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Old May 11, 2017, 03:28 PM   #1101
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I wouldn't say that - it's not just that Scott was a former assistant for 2 years, it's that his dad Dick Nagy was an assistant under Lou for 17 years, including the flyin Illini days, so Scott grew up in Champaign, was a huge Illini fan, etc. I have to think having him say positive things about the Illini can only help. I'm sure Scott tells stories about those days as a grad assistant.
That's nice, but IMO still negligible impact on his decision.
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Old May 11, 2017, 03:36 PM   #1102
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2017 all , if the guy says chat him up, more following the better. Let him feel that love.
I'm older too, but you get with times or fall behind.
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Old May 11, 2017, 04:31 PM   #1103
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Old May 11, 2017, 04:33 PM   #1104
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Nice. If he ends up at Wisky...
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Old May 11, 2017, 04:43 PM   #1105
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I wonder how the coaches feel about him messing around on social media all day while he's being showed around. I'd like him to be paying attention to me and not his phone.

But I'm old. I don't talk on the phone when I'm in a checkout line either.
i'm sure there are plenty of assistants keeping the coaches updated with what he's doing on social media.

i think if you don't know what he's posting then be worried because it's probably not good about you.

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Old May 12, 2017, 06:20 AM   #1106
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All quiet overnight, that is a good thing. Anything on Alstork or Agau?
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Old May 12, 2017, 07:22 AM   #1107
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All quiet overnight, that is a good thing. Anything on Alstork or Agau?
While it might be nice if Alstork had some big revelation overnight and decided UI is the place to be, he still has three more schools to visit ending with Louisville on the 17th. So, more waiting.
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Old May 12, 2017, 07:23 AM   #1108
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All quiet overnight, that is a good thing. Anything on Alstork or Agau?
And I haven't heard anything about Agau's visit. Anyone?
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Old May 12, 2017, 07:57 AM   #1109
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And I haven't heard anything about Agau's visit. Anyone?
Believe he was out to dinner with Antigua and Walker

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Old May 12, 2017, 08:34 AM   #1110
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Nice. If he ends up at Wisky...
I think he'd kill it at Wisky. They lost a lot of literally everything. Getting a do it all wing is exactly what they need.

Conversely, he could step into Hill's (though he'd probably play the 4 more frequently and efficiently) and possibly post numbers like Carroll.

One thing different now: It'll be easier to recruit against Wisky in terms of style of play.
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Old May 12, 2017, 09:20 AM   #1111
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I think he'd kill it at Wisky. They lost a lot of literally everything. Getting a do it all wing is exactly what they need.

Conversely, he could step into Hill's (though he'd probably play the 4 more frequently and efficiently) and possibly post numbers like Carroll.

One thing different now: It'll be easier to recruit against Wisky in terms of style of play.
Unfortunately they have us beat on getting players to the league and NCAA tournament appearance. Although, if we added Agau, Alstork, and Mcintosh, I think we are an NCAA tourney team.
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Old May 12, 2017, 09:38 AM   #1112
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Unfortunately they have us beat on getting players to the league and NCAA tournament appearance. Although, if we added Agau, Alstork, and Mcintosh, I think we are an NCAA tourney team.
Hope Agau is bonding with Alstork and filling him in on why NOT to consider Georgetown or Louisville.
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Old May 12, 2017, 09:45 AM   #1113
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Hope Agau is bonding with Alstork and filling him in on why NOT to consider Georgetown or Louisville.
Man that would be well thought out if that's one of the reasons the coaches have them here together.
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Old May 12, 2017, 10:38 AM   #1114
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From IL home page:

Mark Alstork @Mark_Alstork
Great First Day With @IlliniMBB!Impressive Coaches, School, Environment & Fan Base #illinination����.Truly Appreciate This Opportunity!���� ��������
11:31 PM - 11 May 2017

First day? Does this mean he is coming back? Or am I just misreading it somehow?
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Old May 12, 2017, 10:41 AM   #1115
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Mark Alstork @Mark_Alstork
Great First Day With @IlliniMBB!Impressive Coaches, School, Environment & Fan Base #illinination����.Truly Appreciate This Opportunity!���� ��������
11:31 PM - 11 May 2017

First day? Does this mean he is coming back? Or am I just misreading it somehow?
2 day visit.
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Old May 12, 2017, 10:50 AM   #1116
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2 day visit.
Doh! (slaps forehead)

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Old May 12, 2017, 10:55 AM   #1117
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2 day visit.
And what a perfect second day! The alma cam shows a perfect spring day to start commencement weekend with the quad filled with students in grad robes posing for photos. Just the right vibe for a couple of transfer students!
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Old May 12, 2017, 12:18 PM   #1118
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Can anybody share some highlights of Agau from his time at Georgetown? I can't seem to find anything anywhere..
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Old May 12, 2017, 03:11 PM   #1119
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One thing different now: It'll be easier to recruit against Wisky in terms of style of play.
Unless it's Tilmon, since he's the only recruit who won't do better in Underwood's system.
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Old May 12, 2017, 03:24 PM   #1120
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Georgetown grad transfer Akoy Agau will visit SMU this weekend, per a source.
https://twitter.com/JonRothstein/sta...73890293096448
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Old May 12, 2017, 03:27 PM   #1121
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Georgetown grad transfer Akoy Agau will visit SMU this weekend, per a source.
https://twitter.com/JonRothstein/sta...73890293096448


Can't say I'm surprised, but was hoping he wouldn't make it there. Here's to hoping his visit here stands out more!
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Old May 12, 2017, 03:39 PM   #1122
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Man that would be well thought out if that's one of the reasons the coaches have them here together.
He can tell him all about what Pitino promised him vs. what it turned out to be.

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Old May 12, 2017, 05:04 PM   #1123
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Not sure if anybody is following Mark's Snapchat but he had some pictures of the slides Underwood had for his pitch. They have a pretty in depth plan of getting him to 20ppg and to the NBA. Seemed like a very well thought out and good pitch to make.
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Old May 12, 2017, 05:19 PM   #1124
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Sounds good on Alstork visit, seems like he had allot of pics to share. Hope the Agau visit was just as good​. Scout report says SMU, NW and Maryland are also in the mix. Might be waiting on him for abit.
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Old May 12, 2017, 05:51 PM   #1125
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I feel pretty confident UI did everything in their power to show Alstork why it's the right fit for him for his last season. If he goes elsewhere then he simply found a better fit for him (duh). Long story short: Underwood and staff know what they're doing.
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