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Frank Haith officially the new Mizzou men's basketball coach

HERE'S THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI STORY JUST POSTED ON ITS WEBSITE

COLUMBIA, Mo. -The University of Missouri announced on Monday that former University of Miami head coach Frank Haith has agreed to become the 17th men's basketball coach in school history. The University of Missouri System Board of Curators has approved an employment package of $1.5 million guaranteed for five years, plus $100,000 in deferred annual compensation, with a one-year automatic extension that would kick in on May 1, 2012.

Mizzou Hoops Known for his recruiting prowess in the Big 12 region from his time at Texas and Texas A&M, Haith brings a complete package to Missouri Basketball, which includes on-court success, community involvement and unparalleled academic achievement in the classroom by his student-athletes.

Haith guided Miami's transition into the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) and has helped a program void of basketball tradition (program was restarted in 1985-86) to five postseason appearances and Top 25 rankings three of the last four years.

"We're very pleased to have such a well-rounded and respected man lead our basketball program into the future," said MU Director of Athletics Mike Alden. "Frank has demonstrated throughout his career that he fits the criteria we were looking for. He's graduated 21-of-22 of his players while at Miami. He is recognized as one of the top recruiters in the nation and his Midwest ties fit very well with what we're needing right now. His entire reputation is based on building young men of character, and his work ethic is above reproach. Frank has the character and integrity we are looking for, and he's someone who is very excited to be a Missouri Tiger. And of course, we feel that all of these qualities combined, when given the opportunity at a program with a proud tradition and resources such as ours at Mizzou, that he's going to win at a very high level," he said.

"I'm honored to be named the new head coach at the University of Missouri and I want to thank Chancellor Brady Deaton and Director of Athletics Mike Alden for believing in me and presenting me with this tremendous opportunity to come back to the Big 12 Conference and lead this program," head coach Frank Haith said. "I have always had a tremendous amount of respect for this university and this program. We coached against Norm Stewart. Mizzou Arena and the facilities here are first class. The support of the students and administration is second-to-none and the tradition is outstanding. I'll tell you this Mizzou Nation, we are going to win and win big!

"Now with that being said, I also understand this is the Show-Me State," Haith continued. "Fans want to know that you are just as invested in them and their program as they are in you. And we will work tirelessly on the recruiting trail and we will develop first class young men, not only with the way they perform on the basketball court, but how they conduct themselves academically and in our community."

Haith spent seven seasons at the University of Miami overall, where he leaves the program as the winningest postseason coach in school history. Haith led the Hurricanes to the 2008 NCAA Tournament and he owns three of the school's six 20-win seasons since the restart of the program.

The 46-year old led Miami to one of the most successful seasons in school history in 2007-08. One year removed from a 12-20 season, Haith's crew won 23 games and qualified for NCAA Tournament play. The Hurricanes topped Saint Mary's, 78-64, in the first round and narrowly missed an upset of #2-seeded Texas in the second round in Little Rock, Ark. The 23 wins by the club was just one shy of the school record. In fact that 23-win season started an impressive run for Haith. Over his last four years Miami has averaged 21 victories per season, with three 20-win efforts. That proved to be quite an impressive accomplishment for UM. Haith took over a program that had suffered through back-to-back losing seasons and failed to even make the BIG EAST Tournament in 2003-04, the season prior to his arrival. To top it off, Miami was heading into the tradition-rich ACC the following season and Haith was the perfect coach to direct the transition. He helped Miami to back-to-back postseason appearances and after a reloading year in 2006-07, the Hurricanes enjoyed that historic 2007-08 campaign.

Most recently Haith and the Hurricanes advanced to postseason play in 2011, advancing to the quarterfinals of the National Invitation Tournament. The Hurricanes topped Florida Atlantic and Missouri State in the opening round before falling to NIT runner-up, Alabama, in Tuscaloosa, Ala.

Prior to his time in Miami, Haith was a well-versed assistant coach, serving several seasons in the Big 12 Conference at both Texas and Texas A&M. He was the associate head coach for Rick Barnes in 2003-04 and spent three total years on the UT staff from 2001-04. A huge reason for Haith's success on the sideline has been his ability to recruit and mentor top-flight talent. He has recruited six McDonald's All-Americans in his 16 seasons as an assistant coach, starting with Rodney Rodgers in 1990 to Wake Forest. He also signed Jerald Brown at Texas A&M (1995) and helped Barnes and his staff sign four high school All-Americans at Texas: Brad Buckman (2002), LaMarcus Aldridge (2004), Daniel Gibson (2004) and Michael Williams (2004). That 2004 class was ranked #2 nationally by Rivals.com and all four players in that UT class were ranked among the Top 50.

