD fired but he's not getting the job done and there's a lot more evidence to support his failure than there is his future success. If he gets two more years we're going to be down to the players' parent and grandparents in the stands.



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    Re: If money was not an issue....

    I think this poll shows what should be done after this season.



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    Re: If money was not an issue....

    Quote Originally Posted by snowcraig2.0 View Post
    I think this poll shows what should be done after this season.
    But it's not going to be done. He is back...so no need to keep going bringing this up



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    Re: If money was not an issue....

    Quote Originally Posted by Clones85' View Post
    But it's not going to be done. He is back...so no need to keep going bringing this up
    I wont believe he's back until Pollard says something after the season.



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    Re: If money was not an issue....

    Quote Originally Posted by snowcraig2.0 View Post
    I think this poll shows what should be done after this season.
    I think this poll shows that people really don't have any grasp on reality.

    Yes, go ahead and follow up with His record etc. etc. I can't dispute that. I can dispute that getting rid of him may not be the best idea for MBB.


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