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I heard about this a few weeks ago and that they were still trying to work out the details.  I'm glad they have made it come together.   I hope there will be a stream somewhere to watch it. 

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Bruce Pearl is amazing... he needs to be the halftime motivational speaker for Gus. They're almost case study examples of introvert vs extrovert.

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Watching Bruce Pearl work his magic both on and off the court is so very satisfying.  We've got a golden egg in him.  Let's just enjoy it while it lasts, which I hope is a long time.

And maybe his son will make an excellent head coach too and follow in his father's footsteps at Auburn.

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On 9/18/2018 at 1:11 PM, Zeek said:

Bruce Pearl is amazing... he needs to be the halftime motivational speaker for Gus. They're almost case study examples of introvert vs extrovert.

Bruce and Gus are so different. 

Bruce is an elite coach who has that very rare ability to be both a player's coach, and a disciplinarian.  He makes players believe in him, his system, themselves, and each other, like very few coaches can, while still being 100% in charge.  For all the wrong decisions made by Jay Jacobs over the years, hiring Bruce Pearl was a genius move.

In hindsight, I can't believe we were the ones to get him.

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I haven’t been on the Gus bus since 2016, but let’s keep the basketball (and every other sports forum) about basketball (or the forum’s respective sport(s)) and leave the condescension about Gus in the football forum.

But you are right, Bruce is a gift and I hope he keeps his word of staying long enough to have the arena named after him with multiple NCAA runs and SEC championships. I really hope he can win a couple of SEC tourneys as well. As big as winning the regular season is, with its grueling demand, there’s something differently special in winning the tournament. 

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