The injuries are concerning. At least we don't have a tough out of conference schedule. It would be one thing if we had Vermont's OOC schedule trying to make a name for ourselves with the comparable conferences and our starting rotation was out.
LJ Owens really impressed me, even before the game winning 3. Rogers was decent, although he is not KJ Maura. I think if he were in our starting 5 long term it would be a problem but he can handle himself out there as a 2nd string point. Big men were woefully disappointing.
The FGCU announcers kept going on and on about Horvath, about how good of a shooter he is, about how dangerous he is when he gets hot. I just kept telling myself they must be thinking of someone else. He scored 7 points against FGCU last year so it wasn't that. He's only scored more than 14 points twice in a game, one was a DoubleOT game against Towson. I'm not saying he isn't a solid player, but it was just perplexing their infatuation with Horvath. A dangerous shooter? I think they just looked at the stats last year and Horvath was the only player active yesterday that got significant minutes last year.
Player of the Week
Christian Lutete, UMass Lowell – Sr., Guard, Silver Spring, Md.
Scored a UMass Lowell-record 51 points in a win at LIU on Friday.
The 51 points were the second most in league history and most since Eddie Benton scored a conference-record 54 for Vermont in 1994.
Big road test for the Black Bears in Cambridge today at 2.