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  1. #521
    Quote Originally Posted by Pilchard View Post
    Turgeon has been OK, but not great, at MD. Turgeon's current deal had only another year or two; so, Maryland had to extend or move on to another coach, but surprised by the length and favorable terms, given that the MD fanbase was mixed about bringing him back at all. Maryland has generally failed at landing quality recruits from DC (he has done OK in Baltimore and Philly). The favorable terms indicate that Turgeon may have gotten interest from OK (or some other Power Conference school with an opening) which forced Maryland to up the ante.

    Despise MD for leaving the ACC. Also, don't forget that when MD was good, their fanbase routinely became unnecessarily violent and destructive when they won; have attended games at almost every ACC venue, and generally if opposing fans were derisive, it was funny, with a hint of truth, which is welcomed. Maryland fans were just a-holes, stupid and unfunny. Classless group. Really hope that MD sucks in the next year or two, and MD is stuck with a contract that they can't get out of.
    Itís been many years since Iíve experienced MD fans, but I remember them as pretty obnoxious. I would say the same thing about Louisville fans based on their behavior following the Orange Bowl.

  2. #522
    Quote Originally Posted by uncaboref View Post
    I think part of the reason they went with an incentive-heavy deal was to help lower the buyout as well. I don't think many around Maryland (fans and AD included) would have minded if he took another job this off-season, but he also hadn't been bad enough to just outright fire.
    Buyout is not huge. But it does get larger if he has success and earns the incentives.

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    Just looked up Cincy's recent history, didn't realize that Mick Cronin had taken the Bearcats to NCAAs nine years in a row (2011-2019) before taking the UCLA job. The farthest they got during that run was one Sweet 16 in 2012, but still pretty solid a record given that Cincy is in a pseudo-power conference (AAC). Also, last year, Cincy (20-10) was projected to make the tourney in Brannen's first year there. If I am Archie Miller, think I'd rather play golf and invest all of the money gained from the IU buy-out rather than risk further harming my rep, but taking the Cincy job.

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    Cincy has a solid tradition and he'd be back in Ohio. He's still a young coach and he seems like a hungry dude. Go ahead and take the Cincy job and be in place when State eventually turns on Keatts.

  6. #526
    With both Millers on the market Iím honestly shocked NC State hasnít found a way to show Keatts the door yet.

    Guessing most of Stateís donors are waiting for their refunds from recurring donations to the Trump campaign.

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    Well at least the Wolfpack Club has found a sustainable funding model they can use.

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    Wasn't sure where to put this...


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    Probably should start a separate ongoing thread about the Wake alums in coaching.

  11. #531
    Wait...a pro league for 16-18 year olds that guarantees $100k in salary for "top prospects"?

    meaning, forsake your high school eligibility to play glorified AAU ball (unclear from the tweet whether everyone on the roster is a "top prospect" and therefore earning $100k)

    I don't know whether there is an audience for this. I do know that I am not in the audience for the OTE

  12. #532
    Kelsey bringing J-Gray to Charleston with him.
    Any Questions?

  13. #533
    Here are the current D1 openings:

    Only one Power Conference job: Arizona

    Others:

    Cincy
    UMBC
    Portland State
    UTEP
    IUPUI
    C. Michigan
    E. Michigan
    Bethune Cookman
    Del. State
    Central Connecticut
    Western Carolina
    Arkansas Pine Bluff

    Also, DePaul hired Oregon Associate HC Tony Stubblefield. He was an 11 year assistant under Dana Altman, and also worked under Mick Cronin. Stubblefield was born in Illinois. Not a sexy hire, but like that DePaul gave a long-time assistant under top head coaches a chance rather than hire another retread like Dave Leitao or Pat Kennedy.

  14. #534
    Childress to Western Carolina?
    Any Questions?

  15. #535
    UMBC hires Jim Ferry. He was Penn State's interim coach last year. https://twitter.com/UMBCAthletics/st...54954147000322

    Seemed like he made the best of a tough situation last year, when he took over for Pat Chambers.

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