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Georgia basketball to reportedly hire Florida head coach Mike White

SystemSystem Posts: 10,654 admin
edited March 2022 in Article commenting
imageGeorgia basketball to reportedly hire Florida head coach Mike White

Georgia Athletic Director Josh Brooks made a big-time hire to replace Tom Crean, as Georgia will reportedly hire Mike White as the program’s next coach. Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports was the first to report the news.

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    VenomGAVenomGA Posts: 378 ✭✭✭ Junior

    wow!!! I didn't see this coming.

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    Wozzo_the_Wonder_DogWozzo_the_Wonder_Dog Posts: 189 ✭✭✭ Junior

    I love how Wikipedia already lists him as UGA’s basketball coach.

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    1SICemDAWGS11SICemDAWGS1 Posts: 1,818 ✭✭✭✭✭ Graduate

    Never would've thought he would be a candidate. If he can recruit and sign in state talent, develope that talent, he'll be successful at UGA. Mike White definitely can't do any worse than Crean did in 4 years..GoDAWGS!

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    David1David1 Posts: 737 ✭✭✭✭✭ Graduate

    Interesting 🤔

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    flemingislanddawgflemingislanddawg Posts: 590 ✭✭✭✭✭ Graduate

    Crazy as it sounds, I told my kids at the Player's yesterday that if UF fired Mike White he would be our next coach. I also told my brother at the Gator Bowl Vince Dooley's last game that Ray Goff was the next H/C. My only 2 predictions though but both off the wall. By the way a lot of Dawgs at the Golf tournament yesterday.

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    BarkingDawgBarkingDawg Posts: 2,572 ✭✭✭✭✭ Graduate
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    UGADad20UGADad20 Posts: 1,772 ✭✭✭✭✭ Graduate

    Making a hire that is a step up does not make it a good hire. I don't recall White recruiting GA well. This feels more like White got out of town one step in front of the lynch mob. If UGA was going to "steal" another coach from the SEC E it should've been Stackhouse. He would recruit the heck out of GA. This feels like another Mark Fox hire.

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    BetheredgeBetheredge Posts: 200 ✭✭✭ Junior

    Welcome to Athens Coach Mike. GO DAWGS!!!

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    UGA66UGA66 Posts: 4,158 ✭✭✭✭✭ Graduate

    You know that term "out of left field"....well speak it.....Mike White? Hummmm.....

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    Dogman912Dogman912 Posts: 857 ✭✭✭✭ Senior

    Is this the right guy?

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    dawfanfromalabamdawfanfromalabam Posts: 1,088 ✭✭✭✭✭ Graduate

    Not a fan of this hire. Laughing their asses off on the Gator boards.

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    dazzledawgdazzledawg Posts: 197 ✭✭✭ Junior

    Screw the Gator board. I’m good with it. We didn’t need to “go back” to any names associated with UGA basketball from the past. No way no how He’s got major HC experience. Might as well give him a shot. JMO

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    ftworthdawgftworthdawg Posts: 797 ✭✭✭✭ Senior
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    KBPKBP Posts: 381 ✭✭✭✭ Senior

    I want to know why he is leaving a competitive program to take on a massive rebuild. He will no doubt win more than Crean, but can he keep enough elite in State talent to where we are a threat to Kentucky, Tennesse, and Auburn. With the talent in this State, if we are not consistently in the top 4 of the conference every year and March Madness runs, it is a massive failure. It is far less about facilities and absolutely much more about the coach and his staff. Does anyone think elite recruits would go out of State if Calipari, Pearl, or Barnes were Dawgs?

    Okay, Morehead, Brooks, and White, the clock is ticking.

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