View Poll Results: What should be done with the remaining men's basketball sholarships

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  • Use the remaining scholarships to find players for this upcoming season

    35 40.23%
  • Bank the scholarships and use them for the 2008 recruiting class

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    What should be done with the remaining scholarships?

    With the official (and unofficial) announcements of players leaving the team, should McDermott find players to replace them this upcoming season (minus the scholarship for Marcus Brister) or should he bank the scholarships and use them for the 2008 class?


    Last edited by Cydar; 04-11-2007 at 01:02 AM.

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    Re: What should be done with the remaining scholarships

    We go and find some kid by the name of Jess Wohnson that went under the radar because his school didn't have basketball his senior year. Or we kidnap Augustine from Texas...



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    Re: What should be done with the remaining scholarships

    Quote Originally Posted by dbronco7sc View Post
    We go and find some kid by the name of Jess Wohnson that went under the radar because his school didn't have basketball his senior year. Or we kidnap Augustine from Texas...
    Too bad we can't find a Devin Kurant...



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    Re: What should be done with the remaining scholarships

    i'll get the van if you get the masks dbronc


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    Re: What should be done with the remaining scholarships

    Try and find an impact JUCO player if one is out there. We need players who can play as soon as possible.



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    Re: What should be done with the remaining scholarships

    Quote Originally Posted by Cydar View Post
    Too bad we can't find a Devin Kurant...
    haha... nice

    Quote Originally Posted by clones11 View Post
    i'll get the van if you get the masks dbronc
    what are you thinkin... masks of past presidents... or simple black full face stocking cap with holes for eyes and mouth... or those nylon ones... I've got all sorts.

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclo120 View Post
    Try and find an impact JUCO player if one is out there. We need players who can play as soon as possible.
    This is what I think... find a guard who can play NOW... if he only has one year of eligiblity... that's fine... then McD can get his own guy a year from now... but Ross would have been a junior... so replace him with another junior... and it shouldn't make much a difference.



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    Re: What should be done with the remaining scholarships?

    If we can find impact players for 07 I say use them but don't use them just because we have them.



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    Re: What should be done with the remaining scholarships?

    There should be a lot of players freeing up from LOIs after all the coaching changes. If we could catch a good one that would be wonderful.

    I don't think we should fill the schollies just for the sake of filling them.



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    Re: What should be done with the remaining scholarships?

    Bank 1, or give it to Thompson, use the other to grab a good big from a team whose coach left him.



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    Re: What should be done with the remaining scholarships?

    Quote Originally Posted by cyfan964 View Post
    Bank 1, or give it to Thompson, use the other to grab a good big from a team whose coach left him.
    Thompson will get 1. That leaves two free. I agree the best solution is probably to bank one and get a big.



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    Re: What should be done with the remaining scholarships?

    Bank no more than one. We still need players for '07. I don't want us just to give them away for the sake of doing it.

    But I'm hopeful we can fill both of them with some guys that have flown under the radar (see Wesley Johnson).



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    Re: What should be done with the remaining scholarships?

    Honestly finding a player like Wesley Johnson in July is a once in a decade occurance. It's not going to happen. I trust that if the coaching staff thinks there is a player out there that can help they will offer them. If they are just looking to add depth for depth's sake, I hope they don't use those scholarships. I think Hubalek, Brackins, Thompson, and C. Johnson is enough in the frontcourt for a good rotation. There are plenty of good 2008 players available.




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    Re: What should be done with the remaining scholarships?

    I'd like us to put a lot of stock in '08 season. A longer, more thorough search for players could make for better results in the long run.


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    Re: What should be done with the remaining scholarships?

    One to Thompson and one to a Juco.



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    Re: What should be done with the remaining scholarships

    Quote Originally Posted by clones11 View Post
    i'll get the van if you get the masks dbronc
    Woman: [holding a grocery bag] What are you doing?
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    I'm kidding, I'm kidding, we'll have him home by midnight.
    [reaches into the grocery bag and takes out cheese balls]


    Yeah well, ya know, that's just, like uh, your opinion, man.

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