You are kind of joking and playing the irony here, but his ex-wife had some pretty serious allegations against him as a husband and father last year I think. Hope it wasn't true, but doubt that'd be someone we'd want to bring in.
Forgive me if this has been gone over, but do Goode and Bass have a relationship? Did Goode help recruit Bass and will that relationship help keep Bass on the hook for the Illini?
Sorry; legitimate question, stupid pun.
The crazy part is, Okafor was far superior coming into college. His post offensive game was very advanced, whereas Kofi just dominates due to sheer size.
EDIT: I didn't actually watch Okafor a ton while he was in college; I am basing that off of memory, stats, scouting reports, and what I...
Man. Stinks that Kofi is so borderline as to whether or not he stays in draft.
You are right, if we could get both Mitchell and Guerrier, we could probably look forward to a top 10-15 type team.
Obviously, Kofi staying is a greater advantage than either or both of them.
Not many people would take a job back to work side-by-side with the guy they hired when they fired you.
Actually, not many people would take that job back......but if there is cool half a mil a year, I'd probably do that.
I mostly agree with you here. It is not likely we would have landed comparable players, BUT I do believe that we will land comparable players in the future. Losing OA is a hit, but I believe we can still land high quality recruits IF we hire comparable coaches. He is not the only good...