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Basketball teams are allowed 5 schollies per year (i believe not sure) and UK has signed 5 already. 13 total schollies are allowed. If Wall ends up choosing UK, UK will have 14 scholarship players on the team next year. It's really just crunching numbers.

1 Darius Miller SF/SG So.

3 Kevin Galloway PG/SG Sr.

10 Landon Slone SG Fr. WALK ON

21 Perry Stevenson PF Jr.

22 Ramon Harris SF Jr.

23 Jodie Meeks SG Jr.

30 Dwight Perry SG Jr. WALK ON

33 Matt Pilgrim PF Jr. Transfer sat out 08-09 season

34 DeAndre Liggins PG/SG So.

54 Patrick Patterson PF/C So.

00 DeMarcus Cousins Fr. #2 Overall #1 PF

00 Daniel Orton Fr. #22 Overall #4 C

00 Eric Bledsoe Fr. #23 Overall #3 PG

00 Jon Hood Fr. #40 Overall #11 SG

00 Darnell Dodson So. Juco

13 scholarships without Wall. 14 with.

we actually are over 13 scholly's.. you didnt count josh harrelson or aj stewart... both are rumored to be contemplating transferring... but cal is and has been up front with the players letting them know who will fit his system and who wont... for example... michael porter graduated early and is beginning his masters and foregoing his final year of eligibility... harrelson doesnt really fit cal's style so i would not be surprised if he is gone (transferring) and there are some options like harris who is a sr but not really a fit in the offense and could give up his scholly seeing as he is a senior and just wants to stay with the team... who knows how it will end but scholarships are one year contracts....

also, i had never heard about the 5 scholly's a year rule, i thought it was just 13 overall so that may be an issue if its true...

its gonna be pretty cutthroat and im glad cal is making the descisions and not me...

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point remains that there is not room for Wall.

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but my point was if wall wants to come to uk (and is eligible)... he will be there... trust me

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but my point was if wall wants to come to uk (and is eligible)... he will be there... trust me

Does UK really wanna go through that again?

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Yeah, exactly- if Wall says UK, then he's coming and someone else is losing their scholly.

Which is why every sportswriter in the nation hasn't brought up the scholarship "issue."

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Yeah, exactly- if Wall says UK, then he's coming and someone else is losing their scholly.

Which is why every sportswriter in the nation hasn't brought up the scholarship "issue."

Am i the only one who sees the dickishness in that? Wall will leave after one year as opposed to a guy who will give 4 years (well depending who they cut) to your program? Haven't UNC and UF taught people anything?

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Does UK really wanna go through that again?

again? are you talking about shawn kemp?

that was about 20 years a 3 coaches ago...

and this 5 scholly thing... i have not heard a single person mention it once... i would think that someone who gets paid a lot of money to cover college bball would come up with that and say it is impossible for uk to land wall...

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again? are you talking about shawn kemp?

that was about 20 years a 3 coaches ago...

and this 5 scholly thing... i have not heard a single person mention it once... i would think that someone who gets paid a lot of money to cover college bball would come up with that and say it is impossible for uk to land wall...

At least you knew what i meant ;)

And yeah i said i think not sure in parentheses so it wasn't meant to be taken as fact.

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Am i the only one who sees the dickishness in that? Wall will leave after one year as opposed to a guy who will give 4 years (well depending who they cut) to your program? Haven't UNC and UF taught people anything?

not saying it doesnt suck, but when a new coach is getting less and less time to win, it is getting like professional sports, he needs to make neccessary changes to ensure winning... it sucks, hence why i am glad he is making those calls and not me...

but to begin... both liggins and stewart had big time issues with the team, stewart was kicked off the team mid season last year but was allowed back after a team meeting and the team voted to have him back... liggins refused to go back into a game after he had been taken out....

the one player i would be upset if his scholly is just pulled and he must leave the team is harris... not much of an offensive player, but has been a solid defender and good teammate which is why i think he may give up his scholarship for the better of the team...

in the end i dont think cal will have to send anyone on their way... liggins may be out just bc of other players in front of him, and stewart may leave for the reason above, and harrelson just bc he knows he is not a fit in the offense and wont get pt...

and sorry we cant learn from the great unc and the unblievable uf...

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At least you knew what i meant ;)

And yeah i said i think not sure in parentheses so it wasn't meant to be taken as fact.

:cool:

of course i know... i grew up a UK fan, i am a UK grad... lived all over the country, was an air force brat, but wherever we went my parents, who are also UK grads, made sure we watched every game....

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of course i know... i grew up a UK fan, i am a UK grad... lived all over the country, was an air force brat, but wherever we went my parents, who are also UK grads, made sure we watched every game....

I've said that to so many UK fans and have them have NO clue what i was talking about (not calling UK bandwagoners cause UNC has just as many)

and sorry we cant learn from the great unc and the unblievable uf...

Well when UNC and UF won we had many junior and senior players. Like you said in the start of your post though he has to win now.

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I've said that to so many UK fans and have them have NO clue what i was talking about (not calling UK bandwagoners cause UNC has just as many)

Well when UNC and UF won we had many junior and senior players. Like you said in the start of your post though he has to win now.

and we will have several... two (assuming meeks come back... which he should) will start... and another is a double double guy in stephenson... granted he wont have those numbers next year but he will provide some leadership along with patterson to the young front court.... and meeks will do the same to the back court...

we wont have as much experience but we are returning one second team all america and and patterson should have at least been mentioned (he wasnt even in the honorable mention despit averaging about 20 and ten last year)

its all a crap shoot, but all i know is three months ago i was looking forward to college football bc we have a pretty solid team again, and now i cant wait for college bball to start, the state of ky is buzzing right now, it feels very similar to when williams was hired at unc... people just know its going to be special...

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