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Re: 2020 Recruiting

Post by Uminuteman » Thu Mar 26, 2020 10:27 am

I think Sean's comment, "I was fired on my day off" indicates he was asked to leave. Unless of course he has a job and was actually fired on his day off.

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Re: 2020 Recruiting

Post by 69MG » Thu Mar 26, 2020 10:56 am

All I can say is that since Sean was asked to leave, we better see a high quality replacement and my preference is a freshman big. Someone who can sit behind Tre for a couple of years (he'll probably be gone after his Jr year) and then take over for his last 2 years.

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Re: 2020 Recruiting

Post by m626t » Thu Mar 26, 2020 11:31 am

This one really surprised me. Shows how little I know about the workings of today's college BB programs.
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Re: 2020 Recruiting

Post by UMassHoops » Thu Mar 26, 2020 11:33 am

InnervisionsUMASS wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 7:27 am
In case anyone is looking for it, here is his tweet:

https://twitter.com/Rise_shine_35/statu ... 67168?s=20
I got fired on my DAY OFF! :x :x :x
Are we sure this tweet is in reference to UMass? Unfortunately a lot of people are getting fired these days...

Seems more likely to me given over 3 million unemployment claims this month.

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Post by Floyd » Thu Mar 26, 2020 11:43 am

Think people are getting laid off moreso than fired.

But Sean put out a goodbye twitter message so I think its safe to say he's gone
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Re: 2020 Recruiting

Post by NilesGold » Thu Mar 26, 2020 12:16 pm

Floyd wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 9:54 am
NilesGold wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 9:18 am
Floyd wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 8:04 am


So you think they sat down Kolton and said you're slotted in for 10th, 11th, 12th on the bench and he said, I'm good with that?
Yes, that seems the most likely to me, same with Buggs.
You're kidding, right?
No, not kidding, especially considering he wasn't highly recruited nor did he have a big role this past season. Why is this unbelievable to you?

If the staff told Sean he was likely to be the 10th option, but he could stay if he wanted... what would be do? Should the staff had lied about what they projected his role to be so that he would stay?

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Re: 2020 Recruiting

Post by InnervisionsUMASS » Thu Mar 26, 2020 12:17 pm

UMassHoops wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 11:33 am


Are we sure this tweet is in reference to UMass? Unfortunately a lot of people are getting fired these days...

Seems more likely to me given over 3 million unemployment claims this month.

https://twitter.com/Rise_shine_35/statu ... 12039?s=20
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Re: 2020 Recruiting

Post by NilesGold » Thu Mar 26, 2020 12:20 pm

UMassHoops wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 11:33 am
InnervisionsUMASS wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 7:27 am
In case anyone is looking for it, here is his tweet:

https://twitter.com/Rise_shine_35/statu ... 67168?s=20
I got fired on my DAY OFF! :x :x :x
Are we sure this tweet is in reference to UMass? Unfortunately a lot of people are getting fired these days...

Seems more likely to me given over 3 million unemployment claims this month.
The timing certainly seems like he'd be talking about UMass. Although the reference to "day off" doesn't make much sense, and I've also never heard anyone refer to being asked to transfer as being "fired". It's also possible if the staff told him he'd be the 3rd/4th PG he essentially interpreted it as being fired? Who the hell knows.

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Re: 2020 Recruiting

Post by InnervisionsUMASS » Thu Mar 26, 2020 12:26 pm

Guys, come on... the quote/reference itself is from the movie Friday.


Long version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H_VAtOkhZlU

Short version, reference only: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D9T6gRbhHKU
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Re: 2020 Recruiting

Post by natwam2547 » Thu Mar 26, 2020 12:28 pm

^ It's a reference to the movie Friday. A lot of athletes have been using it during these times. Namely Todd Gurley when the Rams released him.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H_VAtOkhZlU


Edit: Hat tip to IV for being 2 minutes quicker than me.

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Re: 2020 Recruiting

Post by DoctorJ » Thu Mar 26, 2020 12:35 pm

Thanks for the clarification on the being fired quote. He didn't seem like someone we would ask to leave, he played well.
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Re: 2020 Recruiting

Post by Worcester_To_Amherst » Thu Mar 26, 2020 12:54 pm

The specific thing I’m wondering about now is the timing. Did he announce because we have another commit waiting in the wings to announce? I hope so.

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Re: 2020 Recruiting

Post by UMassHoops » Thu Mar 26, 2020 12:57 pm

InnervisionsUMASS wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 12:26 pm
Guys, come on... the quote/reference itself is from the movie Friday.


Long version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H_VAtOkhZlU

Short version, reference only: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D9T6gRbhHKU
Thanks, guess I am officially old and out of touch because not only have I never heard that quote, I’ve never even heard of that movie!

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Re: 2020 Recruiting

Post by InnervisionsUMASS » Thu Mar 26, 2020 1:04 pm

UMassHoops wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 12:57 pm
Thanks, guess I am officially old and out of touch because not only have I never heard that quote, I’ve never even heard of that movie!

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Re: 2020 Recruiting

Post by Floyd » Thu Mar 26, 2020 1:47 pm

NilesGold wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 12:16 pm
Floyd wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 9:54 am
NilesGold wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 9:18 am


Yes, that seems the most likely to me, same with Buggs.
You're kidding, right?
No, not kidding, especially considering he wasn't highly recruited nor did he have a big role this past season. Why is this unbelievable to you?

If the staff told Sean he was likely to be the 10th option, but he could stay if he wanted... what would be do? Should the staff had lied about what they projected his role to be so that he would stay?
No D1 athlete on a full boat is ok with being at the end of the bench. Did you see Kolton's interview where he said he switched to pg because of his size and the chance to get to the league? He ain't looking to ride 11-13. These guy are too competitive

The only guy that is guaranteed anything is Tre. Everything else should be open competition. Let them battle and work it out. If they don't want to and leave, then that's a different story

If the staff's thought is he isn't good enough to contribute enough, I just disagree.
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