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    I love this hire

    After watching the Hoiberg conference, I'm convinced it was the right move by Pollard. While he may lack the coaching abilities right now, as long as he hires solid assistants, he should be golden.

    With Hoiberg at ISU, and McCaffery at Iowa, we could FINALLY be seeing a return to exciting college basketball in the state.

    Fred and Fran are going to make winters exciting in Iowa again.


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    re: I love this hire

    And apparently I can't spell. Can a mod please fix that?


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    Re: I love this hrie

    Quote Originally Posted by SplitIdentity View Post
    After watching the Hoiberg conference, I'm convinced it was the right move by Pollard. While he may lack the coaching abilities right now, as long as he hires solid assistants, he should be golden.

    With Hoiberg at ISU, and McCaffery at Iowa, we could FINALLY be seeing a return to exciting college basketball in the state.

    Fred and Fran are going to make winters exciting in Iowa again.
    um, exuse me?...



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    re: I love this hire

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    And apparently I can't spell. Can a mod please fix that?
    no problem.


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    re: I love this hire

    Quote Originally Posted by 06Panther View Post
    um, exuse me?...
    I don't believe I stuttered ;)

    Ok, ok, Jacobsen might have something going at UNI... :)


    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Janny View Post
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    lol jerk


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    re: I love this hire

    I keep saying it. It was a slam dunk hire!

    The guy has made so many friends over the years. He has tons of contacts. He works hard. I LOVE IT



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    Re: I love this hire

    I was on board with the conference til he had to remind me of the 51 he dropped on us in 91 substate...


    Nothing to see here mods. Keep moving.

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    Re: I love this hire

    Quote Originally Posted by Clones85' View Post
    I keep saying it. It was a slam dunk hire!

    The guy has made so many friends over the years. He has tons of contacts. He works hard. I LOVE IT
    I loved his comment on style of play. Yes we want to play up tempo basketball and get easy transition baskets but some games we will have to slow it down and grind it out when we need to. Quite honestly... there are some veteran coaches out there that don't understand that concept. (See... Bill Self against UNI )



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    I was on board with the conference til he had to remind me of the 51 he dropped on us in 91 substate...
    Wait, you from Indianola??

    What was the score of that game? I know I-town used to be pretty solid back then.

    Not so much now lol.


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    Re: I love this hire

    Quote Originally Posted by SplitIdentity View Post
    And apparently I can't spell. Can a mod please fix that?

    I thought that it was an attention getter.


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    Re: I love this hire

    Quote Originally Posted by SplitIdentity View Post
    Wait, you from Indianola??

    What was the score of that game? I know I-town used to be pretty solid back then.

    Not so much now lol.
    No idea on the score but he whipped us good. That was an in between year. After Chris Street but before Casey Blake.

    Have they dropped off that much? The State Title seems like it wasnt that long ago (getting old).


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    Re: I love this hire

    I would say that he has the ingredients to help make a risky hire like this work, but we'll have to see how it plays out. I'm still not excited about this hire, but so far Hoiberg and Pollard are saying all the right things.



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    Quote Originally Posted by drmwevr08 View Post
    No idea on the score but he whipped us good. That was an in between year. After Chris Street but before Casey Blake.

    Have they dropped off that much? The State Title seems like it wasnt that long ago (getting old).
    Yeah, after coach Hansen left, the team sucks now.

    I believe they were 2-23 or something ****** like that this year.


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    Quote Originally Posted by ahaselhu View Post
    I would say that he has the ingredients to help make a risky hire like this work, but we'll have to see how it plays out. I'm still not excited about this hire, but so far Hoiberg and Pollard are saying all the right things.
    Did you see the press conference? If that didn't get you excited...



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    Re: I love this hire

    Quote Originally Posted by SplitIdentity View Post
    Wait, you from Indianola??

    What was the score of that game? I know I-town used to be pretty solid back then.

    Not so much now lol.
    Quote Originally Posted by drmwevr08 View Post
    No idea on the score but he whipped us good. That was an in between year. After Chris Street but before Casey Blake.

    Have they dropped off that much? The State Title seems like it wasnt that long ago (getting old).
    I was at this game as I am a '91 AHS grad. The score was 100-60, Fred had 39 in the first half including 8 3-pointers.

    Casey Blake was on the team and I believe was a Junior that year. Didn't he graduate in '92?



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