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Is former UALR coach Beard pretty much a slam dunk to come here?
« on: February 03, 2018, 04:57:29 pm »

That's what I'm hearing if we decide to pull the trigger. The local and national media is about to turn on Anderson if they lose either of these upcoming home games..Especially the Vanderbilt game!

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Re: Is former UALR coach Beard pretty much a slam dunk to come here?
« Reply #1 on: February 03, 2018, 04:59:10 pm »

He’s at his dream job. Why would he leave? We’ll have a nice pool of great coaches to chose from that are better than MA
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Re: Is former UALR coach Beard pretty much a slam dunk to come here?
« Reply #2 on: February 03, 2018, 04:59:20 pm »

We would be so much better with Beard! Please!!
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Re: Is former UALR coach Beard pretty much a slam dunk to come here?
« Reply #3 on: February 03, 2018, 04:59:55 pm »

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Re: Is former UALR coach Beard pretty much a slam dunk to come here?
« Reply #4 on: February 03, 2018, 05:00:05 pm »

He’s at his dream job. Why would he leave? We’ll have a nice pool of great coaches to chose from that are better than MA
Won't be hard to upgrade
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Re: Is former UALR coach Beard pretty much a slam dunk to come here?
« Reply #5 on: February 03, 2018, 05:02:01 pm »

He’s at his dream job. Why would he leave? We’ll have a nice pool of great coaches to chose from that are better than MA
This is sarcasm right?  If not would you mind listing a TOP NOTCH COACH that's waiting to come here.
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Re: Is former UALR coach Beard pretty much a slam dunk to come here?
« Reply #6 on: February 03, 2018, 05:06:04 pm »

Won't be hard to upgrade

Anything better than Medicore Mike
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Re: Is former UALR coach Beard pretty much a slam dunk to come here?
« Reply #7 on: February 03, 2018, 05:06:19 pm »

That's what I'm hearing if we decide to pull the trigger. The local and national media is about to turn on Anderson if they lose either of these upcoming home games..Especially the Vanderbilt game!



ROFLMAO!!  Dude, they just gave Anderson a two year extension,  he's not going anywhere.   And still the majority of fans on here still want to keep him as coach, it's only the sane ones that didn't want Anderson in the first place and those that wanted him fired at least 3 years ago that have the sense that God gave them.  Please let this nightmare hurry up and end!  Wow, another 2 full years of this crap.
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Re: Is former UALR coach Beard pretty much a slam dunk to come here?
« Reply #8 on: February 03, 2018, 05:08:17 pm »

Venables
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Re: Is former UALR coach Beard pretty much a slam dunk to come here?
« Reply #9 on: February 03, 2018, 06:10:29 pm »

He’s at his dream job. Why would he leave? We’ll have a nice pool of great coaches to chose from that are better than MA

Spoke to a person who knows him well from UALR days-  Duke is his dream job. But we could get him now until coach K retires, and maybe he'd decide to stay.
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Re: Is former UALR coach Beard pretty much a slam dunk to come here?
« Reply #10 on: February 03, 2018, 06:28:09 pm »

We have passed on hiring some good coaches in order to keep the eternal flame for Nolan burning.
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Re: Is former UALR coach Beard pretty much a slam dunk to come here?
« Reply #11 on: February 03, 2018, 06:38:43 pm »

We’ll suck ourselves into a 12 NCAAT seed and Mike will get a 5 year extension on top of the 2 year extension
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Re: Is former UALR coach Beard pretty much a slam dunk to come here?
« Reply #12 on: February 03, 2018, 06:39:15 pm »

That's what I'm hearing if we decide to pull the trigger. The local and national media is about to turn on Anderson if they lose either of these upcoming home games..Especially the Vanderbilt game!
Vandy can beat Ark in Fayetteville. And it probably will.
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Re: Is former UALR coach Beard pretty much a slam dunk to come here?
« Reply #13 on: February 03, 2018, 06:40:49 pm »

Have to win the next 3. 

check- the national media stopped paying attention
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Re: Is former UALR coach Beard pretty much a slam dunk to come here?
« Reply #14 on: February 03, 2018, 07:11:52 pm »