During his three seasons at UT the Longhorns won 73 games, advancing to three consecutive NCAA Tournaments, including the 2002 and 2004 Sweet 16 and 2003 Final Four. He was also named the 2004 National Recruiter of the Year by Rivals.com, a key distinction with Missouri having as many as nine scholarships available over the next two seasons.

Haith also worked his recruiting magic at Wake Forest in his home state of North Carolina. In addition to the Demon Deacons qualifying for four consecutive postseason berths he helped sign a Top 10 recruiting class for Dave Odom's program.

Two stints at Texas A&M (1992-95 & 1996-97) surrounded one year at Penn State in 1995-96. That Nittany Lions team rose as high as #9 in the national polls and the club finished second in the Big Ten Conference race and advanced to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in 31 years.

Haith's coaching experience has spanned four decades on the sidelines as either an assistant or head coach. He was the runner-up for the 2008 ACC Coach of the Year award and was a finalist for the 2008 Skip Prosser Man of the Year. He was a finalist for the Naismith Coach of the Year honor in 2005 and was the NABC's District 6 Coach of the Year his first season at Miami. He has also led the Hurricanes to unprecedented classroom success with 21 of 22 Miami players graduating.

Haith earned his undergraduate degree from Elon College (N.C.) in 1988 and was a Dean's List student while serving as a student assistant coach. He and his wife, Pam, have two children, a son Corey and a daughter, Brianna.

WHAT THEY'RE SAYING ABOUT FRANK HAITH

"I have known Frank Haith for a long time, and I truly believe he is one of the best coaches in the business. Missouri just made a great hire. Frank is one of the primary people responsible for the rise of our program here at Texas. He has all the skills necessary to build a successful program at the highest level ... not just one or two good teams, but a program. If there's one thing that I've always appreciated and admired about Frank, it is his confidence. No matter the situation, he knows he can be successful. Most important, Frank will be a great representative for The University of Missouri. He is a quality person, and the Missouri fans are truly going to love his wife, Pam, their son, Corey, and their daughter, Brianna. Frank is a great husband and father and will run the Missouri Basketball program with integrity and character." - Rick Barnes, University of Texas

"Frank is as good of a competitor and person as I've coached against in my 31 seasons in the ACC. He's a great friend who did a fantastic job as the head coach at Miami. Missouri is lucky to have Frank represent the university. I am extremely happy for Frank and know that he will do a terrific job there." - Mike Krzyzewski, Duke University

"Frank Haith is a really good young coach that knows the Big 12 and really understands the game. He is of high character, and does things the right way. Missouri hired a good man, and a good coach in Frank. I've been an admirer of his for a long time." -Jay Bilas, ESPN Basketball Analyst

"Frank Haith exudes class. He is a great hire for Missouri Basketball because he is the perfect combination of outstanding role model for young student-athletes and excellent basketball coach. I am sure that he is going to pick up where Mike Anderson left off in building Missouri back into one of the top basketball programs in college basketball." - Fran Fraschilla, ESPN Basketball Analyst

"Frank Haith had a difficult task down in Miami, but is a proven recruiter dating from his days with Rick Barnes at Texas - and I would expect him to have success in Columbia, especially with the talent he is inheriting." - Jeff Goodman, Fox Sports Analyst

 

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Just one thing missou fans need to hope. That haith actually recruits a true point gaurd. Not having one has doomed his miami teams. The man is a good recruiter and a solid coach but if he doesnt learn to find a true pt a guy to run the show instead of all these combo gaurds he will have same issues at missouri on court he had at miami

It may be all about the "u" for the cadre of around 25,000 who attend football games, and the 3500 or so who go to "The Dark",but truth be told, the "u" has been less than irrelevant for a time now. Asfar as basketball, the only events less well attended would be reunions of all past living presidents.

