New & Official Coaching Candidates Thread

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Re: New & Official Coaching Candidates Thread

Postby DuchesneEast on Tue Mar 18, 2014 7:32 pm

TobaccoRoadEagle wrote:
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Huge news breaking on @GoLocalProv- PC coach Ed Cooley is on the shortlist to replace Steve Donahue at Boston College http://www.golocalprov.com/sports/could ... ng-search/

the nickname giver in me does not know how i feel about him (and his weird hair)


I hate it and would not hire him.
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Re: New & Official Coaching Candidates Thread

Postby twballgame9 on Tue Mar 18, 2014 7:32 pm

The people that think Cooley and Coen made Skinner a good coach suck and should go away.
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Re: New & Official Coaching Candidates Thread

Postby eagle9903 on Tue Mar 18, 2014 7:40 pm

If we bring Cooley are we bringing Lafleur too?

Is BC even really a step up at this moment in time? If so how?
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Re: New & Official Coaching Candidates Thread

Postby twballgame9 on Tue Mar 18, 2014 7:42 pm

eagle9903 wrote:If we bring Cooley are we bringing Lafleur too?

Is BC even really a step up at this moment in time? If so how?


Have you been to Providence or seen the carcass of that conference?
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Re: New & Official Coaching Candidates Thread

Postby ATLeagle on Tue Mar 18, 2014 7:49 pm

commavegarage wrote:Wash St AD's comment on Howland:

"I'm under the assumption that Ben (Howland) deserves to go to a program that hasn't got the rebuilding requirements that (WSU) has."

That said, I can't imagine they are in worse shape than us.


We have a lot of talent returning. We could be a winning team next year.
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Re: New & Official Coaching Candidates Thread

Postby twballgame9 on Tue Mar 18, 2014 7:51 pm

ATLeagle wrote:
commavegarage wrote:Wash St AD's comment on Howland:

"I'm under the assumption that Ben (Howland) deserves to go to a program that hasn't got the rebuilding requirements that (WSU) has."

That said, I can't imagine they are in worse shape than us.


We have a lot of talent returning. We could be a winning team next year.


With a real basketball coach instead of a snake oil faker, this is potentially 18-20 win talent. Always has been
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Re: New & Official Coaching Candidates Thread

Postby Dick Rosenthal on Tue Mar 18, 2014 7:51 pm

Schmidt is a very good coach. The person shitting on his record at Saint Bonnies needs to understand a couple of things:

1. Van Bredakoff not only pretty much destroyed the basketball program at Saint Bonnies, he almost took the entire school down--member of the BOT killed himself because he thought the scandal and the implosion of the basketball team was going to bankrupt the school. Imagine a BOT member caring that much--I could think of one member of the BC BOT I'd love to watch eat a gun while his Chef-with-a-tire-track-across-his-midsection-son watched with grim satisfaction. Anyway, picture what JOB did to BC times 1000 and then compounding that by hiring a staggeringly incompetent Anthony Solomon because he has the Coach K seal of approval and Bonnies needed good publicity of any kind. then come in and try to clean up that nuclear waste dump and convince kids t play in Olean, New York. Schmidt did it.

2. He is a very good recruiter. He was the primary recruiter for some great Xavier teams and he has upgraded Bonnies talent exponentially since his arrival.

3. He is good at discovering diamonds in the rough--see Andrew Nicholson and I can guarantee you his current center Ndoye will be collecting an NBA paycheck in two years.

4. Bonnies was unanimously picked to finish dead last in the A-10 this year and they went 18-15 with wins over two ranked teams.

