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Old 11-11-2010, 07:13 PM
 
Location: Rockport Texas from El Paso
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Indiana announced today that Cody Zeller signed his letter of intent to attend IU. He had considered North Carolina and Butler and visited the business schools.

Indiana is building to be a top team again but whats' most important is the way its going about it. While many schools recruit morons and thugs, IU goes after classy kids. Zeller will attend 4 yrs.


One never hears of Indiana players being arrested. Tom Creen is a super coach -their new athletic facility is tops and they have super fans.

Memphis, Cincy, Louisville and Kentucky might as well recruit right out of prison and they will continue to suffer from scandal. IU only had the one problem K Sampson and his texting - one year and done.
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Old 11-17-2010, 06:32 AM
 
Location: Englewood, Near Eastside Indy
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Sounds like IU is buying into the "Butler Way."
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Old 11-17-2010, 11:01 AM
 
Location: Rockport Texas from El Paso
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Doubt it - anymore than the Yankees and Giants want to emulate Detroit.

Perhaps you have just been following basketball for 3 years. Indiana had this Bobby Knight guy and many didn't like him but he made kids go to class, gave IU an excellent grad rate, almost never did a player get arrested and no probation. He took over in 1972 or so. In case you are mathematically challenged 1972 predates when Butler became a decent team by over 20 years. Butler still has no titles and after the beating they took last night, they won't get one this year either. IU has 5 national titles and is the last team to go undefeated.
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Old 11-17-2010, 11:05 AM
 
Location: Fishers, IN
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Doubt it - anymore than the Yankees and Giants want to emulate Detroit.

Perhaps you have just been following basketball for 3 years. Indiana had this Bobby Knight guy and many didn't like him but he made kids go to class, gave IU an excellent grad rate, almost never did a player get arrested and no probation. He took over in 1972 or so. In case you are mathematically challenged 1972 predates when Butler became a decent team by over 20 years. Butler still has no titles and after the beating they took last night, they won't get one this year either. IU has 5 national titles and is the last team to go undefeated.
What flavor Kool-Aid is that you're drinking?
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Old 11-17-2010, 11:07 AM
 
Location: Fishers, IN
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Knight also gave us this:


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yw7KijRfU-c

Before you get too worked up, ocean, I find this hilarious. Love it.
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Old 11-17-2010, 11:09 AM
 
Location: Englewood, Near Eastside Indy
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Doubt it - anymore than the Yankees and Giants want to emulate Detroit.

Perhaps you have just been following basketball for 3 years. Indiana had this Bobby Knight guy and many didn't like him but he made kids go to class, gave IU an excellent grad rate, almost never did a player get arrested and no probation. He took over in 1972 or so. In case you are mathematically challenged 1972 predates when Butler became a decent team by over 20 years. Butler still has no titles and after the beating they took last night, they won't get one this year either. IU has 5 national titles and is the last team to go undefeated.
It was a joke........
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Old 11-17-2010, 04:17 PM
 
Location: Rockport Texas from El Paso
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LOL Ok toxic hard to tell on here

Grmasterb- wow I didn't know the NCAA let coaches use bad words. Yes he was having a bad day but seriously I wonder how many other coaches say the same thing (but not as many times) behind closed doors.
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Old 11-23-2010, 05:36 AM
 
Location: Rockport Texas from El Paso
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They just received commitments from the top two Indiana players for 2013 and a week or two back Hanner Perea a national top 10 player for 2012.
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Old 11-23-2010, 01:11 PM
 
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I think Sampson is a far bigger black eye on the program, and isn't something to just gloss over. Then there was Eric Gordon who left UofI high and dry. IU is not a convict U like many other schools, but lets stop acting like they are perfect.
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Old 11-23-2010, 05:58 PM
 
Location: Rockport Texas from El Paso
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Orange Sampson violated the Texting policy- it was wrong but not like payola.

(Edited this sentence.)

Eric was often considered a one and done player yet he is so loyal to IU that his Eric Gordon All Stars has become one of the prime recruiting grounds for Tom Creen. Yes Eric did cite some problems at IU under Sampson but he knew he would be drafted and probably knew he would be an instant success. He scored 27 in his last game - too bad he plays for the horrible Clippers. He still talks fondly about IU and has attended some events.

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