View Full Version : coaching staff moving on

12-15-2010, 07:24 AM
Any thoughts on the fact that G.U. no longer has Grier and Rice as assisant coaches? I know these guy were great recruiters. I don't think we are getting the same caliber of players as of late.

12-15-2010, 07:48 AM
I think the Zags are missing Leon more than Billy - not just in terms of recruiting, but in terms of game planning. He's a brilliant game strategist.

People forget that the best recruiter in the program has been and always will be Mark Few. It's not his assistants. He was the one guy on the staff who convinced Fitz that Gonzaga was capable of getting better players. I don't know if Fitz ever really believed him until Mark started bringing in the talent.

Because of all the changeover with the staff, I sense that Few is taking a far more hands on approach with the recruiting than he did in 2008, 2009 and 2010. I think we will see changes...starting with the 2011 class. The guy is smart.....he knows as much as anyone that there have been misses and that he is ultimately responsible for the program.