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    05-25-2019, 05:36 PM
    Way early Pure Speculation on platoon 1 and platoon 2 in 2019 Platoon 1 Bolon Yoakum Dyer Moore Boswell Platoon 2 Alessandro
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    05-25-2019, 11:02 AM
    Columbuseer replied to a thread Transfers in Atlantic
    As Boat pointed out, WJU is in a strange situation, which IMHO lowers probability of survival. 1. Although they have no loan debt due to bailout...
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    05-24-2019, 06:57 PM
    Columbuseer replied to a thread Transfers in Atlantic
    Endowments I thought 42m was good for I compared it to wju. It is not. Bethany 42m West minister 46m - in financial trouble in 2018. Courts...
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    05-24-2019, 03:47 PM
    Columbuseer replied to a thread Transfers in Atlantic
    I remember being surprised by the relatively large amount of Bethany’s endowment fund compared to nearby schools.
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    05-24-2019, 03:41 PM
    Columbuseer replied to a thread Transfers in Atlantic
    Scholarships are funded through donation to a Foundation like mountaineer athletic club for tax purposes. Generally donor relinquishes control at...
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    05-24-2019, 03:15 PM
    Columbuseer replied to a thread Transfers in Atlantic
    Good points. The $ for leading edge academic programs have to come from somewhere. In d3 no scholarships reduce tuition discounts and expands pool of...
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    05-24-2019, 03:06 PM
    Columbuseer replied to a thread Transfers in Atlantic
    FYI Another view of d2 athletic expenses courtesy of ncaa. This is a statistical study that is based on expense reports. Their study indicates...
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    05-24-2019, 01:28 PM
    Columbuseer replied to a thread Transfers in Atlantic
    FYI financial info on athletics: From article below: Athletics consists largely of fixed costs. D2 school of 1000 students without football has...
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    05-24-2019, 08:41 AM
    Columbuseer replied to a thread Transfers in Atlantic
    Fundamentally, it seems that the "market" (students and parents) did not have the willingness to pay full tuition, but they needed to get enrollment...
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    05-22-2019, 02:48 PM
    As I understand it the dept of education monitors financial health of private schools to ensure that students won’t be wasting their time and money...
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    05-22-2019, 02:16 PM
    Would be surprised also if they are giving 10 football scholarships. Just don't see how they can afford football, given that nearly all D2 schools...
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    05-22-2019, 12:35 PM
    I think higher education is making the same mistakes as other industries, when facing a paradigm shift. Some examples through history: Swiss watch...
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    05-22-2019, 12:13 PM
    The dilemma is that some financial support may be given to the athletes, which is essentially a discount that WJU was trying to avoid. Add to this...
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    05-22-2019, 06:29 AM
    Read a recent article where wju president was quoted as hoping for 125 incoming freshmen! How can that be a viable enrollment goal for a college?
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    05-21-2019, 10:20 PM
    Any word on why? I would suspect that recruiting has been impacted by cutbacks in majors. Are more cuts on the way? Move to d3? Football in...
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    05-20-2019, 08:45 PM
    He committed on 4/29/2018, which is really late in the D1 recruiting cycle, if he actually had "Committable" D1 offers. Just some idle...
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    05-20-2019, 02:13 PM
    I feel even worse for Yahel Hill. Talahassee CC appears to be a school that churns and burns players. Massive roster turnover each year. NONE...
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    05-20-2019, 10:28 AM
    Your point is well taken. There are so many more things to do in that area. Before Crutch came, Nova averaged 248 per game. It has increased 165%...
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    05-20-2019, 10:09 AM
    Total speculation on my part, but I would not be surprised that donors open their wallets to reward Crutch and staff for the incredible turnaround!
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    05-20-2019, 09:57 AM
    Unfortunately you are right... they are just exploiting kids. BTW, I looked at TCC roster. There is only one other guy 6-0 on the entire roster and...
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    05-20-2019, 09:05 AM
    So sad. He had a bright future at WL. He was in such a good situation there. Terrible academic decision as well as sports decision. Whoever...
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    05-17-2019, 05:44 PM
    He played against very high level competition such as Huntington Prep, Oak Hill Academy, etc. Totally unverifiend internet data follows: FT %...
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    05-15-2019, 11:58 AM
    Only now has wju taken the painful steps needed to provide a chance at survival by cutting all but 8 majors. Have they lost critical mass with these...
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    05-15-2019, 10:38 AM
    I think Concord and Bluefield State have been unwilling to include all possible remedies, regarding the threat to their future. I realize that there...
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    05-15-2019, 09:49 AM
    Lol good point. Some player don’t Connect physics to shooting a basketball. They just think that more practice is all they need. In fact they need...
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    05-14-2019, 12:12 AM
    FYI May 4 Keegan Saben transferring to Thomas More in naia. See a bright future if he improves shot mechanics for more arc and more rotation.
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    05-13-2019, 12:34 PM
    Columbuseer replied to a thread OT: D1 in Atlantic
    Maybe there is hope for the NBA after all. Beilein to the cavs! The problem will be finding enough unselfish and high basketball iq players in...
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    05-11-2019, 01:02 PM
    Columbuseer replied to a thread Transfers in Atlantic
    Yes Villanova is the primary contributor in the Big East to the NBA. In addition, there are 65 foreign players who did not play at U.S. Colleges....
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    05-11-2019, 11:32 AM
    Columbuseer replied to a thread Transfers in Atlantic
    FYI - Some stats on D1 transfers as of 5/11/2019 - total of 826 transfers Source: Raw Data from verbalcommits.com Percentage of Players who...
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    05-11-2019, 11:27 AM
    FYI - Some stats on D1 transfers as of 5/11/2019 Source: Raw Data from verbalcommits.com Percentage of Players who have transferred from D2 to...
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