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    If it is not the buyout, what is taking so long??

    If it is not negotiating the buyout, what is taking so long to make the announcement?

    GMac wanting to take Nurse with him?

    Any other thoughts?



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    Re: If it is not the buyout, what is taking so long??

    I dunno...maybe he hasn't accepted it yet? Seems like a logical conclusion.



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    Re: If it is not the buyout, what is taking so long??

    Dana Altman heard that Gmac was to carry on in his place at Creighton, replied with a hearty "hell no", and is negotiating his return to Omaha?



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    Re: If it is not the buyout, what is taking so long??

    Whatever it is, no way it goes past today without something concrete.



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    Re: If it is not the buyout, what is taking so long??

    IMO he would want to take Nurse and Otzelberger.



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    Re: If it is not the buyout, what is taking so long??

    Its a life altering move. Plus you have to have some sort of contract with Creighton and have to settle with ISU. These things take time and you have lawyers and agents involved it may take a bit.


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    Re: If it is not the buyout, what is taking so long??

    Dana Altman is still officially their coach I believe. He is still listed as head coach on their website, and I have not seen a formal announcement from Creighton saying he has left. My guess is until that becomes official, you wont see anything about McDermott taking the job there...



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    Re: If it is not the buyout, what is taking so long??

    no on Nurse



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    Re: If it is not the buyout, what is taking so long??

    A Creighton blue blood has told me that word is GMac has not made a decision yet. Not sure if he is in the know or not but his family has been long time low level boosters. the classic Huskers fans in the fall and Blue Jay fans in the winter.



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    Re: If it is not the buyout, what is taking so long??

    Quote Originally Posted by chuckd4735 View Post
    Dana Altman is still officially their coach I believe. He is still listed as head coach on their website, and I have not seen a formal announcement from Creighton saying he has left. My guess is until that becomes official, you wont see anything about McDermott taking the job there...
    It didnt stop him from leaving last time.


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    Re: If it is not the buyout, what is taking so long??

    Quote Originally Posted by LakeHavasu View Post
    If it is not negotiating the buyout, what is taking so long to make the announcement?

    GMac wanting to take Nurse with him?

    Any other thoughts?
    Did you hear somewhere that it is not the buyout holding things up?



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    Re: If it is not the buyout, what is taking so long??

    Oregon has not officially announced Altman has taken the job.

    Also Paul Clark said on the radio that ISU & Creighton are still having a staring contest over the 800K buyout.



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    Re: If it is not the buyout, what is taking so long??

    Per the Des Moines Register, McDermott is undecided as of noon today.



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    Re: If it is not the buyout, what is taking so long??

    Quote Originally Posted by Enginerd View Post
    A Creighton blue blood has told me that word is GMac has not made a decision yet. Not sure if he is in the know or not but his family has been long time low level boosters. the classic Huskers fans in the fall and Blue Jay fans in the winter.
    He better accept the job at Creighton. Look at the excitement his departure has created in the fan base.... It is the most excitement for men's basketball in 4 years.



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    Re: If it is not the buyout, what is taking so long??

    Quote Originally Posted by cycloneworld View Post
    Per the Des Moines Register, McDermott is undecided as of noon today.
    How is this freaking possible? Is he so out of touch he doesn't understand the backlash from his return?




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