At this I predict we won't make the tournament.  We need to make a change like we did with CBB.  I'm tried of hearing the same kind of stuff Bert did. " we're getting better" " need to improve in ....fill in the blank". These kids are not playing inspired Ball. We're going through the motions. Until late we make the change we'll get more the same losing crap.
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Re: Is former UALR coach Beard pretty much a slam dunk to come here?
« Reply #15 on: February 03, 2018, 07:14:16 pm »

At this I predict we won't make the tournament.  We need to make a change like we did with CBB.  I'm tried of hearing the same kind of stuff Bert did. " we're getting better" " need to improve in ....fill in the blank". These kids are not playing inspired Ball. We're going through the motions. Until late we make the change we'll get more the same losing crap.
Agree. No NCAAT for Ark in Anderson's 7th season. Made in 2 times in 7 years barring minor miracle to get in this year.
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Re: Is former UALR coach Beard pretty much a slam dunk to come here?
« Reply #16 on: February 03, 2018, 07:19:24 pm »

I hope Anderson gets it together..Better have a good one lined up if we pull the trigger. Beard would be an upgrade, but also the Vanderbilt coach Bryce Drew would be a good one if we could get him..Lets see what happens....
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Re: Is former UALR coach Beard pretty much a slam dunk to come here?
« Reply #17 on: February 03, 2018, 07:34:12 pm »

Won't be hard to upgrade
Let's just be patient and give Mike time to get his players in here.
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Re: Is former UALR coach Beard pretty much a slam dunk to come here?
« Reply #18 on: February 03, 2018, 07:56:24 pm »

Mike will not be fired at the end of the season. He has more lives than Houston Nutt. Notice how the say much of the same things. All that’s left to say is, I called that play Chuck. Disclaimer: Mike is not as sleazy personally. The first comment applies to coaching only.
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Re: Is former UALR coach Beard pretty much a slam dunk to come here?
« Reply #19 on: February 03, 2018, 10:52:45 pm »

This is sarcasm right?  If not would you mind listing a TOP NOTCH COACH that's waiting to come here.
A lot of coaches that have proven to be better than MA who are at smaller schools, and they would jump over here if they were offered a job.
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Re: Is former UALR coach Beard pretty much a slam dunk to come here?
« Reply #20 on: February 03, 2018, 11:13:02 pm »

A lot of coaches that have proven to be better than MA who are at smaller schools, and they would jump over here if they were offered a job.
Like Dana?
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Re: Is former UALR coach Beard pretty much a slam dunk to come here?
« Reply #21 on: February 03, 2018, 11:21:58 pm »

Beard coached at Texas Tech for 10 years. He was happy to get back there to be closer to his family.
The only way I see him leaving is for a step up to a bigger/ better program. Coming to Arkansas is a lateral move in a worse basketball conference.
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Re: Is former UALR coach Beard pretty much a slam dunk to come here?
« Reply #22 on: February 03, 2018, 11:39:49 pm »

in a worse basketball conference.

This year’s sec/big 12 challenge disagrees with you.
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Re: Is former UALR coach Beard pretty much a slam dunk to come here?
« Reply #23 on: February 04, 2018, 12:06:42 am »

ROFLMAO!!  Dude, they just gave Anderson a two year extension,  he's not going anywhere.   And still the majority of fans on here still want to keep him as coach, it's only the sane ones that didn't want Anderson in the first place and those that wanted him fired at least 3 years ago that have the sense that God gave them.  Please let this nightmare hurry up and end!  Wow, another 2 full years of this crap.

Wow. Reevaluate in all areas.....
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Re: Is former UALR coach Beard pretty much a slam dunk to come here?
« Reply #24 on: February 04, 2018, 07:43:45 am »

Let's just be patient and give Mike time to get his players in here.

Wow
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Re: Is former UALR coach Beard pretty much a slam dunk to come here?
« Reply #25 on: February 04, 2018, 07:51:47 am »

This year’s sec/big 12 challenge disagrees with you.

Conference rankings this year and probably over the last decade agree with me.
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Re: Is former UALR coach Beard pretty much a slam dunk to come here?
« Reply #26 on: February 04, 2018, 08:07:43 am »

Conference rankings this year and probably over the last decade agree with me.

Perhaps, but history indicates Arkansas is a FAR superior school to TT for BB. FAR superior.
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Re: Is former UALR coach Beard pretty much a slam dunk to come here?
« Reply #27 on: February 04, 2018, 08:15:18 am »

Perhaps, but history indicates Arkansas is a FAR superior school to TT for BB. FAR superior.

