since I am bored at the moment and like to check out other teams when I have the chance... I'll do a short profile on another very impressive team so far this season:
12-0, RPI #13, SOS # 74
Best win so far:
(9-2, RPI 32)
we will know they are for real when:
actually, I think they have already proven they are 'for real' - several impressive wins - five versus top 100 RPI teams. Plus he beat Vasaar on the road in the pre-season (I don't know if either coach played their best line-up though). He also has a few more games that will test him (Cornell, Dubuque).
Jr. Bart Saul
is impressive on the inside, Sr. PG Schroeder
is scoring quite well despite low PER. I'm too lazy to link all the good players (there are some other really good guards)... so to summarize he has 4 players shooting over 52% while scoring 10+ points per game.
rebounding is the only flaw that stands out to me. that said, BV is averaging about 1/2 rebound more than opponents per game. This team only has one senior which means the IQ (does that matter?) isn't maxed out yet..... also you could say this team is a little young with 5 jrs and 6 soph.
Quite frankly, the more I looked at this team, the more impressed I am. This team has it all and I think they can make a deep run this season and next. It will be interesting to see if the somewhat low rebounding can be overcome (although he has soph Decoteau developing nicely on rebounding and ath). You don't see teams score this effectively often (#4 FG% in D3, behind some good company such as CSU, Eastbay and Defiance).