Schmidt is not my first choice. That would be Howland. However, if we are even considering Tommy Amaker or someone similarly unimpressive, someone ought to drive out to Olean and bring Schmidt to the Heights before Leahy can fuck this up. The guy bleeds maroon and gold and he would recruit the shit out of NYC and DC. I do think he sometimes overthinks it at the end of games, but he doesn't whistle and he won't be doing offensive-defensive substitutions with 38 minutes left to play.
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Re: New & Official Coaching Candidates Thread

Postby twballgame9 on Tue Mar 18, 2014 7:52 pm

Schmidt is meh. He's a better coach than Amaker, but Amaker would recruit better. Of course, Angry Dick and I are better coaches than Amaker.
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Re: New & Official Coaching Candidates Thread

Postby DavidGordonsFoot on Tue Mar 18, 2014 7:58 pm

bcmurph wrote:
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Huge news breaking on @GoLocalProv- PC coach Ed Cooley is on the shortlist to replace Steve Donahue at Boston College http://www.golocalprov.com/sports/could ... ng-search/


I don't believe this or any other reports about Brad Bates' "short list" after the Thamel report last week.

That said, I think the ship has sailed on Cooley.
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Re: New & Official Coaching Candidates Thread

Postby twballgame9 on Tue Mar 18, 2014 8:06 pm

Ship sailed when he showed he can't coach fer shit
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Re: New & Official Coaching Candidates Thread

Postby pick6pedro on Tue Mar 18, 2014 8:25 pm

Hey, remember when everyone knew BB's finalists for the football job and then it was none of them?

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Re: New & Official Coaching Candidates Thread

Postby eaglesfan06 on Tue Mar 18, 2014 8:28 pm

My top 3 candidates would be:
1. Ben Howland
2. Mike Hopkins
3. Mike Lonergan
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Re: New & Official Coaching Candidates Thread

Postby angrychicken on Tue Mar 18, 2014 8:48 pm

bcmurph wrote:
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Huge news breaking on @GoLocalProv- PC coach Ed Cooley is on the shortlist to replace Steve Donahue at Boston College http://www.golocalprov.com/sports/could ... ng-search/

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Re: New & Official Coaching Candidates Thread

Postby b0mberMan on Tue Mar 18, 2014 9:18 pm

How have we gone this far with a coaching vacancy without someone floating a Jon Gruden rumor yet?
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Re: New & Official Coaching Candidates Thread

Postby twballgame9 on Tue Mar 18, 2014 9:53 pm

eaglesfan06 wrote:My top 3 candidates would be:
1. Ben Howland
2. Mike Hopkins
3. Mike Lonergan



My bottom 3:

Ed Cooley
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Re: New & Official Coaching Candidates Thread

Postby NJM89 on Tue Mar 18, 2014 10:25 pm

Danya Abrams said on twitter that he would love to be an assistant at the school. Could be the Al Washington type of recruiter that we need.
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Re: New & Official Coaching Candidates Thread

Postby apbc12 on Tue Mar 18, 2014 10:39 pm

b0mberMan wrote:How have we gone this far with a coaching vacancy without someone floating a Jon Gruden rumor yet?

I respect his passion, but I'm only interested if he brings Hafley or whoever that guy (or should I say THIS GUY) is the New Jerseyites are always fluffing. We need an ace recruiter.
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Re: New & Official Coaching Candidates Thread

Postby flyingelvii on Tue Mar 18, 2014 11:01 pm

apbc12 wrote:
b0mberMan wrote:How have we gone this far with a coaching vacancy without someone floating a Jon Gruden rumor yet?

I respect his passion, but I'm only interested if he brings Hafley or whoever that guy (or should I say THIS GUY) is the New Jerseyites are always fluffing. We need an ace recruiter.

