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Old 05-17-2020, 03:42 PM   #1
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Tony Yates

Tony Yates dies at age 82. Any thoughts on his coaching tenure? I am too young to have seen him as a player. I think he could recruit but wasn't impressed with his coaching. I don't think he ever would have gotten us to the level that Huggins did.

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Old 05-18-2020, 01:00 PM   #2
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I was in school when he was named head coach. He came with lots of promise but never really delivered. No one in the administration really wanted to have to get rid of him, but he left no choice. Louis Banks is still one of my favorite Bearcats and part of the top 10 class Yates brought to campus.
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