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Re: Seth Davis on Wojo in The Athletic
« Reply #150 on: September 21, 2022, 08:56:50 PM »
I am starting a virtual Scoop Hot Yoga group if you are needing some stress relief.



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Re: Seth Davis on Wojo in The Athletic
« Reply #151 on: September 21, 2022, 09:40:56 PM »
I am starting a virtual Scoop Hot Yoga group if you are needing some stress relief.


Will do brother doc
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Re: Seth Davis on Wojo in The Athletic
« Reply #152 on: September 21, 2022, 09:43:22 PM »
Thank you for speaking the truth about this thread and trying to provide perspective.   Thought and prayers and donations.  (Love World Central Kitchen)
Right on Tower, but not bitter. Needed to have fun and blow some steam. Peace
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Re: Seth Davis on Wojo in The Athletic
« Reply #153 on: September 21, 2022, 10:07:34 PM »

Good point sultan - right as always !
In this instance, unquestionably.
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Re: Seth Davis on Wojo in The Athletic
« Reply #154 on: September 21, 2022, 11:12:22 PM »
Brew certainly chose an interesting hill to die on today. 

Glad you're surviving newsie.

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Re: Seth Davis on Wojo in The Athletic
« Reply #155 on: September 22, 2022, 07:34:05 AM »
In this instance, unquestionably.

4 out of 7 seasons he had a losing record in conference and overall I believe was under 500 against top 100 teams.

I wasn’t around during Dukiet so I respect your first hand opinion of both tenures, but it  was a very poor stretch of Marquette basketball especially given the resources poured into the program now vs. then.

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Re: Seth Davis on Wojo in The Athletic
« Reply #156 on: September 22, 2022, 07:54:28 AM »
4 out of 7 seasons he had a losing record in conference and overall I believe was under 500 against top 100 teams.

I wasn’t around during Dukiet so I respect your first hand opinion of both tenures, but it  was a very poor stretch of Marquette basketball especially given the resources poured into the program now vs. then.

10-18. 'Nuff said.
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Re: Seth Davis on Wojo in The Athletic
« Reply #157 on: September 22, 2022, 07:59:40 AM »
4 out of 7 seasons he had a losing record in conference and overall I believe was under 500 against top 100 teams.

I wasn’t around during Dukiet so I respect your first hand opinion of both tenures, but it  was a very poor stretch of Marquette basketball especially given the resources poured into the program now vs. then.


You should consider yourself lucky to not be around under the Dukiet era. It was awful.
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Re: Seth Davis on Wojo in The Athletic
« Reply #158 on: September 22, 2022, 08:31:03 AM »
Gosh, I'm amazed at all the vitriol about a "what's he doing now" article on Coach Wojo.

It's not a Marquette disparaging article. It's really  not.

It's not making Coach Wojo out to be a basketball genius. He's not.

Were there factual inaccuracies -- of course. Are they worth the kind of viciousness that AE went after Seth Davis over -- good lord no.

We wanted Coach Wojo to be the second coming of Al! Or at least a Coach K clone. He was neither and was released from his duties for not even being Kevin O'Neill or Tommy Crean.

Get a grip! I know it's the off-season, but really. Get a hobby!

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Re: Seth Davis on Wojo in The Athletic
« Reply #159 on: September 22, 2022, 08:31:55 AM »
Yup.


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Re: Seth Davis on Wojo in The Athletic
« Reply #160 on: September 22, 2022, 09:12:33 AM »
Yup.


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For me, it isn’t necessarily a Wojo or Marquette thing.  It’s a Seth Davis thing.  It’s sloppy and quite frankly, unecessary.
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Re: Seth Davis on Wojo in The Athletic
« Reply #161 on: September 22, 2022, 11:41:27 AM »
Brew certainly chose an interesting hill to die on today. 

Glad you're surviving newsie.
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Re: Seth Davis on Wojo in The Athletic
« Reply #162 on: September 22, 2022, 12:21:08 PM »
Gosh, I'm amazed at all the vitriol about a "what's he doing now" article on Coach Wojo.

It's not a Marquette disparaging article. It's really  not.

It's not making Coach Wojo out to be a basketball genius. He's not.

Were there factual inaccuracies -- of course. Are they worth the kind of viciousness that AE went after Seth Davis over -- good lord no.

