Perspective from Michigan grad and current Heat player:
Duncan Robinson on Juwan Howard's coaching: 'When he speaks, you listen'
No supposing to it. As a Vermilion County Illini stalwart, I can say unequivocally that Thad wanted the job. What’s more, he had significant support from GIA donors. But Guenther listened to no one, not even his own staff. He was a 1-man wrecking crew/search “committee”.
FWIW - in Ann Arbor this weekend for our son’s Ph.D commencement, so of course have tested the waters on how A2 folks view the upcoming season. Normally they are cocky about reaching the Ohio (as they call it) game undefeated. Not so much this year, even playing us. Lot of local...
Somebody made a similar point in the recruiting thread. It is nice to see legacy recruiting, although we have correctly expanded our horizons due to Lovie. But we actually do have a history to sell. Josh gets that, even if he isn’t yet an old fart.
Secretary of State cops descended on Kam’s, and hauled a bus load of kids off for fake IDs. I happened to be night editor at the DI that day, and got to utter the magic phrase, “Stop the presses.” Porky Pocarro (so named because he fit the description) informed me that Paul Powell “gets all...