Whipple is BACK

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Whipple is BACK

Post by Chris20 » Fri Jan 10, 2014 10:02 pm

Marc "Beetle" Bertrand of 98.5 The Sports Hub reports that Mark Whipple has agreed in principle to return as UMass HBC.

Press conference is indeed Monday afternoon.

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Post by Crank » Fri Jan 10, 2014 10:02 pm

Excellent!!!

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Post by InnervisionsUMASS » Fri Jan 10, 2014 10:02 pm

He did? Tweet is gone...


EDIT: Sorry, you didn't say he tweeted it... where did he report it?
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Post by sbloombe » Fri Jan 10, 2014 10:03 pm

Chris20 wrote:Marc "Beetle" Bertrand of 98.5 The Sports Hub reports that Mark Whipple has agreed in principle to return as UMass HBC.

Press conference is indeed Monday afternoon.
Let's hope he's bringing DB with him!

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Post by Chris20 » Fri Jan 10, 2014 10:04 pm

He did. Heard him say it. No takebacks.

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Post by InnervisionsUMASS » Fri Jan 10, 2014 10:05 pm

Wheeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeerrrrreeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee?????
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Post by Chris20 » Fri Jan 10, 2014 10:07 pm

He hosted Sports Tonight on Comcast Sports NE and broke it at the end of the show.

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Post by InnervisionsUMASS » Fri Jan 10, 2014 10:15 pm

He finally tweeted it. Iron Man 2 has been sucking up my television viewing this evening.


I was wondering why he was hosting tonight.... now it makes sense.
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Post by vanmeter » Fri Jan 10, 2014 10:16 pm

Tremendous!

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Post by Chris20 » Fri Jan 10, 2014 10:21 pm

From what you say, I bet he tweeted it and then decided to break it live on the show. Then tweeted it again.

You know how I love the Twitter.

Anyway, this is exciting. I'm a hoops guy first and foremost, but I think this is great as far as engaging recent alumni across the state. The timing is great as we move some games back to Amherst. I actually think the split home schedule might be a perfect fit for us this year.

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Post by DEM » Fri Jan 10, 2014 10:22 pm

I'm pleased to hear this too, but just remember, Whipple has been involved in failed negotiations before. I'll let loose with my happiness once it's a done deal.

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Post by Chris20 » Fri Jan 10, 2014 10:23 pm

Bert's words were, " .....has agreed in principle..." for what it's worth.
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Post by Refuse2Lose83 » Fri Jan 10, 2014 10:24 pm

YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

WELCOME BACK COACH WHIPPLE!!!


Now lets make this an awesome UMass weekend and beat St. Bonnie's tomorrow!
Hire Matt McCall!

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Post by InnervisionsUMASS » Fri Jan 10, 2014 10:28 pm

Chris20 wrote:From what you say, I bet he tweeted it and then decided to break it live on the show. Then tweeted it again.

You know how I love the Twitter.

Anyway, this is exciting. I'm a hoops guy first and foremost, but I think this is great as far as engaging recent alumni across the state. The timing is great as we move some games back to Amherst. I actually think the split home schedule might be a perfect fit for us this year.

haha, I blame the whiskey... I read your post and just assumed "twitter".... but well played, sir!!
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Post by njumass08 » Fri Jan 10, 2014 10:33 pm

Alright coach. Let's do this! :mrgreen:

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