We wanted Coach Wojo to be the second coming of Al! Or at least a Coach K clone. He was neither and was released from his duties for not even being Kevin O'Neill or Tommy Crean.

Get a grip! I know it's the off-season, but really. Get a hobby!

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Re: Seth Davis on Wojo in The Athletic
« Reply #163 on: September 22, 2022, 01:03:58 PM »
I don't remember what Wire author it was but one of their male opinion authors wrote a pretty scathing article on Wojo before Zoe's.

Not sure what gender has to do with this. IIRC, Zoe was the Sports Editor of Marquette Wire at the time.
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Re: Seth Davis on Wojo in The Athletic
« Reply #164 on: September 22, 2022, 01:32:57 PM »
Not sure what gender has to do with this. IIRC, Zoe was the Sports Editor of Marquette Wire at the time.

It has nothing to do with anything. His gender is the only other fact I can remember about the author that I'm referring to.
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Re: Seth Davis on Wojo in The Athletic
« Reply #165 on: September 22, 2022, 01:41:19 PM »
Never thought this thread would turn into this

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Re: Seth Davis on Wojo in The Athletic
« Reply #166 on: September 22, 2022, 01:44:03 PM »
I haven't read the article, but have seen most of it. The factual errors are apparent and reflect poor work ethic.

I think we maybe looking at Seth Davis like he is a journalist. He is not. His education is not in journalism, he is mostly a tv personality. I would not read a Seth Davis work and expect journalistic integrity or competency. Just like I would not turn on FOX or CNN for factual reporting. Their all just entertainment productions.

I agree with others here, too much is being made of a Seth Davis puff piece.

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Re: Seth Davis on Wojo in The Athletic
« Reply #167 on: September 22, 2022, 02:39:03 PM »
What are Seth’s pronouns?
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Re: Seth Davis on Wojo in The Athletic
« Reply #168 on: September 22, 2022, 03:18:36 PM »
Well, if this thread and the AE article doesn’t cement our reputation as an insecure fan base always claiming to be the victim, I don’t know what would. Sheesh.

Such a strange reaction from many about a fluff piece by some fluff writer who writes fluff articles to keep positive the connections he has in the basketball world so he can have his “insider scoop” reputation. This wasn’t a 60 Minutes investigative piece for crying out loud.

It’s funny how our preconceived biases affect how we view things. I did not take away from the Carrawell comment a blaming if the student athletes for their effort. But I can see how someone might see it that way. To the contrary, what I took away was an indictment of Wojo; that he was wound too tight. Especially the reference to how Wojo’s apparent lack of motivational tools other than saying “work harder, work harder, work harder,” could wear on the players mentally.

I guess we each see and take away what we want to see and take away. 

Either way, the AE take and those similar takes in this thread do seem a strange hill to die on, and frankly seems more and more like the cries of a jilted lover.

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Re: Seth Davis on Wojo in The Athletic
« Reply #169 on: September 22, 2022, 04:05:26 PM »
Can someone with some video-skills remix the "It's Corn Kid" with "It's Scoop"

Take this whole thread to a higher level ;)
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Re: Seth Davis on Wojo in The Athletic
« Reply #170 on: September 22, 2022, 05:29:55 PM »
Well, if this thread and the AE article doesn’t cement our reputation as an insecure fan base always claiming to be the victim, I don’t know what would. Sheesh.

Every fanbase with an Internet forum would have a certain section of fans reacting the way people have in this thread. Calm down buddy

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Re: Seth Davis on Wojo in The Athletic
« Reply #171 on: September 22, 2022, 05:41:55 PM »
I haven't read the article, but have seen most of it. The factual errors are apparent and reflect poor work ethic.

I think we maybe looking at Seth Davis like he is a journalist. He is not. His education is not in journalism, he is mostly a tv personality. I would not read a Seth Davis work and expect journalistic integrity or competency. Just like I would not turn on FOX or CNN for factual reporting. Their all just entertainment productions.

I agree with others here, too much is being made of a Seth Davis puff piece.
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Re: Seth Davis on Wojo in The Athletic
« Reply #173 on: September 22, 2022, 06:05:19 PM »
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Re: Seth Davis on Wojo in The Athletic
« Reply #174 on: September 22, 2022, 07:50:34 PM »

Every fanbase with an Internet forum would have a certain section of fans reacting the way people have in this thread. Calm down buddy
Yep.
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