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    Quote Originally Posted by HoopJunkie View Post
    I would think if NKU wants to keep the momentum that they have going, Shumate would be the obvious choice. He’s recruited most of the players on the current roster, and spent a considerable amount of time under Brannen.
    Can’t argue with that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tall196056 View Post
    Why not Kelly Wells? He is one of the few who has actually proven himself at the high school and small college level.He is an outstanding coach. A lot of folks do not realize that most D 1 coaches go the grad assistant route. Just because they played the game or can recruit does not mean they can teach the game or be a good coach.
    I am sure Billy Hicks is an outstanding coach too and I don't want him either. Whoever we hire will be a bit of a gamble, but I would lean toward someone who has had some level of success at a D-1 program.

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    Could be Kelsey by Friday.

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    Quote Originally Posted by John Anthony View Post
    Could be Kelsey by Friday.
    Informed opinion or educated guess?


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    Quote Originally Posted by John Anthony View Post
    Could be Kelsey by Friday.
    Everything seems to be pointing his direction.

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    Is NKU a better job than Winthrop for Kelsey?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shooter2002 View Post
    Is NKU a better job than Winthrop for Kelsey?
    If he wants to live in Cincinnati again, it is.

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    I figured something would have come out Monday about this job. I hope a decision is made soon.

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    Don Owen tweeted that NKU is interviewing the following in Atlanta today:

    - An asst. coach from the ACC
    - An asst. coach from the PAC 12
    - Pat Kelsey

    He also noted that Chris Shumate was not in Atlanta.

    In a cryptic move he also retweeted a previous tweet of his own that linked to a story from the WV Gazette about WV PG and current Florida asst. coach Darris Nichols. When I asked him about it he said he was sentimental.

    All of which is to say, it looks like they are narrowing down the pool of candidates.

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    Hearing Kelsey and Shumate are out. Strange.

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