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    Walters: ISU hires McRoy

    Here's John Walters' latest Tweet:


    "Looks like ISU has hired MBB Ast Coach Elwyn McRoy. Most recently at Arkansas State. Great JUCO connections."



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    Re: Walters: ISU hires McRoy

    Sounds like he's the guy Fred wanted so I'm sure he's going to be a great addition to the staff. Welcome coach McRoy.



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    Re: Walters: ISU hires McRoy

    So any jucos visiting us soon?


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    Re: Walters: ISU hires McRoy

    Hopefully he can get a PG with his JUCO connections.



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    Re: Walters: ISU hires McRoy

    Hopefully we get BJ Young and his JUCO connections aren't needed for another year.

    Seriously though, sounds exactly like who we wanted. Wasn't D. Robinson from Arkansas State too? Talk about raiding that program.




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    Re: Walters: ISU hires McRoy

    Sweeeet! Welcome coach!



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    Re: Walters: ISU hires McRoy

    Quote Originally Posted by BryceC View Post
    Hopefully we get BJ Young and his JUCO connections aren't needed for another year.

    Seriously though, sounds exactly like who we wanted. Wasn't D. Robinson from Arkansas State too? Talk about raiding that program.
    DR was from UALR (University of Arkansas-Little Rock), same conference, just different schools.



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    Re: Walters: ISU hires McRoy

    Color me less than excited about an assistant whose #1 tag-line skill is his JuCo connections.

    I'm not a fan of using JuCo players for more than a (very) occasional stop-gap. Even Gilstrap, although he was better than the typical JuCo kid, did very, very little for us as a program.

    Admittedly, I don't know much about McRoy, but at first glance, I think Hoiberg could have done better here.



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    Re: Walters: ISU hires McRoy

    Quote Originally Posted by gocubs2118 View Post
    Hopefully he can get a PG with his JUCO connections.
    Yeah, maybe he can get Arthur Agee to come here.......



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    Re: Walters: ISU hires McRoy

    lol..... oh kucyclone


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    Re: Walters: ISU hires McRoy

    Quote Originally Posted by kucyclone View Post
    Color me less than excited about an assistant whose #1 tag-line skill is his JuCo connections.

    I'm not a fan of using JuCo players for more than a (very) occasional stop-gap. Even Gilstrap, although he was better than the typical JuCo kid, did very, very little for us as a program.

    Admittedly, I don't know much about McRoy, but at first glance, I think Hoiberg could have done better here.


    I can think of a few JuCo player's that have impacted our program in a very positive way. .. I hope he can bring in one or two talanted players from the JC's every year. Sure he'll recruit qualifiers to. Very Good Hire!



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    Re: Walters: ISU hires McRoy

    He may have connections to Tyrus McGee, I've heard. No matter what though, it's nice to see the staff completed. Time to let these guys get to work!



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    Re: Walters: ISU hires McRoy

    Quote Originally Posted by kucyclone View Post
    Admittedly, I don't know much about McRoy, but at first glance, I think Hoiberg could have done better here.
    So you barely know anything about the guy, yet you're about to throw him under the bus? Okay...congratulations on being illogical.



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    Re: Walters: ISU hires McRoy

    Quote Originally Posted by kucyclone View Post
    Color me less than excited about an assistant whose #1 tag-line skill is his JuCo connections.

    I'm not a fan of using JuCo players for more than a (very) occasional stop-gap. Even Gilstrap, although he was better than the typical JuCo kid, did very, very little for us as a program.

    Admittedly, I don't know much about McRoy, but at first glance, I think Hoiberg could have done better here.
    Successful Iowa State teams always have JC players playing prominent roles. The best years in ISU history featured a backcourt of all JCs... Tinsley, Nurse, and Horton. Many of Floyd and Eustachy's top teams were JC heavy. We will always have the need for a good JC or two at ISU.

    Using Gilstrap as an example is just silly, he did everything he personally could for us as a program, he led the freaking Big 12 in rebounding! He was a stud JC player, and any coach would be happy to add a JC recruit of his caliber to their team. What a terrible example.



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    Re: Walters: ISU hires McRoy

    Quote Originally Posted by marothisu View Post
    So you barely know anything about the guy, yet you're about to throw him under the bus? Okay...congratulations on being illogical.
    While, I personally tend to "trust the ISU program" on their hires, I can see the point that Kucyclone is making. This is a message board, remember, fans are welcome to voice their opinions and disagree with the majority opinion.
    Also, I actually don't think he was throwing the new coach under the bus or being illogical/irrational. He was stating his opinion. And I, too, hope we don't RELY on JuCo talent. Yet, I know that they definitely can provide some major help at times!


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