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What the hell is going on at Texas Tech?

Discussion in 'Colorado Basketball Message Board' started by SuperD, Sep 5, 2012.

  1. SuperD

    SuperD Club Member Club Member

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    http://www.cbssports.com/collegebas...lispie-as-allegations-of-mistreatment-surface

    I get trying to put your stamp on a program, toughen guys up, and maybe run a few guys out that you think can't hack it at that level. However this article makes it sound like Gillespie is completely out of control and just out there abusing and bullying guys, not just players, but all the staff around him as well.
     
  2. boulder77

    boulder77 Certified Organic Club Member

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  3. Mick Ronson

    Mick Ronson Well-Known Member

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    wow, crazy stuff.
     
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    tante Club Member Club Member

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    wow Gillispie was one of the hottest coaches 5 years ago. What happened to him?
     
  5. buff4bcs1985

    buff4bcs1985 Hail to the King

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  6. RumblinBuff

    RumblinBuff That one blogging guy Club Member

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    Making the announcing team run stairs? That's a little extreme...

    In the wake of the last time someone complained about working conditions at Tech, I still wonder how true every claim is, but that's a ****-ton of folks leaving the program due to one asshole. Something is certainly going on.
     
  7. dply

    dply Doble hoja Club Member

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    He was going to leave no matter what.
     
  8. buff4bcs1985

    buff4bcs1985 Hail to the King

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    there is no way thats real...
     
  9. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    Gillespie's one step away from being Dennis Hopper in Hoosiers.
     
  10. buff4bcs1985

    buff4bcs1985 Hail to the King

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    run the picket fence!!!
     
  11. CVilleBuff

    CVilleBuff Club Member Club Member

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    Guns up, bitches.

    But seriously, the thought applying it to CU and having Mark Johnson, Goodman, etc. being in forcible lay-up lines and running steps is kinda funny.
     
  12. Fight CU

    Fight CU Club Member Club Member

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    seriously. what kind of jurisdiction does BG have with those guys. It would be like a mod here telling us to do up-downs before posting.
     
  13. BuffNut99

    BuffNut99 Club Member Club Member

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    but don't get caught watching the paint dry
     
  14. sackman

    sackman Club Member Club Member

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    Honestly, if I was part of the broadcast crew and he told me to do that, I'd tell him to fu*k off right to his face.
     
  15. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    I've been meaning to talk to you guys about some new policy directives....
     
  16. duaneallman8

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    Mark Johnson is a big dude. I think I'd like to see Gillespie try to tell him to run stairs...or do a lay-up...he might dunk it, or punch BG in the face
     
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    buff4bcs1985 Hail to the King

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    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    What speaks volumes about how out of control Gillispie's temper is and we haven't discussed...

    The guy he replaced is Pat Knight and that's who recruited most of the team. When you make Bobby's boy look like a zenmaster, you've got serious issues.
     
  19. Mick Ronson

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    this is weird. i used to read Texags.com in the Gillespie days and they thought he was God.

    when you saw him on the UK sidelines you knew he was in bad shape, boozing i guess. but, hell, not the first time...they had Eddie Sutton, too. and all respect to people who are friends of Bill W....Gillespie looked horrible. he aged 100 years at UK.

    this crap at Tech is booze dementia or something. at least Larry Eustachy (who i think is a very good basketball coach).....took some steps. back coaching, not an asshole.
     
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    Jens1893 Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    He has resigned for "medical reasons"
     
  21. Fight CU

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    we have a seat for him.
     
  22. duaneallman8

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    As offensive Coordinator!?
     
  23. RumblinBuff

    RumblinBuff That one blogging guy Club Member

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    If by "seat" you mean spot on the coaching staff, then no. I'm more than happy with the 4 assistants we already have. If by "seat" you mean tickets are still available, then yes.
     
  24. CVilleBuff

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    Knew it would end this way the second he entered the treatment. Helps everyone "save face", although the reality is you can't crush 7 hurricanes and a handle of Aristocrat and show up to practice and beat your players and make your version of Mark Johnson do suicides and run the steps while berating him. Wouldn't be at all shocked to see him pop up a few years down the road at a West Texas A&M claiming to be a new man.
     
  25. dply

    dply Doble hoja Club Member

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    Next coach in Ft. Collins?
     
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    I hear Washington St. is talking to him.
     
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    I see what you did there.
     
  28. ShockerHoops

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    I bet Thanksgivings at Billy G's house are epic.

    Think they put wagers on how early he passes out?
     

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