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"Coach Brickey has been saying that he's not going to put anyone out there that he doesn't trust. Whoever makes the fewest mental mistakes is probably going to get the job."
Cyclones in search of Wallace's successor
Des Moines Register

"We visited a little bit, and it's a great school, but Iowa State is the place where I want to be. It wasn't a full-fledged interview or anything like that. It was definitely in the preliminary stages. There was never any job offer, but I was flattered by their interest. I owe Iowa State a lot. They gave me a great opportunity and we have a lot to do here. Last year, finishing 12-16, was not a year that I would want to leave here on."
Fennelly no longer candidate for Wisconsin post
Des Moines Register

Many of those magazines will carry a special feature they'll call something like "coaches on the hot seat.'' It will be a list of guys who are going to feel pressure to take their programs to a higher level next season or risk being asked to take a hike. Don't be surprised if Steve Alford is No. 1. And Larry Eustachy might be No. 1A.
Doxsie: Alford, Eustachy will be pressured to win
Quad City Times

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