The "u", nobody cares. Let the moron who wears a beach towel and carries banners drawn up by a remedial basket weaving class while blowing a toy horn, let this buffoon be the face of your "attendance" at football games. But then don't wonder why you are now seen as a caricature of your former self. Somehow why would I not be too surprised if the omnipresent Bernie Madoff somehow got his hands on a significant portion of potential "u" donor money. Now the AD is gone, the roundball coach is gone, the current football coach will be gone when Joe Pa is finally gone and the good people of the Gables must be wondering--"Did we really need a convocation center when in reality we all knew the Knight Center was too large for these guys??"

Frank Haith is a quality individual with a terrific family, a very good basketball coach and he will be missed by many at the university.

We weren't satisfied with his progress and I have to agree that it was a good time to go and he is indeed fortunate to be headed to Mizzou and will do an outstanding job at a school that supports basketball in a way that the University of Miami can only dream of.

He will be successful and most of all he will be missed.

Good luck to a great man,the best role model a kid could ask for and a great coach with a good record considering where he has been coaching the last seven years.

By the way, PLEASE do not mention the past achievements of the baseball program. College baseball is so off the radar for America that Las Vegas does not even set a line on its games. It's like Women's College Basketball, such a fringe sport that people who will bet on ANYTHING can not be interested. Has anyone of you EVER watched a college baseball game from beginning to end that did not involve a team you hada rooting interest in?? Tell the truth. The CollegeWorld Series for the NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP is not shown on CBS, ABC, Fox or NBC but rather the network that brings you poker, billiards and women's softball.

Miami is a great city with an interest in exciting events and winners. Now, Miami is a winner in baseball, however, outside of those 6,000 or so who like the "Ping" sound and who also may be related to the players, out of an area of around 6 million people--tri county--who really gives a damn? College baseball is for rural hamlets without pro sports teams and with FANaticS who would attend Lasdy Equestrian matches if it involved the "home town team."

I like Frank Haith, but this is teh best of all possible worlds. I would have bet money that teh new AD would have fired him and we would have to have paid out his contract. Now he and UM leave on good terms, he saves face and we don;t owe him any money.

Overall, I'd look at it as a win-win.

Lou Vales:

You assert that no one cares about the “U”, yet here you are on a UM site waxing on about everything green and orange. You are not smart enough to realize that when you proffer that “nobody cares” by definition makes you a nobody, which no one is going to argue.

To suggest Bernie Madoff is omnipresent must come as a big surprise to Bernie knowing he has been incarcerated in a maximum security prison since June 29, 2009, when he was handed down a 150 year sentence.

You also claim the ”U” is a caricature of itself and point out that our Athletic Director has resigned as did our basketball coach and you being clairvoyant let us poor, irrelevant Canes fans in on your celestial information that out football coach will be leaving to accept the Penn State job when Coach Paterno retires. Here’s what I’m not getting—if we are a caricature of our former selves and irrelevant it stands to reason the blame is with our coaches and former Athletic Director, so with that said why should we care if they leave the program?

Finally, you are trying to come across as ironic and cerebral, yet as I read your comments I could only think…tiresome and dense!

Frank had two of the best players in colage basketball right in his backyard kenny boyton brandon knight both lottery draft picks both from south florida and we didn't get either one to play for us frank is a good coach but he can not recruit to save is soul

This is a blessing. Haith is a good recruiter and a good guy. He's a terrible coach in every other way. All you have to do is watch a Miami basketball game for 4 minutes to know that. The comments about him by the EXPERTS is laughable. Miami has no fans and no tradition, but it is an attractive job for many coaches. The expectations are low (that's the only way Haith kept his job this long), it's in the ACC, it has a new on campus arena, and it is Miami (would rather move my family there then Columbia,MO). Big opportunity for UM to show they care about basketball and make a good hire. If they do, they can win down there.

please enlighten me ...


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once again

I mean U

It could be worse. We could live in Trailerville, or donate $ to that diploma-Mart USA and watch their football team go 7-5, or Billy D fail again, or attend a Quran burning, or watch the legislature cut our education funding AGAIN, or watch yet another football player get arrested.

On the other hand, I'll take a little coaching upheaval now and again. At least our coaches don't flat quit on us.

What time does Hee Haw come on?

Losing Haith is ADDITION by SUBTRACTION!

And this joker "Lou Vales" and the other buffoon, "Hitch" are most likely some gator or seminole j--koffs who have nothing to do but validate their jealousy by taking the time to comment on this blog.

Face it, right now Gainesville is a target of muslim extremists, given the racial rhetoric and Quran burning by Gainseville'f finest. Why would you want to go to that dump?

why would you want to go to a program whose had 30-35 players arrested in the last 5 years?


