BLUM: One door closes, another opens (Rashad Vaughn reaction)

Discussion in 'Mens Basketball' started by ChrisMWilliams, Feb 11, 2014.

  1. CycloneErik

    CycloneErik Well-Known Member

    Jan 31, 2008
    71,832
    3,324
    113
    Grad Student
    Jamerica
    Just have to march on and win this thing without him. Bring it on.
     
  2. stormchaser2014

    stormchaser2014 Well-Known Member

    Mar 12, 2012
    11,463
    721
    113
    Wisconsin
    Let the avatar changing commence
     
  3. MNclone

    MNclone Well-Known Member

    Apr 10, 2006
    3,685
    101
    63
    Production Engineer
    Burnsville, MN
    Huh, and I thought Blum only wrote after good things....
     
  4. NATEizKING

    NATEizKING Well-Known Member

    Feb 18, 2011
    10,917
    595
    113
    Hilton
    This thread seems like a good hiding place until the RV thread is killed with fire.
     
  5. clonedude

    clonedude Well-Known Member

    Apr 16, 2006
    11,417
    514
    113
    Male
    Only one thing left to do now.... win the whole f****n thing and shove that in RV's face.
     
  6. michaelrr1

    michaelrr1 Well-Known Member

    Mar 30, 2006
    7,023
    306
    83
    WDM
    We sure did waste a lot of time and money recruiting him.
     
    • Like Like x 1
  7. Goldfinger

    Goldfinger Member

    Nov 5, 2009
    688
    22
    18
    I agree Blum, we should quit wasting time recruiting top50 players we have no shot at, spend time recruiting jucos and hope an impact transfer comes our way every year, its the only thing we're good at
     
  8. NATEizKING

    NATEizKING Well-Known Member

    Feb 18, 2011
    10,917
    595
    113
    Hilton
    We won't need to shove it in his face, he'll know.
     
  9. erikbj

    erikbj Well-Known Member

    Aug 31, 2006
    7,212
    208
    63
    compliance officer
    hiawatha, ia
    I would just take another Indian hills player please
     
  10. BCoffClone125

    BCoffClone125 Active Member

    May 19, 2010
    675
    43
    28
    Male
    This has been a rough last 24 hours or so for ISU. Get curb stomped at WVU, lose another assistant football coach, and now lose out on our top recruit to UNLV? It's like the sports gods saved it for all at once to make an extra large kick to the stones.
     
  11. jsb

    jsb Well-Known Member

    Mar 7, 2008
    10,955
    589
    113

    You do realize that we have recruited Georges, Matt, and Monte, right? Probably not going to get in on the next Vaughn, but we'll have a good mix of quality high school kids and quality juco and traditional transfers.
     
  12. BallSoHard4Cy

    BallSoHard4Cy Well-Known Member

    Apr 20, 2012
    6,711
    60
    48
    Des Moines
    It pretty much has, also nice avatar
     
  13. fsanford

    fsanford Well-Known Member

    Dec 22, 2007
    2,915
    127
    63
    Los Angeles
    I just wish we would not get the door that was closing slamming on our foot first. :)
     
  14. Goldfinger

    Goldfinger Member

    Nov 5, 2009
    688
    22
    18
    You do realize they are not top50 McDonald's AA types like my post referenced? Yes I' glad to have Matt, Monte and Georges, they will be great clones, but until we can recruit like Kansas and land an NBA talent once in awhile, we won't beat kansas.
     
  15. 00clone

    00clone Well-Known Member

    Apr 12, 2011
    19,642
    489
    83
    "Before" picture model
    Iowa City area

    The funny part is, my reactions to those are: 1) Dammit...well let's get the next one, 2) Hey, had what seem to be pretty good coaching hires recently, 3) Well, we've found players pretty well the last few years.

    Not that I'm not upset about each of those, but there's an underlying confidence in our programs (OK, maybe we'll call FB optimistically hopeful) where this stuff doesn't give me the gloom and doom it would have during D-Mac and G-Mac. I know others are finding for the pot of crap at the wrong end of the rainbow right now, but I am not.
     
  16. swarthmoreCY

    swarthmoreCY Well-Known Member

    Aug 9, 2008
    16,298
    312
    83
    Here nor there
    On this note, Roosevelt Scott from IHCC would have been an ideal replacement for Vaughn.

    Of course, waiting for RV cost us. It is the waiting so long that killed us, not the fact we went after him. We should have signed in the fall like we we would miss out. But I do not blame the staff, you recruit a player that long, you think you can trust them.

    I agree Goldfinger, but it has nothing to do with KU. Would Self go small ball had KU not been bailed out last year? Look at Michigan or WSU, particularly Michigan. Add Stakuas and Early this team is a contender. A few possessions should not change your ideology.
     
    • Like Like x 1
  17. Dryburn

    Dryburn Well-Known Member

    Apr 3, 2006
    9,948
    348
    83
    Male
    Somewhere in the U.S.
    ISU now has 2 scholarships still open for next year. Is there really anyone on this board who is not confident that Fred and his staff will fill those with 2 quality players, whether they be high school, jucos or transfers?

    I have no trouble at all believing that this staff may find players who will benefit next year's team even more than RV would.
     
  18. greatshu

    greatshu Well-Known Member

    Dec 4, 2007
    2,178
    34
    48
    KS
    Time to move on. As long as we have Fred and Co, our future is bright.

    I rather have 10 DeAndre Kane than 1 Rashad Vaughn. Let's find more Kane!
     
  19. NATEizKING

    NATEizKING Well-Known Member

    Feb 18, 2011
    10,917
    595
    113
    Hilton
    I'm guessing one 5th year senior and one to sit out.
     

Share This Page