Can Isiah Thomas Turn FIU into a National Contender?

Posted by Jakob Kagel on August-10-2009 Add Comments

Isiah Thomas' stint with the Knicks was far from memorable, but by deciding to coach college basketball at Florida International he is starting with a clean slate.

In the last week, Isiah Thomas landed Dominique Ferguson, the No. 8 player in his class (2010) by ESPN and No. 16 by Landing Ferguson was huge for Isiah, because it gives him credibility as a recruiter.

Coming in, the big question about Zeke was whether or not players were going to be willing to come play for a coach, who pretty much ruined the New York Knicks. All those fears have now been set aside, thanks to his first big signing.

Sure, Ferguson is only one player, but getting a player of his caliber to play for FIU is ground b...

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