Why would you want to go to the epicenter of bigotry, redneckery, and cross burning?

Why would you want to be landlocked in a garbage heap full of wild boars, chickens cows and gunk?

Why would you want to go to a place that is always the stepsister of a smaller private insitution with less alumni and still you are inferior?

Lou Vales- Your pseudointellectual dribble was quite comical. You proved everyone's points that you are just as irrelevent by coming on to the blog of what you claim is an irrelevant program,

and if by irrelevant you mean not being in the top 5 nationally in the last 7 years ( UM was number 5 in 2003), it only means that dweebs like you have no concept of time, have short term memory loss and are probably inbred retards who only function in the now. My dog has longer memory than people like you.

bossdon biggaveli, Ok if you had a kid with basketball skills, where would you advise your kids to go to school. The U, with no tradition, no fans, limited facilities, an unknowledgeable fan base, and few national TV appearances, or to a tradition rich institution, with a rabid fan base, exceptional facilities, numerous national TV appearances, and very knowledgeable fan base. I tell you what, I would send my kid to either UK or UF, and that exactly where Boynton and Knight went. This is the reality of being the coach of the U, like it or not. The basketball program is mile different from the football program. The football program continues to be a destination program, the basketball program is not. Don't bring up recruits like Boynton and Knight as examples of 5 star recruits that are signable, they're not.

Gtr this, I a U supporter, but quit talking because right now we aren't at the top of our game.

UF is "tradition rich?" You put it in the same category as Kentucky? You are joking, right? A two year run out of 100 years makes you "tradition rich?"

Typical arrogant insecure Gatard trash. Carolina, Duke, Kentucky, UCLA, Kansas, et al, are tradition rich. Trailertrash U is the nouveau riche tacky uncle at the party who becomes obnoxious after 10 minutes.

Dance in the streets fans. 2 pariahs gone in the same year.

3 of the schools 6 20 win season? please bro, last year alone, he started the season 13-0 but only because they played a bunch of nobodies! this year they ampt their schedule and got beat, never held a lead, always lost by a point or two. haith couldn't come up with a strategy to beat a top tier team if it was diagramed for him.

Only at UF would tradition consist of never finishing undefeated in 100+ years of football. Try winning a championship without backing into the game like Jenna Jameson on a cawk.

Randy Shanon unemployed
Larry Coker HC at UT - San Antonio
Perry Clark fired at UT - Corpus Christi

Haith will last 3 seasons at Mizzou before they can him. Was not a very good hire by UM and his success after UM will validate that.

'Canes should get Bruce Pearl. I don't say this because he is the only name I am familiar with. I know all about the other candidates and respect the other qualities UM is looking for, but Pearl is a PROVEN HEAD COACH, he got people in Tenn interested in Basketball (similar challenge at Miami), he's loyal as HXLL (turned down jobs to stay at Tenn), he has South Florida ties and interest, and he is a colorful personality which would finally bring attention to UM basketball. Donna will screw this up some how, but I say go with Pearl.


bossdon biggaveli, Ok if you had a kid with basketball skills, where would you advise your kids to go to school. The U, with no tradition, no fans, limited facilities, an unknowledgeable fan base, and few national TV appearances, or to a tradition rich institution, with a rabid fan base, exceptional facilities, numerous national TV appearances, and very knowledgeable fan base. I tell you what, I would send my kid to either UK or UF, and that exactly where Boynton and Knight went. This is the reality of being the coach of the U, like it or not. The basketball program is mile different from the football program. The football program continues to be a destination program, the basketball program is not. Don't bring up recruits like Boynton and Knight as examples of 5 star recruits that are signable, they're not.

Posted by: Michael | April 05, 2011 at 08:20 AM

Durand Scott chose Miami over UConn, @sshole. In college basketball all you need is a coach. Where the F was UF before Lon Kruger and Billy Donovan? Who the hell was San Diego St. before Steve Fisher? Gonzaga? Butler?

If Miami actually takes the time and spends the money to get a real basketball coach, there is no reason why they cannot be a winning program.

Now, you are free to go back to being an ignorant f-ing jerkoff.

Bibleman, I'm a U fan, but I also have a brain and am a realist. We're talking about basketball tradition, and yes UF has more tradition than UM, and if you contest you have no knowledge. I'm talking about recruiting, and one of the things about recruiting is to know your advantages and dis advantage. I didn't in anyway disrespect the U by anything I said. If you think so you're an idiot. Get a brain.

