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Casey Alexander to Lipscomb - bombshell
http://www.gohatters.com/ViewArticle.dbm...oQ.twitter

http://www.lipscombsports.com/mbasketbal...s-program/

Yet another in a long line of embarrassing moments for Stetson men's basketball.
05-18-2013 06:08 PM
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RE: Casey Alexander to Lipscomb - bombshell
This thread is in 4 spots right now, but it even bothers me as just a Mercer fan. I really feel for Stetson, and I don't want anything to do with Lipscomb. I posted some ideas for coaching hires in the Stetson forum. They can bounce back from this. I really think Lipscomb made a terrible move. Stetson WILL be better in the long run for this. Go Hats!
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05-18-2013 07:52 PM
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RE: Casey Alexander to Lipscomb - bombshell
Pretty surprising but this is what happens when your athletic program is run like sh&t and your department is completely leaderless, run by a baffoon named Jeff Altier.

The atmosphere and morale among coaches there is so piss poor. I'm surprised anyone would wanna coach there.
05-19-2013 04:10 AM
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RE: Casey Alexander to Lipscomb - bombshell
(05-19-2013 04:10 AM)Stetson_1883 Wrote:  Pretty surprising but this is what happens when your athletic program is run like sh&t and your department is completely leaderless, run by a baffoon named Jeff Altier.

The atmosphere and morale among coaches there is so piss poor. I'm surprised anyone would wanna coach there.

I really feel for Stetson.
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05-19-2013 08:09 AM
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RE: Casey Alexander to Lipscomb - bombshell
Conference website doesn't even bother mentioning it. What's the deal with that?

If anyone has an inside scoop on what happened, I'd love to hear about it. I've got my feelers out :) How do you take over a program and after 2 years, leave for a fellow conference opponent? It's not like he's gonna be making a ton more money. I'm willing to guess that Casey just was not happy with what was happening at Stetson.
05-19-2013 10:07 AM
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RE: Casey Alexander to Lipscomb - bombshell
I believe the family missed home. This will take them home. I don't think it was a school issue as much as a family issue. It's terrible this late in the year and has put Stetson and the players in a very bad way. Hard to have good feelings for him when he exited the way he did. I would guess the money is the same or even a little less.
05-19-2013 08:39 PM
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RE: Casey Alexander to Lipscomb - bombshell
Let's recap this here:

He goes to Stetson, and as a result their best player transfer out. (Perez)

He goes to Lipscomb, their best player transfers out (Hurt)

Now both teams are in a world of trouble.

Who else will transfer out of Lipscomb?
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05-19-2013 09:32 PM
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RE: Casey Alexander to Lipscomb - bombshell
Good one MercerFan. You seem to have summarized it correctly!
05-19-2013 09:34 PM
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RE: Casey Alexander to Lipscomb - bombshell
bigguy -- you'll have to keep us updated on what you hear from DeLand on a new coach and reactions in general.
05-19-2013 09:35 PM
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RE: Casey Alexander to Lipscomb - bombshell
Don't be shocked if Hurt didn't have academic troubles. I think Bigguy40 got it about right with the family stuff.
But seriously though, Murry Bartow would make a FANTASTIC addition to Stetson University. Anyone who has your A.D.'s ear should recommend him, I mean multiple NCAA's, 20 win seasons, knows the A-Sun, has recruited Florida in the past.
05-20-2013 04:28 PM
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