Go Back   Fighting Illini Forums > Sports > Fighting Illini Basketball

2017 Basketball Transfer Thread

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old May 10, 2017, 10:42 AM   #1051
miketherevelator
miketherevelator's Avatar
Location: Aurora
Posts: 3,951
Quote:
Originally Posted by Henson71 View Post
It does raise the question of what do you have to do to get suspended at Louisville!
https://www.usatoday.com/story/sport...ended/4148319/
Quote:
Louisville has indefinitely suspended freshman Akoy Agau from the team for what coach Rick Pitino calls a "very minor" attitude issue.
miketherevelator is offline Reply With Quote
Old May 10, 2017, 11:27 AM   #1052
FC Illiniman
Location: Farmer City
Posts: 183
Quote:
Originally Posted by miketherevelator View Post
Nice investigation Mike, so he got in Pitino's dog house, so he left. A promising freshman, transfer to G town. Where he got hurt, so he looking for Xtra year of eligibility. Stats show he had good year last past.
FC Illiniman is offline Reply With Quote
Old May 10, 2017, 12:17 PM   #1053
Sal Iacuzzo
Location: Yonkers, NY
Posts: 595
Quote:
Originally Posted by Thor015 View Post
I'll pass. Need kids who own up to responsibilities and don't just constantly jump ship
That would be a pretty hypocritical stance when our coach has been at three different schools the last two years. Coaches act in their own best interest all the time, why can't players?
Sal Iacuzzo is online now Reply With Quote
Old May 10, 2017, 12:20 PM   #1054
NJILLINI
Location: Castle Pines, Colorado
Posts: 7
Quote:
Originally Posted by Thor015 View Post
I'll pass. Need kids who own up to responsibilities and don't just constantly jump ship
He's a grad transfer, correct? I don't think we would have much to worry about him jumping ship. All remaining ports of call are pretty much off-limits once he chooses this time. I guess he could transfer at the break but that would seem to be highly unlikely for any player.
NJILLINI is offline Reply With Quote
Old May 10, 2017, 12:24 PM   #1055
oskeewowwowboomtime
Posts: 48
That would be a pretty hypocritical stance when our coach has been at three different schools the last two years. Coaches act in their own best interest all the

We are all guilty of this double standard when it comes to how we view players as compared to how we view coaches. Thanks for the reminder . . .
oskeewowwowboomtime is offline Reply With Quote
Old May 10, 2017, 12:48 PM   #1056
Adnarel
Adnarel's Avatar
Posts: 2,692
Quote:
Originally Posted by Thor015 View Post
I'll pass. Need kids who own up to responsibilities and don't just constantly jump ship
I'm not prepared to be this picky.

If he wants playtime, he'll get it with us. Bring 'im on.

__________________
"Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft." - Theodore Roosevelt
Adnarel is offline Reply With Quote
Old May 10, 2017, 12:48 PM   #1057
RichBradIllini
RichBradIllini's Avatar
Location: Peoria
Posts: 299
Quote:
Originally Posted by Sal Iacuzzo View Post
That would be a pretty hypocritical stance when our coach has been at three different schools the last two years. Coaches act in their own best interest all the time, why can't players?
RichBradIllini is offline Reply With Quote
Old May 10, 2017, 01:55 PM   #1058
Thor015
Posts: 555
Quote:
Originally Posted by Sal Iacuzzo View Post
That would be a pretty hypocritical stance when our coach has been at three different schools the last two years. Coaches act in their own best interest all the time, why can't players?
Am I reading he left because of attitude problems or no? If thats the case then I m good with passing.

Dont think BWood left under similar circumstances.
Thor015 is offline Reply With Quote
Old May 10, 2017, 02:08 PM   #1059
icengineer
Location: Southern Illinois
Posts: 796
Quote:
Originally Posted by Thor015 View Post
Am I reading he left because of attitude problems or no? If thats the case then I m good with passing.

Dont think BWood left under similar circumstances.
Maybe he was ticked off he wasn't getting playing time. Maybe he's got a chip on his shoulder because of that. Maybe he's realizing this is his last hurrah in college ball. Maybe all those things together has gotten him to the point where he's ready to kick some butt on the court and just wants a situation where he'll get the minutes to do exactly that.

We can really use someone like that, right now, maybe.
icengineer is offline Reply With Quote
Old May 10, 2017, 02:09 PM   #1060
Sal Iacuzzo
Location: Yonkers, NY
Posts: 595
Quote:
Originally Posted by Thor015 View Post
Am I reading he left because of attitude problems or no? If thats the case then I m good with passing.

