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vowelguy

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#5
  • P5:
    • Penn St (Coquese, 12 yrs)
  • Mid
    • Xavier (Brian Neal, 6 yrs)
    • Richmond (Michael Shafer, 14 yrs)
    • Ga Southern (Kip Drown, 4 yrs)
    • URI (Daynia La-Force, 5 yrs)
    • LA Monroe (Jeff Dow, 5 yrs)
    • East Carolina (interim)
  • Lower
    • No Dakota St (Maren Walseth of Simsbury/Penn St, 5 yrs)
    • Incarnate Word (Christy Smith of Arkansas 98 F4 team, 3 yrs)
    • Portland (Cheryl Sorenson, 5 yrs)
    • Lipscomb (Greg Brown, 7 yrs)
    • Eastern Ky (Chrissy Roberts
    • UMBC (Phil Stern, 17 yrs)
    • Florida A&M (LeDawn Gibson, 10 yrs)
    • St Francis PA (Joe Haigh
    • Ark Pine Bluff (Nate Kilbert
 
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Interesting seeing some of these schools pull the trigger after 3-5 years. I don't know how much those particular coaches struggled during their tenure. Other schools seem content to stand pat for much longer periods of time.
 

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Dunno. Just a guess on my part. There some companies that have done the get-rid-of-the-bottom-10%, so I figured that was a decent guideline here.
Thanks. Bluestar maintains a section called Coaching Carousel that I've been visiting for years. Have no Idea what the historical average is though.
Blue Star Basketball - Coaching Carousel
 

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Speaking of which, anyone hear or read anything new on the Georgia Tech situation. GT is likely at least an NIT team for which they would have to make a decision soon. @Dillon77
 
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Speaking of which, anyone hear or read anything new on the Georgia Tech situation. GT is likely at least an NIT team for which they would have to make a decision soon. @Dillon77
I did some digging here, there and everywhere and really have not found anything new since the ESPNw article on March 7. Our colleague @CamrnCrz1974 has done some excellent work on this over at rebkell. Maybe he's heard something?
 
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Just read Mel Greenberg's March 9th posting on the Penn State coaching position.
He gives a pretty thorough listing of candidates, ranging from Lindsay Gottlieb (who PSU AD Sandy Barbour also hired at Cal) and Tricia Fabbri of the Q (didn't know her maiden name was Sacca and that two of her brothers played QB at Happy Valley).
He also brought up a slew of other candidates that could be brought up at other P5 openings, including those from the UConn and ND coaching pools.



Womhoops Guru: Guru Musings: The Search for the Next Penn State WBB Era Begins
 

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  • P5:
    1. Penn St (Coquese, 12 yrs)
  • Mid
    1. Xavier (Brian Neal, 6 yrs)
    2. East Carolina (interim)
    3. Richmond (Michael Shafer, 14 yrs)
    4. URI (Daynia La-Force, 5 yrs)
    5. Ga Southern (Kip Drown, 4 yrs)
    6. LA Monroe (Jeff Dow, 5 yrs)
    7. Arkansas St (Brian Boyer, 20 yrs)
  • Lower
    1. No Dakota St (Maren Walseth of Simsbury/Penn St, 5 yrs)
    2. Incarnate Word (Christy Smith of Arkansas 98 F4 team, 3 yrs)
    3. Portland (Cheryl Sorenson, 5 yrs)
    4. Lipscomb (Greg Brown, 7 yrs)
    5. Eastern Ky (Chrissy Roberts
    6. UMBC (Phil Stern, 17 yrs)
    7. Florida A&M (LeDawn Gibson, 10 yrs)
    8. St Francis PA (Joe Haigh, 7 yrs)
    9. Ark Pine Bluff (Nate Kilbert, 7 yrs)
The St. Francis firing is interesting, as they were in the NCAA tourney last year. Did Joe get fired for the team dropping to 15-16 this year or getting into the record books by giving up a record 140 to UConn in the tourney last year?
 