At some point we should realize we haven't been relevant in basketball in over 2 decades.
We have the potential to be a great program but that doesn't mean all these coaches are going to leave their currently successful programs to come to Arkansas. Especially Beard, who was thrilled to get back to Texas Tech. UNLV used to be relevant, too - but Beard didn't hesitate leaving them to get to Texas Tech.
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Re: Is former UALR coach Beard pretty much a slam dunk to come here?
« Reply #28 on: February 04, 2018, 08:21:13 am »

At some point we should realize we haven't been relevant in basketball in over 2 decades.
We have the potential to be a great program but that doesn't mean all these coaches are going to leave their currently successful programs to come to Arkansas. Especially Beard, who was thrilled to get back to Texas Tech. UNLV used to be relevant, too - but Beard didn't hesitate leaving them to get to Texas Tech.

Will Tech pay him $2.6 million? $3 million? Let's make them prove it. He knows Arkansas and would come IMO.
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Re: Is former UALR coach Beard pretty much a slam dunk to come here?
« Reply #29 on: February 04, 2018, 08:24:51 am »

Will Tech pay him $2.6 million? $3 million? Let's make them prove it. He knows Arkansas and would come IMO.

I would love for him to come here - I go to UALR games and watched him coach / and you see what's happened to that team after he left. He's really a great coach and his teams are fun to watch.
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Re: Is former UALR coach Beard pretty much a slam dunk to come here?
« Reply #30 on: February 04, 2018, 08:47:31 am »

At some point we should realize we haven't been relevant in basketball in over 2 decades.
We have the potential to be a great program but that doesn't mean all these coaches are going to leave their currently successful programs to come to Arkansas. Especially Beard, who was thrilled to get back to Texas Tech. UNLV used to be relevant, too - but Beard didn't hesitate leaving them to get to Texas Tech.

I'm not saying he would up and leave, but I do think he would listen. The upside at Arkansas is too great. His statistics indicate he would do very well at Arkansas. He's not the only good, young coach out there, but I am interested in him and know he could do well.
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Re: Is former UALR coach Beard pretty much a slam dunk to come here?
« Reply #31 on: February 04, 2018, 09:59:43 am »

Perhaps, but history indicates Arkansas is a FAR superior school to TT for BB. FAR superior.
It WAS. Not now though. And not for past 10 years.
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Re: Is former UALR coach Beard pretty much a slam dunk to come here?
« Reply #32 on: February 04, 2018, 12:23:09 pm »

He’s at his dream job. Why would he leave? We’ll have a nice pool of great coaches to chose from that are better than MA


How could Lubbock be anybodys dream job?
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Re: Is former UALR coach Beard pretty much a slam dunk to come here?
« Reply #33 on: February 04, 2018, 12:34:33 pm »

Wow
And we'll need to give 'em a few years to catch on to Mike's highly complex fast forty system.

I hope we don't have to wait too many more years for them, then they promptly transfer out or go pro.
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Re: Is former UALR coach Beard pretty much a slam dunk to come here?
« Reply #34 on: February 04, 2018, 12:52:31 pm »


How could Lubbock be anybodys dream job?

He obviously loves it there - he was there for 10 years as an associate head coach, his family is near by and he left UNLV to go back.
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Re: Is former UALR coach Beard pretty much a slam dunk to come here?
« Reply #35 on: February 04, 2018, 12:52:44 pm »

Agree. No NCAAT for Ark in Anderson's 7th season. Made in 2 times in 7 years barring minor miracle to get in this year.
This pretty much locks that we make the NCAAT.

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Re: Is former UALR coach Beard pretty much a slam dunk to come here?
« Reply #36 on: February 04, 2018, 03:57:22 pm »

ROFLMAO!!  Dude, they just gave Anderson a two year extension,  he's not going anywhere.   And still the majority of fans on here still want to keep him as coach, it's only the sane ones that didn't want Anderson in the first place and those that wanted him fired at least 3 years ago that have the sense that God gave them.  Please let this nightmare hurry up and end!  Wow, another 2 full years of this crap.

You are correct.  Mike is here to stay for another year or two at least no matter how much we want to complain. 

