Texas fires Aston

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AlabamaLane
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Texas fires Aston

Post by AlabamaLane » April 4th, 2020, 5:03 pm

UT fired their women’s bb coach yesterday. She was at the end of her contract so no buyout is needed. She did a good but not great job considering their resources. I am sure they will have some highly qualified people apply.

PurpleOnWhite
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Post by PurpleOnWhite » April 4th, 2020, 5:17 pm

AlabamaLane wrote:
April 4th, 2020, 5:03 pm
UT fired their women’s bb coach yesterday. She was at the end of her contract so no buyout is needed. She did a good but not great job considering their resources. I am sure they will have some highly qualified people apply.
Mittie?

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Post by ToledoCat#3 » April 4th, 2020, 6:55 pm

Aston was a pretty good coach. The Texass's can't stand to be shown up by Mulkey and Baylor.

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Post by Wyldkatz » April 4th, 2020, 7:44 pm

PurpleOnWhite wrote:
April 4th, 2020, 5:17 pm
AlabamaLane wrote:
April 4th, 2020, 5:03 pm
UT fired their women’s bb coach yesterday. She was at the end of her contract so no buyout is needed. She did a good but not great job considering their resources. I am sure they will have some highly qualified people apply.
Mittie?
I wish, but he said highly qualified!

tmcats
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Post by tmcats » April 5th, 2020, 11:48 am

aston will find another job. she's a solid coach. she just couldn't beat coach mulkey.

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baylor is the wbb equivalent of ut's oklahoma problem. they can change coaches all they want, but they're not going to corral kim without putting her in orange.


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bhoovy
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Post by bhoovy » April 5th, 2020, 9:49 pm

That’s a good hire.

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Post by Wyldkatz » April 6th, 2020, 5:03 pm

That's a great hire. There's an athletic department that cares about more than just football and men's basketball. Yeah, I know, Texas can afford to care about non revenue sports unlike Kstate. But we can afford to care more than we do.

tmcats
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Post by tmcats » April 6th, 2020, 5:23 pm

no, we cannot. we care enough about wbb to have a competitive team. when they fail, the coach is replaced without a buyout. that makes perfect sense to me for this athletics program.
"There ain't anybody stoppin' our ass!" CK

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Post by hilltopwildcat » April 20th, 2020, 6:54 am

It's always amazing to me how it seems in any sport at the collegiate level, you just seem to have a few who dominate. I'll give those who are very successful all the credit that is due them but if you put together talent like Mulkey or K or Saban, I'd say there are many more who could win a lot of games. It just boils down to who has the Jimmies and Joes (or Janes).

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