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HinnyHoosier

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  1. HinnyHoosier

    Fire. Archie. Miller.

    I like that example. Mick did have a pretty solid history behind him with Cincinnati, and while Archie did some good things at Dayton I would easily have taken Mick’s body of work over his. Shoot, I would take Cronin tomorrow; he’s proven. It doesn’t have to be a guy with umpteen final fours, top 3 recruiting classes, etc. High level experience and consistent winning. Get a guy like that, give him the resources. Who that is right now, I don’t have many confident guesses. The allure we may have to coaches, probably like we had when Archie accepted the job, is the chance to be the guy who resurrected Indiana basketball. I hope players feel the same. Maybe a big reason why he took the UCLA job. Sent from my iPhone using BtownBanners mobile app
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    Fire. Archie. Miller.

    I agree and would expect that too, unless they have someone lined up that’s considered a home run (but I won’t digress into that specific conversation in this thread). I guess what I’m saying is, is there a realistic candidate, in this moment, that we can confidently hire and start seeing a return on investment in say, 2-3 years? Is that person attainable right now? Only the powers that be have an insight there. If that person isn’t in the picture in the next few months, I’d say we’re better off holding steady rather than panic-hiring a guy that “might” get it done at this level, thus re-washing the same load of laundry for another 4-5 years and losing out on said candidate during that span. Sent from my iPhone using BtownBanners mobile app
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    Fire. Archie. Miller.

    So I pose the question: do we pine and pressure for a change solely for the sake of change, even if that change is a lateral move or *gulps* worse? Then was the change in energy and perspective worth it for the wasted time and money? That question posed in the current era seems like it would be answered with a resounding ‘No’. Maybe Dolson & Co already have something in the works; that would be fantastic. But if not, do we chase change down a similar path at the risk of continued poo-poo results, apathy, degradation of the HC position, etc? Or do we continue course and give the admin the time it needs to confidently nail down a solid change of direction to get this program moving back in the right direction? It’s like a bad beat in sports betting. The confident wager went south and you can’t help but feel the need to chase and make up the loss. But when you chase, you make a hurried gamble. I don’t want this transition to be the hurried gamble. Sent from my iPhone using BtownBanners mobile app
  4. HinnyHoosier

    Fire. Archie. Miller.

    I know we want a change, and I know we want to be winners and blue bloods and so on like...yesterday. But if we’ve learned anything from the transition from the Tom Crean era it should be that anything can get worse. If Archie is relieved of his duties too soon without the right guy waiting in the wings, well... can you imagine STILL wishing for the Crean days 4-5 years from now? It feels rock bottom right now. But it’s not, sadly. Let’s just be careful what we wish for and hope the administration moves forward in a way indicative of diligence and the presence of a spine. Sent from my iPhone using BtownBanners
  5. HinnyHoosier

    Coaching Candidate Thread

    I’m still not used to saying “IU football is too far away.” Sent from my iPhone using BtownBanners mobile app
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    College Bball Thread

    Yeah, I couldn’t believe that line when I saw it. I feel like someone at the books was probably on a multi-day bender to put that one out there. Sent from my iPhone using BtownBanners mobile app
  7. HinnyHoosier

    College Bball Thread

    And here’s Purdoo just taking care of business, as they should... *sigh* Oh well. Those buttholes are making me money tonight. Sent from my iPhone using BtownBanners
  8. Good Lord. Lunardi really is off his rocker. He still has IU in the tournament after last night 🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️ Sent from my iPhone using BtownBanners
  9. HinnyHoosier

    Fire. Archie. Miller.

    So... do we start a GoFundMe for the buyout? [emoji23] Sent from my iPhone using BtownBanners
  10. HinnyHoosier

    Coaching Candidate Thread

    Well on the bright side while we’re down 20 to Buttgers - Brad Stevens lost another one badly tonight. (Leave me alone, I need this pipe dream right now.) Sent from my iPhone using BtownBanners
  11. HinnyHoosier

    Twitter Rumor

    Looks like some got what they wanted. Sent from my iPhone using BtownBanners
  12. HinnyHoosier

    Twitter Rumor

    I’m seeing more mention of Race as well. Fuuuuuuuuuuudge. Sent from my iPhone using BtownBanners
  13. It’s not going to force any hands until those hands are no longer obligated to fork over a fist full of cash Sent from my iPhone using BtownBanners mobile app
  14. Beat Michigan. ([emoji23][emoji23][emoji23][emoji23][emoji23]) I agree with Stu; at least two wins. Of course some games will be more helpful than others, but just winning one won’t do it. I’ve never been able to justify a team with a losing record in the tournament, and IU there in the midst of a pandemic-altered season shouldn’t be an exception. Sent from my iPhone using BtownBanners
  15. HinnyHoosier

    Coaching Candidate Thread

    Yeah but I’m sure there hasn’t been a drop in basketball IQ. Sometimes a change of perspective with some time on the outside of a situation allows someone to assess things differently and make changes for the better. Sent from my iPhone using BtownBanners mobile app
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