As bad as Mike is at coaching I do think if he would recruit more of his type of players he would be a pretty good coach.  Next years team because of all of the longer better athletes has a chance of becoming a true Mike type team.  Let see if he can keep Gafford and add more pieces to make the next few years the best Mike has had at Arkansas.  If not expect to see a change.
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Re: Is former UALR coach Beard pretty much a slam dunk to come here?
« Reply #37 on: February 04, 2018, 04:09:24 pm »

That's what I'm hearing if we decide to pull the trigger. The local and national media is about to turn on Anderson if they lose either of these upcoming home games..Especially the Vanderbilt game!


That's what your hearing? 🤣😂🤣😂
You do realize Mike extended his contract and isn't going anywhere at the end of this year,  right?
We'll go to the tournament and win 2 this year... CMA isn't going anywhere.
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Re: Is former UALR coach Beard pretty much a slam dunk to come here?
« Reply #38 on: February 04, 2018, 04:20:04 pm »

That's what I'm hearing if we decide to pull the trigger. The local and national media is about to turn on Anderson if they lose either of these upcoming home games..Especially the Vanderbilt game!


Two different personalities but, I don’t think you will ever see that level of passion on CMA’s face.
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Re: Is former UALR coach Beard pretty much a slam dunk to come here?
« Reply #39 on: February 04, 2018, 08:02:45 pm »

This was the year that everything was to fall into place. Six seniors returning with a chip on their shoulder. Probably the Most Over-hyped Hog Team that I can remember.
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Re: Is former UALR coach Beard pretty much a slam dunk to come here?
« Reply #40 on: February 04, 2018, 08:14:27 pm »

We'll make the tournament.  It'll play itself out
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Re: Is former UALR coach Beard pretty much a slam dunk to come here?
« Reply #41 on: February 04, 2018, 08:19:14 pm »

Venables
He is already the defensive coordinator at Arkan.. oh wait.
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Re: Is former UALR coach Beard pretty much a slam dunk to come here?
« Reply #42 on: February 04, 2018, 08:19:37 pm »

NO and Anderson will be here until he decides to retire
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Re: Is former UALR coach Beard pretty much a slam dunk to come here?
« Reply #43 on: February 04, 2018, 08:51:29 pm »

NO and Anderson will be here until he decides to retire

I agree with you on that.
Anderson will be here as long as he wants to be.
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Re: Is former UALR coach Beard pretty much a slam dunk to come here?
« Reply #44 on: February 04, 2018, 08:57:39 pm »

I grew up west of Lubbock. I have a lot of friends who are Texas Tech boosters. Chris Beard will not leave there anytime soon if at all. He coached there under Pat Knight and is very close to Bob Knight who still lives in Lubbock.  From what I've been told he consults with Knight on a regular basis and is thrilled to have him available for advice.
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Re: Is former UALR coach Beard pretty much a slam dunk to come here?
« Reply #45 on: February 04, 2018, 10:13:00 pm »

I grew up west of Lubbock. I have a lot of friends who are Texas Tech boosters. Chris Beard will not leave there anytime soon if at all. He coached there under Pat Knight and is very close to Bob Knight who still lives in Lubbock.  From what I've been told he consults with Knight on a regular basis and is thrilled to have him available for advice.
Just wait till the day where we all have mobile phones. 
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Re: Is former UALR coach Beard pretty much a slam dunk to come here?
« Reply #46 on: February 04, 2018, 10:17:32 pm »

That's what your hearing? 🤣😂🤣😂
You do realize Mike extended his contract and isn't going anywhere at the end of this year,  right?
We'll go to the tournament and win 2 this year... CMA isn't going anywhere.

Win 2?? Lol
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Re: Is former UALR coach Beard pretty much a slam dunk to come here?
« Reply #47 on: February 05, 2018, 09:35:07 am »

Win 2?? Lol
That's a bold statement. especially with a choke artist team
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Re: Is former UALR coach Beard pretty much a slam dunk to come here?
« Reply #48 on: February 05, 2018, 09:37:31 am »

I grew up west of Lubbock. I have a lot of friends who are Texas Tech boosters. Chris Beard will not leave there anytime soon if at all. He coached there under Pat Knight and is very close to Bob Knight who still lives in Lubbock.  From what I've been told he consults with Knight on a regular basis and is thrilled to have him available for advice.
Why would anyone not from Lubbock choose to remain in Lubbock if they do not have to?
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