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    Re: Billy Gillispe calls Gary Thompson...two others called him as well

    I'd bet that we at least talk to him.



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    Re: Billy Gillispe calls Gary Thompson...two others called him as well

    I share some of the sentiments concerning Billie G. What I do not want is another Tim Floyd situation happening. By that I mean, we get a coach who accepts to coaching here, but somewhat reluctantly. Tim Floyd flat-out turned us down before changing his mind. That affected the entire time he was here.

    Apparently, though, this is different. Billie Gillispe apparently contacted us. That indicates there is no reluctance, he wants to coach here. He would be a good hire.



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    Re: Billy Gillispe calls Gary Thompson...two others called him as well

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclone42 View Post
    I share some of the sentiments concerning Billie G. What I do not want is another Tim Floyd situation happening. By that I mean, we get a coach who accepts to coaching here, but somewhat reluctantly. Tim Floyd flat-out turned us down before changing his mind. That affected the entire time he was here.

    Apparently, though, this is different. Billie Gillispe apparently contacted us. That indicates there is no reluctance, he wants to coach here. He would be a good hire.

    He didn't change his mind. $$$$$$$ changed his mind.



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    Re: Billy Gillispe calls Gary Thompson...two others called him as well

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclone42 View Post
    I share some of the sentiments concerning Billie G. What I do not want is another Tim Floyd situation happening. By that I mean, we get a coach who accepts to coaching here, but somewhat reluctantly. Tim Floyd flat-out turned us down before changing his mind. That affected the entire time he was here.

    Apparently, though, this is different. Billie Gillispe apparently contacted us. That indicates there is no reluctance, he wants to coach here. He would be a good hire.
    Yeah, who'd want some decent success like happened under Floyd?



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    Re: Billy Gillispe calls Gary Thompson...two others called him as well

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclone42 View Post
    I share some of the sentiments concerning Billie G. What I do not want is another Tim Floyd situation happening. By that I mean, we get a coach who accepts to coaching here, but somewhat reluctantly. Tim Floyd flat-out turned us down before changing his mind. That affected the entire time he was here.

    Apparently, though, this is different. Billie Gillispe apparently contacted us. That indicates there is no reluctance, he wants to coach here. He would be a good hire.

    ???? If Tim's results are how his reluctance "affected" us, I say we find an even more reluctant coach.



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    Re: Billy Gillispe calls Gary Thompson...two others called him as well

    HIRE BILLY G!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



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    Re: Billy Gillispe calls Gary Thompson...two others called him as well

    "To run this drill, Everyone line up in a circle, pair up in rows of three, alphabetically"

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    Re: Billy Gillispe calls Gary Thompson...two others called him as well


    Totally agree. I don't want Billy G. The mess that comes with him, and the stuff that he creates scares me. Do not want to go through with that at ISU.



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    Re: Billy Gillispe calls Gary Thompson...two others called him as well

    Billie went into rehab last year

    Billy Gillispie Checks Into Rehab Facility

    If he is cleaned up, let him in and let ISU win again!!!!!



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    Re: Billy Gillispe calls Gary Thompson...two others called him as well

    Quote Originally Posted by erikbj View Post
    Billie went into rehab last year

    Billy Gillispie Checks Into Rehab Facility

    If he is cleaned up, let him in and let ISU win again!!!!!
    For rich people, rehab is a place you go because you got caught.



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    Re: Billy Gillispe calls Gary Thompson...two others called him as well

    Quote Originally Posted by dahliaclone View Post
    hahaha, sorry man. :)

    i have always been behind this hire. From back in January when I felt we needed a change. It's gonna take a lot of selling for a lot of fans given his history and the fact that we got rid of Larry for similar actions. However, that wasn't under Pollard's watch (Larry I mean) and with Bergstrom and his $$ behind this guy, I could see it happen.

    However, I find it peculiar that three guys called Gary and he only mentions Billy. To me, that says there isn't mutual interest from Iowa State. Why would they say his name at this point if there was unless things are moving really quickly and he's likely the guy?

    If I had to guess, I would say ISU isn't showing the same interest as Billy is showing. I would like the hire though.
    It may be that the other 2 have jobs, and it is in their best interest to keep it private. Billy G definitely doesn't have that problem.



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    Re: Billy Gillispe calls Gary Thompson...two others called him as well

    No to Billy. If ISU is willing to take on that drunken idiot then Larry needs to be on the top of our list above Billy. Neither one should happen in my opinion. Larry would open too many old wounds and Billy would create just as many with his baggage.



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    Re: Billy Gillispe calls Gary Thompson...two others called him as well

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneYoda View Post
    For rich people, rehab is a place you go because you got caught.
    Or it is a place where you can get the help you need to realize that you have a problem.

    Is sex rehab real? NO

    Is alcohol or drug rehab real? Yes.

    Mr. Yoda - have you been to rehab or have you had a friend that needed and got the help they needed before they killed themself or someone they cared about? If not I think you need to avoid talking about this topic.



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    Re: Billy Gillispe calls Gary Thompson...two others called him as well

    I'd be behind this hire 100%. Proven winner, had some time to clear up personal issues, and looking for redemption. He knows what it takes, he's done it before, and he's looking to get back on top. A&M went 0-16 before he showed up. 0-16. The next three years: 8-8, 10-6, 13-3. After our 3 straight 4-12 finishes, we need someone like this.



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    Re: Billy Gillispe calls Gary Thompson...two others called him as well

    Quote Originally Posted by BryceC View Post
    I hate the argument that he wouldn't be great with fans. Does that matter in the least? I wouldn't care if he threw up the bird at everybody 24/7. We aren't striving for the Character Cup here. We're playing for he NCAA tournament.
    Somebody gets it!


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