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    Default Nigel in the Players' Tribune

    Not sure if anyone has posted this but I just saw it. Great read and a good look at behind the scenes this year from Nigel's perspective

    https://www.theplayerstribune.com/ni...ga-basketball/
    “I enjoy coming in and being hated."
    -Matt Bouldin

    Heytvelt on how badly GU needed a win: “Like a kid needs his two front teeth for Christmas.”

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    Quote Originally Posted by T-bonedazag View Post
    Not sure if anyone has posted this but I just saw it. Great read and a good look at behind the scenes this year from Nigel's perspective

    https://www.theplayerstribune.com/ni...ga-basketball/
    Wow just wow, that was a terrific piece. To be continued...............
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    Did gyre and gimble in the wabe:
    All mimsy were the borogoves,
    And the mome raths outgrabe.

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    wow, nice find!

    awesome NWG took time to write this piece.

    knew about his children, yet didn't know Coach Few's dog attends practice as well -- cool.

    The star rating of threads is really annoying imo, yet if there ever was a 5-star post/article, its this one.

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    Thank you for the link. What an awesome article. NWG is a talented and articulate young man. So glad he found his way to Boone Ave. Go Zags!

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    Nigel ........thank you

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    Fitting. Nigel is Jeteresque.....

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    That was very good. Everyone needs to read it.
    Quote Originally Posted by Coach Few
    We are not here as a #%$&%&! Courtesy!!!

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    Really nice article by NWG... especially those last four sentences. I sure hope he stays around for another year.

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    Honestly, one of the best college hoops article I have ever read....even if it wasn't about the Zags. I hope Nigel Williams-Goss keeps writing.
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    Simply awesome! Thank you for sharing.

    Thank you ..... "not this year fellas"

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    Tremendous young man, and player. Leadership personified.

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    Wow, awesome piece! If we are to have only one year with Nigel, it is still a blessing. I feel like this guy has been playing here for years already.... Thanks Man!

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    I loved that ending.

    This article tells me that our Zags are going to play with passion! I couldn't be more excited for this tournament.
    "You miss 100% of the shots you don't take."
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    Wow is the best word for it. Loved the article.
    "And Morrison? He did what All-Americans do. He shot daggers in the daylight and stole a win." - Steve Kelley (Seattle Times)

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    Mark Few does get animated. See?
    21 Straight Big Dances

    11 Straight Round of 32s

    10 Sweet Sixteens (5 Straight)

    4 Elite Eights

    2017 FINAL FOUR

    2 Winningest Players in college basketball history (Karnowski 137, Perkins 134)

    The Best Point Guard to ever play the game: John Stockton, most assists, most steals.

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    This is a amazing article!
    Love the zags for life

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    Wow! I'm not going to quote anything. No spoilers, just read it all yourself. You won't regret it.

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    Just when you think you can't like a guy anymore! What a great ambassador the program.

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    Absolutely wonderful. Awesome to see a player's view. Fun read. And I'll be looking for "Stella," the inbounds play.
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    Default great article!

    awesome! Reading his words, i am more confident he will lead us to final four.

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    Thanks for sharing this wonderful story from Nigel.
    We are blessed to have such outstanding students representing our school,
    And put us on the map as a basketball powerhouse.
    In Nigel we trust.
    Go Zags!

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    Just sent this to my daughter. Inspirational in so many ways.
    Your children have been placed in the custody of...Carl's Jr.

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    Quote Originally Posted by T-bonedazag View Post
    Not sure if anyone has posted this but I just saw it. Great read and a good look at behind the scenes this year from Nigel's perspective

    https://www.theplayerstribune.com/ni...ga-basketball/
    Epic, plain and simple

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    I just read it again. Even better the second time. He's a great writer and even better basketball player. We really are lucky to have him.

    Go Zags!
    “I enjoy coming in and being hated."
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    Heytvelt on how badly GU needed a win: “Like a kid needs his two front teeth for Christmas.”

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    That was incredibly well written.

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