Michael:

Do not backtrack. You did not say "UF has more tradition than UM." You referred to UF as a "tradition rich" program which is laughable. No one would argue that UF has had more success than UM in basketball. That is fine as far as it goes. But comparing UF basketball to UM basketball is a cheap way to praise a program (UF) which has a superiority complex not supported by results. Would UF football use the same analogy in football to a school like Iowa State? That would be a meaningless statement.

Therefore, UF is not "tradition rich" if you want to use the true meaning of that phrase. Duke, Carolina, Kentucky, UCLA, Kansas, et al are. UF is not in that league.

My point stands.

Yeah right, you just made my point if you can only come up with one 3 star recruit, btw look it up 3 star. Look at the situation objectively. By the way Norm Sloan took UF to the NCAA's several times in the 60's then again in the 70's. I think that was pre Kruger. Now quite being a moron by calling me names, get the facts,. I'm a U grad, and absolutely know more than you. Go out not and dig your ditches.

This isn't anything to argue about. We are talking about advantages in recruiting. I'm not praising anyone, specially UF. My point is, that certain programs have recruiting advantages, and UK, UF, FSU, Ga Tech have advantages on UM, and they have more tradition than UM. If you want to say UF doesn't have rich tradition ok, but they have advantages. That's why Boyton and Knight didn't end up here.Do you understand now.

Now quite being a moron by calling me names, get the facts,

It's spelled QUIT......

The fact is your a MORON and a gator troll.

Go out not and dig your ditches.

= turd tard code for I have a uf diploma....

Posted by: Michael | April 05, 2011 at 12:12 PM

This doosh nozzle has been posting his same drivel at other Cane sites. He's an "undercover brother" without a doubt.

Michael- I am not going to quit talking, just because Miami ha had a down 8 years in both base ball and football. Tradition rich? Blow yourself.

This is tradition rich:

In the last 35 years of college football, from 1978-2010,

NO school has more national championships, second places and 3rd places than UM.

No school has "played" for more National Championships than UM

No school has had more first rounders, and no school currently has more NFLers

No school has had a player score a TD in the NFL consecutively for longer

And if you wish to compare UF and UM,

This is tradition:

UM 9 championships in the 3 "major" college sports

UF? 5

UF plus FSU? 7

That, Mikey, is tradition. No go eat your cereal. "cause you aint thinking right this morning

I guess Butler, Gonzaga and VCU are in the tradition-rich or "advantges" category, right Michael.

Your problem, once you get past your indulgent self-righteousness, is that you over generalize. Gonzaga and Butler blow holes in your argument.

Cutting the other way but no less damaging to your argumet, no one has more "advantages" than Texas and their hoops team is hit or miss every year. Same with Michigan, Georgia, Nebraska, UCLA, Oklahoma et al.

Truth hurts huh Thank's for playin. Just keep posting the same drivel. Have a brain, look around MORON. If you can't have a logical discuss, go wash your dishes, or great at Walmart.

We aren't talking baseball and football, these are sports that UM has a very rich tradition. We're talking basketball where it doesn't. Recruits look at these advantages in their decisions when picking a school. I agree no school has a better tradition in football than the U, but please in basketball.......we are talking about recruiting, and why a coach would come here.

And Tx is consistently in the NCAA, and consistently gets top the classes. We are talking recruiting. UM doesn't get top 10 classes in BASKETBALL. The next coach that comes in needs to use the Butler model of recruiting until we have some success. Lots of 3 point shooting, development of 3 and 2 star recruits, and tough defense.

Christmas in April, who would have thunk it!!?!!? Haith sucked!!

Posted by: Michael | April 05, 2011 at 12:40 PM

If you can't have a logical discuss, go wash your dishes, or great at Walmart.

How can someone have a logical discussion with you troll? Trying to decipher your posts is akin to cracking the davinci code.

Actually, I take back what I said about the turd tard having a uf diploma. As a born and bred life long citizen of the great state of Florida I shutter to think our public university's could let him slip through the cracks. Wait we are talking about uf right? Never mind......

Wow, Missouri sure knows how to welcome a new coach:

http://www.mutigers.com/

Damn we lost one to the 'turds

Florida #Gators gain commitment No. 9 from CB Willie Bailey (Miami, FL). Switched from UM per Scout.com.