What about these assistants?
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Re: New & Official Coaching Candidates Thread

Postby HJS on Tue Mar 18, 2014 11:35 pm

Bates doesn't talk (especially like GDF did). As such, no one knows what he's thinking, who he will interview and ultimately hire (especially media-types who will claim they know his list). Generally, ADs hire guys they have known previously (or had some sort of connection with). For instance, you could look at coaches who were I'm the SEC during his run at Vandy (I thought of Pelfrey) or obviously his time in the MAC (Dan Dakich). Btw, just saw Louie Orr got fired from Bowling Green. I had no idea he was there (which could be a warning sign for the Hopkins bandwagon).
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Re: New & Official Coaching Candidates Thread

Postby BCEagles25 on Tue Mar 18, 2014 11:59 pm

considering we used an x's and o's guy to fill the last hyuuge scholarship cluster and it didn't work out, maybe we should try a recruiting guru this time around. or, you know, stop needing 7 man recruiting classes every four years.
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Re: New & Official Coaching Candidates Thread

Postby BCEagles25 on Wed Mar 19, 2014 12:15 am

also, I am incredibly disappointed that the best coach on the market WENT TO BC, and didn't even have a chance to interview. Auburn was on it. that should have been us
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Re: New & Official Coaching Candidates Thread

Postby DuchesneEast on Wed Mar 19, 2014 5:06 am

BCEagles25 wrote:also, I am incredibly disappointed that the best coach on the market WENT TO BC, and didn't even have a chance to interview. Auburn was on it. that should have been us



I loved Auburn's AD's tweet. It just said "Boom."
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Re: New & Official Coaching Candidates Thread

Postby bchockey04 on Wed Mar 19, 2014 5:26 am

BCEagles25 wrote:also, I am incredibly disappointed that the best coach on the market WENT TO BC, and didn't even have a chance to interview. Auburn was on it. that should have been us


Can we please get over Pearl? It was never going to happen. He did not want to be at BC.
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Re: New & Official Coaching Candidates Thread

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Re: New & Official Coaching Candidates Thread

Postby HJS on Wed Mar 19, 2014 5:39 am


I'm not particularly on the Cooley bandwagon. I view him similarly as I do Amaker. Nonetheless, it sounds like he did a hell of a job handling the situation. Immediately suspended both kids (causing one to leave). Neither kid played for the Friars this year. Contrast that with what the National Champs did with the eventual Heisman winner. The 900 APR probably is more problematic for BC.
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Re: New & Official Coaching Candidates Thread

Postby 2001Eagle on Wed Mar 19, 2014 6:20 am

HJS wrote:

I'm not particularly on the Cooley bandwagon. I view him similarly as I do Amaker. Nonetheless, it sounds like he did a hell of a job handling the situation. Immediately suspended both kids (causing one to leave). Neither kid played for the Friars this year. Contrast that with what the National Champs did with the eventual Heisman winner. The 900 APR probably is more problematic for BC.


what happened the last time we hired a black coach from RI? only the best run of BC basketball in history! Cooley! Cooley! Cooley! Cooley!
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Re: New & Official Coaching Candidates Thread

Postby claver2010 on Wed Mar 19, 2014 7:00 am

HJS wrote:

I'm not particularly on the Cooley bandwagon. I view him similarly as I do Amaker. Nonetheless, it sounds like he did a hell of a job handling the situation. Immediately suspended both kids (causing one to leave). Neither kid played for the Friars this year. Contrast that with what the National Champs did with the eventual Heisman winner. The 900 APR probably is more problematic for BC.


Exceeding the $$ Cooley makes at PC is also problematic.

He's not coming here for a ton of reasons.
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Re: New & Official Coaching Candidates Thread

Postby angrychicken on Wed Mar 19, 2014 7:17 am

claver2010 wrote:He's not coming here for a ton of reasons.

Reasons 1-10: He listens to Al Skinner

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Re: New & Official Coaching Candidates Thread

Postby TobaccoRoadEagle on Wed Mar 19, 2014 8:36 am

when did you shave your head?
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Re: New & Official Coaching Candidates Thread

Postby twballgame9 on Wed Mar 19, 2014 8:50 am

bchockey04 wrote:
BCEagles25 wrote:also, I am incredibly disappointed that the best coach on the market WENT TO BC, and didn't even have a chance to interview. Auburn was on it. that should have been us


Can we please get over Pearl? It was never going to happen. He did not want to be at BC.


You are close here, just backward.
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