Underwood to Illinois - Prohm Now Lowest Paid

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  1. Clones15

    Clones15 New Member

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    With Brad Underwood leaving Oklahoma State for the Illinois job, I believe this makes Prohm the lowest paid coach in the Big 12. With the success that he's had, do you guys think Iowa State should give him a raise so we don't have to worry about him potentially leaving for more money like Underwood just did?

    If this has already been posted somewhere, let me know..
     
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  2. acgclone

    acgclone Well-Known Member

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    If he doesn't get a big raise he will be gone within 1-2 years.

    You can't have the lowest paid guy performing like he has.
     
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  3. jsb

    jsb Well-Known Member

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    He needs an extension and raise. We've got to pay him market value.
     
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  4. CYber_saber

    CYber_saber Active Member

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    Next season is important for Prohm's rating after losing the winningest seniors this year. If he can make it to post-season then sure double his pay or even more. But a raise this year could appreciate his efforts and motivation
     
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  5. jkclone

    jkclone Well-Known Member

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    Give him a raise and maybe moderate extension. Not sure how long he has right now. I still want to see how next year goes before going crazy.
     
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  6. daviscyclone

    daviscyclone New Member

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    Completely agree per raise + extension.

    Should his contract extension include a "Hoiberg Return" clause?
     
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  7. tim_redd

    tim_redd Well-Known Member

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    Kind of what I was thinking. He's earned a bump but hold off on the major raise till the next 1-2 years.
     
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  8. awd4cy

    awd4cy Well-Known Member

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    Don't pull a Paul Rhoda's contract. He's done a great job so far, but no need to get carried away with a huge extension.
     
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  9. Brandon

    Brandon Active Member

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    Pay the guy.
     
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  10. Incyte

    Incyte Well-Known Member

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    I assume the pay raise and extension have already been in the works. Probably agreed to in principle with the details being released after the season ends.
     
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  11. cytor

    cytor Active Member

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    How much is he getting paid now? How many years left?
     
  12. Clones15

    Clones15 New Member

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    This is what I was thinking. Give him a solid pay raise for next year to keep him happy (and because he has absolutely earned it), but hold off on the long term extension until next off-season or possibly the year after.

    If he takes next year's team to the tournament, then I will have seen all I need to see. Pay the man. Lock him up long term.
     
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  13. alarson

    alarson Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, no. Hoiberg left, and left us hanging. If there's an opening i'm sure he'd be welcomed back, but we arent firing Prohm to bring back Hoiberg.
     
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  14. acgclone

    acgclone Well-Known Member

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    I agree you don't extend it too far but you need to pay him fairly. Being 10th place is a slap in the face
     
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  15. Cyforce

    Cyforce Well-Known Member

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    Day after Thompson and Moss sign their LOIs throw the checkbook at Prohm.
     
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  16. awd4cy

    awd4cy Well-Known Member

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    Agree, he should be at where Hoiberg was at at 2 mil.
     
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  17. acgclone

    acgclone Well-Known Member

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    Yeah $2m seems fair and if he can get back into the dance next year or the year after, then you have to bump him to $2.6 or so.
     
  18. CycloneErik

    CycloneErik Well-Known Member

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    5 year deals are fine, and put the money into it.
    5 years at market value would seem like a good deal.
     
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  19. browns4cy

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    A raise in base pay and maybe a small extention but bump the bonuses big. I don't know how much he gets per tournament win. Big 12 title pays I'm sure. Raise those bonuses. Great motivation and you don't get to crazy with the base
     
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  20. cytor

    cytor Active Member

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    He's signed through 2020. 1.5 mil per.
     

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