Austin Nichols PF TN '13

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  1. gorockytop101

    gorockytop101 New Member

    Austin Nichols - Yahoo! Sports


    Figured I would get a thread started on this kid. Apparently, he loved it in Knoxville this weekend, he's good friends with stokes, and his parents are big fans of CCM. Will be interested to see if we can land him once other schools start calling (presumably Duke because he's white and goes to a private school).
  2. LawVol13

    LawVol13 Chieftain

    Coach Martin attended his game last night.
  3. SetVol13

    SetVol13 Contributor

    This guy is important. I like our chances here. It might be tough to hold off Florida and Duke though.
  4. SetVol13

    SetVol13 Contributor

    By the way, it seems like Martin has really been putting in some work in Memphis.
  5. LawVol13

    LawVol13 Chieftain

    Talk that UNC will get involved as well.
  6. IP

    IP Super Moderator

    Confused on something: If he is a '13 recruit, does that mean he would be coming in the Fall of 2013?
  7. homefry20

    homefry20 New Member

    He's friends with Stokes but plays the same position. They did play in the Super 80 on the same team though. His dad is also a huge UTK fan and supporter.
  8. LawVol13

    LawVol13 Chieftain

    I don't think that will be an issue, Fry. Stokes can just move over to the 5. When this kid gets here, Maymon and Hall will both be gone. We'll need more posts, so he'll fit in just fine if that's his only concern.
  9. volfanjo

    volfanjo Chieftain

    Let's hope the Tuohy's don't adopt him or we'll lose him to Ole Miss too.
  10. homefry20

    homefry20 New Member

    Florida and Memphis will be the biggest competition. Unc is going to get involved too
  11. gorockytop101

    gorockytop101 New Member

  12. Volsfan31

    Volsfan31 Member

    Has decided to leave Memphis.
  13. zehr27

    zehr27 8th's VIP

  14. hatvol96

    hatvol96 Well-Known Member

    I'm just stunned that a guy who is from central casting for Duke or Virginia didn't find happiness with the Memphis program.
  15. CardinalVol

    CardinalVol Uncultured, non-diverse mod

    Take it you're not buying the ex-girlfriend story?
  16. bigpapavol

    bigpapavol Chieftain

    I assume he figured out Pastner is unrecoverable.
  17. CardinalVol

    CardinalVol Uncultured, non-diverse mod

    The stories coming out of Memphis are priceless.
  18. Volsfan31

    Volsfan31 Member

    GaryParrishCBS: The other four schools I mentioned earlier that Austin Nichols will not be released to are Tennessee, Providence, Iowa and Virginia.

    @GaryParrishCBS: According to @TheCAJasonSmith, Memphis is in a future tournament with Iowa, Providence and Virginia. So that’s the explanation there.

    @GaryParrishCBS: What’s hilarious is Memphis denied Tennessee as a possible “future” opponent. But Memphis has also said it won’t schedule Tennessee.

    @GaryParrishCBS: True story: Memphis initially sent Tennessee an email saying it can’t contact Austin Nichols because UT is a future opponent. Naturally …

    @GaryParrishCBS: … UT responded by saying, “Um, no we’re not.” So Memphis sent another email saying UT is now simply on a “restricted” list. Just because.
  19. JohnnyQuickkick

    JohnnyQuickkick Calcio correspondent

    Buck Femphis.
  20. Unimane

    Unimane Kill "The Caucasian"

    As I say everytime there is a transfer, no school should be able to dictate where a player can or cannot go, especially if scholarships are year to year. Just one more way the NCAA screws the kids at the behest of big time programs (Or, quasi-ones like Memphis, in this case.).

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