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    Virginia's Tony Bennett

    One name that has popped up regarding the new ISU coaching search is Virginia's Tony Bennett. He's a Wisconsin (friends with Otzelberger) guy but keep in mind that he is making $1.7 million at Virginia. I doubt ISU has that sort of a cash flow to lure him to the Big 12.



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    Re: Virginia's Tony Bennett

    Also, wasnt 2009-2010 his first year at Virginia? Thatd be awful soon to jump out.

    On a similar note though regarding pay, what do you think we can afford to pay the next guy? Certainly that number is higher than we wouldve thought a few weeks ago when we were talking what'd happen if we fired GMac, since we've essentially had a $3mil swing in cash with no buyout to pay + an 800k check from Creighton.



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    Re: Virginia's Tony Bennett

    That would be awesome.



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    Re: Virginia's Tony Bennett

    Not a chance.



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    Re: Virginia's Tony Bennett

    Tony Bennett (basketball) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    This would make me excited, assuming we have the cash. Step up donors! :)



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    Re: Virginia's Tony Bennett

    Would love to have him, but not holding my breath.



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    Re: Virginia's Tony Bennett

    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisMWilliams View Post
    One name that has popped up regarding the new ISU coaching search is Virginia's Tony Bennett. He's a Wisconsin (friends with Otzelberger) guy but keep in mind that he is making $1.7 million at Virginia. I doubt ISU has that sort of a cash flow to lure him to the Big 12.
    just curious, other than a caller on KXNO how exactly has his name popped up?



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    Re: Virginia's Tony Bennett

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyforce View Post
    just curious, other than a caller on KXNO how exactly has his name popped up?
    that's my question as well



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    Re: Virginia's Tony Bennett

    Wasn't he the guy who was trying to bring Hamilton in?



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    Re: Virginia's Tony Bennett

    I received two e-mails with his name in it as well.



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    Re: Virginia's Tony Bennett

    For the record, I don't think he'll come to Iowa State with the money he is making at Virginia. That's what I was trying to point out in my initial post. I apologize if it was confusing.



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    Re: Virginia's Tony Bennett

    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisMWilliams View Post
    I received two e-mails with his name in it as well.
    Once I get Coach K's last name figured out I'll e-mail it to you a few times.



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    Re: Virginia's Tony Bennett

    As long as he doesnt play a half court offense.


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    Re: Virginia's Tony Bennett

    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisMWilliams View Post
    I received two e-mails with his name in it as well.
    From sources or fans?



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    Re: Virginia's Tony Bennett

    Quote Originally Posted by gocubs2118 View Post
    That would be awesome.
    I agree. However...

    Quote Originally Posted by Final42b View Post
    Not a chance.
    I'd love to be proven wrong though



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