The Bubu leaves. The Bubu returns.
Hilton Coliseum, September
Bubu, can I have a moment?
Yeah, sure Coach. Whats's going on?
Well, I have some bad news.
I'm going to have to dismiss you from the team.
You see, there was an appeal of your previous suspension, and it's really out of my hands.
No, Coach. I understand. No need to apologize.
I'll just pack my things and go.
Please leave your practice gear in your locker. Best of luck in your future endeavors.
/walks toward door to locker rooms
What the --
Hi, Bubu? This is Coach Fred Hoiberg of the Iowa State Cyclones.
Yeah, Coach. I know. Your name came up on my caller ID. Also, you're standing on the opposite side of the gym.
Hey, a little bird told me that you might be looking for a new program to play for.
Um, yeah. You just kicked me off --
Have you ever given any thought to coming to Ames and playing for the Cyclones?
Yeah, I have. Until a few seconds ago, I wss playing for Iowa Sta --
Well, I've had my eye on you for some time now. I'm pleased to inform you that we have a spot available for you with the Iowa State basketball program, and would be happy to bring you in.
You have wha -- that's my spot you're giving away.
I know you would have to sit a year, but it's fine. Everyone on this team came from somewhere else. We build that into every scholarship we offer now.
But the Office of Judicial Affairs said I could not --
LALALALALALA I CAN'T HEAR YOU
I find it better to just not ask what made you leave your last school. Whether it be computer theft or assault and battery, I don't really care.
You know how the British Empire populated Australia by letting criminals decide between death and relocation? Well, we're looking to become the Australia of college basketball!
Whaddya say, mate? Wanna play some basketball 'down under'?
Um, yeah, sure.
When can you be here?
I'm already here. I'm waving at you right now.
Oh yeah! I can see you! Excellent!
Now, let's get you some practice gear.