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Who'da thunk it: Fla. Int'l in scheduling hassle before Isiah coaches a game

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Starman, Aug 25, 2009.

  1. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    http://sports.espn.go.com/ncb/news/story?id=4422145

    Undoubtedly Isiah's glittering record of basketball administration in Toronto, New York and with the CBA prepared him well for just such a situation. ::) ::)

    Like it makes any difference anyway -- lose by 40 to UNC, maybe by 25 to OSU.
     
  2. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    uh, how is any of that Isiah's fault?
     
  3. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    The throw-a-tantrum response: "if we are forced to play UNC, we're pulling out; if we are allowed to play Ohio State, we'll stay in."

    Guaranteeing Ohio State will probably make every effort to run the score over the moon on their asses.
     
  4. imjustagirl

    imjustagirl Active Member

    Re: Who'da thunk it: Fla. Int'l in scheduling hassle before Isiah coaches a gam

    I don't know why you would be.
     
  5. Stoney

    Stoney Well-Known Member

    I had the same thought. This very easily could be taken as a bulletin board insult by the Buckeyes. Oh you thought it'd easier to play us.... He's setting himself up for a beating either way.
     
  6. tapintoamerica

    tapintoamerica Well-Known Member

    Here's hoping the Buckeyes or the Tar Heels or whoever beats them by 50.
     
  7. Big Chee

    Big Chee Active Member

    I guess you're under the belief that a coaches lack of success in the professional ranks correlates to what they may do in college.

    I hope Isiah brings in 5-star recruits in the future. I look forward to some "those are horrible parents" posts from you in the future.
     
  8. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    Coaches bitch and whine about this type of stuff all the time. I know of several coaches who have said their teams will only participate in the preseason NIT if they are guaranteed to have two home games.

    It makes the news because it's Isiah. It's not a big deal on any level.
     
  9. Sam Mills 51

    Sam Mills 51 Active Member

    While I can understand Isiah's point, it likely won't matter much and all it did was give Thad Motta all he'll need for that pregame speech.

    FIU wasn't beating Chapel Hill, but its chances of knocking off Ohio State were almost as remote.
     
  10. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    Isn't it already pretty insane to have a mid-major get an invite to something like Coaches vs. Cancer?
     
  11. Big Chee

    Big Chee Active Member

    Pretty much. While some in here will focus on the final score, others with common sense will look at the amount of exposure a mid-major is getting and how it's to their future benefit.

    too bad personal dislike and hope for failure clouds common sense.
     
  12. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    Who is the fourth team invited?
     
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