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  1. Fair enough….but I was replying to Drew’s...

    Fair enough….but I was replying to Drew’s question about why someone wouldn’t want to see the players paid. I took that (along with other prior statements) to mean why would anyone not want to see...
  2. Fixed it for you. I always find statements...

    Fixed it for you.


    I always find statements about “fair pay” humorous in regards to paying college athletes. How many of those coaches and administrators were college athletes at one time? ...
  3. 1Ö..college was always about ďamateurĒ athletics...

    1Ö..college was always about ďamateurĒ athletics in the past and many prefer that it stay that way

    2Öever notice that there arenít as Mom and Pop stores around today as there was in the past? How...
  4. Thread: Kosy Akametu

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    From what I've read XJ has it pretty much...

    From what I've read XJ has it pretty much correct. He only has about 5 offers presently and X is far and away the highest level school that has offered. He is pretty much an unknown by many. I...
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    I’ve kinda stayed out of this whole thread,...

    I’ve kinda stayed out of this whole thread, although it’s been fun to watch from afar. I’ve really no opinion on either his abilities or his motives. I don’t see it as a huge loss for X, nor a major...
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    Iíll endeavor to do better next timeÖ:swordfight:

    Iíll endeavor to do better next timeÖ:swordfight:
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    Every kid has their own reasons for choosing a...

    Every kid has their own reasons for choosing a certain school. It’s not always all about the sport they play and the school having a program that will get them to the pros. McMillan was the school...
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    Totally agree. Wouldn’t that be refreshing to...

    Totally agree. Wouldn’t that be refreshing to see?
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    Logic like that is hard to find much to disagree...

    Logic like that is hard to find much to disagree withÖ..:eek:


    Love the optimism though.
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    At both Xavier and Arizona, Sean’s teams missed...

    At both Xavier and Arizona, Sean’s teams missed the NCAA tourney in his first year and made it in the 2nd.

    But, “past history is no guarantee of future success(or failure)”. It may sound obvious...
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    I don’t see anything in his statement that...

    I don’t see anything in his statement that indicates that HE thinks that HE knows it all. Nor did he say that EVERYONE thinks they know it all, he said MANY. There’s nothing hypocritical about his...
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    You really think that X will make the S16 next...

    You really think that X will make the S16 next season? Really? Please tell us why you think that will happen.
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    But why do you think that what should be the goal...

    But why do you think that what should be the goal for every year is what you REALISTICALLY expect to HAPPEN next year?



    So really what the question should be is….What do you think will HAPPEN...
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    I am certainly more optimistic than I was at this...

    I am certainly more optimistic than I was at this point last year, but…..the roster really hasn’t changed a great deal, unless the 2 freshman and the transfer are impact players. So it really comes...
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    In a past interview that I either read or heard...

    In a past interview that I either read or heard he talked about not “chasing stars” and said that he would recruit for fit. He wants players that have not just the desire to win, but have the desire...
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    Odom played plenty and he still transfers. There...

    Odom played plenty and he still transfers. There are over 1600 players in the portal this year. Many of them were team leaders in minutes played and were league all-stars. Iím not saying that...
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    Actually, I'm not saying that kids will lose...

    Actually, I'm not saying that kids will lose their desire to play for love of the game. I'm saying that it has always been there and that it is the real reason that they play. That "love of the...
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    If these new rules were only for some sports,...

    If these new rules were only for some sports, that would be true. But they arenít. If the participants in certain sports were only playing because it earned them a scholarship, it would be true. ...
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    Please explain to me what the sweet deal that...

    Please explain to me what the sweet deal that those players were/are getting?

    Keep in mind that while 100% of the last few incoming classes at X received some kind of financial aid (or so the...
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    I really wonder what the people that actually...

    I really wonder what the people that actually played college sports in the past think about the new NIL rules, and if the majority actually feel that the old system was unfair? I also wonder if any...
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    I might have missed this somehow, but I just saw...

    I might have missed this somehow, but I just saw that Ben Stanley has entered the transfer portal.
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    Do you know exactly why he choose KY over anyone...

    Do you know exactly why he choose KY over anyone else? Is it possible that it is because he will possibly get a better NIL there, than he will elsewhere? You have directly, and sarcastically,...
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    Would it be better for fans and players if there...

    Would it be better for fans and players if there was much more parity?

    I think the answer is yes.
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    What makes you think that at 18-19 years old that...

    What makes you think that at 18-19 years old that a kid is thinking logically and rationally and long term? Sure there will be kids that think about such things, but I think that they are in...
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    It will not surprise me at all if many of the NIL...

    It will not surprise me at all if many of the NIL supporters turn out to be local car dealers. They will expect the player to shot some commercials, follow the dealership on social media, and post...
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