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  1. Surprised there are no comments on the Heraldo write up on Reese Gaber. Sounds like a great get - we can always use guys who can put the puck in the net as we saw this year. Our scorers made everyone better. Can't wait until next year.
  2. Wow - we got beat like we stole something. Time to reload for next year.
  3. Great win - when we put the puck in the net we are very hard to beat. Let's ride Thome all the way.
  4. It scares me a bit that we look like last year's team (plus Pinto) lately.
  5. Seems like we have had some trouble scoring since Christmas - anyone else think so?
  6. Irish

    Bubba extension

    Not saying you're wrong - I just really wish someone would come out and explain the entire workings of the Ralph and how they intersect with the UND Athletic Department.
  7. Irish

    Bubba extension

    The optics on this are awful and I am sure not many understand how the Ralph's finance fit into our athletic budget (not saying I do). However, it is not like each sport has a pile of money based on its own generated revenue and hockey is taking a chunk from that which is rightfully football's. All money and budgets come from the Athletic Department and revenue is pooled and then budgeted out. Most sports besides the big ones lose money and are subsidized by others. Our year to year football budgets don't look too bad in comparison to other schools (don't have time to look this up again). We fall short in facilities for many reasons - lack of planning, getting a late start in Division I, getting a late start on Phase I, lack of a large donor, declining football attendance - in other words many factors. Can we support both sports well - absolutely - especially if football starts winning.
  8. Irish

    Bubba extension

    Our failure with some potential big donors has been noted and discussed here - and not by me - I'm not sure why it is my fault for mentioning it. Englesteads and Sanford for starters. As for the rest - if I am not excited about a 37-32 record with no playoff wins I can express that here. If you don't like it too bad. Don't read it. I don't appreciate the personal attacks from you.
  9. Irish

    Bubba extension

    Interesting if a bit misleading. I see no cause-effect or correlation since there are vast differences in how each college athletic programs evolved. I just don't buy the theory that Hockey somehow robs Football of resources. What's more true is that successful programs of any sport generate resources. What I do think happens is that with a Hockey program that is regularly in the hunt for a National Championship there is much less demand and pressure for Football to be highly successful. We are much more content to be slightly above average when we are winning elsewhere. I don't see the slow development of Phase II as a failure of fan support as much as a failure of UND administrators who have alienated many deep pocket doners. I think if we didn't have idiots in the President's office and ineffective AD's (not necessary the current one) we would see Phase II as complete or near complete. Bubba's record would not be tolerated at most top programs but he gets a lot of love here. That's the difference.
  10. For me it is the total disconnect between their skill and their chirping - they are as mouthy as a conference champ but play like a bottom dweller
  11. Irish

    Bubba extension

    I am truly surprised at how many people on this board that think that after Bubba's body of work for the past 6 years think he deserves a big raise and an extension. And the answer that "this is the best we can do right now - we couldn't get anyone better, but maybe, just maybe his first year OC will mature and be the guy in a few years" just makes me sad about the state of the once great program.
  12. Irish

    Bubba extension

    So - after 6 years of Mussman and so far 6 years of Bubba (with zero playoff wins and a 37-32 record) we should wait another few years so that our coach with 1 year of OC experience can develop into a potential head coach?
  13. Irish

    Bubba extension

    I really hope so - I'm just trying to figure out how 4 more years of Bubba fits into this plan.
  14. Irish

    Bubba extension

    That's because anyone coming in would have to rebuild. The bigger question is are we going to be where we want to be as a program after 10 years of Bubba?
  15. Irish

    Bubba extension

    Are you predicting a big change in the success level of UND Football? Are we going to dominate the Valley. If so, why?
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