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We aren't a Big Dog

You know the guy who wears his HS letter jacket from the class of '98 but it's 2020? Thats the type of person who thinks we are a "Big Dog." That one win NCAA over a team missing their best player in the past 5 years barely makes us a dog. We can spend like it but we aren't it. We are at best 3rd best program in the state and I can make an argument for 5th.

This assumption on this board that kids are just going to come is laughable. I can't believe I have been made to sound like I am defending the current HC (I shudder thinking it) but this belief that 5 star kids are just going to show up is amazing. JPJ is no longer new, our HC has no job security (deservedly) if it weren't for COVID, the results on the court make the Bad News Bears look like LeBron Lakers, and only thing leaving quicker than players on our roster is my sanity reading this board.

Now is that an excuse for Coach Thompson? No all of this is of her creation. But I would be shocked if she is telling 5 star recruits "no thanks we don't want you." The strategy employed was poor and we saw it from day one with staff disfunction which is now showing its ugly head on the recruiting trail.

To be frank I don't care about short terms fans when UVA's inflated number for WBB revenue (buffeted by MBB parking and suite numbers) is barely over 1% of total revenue. The health of the program (and how big a crater exists) is most important. Small victories (finding higher floor players with higher ceilings) should be celebrated until the biggest victories come.

[Post edited by peeweehooman at 09/28/2020 7:25PM]

(In response to this post by WHOODAT)

Posted: 09/28/2020 at 7:16PM


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