Top 100 Recruits - The last 5 seasons

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  1. GE Nole

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    More evidence of massive underachievement by Texas, UCLA, and LSU.
     
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    Teams who made a Final Four from 2017-2019:

    UNC
    Gonzaga
    Oregon
    South Carolina
    Villanova
    Michigan
    Loyola (IL)
    Kansas
    Virginia
    Texas Tech
    Michigan State
    Auburn
     
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    Western Kentucky got more 5 stars than everyone in the Big Ten combined outside of MSU and IU.
     
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    Gonzaga
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    South Carolina
    Villanova
    Michigan
    Loyola (IL)
    Kansas
    Virginia
    Texas Tech
    Michigan State
    Auburn
     
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    I would have never guessed...pretty remarkable.

    Rick Stansbury is coaching at WKU right now. They've won 27, 20, 20 games in the last 3 years. Haven't reached the NCAAT
     
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    Hard to argue that any coach has done a better job the last 5 years than Tony Bennett
     
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    I’d say Jay Wright has been better. Shouldn’t punish a coach for recruiting a few 5 stars. Recruiting is part of the job.
     
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    I'm not punishing him. He has two titles lol. But it's definitely easier to win when you have better talent, right?
     
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    Not sure that you can definitively say that Wright had a lot more talent. Hasn't Virginia had a lot of high 4 stars?
     
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    But doesn't some of the credit go to Wright? I don't think it's that much easier to recruit 5 stars to Nova vs. UVA
     
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    I’m not sure there’s a noticeable difference between the 20th ranked kid who’s a 5 star and the 35th ranked kid who’s a 4 star.

    But even if there is a subtle difference, you just said it—he’s got 2 titles in the last 5 years. That’s double what Tony Bennett has. Two titles is significantly better than one title when we are talking about a 5 year window.

    And further, the whole point is to win, so shouldn’t signing a guy who makes it easier to win be part of what makes a great coach?

    Bennett has been incredible. But to say it’s “hard to argue” that any coach has done better...well that’s not correct at all. It’s pretty easy to make a logical argument for Wright.
     
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    Come on guys... I don't actually think Bennett has done a better job than Wright the last 5 years :)

    Probably 2nd best though :D
     
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    I admittedly haven’t looked at every single record, but I could believe Tony has 2nd best during this period locked up.
     
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