Mark Turgeon has openly said that he’s considering using sophomore Nick Faust at point guard against the Wolfpack, simply because the Terrapins haven’t been getting the same type of play in the backcourt that they were at the beginning of the season.
A road game at Saint Joseph’s is an arduous way to begin play in a new conference, but the Bulldogs will be far from intimidated.
The term may be a bit redundant in college basketball circles, but it definitely epitomizes VCU’s relentless pressure. The Rams turned over Western Kentucky 32 times in their 76-44 victory on Tuesday night and never allowed the Hilltoppers to get into a rhythm.
By Jon Rothstein » More Columns 1. SMALL BALL VCU went to the last two NCAA Tournaments by playing a smaller lineup with four perimeter players that accelerated the pace of the game on both […]
Any time you return almost every major piece of significance from a team that won 29 games and you’re going to enter the season with a high bar — but with Drexel it’s more than warranted.
This year, Temple will have a completely different look with sophomore jet Will Cummings leading the attack.
Chaz Williams is a like a magnet. The undersized point guard has an infectious personality — and it’s easily noticeable if you’re in the gym with him for even just a matter of moments.
UMass boasts one of the Atlantic 10′s best back courts with do-everything floor general Chaz Williams and Jesse Morgan, a burgeoning off guard who could be one of the league’s best defenders.
Temple is now in prime position to challenge for yet another Atlantic 10 title after the Owls officially added Boston University big man Jake O’Brien as a transfer this past week.
Florida State may have lost six seniors from last year’s team that won the ACC Tournament, but don’t discount the Seminoles from being a contender for the conference title for the second consecutive season.
It seemed like VCU was primed to remain on their perch atop the CAA standings for years to come. That all changed in May when VCU along with Butler joined the Atlantic-10 for the upcoming season.
A general consensus seems to exist that Saint Louis, St. Joseph’s, and UMass are the three best teams in the Atlantic-10 with VCU, Butler, and Temple right behind. But there’s another school in Philadelphia that has all the requisites to be right in the mix.
Chaz Williams took the conference by storm in his first season in the Atlantic-10 and only figures to be more of a menace in 2012-13.
UNLV is now legitimately among the top seven or eight teams in the country heading into next season after adding Findlay Prep power forward Anthony Bennett.
Of the Atlantic-10′s 14 teams, 10 finished with .500 or better overall records last season, and adding VCU to that mix only enhances the league as a whole.