Painter Expected to Take Mizzou Gig

By Jason Priestas on March 30, 2011 at 12:09p

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BucksfanXC's picture

He saw the writing on the wall man. Butler goes to two Final Fours, Indiana gets a big recruiting class...the state of Indiana is shifting against him. Big12 on the other hand is ripe for the picking. Texas sucks past Jan., Kansas is slowing down, Colorado almost wins the conference tourney?, Nebraska leaves. Missouri is a good basketball school, getting better.

Would I leave Purdue to coach at Missouri? No. Is this a huge blow for the Big Ten overall? Yes. Do I think he's a moron? Yes.

Poor Robbie Hummel.

“Any time you give a man something he doesn't earn, you cheapen him. Our kids earn what they get, and that includes respect.”  - Woody

btalbert25's picture

I don't know, is Mizzou even a lateral move at this point?  They have a competitive team what 1 time every 10 years?

Matt's picture

Word is that Painter just got a C.R.E.A.M. tattoo on his chest (Cash Rule Everything Around Me).  Still unclear as to whether he traded his Coach of Year awards in exchange for the tat.

The_Lurker's picture

Painter staying now? Fox 59 in Indy is reporting just that (via Boiled Sports).

Jason Priestas's picture

Yep, appears he is staying at Purdue. Thanks for playing along in the pay raise game, Mizzou.