Michael:

You admonish a poster to: "quit being a moron by calling me names."

Then you post: "If you think so you're an idiot. Get a brain."

Using your rules it would appear you've inadvertently labeled yourself a moron.

You and Lou Vales might be mutations accidently created in the same algae Petri dish.

Go Canes!

You and Lou Vales might be mutations accidently created in the same algae Petri dish.

Ding..Ding..Ding..We have a winner. It's called the swamp.


Yeah right, you just made my point if you can only come up with one 3 star recruit, btw look it up 3 star. Look at the situation objectively. By the way Norm Sloan took UF to the NCAA's several times in the 60's then again in the 70's. I think that was pre Kruger. Now quite being a moron by calling me names, get the facts,. I'm a U grad, and absolutely know more than you. Go out not and dig your ditches.

Posted by: Michael | April 05, 2011 at 12:07 PM

Durand Scott was 4-star, you worthles POS. DeQuan Jones was a 4-star. Rion Brown was a 4-star.

And making it to the NCAAs means sh*t. Who cares? UF was nothing before Kruger and Donovan.

You're a U grad? Ok, what the hell does that mean? And I'm willing to bet I've forgotten more about college basketball, and sports in general. than you know. Clown.


If you want to say UF doesn't have rich tradition ok, but they have advantages. That's why Boyton and Knight didn't end up here.Do you understand now.

Posted by: Michael | April 05, 2011 at 12:12 PM

The advantage that you speak of is Billy Donovan. Period.

Yeah you're right Donovan is an advantage, but so are arenas at FSU, UF, UK, and most elite programs that sit 18,000 and more, so is the support of each of those student bodies that regularly fill those arenas, so are the practice facilities that each of those programs have, so is being on national TV consistently, so is making the NCAA, so is finishing ahead of the U as FSU did, so is winning the SEC regular season championship as UF, so is UK winning the SEC tournament. Shall I go on.

Shall I go on.

Please do. A long walk off a short bridge comes to mind.

Michael, if you are a U fan these you are big time into self-loathing. Yeah, the school has some issues with attendance. It has always been like that. It is a burden all schools in located in big cities deal with.

What was attendance at USC games before Carroll? Their hoops team hasn't had a crowd since Harold Miner (even with OJ Mayo). But you will never win the battle for 18K attendance when you are comparing Miami with its 12K attendance to the enormous public diploma mills like Kentucky, Florida, Ohio State, etc.

Duke seems to do ok with its 5K stadium. The issue is filling it, not gross numbers.

Posted by: Bibleman

Lame excuse. We just have fair weather fans that's it. How many UM basketball games did you attend? I went to 6 this year and the attendance was horrible. I also attended every football game this year and was sickened by the attendance at the USF game - they literally had more fans. So before you criticize, look in the mirror. I support The U come hell or high water. So if they want to smoke a little herb and pop bottles with Uncle Luke all by building depths so be it.


Yeah you're right Donovan is an advantage, but so are arenas at FSU, UF, UK, and most elite programs that sit 18,000 and more, so is the support of each of those student bodies that regularly fill those arenas, so are the practice facilities that each of those programs have, so is being on national TV consistently, so is making the NCAA, so is finishing ahead of the U as FSU did, so is winning the SEC regular season championship as UF, so is UK winning the SEC tournament. Shall I go on.

Posted by: Michael | April 05, 2011 at 03:42 PM

#1, neither FSU nor UF are Elite.

#2, as I said before my point (which you apparently cannot grasp) is that in college basketball all you need is a coach. End of story. If Miami actually goes out and hires a real coach for once in their lives, it will completely change the program into a winner.

Attendance was fine at USC when when John Mackay coached, it was fine when Johnny Robinson coached, and even when Larry Smith coached them. Attendance at the Galen center is filled to capacity. And finally Cameron Indoor has a capacity of 12,000, and it's filled to capacity every game.

And what I'm saying is that we need to get really lucky to get a top tier coach because UM basketball is not a destination school like the football program is.

If the Lakers win the championship, Phil Jackson will retire from the NBA - we should target him.

Capacity at Cameron is actually 9300. And Johnny B Douche, a slovenly Pig like you can't afford to go to games. That is why you attend church burnings with the rest of your nutjob trailertrash Gainesville slobs.

Suck it, Pig.

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