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2017-18 Transfers 4 months 3 weeks ago #286976

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2017-18 Transfers 4 months 3 weeks ago #286978

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I know that there is still a big step that must be taken, but I’m feeling so much better about the road trip with my wife (a Duke alum) for the scheduled game against Duke at Cameron. This really could be an extremely fun and exciting team — the trio of Ponds, Heron and Simon is ridiculous. And, that’s not even including LJ and Dixon.

Happy to hear that they plan to submit papers ASAP and are contemplating retaining counsel. We’ve learned how slow and arbitrary the NCAA can be (remember the Sanchez debacle). Legal and basketball approach overlap — full court pressure!!!
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2017-18 Transfers 4 months 3 weeks ago #286979

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JohnnyFan wrote: No one who has been a fan of this program for any substantial length of time believes he will be granted that waiver.

Who knows, but.....just sayin'.


I hear you JohnnyFan. That's usually the way with us--but not this time.
We're on a roll, man!
I can feel it.
Also, total guess but the Herons are smart folks and I bet they did some prep work on Mustapha's chances to get a waiver.
It's not so much that the odds are long, it's that the NCAA has been inconsistent in its decisions on the hardship rule, so there's no transparency.
That said, it looks like the transfer rules are in the process of changing, with the committee set to vote this June on 'academic exceptions' and other sidebars to allow D1 football and basketball athlete's to more easily transfer.
This hardship rule may become a piece of the puzzle.
Who knows.
We can hope.

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2017-18 Transfers 4 months 3 weeks ago #286981

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Reminds me of a feeling I had about twenty years ago when I was on campus for a visit and wound up with a poster that said "Back Among the Elite".
14What good is it, my brothers, if someone says he has faith but does not have works? Can that faith save him?15If a brother or sister is poorly clothed and lacking in daily food, 16and one of you says to them, “Go in peace, be warmed and filled,” without giving them the things needed for the...
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2017-18 Transfers 4 months 3 weeks ago #286982

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Is the staff change happening next or am I just getting greedy?

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2017-18 Transfers 4 months 3 weeks ago #286983

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redstorm89 wrote: Is the staff change happening next or am I just getting greedy?


You're getting greedy, but we're on a roll--so, yeah, why not?!?

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2017-18 Transfers 4 months 3 weeks ago #286984

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Per Rothstein
Nevada and St. John’s have again proven in the last 24 hours that transfers are more than a capable way to build a program. Very similar to Iowa State under Fred Hoiberg. #SJUBB
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2017-18 Transfers 4 months 3 weeks ago #286985

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Paultzman wrote: Per Rothstein
Nevada and St. John’s have again proven in the last 24 hours that transfers are more than a capable way to build a program. Very similar to Iowa State under Fred Hoiberg. #SJUBB


Favorable press on the transfer route.
How about that?!?
Goes to show, when you're on a roll, you're on a roll.

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2017-18 Transfers 4 months 3 weeks ago #286986

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And BTW, major first rate stellar kudos to Matt A for being honed in.
The guy seems to be forever 'prospecting'.
Thanks Matt A!!!
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2017-18 Transfers 4 months 3 weeks ago #286987

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Thanks matt

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