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    WOI ABC5 story on Mac with interviews

    myabc5.com - Des Moines, Iowa, News Weather & Sports

    On the video player at the top right. There are a few other clips below that as well. John has some good info in his story.


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    Re: WOI ABC5 story on Mac with interviews

    After watching that I'm just wondering what most people are thinking with John Walters throwing out the name Fran Frachilla.


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    Re: WOI ABC5 story on Mac with interviews

    Quote Originally Posted by Aaron Jacobs View Post
    After watching that I'm just wondering what most people are thinking with John Walters throwing out the name Fran Frachilla.
    People in the media tend to talk to each other .



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    Re: WOI ABC5 story on Mac with interviews

    Quote Originally Posted by isuaggie View Post
    People in the media tend to talk to each other .
    Are you saying Fran wanted John to put is name out there.


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    Re: WOI ABC5 story on Mac with interviews

    John's interview today with Chris was pretty interesting....I just got finished listening.

    I don't think this is a good day for Iowa State, but it is probably not a bad one either. But it does pretty much suck that we had a coach in place that was the perfect fit---and it just didn't work. Man, I just wanted it to work with Greg so badly.

    Sometimes I think that we are just presented with opportunties in life that are just crazy. Think about Theresa McDermott---she was facing missing a big chunk of her husband's games because she was going to be at her son's games. Talk about a tough time. Now she gets to watch both.



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    Re: WOI ABC5 story on Mac with interviews

    Quote Originally Posted by jsb View Post
    John's interview today with Chris was pretty interesting....I just got finished listening.

    I don't think this is a good day for Iowa State, but it is probably not a bad one either. But it does pretty much suck that we had a coach in place that was the perfect fit---and it just didn't work. Man, I just wanted it to work with Greg so badly.

    Sometimes I think that we are just presented with opportunties in life that are just crazy. Think about Theresa McDermott---she was facing missing a big chunk of her husband's games because she was going to be at her son's games. Talk about a tough time. Now she gets to watch both.
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    Re: WOI ABC5 story on Mac with interviews

    That's interesting about Fran Frachilla. I've noticed that every time he's been the color guy at a game in Ames, he's been overly complimentary of Hilton Magic and the fans. I always thought he would be an interesting choice to coach here. I'm excited that Walters brought his name up.


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    Re: WOI ABC5 story on Mac with interviews

    I only want Fran, if Ron Franklin can also be on staff.


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    Re: WOI ABC5 story on Mac with interviews

    I agree. It is good to have new, unique names pop up. I don't think we should sell ourselves short on who we go for. It is time to make a solid, unique pick like we did when we recruited Orr to come to ISU. Another name to consider....Rick Majerus. Since he's gotten back into coaching, he's been very successful at St. Louis. I think it would be fun to see another character in Ames to give Hilton Magic a boost. Sure, he's not young and has had some health issues, but just another name that hasn't been circulated on everyone's short lists (that I've heard).



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    Re: WOI ABC5 story on Mac with interviews

    Really found Greg's comments on JP interesting. Seemed like some heartfelt comments that were really positive.



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    Re: WOI ABC5 story on Mac with interviews

    Quote Originally Posted by jsb View Post
    John's interview today with Chris was pretty interesting....I just got finished listening.

    I don't think this is a good day for Iowa State, but it is probably not a bad one either. But it does pretty much suck that we had a coach in place that was the perfect fit---and it just didn't work. Man, I just wanted it to work with Greg so badly.

    Sometimes I think that we are just presented with opportunties in life that are just crazy. Think about Theresa McDermott---she was facing missing a big chunk of her husband's games because she was going to be at her son's games. Talk about a tough time. Now she gets to watch both.
    It might have worked if he had brought Ben with him.


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    Re: WOI ABC5 story on Mac with interviews

    Quote Originally Posted by Wesley View Post
    It might have worked if he had brought Ben with him.

    I really don't think he was that far from having it work without Ben. We were close.



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    Quote Originally Posted by jsb View Post
    I really don't think he was that far from having it work without Ben. We were close.
    I didn't see that unfortunatly. Seemed to me we treaded water at best.



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    Re: WOI ABC5 story on Mac with interviews

    Quote Originally Posted by Bobber View Post
    I didn't see that unfortunatly. Seemed to me we treaded water at best.
    It could be said that Mike Taylor would have meant five more wins in year two, and that Wesley could have meant at least five more wins in years three and four. But, it's neither here nor there, since Greg played the contributing factor into why neither were here in those seasons...


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