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  • P5:
    1. Penn St (Coquese, 12 yrs)
  • Mid
    1. Xavier (Brian Neal, 6 yrs)
    2. East Carolina (interim)
    3. Richmond (Michael Shafer, 14 yrs)
    4. URI (Daynia La-Force, 5 yrs)
    5. Ga Southern (Kip Drown, 4 yrs)
    6. LA Monroe (Jeff Dow, 5 yrs)
    7. Arkansas St (Brian Boyer, 20 yrs)
    8. College of Charleston (Candice Jackson, 5 yrs)
  • Lower
    1. No Dakota St (Maren Walseth of Simsbury/Penn St, 5 yrs)
    2. Incarnate Word (Christy Smith of Arkansas 98 F4 team, 3 yrs)
    3. Portland (Cheryl Sorenson, 5 yrs)
    4. Lipscomb (Greg Brown, 7 yrs)
    5. Eastern Ky (Chrissy Roberts
    6. UMBC (Phil Stern, 17 yrs)
    7. Florida A&M (LeDawn Gibson, 10 yrs)
    8. St Francis PA (Joe Haigh, 7 yrs)
    9. Ark Pine Bluff (Nate Kilbert, 7 yrs)
 
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I agree
The St. Francis firing is interesting, as they were in the NCAA tourney last year. Did Joe get fired for the team dropping to 15-16 this year or getting into the record books by giving up a record 140 to UConn in the tourney last year?
Haigh took an absence of leave as of November 13 and then proceeded to resign on January 31. Interesting indeed.
 
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Interesting seeing some of these schools pull the trigger after 3-5 years. I don't know how much those particular coaches struggled during their tenure. Other schools seem content to stand pat for much longer periods of time.
Sure is. For Lance White over at Pitt, it will take quite some time, but they can't pull the trigger after 3-5 years IMO. He has a major rebuilding project at Pitt and rebuilding in the ACC ain't an easy thing when you are getting hammered by Louisville, Notre Dame, Syracuse, Florida State, etc. night in and night out. Pitt also doesn't have the prettiest of campuses, so it can't be too easy to recruit there.

As far as the Penn State job, if it was a few years earlier, we might have seen Suzie McConnell-Serio as a candidate, particularly after her Sweet 16 appearance. She is a PSU alum and had great success there in her playing career, but her coaching career at Pitt turned into a dumpster fire.
 

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I agree

Haigh took an absence of leave as of November 13 and then proceeded to resign on January 31. Interesting indeed.
St. Francis just beat Sacred Heart and will be going to the NEC final, most likely against Robert Morris.
 

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Sure is. For Lance White over at Pitt, it will take quite some time, but they can't pull the trigger after 3-5 years IMO. He has a major rebuilding project at Pitt and rebuilding in the ACC ain't an easy thing when you are getting hammered by Louisville, Notre Dame, Syracuse, Florida State, etc. night in and night out. Pitt also doesn't have the prettiest of campuses, so it can't be too easy to recruit there.

As far as the Penn State job, if it was a few years earlier, we might have seen Suzie McConnell-Serio as a candidate, particularly after her Sweet 16 appearance. She is a PSU alum and had great success there in her playing career, but her coaching career at Pitt turned into a dumpster fire.
I would guess that for every kid that wants to go to school in the middle of a cow pasture... there is another one that likes an urban campus and access to a city. I would think it has more to do with the success of the program. Ive never heard great things about the South Carolina, Louisville, Connecticut, NC State, Miss State, Tennessee's campuses for example. Its gonna be hard to build up a program in the ACC, but if they start having some success.... then the recruits should follow.
 

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Sure is. For Lance White over at Pitt, it will take quite some time, but they can't pull the trigger after 3-5 years IMO. He has a major rebuilding project at Pitt and rebuilding in the ACC ain't an easy thing when you are getting hammered by Louisville, Notre Dame, Syracuse, Florida State, etc. night in and night out. Pitt also doesn't have the prettiest of campuses, so it can't be too easy to recruit there.

As far as the Penn State job, if it was a few years earlier, we might have seen Suzie McConnell-Serio as a candidate, particularly after her Sweet 16 appearance. She is a PSU alum and had great success there in her playing career, but her coaching career at Pitt turned into a dumpster fire.
I was thinking of how long Washington St. stuck w/ June Daugherty before they made a change. She was never successful at any point during her tenure. Her highwater mark was going around .500 w/ the Tia and Lia show. They gave her 11 years. Her overall record and particularly conference record were abysmal.

It will be interesting to watch what Washington does with Jody Wynn. She walked into a bad situation, but she absolutely has to show some noticeable improvement in year 3. 3-32 in conference in 2 years is just not acceptable.
 

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