Dont think BWood left under similar circumstances.
There is nothing that suggests he left for that reason.
Sal Iacuzzo is online now Reply With Quote
Old May 10, 2017, 02:17 PM   #1061
HTT
Posts: 119
We are not the side to pick for a big like Agau...
HTT is offline Reply With Quote
Old May 10, 2017, 03:57 PM   #1062
foby
Location: Sin City
Posts: 368
I'm really glad that only BU decides to recruit or pass.
foby is offline Reply With Quote
Old May 10, 2017, 04:57 PM   #1063
Illini B-Ball Fan
Illini B-Ball Fan's Avatar
Location: Racine WI
Posts: 1,186
This was posted a few days ago here, not sure if it still shows accurate and current info on transfers:

http://www.verbalcommits.com/transfers/2017

__________________
Illini game plan - It's not how fast you play, it's how well you play fast.
Illini B-Ball Fan is online now Reply With Quote
Old May 10, 2017, 05:21 PM   #1064
FC Illiniman
Location: Farmer City
Posts: 183
Quote:
Originally Posted by miketherevelator View Post
After reading article again, come to same conclusion, he and Pitino must not have hit it off, without checking numbers , bet he saw little PT. Transferred to Gtown following that. He's asking NCAA for another year of eligibility. If staff wants to check him out, offers him , bring it NOW.
FC Illiniman is offline Reply With Quote
Old May 10, 2017, 05:58 PM   #1065
Illini B-Ball Fan
Illini B-Ball Fan's Avatar
Location: Racine WI
Posts: 1,186
Not sure if this was posted already regarding Alstork, good stuff:

https://youtu.be/fjy8cn5yVlo

__________________
Illini game plan - It's not how fast you play, it's how well you play fast.
Illini B-Ball Fan is online now Reply With Quote
Old May 10, 2017, 06:15 PM   #1066
Takeittothehoop
Posts: 14
Does anyone know if Agua has any other visits or offers?
Takeittothehoop is offline Reply With Quote
Old May 10, 2017, 06:19 PM   #1067
westcoastillini
westcoastillini's Avatar
Posts: 1,438
Quote:
Originally Posted by Illini B-Ball Fan View Post
Not sure if this was posted already regarding Alstork, good stuff:

https://youtu.be/fjy8cn5yVlo
Looks legit
westcoastillini is offline Reply With Quote
Old May 10, 2017, 06:49 PM   #1068
jmilt7
jmilt7's Avatar
Location: Waukegan
Posts: 172
Quote:
Originally Posted by Illini B-Ball Fan View Post
Not sure if this was posted already regarding Alstork, good stuff:

https://youtu.be/fjy8cn5yVlo
I just kept looking for La Tulip
jmilt7 is offline Reply With Quote
Old May 10, 2017, 07:03 PM   #1069
Illini B-Ball Fan
Illini B-Ball Fan's Avatar
Location: Racine WI
Posts: 1,186
Quote:
Originally Posted by jmilt7 View Post
I just kept looking for La Tulip
Keep watching the consecutive videos after the first one, you'll see glimpses of LaTulip in the third video when they played Miami (OH) and Alstork had stats of 29/10/8. I may be wrong, but Alstork and Mark Smith appear to have a lot of similarities.

__________________
Illini game plan - It's not how fast you play, it's how well you play fast.
Illini B-Ball Fan is online now Reply With Quote
Old May 10, 2017, 07:32 PM   #1070
Adnarel
Adnarel's Avatar
Posts: 2,692
Quote:
Originally Posted by jmilt7 View Post
La Tulip
A few of my favorite memories of the Groce Era come courtesy of MLT.

__________________
"Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft." - Theodore Roosevelt
Adnarel is offline Reply With Quote
Old May 10, 2017, 08:33 PM   #1071
IlliniinIowa
Posts: 59
Quote:
Originally Posted by Adnarel View Post
A few of my favorite memories of the Groce Era come courtesy of MLT.
My favorite memory of the Groce era came from the Maui tournament. All I hope now is that we finally have a coach who can win with his own players. And he may have to do that in year one.....
IlliniinIowa is offline Reply With Quote
Old May 11, 2017, 05:49 AM   #1072
BMo79
Posts: 236
Quote:
Originally Posted by IlliniinIowa View Post
All I hope now is that we finally have a coach who can win with his own players. And he may have to do that in year one.....


Today is a big day for that reason, both guys visiting today could easily play 20 mins a game. along with Smith and Trent(who I guess you could call a Groce player) this team will for sure have BU finger prints all over it. We could really use at least one if not both signing before they leave campus.
BMo79 is offline Reply With Quote
Old May 11, 2017, 06:26 AM   #1073
IlliniCaboose
IlliniCaboose's Avatar
Posts: 815
Mark Alstork‏ @Mark_Alstork 24m24 minutes ago
More
Good Morning ��! Illinois Here I Come !@IlliniMBB Thankful For The Opportunity! WYA #illinination���� #3rdOfficial #GodsProject ����

__________________
Agent of Shield
IlliniCaboose is offline Reply With Quote
Old May 11, 2017, 06:44 AM   #1074
JFGsCoffeeMug
Beware the Blunderbuss
JFGsCoffeeMug's Avatar
Location: Chicago
Posts: 1,437
Quote:
Originally Posted by IlliniCaboose View Post
Mark Alstork‏ @Mark_Alstork 24m24 minutes ago
More
Good Morning ��! Illinois Here I Come !@IlliniMBB Thankful For The Opportunity! WYA #illinination���� #3rdOfficial #GodsProject ����
Wow, I misread that tweet. Just a visit. No need to freak out (yet).

__________________
#WEWILLWIN
JFGsCoffeeMug is offline Reply With Quote
Old May 11, 2017, 07:03 AM   #1075
FC Illiniman
Location: Farmer City
Posts: 183
Yeah but visitors to UI campus is good news we want to have. Have great visit Mr Alstork and Mr Agau. Go look at SFC. Great place to play BB.
FC Illiniman is offline Reply With Quote
Reply
Thread Tools

Forum Jump