Sam Cunliffe

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Re: Sam Cunliffe

Postby UE11 » Sat Aug 11, 2018 5:52 am

Ace78 wrote:
Aces44 wrote:No offense to Travis Steele, but for a guy with talent to make it to the Association, it’s kinda a no brainer in terms of coaching staffs.

If you think you are talented enough to play on the same court as LeBron, and you need someone credible on your side to vouche for you. Who do you want?
Travis Steele or Walter McCarty?


I totally agree! Also, I'm not sure who serves as the assistant coaches at Xavier, but I can't imagine a better total staff than what UE has to offer. With all that wealth of knowledge, experience, and NBA connections, our staff has to be one of the tops in the country.

I hope it works out for Sam and for UE.


I’ve seen this statement a couple off times now. Just curious, what does “one of the tops in the country” mean? Top 10, 50, 100, 150?

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Re: Sam Cunliffe

Postby Purplewarrior » Sun Aug 12, 2018 9:07 am

Wondering how the visit went? I can't find his Twitter account.

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Re: Sam Cunliffe

Postby GoAcesgo » Sun Aug 12, 2018 9:26 am

Don't know any details, but on his twitter account he and Coach just began to follow each other, and he hasn't followed any other Head Coaches from other universities from what I can tell, maybe a good sign.

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Re: Sam Cunliffe

Postby Aces44 » Sun Aug 12, 2018 9:47 am

It is another good sign that he isn’t following any other head Coaches.

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Re: Sam Cunliffe

Postby Ace78 » Sun Aug 12, 2018 2:23 pm

Just noticed that Sam and Coach Commodore are also following each other on Twitter ... another good sign!

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Re: Sam Cunliffe

Postby Aces101 » Mon Aug 13, 2018 11:02 am

We should know real soon because Fall classes start next Wednesday, August 22nd.

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Re: Sam Cunliffe

Postby ncace » Mon Aug 13, 2018 11:48 am

A Jon Rothstein tweet said that he was also contacted by G. Canyon, Maryland, and Minnesota, but I think that may be old news. Sounds like we'll know something soon. Sam seems to be an interesting guy. Evidently a good teammate and as someone said, not so interested in the university's location, etc. Both ASU and KU are pretty big ponds. Maybe a more easy going venue and a supportive coaching staff would be just the thing! UE!!


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Re: Sam Cunliffe

Postby rpyke » Tue Aug 14, 2018 2:42 pm

Great news! Bill Self said if he waited a year there was a window for him to produce at Kansas. Bobby Hurley said when he was a freshman he had potential to change a Pac 12 teams program. Saw a tweet saying he has NBA potential and will start on 99% of DI teams. Glad we're the 99% program he chose. Welcome Sam!!

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Re: Sam Cunliffe

Postby Tom Servo » Tue Aug 14, 2018 2:43 pm

Fantastic news!!!
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