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RE: KSU Men's Basketball Recruiting Class 2019
Maybe Pippen will be the next to go! The constant turnover of players, and not just at Kent State, really makes it hard to be a fan. Supposedly vendors hawking programs at baseball games long ago used to shout, "You can't tell the players without a scorecard!" That is certainly becoming true in college basketball. And it's not good for the aesthetics of the game for long-time basketball fans. Sure, the athleticism of the players is better than ever. But it used to be that when a large group of players were together for a few years they could almost read each others' minds on the court.
04-18-2019 06:19 PM
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(04-18-2019 05:13 PM)cschierh Wrote:  I’ve heard from a good source that Pippen involved in “the incident.”

If the source is that good, I'm guessing you know what happened???

So is/was it a 'truly serious' issue ... or is it 'serious' because these guys are scholarship athletes in an elite sport.

Just curious ...
04-18-2019 07:42 PM
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To divert the conversation a little bit, I would imagine that if Coach, in evaluating the year and next season, saw great value in the players that are leaving, he would have worked hard to keep them. I am guessing that he saw that there are at least half of the MAC programs that have committed to better coaching and recruiting and the team that he had coming back was not going to cut it. We have seen that some programs have remade themselves almost over night with jc's and grad transfers. I have confidence that if Sendy did in fact kind of admit that he had made several recruiting mistakes, he will right the ship pretty quickly. BTW, I am not convinced that Pipen is what we really want him to be. Yes, he is long and athletic, and we have seen a hint of what he could be. I am just not sure that he will bring the leadership and IQ to the game that a upper classman should. I sincerely hope that he serves me a helping of crow at the end of the season.
04-18-2019 10:09 PM
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RE: KSU Men's Basketball Recruiting Class 2019
(04-18-2019 07:42 PM)cleveland Wrote:  
(04-18-2019 05:13 PM)cschierh Wrote:  I’ve heard from a good source that Pippen involved in “the incident.”

If the source is that good, I'm guessing you know what happened???

So is/was it a 'truly serious' issue ... or is it 'serious' because these guys are scholarship athletes in an elite sport.

Just curious ...

I know what happened and it wasn't that big of a deal. In fact, if it were years ago when smart phones (and video) didn't exist, it would have been "nothing to see here".
04-18-2019 10:38 PM
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(04-18-2019 06:19 PM)Muskrat Wrote:  Maybe Pippen will be the next to go! The constant turnover of players, and not just at Kent State, really makes it hard to be a fan. Supposedly vendors hawking programs at baseball games long ago used to shout, "You can't tell the players without a scorecard!" That is certainly becoming true in college basketball. And it's not good for the aesthetics of the game for long-time basketball fans. Sure, the athleticism of the players is better than ever. But it used to be that when a large group of players were together for a few years they could almost read each others' minds on the court.
As a long time fan of college hoops I feel that you have hit the nail on the head - I've said so in the past. It was nice this year to see U Va win with a team on which their players returned after a poor end to the prior season. I would add that coaching "loyalty" probably contributes by setting an example. I don't see things getting better - I expect that over half our team will be new faces and that there will be players on the bench who may see action in early season exhibition games and never see on our court again. MAC Transfers
04-19-2019 06:29 AM
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