Brandon Miller Hired by Butler

Discussion in 'Butler Basketball' started by pf1, Jul 3, 2013.

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  1. pf1

    pf1 New Member

    Money:
    $5
    Let's hope he's the #1 option.
     
  2. jkcdawgs

    jkcdawgs Well-Known Member

    Money:
    $749
    I don't see who else would be the #1 option.
     
  3. halftime_floor_sweeper

    halftime_floor_sweeper Well-Known Member

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    $3,885
    Guys, they aren't going to hand $2 million a year to someone without head coaching experience.
     
  4. pf1

    pf1 New Member

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    Butler is kind of a dynamite first HC job. Awfully risky hiring him, but so was hiring Brad Stevens. Plus, he's lead recruiter on Bluiett.
     
  5. pf1

    pf1 New Member

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    Who says they're paying the new coach $2 million per year? Brad made $1.2 million.
     
  6. Alcohol101

    Alcohol101 Active Member

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    I'd go with Jordan for sure. Christ, this sucks.
     
  7. theenforcer13

    theenforcer13 #barlowing

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    I think it has to be a former player or someone with extensive knowledge of the program. Jordan and Miller are my Top 2.
     
  8. halftime_floor_sweeper

    halftime_floor_sweeper Well-Known Member

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    He was making 1.2 without the Big East TV revenue.
     
  9. pf1

    pf1 New Member

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    Good point.

    Anyway, I'm sure they could get LaVall for cheaper than what they were paying Brad
     
  10. firedupkaren

    firedupkaren Well-Known Member

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    $4,961
    I'd sign it.
     
  11. pf1

    pf1 New Member

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    I don't think it's impossible to that our chances at Bluiett go up if we hire LaVall.
     
  12. Baddog

    Baddog Well-Known Member

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    Not bitter about Stevens.....he had to take the $$$$$. But, I just don't see him as a pro coach. Shocker. At least he doesn't have to worry about recruiting any longer. Let's be honest, he wasn't great at it. Yeah, he's pretty laid back, but...... And let's be honest, Butler made Brad, not the other way around. After the initial shock sets in, we'll be fine. Probably the 2014 recruiting class just hit the ****ter though, which it appeared it was headed anyway. Now, I want LaVall or Brandon, and I'd be happy. Collier also needs to move on a replacement pretty quickly. Who knows, if it's LaVall, it may enhance our seemingly dimming chances with Blueitt. Who else would you even consider? You need a Butler guy, and who better than LaVall or Brandon?
     
  13. pf1

    pf1 New Member

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    "Before joining the Wolverine program, Jordan spent three years at Iowa (2007-10) as an assistant coach under former Hawkeye head coach Todd Lickliter. Prior to his arrival at Iowa, Jordan spent four years coaching at his alma mater, Butler (2003-07), as an assistant coach for three seasons (2004-07) and as the coordinator of basketball operations for one season (2003-04)."

    That's 9 years as an assistant coach, 6 at a high major program. Brad was an assistant for 6, with no experience at a high major program.

    "Jordan will be one of U-M's top recruiters and coach the Maize and Blue backcourt players [edit by me: the national player of the year, Trey Burke], while continuing to help in the development of defensive strategies, scouting opponents and on-court coaching."

    http://www.mgoblue.com/sports/m-baskbl/mtt/lavall_jordan_689685.html
     
  14. I Am Butler

    I Am Butler Well-Known Member

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    I don't think you go to Brandon Miller here.

    It's Lavall Jordan or a non-Butler guy.
     
  15. halftime_floor_sweeper

    halftime_floor_sweeper Well-Known Member

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    I don't have a problem with Lavall, but I think there will be a huge amount of interest. We could wind-up with a really good coach.
     
  16. pf1

    pf1 New Member

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    Agree. Would love to keep him on staff, though.

    Keep in mind, Brandon has 4 years experience as an assistant compared to 9 for LaVall. One at Butler and 3 at OSU under Thad. He then quit coaching altogether. Then, he came back as a special assistant at Illinois, which is not the same thing as an assistant coach.

    LaVall far more qualified.
     
  17. pf1

    pf1 New Member

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    Barry Collier recruited LaVall Jordan as a player and coached him for 2 years. #thejordanrules
     
  18. butlerfan

    butlerfan New Member

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    Very good point. I would be very happy with Lavall. Incredibly good guy. I think he would jump at the opportunity. Alot of coaches are going to be interested in this Gig though. Going to be a wild next 72 hours. IMO they will have a coach in place by Monday.
     
  19. theenforcer13

    theenforcer13 #barlowing

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    I support this thread 100%.
     
  20. pf1

    pf1 New Member

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    This is an awesome first-time head coaching job. We have a lot of leverage for once!
     
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